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No More Yard Sales: Our Favorite Products for Backcountry Gear Organization

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The freedom of the outdoors doesn’t mean you should just dump all your gear into your backpack and hope for the best. The weight distribution of your pack is going to be off, you might forget things at home or in camp, and it’s going to be hard to find what you need without taking everything out. These five organizers will help you keep track of your gear so you can focus on the trail ahead.

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Best for Clothes Storage: Therm-a-Rest Stuff Sack Pillow

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Vikings star Alexander Ludwig signs recording deal


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This Restaurant-Led Agriculture Effort Wants To Help Farmers And Ranchers Fight Climate Change

Myint is a restaurateur and the co-founder of Zero Foodprint, a nonprofit working with Boulder County to support regenerative agriculture projects that can help fight climate change.

Restore Colorado is a simple idea, but Myint hopes it will have a big impact. Restaurants and other food businesses donate 1 percent of their profits to fund farming and ranching projects that suck carbon from the atmosphere through plants that take in the greenhouse gas and store it in healthy soil. Some see regenerative agriculture as a key way to reduce the amount of CO2 in the air worsening

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The Best Hiking Boots for Women in 2021

After months on the trail, we found the best hiking boots for women. Whether you want to head for a local day trip or spend months thru-hiking, we’ve got you covered.

Finding the right pair of boots for your feet is vital. Sure, things like trekking poles or daypacks will enhance your time on the trail. But a good shoe sets the entire foundation. And a poor fit can quickly ruin your plans.

Here we focus on the best hiking boots for women. We have a separate guide if you’re looking for men’s hiking boots or hiking shoes.

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Vaccinated Travelers Face Chaos and Confusion

Governments, tourism boards, airlines, hotel companies, travel agencies and cruise operators, along with tour bus drivers, housekeepers, local guides, pilots, restaurateurs, museum operators, bed-and-breakfast hosts, entertainers, caterers, fishermen, shopkeepers and bar owners — in short, all the people standing to profit from tourism dollars — are facing extreme economic pressure not to lose out on another tourism season. The past year without travel, when international arrivals dropped from 1.5 billion to 381 million, was devastating. For many, another similar year would be unthinkable.

And so an already stressed system has been forced to confront an existential quandary: Do countries

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Emerging Gear: Accordion Backpack, Modular Cast Iron, Ibex Return, and More | 2021-05-06




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Allbirds Dasher Relay Slip-On Runner

On the heels (ha!) of its first purpose-built running shoe, Allbirds updates the knit Dasher by stripping the laces. That’s right, according to the brand, “from running errands to running a 5k, the style is easy to slip on

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Some HomePod users report issues accessing Apple Music

Some HomePod users are reporting issues accessing Apple Music after last week’s 14.5 software update. When using “Hey Siri” to play a song or artists, the personal assistant seems to be unable to find a song on Apple Music.

9to5Mac received a few emails about this situation and found many other complaints on Twitter. “I thought you guys would like to know that some HomePods are refusing to play from Apple Music. The issue seems to have started yesterday,” one 9to5Mac reader wrote.

This new issue comes a week after Apple released HomePod 14.5 with “bug fixes.” This Monday, the

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Watch TCM Classic Film Festival on HBO Max

Last year, shortly after the pandemic hit the U.S., WarnerMedia’s TCM — with about three weeks notice — shifted its annual in-person TCM Classic Film Festival to a hybrid online/network experience.

When the TCM team determined they were not going to be able to hold the fest in person again in 2021, they made an even bigger pivot to provide two virtual venues for this year’s Classic Film Festival — on both the TV network and with corporate sibling HBO Max.

For the first time ever, the TCM Classic Film Festival will be hosted on both the network’s channel and

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