James Knoll

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Skiing: the cheat's guide to looking like a pro

Skiing

Whose side is Trump’s America on? The answer is becoming more and more obvious

Nato summits are generally unremarkable affairs, but this week’s two-day gathering in Brussels will be an exception. European members of the transatlantic alliance are pondering their biggest conundrum since its creation almost 70 years ago: is the US a friend – or a foe?<p>Only 18 months ago, the …

Geopolitics

Special Forces Commandos Eat Like This To Build Muscle & Drop Fat

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Nutrition

Trump’s Nativism Is Transforming the Physical Landscape

From the wilderness of the west to the mountaintops of Appalachia, the president’s nationalism is remaking America.<p>In his late May commencement address at the Naval Academy, President Trump chose to remind the graduating midshipmen and their families of a particular aspect of American history.* …

Political Science

Oil and gas industry is coming for Colorado's sand dunes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Southern Colorado is home to some of the most stunning landscapes in the country. Where the steep, dark-green slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains hit the valley floor, they are met by towering sand dunes that sprawl across more than 30 square miles. The highest dunes rise more than 700 …

National Parks

THE MOST TERRIFYING BLACK DIAMOND SKI SLOPES IN THE WORLD

You’re an avid skier or snowboarder who spends every winter weekend shredding your way down a different mountain. After tackling all the green and …

Skiing

Antarctica is melting faster than anyone thought, and we're not ready for the sea level rise that's coming

Ian Joughin, University of Washington<p><b>Ice melting rates in Antarctica tripled between 2012 and 2017, according to a study published in the journal</b> …

FATMAP Puts The Whole World In High Definition With Beautiful 3D Maps

Mobile mapping is big business, as is the outdoor recreation market, which is now worth an astounding $887bn in the US alone. But while the established likes of Google and Apple are fine for navigating city strolls and road trips, they start to fall down if you head off the beaten track or deviate …

Guide Books

Trump withdrew from the Paris climate plan a year ago. Here's what has changed.

A year ago, President Donald Trump shocked the world by announcing that the U.S. would be the first and possibly only country to join, but then subsequently withdraw from, the Paris climate change agreement. In his speech, Trump cited "the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement …

10 Books Every Skier Should Read This Summer

We know the wait for winter is long and hard. To help you endure the dog days of summer, we’ve put together a list of our favorite ski-centric …

Bill Gates Shares the 5 Books You Should Read This Summer

Bill Gates wants you to do some serious thinking this summer. For his annual list of the best books to read this season, Gates has selected five …

The National Park Service Quietly Released A Report That Got Super Real About Climate Change

After nearly a year of delays, the U.S. National Park Service released an uncensored report about climate change's role with regards to changing sea …

Lateral Band Walking Exercise

The lateral band walking exercise looks (and feels) pretty strange, but it's actually the perfect way to improve hip stability, strengthen the hip …

Surgery-free ‘nasal airway remodeler’ boosts airflow in congested patients’ noses

Tens of millions of Americans suffer from sinus pain and inflammation due to obstruction of the nasal cavity. This can cause chronic congestion, …

The Ridiculousness and Joy of Skiing Tuckerman Ravine

<b>By Noah Howell</b><p>Of course, I'd seen images of the party scene, the famously steep headwall, and knew a little of the history behind Tuckerman Ravine. …

Deviled Eggs with Horseradish Recipe

"Deviled eggs with a horseradish kick."<p>Ingredients<p>12 eggs<p>1/2 cup mayonnaise<p>2 tablespoons prepared horseradish<p>2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill<p>1/2 …

Cancer, mutations and the facts of life

If you live long enough, you get cancer. But without our mutating, blundering cells, we’d never have made it out of the primordial soup…<p>Bob Weinberg of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been one of the world’s foremost experts on cancer for nearly five decades. Back when I was a wee …

Cancer

It’s John Muir’s 180th birthday, so here’s some facts about his trail and Yosemite

John Muir was born in Scotland on April 21, 1838. His family moved to the United States when he was 11 years old and settled in Wisconsin.<p>Muir was an …

Oil, gas drilling in pristine Alaska refuge takes step ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving forward on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a longtime Republican priority that most Democrats fiercely oppose.<p>A notice being published Friday in the Federal Register starts a 60-day review to sell oil …

Forests

AstraZeneca wins U.S. approval for 1st-line use of lung cancer drug | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have expanded use of AstraZeneca’s lung cancer drug Tagrisso to include initial treatment of patients with a specific genetic mutation, the company said on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May 19, 2014. …

Lung cancer patients live longer with immune therapy, study suggests

For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung …

The Best Blackout Shades

To find the best blackout shade, we spent 25 hours on research, interviewed five industry experts, and tested 12 models. The Select Blinds Signature …

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.<p>When it comes to knee pain, most lifters will scrutinize the …

Health

Climate change is a more partisan issue than ever, and Donald Trump is to blame

The Trump administration's rollbacks of crucial climate change policies, from the intended pullout from the Paris Agreement to the scuttled Clean …

Climate Change

Trump’s monumental deception unravels

The Trump administration and Utah lawmakers have spun a web of deception around the role oil and mining interests have played in public lands …

Cheap and Deep: Vail on a Budget? Yes, it’s Possible

Where to eat, drink and stay in Vail without emptying your wallet.<p>Vail, Colorado, with its sprawling bowls and copious amounts of Colorado sunshine, …

Skiing

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

1 of 15<p>Paper White by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Parma Gray by Farrow & Ball<p>3 of 15<p>Light Pewter by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Brassica …

Farrow & Ball

Why Pancreatic Cancer Is on the Rise

We can all be grateful that pancreatic cancer is pretty rare—accounting for about 3 percent of all cancers. Its toll, however, is another story. Five …

Cancer

Hot Springs, Ski Towns, and Tall Peaks: 10 Life-Changing Colorado​ ​Vacations​

With relaxing hot springs, haunting ghost towns, outdoor adventures, breathtaking views, gourmet dining, romantic scenery, and hip hotels, Colorado …

Jennifer Lopez's trainer says this is the one exercise you should be adding to your routine if you want to tone everything from the waist up

Ever wonder how celebs like J.Lo, Kate Upton, and Heidi Klum stay so fit and toned? Well, it helps that they tend to enlist fitness and nutrition experts to keep their lifestyles decidedly healthy, but there's also one superhero-status move to which they may owe thanks: "Spider-Man push-ups," AKA …