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Led Zeppelin's 'Houses of the Holy': 10 Things You Didn't Know

"The key to Led Zeppelin's longevity has always been change," Jimmy Page proclaimed in 1975. This restless sprit enthralled some fans and infuriated …

Guitar

Every Hidden Wonder of the World You Need to Visit, Mapped

When it comes to exploring the unexplored, things can get somewhat difficult. After all, much of the world has been trekked by somebody or other, and …

Travel

The 20 Best Rock Albums From 1967, Ranked

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>1967 is the peak moment of the era we lovingly refer to as the sixties, at least so far as it concerns rock and roll. The …

10 Awesome Books to Read on Your Travels

It's no secret that window seats on airplanes are usually a hot commodity. But even if you're lucky enough to score a seat with a view, how many …

Books

This Is the Most Wished-For Airbnb in Portugal

Find out why so many people want to stay there<p>Visitors to this villa in the hills of northern Portugal get the best of both worlds with nearby …

When Pink Floyd Tried to Make an Album with Household Objects: Hear Two Surviving Tracks Made with Wine Glasses & Rubber Bands

There are bands one casually encounters through greatest hits or breakthrough albums, on which they sound exactly like themselves and no one else. …

The Most Beautiful Forests to Visit in Washington State

Washington isn’t called the Evergreen State for nothing — the state is filled with greenery, from ferns on the forest floors to towering Douglas firs …

8 Under-the-Radar Hotels in Canada We Love

Canada is the world’s second-largest country, geographically speaking. Maybe that’s why its smallest hotels seem like such discoveries—jewel-like accommodations embedded in spectacular natural settings, or luxurious lodgings slipped in urban pockets so discreet even locals might miss them. As our …

Exploring the Alay Valley: Central Asia’s trekking utopia

The Alay region of southern Kyrgyzstan is the kind of place mountain lovers dream about. Turquoise lakes fringed with yurts sit at the base of towering 7000m peaks, offering some of the world's most glorious mountain views at every turn. It is simply a stunning corner of Central Asia that is almost …

The 50 best psychedelic rock albums of the Summer of Love

50<p><b>Timothy Leary – Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out</b><p>A curio to say the least. There are two versions with this title. The first one was released in 1966 …

Seven of North America's Best Hot Springs

I’ve gone on many a wayward search for the perfect hot spring. Some can be tough to find, but after driving down unmarked, barely passable roads for miles, I almost always discover what I came for: a natural hot tub, surrounded by river rocks, without a soul in sight. Here’s a cheat sheet to seven …

Hot Springs

These trail running shoes offer exceptional performance both up and downhill

Ask any trail runner and they’re likely to tell you: Lightweight and comfortable shoes that can maintain their footing on a variety of surfaces are …

Running

15 best Chromecast apps for Android

The Chromecast is probably the most popular video streaming device of all time. Even though it’s a small piece of hardware, it allows you to connect your TV to practically anything else in the house with a processor in it and that includes your Android phone. In most cases, it’s easier to use a …

Apps

12 Backpacking Hacks for Your Next Trip! [Infographic]

Whether you’re backpacking down the Grand Canyon or braving the cold in Yosemite, some of these backpacking hacks can help make your trip easier – or …

Camping

Nariyal Paani 2017: Why Alibaug's bohemian music fest is the one you shouldn't miss

Jan,28 2017 09:49:33 IST<p>Before we begin, here's a disclaimer: <i>This account is from a first timer, someone who isn't a habitué of the indie music scene</i> …

Easy Ways to Explore Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State

<i>Mount Rainier, Washington State's glorious stratovolcano, as seen from Reflection Lakes. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>If you've ever been to the city of Seattle and looked off into the distance on a nice day, you have undoubtedly seen a glimpse of Mount Rainier on the southern horizon rising like a …

7 Albums Every Man Should Own On Vinyl

We generally try to steer clear of alarmism. The Internet has enough of that. But we’re going to make an exception right now and drop some …

Guitar

This is what happens when you stick a beer can to your WiFi router. The result is incredible.

Whether at home or in the office, there are many different factors that can cause poor WiFi reception. Thick walls with reinforced concrete, …

Wi-Fi

Skeletal trees and sand dunes as tall as skyscrapers: Exploring the otherworldly landscapes of Namibia

Kalahari bushmen call this place “the land God made in anger”, and I can see why. In the desert below is Deadvlei, a scorched white expanse of clay, …

National Parks

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

10 Hidden Treks in Uttarakhand That Only The Most Ardent Mountain Lovers Have Heard Of

The trek which takes you from the dense forests of north-eastern Garhwal to the apple orchards of Chitkul in Himachal Pradesh, is not in any way a …

Run an Android desktop on almost any computer

Last month, it was rumored that official Android support would be coming to the Raspberry Pi after an empty directory for the $35 computer was discovered in Google's Android Open Source Project repository.<p>Having official Android support on such a device would be useful, and could bring with it …

Raspberry Pi

Spring/Summer Gear Guide: Patagonia Nine Trails Pack 15L | Adventure Sports Network

The Patagonia Nine Trails Pack lets you carry your hiking necessities with minimal constriction. Photo: Courtesy of Patagonia<p>Somewhere between the …

A decade in music – 50 best albums of 2006

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is image <i>1</i> of 50<p>50. The Kooks, ‘Inside In/Inside Out’. NME said: “It rolled over and begged major mainstream …

Pop-Up Guest House: Bed in a Bag Deploys in Seconds

No guest room? No problem, even if you don’t have a comfortable couch. A single overnight guest gets a cozy place to rest her head, plus a little …

Top 10 Destinations for Backpackers in Asia

10. Climb or recline on West Railay Beach, Thailand<p>Located on the tropical shores of the Railay peninsula, this stunning setting is among Thailand’s …

Hobo Roll

Posted in Bags and Gear<p>The Hobo Roll is not your standard stuff sack. With 5 internal compartments and 2 compression straps to condense your cargo, …

5 Secrets to Travel Like a BOSS

I’ve flown MILLIONS of air miles (literally), but you don’t have to take it from me. In fact, ask anyone who has a lot of miles under their belt …

iPad Mini

Source Hipster Hydration Belt

<b>Review by Amanda Wentz // Photos by Lear Miller (Action) and Brandon Turman (Product)</b><p>One of the more surprising trends in enduro (aside from enduro …

Backpacking