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10 Books Every Skier Should Read This Summer

We know the wait for winter is long and hard. To help you endure the dog days of summer, we’ve put together a list of our favorite ski-centric …

Skiing

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

He was seen as a hero. Then they discovered he was something else

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man who stood before me seemed as bewildered by what he had just done as I was.<p>He had a pudgy face with a squashed nose that looked like it had been broken; sleepy eyes that constantly looked away. A bloody gash on one of his massive forearms had just been bandaged.<p>His name was Bill …

Me Too movement

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and …

Yoga

Get a Summer Shred in 21 Days with Bobby Maximus

Getting your summer abs won't be easy. It will be worth it.<p>So: You want to get ripped in less than a month?<p>It’s a big goal, especially if you're aiming to get in beach-worthy shape for the quickly approaching summer sun. And big goals require big commitments—which is exactly why you need this …

Workouts

The Swimsuits the Pros Wear

We asked seven pro athletes about the no-fuss swimwear they rely on when surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, and racing and training in the pool<p>The last thing you want to worry about mid-workout is whether your shorts will stage a wrestling match with your knees or if your strappy suit will leave a …

Swimming

Retrobatch for Mac means you can finally ditch Photoshop

Acorn is one of the two best1 Mac image editors for normal humans. Retrobatch, from the same developer, is a batch-processor for images, letting you build simple or fancy workflows that can do pretty much anything to your images, automatically. If you regularly resize photos, remove location data, …

Tutorials

The Surprising Origin of Chicken as a Dietary Staple

Before 1948, chicken wasn’t a mainstay of the dinner table. A contest to breed a bigger, better bird changed that.<p>In this excerpt of <i>Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats</i>, author Maryn McKenna chronicles the rise of the …

Agriculture

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

A Rubric BIG Education Can Use to Assess Itself

Mary Tarashuk just finished a required teacher self-assessment, using a large array of rubrics designed for her state by a former principal and …

Teaching

Want Big, Cheap Prints? Try Printing Your Photos on Fabric

You've used your inkjet to print edge-to-edge A4s and A3s, then wanted to upsize, so you went to an online printer for a canvas or a poster. They get …

Textile Industry

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

Immune System

The world’s ultimate milkshake?

In Palm Springs, California, the date shake is the perfect foil to the resort town’s desert heat: a sweet, chilly treat with surprisingly complex flavours.<p>I placed my order and the teenage clerk sprang into action, scooping vanilla ice cream into a plastic cup. She slathered it with caramel sauce …

Ice Cream

Digital nomads: The new elite with no fixed abode

<b>Why work in an office when you can sit by the beach? Armed with a laptop and an internet connection, a new generation of 'digital nomads' is taking their work on their travels around the world. But they are not always welcome.</b><p>Jemma Porter and her boyfriend James Cave's journey began like many …

Digital Nomads

We Were Promised the World's Most Delicious Mangoes. They Never Came.

Although the ban on India's Alphonso mangoes was lifted a decade ago, they're still virtually impossible to find in America. Here's why.<p>On April 27, 2007, a shipment of 150 boxes of Indian mangoes arrived at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York in what <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> described as “probably the …

George W. Bush

One person has died in an E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce in 25 states — here's why this food-poisoning expert never orders salad in restaurants

A deep knowledge of thousands of food poisoning cases across the US means that there are some things that Bill Marler just won't order when he goes out to eat.<p>With more than two decades working as a food poisoning advocate and attorney, there are simply some things that Marler has cut out of his …

Environmental Health

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The Bourbon Industry Was Opposed to Change. Then Jefferson's Bourbon Started Changing Everything -- and Winning.

Jefferson's Bourbon has upended the staid Kentucky liquor's heritage.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>Trey Zoeller walks into Jack Fry’s</b>, a Louisville bistro founded in the 1930s by a beat cop with the winnings from a fixed horse race (or so the story goes), takes …

You've Been Threading Needles Wrong Your Whole Life According to This Dude's Hack

Threading a needle sucks. You don't even have to know how to do it and you know it's awful. The action is so frustrating it's used to describe other …

Pole Bicycles Ships to the United States

Pole's progressive geometry crosses the pond<p>Pole has long been a brand of mythic notoriety. Whispers of bikes so long and so slack that on paper they …

10 secrets to going fast on a mountain bike - MBR

The secrets to going quicker might be easier than you think<p>We all want to go faster, but how do some riders make it look so easy? How can we stay …

These Gymnasts' Ab Routine to Uptown Funk Looks Insanely Difficult

What can make four and a half minutes of non-stop ab exercises more bearable? Bruno Mars. The Gymnastics Gym Club in Calgary, Canada impressed us …

9 Best Weighted Blankets for a Good Night's Sleep

If you’re one of the 108 million Americans who struggles with sleeping, you’ve probably found yourself scouring the web for the best weighted …

Sleep

My 9.7 iPad (2018) review: Drawn, written, edited, and produced with an iPad

More than anything else, the Apple Pencil is the gamechanger for the 2018 iPad. So I used it to draw, write, and create a review done entirely on the …

Apple Pencil

So You Want to Swim Fast? Your Introduction to Drag

Intensity and duration of swim workouts are definitely important when trying to swim fast. As these components increase, fitness will improve and …

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Privacy

We Tasted 14 Fancy Butters, and This Is the Best One

But you probably wouldn't be sad about most of them<p>Butter is great. This is probably not news to you. It makes things taste good. But to me, there …

Dessert

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, …

Minimalism