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Klax Multi-tool

Klax is an ingenious solution that turns any stick into an axe or hammer. Klax clamps on to a handle or stick turning it into a functioning axe on …

Multi-tools

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Tough Mudder Diver in Critical Condition

A rescue diver is in critical condition after being pulled Saturday from a "Walk the Plank" obstacle at a Tough Mudder in Mansfield, Ohio. Cleveland’s WKYC.com reports that Bret Buike, a former firefighter who was participating in the event, noticed the diver looked ill and jumped into the water, …

Left Fork Waterfall

I Heart My National Park: Yellowstone

There are few people living who know Yellowstone better than <b>Jeremy Schmidt</b>. The Jackson Hole, Wyoming-based writer and photographer has spent 40 years as a ranger, “winterkeeper,” and guide in the park.<p>The author of more than a dozen books, Schmidt is a longtime contributor to <i>National Geographic</i> …

The New ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Poster Is Kinda Star Wars-y

The PR push for <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> starts in earnest this week, as you may have noticed around the Internet. Part of that? A new poster!<p>As debuted on James Gunn’s Twitter, introducing the cast as a bunch of @$$holes, here’s the full poster:<p>This will all pay off with a trailer release on Monday, …

Star Wars: Episode VII filming begins

Filming has begun on the eagerly anticipated new Star Wars movie, which will reunite many of the original stars.<p>The director JJ Abrams' production company, Bad Robot, tweeted the hashtag #dayone and a photo of the film's clapperboard.<p>Bad Robot (@bad_robot)#dayone pic.twitter.com/18jtSH7xYMMay 16, …

Begun, Star Wars: Episode VII Filming Has - Unbound Worlds

Today’s the day, <i>Star Wars</i> fans: J.J. Abrams and crew has announced that they’ve started filming the next installment in the greatest science fiction …

Mallee Bush Retreat, Victoria, Australia

<b>So, Jimmy, you ever stay in a grain silo?</b> How about a cow shed?<p>Nearly 20 years ago, the community of Hopetoun, in Victoria, Australia, came together …

California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

Mobius Motors back-to-basics SUV almost ready for Africa

Having secured $50 million in funding thanks to the Pan-African Investment Company, Mobius can finally put the latest evolution of its low-cost SUV into production. Things have changed some in the two years since the Mobius Two was first announced as a form of inexpensive, go-anywhere transport for …

I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …

Earthquake Rattles Yellowstone National Park, No Damage Reported

A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Yellowstone National Park in Montana early Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage.<p>Peter Cervelli, a spokesman for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said the quake, which hit at 6:34 a.m. local time, was centered almost in …

'This show rewards you for skipping the Super Bowl' – The best reactions to Star Trek Discovery episode 14

While many may have been glued to their seats watching the Super Bowl (and its myriad trailers), there was a hearty few braving the farthest reaches …

Star Trek Discovery

Chewie is tweeting pages from the original Star Wars script - big news to come

<i>Star Wars</i> legend, Peter Mayhew (aka Chewbacca) has taken to Twitter to share some pages from his original <i>Star Wars</i> script. While his lines might be …

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Shutting Off the Excuse Machine

<b>Huffing and puffing around the hairpin switchback,</b> I was intimately aware of how mushy and weak my thighs felt in relation to how many more vertical …

Smithsonian Magazine's 2013 Photo Contest

The editors of <i>Smithsonian magazine</i> have just announced the 60 finalists in their 11th annual photo contest. They've kindly allowed me to share several of these images here, including some great shots from each of the competition's six categories: The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana, …

The Old Man and The River: Pete Dexter's Classic Portrait of Norman Maclean

Norman Maclean didn’t start writing fiction until he was past 70. The man himself turned out to be as remarkable as his fiction.<p>There’s an old saying …

This Is What It Feels Like to Be Caught in an Avalanche—and Live

In February 2011, Kristoffer Carlsson set out with some friends for a backcountry ski outing in Verbier, Switzerland. Things didn’t go as planned. …

Did I ever tell you about my Rock? We were in the great Red Desert in Wyoming on an all day tour with a naturalist (ok and piano player and Sasquatch expert . . .hey diversity is the key to employment in Wyoming) . .anyway he showed us this old stone cutting tool found there . .I'm thinking (because I am a KNIFE GUY) that I have never seen anything like this . .hours later we were looking for artifacts and believe it or not, I found one (ok, ok . . .my wife found one .. sheesh are you happy now) . . .and started our journey towards the Farson tool . . .more later

Photographer Mike Belleme’s treehome outside Asheville, North Carolina

Photographer Mike Belleme’s treehome outside <b>Asheville, North Carolina</b>.