Bob Werner

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Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Hiking

10​ ​Surreal​ ​Places​ ​in​ ​California​ ​You​ ​Should​ ​Travel​ ​to​ ​Immediately

The golden state of California is deeply admired by many and for good reason. With all the stunning and breathtakingly beautiful sights to see and …

California

Yes, You Can Sell a Fixer-Upper As Is, but Should You?

So your home has foundation problems and you just got an estimate for fixing it. Ouch! Or maybe a leak in your roof has led to the discovery that the …

Real Estate

3 smart investments you can make with just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let that fact discourage you. While it's true that you need at least a few thousand dollars to create a properly diversified portfolio of individual …

Investing

What you need to know when camping at a primitive campsite

If you love car camping, but want to get away from the crowds that often throng a traditional campground, it might be time to start exploring …

RVs

4 reasons why people ignore facts and believe fake news

The new year has brought us the apparently new phenomena of fake news and alternative facts, in which black is white, up is down, and reality is up for grabs.<p>The inauguration crowds were the largest ever. No, that was not a "falsehood," proclaimed by Kellyanne Conway as she defended Sean Spicer's …

Fake News

Here's how you can lose weight long-term while cleaning toxins out of your body

Let’s call it like it is: Most books and articles that breathlessly promote “cleanses” and “detox diets” are a bunch of baloney.<p>Every time one of …

[WEB SITE] ‘CBT is a scam and a waste of money’, says leading psychologist | Daily Mail Online

‘CBT is a scam and a waste of money’: Popular talking therapy is not a long-term solution, says leading psychologist<p><b>Cognitive Behavioural Therapy</b> …

Mental Health

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But of course, there are dozens of …

Small Business

Psychology textbooks should be busting myths. Instead, they’re misinforming students.

A new study finds that introductory psych textbooks are painting a too-rosy picture of the science.<p>When I was an undergraduate psychology major, I was captivated by the quirky findings from psychology experiments that appeared in my textbooks. Nuggets like these:<p>People who read “old”-sounding words …

Psychology

The 4 Habits You Need to Change to Get Out of Debt This Year

Got debt?<p>So do 80% of Americans, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Those obligations can come in the form of mortgage debt (44%), credit card …

Personal Finance

Real Estate Trends Spell Trouble For Japan's Traditional Izakaya

It is party season in Japan. Japanese people don’t celebrate Christmas, but they do celebrate the New Year, in a big way. Many people take a week’s vacation, and as of the start of the year, the sales season also starts.<p>In terms of real estate, the celebratory season should be good news for …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …

Air Travel

National park tips: Your secret weapon when booking a spot in Yosemite

At Yosemite National Park, if you can't get the lodging or camping spot you want in the valley, look into the Redwoods in Yosemite, a collection of rentable privately owned vacation cabins near the Big Trees Lodge (the former Wawona Hotel), about 45 minutes from the valley.<p>There are about 130 …

National Parks

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

Infographic: The ultimate English grammar cheat sheet

Whether you’re learning English as a second language or even it is your native tongue, English grammar can be seriously confusing. Come on, at least …

Language Learning