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How To Stretch & Massage Your Dog

For many of our dogs, especially as they age, joint degeneration, muscle atrophy, loss of flexibility and subsequent pain are all too common. …

Yoga

Burn Fat Anywhere, Anytime with This 20-Minute Bodyweight Circuit

Get moving -- this workout from 50 Cent and Kevin Love's trainer only takes about 20 minutes.<p>Mobility is important whether you're training for a specific activity, sport, or if you just want to look good and be healthy. That's why trainer Jay Cardiello emphasizes movement and mobility exercises in …

50 Cent

RapidWeaver 8 Debuts Redesign, New Responsive Themes, Unsplash Support, and Improved Plug-In Management

RapidWeaver by Realmac Software got a significant update today. Starting from scratch or with one of over 50 Themes, RapidWeaver allows users to create highly-customized websites by offering a wide array of tools and properties that can be tweaked. The app also supports third-party plug-ins and …

Web Design

On the Ground in Afghanistan and Iraq

<b>THE FIGHTERS</b> <b><br>Americans in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq</b><br>By C. J. Chivers<br>374 pp. Simon & Schuster. $28.<p>C. J. Chivers, a senior writer for The New York Times and a former Marine infantry officer, begins his new book with a description of an American weapon, equipped with GPS sensors and a guidance …

Military

I Went To Bangkok Just To Try This 70+ Year Old Chef’s Street Food Which Received A Michelin Star

I went to Bangkok for one reason. To eat at Jai Fai. She has been featured on various TV shows and YouTube channels. I think why it was so important …

Street Food

The Outrageously Fun, Michigan-Made 4x4 You've Never Heard Of

Meet the Roxor 4x4. It ain’t that big and it ain’t that fast, but somehow the fun never stops.<p>About 20 years ago, I was in India riding in the back of a Tata Sumo—a sort of Land Rover Defender knockoff—in Corbett National Park, when the driver plunged down a river embankment for a hairy water …

Made in America

War Without End

<b>S</b>econd Platoon did not hide its dark mood as its soldiers waded across the Korengal River in the bright light of afternoon. It was early in April 2009 and early in the Pentagon’s resumption in earnest of the Afghan war. The platoon’s mission was to ascend a mountain slope and try to ambush the …

Military

This Thin Bronze Diver Is an Incredible Value for the Money

Earlier this year, British watchmaker Christopher Ward unveiled the C65 Trident, a slim, vintage-inspired dive watch rocking a hand-winding movement. …

Watches

This New Travel Pack Has Us Booking Last Minute Trips

We go through a lot of backpacks here at <i>Gear Patrol</i> — afterall, we love to pack light, and that means investing in a carry-on that holds a …

Boots

50 Tweets You're Gonna Love If You Have A Dog Or Know A Dog

All dogs are good dogs.

Pets

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Performs an Incredible Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’ in NYC

While performing at the Le Poisson Rouge in New York City in April 2018, the incredibly talented Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain live streamed a …

Great Britain

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Car Camping Cook Kit

Your camp-chef skills are strong, but you’ve been cooking on the same single-burner backpacking stove for the last decade. It’s time to upgrade your camp cooking kit. Here are our favorite picks, from the chef knife it takes to prep your veggies to the plates that will hold your al fresco …

Camping

My Company Cut Down on Emails by 30 Percent With This Simple Hack

As we grew, communication via email, video calls, Slack and IM became overwhelming, and I knew we needed a new model for information sharing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any leader of a growing company can attest, it gets exponentially more difficult to share …

Project Management

Folding camping hammock travels light and sets up without the trees

Minneapolis-based startup Republic of Durable Goods is presenting a more versatile way to hammock with the Mock One hammock, which takes cues from …

Backpacking

The No-Frills, 1-Month Path to Get Jacked

This month-long program uses tried-and-true techniques to pack on muscle.<p>Give celebrity fitness trainer Joe Dowdell, C.S.C.S., a month to get you in shape and he won’t put you through a series of fancy HIIT workouts.<p>Instead, the founder of Dowdell Fitness Systems will give you a list of …

Rowing

The 50 Best American-Made Style Brands

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

Los Angeles

3 Boxing Workouts to Help You Pack a Punch

Box your way to a better body.<p>If you want to unleash some pent up aggression during your workout, there's nothing better than grabbing some boxing gloves and whaling on a heavy bag.<p>Even just drilling for the sport can help to improve your cardio stamina, endurance, balance, and coordination. You'll …

George Foreman

Why a Simplified Every Day Carry Actually Matters

Marie Kondo’s anti-clutter ethos is well known and widely accepted: get rid of extraneous shit in your house and watch your life improve. I’d like to say the same goes for your everyday carry, or the list of gear you have on your person every single day. Cull your gear down and watch how easy it is …

Watches

Fjällräven Makes the World's Most Versatile Packs

For a smallish country that overlaps the Arctic Circle, the humble Swedes sure do come up with a lot of great ideas for export. Volvo cars, Ikea furniture (and meatballs), POC helmets, Spotify playlists, and Swedish Fish (the candy), to name a few. Not surprisingly, the packs made by the country’s …

Arctic Circle

This great stand turns your iPad into a tiny iMac [Review]

This is less of a review, and more of a heads-up. If you’re looking for a desktop iPad stand, then you should probably just go ahead and buy the AboveTek Elegant Aluminium iPad Stand Swivel Stand.<p>Yes, I’m serious. It may be a no-brand Chinese commodity gadget, sold under different names by …

iMac

Netflix’s Secret City shows how technology is changing spycraft

It’s a compelling, up-to-the-minute thriller about the rapid evolutions in politics and cyber-espionage<p>In one scene in <i>Secret City</i>, the 2016 Australian series now playing on Netflix, a spy comes to a park with a bag of bread crumbs, feeding birds as a cover for picking up an encoded message. It’s a …

Suez Canal

The Best Home Dumbbell Workouts

You don't need a ton of weight to make a living room workout worthwhile.<p>Sometimes, there's just <i>no way</i> for you to make it to the gym — but that shouldn't mean that you should skip out on getting a good workout in at home.<p>If you're lucky (or you're an iron-pumping international superstar), you might …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

Adventure<p>We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify …

The 7 Best Travel-Friendly Hiking Shoes

Hiking boots tend to be bulky and take up a lot of space in your suitcase, but a pair of sneakers sometimes just won’t cut it. While it’s common to …

Here Is What to Know About RVs and Getting Started With Your First One

The first RV defines the quality of your lifestyle experience. Spend the time to find one that will work for you. Here are four tips on buying your …

Reddit users share favorite San Francisco restaurants for 'not rich' people

San Franciscans love their hometown food and so it's no surprise a Reddit thread on the best cheap eats in the city is generating a stream of thoughtful comments.<p>A Reddit user from out of town posted the question recently: "Spending a week in San Francisco, we love food but we're not rich. What are …

Ace Apparel: 12 Best Men’s Running Shirts

Nike Dri-Fit Rise 365<p>Nike’s simple design is ideal for your daily run with it’s highly breathable fabric and mesh back that helps you stay cool under …

These 12 Lightweight Pants Will Help You Stay Cool Without Stripping Down

Bermuda shorts just don't hold as much power in the office.<p>“It’s disgusting. They look ridiculous, like children, and I can’t take them …

11 Most Common Ways People Ruin Their Tattoos, According To Tattoo Artists

While the long-term quality of a tattoo has a lot to do with the skill of the tattoo artist, the ink used, the placement, and so on — there are also …

The 10 best beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across America

For the second year in a row, Bell's Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts.<p>Each year Zymurgy Magazine, the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association, asks the group's tens of thousands of members to cast their …