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​The Best Sleeping Pad For Every Camper

Believe it or not, outdoor sleeping pads can now be <i>more</i> comfortable than your bed at home. And all that comfort can come in a package smaller than …

Backpacking

5 things to know about income inequality

The top 1% is still doing better than everyone else.<p>Between 1979 and 2011, Americans at the top of the income scale saw their incomes grow 200%, while incomes for those further down rose between 40% and 67%.<p>That's one finding in a new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office about …

This Solar-Powered Electric Bike May Be Even Greener Than A Regular Bicycle

The design isn’t the first to build solar power into an electric bike, but it uses unique technology that makes it possible to charge the bike even …

How a national food policy could save millions of American lives

By Mark Bittman ,<p>Michael Pollan ,<p>Ricardo Salvador and<p>Olivier De Schutter<p><i>Mark Bittman, an opinion columnist and food writer for the New York Times, is the author of “How to Cook Everything Fast.” Michael Pollan, who teaches journalism at the University of California at Berkeley, is the author of</i> …

Scotland produces enough wind energy to power all its homes

Scotland is pushing ahead with green energy, with First Minister Alex Salmond claiming that renewables could provide 100 percent of Scotland's energy …

Renewable Energy

A New Way To Finance Solar And Storage: The LOPPA

Solar and energy storage will increasingly be integrated together at commercial sites, homes and microgrids. SolarCity, NRG, Enphase all have storage plans.<p>But to be honest, they are an odd couple with very different personalities.<p>Solar is passive: solar modules are typically planted in a fixed …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

Seriously, it's never been so easy to slim down.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight is hard work. Sometimes the gym is just so far away, and that box of doughnuts is just so right there. But here's some good news for the …

Fitness

5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

Butternut

Michael Savage bottoms out, calls for Republican Congress to arrest Obama

<b>Michael Savage (AP/John Storey)</b><p>The right-wing radio host and author is convinced the president is a “metrosexual” bent on destroying the country<p>David Neiwert<p>November 7, 2014 11:45am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by The Southern Poverty Law Center.<p>Given the title, you might think that …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

Travel<p>From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 …

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Boreas Waterproof Backpacks

You never know where life’s adventures will lead you. That’s why we’re huge advocates of being prepped for anything, and that includes your hiking …

World Vegan Day

By Hakeem Jimoh<p>October and November are the veg special months. October 1st kicks off the annual Vegetarian month. In between comes the World Food …

World Vegan Day: Top 5 Recipes

This World Vegan Day, let's take a hard look at stripped down healthy eating. One that cuts out all kinds of animal produce like meat, fish, chicken, …

Kelp Noodles, Low Carb Low Calorie Healthy Recipe

Have you heard of kelp noodles before? They're just long strands made from kelp (a sea vegetable) that have almost no taste (or calories—yay!).<p>While you often see these in healthy recipes, I was pleased to see kelp noodles served to a group of foodies recently at the New York City Wine and Food …

8 Tips To Make A Vegan Diet More Affordable

There is a common belief that living a healthful plant-based lifestyle is more expensive than being a meat-eater, and therefore only for people with …

Slow cooker vegetable soup – vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, healthy

Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup – vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, healthy<p>A super-easy, slow cooker soup that is super nourishing. Just set things up, and …

Vegan Gingerbread Men Cookies Recipe

These deliciously gingery gingerbread men cookies are so cute and are amazingly tasty. I really believe that this is the PERFECT vegan gingerbread …

Locatier - Offline GPS & Compass Navigation Tool for Routing by Longitude and Latitude on map - appPicker

Locatier - Your companion for next adventure<p>Have you ever lost? Had difficulties with finding your previously parked car? You found a great hotel, …