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The Three Levels of Self-Awareness

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.The fact is that the …

Self-help

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May

May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, …

Books

7 Factors That'll Affect Your Social Security Check

The importance of Social Security for retired Americans simply can't be overstated. Each month, 62.1 million payouts are made to eligible beneficiaries, nearly 69% of whom are retired workers. Of these retirees, more than 3 out of 5 lean on Social Security to account for at least half of their …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

This Map Shows You the Best Road Trip Route Between National Parks

If you like the outdoors, a road trip between several national parks is perfect for a long weekend or vacation. This map plots the best route between …

Buying An RV - The Pros & Cons of New vs Used : RVgeeks

One of the first decisions often made when buying an RV is “New?” or “Used?” While some people would never consider one of those options or the …

John Steinbeck and his View of the American Society

John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968)<p>On February 27, 1902, American writer and Pulitzer Prize winner and Nobel Laureate <b>John Steinbeck</b> was born. His works …

37 Things Under $10 That'll Make Your Life So Much Easier

Cheap buys to take care of the little but not-so-fun things in life.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews have been</i> …

Shopping

6 key things to think about when you're buying your next TV

By David Nield<p>The good news for anyone shopping for a TV set is there's a whole host of choice out there – the bad news is you might be overwhelmed …

Televisions

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

This Huge Study Is The Best Evidence Yet That Your Personality Changes Over Time

You're gonna be different when you're old.<p>You might be fundamentally <i>you</i> for your entire life, but don't expect your personality to stay the …

Psychology

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

Michio Kaku And Gerald Edelman: Interactions Within The Human Brain Differ From Artificial Intelligence

A Nobel Prize Winner discusses consciousness and the inner workings of the ‘most complex object in the known physical universe.'<p>Michio Kaku …

You Can Do This!

8 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>Jimmy and Hannah have a remarkable story and an important message for anyone who feels their dreams are limited by …

The Kardashev Scale Is a Tool that Measures How Advanced a Civilization Is

Schools give grades, and jobs give promotions. But how can the performance of a civilization as a whole be measured? That escalated quickly, we know. …

The Kardashev Scale - Type I, II, III, IV & V Civilization

We have reached a turning point in society. According to renowned theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, the next 100 years of science will determine …

Singularity

10 Road-trip Apps You Can't Live Without

Download these before you hit the road.<p>Gone are the days of plugging in a stand-alone GPS unit — long-distance driving has become even easier with …

Apps

RV Boondocking Tips - All The Best Places For FREE Overnight RV Parking | The RVing Guide

Most of today’s RVs are labeled as self-contained — meaning that you have the means to live comfortably onboard.<p>Cooking, sleeping, water, shower and …

DIY RV Buyers Guide: Buy an RV for the Right Price for the Right Model

Welcome to the DoItYourselfRV’s RV Buyer’s Guide. This guide is intended to be a ” how to buy an rv” resource for an RV newcomer or someone who …

Fall foliage tour: the ultimate New England road trip

Touring New England in search of autumn’s changing colors has become so popular that it has sprouted its own subculture of ‘leaf-peepers.’ Immerse yourself in the fall harvest spirit with the ultimate road trip.<p><b>Trip length</b>: 5–7 days; 424 miles (682km)<p><b>Best time to go</b>: late September to</b> …

New England

5 Jaw Dropping Canadian RV Road Trips

Canada is a mecca of jaw-dropping road trips, from east to west, to way up north, there’s something for everyone. Given an appropriate amount of …

RVs

Self-Segregation & Victimhood Doesn’t Mix.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) I love museums. Historical perspectives enrich our current perspectives…sometimes even change them. …

The 7 Essential Sci-Fi Books for June 2017

From time travel to the apocalypse.<p>Summer is the season of sultry nights, beach weekends, arguments over what “the song of the summer” truly is, and …

20 Tips For Healthy Green Grilling—Plus The Best Eco Friendly Grills To Buy

Here's how to break out the barbecue without harming your health—or the planet's.<p>Science can’t precisely date when humans first cooked with fire, but …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May

The month that Netflix shows off<p>Normally in these posts I try to put together some sort of competition-style write-up, pitting the services against one another in a streaming free-for-all. That’s not really going to be necessary this time, because May is all about one thing: Netflix bringing back …

Entertainment

1 epic itinerary for your trip to Montana

SOME ROAD TRIPS start with a frantic airport, frenzied lineups for rental cars, and countless miles navigating through busy interstates with a rental …

14 Gifts for the Bicycle-Obsessed Cyclist in Your Life

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New GPS website will help you find off-the-beaten-path trails in US national parks

More and more people are heading to America’s national parks to enjoy the incredible nature found around the US. But if you’re hoping to break from fellow travellers and get away from the crowds, a GPS company is aiming to help get hikers off-the-beaten-path.<p>TomTom – a GPS, traffic and navigation …

These 3 easy steps can improve your retirement savings—in less than an hour

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When you’re nearing retirement or already retired, you probably aren’t too concerned …

Retirement