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Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

5 Steps to a Perfectly Packed Suitcase

The first time Simona MacAngus traveled to Europe, more than 30 years ago, she took three large suitcases so that she’d have enough for her …

Backpacking

Gun Review: Glock 43 vs Sig Sauer P365 in EDC battle (VIDEO)

Among choices for concealed carry pistols, the Glock 43 has been one of the most popular since its 2015 release. It was adopted more or less happily …

Concealed Carry

A 2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Is Still a Monster Today

With some cheap bolt-ons, the 2004 SVT Cobra is a near-500-hp car.<p>Ford's final send-off for the long-running SN-95 Mustang, the 2004 SVT Cobra, was a hell of a thing. It offered an incredible 390 hp when the base GT could only muster 260, and chassis modifications including independent rear …

Sports Cars

The 14 Most Beautiful Cities in the U.S. Will Take Your Breath Away

We're huge fans of international travel. London, Paris, Hong Kong, Rome, Rio, Tokyo, Tel Aviv… These are just some of the faraway destinations …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

What Broke Our Healthcare System & How We Can Fix It?

Elisabeth Rosenthal, Harvard-trained medical doctor, former healthcare reporter for <i>The New York Times</i>, and current editor-in-chief of <i>Kaiser Health News</i>, discusses her book <i>An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back</i>. Rosenthal explains how the healthcare …

Health Care

How to Shoot Awesome Astrophotography & Night Sky Images: A Basic Tutorial to Get You Started

This video tutorial is a few years old, but we thought we’d share it because it offers some great starter information on how to shoot …

Photography

For $250, laptops don't get better than this

Ah, Chromebooks. They may not be everyone's cup of tea, but I'll continue to praise them for as long as I walk this mortal plane. I mean, what's not …

Consumer Tech

Do it now! Protect your router from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 Review: The 3-Second Tire/Shock Combo

Sports Cars

Here's All 23 of Carroll Shelby's Personal Cars Up For Auction Next Month

There's something for everyone, from rare Shelby Mopar prototypes to a 750-hp GT500.<p>At its Greenwich, Connecticut auction next month, Bonhams will offer 23 cars from Carroll Shelby's private collections. There's something for everyone here, with cars representing all eras of Shelby's career. And …

Sports Cars

Three of the Best Whiskies You Can Find in Stores, According to 48 Experts

The 2018 San Francisco Spirits Competition has released its full list of winners and, unsurprisingly, nearly every spirit that made it to the …

San Francisco

Two-Second Club: Every Car We've Tested That Ran 0-60 MPH In Less Than 3.0 Seconds

We collect test data on lots of cars. Here are the quickest.<p>Back in 2011, we ran a feature called "The Two-Second Club," which highlighted all the cars on sale that could hit 60 mph in less than 3.0 seconds. There were three—the Nissan GT-R, the Porsche 911 Turbo S, and the Bugatti Veyron Super …

Sports Cars

Video: Watch A Famous YouTuber Gets To Pick Up An All-New BMW M5 At BMW Welt

While we spoke of European Delivery on numerous occasions, this time, the complete experience is documented in a detailed video by a famous YouTuber …

Automotive Industry

19 Best Old-School Games for Your Phone

Need an old-school fix? There are tons of great, classic mobile games you can download on your mobile phone right now. Most of them work for both …

Retrogaming

The Burnout Crisis in American Medicine

Are electronic medical records and demanding regulations contributing to a historic doctor shortage?<p>During a recent evening on call in the hospital, I was asked to see an elderly woman with a failing kidney. She’d come in feeling weak and short of breath and had been admitted to the cardiology …

Health Care

Best Self-Guided Tours of Europe

Touring Europe was once done by rich folks whose servants struggled with enormous steamer trunks on every stop. Lucky for them the stops were …

European Travel

When The Legion Of Superheroes Got Freakin' Weird

There hasn't been a <i>Legion of Super-Heroes</i> comic in a very long time. At one point, the massively popular 31st Century super-team seemed like it'd be …

Comics

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Gardening

2018 BMW M5: First Drive

All-wheel drive on an M car? Heresy! Yet the new M5 marks a welcome return to BMW fundamentals.<p><b>The first one I drove was loud like a bomb.</b> A billion miles and rusty rocker panels, and the exhaust was partly blown out, so it sounded like Le Mans. Or maybe just Le Mans as it sounds in my head, a …

Le Mans

Road & Track makes a good point about the F90 BMW M5

This new F90-generation BMW M5 will likely go down in history as one of the most interesting, and maybe one of the most important cars in the history …

BMW

33 New Concealed-Carry Guns for 2018

In the market for a solid concealed-carry gun? See all of the new options the firearm industry has to offer in 2018.

NRA

Nutella celebrates World Password Day with the worst security advice ever

It’s World Password Day today, which means you should probably think about how you’ve secured your online accounts, and how you can ensure that they’re not easily hacked. Following Nutella’s advice on the matter would probably be the worst thing you can do, though.<p>I love Nutella as much as the next …

Information Systems

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Psychology

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Spices

Fast-Lane Listening: The Best Podcasts for Road Trips in 2018

The road trip is a quintessential summer pastime. You load up your buddies, stock up on road food, and set out for adventure on the open highway. …

Charlie Chaplin

How 1.7 Billion Stars Were Mapped With Dazzling 3-D Precision

The ESA's Gaia satellite is helping astronomers understand the origins of our galaxy, one star at a time.<p>More than a billion twinkling stars, drifting lazily across the sky as both Earth and our home galaxy revolve, have been mapped in 3-D by the European Space Agency’s Gaia satellite. On …

Universe

Incredible New View of the Milky Way Is the Largest Star Map Ever

The European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft team has dropped its long-awaited trove of data about 1.7 billion stars. You can see a new visualization …

Universe

A Ford Raptor Drifting the Nurburgring Is the Silliest Thing You'll See All Day

When weather got in the way of Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifting his Mustang at the German track, the thundertruck was called in for backup.<p>Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. went to the Nürburgring to drift his Mustang RTR competition car. It rained, so he took out a Ford F-150 Raptor on the …

Sports Cars