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The Hike House, Arizona

by Kate McLeod<p>Greg Samuelson was living in the suburbs of Houston with his family when he felt the need for a change. "I could have driven the concrete jungle for the next 20 years and done fine, but I felt like we were always having to manufacture adventure," he tells CH. So he and his family …

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Trends in Chinese mobile UIs

Last December, Dan Grover summarized the unique mobile app UI conventions he'd spotted since moving to China the summer before to work for Wechat, a …

Travel organizer for your gadgets: Grid-It Cocoon

This grid of rubberized woven elastic straps stores cables, batteries, pens, card decks, earbud sets, flashlights, and other small items. Things will …

Best Stretching and Strengthening Exercises for Cyclists

Your tightest muscles may be keeping other ones from performing their best. Here’s how to balance them out for a super strong—and comfortable—pedal stroke.<p>We working cyclists spend a whole lot of waking hours in the same position. Sitting, hunched over desks. Sitting, hunched over phones. Sitting, …

Tesla Ownership Vignettes

We’ve owned our 2013 P85 Tesla Model S since December, putting maybe 3,000 miles on it, so I thought TTAC readers would appreciate a long-term …

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10 Top Protein Sources

Build muscle and recover from rides quicker with these healthy foods<p>When it comes to ride fuel, some cyclists focus on the all-important carb and let protein fall by the wayside. Don’t fall into that trap. Protein is just as important. In fact, it can help stave off muscle loss as you age and helps …

Make Your Own Granola Bars

Power through your next ride with these homemade granola bars<p>When you’re stuck at a gas station in the middle of nowhere and bonking is imminent, packaged granola bars can seem like a godsend. Unfortunately, they’re actually packed full of sugar and unpronounceable ingredients. For a healthier …

Time to Get Freekeh!

Move over, quinoa. These five nutrient-packed whole grains will shake up your fuel options and help you nail your carb quota so you can ride harder for longer.<p>1. If you like <b>quinoa</b> try <b>kaniwa</b><br>This South American relative of quinoa is crunchier, sweeter, and has more protein and fat-fighting fiber. …

Cook Rice This Way to Cut the Calories in Half

Researchers divulge secret to cooking a healthier starch<p>It’s no secret that weight-conscious cyclists are cutting back on their starchy carbs. Now a group of Sri Lankan scientists has uncovered a cooking technique that can reduce the amount of calories your body absorbs from the rice you eat by …

OXO Good Grips Complete Grate & Slice Set

• Handles on container provide a secure, comfortable grip while grating or slicing<br>• Non-slip feet keep container and surfaces steady while in use<br>• Slots …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

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The Next Step | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

Q: I’m a nature photographer with what I’ve been told is a reasonably solid portfolio, and I blog fairly regularly. I make a little money with my …

Photographers and Money. We Should Talk. | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

One day I want to sit down with my readers, somehow, and have an honest conversation about money, and how we make it and manage it as creatives. I …

Study the Masters: Galen Rowell | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

<i>Winter sunset, Gates of the Valley, Yosemite National Park (California, 1990)</i><p><i>Split rock and cloud, Eastern Sierra (California, 1976)</i><p>“Photography was …

Study the Masters: Ansel Adams | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

<i>Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Ansel Adams.</i><p>“I had been able to realize a desired image: not the way the subject appeared in reality but how it felt …

Study the Masters: Edward Burtynsky | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

<i>Thjorsá River #1Iceland, 2012, copyright Edward Burtynsky</i><p>“We took what we needed from the Earth and this is what we left behind. That is the …

A Bigger Story | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

<i>Dusk. Fogo Island, Newfoundland. 2014</i><p>Do you know why Apple succeeds the way it does? OK, aside from sexy products? They tap into something bigger …

MindShift Filter Hive | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

Hello from the windy and rainy coast of Newfoundland where we’re enjoying the fallout from tropical storm Cristobal!<p>A few months ago I starting …

Chains All The Same | David duChemin - World & Humanitarian Photographer, Nomad, Author.

<i>I’m finally hitting Publish on this post. It’s long. It’s not about photography. And it’s none of my business. But it is yours and as I’ve been</i> …

Capsule Review: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI

This is all very normal. I exited my driveway, turned left at the end of our cul-de-sac, then right onto our village’s main two-lane, low-speed …

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Why "smart cities" should be an Internet of People, not Things

Adam Greenfield proves again that he's one of the best writers and thinkers on "smart cities," explaining how the top-down, expensive, tech-centered …

Best Bike Shops: Velo Cult

This Portland hangout is way more than a bike shop<p>Walk through the front door of Portland, Oregon's Velo Cult and it can be hard to focus on one area of the shop—there's so much to see. To your left: a bar with 12 craft beers on tap. Overhead: Some 50 vintage mountain and road bikes hang from the …

Whip Up the Best Recovery Smoothie

To get the most from your postride nutrition, toss it into a blender and drink up<p>Smoothies make ideal post-exercise treats. Depending on where you seek refreshment, though, you could end up with a calorie- and sugar-packed slushy. Get out your blender instead. “With the right ingredients, smoothies …