Escaping artificial light even for a winter weekend can reset sleep patterns for the better, researchers say. One good place to do it: Heliotrope Ridge near Mount Baker in Washington state. Christopher Kimmel/Aurora Open/Getty Images hide caption

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Colorado-based Dram Apothecary makes an evergreen syrup from local trees that can be used for both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages. Kelly Ishikawa/Courtesy of Dram Apothecary hide caption

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How Do We Embrace All Kinds Of Nature?

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Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

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In 'Rise Of Animals,' Sir David Attenborough Tells Story Of Vertebrates

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Landmark Conservation Deal Offers A First Glimpse Of New Wilderness

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Is Civilization Natural?

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