CSU’s Research Safety Culture Program to be honored with national award

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source.colostate.edu/csus-rese… The Research Safety Culture Program — an initiative that includes an interactive website and videos designed to promote safety and compliance across the Colorado State University research landscape on and off campus — is receiving a prestigious national award. ...

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U.S. warns SpaceX its new Texas launch site tower not yet approved

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kelo.com/2021/07/1… WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX that its environmental review of a new tower at its Boca Chica launch site in Texas is incomplete and the agency could order SpaceX to take down the tower. An...

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These 7 Dog-Training Principles Work for Humans, Too

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These 7 Dog-Training Principles Work for Humans, Too
Last winter my family grew by four legs. No, we didn’t have twins. We adopted Ananda, a then seven-week-old German shepherd dog (GSD). GSDs are great, but they are also a lot of work. When we first got Ananda, my son was just shy of three years old. Ananda thought he was a baby sheep and constantly ...

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Outside acquires Pinkbike, CyclingTips, and Trailforks

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Outside acquires Pinkbike, CyclingTips, and Trailforks
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Outside, the Colorado-based leader in active lifestyle content and services (and Outside Business Journal’s parent company), today added three new ...

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Could Thru-Hiking Be Bad for Your Health? A New Study Makes a Troubling Find.

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Could Thru-Hiking Be Bad for Your Health? A New Study Makes a Troubling Find.
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When Tom Heinbockel decided to make himself into an experiment, he didn’t expect the results to change the way he looked at hiking. He certainly didn’t ex...

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In the World of Ultralight Hiking, Everything Weighs Something

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In the World of Ultralight Hiking, Everything Weighs Something
They tell me Glen Van Peski is a celebrity, but he remains largely ignored where I first meet him: in Las Vegas in the lobby of the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Glen is hard to miss. At six feet four inches, he towers over me as he peers way, way down below in search of my hand for our initial greeting. Whil...

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What Happens to Your Body After a Year Inside?

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What Happens to Your Body After a Year Inside?
After over a year of the pandemic, it’s no surprise that many of us are in a mental state of languishing. But not only our minds have been affected—the many months we’ve spent cooped up indoors have also had an undeniable impact on our bodies. (As anyone who has been working from their closet or kit...

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The weak link in toxic, hazardous chemical safety

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www.propertycasualty360.com/2021/07/1… Regardless of the industry, if hazardous chemicals are on a job site the chance for accidental release is present if they aren’t properly controlled, which lifts the possibility of a potential disaster. To combat deaths and injuries from industrial acc...

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Try One of Our Favorite Bike Races of the Year

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Try One of Our Favorite Bike Races of the Year
As summer gets into full swing, cyclists are embracing the return of bike events. “People are clearly so excited to be outside together and doing things again,” says Ben Delaney, the cycling group editorial director for Outside Inc.. “The energy to participate in bike events this year seems like a c...

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6 Essential Moves for Aging Athletes

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6 Essential Moves for Aging Athletes
No matter how invincible you feel today, your athletic skills and strength will diminish with age. Fortunately, the right training can help you slow that decline and maintain good fitness for a lifetime. The key is to choose exercises that challenge balance, strengthen the core, and mimic complex mo...

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Ask a Thru-Hiker: What’s the Biggest Mistake Beginners Make?

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Ask a Thru-Hiker: What’s the Biggest Mistake Beginners Make?
Do you dream about hitting the trail for a long—really long—hike? In Ask a Thru-Hiker, record-setting long-distance hiker Liz “Snorkel” Thomas answers your burning questions about how to do it. Normally, you’d need to be an Outside+ member to read it, but we’re sharing this column with everyone to g...

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Young, Dumb, and Broke: Why Outdoorsy Types Suck at Money

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Young, Dumb, and Broke: Why Outdoorsy Types Suck at Money
When I was in my twenties, I did something very bad. I made about $290,000 disappear. What that number represents is the majority of the six-figure salary and bonuses, after taxes, that I earned over the five years I worked in financial services. When I say that I made it disappear, I don’t mean tha...

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The Testosterone Debate Won’t End With Caster Semenya

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The Testosterone Debate Won’t End With Caster Semenya
It’s now official that Caster Semenya, the two-time defending Olympic champion in the women’s 800-meters, will not be taking part in the Tokyo Games this summer. Semenya, 30, was already prohibited from competing in her best event due to recent World Athletics regulations that prevent athletes with ...

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