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Regulated out of Existence: Off-Gridders Forced back on the Grid, Camping on own land Illegal

<i>This article was originally published by Robert Richardson at Off Grid Survival.</i><p>It’s something we’ve reported on many times in the past – government …

Finally, a Travel Backpack That Actually Keeps Your Stuff Safe

There's one thing that sets the RiutBag apart from the rest: zippers that face the wearer's back. For travelers, this is huge: No more worrying about …

Backpacking

How to Live Off The Grid: The Secrets of Living with No Money

In the luxurious reality of today, living off-the grid might sound like a true scene of apocalypse, but the beauty of its self-sustenance makes one …

Off-grid

Catacombs of Paris - Touring the Underground Labyrinth of Death

We have always wanted to go to the Catacombs of Paris. It took four trips to Paris, but we finally made it to the eerie labyrinth of death below the …

France

10 films that will inspire your next adventure - Wired For Adventure

Author: Rob Slade<p>For many of us, scaling the world’s toughest mountains or giving up our job for a crazy adventure is just a dream that constantly …

How battery-powered homes are unplugging Australia

Whiltsher's bill has more than halved. She enjoys the novelty of watching her "new toy" transforming the flow of energy around her house, leaving her …

Clean Energy

Your Ultimate Guide to Glamping Across the U.S.

Hiking boots and marshmallows? Check. Running water and flat-screen TVs? Double check!<p>Camping in the great outdoors might not always go as planned. Your expectation: fresh air and Instagram-worthy photo ops that include mountain tops. The reality: bug infestations and pooping in the woods without …

Yellowstone National Park
Festivals

SUV Air Bed

Heading for a camping trip in an SUV? Forget about carrying a separate tent or a sleeping bag if you have the SUV Air Bed. This is one of the coolest …

Survival Gear: Make a Self-Contained Trauma Kit

If you’ve ever heat-sealed your own Mylar bags at home, then you know what an amazing and versatile material Mylar can be. These silvery bags come in …

Steel Will 281 Druid Neck Knife

We've covered some of the quality offerings from Steel Will previously here at Shooting Illustrated, including the new Druid Neck Knives. Everything …

NRA

Nokia's $16.6 billion acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent approved by European Commission

The European Commission has given the green light to Nokia's acquisition of telecoms equipment company Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion ($16.6 billion). The Commission noted that the deal would "not raise competition concerns" because "the parties are not close competitors [and] a number of strong …

Alcatel-Lucent

Romanian jailer gets 20 years for crimes against humanity

Alexandru Visinescu, 89, who ran notorious Ramnicu Sarat prison is first senior official from Romania’s communist regime to face justice for crimes<p>An 89-year-old Romanian who once ran a feared communist prison has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for crimes against humanity.<p>The conviction and …

Europe

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

12 Skills for Preppers That Money Just Can’t Buy

There comes a time when every prepper finally says, “<i>Enough</i> with all of the food and <i>enough</i> with all of the gear!” After years of seeking out the best …

Solar Power

Sony devices with unlocked bootloaders may malfunction if users enable My Xperia app

We continue to fight the war against phone theft with kill switches, but companies like Sony have been providing theft protection for years. Sony’s My Xperia app can locate, lock, factory reset or even send a sound alert to your phone. That’s not all it does, though – if you have an unlocked …

Android News

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

and Giant Sequoia National Monument<p><b>Overall Rating</b><p><b>Distance, miles</b><p><b>Climbing, feet</b><p><b>Trail name</b><p><b>Sequoia and Kings Canyon</b> National …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 rumor roundup (updated 8/5)

The first half of 2015 has concluded and we have seen some amazing devices hit the market. Among the best are the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, the HTC On M9 and the LG G4, but let’s not forget there is more to come. As it goes with every year, another herd of important smartphones are to reach store …

Phones

Facebook reportedly has a music streaming service in the works, too (update: not so fast!)

If you think the playing field for music streaming services is already quite crowded, we may need to make room for one more. <i>Music Ally</i> reports that Facebook is working on a subscription service of its own, after recent reports tied the social network to record labels through ad-supported music …

RV Travel - Equipment & Accessories.

When you purchase an RV especially your first, you will soon realize they are not all inclusive…… like some resorts. They do not come with all things …

Shopping

New energy cell can store up solar energy for release at night

A photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) is a special type of solar cell that gathers the Sun's energy and transforms it into either electricity or chemical …

Google tests self-driving cars in Austin, Texas

Plenty of folks in Austin, Texas have spotted Google's distinctive self-driving Lexus cars recently, and now we know why. The company revealed that it's now rolling the vehicles in downtown Austin in order to "(test) our software in different driving environments, traffic patterns and road …

14 Spectacular "Hobbit Houses" You Can Actually Stay In

Looking for a funky and unique vacation rental? These amazing homes will make you feel as if you're visiting J.R.R. Tolkien's world!

New Models Of Suspended Tents That Let You Sleep Among The Trees

Tent company Tentsile recently added three new models to its range of suspended tents.<p>It revealed Trillium, a small, stackable, versatile …

Portable