Christian Bruckman

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Can The World's Worst Traffic Problem Be Solved?

An app called Sakay.ph told me to switch jeepneys here, on the megacity's deadliest stretch. Clambering into the back of what amounts to a stretched jeep with a tin roof, I slide down one of the vinyl seats to sit behind the driver, who flips his right palm backward to collect the fare of seven …

You can now sign up to take a driverless car for a spin around London

Registration has opened for the first public trial of autonomous self-driving cars in the UK.<p>Fancy driving a driverless car? You can now register for the UK's first public trial of autonomous vehicles.<p>If you're in the UK, you can register with the Gateway (Greenwich Automated Transport Environment) …

Autonomous Cars

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Bikepacking 101

Start Your Journey Here<p>Simply put, bikepacking is the synthesis of mountain biking and minimalist camping. It evokes the freedom of multi-day …

Bikepacking

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping

9 Essential Ultralight Backpacking Skills

Good campsite selection skills and weather awareness are doubly important when your shelter is just an open-ended, floor-less, ultralight …

Backpacking

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Gear List

Although some will deviate from the below gear list in one way or another, this serves as an excellent template for thru-hikers, with some products …

How to Build A Survival Shelter | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

My Gear List Philosophy

<b>Climate/Weather forecast</b><p>Expected<p>Mid 50-60’s during the day, low 40’s at night w/possible frost on Saturday and Sunday night<br>• Rain expected Saturday …

Backpacking

4 Must Have Supplements for Long Distance Backpacking

Let us first address the hyperbolic nature of this title. There really are no “must have” supplements. You can walk across the earth without taking a …

ASICS Gel Lyte III Light Brown/Dark Brown/Ink Blue

Eschewing the predominately tonal suede construction of other Spring 2015 releases is this in-line<p>Eschewing the predominately tonal suede construction of other Spring 2015 releases is this in-line Light Brown/Dark Brown/Ink Blue edition of the Gel Lyte III from ASICS. Recalling the premium look of …

Shoes

Embracing Life’s Uncertainty

<b>How much time do we have?</b> Does it really matter? Do you want to know? Facing a sobering, fateful medical assessment, Hayden Peters abandoned life in …

Love Like This

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Homecamp - The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

Homecamp launched in November with a carefully considered range of products, including their very own range of elegant bell tents and branded …

#OutsideEssentials: The Survival Gear You Need

There's some gear you just can't leave home without. We're not talking about your smartphone—there are more important things in life, especially if you're headed outside. We asked our Instagram followers what adventure essentials they always have with them. From a trusty knife to a well-worn pair …

Hot Wheels

5 Knots You Need to Know How to Tie at All Times

We’re doing something different today with our Knot of the Week series and taking a look at five knots that you should know how to tie at all times. …

35 Easy-to-Find Sources of Tinder

May 17, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 4 Comments<p>The ability to start a fire can mean the difference between life or death, but even in the best of …

Couple's Extraordinary 550,000-Mile Road Trip Across 177 Countries Over 26 Years

In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The couple originally planned to spend just 18 months touring the African countryside in their …

Travel

Essential Classics: The Riva Aquarama

Upon first glance, the Riva Aquarama appears to be a boat. Upon further investigation, the Riva Aquarama is still a boat – but it’s also so much …

Affordable Men's Fashion When You’re On A Budget

At some point in your life as a stylish man, you’re bound to run into a difficult decision: pay rent or purchase clothes? Unfortunately, the rent …

Natural Insect Repellents

I was in my early twenties the last time I used manmade insect repellent. I hated what DEET did to my gear, especially plastic. And one can’t help …

The Ultimate Guide To Starting A Fire In The Rain

It might be my imagination, but it seems that emergencies always bring bad weather along with them. Just when you need some sunshine and cool …

Bug Out Bag Meals: DYI MREs

This guest post by Bam Bam and entry in our non-fiction writing contest.<p>My dh got me a food saver yesterday and I have wasted no time putting it to …

Food

A 5-to-9 Microadventure

Last week I had the perfect opportunity to practice what I preach: the idea of brief adventurous escapes. I had just spoken at an IT conference in …

Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Outdoors Gifts Under $20

Great outdoorsy gifts don’t have to cost a fortune. Grab one of these and keep the adventures going, without breaking the bank.Image courtesy …