Outdoors - Page 4

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Playborhoods: How to Create a Safe, Unstructured Play Space

As kids build social skills, you’ll build a sense of community.


How to Prepare for a Blizzard

The best time to get ready for being snowed in is long before winter arrives.


No GPS? How to Tell Where You Are

Learn the lost skill of finding directions without modern technology.

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What to Do if You Get Lost in the Mountains

Survival tips to get you home safely.

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Category 5 Hurricane Patricia Aims for Mexico

One of the strongest hurricanes ever expected to hit southwestern Mexico today.

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Great Snakes Alive! Venomous Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake Surfaces in California

It's unlikely to bite, but if you see this refugee from the tropics, keep your distance.

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“Selfie Drones”: Next Year's Hot Holiday Gift?

These consumer drones are on their way. Is that a good thing?

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"Nature Therapy" for ADHD?

Spending more time in nature improves concentration and significantly reduces ADHD symptoms, researchers say.

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How to Survive in the Desert

Travel Channel survival expert Mykel Hawke offers tips for safe desert traveling.


The Animals Most Dangerous to Humans

Forget sharks. The animals most likely to harm you are much smaller — and much closer to you.

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Zip Lining Injuries Soar to All-Time High

Increasing numbers of thrill-seekers have been falling and slamming into trees and other objects.

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Lessons from the South Carolina Flood

How to prepare for a flood and what to do (and not do) when the waters rise.


How to Survive an Attack by “Killer Bees”

They’re aggressive, they’ll chase you and they like to sting. But if you know what to do, you can leave them in the dust.


The 10 Driest Places on Earth

While water shortages in the U.S. make headlines, nearly 3 billion people globally suffer from droughts.


How to Survive an Avalanche

If you hike or ski in backcountry, be prepared.