Kevin Weeks

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I Attended Burning Man For The First Time And The Creativity There Blew Me Away

Burning Man is a unique annual festival, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.. It is the crucible …

15 Light and Healthy Chili Recipes

Fall is coming, the weather is starting to change which means chili season is coming! Serve up a warm bowl of this comfort food perfect for football …

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WatchOS 2 And The Future Of Apps

Danielle Levitas Contributor<p>Danielle Levitas leads the research and marketing communications teams at App Annie.<p>With flashier announcements at this year’s WWDC, such as Apple Music or more hardcore developer news on the iOS 9 front, it’s easy to lose sight of a real game changer: watchOS 2, which …

Apple's iPad Pro proves Microsoft was right about the Surface

If you’ve been on the internet at all this week, you probably know that Apple launched a bunch of new devices. But the most shocking announcement wasn’t the new iPhones, redesigned Apple TV or fancy new Hermès watches.<p>It was a version Microsoft’s Surface – or at least something that looks a lot …

Learning Curve: Redbull Hardline Rears its Ugly Head on Practice Day

We brought you Gee and Dan Atherton’s preview to the Redbull Hardline course that was obviously a brutal challenge for even the best of the best of …

Hands down, the craziest downhill mountain bike track ever

<b>This isn’t for the faint hearted.</b><p>A four-and-a-half minute video shows what racers in this year’s Red Bull Hardline MTB course will have to contend …

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PC Games Free Download Full Highly Compressed

Need for Speed Most Wanted 2012 PC Game free download, Need for Speed Most Wanted is an open-world racing game<p>GTA 5 PC Game free download, Grand …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

How Apple Watch heart rate sensor can improve your running

When you run with Apple Watch, swiping to the right in the Workout app reveals your heart rate. Does the device display this data just for curiosity value, or can Apple Watch heart rate information actually improve your running?<p>Green versus infrared LEDs: the difference with the Workout app<p>Apple …

The world's 19 most staggeringly beautiful mountains

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Upgrading Apple fitness apps: What’s missing and what are the alternatives?

Apple’s fitness apps are surprisingly limited given that is a core selling point of Apple Watch. Even basic features like mapping runs and challenging friends are currently missing. And from what we’ve seen so far, watchOS 2 won’t address these shortcomings.<p>Here’s my wish list of 10 things I’d like …

This Is How Many Calories You're Actually Burning When You Work Out

Because the treadmill lies.

How To Interpret Topographic Maps

We’ve all seen it in those high-dollar mountain bike films: the planning montage. The star rider of the movie can be seen, mouth gaping in awe, …

Nest gets into the home security game with the Nest Cam

The legacy of Dropcam lives on<p>It's been almost a year to the day since Nest purchased Dropcam for $555 million, and today we're seeing the first real fruits of that acquisition. At an event in San Francisco this morning, Nest unveiled the new Nest Cam — a home security and monitoring device that …

These 25 Jaw Dropping Places In North Carolina Will Blow You Away

Great Outdoors: Best Orlando Hikes

(Photo: Steve Bower/Shutterstock.com)<p>Nature lovers can bask in Orlando’s natural splendor any time of year, <i>especially</i> if they like to hike. Just a …

6 Reasons Why Running Rocks | Competitor.com

Sometimes, you just have to experience it to get it.<p>Certainly, a non-runner in your life will have trouble understanding why you wake up before …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

As an adventure photographer and writer I am always searching for the "off the beaten track" activities and photo ops while on my travels. You can find me climbing cliffs and waterfalls and asking around for the hidden gem "locals only" spots. So when my 75-year-old father wanted to do a road trip …

Gorgeous South African Home Perfectly Frames Surrounding Mountain and Sea

Located near the base of Lion's Head mountain in Cape Town sits the <i>OVD 919</i> house. It's a massive 10,000 square foot estate designed by the renowned architecture firm SAOTA. Despite its large size, the focus of the copper-roofed home is not only the structure itself, but the gorgeous sky and sea …

The Next Great Mountain Towns in the Blue Ridge

<i>Fontana Lake outside of Bryson City, N.C. Photo: Tom Branch/Bryson City CVB</i> <br>You already love towns like Charlottesville, Asheville, and Fayetteville …

Bikepacking the Kokopelli Trail

Joe Cruz, Logan Watts, and Skyler Des Roches are something of a bikepacking dream team. Joe, a friend and neighbor from Brooklyn, is perhaps the …

The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summer

Hamilton Pool is a popular summer stop in Austin, thanks to its 50 foot waterfall.Flickr/KnowsphotosAmerican Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States.<p>To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations …

Articles about modern meets rugged grid retreat ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s retreat that architect Erin Moore designed for her mother, nature writer Kathleen Dean...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>An exhibit up at the Hirshhorn Museum …

10 great US activity holidays

<b>Explore the Civil War battlefields</b><p>Events in the US marking the 150th anniversary of key chapters in the American Civil War (1861–65) reach their climax this year. April 14, 1865, for example, was the date on which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated (visit nps.gov and civilwar.org for details of …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? A little thing called …

An exhilarating, exhausting time at Utah's Red Mountain Resort

Just beyond Red Mountain Resort, my hiking group tackled the Indiana Jones loop trail by sliding on our backsides down a steep rock face into a crevasse, then crawling under shrubbery between two walls of rock.<p>As I gazed at the spectacular southwestern Utah landscape, I also wondered: Have I earned …

Garmin's running watch finally tracks your heart rate by itself

Garmin is more than a little late to heart-tracking watches (even TomTom had one last year), but it's making up for that today. The company's new Forerunner 225 running watch has a built-in, Mio-developed heart monitor that saves you from buying a chest strap just to find out whether or not you're …

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Utah's National Parks

The rocks of Utah's Colorado Plateau—colorful and relatively easily eroded—compose some of the most beautiful scenery found in North America. See more in this photo gallery.

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