What a day at the beach does to your brain | NBC News

Science says the surf and sand does the mind and body good. Here’s how to reap the benefits of a day at the beach.

Source: What a day at the beach does to your brain | NBC News

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Forest Bathing Melds Nature With Mindfulness To Improve Health : Shots – Health News : NPR

  Clare Kelley practices "forest bathing" along the edge of an urban forest on Roosevelt Island, in the middle of the Potomac River. In contrast to hiking, forest bathing is less directed, melding mindfulness and nature immersion to improve health. Allison Aubrey/NPR

Clare Kelley practices “forest bathing” along the edge of an urban forest on Roosevelt Island, in the middle of the Potomac River. In contrast to hiking, forest bathing is less directed, melding mindfulness and nature immersion to improve health. Allison Aubrey/NPR

If hiking is about a destination, forest bathing is about an immersion of the senses into the natural world. It’s a wellness trend, and studies suggest several health benefits.

Source: Forest Bathing Melds Nature With Mindfulness To Improve Health : Shots – Health News : NPR

San Diego Comic-Con: The Untold History – Rolling Stone

San Diego Comic-Con has become one of the most influential – and enduring – pop culture events of all time. Alan Light

San Diego Comic-Con has become one of the most influential – and enduring – pop culture events of all time. Alan Light

How an unemployed comics fan and group of teenagers created one of the most influential pop-culture events ever.

Source: San Diego Comic-Con: The Untold History – Rolling Stone

Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault

Seattle Public Library. Photo: Philippe Ruault

Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL

Photo: Jonathan Blanc / Courtesy of NYPL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With the cyberage in full swing, this is how smart design is keeping demand for the printed word alive

Source: Future of Libraries in the Digital Age | Architectural Digest

Ernest Hemingway’s long-lost Los Angeles visit, 80 years ago this week – LA Times

Ernest Hemingway in 1937, the year he brought his film "The Spanish Earth" to Hollywood. (Helen Breaker)

Ernest Hemingway in 1937, the year he brought his film “The Spanish Earth” to Hollywood. (Helen Breaker)

When Ernest Hemingway produced a film about the Spanish Civil War, L.A. threw parties for him

Source: Ernest Hemingway’s long-lost Los Angeles visit, 80 years ago this week – LA Times