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Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Dope slopes: choosing a ski resort in North America

Skiing in North America is all about wide swooping runs, gorgeous forested glades, powder shots and some of the fluffiest, deepest, most bewitching snow on the planet. There are bottomless snow days on the west coast, champagne powder in the Rockies and many a throwback ski and board bum paradise …

Skiing

Canoe Sail

Introduction: Canoe Sail<p>This 5 meter spritsail rig makes a canoe go really fast.<br>It's easy to build, easy to control, easy to put up and take down. It …

Sailing

Cannonball Runners: The Adirondacks’ Outlaw 90-miler Declassified

<i>This story first ran in the May 2014 issue of</i> C&K magazine.<p><b>Story and photos by Mike Lynch</b><p>Consisting of large lakes, windy rivers and rugged carries, …

Kayaker happy to greet the dawn after darkest hours

Paul Jurak was in such excruciating agony he could not push the clutch in when his car arrived at Canberra Hospital's accident and emergency ward.<p>It …

Cancer

2,000 Miles to DC—By Canoe—to Protect the Boundary Waters

Adventure educators Amy and Dave Freeman arrived in Washington D.C. last Tuesday—by canoe. Over the past hundred days, the couple has paddled and portaged 2,000 miles from their home in Minnesota to our nation’s capitol, collecting signatures on their 20-foot fiberglass canoe to show their …

Lake Superior

Oru updates its foldable kayak into the new Bay+

As the name suggests, the Bay+ incorporates the same basic construction and 12-foot packaging as the original Oru, now renamed the Bay, adding a …

The Motions Of Canoers and Kayakers Revealed With LEDs In Long Exposure Photography

Photographers like Stephen Orlando in Ontario always find a way to bring fresh ideas to the popular photographic sub-genre of light painting. His …

Fixing a Water-Shutoff Valve Leak

How to fix a shutoff valve leak<p>Photo 1: Tighten the packing nut<p>Tighten the packing nut slightly with a wrench. Test the valve. If it still leaks, …

Colorful Watercolor Paintings of Radiant Trees in Nature

Ukraine-based artist Anna Armona creates colorful water paintings of various natural landscapes throughout the seasons. Her collection of diverse, one-of-a-kind paintings capture both the beauty and magic of earthy settings. Whether she is depicting the barren trees in the depths of a forest or …

Digital Art

Some Of The Greatest Wedding Photos You'll Ever See

For many, getting married is the happiest day of your life - so why not do it in style? Here's 13 couples who decided to make their wedding …

© Liliana Karadjova Photographer(r)

Brand New, Bruce Yan’s Solo Art Show of Iconic Brands with a Pop Culture Twist at Gallery1988 in Los Angeles

<i>Brand New</i> is a solo art show by Seattle artist Bruce Yan at Gallery1988 (East) in Los Angeles featuring his illustrations of iconic brands with a pop …

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

<i>Liquid Hymn</i> is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist J. S. Weis, the illustrated plants and animals exist together in abstract formations where it is difficult to distinguish from one object to …

San Francisco