Mike Wanhala

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Stars, sandstone and scorpions: Lake Powell and Rainbow Bridge

The rising Milky Way shines through Rainbow Bridge near Lake Powell on the Utah-Arizona border. The bridge is a sacred site to Native American people who live in the area, and faced inundation if Lake Powell was completely filled under its original design. Engineers ultimately made the Glen Canyon …

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10 Best Men’s Toiletry Bags for Travel

A good men’s toiletry bag is a travel staple, and something men who travel often will use frequently. You want one that’s stylish, durable enough to …


These States Are Leading the Fight to Legalize Shrooms

Psilocybin is a much more complex drug than cannabis and it shouldn’t be treated the same way when it comes to decriminalization.<p>While the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis is becoming more prevalent across the United States, activist organizations in Denver and Oregon are now …


Get Two Camping Essentials For The Price Of One At Less Than $20

2:38 PM 07/13/2018<p>If you’ve got plans to camp this summer, then it’s a good idea to write out a list of the things you need for a fun and safe time …


These Are the 10 Best Family Vacation Bargains in America

Excellent, action-packed destinations.<p>Traveling with any other human being can be stressful at times. Planning a trip with the whole family can seem …


How to get started composting

Composting is a way to reduce your food waste while creating rich fertilizer for your garden. What was once a fringe practice is now mainstream, with many trash collection facilities across the US and in the UK now composting food scraps.<p>No matter if you live in a city or far out in the country, …


You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …


20 of the world’s greatest wildlife destinations

From classics (Maasai Mara, Galapagos…) to little known gems (Wrangel Island, Chitwan…), these are some of the greatest places on Earth to see and …


The Top 6 Secret Mountain Bike Destinations in the US

I was riding some fairly famous singletrack out West when I came across a couple of locals on a long climb. At the top, we sat on some weathered logs in the shade and chatted for a few minutes. When I mentioned I was visiting from Indiana, I could see their slight, crooked smirks, followed by a …


23 Mistakes Everyone Makes When They Visit Disney World For The First Time

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The 10 Best Backpacking Trips on Earth

Don’t get us wrong, a quick overnight in your local state park can be an experience you’ll never forget, but it can’t hurt to set your sights on the …


The 8 Best Camping Hammocks to Buy in 2018

So long wet tents and grumpy campers. Hammocks are a warm, easy alternative to snoozing on the cold, rocky ground in a tent, or worse, only in a …


Replace almost everything in your toolbox with these 5 tools on Amazon

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t spend too much time thinking about how you might upgrade your collection of tools. After all, most …


What Are Your Must Ride Attractions at Universal Studios Florida?

We are in the final countdown until our first family trip to Universal Studios Florida. My third grader is a <b>huge</b> fan of Harry Potter, so watching her …

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Where planes go to die: extraordinary aircraft graveyards


The Best Disney World Itinerary for Families

Disney World in Orlando, Florida is a pilgrimage many families make sooner or later. Prime time for visiting tends to be when kids are four through …

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You Will Completely Lose It Over These Custom-Made Backpacks

I was deep in the underbelly of the internet, digging through some niche backpacking forum, when I came across a name I’d never seen before: McHale …


The Simple, (Not So) Secret Trick to Evenly Stained Woodworking Projects

The process usually goes like this: you're careful with your measurements, make dead-on accurate cuts, properly attach and glue everything together, …


The 10 Best Island Getaways in National Parks

Travel<p>When you need to cross the water to get away from it all, head off to these beautiful retreats across America.<p>Solitude, romance, adventure, excitement—all these words and more come to mind when travelers think of island getaways. The National Park System encompasses hundreds of islands, some …

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How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day

A typical single-family home in the US takes an average of six and a half months to build, according to the Census Bureau’s latest survey. Now an …

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10 essential gardening tools and what they do


10 great American attractions overlooked by locals

It’s one of the ironies of travel that while people will fly around the world to marvel at a site, folks living nearby never bother to visit. Jamie Wong, founder and CEO of Vayable.com, says there are reasons. “There’s a lack of scarcity, always a feeling you can visit tomorrow.” And there’s also a …


Epigenetics study finds fathers pass cold weather "experience" down to kids

While your genes are more or less set in stone, the way they're expressed can be changed by environmental or lifestyle factors, and there's evidence …


Otterbox Now Makes Waterproof Duffle Bags. And They Look Pretty Sweet

Otterbox is obviously well-known for its line of rugged smartphone cases, but the company has expanded its inventory to soft and hard coolers in …


5 remote and untamed Colorado hot springs that you need a GPS to get to

Colorado is sprinkled with an abundance of untamed soaking spots. With a little map savvy, some shoe leather and a sense of adventure, these (mostly) …


6 things your child should know before starting kindergarten

Your child will learn a wealth of information in kindergarten, and you can help ensure that he or she knows what's needed to get off to a good …


The DEA just put out a new list of slang terms for marijuana, and some of them are pretty hilarious

If you’re looking to purchase some legal marijuana in Massachusetts, you might want to get ready to ask for some . . . “shoes”?<p>The federal Drug …


12 States Where It’s Legal to Drink in Public (And What to Drink There)

Indianapolis, Indiana<p><i>What you should drink: Pounder cans from Sun King Brewing</i><p>For such a large city, it’s strange how little buzz Indianapolis’s …


Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Folding Adirondack Chair

Start relaxing at your happy place and make this folding version of the classic outdoor lounge chair in one day.<p>The chair? It’s an Adirondack chair, …


The 19 Coolest ‘Star Wars’ Lego Sets Money Can Buy

Lego has made over 425 'Star Wars' sets since 'Phantom Menace' hit theaters in 1999. These are the best 19.<p><i>Star Wars</i> toys first hit store shelves in …