Karen Wessel

18 Flips | 1 Magazine | 37 Likes | @KarenWessel32td | Keep up with Karen Wessel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Karen Wessel”

20 Best Audiobooks For A Road Trip

I don't know about you, but I love going on road trips. A road trip feels like a true adventure — much more so than air travel, which involves so …

Road Trips

18 Organized Bathrooms That Are Serious #Goals

If perusing ah-mazing storage solutions on Pinterest is high on your hobby list, get ready to fall in love with these clutter-free spaces. From spacious, modern arrangements to space-saving shelving ideas, we’ve gathered up 18 Insta-worthy organization gems that’ll have you ruling bathroom decor in …

How to Spray Baste a Quilt

I flip flop between spray basting and pin basting, but lately I’ve been reaching for a can of spray more often than not! Below is a simple how to for …

Quilting

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Top 10 US mid-Atlantic national and state parks

The eastern states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland offer green spaces with stunning peaks and waterfalls, as well as wonderful wildlife<p>Delaware Water Gap national recreation area, Pennsylvania<p>The Delaware river forms part of the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In the …

National Parks

5 folder secrets every Windows user needs to know

If you have photographs, videos, documents and PDFs saved to your computer, and who doesn't, you're using folders to organize them. Just like their real-world counterparts, folders are useful to keep your information organized.<p>Unfortunately, as you get more files and more folders, in no time you go …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Montana Road Trip: Great Plains Adventures

In the 1860s, the promise of “free” land drew the first homesteaders to northern Montana’s shortgrass prairie and sagebrush plains. But it was the free-roaming bison that led Fort Benton, the first stop on this roughly 400-mile road trip, to become a thriving buffalo-robe trading post in the 1850s. …

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

This Heroic Captain Defied His Orders and Stopped America From Starting World War III

It’s truly amazing that anybody survived the Cold War.<p>Over the past decade numerous stories have come out about Soviet and American military …

Presidential libraries, an all-American scam: Why these overpriced vanity projects are bad for politics, the economy & history

Barack Obama is in the early stages of raising $1B for his planned library in Chicago. What a waste!<p>We spend a lot of time fretting about the power of money in elections. But what about the power of money after all the elections end? The lure of cashing in once leaving politics can have as much of …

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots

The 2015 election campaigns are under way, and it’s clear that doing or saying unintelligent things is no barrier to political success. Unfortunately, there are several psychological mechanisms that lead to apparent idiots being elected into powerful positions.<p>Politicians. Their reputation is very …

Boris Johnson

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

National Parks

10 Native iPhone and iPad Apps You Should Replace

Still using the apps that come preloaded on your iPhone? Here are the ones you should replace | S. Alemdar/Getty Images<p>Sometimes you love your …

Apps

The Outrageous Dessert You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

We've heard about all kinds of techniques for getting fudgy brownies, from simply using less flour to baking them for a short amount of time at a …

Slow Cookers

23 Thanksgiving Dishes You Can Make In A Crock Pot

Your oven is sick of spending the holidays all alone.

Cooking