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11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

Garmin inReach Mini: Compact Satellite Communicator

The Garmin inReach Mini is a small yet powerful device that allows you get in touch with anyone, anywhere in the globe. It is a compact satellite … …

Garmin

Nobukazu Kuriki "Sharing the Dream"

Why Two Climbers Might Be Kicked Off Everest

Climbers Matt Moniz and Willie Benegas are currently under scrutiny and facing a 10-year ban from Everest after illegally skiing the Lhotse face. If Nepali officials do ban the climbers, it would effectively end the guiding career of the 49-year-old Benegas, who is one of the mountain's most famous …

Mountaineering

How to Change the Color of Anything Using Lightroom

There are a lot of times when you might want to change the color of something in an image, whether it's clothing, the sky, or something else. This …

Tutorials

PATAGÓN by Montanus

Dramatic video shows safari guide stopping a charging elephant with his hand

Dramatic video shows a brave safari guide in South Africa stopping a charging elephant with a wave of his hand.<p>The guide prevented the bull elephant from trampling to death newlyweds Brett Larsen and Lulu Shi in Kruger National Park five days ago, the South African news outlet Independent Online …

How to Create a Film Look for Your Photos From Scratch in Lightroom

The film look is currently enjoying a resurgence, and with that have come many preset packs and the like. While some of those are great, practicing …

AI-AP | Motion Arts Pro » Spotlight: The Best of March

The documentary form continues to evolve.<p>Sometimes in profound ways.<p>In 2010, the acclaimed photojournalist Eugene Richards was hired to join the crew …

Everest: Past, Present, and Future With Adrian Ballinger

The renowned mountaineer told us about a future train and hotel on Mount Everest, the reason he sleeps in a tent at home, and why he doesn’t remember …

We Can Make Everest Safer. Too Bad No One's Trying.

Early this winter,the hundreds of climbers making plans for spring-summit attempts on Mount Everest suddenly faced a new set of rules. In December, the Nepalese government decreed that it would no longer issue permits to blind, solo, or double-amputee mountaineers for any of its high peaks. …

Mountaineering

The Start to Finish Guide to Photographing and Post-Processing the Milky Way

<b>The Gear:</b><p>Step one is getting the right gear to be prepared to produce some amazing images.<p><i>Camera Body:</i><p>First of all, lets start off by talking about …

Strange Dog Joins Couple On Hike — Then They See What's Written On His Collar

"Hi, I'm Smokey."<p>As Scott Brown and his wife were preparing to embark on a snowy trek to a popular waterfall in Washington state this week, they …

30 Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 32<p>It all adds up<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than anyone else in the industrialized …

Personal Finance

Surreal Photos of India's Living Root Bridges

These intricate living structures take 15 to 30 years to complete.<p>During monsoon season in northeast India, rainwater gushes through the emerald valleys and deep gorges of Meghalaya, the“abode of the clouds.” The mountainous plateau between Assam and Bangladesh is one of the wettest places on …

Travel Photography

The 12 Best Hiking Backpacks of 2018

From light daypacks to heavy load haulers, these packs keep your essentials close at hand—and makes carrying them less of a chore.Best Hiking …

#Kilimanjaro - A Cinematic Experience

<b>A cinematic experience that will leave you in awe of the magnificent mountain, Kilimanjaro</b><p><b>Laurence Hills</b>, a freelance film-maker, shot the film …

14 essential items you need to climb Everest

Adventurer Kenton Cool gives us the lowdown on what you need to summit Earth’s highest mountain.<p>Kenton Cool is one of Britain’s most celebrated …

Coster: “Too busy in the Khumbu Icefall“ - Expeditions

Arnold Coster<p>The Everest spring season is on. This Saturday, eight “Icefall Doctors“ will be celebrating a puja in the base camp on the Nepalese …

Simplifying the Tone Curve

Lightroom’s tone curve is one of those tools that is often looked over, especially with beginners. This video will explain everything you need to …

Climb Mt. Elbrus independently. Complete itinerary - Awesome Travel Blog

Mt.Elbrus is the highest summit in Europe that makes it a very popular climbing destination for both experienced and amateur climbers. Its relative …

Building Backpacking Skills Novice to Pro: The +1 Method

The Challenge of Backpacking<br>Like most hobbies, backpacking requires a diverse set of skills and equipment. But unlike other activities, getting in …

Hobbies

Processing Night Photography

Panorama of the Milky Way over Elephant Canyon, Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.We have a life-long association of the sky and the …

Nature Photography

Rescued climber describes agonising decision to leave partner to die on mountainside

<b>A mountain climber who was rescued from a Himalayan peak where it’s believed her climbing partner is presumed to have died has recalled the agonising</b> …

Strava’s fitness heatmaps are a 'potential catastrophe'

The 2018 cybersecurity race to the bottom is off to an exciting start. First out of the gate is Strava — now widely known as the "social network for athletes" -- and its reckless data-visualization "heat map" gimmick that revealed details of secret military bases around the world.<p>It was the kind of …

Jim Mattis

Trench Foot, Begone!

Yeah, it's gross, but we have to talk about it. Here's how to prevent wet conditions from ruining your backpacking trip.<p>Keeping rain off your head or back is simple when you’re on the trail. All you need is a waterproof jacket. Keeping your feet from getting soaked and turning into petri dishes of …

Backpacking

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

This amazing wilderness timelapse of Canada took 6 weeks to shoot and 9 months to edit

Every once in a while, a timelapse comes along that just takes your breath away. You could take almost any frame from such films and it stands up on …

Time-lapse Photography

Accursed Button Lift Wreaks Havoc on Snowboarders: Video

If at first you don’t succeed, fall, fall again.<b>The most challenging run for any snowboarder is obvious.</b> Couloirs, cliffs, black diamonds, and double …

The Forgotten Female Hero of Mountain Climbing

By most accounts, she was in high spirits. Having successfully climbed Mount Everest in May — unassisted and without oxygen, becoming the first woman …