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McDonald's Being Sued By Dash Snow's Estate For 'Brazen Theft Of His Graffiti Tag'

'Nothing is more antithetical to Snow’s street cred than corporate consumerism - of which McDonald’s and its marketing are the epitome.'<p>Lawyers for …

The Cleanup of Detroit Has Erased Graffiti History

I was shocked when I drove through Detroit earlier this year. Throughout much of the city, the buff had advanced like an unstoppable disease—the best graffiti had been covered in blotchy gray and white paint. What happened to the one-time graf mecca?<p><i>All photos by the author</i><p>I was shocked when I …

How to Avoid the 3 Most Dangerous Roles in Leadership (and Life)

In life and leadership, you likely have played 3 dangerous roles. Here is how to shift your mindset and behavior to never play them again.<p>There is a dangerous triangle of roles that even the best leaders may unknowingly adapt at one time or another in an effort to quickly solve problems.<p>Although …

Designing an Apartment Building for Bike Commuters

Cykelhuset in Malmö, Sweden, is engineered to support a car-free lifestyle.<p>As the car-free lifestyle grows increasingly popular, a team of architects is developing an apartment building to match it.<p>When Cykelhuset, or “bike house,” opens in Malmö, Sweden, this December, it will be the country’s …

Malmö

5 Marathon Workouts That Take 45 Minutes or Less

Training for a marathon is no easy task, but it doesn't have to take over your life. Yes, long runs are a necessity for endurance, says John Henwood, …

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Carolyn Hax: Seeking compassion — not trite talk — for chronic pain

By Carolyn Hax<p>, Advice columnist<p><i>Dear Carolyn: I’ve gone through some health challenges. Nothing that is likely to kill me, but I’ve spent literally years in pain and my life is far from what I had wished it would be. It’s a grief process, and it blows.</i><p><i>However, I feel like I can’t express grief or</i> …

Work Stress

How to Increase Your Critical Thinking Skills | Synonym

Critical thinking skills can be acquired and sharpened with deliberate practice.<p>Attributed to the ancient scholar Socrates, critical thinking is the …

Critical Thinking

Cold Camping Tips - How To Keep Warm In Your Tent

Always seem to end up shivering in your tent when you go camping? Read on, this post is for you!<p>Pssst….Scroll straight to the bottom if you’d like to …

Tips to Stay Warm while Camping - REI Co-op Journal

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the middle of the night shivering.<p>Night should be your time to rest and recharge for the next day of …

Backpacking

How To Make a Stove from a Single Log

Commonly known as a ‘Swedish Fire Torch’, this simple outdoor cooking method not only provides you the heat you need to cook a delicious meal (or …

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

18 Camping Tips And Tricks For Survival (And Fun)

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>You learn a lot about yourself when you camp. Your patience will be tested when pitching a tent or building a fire; you'll see food from a whole new perspective; and you'll understand that sleeping on the ground with little else than a nylon sheet protecting you …

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Light & Fast: 14 Ultralight Backpacking Tips

For backpackers, going ultralight is easier (and less expensive) than you might expect. Our contributor stepped back to give tips on reducing pack …

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

How To: Prepare for Your First Solo Camping Trip

17 life-saving facts that everyone should know

Just about everyone knows that you should never text and drive, and that you should stop, drop, and roll if you catch on fire.<p>But life can also throw …

Matador Pocket Blanket

Believe it or not, the Matador Pocket Blanket is a a blanket that fits in the palm of your hand! The ultra compact blanket unravels to 55x44 inches, …

motoped's 'survival' super-hauler travels over 400 km on a single tank

<b>motoped’s ‘survival’ super-hauler travels over 400 km on a single tank</b><p>the utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler ‘survival’ bike from motoped, …

Knowledge Management

Can A Tarp Outperform A Tent In Extreme Weather?

Without a floor or even its own support poles, can a tarp do as well as a tent in high winds, heavy snow and pouring rain? We think one can actually …

Teaching Kids How to Survive in the Forest

Tess Pennington <br>Ready Nutrition <br>Comment (1)<p>Last week, we read about a 12-year old boy who lost his way in a forest in Utah. He survived a grueling …

Super Survival Kit: 20 Lifesaving Items to Keep in Your Truck

<b>The Truck Chest</b><p>A four-seasons truck survival kit should do it all: help you shelter in place or pull off a rescue on your own, whether you bog down …

Blizzard

How to Build a Quinzee Snow Shelter | The Art of Manliness

Whether you’re trying to survive in the frigid wilderness or you’re camping out in the winter for fun, building a quinzee is a great option for …

The Best National Parks For Photography

For the 100th anniversary of America’s national parks, we decided to find out which ones you—the Pop Photo readers—love most. From your responses to …