To do: Appalachian Trail - Interactive Guide. Hike details, searchable by state. From Backpacker Magazine --- Want to start in MD and head up to NY and then maybe ME? I've been trying to convince my friends to do this for the last 3 years -__- haha
New York Times: Sept. 2014 - Editorial: Voter ID on trial in Texas: An absurdly strict law that accepts as proof of identity a concealed-weapon permit but not a student identification card is being challenged in court.
And just when you thought you were too old to enjoy the outdoors, Stick-lets comes along. Sure, they’re meant to help kids get back outside and build forts with sticks, but who says you can’t enjoy them too? Could be good for camping/backpacking.
The malaria parasite infiltrates red blood cells (Credit: Carol & Mike Werner/SPL) It kills almost half a million people per year, and was transmitted into humans by a single mosquito bite. The most deadly form, Plasmodium falciparum, is a gorilla parasite that jumped into humans as a result of one single bite, thousands of years ago...