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Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

​​The Evolution of the Combustion Engine​​

What started as a simple controlled explosion changed the auto industry.<p>Humans have been building cars for well over a century now, and under almost every hood has sat an internal combustion engine. For the past 100 years, its principle has remained the same: air and fuel go in, an explosion …

Autos

20 food names you're probably mispronouncing

Sometimes food names can be tricky to pronounce. That's because many are rooted in a foreign language (hello, French recipes!) with pronunciations that-unless you've studied the language-are difficult to decipher. Others simply defy all pronunciation rules, period. Here's our roundup of the most …

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4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Building Backpacking Skills Novice to Pro: The +1 Method

The Challenge of Backpacking<p>Like most hobbies, backpacking requires a diverse set of skills and equipment. But unlike other activities, getting in …

Backpacking

My Evolving Gear List: How my Pack Lost 10 Pounds

When I began backpacking, about a year and a half ago, my base weight was around 23-25 pounds. I’m saying around because I never actually weighed my …

Backpacking

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

The 14 Best Winter Boots for Under $200

Stay warm all season long.<p>Put it off as long as you want, but there comes a day in winter where you just can't wait any longer. You must pull out your heavy-duty winter boots. Winter weather is unforgiving—but they'll keep you warm and dry. If you're looking for a new pair that won't cost you an …

The 50 Best Men’s Gifts Under $50

Movie Pass<p>Movies are too expensive for their own good. Between the tickets, the popcorn, and the soda – it can cost as much as a nice dinner out. But …

REI Just Opened the Biggest Online Used Gear Shop Ever

Following up on Patagonia’s recently-launched repair-and-sell Worn Wear website, REI has officially launched a program to sell used outdoor gear …

Outdoors Gear

How to Elevate Your Backpacking and Camping Food Game

Food tastes better in the outdoors… we’re pretty sure it’s science. But no matter how delicious your favorite freeze-dried meal is, or how much you …

The Ultimate Day Hike Checklist

You’ve had the date marked in your calendar for weeks now and the excitement of a full day out on the trails is starting to build. The last thing you …

Wireframes, flows, personas and beautifully crafted UX deliverables for your inspiration

When people think of UX Design documentation, the first image that comes to mind is dense, long, and heavily annotated wireframes, full of…

UX Design

The Ultimate Outdoor Gear Repair Kit

To avoid spending your hard-earned money on new outdoor gear, invest in a gear repair kit. Keep one in your thru-hiking backpack, your gear closet, …

Camping

Design Students, Play These Games To Brush Up On Your Skills

Proper kerning. Color matching. The convoluted logic of the Bezier curve. These are the skills of any good designer. And if you happen to be heading back to design school after a summer off, you can brush the dust off with Method of Action, a series of fun (really!), educational (really!) …

Five map and compass skills every outdoorsman should master

How to master the art of finding your way home.<p><i>This story originally appeared on</i> fieldandstream.com.<p>In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, as you may remember, Johnny Depp’s character, Capt. Jack Sparrow, navigates with a magic compass whose needle points toward the object of the heart’s desire. …

Maps

Top Ten Beginning Backpacker Tips by Author of Backpacking 101

What did was dance, which she loved from age five onward. But after dancing at CU Boulder (while earning a degree in journalism) and spending a year …

Backpacking

10 Decorating Mistakes You’re Making (and How to Fix Them)

Not sure why your room doesn’t look quite right? You may have committed one of these 10 decorating offenses. If you’re pairing your standard …

Home Decorating

12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Books

The World's Most Unconventional (and Beautiful) Doors

What's a door? If you ever gave any thought at all to this question, you would probably say something like: a door is a tall, thin, rectangular piece …

Interior Design

The best flashlight

<i>By Doug Mahoney</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending three weeks …

Clay house in Mexico City is all about light

Gorgeous<p>Architect Andrés Stebelski can get pretty clever when it comes to light and space. His Carpinos House in Mexico City is no exception. From the street, the house’s main volume seems to levitate above the slope below, lending a lightness to the clay-covered form.<p>"Taking advantage of the …

15 Stitches Every Embroiderer Should Know

01 of 16<p>Top 15 Stitches in Hand Embroidery<p>Learning hand embroidery is both fun and relaxing, plus it's an easy way to create beautiful art with …

The Simplest Way to Build A Raspberry Pi-Powered Amazon Echo

A while back we detailed how to make your own Amazon Echo device using a Raspberry Pi, but if anything went wrong with it, you’d have to manually …

Raspberry Pi

UI Animation: Please Use Responsibly – UX Collective

The explosion of prototyping tools in the past few years has given designers an opportunity to create detailed interactions. Designers are spending …

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Here's How to Order Wine Like a Pro

The go-to tips for choosing the perfect bottle–in any restaurant.<p>Everyone knows the feeling of being handed the wine list at a restaurant with the daunting task of choosing a bottle for a group of friends. In order to relish the opportunity (rather than wanting to slip under the table), Jennifer …

Make Your Own Tiny, Paper V8 Engine With These Plans

But beware. It won't be easy.<p>Aliaksei Zholner is an amazing papercraft technician. He's built tiny, functional paper engine after tiny, functional paper engine, each one somehow smaller and more impressive than the last. If you were curious how he did it, or are keen on following in his footsteps, …