Andre Joseph

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Your body’s amazing reaction to water

<i>Featured image: Photo of freediver Hanli Prinsloo by Annelie Pompe.</i><p>Writer James Nestor explores the science of the “mammalian dive reflex,” the …

Is She The One? These 21 Signs Should Answer That Question

We all love the idea of finding ‘The One’. We imagine her (or him) in all sorts of ways: with blond hair, smart, funny and most importantly good with …

Be Prepared: 15 Items That Every Survival Kit Should Contain - All Self-Sustained

‘Be prepared’ is the motto of the Scout Association and with good reason. A small amount of preparation can make all the difference in a survival …

Danger Zone: 7 Essential Skills for Staying Alive in the Wild

Rod Alne has spent the better part of four decades navigating high-pressure situations in some of the world’s most demanding and unforgiving locales. …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Selway the Hard Way | Canoe & Kayak Magazine

We immediately encountered other backpackers heading back from the Trapper Peak summit.<p>“Did you see the deer?” the man asked.<p>“Uh, sure,” I answered, …

The Day Marissa Mayer's Honeymoon At Yahoo Ended

Nearly 4,000 Yahoo employees sat and waited for Marissa Mayer to explain herself.<p>It was around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013.<p>Some of the employees, those in Yahoo's Santa Monica and New York offices, sat at their desks watching a video feed on their computer monitors.<p>At Yahoo's headquarters …

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Exploring Switzerland’s green legacy – on foot

One hundred years after the creation of the country’s first – and only – national park, Switzerland’s conservation efforts are anything but idle.<p>In 1914, Switzerland stamped itself as a leader in European conservation, creating the first national park in the Alps, and the first on the continent …

National Parks

The 35-Piece Ultimate Survival Kit

What's the price of safety? $9,340! Whether you're bugging out, sheltering in place, or just stocking up your bunker, these tools will help you ride out any emergency in style.<p>1. Pack the bomb-proof North Face Base Camp XL duffel with food, cash, batteries, and warm clothes, and stash it in your …

SHTF Blog

First of all we need to talk about the difference between a survival kit and a bug-out bag.<p>There are so many definitions and expectations today that …

The Russian Hill Residence by John Maniscalco Architecture. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/08/02/the-russian-hill-residence-by-john-maniscalco-architecture/

Gorgeous John Lautner House Featured In “Less Than Zero” Is For Sale, Only $7.5 Million

Silvertop, the Los Angeles residence that served as a backdrop for the 1987 Robert Downey Jr. film <i>Less Than Zero</i>, has been put on the market. The house, an early residential project by influential Southern California architect John Lautner, was originally built as a home for Kenneth Reiner, a Los …

Couin de Vacque by Jamie Falla Architecture

Jamie Falla Architecture have recently completed Couin de Vacque, a family home located in Guernsey.<p>Project description<p>Replacing a dilapidated 1950’s …

Top 10 Rules of Packing

When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone even lighter. Let’s …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

What’s the Best Ultrarunning Gear?

<i>A:</i><p>I ran my first ultra, The North Face Endurance Challenge 50-Mile on December 7. Save two missing toenails and a pinky toe that looks like it belongs on a cadaver, I think I am far enough away from the pain to write about the gear that helped me across the finish line.<p>As I trained for the race, I …

Durmitor National Park, Montenegro

Travel<p><b>Name:</b> Durmitor National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Montenegro <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1952 <b><br>Size:</b> 131 square miles (339 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Highs and Lows</b> Durmitor National Park includes the enormous Durmitor Massif and three breathtaking canyons, including that of the wild Tara River, which is home …

Women with Big Butts Are Healthier & Smarter, Study Reveals

Scientists from the University of Oxford have discovered that women with larger than average butts are not only increasingly intelligent but also …

Break a Sweat

Scientists have long known that happiness and stress are two sides of the same coin: the less stressed you are, the happier you’ll be. They’ve also known that exercise lifts mood by releasing feel-good chemicals like endorphins and dopamine into the brain. But last spring, researchers at Princeton …

Enjoying Monaco on a Budget - GUIDE

Keeping your laptop plugged in all the time will kill its battery faster

Laptops are our indispensable lifeline to the majesty that is the internet. We use them to work and play from anywhere in the world. But if you're …

19 Awesome Hikes Under 5 Miles

<b>You can pack a lot into five miles</b> – we’ve found slot canyons, redwoods, caving, 100-year-old via ferrate, sand dunes, summits, just to name a few. …

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