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Fast Company Magazine
How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The TimeAs I write this, I'm sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow cove
How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The Time
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 hours ago
As I write this, I'm sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow covering everything outside my window. I’m not really thinking about anything specific. Millions of people around the world are doing the same thing, right at this very... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Poldark-style Body Coach who allows you to enjoy eating carbsWhat IS it about Joe Wicks that makes his 'Lean in 15' diet plan so enticing? T
The Poldark-style Body Coach who allows you to enjoy eating carbs
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
What IS it about Joe Wicks that makes his 'Lean in 15' diet plan so enticing? The new Poldark-style Body Coach who allows you to eat carbs and throw away the scales Lifestyle guru has more than 1.7 million followers on social media sites His Lean... Read more
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examiner.com
Native eyewear at surf expoWhen you think that you have seen and heard it all when it comes to sunglasses,
Native eyewear at surf expo
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
When you think that you have seen and heard it all when it comes to sunglasses, now and again you find out that there is a still a lot that you do not know. Well, if you attended the January 2016 Surf Expo and visited the Native Eyewear booth you... Read more
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birminghammail
Tamworth woman to tackle Great Wall of China for miscarriage charityMiscarriage heartbreak has inspired a Midland woman to do a 60-kilometre trek a
Tamworth woman to tackle Great Wall of China for miscarriage charity
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Miscarriage heartbreak has inspired a Midland woman to do a 60-kilometre trek along the Great Wall of China. Michelle Gardner lost her baby four years ago but it’s something that remains constantly in her thoughts today. She calls miscarriage a... Read more
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Park Record
Avalanche victim remembered as adventurerWanship man relished in the outdoors, family When Brian Jones and his sister w
Avalanche victim remembered as adventurer
Park Record / Posted yesterday
Wanship man relished in the outdoors, family When Brian Jones and his sister were thumbing through photos recently taken during a family gathering at his house, they noticed that none contained their brother, Stephen, who was also there. "My sister... Read more
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Evening Standard
Morzine: thrilling pistes, lively après-ski and budget hotelsYou can’t stay anywhere cheaper in the Alps,” says Jack Walker, a 53-year-old v
Morzine: thrilling pistes, lively après-ski and budget hotels
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
You can’t stay anywhere cheaper in the Alps,” says Jack Walker, a 53-year-old veteran snowboarder from Birmingham over a beer at The Rude Lodge. Walker is sharing a dormitory room with three of his spritely but equally grey-haired mates, and as we... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
John Inverdale: 'An octopus wrapped its tentacles around my bottom'My favourite place where I’ve covered rugby is the Millennium Stadium in Cardif
John Inverdale: 'An octopus wrapped its tentacles around my bottom'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
My favourite place where I’ve covered rugby is the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, where the stadium is the city and the city is the stadium. It is great to be somewhere where the match is the epicentre of everything. I would love to cover the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Training the bomberosOak Bay firefighter John Ballantyne looks forward immersing himself in Peruvian
Training the bomberos
Oak Bay News / Posted 2 days ago
Oak Bay firefighter John Ballantyne looks forward immersing himself in Peruvian life while training the country’s volunteer fire service “and hopefully have a positive impact” as he deploys with Firefighters Without Boarders Canada. “I’ve done a lot... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Open mic: With corporate interests in mindA few weeks back this space related a Stephen Harper quote: “The press is owned
Open mic: With corporate interests in mind
Maple Ridge News / Posted 3 days ago
A few weeks back this space related a Stephen Harper quote: “The press is owned by big-L liberals and staffed by small-L liberals,” as advanced by a different writer to assert Conservatives are put upon by media bias favoring the political... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
45 YearsWe all know what happens when a pebble kicks up on the highway and leaves a tin
45 Years
Mountain View Voice / Posted 3 days ago
We all know what happens when a pebble kicks up on the highway and leaves a tiny crack on a windshield. The crack grows, slowly, inexorably, the life of the windshield numbered. So goes the tragic form: one bad choice, one unsettling piece of... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
45 Years | MoviesWe all know what happens when a pebble kicks up on the highway and leaves a tin
45 Years | Movies
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
We all know what happens when a pebble kicks up on the highway and leaves a tiny crack on a windshield. The crack grows, slowly, inexorably, the life of the windshield numbered. So goes the tragic form: one bad choice, one unsettling piece of... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Vote: 2016 Triathlete Fit Contest – The MenVote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working 70-plus
Vote: 2016 Triathlete Fit Contest – The Men
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 3 days ago
