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The Best Gear Company You’ve Never Heard Of

Back in 2013, global explorer, environmental scientist, and Kathmandu brand ambassador Tim Jarvis thought it would be fun to retrace Sir Ernest Shackleton’s footsteps across the mountains of South Georgia while wearing the same gear that Shackleton did in 1916. “I was interested to see how I would …

New Zealand

The 9 Michigan Courses You Should Play at Least Once

When a state has almost 800 golf courses, picking the best one can be like choosing a favorite child. Luckily, you don't have to make either of those tough decisions. Here are nine Michigan public-access courses that will get you started on a bucket list. They cover the entire state, and range from …

Solar-powered hydrogen reactor stores heat for overnight use

The Sun can provide an unlimited amount of energy, but there's one major downside – night. For roughly half the day facilities and devices that rely …

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

How Not to Get Divorced on a Canoe Trip

Back when he worked as a canoe guide in his native Quebec, one of Pierre Pépin’s most popular courses that he offered was called "paddling without …

Our 5 Favorite Outdoor Products On Sale Now at Backcountry

Right now, there are hundreds upon hundreds of products in Backcountry‘s proverbial clearance aisle. Navigating this aisle can sometimes feel like …

Screaming Deals: Gear Savings Of The Week

Our weekly column finds the best deals from across the web to save you money on outdoors gear. Many of these closeouts won’t be around for long, so …

‘Escher’ tiny house raises the bar for luxury small living

This is what sparing no expense looks like<p>For a while now, the fanciest tiny house around has been New Frontier Tiny Homes’s Alpha, a 240-square-foot stunner that packs in a whole lot of function and design in an oh-so-Instagrammable way. Where could they possibly go from there? Well, the answer …

32 unheralded NFC players whose names you'll know by season's end

You can almost taste the 2017 NFL season, with the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs kicking things off Thursday night.<p>While there are …

AT Crushed: ‘Stringbean’ Sets Both Speed Records

Joe ‘Stringbean’ McConaughy, a well-known speed hiker, set a new record on the Appalachian Trail today. He hiked the 2,190-mile route in an …

Fantasy Football Top 300 Player Rankings

The start of the NFL season is right around the corner, and with it comes another year of fantasy football. Fantasy draft season is already upon us, …

Fantasy Football

Great Lake Hotels

Enjoy a low-key weekend at one of these five lakeside hideouts<p>No lake house? No problem. Book a stay at one of these freshwater escapes, from a historic mountain lodge in Georgia to a sleek Texas spa retreat.<p><b>Lake Austin Spa Resort</b> <i><br>Austin, Texas</i><p>You can do three different types of yoga before …

The 20 Cutest Dog Breeds That Don't Shed

Whether you can't stand picking fur off your clothes or suffer from severe canine-induced allergy attacks, don't count out dog ownership just yet. …

Backpacking With Dogs: Little Things That Make A Big Difference

There are lots of obvious things you need when backpacking with dogs. Maybe a dog backpack (I highly recommend THESE by Groundbird Gear), a leash …

Shipping Container Homes

Trying to get on the property ladder but live in a place where home prices are ludicrous? These shipping container conversions by Honomobo can be a …

House Prices

6 Innovative Farmers That Will Change Your Perception of What It Means to Grow Food

6. Old Farm, New Tricks<p>Don Bustos, organic farmer and owner of Santa Cruz Farm and Greenhouses.<p>Gabriella Marks<p><b>Santa Cruz Farm and …

Editor’s Choice: The Best of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2017

This year, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market was mostly made up of iterations of existing technologies — but that’s not to say that there weren’t …

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Off-Leash

Right now, my girlfriend and I are busy turning our 15-week-old puppy from a tiny ball of furry terror into a trustworthy adventure companion. And a big part of that is making Bowie reliable off-leash. Here’s how we’re doing that—and how you can, too, no matter your dog’s age.<p>(Why do dogs belong …

Pets

3 Stocks With Tesla-like Return Potential

Foolish investors explain why they see Intuitive Surgical, First Solar, and Malibu Boats as multibagger possibilities.<p><b>Tesla</b> (NASDAQ:TSLA) just …

10 Amazing All-Canadian Paddling Adventures

<b><br>Canada is a paddler's paradise.</b> On the west coast and the east coast, to the Klondike and right across the Prairies—iconic waterways abound. Here are …

Stylish Remodeling Ideas for Small (even Tiny) Bathrooms

When you're remodeling a teeny bathroom, you often don't have the choice to move the walls. So even though you can change pretty much everything …

Home Improvement

3 ways to check your phone for malicious Android apps

Google's new tool makes it easy to quickly verify you haven't installed a suspicious app.<p>Google Play Protect is the company's newest tool aimed at helping Android users stay clear of any suspicious apps. The service constantly scans your Android phone or tablet and will alert you if there's an …

Apps

9 incredible places in Colorado you’ve probably never heard of

COLORADO IS AN endless source of inspiration, full of places that have become legends both for the activities they make possible as well as their …

A veterinarian reveals a surprisingly easy way to improve your dogs diet

Danny Tufaro, a veterinarian based in New York City, explains a simple way to add some variation to your dog's diet. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Many people think only in the realm of dog food. I think you should try to feed an assortment of different things. Many people fear giving</i> …

Hundreds outside courthouse as abduction suspect has hearing

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside a federal courthouse Monday as the suspect in the kidnapping of a Chinese scholar at the …

Latin America

Women Are Stripping for Inmates on a Parking Garage Roof in Chicago

And police say they can't do anything about it.<p>The roof of a parking garage across the street from Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago has become a stage for women to perform strip-teases and sex acts for incarcerated inmates, according to a new report from the <i>Chicago Sun-Times</i>. In …

Nissan Altima

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest

Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.<p>The Pacific Northwest is known for driving forward the causes of environmentalism, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. These 10 buildings showcase the diversity and …

Architecture

How One Bold Company Is Rethinking The Way We Grow Vegetables

<i>Uproxx knows that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines are driving the future of this planet forward. Every day, we see new ideas, fresh innovations, and bold trailblazers in these fields. Follow us this month as we highlight how STEM is shaping the culture of NOW.</i><p>The way …

This Rustic/Traditional Kitchen is the Best of Both Worlds

What's your style? Maybe you're someone who has trouble encapsulating that in just a few words. You know what you like when you see it, but the …

Rustic