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How to Make Your Own Barn Wood

It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves 
you a fortune!<p>There are a few essential tools for this project. The first is an angle grinder. It doesn’t …

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Make A Fire Starter From A Lemon In 6 Easy Steps

http://diply.com/article/make-fire-from-a-lemon-diy<p>article<p>Did you know a lemon could do this?<p>Diply

Here's How To Turn Traveling The World Into Your Job

Pro tips from top bloggers around the world.

10 Destinations You Can Visit for Under $25 a Day

You're one Seamless order away from insolvency, yet the travel bug continues to nibble. So how to wander the planet without worrying about the bottom line? Believe it or not, there are still plenty of global destinations where you can get by on $25 a day or less.<p><i>By: Meaghan Agnew</i><p>You're one Seamless …

Panama City

Review: $40 Camping Hammock, Straps Included

Camping hammocks can be expensive, but with price usually comes quality. This one is a contender, and at a price that won’t make you balk.<p>When I set …

Backpacking

Who Should You Tip? And How Much?

Chances are, you're tossing around money where you shouldn't—and neglecting to tip some of the people who deserve it most! Budget Travel sheds light …

The Smartest Entrepreneurs Are Listening to These 10 Podcasts

Want to become a better entrepreneur? Start listening to one or all of these 10 podcasts.<p>The rumor mill says Apple and major car manufacturers are in talks to have podcasting be the new "car radio." While I won't speculate, there is no doubting that podcast listenership has grown over the …

Awesome Travel Pillow

Adventure<p>Is the secret to surviving long flights powerful sleeping potions? More experienced travelers than I argue so. But I’m not so sure. I’ve found that snoozing through an overnight from North America to Europe or Africa and waking up refreshed depends less on pharmaceuticals and more on …

50 Woodworking Blogs/Websites You May Not Know About

I got into the whole online woodworking thing from YouTube. There are thousands of great, inspirational YouTube woodworking videos out there that are …

5 BIG Ways Google Can Help You Travel Smarter

You use Google for everything else in your life. Travel is the next frontier. The search engine’s new features will change the way you globe-trot, …

The 6 Most Valuable Grocery Items You Can Buy

138 ways to use these everyday items<p>When it comes to utility, not all grocery items are created equal.<p>If value can be defined by versatility then, …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 cheapest days to fly

Contrary to popular belief, there is no right day to buy a plane ticket.<p>A flight to New York is not going to be much cheaper on Tuesday than it will be on Wednesday.<p>According to Scott Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap …

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 best websites for airline deals

Keyes has become so gifted at landing supercheap tickets and getting the most out of his frequent-flier miles that he has booked an epic world trip that spans 13 countries, 20,000 miles, and 21 flights — all free.<p>He told Business Insider his process was a "labor of love" and that he enjoyed finding …

33 Life Lessons in 33 Years

Sometimes it's important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on the lessons life has taught you over the years. I'd like to share some of the things I've learned about dreams, fear, work, marriage, children, health, travel, and giving.<p>Sometimes it's important to stop, take a moment, and reflect on …

Family Travel

10 Fancy Steak Rubs and Marinades That Go Beyond Salt and Pepper

Vancouver’s best cheap eats

Vancouver has one of Canada’s juiciest dining scenes. But for every high-end restaurant here, there are dozens of budget alternatives to salivate over – so long as you know where to go.<p>Here’s our taste-tested menu of top cheap eats throughout the city, where mains typically cost little more than …

A Low-Key Drive in Florida

Strung together by bridges and causeways like an unclasped necklace, the Florida Keys transport you back to a mellower way of life.

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

How to Make a Small Game Hunting Trap | The Art of Manliness

<i>Creek Stewart is a Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & Bushcraft and the author of the just released</i> …

17 crucial web design trends for 2015

<b>Please do not mistake me for some kind digital prognosticator, soothsayer guru, evangelist, swami, samurai or whatever risible term is currently</b> …

What Makes an Effective Executive

An effective executive does <i>not</i> need to be a leader in the sense that the term is now most commonly used. Harry Truman did not have one ounce of charisma, for example, yet he was among the most effective chief executives in U.S. history. Similarly, some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs I’ve …

Books worth reading, as recommended by Bill Gates, Susan Cain and more…

Find repose by exciting the mind. Some of the world’s leading thinkers offer the books that inspired them and their work. Skim the list for your …

How To Order Wine Like A Pro

You're a grown-ass adult, so you really shouldn’t be freaked out when a waiter hands you a giant leather-bound wine list and lets you know a …

Key to Email Productivity? Better Subject Lines

Don't wait until the weight of email "unreads" produces the inevitable dropped ball or missed deadline--or worse, the need for total email "amnesty"<p>Last week, <i>New York Times</i> reporter Nick Bilton fessed up to having 46,315 unread emails in his inbox.<p>It's no secret that some of us are better than …

How a People Magazine Teacher of the Year created the Reading Train iPad app

Libby Curran is an accomplished educator, with 20 years of experience teaching kindergarten and special education classes. In 2012, she was …

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Prime Rib

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Is there anything more truly beautiful than a perfect prime rib? A deep brown crust crackling with salt and fat, sliced open to reveal a juicy pink center that extends from edge to edge, the faint but distinct funk …

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized.<p>The storage service lets users save files like …

What happens when you lose everything

Nine days before TED2008, filmmaker David Hoffman lost almost everything he owned in a fire that destroyed his home, office and 30 years of …