Tag: America

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Finding Treasure in Washington, DC

Have you ever wanted to steal the Declaration of Independence? We’ve all watched Ben Gates and his friend Riley Poole use a map on the back of the Declaration of Independence to find ancient hidden treasure while racing against time and gun-toting treasure hunters. We . . . read more

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail provides a unique opportunity to see living history down this two-and-a-half-mile trail. The Freedom Trail players, or guides, dress up in time-appropriate clothing of the 1700s. They recount history of the Revolutionary War as if they had lived through it.

4 Corners of the Kitchen: Cinnamon

4 Corners of the Kitchen: Cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of the oldest known spices in the world—it was imported from Egypt as early as 2000 BC and is mentioned in Greek texts beginning in 700 BC. Cinnamon was highly prized in the ancient world, and it was often given as a gift to kings or even as an offering to the gods.

“Faith in America”: A Photographic Journey

“Faith in America”: A Photographic Journey

One Airstream trailer. One year. Fifty states. Thousands of pictures. This is the life of Scott Jarvie from September 2013 to November 2014. His goal is to instill hope in America by capturing photos that represent Americans’ faith. Prior to working on this project, Jarvie . . . read more

Ascending into the Alpine

Ascending into the Alpine

Alpine climbing offers a fantastic physical challenge to people who want to climb the world’s beautiful, ice-capped mountain peaks. Alpine climbing is a self-sufficient way to tackle a mountain—climbers hike for a few days in a row and carry their own food, shelter, and other . . . read more

Recycled Rhapsody: A Landfill Orchestra

Recycled Rhapsody: A Landfill Orchestra

Cateura, one of the poorest cities in Paraguay, is ruled by its enormous landfill. Nearly everyone who calls this small town home works at the landfill and lives in a shack made from corrugated metal and scrap wood that were found among the garbage.

Zucchini: Four Corners of the Kitchen

Zucchini: Four Corners of the Kitchen

Ratatouille France Originating in France, this traditional dish—once known as a poor man’s food—is the French way to use zucchini along with other delicious summer vegetables. The dish is as satisfying as it is beautiful. Serve it as a side or over pasta, couscous, or . . . read more

Freedom on the Open Road

Freedom on the Open Road

For a guy like Stan Ellsworth, motorcycles rather than cars are clearly the way to travel. “In a car, you’re locked away,” he says. “You have your own environment in there; you’ve got your stereo, your air-conditioning, etc. You just took your environment out of . . . read more