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Shopping for a Custom Camper? This New Site Is Better Than, Well, Anywhere

Vanagon fans have the Samba, but otherwise where do you go to find unique, customized, #roadlife-ready vehicles? You know, the ones where someone …

RVs

Why Hawaii's Toxic Sunscreen Ban is Important

Last month, Hawaii made national history by becoming the first state to ban toxic sunscreens. Governor David Ige signed SB 2571, Act 104 that would …

David Ige

Tax Havens Shelter Illegal Fishing and Amazon Deforestation, Study Finds

A first-of-its-kind study published Monday shows that tax havens don't just shelter the wealth of celebrities and large corporations—they also …

Tax Havens

Utah's Big Water Grab

Let us now praise southern Utah!<p>I moved here the high-water spring of 1993, everything I owned in the car and my savings whittled to three hundred cash. The hitchhikers said Moab, so I dropped anchor in the red-rock oasis and spent the next decade dowsing: mossy seeps, wind-chime waterfalls, …

Colorado River

7 Lightroom Secrets Photographer Pierre Lambert Says Will “Change Your Editing Life”

Here’s a great new video from photographer Pierre T. Lambert with his best Lightroom tips and tricks that he says will make a huge difference in how …

Tutorials

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Ecology

‘Random Murder, Rape, and Pillage’: A US Soldier Describes 1968 in Vietnam

Richard Brummett was born into a family of true believers—in Jesus, in war, and in a particular idea of America. He spent his youth at odds with, and …

Military

Prefab camper van kits cost $13,500

Bonus: They can be installed in two weeks<p>Talk to any aspiring van owner and there are usually two barriers to making the #VanLife dream come true: time and money. There are ways to build a van on the cheap—this couple tricked out a Sprinter for just $18,000—but a DIY build can require upwards of …

Campervans

Your Guide to Class B Motorhomes

There are so many types of RVs on the market that you’re bound to find one perfect for you. If you’re not looking for the giant size of a Class A …

RVs

San Diego's Scripps Pier records highest ocean temperature in its 102-year history

The sea surface temperature at the Scripps Pier in La Jolla hit 78.6 degrees on Wednesday, the highest reading in the pier’s 102-year history, …

Climate Change

The world is losing the war against climate change

EARTH is smouldering. From Seattle to Siberia this summer, flames have consumed swathes of the northern hemisphere. One of 18 wildfires sweeping …

Fossil Fuels

Wedding Photographers Will Love This Photoshop Technique for Adding a Shine

Do you wish your lighting would have produced a little shine on a part of your photo? Use this simple Photoshop technique to add that wanted shine in …

Tutorials

DIY camper van: 5 affordable conversion kits you can buy now

Make #VanLife happen without breaking the bank<p>The van life craze shows no sign of stopping. Each month Curbed gets word of a new conversion van company and we get dozens of emails weekly highlighting DIY rigs that take hundreds of hours to complete. And while both the custom van and the DIY van can …

RVs

Trump administration to freeze fuel-efficiency requirements in move likely to spur legal battle with states

The Trump administration announced plans Thursday to freeze fuel-efficiency requirements for the nation’s cars and trucks through 2026 — a massive regulatory rollback likely to spur a legal battle with California and other states, as well as create potential upheaval in the nation’s automotive …

Pesticides

The Quietest Place in America Is Becoming a Warzone

<b>N 47.51575°, W 123.52133°</b>—Amid the panoply of greenery that makes up the Hoh Rainforest, a gap in the old growth forest arises. Well, more accurately …

National Parks

Here’s Why ICC Profiles Are So Important for Printing Photos

<b>You can request a free sample pack of Canson Infinity Baryta Prestige here.</b><p>There’s never been a better time to engage in printmaking and the …

Printing

7 photography tips for taking professional photos with your smartphone

Not everyone can afford a massive camera, and smartphone camera quality is still not exactly the best. But now there are a huge range of camera …

Mobile Photography

Street Photography and the Law: What You Need to Know

As the name implies, “Street Photography” usually is done in a public place such as a street, sidewalk or park involving candid images of people …

Street Photography

Why and How to Use a Star Tracker for Photos of the Night Sky

Astrophotography is generally a race against time to capture as much subtle starlight we can before the stars create trails in our images. The …

Nature Photography

10 Events We Can’t Figure Out From The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was one of the most controversial conflicts in recent history. In a time when men had no choice but to fight a war overseas for …

It All Started With a Few Trout. Now Yellowstone’s Iconic Birds Face ‘Collapse.'

EnvironmentYear of the Bird<p>An invasive fish set off a biological domino effect that has already affected bears and elk. Now it threatens trumpeter swans and other birds.<p>Doug Smith doesn’t remember the moment he realized that a serious ecological crisis was under way in Yellowstone National Park. …

This Little Gadget Creates a Force Field Against Mosquitos

Anybody who has used mosquito spray — which I assume is everybody — knows that there are obvious downsides. It’s oily. It smells bad. And it doesn’t …

Court Rules Copying Photos Found on Internet is Fair Use

A Virginia federal court has made a decision that photographers won’t be happy to hear: the court ruled that finding a photo on the Internet and then …

Barents Sea seems to have crossed a climate tipping point

This is probably what a climate tipping point looks like—and we're past it.<p>Many of the threats we know are associated with climate change are slow …

Global Warming

The Lightweight Pop-Top Truck Camper Revolution

The hottest trend in the car camping/overland world right now is the lightweight pop-top truck camper. They combine a truck topper shell and rooftop …

Pictures of pimps, prostitutes and homeless of 1970s Times Square through a bartender’s camera.

Chu Viet Ha: Epic Surrealist Street Photographer from Hanoi

Chu Viet Ha: one of the most epic street photographers, with his use of layers, color, and surrealism: New Photos by Chu Viet Ha: Shooting with Chu …

How to Get Perfect Color in Photoshop With Just One Click (VIDEO)

Software guru Colin Smith of photoshopCAFE is who we turn to for helpful tutorials on how to better use those all-powerful and often confusing …

This is why you’ll never make it as a photographer

Photographer James Popsys puts forth an intriguing argument. That you won’t make it as a photographer. Why? Well, because it’s impossible for anybody …

Don’t Die In The Woods – The World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>Don’t Die In The Woods claim that this is the “World’s Toughest Ultralight Survival Tent”, …