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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Airstream's Basecamp Is a Lightweight Trailer Stuffed With Smart Travel Solutions

Tackle new terrain with the lightest Airstream travel trailer yet.<p>Since the 1932 launch of its iconic "silver bullet" travel trailer in Jackson Center, Ohio, Airstream has become synonymous with freedom, self-determination, and outdoor adventure.<p>Staying true to Airstream founder Wally Byam Credo’s …

Camp in Style at This Trio of Cedar-Clad Cabins in Minnesota

Available for $85 a night, these sleek, award-winning cabins are part of the first phase of the 456-acre Whitetail Woods Regional Park in the Twin Cities area.<p>Adjacent to trails, prairies, and wetlands, the three cabins appear as houses set within the trees, providing a modern camping experience …

Firewaall Makes 'Curtain Of Fire' To Heat Camp

So that’s your boring old campfire, eh? Nice tipi-fire build, brah. But check out this here FIREWALL!<p><b>OK, in all seriousness, the old-fashioned</b> …

Skiing - Fitness | Fitness

Apr 20, 2018<p>On Saturday, March 17 Mike Foote set out to push the boundaries of ski touring to the next level.<p>Jul 24, 2017<p>Dane Tudor is an Australian born freeskier who now resides in big mountain meccas of British Columbia and Alaska. Whether he's chasing freeride lines or tight singletrack, Tudor …

The U.S. Ski Team's Secret Speed Weapon

This summer, news trickled into my inbox that a new ass-kicking trainer had been hired to work with the U.S. ski team’s men’s speed squad. His name was Toni Beretzki and Speed specialist Steven Nyman wrote me to say, “He’s a machine,” U.S. downhiller Travis Ganong added, “he’s a total badass.”<p>A …

Use of the Inside Ski in Modern Race Turns

While active use of the inside ski has been a part of modern technique for more than a decade, it is still widely discussed and debated throughout …

Modern Alpine Racing Technique

Modern alpine ski racing technique has been a subject of many misinterpretations and controversies. I have decided to clarify this matter by …

Skiing

Austrian Ski Racing Technique, Part II: Gate Training

Course Inspection/Visualization<p>In training inspection should be done in exactly the same way it is done before the race. Deliberate and precise …

Skiing

How to Unlock iPhone & Use Any SIM - Tech Advisor

IB16: Park Tool wrenches together clever new tools & stands

Park Tool’s catalog continues to grow, covering all the bases as bike standards evolve and the tools needed to service them change. The new TS-4 …

Make a DIY Power Tool Tote to Keep Your Tools and Accessories Within Arm's Reach

Let this tool tote transport your most commonly used power tools from job to job around the house.<p>Some projects are made easier with a drill and driver setup with different bits, but transporting the various tools, bits, and accessories can be a pain and lead to a mess if you aren't careful. This …

Woodworking

The New Gravel Backyard: 10 Inspiring Landscape Designs

We’ve pondered over our neglected backyard for three years now. In other words, our garden deserves more than a weed-filled lawn and a few patches of …

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Woodworking

WHY THE PURE CARVED TURN IS SO YESTERDAY

Roll over pure carved turn, there’s a revolution under foot under way. Or, perhaps more accurately stated, there’s rotation happening under foot. …

Snow Wolf Wheeled Snow Shovel

Posted in Gear<p>It’s that time of year again. Waking up to mounts of snow that need to be shoveled out of the driveway, just so you can get to the …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Road Bike Party 2 - Martyn Ashton

The Zeus Is A 3D Printer, Scanner, And Teleportation Machine All In One

The future, as they say, is already here, but it’s just not very evenly distributed. To wit: the Zeus, a 3D printer that can scan and copy objects and, using the Internet, “fax” objects to other printers. That’s right – it’s the first 3D all-in-one.<p>Created by AIO Robotics, the $2,499 printer has a …

New Dimensions: 10 Amazing Things Printed In 3D

<i>Jordan Forrest is a freelance writer. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been adapted with permission.</i><p>Using a machine to print an object from scratch may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but the concept has actually been around for more than 30 years. As …

How 3D Printing Will Impact Your Future

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …