7 Reasons to Take a (Paid) Vacation Already
7 Reasons to Take a (Paid) Vacation Already

You need to take a vacation. No, really. You need to take a paid vacation, that is! When was the last time you took a vacation? How long did it last? These are among the important questions explored in the recent short film “The Great Vacation Squeeze,” written and directed […]

6 Prime Spots for Viewing Wildflowers in the U.S.
6 Prime Spots for Viewing Wildflowers in the U.S.

Wildflowers are in full bloom across the country. Do you know where to view them? With spring in full swing, chances are you’ve had flowers on the mind lately. Perhaps a getaway to see some of the finest wildflowers in the country is in order? These six places have been hailed […]

Can the Film ‘Watermark’ Help Us Be More Respectful to Water?
Can the Film ‘Watermark’ Help Us Be More Respectful to Water?

The new film “Watermark” looks at our massive dependence on a finite resource. The opening scene of “Watermark,” a new film from Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal, creates a disorienting effect that leaves the viewer feeling tiny against the pure force of water. The film takes features 20 stories across […]

5 National Parks You’ll Want to Visit if You Love Action Movies
5 National Parks You’ll Want to Visit if You Love Action Movies

National parks are already vacation worthy, but now you have more reasons to go. Spice up a vacation itinerary by visiting places you’ve already seen on the silver screen. The films on this list used national parks as backdrops to some unforgettable scenes. Your challenge, should you choose to accept […]

5 Clothing Brands for Bicycling in Style
5 Clothing Brands for Bicycling in Style

Bicycling doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice fashion. The number of Americans commuting by bike continues to rise, and fashion designers are sitting up and taking notice. Neon spandex generally isn’t considered appropriate office attire, but the fits of most slacks and dresses don’t lend themselves neatly (or safely) to […]

Revitalizing Food Deserts: 3 Ways to Bring Healthy Food Where It’s Needed Most
Revitalizing Food Deserts: 3 Ways to Bring Healthy Food Where It’s Needed Most

For millions of Americans who find themselves in food deserts, getting their daily apple is tougher than usual. The USDA defines a food desert as an impoverished region of the country where thousands of people can’t regularly access healthy, affordable, and organic foods due to lack of grocery stores, farmers’ […]