To celebrate the release of the new Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, we’ve rounded up some wonderfully nostalgic examples of outdoors-themed Barbies and Barbie playsets from the past several decades.
Going barefoot is good for your body and your soul. Here’s the science behind grounding or earthing and how it works.
Many U.S. presidents were raised loving the outdoors, and their love for nature showed in how they did their job as the nation’s leader. From signing legislation, including the Antiquities Act and the Endangered American Wilderness Act, to serving as a park ranger and casting a mean fly, these five former presidents are some of [...]
A huge pile of unused packs of personal protective equipment (PPE), including medical aprons and possibly face masks, was uncovered on land in the New Forest area of Hampshire in England. The discovery has left authorities baffled as to how the items came to be there, after a drone captured images of hundreds of boxes stacked near [...]
If you’ve spent any time scrolling on the internet, you may have come across the “Subarus are the cars of lesbians” trope. Here is the story of how Subaru became the car of the queer community. A Failed 90s Marketing Campaign Subaru made a name for itself by making all of its models with all-wheel [...]
Gretchen Rubin is a happiness connoisseur, and she says no matter what you’re trying to achieve, going outside will almost always help you reach your goal.
With the release of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom on Nintendo Switch, many of us find ourselves once again swept up in the dreamy scores, landscapes, and natural ephemera of the Zelda universe. Exploration is at the heart of this wandering, whimsical game, which invites players to run, swim, climb, fight, and [...]
A new study conducted by the Boston Region Metropolitan Planning Organization has shown how a lack of access to cars can really keep people away from nature. Just outside the city, recreation areas in the Blue Hills are completely inaccessible to residents who can’t drive there, and nearly a third of the city has never [...]
Bear Grylls says that people often refer to big challenges he has taken on – climbing Everest, crossing the Atlantic, surviving in jungles – but to him, these are the least interesting parts of his story. He says that behind every summit or achievement that makes it into the headlines, like all of us, he [...]
If anything should prevent you from heading out for a nature adventure, it should never be your period. Research has shown that moderate-intensity activities such as brisk walking, hiking, cycling and swimming can help reduce the pain of menstrual cramps. And while menstruation isn’t always comfortable, it’s a natural bodily function that a quarter of [...]