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15 F*cking Brilliant Hiking Hacks You Need To Try ASAP

Upgrade your outdoors skills.

Hogwarts Running Club Fundraises for Charity With Virtual Races

The online community has more than 7,000 members.<p>Run. Like ‘You Know Who’ is Chasing You.<p>That’s the motto for the Hogwarts Running Club, a group of thousands of runners, or shall we say, wizards who participate in virtual, Harry Potter-themed races complete with downloadable bibs and finisher's …

How to turn a great idea into an iPhone app

You get an idea for the next great app. Move over, Snapchat. Move over, Twitter. Move over, Instagram. This is going to be a big deal.<p>But there's one thing you don't know. How to get it from your head into the App Store, onto the 700 million iPhones Apple has sold, and onwards towards glory, fame, …

Apps

8 Ways to Buy Natural Organic Food on a Budget

As Kermit the Frog so famously said, it’s not that easy being green. You want to do the right thing for yourself, your family, and the planet, but …

Top 10: U.S. Roadside Attractions

Sometimes, bad taste is high art. Take a tour of the best roadside kitsch in the U.S.—40-foot-milk bottle, anyone?—in this photo gallery.

Hiking The Routeburn Track in New Zealand

The Routeburn Track is a 32km traverse through New Zealand’s Southern Alps that links Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Park. The trail weaves …

Spectacle Brings Window Snapping Feature To Mac OS X For Free

Window management is a very personal thing. Choosing just where that browser window lives so that it doesn’t obstruct your instant messaging …

The 30-20-10 Workout

Photo: Scott Draper<i>This piece first appeared on Triathlete.com</i>When it comes to improving running fitness, every workout has its place in a training …

Exercise

Wild Nights: The 8 Best Sleeping Bags for Camping

Take a good long look – and more importantly, a good long smell – at your current sleeping bag. Has it been moldering away, lo these many years, …

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

IKEA's new wireless charging line-up includes an iPhone 6 adapter

Last month we reported on IKEA's move to release a range of furniture with the ability to wirelessly charge your devices, and now we have more …

Long-haul bike touring gear – the hit list | Adventure Sports Network

It's possible to carry your full camping setup when bike touring if you grab the right gear. Photo courtesy Ortlieb<p>Bike touring, whether you're …

Beginner's Guide to Looking More Date-Worthy

Sadly, I have seen some of the most beautiful people unable to find the right one simply because of their chosen look. In a perfect world, our soulmates would have laser vision into our souls, but this isn't quite the case. Looking date-worthy is the biggest, yet easiest problem to solve. That's …

How to Take Adventure Photos

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Travel<p>Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, …

Photographer takes incredible photos of “frozen” waves

RAY COLLINS IS A COAL MINER in Bulli, Australia, and at the end of his shift, to wash off the grime of the mines, he goes into the ocean and surfs. …

Photography

Three Rooftop Tents for Summer Adventures

For those looking to hit the road for summertime adventures, there's no better piece of gear than a rooftop tent. Mounting onto a vehicle's roof rack, these longtime safari favorites are finding their way more and more into the casual consumer market. The benefits of a rooftop tent are plentiful. …

Santa Cruz

You can even cook in this emergency preparedness kit – The Gadgeteer

This survival kit is expensive, but it has 25 life-saving items inside a box that you can even use to cook in. The SOLKOA Survival Kit for Best Made …

​How To Find The Perfect Tent

Is there anything more synonymous with camping than the tent? Whether you're just getting started or looking to upgrade, the shear number of options …

Atmos Aura

ANTI-GRAVITY™ SUSPENSION<p>Our Anti-Gravity™ suspension features a continuous backpanel of lightweight mesh extending from the top of the backpanel to …

10 Great Weight Loss Foods That Are Really Easy To Prep

Pete Anthony<p>Read full profile<p>A good enough diet that’s realistically easy enough to stick to is 100% better than a theoretically perfect diet that’s …

Nutrition

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

The 5-Minute Workout Finisher That Will Melt Stubborn Belly Fat

Accelerate your weight loss with this bodyweight afterburner<p>A fast-paced, explosive finisher at the end of your workout is a fantastic way to fire up your fat burners.<p>“But you don’t always need to jump around and do high-intensity exercises to rev your metabolism,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

The 12 Best Weight-Loss Tips You Can Try Today

Don’t let dieting run your life, but step away from that second slice<p>You’ve cleaned up your diet and picked up your gym routine, but a stomach that’s churning and brain that’s begging for more are enough to make you go crazy. Dieting shouldn’t always leave you hungry, isolated, or pissed off. So …

An island-hopper's guide to the Azores

Until recently, even seasoned travellers would have been hard pushed to pinpoint the Azores on a map. But finally the world is waking up to the allure of these nine volcanic islands, scattered like stepping stones in the mid-Atlantic. Whether you're watching the sunrise creep up Pico's perfect …

How to Reduce Noise in Pictures With Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

The word "noise" is most commonly used to describe a sound, often a loud one, that is unpleasant or causes a disturbance. Noise, however, can …

Tutorials

Survival Gear: 10 Items To Survive

The right gear in your backpack can literally save your life. But what to bring?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2007; here we</i> …

How to Save for Great Travel Experiences

<b>Create a travel budget and know your goal</b>. If you have a dream destination start planning your trip well before you have the financial means to go. …