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Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

Writing

20 Best Science Fiction Books Of The Decade

After much mulling and culling, we've come up with our list of the twenty best books of the decade. The list is weighted towards science fiction, but …

Books

This hidden Apple Watch feature tells you if your workouts are doing any good

It’s all very well to know how far you ran, cycled and swam. But the whole point of exercise is not just to clock the miles. It’s supposed to make you more fit. So, how do you know if all those sweaty miles are actually doing any good? One way is by measuring your heart rate recovery …

Fitness Technology

10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising. According to analysis by Pew Research Center, renter households …

Housing

27 Underrated U.S. Destinations Everyone Should Visit in Their Lifetime

If you’re traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big …

National Parks

Hike the Alpine Forests of California's Desolation Wilderness

This region is easy to access and easier to enjoy.<p>"The Desolation Wilderness in California is one of my favorite places," Treinish says. Considering that Treinish has been to six continents, that’s saying a lot. The wilderness area, just southwest of Lake Tahoe, is not big—about 100 square …

Hiking

15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Recipes

The 15 Most Romantic Places to Go in January

Time to hatch a winter escape plan with your significant other.<p>Say what you will about the snow, but there’s something incredibly romantic about the …

Game Changer: This Is How to Hack Your McDonald's Breakfast So It's Actually Healthy

When McDonald's announced that its breakfast menu would be available all day, a lot of people were happy. Let's face it: breakfast food has become a favorite for a lot of people, and those McMuffins were too good to stop serving when the Happy Meals and Big Macs started rolling out. What you may …

Breakfast

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

Marathon cycles meet epic swims and uplifting hikes in our guide to the best breaks that, from the Lake District to the Sahara, will get you off the sofa and into the great outdoors<p>ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 …

Stealth parenting

I’ve found a surefire way to lure my teen out of his room.<p>January 17, 2018 — After hours in the kitchen fixing dinner, indulging in a leisurely …

Why Baby Boomers Were More Mobile Than Millennials

If you’re interested in migration patterns, Detroit is a good place to grow up. After all, the Motor City has done more than any other metropolis to …

Demographics

Ranking the greatest MVP seasons in baseball history: Nos. 20-1

<i>Throughout the month of January, a cast of editors from theScore will share their rankings of the greatest teams, performances, pitchers, and</i> …

9 trails that every Bay Area hiker needs to check off the to-do list

While many head to San Francisco to visit its top-notch restaurants and cocktail lounges, others who live in the city are eager to get out of town on weekends to enjoy nature.<p>The beauty of living in this area is that you don't have to travel to all the way to the mountains of Tahoe or Yosemite to …

How to Earn Steady Monthly Income in Your Retirement

Getting financial freedom is one of the main worries for retirees during their golden years.<p>Retirement brings many changes in one’s life, and the …

The Five Pillars of Popovich

Since Gregg Popovich took over as head coach of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs 21 years ago, the rest of the league’s teams have replaced their leaders …

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Get Paid 7% To Wait For This REIT To Further Scale

GLPI shares have returned more than 30% in the last year and we think there is some more room to run.<p>The company announced an acquisition of some …

Why a Foam Roller Will Change Your Life (and How to Do It)

Whether you've recently kickstarted a new workout plan for the New Year, you're trying to exercise more, or you're just trying to keep up with your …

How to generate the income you need in retirement

You’ve spent your whole life saving for retirement . Now you’re finished working, and it’s time to start spending what you’ve saved. For many …

Retirement

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

National Parks

How to lose weight by reinventing your breakfast

If you’re looking to lose weight in 2018, consider rethinking your breakfast.<p>In her diet book “Target 100,” weight-loss expert Liz Josefsberg says …

All the sci-fi TV and movies hitting Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in January 2018

The big story this month is on Amazon Prime, where the streaming service looks to launch its ambitious Philip K. Dick anthology <i>Electric Dreams</i>. But …

8 Gorgeous Vacation Spots to Help You De-Stress in 2018

Find a perfect place to unwind this year.<p>This year has been a roller coaster for Americans, many of whom are feeling more stressed—particularly about …

9 Things You Should Know the First Time You Use an Instant Pot

It’s really big.<p>There’s a lot <i>not</i> to like about the Instant Pot. Its logo calls to mind an ‘80s mall store—Claire’s Boutique meets 5-7-9—and not in a …

Archaeology as blood sport: How an ancient mastodon ignited debate over humans’ arrival in North America

Archaeology as blood sport: How the discovery of an ancient mastodon ignited debate over humans’ arrival in North America<p>“Oh my God,” Richard Cerutti said to himself. He bent down to pick up a sharp, splintered bone fragment. Its thickness and weight told him that it belonged to an animal, a very …

Anthropology

Retirement Strategy: Yes, You Can Retire With Less Than You Think

Contrary to the scare tactics of the experts, you might not need as much as they want you to think you need to retire.<p>If you set your mind to it, you …

10 Mysterious Ancient Stones And Carved Rocks In North America

3. Bourne Stone In Massachusetts – Evidence Of Atlantic Contact, Norse Runes Or Native American Petroglyphs?<p>The Bourne Stone in Massachusetts is an …

I Like Dave Ramsey But He's Dead Wrong on Mutual Funds

Dave Ramsey's advice on mutual funds is fundamentally correct and even wise but some of his key points, especially on asset allocation and …

Netflix Christmas TV Episodes To Stream In December; Watch Over 40 Holiday-Themed Specials

The holidays are slowly creeping towards us which means it’s time to binge-watch a bunch of Christmas-themed TV episodes on Netflix. While there are …