John Marvin Tan

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Here's How to Download and Delete Your Facebook Data

Facebook just announced that managing your data will soon get even easier. In the meantime, here's a step-by-step guide to finding and erasing it.<p>Recent news of a massive data breach has made some Facebook users wonder: What does Facebook know about me, and how can I control it?<p>In 2013, a …

Social Media

Unclutter With This Sturdy Cardboard Shoe Rack

Between shipments for DIY-related work and the ease of online shopping, cardboard is a pretty abundant resource in my home, so I always delight in finding new project ideas that save a box or two from the recycle bin. And, like many of you fellow organization geeks out there, I’m especially happy …

10 Super-Useful Things That Made Us Say, “Why Didn’t I Buy This Sooner?”

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You Probably Waste 4 Hours a Day on Email. 5 Tools to Cut That in Half

Technology is the solution to your time-sucking inbox.<p>Four hours a day. Thirty hours a week. A thousand hours a year. Estimates for how much time the average professional spends on email vary slightly depending on the survey or study, but whatever the exact number, everyone agrees -- it's a lot. …

15-Month Old Could Become Youngest to Complete Appalachian Trail

On March 21 of this year, Bekah and Derrick Quirin set out to hike the Appalachian Trail with the hopes of covering its entire 2200 mile (3450 km). …

45 Minimalistic Bedrooms You Can Use As Inspiration

We've put together a collection of 45 images that aim to give you inspiration when designing or re-designing your bedroom. We're big fans of minimal …

Move over canned foods, make room for canned pot

<b>(2 of )</b> Cans of Calyx Green cannabis on display at Mercy Wellness, in Cotati on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (Christopher Chung/ The Press Democrat)<p><b>(3 of )</b> …

Increase Traffic to Your Website With These 18 Unusual Tactics

Do you struggle to bring people to your website?I know the feeling.For years, I struggled to build traffic myself. It seemed like no matter what I …

Marketing

Things Hikers and Campers Should Know About Fire Safety

Summer is nearly over, but that doesn’t mean that you should pack up the tents and sleeping bags just yet. End of summer camping trips are a …

Cleaning

Bertrand Russell Reveals the 4 Human Desires That Make Our World: Acquisitiveness, Rivalry, Vanity & Love of Power

Contrary to Aristotle, the eminent logician, philosopher, and activist Bertrand Russell believed that virtue and morality play little part in …

Bertrand Russell

11 Gorgeous Swimming Holes Around the World to Take the Plunge

Summer is a beautiful time of the year: beaches are buzzing, neighbors are hosting weekend barbecues, and the hot sun makes everything look even more …

Dominican Republic

Marijuana company plans to turn a small California town into a stoner's paradise

Looks like there'll soon be a Vegas-like destination in a remote part of California, designed just for pot lovers.<p>American Green Inc., a marijuana …

Can Weed Make You a Better Athlete?

Cannabis is the perfect medicine for athletes," says retired NFL offensive lineman Eben Britton over the phone, stating matter-of-factly what's still, generally, considered taboo. (In the world of modern cannabis advocacy, you're never talking about "weed," "pot," "marijuana," or [insert slang term …

California's Pot Growers Are Worried the State Has Too Much Weed

Though a surplus would mean cheaper pot for consumers, it also threatens to push cultivators into the black market.<p>As California scrambles to regulate its recreational weed industry after voting to legalize it last year, growers have been ramping up production to cash in on the burgeoning market. …

Joshua Tree National Park is set to draw in stargazers as it becomes a Dark Sky Park

Travellers already flock to Joshua Tree National Park in California to enjoy the whimsical beauty of its namesake trees and rock structures, but soon even more stargazers will be drawn there to celebrate its new designation as an International Dark Sky Park.<p>The park will receive the honor in …

Are these the world’s most beautiful bike trails?

MTB freerider Mads André ‘Makken’ Haugen brings his dog and bike to the iconic Geiranger fjord in Norway.<p>Each summer the Geiranger fjord is packed …

Airbnb Partners With US National Parks To Put Guests In Photogenic Locations

To help promote tourism at National Parks, Airbnb created dedicated websites showcasing locations near these locations<p>The United States National Park …

Yellowstone Night Sky Images

Every year, millions of visitors delight in the awe-inspiring wonders found throughout Yellowstone National Park. But most don’t consider exploring …

Hard Learned Backpacking Lessons

Reflecting on some of my earliest backpacking adventures, I sometimes wonder how I managed to survive. For example, over the Christmas / New Year’s …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Demonstrated the Perfect Way to Respond to an Insult

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when one audience member took a shot at him. What happens next is remarkable.<p>We live in a world where the insult has become the weapon of choice.<p>Internet trolls use them to get us riled up.<p>Competitors use them to get us off our game.<p>Sometimes, …

Tony Robbins breaks down the 10-minute exercise he does every morning to have more energy

If you want to start your day the same way Tony Robbins does, you only need to set aside 10 minutes.<p>Robbins has spent the last three decades as the world's foremost performance coach, taking on clients like billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones, tennis champion Serena Williams, and former president …

Tony Robbins

Wilderness Backpacking Tips to Impress Your Friends [Infographic]

Whether you're going on an overnight hike or a multi-week wilderness adventure, these budget-friendly backpacking tips will help ensure you're ready …

Camping

The Ancient Greeks had two different concepts of time — and the second could change how you organize your day

I like it when that happens. It introduces me to a new way of thinking, to a concept I hadn't considered in the same way.<p>The ancient Greek language has two different words for time. <i>Chronos</i> refers to the kind of time we measure by the ticking clock. It's the time we use as we try to meet deadlines, …

Maine dispensary offering 'weed for weeds' to residents cleaning up the city

GARDINER, Maine (AP) — A medical marijuana businessman in Maine is offering weed for weeds in a program to encourage Gardiner residents to clean up their city.<p>WCSH-TV reports that Dennis Meehan, owner of Summit Medical Marijuana, offered residents who collected trash Saturday free marijuana. The …

Cannabis

How to Prepare for Your First Overnight Hike

Whether it’s Instagrams of the great outdoors, a desire to escape hectic city life, or the memoir-turned-film “Wild,” there's plenty of inspiration …

28 Most Colorful Places in the U.S.

The United States has no shortage of beautiful places, whether it's epic national parks or charming small towns. But there are some spots that tend to saturate your memory more than others—places so vivid, it almost seems like they have a permanent filter. If you're looking to explore the most …

National Parks

Weed Porn: How Do These Rorschach Rosin Blots Make You Feel?

Rorschach blots are part of a popular psychological test in which your perceptions of ink blots are analyzed to make distinctions about your …

Vancouver pot activist calls for open cultivation of cannabis plants

A cannabis plant in every yard?<p>That could be the slogan for Dana Larsen’s Overgrow Canada pot-seed campaign.<p>The marijuana advocate led a project this …