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5 REIT Dividends You Could Retire On Forever

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and their typically high dividend yields are a key part of a payout-powered retirement portfolio that’s built to dish out higher and higher dividends every single year.<p>The five REITs we’ll discuss today will pay you 4% to 7.3% per year in dividends alone. And …

Investing

How To Make Easy Shepherd's Pie — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

You likely know Shepherd's pie as a homey, comforting casserole — one that combines a flavorful stew of ground beef, peas, carrots (and sometimes …

Recipes

No ropes attached: behind two heart-racing free climbing documentaries

It’s a rare documentary that features a running conversation about whether the subject is too dangerous to shoot. That’s true for big-wave surfing, wingsuit flying, free-diving, extreme skiing and ultralight alpinism. Deadly pursuits all – pass the popcorn.<p>Free Solo, a new film about rock climber …

Film Festivals

This 30-Minute AMRAP Workout Will Torch Your Entire Body

And it doesn't require a single piece of equipment.<p>Full-body workouts don't require full-day time commitments. This 30-minute torcher hits all your major muscle groups without equipment and makes every moment count.<p>These nine moves, put together by Jeremy Scott, owner of Jeremy Scott Fitness in …

Climbing

Stop Making 401(k) Contributions -- Fill Up Your HSA First

With health care open enrollment season approaching, individuals electing a <b>High-Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)</b> will soon have an opportunity to decide how much to contribute to their Health Savings Account (HSA) for next year.<p>My advice?<p>Contribute as much as you possibly can. And, depending upon the …

Health Care

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Dessert

This Small New Hampshire Town is a Mecca for Outdoor Lovers

Where can you find hard-core hiking opportunities, spectacular waterfalls and swimming holes, a world-famous scenic byway, and a relaxing resort that …

Hiking

How the brain creates the subjective experience of time

Everyone has felt, at one point or another, that time does indeed "fly" when we're having fun. Why does it feel different depending on what we do …

Research

Forget Everything You Think You Know About Time - Facts So Romantic

<i>Studying time “is like holding a snowflake in your hands: gradually, as you study it, it melts between your fingers and vanishes.”</i>Image by Mobilos / …

Common Sense

15 Make-Ahead Dinners to Get You Through the Work Week — Recipes from The Kitchn

My secret to getting dinner on the table during the work week is simple: I lean hard on a weekend meal prep session and a roster of recipes that are …

Cooking

15 handy Samsung Bixby tricks you need to know

Samsung's assistant Bixby can do a wide range of tasks on your phone. Once you've learned the basics, here are 15 additional tricks that will help you get the most out of your assistant.<p>Add quick commands<p>Don't want to memorize long strings of commands? You can shorten them by going to <b>My Bixby</b> ></b> …

Bixby

10 Easy, Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes

The slow cooker is one of the best tools for getting easy dinners on the table. I mean, what's not to love about an appliance that practically does …

Cooking

This Magical Mango Ice Cream Is No-Churn, No-Cook, No-Problem

Everyone knows that tossing frozen ripe banana pieces into a food processor will get you an amazing dish of one-ingredient “ice cream”—perfect soft serve right from the processor. Nothing (and I mean nothing) else needs to be added. But then again, you <i>could</i> customize by adding a little peanut or …

Recipes

Medical students are skipping class in droves — and making lectures increasingly obsolete

The future doctors of America cut class. Not to gossip in the bathroom or flirt behind the bleachers. They skip to learn — at twice the speed.<p>Some …

The 1 Stock You've Been Overlooking for Your Roth IRA

Never paying taxes on gains in a Roth IRA makes it a perfect place to capture big growth. Here's a stock that's ideal for your Roth that you've …

Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways …

Energy Storage

A Beginner’s Step-by-Step Guide to Shooting Long Exposure Photos

Here’s a concise beginner’s step-by-step guide on how to capture long exposure photographs.<p><b>1.</b> Frame the composition. Pay extra attention to the edges …

Landscape Photography

College Savings 101: Arguments Against 529 Plans and Alternatives That Might Work Better

Before you pump money into a 529 College Savings Plan, make sure you have three important boxes checked. And even after you check those boxes, you …

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Slow Cookers

Hard Cuts: 20 Best Fixed Blade Knives

Smith & Wesson SWHRT9B Fixed Blade<p>Simple and sleek in its construction, this might be the ultimate budget fixed-blade ever built. It features a …

Knives

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Sitting

12 of the Best Hiking Trails in the World

Hiking is my hands-down favorite travel activity. There’s just so much that you can see in this world that’s only accessible by foot, over …

10 Most Popular Sauce Recipes on Pinterest

Barbecue season is in full swing, and it's time for some new marinades and dipping sauces to impress your guests. We're bringing you the top trending …

What is your blindspot: managing cognitive bias

I can vividly remember my first day as a real doctor. I started on the pediatric pulmonology service, and recall spending what felt like an hour, …

Learn How to Photograph the Milky Way

Have you ever tried to photograph the Milky Way, but your photographs appear blurry, too dark, or too noisy? Well, watch this video by Mike Perea to …

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

Fidelity to launch no-fee index funds

Fidelity, one of the largest index mutual fund providers, announced on Wednesday that it will introduce two no-fee funds, giving more investors access to both domestic and global markets.<p>The funds are called the Fidelity Zero Total Market Index Fund (FZROX) and the Fidelity Zero International Index …

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Cooking

Beyond Time

We conventionally think of time as something simple and fundamental. It flows uniformly, independent of everything else, from the past to the future, …

The Coolest Pieces of Gear We Saw at Outdoor Retailer

This week, we got a chance to see the latest new camping, climbing, running, hiking, and paddling equipment from the showroom floor at the Outdoor …