Vote: Triathlete Fit - Men's Contest After law school, I began working 70-plus hours a week for the first two years. Over time, the work schedule took a toll on my body and in turn, my health. I was 228 pounds, pre-hypertensive, and had an... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Odds and EndsYoung Dais (left) leads different street gangs against a common enemy in Tokyo
Odds and Ends
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Young Dais (left) leads different street gangs against a common enemy in Tokyo Tribe. I watched even more movies this year (more than 300!) than usual, which afforded me more opportunities to see weird and wacky smaller films. This week, I’m doing... Read more
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Irish Examiner
9 of the weirdest theories about Lord Lucan's disappearance | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 09:04 am Lord Lucan’s disap
9 of the weirdest theories about Lord Lucan's disappearance
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 - 09:04 am Lord Lucan’s disappearance after his family’s nanny was found... Read more
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Perth Now
Countdown to Rio for West AussiesWA gymnast Lauren Mitchell who hopes to be bound for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Pic
Countdown to Rio for West Aussies
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
WA gymnast Lauren Mitchell who hopes to be bound for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Picture: Richard Hatherly WITH six months to go, WA’S Olympians and Paralympians are already pushing their bodies to the limits, desperate to make the cut and get to Rio. We... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Three simple words that probably saved my life’Mikhael slipped away and loved every minute of it. HAVE you ever been stuck in
‘Three simple words that probably saved my life’
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Mikhael slipped away and loved every minute of it. HAVE you ever been stuck in a rut and dreamt of packing it all in for a life on the road? Well it could be the best thing you’ve ever done. That’s according to Mikhael Belanger, a 33-year-old... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lord Lucan officially declared deadLord Lucan disappeared hours after Sandra Rivett was found dead in his home in
Lord Lucan officially declared dead
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Lord Lucan disappeared hours after Sandra Rivett was found dead in his home in London in 1974. Photo / Getty Lord Lucan, a British aristocrat who vanished without trace 42 years ago after the murder of his children's nanny, has officially been... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pet goats, 'Jungle Barry', a Nazi colony and many more Lord Lucan theoriesLord Lucan has finally been given a death certificate 42 years after he went mi
Pet goats, 'Jungle Barry', a Nazi colony and many more Lord Lucan theories
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Lord Lucan has finally been given a death certificate 42 years after he went missing and became Britain's most notorious murder suspect. The peer's son George Bingham applied under the Presumption of Death Act, which came into effect in 2014, so he... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Clueless' tourists mistakes revealed onlineOne tourist tried to beckon a wolf 'like it was a golden retriever', the thread
'Clueless' tourists mistakes revealed online
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
One tourist tried to beckon a wolf 'like it was a golden retriever', the thread said. File photo / 123RF Whether it's not knowing the language or misunderstanding the local customs, most people will have done something embarrassing while... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Places in India that are every backpacker's paradiseEight awesome backpacking spots in India Situated in the remote wilderness, th
Places in India that are every backpacker's paradise
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Eight awesome backpacking spots in India Situated in the remote wilderness, the Zanskar Valley in Jammu and Kashmir, has a total population of just about 13,000 people – with every small village having just 700 dwellers. If you want to break away... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
People in BusinessThe Land Trust for Central North Carolina has named Alicia Vasto as its operati
People in Business
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The Land Trust for Central North Carolina has named Alicia Vasto as its operations and communications director. The Land Trust, which is headquartered in Salisbury, is responsible for the stewardship of more than 25,000 acres in 10 central North... Read more
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Rappler
Budget tips for visiting these stunning beaches in ThailandTAKE IT ALL IN. Gorgeous beaches in Thailand. All photos by Joshua Berida Thai
Budget tips for visiting these stunning beaches in Thailand
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
TAKE IT ALL IN. Gorgeous beaches in Thailand. All photos by Joshua Berida Thailand is quite similar to the Philippines, in that both are blessed with white sand beaches, friendly locals and a diverse culture from south to north. The contrast between... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The six best motivational reads for 2016Sally Brown thought all DIY therapy was useless. Then she realised she had been
The six best motivational reads for 2016
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Sally Brown thought all DIY therapy was useless. Then she realised she had been looking in the wrong place The Happiness Track: How To Apply the Science of Happiness To Accelerate Your Success by Dr Emma Seppala. I came late to self-help books.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Foreigner overcomes fear of travel during PH trip Chris Dart during his first trip to the Philippines. (Photo courtesy of Jairu
Foreigner overcomes fear of travel during PH trip
