Josh Daugherty

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Why are van Gogh's paintings slowly turning white?

Something's different about Vincent van Gogh's work.<p>It has been puzzling art curators and experts for a long time, but scientists at the University of Antwerp discovered the reason why some of van Gogh's most prized works of art are turning white.<p>It's the plumbonacrite!<p>Also known as red lead, …

Corporations' Newest Productivity Hack: Meditation

Target, Google, and Ford have started teaching employees mindfulness. Will capitalism complicate something as simple as following your breath?<p>Since I started meditating two years ago, my practice has been shamefully sporadic. When I do manage to stop what I’m doing and sit down, device-free, I find …

Mindfulness

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or fact?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Myth or fact? Coffee is good for you.<p>If you chose fact, you're right. New studies this week add to dozens more reporting the health benefits of coffee, including protection from type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, liver disease, prostate cancer, Alzheimer's, computer back pain and …

Coffee

Earth Cooler

Forget ice — all you need to keep your beers cold this summer is a hole in the ground and the Earth Cooler. As the name suggests, this eco-friendly …

DIY: Eco-Friendly Fire Starters

I wouldn’t call myself a pyromaniac exactly, but I’ve never turned down an opportunity to sit around a campfire. In an effort to avoid dousing …

He Did It! 10-year-old Spends Every Night of 2013 in a Tent

On a bitter cold, New Year's night one year ago, ten-year-old Lyle Cordes zipped shut the entrance of the Alps Mountaineering tent he had received for Christmas the previous week and settled in for the first of 365 consecutive nights he would spend in his nylon cocoon. He had not yet set the …

National Parks

Things All Scouts Should Know: 16 Camping and Life Hacks from 1911 | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: In 1911, the first edition of</i> Boys’ Life <i>magazine was published. The first several issues included a short-lived section called “Things</i> …

Winter Camping Meals and Tips on Winter Camp Cooking

DEC 09<p>Written by: Adeline Yuboco <br>12/09/2013 10:00 AM<p>The most ideal kinds of winter camping meals should be easy to prepare and can be cooked in just …

Small rocket stove makes for an efficient offgrid or camping stove

In some circles, using the term rocket stove will be met with raised eyebrows and a puzzled look, but in permaculture, prepper, and DIY communities, …

Winter Camping Checklist for Northern Michigan Outdoors

An Ode to the North Face Oval Intention, the Original Geodesic

<b>In the buttery early morning light at Tuolumne Meadows,</b> my eight-year-old son and I contemplate a heap of fabric and jumbled poles. We’d woken early …