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12 Best Waterfall Hikes in Northern California

When it comes to chasing waterfalls, you’d be hard-pressed to find a region in North America more prolific than Northern California. From a sheer …

Hiking

9 things you don't know about John Muir

On the anniversary of his birth, let's celebrate his love of nature.<p>John Muir was a naturalist, writer and conservationist perhaps best known as the …

National Parks

The Best Camping and Hiking Gear You Can Find on Amazon

We rounded up Amazon shoppers’ favorite outdoor gear — from tents to backpacks to bug spray.<p>When you need a break from everyday life, there's no …

Camping

13 Best Bike Tours You Can Take Around the Country

The most memorable and rewarding way to experience travel across the United States? Head from sea to shining sea on two wheels. Here are our picks …

Hiking

Tesla Model 3 production aims for 6,000 units per week in June after upgrade in May – ~5,000 with margin of error, says Elon Musk

In an email to employees today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk explained that the reason for the Model 3 production shutdown in Fremont and Gigafactory 1 is to prepare to increase production. Substantially.<p>Musk explained that Tesla is now shooting to more than double production of 6,000 units per week across …

Tesla

Top 10 north america’s best hiking trails

After a decade sampling the wilderness of the western US and Canada, it’s time to offer my list of America’s best day hikes. It’s a mixed bag. Over …

Hiking

Tesla battery degradation at less than 10% after over 160,000 miles, according to latest data

Battery degradation is one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners and potential buyers, but data from Tesla battery packs have been very reassuring so far.<p>Now the latest data shows less than 10% degradation of the energy capacity after over 160,000 miles on Tesla’s battery packs.<p>A group of …

Electric Vehicles

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

Tips on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

Each of the National Park Service’s 417 locations, from national parks and monuments, has unique sights and activities — that can be best appreciated …

National Parks

This Is The Last Backpacking Stove You'll Buy

If you're only going to buy one stove for camping and backpacking, especially if your adventures often take you overseas, make it the MSR WhisperLite Universal stove ($140).<p>The best part is its versatility. The WhisperLite Universal is the only stove on the market that can burn both isobutane and …

Camping

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

National Parks

3 Must-Hike Backpacking Trips in the Sierra

Is it possible to find solitude in one of California's mountainous national parks? It certainly is, but like anything worth having, it takes a little …

Hiking

The 33 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2018

Looking to take a cheap vacation in 2018? You’ve come to the right place. While experts are predicting that travel prices are on the rise this year, …

Beat the crowds: 9 Sizzling Summer Vacations to Hit Up in Spring instead

Undoubtedly, summer vacations are the season to travel for most people. Tourists and families will soon enough be swarming all over the hotspots for …

10 Spectacular Hikes to Consider for Your Next Outdoor Adventure

The benefits of hiking are numerous. It’s an inexpensive activity with a relatively low impact that provides exercise and enjoyment. Research shows …

Here's every weapon the US Army gives to its soldiers

It goes without saying that the US Army is continuously testing and adding new weapons to its arsenal.<p>For example, the Army recently began to replace the M9 and M11 pistols with the M17 and M18, but has only delivered them to soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. …

U.S. Army

Top 5 Best Packable Camping Stoves for Backpacking 2018

If backpack space and weight is a pivotal part of your back country and hiking experiences, you’re familiar with the absolute necessity of an …

12 Best Day Hikes on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT) is a 2,600-mile contiguous hiking trail that stretches from the border of California and Mexico to the …

Nine Tips for Hiking Havasu Falls

Havasu Falls sits atop the desirable adventures for many hikers from the first time they see a picture of the aqua blue water cascading down red rock …

Red Hot Rocky Mtn. Element

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13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Pornhub star Mia Khalifa reduced to tears after Thunder Rosa slaps breasts following WWE insult

Mia Khalifa was brought to tears after being slapped across her breasts by Thunder Rosa.<p>The former Porn Hub star got more than she bargained for when …

A Guide to Exploring Utah’s Incredible Slot Canyons

There is something magical and sobering about exploring slot canyons in Southern Utah.<p>Hiking, swimming and sometimes squeezing through high sandstone …

SHOT 2018: 4 new guns for powerful home defense

Home defense is on the minds of a lot of Americans these days. Shotguns and handguns are two of the most popular solutions to protect loved ones at home from an attack.<p>Companies large and small unveiled new options for 2018 at SHOT Show. While shotguns deliver strong stopping power and even the …

Concealed Carry

​Supplements For Better Sex | Men’s Health

Omega-3 fatty acids are a known supplement for guys with heart issues. So how can that help you below the belt?<p>If there’s a certain food or supplement that’s good for your heart, it’s likely to be good for your sex life, too according to Dr. Brahmbhatt. That’s because heart-healthy changes are …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Watch: Four Ways To Improve your Mountain Biking, and Avoid Common Mistakes

If you find yourself struggling when you ride new or technical trails, follow Blake’s advice to improve your technique and stay safe out on your …