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The Best Summer Hiking Pants for Men

You don’t always want to hike in shorts. When bushwhacking or rock scrambling, pants work best. Ditto if you're in mosquito or tick country. Thankfully, fabrics have gotten lighter and more breathable, which means there’s a pair of pants that will give you the protection you need on the trail …

Backpacking

Garb: Bushwhack

Arpenteur Jacket ($365). <br>RRL Shorts ($209). <br>Officine Generale Sunglasses ($540). <br>Danner Hiking Boots ($380). <br>Porter-Yoshida & Co. Backpack ($528). …

Hiking

Opinel No. 9 Oyster Knife

One of Opinel's most versatile designs, the No. 9 Oyster sees this pocket blade become a portable kitchen tool. The blade measures well over two …

Portable

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

Camping

These Are the 'White Moderates' MLK Warned Us About

Trump officials have recently been on the receiving end of less than pleasant dining experiences. Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen and …

Civil Rights

A Crucial Archaeological Dating Tool Is Wrong, And It Could Change History as We Know It

Ooops.<p>One of the most important dating tools used in archaeology may sometimes give misleading data, new study shows - and it could change whole …

Make A Sophisticated Cherry Lemonade With Maraschino Liqueur

Happy weekend, and welcome back to <i>3-Ingredient Happy Hour</i>, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we're …

Husqvarna DXR 310 Demolition Robot

The Husqvarna DXR 310 Demolition Robot is like having your own life-size Transformer to play around with, breaking down walls, roofs, and anything …

Opinel No. 8 Outdoor Survival Pocket Knife

Built to withstand the worst conditions, the Opinel No. 8 Outdoor Survival Pocket Knife is the rare blade that offers life-saving potential. There's …

Barebones Hatchet

The new Barebones Hatchet might come in handy should you be outdoors often and in need of a cutting tool with some power, able to manage thicker …

First peoples: Study finds two ancient ancestries 'reconverged' with settling of South America

Recent research has suggested that the first people to enter the Americas split into two ancestral branches, the northern and southern, and that the …

Something Weird Happened to Men 7,000 Years Ago, And We Finally Know Why

The women, on the other hand, were fine.<p>Around 7,000 years ago - all the way back in the Neolithic - something really peculiar happened to human …

Anthropology

MMTH Gear Tusk Survival Shovel

It started as an ice scraper. The end result is far more useful. Designed in Iceland, the Tusk Survival Shovel combines several tools into a compact, …

Test Drive: 2019 Subaru Ascent : Function and straightforward design meet for the brand's roomiest-ever offering

by Michael Frank<p>Subaru didn’t make cars until after the end of WWII, but the company’s DNA goes back to 1915 and includes everything from trucks to aircraft and motor scooters. Unlike many carmakers whose roots were in the luxury realm of making automobiles (after all, even in the US, cars were …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

What is Dyneema? Everything You Need to Know

<i>Cuben Fiber.</i> It sounds like dreamed-up sci-fi, an intergalactic MacGuffin upon which the latest Marvel film might hinge. It’s not. Today, it’s known …

CBD Coffee Is the Wellness World's New Favorite Drink

But not all CBD is created equal... or legal.<p>On a sunny but unseasonably freezing April afternoon in New York, I walked the 10 or so minutes from the L train to Caffeine Underground, a coffee shop in Bushwick that triples as an art gallery and community center. The open-concept space serves lattes …

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

Drink These 25 Bottles and Become a Wine Master

Want to take your wine smarts to the next level? Easy peasy. Just follow this simple, can't-miss tasting tutorial —Ray Isle<p>1 of 22<p>1. …

Napa Valley

15 Best Summer Wardrobe Essentials Every Guy Needs

The best men’s summer wardrobe essentials are dead simple. Whereas loud statement pieces and overly niche garments are usually only appropriate for a …

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

China Focus: 5,000-year-long Chinese civilization verified - Xinhua

BEIJING, May 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese civilization has been verified as having existed for at least 5,000 years by a comprehensive investigation into …

The Banana Batida Twist on the Classic Caipirinha Cocktail

The banana batida version of the caipirinha "batida" or beats the cachaça, lime, sugar and ice in a cocktail shaker, allowing this iteration to have …

Winkler Spike Knife

Designed for military and law enforcement use, this all-purpose knife has a 5.25-inch blade with a black non-glare finish and black rubber scales. …

The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Digital Collections: Hearst Museum of Anthropology (UC Berkeley) Opens Digital Portal to its Entire Collection

UC Berkeley’s Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, whose world-class collections range from Egyptian mummy sarcophagi to Peruvian textiles to …

22 Degrees Ocean Jacket

22 Degrees Ocean Jacket is a technical option for those who are usually on the seashore lines or around maritime environments and have to withstand …

Chances with Wolves and the Lonesome Labor of Living

By David Ramsey March 10, 2017<p><i>Listening to Chances with Wolves’s lonesome, dusty mixtapes during a year of transition, loss, and decline.</i><p>Christopher Colville, <i>Coyote #6</i>, 2016, from the series “Beyond Reckoning<i>.</i>” Courtesy Rick Wester Fine Art, New York.<p>I first listened to my favorite radio program,</i> …

Paul Simon

Alutiiq Fish Trap Spotted From the Air in Alaska

KODIAK, ALASKA—<i>KTOO Public Media</i> reports that archaeologist Patrick Saltonstall of Alutiiq Museum spotted an Alutiiq fish trap during a recent …

10 Citrus every bartender should know

Words by: Theodora Sutcliffe<p><b>Citrus is the secret sauce in so many different cocktails. Yet, even at a time when syrups, bitters, shrubs and cordials</b> …