The Journal

Fri October 9
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DIVERSIONS: January 17, 2014

From Modern Gladiators to Food Bank Hunters, this week's Diversions has it all.

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Read Between the Lines

A dusty book on a French family's shelf turns into one of history's biggest discoveries.

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Cross Country Caravan

You and your best friends drive across America: Which ride do you choose?

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The Travel of 2014

The shoulder season specials that take your further for less. Camel races come standard.

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The MUSIC of 2014

Our guide to this year's mark-your-calendar and book-your-tickets music festivals.

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The Movies of 2014

If you thought 2013 was good, wait till you get a glimpse of what's to come.

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The Books of 2014

Our criteria? The most talked about books that we will actually sit down and read.

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Arriving at the Open Road

An Adventure Finalist’s five journeys across (and across again) the expanse of America.

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Shelter: Norwegian Boathouse

Meet the Naust paa Aure—a boathouse fit for the Norse gods (built with a modern touch).

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First Ascent Topos

Hand drawn maps by men who go where no man has gone before.

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"Concept" Cars

In the dustbin of history lies a collection of strange and amazing transportation devices.

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DIVERSIONS: January 10, 2014

From Tom Ford to the London Skycycle, this week's Diversions has it all.

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Freeze Frame

Frozen darkroom negatives reveal a century-old look at Antarctica.

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Four Walls to Freedom

A collection of our favorites from the best in four wall shelters, Cabin Porn.

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A Mongolian Nomad

An Adventure Finalist goes exploring in the nomadic horse culture of Mongolia.

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Hobo Nickel Art

Paolo Curcio is reinventing a century-old art form that makes more dollars than cents.

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Shelter: Sunset Cabin

A small cabin on the shores of Lake Simcoe gives the best views of the day's waning light.

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Wilderness Lantern Slides

The American Alpine Club's collection of lantern slides, dating from 1890 to 1950.