Iain Paterson

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How to Plan the Ultimate Trip to Marfa, Texas

Meet Marfa<p>Marfa isn’t a town you just stumble upon. The West Texas desert destination is pretty much in the middle of nowhere (the closest airport is …

Top 5: UK adventures

<b>1 // Swim with seals off Lundy Island</b><p><b>Distance:</b> Four hours from Bristol <b><br>Ease of access:</b> 2/5<br>Lundy Island’s varied and unspoilt terrain, mild climate and …

Lake District

Utah’s Least-Visited National Park Is a Secret Oasis: Guide to Capitol Reef

Capitol Reef National Park is like Zion National Park before it became popular. There are few crowds and no shuttles, tour buses, or manned entrance …

National Parks

7 Amazing Kayaking Adventures In Washington

Whether a novice, expert or anything in between, kayaking is an activity for everyone and the state of Washington just might be one of the best …

Hiking

9 gorgeous places to camp in Central Texas for a quick getaway

Perhaps you're looking for one last outdoor adventure before summer ends, or maybe the prospect of cooler fall nights has you dreaming of, well, …

Hiking

12 home run spots near Minute Maid Park to pregame before the Astros

There's no better time to catch your World Series champs than right now in Houston. The hot bats, the All-Star pitching rotation, Orbit's hilarious …

Texas

A Guide to High-Tech Nightstands

Aside from your partner—if you are so fortunately encumbered—nothing is closer to you throughout the night than your nightstand. Shouldn’t this …

Stone Age

Introducing The Dyrt Camping App: Find Camping Near You

Have you heard of The Dyrt? It’s a camping website that allows campers to search for campgrounds, read reviews, and look at photos of campsites to …

Camping

15 Bucket List Road Trips

Road trips never get old, do they? There's just something about a car full of your favorite people, good music, and nothing but adventure ahead that …

Hiking

Curiosity — White Rim Road Might Be the Wildest Vehicle Tour...

Tour roads through National Parks are typically agonizingly slow, RV-choked, blacktop wastelands dedicated to staring out your window and drooling …

National Parks

This Luxury Resort Is Like Vacationing On Another Planet

<b>HOW TO GET TO AMANGIRI</b><p>You can land your helicopter on-site. There’s also a municipal airport about 30 minutes away if you want to take your jet out …

National Parks

This Epic Movie Score Playlist Will Make You Feel Like Rocky

If you're a runner, you're probably familiar with the struggle of keeping your playlist fresh. No matter how much you're in love with an artist, hearing the same words every workout is bound to get old.<p>In my search for inspiring running music, I decided to try something different: a playlist with …

Mad Max

Discover the Best of Dallas

Travel<p>All the best activities to try in this Texan hotspot.<p>Natural Wonder<p>A massive metroplex that only really blossomed well into the 20th century, Dallas is a relatively young city, but outside town at Dinosaur Valley State Park live haunting echoes of the earth's very distant past. The park is …

George W. Bush

Road Trip: 5 Days from New Orleans to Houston

Stretch this five-hour drive into five days to eat your way through southern Louisiana.<p>When most people talk about making the drive from New Orleans to Houston, they do so begrudgingly. It’s not something one does for pleasure—you do it because your family or job makes you. That needs to change. …

15 Most Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Movies To Watch On Netflix

There are few film genres as wide and diverse as science fiction. Some of the most popular movie franchises in Hollywood--Star Wars, Marvel, Jurassic World, The Terminator--have their roots in sci-fi, while on TV, shows like <i>Westworld</i>, <i>Altered Carbon</i>, and <i>Black Mirror</i> show that audience's interest in …

Screw Lovecraft, let's talk about other horror universes games could explore

H.P. Lovecraft told some great stories, sure. His ability to push readers to attempt to grasp ‘unknowable truths’ and ‘unspeakable horrors’ and to …

13 Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix That'll Actually Blow Your Mind

We live in an age where it's taken for granted you can plop down on the couch and have instant access to hundreds, if not thousands of streaming …

Houston's next great sushi restaurant, plus hot Heights Mexican spot

On this week's episode of What's Eric Eating, chef Mike Lim and manager Michael Ly from Tobiuo Sushi & Bar join CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler …

16 Best Secret Getaways in the World - Underrated Travel Destinations & Unique Vacation Ideas

1 of 16<p>Puglia<p>Puglia, the heel of Italy’s stylish boot, has a wonderfully distinct allure that can only come from its rural landscape and patchwork …

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

These Places With Sand & Rocks That Look Like Waves Need To Be On Your Bucket List

Surf's up! Well, not exactly. Rock and sand formations that are shaped like waves are a wonder on this Earth, but they surprisingly don't have much …

Hiking

Uncover the mystery of Sherlock at thrilling new Houston exhibit, play

Who is Sherlock Holmes? Such is the question posed this summer by Jeffrey Hatcher's play Holmes and Watson, the final production of the Alley …

BeerDroid Fully Automated Beer Brewing System

What does BeerDroid bring to your pint glass? According to the automated home brewing system, "2.6 gallons of premium quality beer with the push of a …

12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels that you should check out this July

Distant planets, fantasy adventures, and more to add to your reading list<p>Robots are a regular staple in science fiction, from Isaac Asimov’s book <i>I, Robot</i> to the latest episode of <i>Westworld</i>. So while I was at an event in Boston, I picked up <i>Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and</i> …

10 apocalyptic TV shows that make the end of civilization binge-worthy

What does “the end of the world” really mean? Is it an end to humanity altogether, or simply the end of humanity as we know it?<p>Television has a long …

22 Scary Movies Every True Horror Fan Needs To Watch

Every decade has its share of great horror movies, and the very best have become true cinematic classics that are every bit as important as more "prestigious" films. From <i>Bride of Frankenstein</i>, <i>Psycho</i>, and <i>Night of the Living Dead</i> to <i>Halloween</i>, <i>The Exorcist</i>, and <i>The Shining</i>, these are movies which even …

17 Real-Life Places Every Horror Fan Should Visit Before They Die

Beware: Scares ahead. 👻

Awesome DIY Raspberry Pi Pocket Laptop

Instructables member Creativity Buzz has created an awesome DIY Raspberry Pi pocket laptop system, equipped with a 7 Inch IPS HD display and powered …

8 Woodworking Tips to Boost Your Efficiency

We’ve all heard the adage: work smarter, not harder. It makes good sense, so here are eight woodworking tips to make your shop work easier and more …

10 coolest caves in the Central Texas area

STATEWIDE — For as hot as it gets in the summer, Central Texas provides a plethora of natural options to cool off with.<p>Known for its swimming holes …