Lance Whitley

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Optic and Octal packs are Gregory's first offerings in the ultralight realm

As outdoor activities break new barriers and reach higher limits, weight plays an increasingly important factor. The necessity for lighter gear is …

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

camping in Alabama

With four national forests and 22 state parks, Alabama offers infinite opportunities to spend a weekend in the great outdoors—whether you prefer to …

Tiny house built with recycled materials shows off a spiral staircase

That’s new!<p>File this under: things you didn’t expect to see in a tiny house. In the last month, we’ve already seen inventive designs that stand out with electric pop-outs, exposed framing and electrical, and a motorized drawbridge deck. This time around, a 200-square-footer named design “Little …

5 Knots Every Hiker and Backpacker Should Know

Increase Your Backcountry Skills by Learning These Knots<p>The right knot can be a life saver when you run into the unexpected in the backcountry. So if …

Scout: I can't see happy ending to Tebow's baseball career

Just like Michael Jordan and Tracy McGrady before him, former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is set to try his hand at professional baseball, with his …

Baseball

Gary Sheffield was impressed with Tim Tebow’s bat speed

Former outfielder and current agent Gary Sheffield spoke with Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette on Sirius XM’s MLB Network radio about Tim Tebow’s desire …

Tim Tebow

Ex-Apple Store employees reveal how certain loopholes can help you get your iPhone fixed for free

People in India are still unfamiliar with Apple Stores, although, the tech giant will soon be making a debut in the country with its single retail …

How to Replace the iPhone 6 Battery (Complete Guide) (Video) | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

If you iPhone 6 won’t hold a charge anymore or it straight up just crapped out, it might be time to get a replacement battery. Essentially all …

Down Vs. Synthetic: Understanding Sleeping Bag Insulation

When picking a sleeping bag, one decision will set the course for your ultimate purchase: Down or synthetic insulation?<p>When choosing a sleeping bag, …

Backpacking

How to Get in Shape for Hiking

13.7K<p>SHARES<p>Couch potato is a lifestyle choice. Make a different one: Start training, stop complaining, and yadda yadda yadda, you’re a trail-eating …

Video: The secrets of Buster Posey’s baseball cap

SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey won’t name names, but he’s seen grown men in MLB clubhouses showering in their baseball caps.<p>Baseball players are funny …

Ultralight 'Shoes' Roll Up, Fit In Your Pocket

They look like reinforced socks. A new ‘shoe’ by startup brand Skinner is among the most minimal footwear we’ve seen.<p><b>Skinners ‘shoes’ offer little</b> …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

14 of the most affordable places for Americans to retire outside the US

The prospect of living comfortably for less and seeing more of the world pushes many to consider becoming expats, yielding some unexpected (and welcome) benefits.<p>There are, of course, several key factors to consider before making the move abroad, including language, safety, and contact with loved …

People Who Constantly Point Out Grammar Mistakes Are Pretty Much Jerks, Scientists Find

But you probably already knew that.<p>Scientists have found that people who constantly get bothered by grammatical errors online have "less agreeable" …

Psychology

The most dangerous places in national parks

Now that spring is here, the days are longer, the sun is shining and you’re itching to get out of the house. But beaches are not open yet, so why not visit one of America’s 58 national parks? They have always been the perfect cheap getaway for families and adventurers.<p>While people still camp, hike, …

What to do if your iPad is lost or stolen

Even the most diligent, and careful individuals might misplace their iPad or iPhone from time to time. A while back I was guilty of leaving my iPhone on a rollercoaster at Disney World. So I know first hand the overwhelming panic that can wash over you, and how helpless it can feel. Luckily I was …

Apple Pay

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

Happiness

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

True Blue Week Events and Promotions Announced - Georgia Southern University

<b>STATESBORO -</b> When you are True Blue, why only celebrate once a year? So while the traditional True Blue Week that takes place before the first home …

There's an easy way to fix iPhones bricked by the 1970 date change bug

A new iPhone prank recently made the rounds on Facebook and other social media sites, and it really wasn’t funny at all. A claim was made on a well-designed graphic that Apple snuck a cute little Easter egg into the iPhone. By changing the date on your iPhone 6s or earlier iPhone model to January …

4 Laid-Back Latin American Beach Towns Where You Can Live Inexpensively

Did you ever dream about moving to Hawaii or some South Sea island where you could lazily stroll the beach and spend moonlit evenings luxuriating in …

How to see Puerto Rico in three days

With its diverse tropical landscape, white-sand beaches and swaggering history, Puerto Rico is a Caribbean treasure.<p>After three days on the Island of Enchantment, I got to experience a lot of what the island had to offer, and I was impressed!

12 Weird Backpacking Tips from a Thru-Hiker

There’s a lot of things you can’t buy at REI that will help make your week long backpack or thru-hike a lot more enjoyable. Below are a few tips for …

Ultralight backpacking: Appalachian Trail thru hike attempt gear list - Because it's there

This summer I attempted to break Matt Kirk‘s Appalachian Trail unsupported thru-hike record. Unfortunately I was unable to complete the hike due to a …

A guide to ultralight no-cook backpacking - Because it's there

There have been a lot of questions about my diet on my 40 mile/day fastpacking trips on the Appalachian Trail. I choose to not cook, saving me the …