Marissa Marino-White

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9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

RVs

Top 10 parallel narratives

From Philip Roth to Zadie Smith, Lisa Halliday selects some of the best novels using formal adventures to bridge the ‘impassable gaps’ in our world<p>What makes a novel a novel? The word comes from the Latin <i>novus</i>, meaning new, via the Italian <i>novella storia</i>, “new story”, so it can seem a contradiction …

Literature

You Can Travel Like a 1900s Adventurer—Here’s How

A new book shows what a turn-of-the century food explorer can teach us about modern travel.<p>In 1900 people rarely left their hometown, let alone traveled around their country. But David Fairchild was different.<p>Fairchild was a food spy for the American government at the turn of the 20th century. He …

Travel

Tony Robbins and Other Famous Motivational Speakers on How to Capture Anyone's Attention | Inc.com

There's more to be learned from great motivational speakers than what it takes to be happy in your work or at home.<p>In addition to finding new ways to improve your life and find passions in your work, you can also learn a lot about engaging an audience. And, if you work in any kind of business, …

Motivation

15 Skills Every Adventurer Needs

Use these essential abilities to slay your next big trip.<p>If you’re well prepared for adventure and can find the humor in things not going according to plan, you’ll never stop exploring. To understand just what will get you to that place, we spoke with endurance athletes, gear gurus, and elite …

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

The Brain

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

Immigration

18 things for people who are always, always cold

Oh, and one thing for pets, too.<p>Dreams of spring are not enough to keep you warm in February. I can see my breath on my walk to work, and there is still snow on the ground. If you're looking to stay cozy through a long, rainy thaw (or even a chilly night in summer or fall), I've got you covered.</i> …

Shopping

How to Install In-Floor Heating

Nothing feels better first thing in the morning than walking into the bathroom and experiencing the comforting warmth of heated tiles on bare tootsies. Here's how to make that happen.<p>It's a cold winter's morning as your creep into the bathroom. But you're not greeted by a frigid floor—instead, …

LunaR is a solar-powered smartwatch with plenty of features and an elegant design

Smartwatches nowadays can do all kinds of neat things. In fact, they are becoming more independent than ever, some even featuring wireless data connectivity, killing the need for a companion smartphone. But there is one thing manufacturers haven’t handled well – battery life and charging.<p><b>Other</b> …

Your routines might be screwing with your body. Here's how to fix it.

When to eat, drink, sleep, and think deep thoughts.<p>You might think you’re in control of your schedule, but your body evolved to follow a natural rhythm. Sticking closer to that routine can help keep you in tiptop shape.<p>Drink coffee<p>Sipping caffeine is best done early in the day. Imbibed later, it …

Sleep

Unmissable adventures around the world

Hike, climb, cycle, surf, canoe... there are countless ways to explore a country if you've got a taste for adventure. But which of these pulse-quickening experiences fall into the 'don't-leave-without' category?<p>In this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s <i>Atlas of Adventure</i>, we look at some of the …

Paragliding

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

Raspberry Pi

This city has been named the most liveable in the world AGAIN

If you’ve ever wanted to pack your bags and start a new life someplace wonderful, it may be time to peruse the latest list of the world’s most liveable cities.<p>For the seventh year in a row, Melbourne, Australia has been named the most liveable city in the world, with Canadian and Australian cities …

Urbanization

Stay in an Irish Castle Like Royalty

Here's where to find Ireland's most enchanting castle.<p>The best historical hotels offer the chance to revel in a bygone era—but with plentiful modern amenities. Ashford Castle, in Ireland’s western County Mayo, accomplishes both superbly.<p>The original castle dates back to 1228, but much of what we …

7 essential apps for anyone new to Android

Whether you’re a disillusioned Apple convert, or immigrating from an outdated Windows phone, you might need help picking out your first batch of apps for your Android device.<p>The Google Play Store is a rather large place, filled with enough apps to boggle the minds of the uninitiated. There are …

Stay in a bubble that has an uncensored look at the stars in Iceland’s Five Million Star Hotel

Iceland’s latest incredible accommodation is proving a big hit with many travellers who want to fulfil their dream of sleeping under the stars.<p>The bubble allows you to sleep underneath Iceland’s millions of stars offering you an “uncensored” look at the incredible night sky and, if you’re in luck, …

European Travel

13 Fantastic Gadgets for Exploring the Great Outdoors This Summer | Inc.com

Life in the great outdoors just got a little more techie. These gadgets--including a pressurized shower system that holds two gallons and a weather-resistant radio--will help you survive at a campsite or on a long bike trip. They're meant for serious outdoor use.<p>Massive power in a small size, this …

Gear & Gadgets

New 'Dungeons & Dragons' site manages the rules so you can just play

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>, the quintessential pen-and-paper game, is more popular than ever, thanks to Twitch channels like Geek and Sundry and podcasts like <i>The Adventure Zone</i>. But it's one thing to listen or watch a presentation crafted by seasoned gamers and another to actually run your own adventure. …

How to quickly make a bow and arrow

Here's how to craft a serviceable bow for survival situations.<p><i>This story originally appeared on outdoorlife.com.</i><p>In a survival situation, or even just when you are camping or exercising your outdoor skills, a bow is a great tool to have. Building a quality set takes time and skill, but you can knock …

Outdoors

Sleep within a whisker of live tigers at this lodge inside an animal enclosure

A boutique new lodge has been unveiled in Kent, England that offers guests a truly wild and immersive experience, allowing them to sleep right beside tigers, separated only by a pane of glass.<p>Located at Port Lympne animal reserve, a sanctuary for rare and endangered species that works with the …

Wildlife

All About Capers, the Powerhouse Pantry Staple

For such tiny green buds, capers can be a remarkably polarizing ingredient. Bold, briny, and powerfully salty, they tend to fall into the same love-it-or-hate-it category as olives and anchovies. But, while saltiness may be their high note, capers—like olives and anchovies, for that matter—bring …

Italian Food

The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever

There are a lot of things I could tell you about a trip I took to Colombia several years ago. I could tell you about the shootout that erupted on the street in Cali just seconds after I had stepped inside my flat. I could tell you about the bonfire-roasted wild rat I ate one night on a remote …

How to Make the Best Arnold Palmer Ever

Pretty much every time I've had an Arnold Palmer—that mix of iced tea and lemonade that's sometimes called a "half and half"—it's been disappointing. They're often tinny with the taste of instant powdered tea, or bitter from over-brewed bags, and hinting at the scent of lemon floor cleaner from …

Tea

Outfit your bathroom to be the best space in your house

It takes more than a padded toilet seat cover and novelty shower curtain to level up your lavatory.<p>Make the bathroom the room in your house you are most proud of. When giving a house guest a tour of your humble abode, make the commode the first stop. Turn your outhouse into the <b>in</b>house.<p>Activated …

Shopping

Spice-Rubbed Butterflied Smoked Turkey Recipe

Turkey and smoke are a natural pairing, as anyone who's looked at a deli case can tell you, but there's a difference between cold-cut smoked turkey, with its ham-like cured texture and questionable smoke flavor, and real <i>barbecued</i> turkey. I'm talking the kind of smoked turkey you want served in …

BBQ

These gadgets will help you weather any storm

They're all-weather friends.<p>Even cushy cubicle life can be too rigorous for some gadgets. (We’re looking at you, pile of dead hard drives.) So we assembled a brigade of cavalier devices ready to endure the rigors of the great outdoors. They can survive rain, wind, dust, freezing temperatures, and …

Gear & Gadgets

The Michelada Roadmap: Our Template for a Great Beer Cocktail

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>It starts with a spreadsheet. I've been obsessed with <i>micheladas</i>, the spicy and tart Mexican beer cocktail, for some time. It's been something of a love-hate relationship for me. Some of the micheladas I've drunk have …

Mexico City