Samantha Gallagher

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Firesleeve

Building a fire at the camp site during wet days oftens becomes a huge difficulty. Not anymore if you have the Firesleeve. This is because it is a …

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

TransferCar Lets You Rent a Car One-Way for Free

There are lots of ways to get a free car to drive on your next road trip. TransferCar makes it even easier to find free one-way rental cars by …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

The Best Late-Night Food Joints At 32 Colleges Around The US

We sought opinions from alumni and current college students for the best late-night food joints that cater to that enticing fourth meal.<p>Maybe it's fuel for a midnight study session, or maybe it's the drunk munchies. It's OK. We don't judge.

College & University

6 Absolutely Terrifying Things (That We'd Still Love To Do)

Sometimes the best part of travel is that, frankly, it totally scares the crap out of us. It's a chance for us to push our boundaries, do things we'd never do, and (just a little bit) pretend to be a totally different kind of person. Below, we highlight six of the most utterly hair-raising, …

Why You Should Roast White Chocolate

Slow-roasting white chocolate gives it a silky, rich and luscious caramel flavor. It’s even more delicious with a sprinkling of sea salt on</i> …

5 Common Mistakes That Kill Your Motivation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Motivation is the driving force behind our actions. More motivation to do the right things is therefore one of the most common desires people have. …

Lifehacker Pack for Android: Student Edition

We recently put together our list of the best Android apps, but college students need a different type of mobile toolkit. To that end, we’ve gathered …

Taming the Mammoth: Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think

It's part of the universal human experience: an irrational and unproductive obsession with what other people think of you. But with a little thought …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

5 of the World's Best Road Trips

By: Lauren Everitt<p>Between sibling battles in the back seat, Dad refusing to turn on the A/C, and trying to spot all 50 state license plates (damn you Hawaii and Alaska), road trips as a kid kinda sucked. But then you learned to drive, and realized that replacing your younger sisters with a couple …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

Why Trying to Find Your Life’s Purpose Is a Waste of Time (and What to Do Instead) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Waiting to discover your purpose? That’s a stupid strategy.<p>Blogs, courses, and coaches all over the internet claim that we each have one perfect …

Motivation