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The Triple Crown of Backpacking: A "Mini" Version

When many readers of this site think about taking a thru-hike, I imagine they dream about completing one of the “big three” of America’s long trails: …

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Hiking

Core strength is key to flexibility, stability

Sure, it’s nice to have six-pack abs. They look marvelous and they may even be useful if you’re a linebacker or an actor with a starring role in the …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

On The Fast Track: 25 Ways to Learn a New Skill Quickly

Whether you plan to become fluent in a new language or finally tackle that home improvement project, picking up a new skill can seem …

Pop Culture

A Price You Pick Gets You 156 Hours of Premium Coding Instruction, From Python to Ruby & Everything In Between

<b>Learn How To Code: Google's Go Programming Language</b><p><b>The Complete Python Course: Beginner to Advanced!</b><p>Get the Complete A to Z Story on Python & Start …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

The fastest way to go from total newbie to programming pro is this Coding 101 training

At the rate the tech world spins, it may feel like everybody knows how to code a webpage or an app except you. Not true…but it’s never too late to put yourself on the right side of the coding knowledge equation, thanks to instruction like this in-depth Coding 101 bundle of courses.<p>Right now, you …

Concrete Core: 4 Core Workouts for Stronger Abs

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Increase Strength<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Equipment Required<p>Bodyweight, Dumbbells, …

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Not so hot on coding but want to create an app? Try Google’s App Maker!

Google is adding some important features to its G Suite, including the all new App Maker, which is a low-code application development tool.<p>G Suite is quite literally a suite of Google’s apps, which is particularly useful for businesses. For as low as five dollars a month, you can get professional …

20 prototyping and wireframing tools for web designers

Having a good prototyping or wireframing tool will help you see the bigger picture, be more creative, and ease your workflow as a web designer.<p>This …

The 10 most in-demand skills that can get you hired in the US in 2017

If a new job is part of your plan, there are a few skills you'll want to learn and master before you start applying.<p>LinkedIn recently looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on its site so far in 2016 to identify the most sought-after …

9 Calorie-Burning Cardio Exercises For Anyone Who Hates Running

Because why run when you can not?<p><b>1.</b> Choose 4-5 exercises from the list.<p><b>2.</b> Do the first exercise for 45 seconds, then rest for 15 seconds, then move to the next one.<p><b>3.</b> Once you've gotten through 4-5 exercises, that's one round. Complete the circuit for 3-5 rounds total, resting a minute between …

What to See and Do in Zion National Park

Zion was Utah’s first national park, and thanks to that heritage it remains popular as ever. In fact, the first thing Aly Baltrus, Chief of …

Learn all about ethical hacking with the Computer Hacker Professional Certification Package

With the Computer Hacker Professional Certification Package you can prepare to ace five certification exams that are sure to make you shine brighter …

Top 6 Places to Go Camping This Fall

After Labor Day weekend, the crowds at campsites across the country tend to die down, the mosquitos depart, and the colorful fall foliage and autumn …

9 Places to Learn How to Code in 15 Minutes or Less a Day

These coding games and apps will help you learn how to program in no time flat.<p>I read with great interest a recent TechCrunch article from a …

Don't Feel Like Cooking? These Quick Recipes Will Save You.

When the temperatures climb into the triple digits, cooking is the last thing on my mind. But since one can't subsist on watermelon and Popsicles …

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Our Tent-Suites<p>Luxury camping allows you to fully experience the beauty of nature with the space and comfort to truly appreciate it. Our large canvas …

First Look: Ultra Lightweight Sleep System from Sea to Summit

My main ambition for 2016 was to challenge my personal limits by getting started bikepacking. While a torn ACL and subsequent rehab has slowed my …

Backpacking

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More Trouble with Programming - MIT Technology Review

<i>The first part of this interview engendered such debate in the comments section of our site, as well as on aggregator sites like Slashdot, that</i> …

Programming

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

Apps

So You Wanna Get Strong and Lose Weight? Try Working Out LESS

I do not like to exercise. I repeat, I do not like to exercise, at all. But I drag my sorry ass out of bed and do it anyway. Because I like the way …

Fish

I followed Jack Dorsey's morning routine for a week and was surprised by the difference it made in my day

As CEO of both Twitter and Square, 18-hour days are regular occurrences for Jack Dorsey.<p>According to a 2015 Product Hunt Q&A, Dorsey keeps balanced by following a uniform schedule.<p>"I look to build a lot of consistent routine," he said. "Same thing every day."<p>Dorsey said in the Q&A that this routine …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

One Place To Camp Before You Die

<i>The Tetons, captured here after a late autumn snowfall, are America's most iconic mountain range. Image (c) Danielle Lehle</i><p>Jackie Skaggs's first brush with Grand Teton National Park mirrors so many children's first national park experience. It was from the backseat of the family sedan.<p>"I was born …

30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>