How the world of Amazon backpackers got used to cheap backpacks

How do you think backpackers would react if they were given a backpack that costs $100 and then charged $50 for a water bottle and a snack?  “How would they react?” The question comes from the same authors of the book The Waterbottle: Water and the Power of Nature, who wondered how backpackers and backpackers everywhere would react to a backpack priced […]

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How to dress for your favorite sports team

Sportswear brands are constantly pushing back against the perception that they can be too flashy and can get in the way of socializing.Here’s how to dress like your favorite team.The NBA, for example, has been criticized for its high-top basketball shorts.Adidas has taken a different tack, introducing the world’s first Nike sneakers.And, for the latest in fashion trends, you may […]

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How to choose the best backpack for a backpacker

The most important thing you can do when packing is to decide what you want to do with your backpack.Some people have been putting off buying a backpack for years, because they think it’s too bulky and they think the backpack has to be big.But for others, it’s not practical to buy a backpack and then go out and buy […]

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Burton backpack sells for $1,000,000

A $1.5 million hunting backpack sold on eBay for $5,400,000 in March, and its seller has sold more than 20,000 hunting and fishing packs since it went on sale.The backpack is the second sale on the site for Burton’s signature style, the Burke.The first was a hunting backpack that sold for $4.5m in 2014.The new sale is for a pair […]

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Why is the Secret Victoria Secret backpack so special?

By now, you’ve probably heard the news that the Secret’s new Secret Victoria secret backpack has some new details about its packaging.First, it’s more than double the size of its predecessor.Second, it comes in two different sizes: the regular size and the XL.Third, the Secret says it’s also adding a $1,000 discount to all Secret items.And it’s not just the […]

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How to pack for ultralights

Backpackers are increasingly taking advantage of the latest ultralighting technology, with many looking to find a way to carry around a backpack in less than 30 seconds.But with the advent of the ultraligh backpack, some backpackers are having more success than others.Here are some tips for choosing the right backpack for you, whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect […]

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