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The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown

Jimmy Carter finishes his Saturday night dinner, salmon and broccoli casserole on a paper plate, flashes his famous toothy grin and calls playfully …

Donald Trump

9 Best Survival Lighters For Survival And Preparedness

<b>Taking A Look At The Best Survival Lighters On The Market</b><p>I can’t imagine what it was like for the first human beings to harness fire.<p>Their’s no way …

Survivalism

From tiny trailers to huge RVs, a definitive guide to every type of camper

We break down RV classes and more<p>There’s a lot to love about campers and RVs (<i>That’s why we started a</i> <i>new community group</i> <i>just for camper addicts,</i> <i>join us</i><i>!)</i> But even the most enthusiastic camper aficionado can get confused: What makes a Class C different from other RVs? Why is a fifth wheel trailer …

RVs

5 Best Everyday Carry (EDC) Flashlights [Hands-On]

Knife, gun, flashlight…the <b>basics</b> of everyday carry (EDC).<p>We purchased the top EDC flashlights out there and used them everyday.<p>This isn’t just some …

Self Defense

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

How to manage remote employees

Making remote work an option is an investment that can pay off for employers and employees alike. Companies that embrace telecommuters can recruit the best talent without geographic constraints. Employees who have the opportunity to work from home or another remote location are, according to …

Project Management

A trip by train between Los Angeles and Seattle is an eye-opener

<b>By Laura Randall | Special to The Washington Post</b><p>We were nearly 300 miles into our 1,400-mile trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight when it dawned on me …

Los Angeles

Seventy2 Survival System

After a very successful crowdfunding campaign, the Seventy2 Survival System by Uncharted Supply Co. is now available for purchase. They say the first …

Crowd Funding

Ditch Your Cumbersome Portable Air Conditioner Units and Pick Up This Smart Cooling Cube

Take advantage of this 25% discount before summer's over.<p>Setting up for a summertime camping trip, beach picnic, or any outdoor activity, you …

Portable

How History Classes Helped Create a 'Post-Truth' America

The author of Lies My Teacher Told Me discusses how schools’ flawed approach to teaching the country’s past affects its civic health.<p>In 1995, the University of Vermont sociologist and historian James W. Loewen published a book that sought to debunk the myriad myths children were often taught about …

High School

I wore a 'Caucasians' shirt to expose the hypocrisy of racist logos

My hope is that people with privilege and the power to make change begin to truly assess who they are, what they support and what they stand (or kneel) for.<p>In an effort to turn a mirror back on people privileged enough to not have their respect challenged daily, I decided to wear a shirt that …

Washington Redskins

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

'They do not like Californians': How the Pacific Northwest is treating transplants

Californians who are fleeing their expensive homeland in search of a slower pace, more land, and homes that might actually sell around asking price are finding that once they arrive, their new neighbors aren't exactly rolling out the red carpet.<p>"I'm going to be honest with you. They do not like …

Los Angeles

10 Cleaning Mistakes That Are Actually Making Your Home Dirtier

Cleaning the wrong way can waste time, and it can potentially make your home dirtier!<p><i>Why it’s dirty:</i> Despite spritzing it with a cleaning solution, …

Cleaning

Forget Sharks: Here's Why You Should Fear the Mantis Shrimp

The world's most impressive predator.<p>When you think about fearsome predators in the ocean, the first thing that pops into your mind is probably a …

Nature

29 Foods the World’s Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Want to keep running until you’re 90? These longevity-boosting foods can help.<p>1 of 29<p>Almonds<p>Rich in healthy fats, fiber, and protein, these nuts are made for more than snacking. Use slivered almonds as a topping for oatmeal or yogurt, add them to muffin recipes, or use almond flour in place of …

Nutrition

25 Recipes that Make the Most of Perfect Summer Tomatoes

We luv u, tomatoes.<p>It’s the mooooost wonderful tiiiiime oooof the yearrrrr! It feels like it’s about to be, quite literally, Christmas in July up in here, y’all, and you know why? Because it’s <i>tomato season, motherfuckers</i>. There is nothing that pretentious foodies love to harp on about more than the …

Tomatoes

Viet-Cajun Crawfish Boil

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the crawfish boil: Place water, Old Bay, fish sauce, lemongrass, lemons, garlic, and ¼ cup of the salt in a large …

Recipes

Scrum Master Duties, Serving a Single Team (Survey Results)

Scrum Master Duties, Serving a Single Team<p>Scrum Master Duties: supposedly, a great scrum master serves only one scrum team — that’s at least a …

Project Management

A Neuroscientist Explains How Trump Supporters Are Easily Hoodwinked Because of This One Psychological Problem

Those who score low on political knowledge tend to overestimate their expertise even more when greater emphasis is placed on political affiliation.In …

Psychology

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Depression

Morakniv Floating Serrated Knife

Creating quality Swedish knives since 1981, Morakniv recently won the Scandinavian Outdoor Award for a knife design that’s simple, yet innovative. …

Get Lit: 10 Best Camping Lights

PowerPractical Luminoodle<p>As versatile and adaptable as just about any lighting setup out there, the Luminoodle is a handy series of waterproof …

23 Foods the World's Healthiest People Eat Every Day

Defy your age by filling up on these longevity-boosting foods.<p>We’ve all marveled at those ridiculously amazing people who can still do back flips at age 90. Well, physician Steve Bowers, DO, and his wife Elizabeth Shimer Bowers went a step farther. They wanted to know what incredibly healthy people …

You Can Set Many Types of Quarterly Objectives. Here Are 5 Types That Work the Best

Many team struggle with setting effective quarterly objectives. Here are five types that will create better alignment and simplify implementation.<p>The core of my role as a leadership team coach is to help my clients set strong objectives each quarter that advance the companies growth strategy and …

Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

<b>Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.</b><p>It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or …

Channel 4 trials AI that identifies TV scenes it can pair with contextual ads

Channel 4 has revealed a new artificial intelligence (AI) ad product that will let brands better integrate with linear TV.<p>The broadcaster announced …

An Old Grain Silo Makes an Enchanting Tiny Home in Phoenix

Tucked into the urban grid, a 340-square-foot grain silo becomes an unexpected desert oasis that overcomes several design challenges.<p>From the 17-foot, operable slot window of a converted grain silo in Phoenix, Arizona, you can see straight into the city center. Though it’s a mere 700 feet from the …

Architecture

The Harsh Reality of Food for ‘Little House’ Pioneers

On the American frontier, dinner might have been vinegar pie, bear meat, or nothing at all.<p>There is perhaps no better-known account of American …