Edgar Boehlke

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5 Things to Know About Slide Stops—A Pistol's Most Misunderstood Control

There’s a little lever on the side of most semi-automatic handguns. It’s called the slide stop. It’s there for a reason. When you’ve fired the last …

These 3 Things Hurt Your Credit Score the Most

Playing the credit score game has more to do with avoiding mistakes than anything else.<p>Credit scores are very reliable predictors of the risk that a …

LinkedIn's CEO Just Gave Some Brilliant Life Advice. Here It Is in 1 Sentence

For an executive of his magnitude, Jeff Weiner has never lost sight of what truly matters in life.<p>Since taking over as LinkedIn's CEO in 2009, Jeff Weiner has accomplished a great deal to earn him the title of Highest Rated CEO.<p>He has grown LinkedIn's membership base from 33 million to more than …

Knaus turns the VW Crafter van into a new type of CUV, a caravanning utility vehicle

The Boxdrive First Edition lacks the extended size and conceptual flash of Volkswagen's own California XXL, but it does share a rather similar …

3 ways to scrub a collections stain off a credit report

Your credit scores take a hit if you fall behind on payments to a creditor, and again if an account is sent to the creditor’s collection department or sold to a third-party collector. You may be able to repair some damage to your scores by resolving a collections account on your credit …

Personal Finance

How to Visit Yosemite, From a Guy Who’s Done It 100 Times

There’s a way to arrive at Yosemite Valley, the well-trafficked area of Yosemite National Park that houses its most picturesque cliffs and …

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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

There are 110 miles of exquisite desert hiking trails in this, the second largest state park in the lower 48. The park features native palm oases, …

How to Choose the Best Camping Stove For You

The best camping stove really depends on how you camp. Are you a group campsite junkie that cooks gourmet game hen for your family and friends, or a …

Flights to Hawaii Just Got Even Cheaper

They’re even more affordable from the East Coast, too.<p>Last month, all of our tropical island dreams came true when flights to Hawaii plummeted. After …

19 Awesome Kayak Fishing Tips For Beginners

Do you have experience in both kayaking and fishing, but not kayak fishing? Are you frustrated by your inability to move stealthily through small …

Kayaking

Pasta so good (and spicy) you might cry

Crying spaghetti is the bomb, reports a friend, home from Seattle. Obviously. Who can resist a name like that?<p>Why, I worried, would spaghetti cry? Was it heartbreak, like the 1964 song "The Crying Game"? Was it the Troubles, like the 1992 movie "The Crying Game"? Or heartbreak, like the 2014 song …

This Woman Travels The World Alone On The Back Of A Motorcycle

The fact of the matter is this: Travel scares a lot of people. The fear of the unknown keeps many of us from striking out on the road and chasing adventure. It makes us hesitate, waffle, and (all too often) pick the easy route rather than the more fulfilling one.<p>We’re here to break down those fears …

How to cook the perfect steak: 15 tips from grilling guru Tim Love

<b>1. In a supermarket, start with the most tender cut and work your way down.</b><p>“The most tender cut is always beef tenderloin,” Love jokes. That means …

BBQ

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.<p>It’s the latest example of Amazon pioneering a new product …

Best portable chemical toilet: practical and hygienic

Tired of running the entire campsite when you need a bath? The best portable chemical toilet will make your outdoor living more comfortable and far …

Watch a BMW DTM Racer Do a 6:14 Nurburgring Lap With a Passenger

Now that is exceedingly fast.<p>If you thought the Lamborghini Aventador SV onboard video from this summer was fast, just wait until you see a proper race car set a lap. Spoiler: it's absurdly quick.<p>German Touring Car Championship driver and Nürburgring 24-Hour winner Augusto Farfus Jr. got the …

Motorsport

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Health

Harley-Davidson Is Cutting Jobs as Motorcycle Sales Fall

Harley-Davidson (hog), facing falling motorcycle sales around the world, said on Tuesday it plans to streamline its operations, reorganize and reduce …

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What To Look For When Purchasing A Knife For Backpacking And Camping

Gear for the great outdoors<p>The most important pack item on any outdoor adventure is the knife. Bear Grylls might wave his knives around extolling the virtues of a blade in survival situations—of which there are many—but the main reason is that it’s just plain useful for cutting up camp food and …

Camping

How to Take Care of a Cast-Iron Pan

<i>This article is part of a series aimed at helping you navigate life’s opportunities and challenges. What else should we write about? Contact us:</i> <i>smarterliving@nytimes.com</i><i>.</i><p>Maybe your parents gave you theirs, or you got one from a yard sale, or you bought one online for less than you’d spend buying a …

6 Things Managers Should Never Ask Their Employees to Do

Top-down management can have costly repercussions.<p>While your team may have no issue with following your leadership blindly, being transparent and treating employees as equals are qualities all managers should possess.<p>Six entrepreneurs share which tasks you as a manager should never ask your …

How to Create Content for Your Social Media Sales Funnel

Are you using social to nurture customers? Wondering how to deliver content that converts prospects into buyers? When you start with the right …

Social Media

Can I List My Spouse’s Income on a Credit Card Application?

TPG reader <b>Anandi</b> sent me a message on Facebook to ask about getting a new credit card:<p><i>“I started applying for the Chase Sapphire Reserve card, and it</i> …

best gun belts for concealed carry

Do you have the best gun belt for concealed carry?<p>Almost everybody who wears pants has at least one belt. If not for holding their pants up, then …

2 simple things you should be doing if you feel like you won't have enough money to retire

The best advice for retiring rich is to start saving early. For some Americans approaching retirement age, however, not only is retiring with tons of …

Essential Sushi Etiquette Rules Every Man Should Know

Jiro Ono’s 10-seat sushi restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, is the stuff of legends. Ono is the first sushi chef in the world to receive three Michelin …

Chicken Vindaloo Recipe

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 large onions<br>6 cloves garlic<br>1 tsp ground mustard<br>1 tsp ground turmeric<br>1 tsp ground ginger<br>1 cinnamon stick, crumbled<br>1 tsp chilli powder, …

Killing people, breaking things and America’s winless wars: Details of the dismal U.S. military record

<b>Nellis Air Force Base military police block the road at the intersection of North Las Vegas Boulevard and North Hollywood Boulevard after an aircraft crash near the area on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Las Vegas. An official says a veteran pilot had just completed an exercise with a military weapons</b> …

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