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Our Easiest Single-Skillet Dinner Recipes

The last thing that anyone wants to do after enjoying a delicious meal is to wash a sink filled with dishes. Luckily, these one-dish dinner recipes …

Cooking

Joe Hawley retired from NFL. Then he moved into van and hit road in search of new path

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — For eight years, Joe Hawley's life followed an inescapable rhythm — the monotony of practice, film study and offseason workouts, all of it on a seemingly endless loop. The NFL dictated where he had to be and what he had to do. It wrecked his body. It consumed his life.<p>"It’s …

Tampa Bay

John McAfee Says Blockchain Will Upend Business as We Know It in 5 Years (Hint: No Bosses, Banks or Retirement)

"You have to unlearn everything about 'I'm the boss, I make the rules.' In the blockchain world, nobody makes the rules," he says.<p>Politics, race and religion could all be fair game for dinnertime conversation with John McAfee, but if you’re a blockchain skeptic, you might want to keep your mouth …

Blockchain

Escapod Topo travels farther and wilder than your average teardrop trailer

The Escapod story started four years ago with a theme that's appeared in the story of many a small trailer startup. Founder Chris Hudak and his now …

RVs

A Pocket Knife that Works like Panther-claws

The way Caswell’s Morphing Karambit knife opens and closes is a thing of sheer beauty. It uses a parallel motion linkage, as opposed to a …

Is This the Most Beautiful Ghost Town Ever? Drone Video Captures Chinese Village Reclaimed by Nature

As the shadows of the past loom around what’s left of the overgrown houses and pathways, videographer Joe Nafis has perfectly captured the rare charm …

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

No social media, no email, no website. And she's a business success. - Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}

No social media, no email, no website. And she’s a business success.<p><i>By Mark Schaefer</i><p>I think one of the weirdest questions in all of life is, “How do …

Tesla has a problem. Maybe a big problem

Time is running out for Tesla's unmet promises.<p>The leading electric car maker's struggles to ramp up production of its first mass-market car, the Model 3, could mean a cash crunch for the upstart automaker.<p>Tesla (TSLA) has thousands of customers lined up ready to buy a Model 3, which has a $35,000 …

Tesla

The robots are killing Tesla

The robots are killing Tesla.<p>In a rare win for humans over robots in the battle for labor efficiency, Wall Street analysts have laid down a compelling argument that over-automation is to blame for problems at the billionaire Elon Musk's electric-car company.<p>That is to say, the very innovation and …

Brightwood Cabin

Mount Hood Village, Oregon<p>In form, this cabin is a simple bar of cedar and glass running along the length of an old logging road. Anchored into the hillside, a sweeping concrete wall serves as the main organizing spine to the home, holding back the earth. Entering the interior space of the cabin, …

Architecture

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

Wanted: A Shortage of Qualified Automotive Technicians Has Left Service Departments Scrambling To Find New Talent

Where have all the wrenches gone?<p>From the April 2018 issue<p><b>Even the most high-tech automobile is, at its core, a machine.</b> And machines break sooner or later, sending most owners into a dealership or independent garage for service. But lately, and no pun intended, there’s a wrench in the works: a …

New Jersey

You Could Once Buy A Volkswagen-Powered Boat From Your Volkswagen Dealer

I’m sure most of you know that old Volkswagen Beetles would float, at least for an hour or so, but what about the discriminating buyer that wanted to …

This 750-HP LS7 Crate Engine From Mercury Racing Will Solve All Of Life's Problems

Look around you, look at all the unhappy people with their tiny engines. Cadillac CT6s and Subaru BRZs with their pathetic little 2.0-liter four …

Hit the Road With This Chic Camper on Sale For $28K

For $28,000, you can live out your mobile-living dreams in this surprisingly sleek, retro camper.<p>If you've ever fantasized about living on the road—or simply traveling in style—RV fixer-uppers Steve and Trina Sholin can assist with turning that dream into reality. In fact, the Phoenix–based duo …

RVs

A quiet achiever, sailing alone around the world

<b>Every now and again you meet someone who manages to alter your perceptions, re-align your values and generally give your heart a good shake-up. Back</b> …

Sailing

Why the Automation Boom Could Be Followed by a Bust

You may not be sharing your office with a robot yet, but the next wave of automation has begun. Humanoid service robots, machine learning algorithms and autonomous logistics will replace millions of service workers in the coming decade. Experts are rushing to forecast the likely impact on jobs. But …

Tucker Carlson: "Men Seem To Be Becoming Less Male"

Carlson interviewed Dr. Jordan Peterson who blamed the "insidious" movement being driven by the "radical left" that teaches there a problem of "toxic …

In Pictures: Superfly GTO 42 Sport Boat

Superfly GTO 42<p>Superfly GTO 42.<p>Photo: Courtesy Superfly

Dear Parkland Kids: We Gave You An Awesome World, Don't Mess It Up

All the reasons for refusing to allow ourselves to be led by children were summed up in the latest coronation of the Parkland kids, this time by …

She Could Have Been One of Tesla's Early Employees. She's Revolutionizing Manufacturing Instead.

Bre Pettis left MakerBot a wealthy man with a trail of enemies. Danielle Applestone was a PhD desperate for someone to save her company. Then the two found each other.<p><b>Of all the things</b> that almost thwarted Danielle Applestone's life's work, she never imagined that one of them would be venture …

Safehaven Marine’s Thunder Child Storms Through the Waves

I’m a problem child, or at least that’s what an AC/DC song used to tell me while I was growing up. But this menacing vessel represents Safehaven …

Sailing

Exclusive: Lockheed Skunk Works' X-44A Flying-Wing Drone Revealed

The aircraft is a missing link in a lineage of shadowy unmanned flying-wing drones built by the legendary Skunk Works.<p>USPTO<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

eBay will soon replace PayPal as its main payment option

eBay and PayPal remained tight even after the two headed to splitsville in 2015. That's bound to change in the near future now that the auction site has decided to offer an integrated payment system built by Amsterdam-based company Adyen. The move will give way to a more seamless payment experience …

Paypal

4 Pieces of Business Magic You Can Learn From 847,000 Bicycles in Amsterdam | Inc.com

According to Netherland's most recentstatistics, in 2015 Amsterdam residents owned 847,000 bicycles, not including those owned by children under age twelve. That's a lot of bicycles, about 1.9 per household -- most any imaginable size, color, and condition. Bicycles and bicyclists are …

Inventions

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

U.S. News is wrong about what constitutes the best diet

Dieter beware: U.S. News & World Report, in its high-profile January cover story on "best diets," calls the DASH and Mediterranean diets tops for health, though these regimens represent the failed nutritional status quo of the last 50 years.<p>DASH is listed first in the U.S. News rankings, but …

Diets

An Israeli defense company showed off a radical new shotgun that looks straight out of science fiction

IWI US Inc.'s new Tavor TS12 semi-auto shotgun was definitely the most radical-looking weapon design at SHOT Show 2018 Range Day.<p>This new 12-gauge design is the company's first foray into the tactical shotgun market and looks like it would be right at home on the set of the sci-fi classic, …

The Amazing Story Of The Porsche-Blessed East German Home-Built Porsche 356 Knockoffs

You can’t really ever completely keep a car-lover from the focus of their obsessions. That’s why things like kits for turning Fieros into Ferraris …