Healthy Living

Longboard Strollers Actually Exist Now (And You Might Be Able To Buy Them Soon)

Longboard Strollers Actually Exist Now (And You Might Be Able To Buy Them Soon)

As a member of the Millennial generation, I’m surprised it took us this long to combine protective childcare devices and recreational board sports. But hey, better late than never, amirite? Naturally, Belgium is involved. As noted in a recent TIME Magazine article, Antwerp-based design studio Peter van Riet has joined [...]

Top 8 Dog-Friendly National Parks

Top 8 Dog-Friendly National Parks

It’s never fun to have to leave man’s best friend at home on a hiking, camping or backpacking trip, but frankly, there are some places that just aren’t safe for your furry friends—or your pup might pose too much of a threat to the natural environment. When in doubt, here [...]

The Evolution of Running Clothes

The Evolution of Running Clothes

There no doubt about it; running has evolved since it first boomed in the 1970s. It’s gone from a fringe hobby for those who weren’t cut out for other – more popular – sports to a nationally recognized and loved sport – not to mention a multi-billion dollar industry. Just [...]

The Season for Dragon Boat Races

The Season for Dragon Boat Races

Summer brings the prime season for Dragon Boat racing. The sport continues to grow in popularity, and if you’ve never seen a race, you can likely find one at a river or lake near you. Dragon Boat Legend The story goes that Dragon Boat festivals commemorate a Chinese poet who [...]

Photojournalist Hiroko Tanaka Sheds Light on the Effects of Agent Orange

Photojournalist Hiroko Tanaka Sheds Light on the Effects of Agent Orange

Agent Orange was, for lack of a better term, the ultimate weapon of mass destruction. A composite of Herbicide Orange and Agent LNX, the substance was widely used by U.S. troops during the Vietnam War to destroy trees, foliage, and other forest growth that often doubled as Viet Cong hiding [...]

What Your Shoes Say About You

What Your Shoes Say About You

I hate to stereotype people by what shoes they choose to slip on when they get out of the bed in the morning. But if you make a decision to wear a particular type of shoe, it may not be saying necessary something directly about your personality, but it is [...]

Pacific Northwest Ultramarathon Bucket List

Pacific Northwest Ultramarathon Bucket List

Anyone willing to train for and compete in an ultramarathon clearly has a unique perspective on a few things; pain, endurance, and fun to name a few. Still, even (or perhaps especially) an ultrarunner appreciates the beauty of spending at least 31 miles bonding with nature. Although an ultramarathon is [...]

Father’s Day 2013: Gifts that will take him from a Sacked Stan to a Dapper Dan

Father’s Day 2013: Gifts that will take him from a Sacked Stan to a Dapper Dan

It’s the inevitable. As sure as the sun rises in the morning, so will gray hairs appear on the head of your pops. And even more concerning, it seems that fashion relevance and age are inversely proportional. But rest easy, this father’s day offers ample opportunity for you to kick [...]

Class vs. the Task: 6 Watches for the Outdoorsman

Class vs. the Task: 6 Watches for the Outdoorsman

There are three ways any sartorial conscious man can approach his watch selection: utilitarian, stylish, and the in-between. Some would argue that the “be-dazzled”,  broad-faced styles that have krept their way on to men’s wrists in recent years should be the fourth, but we know better. The key to finding that [...]

6 Organic Mosquito Repellents That Actually Work

6 Organic Mosquito Repellents That Actually Work

What’s worse: being covered in mosquito bites, or slathering yourself with chemical compounds to just to keep the bugs off your skin? Thanks to advances in organic pest control, this is a tough decision you no longer have to make. Here are a few organic ways to keep the skeeters [...]