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The Ultimate Adventure Guide to Florida

Traveling on a peninsula has its advantages, especially if that peninsula is Florida. The 500-mile-long, 160-mile-wide spit of land that divides the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean offers one of the most diverse adventure portfolios in the lower 48. You can surf one coast and snorkel the …

Hiking

Best Spots to Live (for a While) as a Digital Nomad

So you’ve finally figured out a way to work remote. Good for you. Now for the hard part: Where should you live? Or, rather, where should you spend the next week or month before moving on to the next spot? We’ve rounded up a list of co-working and co-living spaces everywhere from major cities to …

San Francisco

Make the Journey Meaningful

Emil Eklöv is a musician, wanderer, storyteller, and adventurer based in Sweden. In this little mini-biopic, part of a series by Millican bags, he …

Review: Showa 281 and 282 Gloves

While hiking and running in cool and wet or cold and wet conditions, I struggle to keep my hands warm and dry—and thus functional. The situation is exacerbated by a cool core temp, like during this year’s Bighorn 100, when I pushed through a rainstorm at 10,000 feet with temperatures in the 40s, …

Backpacking

Everything Your Google Home Can Do Is Now Listed on One Incredibly Useful Website

If you picked up a Google Home over the holidays you may be wondering what it’s good for besides checking the weather and playing music. Google’s …

The best GPS trackers for cats and dogs

<i>By Nick Guy</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>A GPS pet tracker can save your cat's or dog's …

Batteries

UK teens say Instagram is the worst app for cyberbullying

New research claims Instagram is home to more cyberbullies than any other social media platform. The findings form part of UK anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label's annual survey, which consulted over 10,000 young people aged 12 to 20.<p>Out of the respondents who claim to have encountered …

Magnepan MMGi speakers are a stupendously thin wall of sound

Magnepan is known for its large flat panel speakers, but it also offers smaller, more affordable ones. The original MMG shared much of the same tech as the bigger Magnepans and won the hearts of many aspiring audiophiles. That speaker debuted in 1995, so it's big news that Magnepan has now released …

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The Benefits of the Single-Leg Squat

The two-legged squat has long basked in the glory of strength-training fame. Endurance athletes incorporate it into their regular weight routine for its ability to engage nearly every muscle and build power and durability from the core to the legs. But according to Tim DiFrancesco, physical …

I Slept Outside for a Week and It Changed My Life (Really)

I live in explicit defiance of the rules of good sleep hygiene. Rule one: Don’t expose yourself to the blue light that’s emitted from phones and computers before bed. (When else am I going to catch up on the day’s hot takes?) Rule two: Sleep in a darkened bedroom. (I had’t considered this when …

£1 billion tech 'unicorn' Ve Interactive was acquired for just £2 million

Ve Interactive, once considered a UK tech "unicorn" worth at least £1 billion, was sold to its management for just £2 million, according to an update from one of its investors.<p>Media and tech investor Concha, which paid £4 million for a 0.43% stake in Ve Interactive last March, issued an update to …

The 15-Minute Bodyweight Workout You Can Do Anywhere

The last thing any runner, mountain biker, or rock climber wants to do is take their strength training to the (not so great) indoors. But like it or not, strength training is a critical part of an endurance workout regimen. It prevents muscle imbalances, protects you from injury, and increases …

Mosquito Protection Designed For the Backcountry

Thermacell mosquito repellers offer an alternative to messy lotions and sprays. All Thermacell repellers create a 15 FT zone of protection against …

Backpacking

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How to Eat Like a Nutritionist (And Never Feel Like You're On a Diet)

When in dietary doubt, we ask nutrition experts to show us how to leverage our food for optimal performance. This time, we asked seven of our go-to diet and sports nutrition gurus to dish on their go-to meals. Their choices may surprise you.<p>Eggsplosions<p>Yoni Freedhoff, Assistant Professor at …

Food

Creative matzo recipes that'll make your bread-free Passover 100% more bearable

You eat it for a week every year, and yet, by the end of Passover you are close to swearing it off for eternity.<p>Sure, matzo is the traditional bread …

11 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Carrots

Everybody has a bag of carrots in their fridge. They’re super affordable—usually no more than a dollar or two, depending on whether you buy …

How to Teach a Dog to Be Brave

Summer has lasted into November in northern Wisconsin, which is lovely, I’m sure, for everyone who doesn’t have sled dogs. But I do—21 of them—and they can’t run unless it’s under 50 degrees, so my fiancé and I have been working some very late nights and early mornings to squeeze in the …

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How to Perform a Clean Installation of macOS Sierra

macOS Sierra is Apple's latest desktop operating system, which succeeds OS X El Capitan and adopts a new name to bring it in line with iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. The OS will come pre-installed on all new Macs once current stock is depleted and is a free download for existing Mac owners.<p>The main new …

Why Amish Children Rarely Get Asthma

For years, scientists have known that growing up on a farm protects children from asthma, but the reasons for this weren’t entirely clear. A …

Amish Mennonites

This GitHub repo teaches you basic Web design in 4 minutes

Web design sounds like a simple principle, but it’s not easy — and there’s a lot to it. There’s a GitHub repo that promises to get you up and running in as little as four minutes.<p>Really, its a base for a tutorial that seems to show how the website you end up on was built. It walks you through …

Glastonbury 2016

GitMarket is a Git-powered marketplace for buying and selling code

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at GitMarket, a marketplace for code. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p><b>What is GitMarket?</b><p>GitMarket is the world’s first platform for buying and selling code using private Git repositories. Developers can monetize any code …

How to Build the Ultimate Bikepacking Rig

There’s no one right way to bikepack. I’ve seen everything from dirtbags on antique, rigid mountain bikes with hand-sewn packs and sleep kits to yuppies aboard state-of-the-art carbon bikes loaded with the full complement of new gear—and all of them were having a good time. No matter what your …

Backpacking

How to Organize the Ultimate Group Camping Trip

If you’re anything like me, then your buddies are constantly hassling you to take them on an adventure. But if you’re anything like me, then your buddies also have busy schedules, little camping gear, and a predilection for bad-decision-making. Here’s how to pretend you’re an outfitter and take …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

The Best Backpacking and Dog Trip You’ve Ever Seen

Ace Kvale cemented his legend in the 1980s, when he and fellow photographer Marko Shapiro documented the exploding ski bum scene in and around …

Backpacking

The Case for Skiing with This New Jacket-Air Bag Hybrid

Avalanche air bag packs are fast becoming an essential part of the backcountry ski kit—as important as a beacon, shovel, and probe. But here’s the rub: most are heavy and cumbersome, and if you’re accessing the backcountry through a resort, they’re awkward on chairlifts. Startup company SubQ …

There is a 'game changer' technology on Wall Street and people keep confusing it with bitcoin

Goldman Sachs says the technology "has the potential to redefine transactions" and can change "everything."<p>JPMorgan last month announced it was launching a trial project with the blockchain startup led by its former executive, Blythe Masters.<p>Her company, Digital Asset Holdings, has secured funding …