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Go on a Virtual Safari to See Wild Animals

Even if you can’t travel to Africa or visit a world-famous zoo, you can still watch wild animals in action. Many zoos, aquariums and nature parks provide live web cameras with 24-hour video feeds so you can do your animal watching at home on your computer, tablet or smartphone. There are dozens of live animal…

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Can You Hang a Hammock in a Tent?

Q: Is there a way to hang a hammock inside a tent? — Cory, Dallas Georgia A: Tent poles aren’t designed to safely hang a hammock, but you have a couple of options: Many manufacturers sell tarps designed to go over your hammock to shield you from rain and wind. You can find some for…

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Scouts Explore Laurel Caverns

Can these explorers keep cool when their eyes play tricks on them and their headlamps go out? The group of Scouts and Venturers from Olney, Maryland, can’t believe their eyes. After making their way deep underground through a cave called Laurel Caverns, they had just seen a golf ball roll uphill. Was the lack of…

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Expert Tips and Picks for Comfortable Hammock Camping

Hammock camping looks so fun, right? It can be a comfortable alternative to tent camping for backpacking and drive-in campgrounds. If you’re going to try it, do it right with these expert tips and picks for the best gear. PROS AND CONS OF HAMMOCK CAMPING For starters, understand the pros and cons of hammock camping.…

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How to Tie a Heart Knot for Valentine’s Day

[embedded content] The heart knot is easy to tie, and you can use it to make a necklace, bracelet or keychain. It makes a great gift for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or birthdays. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE A HEART KNOT 3 feet of rope, paracord or leather lacing Tape measure Tape Scissors WHAT YOU’LL…

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