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Minimalist or Not, Camping Light Is Worth the Effort
You don't have to replace your propane stove with a soda can to get the most out of minimalist camping. All you have to do is carry less weight.
Simple Conservation Tips from Leave No Trace’s Education Director
Six tips from a Leave No Trace expert reveal how the little things in outdoor pursuits can make a big difference for the environment.
This Week in Motoring: May 25, 2015
Aston Martin expands to the deep south, Jeremy Clarkson opens up about "Fracasgate", Need for Speed gets a reboot and more.
How to Bluff, According to Matt Damon in Rounders
Damn, is Matt Damon cool in Rounders or what?
This Week in Watches: May 26, 2015
Just in time for summer is a quiver of new sports watches: Omega's new regatta timer, Rafa's new tourbillon, Audemars Piguet's racing watch developed with Michael Schumacher and more.
Hiking the Alps, Sans Huts
Dan had mentioned his novel idea before our summer trip to Switzerland: we’d go backpacking, in the Alps -- no huts. Bring your sleeping bags and bivy sacks, he said. Brilliant, I thought.
Today in Gear: May 26, 2015
Fight Club 2, Voke's natural energy tabs, upscale summer slip-ons and more.
“The Horrible Waste of War” by Ernie Pyle
It's been 71 years since the invasion of Normandy by Allied troops, the largest seaborne invasion in history in the largest war in history. It was just after the massive beachhead invasion that war correspondent Ernie Pyle walked along the shoreline of one landing beach and looked out on what the invasion had left in its wake. This became the subject of his short piece, "The Horrible Waste of War", published on June 16, 1944.
How to Hit a Flop Shot, as Told by Hank Haney
The flop is all glory or failure. Hank Haney guides on how to channel your inner Mickelson (not Barkley).