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The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

New high-tech treatments may be able to repair cavities without fillings and even regrow entire teeth.<p>From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental …

Breakthroughs

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

Pro Bikes of the 2018 WorldTour

<i>A New Year is celebrated and, before you know it, the WorldTour is back in full swing. Based in Adelaide, Australia, the Santos Tour Down Under has</i> …

Cycling

Sorry, Siri, Alexa's got you beat — Here's why Apple's going to lose the voice computing war to Amazon

• <b>This year's CES was full of products powered by Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.</b>• <b><br>Apple, which usually influences the rest of the tech industry, has fallen far behind in the voice-based computing, and there's no sign it can catch up with Amazon or Google.</b>• <b><br>Apple's HomePod speaker won't stand a chance</b> …

Amazon

The Inside Story Of A Major Medical Breakthrough

Innovation is never a single event<p>When Jim Allison received a call from Dr. Jedd Wolchok, asking him to come to his office, he was puzzled at first. As a researcher, he rarely ventured into the clinical part of the hospital. Yet when he opened the door and saw his colleague sitting with a young …

Innovation

Passing panorama: New Zealand’s glory from a train window

Thirty years after the TranzAlpine was launched, Susan Grossman boards one of the world’s most scenic trains at Christchurch, before completing her trip on North Island’s Northern Explorer<p>It’s 8.15am on the dot and with one mellow toot the TranzAlpine passenger train is off on its journey from …

New Zealand

Top 10 long-distance hiking trails in the US

Hiking has gone Hollywood with the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling backpacking memoir Wild – and the Pacific Crest Trail is its real …

Spin Electric Bicycles Removes The Need For Bikeshare Stations

<b>Published on</b> January 12th, 2018 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>January 12th, 2018 by <b>Nicolas Zart</b><p>Bikesharing has taken off slowly in the US, but has been more …

Cycling

Life as a Mobile Park Ranger

My job isn’t much different than a normal job, but then again everything can be normal if you give it enough time. I’m a seasonal park ranger at …

National Parks

9 trails that every Bay Area hiker needs to check off the to-do list

While many head to San Francisco to visit its top-notch restaurants and cocktail lounges, others who live in the city are eager to get out of town on weekends to enjoy nature.<p>The beauty of living in this area is that you don't have to travel to all the way to the mountains of Tahoe or Yosemite to …

Adventure Travel

You Can Now Legally Ride Your UBCO 2×2 Utility Electric Bike On Streets

<b>Published on</b> January 12th, 2018 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>You Can Now Legally Ride Your UBCO 2×2 Utility Electric Bike On Streets<p>January 12th, 2018 by <b>Nicolas</b> …

Off-roading

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PDW The Fatty Object inflates fat bike tires with new 38g CO2 cartridge

Just like oversized pumps, when it comes to CO2, fat and plus bikes have special requirements when it comes to inflation. The comically oversized …

Mountains

27 Things Absolutely EVERYONE Has Done But Will Never, Ever Admit

You. Know. It's. True.

Timelapse: Log Cabin Built By Hand

Watch a man build a primitive rustic log cabin alone in the woods. It’s as serene, and inspiring, as it sounds!<p><b>If you don’t already want to leave</b> …

Cabins

Forgotten Skills That Helped The Native Americans Survive Winter

Most of us head indoors and turn up the furnace when frigid weather hits, stacking in a good supply of wood for the stove or plugging in the old …

Indigenous Peoples

Now you can rent a vintage teardrop camper for a weekend in the woods

If you’re not ready to buy a teardrop trailer of your own, now you can spend the weekend cozied up inside one thanks to Camp Weathered. Based out of …

Campers

What is Pickleball and Its History?

Pickleball is a fun and fun racket, a net game called tennis, badminton, mashup between table tennis. The game was created by a few parents who were …

Hour record holder Marchand retires….at 106 years of age

It’s a well-earned rest, although he’ll continue to cycle for pleasure. At 106 years of age, French rider Robert Marchand has ended his competitive …

Cycling

Bike-share startup LimeBike adds e-bikes to fleet at CES 2018

The electric assist bicycles will come to existing markets, including ​Seattle, Miami, ​Southern ​California ​and ​the ​San ​Francisco ​Bay ​Area.<p>LimeBike wants to make that uphill ride home a little less terrible.<p>The dockless bike-share startup announced Monday at CES that it will roll out between …

Cycling

The Droplet is a light-filled teardrop trailer inspired by Scandinavian design

The world of tiny campers just got a lot cuter thanks to the Droplet. The Scandinavian-inspired teardrop trailer fits a queen size mattress and a …

Campers

FJ to Full-Size: Making the Switch

Many overlanders want to live in their vehicle full time, giving them the ability to move with the seasons and wake up to a new view every day. It …

Santa Cruz

The Top 3 Electric Bicycles That Impressed Us In 2017

<b>Published on</b> January 5th, 2018 | <i>by Nicolas Zart</i><p>0<p>January 5th, 2018 by <b>Nicolas Zart</b><p>There was an explosion of electric bicycles (e-bikes) in 2017, and we …

Electric Vehicles

Spin unveils its stationless electric bike

Spin is adding an electric bike to its fleet of station-less bicycles for bike sharing.<p>The Spin bike can travel up to 50 miles with a full charge and has batteries that the company says can be easily swapped by Spin’s operations teams.<p>The e-bikes are pedal-assist bikes, which can spin up to 15 …

Cycling

Six of the most common reasons for tubeless troubles - MBR

Common reasons for tubeless issues<p>We’ve lost count of the numbers of tubeless tyres we’ve set up. Here’s a run down of what might be causing you the …

Home Improvement

7 Free Cabin Plans for the Ultimate DIYer

Use one of the free cabin plans below to build the cabin of your dreams that you and your family can enjoy on vacation, the weekends, or even as a …

Cabins

Joshua Tree: where people climb and the cactuses jump

Following a day exploring southern California’s Mojave National Preserve and overnight stays in Barstow and Twentynine Palms, we headed for Joshua …

National Parks

Rip out the bike lanes before more people get hurt

Cyclists are at high risk when they’re on the road. Accident rates per kilometre are 26 to 48 times higher for bikes than for automobiles, according …

Cycling

Three of Europe's most spectacular journeys

Sometimes in travel, the journey is the reward. And that is particularly true in Europe, where travelers can enjoy special trains, buses and boats that link destinations near and far, high and low, urban and rural, often through spectacular scenery.<p>One of my favorite journeys is called "Norway in a …

Europe

Joshua Tree: where people climb and the cactuses jump

Part of the attraction of Joshua Tree National Park is the contrast in landscape and environment. The park’s landscape exhibits considerable changes …

National Parks