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Dan the Man

Dan (The Man)<p>An action hero and everyman, Dan finds it hard to communicate outside of his limited repertoire of kicking, punching, and jumping.<p>Josie<p>A …

How to Introduce a Puppy to the Outdoors

The first few weeks after you bring a new puppy home are the most important weeks of his life. So, if you want to turn that puppy into an adventure dog, you’ll need to take him on an adventure during that time. My girlfriend, Virginia, and I just did that with our new puppy, Bowie. Here’s how you …

Puppies

2017 National Study on Women and the Outdoors

THE SURVEY | Why We Did It<p>To better understand women’s relationship to - and attitudes toward - the outdoors and the external pressures they face, REI surveyed 2,010 women between ages 18 to 35 in the U.S. in January 2017. Demographic data was weighted to a nationally representative sample …

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5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

University of Chicago

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: 'Pretending to Grownup'

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Jason Anarchy has just launched another new game on Kickstarter–<i>Pretending to Grownup</i>. It’s not only already funded, but all …

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Scientists Have Decoded 66 Gestures That Chimpanzees Use to Communicate with Each Other

According to a new study in Current Biology, chimpanzees can communicate 19 specific messages using 66 different gestures. Dr. Catherine Hobaiter, …

Watch Chromatics’ Video for New Song “Magazine” From Johnny Jewel’s Home Soundtrack

Johnny Jewel has shared a new video for the Chromatics song “Magazine.” The song is from the soundtrack to the Belgian film <i>Home</i>, which was scored by Jewel. The soundtrack is out digitally on October 14 via Italians Do It Better. It features new and unreleased tracks from Chromatics and Symmetry, …

The Hole: A Philosophical Scandinavian Children’s Book About the Meaning of Existence

Brooklyn-based independent publisher Enchanted Lion Books has given us countless gems, including my labor-of-love pet project, young Mark Twain’s <i>Advice to Little Girls</i>. Now comes <b>The Hole</b> (<i>public library</i>) by artist <b>Øyvind Torseter</b>, one of Norway’s most celebrated illustrators and the talent behind …

What Is Love? Famous Definitions from 400 Years of Literary History

After those collections of notable definitions of art, science, and philosophy, here comes a selection of poetic definitions of a peculiar phenomenon that is at once more amorphous than art, more single-minded than science, and more philosophical than philosophy itself. Gathered here are some of …

Awesome Skills Your Child Will Learn from Role-Playing Games - GeekMom

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>As a GeekMom or Dad, you probably already have a soft spot for role-playing games like <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>. But did you know …

Parent Hacks: 134 truly useful tips that parents of young kids will use

See sample pages from this book at Wink.<p><i>Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids</i><br>by Asha Dornfest<br>Workman<br>2016, 272 pages, 5 x 0.8 x 7 …

How Do I Properly Care for My Tent?

Follow these 10 tips from repair professionals and your shelter should last approximately forever<p><i>A:</i><p>Tents are designed to stand up to the elements, but they need proper care if you want them to last more than a season or two. To find out how to protect your multi-hundred-dollar investment, I asked …

Repairs

8 Eco-Conscious Instagram Accounts to Follow on Earth Day

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10 epic long-distance walks around the world

Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world leads from dense rain forests over steep passes, to high pastures below glacier-clad peaks. Although only 125 miles long, the trek is tough as it involves an ascent of more than 7,000 metres and remote and rugged …

Hiking

Copper mugs for Moscow Mules

I'm not much of a drinker, and I didn't know what a Moscow Mule was until I saw the Bali Hai episode of <i>Better Call Saul</i>. The drink, made from vodka, …

Behind the Scenes of the Web’s Most Viral Snow Kayaking Video

<i><br>A half a million shares, 75,387 Facebook likes, and tens of millions of views paints the picture: the snow kayaking footage from the '90s shot by ski</i> …

Shred School: Rules from the Pros on How to Become a Better Mountain Biker

Up your two-wheeled fat-tire game with these tips from eight of the sport’s very best.<p>Darren Berrecloth on How to Ride in the Ready Position<p>This is the position every rider should be in when descending technical trail. It starts with your elbows—they should be bent as if you were in the middle of a …

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Pisco Sours, Sunshine, and El Nino in Portillo, Chile

Photo: Liam Doran<p>South America quickly became the focus of the ski world when a possible record breaking storm—think nearly 20 feet of powder—popped up on the radar late this summer. The Freeride World Tour even scheduled a last-minute qualifier in September to take advantage of the region’s …

Skiing

Climate change denier Rupert Murdoch just bought National Geographic, which gives grants to scientists

Rupert Murdoch, the new boss of National Geographic.<p>The National Geographic magazine has been a nonprofit publication since inception in 1888, but …

A Simple Technique For Teaching Children How To Tie Their Shoelaces

Dave Hax presents a simple technique for teaching children how to tie their shoelaces.<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independent …

What Makes a Hero: Joseph Campbell’s Seminal Monomyth Model for the Eleven Stages of the Hero’s Journey, Animated

“It has always been the prime function of mythology and rite to supply the symbols that carry the human spirit forward.”<p>Nearly four decades before <b>Joseph Campbell</b> (March 26, 1904–October 30, 1987) refined his enduring ideas on how to find your bliss and have fulfilling life, the legendary …

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The Science of Internal Time, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired

“Six hours’ sleep for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool,” Napoleon famously prescribed. (He would have scoffed at Einstein, then, who was known to require ten hours of sleep for optimal performance.) This perceived superiority of those who can get by on less sleep isn’t just something …

The Magic and Logic of Color: How Josef Albers Revolutionized Visual Culture and the Art of Seeing

<i>“Hundreds of people can talk, for one who can think,”</i> John Ruskin wrote, <i>“but thousands of people can think, for one who can see.”</i> <i>“We see, but we do not see: we use our eyes, but our gaze is glancing, frivolously considering its object,”</i> Alexandra Horowitz lamented in her sublime meditation on …

Recipe for Success: 30 Social Media Marketing Tips for Restaurants

Every business could use a boost in marketing, whether it’s selling a product or a service. In the case of restaurants, […]

Marketing

Snowboarding the World's Longest Rail - 84m World Record!

Naked drunk guy found in barn cavorting with hogs. Again. “I just like pigs,” he tells cops.

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with trespassing, public drunkenness and indecent exposure after he was discovered in a neighbor's hog barn in …