Outdoors - Page 5


Aerial Firefighters to Drone Operators: "If You Fly, We Can't"

Private drones have repeatedly disrupted firefighting efforts in California.

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Score a Safety (2 Points!) at Your Football Tailgating Party

7 tips — one for each point in a touchdown — to prevent mishaps before kickoff.

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Could More Time Outside Help Kids' Eyesight?

Kids who spend more time in the great outdoors are less likely to be nearsighted, a Chinese study finds.

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13 Tips for Green Camping

Eco ideas for an Earth-friendly escape

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Can Trees Make You Younger?

Want to feel like you got a $10,000 raise and turned 7 years younger? Look to the nearest tree-lined street.

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What's Lurking in Your Leaf Pile?

Look before you (or your kids) leap.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane: 10 Myths about These Deadly Storms

If you think you should tape your windows, crack them open or head to a high floor, think again.

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Crying "Foul": Baseball Fans Are Getting Hit

Some kids and other spectators have needed brain surgery after being struck in the head.

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Camping Safety Tips

Venturing into the woods? Arm yourself with this advice.

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Sinkholes: Is Your Property at Risk?

How to tell if your home could be swallowed.

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New Climbers: Avoid These (Pit)falls

How to reach the peak (and back) without an accident.

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10 Tips to Make Raking Easier

When the season leaves you no choice, follow this advice.

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Avoiding Campfire Burns

Hot pan handles and day-old embers could spoil your fun if you’re not careful.

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Pitching a Tent: How Not to Botch It

Stake a claim to safety when setting up a campsite.

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Sun Smarts

There's nothing new under the sun — except for these strategies for staying safe.