Dale Brownbridge

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Ever wanted to teach yourself AI? Here's 22 online classes from Stanford to MIT

For some us, AI is kind of an iffy proposition. To many, it is nebulous enough to seem like it might replace us or our jobs. And the harbingers of …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Pick and Prepare for a Hiking Trip

Hiking, walking and trekking vacations are a lot of fun if you enjoy moving step by step through colorful locales on the way to interesting …

Backpacking

The Best Sleeping Bags and Pads of 2018

Sack out in something snug, breathable, and packable.<p>Marmot Ultra Elite 20 ($199)<p>We’d never guess that the Ultra Elite 20 is filled with anything but down—it’s that warm and compressible. But Marmot stuffed the bag with a mix of three cutting-edge synthetic fibers layered together in strips: one …

Backpacking

REI Sale: 10 Pieces of Gear That Will Last at Least 10 Years

There are literally thousands of items on sale at REI right now. We combed through to find 10 that will last at least a decade of outdoor</b> …

Extreme Sports

Are You Emotionally Agile? Find Out Now [Infographic]

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than ever?<p>That’s why emotional agility is essential. You need it to navigate turbulent times, you need it to keep your sense of humor, you need it to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

Utah: Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyons, and the Narrows

Everything You Need to Know to Hike Bryce Canyon: TIP! Rent the Gear for the Virgin River!<p>By Laura Ferguson<p>I wasn’t sure what to expect on my first …

Hiking

Podcast 003 | Backpacking Food and Nutrition

Micronutrients vs. Macronutrients<p>What is the function of protein?<p>Caloric needs for backpacking<p>Resting metabolic rates<p>METs<p>How does activity level …

Nutrition

5 exquisite hikes near Vancouver that you’ve never heard of

There are secret hikes, and then there are lesser-known ones.The former are often illegal, so we’ll focus on the latter. Hard-core hikers will likely …

Hiking

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work

Outdoor enthusiasts: Here's a bit of good tick-fighting news just in time for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer. A new U.S. …

Disease

Best Ultralight Backpacking Packs for Thru-Hiking

Your Pack Requirements…<p><b><br>1) WEIGHT: Aim for 2 lbs or less.</b><p>A true ultralight backpacking pack will weigh under 2 lbs… and you don’t want anything above …

Backpacking

Therm-a-Rest Calls the Parsec Its Most Balanced Sleeping Bag Yet: Here's Why

An all-around sleeping bag is a very personal piece of outdoor gear. It needs to hug the body in the right ways while still letting it shift with …

Backpacking

9 Rules For UX Design

Websites designed with user experience (UX) in mind have much better chances of establishing loyal users and improving conversion rates. In fact, the …

UX Design

10 Best Waterproofing Sprays for Outdoor Gear 2018

Spring at last! The coming of spring is always celebrated by us outdoorsmen — it signals the annual return to the great outdoors. After months of …

Backpacking

The Best Camping Gadgets and Tools to Try on Your Next Trip

Check the list of the best camping gadgets and tools to give a try during your next trip. They will make your outdoor life more comforting and easier.

Camping

How to Pack for a Hike

Rule number one? Resist the urge to overcomplicate things.<p>More than anything else, I see backpackers get really hung up on clothing. They struggle to assemble a systemthat is optimized for the conditions they may encounter, devoid of redundancies, and costs no more than it should. Inevitably, they …

Backpacking

40 Sad Facts About Retirement

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 42<p>The sad state of America’s retirement preparation<p>As a whole, Americans are not doing a great job of saving for retirement. …

Retirement

Map reading: How to navigate on a hike without using a smartphone

Hiking is set to overtake yoga, according to trend forecaster WGSN.<p>This shouldn’t come as any great surprise. The benefits of spending time in nature …

Hiking

The Best Ultralight Packs of 2018

Cut weight, not comfort, with the year's best ultralight packs.<b>Gossamer Gear Murmur 36</b>Our take If your weight-saving efforts only <i>start</i> with cutting …

Backpacking

Four options for hiking in the Tri-Cities

Vancouver’s North Shore may get all the glory, but there is no shortage of worthwhile hiking to be found in the Tri-Cities.<p>From easygoing nature …

Hiking

Deal of the Week: MSR PocketRocket 2

Snag a this tried-and-true stove for a steal this week.Whether your goal is to go ultralight or impress your love interest with a gourmet trail meal, …

Backpacking

Outfit Your Rig: New Gear From Overland Expo 2018

Overland Expo West is a massive gathering of trucks, vans, SUVs, and those that love traveling in them. And the event is chock full of new …

Off-roading

You Can Have Super Dedicated and Engaged Employees Just by Doing These 7 Simple Things

The leadership choices you make and how you lead your people can make or break their motivation.<p>Whether you are starting a new business or you're helping to run one that has been around for a long time, every day can bring new and unexpected challenges and dilemmas. When you add employees to the …

Employee Engagement

The Best Summer Packs of 2018

When weather rolls in, grab one of these. (Courtesy Outdoor Research) Outdoor Research Interstellar ($299) At long last, the holy grail of waterproof jackets. The Interstellar blew our crew away with an uncanny mix of weatherproofing, breathability, and stretch. “It feels softer than a soft shell …

Camping

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

Top Coolest Survival Gadgets to Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

Most people have no idea about what the basic survival gadgets are and how to use them. The newbies mostly waste their money on fancy tools that they …

Gear & Gadgets

The contrast between Tesla and the rest of the auto industry is terrifying

1/<p>Tesla vs. GM<p>Bill Pugliano / Stringer<p>There are three major differences between Tesla, which sold 100,000 vehicles in 2017, and GM, which sold 10 …

Automotive Industry

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

The Fat Person’s Guide to Hiking

We all know there’s plenty of information out there for the hardcore hiker. You know, the one who lives in Colorado and goes hiking in the Rockies …

Backpacking

The Best Deals for Backpackers at REI's Anniversary Sale

<i>The following is a Sponsored Post brought to you by REI.</i><p>REI’s annual anniversary sale starts today, and backpackers can save mucho dollars. Plus, …

Personal Finance

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment