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7 Basic Woodworking Skills You Should Have Learned

6. Cut Dovetail Joints<p>But what if you want to make a box? The revered (and overly-mystified) dovetail joint is a very strong way to join corners of …

Woodworking

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy | SheKnows

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."<p>In a …

Healthy Eating

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

This Is Exactly How Halle Berry Has the Body of a 25-Year-Old at 51

Halle Berry defies all odds when it comes to talent, beauty, and, of course, health. Not only can the 51-year-old easily pass for 25, but her …

Yoga

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Plants

Packable (and Fun) Outdoor Gear That Will Actually Fit In Your Car

Road trips are the best way to see a new place and get in some epic adventures. But how do you bring all your food, friends, and camp gear along and …

Paddleboarding

6 Under-the-Radar National Parks You Should Visit

You’ve spotted geysers in Yellowstone, hiked to waterfalls in Yosemite, and pedaled the Cades Cove Loop in the Smoky Mountains. Good for you. That means it’s time to visit some of America’s lesser-known national parks—places that draw smaller crowds but are equally astounding. At these hidden gems, …

National Parks

Amazon has 40% off Klymit camping gear from $14: hammocks, backpacks, sleeping bags, more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon has up to <b>40% off</b> highly-rated Klymit camping gear including hammocks, sleeping bags/pads, backpacks and more. As usual, everything in the sale ships free for Prime members or in orders over $25. You’re looking at 4+ star ratings for the …

Outdoors Gear

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A form of intermittent fasting known as the 16:8 diet helps obese individuals to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, according to a new study.<p>…

Holistic Medicine

10 National Parks You Can Actually Walk Through With Your Dog

Celebrate the U.S. National Park Service’s Centennial by hitting the open road with your pup to visit a national park this summer. Although most of …

National Parks

Why I Always Hike with the Matador Camera Base Layer

You want to bring your camera hiking but don’t want to haul around a full camera bag? I've been there. Having invested so much into a DSLR or film setup, you still want to have some protection.<p>Enter the Matador Base Layer ($60). The Base Layer is like a sleeping bag for your camera: it pairs a …

Camping

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

How this 34-year-old dad made $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with an unpredictable …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Hikes in Montana's Glacier National Park

More than three million people visit Montana's Glacier National Park every year, and for good reasons: the dramatic landscape of ice-scoured granite …

Hiking

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Exercise

12 Trees That Will Ruin Your Yard

Don’t even think about planting these pests.<p>We love trees. They can provide shade; fall, spring, or year-round color; and plenty of visual interest …

Gardening

How to Properly Fit Your Pack

We’ve all been there. You’re ten miles into your first day on trail, and it hits you. The pain started in your shoulders but has slowly moved to your lower back. You grasp for any strap you can reach and wrench it down. Maybe that helps for 30 minutes, or even an hour, but the pain returns with …

Backpacking

Sculpt Strong, Sexy Abs Without a Single Crunch

Crunches are awesome, said no one ever. Not only are they downright boring, but there are also more effective moves that will help you get the abs you desire. Think beyond the basic crunch and opt for exercises that work multiple areas instead. With that said, taking a full approach vs. targeting a …

Workouts

50 Most Profitable Woodworking Projects to Build and Sell

Woodworking can be a very good way to earn some side income for yourself as a student, stay-at-home mom or dad, or an unemployed graduate. Wood …

Woodworking

Turn your patio into a full-on jungle with these plants

Just because you don’t have a large patch of dirt or a rooftop terrace doesn’t mean that outdoor plants are off limits. Given even the most modest …

Gardening

Forget early retirement – people who saved enough say a ‘mini retirement’ is just as rewarding

For some people, early retirement just isn’t feasible. But neither is the rat race.<p>That’s where a mini-retirement comes in.<p>Coined by Tim Ferris in …

Retirement

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Nutrition

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

If You Want to Get Rid of Fat, You've Got to Do These Exercises

There isn't one best way to lose fat, but we do know that lifting heavy weights and doing compound exercises (where multiple muscle groups are working at once) are great ways to burn fat and build muscle. If your goal is to lean out and get rid of stubborn fat, implement these 15 exercises into …

Workouts

Flights to Europe Are Fantastically Cheap Right Now

There are cheap fares from several U.S. cities to top European destinations, including the Faroe Islands, right now.<p>According to <i>Scott’s Cheap …

Air Travel

5 Genius Insights to Start a Lucrative Side Hustle

Top entrepreneurs share how their first side hustles made them successful today.<p>Acorns grow into oak trees. Many successful entrepreneurs started …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s Your Chance to See the Northern Lights This Year (Without Breaking the Bank)

Now is your chance to get the most amazing view in the world — for a great price.<p>Iceland has been one of the top destinations for travelers for a few …

Northern Lights

How to Easily Calculate Board Feet

The first time you go to the lumberyard can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re doing. Even if you think you know what you’re …

Woodworking