Charlie Sobcov

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10 of the top adventure travel adventures in the world

Beach and bush adventure, Zambia and Malawi<p>This 15-day African safari experience is the stuff of dreams. Your adventure will start with canoe safaris …

Hiking Checklist

I have provided a more detailed information under preparing your pack but wanted to summarise what I believe to be the minimum items you should carry …

Ultimate Pop-Up Tent Includes Solar Power, Heat Control, LED Lights And More (video)

Jake Jackson has once again taken to Kickstarter to launch his next generation of pop-up tent, which includes a wealth of features to make your …

This Is How Much It Really Costs to Own a Subaru WRX STI

There's more to consider than simply what you buy it for.<p>If you're looking for a used car that's good at everything, it's hard to find one that's better than a Subaru WRX STI hatchback. It can carry people and haul most of your stuff, but it's also a blast to drive and quicker than many cars that …

9 wildlife websites for citizen scientists who want to save the earth

Doing good for nature is just a mouse-click away.<p>Citizen science, or the general public's participation in scientific research, allows the average …

17 undeniably awesome truths about traveling in Thailand

1. A night in Bangkok is way cheaper than just about anywhere.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be pricey — even in nice places — and Thailand proves it. …

The Optimal Route for Visiting Every U.S. National Park

Randy Olson, a researcher at University of Pennsylvania Institute for Biomedical Informatics, has taken his genetic algorithm previously used to find …

National Parks

Europe's best national parks

Yours to keep: a free pass to Europe’s best bits – areas enshrined as national parks, where the only entry requirement is a sense of adventure.<p>Hike across sparkling glaciers, explore wild, fabled forests and meet mountain goats with this sampler from our new title, <i>The Best Things in Life are …

Muscle Building Foods - List of Post & Pre Workout Foods That Help in Bodybuilding

Nutrition plays a major role in muscle building. You should maintain a good diet regime for increasing your muscle mass with ease. Muscle building …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

The ultimate beginner's guide to hiking Colorado's famous 14,000-foot mountains

And hundreds of thousands of feet in elevation.<p>With all of this lofty real estate in their backyard, it's no surprise that clawing their way up the sides of 14,000-foot mountains has become a rite of passage for Colorado residents.<p>But how does a rookie peak bagger choose which summit to reach …

Rocky Mountain National Park

These are the most epic adventures worldwide!

You are looking for a true adventure? Bungee jumping or hiking in the mountains is not enough? When you hear adventure you think of extreme …

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Were There Aliens Before Us?

Are we the only civilization-building intelligent species that has ever occurred in the universe?<p>It's one of science's oldest questions. Earlier this year, my colleague Woody Sullivan and I published a paper in the journal <i>Astrobiology</i> presenting new results that, I believe, throw new light on the …

The Summer Games will go on, but at what cost?

When Rio de Janeiro was announced as the winning bid for the 2016 Summer Games, it seemed like an inspired choice.<p>It would be the first time a South American country hosted the Olympics. At the time the decision was made, in 2009, Brazil was riding an unprecedented wave of economic prosperity, …

Finish Your Workout With Fireworks!

The Fourth of July is on Monday, also known as international chest day. Celebrate the holiday with these firework finishers, guaranteed to rocket you …

This chart perfectly explains what’s at stake in the quest to stop climate change

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Here at the Energy and Environment blog, we cover, regularly, the tipping points of climate change — how, for instance, the glaciers of West Antarctica may already have passed a key threshold …

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How to Keep Honeybees

Join the backyard beekeeping revolution and keep pollinators buzzing. The payback's pretty sweet.You can hardly say “honeybee” anymore without …

How to Cook a Healthy Sheperd's Pie with Yams

This Sexy Supercut Pays Tribute To Some Of The Most Provocative Moments In Film

Supercut wizard Robert Jones is back with another one of his excellent movie-music mashups, this time taking some of the sultriest, sexiest scenes ever to grace modern film and setting them to INXS’s sexy sex hit, “The Devil Inside.” All genres of film are represented, from some of the more obvious …

Dominica: The Best Hikes on the Nature Island of the Caribbean

<i>I recently had the pleasure of spending four months in the Commonwealth of Dominica, one of the most beautiful countries on earth. In between listening to local politiciansᅡᄡ fibs (keep tuned to this blog) and having to earn a living, I managed to squeeze in a couple of weeksᅡᄡ worth of hiking.</i> …

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Yale researchers map 6,000 years of urban settlements

Paper maps spatially explicit dataset of urban centers from 3700 BC to 2000<p>As the growth of cities worldwide transforms humans into an "urban …

Aquarium Garden - Self Cleaning Fish Tank Grows Food with Aqua Biofilter™

The Aquarium Garden kit is our new product that has been developed after getting feedback from aquarium and aquaponics fans about our previous …

Australia's wildest road trip

Stretching across Australia’s northwest corner, the road from Darwin to Broome runs through one of the world’s last great wildernesses. This is a land where there are areas larger than Ireland without a single town, where farmers lose dozens of cattle a year to crocodiles, and whole communities are …

Beyond the dunes: road-tripping Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Giant sand dunes fringed by sun-scorched valleys. Primordial fossils hidden within flaming-red cliffs. The sun setting pink and purple over a Mongolian yurt. Few experiences bring together offbeat adventure and epic road-tripping quite like bouncing through Mongolia's Gobi Desert in the rear-facing …

Ultimate travel list

The most mind-blowing sights on the planet come in a vast array of forms – from urban wonders like the colourful, cobbled streets of old Havana to epic works of nature like the plains of the Serengeti.<p>The must-see places in this final instalment of our series on the top 50 sights of Lonely Planet's …

Loneliness

Ultimate travel list

While many of our ultimate travel destinations inevitably draw throngs of sightseers every day, others are so vast and serene you’ll probably feel like the only person left on earth.<p>So what are you waiting for? Opportunity to both enter the fray and ponder your existence in solitude abounds in this …

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Ultimate travel list

From the salt flats of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni to the chaos of Morocco’s most famous square, our definitive assortment of showstopping, jaw-dropping sights just keeps on stirring up a storm of wanderlust.<p>Want ancient marvels? No problem. Raw natural beauty? We’ve got you covered with our ultimate …

Loneliness

Go out on a limb: Costa Rica's best tree houses

Sleeping in a tree house is the best, maybe because it is something different, or maybe because the human subconscious understands that a few million years ago it was something normal. Even after our arboreal ancestors stopped living in trees, they still climbed up to sleep because it felt …