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Bottling up emotions doesn’t work, but neither does brooding. Here’s a different approach.

<b>Gretchen Rubin</b> is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project, Better Than Before, and Happier at Home. Her books have sold …

Self-help

Nike ACGs New Hiking Sneakers Takes You Off Court and Off Road

The Nike ACG sub brand has been providing hiking sneakers for years. ACG, or “All Conditions Gear,” has been around for nearly 30 years. Over that …

Shoes

Watch a Bad Decision Make This Toyota Land Cruiser Vanish Before Your Eyes

Sometimes that solid ground...isn't.<p>Facebook | Club Land Cruiser Costa Rica<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

I Track How Much I Drink In A Spreadsheet & It's Changed My Relationship With Alcohol

I startedtracking how much I was drinking last July — July Fourth week, to be exact. That week, I had 28 drinks, 10 of which were all in one day. …

The best mountain bikes you can buy right now

The options open to lovers of two-wheeled, human-powered locomotion are more numerous than ever before. However obscure your particular niche is, …

Smart Entrepreneurs Use Third-Grade Words. Steve Jobs Did and You Should, Too

Billionaires like Elon Musk and Richard Branson use simple words to express complex ideas.<p>Steve Jobs once said, "Simple can be harder than complex." It's true, which is why it's hard to express your ideas simply. Anyone can write long, confusing sentences. Anyone can speak in esoteric jargon. But …

simplewords

The best lightweight gaming laptops

Back at CES a few months ago, I wrote that we were entering a golden age in lightweight gaming laptops. It started last year with NVIDIA's small, power-efficient Max-Q graphics, followed by Intel and AMD's surprising team-up on Core H with Radeon RX Vega M graphics. Now Intel has ramped up the …

Weekend Project: Build your own budget-friendly electric bicycle for under $500

Electric bicycles make commuting around cities and urban areas much easier, but the good ones can be quite hard on your wallet. High quality electric bicycles by top brands like Trek’s Super Commuter 8s or Raleigh Redux IE offer both high performance and high quality in a sleek package. However, …

11 Games You Didn't Know About (But Should)

We cover a <i>lot</i> of games here on IGN, but amid all the noise it can be difficult for some of the most quietly creative games to be heard.<p>Here are 11 …

7 games with interesting hacking mechanics all devs should study

Games have immense capacity to make us feel cool or smart or highly capable — or all three at the same time. And few things can pull that off quite …

16 delicious citrus-inspired dinner recipes

We could talk forever about citrusy desserts. I would tell you about when I was little and my family ventured "Down Neck" to the Portuguese …

The real secret to quitting bad habits

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

The Most Beautiful Natural Features in Texas

Texas: A State of Wonder<p>From the starkly beautiful mountains of Big Bend National Park in West Texas to the moss-draped cypress trees of Caddo Lake …

It's time to break down the barrier between 'inside' and 'outside'

Traditional buildings are designed to provide protection against a savage world, with us safe on one side and our waste on the other. Architects have …

Is there a limit to what science can understand?

Albert Einstein said that the "most incomprehensible thing about the Universe is that it <i>is</i> comprehensible." He was right to be astonished. Human …

U.S. energy sources and uses: everything you need to know in one lovely chart

One of the interesting side effects of plug-in electric cars turns out to be a greater awareness of energy sources and uses.<p>A 2012 California study, …

This Photographer Shot the Same Strangers Going to Work Over 9 Years

How do you photograph the same strangers on the street over the course of nearly a decade? Here’s one strategy: visit the same street corner at the …

The Only Thing That’ll Keep You Going When Your Body Gives Out

“We’re almost there, about 3K to go,” a lean Australian man in lycra called out to me as I slowly rolled by him. He was standing on the side of the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Why People Still Support Trump

It's not all about bigotry and ignorance.<p>A week ago I expressed the hope that President Donald Trump's lamentable performance after the Charlottesville protests would hurt his standing in the polls. This didn't happen. If there was a blip, it was in the other direction. I'd be pleased if Trump's …

Rights & Freedoms

The Future of Design Education is... No Design Education

The modern designer has a breadth of human experiences, not degrees.<p>Have you ever seen a door and have been unsure whether to push or pull? Or worse, have you ever pushed a door that was meant to be pulled? This classic design error--the Norman door-- was named after Don Norman, who explored the …

Design

3D-Printed Replacement Car Parts Are Coming | Feature

From the July 2017 issue<p>In the bad old days, when you busted one plastic switch on a Pontiac Bonneville, your dealer forced you to buy an entire set. Now you can pay a Russian who builds replica Star Wars guns a couple of bucks to ship you a brand-new, OEM-quality part for your old Bonnie. And soon …

2017 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD vs. Honda Ridgeline AWD | Comparison Test

From the July 2017 issue<p>The only vehicle-segment descriptor in the automotive market that might be more amorphous than “crossover” is “mid-size pickup.” The mere mention of it has our own Don Sherman furiously scribbling numbers on scraps of paper, wild eyed and sweating. “There’s no such thing,” …

The Fujifilm GFX 50S’s High ISO Quality is Insane

The Fujifilm GFX 50S‘s ISO invariance makes it so easy to shoot the Milky Way that it’s not even funny. I was able to take an “impossible” shot, …

Walabot DIY gives you Superman-style X-ray vision in your home | Trusted Reviews

<b>Already a hit in the US, the Walabot DIY smart stud finder is set to land in the UK, but what’s it all about? Let us explain.</b><p>Walabot DIY is a 3D …

16 mountain bike hacks to make your life easier - MBR

For pretty much zero cost.<p>Here are sixteen ingenious, free, easy or cheap mountain bike hacks that you can do to help you keep your bike running …

Cleaning

12 ways to haggle a lower car price

Americans hate to haggle. Maybe that’s because, unlike in other cultures, we don’t do it very often, so we haven’t gotten very good at it. I’m here to tell you that it’s worth it to learn, given that the two things we do have to negotiate for are the most expensive things we buy: our homes and our …

Personal Finance

5 Days of Awesome Wallpapers: Nature Photography and Amazing Scenes

A great background or wallpaper can start your day off on a good mood. There’s certainly no shortage of places to find something to revitalize your …

A decade of award-winning British landscape photography – in pictures

Photography,Landscape photographer of the year award,Art and design,Culture,Awards and prizes,Art and design,Environment,Books,British identity and society,Society,Rural affairs,Wales,Scotland,UK news<p>A new book brings together the UK’s greatest landscape photographers, who have captured everything …