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Maps - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Backcountry Roads<p>These roads vary greatly in condition and level of technical driving skill required. See the backcountry roads page for more …

Joshua Tree National Park Visitor Guide | REI Co-op Journal

At the intersection of the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts in <b></b>Southern California is the strange, surreal landscape of Joshua Tree National Park. Named …

Hiking

Recommend me a backcountry backpacking trail? : JoshuaTree

I'm interested in backcountry camping at JT. There seem to be quite a few choices. Are there any you have experience with that you'd personally …

Backpacking - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces<p>Even the soil beneath your feet is fragile when you are traveling in the backcountry. By learning to recognize …

Joshua Tree Camping Guide

Camping is one of the best ways to experience Joshua Tree National Park. There are nine campgrounds in Joshua Tree, plus a handful of campgrounds …

Best Camping in and Near Joshua Tree National Park

Join Hipcamp<br>Discover the best camping near meHost campers on Hipcamp<p>Join with Facebook<p>or<p>By signing up, I agree to Hipcamp's terms and privacy …

Plenty of class here: Big winners among Northern California wines

At the start of a new year, I customarily find myself seated with two to four other judges in a curtained cubicle of a barny building on the Citrus …

Understanding Napa Cabernet

By learning more about Napa’s great Cabernet wines, we can better understand what makes this varietal exceptional and learn to spot Napa Valley and …

Why Food Media Fails When They Tell Us How to Eat

There's a lot to take into consideration when you eat—what you just <i>feel</i> like having, the cost, the ethics, the season, the nutritional content, the environmental impact. You know this. And as a desire to know what's in our food has converged with an inability to know that very information, the …

Best Romantic Summer Getaways

Dubrovnik gets lots of love, but we’re smitten with the lesser-known city of Rovinj to the north. The terracotta rooftops, church steeples, and …

Farm-to-table

Which Rock Star Will Historians of the Future Remember?

Classifying anyone as the “most successful” at anything tends to reflect more on the source than the subject. So keep that in mind when I make the following statement: John Philip Sousa is the most successful American musician of all time.<p>Marching music is a maddeningly durable genre, recognizable …

Bee Gees

Review: The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You , by Eli Pariser

Psst? Wanna know a secret? The Internet is hiding something from you.<p>Eli Pariser's book <i>The Filter Bubble</i> treads lightly into the realm of the Internet with a book that in lesser hands could have become an unwieldy and complex subject.<p>Beginning with its cover -- a sly allusion to Joseph Heller's …

How politics could disrupt the SpaceX rocket revolution

Landing rocket boosters on an open-ocean platform has been a massive engineering hurdle for SpaceX.<p>Politics are proving to be a different sort of challenge.<p>As competition in the satellite-launch sector intensifies, the battle between traditional aerospace giants and upstart companies backed by tech …

Space Travel

Is this thing on? World leaders' Top 10 hot mic gaffes

<b>London (CNN) —</b> In the space of a day, Britain's two most powerful people -- Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron -- have been publicly reminded of the perils of a hot mic.<p>Cameron was first, when his candid remarks to the Queen about Nigeria and Afghanistan -- calling them …

Tony Blair

The Annual goop Detox

It’s that time again…time to stash the leftover holiday treats in the back of the freezer and cork the wine. After even just a week of following an …

16 Things You Might Not Know About Uber

Uber Technologies, the increasingly popular yet controversial ridesharing app, has so far infiltrated 58 countries around the world in its five-year …

1. Hold Your iPhone Steady

Do you struggle to take good iPhone photos in low light? Despite dramatic improvements in the sensor of the newer iPhones and the introduction of the …

Olive Oil Fraud: What's Really in the Bottle in Your Kitchen?

Unless you survive solely on a diet of dinners out and Seamless deliveries, it’s likely your kitchen cabinet is stocked with at least one bottle of olive oil — and there’s a good chance it’s "extra-virgin." The first pressing of the olive harvest is generally regarded as the most desirable thanks …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

'Operation Mamma Mia' uncovers multi-million pound fraud in Italy's olive oil sector

Cheaper oil from Spain and Greece passed off as Italian extra-virgin by producers in Puglia, Umbria and Campania<p>An undercover operation codenamed “Mamma Mia” has revealed a multi-million pound olive oil scam in which Spanish and Greek oil was passed off as Italian extra virgin.<p>Italian investigators …