You don't need a lot of time or even effort to upgrade your outdoor space. In fact, in an hour or less you could complete a project that will help turn your backyard or balcony into an impressive oasis. Here are 10+ ideas to consider.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Staying fit and active doesn't mean that you need to leave your devices at home. In fact, they can make your time out in the wild even better.
We figured we aren't the only ones who feel this way. And with Christmas coming up, we thought we would offer up some great tech solutions for your loved ones who enjoy getting off the beaten track.
Simply floating in water might look easy, but it's actually pretty difficult if you don't have a flotation device, and treading water is an essential safety skill for anyone who plans on spending time on or near the water, well, ever. Here's the best way to do it for as long as possible in an emergency situation.
Davy Crockett is an American folk hero of mythic proportions, and was greatly popularised during the '50s and '60s thanks to Disney's TV miniseries and major motion pictures. But Crockett was a very real person in history, and he had a lot of wisdom to share.
In the unlucky scenario where your car breaks down at night, or the power cuts out, you'll be happy to have a reliable torch on hand. Powered with 500 lumens and an adjustable zoom that provides up to one mile of range, the UltraBright 500-Lumen Tactical Military Flashlight is perfect for any emergency kit or outdoor adventure, and you can score two of them at a brand new price drop.
Australia has a reputation for having lots of deadly animals - but we're actually pretty safe from apex predators. As long as you keep out of the water and don't attempt to box a kangaroo, you're relatively safe from harm. Not so in America, where mountain lions have been known to kill and eat humans. If you're every hiking in the US and bump into one of these surly cats, here's what to do.
While the chances of getting attacked by a shark are much less likely than a dog attack, you just never know, especially if you're out surfing, swimming or diving in open waters. We hope you never have to use these tips, but here's what you should know.
When you're over in the US, one of the best things to do is visit the famous national parks where you get to see the preserved natural wonders; each park offers unique views. Recently a former National Geographic photographer visited every national park and tabulated the ones most likely to take your breath away.
Ants love the messes that are associated with outdoor meals, so there's always an anthill near every picnic area. If you want to keep them from crawling on your seat and into your food, you can make some mini ant moats with pie tins.