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  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
    Book Review: 'The Alchemist'
    Destiny.Adventure.Following your heart.For those who seek inspiration involving these and so much more, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho may just be the novel to provide it.The Alchemist tells the tale of Santiago, a young shepherd who was...
  • 'The Genius Files: From Texas with Love' by Dan Gutman: The mad trip continues
    'The Genius Files: From Texas with Love' by Dan Gutman: The mad trip continues
    "The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable" was the first book in the "Genius Files" series by super-author Dan Gutman, who has published many, many books for middle grade readers and who is also responsible for the "My Weird...
  • Interstellar
    Boldly go where no man has gone before
    Christopher Nolan is one heck of an ambitious director. From Memento to the Dark Knight trilogy to Inception, he always puts a unique mark on his movies that have made him one of the directors whose films are eagerly anticipated by movie lovers....
  • DVD Review: Real Heroes
    'Real Heroes' DVD Review
    At first you ask yourself if this movie is for real. Then you sit down and watch it and you can't think why your doing it. Then by the end of the film you rewind it and watch it again. It is so simply bizarre that you just can't stop...
  • Flo & Wendell Explore by William Wegman
    'Flo and Wendell Explore' by William Wegman: Puppy siblings have fun
    In William Wegman's newest picture book, "Flo & Wendell Explore," Wendell is disappointed when he doesn't get to use his hatchet even once on their family camping trip. His sister Flo promises to take Wendell on a camping...
  • DVD Review: Satellite
    'Satellite' DVD Review
    'Satellite' is an interesting little film. It brings to the screen a lifestyle of careless and reckless abandonment. A young art director Ro Mars (Stephanie Szostak) runs into a gentlemen by the name of Kevin Sinks (Karl Geary). Kevin is...
  • Disney princesses
    Disney announces next heroine film 'Moana' for 2016
    The next Disney princess will be coming to theaters in late 2016. According toEntertainment Weeklyon October 20, Disney announced the upcoming adventure film "Moana," about a young woman in the islands of the South Pacific. The story...
  • Yucatan Cenote
    Mayamazing Times in Yucatan, Mexico
    Mexico is known for its surf and sun, but there's a whole different side of Mexico that very few have experienced. As adventure tourism continues to grow around the globe, perhaps its time to discover the undiscovered secrets of the Yucatan...
  • Snowshoe Lake
    Cold and snow on Pikes Peak portend a great snowshoeing season
    Last week's wicked rainstorms and Monday's cold wet snow in the Pikes Peak high country have left a heavy blanket of snow on the north face of the peak. It won't be long before it will be time to get out the winter gear and begin...
  • Live Die Live again
    Against all odds...
    A gripping biography punctuated by an untimely death and truly miraculous recovery are all revealed in the just released new book, “Live Die Live again.”Ron Irwin, born to the leader of “The Biggest Little Band in America”...
  • 'Skink - No Surrender' by Carl Hiaasen: Master storyteller's young adult debut
    'Skink - No Surrender' by Carl Hiaasen: Master storyteller's young adult debut
    "Skink -- No Surrender" is Carl Hiaasen's first young adult novel, and one can only hope it will not be his last. In this novel, Hiassen brings back one of his greatest character creations -- Skink. Skink is the nickname for Clinton...
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
    Review for the Working World: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor
    Welcome back to Middle-earth! More importantly, welcome back to Mordor, since this is where the majority of the game takes place. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is a new entry into this fantasy world crafted by J.R.R. Tolkin. Let's see if this...
  • Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour - Portland, Oregon
    Year-round adventure at Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour
    Portland and its environs offer a seemingly endless supply of green canopy. While countless local and regional parks maintain trails that give hikers a ground-level view of the forest ceiling, they simply can’t offer the immersive experience...
  • Gear Review: Freestyle Wristwatches Fit For An Adventure
    Gear Review: Freestyle Wristwatches Fit For An Adventure
    Looking for a multipurpose wristwatch for an upcoming expedition? Freestyle has a couple watches that might just be exactly what you are looking for.Mariner Tide Watch:If you enjoy boating on the open ocean, scuba diving, fishing, surfing, or even...
  • 'How to Train Your Dragon' reveals the heart of a true hero
    'How to Train Your Dragon' reveals the heart of a true hero
    When a clumsy Viking named Hiccup inadvertently takes down the most feared dragon in his village, he embarks on a journey that will allow him to befriend the beast that everyone fears and show his village that sometimes even the most fearsome...