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2017 Adventurer Announcements

Share Email Comments<p>For 2017, Adventurer Manufacturing teases two new models, reveals all-new interiors, debuts one-piece counter tops, and unveils …

Digital Music Couldn't Exist Without the Fourier Transform

This is the Fourier Transform. You can thank it for providing the music you stream every day, squeezing down the images you see on the Internet into …

Fourier Transform

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Apple is working on an AI system that wipes the floor with Google and everyone else

Siri is due for a big upgrade.<p>Apple now has the tech in place to give its digital assistant a big boost thanks to a UK-based company called VocalIQ it bought last year.<p>According to a source familiar with VocalIQ’s product, it’s much more robust and capable than Siri’s biggest competitors like …

Google

Scientists Created The Most Efficient Solar Cells Ever

The conversion of sunlight to electricity has been studied in depth for many years. Engineers in Australia, however, have brought into their research …

Oregon has the best drive-in theater in the nation, USA Today readers say

The Motor VU in Dallas also got some love in the readers' poll.

No reservation needed at these CA campsites

Some road trips are better off unplanned.<p>Luckily, there are entire campgrounds in California for those of us who suck at planning ahead.<p>Whether …

Why A German Pilot Escorted An American Bomber To Safety During World War II

Once in a while, you hear an old war story that restores your faith in humanity. Usually it involves a moment of quiet in the midst of chaos; some …

History

These 14 desert parks are the hottest destinations in the Southwest

The National Park Service oversees dozens of desert parks throughout the American Southwest. Here are some you won’t want to miss:<p><b>Arizona</b><p>Grand Canyon National Park: Still the best view on Earth. The Grand Canyon offers rafting, long and short hikes and grueling adventures.<p>Saguaro National Park: An …

Adventure Travel

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RV Park Review – Columbia River RV Park, Portland, OR

• <b>Site quality = 4/5</b> <br>Sites are very decent for a private park. They are long, spacious flat concrete pull-throughs and back-ins with a small slice of …

Pacific Northwest

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Yellowstone National Park in 1871 and today

<b>After 140 years, the boulders, canyons, trees and geysers of Yellowstone National Park do not appear to be dramatically worse for wear, according to newly released images.</b><p>Photographer William Henry Jackson photographed the Wyoming-based park in 1871, the year before Congress made Yellowstone the …

National Parks

THE WIRELESS CARRIERS REPORT: Industry shake-ups, ripple effects across mobile, and the big changes ahead

The wireless industry is in a state of flux. AT&T and Verizon have dominated the carrier market over the past seven years while T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain subscribers. Then in 2013, T-Mobile tweaked its strategy to turn around its business.<p>This move, along with slowing smartphone …

Mobile

This 1916 Guide Shows What the First Road Trips Were Like – Phenomena: All Over the Map

A cross-country road trip is a quintessentially American experience. From Jack Kerouac to the Griswold family, millions have loaded up the car and hit the open road. It’s always an adventure, but in modern times it’s a relatively tame one: The roads are paved, signs point the way, and Siri always …

Maps

Sore, Happy Feet on the Pacific Crest Trail

ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL, Calif. — Every spring or summer, in lieu of professional help, I ditch civilization for the therapy of the wilderness. I’ve just been backpacking with my 18-year-old daughter on the Pacific Crest Trail in California, abandoning our material world for an alternative …

Pacific Crest Trail

An Airstream Interstate Grand Tour

The new EXT model Class B from the iconic RV builder has the efficiency to take travelers on or off the beaten path in luxury<p><b>Airstream’s Interstate</b> …

Travel

8 Fairy-Tale Cottages to Stay in This Summer

<i>By Laura Kiniry for BedandBreakfast.com</i><p>Cottage B&Bs invite travelers to escape to a comforting--yet profoundly charming--home-away-from-home. These (typically) stand-alone structures offer the privacy of a vacation rental coupled with the amenities and services of an inn. Have a home-cooked …

Travel

A Car-Top Tent Changed The Way I Camp

Car-top tents are a relatively new genre of camping gear in North America. They are essentially tents that pop-up, or fold out, from on top of a …

Camping

24 Best Midwest Campgrounds

Camp like a star<p>There’s a certain community that flourishes within the grill smoke of a campground. Kids shout as they toss footballs among the …

Adventure Travel

7 Unique Campgrounds to Stake Out This Summer

Campgrounds around the country are now opening for summer reservations. So it’s time to start booking trips—we’ve selected a few of our favorite around the U.S., places that not only offer scenic places to pitch a tent, but also have unique amenities like hot springs, food trucks, sushi bars, …

Camping

Head-Turning Vehicles From The Overland Expo 2016

Each year, thousands of RV, camper, and off-grid enthusiasts gather near Flagstaff, Ariz., for the Overland Expo. We were there this past weekend, …

Outdoors

Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most beautiful marine parks in the U.S.

Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most beautiful marine parks in the U.S. the picturesque area has turquoise waters that would normally be …

Camping

Riding the Rail Runner Express to Santa Fe

There are few sounds more romantic than a train whistle as it pulls out of the station starting off on a journey. Unless, of course, you're riding the Rail Runner Express. This unusual 96-mile- long railroad runs between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM. The trains are sleek looking silver diesel …

Transportation

Bernie Sanders’s Political Ancestor, Wayne Lyman Morse

Maybe in a decade or so, we’ll be able to look into history’s rearview mirror and better understand the Republican political traffic—how the contenders started out, changed lanes, passed one another, and fell back, sometimes experiencing serious, or seriocomic, collisions. The off-road campaign of …

Bernie Sanders

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Base Camp's Expedition Trailer Is Built For Off The Grid Adventure

Whether you are looking for a go-to trailer for your regular camping trips or are hoping for something you can use in an emergency situation – the …

Trailers

The Ultimate Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Travel tips for visiting the Smokies:<br>-Hiking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, and more are all fun activities within the park, but it's also …

Adventure Travel

The Story Behind James Franco's Love of Yosemite

Before he was an actor, writer, and "idiosyncratic polymath," he was an elf and a warrior, playing in Yosemite's caves.<p>I grew up in Palo Alto, …

James Franco

Memorial Day travel expected to be busiest since 2005

With gasoline prices more than $1 cheaper than at this time last year, the number of Southern Californians traveling for the Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the highest since 2005.<p>The Auto Club of Southern California expects 2.89 million Southern Californians and 4.67 million people …

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