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High Line's Final Phase Unveiled

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New York's most visited park gets ready to go the distance

Six years ago, New Yorkers were introduced to the idea of converting a historic freight rail line into a public park. Since then, the High Line has become the city's most visited park. Now NYC parks officials and Friends of the High Line have revealed designs for the for the third and final section of the High Line, and we're pleased to say that it looks incredible. The final phase is being......read more

Section 2 of NYC High Line Now Open

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New stretch of urban park opens just in time for summer

The second section of New York City's elevated urban park has officially opened to the public. Built on the disused elevated railroad running through Manhattan, the mile-long High Line is a marvelous example of reclaiming urban space for the greater (and greener) good of the city. The park and walkway, which was designed by James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, runs from......read more

Hanging Hammocks Hundreds Of Feet Above Ground

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Sebastian Wahlhutter Photographed The Highland Meeting Monte Plana

One century ago, fierce battles broke out in the shadow of Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites as WWI began. The 18,000 young soldiers who lost their lives at that site were honored this past week at the 2015 Highline Meeting Monte Piana, an annual event that unites young people from all over the world through their shared passions for adventure and the sport of highlining. Since the first......read more

David Eustace: Highland Heart

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Scot photographer documents the craggy landscapes of his homeland

When the Anthropologist approached David Eustace about a photo project, the Glasgow-born, New York-based photographer decided to to back -- way back -- to his ancestral home in the Scottish Highlands. The resulting collection of photos, entitled Highland Heart, document his travels through the Highlands and Hebridean Islands, aptly capturing the dark, mystical  glory of the craggy......read more

West Coast Road Trippin' With Garrett Grove

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Acclaimed adventure photographer captures outdoor fun along Highway 101

Along with Route 66, U.S. Highway 101 is perhaps the most well-known road trip route in America. Oft-quoted in songs and movies, the 101 runs along the west coast between Tumwater, Washington in the north and Los Angeles in the south. Garrett Grove, a Washington state-based action sports photographer, deftly captures the romance and mystique of the route in his series Highway 101, from which we......read more

The Climate Change Election

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The Supreme Court Underscores the High Stakes Of the Electio

Around the time that polls started closing in New Hampshire and Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders became the big political stories of the week, the Supreme Court issued a decision that raised the stakes of the presidential election and injected some uncertainty into one of the most significant developments in the global fight against climate change. On Tuesday night, the court ruled 5-4 to halt......read more

London Design Festival celebrates its 12th birthday this year, and the goal of its founders Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans to show off the capital’s creative talents across product, furniture and graphic design is being realised more superbly than ever. While I can’t admit to having been there in its youth, I’m taking this opportunity to revisit those festivals I have had the......read more

Bringing Solar Power To Remote Hospitals Is Saving Lives

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One startup working in Nepal learned that delivering high-quality health care often means having to innovate in unexpected ways--such as building new energy systems.

Founded by three Yale University Medical School students, Possible is a nonprofit health care company that runs medical facilities in remote Nepal. These include the 25-bed Bayalpata Hospital, in Anchham, a series of local clinics, and a small army of community health care workers. Part of its model revolves around importing Western standards of medicine and management, including modern......read more

Global Warming is Going to Be Financially Hard-Hitting

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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Global Economy from Global Warming

More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. Entire states in the Southeast and the Corn Belt may lose much of their agriculture as farming shifts northward in a warming world. Heat and humidity will probably grow so intense that spending time outside will become physically dangerous, throwing industries like......read more

Dreamlike Photos of Chilean Landscapes by Owen Perry

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Gorgeous travel shots of the high-altitude Atacama Desert

There is something special about the light in high-altitude places, and these airy photos of Chile's Atacama Desert provide some telling proof. The pics come courtesy of Whistler, British Columbia-based photographer Owen Perry (aka Circa 1983), who journeyed through the South American country last December, and got more adventure than he bargained for: Featured here are locations in the......read more

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