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How to Wash Gore-tex Clothing

On my way out to work yesterday, my wife wrinkled her nose at me and told me that my Gore-tex shell, a 9 oz. Outdoor Research Celestial Jacket, was really smelling bad. I wear this coat all year round as a multipurpose wind shirt, rain jacket, and vapor barrier for …

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DEET Dissolves Breathable Fabrics


I’m a skeptic by nature and have always questioned authority, standard operating procedures, gut feel, the status quo, and institutional knowledge. In work and at play, I often put these truths to the test by doing experiments or establishing quantifiable metrics that invariably show that long-held beliefs are grossly incorrect. …

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