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5 Epic Treks From Backpacker's '100 Best Hikes'

New this spring, <i>The National Parks Coast to Coast:100 Best Hikes</i> by Backpacker Magazine is a guidebook to some of the most stunning hikes around the …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

12 Incredible Abs Exercises You Should Know

Everything you need to do to get a stronger core without doing a single solitary crunch. For everyone from fitness rookie to hardcore exerciser.<p>Thumbnail from Thinkstock.

What Business Are Electric Utilities In?

Many businesses can now perform the traditional functions of an electric utility — provide affordable, reliable, resilient power to homes and …

Startup selling solar panels ‘in the cloud,’ not on your roof

If anyone seems likely to put solar panels on his roof, it’s Michael Sun. Besides the tailor-made name, he’s spent the past five years researching …

Charge Your Phone with This 3D-Printed Tree

VTT designs a new energy-harvesting prototype with patterned solar panels for leaves, and a biocomposite trunk.<p>Like a real tree, a new prototype developed by scientists at Finnish research center VTT can harvest the sun's energy and turn it into electricity. The only difference, though, is that …