Mars is big business. There are “one-way ticket to Mars” contests, waiting lists for space flights, and most likely a Mars reality show in the works. Everyone wants to colonize and cash in on Mars, kissing Earth goodbye. It all sounds exciting enough — but no one is going anytime soon. The reality is that …

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We caught up recently with Gianne Doherty, co-founder of Organic Bath Co. and founder of the upcoming, totally exciting W.E.L.L. Summit. If you’ve ever gone to a wellness retreat or conference, well, it’s not going to be like that. At least that’s what Doherty and her crew of collaborators (Amy Flyntz, Founder of Amy Flyntz …

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Women making a difference in the world of conservation are driven by their passion. They work tirelessly to implement programs that educate, inspire, and raise awareness for their cause. Ghislaine Maxwell is one such woman who campaigns internationally to protect our oceans. I am mesmerized by her enthusiasm, her passion for the underwater world, and her …

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I met Henrietta Lovell, also known as the Tea Lady, at one of Boston’s most beloved restaurants Island Creek Oyster Bar. As the founder of Rare Tea Company, Lovell travels the world supporting the finest tea farmers and visiting the long list of high-end restaurants that procure her selections. Don’t get too wrapped up in …

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Bethann Garramon Merkle is not your average scientist. She’s also not your average artist. She agreed to talk with me about her business CommNatural and how she integrates science fields with art and the great outdoors. Can’t even draw a stick figure? No worries. Keep reading. [divider]The Interview[/divider] Hello, Bethann. Can you describe the meaning …

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We were surprised to catch Gillian Morris long enough to interview her. She’s on the move, and her new app, Hitlist, is designed to get you on the move, too. If you haven’t heard of it and you have occasional mild to severe wanderlust, I suggest you download it immediately. It’s free, it’s easy to …

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As a child, Dr. Antonia “Toni” Neubauer declared, “I will go places, see people and do things.” Now in her 70s, she can look back with pride, knowing she has accomplished so much more than most ever dream of attempting. Some people are able to realize their true calling through their profession, but Dr. Neubauer …

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Katie Albert could be described as a “small town girl,” but only technically. Sure, she is just seventeen and her hometown of Waterloo, Illinois has under 10,000 residents. Her perspective, however, stretches far beyond the horizons of the southern Illinois heartland. In fact, Katie has her sights set on visiting all seven continents – a …

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