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Centre for kids’ mental health plans to open at Portage and Main

A new centre aimed at helping kids with mental health issues could open next spring in the heart of Winnipeg.<p>KidThink is the brainchild of Carmyn …

Mental Health

Volvo 360c Concept wants to Change the Way Humans Travel

Aside from the development of <b>electric vehicles</b>, car manufacturers are also on a race to come up with its respective <b>autonomous or self-driving cars</b>. …

University of California

Muscle Matrix

As a person ages their ability to repair damaged tissues dwindles in part because the number and potency of their stem cells declines. Treating an …

National Park Porn: The North Cascades National Park like you've never seen it

The North Cascades National Park, one of three national parks in Washington state, is easily noted for its diverse beauty and accessible views.The …

National Parks

8 Day Hikes in the U.S. That You'll Love

When the summer heat finally breaks (one day soon?) and cooler weather sets in, you'll probably want to spend as much time outside as you can. In between your apple picking and leaf-raking, why not make the most of the crisp autumn weather by embarking on a scenic day hike?<p>Whether you're an avid …

Morgan Freeman

It’s Overdose Awareness Day — and overdoses are killing more Americans than ever before

The current drug overdose crisis has killed more people than who live in major US cities like Denver and Washington, DC.<p>Friday is International Overdose Awareness Day, a time to raise awareness and combat stigma related to drug overdose and addiction. But the day is particularly relevant in these …

Painkillers

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.<p>The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several …

Privacy

5 Trails That Will Inspire Your Next American Hiking Adventure

Wildflowers, long days full of sunshine, and warm evening breezes: Summer time is such a sight to behold. Mother Nature at her best inspires a hiking …

3 Must-know Knots for Boating, Fly-fishing, and Camping

Whether you’re spending the weekend camping or casting a line, you need to know some basic knot-tying iterations.<p>Here are three must-know connections …

Shocking then and now photos reveal what 100 years of climate change has done to Arctic glaciers.

bring back some memories<p>8 July 2018<p>36 notes<p>Arctic<br>• nature<br>• history<br>• then and now<br>• photography<br>• landscape<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1900s<p>Shocking then and now photos …

Hike: The Yosemite few people see

Nature has endowed California’s Tuolumne County with such splendor, it almost doesn’t seem fair. That these riches are so easily accessed by hiking …

Ethics of hiking: new guidebook picks up where original work left off

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Imagine having access to the best local hiking trails at your finger tips. Now you can, thanks to the new book 105 Hikes In …

British Columbia

11 Amazing Northern California Hikes Under 2 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

You don’t have to be an extreme mountaineer to love nature. It’s just as much fun to go for a short walk in the woods as it is to go on a long …

The 15 Gorgeous Hikes Everyone In Utah Must Complete

<b>15. Adams Canyon Trail: The Trail With A Refreshing Waterfall At The End</b><p>Adams Canyon Trail in Layton starts out pretty steep, but it levels off and …

The 4 Best Sleeping Pads of 2018

Snooze like royalty on these backcountry beds.<b>Mountain Equipment</b><b></b> <b>Aerostat Down 7.0</b><b>Our take</b> Short of packing a space heater, this pad, with its …

Grab a Red Wine and get Comfortable to Read The Best Photography Links of the Week

The Toad has been away working on location quite a bit lately and we finally find him back at his desk working on a new weekly list of links to …

This Illegal Hike in Hawaii Is Nicknamed the "Stairway to Heaven" For Good Reason

One of Hawaii's most epic hikes, known as the Haiku Stairs, is famous for its stunning views and illegal climb. Despite being a steep 3,922-step hike …

Patagonia’s Most Innovative Jacket Is on Sale for the First Time Ever

Right now, Backcountry is running a rare sort of sale: 20 percent off one full-priced item when you use the code <b>TAKEOFF20</b> at checkout. The only …

How to Use Long Exposures to Up Your Photography Game

If you’ve been itching to try your hand at daytime long exposure photography but aren’t sure how to jump in, here’s a great simple and …

17 Breathtaking Hikes Through Atlantic Canada You Must Try This Spring

<b>Hit the trails this spring and rediscover the natural beauty of Atlantic Canada.</b> <b></b>Immerse yourself in the thick forests and rocky hikes that wind …

101 of the most mind-blowing adventures you should have in 2018

Hands on passports, people. Here's all the adventure inspiration you'll ever need. From massive sandwiches to massive mountains, age-old railroads to …

Weird New Theory Presents Unexpected Reason Huge Mammals Live in the Sea

"It’s not that water allows you to be a big mammal."<p>Fifty million years ago, whales were four-footed, tailed land mammals about the size of wolves. …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

<i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

5 Haunting Cases of Missing Hikers

Depressing photos show what tourists, vandals, and climate change have done to America's national parks

In Ronald Dworkin's "Religion Without God," he said that the greatest proof of a unifying divine experience is the common awe humans share in viewing a sunset — although the sheer spectacle of our nation's national parks are pretty neat, too.<p>But from the irritating legions of tourists to the highly …

Best Activities in Bryce Canyon N.P.

Fairyland<p>Only in Bryce Canyon could a hike be named “Fairyland” and live up to its name. This eight-mile undulating loop from the amphitheater’s rim …

National Parks