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How Climbers Reached the Summit of K2 in Winter for the First Time

How Climbers Reached the Summit of K2 in Winter for the First Time

How Climbers Reached the Summit of K2 in Winter for the First Time How Climbers Reached the Summit of K2 in Winter for the First Time Team Nimsdai, made up of six climbers, was led by Purja, a former Nepalese soldier and British special forces operator who — after retiring from the military — burst onto the climbing scene in …

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As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists

As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists

As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists As an Intense Winter Unfolds, Some Lessons From Herbalists Humans have relied on plants for their healing properties as long as we’ve been incarnated on this planet. Sumerian clay tablets from ancient Mesopotamia contained instructions for the herbal preparation of more than 200 different plants, including poppy and mandrake. A Neanderthal …

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Winter Exercise Guides and Apps

Winter Exercise Guides and Apps

Winter Exercise Guides and Apps Winter Exercise Guides and Apps It’s a hibernation season like no other: It’s colder and darker, and you’re still inside. Which makes it all the more important (and all the harder) to keep yourself moving. As 2021 begins, here are some ideas to get you out of the house, or at least off the couch …

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In a Covid Winter, How to Stay Warm, Safe and Social

In a Covid Winter, How to Stay Warm, Safe and Social

In a Covid Winter, How to Stay Warm, Safe and Social In a Covid Winter, How to Stay Warm, Safe and Social The right gear, a little planning and practicing for the cold temperatures can help you take celebrations outdoors to avoid Covid-19. Source link

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A Winter Solstice, a Meteor Shower, Jupiter and Saturn Walk Into Your Night Sky

A Winter Solstice, a Meteor Shower, Jupiter and Saturn Walk Into Your Night Sky

A Winter Solstice, a Meteor Shower, Jupiter and Saturn Walk Into Your Night Sky A Winter Solstice, a Meteor Shower, Jupiter and Saturn Walk Into Your Night Sky While it’s been a terrible year in a lot of ways, 2020 has had some impressive astronomical occurrences. Remember Comet NEOWISE? Or when Betelgeuse dimmed in night skies? Those were just a …

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Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever

Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever

Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever Escape From the City: 9 Winter Outings That Fight Cabin Fever On a day trip from Washington, one can experience the region’s novelties: hiking along brisk ocean shores, watching migratory swans from the Arctic and even visiting the former turf of the abolitionist and activist Harriet Tubman. Embarking early …

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It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds

It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds

It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds It May Feel Like Winter, but It’s Time to Shop for Seeds Resilience: It’s a vegetable-seed industry buzzword, and a mission — to breed genetically resilient varieties that stand up to pests, diseases and the rigors of a shifting climate. Each resilient variety becomes a tiny, critical ingredient …

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Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter

Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a 'Horrible' Winter

Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter Each week, good news about vaccines or antibody treatments surfaces, offering hope that an end to the pandemic is at hand. And yet this holiday season presents a grim reckoning. The United States has reached an appalling milestone: more than …

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As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses

As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses

As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses As Winter Arrives, Heaters Become a Survival Tool for Businesses The must-have accessory for many businesses this winter is basic, but lately it has been hard to find: the humble space heater. As coronavirus cases surge, and as people shun or are even barred from gathering in indoor spaces, restaurants, …

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It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely.

It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely.

It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely. It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely. Just an hour from Seattle lies Snoqualmie Pass, home to several ski areas and vast backcountry skiing terrain. The ski tour to Pineapple Pass is a classic for its quality terrain and gorgeous setting. Starting from the parking lot of …

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