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This device will have you ditching your massage therapist

Someone came up with a massage kit that could have you kicking your foam roller to the curb. The 'Whole Body Kit' keeps balls in place so that you …

Massage Therapy

Out of This World: Unique National Parks You Must Visit

With astonishing features, these distinctive, unique national parks are truly out of this world.<p>There are certain places that seem to belong to …

National Parks

Minimalist camper van packs everything you need in 48 square feet

It sleeps two but can still haul large items<p>There are a slew of new camper designs coming out of Europe that showcase innovative ideas on how to pack a lot into a compact space. Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen a van with its own outdoor movie theater, a $67K camper that is also a boat, and a …

Campervans

8 enchanting homes built to the Passive House standard

Today's architects have a lot of considerations to juggle when drawing up new homes, from the aesthetics to the functionality to the environmental …

Energy Efficiency

Here are ten top insider tips that expert real estate investors follow when building a profitable investment portfolio.Here are ten top insider tips that expert real estate investors follow when building a profitable investment portfolio.

As more and more of us look for better ways to secure our financial future than investing into stocks or relying on Social Security to provide for us …

Real Estate

Sustainable flatpack SysHaus pops up in less than a month

Homes that come in easy-to-assemble flat-packed components are gaining in popularity, and a new one to pop up in São Paulo, Brazil is undoubtedly one …

São Paulo

Average 401k Balance by Age

Financial experts are constantly telling you to save for retirement but despite all of the advice and what may seem like scare tactics from …

Retirement

The Best Workouts That Don't Require Any Equipment, According to Personal Trainers

Airports. Conferences. Deserted islands? You just never know when—and where—you might need to get in a quick sweat.<p>Here's some quick physics fun: A body at rest tends to stay at rest. That's the fitness version of Newton's First Law, and it means that humans will find literally <i>any</i> excuse to not …

Workouts

9 Things That Interviewers Really Want To Hear From You In The Interview

Professionals tend to make things seem very complicated, in an effort to make the the recipients of their advice feel stupid, afraid, intimidated and prone to follow orders. Let’s pick a profession like medicine. Why do doctors use such ridiculously complicated terms? They could easily substitute …

Middle School

DIY kits help explorers transform Sprinter vans into rugged adventure vehicles

Having spent years transforming Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans into adventure vehicles, Oregon-based Zenvanz is known for using top-of-the line …

Mercedes-Benz

Try This Military Meditation Routine to Fall Asleep Fast

Need to fall asleep fast? One mid-century relaxation technique, developed in the U.S. Navy Pre-Flight School, supposedly works within minutes. It may …

Meditation

Can Being Smart Hurt Your Ability To Lead?

This one is for the up-and-comers. The go-getters. The high achievers. I hear you think you’re ready for leadership. From what I understand, you’re frustrated that you haven’t been given more management responsibility yet. You work hard. You consistently get results. And most importantly, you’re …

16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

How Long Does it Take To Learn How To Trade Commodities?

Many people often wonder how long it takes to learn how to trade commodities. A hard-working person can learn the basics of trading commodities in a …

Ride Like A Pro: Group Ride Rules!

Being strong is one thing, but knowing how to ride safely in a group is quite another. There are a series of basic rules for cyclists to follow in …

Endura Pro SL Jersey review

The influences of Team Movistar are obvious here in Endura’s lightweight race-fit Pro SL jersey.<p>It’s cut from thin Italian lightweight panels that …

How to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

It's not easy, but it's worth it if you want to enjoy a comfortable retirement.<p>If you're nearing retirement age and your savings are looking a little …

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

AASQ #41: How long is a helmet good for? Giro answers that and more, Pt. 1

<i>We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are some questions you might not want to ask your local shop or riding buddies. AASQ</i> …

Zero Breeze is the World’s Coolest Portable Air Conditioner

Camping can be an absolute blast, but it can also be an absolute nightmare when the weather is hot and muggy. Well, now you can kiss that nightmare …

After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

The Mechanic’s Trail Kit

Palmer's 300-gram insurance policy<p>One of the perks of being a mechanic is being able to help fellow riders out when their bike quits during a ride. …

Nissan debuts pop-top and fully-electric camper vans for summer adventures

Just in time for summer road trips, Nissan has debuted two new camper vans at the Madrid Motor Show. The company showcased mod-style camper vans — …

Campers

This Genius Map Explains How Everything in Physics Fits Together

From space-time to chaos theory.<p>Physics is a huge, complex field. It also happens to be one of the most fascinating, dealing with everything from …

Physics

14 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Home Improvement

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

Every DIYer should know about these apps

Seven essential phone apps for your next project.<p>When you start thinking about your next DIY project, preparation is key: You need good tools, the right quantity of the right materials, and enough know-how to not make a complete mess. Oh, and as you gather your tools, don't forget your …

This Japanese-style bench is easy to build and supports butts of all sizes

This sweet little bench is from my new book of simple but stylish woodworking projects, <i>Build Stuff with Wood</i>. It’s straightforward in every way — you …

Woodworking

How to prep your car for a road trip

When you're prepping your car for a road trip, summer or otherwise, there are important things to check as well as some old steps you can skip.<p>Here's how to prep for a trip so that your car won't become the center of your attention, which is seldom good.<p>We've arranged these tips in two groups: …

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