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This Fearless 17-Year-Old Is America's Best Bet for Making It to Mars

“I wouldn't say I'd be ancient when I get back."<p>Like all teenagers, Alyssa Carson has had to make some hard choices. But as a 17-year-old in training …

Mars Mission

10 creative treats to cook over the campfire

Bored of s’mores? Yes, we love them, too, but as delicious as those classic treats may be, they’re not the only snack best enjoyed over an open …

Recipes

How to Mix Latex Paint with Concrete

Mix Latex Paint with Concrete<p>Step 2<p>Replace up to 20 percent of the water required with the latex paint of your choice. Mix the paint well before …

Concrete

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

Lake Tahoe is 122,200 acres of cobalt blue water and reflections of the Sierra. The best way to really get to know it: The Tahoe Rim Trail. The …

Hiking

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

A Local in Greece Gave Me a Tip for Visiting the Country, and It's the Opposite of Everything You've Been Told

Use this tip on your next trip.<p>Traveling to Greece during the peak summer months can feel both like a dream and a nightmare.<p>The islands are warm, …

European Travel

How Wake Up a Kid the Right Way (Without a Children’s Alarm Clock)

Parents don't need a special wake up alarm to make kids bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, but they may have to become a morning person themselves.<p>After …

Time Management

11 Impressive Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

Make sure you stand out when you're asked, "Do you have any questions?"<p>No matter how prepared you are, a job interview is a nerve-wracking experience. You have to answer a torrent of questions on the spot and sell yourself to a hiring manager — sometimes even a room full of strangers. And when it …

Employment

If I can make the best pizza dough of my life, you can too

<i>Welcome to Pizza School, in which pizza-making amateur Gwen Ihnat learns the secrets from pizza-making pros.</i><p>Pizza is one of those foods that chefs on …

Italian Food

Peruvian-Style Spatchcock Chicken with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Gently separate the skin of the chicken from the meat with your fingers.<p>Whisk together the soy, sambal, mustard, pasilla/ancho powder, cumin, salt, …

Recipes

Olive Oil Dip for Italian Bread Recipe

"They serve this dip at the more elite Italian restaurants and I think I have finally mastered it! It tastes great with French bread and makes a good …

Recipes

Traditional Gyro Meat Recipe

"This Greek/Lebanese style meatloaf is sliced and served with pita bread, tzatziki, and tomatoes for a delicious gyro that is the closest I've come …

Recipes

5 Bucket-List Upgrades to Make a Killer Overland Truck

I’ve owned a 2005 four-door Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport for a decade, and it’s easily been the most reliable, adventure-worthy vehicle I’ve ever driven. The thing was bone stock for years, but I’ve recently started to explore the aftermarket options to see if I could make it more capable for long …

16 Household Items You Probably Didn't Know You Could Clean With

Potatoes for a dirty grill and mayo for doodles on the wall.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 13 Clever Hacks That'll Make Cleaning Cheaper And Easier<p>• Literally 536 Solutions To All The Cleaning Questions You've Ever Had<p>• 20 Cleaning Hacks That'll Make You Say, "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

Cleaning

I Make Grilled Scallions at Every Cookout, and Will Until the End of Time

By Alex Delany<p>Scallions deserve the chance to take a leading role. Let them shine.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>I don’t know if you’re supposed to feel sympathy for vegetables, but I’ve always felt bad for scallions. Sure, …

Cooking

Butter Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

"I have made this cheesecake for years and it is always a big hit. Note: you will need a springform pan. It freezes well; thaw in refrigerator before …

How to Cook Perfect Baby Back Ribs

Learn five easy methods for finger lickin' good baby back ribs, just in time for summer.<p>Forget burgers and hot dogs—baby back ribs are easily the …

BBQ

48 Hours in Vancouver, Canada: The Perfect Itinerary

Incredible scenery, outdoor adventures, and a diverse food scene make Vancouver a must-see on any trip to the Pacific Northwest.

12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

French Fry Frittata—The Most Delicious Way to Use Up Sad, Leftover Fries

Have leftover fries? They’ll never return to their former crispy glory, but that’s no reason to toss them. Instead, turn them into this hearty …

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

The Ultimate Guide to Camping in the Mojave Desert

The Mojave Desert spans from Southern California to corners of Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, encompassing about 50,000 square miles across the …

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

If Macaroni & Cheese & Guacamole Had A Baby, It'd Be This Recipe

<i>It’s no secret that guacamole and macaroni and cheese are two of the best foods on the planet, and this ingenious recipe, from the two British</i> …

15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna

All you need is a can of tuna and a few ingredients you (probably) already have.

Healthy Eating

Researchers have isolated what may be the single most important trait that makes kids successful in school

Paul Hackett/Reuters<p><b>Researchers who've studied more than 6,000 kindergartners found that the kids rated by their parents as more curious and willing</b> …

What to do when you can’t focus

Do you struggle to finish your tasks? Are you always distracted by notifications, gossiping, or anything that’s random?<p>In that case, you and I are …

How Working in 25-Minute Sprints Makes You Sharper and More Productive

Adopting the Pomodore technique is a simple way to help you work smarter.<p>My yoga practice has taught me the power of mindfulness and how to train my mind to focus more on the present moment. That level of concentration comes in handy when doing challenging balancing poses and inversions when a …