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Almost nothing beats getting into a hot spring at the end of a long day of hiking or backpacking. Lakes and streams are refreshing, but the uniqueness of a pool heated naturally is incomparable. Why are hot springs so special, though? According to Tom Hillman, Senior Lecturer of Physics at Whitworth University, “Hot springs are a […]

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We’re slap bang in the middle of Movember, so what better time is there to talk about the mighty mustache. If you’ve been thinking about growing a handlebar ‘tache or a pencil ‘mo, the time is most certainly ripe. Why? Because you’ll be joining countless other men from across the world help raise awareness of […]

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Tiny houses are proving to be a practical living solution for many people. They have the potential to be fantastic homes that provide an intimate atmosphere and grant their residents a sense of environmental consciousness. Tiny houses also free owners from many life-dominating mortgages and bills. Brilliant design features throughout make tiny house spaces comfortable […]

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In many ways, the California drought has been a slowly moving perfect storm. For over four years, the lack of rain has seriously affected California up and down its coast, leading to government regulations and local panic. As neighborhood lawns turn from verdant green to varying shades of brown, many Californians are trying new ways […]

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Love it or hate it, hemp is considered nature’s ‘ultimate gift to mankind’ by some. Derived from marijuana plants, it has been used for many centuries in food, fiber and medicines. In fact, sailors have been using hemp rope and sails for hundreds of years, and the crop’s abundance was valued greatly during the Revolutionary War […]

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If you’ve heard of beer soap but never tried it, I’m sure you’re imagining a guy pouring his favorite lager into a batch of concocted ingredients, but that’s not exactly what beer soap is about. When you add beer to create soap, something magical happens. And it’s not something a soap buff (or someone soaping […]

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The hairiest month of the year is almost here. What is it you ask? Movember, of course! During the month of November, guys are encouraged to wear their beards or mustaches proudly for a good cause. This “hairy movement” of sorts is the brainchild of The Movember Foundation, a global organization that’s made it its […]

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The Dr. Squatch team had the privilege to visit another kick-ass Colorado brewery to pair one of our soap scents with a truly unique and tasty shower beer.  This time we voyaged down to Upslope Brewing Co. in Boulder. We were greeted by Katie, our pairing guide for the evening, and immediately treated to a […]

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Speaking with Sebastian Copeland is truly inspiring.  He’s a man who doesn’t settle for complacency or normalcy, and his accomplishments are long and illustrious because of it. With an explorers resume that includes crossing Antarctica multiple times, photographing for National Geographic, and filming award winning documentaries, peeking into his life inspires you to learn, visit […]

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Whether you want to admit it or not, we’ve all been guilty of singing in the shower. It’s in there that we instantly turn into Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars or Justin Bieber. It’s just something about the shower acoustics that tend to make us sound way better than probably most of us actually are. If you are one of […]