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Famous Female Firsts: 58 Trailblazing Women Who Made History

International Women's Day on March 8 is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Here are the …

Women's History

Heat up those winter camping trips with the Euro Blackcan heated sleeping pad

For many outdoor lovers, camping is a year-round activity. Even with snow on the ground, campers will pack their winter gear for a frosty adventure. …


12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …


Tom Kerridge's warming winter soups

If you’ve overindulged during the past week, or you find yourself craving some comfort from the kitchen, I can think of nothing more soothing than a bowl of good soup.<p>At this time of year root vegetables provide the perfect base, with their balance of earthiness and sweetness, and tempting palette …

Food Preservation

The 13 Most Underrated Movies of 2017

If “Juno” had opened in 2017, would it still have been a box office hit? What about “Shakespeare in Love”? “Little Miss Sunshine”? “Slumdog …

Darkest Hour

9 pieces of gym kit you’ve been missing

All the gear to help you hit your stride in style<p>You're going to need a bigger gym bag...<p>Taking the right equipment to the gym can have more benefits …

My 5 Favorite Named Swords From Fantasy Novels

The sword that Brooks is best known for is the Sword of Shannara from his debut novel. But my favorite sword in the series is the Sword of Leah, a …

George R.R. Martin

15 Shows You Always Scroll Past That You Should Sit And Watch

Just watch these dang shows!

This job site wants to match developers and employers based on culture and values

Tech recruitment is a big business, and there are no shortages of job sites. Companies spend huge amounts of money trying to find the brightest and best candidates, while engineers dedicate hours poring over Indeed and Craigslist in search of well-paying, yet fulfilling work.<p>Key Values is a job …

10 New TV Shows to Help You Stay Woke

Our current political climate has made us all well aware of the importance of paying attention to news and information while considering the impact …

TV shows

21 Shows Fans Mourning "Game Of Thrones" Will Probably Really Enjoy

It's going to be a loooong wait for season 8.

TV Series

The 20 best TV shows based on movies, ranked

The challenge of adapting movies to a new medium is a tricky one with no clear-cut way to do it. Many new series credit "Fargo" as their benchmark, citing its tone and setting as inspiration for creating a new world around the best parts of what came before. That's all well and good, but there are …


On The Grid: These Nifty New Apps Will Revitalize Your Wanderlust With Just A Few Clicks

Members of The Guestbook score cash back from stays at hot spots such as Solage Resort and Spa in Calistoga.<p>The intersection of travel and tech has happily flourished in recent years, thanks in part to hotel group-specific rewards programs, last-minute deal apps such as Hotel Tonight, and the …


I've been a headhunter in Silicon Valley for decades — here's my best advice for people who hate networking

<b>Nick Corcodilos:</b> I know — it's awkward to meet people to get a job. (It makes you cringe, right?) You're in good company. And everybody in that company is wrong.<p>When I bring up making new personal contacts, everyone likes to excuse themselves by saying they just don't have professional contacts, …


9 amazing aurora adventures for the Arctic winter

The Arctic winter (Oct-Mar) means not only the best time to go northern lights-hunting, but also exploring wild seas, tundra and boreal forests, …

Northern Lights

Barack Obama wants Democrats back in the game: “You’re allowed to mope for a week and a half—maybe two”

On a Nov. 15 conference call with Democratic National Committee members, Barack Obama gave Democrats a prescription for post-election hope: 10 or so days of moping, followed by grass-roots organization across the US—likely with Obama himself eventually leading the charge.<p>“One of the challenges that …

Free Trade

The 11 Best Jobs for People Who Love Traveling the World

<i>This story originally appeared on</i><p>I've been waiting all year to see 'The Birth of a Nation,' but the film's controversy has me …


16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain mostly unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest …

European Travel

Dating app founder: Response rates go up 60% when your first message is like this

CEO and founder of popular dating app Bumble Whitney Wolfe came by to talk about her hit app where women have to reach out to men first. She revealed the best way to get a response to your first message.<p><i>Produced by Joe Avella</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter


Get That Pizza Fix Minus the Carbs With This Chicken Pepperoni Casserole

Is it possible to overload on pizza? Our hearts say no but our bellies say yes. Sometimes we just need to walk away from the dough (so definitely don’t look at these 16 frozen dough recipes). Let’s make that walk a little easier with this pepperoni chicken casserole made with creamy homemade pizza …


Not a fan? Fine. But scoffing at popular culture doesn't make you cool

Cersei Lannister, played by Lena Headey, in the last episode of <i>Game of Thrones</i> series five. <i>Photo: Game of Thrones</i><p>In the early 2000s, my friends and I …

23 Foreign Horror Movies That’ll Scare The Shit Out of You

These movies don’t fuck around.<p><i>WARNING: Some images/themes in this post are highly disturbing. Continue at your own discretion.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Freedom Culture and The Valhalla Movement

The climate change rhetoric has become redundant lately. Not because it’s any less true, but because there is a bombardment of dramatic environmental …

Creative Commons

Fatty Liver Is More Dangerous Than You Might Realize. Here's How to Heal It

"My doctor says I have a fatty liver and I should stay away from fat," writes this week's house call. "Are high-fat foods the culprit here? Any tips to help with a fatty liver?"<p>Indeed, your doctor is right to feel concern: Fatty liver is a dangerous yet misunderstood disease. In America, it affects …


The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …


4 in-gym soccer workouts to improve speed, strength, and power

Soccer players need all-around fitness to be successful on the field—and all of that starts in the gym.<p>Any good soccer workout focuses on core and …

12 Weird Backpacking Tips from a Thru-Hiker

There’s a lot of things you can’t buy at REI that will help make your week long backpack or thru-hike a lot more enjoyable. Below are a few tips for …