Benjamin Calvert

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Sew Easy Lesson: 60 Degree Braid

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How can I get a good upper body workout without going to the gym?

<i>A:</i><p>Many endurance athletes just can't bring themselves to drive to the gym three days a week after work to reap the benefits of strength training. However, there are ways to get the strength, flexibility, and injury prevention benefits of weight room workouts without the hassle of going to the …

Speak Up: Why It's Good to Be "High Maintenance" in a Relationship

As a dating coach and relationship columnist, I travel the country talking to young women about their love lives. What I hear over and over again is that they aren't satisfied in their relationships—but they aren't telling their guys what the issue is because, they say, "I don't want to be high …

The art of structuring a Novel. Those First Fifteen Pages Are Critical. - Caleb and Linda Pirtle

There is no right way or wrong way to write a novel. But, without structure, the story, which in the final analysis, is all that counts, can wind up …

Does Language Change How We Think? Ask the Hyper-Polyglot Teen Who Speaks 20 of Them

"Each language is in many ways an expression of how one society or culture thinks," says hyper-polyglot Tim Doner. "I feel that when I start to speak …

Language Learning

Clarion Write-a-Thon: sponsoring writers to raise money for the Clarion science fiction and fantasy workshop

I've just signed up for the Clarion Write-a-Thon, an annual fundraiser that brings in money to run the non-profit Clarion Writers Workshop, a kind of …

Why Gary Vaynerchuk's New Social Media Strategy Should Change The Way You Do Business

Today, Gary Vaynerchuk starts “tripling down” on content – because “doubling down” doesn’t begin to describe how important he thinks it is. The social media expert is relaunching his blog today. Why? “The more content I can put out, the more luck I have,” he says. He’s redeployed an employee at …

GaryVaynerchuk.com

Gary Vaynerchuk is the chairman of VaynerX, a modern-day media and communications holding company, and the active CEO of VaynerMedia, a full-service …

Family Business

10 mindblowing uses for the world-changing substance that never was

Starlite could be the most valuable man-made substance ever created. It has the potential to revolutionise industries, save lives and change the …

The History of the Weird Keyboard Symbols You Never Knew You Needed

Before the age of the internet, you likely never noticed some of the keyboard symbols that you now use all the time. Most of us still don't know the …

20 Trips That Will Change Your Life

Get lost with these guy trips that will be make you think about the world in a whole new way

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

Biblical Marriage Not Defined Simply As One Man, One Woman: Iowa Religious Scholars' Op-Ed

A trio of Iowa-based religious scholars penned an op-ed in a local paper this week, reminding readers that despite popular opinion, the Bible does not simply define marriage as between one man and one woman.<p>The joint editorial was written by Hector Avalos, Robert R. Cargill and Kenneth Atkinson and …

Eight Rules for Writing Fiction

Writing fiction is not as hard as it seems, as long as you follow these eight simple rules:<p><b>Show, don’t tell.</b> Remember show-and-tell in elementary school, when you’d bring in an object from home and talk about it? I want you to remember that experience and the lessons about storytelling it imparted. …

Tea

The World Until Yesterday: What we can learn from traditional societies

Jared Diamond is professor of geography at UCLA and an influential author<p><b>Jared Diamond</b> - the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'master storyteller of the human …

Tarp Blocks Rain, Collects Water For You To Drink

Combining a shelter and a water-collecting design, the Glider product from Kammok is a rain tarp for hammocks. It has the added benefit of funneling …

Creating and printing a custom mapset with TOPO!

By onJanuary 24, 2012 in Trip Planning 47<p>Are you planning a trip that is not addressed specifically and perfectly by an existing guidebook or mapset? …

Best National Park Adventures for Kids

You want to take your kids on an unforgettable adventure in one of our spectacular national parks—but which one? In his new book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, editor, author, and dad Keith Bellows names the best parks for families—and much more. See his 11 park picks below, then …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …