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The Music Issue
The Beat of Music City

72 Hours in Nashville

Great music, vivid history and delicious southern food don't define Nashville entirely, but they do make it one hell of a fun city to visit.

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Leave the Guidebook at Home

The New York City Adventure Guide

These 20 New York City adventures represent a panoply of off-the-radar activities one can do with a free afternoon, evening or day to explore — plenty of which you'll be surprised to learn even exist in a bustling metropolis.

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Detroit Rock City, Revived

72 Hours in Detroit

Despite the state of the motoring industry and Motown, Detroit still plays hosts to one of the country's best music scenes and houses some of the world's biggest car nuts. It's a heaping dose of Americana that should be on everyone's travel list.

America Issue
Tucking Away Old Glory

How to Fold an American Flag

The American flag isn't your average piece of cloth. As one of this country's most iconic symbols, its care is governed by a specific set of rules. Here's how you fold it.

Mexiterrean-Style with Cucumber and Radish

How to Make: Chocolate Clam Ceviche

Native to the coastal lagoons of western Mexico, chocolate clams are the briny star of this versatile ceviche recipe. Refreshing and savory, it's perfect for summer.

Visit One of the World's 7 Wonders

72 Hours in Victoria Falls

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is over a mile wide and 355 feet tall. Here's what to do once you get there.

The Breakfast Issue
New Hampshire's Nostalgic Oats

How to Make: 30-Minute Granola

Do you love granola? Make it yourself. This recipe for homemade granola is nutritious, delicious, and takes less than 30 minutes to make.

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Guide to Life
Or, How Not to Get Ripped

How to Escape a Rip Current

Rip currents are a leading cause of drowning deaths at beaches around the world. But if you know how to escape one, you can live to swim another day. Here's how.

The Breakfast Issue
A Breakfast From Brazil

How to Make: The Açaí Bowl

Açaí, the Brazilian berry, is a longtime staple in the surfing community. And it may be the best healthy breakfast you haven't tried.

Guide to Life
And Still Be Friends After

How to Plan a Buddy Trip

It’s time for a buddy trip. Time to get away from it all with friends and spend quality time, strengthening those age-old bonds between men -- and if it’s an epic trip, perhaps even testing them.

Guide to Life
Lessons from an Expert Climber

How to Tie 12 Knots

Still fastening your shoes with Velcro? Here's a lesson in tying 12 different knots courtesy of an expert from REI.

Become a Knockdown Shooter

How to Improve Your Jump Shot

Ask any expert on the subject and they’ll tell you the same thing: the only way to get better is to get on the practice court -- or the backyard net or the school gym -- and start shooting.

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