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7 Ways Campers Can Save Money & Spend More Time Outdoors

<b>It was folly from the get-go.</b> And a lesson I’ve carried with me for many years.<p>A group of friends and I had decided to camp for the weekend on the …

Camping

Save 30% on a Six-night Tour of London and the Cotswolds from Authentic Vacations

An exclusive Operation Vacation offer for T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering</i> …

England

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

How to invest: An essential guide for beginners ~ Get Rich Slowly

When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about how to …

Investing

7 Sex Positions To Switch Things Up On Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is supposed to be all about the romance, but that doesn't mean it can't be sexy AF too. The great thing is that even if you don't …

Relationships

12 Kicks That Have Absolutely Nothing to Do with the Ugly Sneaker Trend

From logo-covered kicks to oversized runners to colorful sock sneakers, the last year in streetwear and capital-F fashion has been dominated by attention-grabbing footwear. While we appreciate that loud and outlandish sneakers are finally getting their time to shine, we’re also here to remind you …

Shoes

Invest in 5 megatrends that can pay off without a bull market in stocks

Investors often to pay too much attention to the short term, and overlook lasting long-term trends that ultimately matter more to their …

Investing

A Professional Ballet Dancer's Advice Changed How I Motivate Myself to Work Out

Motivation has peaks and valleys. There are times we feel invincible, strong, and proud of our fitness accomplishments. During my "peaks" in the past, I've found myself hitting the gym or taking classes nearly every day of the week, and I've been on top of my diet, sleep schedule, and overall …

Motivation

Retirement: Where Could You Get Safe 6% Income?

The stock market continues to break new highs, which is very good for retirees, not so much for younger investors or anyone who needs to put new …

Investing

Beautiful Small Towns in Europe More Americans Should Visit

So you’ve gone and booked a big ol’ flight across the pond. The siren call of wildly cheap airfares to Europe proved too strong to resist -- you may …

European Travel

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Photography

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

Amalfi Coast

18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

10 Cheaper Foreign Trips You Can Take Instead of The Usual Tourist Thing To Do

London, Paris, New York - the big daddies of the international tourist clientele so to speak. These places are all wonderful and vibrant and full of …

European Travel

This Hotel is Opening in the Middle of an Alaskan Glacier — and it Looks Incredible

The Sheldon Chalet is a new Alaskan resort inviting “guests to become part of the landscape” — while enjoying hotel luxuries including a concierge, …

The Best Black Derbies Are Durable All-Occasion Anti-Sneakers You Can Wear With Anything

Classic black Derby shoes go with everything from suits to casual wear and generally enhance every type of outfit in a subtle, low-key way. GQ's Best Stuff has the best derby at every price point.<p>From ugly dad shoes to slick minimalist trainers the below-the-ankle landscape has been heavily …

Men's Fashion

Industrial Designer Renovates Old British Military Tower Into Family Home

This is the 19th-Century version of that nuclear missile silo AirBNB<p>In the market for a new home for his family some years ago, industrial designer …

Everything You Should Know About Happy Relationships in One Infographic

From communication to intimacy, this data visual has it all covered.<br>Read More

Happiness

Want to Be Much Happier Starting Tomorrow? Practice This 1 Habit Rarely Found at Work

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

How to beat the winter lurgy

If you’ve just sneezed all over you screen, don’t despair – we’ve unbunged the science that will help you keep the bugs at bay and survive the …

Nike Air Pippen 1 Surfaces in Boot Inspired Take

Continuing to implore blue collar vibes, the latest <b>Nike Air Pippen 1</b> takes it totally workwear by executing a Timberland take.<p>A tad more thorough …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Happiness

Typography: Terminology You Should Know [Infographic]

Here's an infographic for all the font geeks out there (or should that be "typeface geeks," as we recently learned there's a difference between fonts …

You've Been Rolling Your Clothes All Wrong. Here's the Correct Way to Do It.

If you’re on Team Roll when it comes to the age-old fold-or-roll packing debate, you’ll want to listen up. Because you’ve probably been preforming …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways To Be More Effective At Work

We are creatures of habit, and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to 'think' about the task<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like …

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan, doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …