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World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

The Stealth: A UL Tarptent from Trekkertent

The Stealth is a new ultralight tarptent from UK gear maker Trekkertent that combines a simple design with a diverse range of capabilities for …

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, and …

Hiking

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Cevennes National Park, France

<b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and farms. …

National Parks

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Scot Schmidt

Everyone looks up to Scot Schmidt, even Mike Douglas. The final episode of season 7 in Salomon Freeski TV.

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An Army at Dawn

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Atkinson<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>In the first volume of his monumental trilogy about the liberation of Europe in WW II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the riveting story of the war in North Africa</b><p>The liberation of Europe and the destruction …

The Best Adventure Books of 2013

This was a good year for club-chair adventurers. From airplane hijackers to kidnappings to a renegade Colorado River descent, these tales transported us into troubled Africa, into the wild skies of the 1970s, and down raging Western floodwaters. We didn’t rank them—we couldn’t; they are all …

Books

Stream Future Islands' New Album Singles

Baltimore synth-poppers (and meme-worthy dancers) Future Islands will release their new LP <i>Singles</i> on March 25, via 4AD. It's the follow-up to 2011's <i>On the Water</i>. The entire album is available for streaming now, via <i>The Guardian.</i> Listen below, and check out our recent interview with the band.<p>Embedded …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

9 Superfood Recipes

There are the meals that turn you into a lump on the couch, there are the meals that make you hungry twenty minutes later, and there are the meals that do their job. Those meals, we're guessing, have superfoods in them -- ingredients that make you feel unstoppable, that arm with you energy, and …

Food

How to Make Kale Salad Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Kale is in every kitchen and on every menu these days. But don't pass it off as just another trend --</i> …

Mr. L's Mashed Potatoes

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: The best way to make mashed potatoes. Period.</i><p>I know that you think you have the best method for making mashed potatoes, and I am here to inform you that you're …

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How to Make Homemade Chicken Fingers

<i>Today, Merrill teaches us how to make every kid's dream come true -- in the form of crispy, homemade chicken fingers.</i><p><i>Have an inspiring chicken recipe of your own? Share it in the Just BARE +5 Ingredient Challenge for a chance to win $500!</i><p>All you have to do is say the words "chicken fingers" and a …

How to Make Snack Mix Without a Recipe, Savory or Sweet

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With just 4 steps and a trip to the spice cabinet, you can elevate all of the snacks already in your pantry</i> …

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<b>Author Notes:</b> For a reason I can't talk about here -- envision four men loose in San Francisco at a friend's bachelor party! -- I've been thinking about tater tots.<p>Recipes I found varied from using mashed potatoes rolled in potato chips (ummm...no thanks!) to using shredded potatoes.<p>Then I received …

Consider the Potato

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Let the humble potato be the highlight of your …

Cooking

5 Essential Foods—and How to Prepare Them

Eat Right For Life<p>You’re getting older. It’s time to accept the fact that you can’t stay out for last call, then make it up for a 6:30 A.M. mountain-bike ride. And enough already with your daily routine of coffee-and-bagel breakfasts, takeout lunches, and pizza-and-beer recovery meals. A study in …