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Boy Scout Gear List: Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico, Summer

Introduction<p>Rock climbing at Cow Camp, Philmont 2004. <br>Courtesy of Larry Keil, ASM, Troop 815, Danville, CA<p>Whenever you walk around base camp at …

Backpacking

How To Hang Your Hammock: The Only Guide You'll Ever Need

Not a day goes by where we don’t get asked a question from a customer who’s curious about how to best setup their hammock.<p>Whether it’s setting it up …

Backpacking

Holy auction, Batman! Historic Batmobile is up for sale

The earliest known officially licensed 1963 Batmobile, which is hand-built from a 1956 Oldsmobile, is up for auction starting at $90,000.<p>According to Heritage Auctions, the Batmobile was customized in 1960 by 23-year-old Forrest Robinson. He finished building the car in 1963, two years before …

Batmobile

Mike Collins's Stash | Uncrate

Whether it's snow, mud, or sand, nature sometimes throws things at our cars that are beyond their capabilities. Help them get out of any mess with …

Framing

Amazing Batman Graffiti Found in Abandoned Building

Redditor sneakylawyer went urban exploring in Ronse, Belgium. He went inside an abandoned building and found several walls covered with beautiful, …

How to Splint a Lower-Leg Fracture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from former Army medic Bruce A. West.</i><p>You’re miles from any civilization at a lookout point on a large boulder …

How to Tie a Shemagh/Keffiyeh | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>The shemagh (pronounced “schmog”) – also called a keffiyeh and ghutrah …

Tips and tricks to consider when investing in a food dehydrator

The Happy Camper: Lightweight

It could be that I’m getting older — or wiser — but every year it seems I’m trying to lighten the load in my pack, especially when backpacking. This …

Brampton Emergency Management Office

As the warm weather begins to approach around this time of year, it is important that we stay aware of the dangers associated with the Spring thaw.

Canoe Wisdom

Walking in The Wild is something magical. It is an experience like no other when done in the appropriate frame of mind… or perhaps an absence of …

Butterscotch Pumpkin Granola Bars

This recipe is TOO GOOD <i>not</i> to make. Seriously, if you like the Nature Valley Oat n’ Honey bars, you will fall in love at first bite with these …

Figgy Fuel Bar Recipe

Here’s a fiber-packed, joyful, fruity bar. Figgy Fuels are modeled on Lärabars, which we like because they don’t contain ingredients that we can’t …

23 Essential Winter Camping Hacks

Reasons why camping in the winter is actually better: There are no bugs, the wildlife is in hibernation, and no one but you is crazy enough to be out there in the arctic temperature.

30 Minutes Of Unreleased 'Star Wars' Footage Found On $699 'Return Of The Jedi' LaserDisc

One person did just that and ended up finding 30 minutes of never-before-released behind-the-scenes clips including a blooper reel for the film.<p>All together, the footage adds up to 50 scenes from "Return of the Jedi."<p>Since then, he's been posting the footage found to Facebook as user</b> …

Food & Lifestyle

February 28, 2018<p>Financing your company properties could be an efficient way to acquire exactly just what’s should maintain as well as improve the …

Star Trek Continues Webseries

Thank you, CBS!<p>The Star Trek Continues fan-based, non-profit production respectfully and graciously thanks CBS, the holder of the Star Trek rights, …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

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A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

9 Essential Apps for Storms and Emergencies

Apps to Help You in a Disaster<p>1. ubAlert<p>2. Official FEMA App<p>3. Pocket First Aid and CPR<p>4. ReUnite<p>5. Life360 Family Finder<p>6. !Emergency!<p>7. Wild Edibles<p>…

The Holy Cow Canoe Company

CARE AND MAINTENANCE<p>Δ Wax the canoe once a year to protect the finish and provide optimal efficiency in the water. (Use a marine grade wax)<p>Δ Do not …