Dan Patti

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Tiny expandable camper costs just $4,500

The wheel-less camper box sits on your hitch<p>Small campers have been in the spotlight the past few years, with manufacturers trying to fit as many bells and whistles into increasingly tiny trailers. But a recently launched company called Hitch Hotel aims to simplify all that and give you just the …

L.A. gangs stockpile untraceable 'ghost guns' that members make themselves

A small arsenal of weapons that authorities seized from gang members during a six-month undercover operation lay across the tables at LAPD’s Hollywood station Thursday.<p>It’s not unusual for the Los Angeles Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to grab …

Guns

This RV Is a Mountain Biker's Dream

Andrew Taylor is a 30-year-old mountain biker who has spent the last two years on the road, hitting the best mountain bike trails the West Coast has to offer. In <i>The Ultimate Road Trip</i>, from filmmaker Long Nguyen, he walks us through the rig that made it all possible.

351 Amazing Places that Aren't National Parks

Yes, we’re crazy about our 59 National Parks. but the Park ­Service manages 351 other worthy properties, so follow our road map, pack a beach towel, and ditch the masses.<p>10 of the Most Iconic Monuments Across the U.S.<p>Besides serving as the entrance to the big red bridge, it incorporates Alcatraz …

No Time to Run? Let a Time Management Pro Help

Laura Vanderkam, an expert on how successful people spend their days, shows runners how to find hours for their favorite activity.<p>Laura Vanderkam is a time-management expert, and she has a powerful message for runners who struggle to schedule time for training:<p><i>You have time to run, if it’s a</i> …

The mass shooting nobody will march against

In the pre-dawn hours yesterday, the nation experienced yet another mass shooting. One dead, 22 injured, including a 13-year-old boy. It took place …

Americans are depressed and suicidal because something is wrong with our culture

<i>Correction & clarification: A prior version of this column misspelled Halle Berry's name.</i><p>In September of 2004, I received the call that every person dreads: My father had dropped dead of a heart attack at the age of 61. It came at a time when I was already grappling with other issues, including …

Depression

Parents Of Parkland Shooting Victims Sue Gun Manufacturer, Seller Of Weapon Used In Shooting

On Wednesday, the families of two victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting sued the manufacturer and seller of the Smith & Wesson M&P 15 .223 …

Humans are terrible at monogamy. So why do we want it so badly?

There’s lots of evidence that monogamy is an unnatural system that humans invented. The experts explain in our new Netflix show.<p>From the time we’re kids, we’re bombarded with fairy tales about finding our one true love. Love songs, rom-coms, and stories across cultures and continents all preach a …

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Why I Left The U.S. 20 Years Ago... And Why I Won't Be Coming Back

In hindsight, growing up in white, middle-class suburbia in 1980s America was kind of like being brainwashed. I grew up believing that having money was an objective to strive for and that life was a ruthless competition. I worked hard in school and got a good job because that was what was expected …

Gun Control

Outside Van's Powerstation is a rugged yet luxurious tiny home on wheels

Although Outside Van‘s motto may be “Life is simple in a Van,” their latest model is anything but. The Powerstation is a powerhouse of off-grid …

Off-grid

Everything you need to know about recovering from a marathon

Your race is done, the medal is won. But what next? How do you recover properly after running 26.2 miles? Here’s the lowdown on compression gear, ice baths, sleep and when to get back into training<p>Congratulations! You are a marathoner. For months, you’ve focused on that one goal – had nightmares …

Marathons

Does Gun Control Reduce Murder? Let’s Run The Numbers Globally

Watching the recent emotional speeches and marches supporting gun control, I can’t shake a question that nags me: Would we be safer with fewer …

Guns

35 of the Wildest Movie Sex Scenes

😳 😳 😳<p>They can be funny, they can be intense, they can be romantic. They can involve puppets, or multiple people, or pools. Cinema has been around for more than a century, and throughout the course of filmmaking history, skillful directors have elevated the sex scene to new heights. Here are some …

You Need a Reset Day | The Art of Manliness

It’s been two months since the start of the new year.<p>How are things going for you?<p>There’s a good chance that your answer is: “Not great.”<p>There’s a …

Does Ducati's Mechanical Claim To Fame Live Up To The Hype?

<b>Ever since humans</b> invented internal combustion, opening and closing the valves to the combustion chamber has been a problem. The way they dance …

Multiple armed officers hung back during Florida school shooting, reports say

There were several good guys with guns outside. They didn’t help.<p>Several local sheriff’s deputies waited outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School while a shooter gunned down multiple people, killing 17, according to new reports. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office has said it is investigating …

22 Steamy Sex Hacks For People In Long-Distance Relationships

Anyone on that long-distance relationship grind deserves a standing ovation. Not only are you committing to putting in that extra effort every day, …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

How to Build Confidence and have Better Conversations

You're reading How to Build Confidence and have Better Conversations, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

Public Speaking

Bumped From an Overbooked Flight? Here's Exactly What You're Owed

We've officially entered the busiest travel season of the year, and flight delays, cancellations, and overbookings are unfortunate inevitabilities. …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Marathons

Runners binge watch Game of Thrones on 600K trek across Italy

There appears to be a new meaning when someone refers to partaking in a <i>Game of Thrones</i> marathon.<p>Fans of the HBO show, now in its seventh season, may …

Game of Thrones

Usain Bolt’s speed secret surprises scientists | The Star

In a 2000 study, Weyand, then working with a team at Harvard, determined that elite sprinters did not swing their legs appreciably quicker through …

The Best Running Training Plans

There’s a lot of nonsense floating around the internet, and navigating the tides of misinformation poses a continuous challenge.When seeking online guidance for how to prepare for a running race, a poor choice can leave you injured, overtrained, and in the unenviable position of having wasted weeks …

The Best Speed Workouts for Every Distance

“Don’t dream of winning. Train for it.” Mo Farah’s contribution to the canon of inspirational quotes may not win any awards for creativity, but the four-time Olympic gold medalist makes a solid point. Anyone can fantasize about athletic success. Doing what it takes to make success a reality, …

Inez Feltscherm Photos: Full Story & Must-See Details

VIEW GALLERY<p>Inez Feltscher, a conservative writer for The Federalist, is receiving some backlash for her anti-feminist claim that women should …