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Chris Dart during his first trip to the Philippines. (Photo courtesy of Jairus Khan/ The Globe and Mail) Anxiety usually gets the better of us and can hold us back from possible great adventures.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Five Minutes with Salazon Chocolate Co. founder Pete TrubyPete Truby's idea to sprinkle sea salt on dark chocolate and turn the recipe in
Five Minutes with Salazon Chocolate Co. founder Pete Truby
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Pete Truby's idea to sprinkle sea salt on dark chocolate and turn the recipe into a business grew out of a necessity of sorts. While hiking with friends in Utah eight years ago, he took along trail mix and dark chocolate for energy, but thought it... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The five places that made me: Teddy Tahu RhodesThis opera singer's career has led him around the world. CANTERBURY PLAINS, NE
The five places that made me: Teddy Tahu Rhodes
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
This opera singer's career has led him around the world. CANTERBURY PLAINS, NEW ZEALAND In my early teens I used to go and work on my cousin David's farm on the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand below the Southern Alps. I earned some pocket money by... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
PharmGirl Adventures: And this is how the Colorado wilderness trip ends Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM Last week's
PharmGirl Adventures: And this is how the Colorado wilderness trip ends
The Journal-Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 6:00 AM Last week's column ended when my son Alex, his buddy Eric, my friend and I realized that we were lost in the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Jilted bride Katy Colins who quit job to travel world never thought story would go global 'in million, billion years'Jilted bride Katy Colins who quit her job and sold her belongings to travel the
Jilted bride Katy Colins who quit job to travel world never thought story would go global 'in million, billion years'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
Jilted bride Katy Colins who quit her job and sold her belongings to travel the world did not expect her inspiring story to go global “in a million, billion years”. Katy, 30, decided to go travelling after her fiancé broke the news he no longer... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jilted bride who quit job to travel round the world shocked to become global hitKaty Colins, 30, quit her job and sold her belongings to travel around the worl
Jilted bride who quit job to travel round the world shocked to become global hit
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Katy Colins, 30, quit her job and sold her belongings to travel around the world after her big day was called off, the Liverpool Echo reported . Katy, from Formby, Merseyside, won national and international support after telling how she conquered... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bremerton mountain rescue group to host national conferenceBREMERTON — A small Bremerton-based mountain rescue team is inviting hundreds o
Bremerton mountain rescue group to host national conference
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
BREMERTON — A small Bremerton-based mountain rescue team is inviting hundreds of its colleagues to the first national mountain rescue conference in Washington in 15 years. Olympic Mountain Rescue will host the 2016 Mountain Rescue Association... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Jilted bride Katy Colins: 'I never thought my story would go global in a million, billion years'A jilted bride who swapped weddings for wanderlust today told how she did not e
Jilted bride Katy Colins: 'I never thought my story would go global in a million, billion years'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
A jilted bride who swapped weddings for wanderlust today told how she did not expect her inspiring tale of self-discovery to go global “in a million, billion years”. She told followers on her popular Not Wed Or Dead blog that publishers have now... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Prepare for winter water mishapsSafety afield is always important, but the stakes are so much higher in cold we
Prepare for winter water mishaps
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Safety afield is always important, but the stakes are so much higher in cold weather, especially when boating. Avoiding mishaps is 95 percent of the equation, but preparation and composure under pressure can help ensure your survival when the... Read more
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Perth Now
‘I travelled to the world’s murder capital’Crossing the border at El Salvador. Picture: Loiuse Blair I SPENT an incredibl
‘I travelled to the world’s murder capital’
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
Crossing the border at El Salvador. Picture: Loiuse Blair I SPENT an incredible and eye-opening few months backpacking through Central and South America last year. I followed the typical tourist trail for the most part — partying in Nicaragua’s San... Read more
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News.com.au
I ventured inside the ‘murder capital of the world’Crossing the border at El Salvador. Picture: Loiuse Blair I SPENT an incredibl
I ventured inside the ‘murder capital of the world’
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Crossing the border at El Salvador. Picture: Loiuse Blair I SPENT an incredible and eye-opening few months backpacking through Central and South America last year. I followed the typical tourist trail for the most part — partying in Nicaragua’s San... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Hotshots still giving it their best shotWHILE society’s tides of change are constantly moving force, even in the sexual
Hotshots still giving it their best shot
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
