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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

10 Unusual Items That Will Make Your Campsite Awesome

<b>Let’s run through our camping checklist.</b> You have your tent, sleeping bag, air mat. Cooler, stove, cookwear. Tarp, chairs, bug repellent. …

Camping

Recipe: Slow Cooker Beer-Braised Brisket — Recipes from The Kitchn

Everyone loves brisket, a Texas staple. Texans — Tejanos — are especially obsessed. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and …

Cooking

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

Breakfast

Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'

If you can have parents spending more time with their children, how is that a bad thing? Andrew Barnes<p>The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success,with 78% of employees feeling they were able to successfully manage their …

Work-life Balance

The cashless society is a con – and big finance is behind it | Brett Scott

Digital systems may be ‘convenient', but they often fail. Cash, on the other hand, does not crash<p>All over the western world banks are shutting down cash machines and branches. They are trying to push you into using their digital payments and digital banking infrastructure. Just like Google wants …

Banking

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

Strangers hands teacher wads of cash after hearing about her students' struggles

A charter school teacher who shared about her students on a flight last week landed with $530 in cash from strangers.<p>When a man on Southwest Airlines flight 1050 asked Kimberly Bermudez about her greatest challenge as a teacher, she said that "working at a low income school can be heartbreaking." …

Southwest Airlines

Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

The cake starts out sturdy but softens overnight in the fridge. At that point, it can be sliced into pieces like a traditional cake.

Dessert

Advice from a Swede: Socialism isn't all that it's cracked up to be

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, D, has said that socialist policies characteristic of countries like Sweden should be implemented in the U.S. …

Bernie Sanders

The man who paves India's roads with old plastic

At 73, Dr Rajagopalan Vasudevan is roughly as old as the mass production of plastic. But that is not the reason why the chemistry professor has a soft spot for the much-maligned material.<p>“Plastic isn’t the problem,” the venerable scientist says in his office in the southern Indian city of Madurai. …

Pollution

Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

<b>Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.</b><p>It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or …

Camping

The 5 Best Websites to Find Super Cheap Summer Travel Deals

How to get away and still have cash left in your pocket, according to someone who finds travel deals for a living.<p>It's the time of year when many of us are daydreaming of a summer getaway, which means it's also the time of year for media outlets and experts to start touting their best tips to find …

airplanes

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

I Bought This $48 Stair Stepper on Amazon, and It Changed the Way I Exercise

I spent most of my life avoiding the gym because working out was never my thing. That all changed a few years ago when I met my roommate. She is a supermotivating, positive go-getter who<p>forcedinspired me to start exercising. Our apartment quickly turned into a weird at-home gym with every quirky …

How to Limit YouTube Kids to Play Only Human-Approved Channels

YouTube Kids has had some, um, problems with inappropriate, disturbing and sometimes downright gruesome content slipping past the algorithms created …

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

This New App Will Help You Identify the Plants and Animals You See in Nature

Learn the difference between a poppy and a windflower.<p>New app Seek is giving curious outdoorsy types an easy way to identify the plants and animals …

Machine Perception

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

Yoga

China has started ranking citizens with a creepy 'social credit' system — here's what you can do wrong, and the embarrassing, demeaning ways they can punish you

The Chinese state is setting up a vast ranking system system that will monitor the behaviour of its enormous population, and rank them all based on their "social credit."<p>The "social credit system," first announced in 2014, aims to reinforce the idea that "keeping trust is glorious and breaking …

Revenge of the Introvert

After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy, I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen …

Psychology

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

Baking

Answer These 5 Questions and We'll Tell You Where to Go on Vacation

Cheap beach getaway? Foodie escape or family trip? We've got some suggestions.<p>Where do you want to go next?<p>For MONEY’s 2018 Best in Travel package, …

Beaches

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

Improve Your Flexibility With These Yoga Poses

If you ask people why they exercise, most will say to stay healthy, keep fit, or because it makes them feel good. Not a lot will mention flexibility …

Yoga

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Dirty Rice with Black-Eyed Peas and Scallions

8 servings<p>You can easily skip the meat to make this dirty rice vegetarian-friendly. This recipe is from Commander's Palace in New Orleans, LA. Read more about the restaurant's legendary Family Meal here.<p>February 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. vegetable oil<p>3 oz. chicken liver, finely chopped<p>3 oz. …

Recipes

Chorizo and Poblano Queso

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook chorizo in a large saucepan over medium, stirring to crumble, until browned and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Using a …

Recipes