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The Best Camping Hammocks for Backpackers

Rest easy and swing free with our picks for the best camping hammocksHammocks can be a cozy place to lay your head at the end of a long day—but with …

PSA: A new phishing attack could trick you into giving away your Apple ID password

If you’ve used an iOS device at all, you’ve almost certainly been presented with the above popup asking you to enter your Apple ID password. It often appears within the App Store and iTunes Store, but it also has a tendency to randomly popup from time to time due to something running in the …

iOS Apps

7 Personality Traits Every CEO Should Have

When people hear the title of CEO, those three letters that command respect, they tend to imagine a relentless titan on a quest for entrepreneurial greatness. What comes to mind is the fiery temperament of a visionary like Steve Jobs, or the competitive drive of a leader like Travis Kalanick. But …

Leadership

How To Get Toxic People Out Of Your Life

As you get older you can’t help but notice how your mojo ebbs and flows.<p>Even in a job you love, there are good and bad days.<p>Even in the middle of a discouraging job search or working at a job you hate, there are highs and lows. Sometimes the highs and lows correlate with good and bad things …

Sorry, LA: Whataburger Is Actually The King of all Road Trip Burgers

The California-Texas rivalry is a very real thing, and a bold statement from Eater LA editor Matthew Kang could only further fan the fires. According to Kang, In-N-Out is home to the best road trip burger of all time.<p>“It’s fresh and consistent. It’s super affordable. It’s usually pretty quick. And …

Leadership Takes Self-Control. Here’s What We Know About It

Philosophers and psychologists have been discussing the importance of self-control for ages. Plato, for example, argued that the human experience is a constant struggle between our desire and rationality, and that self-control is needed to achieve our ideal form. Likewise, Freud suggested that …

Four Things Top Performers Do Every Day

Michael Joyner, a physician and researcher at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minneapolis, is one of the most productive humans alive. Joyner, an expert on physiology and human performance, has published more than 350 scientific articles, was recently named the distinguished investigator …

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader

Inspiring, motivational quotes to help you become a better leader, a better boss...and maybe even a better person.<p>Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to …

A Navy SEAL's 7 Steps For Using Culture To Drive Change

Change is hard. Leading change is even harder. Don’t let culture be an afterthought. Use it!<p>Though well-intentioned, that’s why over half of major transformation efforts fail. Why? Many reasons can include but aren’t limited to a bad strategy, a weak culture lacking trust and accountability, poor …

This lunch box for adults could change the way you eat

It might be difficult for many people to invest time and effort to prepare lunch every day. So they just turn to easier solutions like fast-food. Now there's a better option.<p>Prepd Pack is a lunch box that is aimed to help all the busy people to eat a healthier diet. The lunchbox has individual …

Fast Food

4 Outdoor Clothing Companies For Father's Day Gifts

What’s in your carry-on bag? Ideally, you should have something from these four companies. They’re all pushing the boundaries for travel clothing that’s smart, well-designed and can withstand the rigors of travel. Father’s Day is approaching, so it’s a good time to leave a few hints and step up …

Dershowitz: Mueller's special counsel appointment begs the question -- are our civil liberties now at risk?

At a moment in history when the ACLU is quickly becoming a partisan left wing advocacy group that cares more about getting President Trump than protecting due process (see my recent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal,) who is standing up for civil liberties?<p>The short answer is no one. Not the …

iPhone Conference Call – How To Add & Merge Calls

- May 19, 2017<p>iPhone conference calling is one of the easiest tasks you can master. You only need to see instructions once to remember the two step …

Seven Must-Know Canoe Skills

There are a few things you can’t do in a canoe. It’s unlikely you’ll ever land a marlin with a paddle in one hand, and mountain goat hunting from a …

2 former Navy SEAL commanders explain what Hollywood gets wrong about the SEALs

This image may help draw people to Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, the former SEAL commanders behind the leadership consulting firm Echelon Front, but they're quick to dispel the notion.<p>"We're not Terminators," Willink said at the firm's two-day Muster conference in New York in May.<p>Willink led Task …

Military

Be the Most Persuasive Person in the Room: 9 Things Highly Influential People Always Do, According to Science

Sometimes facts, logic, and reasoning aren't enough. Here's how the most persuasive people make a great argument even more convincing.<p>Every successful person I know is extremely good at persuading other people. Not manipulating or pressuring, but genuinely <i>persuading</i>: Describing the logic and …

Essential Gear for Day Hiking

There’s no easier way to spend some time outdoors than to go for a hike. You don’t need much time, you don’t need much gear, and often you won’t even need to get in your car.<p>It’s also just a fun way to spend a couple hours outdoors every day. I take my dog, I take my girlfriend, I meet friends on …

I Slept Outside for a Week and It Changed My Life (Really)

I live in explicit defiance of the rules of good sleep hygiene. Rule one: Don’t expose yourself to the blue light that’s emitted from phones and computers before bed. (When else am I going to catch up on the day’s hot takes?) Rule two: Sleep in a darkened bedroom. (I had’t considered this when …

‘I don’t know who I am without it’: the truth about long-term antidepressant use

Prescriptions have doubled in a decade, but very little is known about the effect of taking SSRIs for years and years. Is it a lifesaver or a happiness trap?<p>Sarah never planned to take antidepressants for 14 years. Three years after she began taking them, when she was 21, she went to her GP and …

Depression

The Summer I Spent Picking Up Hitchhikers On The Appalachian Trail

I picked up hitchhikers all summer. Here’s what happened.<p>This story begins June 30, 2016. Pennsylvania builder Bruce Henn finished <i>Regular Car …

7 Things to Look for in a Quality Suit | The Art of Manliness

When investing in a suit, you generally want one that’s going to look great and last long — a real quality garment. It’s easy to fall into the trap …

Self-improvement

In the time you spend on social media each year, you could read 200 books

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,<p>Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…<p>When I first found this quote …

Self-improvement

The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and</b> …

The Gear You Need to Make Your iPad Your Only Computer

There are two types of people in the world: Those who just know they could never get away with using an iPad as their only computer, and everyone …

35 Fascinating Facts About Presidential Inaugurations Past

From drunk VPs to poisoned pigeons, anything can happen on Inauguration Day—and often does, as these 35 fascinating facts prove.<p>1. GEORGE WASHINGTON …

George Washington

How to Move Your Photo Library Between Apple Photos and Google Photos

We’re all disappearing under a virtual avalanche of photos and videos, and no one’s really sure about how to organize it all—though Apple and Google …

Four Ways To Earn Extra Money While Keeping (Or Preparing To Quit) Your Day Job

Earning a passive income takes some upfront effort but not much energy to maintain. Here are a few options.<p>Imagine lying on a beach, sunlight hitting your face and sand between your toes. You grab your phone and check your bank balance to find that it’s increased $500 since sunrise. This may seem …

Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn't get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don't disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a …

Breakfast

The Power User’s Guide to Safari

Apple’s Safari web browser tends to get a bum rap because it’s a pretty boring and comes with every Mac, but over the years Apple has quietly made it …

21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

Healthy Eating