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California Dream, Rails to Trails For many, California is at once revered and reviled, progressive and backward, emblematic of both realized American Dreams and crushing disillusionment—a tinsel-laden enigma ... [read more]

California Dream, Rails to Trails

For many, California is at once revered and reviled, progressive and backward, emblematic of both realized American Dreams and crushing disillusionment—a tinsel-laden enigma ... [read more]

 

 

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10, Mac|Life The newest incarnation of the world’s most popular consumer photo editing software is proof that, as the Irish saying goes, the older the fiddle the sweeter the tune. Adobe Photoshop Elements has been ... [read more]

Adobe Photoshop Elements 10, Mac|Life

The newest incarnation of the world’s most popular consumer photo editing software is proof that, as the Irish saying goes, the older the fiddle the sweeter the tune. Adobe Photoshop Elements has been ... [read more]

 

 

Get ready for Garmisch, Ski Racing Let’s face it: alpine skiing culture goes hand-in-hand with long traditions of binging on comfort food and tasty beer. So when the FIS World Alpine Skiing Championships return to Bavaria’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Feb. 8 to 20) for the first time since 1978, expect to see said tradition on colorful display: tens of thousands of lederhosen-clad, weißbier-swilling, apfelküchen-gorging merrymakers lining the slopes and streets to celebrate 2011’s marquee event ... [read more]

Get ready for Garmisch, Ski Racing

Let’s face it: alpine skiing culture goes hand-in-hand with long traditions of binging on comfort food and tasty beer. So when the FIS World Alpine Skiing Championships return to Bavaria’s Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Feb. 8 to 20) for the first time since 1978, expect to see said tradition on colorful display: tens of thousands of lederhosen-clad, weißbier-swilling, apfelküchen-gorging merrymakers lining the slopes and streets to celebrate 2011’s marquee event ... [read more]

 

 

Like a Hawk, GO  Chicago Blackhawks captain Patrick Sharp has had a memorable 2010: After posting a career-high 66 points to help his team win the NHL’s Central Division title, Sharp tallied an astonishing 11 goals and 11 assists in the playoffs, grounding the Philadelphia Flyers en route to hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup in June. Here, the Blackhawks’ prolific center shares thoughts and tips on life in the Windy City ... [read more]

Like a Hawk, GO 

Chicago Blackhawks captain Patrick Sharp has had a memorable 2010: After posting a career-high 66 points to help his team win the NHL’s Central Division title, Sharp tallied an astonishing 11 goals and 11 assists in the playoffs, grounding the Philadelphia Flyers en route to hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup in June. Here, the Blackhawks’ prolific center shares thoughts and tips on life in the Windy City ... [read more]

 

 

The Truth About Fish Oil, Men's Journal For years fish oil supplements have been touted as a miracle cure for everything from heart disease to arthritis. But recent indictments from health watchdogs, who claim they're full of PCBs and mercury, and environmentalists, decrying the damage they cause endangered fish populations, have devotees wondering if they're worth the potential risk. Fish oil's primary benefit is its ability to reduce inflammation ... [read more]

The Truth About Fish Oil, Men's Journal

For years fish oil supplements have been touted as a miracle cure for everything from heart disease to arthritis. But recent indictments from health watchdogs, who claim they're full of PCBs and mercury, and environmentalists, decrying the damage they cause endangered fish populations, have devotees wondering if they're worth the potential risk. Fish oil's primary benefit is its ability to reduce inflammation ... [read more]

 

 

Maine Man, GO Before he started competing in the Winter X Games as a 14-year-old (and winning a flurry of medals starting at age 17), this high-flying, free-skiing phenom was tearing up the slopes of Sunday River resort near his home in Bethel, Maine. At the ripe age of 24, he travels the globe to star in popular winter sports films and compete. He’ll again be a favorite in the Big Air and SuperPipe events at this month's Winter X Games 15 ... [read more]

Maine Man, GO

Before he started competing in the Winter X Games as a 14-year-old (and winning a flurry of medals starting at age 17), this high-flying, free-skiing phenom was tearing up the slopes of Sunday River resort near his home in Bethel, Maine. At the ripe age of 24, he travels the globe to star in popular winter sports films and compete. He’ll again be a favorite in the Big Air and SuperPipe events at this month's Winter X Games 15 ... [read more]

 

 

A Quest for Greener Pastures, Rails to Trails (special digital issue in honor of Earth Day) The February weather has been brutal for two weeks, pounding the East Bay with much-needed rain, and even a few hailstorms. At the moment though, golden shafts of sunlight steal through parting clouds and illuminate the quiet hamlet of Point Richmond, Calif., a beautiful, brick-laden old neighborhood that’s distinctly unlike Richmond proper, a stone’s throw away on the other side of Interstate 580. I’m anxious to take advantage of this fleeting break in tempestuous weather ... [read more]

A Quest for Greener Pastures, Rails to Trails

(special digital issue in honor of Earth Day)

The February weather has been brutal for two weeks, pounding the East Bay with much-needed rain, and even a few hailstorms. At the moment though, golden shafts of sunlight steal through parting clouds and illuminate the quiet hamlet of Point Richmond, Calif., a beautiful, brick-laden old neighborhood that’s distinctly unlike Richmond proper, a stone’s throw away on the other side of Interstate 580. I’m anxious to take advantage of this fleeting break in tempestuous weather ... [read more]

 

 

Power by The People, Bates Magazine Fifteen years ago, as a young, idealistic, and naive aide to a Massachusetts state senator, Paul Fenn '88 came up with a big idea: Allow cities and counties to bypass traditional utilities and create purchasing collectives ... He called it Community Choice Aggregation, or CCA ... [read more]

Power by The People, Bates Magazine

Fifteen years ago, as a young, idealistic, and naive aide to a Massachusetts state senator, Paul Fenn '88 came up with a big idea: Allow cities and counties to bypass traditional utilities and create purchasing collectives ... He called it Community Choice Aggregation, or CCA ... [read more]

 

 

Wading through God's Country, Tamarack Life If you believe the book of Genesis, the sea was teeming with trout before God created man. Eventually God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the air.” He couldn’t have known ...[read more]

Wading through God's Country, Tamarack Life

If you believe the book of Genesis, the sea was teeming with trout before God created man. Eventually God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the air.” He couldn’t have known ...[read more]