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Camp out at these deserted ghost towns

There's something so romantic about the idea of camping overnight in an old ghost town. Maybe it's because sleeping under the stars seems kind of …

This airplane's wings fold up so you can take it on your next camping trip

The ICON A5 bills itself as a plane for anyone and everyone: perfect for weekend camping trips, impressing a date, or just flying around New York …

JestrBob's Random Photos and Thoughts

Every so often the camera which is in your hand and the scene make a connection. The camera comes up and in 1/60 of a second an image is taken. …

We spent the day in Southwest Arizona hiking peaks and geocaching. Did you find your own adventure? http://t.co/btGP4fiLiI

5 Amazing Places to Camp in California

<i>This post is part of our Happy Hour Around the World partnership with Cayman Jack. Stay up to date on our adventures as we craft our journey by</i> …

LightSail Spacecraft Restored After Being Silenced by Software Issue

After going silent for a few days, <b>The Planetary Society</b>’s <i>LightSail</i>™ spacecraft has resumed transmitting. A suspected software glitch had caused the …

The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in June

Every month, a number of movies and TV series leave Netflix streaming, sometimes only temporarily, usually because licensing deals have expired. …

Horoscopes

Bracket

This is What You Get When You Strap Fireworks to a Drone for Long Exposure Photos

Photographer Calder Wilson recently did some experimentation by attaching fireworks to a drone and then flying it around in a long exposure …

Drones

Sedona Hiking - list of all major hikes and trails around Sedona

Field Day Station Locator

- Use the Location field to set the map to a particular location.<br>- Use the map's zoom and pan controls at the left of the map to adjust the map as …

ARRL Field Day: Season To Taste - The KØNR Radio Site

I’ve written before about the flexibility of Field Day and the need to season to taste to make it your own. I have always thought that one of the …

CQ WPX, LoTW and the End of QSL Cards - The KØNR Radio Site

Last weekend, I had a fun time working the CQ WPX contest on SSB. I’ve always liked the format of the contest with the callsign prefix as the score …

Can I Use My Ham Radio on Public Safety Frequencies? Updated - The KØNR Radio Site

<i>This is an update to one of my most popular posts.</i><p>We have quite a few licensed radio amateurs that are members of public safety agencies, including …

Your cellphone can’t do this: Ham radio in the digital age

N4AA: Carl Smith’s rapid-fire CW operation accounted for 300 contacts at this year's Field Day. photos by Max Cooper<p>KI4VLW: Randy Harris shows off …

Asheville

4H Ham Radio Project

As the new school year begins and my daughters social calendar begins to grow. I look at my calendar and there is very little time left for me to …

This Self-Powered, Eco-Friendly Tiny House Lets You Dwell Anywhere On Earth

If you've ever wished you could post up on a mountaintop forever, then meet your new home.<p>Ecocapsule is a tiny, 86 square-foot living capsule that, as soon as next year, will enable owners to live virtually anywhere. Each mobile pod comes with sleeping space for two, a mini kitchen, a fully …

New York City

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

18 natural wonders of the US that will inspire your next road trip

I’VE BEEN FORTUNATE ENOUGH to have traveled to some amazing places around the world over the last 10 years: Bolivia, Papua New Guinea, South Korea, …

National Parks

YouTube

59 incredible photos of America’s 59 national parks

I never think, when I start itching to travel again, to just seek out the nearest national park. That’s Shenandoah for me, and it’s only about an …

8 Things that Should be in Your Emergency Disaster Kit

Disaster-preparedness is everyone’s business. News about the impending major earthquake from the Valley Fault system <b>have been making rounds</b>. As such, …

Swiss Army Knives

Planets about to cause megaquake? Beware this social media yarn

Sigh. This again?<p>I’m seeing some buzz on social media that a planetary alignment on 28 May will cause a huge magnitude 9.8 earthquake in …