Jan 2, 2013

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Alternatives to Childhood Misadventures

Alternatives to Childhood Misadventures

I grew up in a big city and while I was lucky enough to have parents who insisted on taking me out of the city as often as possible, I spent many a weekend and summer vacations loitering with my friends in a nearby office parking lot as we tried to entertain ourselves.

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Jan 1, 2013

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Practical Jokes to Play on City-Slicker Friends

Practical Jokes to Play on City-Slicker Friends

There are some of us out there who have never seen the stars at night, never heard the sound of silence, and whose idea of “wild” usually means a trip to the zoo.  You can’t hold it against them, really – growing up in an urban jungle you sometimes don’t know what you are missing.

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Dec 7, 2012

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7 Best Combined Sports

7 Best Combined Sports

The age of exploration has ended.  Beardy men in wool knickers no longer have new corners of the globe to “discover.”  We are officially running out of new things to do outside.  But this is America dammit, and we refuse to let go of our pioneering spirit.

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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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Nov 26, 2012

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5 Best Lawn Games to Play Outside

5 Best Lawn Games to Play Outside

Let’s face it, not everyone was meant for mainstream sports. But just because you don’t like participating in soccer or football doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some good outdoor competition! Here’s a list of awesomely entertaining lawn games that make for a great time hanging outside with a group of friends.

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