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This F/A-18F Pilot Rattling Off His Launch Checklist Will Make You Want To Join The Navy

It's always great to see someone with a dream job loving what they do as if it were just that—a dream.<p>Instagram Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Psychology

Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened.<p>He made …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever | Inc.com

If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a scientist and a research fellow at Y Combinator, and he's written books on such brain-straining topics as quantum …

Language Learning

Different Strokes: Expedition Canoeing

<i>Text and photos by Conor Mihell and Frank Wolf</i><p>(Ed. note: This is the second part of a series. Part One.)<p>You can get away with a lot on an overnight …

Camping

7 Restaurants That Make Kraków, Poland, an Exceptional—and Affordable—Dining Destination

It may have a meat-and-potatoes reputation, but Polish food provides an array of more exciting, albeit less publicized, flavors. Fresh and smoked seafood is often served in lieu of meat. Pastries are topped with crunchy hazelnuts, plums, candied orange, cherries, raspberries, and sesame seeds. …

Childhood Behavioral Concerns: How to Stop Whining in Its Tracks

I love so many things about my children, but there are definitely some things I could live without. Whining is one of those things.<p>Every time I hear …

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

German Retailers Are Freaking Out Because Of Potential Diesel Bans

Cities, states and countries around the world have their sights set on banning diesel cars by a set date. In particular, there’s some high-profile …

How to Take Epic Weekend Trips on the Cheap

You know the type. The ones who pop up on Instagram in a different country every weekend, storying their boutique hotel suites, stand-up …

Air Travel

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you ... Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about …

Self-help

The Best Thru-Hiking Movies – EVER!

READING TIME: TWO AND A HALF MINUTES It’s January. Just in case you hadn’t noticed.That strange period between December and February where nothing …

Hiking

Today’s Best iOS & Mac App Deals: Weather Now, Doom & Destiny, SimCity, more

In today’s best iOS and Mac app/game deals, we have some solid price drops on Doom & Destiny, ReadKit, SimCity, Weather Now and more. You’ll find a complete list of today’s absolute best apps curated by hand down below:<p>Today’s Best iOS App Deals:<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> Neptune – System & Security: <b>FREE</b> (Reg. …

Apps

This solar-powered cabin is a dreamy green getaway in the Colorado Mountains

Perched on a rocky cliff at 10,000 feet, this pair of solar-powered cabins offer unique views of Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo mountains, the …

Can You Correctly Answer Elon Musk's Favorite Job Interview Question?

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in less than 10 minutes? Listen to our brand new daily podcast here.</i><p>Continuing our borderline-creepy obsession …

Employment

The French Ambassador Insulted US on Pearl Harbor Day. Here’s Why He Shouldn’t Be Talking.

When it comes to who did the most to stop the Nazis in World War II, it would generally be best for France to remain quiet.<p>Yet, in the tradition of …

2018 Bull Market List: The 9 hottest collectible cars right now

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Classic Cars

These Are the Best TVs of 2017 You Can Buy Now

The best TVs of 2017 have big screens, higher resolutions, and more vibrant colors. And with the holidays around the corner (and plenty of discounts …

To Boldly Go: The Science Behind Pooping in Space

What Mike Mullane remembers most clearly about having his first bowel movement in space is the blast of cold air greeting his exposed rectum. Over …

Space Science

Why They Walked: Portraits of Appalachian Trail Thru-Hikers

I started photographing Appalachian Trail thru-hikers in my home state of Maine eleven years ago. As a professional photographer with a degree in …

Hiking

Taking a Moment to Reflect—Literally—on the Porsche Cayenne's New Brakes

Don't dismiss the Porsche Surface Coated Brake as mere bling—the mesmerizing, mirror-finish discs are proper stoppers, too.<p>Eric Adams<p>Eric AdamsView …

Auto Shows

The 11 Best Tiny Houses You Can Buy on Amazon

Did you know that you can buy everything on Amazon? Medical devices, snack foods, designer clothing, books, pet supplies, art, and—you’re never gonna …

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29 | Inc.com

It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what …

Motivation

North to Alaska

I had full-time, 8 to 5 employment in Columbus, Ohio, but on evenings and weekends I enjoyed my professional avocation: flying, much of it flight …

How to Roll Your Own Subsonic Loads for Deer and Hogs

You know the subsonic rimfire rounds so useful for quietly knocking off a varmint in the squash patch? Well, you can roll your own centerfire ammo …

Complete your desk setup w/ this 29″ USB-C LG Monitor for $199 (Reg. $400)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>BuyDig is offering the LG 29UM59A-P 29-Inch IPS Ultrawide Freesync Monitor for <b>$199 shipped</b> after checking out with promo code</b> …

USB Type-C

Nobody wants to be a pilot anymore — here's how working for an airline lost its glamour

One airline ventured to blame its 2016 bankruptcy on its inability to hire enough pilots, and even at always-profitable and carefree Southwest Airlines, the challenge of recruiting millennial aviators keeps middle management awake at night. "The biggest problem," a Southwest executive told …

Jumpseat: Why be an Airline Pilot?

One of my favorite jokes about the airline pilot profession involves a mother who brings her wide-eyed, grade-school-age son into the cockpit for a …