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16 Tips for Hiking the West Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail is a breathtakingly beautiful 47 mile (75 km) backpacking route on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, BC. The trail was …

Science Focus Podcast: How emotions are made

We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for …

Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate

Botanist David Fairchild grew up in Kansas at the end of the 19th century. He loved plants, and he loved travel, and he found a way to combine both into a job for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>At the age of 22, he created the Section of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, and for …

Cherry Blossom

Top 7 Hiking Trails In America’s West

Throughout the history of America, the West has been a source of legend and wonder. It’s the site of our Manifest Destiny, a place of palatial …

TOP 10 BEST HIKING ROUTES IN THE WORLD

have been a hiking lover since I was a child. During the last 10 years of my life I have been searching for the next epic trekking route to complete …

What it Takes to Hike Every Mile of Trail In New Hampshire’s White Mountains

Red-Lining: The Greatest Hiking Challenge You’ve Never Heard Of<br>White Mountain National Forest is a legendary bastion of ruggedness. Appalachian Trail …

Hiking

30 MOST INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

THE 10 BEST BACKPACKING TRIPS IN THE SOUTHWEST

The Beehive Traverse, Capitol Reef<p>This one you won’t likely be able to pull off without a guide—unless you have the time to spend a couple of decades …

25 Awesome And Cheap Backpacking Destinations Across The World

Think traveling is out of your reach? There are plenty of places across the globe where you can easily backpack for just a few dollars a day, from …

#50 Les Trois Mousquetaires Porter Baltique from The World’s 50 Best Beers for 2018 Ranking

iStock<p>The World’s 50 Best Beers for 2018<p>Benjamin Franklin may have never actually uttered the phrase “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to …

Hiking the Other John Muir Trail in Scotland

Hike the wild terrain that shaped America’s patron saint of wilderness.<p>1.9K<p>SHARES<p>I’d been hiking across Scotland for days, and yet long after my ears …

The Definitive Guide to New York City’s Booming Brewery Scene

7 minute Read<p>Forget skyscrapers and yellow cabs. Since the mid 2000s, New York’s brewery scene has exploded, making craft beers an integral part of …

Beer

The Ultimate Guide to GABF 2017 (The Great American Beer Festival)

For many in the beer industry, the Great American Beer Festival is an annual rite—a chance to connect with old friends, to drink new beers, and share …

You’ll be able to see a hidden planet during the total solar eclipse

On August 21, as the moon passes in front of the sun, casting its dark shadow along a 70-mile-wide path of the total solar eclipse across the United …

Young American Men Are Choosing Video Games Over Work in Staggering Numbers

New research has found a surprising culprit for the serious decline in working hours among young American men over the last 15 years: video games.<p>The …

Participation

Planning a Thru-Hike in One Month or Less!

Many aspiring thru hikers spend <i>years</i> planning for their first thru-hike. I personally spent over 15 months planning for my 2017 PCT thru-hike. …

30 Incredible Hiking Trails to Try Before You Die!

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

The 10 Best New Backpacking Meals

While testing this year’s crop of new just-add-water backpacking foods, something weird happened: I actually went back for second and third bites of not one but several items. In fact, after I finished testing, I grabbed the winning meal and ate it for lunch. In my office. With access to a fully …

Healthy Eating

Trailtopia

<b>Simply Great Food in convenient packaging</b><p><b>for Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, Climbing or Cycling</b><p>Trailtopia is a team of family, friends and fellow …

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

Hiking

Get all you need to become a certified cybersecurity expert for only $69

There are few IT skills more valued than the ability to protect a computer network from hackers and cyber thieves. Start down that lucrative career path today with the Cybersecurity Certification Mega Bundle, which can be yours for just $69 – over 90 percent off, from TNW Deals.<p>With this course, …

The 50 Best Beers in America

It’s American Craft Beer Week, and what better way to celebrate than by bending an elbow with 50 of this great country’s finest brews? Whether you’re …

The strange sheep that baffled scientists

A rare mutant sheep with straight, silky wool is helping unravel the mysteries of human hair.<p>When a farmer in Otago, New Zealand, saw a bizarre-looking lamb in his flock, he first assumed a wild goat had snuck in and impregnated one of his ewes. The newborn had a lamb-shaped body yet was coated …

Dog Food

Video: 20 Appalachian Trail Hikers Tell Us Why They're Making the Journey

Have you ever wondered why someone would want to dedicate six months of their life to hike 2200 miles (3500 km) along the Appalachian Trail? In this …

America's Incredible Thru-Hikes

Thru-hiking, the term for hiking from one end of a long distance trail to the other, has experienced a boom in popularity over recent years. Books …

Hiking Conditioning Tips and Resources — Washington Trails Association

When you head out to spend a night (or more) backcountry camping, being properly prepared is of the utmost importance. Checklists help ensure you're …

Emerald Isle

A company wants to turn your glasses into smartglasses

Remember when Google Glass was all the buzz on the internet? While that project seems to be in an indefinite holding pattern, there are still people out there who want to develop smartglasses. One such project is currently seeking funds via Kickstarter. This device is call Kai, and it’s been …

Wearable Tech