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7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …

Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

Matt and Barbara Mooney worked with Michael Gooden of M Gooden Design, a boutique design firm in Dallas, to build a home out of...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Shipping Containers

The 5 Most Spectacular National Park Road Trips

<i>by Valerie Conners, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks. …

National Parks

America's Prettiest Beach Campsites (PHOTOS)

When making summer beach plans, sometimes all one really wants is an ultra simple warm-weather escape: sand, water, sun. Enter: these 12 sublime seaside camping spots, where visitors fall asleep to the sound of the surf and awaken to scenery to rival any five-star hotel. Even better? Each option …

Sea Turtles

(Almost) Sweet Like Candy: Your Guide to Baking With Sugar Alternatives

Everything you need to know about baking with less sugar and alternative sweeteners, like honey, maple syrup, and coconut sugar.<p></head>There are over a baker's dozen reasons to swap refined white sugar for alternative sweeteners when baking. Whether you're seeking less of a sugar high and crash or …

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Marjan Lazarevski</i><p>How many times have you visited a beach or a lake, only to be tragically disappointed by the murkiness of the water? Sure, you could go for a swim in there if you <i>really</i> wanted, but there's no way of knowing if whatever brushed your leg was seaweed, …

Humpback Whales

Flip for Decorating: The Bookcase

Learn how to arrange and decorate your bookcases to showcase your things.<p>Don't just fill your shelves. Color them, arrange them, decorate them, dress them, personalize them. The books you store on your shelves are just the beginning.

Top 10 long-distance hiking trails in the US

Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421323152902/882af4d0-ce79-4a42-8005-9225032b84ce-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The John Muir Trail in Yosemite national …

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#OutsideEssentials: The Survival Gear You Need

There's some gear you just can't leave home without. We're not talking about your smartphone—there are more important things in life, especially if you're headed outside. We asked our Instagram followers what adventure essentials they always have with them. From a trusty knife to a well-worn pair …

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.<p>14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”<p><b>Science Says</b>: In a forthcoming study of fitness …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

23 of the best new photo and video apps launched in 2014

The year 2014 saw a literal explosion of photo and video apps for iOS, Android and even for the desktop — many with their own unique niche or angle. Some are easy to learn and use while others focused on complex maneuvers best accomplished with a quality camera and a learning curve.<p>Here some of the …

De-Clutter With a Category Plan instead of Going Room by Room

Typically, when most people are on a de-clutter mission, they start in one room. If that approach isn't working for you, try to start with a category …

These 5 Moves Will Make You Look Flat-Bellied from Every Angle

This series tones your ENTIRE core.<p>Your core is about <i>so</i> much more than just your abdominal muscles. It comprises the main abdominal muscle (<b>rectus abdominus</b>, a.k.a. the “six pack” muscle) that allows you torso flexion, or what happens when you sit up from lying down or bend over. Then there's your</b> …

The 5-Minute Fat Blaster Workout

Grab your dumbbells—let's get down to business.<p>Blasting fat sounds great, right? But it also sounds time-consuming—like, three-hours-in-the-gym-each-day time-consuming. And who has time for that?<p>But guess what? That's so not necessary! In fact, all you need are five minutes and the five exercises …

7 Big Benefits Of Exercising Outside This Winter

Let's face it -- it's tough to find the motivation to exercise outside these days. During the work week, sometimes <i>both</i> legs of our daily commutes are completed in utter darkness. And while weekend sunshine is appreciated, it doesn't do much to warm up our wintry surroundings. But before you throw …

Running Gait Re-Education for Injury Rehab & Performance | Run Coaching, Ironman and Triathlon Specialists - Kinetic Revolution

We all want to run faster – right?<p>Typically we as a running community often use words like <b>efficient and economical</b> to describe what we perceive to be …

How to Use Vocaroo and Remind to Distribute Instructions

Last night I wrote about using Vocaroo and Remind to distribute substitute teacher lesson plans and instructions to students. This morning I had a …

Online Research with Surveys and Polls

Why use online surveys for research?<p>Surveys can be a great research tool – but your data is only as good as the science of the survey. It’s a causal …

The Most Popular Words Used In Classic Books (INFOGRAPHIC)

Walt Whitman's <i>Leaves of Grass</i> has a reputation for championing the individual ("I am large, I contain multitudes"), so it's surprising that the most frequently used word in the poem -- "all" -- applies to the collective or universal.<p>A word cloud generated on WordItOut.com shows that "one," "body," …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

40 Ways to Relax in 5 Minutes or Less

There are 364 new emails in the inbox, those new pants are covered in scalding coffee, and the next conference call starts in exactly five minutes. …

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