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Everything you need to know before hiking the John Muir Trail

What you need to know before hiking the John Muir Trail<p>FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 4, 2017<p>If you’re planning to hike the John Muir Trail this …

Hiking

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

Self-help

Is ultralight right for you?

I have a lot of readers on this blog, some for recipes, others for my posts on minimalism and still a bit more for photography. But the the majority …

Backpacking

3 Sleeping Pads to Make Mornings Great Again

You know those “from the tent” Instagram shots? The ones of some gorgeous view bathed in misty morning light, framed by nylon tent flaps, maybe a …

Nature Photography and Backpacking

Home -> Articles -> Nature Photography and Backpacking<p>Photography and Backpacking<p>written by Greg Cope<p><b>Introduction:</b> At the age of 18 I was introduced …

Dog Breed Questionnaire : Dog Breed Selector

Animal Planet's dog breed questionnaire will help you find the right adoptable dog breed for you! Visit Animal Planet's dog breed selector to learn …

Pets

10 Things You Didn't Know About Dogs

Photo Credit: Steve Hillebrand, US Fish and Wildlife Service<p>Slide 1 of 19<p>Doggie Facts<p>Dogs and humans have been living side-by-side for about 15,000 …

Pets

Gentle Dog Training

Are you having problems with dog training? Do you have a dog or puppy that isn’t trained? Is training your dog to stay or crate training your dog not …

Are Small Dog Breeds Easier to Train Than Large Dogs?

It’s hard to believe that our little eight-pound Schnauzer, Dusty, is now ten months old and smart as a whip. We started working with her on numerous …

10(+) Underrated Dog Breeds!

You may have read a few days back that I go absolutely crazy for cat memes, but my first true love is dogs. Honestly, folks, I like dogs more than …

Hiking With Dogs: Tips For Taking A Nature Walk With Your Pet

<i>From Vetstreet's Arden Moore:</i><p>Eager to amp up your daily walks and expose your dog to new sights, sounds and smells? Take a hike!<p>Hiking offers many benefits to both dog and owner, including a great cardiovascular workout and a healthy way to combat stress.<p>In the past few years, my dogs, Chipper and …

Why our mongrels are a dying breed

As Crufts allows ill-bred mutts to show for the first time, Jilly Cooper explains why the humble Heinz 57 is her favourite sort of dog<p>In Who’s Who, I used to list my recreations as “merry‑making, wild flowers, music, mongrels”. I’ve had many mongrels as pets over the years, so I was delighted to …

Wildflowers

Which breed is America's top dog of 2012?

The athletic Labrador retriever has once again been named America’s most popular dog, continuing the breed’s 22-year streak at the top.<p>But even though Labs have held the title since 1991, they might want to watch out: Golden retrievers are climbing the ranks. The friendly, stick-fetching breed …

Pets

Mixed-Breed Dog Photos Showcase The Pets We Love

Mutts have a lot of things going for them. They're a choose-your-own-adventure kind of cute, present an element of mystery and intrigue, plus they're more resistant to genetic disease.<p>Mixed-breed dogs are also everywhere -- the ASPCA estimates that only 25 percent of dogs that enter animal shelters …

About the Greyhound Dog Breed

The Greyhound is best known as a racing dog. With the ability to run at speeds upwards of 45 miles per hour, this is fastest dog breed in the world. …

For van Garderen, the time to win California is now

Tejay van Garderen may be America’s best active stage racer. He finished fifth at the Tour de France last year, and has three podium finishes to his …

Nikon releases new firmware upgrades for the D600 and D800 cameras

<b>Update</b>: the D800E A:1.01 / B:1.02 firmware updated can be downloaded here.<p>April 1st is now gone and I can finally post some "real" news: Nikon just …

Adobe Lightroom 5 Beta now available for download

<b>Advanced Healing Brush</b> – Easily remove objects and fix defects—even those with irregular shapes such as threads or lint—with a single brush stroke. …

Adobe announces Photoshop CC, available only with monthly subscription

The Photoshop CS6 will be replaced by the cloud based Photoshop CC, Adobe announced today. You will no longer be able to purchase a CD or download a …

Yes, this Nikon D3 is still working

The next few weeks will be slow on rumors and I have scheduled some new guest posts and giveaways. In the mean time enjoy this:<p>This "muddy" Nikon D3 …