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16 10, 2018

Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

By | 2018-10-16T12:30:16+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

Statistics from Los Angeles County demonstrate just how deadly doing it for the ‘Gram can be. We all know that one-upmanship on social media is stupid and dangerous. But now we may have stats to prove it. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team reports that its [...]

11 10, 2018

19 beautiful forests around the world everyone should visit in their lifetime >>

By | 2018-10-11T10:16:57+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

  There are three distinct types of forests.Forests cover 31% of the Earth's land surface, and there are three distinct types: tropical, temperate, and boreal (taiga). From the otherworldly Dragon's Blood Forest in Yemen to Hawaii's magical Rainbow Eucalyptus Forest, these vastly different woods showcase the world's unique beauty in [...]

10 10, 2018

When Getting Sorta Lost is…Good?

By | 2018-10-10T13:17:04+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

We were off the map, nearly out of food and having a blast. As my wife and I neared what I assumed was an upcoming trail junction, the dotted line marking the trail we hoped to find on our (admittedly quite old) USGS topo map showed a path snaking along [...]

3 10, 2018

The Basics of Bird Migration: How, Why, and Where

By | 2018-10-03T20:03:05+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

Geese winging their way south in wrinkled V-shaped flocks is perhaps the classic picture of migration—the annual, large-scale movement of birds between their breeding (summer) homes and their nonbreeding (winter) grounds. But geese are far from our only migratory birds. Of the more than 650 species of North American breeding birds, [...]

2 10, 2018

Is it Possible to Multitask? 12 Reasons Why You May Not Want To

By | 2018-10-02T12:05:58+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Daily Life|0 Comments

There hasn’t been a busier time in the history of mankind than today’s fast paced digital world. Every day, we’re constantly barraged by an infinite stream of information, emails and social media notifications, whilst trying to keep up with demands from work, family and friends . Our response to this [...]

1 10, 2018

Would You Pay to Hike? Wyoming Considers Charging Hikers

By | 2018-10-01T17:04:15+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

As Wyoming considers first-of-its-kind fee for hiking, we wonder: Would you mind paying to maintain trails? Wyoming state lawmakers are considering a first-of-its-kind fundraising measure: Charge hikers, bikers, horseback riders, and others for using trails. At least one prominent outdoor recreation user group is on board. A mandatory $10 annual [...]

27 09, 2018

Discover Shenandoah’s Hidden Hikes

By | 2018-09-27T23:11:42+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|0 Comments

A cool breeze greets your face. A cicada’s song tickles your ears. Your footsteps meet a well-worn trail. There’s hiking – and then there’s hiking in the Shenandoah National Park. Home to 500 miles of trails which include waterfalls, overlooks, and 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail, your backyard [...]

27 09, 2018

October Big Day—6 October 2018

By | 2018-09-27T09:00:10+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Nature|0 Comments

By Team eBird September 7, 2018: Every year for the last four years Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great we want to have another worldwide eBird Big Day in October. Why October? Because [...]

26 09, 2018

A sedentary lifestyle could be bad for your brain

By | 2018-09-26T20:59:03+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CORY ROSENBERG September 23, 2018, 10:23 a.m. For many, a sedentary life is the norm. Lots of jobs require sitting in front of a computer for most of the day, and there are plenty of us who like to spend evenings and weekends lounging on the couch in front of [...]

26 09, 2018

The U.S. Was Just Ranked the Best Country in the World for Wildlife Travel — Here Are the Top Spots to Visit

By | 2018-09-26T07:13:11+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Nature|0 Comments

TALIA AVAKIAN  SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 - Tour company True Luxury Travel has created a Global Wildlife Index to rank the best countries for wildlife tourism based on factors including wildlife biodiversity, conservation efforts, and the prevalence of national parks. The index ranked the United States as number one, thanks to the country's [...]