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10 of the Best Hikes in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is home to some of the oldest and most biodiverse ranges in the world. Located alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachian …

Hiking

How To: We Tested the Best Burner Phone Apps for iPhone & Android — Here's Our Top 4

A burner number isn't just for criminals and cheating spouses. In this digital world, with many of our interactions being conducted online, a …

The best robot vacuum cleaners tried and tested

No one likes doing house chores, and vacuuming the house must be the most annoying of all. You've got to lug out the old vacuum cleaner from your cupboard or cellar before painstakingly cleaning all nooks and crannies, remembering to get under sofas and furniture so the dust doesn't build up.<p>One …

Cleaning

American highways are so expensive that cities are tearing them down — here’s what they’re turning into

But these days, investing in highways is a bad business decision for many cities.<p>An increasing number of cities around the US are choosing to tear down or transform parts of their dilapidated interstates, rather than repair them. These redevelopments are largely happening because old highways are …

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Bathroom Trends Push Toward Spa Experiences, Wellness Functions

While Eurocucina was the focus of this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, the annual International Bathroom Exhibition was also a draw. We found …

Super Elegant Business Card Designs Printed by MOO

You probably have noticed that we are fans of minimalist brand identity and design work. We believe in the saying "if I had more time I would have …

We are way too optimistic about how long we’ll live

How long do you think you’ll live? The question might be macabre for some, but it’s a vital part of planning for the future. Underestimating your lifespan means you could run out of retirement savings in old age, giving the “golden years” less of a glow. Overestimating it may lead to excessive …

29 'Safer' Dividend 10%+Yield Stocks Bloom In May

<b>Actionable Conclusions (1-10): Brokers Predicted Top Ten 10%+ ‘Safer’ Dividend Stocks To Net 21.47% To 43.29% By May, 2019</b><p>Two of the ten top …

Investing

Trademark for Photographers: Protecting Your Brand and Photography Business

Try searching your own name. Now, what do you see? Most importantly, what do your clients see?<p>Google just can't distinguish between similarly named …

The best lightweight gaming laptops

Back at CES a few months ago, I wrote that we were entering a golden age in lightweight gaming laptops. It started last year with NVIDIA's small, power-efficient Max-Q graphics, followed by Intel and AMD's surprising team-up on Core H with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. Now Intel has ramped up the …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Airbnb 'Superhosts' Spill Their Money Making Secrets

Most hosts earn less than $500 a month—but learn the tricks of the trade and you can bring in much, much more.<p>For all the controversy about people illegally renting out their apartments on Airbnb and making affordable housing harder to find for long-term renters, you might think most Airbnb hosts …

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Tiny Coastal Home is Full of Beautiful Interior Design

The whole point of a tiny home is to cut down on size, but still have an optimal living space, right? Many tiny home designers have to get creative …

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

The act of listening to music is pretty straightforward, but being a dedicated music fan takes a lot of work, because it requires answers to many questions: What’s the best way to listen to your music? How do you keep up with what’s current in music? How do you discover new music?<p>With the rise of …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Will Opiant Pharma Solve The Biggest Crisis That The FDA Is Currently Facing?

In an interview with CNN on Thursday, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said that the opioid epidemic is still the biggest …

Biotechnology

If your computer has slowed, you might be mining crypto coins for someone else — here's how to stop it

Good news: Virtually all traditional types of malware declined in the past few months. Not so good: mainly because hackers are more interested in using your computer to help them mine cryptocurrencies.<p>It's likely you, or your employer, aren't even aware it's happening. Malware miners latch onto …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Learn to Evaluate Trad Anchors With This 12-Point Rubric

Assign point values to each piece in an anchor to assess overall reliability<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2137<p>2.1K<p>SHARES<p>Many climbers use a rubric …

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Scientists have established a link between brain damage and religious fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

Watch: A Conversation With Decluttering Guru Marie Kondo

We interview the Japanese organizing expert about the art of tidying up and her new collaboration with minimalist brand Cuyana.<p>Marie Kondo, Japanese lifestyle expert and best-selling author of <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, has won global recognition for leading the charge on decluttering, …

Four Years Of Incredible Homeless Portraits And Interviews That Will Change The Way You See Things

After spending four years walking the streets and taking photos of the homeless who live there, photographer Mikaël Theimer has a little advice for …

Homelessness

Man Claims He’s A Time Traveler: Passes Polygraph, Says Trump Will Win 2020 Election & AI Will Take Over

An alleged time traveler named Noah from the year 2030 says Donald Trump will win the 2020 presidential election and artificial intelligence will be …

What is compassion fatigue?

It's only natural that those who help people and animals are affected by the suffering they see every day.<p>Imagine the life of someone who spends her …

One Hot Smartphone Accessory

This infrared camera concept by Neo Dong allows anyone to see their world in a whole new way. Designed as a peripheral attachment to your IOS or …