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The Best Knives and Multitools of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

10 Reasons You Should Be Hiking With Your Dog

4.9K<p>SHARES<p><i>Adapted from</i> Hiking and Backpacking with Dogs<i>, by Linda Mullally. Check out the full book here.</i><p><b>1.</b> Hiking/backpacking is a healthy, …

After a Decade, Oregon's 40-Mile Hike is Finally Opening

The Pacific Northwest is famous for its rocky peaks, bright mineral lakes, and national parks, and with hiking season upon us, the states that make …

Hiking

This Is Not A Beautiful Hiking Video: A Pacific Crest Trail Thru-Hike - Mountain Life

In 2016, an adventurer from Vienna, Austria boarded a plane to California to hike the Pacific Crest Trail—a 2650 miles footpath from Mexico to …

It's Official: This is the Best City in the World for Millennials

Maybe it's the weed, the open sexual culture, the incredible cheese, or just the super-tall, friendly people, but Amsterdam is officially the most …

Europe

23 children's books that can change your life forever, according to my coworkers

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Books can have a profound impact on our lives and the way we view the world, especially as children.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues …

New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

National Parks

Artist’s brilliant National Park posters advertise a grim future

<b>Drawing upon the WPA’s classic National Parks posters, Hannah Rothstein’s new series envisions our natural treasures ravaged by climate change.</b><p>With a …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

Travelers Choice for Best Hikes in Australia, New Zealand & Africa

It’s time for our final installment of the best hikes in the world. We have covered the <b>Best Hiking in Asia</b>, the <b>Best Hikes in Europe</b> and the <b>Best</b> …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

Switzerland for nature lovers

Nature had one of her finest moments in Switzerland. Where else can you find such varied and intense beauty – colossal glaciers, raging falls, hidden valleys and 4000m mountains – in such a small country?<p>On foot or skis, by bike or raft, with karabiner or paraglider, the Swiss have harnessed these …

Hiking

The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

Blow away those digital cobwebs<p>If you want to keep your house clean, you need to dust it regularly; if you want your car to run well, you should service it annually; and if you want your computer to stay speedy and responsive, it needs its own maintenance—a digital spring clean.<p>We're not just …

Cleaning

From Divorce to Lifelong Relationship

This is our story, a story of love, heartache, divorce, and reconciliation.<p>Facing divorce was not the first thing we anticipated when we married each other. We were both 18 years old and heard from many doubters we would not last, and honestly, those words stuck in my mind as I lay awake at night …