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If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think

It's really easy to stray from the path. Like airplanes, we constantly need to make course corrections.<p>Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive at the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon …

Self-improvement

Film Producer Living & Working in a Camper Van - #VanLife Traveler

15 Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix While You’re Home for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week is here, and while the week usually centers around that perfect Thanksgiving meal, there’s also a boatload of downtime, especially if you are one of the lucky people who get to take the week off. Realistically, you aren’t going to spend the whole time hanging with your siblings or …

How To Cut The Duration Of Your Cold By 3 Days

Put this in your mouth to turn off your runny nose.<p>Suck on this to stop sniffling sooner: Zinc lozenges may shorten the duration of the common cold, …

More fascinating stories behind San Francisco neighborhood names

Stories behind San Francisco neighborhood names<p>Our story from last month highlighting the history behind San Francisco neighborhood names was a hit with readers, and we decided to take a deeper dive and add to our list.<p>Did you know Ingleside Terrace is named after a race track that was once located …

Inside the FBI’s Secret Muslim Network

While candidates stoke fears of Islam, a little-known counterterror program has been going exactly the other way.<p>Dearborn, Michigan, may be the closest thing America has to a Mollenbeek, the seething, Islamicized neighborhood of Brussels believed to have harbored the terrorists involved in both the …

Mountain Biking Has an Identity Crisis... And it Affects Us All

Mountain biking is currently in the throes of an identity crisis. This isn’t exactly news, but has rather been an ongoing issue in our sport for …

Sunset District House Hides a Surprise Behind Modest Facade

From the outside, the house at 1915 22nd Avenue looks unremarkable, blending in with the rows of 1940 era stucco houses on both sides of the street. But step inside the front door, and you enter a high-end remodel the likes of which you might see in Noe Valley. In the grandiose terms of real-estate …

Living Rooms

10 Simple Living Blogs That Changed Our Lives in 2015

In our final roundup of the year, we thought it would be helpful to share the blogs that have helped shape our values in 2015. There are many more we …

11 Tricks for Saving Major Money Shopping on Amazon

Just when you thought you knew everything about the online superstore.<p>Hunting for books, paper towels, speakers, and everything in between? Amazon is …

Meet the supercommuters: how to survive five hours of travel every day

Commuting,Work-life balance,Work & careers,Cycling,Transport,UK news,Rail transport,Life and style,Money,Road transport<p>By train, by bike, and even by ferry – there are now 3m of us who commute for two hours a day, and 900,000 who are en route for more than three hours. This is what it’s like to …

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

Video: Never Stop with Jimmy Chin

Jimmy Chin has been a North Face sponsored athlete for years, and in this video produced by the gear company we get a chance to learn a bit more …

Jackson Hole

7 Sleep Experts Share What They Do When They Can't Doze Off

Use their secrets to score more shuteye, stat.

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors shares 8 books that changed his life

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" like Twitter and Uber that went on to become huge companies. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angel investors to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour …

Video of therapy dog caring for hospice patient goes viral

A video of a 4-year-old golden retriever therapy dog caring for a hospice patient in Oregon has gone viral, King 5 News reported.<p>JJ, who has been a certified therapy dog since she was 1 year old, is the primary therapy dog at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House in Albany, Oregon.<p>In the video, she is …

Video: Riding the Liguria Mountain Divide Race in Italy

This short video is the latest from our friends over at Teton Gravity Research. It takes us to Italy where we follow endurance mountain biker Jay …

History in the making: 2 women will graduate from Army Ranger course

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two women made history by becoming the first female soldiers to complete their courses at the Army's exhausting Ranger School, according to a statement from the women's families. The women will graduate Friday.<p>Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver are the first female soldiers to …

Military

Man up for a motorcycle camping tour in Sequoia, Kings Canyon, Yosemite national parks

"Saddle up, boys," the expedition leader said. "It's time to hit the trail."<p>The other dusty men and I, having warmed our boots by the campfire and filled our bellies with scrambled eggs and thick-cut bacon, stirred slowly in the chill mountain air. Then we were astride our mounts, tethered under …

How A Couple Of 'Frugal Weirdos' Are Saving 71% Of Their Income So They Can Retire At Age 33

What do you do when you’re fed up with your job and always living for the weekend?<p>If you’re this young Boston couple, you decide to save more than two thirds of your income so you can retire to a homestead in the woods of Vermont before your 35th birthdays.<p>Meet Mr. and Mrs. Frugalwoods, a software …

Personal Finance

How To Build A World Ready Rig - Part 2

Share Email Comments<p>The Heimbigners do their best to break their Phoenix Custom Camper and Ford F550 while testing a compost toilet, pushing their …

8 camping hacks you'll kick yourself for not knowing sooner

The number of overnight stays at U.S. National Parks in 2014 increased by almost one million since 2013, according to the National Park Service.<p>It's …

Aziz Ansari And Jimmy Fallon Read Your Hilarious Dating Text Fails

Are you an astronaut? Because your dating fails are out of this world.<p>If you're dating nowadays, the odds are you've sent an embarrassing text or two to a potential love interest. It happens. In honor of all those fails and Aziz Ansari's new book, <i>Modern Romance</i>, Jimmy Fallon and Ansari decided to …

Why a High Income Can Make It Harder to Save for Retirement

Q: My employer's 401(k) plan considers me a "highly compensated" employee and caps my contribution at a measly 5%. I know I am not saving...<p><b>Q: My</b> …

Retirement

12 online courses that could help you get rich

If you want to learn about personal finance, books aren't the only option.<p>You have choices, including the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>From understanding the stock market to developing negotiation skills, we've picked out some of the best classes for …

Efficient SIP Laneway House Pops Up in an Unused Urban Backyard in Vancouver

1/14<p>Vancouver Laneway House-Lanefab<p>Laneway houses are gaining in popularity in Canada as homeowners transform their unused backyards or garages into …

Living Rooms

Did Dog-Human Alliance Drive Out the Neanderthals?

With the help of wolf dogs, early humans out-hunted—and outlasted—Neanderthals.<p>In popular culture, they're often portrayed like members of a heavy-metal band: fur clad, shaggy haired, ape-like. But in most ways they were like you and me. They used fire and made tools, lived in social groups, and …

Anthropology

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognizing that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks of deadly metal.<p>After over a hundred years of living with cars, some cities are slowly starting to realize that the automobile doesn’t make a lot of sense in the urban context. It isn’t just the …