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Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

Covet: Packable Camping Cot

Don’t sleep on the cold ground this winter, and don’t pack in a clunky old cot, either. Instead, check out the Helinox Cot One, which becomes available in April.<p>At just over four pounds, the Cot One is light enough to carry on a camping trip and small enough to fit in a pack. It’s taught enough to …

Cycling

Build A Guaranteed Fire Kit

Spring’s a comin’ and many of you are reorganizing your gear and kits for warm weather on the horizon. I’ve written posts before about Survival Fire …

Tinder

Survival

Our tips, tricks, tactics and tales will help you get out of whatever it is you've gotten yourself into.

Lifestraw Go

For a long time, finding fresh drinking water out in the wilderness was a chore — you either had to bring along purification packets, or else boil …

23 Essential Winter Camping Hacks

Reasons why camping in the winter is actually better: There are no bugs, the wildlife is in hibernation, and no one but you is crazy enough to be out there in the arctic temperature.

Camping

Klax Multi-tool

Klax is an ingenious solution that turns any stick into an axe or hammer. Klax clamps on to a handle or stick turning it into a functioning axe on …

How to put together a small first aid medical bag and kit

Shares 60<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info...<p>This is a guest post by Patsy S and entry in our …

Small rocket stove makes for an efficient offgrid or camping stove

In some circles, using the term rocket stove will be met with raised eyebrows and a puzzled look, but in permaculture, prepper, and DIY communities, …

Off-grid

5 Ways to Eat Raw Food This Summer

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Raw foods aren't as foreign as you might think -- here are</i> <i></i><i>five</i> …

Vegan

These Japanese Food Puns Have Melted Our Cynical Hearts

As food writers, we have a soft spot when it comes to puns -- especially food puns. We know they can be bad; we know they are 100 percent played out. But no matter how often we hear "I'm kind of a big dill," we can't help but crack a smile.<p>And Japanese food puns are a whole new territory for us, …

11 Ways To Upgrade Your Tacos, Because We All Need It

Tacos are one of those foods that will never be boring. From Baja fish tacos to crispy carnita tacos, there so many ways to make and eat a taco that we could chow down on a different variation every day of the week and never get tired of it. Still, even if they're your favorite thing, you could be …

Tomato-Feta Open-Face Sandwich

Makes 1 Servings<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 thick slice white bread (Pullman is ideal), lightly toasted<p>Olive oil (for drizzling)<p>1 beefsteak and/or yellow tomato, thinly sliced<p>2–3 thick slices feta<p>Oregano leaves (for serving)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place bread …

Bread

A desert full of mysteries: the Nazca Lines and beyond

The giant animal figures and hundreds of razor-straight lines etched into the sun-baked Pampa Colorada plain near the Peruvian desert town of Nazca constitute one of humankind’s enduring mysteries. Who created them? For what purpose? It's the stuff of endless fascination. But the Nazca area has …

Cosmopolitan Singapore

Travel Photography

Escape to Turkey's Otherworldly Landscape

This rocky wonderland was shaped by millions of years of natural phenomena—but human hands performed equally incredible works here.<p>Erosion shaped the incredible landscape of Turkey's Göreme valley, but thousands of years ago humans took a cue from Mother Nature and began carving an incredible …

Archaeology

Cape Town Photos

Cape Town

Jacob's Well Is The Coolest Place To Swim In Texas

Think diving off the deep end is scary? Try jumping into Jacob's Well, which looks like the perfect -- if not terrifying -- way to spend a summer day.<p>Called "The Gem of Texas Hill Country," Jacob's Well is in Wimberley -- a short, 45-minute drive from Austin. The well was discovered in 1850 and is …