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7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

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

Review: TrailFork Customized Backpacking Foods

Hikers all know that one of the keys to a successful backcountry adventure is the food. It is also one of the main challenges. It can be hard to get …

Backpacking

You Can Get Paid To Live On A Greek Island And Take Care Of Cats

A Greek cat island needs someone to take care of 55 kitties<p>If you’re a bonafide Crazy Cat Lady (or used to be before having a bunch of kids), your …

Pets

Inside Peru's Hidden Desert Oasis

When thinking of Peru, images of desolate tropical oases in the midst of sprawling sand dunes probably don't come to mind. But in a country with a …

South America

How to Use the HSL Sliders on Your Photos in Lightroom

One of the quickest and most powerful ways to achieve a signature look in Lightroom is by taking advantage of the HSL sliders. This excellent …

Tutorials

Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price.

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

Take Shelter: 9 Eye-Catching Tents for 2019

Each year, brands manage to push the design envelope on one of the most core pieces of outdoor gear — tents. For 2019, brands shaved grams, used …

Backpacking

Why Your Jordan Bucket List Shouldn’t End at Petra

A bedrock in a famous region, Jordan contains ancient ruins and cultural treasures that go far beyond its most famous attraction.<p>My father and I …

Travel

Make This Cult Bakery’s Shakshuka Focaccia at Home

One of Israel’s most famous dishes is shakshuka, a humble meal of eggs poached in an abundance of sautéed tomatoes and onions. Like hummus, shakshuka …

Bread

Create your own animations easily with this tool

If you're a fan of Pixar films, you know how powerful animation can be. Just as animation can move us to tears and make us laugh, it can also be used …

Animation

I Meal Prepped Every Meal For 5 Days — These Recipes Made It Super Easy

In college, meal prepping every Sunday night was a huge part of my healthy routine. It saved me not only time but also money. It kept me on track to meet my healthy goals, because I knew I had no excuse to grab something unhealthy on the go. All I had to do on a weekday was go home, and a …

Healthy Eating

CARTHAGE is a Deckbuilding-Fueled Gladitorial Triumph

Every now and then I play a game whose mechanisms and systems feel so obviously natural that I begin to wonder why we haven’t seen them before.</i> …

Board Games

The 10 Coolest Things We Saw at Summer Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer, for lack of a better word, is a whirlwind. As the largest trade show for outdoor brands in the country, it is three floors of …

Camping

Wedding Photographers Will Love This Photoshop Technique for Adding a Shine

Do you wish your lighting would have produced a little shine on a part of your photo? Use this simple Photoshop technique to add that wanted shine in …

Tutorials

15 Simple But Brilliant Tricks to Fix All Your Toilet Problems

Yes, it’s true your friendly neighbourhood plumber has made at least 100 dollars per hour fixing stuff which you can do as well! Of course, your …

Cool Stuff

Flight Deal: U.S. to Tokyo from $659 Round-Trip

These flights normally cost well over $1,000 round-trip, so get moving.<p>In November 2017, we wrote about how Tokyo has the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world—<i>234</i>!—and thanks to Singapore Airlines, it's easier than ever to check them out. The award-winning airline—#3 on our 2017 Readers' …

Los Angeles

A Photographer’s Tips For Getting Perfect Photos Of The Night Sky

Look, we’ve all done it. Seen something beautiful in the sky — a particularly large, full moon, a meteor shower on a weekend camping trip, intergalactic aliens bent on stealing our water supply hurtling towards Earth — and pulled out our phones, excited to share this moment with our inner circle …

Landscape Photography

Lululemon drops new items during its We Made Too Much Sale with deals from $7

Lululemon is currently offering deals as low as <b>$7</b> on a selection of women’s and men’s apparel and accessories in its We Made Too Much sale. Prices are as marked. Plus, all orders receive free delivery.<p>Update your golf shirts with the men’s Propel Polo for <b>$59</b>, which is down from its original rate of …

Clothing

No plumber, no problem: Conquer drain clogs with these 4 cleaners you can make from pantry staples

There are few things more annoying at home than clogged and smelly drains. Calling a plumber is expensive and inconvenient. Commercial drain cleaners …

Cleaning

Campers Village's top picks at Outdoor Retailer

Established in 1963, Campers Village is an independently owned outdoor retailer focused on camping, hiking, and paddling. Its three locations across …

Camping

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

19 Short Summer Hikes with Giant Views — Washington Trails Association

Dramatic views are kind of Washington's thing.<p>So many of our summer alpine trails turn a corner or pop over a ridge and BAM! Mountain views …

Hiking

The Insanely Cheap Tribit Bluetooth Headphones Make the AirPods Look Like a Kid's Toy

Better sound at a fraction of the price.<p>Sure, Apple’s signature headphones, the AirPods, have a lot going for them. The design is nice and the …

Headphones

10 Tips For Capturing Stunning Indoor Wedding Photos

Finding ways to create images that mimic the look and feel of natural light photos is no easy task when throwing an indoor wedding. Dark spaces, insufficient sunlight, and unexpected shadows can make for a wedding album that’s less-than-appealing. Not to derail the idea of hosting your big day at a …

Where to Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Let’s get this out of the way as quickly as possible: Día de los Muertos is not “Mexican Halloween.” In fact, this Latin American celebration is …

Mexico

11 genius products on Amazon that people can't get enough of

1/<p>This portable mini washing machine will wash your clothes anywhere.<p>If you live in an apartment or a dorm, travel a lot, or straight up hate going …

Shopping

We Tested The Lightest, Most Compact Sleep System Ever

It’s not often that I get to test a new product that genuinely changes my life. But that's the case with Therm-A-Rest’s new UberLite sleeping pad. Weighing just 8.8 ounces in its six-foot long, regular-length configuration, this pad offers just as much comfort as the rest of the brand's NeoAir line …

Backpacking

Fjällräven Makes the World's Most Versatile Packs

For a smallish country that overlaps the Arctic Circle, the humble Swedes sure do come up with a lot of great ideas for export. Volvo cars, Ikea furniture (and meatballs), POC helmets, Spotify playlists, and Swedish Fish (the candy), to name a few. Not surprisingly, the packs made by the country’s …

Arctic Circle

The Bestselling Amazon Bed Sheets Are Just $30 (And Have More Than 30,000 5-Star Reviews)

The debate over bedding, particularly what qualities make for the best bed sheets, is never-ending. For those who love a thick, cool-to-the-touch …

Shopping