National Geographic

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Four Happy Places

For as little as these locations have in common, they share one delightful trait: Their residents rate among the happiest in the world. Find out what they know, and what they can teach the rest of us, about living well.

- Environmental Health -

Green Turns Blue

The concept of a Blue Issue came to us courtesy of Alexandra Cousteau (granddaughter of marine legend Jacques Cousteau), who was the cover subject of our “Get Into Nature” issue back in June 2009. She proposed the idea during the course of our photo shoot, and we were instantly sold.

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Behind the Scenes With DogTown Star John Garcia (Video)

John Garcia has always been a dog person, and at the cover shoot for the October 2009 issue of Experience Life, the celebrated dog trainer and star of National Geographic Channel's DogTown series talks about the impact his four-legged friends have had on him throughout his life. He also explains the mission of Utah's Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and discusses what we can learn from man's best friend.