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Whoa: A great white shark was caught jumping straight out of the water really close to a bunch of surfers and we can’t stop watching

Although fall is fast approaching elsewhere, Californians are still enjoying the perks of living in a perpetual summer. Warm beaches, ice cream, sand …

Travelling light - now you can with clothes that don't need washing for weeks

It’s the ultimate way to go ‘travelling light’ as a Canadian designer has invented clothes that can be worn for weeks without washing.<p>At the centre of Unbound Apparel’s discovery is merino wool. Their new products mean that instead of having to pack two week’s worth of clothes changing in your …

Robert Moor's "On Trails: An Exploration"

Everyone is familiar with the way one's mind strays while on a long walk. Seven years ago, author Robert Moor embarked upon a very long walk—in fact, it was a five-month-long thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. During that time, he took copious amounts of notes about the experience and began to …

Trails

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Unsent: A Climbing FAQ for Non-Climbers

Author:<p>Publish date:<p><i>Unsent /un-sent/ 1. To have failed so badly on a route you had previously climbed that you negate your redpoint. 2. A humor</i> …

Climbing

No Bake Hippy Balls the Hiking Snack of Champions

Planning a day hike with the family? Here’s a delicious and nutritious treat that will help keep your family moving!<p>Since we are a family of hikers. …

Here's your new favorite fishing spot in California: Lee Vining

If you've driven U.S. 395 to Yosemite or Reno, Nev., you've zipped past Lee Vining, a hamlet of about 200 on the shores of Mono Lake.<p>Like most outdoor enthusiasts who love the Eastern Sierra, I have thought of Lee Vining largely as a spot to fill my gas tank or stock up on bait. But while …

Hiking Trail

A Video Game About Changing What Happens In Shakespeare's Hamlet

<i>Elsinore</i> is a game where you play as Ophelia from Shakespeare’s <i>Hamlet</i>. She’s stuck in a time loop, ala <i>Groundhog Day</i> or <i>Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask</i>. …

The Skills: Ultralight Backpacking or Bust

Kickstart your Ultralight Backpacking Experience<p>Ultralight backpacking is a bit like marriage: It's a multifaceted contract that requires your …

Eleanor Friedberger's New View is a small album for small pleasures

The pop-rock veteran's third LP is loose, conversational, and content<p>Eleanor Friedberger writes specific, experiential songs that stick to you like burrs hooked onto a denim jacket. Spend a little time with her music, and you’ll inevitably carry some of them into your own life. Her debut solo …

Our Guide to Driving Across America in a Camper Van

<b>Good ole America.</b> Before embarking on our cross-country road trip, I really hadn’t seen much of my homeland. Drew, on the other hand, had traveled …

The Best Cutting-Edge Menswear Now Stocked at Snow Peak's New York Store

The Snow Peak store in New York is only two months old, but it's already a popular shopping spot. Located conveniently on Crosby Street in Nolita across from Totokaelo and a few blocks up from Saturday's NYC, it's in good company. Snow Peak was founded over 50 years ago as a mountaineering company …

These were the most expensive homes sold in greater Los Angeles in 2015

Another year of nine-figure listings dominated real estate headlines and, to an extent, our imaginations in 2015. But despite sticker prices intended to induce shock and astonishment, we failed to see a $100-million home sale recorded in Los Angeles this year.<p>Instead, many of the year’s most …

Real Estate

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

20 Awesome Backpacking Trips

If you haven’t walked four to 16 miles on a trail lately, set up a tent, slept under the stars, woken up, drank coffee, and watched the world wake up …

Camp Warmer and Dryer with this DIY Semi-Bivy

Anyone who’s been camping in wet weather knows how unpleasant it can be to wake up in a puddle. This DIY semi-bivy provides a completely waterproof …

Tutorials

The Paris attacks did not take place | Politics

Between early January and late March 1991, the distinguished French philosopher Jean Baudrillard published three essays in the French daily Liberation, which he sequentially titled, "The Gulf War will not take place", "The Gulf War: Is it really taking place?" and finally, "The Gulf War did not …

Backpacking Gear List: John Muir Trail

This summer I'm thru-hiking the John Muir Trail with four other guys as part of the Muir Miles Project. Planning to hike the John Muir Trail can be …

Backpacking

11 Stunning Arizona Hiking Spots You Need To See To Believe - Page 2 of 3

8. Fossil Springs Trail, Coconino National Forest<p><i>Photo credits: Kevin Muncie / Flickr</i><p>We would consider this hike moderately difficult. This trail is …

Hiking

Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Gear List

Although some will deviate from the below gear list in one way or another, this serves as an excellent template for thru-hikers, with some products …

You're probably wondering what was up with the shark man on The Flash last night

His name is King Shark. And he wants you to know that he is a shark.<p>Last night, viewers of <i>The Flash</i> were blindsided by what was possibly the greatest cameo in superhero TV history. A giant shark man appeared out of nowhere and nearly bit the show's hero in half, only to be subdued moments later, …

Finaly, this is the fire from your Stove for Hiking and Camping made out of Coke / Beer Tin Cans..

This next idea is so great and very easy to implement in case of emergency or when camping. The tutorial is going to teach you how to make a small …

Camping

Is biking to work feasible in Los Angeles?

<b>To the editor:</b> While I admire the Los Angeles City Council's attempt at getting people out of their cars to commute to work by bicycle or bus, the notion that creating bike lanes throughout the city to achieve this is laughable. ("L.A.'s plan to cut traffic has created new arguments," Column, Sept. …

This Is Just a Really, Really Awesome Los Angeles Drone Video

This drone video is special. Not just in the wide lens it casts on Los Angeles—capturing everything from obvious landmarks (Griffith Park, the Hollywood sign, the Santa Monica Pier) to lesser-known ones, like the Baldwin Hills oil derricks, the Felix the Cat car dealership sign, and <b>murals</b> and …

Klymit's Inflatable (!) Splash 25 Backpack

Designed to transition seamlessly between land and water, the new Splash 25 backpack from Klymit promises to be a good choice for paddlers and day …

9 outdoor adventure apps to boost your call of the wild

There is a lot to be said for "unplugging" when you venture into nature. But some outdoor adventure apps are so useful — for navigating in backcountry and identifying what you see along the way, among other things — that you may find it hard to leave your mobile phone behind.<p>One essential element …

Apps

The True Cost of #Vanlife

One thing that has always frustrated me about social media documentation of hashtag-van-life is the lack of transparency when it comes to money. We …

Climbing