Mick Robinson

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10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Dream Job: Get Paid $10,000 a Month to Vacation in Cancun

Considering our varied interests, we all have different definitions of the ultimate dream job. For some, it's living remotely on an Australian …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

4 Common Reasons People Take Out a 401k Loan and Why You Shouldn't

Quick, what’s your largest asset after your house? Most people say it’s their car. But for many of us — especially if we’re in our 40s of 50s — our …

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

Go Here: The Coolest Hike I've Ever Done Wasn't Even a 'Trail'

Unpopular opinion: I think I've found a place more beautiful than home. And that's a big deal, because I'm from the not-so-humble province of</i> …

Hiking

10 Of The Best Wilderness Resorts In The World

10 Of The Best Wilderness Resorts In The World<p>In "Accommodation"<p>Near the top of Western Australia sits the Ningaloo Reef. This reef is incredible, …

Favorite Rides & Destinations #3 is Live!

<b>Favorite Rides & Destinations</b> is an online motorcycle touring and adventure magazine from the editors of <i>Rider</i>. It includes the best of <i>Rider</i>’s touring …

Kentucky

BOOKMARK THIS: Free Airline Flight Availability Tool

InsideFlyer.dk details a free online website that will show you what flights have seats for sale, and the availability in various fare buckets.<p>You …

American Airlines

Comcast has a new service that'll fix the bad WiFi in your home

In addition to spending an extra $10 or so a month just to use it, they tend to be difficult to manage and come with wonky passwords and network names that are impossible to remember.<p>(You can save a lot of money in the long run by buying your own cable modem and router, by the way.)<p>But Comcast is …

Smart Homes

35 hacks for saving money on travel

Like most of those who find themselves regularly on the road, I'm obsessed with finding deals, discovering travel hacks and earning points. Over the years I've discovered a number of travel booking tips, secrets and tools that allow road warriors to stretch their dollars farther, like:<p>Flights<p><b>1.</b> …

Hospitality

Everything You Need for Your First Backpacking Trip

With these 12 items in your pack, you’ll be ready for anything on the trail.<p>Nature lovers of every stripe can get their fix of foliage, mountain …

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

How do the new-look Lake Show look after adding LeBron James?<p>8:33 p.m. July 2, 2018<p>The U.S. remains the top destination for people in Latin America, …

You can buy a sentry robot for your home

It's less fun than you think<p>A company called iPatrol has released a sentry robot called Riley that will cruise around your home on tank tracks with an HD camera, but without the requisite weapons to deter intruders (unless the intruder is a small animal). The tiny robot features a 5MP camera with …

38 reasons you should always have baking soda in your kitchen

See that little flexing bicep on the baking soda below? It's not just there because baking soda is strong stuff: It's also a symbol of how you feel—resourceful and capable—when you use it.<p>Because beyond baking soda's muffin-leavening powers and fridge-odor-absorbing abilities (a claim that's as …

Want to Move Abroad? Survey Names The Best Cities For Ex-Pats

One city tops the list for the seventh year in a row.<p>If you’re looking to extend your vacation into a permanent leave, take a look at a recent survey …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

What is a black hole?

Stephen Hawking has chosen black holes as the subject of his BBC Reith Lectures. Here’s why these mysterious objects remain at the forefront of astronomers’ attention<p>Black holes are places of mystery. The laws of physics predict their existence but cannot explain what happens inside a black hole. …

ESPN Hires Jessica Mendoza For 'Sunday Night Baseball'

ESPN has hired former Olympic softball player Jessica Mendoza as a full-time <i>Sunday Night Baseball</i> analyst for the upcoming MLB season.<p>Last summer, Mendoza, 35, became the first woman in the booth during the network's MLB broadcast. In September, she became a <i>Sunday Night Baseball</i> regular, serving as …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

Get the Download: 25 Best Apps of 2015

Ah, 2015 is drawing to a close in a few short weeks, and it’s time for us to wax nostalgic… about our smartphone apps. Whether you have an iPhone or an Android or something else entirely, likely your smartphone is something that has seen you through every day of this year. Some are totally brand …

Apps

A Simple 4-Step Process for Writing Your First Book in 100 Days

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's on a lot of people's bucket lists, along with "go to space” or “walk through Central Park naked.” Okay, maybe that’s just <i>my</i> bucket list.<p>But my guess is, somewhere on your list too is the desire to write a book. I also know that the …

MIT Teaches You How to Speak Italian & Cook Italian Food All at Once (Free Online Course)

At MIT, Dr. Paola Rebusco usually teaches physics to freshmen. But, on behalf of the MIT Experimental Study Group, Rebusco has devised an appealing …

11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

The snow can't get you here.<p>Brrr, it's cold out there! Trade in the snow for some fun in the sun at these tropical and summery escapes.

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

QUIZ: Are you smart enough to be a NASA astronaut?

If you grew up in the US, then NASA's astronaut program is the one with which you're probably most familiar, but just how much do you know about the selection process?<p>Between 4,000 and 8,000 people apply during each round of NASA applications, but only eight to 35 are selected. And the next round …

7 Useful Booking Websites for Budget Travellers

Alex Filipovic<p>Blogger Read full profile<p>Let’s speak openly — it is very expensive to travel frequently. That’s a fact, and everyone who says otherwise …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …