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Outdoor Knives - Lots of Options

It seems like almost everyone owns some level of pocket knife. Soccer moms, business executives, teenagers-they all carry at least one in their purse, their briefcase, their car or some other handy ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Snowshoes - So What's a Little Snow?

Snowshoes, like many useful human inventions, are based on the adaptations seen in nature. Animals that live in cold and snowy climates, such as the snowshoe hare and the snow leopard, often have ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Bicycle Helmets - From Foam to Carbon Fiber

When I was young, I had some very strong objections to wearing my bicycle helmet. It was heavy, made my head hot, messed up my hair and didn't look cool! Despite my numerous complaints, my parents ..
(October 21, 2008)
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The Kayak - A Boat For Any Situation

I am lucky enough to live in Seattle, Washington, a place that worships the outdoors. People hike, ski, rock climb, and do just about any other outdoor activity you can think of. One of the ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Wrestling Apparel - Clothing With a Purpose

The wrestlers of the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations had it easy when it came to clothing: they didn't wear any. Of course, I would also guess that such a practice resulted in a fair number of ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Telemark Ski Binding - A Matter of Control

The sport of telemark skiing is an interesting hybrid of cross-country skiing and downhill skiing. Telemark skiers can usually be found on the slopes, heading up the chairlifts and down the hills ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Men's Swimsuits - A Surprising Variety

At a casual glance, it might appear that men's swimsuits are far less varied than women's. After all, women can chose from one-pieces, bikinis, strapless, asymmetrical and a variety of other styles. ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Racing Bicycles - Light and Fast

The Tour de France has existed for over 100 years. It is the most well-known bicycle race in the world, bar none, covering more than 2200 miles over the course of 23 days. Although it takes place ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Recumbent Bicycles - A Different View on the World

Have you ever noticed that if you take the same route to work day after day, you begin to recognize the faces and vehicles of your fellow commuters? One car will be memorable for its hubcaps, another .
(October 21, 2008)
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The Bicycle - From the Streets to the Mountains

In many countries, bicycles are accepted and approved as a means of transport for people of both genders and all ages. Contrarily, very few adults in the United States ride a bike on any kind of ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Basketball Uniforms - A Sign of the Times

I find the ongoing evolution of basketball uniforms to be highly amusing. People always comment about how skirt hems go up and down, how waistbands rise and fall; but few people seem to notice the ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Sailboats - Fun in Many Forms

Sailboats are truly beautiful to watch from a distance. Graceful and practically silent, often with colorfully decorated sails, these boats seem to glide through the water like birds through the air. .
(October 21, 2008)
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Fishing Lures - Types and Tactics

I've always found fishing lures to be fascinating, often beautiful little things. With their colorful and shiny designs, it can be easy to ignore the purpose of such lures. Yet they do have a ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Socks - A Key to Athletic Performance

When it comes to socks, you get what you pay for. At the lowest end of the range are socks made from loosely woven cotton. These tend to be fairly shapeless, and they provide only minimal protection ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Hiking Equipment - It's the Little Things

Backpacking can sometimes be about the big things: big backpacks, big boots, big mountains, big rivers, big bears, etc. It can be a dramatic pastime, one that requires a big physical effort and ..
(October 22, 2008)
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Great Outdoor Gear to Get Your Children Out of the House

With your children out of school have you began to wonder how to get them to participate in more outdoor activities instead of having them hang around inside the house all day? You can get your ..
(October 22, 2008)
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The Very Basics About Sweatpants

Sweatpants are an informal way for individuals to relax in comfort instead of having to wear trousers or they wear them for athletic purposes. In the United Kingdom sweatpants are known as track suit .
(October 23, 2008)
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Examination of a Few Great Outdoor Bikes

There are some truly awesome outdoor bikes that are available on the market today in which adults well as children are sure to enjoy. These outdoor bikes that are available on the market today are ..
(October 23, 2008)
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Sweatshirts - Warm, Cozy and Easy

The sweatshirt is perhaps one of the most basic forms of clothing on the planet. In fact, I believe it may be surpassed in simplicity only by the robe. With its incredibly basic shape and ..
(October 21, 2008)
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Rain Boots - From Function to Fashion

All of a sudden, people are wearing rain boots again. I am quite sure that if five years ago, you had told me that rain boots would actually be stylish in 2008, I would have laughed and promptly ..
(October 21, 2008)
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The Importance of Multi-Cultural Toys

Gone are the days when all of the dolls in the store had very light skin and blond hair. These days, toys come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Cultural relevance is important during play time, as ..
(October 23, 2008)
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Staying Warm - Choices For Insulation

Humans are incredibly weak by the standards of nature. We lack claws, fangs, coats of fur, heightened senses-all the attributes that animals use to survive in nature. Fortunately for us, we're also ..
(October 23, 2008)
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Great Games For Children of All Ages

There are several different types of great games on the market today that are available for children in a wide range of ages. Many of these games have the ability to teach children to read better and .
(October 21, 2008)
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Use Dolls to Train Older Siblings

Are you expecting your second child? The pregnancy is time during which you will be making arrangements to accommodate yet another little life in the home. You will prepare a nursery, and perhaps ..
(October 21, 2008)
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The Purpose of a Dungeon Master

Role playing games can often be a large, sometimes confusing, sweeping alternate world in which a game can be played. These games often unwind themselves like a story, with each player assuming the ..
(October 21, 2008)
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