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The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

Exercise

Video: Annapurna III - Unclimbed

One of the toughest challenges in all of mountaineering is the Southeast Ridge of Annapurna III, a rugged, demanding route that has turned back some …

Mountaineering

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Backpacking

17 of the Best National Parks in Europe

Travelers to Europe tend to head straight for its cities. But while the bright lights of Paris, busy markets of London, and storied streets of Rome …

European Travel

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout in 17 Challenging Moves

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

糖尿病監控智慧襪,能讓人躲過截肢命運

說到可穿戴裝置,大多數人首先想到的應該是已成很多人標配的智慧手錶及智慧手環吧。<p>今天要介紹的可穿戴裝置既不是智慧手錶和智慧手環,也不是 Levi’s 和 Google 聯合推出的智慧夾克,而是一雙智慧襪。<p>別小看這雙襪子,它可以幫助糖尿病人避免截肢。介紹這雙智慧襪之前,我們先來一波科普。<p>糖尿病是一種以高 …

Hotshot’s 2018 PCT Gear List

We have all seen the YouTube videos and all scrutinized countless gear lists. You all know how this works. Let’s add one more to the pile and get …

Backpacking

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

The best laptop bags and backpacks for 2018

Backpacking

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

Editors’ Choice 2018: The Best Backpacking Gear of The Year

A lightweight backpack, custom-molded boots, and the best lip balm we've ever tried: meet our favorite gear of the season.Good gear gets the job …

30 Of The World’s Most Breathtaking Hiking Trails You Must Visit

Hikers brave the harshest climates, the highest peaks and most forbidding terrains to experience the Earth like no others possible could. Whether …

Beginner’s bike fit: how to set up a new road bike

<b>An one-on-one appointment with a professional will help you to find your optimal position for comfort and performance. But if you just want to be in</b> …

外媒調查全球11大最美單車祕境!台灣也有一條名列其中!

在節能減碳蔚為風潮的時代下,單車旅行已成了許多人嚮往馳騁的目標,藉由緩慢的步調、優閒的腳步、自在的心情,旅人能輕鬆將旅行與運動結合,使自我內心更加平靜,更徜徉在大自然瑰麗和幸福的擁抱下。 …

The 50 Best American-Made Style Brands

Dress Local<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>Made in America. Those three words carry weight, now more …

Clothing

10 Cheaper Foreign Trips You Can Take Instead of The Usual Tourist Thing To Do

London, Paris, New York - the big daddies of the international tourist clientele so to speak. These places are all wonderful and vibrant and full of …

日本人最愛日劇原來是這 10 部 2017 年滿意度排行榜大公開

依照不同星期、時段,每一季都有約莫 40 部的日劇播映,算下來一年就超過百部了,正因為如此,在如此激烈的競爭下,要成為年度最受觀眾歡迎的可不容易,日本網站テレビウォッチャー排除了深夜劇,每日蒐集了 2400 人的滿意度調查,經過一年後統計出 2017 年最滿意度最高的 80 部日劇,想確認自己有沒有 …

一家賣泡芙的店,創新力竟跟 LINE 齊名

「兩份棒棒泡芙!」新光三越信義新天地 A11 館一樓,一款棒狀的甜點,讓不少甜點控排隊搶買。撒滿烤杏仁粒的餅皮,包裹著卡士達內餡,外熱內冰,它,是從東京來台的人氣甜點──ZakuZaku 棒棒泡芙。<p>棒棒泡芙 2016 年 12 月底在台灣開幕,連續 9 個月每日完售 2,500 支,若以單價 88 …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Workouts

The 10 Best Synthetic Down Jackets of 2018

Faux Feathers<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: We’ve updated our guide of the best synthetic down jackets with the 10 best picks for Winter 2018. Prices</i> …

'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH first

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a fan of the "fat-burning" keto diet, you'll be fired up about its ranking in the 2018 list of best diets from US News and World Report: It's tied for last, along with the relatively unknown Dukan diet.<p>Both stress eating a ton of protein or fat and minimal carbs, putting the …

Nutrition

Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

The 50 best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018

With the new year come resolutions and, inevitably, fitness resolutions.<p>In order to spur some fitspiration, Business Insider has compiled a list of the best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will motivate you to keep on track in the year ahead.<p>The resulting list contains everybody …

Fitness

OutdoorGearLab Awards Five Contenders in the Women's Softshell Jacket Category

OutdoorGearLab gear testers researched seventy-five of the top softshell jackets available on the market today and eleaven popular products made it …

Backpacking

Weighing The Pros And Cons Of 4 True Wireless Headphones

The Best True Wireless AroundMove over, wireless headphones: true wireless is taking center stage.Since the 2016 launch of the Apple iPhone 7, …

Consumer Tech

8 Best Trekking Trips Around The World

These trekking trips are not for the faint-hearted nor for the narrow-minded. A great trail is bound to make you look at more than the map and these …

MINI 汽車植物圖鑑:從植物圖譜中,發現淨化論

時值秋冬,寒冷與乾燥讓 MINI 決定對你的呼吸給予格外的關照。我們在植物界進行探索與研究,於萬千植物圖譜中,找到了 8 種適合車載的植物,並繪製了它們的肖像,分析了它們的特長,為了一呼一吸間的自然清新,帶上一車移動的森林。<b>文章來源/ 數英網 DIGITALING</b> <b> <br>作者/ MINI</b><b>薄荷</b><b>「風口的天然調</b> …