Jeff Smith

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15 Tricks to Make Your Tent the Comfiest Place on Earth

Camping is a blast – friends, family, yummy campfire food and fun camping games. The one thing I don’t love? Sleeping in a tent. When bedtime comes, …

Cool Stuff

Being able to hear criticism is crucial to the repentance process

Our minds are wired to reject or deflect negative feedback.<p>><br>• ><p>‘THE DESTRUCTION of the Temple of Jerusalem,’ Francesco Hayez, 1867. (photo credit: …

Christianity

8 autism myths I wish I could dispel

Tulika Prasad<p>Email successfully sent<p>Autism is a complex diagnosis. It’s a spectrum so it makes it all the more difficult to put it within the …

Autism

Weight Training Diet: How to Build Muscle Mass and Lose Fat

Designing any "weight training" diet may be one of the most important factors in achieving your body building goals. Some bodybuilders declare that a …

Fitness

How to Get Your Favorite Protein Bars for Cheaper

These bars are eating my money!<p>Protein bars have recently become a staple for foodies and a large majority of society alike. They're the best fit …

Personal Finance

How To Lose Belly Fat - Hint, No Cardio, Situps, or Diet - Lose 4 Inches of Belly Fat in 26 Days

Sick and tired of people giving out the same old boring and tired advice on how to lose belly fat? You know... eat more fruits and vegetables, drink …

Fitness

This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls

Scribit is a drawing robot that can turn your walls into a work of art. The little bot raised over $1.6 million on Kickstarter, crushing the …

Robotics

Telomeres, Aging and Cancer | Learn Science at Scitable

Introduction<p>How do the natural ends of chromosomes — called telomeres — differ from chromosome ends generated at the site of a chromosomal break? …

Medicine

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Battle scars reveal the life of 'Mephisto', a WW1 German tank from a century ago

What can we possibly learn from the archaeological study of a World War I battle tank? Quite a lot, it turns out, when the attention is devoted to a …

Remembrance Day

Most common surgery in the western world might be unnecessary

A new study claims patients undergoing one of the most common surgical procedures in the western world might be wasting their time.<p>A team of …

Medicine

13 Superb Tricks for Bringing Order to Your Home and Saving Loads of Time

Cleaning is something you often need a lot of determination for. Sometimes, we have to spend an entire day and a lot of effort cleaning in order to …

Cleaning

Adolf Hitler's Last Stand: Why the Battle of the Bulge Matters

As the Bulge proved, brave soldiers can make up for failed strategy. But only at an immense cost.<i>The Bulge also foreshadowed the excessive American</i> …

Battle of the Bulge

Amazon's Part Finder helps you find those weird screws you need

If you have a home hardware part you can't really identify but need more of, you might find that the camera in Amazon's iPhone app is a bit more useful after a low-key recent update. The new Part Finder tool uses computer vision to determine the type of screw, nut, bolt or other fastener you have, …

iOS Apps

Testimonies about Jesus

At The Trinity Church in Scottsdale, Pastor Mark Driscoll recently taught a Bible study series to the core launch team entitled “1 John: The Father …

Faith

Letters: Atheists always miss the point about morality

The Apostle Paul put it with refreshing clarity: “If Christ is not risen, let us eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we die”. In the atheist …

Atheism

Never dust your home’s hard-to-reach nooks and crannies again, thanks to this simple hack

Being the busy lady you are, sometimes it’s just not feasible (or a priority, for that matter), to dust your entire home from top to …

Cleaning

What is heaven?

When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question “where are they now?” As mortal beings, it is a …

Theology

16 Tips to Get the Best Plywood for Your Buck

16 money-saving plywood tips to help you build better cabinets and furniture. Check out our best tips for getting your project done right.<p>Building …

Woodworking

The best air beds for camping

<b>Looking for the very best air bed for a sound night's sleep while on the hoof?</b><p>We tried a range of lightweight air beds for backpacking overnight, and considered them in terms of various criteria, including:<p>Ease and speed of inflation<br>• Comfort<br>• Weight<br>• Pack-ability (i.e. the ease with which they fit into …

Backpacking

8 Cooling Towels That Work Like Magic to Help You Beat the Heat

Throw one in your pack to provide relief during and after a long, hot run.<p>1 of 8<p>Mission Enduracool Towel<p>$10.48<p>This high-quality towel begins to cool the second it touches water. It’s chemical-free, and it can be machine-washed. Bring it along on a hot, sunny day, whether you’re out for a ride or …

Serena Williams

If You Have Stubborn Belly Fat, Do These 4 Things to Finally Reveal Flat Abs

Losing belly fat and getting a flat stomach, maybe even six-pack abs for the most ambitious, is like the holy grail of fitness. It might make you feel better to know that certified personal trainer and fat-loss coach Oualid Zaim says, "Even people who seem to be able to lose weight often end up …

Fitness

Get Jacked, Not Skinny Fat

How to Fight Anabolic and Metabolic Resistance<p>Two Options For Skinny Guys<p>Skinny guys have two choices:<p>Accept their fate and remain skinny and frail …

Fitness

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To parent our children to be exceptional, we must allow our children to experience "optimal levels of …

Parenting

Men's Fashion Patterns & Fabrics - A Beginner's Guide

Men’s fashion is becoming increasingly bold, which means explosions of colours, patterns and prints on the runway and on the street. Choosing a …

Identification

10 complicated but useful English words you should add to your vocabulary immediately

We’re all guilty of using a thesaurus to find complicated words to use to sound smarter. Unfortunately this often backfires because we either don’t …

Language

This is what you should put on a business card

With the rise of on-demand business card companies like Moo and Vistaprint, DIY physical business cards are now endlessly customizable. One word of …

Typography

Lumen reveals if your body is burning fat or carbs with a single breath

Lumen's technology is based on the very real metabolic measurement called respiratory quotient (RQ). For decades scientists and dieticians have used …

Carbohydrates

The Romanov Family Died a Century Ago. It’s Time to Lay the Myths About Them to Rest, Too

On Tuesday in Yekaterinburg, Russia, a large industrial city in the foothills of the Ural Mountains, a gathering of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims …

Prince Philip

Tip: Squat Like a CAT

Use this training method to perfect your technique and build explosiveness out of the hole.<p>Compensatory Acceleration Training<p>With compensatory …

Exercise