Jerry Garcia

54 Flips | 13 Magazines | 19 Likes | 10 Following | 12 Followers | @jerrygarcia1796 | A Dock worker and Progressive activist fighting for social justices like Healthcare reform. I bike,hike and fish lakes and streams. We all must fight.

17 So-Good Slow Cooker Recipes You Need to Try Before Winter Ends

It’s January, the coldest, darkest, SAD-dest month of the year, and I’m looking for anything that will make it a little cozier, brighter, and …

6 Insta-Worthy Joshua Tree Campsites for Fall Camping

Just because summer’s over, doesn’t mean we can’t still camp! If you’re craving some time in the open air, there is a special time of year when the temperatures level to the perfect degree, especially in the desert. One of my favorite places has beautiful sandstone boulders and spiky yucca trees, …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

Female Sexual Desire: An Evolutionary Biology Perspective

“Ultimately, it is the desire, not the desired, that we love.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche<p>In recent weeks there has been a flurry of interest surrounding …

Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years of Space Photography

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Sheriff, lawyer dispute whether 73-year-old deputy qualified

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an …

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

5 Unforgettable Vacations for Under $100 a Night

Charming Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, is one world-class destination that won't break the bank! <i>Photo courtesy of Mike Clime/Dreamstime. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Here at <i>Budget Travel</i>, we know nobody wants to skimp on vacation -- it's the time for great food, luxurious surroundings, and …

7 slow-cooker recipes for your Super Bowl line-up

The most important tool for a successful Super Bowl feast? (Hint: It's not a beer cozy or a pair of stretchy pants — though those might also come in handy.) We're talking about a slow cooker, that wondrous appliance that lets you produce warm, tasty dishes with minimal effort.<p>If you're hosting a …

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The 11 WORST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed

If you're going to stress eat, make it a healthy choice.<p><i>This article was written by Aviva Patz and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>We've all got that log of cookie dough in the back of the freezer waiting to come out at the end of a bad day. "People soothe stress with foods, and those that …

5 Feelings You Should Leave Behind in the New Year

I can't believe another year has come and gone so fast. Another year of life changes, of personal growth and development, and of wishes for the upcoming year. It seems like it all went by in the blink of an eye. A new year signals a fresh start, a new beginning. A new year means new promises, new …

How to nip antisocial personality disorder in the bud

Malcolm Gladwell calls it the “law of the few”: a small number of people can make a huge impact on the world. The law of the few certainly springs to mind when we look at the effect on society of those individuals who meet the criteria for antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). They number about …

12 Poisonous Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Life

One of my many mottos is "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!" I'm a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem is that most people aren't even aware of their negative thoughts. It's almost like they have just become a habit, so it seems normal to them. Here …

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Brain Science Explains The Most Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Research on the brain’s decision-making systems reveals the five most productive ways to waste time.<p>Sit down to work on a specific task and you may find your mind veering off on a different track, spiraling down into the black hole of procrastination.<p>“We all experience motivational breakdowns, like …

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20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p><b>1. They don't define success in a monetary term.</b><p>Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that …

Why Thousands Of People Are Willing To Die On Mars

More than 200,000 aspiring space explorers volunteered for a one-way trip to Mars. Are they insane?<p><i>Editor's note: Mars One recently narrowed its pool of candidates to 100 people--many of whom we featured in the November 2014 issue (part of which exists here). We've reposted this story for your</i> …

Lightweight, Ultralight, Backpacking and Hiking

6 Comments<p>/<p>The vast inventory at a REI Sale can be overwhelming. I've done a bunch of research to help you select the best lightweight gear at the …

7 Things You Should Never Apologize For

Everyone makes mistakes. We're human -- we're allowed. And when we do make an error in judgment, we simply apologize and move on.<p>But the truth is, there are simply some actions we shouldn't have guilt over because our emotional and physical health depends on it. Below, find seven instances that …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Egypt journalists defy editors on freedoms

CAIRO (AP) — Several hundred Egyptian journalists have rejected a recent policy declaration by newspaper editors pledging near-blind support to the …

Fitness Expert Says the Best Workouts Are Simple and Free. Here's Why

Training doesn't have to be expensive or complex to increase your gains<p>I have moved a few times in my life. Dragging fitness equipment over multiple state lines is very expensive and can be a royal pain. Through the years, I have bought and re-bought several Olympic bars, collections of smaller …

The Surprising Science Behind The Movie 'Interstellar'

From wormhole highways to robotic space companions, scientific experts weigh in on Christopher Nolan's newest sci-fi blockbuster.<p>Asking a team of journalists to rally around a science fiction movie might sound ludicrous. Yet some combination of boundless vision, relaxing of natural laws, and …

This Is Possibly The Easiest Pasta Recipe In The World

Pasta is generally considered one of the easier meals to cook. Boil water, cook pasta, make a sauce and voila: dinner. Stress free and satisfying.<p>What if we told you we had an <i>even easier</i> pasta recipe than your easiest of recipes? Because we do. We have found what is possibly the easiest pasta …

5 Sky Events This Week: Orion’s Meteors, Hidden Sun, and Zodiacal Light

Changing Planet<p><b>A spooky celestial sky show delights sky-watchers this week, in anticipation of October’s Halloween holiday, by offering everything from shooting stars to a solar disappearing act to ghostly light from beyond.</b><p><b>Orionids peak.</b> In the predawn hours of Tuesday, October 21, and the …

Transform Your Camp Breakfast

Here at Sunset we hear from people all the time who say they'd love to try camping but don't know where to start. In my mind, a good breakfast is one of the surest ways to turn a wannabe camper into a true believer.<p>Take my urban-loving sister, who definitely didn't inherit the camping gene I seem …

How To Seed A Pomegranate Without Getting Juice Everywhere

The pomegranate can be a little intimidating to deconstruct. The seeds' red juice is potent -- it can and will stain anything within splattering distance. Luckily, there's a simple pomegranate-seeding method that will ensure your clothes and kitchen keep clean, while you separate all the juicy …

The Perfect Steak: Tips, Techniques and Gear for Mastering Bone-In Rib Eye

Tasting Table<p>Instead of running out to your local steakhouse, consider basking in the glory of serious meat cookery at home. The joys of searing a perfect steak--then sitting down with friends to share that unadorned piece of juicy, funky beef--are ancient.<p>Nothing beats a gorgeous bone-in rib eye …

William Mortensen's 20th Century Photos Are Some Of The Most Beautifully Terrifying Images Ever Made

In one frame, a beastly gorilla hovers above a partially nude woman, saliva dripping from its jowls. In another, a gaunt man is shown forcing his fingers deep into his eye sockets, with no signs of pain. In yet another, a naked figure floats on a broom, flying above rooftops in a perplexing yet …

17 Spots That Make Mexico One Of The Prettiest Places On Earth

Yes, there's the stereotype of partying spring breakers. But let's not forget that Mexico is truly a beautiful place.<p>The country boasts 67 national parks and 41 biosphere reserves. Among Mexico's deserts, rivers and mountains, you'll find more than 5,000 miles of coastline and one of the world's …