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Synthetic Spider Silk Parkas, Walter Palmer At It Again: What's New Outside

The North Face is partnering with a Japanese company to make new parkas from synthetic spider silk. And everyone’s favorite Minnesota dentist is in trouble with the law again due to allegedly illegal hunting practices. It’s What’s New Outside.

The 2016 Honda CB500F Looks Sharper And Sounds Better The 2016 Honda CB500F Looks Sharper And Sounds Better

For 2016, Honda is adding more aggressive styling to its wonderful little do-it-all, the CB500F. It now gets LEDs front and rear, along with a shorter exhaust can that’s said to be better sounding.

Skarping: The Sport America Deserves

Combining cross-disciplinary skills from a diverse array of sports — water skiing, basketball and butterfly catching — skarping doesn’t just look like a lot of fun, it helps the environment too. The asian carp is an invasive species injuring boatmen across the midwest.

2016 Ducati 959 Panigale: Bigger Motor For Better Emissions 2016 Ducati 959 Panigale: Bigger Motor For Better Emissions

You’re going to see a lot of existing bikes get major motor tweaks this year as Euro IV rolls tighter emissions controls across the industry. That’s why the Speed Triple got a mostly-new engine that’s mostly the same and its why the 899 Panigale is now the new Ducati 959 Panigale. Complete with shotgun exhaust…

A Blow-by-Blow Analysis of Donald Trump and Ben Carson's Knife Fight

Donald Trump is accusing Ben Carson of lying in his story of attempting to stab a friend as a teenager. “How stupid do people have to be to believe that?” Asks Trump, challenging the assertion that a belt buckle could turn a knife blade. Let’s armchair quarterback this.

What The Hell Is This Thing? What The Hell Is This Thing?

No, it isn’t a tiny human dancing in a weird headdress, which was my first guess. And yes, it’s a real thing captured on a motion sensor camera in America. What’s your best guess?

Republican Plan To Sell Off Your Public Land Shaping Up To Be Major Election Issue Republican Plan To Sell Off Your Public Land Shaping Up To Be Major Election Issue

Republican politicians want to sell your National Forests, Wildernesses and Wildlife Refuges to private interests. And that’s particularly controversial out west, where state economies rely on outdoor recreation for billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs. New data shows this will be a hot issue in key…

The Biggest Rattlesnake You'll Ever See? The Biggest Rattlesnake You'll Ever See?

The biggest western diamondback rattlesnake ever caught? An Arkansas man borrowed a hot pink snubnose revolver from his wife to shoot this one after it bit one of his dogs.

REI CEO Goes On Reddit, Employees Say How Much It Sucks To Work For Him REI CEO Goes On Reddit, Employees Say How Much It Sucks To Work For Him

“Wow, the tremendous amount of support I have received from the community is truly humbling,” reads the most upvoted comment in the CEO of REI’s Ask Me Anything on Reddit. Except it’s not from him, it’s from an employee complaining about working conditions. And he’s not alone. Update!

What WWII's Top Secret Spy Manual Can Teach You About Wilderness Survival What WWII's Top Secret Spy Manual Can Teach You About Wilderness Survival

Before there was a CIA there was England’s Special Operations Executive. And, as WWII heated up, it put all of its collective tradecraft knowledge into a single training manual. And, it turns out that training spies to operate behind enemy lines is often good training for going outdoors, too.

This 13-Year Old Girl Hunts Bears

Kerigan Disorda wants to become a wildlife biologist when she grows up, in order to learn more about her favorite animal: the black bear. Follow along as she hunts one of those in Vermont.

Shark Attacks, 1,600-Foot Falls, 1 Million Coywolves Invade Northeast: What’s New Outside

America has a new predator, and it’s thriving in the northeast. Meanwhile, the outdoor economy is starting to throw its weight around in Washington DC (also home to coywolves) and an engineer has busted a popular survival myth with math. This is What’s New Outside.

Cougars Will Repopulate American Midwest In Next 25 Years Cougars Will Repopulate American Midwest In Next 25 Years

Outside the Florida Everglades, cougars haven’t lived east of the Rockies in over 100 years. But, a new study finds there’s a strong likelihood that states like Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin could become home to healthy populations of the large carnivores in the next few years.

Canada’s Badass New Defense Minister Patented This Gas Mask For His Sikh Beard

Traditional gas masks are designed to seal to your face and neck, protecting you from breathing harmful chemical or biological agents. But they won’t work with full beards, which is a problem if you’re a Sikh warrior like Harjit Sajjan. His solution?

Chris Reeve Sebenza Review: Is This $450 Pocket Knife Worth The Hype? Chris Reeve Sebenza Review: Is This $450 Pocket Knife Worth The Hype?

If you talk about knives on the Internet then you’ll know the Chris Reeve Sebenza is held up as the pinnacle of production knife perfection. But what’s it like to use and carry one in the real world? I let this one bite me to find out.

WHEN WILL LIBERALS GET A CLUE? WHEN WILL LIBERALS GET A CLUE?

LIBERALS, AM I RIGHT? IF IT’S NOT MAKING UP CLIMATE CHANGE, IT’S TRYING TO TAKE OUR GUNS. WHY DO THEY HATE AMERICA?

200 Million Americans Will Suffer ‘Psychological Distress’ From Climate Change 200 Million Americans Will Suffer ‘Psychological Distress’ From Climate Change

A report published by the National Wildlife Federation finds that the majority of Americans can expect to suffer mental health problems as a result of global warming and warns that our mental health system is not equipped to handle it.

Ted Cruz Really Was Pointing His Gun At His Friends

Yesterday, we showed you Ted Cruz holding his shotgun backwards, blatantly flouting the first two rules of gun safety. Now, we have a new video from the same photo op perfectly demonstrating why this is a bad idea. Would you want to be one of the hunters he’s pointing his gun at?

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