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10 Water-wise Plants

Droughts and water shortages have grabbed headlines in recent years, reminding gardeners everywhere that we need to find ways to make our landscapes …

Gardening

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

Thille, Candace

Thille, C. & Zimmaro, D. (2017). Incorporating learning analytics in the classroom. In Zilvinskis, J. & Borden, V. (Eds.). <i>New Directions for Higher</i> …

Estate planning: How to resolve finances after a death in the family

After his mother’s death, Ken Moraif had to unravel her finances. Millions of Americans each year face a similar task, but he had a unique challenge — he had to crack a code.<p>His mother had detailed her financial accounts in a notebook, but each password was written in code, and clues for …

Personal Finance

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

10 Painting Myths Busted

Whether you call them myths, old wives' tales or common knowledge, there are a lot of things people believe about painting that simply aren't true. …

Home Improvement

The 50 Organizing Tips You’ll Regret You Didn’t Know Sooner

Take care of nagging clutter with these amazing organizing tips<p>Keep seven years' worth of business-related backup documents to support your tax …

Storage Ideas

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Home Improvement

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Learn What a Successor Trustee Does with Your Trust After You Die

What a Successor Trustee After the Trustmaker Dies<p>The Role of a Successor Trustee After the Trustmaker Dies<p>Updated October 30, 2017<p>When you set up …

These Are the Most Elite Special Operations Forces in the U.S.

These Are the Most Elite Special Operations Forces in the U.S.

Suspension Tech: What makes your suspension pivot smoothly?

Suspension isn’t limited to undamped leaf spring forks of the more mechanically complex YBB softail frames like we’ve dug deep into over the past …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

Keep Personal Info And Browsing Habits Private With This VPN

You risk compromising your data every time you connect to the internet thanks to hackers, scammers or just your Internet Service Provider (ISP) …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Entertainment

What The New Tax Law Means For Your Charitable Giving

<b>By Bradley Reiners, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>January 2018 ushered in the most comprehensive tax law change in more than 30 years, and this law has important implications if you plan to make charitable contributions this year or in the future. Here’s a brief rundown to help you give wisely (unless …

Retirement

MLPs Plunge On FERC Proposal To Bar 'Double Recovery' Of Tax Costs

President Trump’s tariffs on imported steel were the first bit of bad news for investors in America’s pipeline infrastructure. A worse surprise came today, sending MLP investors into a panic. Recovering some after steep declines, Energy Transfer Partners closed the day down 6.25%, Williams …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science

You're not doing yourself any favors if you're in the 26 percent of American adults who haven't read even part of a book within the past year.<p>More than a quarter--26 percent--of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the past year. That's according to statistics coming …

Books

Are Ketone Drinks the New Superfuel?

As the pace quickened during a mountain stage of the 2013 Tour de France, a jolt of excitement rippled through the peloton: one of the leaders had fumbled the feed bag containing his next drink. “I’d never, ever seen so much chatter on the radio,” Greg Henderson, a veteran bike racer from New …

How to make better use of everything you read

I once downloaded a speed-reading app that would flash individual words across my phone. I aggressively set the rate to 400 words per minute and braced for the onslaught. I used this system to parse essays, primers, and long-form interviews, all in the name of advancing my career. Yet, all I had to …

Productivity

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Lake House Retreat

A space to receive friends and enjoy good music, this was the request of the owner, who is a DJ. Located in Brasil, the 96-square meter property is a …

Living Rooms

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Liquor

Tire Tech: Mountain Bike Tire design basics – Know your knobs

<i>Welcome to Tire Tech, Bikerumor’s mostly-weekly series on bicycle tires. Like our Suspension Tech and AASQ series, we take your questions about</i> …

Mountain Biking

Inferno Cocoon Hammock

Inferno Cocoon Hammock aims to give you the option of stretching out in your hammock even when you’re down to seriously cold temperatures. The guys …

Backpacking

Whiskey Bullets

Who knew you could keep your favorite drinks chilled to the perfect temperature with bullets? These original Whiskey Bullets are made of stainless …

Stainless Steel

TAD Axis Expedition Duffel

The Axis Expedition Duffel by Triple Aught Design is a new option in this sizzling duffel bag market. So this new option aims to stand out from …

MTN Utility Glove

Mountain Standard is a new Outerwear brand that inspires wearers to seek adventure, they craft products that are versatile, technical, yet refined. …