Jan 3, 2013

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The Beard Hall of Fame

The Beard Hall of Fame

coverLong before he invented the wheel or rendered the woolly mammoth extinct, man and beard forged a relationship that has sustained throughout the ages (especially during the winter months). Flowing facial locks and ringlets have come to define some of history’s most iconic figures,

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Dec 20, 2012

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5 Iconic Wintertime Movie Scenes

 

Bambi

Most of us remember Bambi as the first movie to make us bawl our heads off, but the 1941 animated classic also contains plenty of light-hearted moments. In this scene, Bambi learns how to walk (crawl?) on the ice with a little help from his friend Thumper, who doesn’t seem to understand why ungulates have a harder time on slippery surfaces than rabbits.

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Dec 14, 2012

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Lesser-known Resorts with Awesome Terrain Parks

Lesser-known Resorts with Awesome Terrain Parks

The rails and pipes of Park City, Squaw Valley and Mammoth Mountain get all the prestige – and rightfully so, as these terrain parks are ranked among the best in the world. But thanks to the ever-growing popularity of snowboarding, terrain parks have been installed at ski resorts nationwide – including a few spots that have managed to remain relatively under the radar.

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Dec 7, 2012

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A Friendly Reminder for Stoners in Colorado and Washington

A Friendly Reminder for Stoners in Colorado and Washington

During the November 2012 election, voters in two U.S. states – Colorado and Washington – approved legislation that effectively overturned regulations concerning the usage and possession of marijuana. Colorado’s Amendment 64 and Washington’s Initiative 502 both allow any resident 21 years or older to purchase up to an ounce of marijuana from a designated pot dispensary

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Dec 5, 2012

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5 Snowboarders Who Sustained Brutal Injuries (and Survived)

5 Snowboarders Who Sustained Brutal Injuries (and Survived)

In 2008, The Centers for Disease Control reported that more people are injured while snowboarding than during any other outdoor activity. Furthermore, the National Ski Areas Association recently noted that more than 400 snowboarding fatalities have occurred during the last decade. Any experienced boarder will attest to the inherent danger of this popular pastime – but these real-life survival stories are nothing short of miraculous.

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