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Top 5 Best Lightweight Hiking Boots for Men and Women in 2017

A reliable and comfortable hiking boot is just the gear one should be careful to choose before the venture. These days people prefer <b>lightweight</b> …

A guide to 5 of the most amazing hikes in Iceland | Adventure Sports Network

Though the country may be small, the hikes are mighty. Iceland won’t disappoint if you are looking for short hikes, day hikes, multi-day treks or …

Yosemite Half Dome Backpacking: Hike Half Dome

See the iconic landmark Half Dome while backpacking in Yosemite National Park with REI. Expert guides help you explore the best the park has to offer.

20 Insane Places In Canada You Need To Travel To If You’re Young, Broke, And Restless

<b>Ah yes, summer</b> time is among us young, broke, and restless Montrealers. For those broke Montrealers like me, it's about time to do something for …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

5 epic hiking trails near Toronto

Toronto has some excellent hiking options, but those willing to drive about an hour out of the city are treated to some of the most spectacular …

Hiking

Top 20 Amazing Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List - Inspire

<i>Up for something a little out of the ordinary? We’ve partnered with international traveler Julia Dimon of Travel Junkie Julia for her top 20 bucket</i> …

Travel

The 50 greatest adventures on Earth

Adventure: noun – an unusual and exciting experience; a daring enterprise; a hazardous activity.<p>That’s what the dictionary says. But what does it mean to you? To some, it might involve pushing yourself to the physical limits: summiting a great peak – Kilimanjaro, perhaps – or tackling extreme …

Love on the Trail: Tips and Advice for Couples Backpacking

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go on a backpacking trip with a romantic partner. Would you drive each other crazy or would the …

Hiking

Hollywood stunned by Sean Penn's secret visit with drug lord

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sean Penn was a hot topic at the Golden Globes, even though the actor didn't attend. His exploits in pulling off a …

Santa Monica

Northern Ireland medics fear prison over abortion advice

Legal abortions have halved to 23 in two years owing to punitive draft guidelines on terminations, with some midwives fearing prosecution over past procedures<p>Medical staff in Northern Ireland are operating in a “climate of fear”, worried about the threat of imprisonment if they offer advice to …

Data Protection

Bolivia's raw beauty calls to travelers looking for adventure

Bolivia may be the hottest ticket in South America.<p>Yes. Bolivia.<p>With President Evo Morales' election to a third term in November 2014, Bolivia has enjoyed nine years of political stability — one of the longest stretches in its history since its independence from Spain in 1825. That has led to …

South America

Get Your Hike On in Newport Beach

A quick one hour jaunt south down the 405 freeway from Los Angeles, the sophisticated coastal town of Newport Beach, California offers more than you …

Newport Beach

Redesigned Google+ rolling out w/ focus on Communities & Collections, rebuilt mobile apps

Google is rolling out a redesigned Google+ today hat it says focuses on two features, Communicates and Collections, that people said kept them coming back to the service.<p>Whether it’s the Nonfiction Addiction Community, where people can be found discussing the best in Crime or Travel storytelling, …

Apps

Different Solutions

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Struck By a Duck: The Strangest Codes in the US Medical Billing System

When you go to the doctor, there’s a medical code that determines how your treatment gets billed. Getting treated for urban rabies? Well, that’s …

Struck By A Macaw? Now There's A Medical Diagnosis Code For That

If you're struck by a macaw, sucked into a jet engine or are having relationship problems with your in-laws, fear not: Your doctor now has a medical diagnosis code for that.<p>On Thursday, doctors, hospitals and health insurers must start using the ICD-10, a vast new set of alphanumeric codes for …

Health Care

10 awe-inspiring B.C. hikes to do before you die

Hikers in the Vancouver area are spoiled for choice.<p>From Black Tusk and the Stawamus Chief to the Howe Sound Crest Trail and Elk Mountain, the …

Hiking

The Best All-Purpose Hiking Boots For Men

What are the most comfortable, driest, supportive and tractive all-round hiking boots for general outdoor activities? We tested the latest, greatest, …

Dell just got a piece of Microsoft's Surface business

Dell will be targeting sales to business customers, selling the device along with warranties and technical support.<p>Both Microsoft and Dell have massive sales forces, but Dell's folks really know their way around enterprise hardware sales, something that's relatively new for Microsoft. This means …

'I've never felt more isolated': The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion reveals the empty side of success

Sklathill / Flickr<p>It's the dream of many a startup founder: Make something people love and wind up wildly rich, selling the company for billions.<p>But after you do that, what comes next? It could be a sense of hopeless isolation.<p>So says Minecraft founder Markus Persson (aka "Notch") in a strangely …

The world’s longest (and highest) glass-bottomed bridge

Visitors who dare venture forth can peer to the bottom of China’s Grand Canyon, 300m below.<p>Acrophobiacs beware… China’s newest bridge isn’t for the faint of heart.<p>Stretching 380m across a section of Zhangjiajie’s Grand Canyon, the new pedestrian bridge will have a completely glass floor. Visitors …

Hiking

Hiking boots for boot haters – the Hi-Tec V-Lite Sphike Mid Waterproof | Adventure Sports Network

The Hi-Tec V-Lite Sphike offers an alternative to hiking boot woes. Photo by Kade Krichko<p>I don't like hiking boots; in fact, I can't stand them. …

Deceptively Easy Valentine's Day Recipes

First things first: don't eat out on Valentine's Day. Going to a restaurant on Valentine's Day is a little like dining out on New Year's Eve. You're surrendering to meaningless hype. You're needlessly subjecting yourself to overpriced prix-fixe menus. You're voluntarily submerging yourself in …

How to Choose Rainwear

Did you ever wander into an REI outerwear section and feel like you’re lost in a wilderness of nylon and polyester? Understanding some key terms and …

Backpacking

Packing List: What to Pack for a Trip to New Zealand

83<p>31<p>10K<p>31<p>Shares 10K<p><i>Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a</i> …

How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on …