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After Hours: Photos by Mark Broyer

This ongoing series focuses on Hamburg after dark by photographer Mark Broyer. The night photos of empty streets, storefronts and buildings lit by …

Rejected by A.A.

The applause rang out in the drab meeting hall across the river from David Hockenbury’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. David’s heart was pounding, …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Delicious Espresso Chocolate Cheesecake

If you like the combination of coffee and chocolate in desserts, then this espresso chocolate cheesecake is the ideal treat for you! So simple to …

The struggles of women in recovery during pregnancy

“I just don’t get it,” sighed the young mother, who was propped up in a hospital rocking chair, nursing her beautiful two-day-old infant. Mary (not …

Classic American Dream Trailer

Boats and trailers are essential parts of the camping experience for many. Unfortunately, you typically need two vehicles to get them both to the …

The 10 Sweetest Rigs at Overland Expo 2018

Photo: Jakob Schiller<p>1997 Stewart and Stevenson M1078 LMTV<p>This four-wheel-drive ex-military vehicle is now Eric Duckworth’s full-time home. He bought the chassis in 2014 and spent eight months building it out. The rear shell has several beds, a full kitchen, and a bathroom. It sits on 46-inch tires …

Map reading: How to navigate on a hike without using a smartphone

Hiking is set to overtake yoga, according to trend forecaster WGSN.<p>This shouldn’t come as any great surprise. The benefits of spending time in nature …

Predatory behavior runs rampant in Facebook’s addiction support groups

Huge groups of vulnerable people looking for help are a rehab marketer’s dream<p>When Laurie Couch first joined the Affected by Addiction Support Group, a closed Facebook group with 70,000 members, she felt a sense of belonging. Here were people who understood her struggle to care for a son addicted …

Stunning USA Street Photography by Zack Lewkowicz

Beautiful urban street photos by <b>Zack Lewkowicz</b>, talented photographer and retoucher who was born and raised in Buffalo, New York and currently lives …

Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One, a wildly ambitious smartphone

Come for the holograms, stay for the modules<p>We just got a look at the upcoming RED Hydrogen One smartphone at an event meant for “RED Pioneers” (read: superfans). It is, without a doubt, one of the most ambitious smartphones in years from a company not named Apple, Google, or Samsung. It’s an …

Start Fires, Sharpen Knives, And Cut Through Anything With This Outdoor Knife

10:02 PM 05/19/2018<p>There’s an old adage which goes: “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.” There’s nothing like a Surviv-All Outdoor Knife …

Knives

There’s Nothing Special About This Pocket Knife, and That’s a Good Thing

In pocket knives, as with any product, there can exist a dangerous tendency to go overboard on features and stray toward unnecessary luxury. Yes, an …

Winkler Tactical Cleaver

When it comes to outdoor-focused cutting tools, there are a lot of intimidating fixed blades out there. And while your average machete might get the …

Study upends conventional view of opioid mechanism of action

NIH-funded scientists find new molecular target for developing safer pain medications.

Is This the Best Backpack Under $160?

Believe it or not, there isn’t necessarily an exact correlation between how much a piece of gear costs and how well it performs. I’ve used plenty of …

Backpacking

The unexpected beauty of China's bicycle graveyards – in pictures

For the past 18 months many cities in China have been flooded by millions of dockless share bikes. Those that block pavements or apartment entrances have been removed by authorities to vast storage areas. Viewed from afar they create compelling and mysterious patterns – but also represent waste on …

China

Go Psychedelic with Diana on World Pinhole Day!

2018-04-29 #news<p>We're giving you more reasons to be excited about today's celebration! Share your adventures this World Pinhole Photography Day for a …

Photography

‘I Feel Your Pain’: The Neuroscience of Empathy

Whether it’s watching a friend get a paper cut or staring at a photo of a child refugee, observing someone else’s suffering can evoke a deep sense of …

Psychology

Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like as Much as Food and Money (and Even Sex)

Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted.<p>I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they walked away.<p>"He and I just had the <i>best</i> chat," she said. "What a wonderful conversation."<p>I smiled to …

VSSL Outdoor Utility Tools

Keep everything you need in case of emergency with you without a lot of bulk with VSSL Outdoor Utility Tools. Available in three varieties — …

Camping

Benzodiazepines: America's 'Other Prescription Drug Problem'

Drew was in his early 30s. His medical history included alcohol abuse, but he had been sober for several months when he became my patient.<p>His previous doctor had given him a prescription for Ativan, or lorazepam, which is frequently used to allay tremors and seizures from alcohol withdrawal.<p>My …

The New England Journal of Medicine

Cook-a-Burra Camping Wood Stove

Campers searching for a camping wood stove that is easy-to-use and clean, and doesn’t cover your pots in soot, are sure to be interested in the …

Camping

Glampervan multi-use camper van doubles as a mobile office and observation deck

It may be called "Glampervan," but this San Francisco company doesn't build the most luxurious camper van out there. Its Promaster MUV (multi-use …

Spanish Olive Oil Bread (Pan de Aceite)

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and ¼ cup lukewarm (95°F) water. Set aside until the yeast has risen …

Unravelling the complexities of drug addiction in the brain

What happens to the brain’s ‘reward pathways’ when a person takes an addictive drug? And why do some people who try drugs walk away while others try …

Neuroscience

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Cabin Features Luxury, Mobile Accommodation

How can you make travel more comfortable? Add a bed and a cozy comforter of course! For anyone who is a fan of innovative travel amenities (like the …

This overlooked aspect of opioid recovery has become a focus for health centers

Medical-legal partnerships are an alternative to Trump's rigid law and order approach.<p>“Jamie” was in recovery for almost a year when Indiana’s …

Health Care