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The 50 best audiobooks of all time

1/<p>"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling, read by Jim Dale<p><b>Amazon synopsis:</b> "Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the …

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

This gorgeous penthouse in Pune has a veranda on the roof

It may not be too cold to start thinking about BBQs and lazy afternoons in Pune, but this penthouse—christened ‘Veranda on a Roof’—has us daydreaming …

Celebrating 50 years of an unforgettable tale of the desert

Death Valley High School got a new bus driver in the fall of 1966. He was overqualified, with a master's degree in philosophy from the University of New Mexico, and he was broke again. Edward Abbey had published a couple of novels to little notice, although his postmodern western "The Brave Cowboy" …

What Camera Lenses Should You Own?

Buying lenses can be a daunting experience if you are new to photography. You look at your brand’s endless list of lenses which makes you dream and …

Cameras

Hipster counterparts of America's most popular national parks

Visiting America's most popular national parks, especially in summer, is quickly becoming a gamble. Will it be one of your favorite memories, or will …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Workouts

Tested: Four Wheel Pop-Up Campers’ Woolrich Edition

Overlanding is sort of like being in a relationship. When you start, you dip your toes and test it out. You buy bigger tires and maybe a rooftop tent. Then comes true obsession. This part can take many forms: For some, it might look like full-time road life. But for others, where road life isn’t …

RVs

A Guide to Big Bend National Park

Spanning the border of Mexico and Texas, Big Bend National Park is nothing short of magical.<p>Greg Henington, a 26-year area resident, well remembers a …

An Entire Basic Photography Course in an Infographic

We live in an era where learning things has become a lot easier, including photography. On top of courses and modules that you can enroll in, there …

This simple web tool helps you find the lenses you like best

If you're having trouble deciding what lens to buy next, and diving into the technical details isn't helping (we have no idea what that's like... but …

Want to Lift Heavy? Here Are 5 Must-Dos to Build a Strong Foundation First

Once upon a time, I thought strength training was all about curling, pressing, and raising tiny dumbbells over and over. (And over… and over….) …

The New Guide To Learning Photography – The Old One Was Backwards

Familiarize yourself with your camera, learn the exposure triangle, learn composition rules, and then learn everything else (visual story telling, …

Storytelling

Stunning Travel Instagrams by Camaran Khiev

<b>Camaran Khiev</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, graphic designer, artist and traveler who was born in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives and …

How We Plan Frugal Family Vacations in National Parks

It’s never too early to start thinking about your travels, particularly if you want to enjoy the beauty of the world on a nice, tidy budget. One of …

National Parks

Straight-Up Beginner Landscape Photography Tips (+ What to Avoid)

Valuable Beginner Landscape Photography Tips and How to Avoid the Potholes<p>You've just got that lens, you know the <b>ultra-wide</b> one that stretches wider …

Joanna and Chip Gaines Gave This Houseboat One Heck of a Makeover

Their latest Fixer Upper project was nothing short of amazing.<p>Joanna and Chip Gaines really are the best home flippers around — and now they've proven their skills with homes on both land <i>and water</i>.<p>On this week's episode of HGTV's <i>Fixer Upper</i>, Joanna and Chip Gaines remodeled a Waco houseboat for …

Desert Rain House in Oregon is one of the greenest homes in the world

There’s a new contender for the world’s greenest home: Desert Rain House in Bend, Oregon. Designed by Tozer Design, the LEED Platinum home recycles …

Design

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container conversions can be low-cost, efficient ways to build a home. They can also be overly spartan. Honomobo Shipping Container Homes …

New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

This Tiny Farmhouse on Wheels Makes 250 Square Feet Look Lavish

If the tiny home movement and <b>Fixer Upper</b> fandom had a lovechild, it would be this 250-square-foot mobile farmhouse, built by Handcrafted Movement founder Matt Impola. With more than a decade of construction experience, Matt's new venture focuses on creating one-of-a-kind pieces that celebrate …

Farmhouses

Amazing Japanese Architecture That Makes Us Rethink Everything

Japan is the land of the unusual, quirky and revolutionary, a place where you pretty much expect anything, including extraordinary architecture that …

The Daily Angler: Fly Fishing Rainbow Trout Ponds

Today we have three cool fishing vlogs that you should definitely check out. Plus our latest article!<p>Attacked by Bees<p>LunkersTV goes fishing for the …

Fishing

It's A Small World After All And We Love It: Our Best Small Space Living Posts of the Year

Living small doesn't have to be all about enduring sacrifice and developing coping mechanisms. There are plenty of upsides to downsized living that …

Small Spaces

Here's what's inside the modern explorer’s survival kit

Because phone apps can only do so much<p>Who needs a survival kit? You have a phone. Compass. Flashlight. Maps. Translator. Classic tools of exploration, all there under your uncalloused thumb. But your phone is not a rain poncho or a power bar. It’s time to think like a modern explorer, one as …

Camping

10 National Parks You Have To Visit In The United States

With the National Park Service reaching the grand old age of 100 years old, there has never been a better time to visit the national parks that are …

United States

12 Hiking & Adventure Books Worth Reading

These Books Will Inspire You to Put Them Down and Get Outside<p>At CloudLine, the only thing we like better than a great pair of hiking socks is a good …

Make Perfect Punch Every Time Using This Simple Rhyme

Punch is the perfect festive party drink, and making a good one is all about striking that perfect balance of flavors. If you want to mix up a bowl …

22 Hiking And Camping Gifts For The Weekend Explorer