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7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

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Oklahoma City News, Sports, Weather & Entertainment

Jackson Enterprise Elementary will soon bear the name of Mary Golda Ross, while Lee Elementary will be renamed after Adelaide...

How to use Siri with Apple Music

<b>Update March 2017:</b> Added sections for playing Favorites Mix and New Music Mix and a table of contents, Apple Music box, and images for iOS 10. Added …

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60+ Incredible Tiny Houses You'll Hardly Believe Are Real

Be warned: This list might inspire you sell your home and downsize immediately.<p>Tiny homes aren't just about looking cute — they're part of a growing movement that promotes sustainable living. Many designers have figured out innovative ways to make these small homes amazingly well-equipped and, …

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7 Days with the Apple Watch

Ihave never been one for watches. Well, let me rephrase. I love the <i>concept</i> of watches, as well as the styling and the extraordinary detail that goes …

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This Chart Shows What to Save Each Year to Send Your Kid to College

College is incredibly expensive and prices are only going up. This chart shows how much you need to save every year for your child’s expenses …

4 Best Apps To Track Your Retirement Money | Investopedia

If you’re like most working people, you have only one major source of income: your job. Once you hit retirement, however, that changes, and you are …

Discipline Your Kids With Natural Consequences

Let your child learn from the natural consequences of his own actions, and you can prevent power struggles without being the bad guy.<p>When I was a kid, "discipline" meant that my parents revoked one of my favorite privileges whenever I misbehaved. Hit my brother? No TV for a week. Didn't do my …

10 Best Wearable Tracking Devices To Keep Kids Safe

All parents want to keep their children safe. But the debates between the different parenting styles used to keep our kids safe are heated, and …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

David Brooks, religious clown: Debunking phony Godsplaining from the New York Times’ laziest columnist

David Brooks wants us atheists to appreciate his magic book and silly myths. Let’s try some actual facts instead<p>One might deem it almost shameful to publish one’s musings on the New York Times’ opinion page, the same page that continues to print, and quite shamelessly, the unapologetic scribbles of …

Inspiration | Off The Grid

Articles in Inspiration<p>Andres Amador is no ordinary artist. He neither draws or paints. He doesn't sculpt. Instead of a white canvas, he uses nature, …

The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

From Maurice Sendak to the real-life story of a gay penguin family, by way of grandmothers and kings.<p><i>“This is the entire essence of life: Who are you? What are you?”</i> young Leo Tolstoy wrote in his journal of selfhood. The quest for an answer begins as soon as we develop theory of mind as children — …

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Jesus Christ Wasn’t Down With Marriage

Laws aimed at reinforcing ‘traditional’ Christian marriage get Christ’s and early Christians’ views on matrimony exactly backward.<p>This week the …

One Reason The Apple Watch Will Succeed When All Other Smart Watches Have Failed

When he died, I inherited his watches, which are pretty nice. One is a Rolex, one is from Tag Heuer. These aren't $20,000 watches — the guy was a school teacher — but they're still pretty expensive.<p>At the time, I didn't wear a watch. But, since it was an heirloom, I decided to start wearing the …

41 Recipes for Your Hanukkah Feast

Gallery41 Recipes for Your Hanukkah Feast<p>Hanukkah is hands-down the best holiday ever. Think about it. It combines the best elements of the other greatest holidays—family and overeating—but without the downsides of, say, a panic-inducing turkey that cooks, like <i>forever</i> (looking at you, …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

64 Positive Things to Say to Kids

Encouraging Words for Kids<p><b>What phrases do you say each day to your kids? Which ones do you want them to remember?</b><p>In the years since my grandmother …

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5 Creative Ways to Cook with Spaghetti Squash (There Will Be Funnel Cake)

Stop! Don't douse that spaghetti squash with marinara sauce—try one of these recipes, instead.<p>Here's the thing about spaghetti squash. We don't actually want it to be spaghetti-like. We'll just use plain ole spaghetti for that one; there's no use trying to re-fashion squash to act like pasta.<p>And …

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Adoption + Foster Care Movies

For those of you who were asking, here is a quick list of adoption and foster care themed movies - check them out and let me know what you think - …

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How much do you need to retire happy? Wes Moss has your number | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)<p>It may be true that money can’t buy you love, but can it buy happiness in retirement? Most people would say it can, but financial planner Wes Moss wanted the details: Just how much money does it take …

The 21 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America

There's never been a better time to be meatless in America. Plant-based burgers are achieving the impossible. People are figuring out how to make …

4 Home Security Systems to Try Now

Cheap microprocessors, easy communications, and ubiquitous smartphones make the “home of the future” a reality today.<p>Since the invention of the door lock (which allowed only certain people inside your house), homeowners have been eager to control their dwellings. The home automation market seems to …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

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