Mini T-Rex Unearthed in Montana

Students at the University of Kansas have unearthed a dinosaur pelvis, segments of a jaw, teeth and skull in Montana that’s accompanied by “a long-simmering controversy in paleontology.” While some scientists believe the bones belong to a juvenile T-Rex (of approximately six-eight years old), some think it’s a different kind of dinosaur: the T-Rex-like Nanotyrannus, which is a dubious genus. The contention surrounding the dinosaur …

Evergoods CPL24 Crossover Backpack

Launching today, this bag delivers outdoor ruggedness with minimalist style

I’m somewhat bag obsessed—backpacks, especially. I’ve tested hundreds of them over the years and we’ve even designed some of our own. Among the greatest hits is a brand called Goruck whose product development was helmed by Jack Barley. Barley left the company last year to start his own line, Evergoods, and he was kind enough to loop me in on the journey from the very …

Tippet Rise Art Center, Montana

A place where art, performance and nature collide in a magical way

A couple of hours from Yellowstone National Park, a very different (but no less spectacular) kind of destination opened just last month. Tippet Rise Art Center, located in Fishtail, Montana, is driven by the mission to make art and music more affordable and accessible and to encourage people to experience it in a different way. Founded by Peter and Cathy Halstead, Tippet Rise blends music, …