Sunday, May 28, 2017

Fresh, May 28

The Telegraph Nasa revives 'weird life forms' trapped inside crystals for 60,000 years, raising hopes of finding alien organisms in space.  Penelope Boston and her team have spent years exploring Mexico's Naica Mine in Chihuahua which contains caves as large as cathedrals.  Visit site  ▷

Bear Conflict Solutions A lesson to remember: Why I now carry Bear Spray.  Fortunately, the grizzly bear didn't return but I had only two bear banger shots remaining and 15 days to go.  Visit site  ▷

Mimi Matthews Promiscuous Bathing at Margate: Victorian Outrage Over Indecency at the Public Beach.  Disregarding all those social observances which are usually called decency in men, and modesty in women.  Visit site  ▷

The Bushwalking Blog Bucket list: 5 of the best outdoor adventures in Iceland.  The land of fire and ice lives up to its name.  Visit site  ▷

The Guardian 'My worst nightmares are coming true': last major primeval forest in Europe on 'brink of collapse'.  And if and when it happens, it's gone forever.  Visit site  ▷

Future Travel Travelling in the Trans-Siberian: From St. Petersburg to Beijing.  Russian is not the easiest language on earth to learn...Luckily, during the trip I found many kind people willing to help me.  Visit site  ▷

The Summit Register Hollow Fiber Membrane: Advantages in Backpacking Water Filters.  We'll take a look at why this light and effective water filtration technology delivers the performance backpackers seek.  Visit site  ▷

Mosaic This is what it's like to be struck by lightning.  The lasting effects of being exposed to hundreds of millions of volts.  Visit site  ▷

Outside Online Why Lake Superior Is the Country's Most Overlooked Playground.  "You can't get here unless the lake lets you," says Fletcher.  Visit site  ▷

The New York Times Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park.  The park’s most visited glacier lost nearly half its footprint in 50 years.  Visit site  ▷

The Adirondack Almanack Do Mice Get Cavities? All About Mammal Teeth.  Our teeth are interesting. And so are the teeth of our wild neighbors.  Visit site  ▷

The Ultralight Hiker Hunting Thumbtack Reflectors.  A great way to mark any route you may need to travel after dark.  Visit site  ▷

PopUpBackpacker How to Maintain Your Backpacking Gear.  With a little time and care you can make your gear last a long time.  Visit site  ▷

Section Hikers Backpacking Blog The Logic of the Landscape: How to Become an Expert Navigator.  It takes a little mentoring to learn, and a little practice to become proficient, but once mastered, you can hike anywhere your feet can take you, on-trail and off. That's an amazing feeling.  Visit site  ▷

OutInUnder A Brief History of the Foundation of Sierra Designs.  I learned so many things during that period, and they serve me well to this day.  Visit site  ▷

Naples Daily News 1,100 miles: Discovering Florida's hidden trail.  She had just stared down a feral dog eating road kill. The sun set. She was exhausted. The dog looked rabid.  Visit site  ▷

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