Jessica Penman

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Forget Paris—These Are the New Destinations That Every Couple Should Visit

Ever since I was a child, I've dreamed of falling in love in Paris. It's cliché, I know, but my 10-year-old self was convinced the glittering lights …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

This travel bag might make carry-ons great again

For the longest time, I’ve been looking for the perfect carry-on bag. It needs to have plenty of available space so that you can easily squeeze in a …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Die Hard

12 Things to Put in Your Wedding Welcome Bags

Weddings these days require a <i>lot</i> of planning. But one of the things that often gets overlooked are personalized welcome bags for your wedding guests. …

12 Paleo Cauliflower Recipes That Prove You’re Not Missing a Thing

One of the first things you notice once you’ve gone Paleo is that cauliflower heads have taken over your veggie drawer. And that makes you happy, because cauliflower is <i>the</i> versatile vegetable that makes you forget your former comfort foods. Low in carbs and calories but packed with vitamins, …

Vegan

15 incredible space-saving gadgets under $60 that every kitchen needs

If you have limited kitchen space, it's often easy to give up on cooking — especially if you don’t have enough room to store the tools and gadgets …

Latkes

This Guy Planned The Most American Road Trip You Can Possibly Take

When planning a road trip in the U.S., it's easy to get overwhelmed. There's <i>so</i> much ground to cover, and you can't stop at every amazing sight and activity.<p>But if you had to narrow it down somehow, visiting each state's capital city and capitol building is a pretty great way to see the country. …

University of Pennsylvania

17 Things To Do In Summer In Austin, Texas

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Off-roading

5 Recipes To Lower Inflammation & Heal Your Adrenal Fatigue

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions. Join Dr. Cole for an</i> …

Everyone Should Listen To Lady Gaga's Speech On Why She Wanted To Quit Music

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How I work 40 hours in 16.7

I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor … I loved telling people how "busy" I was ... and how much I "had to do."<p>Sound familiar?<p>Looking back, I realize I used my work to try and fill a void in myself. The problem was that this void was like a black hole.<p>No matter how many hours I worked, it …

Time Management

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement