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How Smart People Handle Difficult People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negativity they spread, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they …

8 Things to Know Before You Hike the Appalachian Trail

Before you tackle more than 2,000 miles of the greatest hiking trail in the world, read this.<p>Stretching more than 2,190 miles across 14 different states, the Appalachian Trail may be the best long-distance hiking route in the entire world. Each year, 3 million people trek at least a portion of the …

Hiking

Nature Lovers, Rejoice: These Are the Best Backpacking Trips in the U.S.

<i>Are you feeling the wanderlust itch? As the veil of winter's gloom falls away, our adventurous spirit is back in action. Enter MyDomaine's ultimate</i> …

Chicken Plays "America the Beautiful"

Jokgu is a piano-playing chicken. We've seen chickens peck at toy pianos and produce sounds, but Jokgu has been clicker-trained and is equipped with …

The Mathematician Who Will Make You Fall in Love With Numbers

Math conferences don’t usually feature standing ovations, but Francis Su received one last month in Atlanta. Su, a mathematician at Harvey Mudd …

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

This one might only apply to users that want a little bit more privacy than Netflix affords by default, but it’s absolutely possible to wipe your viewing history from your account. Whether you want to clear it all out or just remove certain items, it’s a simple process.<p>Pop back into your Netflix …

Lifehacks

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

A celebrity trainer reveals the best way to burn fat — and it's shockingly easy

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The best way to burn fat is by walking, not by doing intense cardio.<br>• The more intense the cardio, the lower the percentage of calories you burn from fat sources.<br>• More extreme cardio can also lead to more injuries and a larger appetite.</b><p><b><br>If you're looking to burn fat, ditch the</b> …

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

2.4K<p>SHARES<p>We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s …

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

European Travel

7 Dishes We Can't Wait to Cook in February

Roasted roots, hot chocolates, and comforting soups to fight the frigid cold<p>February is marked by frigid temperatures and cold winds. The best way to …

Cooking

11 Classic Comfort Foods With A Twist

What beats your favorite comfort food on a cold day? How about a new and improved version of it? From Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto to BBQ Turkey Meatloaf, these cozy, creative recipes will keep you warm all winter long.<p><b>1. Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto</b><p>…

7 Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes That Don't Taste Like Cardboard

There are some pretty scary facts about bakery muffins (some have more sugar than a fat slice of cake!), so we prefer to bake them ourselves. But to …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scientists use mathematical calculations to PROVE the existence of God

Two computer scientists say they proved that there is a holy supreme force after confirming the equations.<p>In 1978, mathematician Kurt Gödel died and …

Equations

The surprising health benefits of caffeine

The great British pub is the stuff of legend – but it seems that as a nation we're increasingly choosing coffee over stout when it comes to relaxing with drink of the black stuff.<p>Local Data Company figures, analysed by the BBC, show that the number of town centre bars, pubs and nightclubs fell by …