Robert Wheeler

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Chess’s New Best Player Is A Fearless, Swashbuckling Algorithm

Chess is an antique, about 1,500 years old, according to most historians. As a result, its evolution seems essentially complete, a hoary game now …

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See - Page 2 of 5

<i>21. Grizzly Man</i><p>Grizzly bears are huge frightening predators that people <i>always</i> run away from. Not Timothy Treadwell. For 13 years, Treadwell lived and …

Coyotes: Dispelling Myths About Who They Are, What They Do

More and more people are routinely hearing coyotes yip, bark, and howl in their backyards in urban and suburban settings or where they go, often with …

Best mountain bike wheels

A wheelset is arguably the most critical upgrade you can make to your mountain bike. Wheel weight, rim width and stiffness can all affect how your …

Outdoor Education: How to Read a Topographic Map

Before you’ve packed your bags, before you’ve gassed up the wagon, there’s the little issue of figuring out where you’re actually going to go and the …

Dub - Fillippakos Kosmidis in Liverpool

Fillippakos Kosmidis took a trip from Greece to gloomy Liverpool to put a hurting in on some legendary English spots. This video starts of with a …

Trek 920 Review: What’s an adventure bike?

Joining the ever-burgeoning ranks of the ‘adventure bike’, Trek’s 920 aims to rewrite the classic touring rulebook. For a start, it uses a …

How to Plan a Weekend Micro-Adventure

The spirit of adventure can strike at any time—especially when you’re stuck in your office on a Monday. There you are at your desk, staring down the barrel of a full workweek, but the open road is calling and it doesn’t care that you’re out of vacation days.<p>So does that mean your wanderlust is …

Bikepacking 101

Start Your Journey Here<p>Simply put, bikepacking is the synthesis of mountain biking and minimalist camping. It evokes the freedom of multi-day …

Bikepacking

[Enduro] Bikepacking Gear List

Prepped and ready for the unremitting ascents and knuckle-bleaching descents that make up an epic trail network in the western North Carolina …

Amazing Way to Layer an Altoids Tin Toolbox - Pure Genius!

When it comes to every day carry, this guy seems to have it down!<p>Top Layer :<p>Source: http://imgur.com/a/wsb3R<p>Contents in top layer include:<p>– Mini …

99 Bikepacking Lifehacks

You can read blogs and websites all day, but nothing truly replaces first-hand experience. That’s not going to deter me at all from trying to replace …

How To Start Bikepacking

Hopefully after reading the 10 Bikepacking Races to Put on Your Calendar article some of you may have felt a twinge of inspiration to head out on a …

My new 14,000-word e-book about backpacking food

A few minutes ago I uploaded a 14,000-word manuscript to FedEx Office. I’ll be giving away free paper copies of it later this week at Outdoor …

18 Bikepackers of 2015

There are so many amazing efforts in the cycling community each year, and it is no different in the small world of bikepacking. While we obviously …

Cycling

Design Inspiration | Abduzeedo

architecture · japan<p>Architecture: Inside the Offices of Mozilla Japan’s Open Source Factory Space<p>Let's get an inside look at the offices of Mozilla, …

Graphic Design

This App Transforms “Obsolete” Smartphones Into Baby Monitors

Think that smartphone is outdated? Think again. A new Android app called Dormi brings new life to old devices.<p>Baby monitors–you know, those specialized walkie-talkies that give parents a sense of security when they seek a momentary respite from their mewling offspring–are surprisingly expensive. On …

Humorous Recreations of Unwanted Thrift Store Paintings

New York-based software engineer and artist Dave Pollot spends his free time putting a little life back into old, unwanted paintings found along the shelves of thrift stores or at garage sales. He naturally blends modern elements into mundane portraits and landscapes to create humorous compositions …

Thrifting

AT-AT Walkers And Futurama’s Bender Sneak Into Thrift Store Paintings

“This story, as with so many others, starts with a lady,” says Dave Pollot. In Pollot’s case, the lady is his girlfriend, and the story is how he came to start painting the likes of Bender from <i>Futurama</i> onto chintzy paintings found at thrift stores. “On one particular visit [to a thrift store], we …

Thrifting

Alchemy Bicycles Factory Tour – Gorgeous Carbon Frames, 100% Made in Colorado

Along Denver, Colorado’s Cherry Creek Path about halfway between the massive flagship REI store and the Cherry Creek Reservoir recreation area sits …