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This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

You're Just Not Prepared For What's Coming

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what's coming. Not even close. Don't take it personally. I'm simply playing …

7-Day Meal Plan: The Superfoods of Fall

Vibrant-green and fiery-orange produce dominate in this week's "superfood" meal plan. We chose recipes that use fresh, fall superfoods you can easily …

Healthy Eating

Trip Planning Checklist for Day Hikes and Backpacking Trips

Why do people get lost or need to be rescued when they take a hike or journey into a backcountry area? One of the chief reasons is a lack of …

Hiking

A No-Fuss, Spicy Cucumber & Fennel Salad To Help You Escape Food Comas

There are times—usually after beach vacations, holidays, or dessert cookbook photoshoots—when my body feels like a slow-moving mass. I recoil at the sight of chewy cookies, frosty milkshakes, or crispy fries. A sort of primal urge drives me to the produce section of my grocery store in search of …

Recipes

Mueller's investigation just got a boost — and another Trump associate may be in its crosshairs

News on Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter drafted by President Donald Trump that details his reasons for firing then-FBI director James Comey has likely bolstered the progress of the Russia investigation, and may have landed another close Trump confidant in its …

Donald Trump

16 Ways to Hack Your Meal-Prep Routine For Faster Weight-Loss Results

A healthy diet is essential to weight-loss success. So instead of being at the whim of choosing meals in the moment, you'll need to plan out and prep your week's meals and snacks. Unfortunately, we're not talking about making seven day's worth of brownies. If you're looking to slim down and eat …

Editor’s Choice: The Best of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2017

This year, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market was mostly made up of iterations of existing technologies — but that’s not to say that there weren’t …

Where to Go for a California Summer Adventure

Tourists come to California seeking surf, sand, and sun, but natives know there is so much more to the Golden State than the (albeit stunning) coastline. From hot springs to pristine lakes, challenging trails to looming rock formations, California’s outdoors are a force to be reckoned with. Cap it …

Tom's Hut / raumhochrosen

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> If a mental coach is also an Austrian songwriter, living his life between extremes, he needs a place, a …

The Amazing Camping Spots in the United States You've Never Heard of

<i>Welcome guest author Andrew Lowen who is going to share some of his favorite out-of-the-box camping spots in the United States.</i><p>If you’re a serious …

Road trip: 10 quirky roadside attractions—some you might actually want to see

It’s summertime, which means if you aren’t planning your next road trip, you should be. Given that there’s no better way to celebrate our country’s …

National park rangers reveal the 7 things they never leave the house without

America's national parks celebrated their 100th birthday last year, but their rugged beauty and fascinating history never get old.<p>To get the most out of your next trip to one of these landmarks, and to stay safe if you're planning to rough it in the wilderness, we asked Ash Nudd, a former park …

National Parks

The 6 Best Dim Sum Restaurants in L.A. County

<b>6. ixlb DimSum Eats</b><p>This stand-at-the-counter, quick-service restaurant in Hollywood certainly isn't as decadent as the dim sum palaces further east. …

Planning a Thru-Hike in One Month or Less!

any aspiring thru hikers spend years planning for their first thru-hike. I personally spent over 15 months planning for my 2017 PCT thru-hike. …

Hiking

18 Dipping Sauces for Grilled Meats and Veggies

We've got plenty of grilling season left, but by this point in the summer I wouldn't blame you for being in a little bit of a culinary rut. Even the best grilled meats and vegetables are going to get boring if you eat them over and over again. One of the easiest ways to breathe new life into …

The Best Products at Trader Joe's (According to the Employees Who Know Them Best) - Chowhound

Before I had witnessed its majesty firsthand, I couldn’t understand the intense enthusiasm surrounding Trader Joe’s. What was it that made people …

Trader Joe's

Badger's Pacific Crest Trail SOBO Thru-Hike Gear List

I‘m leaving for Seattle in three days. If all goes according to plan, I will be back sometime around Halloween. Here’s my full list of possessions …

Backpacking

The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Hiking

The Best Secret Spots in America's National Parks, From a Couple Who Visited All 59

Each one of America’s 59 national parks has its well-known, must-see stops -- you probably aren’t going to hit Yellowstone without swinging by Old …

National Parks

Secrets of Yosemite: How to snag a last-second campsite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – This is for all the procrastinators out there, aimlessly lugging around tents, sleeping bags and two-burner stoves.<p>Campers …

10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

Street Photography

The 14 Most Beautiful Patios For Brunch In Los Angeles

<i>Los Angeles is #blessed with sunny weather pretty much most of the year, which means it's easy to do what we love most: brunch outdoors. On lazy</i> …

Texas

The 5 Most Jaw-dropping Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect swimming hole. But, …

Every Act Playing Coachella 2017, Ranked

Assuming you're not a hardcore rocker, this year's Coachella lineup is one of the strongest in recent memory, even without Beyoncé (see you next …

The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

Tiny house packs ‘farmhouse chic’ into 240 square feet

Another stunner from the tiny-house mavens at Handcrafted Movement<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Tiny Getaway, is how it artfully avoids a number of the most trite tiny house design tropes—especially in its living space. Forget awkward fold-down tables and an unfortunate dearth of seats. …

The Secret to Kitchens & Bathrooms That Will Never Go Out of Style

As Nancy pointed out recently, there are some kitchen design choices that never go out of style — retro SMEG fridges and farmhouse sinks fall firmly …

You Need to See This Gorgeous Master Bathroom

This ensuite got a total facelift with the help of free renovation matchmaking service, Sweeten.<p>When Ellen and Ben bought their 1963 co-op apartment …

Interior Design