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11 ways to produce less garbage

Here's how you can give the landfills a little less to hold.<p>If you pay for garbage service, getting that monthly bill can sting, especially with …

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of September 19, 2013 : NPR

NPR Bestsellers: Week Of September 19, 2013 : NPR

The NPR Bestseller Lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide in collaboration with the American Booksellers Association. For more about independent bookstores and other indie retailers, visit Indiebound.org.

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How do you make a bow drill?

<i>A:</i><p>Before the Bic, matches, and flint & steel, there was the art of rubbing two sticks together. A nearly forgotten skill in modern outdoor education.<p>The bow-drill is a method used throughout the world, particularly in the colder regions of the North such as Alaska and Canada. Down my way in the …

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

How to: Stay Healthy on the Road

When I was 18 and went to Paris for the first time, I ended up in the emergency room on the first day. It was my first overseas flight traveling alone and I barely drank any water. After struggling with my oversized suitcases (another rookie mistake) at Charles de Gaulle and pounding the streets …

For Women Who (Want to) Travel Alone

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It was 108 degrees and I had been wandering all day.<p>I was alone, starving, and had no idea how to get back to my campsite. My passport, phone, cash, and credit cards were gone. I’d just been robbed at Kumbh Mela—ironically, an occasion for pilgrims to bathe away their sins …