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Dear Boston: Emotional exhibit for runners, non-runners

April 30, 2014

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The makeshift memorial (L to R) to the police officer killed while trying to apprehend one of the bombing suspects and the three spectators who died at the scene of the bombings.

This contribution comes from HI Travel Tales close friend Cynci Calvin, who returned to the Boston Marathon this year after being one of the runners stopped after the 2013 bombing closed the course. At the 2013 Boston Marathon, due to the bombs that exploded shortly before I was going to make the turn off of […]

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A Cookware Buying Guide: Enamel, Aluminum or Stainless

September 30, 2013

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Knowing what cookware to buy can be challenging which is why our cookware buying guide is a great place to start. A cookset combination is an essential part of any cooking / stove performance efficiency equations. The choices with cooksets are a little more simple than with stoves and fuel however. Essentially, there are three […]

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Walking neck-in-neck with running for health gains, per latest study

April 4, 2013

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A brand-new study from the American Heart Association released today has found that walking not only can lower the risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running can, but the more people walked or ran each week, the more gains they experience in health benefits. This is what the AHA […]

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Suncreens Tested & Recommended: Cotz, Sunology and Thinksport

March 18, 2013

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Now that it’s closing in on the sunnier season when many people start thinking more about sunscreen (we advocate wearing sunscreen year-round of course) – Adventure Network® wanted to mention a few sunscreens it has tried lately that are now in our regular arsenal. Remember, we are kinda maniacs about the importance of sunscreen here […]

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The North Face Clothes the Loop Program Gives Old Clothes New Life

February 25, 2013

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The North Face recently announced its Clothes The Loop recycling program, an initiative designed to reduce the amount of clothing and footwear that goes to landfills. Through a partnership with I:CO USA, the Clothes The Loop program extends the lifecycle of apparel and footwear deposited by consumers by reusing items or reverting them to basic […]

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Tyndýk, a different kind of mountain film

August 14, 2012

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Twice, filmmaker Franz Walter was by the side of professional alpinist Ines Papert on her expedition to Mount Kyzyl Asker in Kyrgyzstan. Thus unfolded the short documentary film Tyndýk (www.tyndyk.com). We learn more about the project in a conversation with the filmmaker. Q: Your 20-minute film is called Tyndýk. What does this name mean? A: […]

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