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400-year-old shark found in the Arctic could be the oldest living vertebrate

Scientists have made a startling discovery where they have found a shark whose age was estimated to be at least 392 years. Yes, a Greenland shark has …

North Atlantic

Massachusetts police tweet lets slip scale of leftwing surveillance

At the height of Thursday night’s gas emergency that affected 8,000 people and in which one person was killed, Massachusetts state police posted to Twitter a map of responses to fires and explosions.<p>It was an image of a computer monitor, showing locations of 39 incidents as confirmed “by MSP Watch …

Social Media

Up Your Car Camping Game with These 8 Clever Gadgets — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Between last year and this spring, we’ve spent a <i>lot</i> of time using our Toyota 4Runner as a …

Camping

Jury Fines Man $1 For Punching Charlottesville...

Tips for Day Hiking in the Mountains

Hiking mountains is one of the best ways to connect with nature, offering sweeping views of pine-fringed peaks and stark rock cliffs from high above …

Hiking

Expand Your Camp Menu With These 3 Global Recipes

Egypt: Koshari Combine all the best backpacking foods in this one national dish. 2 servings ¼ cup red lentils½ cup dehydrated chickpeas½ cup …

Recipes

The Fight to Save Lithuanian Farmhouse Beer

After twists and wrong turns through the hills of northern Lithuania’s beer country, I find myself face to face with the esteemed brewer I’ve spent …

Beer

The Best Outdoor Sandals Available in 2018

A lot is implied by the word “sandal.” Upon hearing it, one might conjure up an image of footwear made of leather and cork loosely affixed to a pair …

Sandals

California Just Became the First State to End Bail. Here’s What You Need to Know

Many people say bail unfairly punishes people for being poor.<p>(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) California will become the first state to eliminate bail for …

New Mexico

A new brewery – the Lost Druid – is headed to Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 23, 2018<p>Photo obtained via: https://www.facebook.com/thelostdruid/<p>A new brewery will open in Avondale Estates next …

Backpacking Food Basics

Second only to gear, food is the most difficult thing for backpackers to get right. Follow these recommendations on amounts, types, and overnight storage to avoid learning the hard way.<p><b>How much food does a backpacker need?</b><p>My experience is that most backpackers will be satisfied with 2,250 to 2,750 …

Backpacking

New Jersey school board candidate called Black people ‘animals’ and ‘useless wastes of life’

Richard Jankowski made all the Facebook posts public, so anyone could read them.<p>A New Jersey school board candidate often made racist comments on …

Trudeau shuts down heckler: 'Racism has no place' in Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shut down a woman who heckled him about illegal immigration, telling her that “racism has no place” in …

Donald Trump

African-American Craft Beer Brewers Unite To Host A Festival Of Their Own

To tell how the nation's first black beer festival came to be held in Pittsburgh, you might start with a beer.<p>Maybe it was that introductory Sam Adams Boston Lager that longtime Michelob and Heineken guy Mike Potter drank more than a decade ago. "It had a completely different profile, a completely …

Craft Beer

Beer Quarry Caves

This Roman quarry once held secret masses and smuggler's contraband and is now home to rare species of bats.<p>People have been descending into these …

Welcome to the Meghalayan Age - a new phase in history

<b>The official history of Earth has a new chapter - and we are in it.</b><p>Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet.<p>They are calling it the Meghalayan Age, the onset of which was marked by a mega-drought that crushed a number of civilisations …

Ice Age

Shark-In-A-Stroller Heist Ends With Animal's Safe...

Self-described Nazis and white supremacists are running as Republicans across the country. The GOP is terrified.

The racist candidates are expected to lose, but they could drag their party down with them.<p>In at least five state and national races across the country, the Republican Party is dealing with an uncomfortable problem. Their party’s candidates are either a card-carrying Nazi, a Holocaust denier, a …

BEST DIY: 40 Ultimate Backpacking Hacks To Make Your Next Journey Comfortable – Page 7

13. Super-Charge Me Cookies<p>Backpacking meals do not have to be stereotyped into bars. They can also be cookies. Cookies make the perfect backpacking …

How to find your way out of the woods without tools—or your phone

Navigate back to civilization.<p>Today, we live in a world where GPS systems, digital maps, and other navigation apps are all available on our smartphones. Few of us just walk straight into the woods without a phone, a personal GPS, or another navigation tool. But phones run on batteries, and …

The 5 Best Sleeping Pads For Camping

Sleeping in the woods is an amazing experience — you build a cozy campfire, kick back under the stars, and connect with Mother Nature. That said, if …

From Brewery to Bakery: A Flour That Fights Waste

For some people, beer is the perfect end to a workday. For Bertha Jimenez, it’s the start of a new way to eliminate food waste.<p>Breweries throw out millions of pounds of used grain every day that could have other uses. While some is repurposed as animal feed, compostable products or heating fuel, …

From Sparkleberry Ale to Star Child Pilsner, Breweries Celebrate Pride Month with Special Beers

Evolving from a single day into four weeks of events, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month commemorates the June 28, 1969 …

France: Butchers demand protection from vegans

<b>French butchers have written to the government asking for protection against militant vegans, accusing them of trying to shut down the country's traditional meat-eating culture.</b><p>Shops have been stoned or defaced with anti-meat graffiti and stickers, the French Federation of Butchers says.<p>Over the …

Republican bill would force teachers to ‘report’ boys to their parents if they aren’t manly enough

A Republican-backed bill in Ohio would force teachers to out children to their parents if they do not conform to the “manner” of their “biological …

Paul Manafort is in the klink. It's OK to be pleased

Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager of Donald Trump, is in the klink. It’s OK to be pleased.<p>Oh, Manafort.<p>As one of the early casualties of the Trump-Russia inquiry, he was first indicted in October 2017, in Washington, on charges of conspiracy, money laundering and false statements. He …

Has AI finally cracked the mysterious Voynich manuscript?

Two computer scientists from the University of Alberta claim to have created a series of algorithms that can decipher unknown alphabetic scripts, and …

University of Alberta

Backpacking 101: A Guide to Getting Out There

Backpacking is an excellent way to get away from the crowds, access remote destinations, and wake up to epic vistas. It feels great to earn your …

Roanoke colony mystery: Could this strange rock reveal the settlers' fate?

Scientists are planning to take a fresh look at an engraved rock purported to hold the key to the mysterious “lost colony” of Roanoke.<p>Described as “the coldest case in American history,” the fate of more than 100 English settlers of the 16th century on Roanoke Island, N.C., has long baffled …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …