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Here's What Retirement Costs the Average American Each Year

How much will you spend in retirement? Here's a sneak peek at what you might be in for.<p>Once you reach the point where your career is starting to wind …

Retirement

Where explorers go to relax: Benedict Allen swaps Papua New Guinea for Portugal's unsung Alentejo

“It’s not easy being married to an explorer,” my darling wife announced, just as I was enjoying my Weetabix. “I think I deserve a holiday.”<p>“So do I,” said my eight-year-old son Freddie, “but castles only this time, please.”<p>“Just as long as it has a good Wi-Fi connection,” said Natalya, 10, with a …

British expats: how easy is it to get a mortgage in the UK?

Almost four million British people live abroad according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.<p>Despite choosing to settle in another country, many wish to retain a link to home in the form of property. But getting a mortgage in these circumstances can be more challenging …

The Complete Guide To EDC Knife Steel

Whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned everyday carry veteran, picking out a new pocket knife can be an absurdly daunting task if you’re not …

Want to build a tiny house? Here's where you can find floor plans

The tiny house movement means a lot of different things to different people. Besides the idea of living a happier life with less stuff, less debt and …

Buy-to-let returns rose in all regions of the UK except London in 2017

Landlords have seen returns rise across the UK outside of London in spite of warnings that profits have been hit by recent tax changes, research …

Nasa’s latest Mars pictures look very similar to our own planet

An amazing panoramic view of the surface of Mars has been created by the Curiosity Rover, showing us Earthlings that the red planet may not be that …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

The funniest animal photos you'll see all year

Survival Situation? Check Your Belt

Made in the USA of military-grade webbing, the Cache Belt has a two-foot velcro enclosure for money, personal items, or an extensive survival</b> …

Minimalism

Today in Gear: July 2, 2015

<b>Bellroy Phone Case-3 Card</b><br>Anything that slows you down on your commute, you can definitely do without. The Bellroy Phone Case-3 Card acts as a minimal …

Vintage

Best day trips from Bangkok: Ko Kret

Bangkok’s easiest green getaway, Ko Kret is an artificial ‘island’, the result of a canal being dug nearly 300 years ago to shorten an oxbow bend in the Chao Phraya River. The island is also one of Thailand’s oldest settlements of Mon people, who were a dominant tribe of central Thailand between …

Your Morning Dooley

"Prisidint iv th' United States, says ye? Well,I'm prisidint iv this liquor store, fr'm th' pitcher iv th' Chicago fireabove th' wash-stand in th' back room to th' dure-step. Beyond thatbelongs to th' polisman on th' bate. An Amurrican's home, as wan iv th'potes says, is his castle till th' …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …