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X-Pot Is The Best New Line Of Outdoor Cooking Gear For Family Camping Trips

Camping, backpacking, or day trips to the mountain are popular family destinations, and bringing your own food is not only necessary but economical. …

6 Gadgets You Didn’t Know Your Next Camping Trip Needed

Winter is *finally* over. And while some of us eagerly plan outdoor summer parties and barbecues, the rest of us like to think about our next camping adventure. Luckily, in 2015, going camping doesn’t have to involve hunting or totally roughing it (unless you’re into that). Technology can make just …

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This drone follows you down the trail after you toss it up in the air

Aerial footage is a nice way to capture those action sports endeavors, and it's even better if you can fit the gear in your backpack. Lily ticks those boxes, and all you have to do to launch it is toss it up in the air. Once airborne, the camera UAV will follow you down the slopes or along the …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

What to Pack for a Day Hike

Written by Pat Henry on The Prepper Journal.Planning a day hike can teach you so many skills that you can incorporate into your bug out plans. I have …

5 Spring Crockpot Recipes

Don't you dare put that slow cooker away. Here are 5 easy recipes just perfect for spring.<p><b>Summery Stews</b><p>Yes, you should probably retire your beef bourguignon recipe until the fall. Instead, go for a light, vegetable-loaded stew, like this chickpea, tomato and apricot concoction. <b>Get the</b> …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

National Parks

Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding

I don’t what took me so long to share my take on avocado pudding, but it was long overdue! This stuff is amazing. If you’ve never tried it, now is …

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Homemade Naan

I really love homemade bread, especially this homemade naan. I put together step by step photos and instructions for you guys, so there is really no …

21 Tips For the First-Time Thru-Hiker

14 Awesome Post-Workout Meals for Vegans

If you still think vegans have a hard time being fit and healthy, it’s time to get with the program. Whether they’re smashing world records in …

Healthy Eating

Meet the World's Puffiest Pancake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: A way to put the "cake" back in pancake, along with a very good reason to invest in egg rings.</i><p>French toast is not toast, tuna …

Awesome American summer vacations to book now

Budget Travelers know it's possible to have an amazing summer vacation without breaking the bank. Here, we've rounded up world-class, affordable beaches, national parks, mountains, and big-city blowouts—all within the continental U.S.<p><b>Yellowstone National Park</b><p>Yellowstone National Park, covering …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Multi-purpose Pack | By Firstspear

FirstSpear is a brand created by former U.S. servicemen, they develop enhanced light-weight load carriage solutions for the US Special Forces. Their …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

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Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

Distractify

Like most people, you've probably struggled with feeling like an occasional failure at work. Everyone makes mistakes and setbacks are inevitable, but …

The 10 Best Workout Moves For Your Back

Add these workout moves to your routine to sculpt a bigger, stronger back.<p>When you're in the gym, what's your main focus? What you see in the mirror when you face up to yourself—or what everyone else sees when you turn away? If you're like most guys, the answer is probably the former, and chest day …

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Men's Health Life - Gain Muscle - Lose Weight!

SPECIAL REPORT: 57 YEAR OLD HOLLYWOOD STAR, SEAN PENN , REVEALS THE SECRET TO HIS EXPLOSIVE MUSCLE GAIN AT HIS AGE - COULD IT REALLY BE THIS EASY?<p><i>BY</i> …

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

Top 10 Holiday Gift ideas For campers and outdoor enthusiasts - Camping Gear, Gift Ideas

Today we bring you the coolest gear to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. Whether hiking through rugged mountains or camping on a lake – …

Breathtaking Winter Camping in Washington

<i>Photo: Scott Kranz</i><p><b>By Scott Kranz, an Explorer for The Outbound Collective</b><p>This eight-mile roundtrip trek through old-growth forests to the snowy mountaintop of Mount Dickerman rewards you with breathtaking views of the of the Cascade region. I highly recommend waking up early to see the sunrise over …

20 Great Biking & Hiking Trails in Western Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh magazine<p>This year Pittsburgh Magazine's independent Restaurant Review Panel recognizes 34 establishments as our regions's top restaurants. …

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

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The Level Is a Balance Board for Standing Desks, and It's Great

Sitting all day sucks. Besides plenty of research on its negative health effects, extended sitting just makes it easier to lull off when you should be doing work, which is good for neither you nor your workplace.<p>Naturally then, standing desks are popping up in offices everywhere. But while being …