Michael Johnson

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The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

how to make your life adventure ready

Some epic adventures are worth quitting your life for. We're talking about the months-long bike tours, the overland trips, and the long distance …

How to Live Out of a Backpack: Seasonal Kits

This is a series of posts about ‘how to live out of a backpack’ as a vagabond, minimalist, nomad, expat, traveler or for everyday life as a …

Backpacking

Exploring the best hiking locations in British Columbia

Beautiful British Columbia. It’s not just an opinion, it’s actually the slogan on the license plates of cars registered to the stunning Canadian …

The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions

The post The Olympic National Park offers hiking trails in four amazing regions appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comOlympic National Park …

Hiking

Why Do Managers Treat Employees Like Children? Science Explains

This one thing terrifies the leader's brain more than anything--and triggers you into parent mode with employees.<p>There aren't many managers who, as they eat their morning Corn Flakes, think "How can I make my employees feel like children today?"<p>But parenting in the workplace occurs all too often.<p>As …

Broccoli Pesto

Oh my goodness! Has summer hit you yet?<p>It is not super hot here, I mean last year at this time it was 20 degrees hotter<p>But this year it is muggy as …

Plitvice Lakes of Croatia is Easily one of the Most Beautiful places on the Planet

Plitviče Lakes National Park is a 295-sq.-km forest reserve in central Croatia. It’s known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, …

European Travel

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Dunes, rocks, trails and empty beaches: Road-tripping the Oregon coast

Travel writer Christopher Reynolds takes a scenic spin on the Oregon coast: four days, three nights, one tank of gas, one big sand dune, one killer coastal hike, one cheese factory, one organic farm B&B, and one bonfire in the shadow of Haystack Rock on Cannon Beach.

Oregon

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30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Boats

The 10 Most Deserted National Parks in America

There's more attention than ever to national parks, and travelers everywhere are reserving campsites and plotting adventurous itineraries to these …

The 30 Pantry Staples Every Kitchen Should Have

Do you ever stare at your pantry, hoping that a meal emerges from the random assortment of rice, stocks, and spices lying around, and then give up and order Seamless? We all have those moments, sometimes more often than we’d like. Luckily, the new cookbook <i>The Kitchen Shelf</i> will help to cure all of …

Seafood

How To Extract Your Own DNA

Using basic kitchen supplies<p>Every one of your cells contains DNA, the molecular blueprint that makes you you. Accessing that blueprint may seem like a job for scientists. But extracting DNA from your cells is actually surprisingly simple.<p>Mac Cowell, an advocate for open-source biotechnology, …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from herbs and spices than a food processor or blender ever can, producing chili …

Jesus Had Dreads - The Trek

<i>And 14.4 other things learned on a 14.4 mile shakedown.</i><p><b>14.4</b> Miles hiked<p><b>25</b> Hours on the trail<p><b>31.5</b> lbs pack weight (including food)<p><b>512</b> feet in altitude …

The system is just this rigged: Dark money, Citizens United and the secret story of how big money stole our democracy

Congressmen beg for bucks. Super PACs run the show. Dark money flows into state legislatures. This is why we’re mad<p><b>D.C.’s Sweatshops</b><p>Not too far from the Capitol Hill townhouses are the call centers that both Democrats and Republicans use to dial for dollars. Endlessly.<p>This is how Senator Dick …

Fasting for weight loss? Here’s why scientists say it works long-term

For the past 12 years, Dr. Steve Mount hasn’t eaten on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Those days are earmarked for fasting.<p>In 2004, he read a …

A Fallout 4 guide to getting rich, getting high, and blowing everything up (without cheating)

The fastest path to riches is farming<p><i>Fallout 4</i> is a Bethesda game, and that means it has an interesting and complicated in-game economy. Your vault survivor can scavenge for numerous resources — some common, and some scarce — which you can use to craft upgrades for your settlements and …

Man Started With An Empty Van, But When He Opens The Back Door You'll Be Amazed

There's perhaps no feeling more freeing than that of living life out on the open road. Though often synonymous with less-than-desirable living …

Home Improvement

Your PS Vita deserves to live again

There's no PS Vita 2 on the horizon. So now what? There are a whole bunch of reasons why the now three year-old handheld may not be the mega-hit that Sony hoped for. As <i>Kotaku's</i> elaborated on already, the company isn't completely blameless, but that isn't to say there aren't plenty of reasons to …

Improve Any Backpack With This Product

Do you have a great backpack at home that you absolutely love but it doesn’t offer you the support you need to carry heavier loads? If so then don’t …

UX Design