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Nantahala River plus Appalachian Trail in a day?

I was practically sprinting downstream in my packraft through dense fog, persistent rain, and increasing rumbles of thunder. Not only was this …

Hiking

An Easy Accuracy Tip For Consistency

Stare down the ball: Not with your eyes, with your clubface<p>Every bad result in golf can be traced back to a root cause. If you're struggling to hit accurate drives, the issue is a lack of clubface control.<p>Many amateurs start their backswings by whipping the driver way inside the target line and …

Golf

The Best Backpacking Stoves of 2018

What’s the best backpacking stove? To answer this question, I tested 29 stove models from six different brands, interested only in those that I’d be happy to carry for an extended outing in the backcountry and run on either white gas or isobutane canisters—stoves that 90 percent of the …

7 Things You Can Purge From Your Kitchen—and Instantly Double Your Storage Space

Want to double your kitchen counter space and triple your drawer space? You don't need a costly renovation, just a deliberate decluttering session. …

Renovations

10 Best Pilot Watches Inspired by Aviation

Since their innovative beginnings, the best pilot’s watches have delivered the top tier of legibility, durability, and accuracy to both the military …

Watches

New chemical causes deadly brain cancer to self-destruct

Scientists have discovered a chemical compound that cuts off the "energy supply" to glioblastoma cells, making them self-destruct. Glioblastoma is a …

Cancer Cells

Pickled Red Onions

There’s hardly a salad, sandwich, plate of eggs, cheese and charcuterie board, or platter of meat that wouldn’t be happier joined by a heap of …

Food

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

The Only Knife Brand Worth Buying, According to New York City Chefs

Using the right knife makes all the difference in the kitchen. If you've ever tried chopping, mincing, or julienning with the wrong knife, or one …

Knives

Build an Ultralight Backpacking Kit for $600

Going ultralight just makes sense. The lighter your gear, the longer, faster, and more comfortably you can hike. The problem is that ultralight gear is usually bitterly expensive. If high costs have been keeping you from shaving ounces from your kit, you're in luck. Through the end of the month, …

Backpacking

The clubfitting mistake almost every golfer is making

Putter fitting might be the easiest thing any golfer can take advantage of, and though it’s rarely high on most golfers' radars when it comes to clubfitting, getting this club right is essential to getting your putting stroke more consistent. Still, says Todd Sones, one of Golf Digest's best …

Golf

20+ Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Read People Like Open Books

You have probably wondered how things would be if you could read other people’s minds. Some people use their intuition for this, but if you are not …

The best beach watches

You’ve heard of driving watches. You’ve heard of dress watches. But beach watches? Now there’s a story…<p>Think about a piece of intricate electronic …

Watches

Pentagon Officials Listen In Silence As Mike Pence Details Plans For Angel-Guided Defense Weapons System

WASHINGTON—Feigning polite interest throughout the 90-minute meeting, Pentagon officials from all five branches of the armed forces listened in …

Mike Pence

10 of the Best Hikes in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is home to some of the oldest and most biodiverse ranges in the world. Located alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachian …

Hiking

Crack Chicken Tacos

If you're addicted to our Crack Chicken, just wait until you taste it in tacos.<p>Directions<p>Make crack chicken: Preheat oven to 425°. In a large …

Recipes

Over 30 Warm Foods to Pack in Your Kiddo's Lunch Box This School Year — All Made in the Crockpot!

If you're tired of the same old song and dance that comes with making your child a PB&J sandwich every morning — and your child is equally as bored — it's time to switch things up. Put your slow cooker to use this school year for more than dinners and freezer meals, and whip up a batch of something …

Cooking

19 of Our Best Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Whether it's a seasonal favorite that you just can't get your hands on this time of year, or you want to enjoy endless breadsticks in your pajamas, …

Cooking

The 5 Best Dive Watches From the Beach to the Bar

All of these watches are heavy duty and high quality.<p>How often do you find yourself under the immense pressure of the deep, dark sea? Probably not often, but if you do, more power to you. Whether you're exploring the ocean or just dipping your toe in the water, dive watches can go the …

Watches

Make Slow Cooker Basil Chicken in Coconut Curry Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

12 Menswear Pieces That Only Get Better With Age

Fill your wardrobe with the staples that will last a lifetime. From the buttery wrinkle of a leather jacket to the body-hugging warp of raw denim …

Men's Fashion

The 15 Best Fishing Knots Every Angler Should Know

These <b>15</b> <b>fishing knots</b> <b>have proven to be the most versatile for bass fishing</b>. The illustrations offer multiple options for joining lines, creating loops …

Fishing

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

Great Depression

The 8 Best Backpacking Towels to Buy in 2018

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Backpacking

My Absolute Favorite Rugged Pants (That Aren’t Jeans) Are Back in Stock With New Colors

I mention my affinity for the Western Rise AT Slim Rivet pants every opportunity I get. People ask about them, sure, but I also tend to bring up …

Clothing

Make the most of in-season pomegranate with festive recipes from Yasmin Khan’s Persian kitchen

Yasmin Khan grew up plucking fresh pomegranates straight from the trees at her grandparents’ farm in northern Iran. Her love of the fruit started …

This Is the #1 Recipe on the Food Network Right Now (It Has 3 Ingredients)

The Food Network is an uncontested authority on all things cooking—and their website is an extension of that prowess. As an aggregator of delicious …

Seafood

The Best-Ever Crab Cakes

Step 1<p>Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a bowl. Gently stir in crab, panko, and parsley. Shape mixture into 12 (3-inch) patties, pressing gently …

Recipes

Master These 17 Recipes If You Want to Become a Next-Level French Cook

Once you’ve mastered the basics of French cooking with dishes like vichyssoise and bouillabaisse, you’re ready to move on to more complicated …

Cooking

This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K

Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.<p>The need for space is universal, yet the definition can be quite specific. Sure, we can get it from nature, but if that's too far away at the time, then we can …

Prefab Homes