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A Soft Shell Jacket Is a Camping Kit Essential. Get This One for 50% Off

Now that warmer weather is rolling in, camping trips can be enjoyed in shorts and a t-shirt. But only during the day — as soon as the sun goes down …

Jackets

Train to get Amazon AWS-certified with this 8-course collection

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud computing platform that gives companies the means to expand and grow with a suite of functionalities …

Cloud Computing

Robert Reich: 5 Reasons the NRA Is Wrong

America is better than the NRA.The next time you hear someone repeating pro-gun NRA propaganda, respond with these five points:<b>1. Gun laws save …

Guns

The best new hiking gear for your next adventure

Hikers traverse a rocky slope in eastern British Columbia's Cariboo Mountains. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Can Geo)An easy hike in beautiful spring or …

Hiking

100 Books You Should Read Now: An English Professor's List

"We are all refugees from our childhoods. And so we turn, among other things, to stories. To write a story, to read a story, is to be a refugee from …

Literature

The Best Small-Town Bar in Every State

There's a reason folks like John Mellencamp never shut up about the allure of America's small towns: They're treasures hiding amazing experiences and …

New Jersey

The Iraq War and the Inevitability of Ignorance

The U.S. is destined to keep overlearning the lessons of the last conflict.<p>There’s a specific reason it is so hard to be president—in normal circumstances—and why most incumbents look decades older when they leave the job than when they began. The reason is that the only choices normal presidents …

Political Science

How American Gun Culture Is Affected by the Firearm Industry in 6 Charts

These charts show firearm manufacturing, ownership, and even reasons why.<p>Americans have blamed many culprits, from mental illness to inadequate …

Guns

The 9 Best Cardio Exercises You Can Do at Home

Exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. The real issue is how to create effective …

Report: White Men Stockpile Guns Because They’re Afraid of Black People

In a clear case of reverse racism, an obscure, little-known discipline called “science” has revealed that the vast majority of gun owners are …

Guns

These Are the Best Places to Travel in 2018

A new year is approaching, which means it’s time to start crossing off a few more destinations off your travel bucket list.<p>Countries like Iceland and …

Travel

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

Gun Ownership Is Declining, So Why Is the Gun Lobby So Powerful?

<i>This post first appeared at</i> Campaign for America’s Future.<p>(Photo: Michael Saechang/flickr CC 2.0/Edited from original)<p>Earlier this month, the General …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Books

The Best Exercises for Heart Health

When considering the benefits of exercising, losing weight and “getting ripped” might be the first things to come to mind. But there’s a benefit that …

7 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Extreme Productivity From the Guy Who Wrote the Book On It | Inc.com

There's a single harsh reality to be reckoned with when it comes to the number of hours in a day, but countless strategies, tips and acronyms abound for getting the most out of each one. The man who literally wrote the book on "extreme productivity" recently distilled his approach down to about …

Time Management

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Public Speaking

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

Guide to Create Your Own Resume<p>A Resume Can Be The Gateway to a First Interview<p>Updated January 22, 2018<p>When you are fresh out of school and looking …

Employment

The Most Intense 3-Minute Ab Workout

No need to spend 20 minutes on your ab workout. These three moves are intense and target the abs so well, you'll be feeling the burn in just three …

Workouts

From Dillard to Baldwin: 10 of the Best Essay Collections to Read Now

Annie Dillard is often lauded for her writings about nature, but those reading the essays in <i>For the Time Being</i> will find that she has turned her attention to the “Prime Architect” of nature, God. These essays take readers back to questions that have troubled theological scholars for years: If God …

Literature

Books To Watch Out For

What are we reading? What can’t we sit still for? What are we wildly refreshing to preorder? Anomaly’s got ya with what’s good.<p><b>1. recombinant by</b> …

Books

Seven Bottles that are Changing American Whiskey

When talking American whiskey, Bourbon and rye get the most attention. But this diverse group of "weirdo whiskeys" are both experimental and …

Forget Pappy, These Five Whiskeys Deserve Their Own Cult Status

It didn’t used to be this way. Roughly 25 years ago, few people cared about Pappy van Winkle whiskey. Though the production out of the Buffalo Trace …

Hudson Valley

5 Single-Malt Whiskeys You Should Know

Single-malt whiskeys—that is, <b>whiskey</b> made in a single distillery from 100 percent malted barley—are soaring in the United States. Especially in the …

Single Malt Whisky

What the brightest minds are reading this summer

It’s beach time for On the Money. and that means that while it’s time to kill some brain cells with tequila, it’s also time to fill ’er up with some …

Warner Music

Vatican outlaws gluten

But low-gluten hosts are allowed as long as the wheat has enough gluten to obtain the bread without the use of additives or other "foreign materials".<p>…

Vatican

Your New Favorite Whiskeys Are All Under $40

Too often, whiskey lists are compilations of fancy, limited-run bottles that are either impossible to track down or simply too expensive – usually …