WHILE society’s tides of change are constantly moving force, even in the sexual entertainment arena, one thing’s for sure, the male revue ain’t going away any time soon. With the popularity of movies like Magic Mike reinvigorating the art of male... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Living the Leicester City dream in the English Premier LeagueLeicester City? Leicester Bleedin' City? How?! Why?! Flying Fox: Jamie Vardy
Living the Leicester City dream in the English Premier League
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Leicester City? Leicester Bleedin' City? How?! Why?! Flying Fox: Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring a goal against Manchester United. Photo: Getty Images As an expat in London, if you loved football it was expected you'd support a glamour club. It... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains... Read more
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The Age
Living the Leicester City dream in the English Premier LeagueFlying Fox: Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring a goal against Manchester United. Ph
Living the Leicester City dream in the English Premier League
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Flying Fox: Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring a goal against Manchester United. Photo: Getty Images Leicester City? Leicester Bleedin' City? How?! Why?! Up in lights: James Pearson, the son of former manager Nigel, made headlines for the wrong... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Oz Flipper rescue a family affair for 'dolphin whisperers' from Northern Ireland Matt Poole (centre) helps to keep Silhouette calmMatthew Poole, Jessica Poole
Oz Flipper rescue a family affair for 'dolphin whisperers' from Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Matt Poole (centre) helps to keep Silhouette calmMatthew Poole, Jessica Poole, Jessica’s boyfriend David and Joshua Poole afterwardsResort staff treat her for injuries... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Baking her way to a marathonOlivia Glazebrook is determined to bake the world a better place. Photo / Warre
Baking her way to a marathon
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Olivia Glazebrook is determined to bake the world a better place. Photo / Warren Buckland A Havelock North woman is vowing to "bake the world a better place" selling homemade treats for charity as part of her efforts towards conquering the London... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Auckland Eats – Restaurants and ChefsAUCKLAND CITY LIMITS has already announced an incredible musical lineup for Wes
Auckland Eats – Restaurants and Chefs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
AUCKLAND CITY LIMITS has already announced an incredible musical lineup for Western Springs on Saturday 19 March with more acts to come.The event organisers are also focusing on food as a central part of making... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
White Mountains hut stirs debateCONCORD - More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last bu
White Mountains hut stirs debate
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
CONCORD - More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains are already... Read more
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FOX News
Plan to build backwoods hut in New Hampshire fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. – More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was l
Plan to build backwoods hut in New Hampshire fuels debate
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. – More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains are... Read more
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News.com.au
Jihadi Jake’s father’s heartwrenching message to AustraliaSunday?s 60 Minutes will see Michael Usher speaking with the family and friends
Jihadi Jake’s father’s heartwrenching message to Australia
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
Sunday?s 60 Minutes will see Michael Usher speaking with the family and friends of Jake Bilardi, the Melbourne teenager who travelled to Iraq to undertake a suicide bombing for IS. Jake Bilardi went from smart, soccer-mad teenager to suicide... Read more
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Boston Globe
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debate
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains... Read more
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ABC News
Plan to Build Backwoods Hut in White Mountains Fuels DebateMore than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New
Plan to Build Backwoods Hut in White Mountains Fuels Debate
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains are already overrun... Read more
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Horse and Hound
'A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin' — and other inspirational must-readsVagabond: A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin, by Jeremy James (pictu
'A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin' — and other inspirational must-reads
Horse and Hound / Posted 14 days ago
Vagabond: A horseback adventure from Bulgaria to Berlin, by Jeremy James (pictured, above) The blurb: The journey starts when the author Jeremy James buys two horses from gypsies at a fair in southern Bulgaria. He and his long-suffering friend... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debate
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 14 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debate
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debateCONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers
Plan to build backwoods hut in White Mountains fuels debate
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) � More than five decades since a backcountry hut for hikers was last built in New Hampshire's White Mountains, a plan to put one less than 2 miles into the woods has stirred passions among some outdoor lovers who say the mountains... Read more
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