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Meet the $20 Survival Kit That Could Save Your Life

SOL's new Traverse kit has just about everything you need to survive in the outdoors, including a price tag that makes it criminal not to own one.

Simple, Humane Mousetrap Made from Soda Bottle

We love this capture and release mousetrap, made from little more than a 2 liter soda bottle, wire, two chunks of wood, and some hardware. The video shows you the trap in action and then runs through the simple steps of putting it all together. The basic of the build are outlined below.<p>Besides the …

Alcohol

How Decision-Making Is Different Between Men And Women And Why It Matters In Business

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a leadership trainer and a career success coach for women over 11 years, it’s become abundantly clear that the quality of one’s decision-making is not only a critical factor in her professional success and impact, but also reflects a wide …

Leadership

The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

9 Insane Recipes For Anyone Who Loves Brunch

Skip the crazy brunch lines and eat in your pajamas.

Breakfast

30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest!) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

The Glossary of Happiness

Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the International Positive Psychology Association—held, naturally, at Walt Disney World. As Lomas wandered around the event, popping in and out of various sessions, he stumbled upon a presentation by Emilia …

30 Of The Best Places To Camp In Canada

Canada has it all. From beaches to mountains to lush landscapes coast-to-coast, each province holds it's own set of treasures.<p>Last year the Globe and …

Canada

19 Useful Things That Will Actually Organize Your Desk

Make your desk as cute and organized as you are.

This 5-Minute Meditation Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate twenty-first-century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super-useful; it's what causes us to act fast …

Sleep Deprived: We're Recharging Our Phones, But Not Ourselves

Millions of Americans recharge their phones, screens and laptops before they go to bed at night, but do they recharge themselves?<p>Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of <i>The Huffington Post</i>, says we are in the midst of a sleep-deprivation crisis that creates anxiety, as well as …

Sleep

Happy Couple Helps Keep You and Your S.O. Connected

There are a ton of apps to help you meet a special someone, but typically, you're expected to delete your dating apps once you're already in a relationship. Not if you have the app Happy Couple, though, which is specifically for couples to engage in fun activities while deepening their …

Apps

5 epic hiking trails near Toronto

Toronto has some excellent hiking options, but those willing to drive about an hour out of the city are treated to some of the most spectacular …

Hiking

Japan Opens Hedgehog Cafe (And It's the Cutest Thing Ever)

Because cat cafes weren't enough.<p>Move over cat and dog cafes, Tokyo residents and visitors have a new choice when it comes to adorable animal-themed spots: a hedgehog-themed cafe. Located in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, the Japanese cafe houses 30 hedgehogs, and, since opening in February, has …

Japan

10 Ways to Add Color Into Your Bathroom Design

Neutral shades are a popular pick for bathrooms, but that shouldn’t mean that adding color is totally off limits. In such a small space, color might …

This 79-Year-Old Celibate Man Just Dropped Some Pretty Solid Relationship Advice | Women's Health

Here are our favorite pieces of advice:<p>Physical Contact Is Important<p>Pope Francis agrees with your mother that you should never go to bed angry. But a lot of times, that’s easier said than done. His advice: Keep things physical in your relationship—and not just in the bedroom. In the paper, he …

7 quirky cat behaviors and what they mean

My temperamental calico, Harlem, is one of them.<p>And while she's the only one I have, she embodies many of the most common, and most perplexing, cat stereotypes.<p>So why does she — and the tens of millions of cats like her — act that way?<p>In honor of National Pet Day, here are some explanations, backed …

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

How to Be Happy: 3 Science-Backed Ways for Finding Happiness

We all just want to be happy, don't we? Yet, as much as we might say we want it, the reality is far from that. Usually, we spend more of our time in a state of worry, nervousness, stress or fear than we do in pure bliss.<p>So what are the ways that we can be happy right now if we really wanted to? Is …

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones Season Six Premiere Party

10 Beautiful National Parks In China