Alan Hill

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7 Van Conversion Companies That Will Do the Legwork For You

Get on the road faster by leaving the carpentry and wiring to the pros.<p>Whether you're looking to conquer rugged terrain off-grid, or simply want an adventure-ready vehicle, camper vans pose a great solution for those eager to take life on the road. If you're itching to join the enticing #vanlife …

RVs

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the trees are thought to be …

Carbon Dioxide

This is the Killer iPhone Camera Lens Kit You’ve Been Waiting For

Bulky digital cameras are fast becoming a thing of the past. Smartphones ushered in this latest generation of “prosumer” — that’s somewhere between …

IPhone 8

13 of the Best Lightweight Kneepads

<i>K</i>neepads are an essential piece of kit for any serious mountain biker, because the knee is the one area you will land on almost every time you fail …

Elasticity

This Family of 5 Is Crossing the Country in a Beautifully Renovated School Bus

A New Mexico family of five transformed a school bus into a tiny, photogenic mobile home.<p>Denver and Vanessa Miller, along with their three sons, …

Escapod

Escapod<p>If you spend much of your time outside, in nature, you should consider an off-road trailer. The Escapod is a new camping solution for …

The Best Veggie Burger

Line a baking sheet with a paper towel.<p>In a large bowl, combine the rice, beets, carrots, onion, parsley, garlic, cheese, sunflower seeds, oat flour, …

The 3 Best Headlamps for #Vanlife

Headlamps are underrated yet vital gear for living on the road<p>A few years ago, I gave Jen’s mother a headlamp for Christmas. Not an outdoorsperson, she was both flabbergasted—her idea of a headlamp leaned toward hard-hat mining lights—and appreciative of how much easier the trim little light made …

Camping

How to Mountain Bike Car-Free in Pisgah with Pilot Cove

Coordinating the logistics for an epic mountain bike trip can feel like planning a major military operation. But now, thanks to Pilot Cove, a trip to …

Here's How to Make Your Beard Less Scratchy

These are the best beard softeners you can get.<p>A good beard is a soft beard—and vice versa. After all, if you're going to be wearing a whole lot of hair on your face day in and day out, you want to be sure it's comfortable for you. (You've got any potential romantic partners to consider, too.) So, …

Men's Fashion

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

Camping

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

25 Fresh Full Beard Styles – Unapologetically Bold

• shares<p>Full beard styles have dominated No-Shave November and have definitely left men with a lot to be thankful for. A full beard is the ultimate …

Men's Fashion

Infographic: The Complete Guide To Rocking Different Beard Styles In 2017

<b>It is no</b> secret that beards have become one of the most popular trends for men, with their ability to completely change your aesthetic.<p><b>There are a</b> …

Beards

How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

Meditation

The Osprey Snowkit Is the Ultimate Winter Gear Bag

Traveling far and wide for powder doesn't have to be an awkward nightmare, thanks to this cleverly designed carry-on<p>Whether you’re flying or driving, there’s nothing worse than showing up to ski without all your tools. Ask ski journalist Iain MacMillian, whose checked baggage got lost on a trip we …

Osprey

The 25 Best Cycling Roads in America

When you remember your best bike rides, you don’t remember the logistics of getting to the start, scheduling the ride, or juggling your workload to …

Strong T-Shirt

Story<p>A strong and simple t-shirt experiment made from a remarkable nylon jersey that breaks in like an old cotton t-shirt. Nylon fibers are chopped …

Clothing

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Expand your Wi-Fi network w/ a NETGEAR 802.11ac range extender: $53.50 (Reg. $100)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers the NETGEAR 802.11ac 1200MHz Wi-Fi Range Extender (EX6150-100NAS) for <b>$53.50 shipped</b>. Normally $100 at most …

Wi-Fi

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Mobile Photography

Elevate your photography with the 20 best camera apps for the iPhone

There’s an old adage amongst photographers that goes, “The best camera is the one you have with you.” The point being that when the perfect scene …

The Spiritual Disciplines: Gratitude | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

Alex Honnold’s Alaskan Vacation

I’m 44 and I Want to Get Rad

A lifelong roadie turns to dirt jumping—and finds himself paralyzed by the fear of crashing. Is it too late for him to get big air?<p><b>The jump is fearsome, a steep wall of soil,</b> frozen in a curl like a wave at Cortes Bank, motionless outside of geologic time. But there’s a twist: It doesn’t crash down …

5 things you've got wrong with your MTB setup

Oi, you, back there. Your bike’s set up wrong. Sort it out!<p>Okay, okay, sorry that was a bit rude. While bike set up is a very personal thing, there …

Setup

How To Jump A Mountain Bike

Have you ever dreamed of flying? Learning how to jump a mountain bike is the next best thing. Plus, this activity opens up a whole world of …

15 Super Satisfying Grain Bowls That Will Keep You Full

If you're trying to eat healthier, you want filling fare that won't leave you reaching for chips an hour later. Consider grain bowls. The hearty …