Babes Ride Out is a campout for awesome female bikers

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Is there anything more badass than a rad woman riding a motorcycle through the desert? (I’m just going to answer here — “No.”)   At least, that’s the kind of woman I aspire to be, like the post-apocalyptic biker gang in Mad Max. Well, fellow wasteland women, if you too aspire to be part of…

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17-year-old Laina Rose attempts trek across entire Pacific Crest Trail

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Most teens, at some point or another, dream of going on an epic adventure alone. After all, so many of the great stories teens love feature a protagonist on a quest that will ultimately shape the rest of their lives, so it’s no surprise that going on a journey still feels like a rite of passage….

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Ashol Pan, teen Mongolian eagle huntress

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While documenting the lives of Kazakh eagle hunters (hunters who train eagles to assist in hunting small animals) photographer Asher Svidensky came across 13-year-old eagle huntress, Ashol Pan, in the Bayan-Olgii province. Pan is the daughter of a longtime eagle hunter, and her father is supportive of her role in keeping eagle hunting alive for the…

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Gear culture and inclusiveness

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For several years I’ve been researching the maker movement and video games, and both industries face similar problems in how women are portrayed and included as members of these subcultures. One of the reasons I named this site after a Greek goddess was to bring a strong female symbol to the burgeoning EDC movement. While…

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