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Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

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 units, …

National Parks

How to Make a Plumber’s Stove on Steroids for Cooking and Warmth

Survival Sherpa <br>Survival Sherpa <br>Comment (1)<p>Being the son of a plumber, I’ve witnessed many inventive ways to stay warm while working on cold steel in …

20 Best hiking jackets and how to buy them???

Getting the most stylist looking and best hiking jackets should be one of your first priorities, while hiking in severe cold or rainy season. Guys, …

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Safety fears prompt change to Everest climbing route

<b>The route used by mountaineers to scale Mount Everest is to be changed amid fears of an increased avalanche risk.</b><p>Nepal will change the path next month after a deadly collapse in 2014 killed 16 Sherpa guides - the worst single loss of life in expedition history.<p>The current route up the mountain has …

Inspiration | Off The Grid

Articles in Inspiration<p>Andres Amador is no ordinary artist. He neither draws or paints. He doesn't sculpt. Instead of a white canvas, he uses nature, …

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Army Vet Amputee Reaches New Heights by Rock Climbing With New Prosthetic

A new prosthetic arm dubbed "Luke" by its developers, allowed one Army vet to successfully rock climb.<p>In a video put out by the Defense Advanced …

'Star Wars' robotic arm lets amputee veteran go rock climbing

The DEKA robotic arm -- funded by DARPA and nicknamed "Luke" -- helped this army vet climb again.<p>Losing a limb can mean new limits, even an end to some favortie activities, but science continues to offer promising progress in this area. An awesome bionic arm from DEKA recently helped one military …