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10 Tips for Hiking and Backpacking with Your Dog

by Austin Campbell April 06, 2016 3 Comments<p>The Best Hiking Partners Have Four Legs!<p>Most dog breeds love to get outside for a hike, almost as much as …

Here's How to Save Money on Your Next Airline Ticket

There’s no magic bullet day of week to book, but there are general rules for how far in advance to book. In general you should buy domestic flights 1 …

Personal Finance

Why Oil Prices Will Rise and You Will Be Caught By Surprise

I follow oil pretty closely given our exposure. As such, I get frustrated with many press and news show accounts of the commodity. It gets worse when …

Oil

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Sleep

This Is the Best Advice on Motivation I Have Ever Read

Look, there are days when not even the most well-intentioned advice from the latest motivational science will do. (This is coming from a person who, …

Broncos' Manning says Super Bowl might be his 'last rodeo' | Reuters

(Reuters) - With speculation swirling on whether the Super Bowl will mark the end of Peyton Manning’s illustrious NFL career, the Denver Broncos quarterback may have tipped his hand moments after punching his ticket to the championship game.<p>Jan 24, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos quarterback …

NFL

2015 likely to be hottest year - three weird weather events linked to climate change

Climate Change

Why Men Lose Friends In Their Twenties

Searching For Happiness: Finding Where Happiness Happens in the Brain

<b>Kyoto University researchers narrow in on the neural structures behind happiness.</b><p>Exercising, meditating, scouring self-help books… we go out of our …

Drop The ADHD Anxiety

What goes up …<p>I am not telling you that you don’t have troubles. If you’ve got ADHD, you’ve got troubles.<p>I’m also not telling those of you that …

National Geographic Travel

Our obsession with global warming will cost us dear

Amber Rudd has set out a plan to switch from coal to gas generation, but first she has to persuade the industry to finance the huge cost<p>It was the long held ambition of Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, to make monetary policy decisions “boring and predictable”.<p>The Global …

Amber Rudd

These Tiny Homes Are Changing the Lives of Tennessee's Homeless

Just wait until you hear what the man behind this micro community did to raise the funds.<p>In the era of smartphones and a 24/7 news cycle, it takes extreme measures to get people's attention — which Reverend Jeff Obafemi Carr knows first hand. When he set out to raise money to build a micro …

How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

Mental Health

The Best-Kept Home Mortgage Loan Secret

There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all know about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA, Federal Housing Administration. The vast majority of home loans are guaranteed through these three …

Real Estate

DEAR AMERICA: Here's why everyone thinks you have a problem with guns

2015 has seen a flurry of high-profile mass shootings in America.<p>In what's become a disturbing routine during his presidency, Barack Obama has pleaded with lawmakers to change America's gun laws.<p>"This is something we should politicize. It is relevant to our common life together," a visibly …

Guns

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

Utah by Dirt: Mountain Biking the White Rim Trail

<i>For Utah by Dirt, four friends find as much Utah adventure as possible accessed by dirt roads. Follow their story on The Adventurists blog.</i> <br>The beautiful inner workings of the desert began to reveal themselves to us the more we kept on pedaling. As we grew tired in the heat, under the brutal …

Three Brothers Have Been Making Mind-Blowing Snow Sculptures In Their Yard Every Year

It takes the guys 11 front yards worth of snow and up to 300 hours.<p>Here's this year's: a 12-foot-tall sea turtle.<p>"This simulates the sticky snow that you would get on a warm winter day," they explained.<p>h/t Bored Panda

Feast your eyes on great works of art recreated with food

Some foods look too good to eat, and some foods look good enough to put in a museum.<p>Russian food photographer Tatiana Shkondina uses food to recreate …

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Gwyneth Paltrow Sing Broadway Versions of Hip-Hop Songs

Drake like you've never heard him before.<p><b>We've already seen Jimmy Fallon</b> sing barbershop renditions of hip-hop and R&B songs like "Talk Dirty" and "Sexual Healing." Now he's taken Drake, Nicki Minaj, and Big Sean to Broadway, with a little help from Gwyneth Paltrow. With Fallon doing a really …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Baseball<p>We're as surprised as you are that mirrored shades and embroidered mocknecks are cool again.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Editors' …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

The Heartland’s best hits: top Kansas sights along I-70

This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …

Travel

Articles about 8-products-help-you-be-more-productive on Dwell.com - Dwell

When it comes to saying goodbye to summer, just remember the magical feeling that autumn can provide—thanks to the changing...<p>Driving in the car, working at your desk, watching TV at night—it’s not hard to find a good seat these days.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times …

Small Spaces

The States of Our Union … Are Not All Strong

Our second annual ranking.<p>Last year, Politico Magazine heralded President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address with an appraisal of the state of the <i>states</i> of the union, which we found, contra that favorite presidential declaration, were not all “strong.” Despite the disgruntled response from …

New Hampshire

A Chinese Company 3D-Printed This Five-Story Apartment Building

In the not-so-distant future, you might be able to have your 3D printed cake and eat it in your 3D printed apartment.<p>A Chinese company unveiled a …

Apartment Building

The Museum of the Future Is Here

Some things belong in a museum. But at the Smithsonian's recently reopened museum of design, a team has been rethinking what a thing is in the first place.<p>Very soon, every visitor to the Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s recently reopened design museum, will receive a giant pen. This pen is not …

Museums

A Quarter of Americans Want to Secede From the U.S.

The Scottish referendum on secession from the United Kingdom may have failed to pass, but it succeeded in stirring secessionist sentiment in that …

Europe

Alibaba shares surge in their NY stock market debut

<b>Alibaba's shares closed significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.</b><p>Shares in the company made their debut in the US at $92.70 (£57), after being priced at $68 late on Thursday.<p>They ended …

Stock Markets