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Crispy Potatoes Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well coated. Spread in a …

Recipes

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Handy

Tips for Backpacking in Bear Country

Bears are the animals that everyone wants to see and doesn’t want to see. It is really just a question of timing and distance. Spot a grizzly bear on …

The best camping spots in every state for a cheap summer vacation

Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and improved sleep patterns.<p>But camping isn't just a prescription for dealing with urban angst and anxiety. It's also a joy in its own right — an excuse to go to bed …

The Secret To Increasing Retirement Income That Your Advisor Won’t Tell You About

The rarely used, hidden investment class that can make a major difference in the amount of money you put in your pocket each month happens to be …

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

11 Easy Tips to Teach Your Kids Time Management Skills

Hurry up. Do you know what time it is? Let's go. What's taking you so long? Do you sometimes feel like you're raising a bunch of dawdlers with no …

100 Summer Fun Ideas for Kids and Parents

When you work at home you need practical ideas for kids' entertainment, things for kids to do <i>by themselves</i>, particularly summer activities. …

Kids

Top 7 Science Websites for Kids

Websites can give kids a great introduction to science, and there are some wonderful kid-friendly science websites to check out. Not only do kids …

Kids

Box that unlocks iPhones is the hottest new gadget for police

Law enforcement agencies — despite protests from privacy advocates — have long lobbied to get access to your smartphone.<p>Now a mysterious U.S. startup …

41 Useful AF Products That'll Captivate Every Practical Person

I like to consider myself a minimalist (or an aspiring one, anyway), but I'm also regularly finding and writing about products that'll fascinate …

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …

Customer Service

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad at You

Just when you think your teens are happy with you they start rolling their eyes and serving up a dose of unexpected anger. We can all relate to …

Surprise, Money Doesn't Guarantee a Happy Retirement. Here's What Does

Think big-picture about what you need for life after work.<p>Retirement might sound wonderful, but all too often the reality is disappointing. Some 28 percent of recent retirees polled by Nationwide Retirement Institute last fall said that life was worse in retirement than it was when they were …

How to Teach Your Kids the Single Most Important Skill for a Happy Life

Practical tips to help you raise grateful kids, courtesy of science.<p>Many people think of happiness as a matter of luck and temperament. If you have the good fortune to be born with a cheerful personality and life hands you a bunch of good breaks, then you'll be happy. Face various external …

15 Summer Activities For Kids That Will Make Them Forget All About the TV

For kids, Summer is pure, uninterrupted freedom. The warm weather, sunny skies, and blissful few months off from school pave the way for an endless amount of adventures. But for some parents, Summer can be a bit overwhelming as you try to plan activities to make sure kids get outside, stay active, …

Kids

The Best Parental Control Devices for Safe Internet Browsing

Protecting your kids on the Internet can be exhausting. Here are seven easy-to-install parental control routers and other devices to put your worries …

Wi-Fi

Budgeting, Savings, Investing, And Retirement Planning

Retirement planning is not just setting goals for savings and investing. Sure, they are an important part of it. But we believe it starts with …

Retirement

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

Machine Learning

Five rad and random items to entertain your kids

The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci's commerce editor. Vol. 39.<p>My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example the ultimate guide to …

20 Alexa games to keep your kids busy

While the Alexa speakers spread around your house are great for keeping you on task, controlling your smart home and ordering pizza when you don't have time to cook dinner, they're also great at keeping your kiddos busy. The Alexa skills catalog is full of helpful third-party software, including …

Kids

How much tax to withhold? New calculator to help figure it

WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans are now getting bigger paychecks as a result of the new tax law. So the government is issuing an online calculator for figuring whether enough money is being set aside.<p>The calculator unveiled Wednesday by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service …

Retirement

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

50 Classic Movies Everyone Should Watch in Their Lifetime

Worth a watch—or two or three<p>Here it is: A by-no-means-exhaustive list of 50 movies everyone should watch at least once. Before you dive in, I should …

17 Books That Kids Say Have Helped Them Find Their Own Voice

Reading is important for so many reasons. It’s linked to academic success, it builds empathy, it’s fun, it’s relaxing, it teaches us things. One of …

Books

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

This Is the Best Way to Guarantee More Money in Retirement, According to Stanford Experts

Plus several strategies to help you along.<p>You don’t need fancy financial products to stretch your retirement savings. In fact, most Americans have …

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

This is the full schedule for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang

The 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony kicked off at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium in South Korea on Friday February 9 — and audiences have been capitvated ever since.<p>With ice hockey, cross-country skiing, and bobsled among the Winter Olympic sports, there's something for everyone.<p>Scroll …