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10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

So You Want to Read Epic Fantasy: Here’s Where to Start

In this unsettled world, the death of the ruler of the desert princedom becomes the catalyst for power games of magical treachery as rival factions – …

Eat Well on the Trail with these Backpacking Meal Hacks

Meal Modifications for Backcountry Hikers<p>After a few days in the backcountry eating a steady rotation of the same meals, we are all looking to change …

This Tool Kit Contains All You Need For A Two-Acre, Off-The-Grid Farm

Farm from a Box built in a modified shipping container that’s designed for easy delivery to remote locations, generates solar power, and collects …

The best portable solar battery charger

When you're off the grid, be sure to pack the Anker PowerPort Solar Lite.<p><i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After considering 70 models and testing portable solar battery chargers for over 30 …

Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental U.S.

(credit: Randy Yagi)<p>Most every trail in America has its own unique set of natural beauty and spectacular vistas. But some are much more special than …

5 Items You Should Always Carry in Your Backcountry Pack

For almost half my life, I’ve been on some sort of backpack hunt pretty much every year. Through those experiences, I’ve had to learn quite a few …

Camping

20 Best Camping Gadgets For The Great Outdoors

Soto Pocket Torch<p>Don’t let a little wind get you down. This powerful wind-resistant burner reaches temperatures up to 2300 degrees F and features an …

Rechargeable Batteries

12 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books to Read: May 2016

We couldn’t be more excited for the month of May, as it will see several spectacular-looking debut novels, continuations of a few popular series, and …

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

See For Yourself Why This Dark Urban Fantasy Book Is Making So Many Waves

This exclusive preview chapter from <i>Borderline</i> by Mishell Baker contains the best line I’ve seen in ages: “Suicide is not a way of ending pain; it’s …

Tougher Than The Rest: Down & Out’s Intimidating T100

Pick a word to describe the stock Triumph Bonneville T100, and we’d say ‘elegant.’ It’s a throwback to 1960s style, right down to the peashooter exhausts and two-tone paint.<p>‘Elegant’ is not the word to describe this new build from Down & Out Café Racers though. ‘Brutal’ is closer to the mark, or …

iKamper's Hardtop One is like a pop-up trailer for your car's rooftop

One of the most annoying aspects of camping is setting up a tent, especially for those of us who are prone to forgetting important things like stakes …

Women Discuss Their Decisions to Become Sex Workers

"There have been two clients throughout my entire time that made me feel dirty...but that was two out of hundreds."<p>"Is Prostitution Just Another Job?" a feature in the new issue of <i>New York</i> magazine, asks several women about their careers in sex work, and though each woman's story is completely …

The Best Waterproof Backpacks for Your Next Adventure

Never let the weather get the best of you. Protect your valuables by traveling with one of these waterproof backpacks.<p>When traveling, your backpack …

Backpacking

15 Indestructible Vehicles For Surviving a Drive Across the Desert

When breaking down is not an option.<p><i>Mad Max:Fury Road</i> took home the most awards of any movie at this weekend's Academy Awards, and rightfully so for those badass cars and incredible effects. But what if you need to cross a harsh, unyielding wasteland in an ordinary production car rather than a …

Purebreed Motorcycles BMW S1000R

Café Racer, the clue is in the title. If you’ve made it this far then you’re unlikely to need a motorcycling history lesson as to the origins of the …

How I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks

Financial voyeurs of the world, rejoice! I dug out all our old tax returns, pay stubs, and my net-worth spreadsheet to pull together the story of our 10-year journey from nearly zero net worth to millionaire status — and early retirement.<p>This article answers a lot of questions, including: How much …

Anki’s new robot car racing game totally blew me away by bridging the digital and real world

Try as I might, it’s hard to keep up with <i>every single</i> gadget/device/connected toy released, and Anki’s Drive racing game totally passed me by first time around.<p>However, the company has just released its second robot racing game in the form of Anki Overdrive, which is partially compatible with the …

Setup

What It's Like to Work in a Legal Nevada Brothel

Separating fact from fiction in one of America's most-controversial professions.<p><i>Perla, 34, has worked for three years at Sheri's Ranch, a legal brothel located outside of Las Vegas. Prostitution is legal in Nevada only at the 24 licensed brothels in the state. Sheri's is among the more famous and</i> …

SOS in a Box: Portable Solar Powered Backup Generator System

Don’t be sh*t out of luck when a huge disaster or emergency strikes and causes an electrical outage…which is exactly what Sun Flare Systems hopes to …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

Portable woodstove folds down, heats up tents, yurts & tiny homes

Camping often means getting comfortable with bugs, sleeping bags, temperamental weather and other joys of the outdoors. But besides building a nice …

Russia to U.S.: talk to us on Syria or risk "unintended incidents"

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia called on Friday for military-to-military cooperation with the United States to avert “unintended incidents” as it stages navy exercises off the coast of Syria, where U.S. officials believe Moscow is building up forces to protect President Bashar …

What Classic Cartoon Characters Would Look Like as Elderly Movie Stars

Moscow-based animator and illustrator Andrew Tarusov has created a series of drawings where he imagines what classic cartoon characters would look …

8 Scariest Monsters from Folklore

| August 28, 2015<p>Watch out for these 8 blood-curdling beasts on your next trip around the British Isles!<p>1. Black Shuck<p>© WallpaperSeries<p>The legends …

Bodybuilding | Fat Cutting Diet Tips

You’ve built mass during bulking season, and now it’s time to cut some fat and show off all those new muscles! A lot of people are either clueless or …

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …