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The Next Big Thing

Predicting the future is a hard thing to do. Mark Twain refused to invest $5,000 in the telephone because he thought it wasn’t practical. In 1927, H.M. Warner of Warner Brothers Studios said talking movies were a fad. Decca Recording Company rejected the Beatles in 1962, saying “guitar music is on the way out.” For every Nostradamus, there’s a Lord Kelvin, the British scientist at the turn of the 20th century who said radio had no future, flying machines were impossible, and the X-ray was a hoax....
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Outdoor Hero

With four Ironman triathlons behind her, Girls on the Run founder Molly Barker would like nothing better than to help young girls achieve greatness and self respect through running. ...
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My Vegetarian Truck

The first thing my dad said when I told him we were powered by waste veggie oil was, “You might be a redneck if… the vehicle you convert to run on straight vegetable oil is a three-quarter-ton, crew cab, powerstroke diesel truck.” ...
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Green Directory

Audubon Naturalist Society: The largest and oldest independent environmental organization in the D.C. region, the Audubon Naturalist Society fosters stewardship...
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Peak Baggers Cheat Sheet

Alan Kent Wilson remembers the toughest mountain he’s ever climbed in the South. “It was Reinhardt Knob. We didn’t have a good map, we started at the wrong place, it’s in a wilderness area so the routes aren’t marked, and it’s one of the most difficult bushwhacks around. There just isn’t a good way up that mountain.”...
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MacGyver Moves

If you could hike with one person, living or dead, fictional or real, who would it be? ... there’s only one right answer to that question: MacGyver...Unfortunately, there’s not much chance of MacGyver showing up at your weekly club hike. So we’ve dug up five backcountry moves that even the most resourceful secret agent would be envious of....