Alaine Dickman

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Why sugaring is my preferred form of hair removal

<b>The ingredients are all natural, zero waste, and it is less painful than waxing.</b><p>It's been about a year since I discovered sugaring. After a …

Zero Waste

9 Easy Ways to Use Less Plastic at Home

Humans are basically addicted to plastics. The average person knows that plastic is overused and wasteful, yet they just have to get that bottle of …

How I Buy Eco-Friendly, Organic Products Without Spending A Fortune

These days, it seems like everything has a "healthy, green, environmentally friendly" alternative—with an additional cost. But there's no reason to …

10 common things you don't need to buy for your home

<b>It's time to rethink the things we think we need.</b><p>Back in the days when keeping up with the Joneses was the thing to do, no self-respecting housewife …

Smart Ways To Go Zero-Waste (Without Buying Anything New)

<i>Noticed a lot more Mason jars in your Instagram feed lately? That’s because it’s #PlasticFreeJuly—a monthlong challenge to cut down on plastic use.</i> …

14 of the best places for your eco-friendly ‘zero waste’ shopping around the world | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

The “zero waste” life does not happen overnight.<p>It could start with you swapping one frequently used plastic products, such as a straw, with an …

Become a Faster Runner With Strides

These short bursts during a training run teach your body how to run faster.The post Become a Faster Runner With Strides appeared first on …

Swarm of Over 200 Earthquakes Detected at Yellowstone Supervolcano

Here's what we know.<p>Regular earthquakes are bad enough. Volcanoes too. But an <i>earthquake swarm</i> at a <i>supervolcano</i>? That really sounds like it could be …

Backpacking A Carter Moriah (Long Way) Loop

This 3-4 day, 41 mile scenic loop climbs the Baldfaces, Carter Dome, South Carter, Middle Carter, and Mount Moriah, before looping back to Evans …

Hiking

When Going Ultralight, Be Ultrawise With Your Choices

If you’re a hiker, and you ever use the internet, you know there’s a lot of discussion about reducing pack weight. One phrase I hear a lot is “how do …

10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.<p>However, don't worry if you're not quite ready to buy your own mobile mini home just yet. Thanks to the following 10 rental companies, you can enjoy the freedom and convenience of …

RVs

The World's Loneliest Tree Could Tell Us The Exact Moment We Started The Anthropocene

It's seen so much.<p>On Campbell Island in the Southern Ocean, some 640 km (400 miles) south of New Zealand, is a single Sitka spruce. More than 275 km …

The 10 Best Day Hikes in the United States

The U.S. is loaded with amazing hiking trails. Thanks in large part to our extensive National Park system, there are still plenty of places out there …

What I Wore on the PCT: A Post-Trail Clothing Review

As a very belated follow-up to my Post Trail Gear List Review I’ve written up a review of the clothes I wore on the PCT. Clothing is just as …

We Just Got More Details on How The Moon Left Earth 4 Billion Years Ago

It was a crazy breakup.<p>That orbiting lump of rock we call the Moon is thought to have been formed by a giant object smashing into Earth's crust, and …

Here’s what happened the last time the living things in our oceans and lakes died

On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The volume of ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, and the volume where oxygen levels are …

Nine Tips for Hiking Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls sits atop the desirable adventures for many hikers from the first time they see a picture of the aqua blue water cascading down red rock …

24matins.uk

Sport<p>Borussia Moenchengladbach announced on Friday that they had signed French striker Alassane Plea on a five-year deal. German media said the …

The Weather Channel Introduces New Running App

Now it's easier to determine the best time of day for your run.<p>Runners have elevated obsessively checking the weather forecast to an artform, and now a new running app is here to enable the habit.<p>OutSider, developed by Mobiquity in partnership with The Weather Channel and Wahoo Fitness, not only …

12 Exercises To Build Your Running Body | Competitor.com

1. Inchworm Plank<p>The inchworm plank helps to awaken your muscles, working both flexibility and strength. And if you’re not very flexible, it’s okay …

Can Alcohol Negatively Affect Your Running?

As I rolled toward the finishing chute of The Rut 28K in 2016, the time on the clock reading well over five hours, I knew I hadn’t run up to my …

Please Stop Me From Buying These 9 Gadgets From Outdoor Retailer

10:00 am<p>Trade shows are like shopping, but on steroids.<p>Despite the roaming dogs and freely flowing beer, trade shows like Outdoor Retailer are …

Murray-Darling basin plan fails environment and wastes money – experts

Scientists and economists condemn squandering of $4bn on projects that have failed to improve the river’s health<p>A group of prominent scientists and economists have issued a stark warning to the nation’s politicians: the Murray-Darling basin plan is failing to achieve environmental goals and is a …

Hikers Beware: Haters Ahead

<b>Congratulations!</b><p>You’ve decided to become a thru-hiker! Now it’s time to stand on a mountaintop and sing it to the world.<p>Making the choice to drop …

Hiking

NASA's $1 Billion Probe Just Sent Back Mind-Meltingly Gorgeous New Images of Jupiter

?<p>NASA's $US1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas …

Astronomy

How to buy second hand camping gear

Buying second hand camping kit is a great way to get a bargain. Follow these tips to make sure you don't waste your money.<p>Try to see a pre-owned tent …

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Adventure<p>Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Hiking

The 5 Southwest Backpacking Trips You Should Do First

By Michael LanzaYou want to explore the best backpacking in America’s desert Southwest, but you’re not sure where to begin, or how some of these …