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How much home can you comfortably afford?

The last thing you want is to be overstretched on your mortgage. Learn how to calculate the right price range that’s within your budget.<p><i>The material</i> …

Planning for extra costs when buying a home

When it comes to buying a home, the mortgage may be just the beginning of your costs. From insurance to inspections and beyond, get to know all of …

Living while dying: 'Little Buddha' wisdom from a terminally ill 'goofball'

<b>Venice Beach, California (CNN) —</b> As a small child, she played hide-and-seek with nurses, ripped out IVs to race around the hospital floor naked and left an explosion of glitter in her wake.<p>As a teen, she got boys to carry her uphill when she was tired, taught her best friend how to flirt and …

Medicine

Top Ten Beginning Backpacker Tips by Author of Backpacking 101

As a ten-year-old, "those hikes weren't my favorite thing," she admits. "We went camping as a family, and I have great memories of it. But it didn't …

Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things | Inc.com

A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be successful, you should make your bed in the morning.<p>McRaven, who had been in charge of …

Self-improvement

You’re middle-aged — this is the perfect time to work on staying healthy

Choices people make in their 20s and 30s about exercise, eating and handling health issues set the stage for the future, but in your 50s and 60s you still have time to make up for any mistakes and increase your odds of healthful aging. Eating well, spending time with others, getting screened for …

Wellness

Why You Should Go to Church (Even If You're Not Religious) | Art of Manliness

When it comes to religious institutions, Americans exhibit some contradiction between their beliefs and their actions.<p>On the one hand, the vast …

Noam Chomsky: Is it fair to worry about Trump staging a false flag terrorist attack?

<b>Noam Chomsky (Getty/William B. Plowman)</b><p>Chomsky warns of scapegoating vulnerable people in an interview: “That can turn out to be very ugly.”<p>Jan Frel<p>March 27, 2017 7:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It's March 2017, and the political process and the media in the U.S. are a …

Noam Chomsky

Want to Live a More Fulfilled Life? Avoid the No. 1 Regret of the Dying | Inc.com

Regrets.<p>They are the great common denominator--no matter race, color, creed--they're the one thing we universally try to avoid with the time we're given.<p>The pursuit of such avoidance is often on our mind and always on the clock.<p>Former palliative nurse and author of <i>The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying</i>, …

Positive Thinking

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been the buzziest sweat method for a while now. These fast-paced workouts alternate short bursts of …

Podcast #285: The Real Science of Nutrition and Supplements | The Art of Manliness

If you work out regularly, you probably take some sort of supplement, be it whey protein or creatine or a pre-workout energy drink. But do the …

How to Strengthen Your Friendship With Your Spouse | The Art of Manliness

Last month, we unpacked some of the myths of what makes for a happy long-term relationship — a lack of fighting, adeptness at conflict resolution, …

How Kawhi Leonard Became Complete

How did a No. 15 pick from San Diego State become the best two-way player in the league and a potential MVP? Nathaniel Friedman reflects on the quiet, almost invisible ascendance of Kawhi.<p>In today's NBA, egoists are an endangered species. The league's best players haven't just eschewed a me-first …

Kawhi Leonard

You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

<b>These common habits are standing in the way of your</b> <b>ultimate success.</b><p>The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine (I’ve even written about quite a few myself) but what about bad habits?<p>Whether it’s finally dragging ourselves to the gym or writing daily, we tend to shift our …

“Jesus didn’t live in a gated community”

Author Carol Howard Merritt on reclaiming Christianity<p>This isn't the first time in history that people who call themselves Christians have been doing awful things. It isn't the first time many of us who still seek meaning in our faith find ourselves questioning what our belief system truly stands …

Trump is the U.S.’s first Latin American president

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>In his first week in power, <b>President Trump has ruled by fiat and tweet, following through on many campaign</b> …

Political Science

From Marilynne Robinson to Richard Ford, six writers in search of Trump's America

On the night of 8 November 2016, the United States, a mature republic of 241 summers, experienced a dreadful upset and fell into a condition that hovered between catatonia and hysteria.<p>On college campuses, young women were throwing up. Others were setting fire to things, or phoning their families …

Books

The American Novel Since 1945: A Free Yale Course on Novels by Nabokov, Kerouac, Morrison, Pynchon & More

Taught by professor Amy Hungerford, <i>The American Novel Since 1945</i> offers an introduction to the fertile literary period that followed World War II. …

Literature

In Better Shape Than Ever at Age 39: Here's How Tom Brady Does It

Link to Media<p>FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It is almost happy hour on Friday of the 18th week of the NFL season. After practicing earlier in the day, Patriots players are free to enjoy a weekend off. The lot outside Gillette Stadium where they park their cars is nearly empty. Snow is on the ground. A chill …

NFL

Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely from Duke basketball after kicking another opponent

Grayson Allen has been suspended indefinitely from the Duke University basketball team after kicking another opponent, head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Thursday.<p>On Wednesday night in the first half against Elon, Allen kicked his leg out as Elon's Steven Santa Ana drove to the basket. The two …

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s advice to young journalists: get off Twitter

News reporters look to Twitter as their professional bloodline. It’s not just where they make job connections, follow the work of their peers, and now even learn the latest from the country’s president-elect — it’s where they make their names as young journalists.<p>Ta-Nehisi Coates thinks that’s a …

Why Trying To Be A People Pleaser Makes You A Bad Boss

Sure, you want everyone to get along. But trying to make everyone happy can ruin your reputation.<p>Over a decade ago, business performance consultant Ryan Estis transitioned from being a salesperson out in the field to being a manager. He moved from an environment where it was his job to make …

I’m a White Immigrant and I Benefited From a Racist Visa Lottery

The future of immigration in the U.S. is a flashpoint for conflict. President-elect Donald Trump claims illegal immigration is a top priority. There …

A border expert told us why we keep building more walls and why they won’t work

In 1990 there were 15 border walls in the world — today there are almost 70.<p>Not only is the number of brick divisions increasing; the number of deaths at borders is as well.<p>Border restrictions have been in the limelight over the past year in the US, where President-elect Donald Trump has promised …

European Union

2 Fitness Solutions for Serious Athletes Over 40

Remember when you were younger and you could eat whatever you wanted for weeks straight and burn it off in a single week of strict eating and …

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

Would you ever just walk up to a barbell and attempt to lift it without knowing how much weight was on it? Would you just start swinging a kettlebell …

Mortgage rules explained, from credit scores to income requirements

New programs and updated regulations are changing the mortgage game<p>Following the 2008 financial crisis, mortgage lending ground to a halt for all but the most perfect of borrowers, and largely stayed that way until recently. Two years ago, lenders began to ease mortgage standards, and today, it’s …

Personal Finance

Is a Spousal Roth IRA a Good Idea?

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Generally, you need earned income to contribute to a Roth IRA. For married couples, there is an exception. You can contribute to an IRA for a non-working spouse, up to the maximum annual limit. A spousal Roth IRA isn't a joint account, but can be an effective way for …

Retirement

Hiking Resources

Welcome to the Hiking Resources page at The Adventure Junkies.<p>This is a complete list of all the backpacking resources available on our website, from …

Hiking