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How We Solved Fake News the First Time

At this moment in the history of the information revolution, a significant number of Americans—it is impossible to know how many—believe that a video circulating on the Web shows Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin slicing the face off a small child. The lie is gruesome but far from extraordinary. …

8 things to do before bed to have a better day tomorrow

The mega-successful wake up at dawn every day, conquering the world many times over, while everyone else is still fumbling around in the kitchen for a coffee filter.<p>I've developed some great morning routines too, but what about the other times of day? Don't they play equally important roles as well?<p>…

Sleep

EyN: La vigencia de Whitman en Hispanoamérica

Reedición | Introducido por Martí<p><b>La vigencia de Whitman en Hispanoamérica</b> <br>domingo, 27 de agosto de 2017<p><b>Pedro Pablo Guerrero</b> <b><br>Revista de Libros</b><b><br>El</b> …

The Crew Building the Next Great American Thru-Hike

In early May, I hiked with Peter Berntsen through eastern Tennessee, where the 70-year-old trail builder is laying segments of the Cumberland Trail. The path will wend more than 300 miles through deep hollows, spiraling waterfalls, and diverse flora in the heart of Appalachia, at the mountainous …

9 Must-Try Aerial Adventures Around the Globe

Looking to experience the thrill of the sky? Try one of these breathtaking activities to satisfy your thirst for height.<p>Adventurers have long sought the stomach-dropping sensation of a bungee jump or the excitement of a skydive, but what's next on the horizon for heights-loving daredevils? These …

Want to relive your childhood? Summer camps for adults are taking over North America

For many North Americans, their summer camp experiences are delightful memories to look back on. Now, they don’t have to be a memory any longer with the explosion in popularity of summer camps that are just for adults.<p>Camp No Counselors are all-inclusive adult summer camps that run in various …

The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables – review

David Bellos’s history of a bestseller written in exile puts Victor Hugo’s great novel centre stage once more<p>A translator of note (he wrote the elegantly witty <i>Is That a Fish in Your Ear?</i> about the perils of translation) and an admired authority on French literature, David Bellos is just the man to …

31 Gift Ideas to Get Outside More

Adventure<p>No matter what the weather outside, there'll be something exciting brewing indoors when your favorite outdoors lover unwraps one of these fun surprises—even if your favorite outdoors lover is you. —Steve Casimiro

8 Steps to Discover Your Strengths as an Entrepreneur

If you want to become a successful entrepreneur, you need to discover your strengths and give yourself every possible opportunity to leverage them …

The Two Friends Who Changed How We Think About How We Think

In 2003, we reviewed “Moneyball,” Michael Lewis’s book about Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s. The book, we noted, had become a sensation, despite focussing on what would seem to be the least exciting aspect of professional sports: upper management. Beane was a failed Major League Baseball player …

15 fantastic non-toy gifts for the holidays

By Jamie Davis Smith<p>Children are dropping letters in the mail to Santa and letting parents know what they want for the holidays. For many parents, however, the idea of bringing toys into the house that aren’t likely to be played with past New Year’s Eve has them looking for alternatives. The good …

A psychologist says parents should do these 18 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

A letter to … My mother, who hit me when I was a child

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I know you are doing everything you can to be a good mother to me and a kind grandmother to my children. Birthday cards, gifts, phone calls to check if everything is OK if you haven’t heard from me for a while. Years and years of love and attention, and yet I …

Hiking With Kids: Absolute Guide for Parents to Know

You are a parent and your kids have come to “that” age where you think it is fun to share your love for nature. Here is a guide every parent must …

47 Killer Tips All Writers Need When Their Creativity Goes AWOL

<i>All writers have this vague hope that the elves will come in the night and finish any stories</i>. ~Neil GaimanScary, isn’t it?That wall.Behind which all …

Creative Writing

Why Corporate America's Love of Renewable Energy Should Terrify Traditional Utilities

Image source: NRG Energy.<p>Don't look now, but corporate America may lead the next phase of the renewable energy revolution. And that's terrible news for utilities across the country.<p>Companies are looking at renewable energy as a way to save costs, lock in rates, and go green, and they may have more …

9 Essential Items for Fall Camping

Get outside and enjoy the final few weeks of warm weather with these must haves.<p>With the hottest days of summer behind us (hopefully) we've reached one of the best times of year to camp. But what to bring? Well, the best part about car camping is there's plenty of space to pack some comforts of …

The 16 greatest books about how to be a man

You're never too old for a great book.<p>We've put together a list of our 16 favorite stories on growing up and what it means to be a man. They cover everything from how to live to how to be a leader to how people should handle crises.<p>Check them out.<p><b>"Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance" by</b> …

Books

Skiing in Bulgaria: a beginner’s guide to Bansko

In a continent teeming with glamour ski options, Bulgaria’s Bansko is distinguished by great value for money and a cheerful atmosphere all its own. Nestled between a medieval town and the Unesco-listed Pirin National Park are 75km of piste, rising to an altitude of over 2500m, and with reliable …

Skiing

The Skier's Bucket List

Calling all skiers: Get in your turns before the snow stops flying in the Northern Hemisphere and it's time to head south. From skiing Antarctica to a self-powered adventure through the Alps, here’s a collection of trips that should be on every skier’s bucket list. Plus: Get tips from some of the …

11 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Shake Shack

The quickly expanding company filed for a $100 million initial public offering on Monday.<p>Shake Shack is known for long lines at its 34 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Massachusetts. The brand has also been expanding domestically (with new locations in …

Shake Shack

The Fake Shack (or the Shack Burger at Home) Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Read my breakdown of the burger's components to see how I came up with this recipe.<p><b>Read more: The Burger Lab: The Fake Shack</b><p>Ingredients8 ounces beef sirloin, trimmed of gristle, and cut into 1-inch cubes4 ounces well-marbled beef chuck, trimmed of gristle, and cut into 1-inch cubes4 ounces …

This Is Why Google Doesn't Hire People As Fast As It Could

When reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, (which missed EPS and revenue expectations a bit), CFO Patrick Pichette emphasized that the company was looking for growth in all areas.<p>Although it grew its workforce by over 5,800 people over the year, an analyst on the quarterly conference …

Employment

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the New Year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day

Gallery15 Fresh Juice Recipes to Start Your Day<p>We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? <b>Here</b> …