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This Granny Pad Went From Backyard Garage to Tiny House

This Granny Pad Went From Backyard Garage to Tiny House

This tiny house renovation project began when Seattle-based designer and contractor Hartman Kable was searching for a place for an aging family member to live in his neighborhood of Maple Leaf. Because of a shortage of affordable housing in Seattle, moving to a larger...

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Scuba Diving Slave Shipwrecks Is a Spiritual Journey

Scuba Diving Slave Shipwrecks Is a Spiritual Journey

“It’s the souls of our ancestors,” said 74-year-old Ken Stewart, cofounder of Diving With a Purpose (DWP), an organization that leads programs focused on submerged heritage, including slave shipwrecks. “We know that 41 people died there, so it could be a graveyard,”...

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Escape to Skåne for food foraging and outdoor recreation

Escape to Skåne for food foraging and outdoor recreation

Only a 30-minute train ride across the Øresund Bridge from Copenhagen is Skåne – the southernmost region of Sweden. For hundreds of years, its geographical position made Skåne the epicenter of the frequent Dano-Swedish wars, until the last peace treaty...

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Youth Diving With a Purpose

Youth Diving With a Purpose

Blankets of sea-green turtle grass jut from a sandy bottom and sway rhythmically in tune to a light current. The hypnotic show becomes more apparent as we descend to a shallow dive site just 22 feet deep in Biscayne National Park. As we approach the sea floor, pieces...

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7 Fun Facts About the Treadmill

7 Fun Facts About the Treadmill

No matter your stance on treadmills, they’re a mainstay in the gym and common piece of equipment in home gyms. “Using a treadmill has the advantage of low-impact running and cushioned running surfaces, reducing the compressive forces that running produces on your...

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Why It’s Important to Foam Roll Your Hamstrings

Why It’s Important to Foam Roll Your Hamstrings

Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique that helps with flexibility, muscle recovery and pain reduction. Other physical benefits of foam rolling include decreasing the neurological signal to the muscle, which allows them to relax. You also increase your...

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2 Days in Reykjavik? Here’s What You Should See and Do

2 Days in Reykjavik? Here’s What You Should See and Do

Your layover in Reykjavik is cause for celebration: you can organize a few exciting excursions that get you up close and personal with nature: from natural, geothermal hot springs; centuries-old lava tubes; and even walk through one of Iceland’s largest glaciers....

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