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Project Vertical: Win a Spot on Bight Gear's Test Team and Climb Mt. Rainier

Behind every piece of gear, there's a dedicated corps of testers who braved foul weather and spent weeks outside to make sure you could depend on …

Mountaineering

Adorable Mount Rainier A-frame listed for $125K

Including vintage details right out of a storybook<p>In Ashford, Washington right by the Nisqually River, six miles from Mount Rainier National Park, and a two-hour drive from Seattle, this quaint little A-frame is listed for just $124,950. The 640-square-foot cabin had a studs-out remodel last year, …

Cute

Patton Oswalt’s DARK KNIGHT Joker Theory Will Blow Your Mind

2018 may be the 10th anniversary of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it also marks a decade since the premiere of what may still be the greatest …

Winners of 2018 Birth Photography Contest Celebrate Magic Moments of Childbirth

Childbirth represents one of the greatest—and most rewarding—challenges that a human can endure. Every year, the International Association of Professional Birth Photographers (IAPBP) celebrate this poignant experience with their annual birth photography contest. As an online community of over 1,200 …

Ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression

<b>Ketamine has "shown promise" in the rapid treatment of major depression and suicidal thoughts, a US study says.</b><p>Ketamine has a reputation as a party drug but is licensed as an anaesthetic.<p>The study found use of the drug via a nasal spray led to "significant" improvements in depressive symptoms in …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

A good look at how the Hobbit movies got so bad

It’s worth your time<p><i>The Hobbit</i> trilogy — a series of words that, to this day, can only be written with a sigh — is long, bloated and mostly unnecessary.<p>That’s not exactly breaking news, but two video essays from culture commentator Lindsay Ellis do a remarkable job of explaining exactly why the …

Breathtaking Canvas Abstract Calligraphy

Let's give a closer look at the stunning work of Jimmy Alcala, he is a visual artist into modern calligraphy based in Marseille, France. Let's take a …

Calligraphy

Avrame A-Frame Kit Homes

The A-Frame revival is in full swing and modern interpretations of the classic dwelling are popping up everywhere from the lake shores of Normandy to …

Off-grid

Setting sail with the 'Airbnb of the seas'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever wanted to go on a sailing holiday but don't know your port from your starboard?<p>Thanks to the digital sharing economy, that dream is now only a few taps away on your smart phone, tablet or computer.<p>Take Click&Boat, the European online boat rental company with more than 150,000 members …

Boating

How to Trek to Aconcagua Completely Independently

Standing 6960 meters (22,837 ft) in height, Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in South America, and highest peak outside of the Himalaya for that …

Images: IT: Chapter 2 Fan Cast Posters

<i>IT</i> blew away the box office and really surprised fans and critics with both its financial success and excellent storytelling. Director Andy …

Posters

I Took Melatonin Every Night—Until I Learned This

When a friend first told me about melatonin, it seemed almost too good to be true: The sleep aid is 100% natural, is available over the counter, and …

Sleep

Photographer Gives Intimate Look Inside Bedrooms Across America

After enjoying a successful commercial photography career and raising a family, photographer Barbara Peacock is embarking on an incredible journey into the bedrooms of average Americans. With <i>American Bedroom</i>, she is taking an intimate—and anthropological—look at the most personal of spaces, asking …

New England

A Single Narrow Gasping Lung

Tenzing Norgay wasn’t buying it. Neither were the five other Sherpas who’d summited Mount Everest since 1953, when Tenzing and Edmund Hillary first knocked the bastard off. The Euros had been too fast—too fast to have climbed the mountain with bottled oxygen, let alone without it. But such was the …

Mount Hood Climber Died After Delays Slowed Rescue

By ALLAN BRETTMAN, The Oregonian<p>PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — John Thorton Jenkins plummeted out of control.<p>"He's falling! He's falling!" yelled other …

The nuclear bomb didn't beat Japan — Stalin did

The U.S. use of nuclear weapons against Japan during World War II has long been a subject of emotional debate.<p>Initially, few questioned President Truman's decision to drop two atomic bombs, on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But, in 1965, historian Gar Alperovitz argued that, although the bombs did force …

The true story of two fatal grizzly bear attacks that changed our relationship with wildlife

Patrol ranger Bert Gildart was driving down the highest pass in Glacier National Park just after midnight on Aug. 13, 1967, when a woman’s voice suddenly crackled over his two-way radio. It was another ranger, and she had a horrifying message: A grizzly bear had mauled someone at the popular …

Wildlife

Over 4,300 Vintage Photos From the Invasion of Normandy Are Available Online

Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August …

Buy this charming A-frame beach house for $315K

Located in Neskowin, Oregon<p>A-frame homes appeal to nature lovers because of their straightforward and relatively inexpensive construction and the ease with which their steeply pitched rooflines blend into their settings. They also often provide views onto their site by way of a wall of windows and …

Framing

Man Spends Years Creating Detailed Models of WWI Trenches

For the past several years, Andy Belsey has created models of WWI trench sections in painstaking detail. So far he's modeled 9 different sections and blogs about his work on MilitaryModeling.com. Made from everyday objects, he's ingeniously found ways to realistically recreate the look and feel of …

Movie Screenplay Posters

For years, movie posters have given us clues as to the plot and purpose of films, with many becoming iconic in their own right. Without the …

Posters

McHale Alpine Style Packs

When people ask us about our guarantee we like to say our packs are built so well they don't need one. In an industry where virtually every company …

Backpacking

The 14 Most Extreme Places in America

2.6K<p>SHARES<p>Most remote high point: Gannett Peak, WY<p>When it comes to inaccessible state high points in the Lower 48, there’s Gannett and then there’s …

This tiny cabin is like a horizontal treehouse

And it only cost $20,000 to build<p>This cabin in the woods of Barryville in the Catskill Mountains of New York is not your ordinary wooden shack. Designed by Manhattan-based architecture firm JacobsChang, the dwelling, called Half-Tree House, appears to float above its sloped site and protrudes as if …

Treehouses

Magnum Square Prints

Magnum's archive of prints includes some of the most iconic images of the 20th century. Magnum Square Prints are an affordable way to bring some …

15 Facts You Need to Know About the Delightfully Weird ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’

Depicting a fantastically surreal world that ranges from orgiastic pleasure to terrifying horror, Hieronymus Bosch's <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights</i> has fascinated the public for centuries. Now housed in Madrid's Prado Museum, it's hard to believe this bizarre painting—filled with Willy Wonka …

Movie Review: "Land of Mine" (2016)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "Land of Mine" <b><br>Director</b>: Martin Zandvliet <b><br>Year</b>: 2016 <b><br>Rating</b>: R <b><br>Running Time</b>: 1 hour, 40 minutes <i><br>Young German prisoners of war are used</i> …

Kardia Mobile EKG

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the US. An EKG is the easiest way to detect warning signs like atrial fibrillation early. It also …

The Most Perfect Rap Song Ever Written: Respiration

People (including 19 year old me) slept on the Black Star duo of Mos Def (AKA Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli back in the day. Their music sounded …