A quality midlayer is probably the most overlooked piece of outdoor apparel around. Softshells, hardshells and merino baselayers grab most of the attention, but to stay comfortable in mixed conditions, a good midlayer is critical. It must protect from heat loss, wick away moisture and ensure enough ventilation to prevent overheating. It should also be lightweight, packable and tough enough to work as an outer layer if needed. There are a lot of contradictions here, which is why designing a perfect midlayer can be as hard (if not harder) than designing a rain jacket. Today I’ll be offering my thoughts on the Prometheus Design Werx Kepler Cardigan and explaining why it’s my new preferred all-season midlayer.
Learning to pick handcuffs is likely one of the most controversial topics we’ve covered on ITS, but it’s something we’re passionate about sharing due to the real-world legal applications. The methods we discuss aren’t intended to allow you to escape from proper Law Enforcement restraint techniques, but from criminals using store bought handcuffs for illegal restraint purposes.
You may have seen the news recently on how hot the market is for non-fungible tokens, (NFTs). In fact, an artist recently sold an NFT piece for $69 million! Today, we’re proud to announce that ITS is entering the digital age by offering NFT Morale Patches!
We’re officially thawed out here in Texas after experiencing some of the worst ice, snow and low temperatures in the history of the state. Ordinarily, winter weather wouldn’t be such a big deal, but with such a large power demand and super low temperatures, the power grid was in danger of collapsing and much of the state experienced rolling blackouts, or not-so-rolling blackouts, as well as other infrastructure issues.
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