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What’s in a John Muir Trail Guide’s Pack?

<b>The 212-mile John Muir Trail is quickly becoming</b> one of the most popular long-distance backpacking trips in the West: In the past 15 years, requests …

Metalworker Shows Why 'Jet Fuel Can't Melt Steel Beams' Is Such a Dumb Argument

They don't need to melt.<p>"Jet fuel can't melt steel beams" is one of the most widely known arguments that 9/11 was an inside job. It's also one of the dumbest. This metalworker at purgatoryironworks was getting sick of hearing it, so he put together this little video to illustrate exactly how flawed …

RescueMe Balloon Uses Helium And LED Lights As Distress Signals

A person should be prepared for all sorts of unexpected events, especially when he is going for an adventurous trip — lost in the jungle, stuck in …

How to Start a Fire After It's Rained

It was pretty damp this past Saturday. It rained a few times off and on, and when we finally decided to practice starting a fire in such wet …

Tinder

4 ‘Lost-In-The-Woods’ Shelters Every Survivalist Should Know How To Build

Image source: maximumsurvival.netThe reason I’ve taken quite the liking to studying the simple ways of bushcraft and become rather fond of a …

Camping

Knife Blades: Common Steels Explained

Knife-makers use dozens of steel types to create knife blades. Which one is right for you? We look at 10 common steels used by popular knife brands …

One Look at a Photo of Two Strangers Who Sat Next to Each Other on a Plane Will Explain Why It’s Gone Viral

It’s said that everybody has a lookalike.<p>But how many of us can say we came across our lookalike sitting in our airplane seat as we boarded the flight, discovered that person was booked in the same hotel and then bumped into our twin later than night in a pub?<p>That’s exactly what happened to …

The 8 Best Headlamps for Any Adventure

Keeping your hands free while lighting the trail on your next outdoor adventure is a must. And while that flashlight duct taped to your head might be …

Rechargeable Batteries

The Coolest Adventure Vehicles We Found at Overland Expo

Each fall, adventure-travel enthusiasts gather on a ranch in Asheville, North Carolina, to check out hundreds of tricked-out adventure cars and trucks and to learn the ins and outs of overlanding. The event’s called Overland Expo, and it’s basically a dream come true for the editors at <i>Outside</i>. If …

5 Upgrades to Turn Your Car into an Adventure Rig

Not many of us have the cash to buy an off-road monster like the EarthCruiser, but there are some simple ways to trick out your current car. Here are five add-ons we found at the recent Overland Expo that will help you build your own adventure rig.<p>GoTreads ($50)<p>If you’re exploring remote areas, you …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>These tested-and-approved picks will make that musty drawer of cut-off tees a thing of the past.<p>By The Editors of GQ1 day agoView More<p>News …

Lebron James

Ariel Nomad

The same guys behind the spectacular Ariel Atom high-performance supercar, have introduced, the outrageously fun-looking, Nomad. The two-seat rugged …

Remote Controls

Taking Care of Your Feet: Preventing Blisters with Leukotape and a Little Common Sense

Ask any accomplished runner, hiker, backpacker, or outdoorsman how they prevent blisters and you’ll more than likely get different answers from each …

Ultralight Tent and Shelter Guide

Ultralight Tents and Shelters – How to ChooseUltralight backpacking tents and shelters come in all shapes and sizes, but each type has advantages and …

Gerber Gdc Belt Clip

At the beginning of the week we showcased the sleek GDC Money Clip by Gerber, also added to their new products line is the robust GDC Belt Tool. Made …

This Case Turns Your iPhone Into a Satellite Phone (UPDATED)

When people call Apple's iPhone a "global device" it's really something of a misnomer. Can it work on a desolate, high peak? Or in the middle of the …

Goods: Innovations in Hand Tools

• Worx SD Semi-Auto Screw Driver – $37<br>• Douglas Tool Hammer – $50<br>• Prop Power Pro – $25<br>• Outlaw Coated Steel Deck Screws – $29<br>• Rockler Mixing Mate Qt Paint …

Innovation

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Spring cleaning for your phone

Spring cleaning doesn't just apply to your house, but also your gadgets. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on three simple steps you can take toward decluttering the contents of your smartphone.

How to Tell if a Nutrition Bar Is Actually Healthy

Not all packaged bars are created equal.<p>You've probably heard that in March 2015 the FDA sent a warning letter to KIND Snacks. The agency's main beef with some of the company's bars? They call themselves "healthy"—even though certain flavors contain more than 2.5 grams of saturated fat. (The FDA's …

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

An inability to live with life's unknowns can lead to worry and distress.<p>After nine years writing <i>Slate</i>’s “Dear Prudence” advice column, Emily Yoffe has noticed some recurring themes: “Mothers in law, husbands addicted to porn, impossible officemates, crazy brides.”<p>Sometimes, Yoffe says, …

Psychology

15 Coolest Multipurpose Flashlights.

Collection of 'Coolest Multipurpose Flashlights' from all over the world.<p><b>Flashlight by Jumper Power Banks</b>: It is a multipurpose device that works as …

LG leaps quantum dot rivals with new TV

You'll hear a lot about the awesomeness of "quantum dot" TVs at CES 2015, but don't leap to any conclusions.<p>In fact, LG just announced its first QD-equipped TV, with 4K resolution, natch, three weeks before the start of the Las Vegas tech show on January 6, jumping the gun against rival Samsung.<p>LG …

Ancient Rock Believed to Offer Key Evidence of Biblical Account

A rock found in Israel and currently on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art offers new evidence supporting the Bible’s description of the rule of King David, archaeology experts believe.<p>Archaeologists believe the stone’s inscription supports the biblical account of King David’s …

About the Amazing Lithium-ion Battery System in Our New RV

Tomorrow, Jennifer and I head to American RV in Grand Rapids, Mich. to pick up our brand new Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL.<p>You'll soon see videos and …

Off-grid