Outdoor World

Inside Copenhagens race to be the first carbon-neutral city

Green growth and hedonistic sustainability have helped keep the public on board as the Danish capital seeks to reach its goal by 2025 and so far its all going according to plan We call it hedonistic sustainability, says Jacob Simonsen of the decision to put an artificial ski slope on the roof of the 485m Bjarke Ingels, its lead architect, hope will enhance the latest jewel in Copenhagens sustainability crown. The incinerator building also incorporates hiking and running trails, a street fitness gym and the worlds highest outdoor climbing wall,…

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What can I power with a 100W solar panel?

Hi this is Amy at the altE Store. We sell a lot of solar panels for DIY off-grid solar projects. Generally when we design a solar system, we start with your loads, what you are trying to power, and from there you figure out what size solar panel you need. We’ve got lots of videos walking you through the calculations . But now we are going to look at it the other way around, what can you power with a 100W solar panel? A solar panel is rated by the…

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Outdoor World

Lisa Kudrow Reveals She Was Struggling So Much To Play Phoebe On Friends

Just call it the one where Lisa had doubts. Lisa Kudrow, who rose to fame by playing the kooky Phoebe Buffay on “Friends,” admitted in a recent interview with “Saturday Night Live” alum Kevin Nealon on his YouTube show “Hiking with Kevin” that playing the iconic character was difficult for her. “I [felt] like, ‘Shit, I tricked [the producers],’” she said. “At the audition, I was the only one who could cope with the audition process and that’s how I got it, I think. So I had to work hard…

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Outdoor World

Americans’ love of hiking has driven elk to the brink, scientists say

Trail use near Vail, Colorado, has more than doubled since 2009. Its had a devastating impact on a herd of elk Biologists used to count over 1,000 head of elk from the air near Vail, Colorado. The majestic brown animals, a symbol of the American west, dotted hundreds of square miles of slopes and valleys. But when researchers flew the same area in February for an annual elk count, they saw only 53. Very few elk, not even many tracks, their notes read. Lots of backcountry skiing tracks. The surprising…

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