David Scheid

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Surface Laptop Two Week Review: Microsoft's Stunning First Notebook Great For Today's Use Cases

In May, Microsoft announced their very first ‘conventional’ laptop, the Surface Laptop. This laptop was one of the most recent Surface products Microsoft launched as part of the Surface line and the most conventional in terms of form factor. All the previous Surface devices were more unique in form …

Batteries

Microsoft launches a price assault on Chromebooks

Microsoft is aiming straight for Google’s Chromebooks this holiday season. At the company’s partner conference today, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner revealed that HP is planning to release a $199 laptop running Windows for the holidays. Turner didn’t provide specifications for HP’s "Stream" device, but …

Now even the TVs are allegedly spying on you

NEW YORK—Are your smart televisions, smart phones and smart fridges vulnerable to eavesdropping spies?<p>The WikiLeaks revelations that the CIA purportedly has the capacity to break into our everyday consumer electronics, still unverified when this story was published, raises that very troubling …

Televisions

The History Channel Is Finally Telling the Stunning Secret Story of the War on Drugs

History Channel

Other Essential Tools to Carry With You in the Backcountry

Other Essential Tools to Carry With You in the Backcountry Resident knife and tool nerd, Nick LeFort, has a few recommendations on some tools that …

Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence

Exclusive: The most viral TV shows of 2016/2017 season

3358ad3d-cfb1-47b6-89e9-4f558347d511<p>Exclusive: The most viral TV shows of 2016/2017 …

Donald Trump

The Best Camping Grills

Putting five outdoor barbeques to the test and rediscovering the importance of cooking in the woods<p>“Never cook inside.” That was the admonishment of the previous owners of Artemis when they handed us the keys. The heat, grease, and lingering food odors weren’t worth it. In two years, they said, …

BBQ

Firewaall Makes 'Curtain Of Fire' To Heat Camp

So that’s your boring old campfire, eh? Nice tipi-fire build, brah. But check out this here FIREWALL!<p><b>OK, in all seriousness, the old-fashioned</b> …

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

Off-grid

Unlike others, Putin doesn't criticize Trump over decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — While other world leaders have strongly condemned President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Paris climate accord, Russian …

Russia

SpaceX's beautiful rocket launch and landing just made history

We really should be used to this by now, but it's just too cool.<p>SpaceX has landed its fifth Falcon 9 rocket booster back on land after launching a …

10 Tips For Traveling With One Backpack

<b>Authored by Andrew McGuire</b><p>Traveling with one backpack is a skill to be learned and perfected. Even the most seasoned travelers fight the urge to over …

Backpacking

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Spectacular timelapse of clouds filling the entire Grand Canyon

The latest stunning video from artistic collaborators in the dark sky movement is Kaibab Elegy by Harun Mehmedinovic, shot at the Grand Canyon. At …

The Great Big List of Cheap Outdoors & Travel Gear Websites

By onMarch 12, 2018 in How-To<p><b>(Last updated September March 12, 2018)</b> <i><br>**This post includes affiliate links, which means I am paid a small commission of</i> …

Texas hunters could soon be allowed to shoot wild boar from hot air balloons - but it's no joke

Hunters in Texas could soon be allowed to shoot wild boar from the skies using hot air balloons in a bid to stop the rampant animals uprooting lawns and destroying grave stones.<p>Furious Texans say the beasts cause up to $50 million (£39m) in damages each year and have been at their wits' end since …

The Mountain Town That’s Waiting to Be Discovered

Photo by Joao Canziani<p>Think you’ve seen this scene before? That’s because you have.<p>This article is part of Airbnb’s Not Yet Trending series, which …

Fly Fishing

The 6 "Unbreakable Laws of Survival" Every Prepper Needs To Know

There are 6 survival laws that all preppers need to know. We all know that there are an infinite number of ways to go about preparing… each and every …

Simple Road Improvements Could Reduce More Than 415,000 Deaths & Serious Injuries, New Report Shows

The country’s deteriorating roadways – and how to improve them — are the subject of a new report that found that infrastructure investments have the potential to save 63,700 lives and prevent 353,560 serious injuries over a 20-year period if repairs and maintenance were to become a priority.<p>“Safety …

Roads

Robot Performs First-Ever Surgery Inside Human Eye

In a medical first, surgeons have used a robot to operate inside the human eye, greatly improving the accuracy of a delicate surgery to remove fine membrane growth on the retina. Such growth distorts vision and, if left unchecked, can lead to blindness in the affected eye.<p>Currently, doctors perform …

Robotics

Diving & Exploring The Maya Ruins In Yucatan, Mexico

Things to Do in Yucatan Peninsula<p>Cancun<p>Our Summer holiday destination was Cancun for diving and to explore the history of the Mayas. Travel to Mexico …

Mexico