Get Out Of Here: A Springtime Guide To Urban Day Hikes

It's that time of year, when getting out of the city has never felt so good, escaping the salt-white concrete of winter and the waste-blown streets for the steadily-warming hills and forests outside town, stepping into the peripheral wilderness of the city for some early spring hikes. Gizmodo tied up its boots, donned… » 3/27/14 4:40pm 3/27/14 4:40pm

The Best Nature Apps For Springtime Adventures Outdoors

With spring finally in the air, it's time to grab your phone and go outside. No, not so that you can check your email on a hike, but because there are plenty of other ways that the little computer in you palm can actually make the outdoors more fun. We've rounded up some of the best stargazing, hiking, and wildlife… » 3/24/14 5:20pm 3/24/14 5:20pm

The Best Refreshing Beers for the First Weekend of Spring

It's the first full day of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, which calls for celebration. Yesterday, on the equinox itself, you may have balanced eggs on end, danced in a circle with bells on your legs, or simply admired the animated horticultural Google doodle. Today, however, it is time to update your Happy Hour… » 3/21/14 5:00pm 3/21/14 5:00pm