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Singing Makes You Smarter

Learning to sing promotes structural changes in the brain that help you learn.

04/29/2015

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Guide To Earth & Arbor Day Events In Philadelphia

Here’s where to get out, clean up and learn about the environment in honor of Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 24).

04/17/2015

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Understanding Thirst

We are creatures dependent on water. There is no doubt that our bodies tell us when we need water by making us thirsty and desirous of more. But how does thirst work?

01/28/2015

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A Mitten Tree Of Natural Branches

You know when it snows and you suddenly have wet gloves and hats that need to dry? That’s when you need a mitten tree…or at least a branch.

12/29/2014

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Getaway Guide: Fall At The Jersey Cape

Autumn is a special time at the southernmost tip of the Garden State at Cape May Point. So, what’s there to do and see? Follow me.

10/16/2014

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Top Spots To See Fall Foliage Near Philly

Lucky for us, there are more than a few places near Philly to see those autumn leaves in all their glory—and before they go up in smoke on that totally illegal bonfire in your neighbor’s backyard.

09/23/2014

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9 Professional Tips For Taking Insane Adventure Photographs

Jeremiah Watt captures people dangling off boulders and surfing down mountains, highlining between cliffs and deepwater diving into the abyss. We asked Watt for his top tips for taking amazing adventure photographs, and here’s what he had to say.

03/14/2014

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The World’s 10 Coolest Treehouse Hotels

Looking for a vacation with an edge? Instead of traveling to a city, take your next trip to nature and hang out at these treehouse hotels.

02/06/2014

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The Most Epically Remote Places On Earth

Need a cool vacation idea? Why not visit some of the most epically remote places on earth? Check out our list of favorites provided by Thrillist.

12/03/2013

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Green Fest In Bucks County Showcases Their ‘Earthship’

Saturday is the 5th Annual Green Fest at the Silver Lake Nature Center in Bristol, Bucks County. And the center is showing off the construction of a building that will be totally off the grid.

10/06/2012

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Getaway Guide: Pocono Mountains

As the calendar turns, the colors of autumn aren’t far behind. They can be found within two hours of home in the expansive Pocono Mountains.

09/13/2012

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When Droppings Sprout

You can find things growing in the strangest places sometimes – a cherry tree by a lamppost, or some vine winding up through an azalea. Ever wonder why?

06/25/2012

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Top Spring Break Stay-cations In Philadelphia

Don’t have a getaway spring break planned this year? No worries. Here is a list of great stay-cation ideas you can enjoy without traveling too far from Philadelphia.

03/17/2012

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Spreading Nature’s Seeds

While seeds or burrs can be annoying when they stick to you or your coat, it’s actually just Nature’s seed disperal system hitching a ride.

11/29/2011

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Trying To Unlock The Mystery Of Alzheimers

Researchers at Yale are looking at a very specific possible cause of Alzheimers.

07/28/2011

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