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Michelin and Speedland Codesign SL:PDX, a Revolution in Trail Running Soles

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Michelin and Speedland codesigned an innovative trail running shoe, the SL:PDX, to provide a unique, customizable experience for runners. This new shoe combines advanced technical solutions to provide traction and stability. Trail Running Shoe Using Michelin’s cuttable blocks technology, the SL:PDX allows runners to customize the sole for maximum performance, safety and comfort. The sole was designed with special multi-directional sculptures…

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4 safety tips for summer weather hazards

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It’s what we’ve waited for: Summer! Though the season brings longer, sunnier days, it also comes with life-threatening weather hazards such as extreme heat, rip currents, and thunderstorms and lightning. 1. Excessive heat. It’s a killer.  Heat is one of the most deadly weather hazards, so don’t underestimate it. Warm temperatures can quickly rise to dangerous levels — especially in parked…

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Nature’s Magical Place – Gibbs Gardens is where roses reign all summer

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Hundreds of crape myrtles in majestic allées Gibbs Gardens is nature’s magical place all year long but summer—with vibrant color everywhere—is the most amazing season. Thousands of colorful roses create ribbons of blooms across the Valley Gardens while allées of majestic crape myrtles march along the gentle slopes. All set against a backdrop of annual and perennial flowers—too many to…

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MasterClass Announces Class on Wilderness Survival

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Former U.S. Air Force SERE specialist Jessie Krebs teaches skills to safely and confidently enjoy outdoor adventures MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that Jessie Krebs, former U.S. Air Force SERE (survival, evasion, resistance and escape) specialist and founder of SERE Training School in Colorado, will teach a class…

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It’s time for the 2021 Delta Aquariids(video)

2021 Delta Aquariids… Yes, it’s that time once again… Time for A Summer meteor shower, the Delta Aquariids. Right now the shower is in progress, and the Delta Aquariids run almost the full month of July and most of August, when they overlap with the famous Perseid meteor shower. Radiating from the constellation Aquarius, the shower will hang around for…

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Dehydrating Garden Harvests

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    By Dave Brummet Raised on Okanagan fruits and vegetables, Dave and Lillian Brummet love sharing their passion for gardening, fresh produce and cooking.Today they will help us reduce food waste in our kitchen, extend our budget, and make a difference for the planet. Owning a small dehydrator can avert a great deal of kitchen food waste, and you’ll…

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Asteroid Day June 30, 2021… (video)

Well, yesterday was Asteroid Day… It occurs every year on June 30th… Asteroid Day (also known as International Asteroid Day) is an annual global event which is held on the anniversary of the Tunguska event in 1908, when an asteroid leveled about 2,150 square kilometres (830 sq mi) forest in Siberia. The United Nations has proclaimed it be observed globally on June 30 every year in its resolution. Asteroid Day…

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What is Summer Solstice? (video)

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  The summer solstice, also known as estival solstice or midsummer, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the summer solstice is when the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky and is the day with the longest period of daylight. Within the Arctic circle (for the northern…

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The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Own Garden

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By Dan Licamara Gardening can be fun and interesting, but it’s also can be exhausting. You have to be extremely organized, be able to think ahead of your garden, find the things you need easily, and are able to use the correct tools. However, this does not mean that gardening is easy. If you want to succeed in gardening, you…

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