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What to do if you break your leg in the middle of nowhere

Know how to improvise, but try to be prepared.<p>So you’re out in the wilderness, enjoying the fresh air and leaving civilization far behind, when suddenly your friend slips and—crack! Maybe he falls onto his outstretched hand, or she lands on her leg. Either way, you have a bad feeling a bone might …

10 Powerful Gmail Extensions To Supercharge Your Productivity

With over 1 billion monthly active users, Gmail is a clear leader of email providers. If you work online, there’s a big chance you use Gmail. No matter how great the platform is, eventually, emails pile up and it’s hard to keep track of them.<p>To improve your productivity using Gmail you should …

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6 Books You Must Read If You Know God Is Dead

April 25, 2017<p>"There is no God" and "there is a God" are two inflammatory statements and both absurd in equal measure. We have been living under the …

Follow 'Star Trek' and the Pacific Crest Trail to jagged, unearthly Vasquez Rocks in Agua Dulce

Feb. 1, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• L.A. County<p><b>Why:</b> Because your mission is to boldly go where William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy have gone before.<p><b>What:</b> The jagged and otherworldly forms of Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, a 932-acre geological oddity in northeastern L.A. County, have been …

Cheers! Two wine-growing areas in the West--they're in rarefied company--make Wine Enthusiast's top 10 travel destinations for 2017

You won't have to go far to explore two of Wine Enthusiast's top 10 wine travel destinations for 2017. Calistoga, Calif., and Hood River area in Oregon and Washington made the selective list, whose recommended places are pretty European-centric.<p>Spas, dining and wines sell Calistoga, according to …

How To Transform Your Garage Into The Ultimate DIY Workshop

A garage is a natural place to store tools and equipment, but that doesn't mean it's the ideal place to build your next project. Here's how to …

Here’s a solar-powered plane you can build and fly with your kids

This solar-powered plane kit looks like it could be fun way to teach kids more about renewable energy.<p>ToyLabs has started a Kickstarter for the Volta …

How To Make The AeroHunter Paper Airplane

Fast, long range and capable, the AeroHunter is an improved variant of the popular Hunter paper airplane. The canard design has been refined to …

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

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This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

The 4 Official Oktoberfest Beers You Can Find in the US

It’s Oktoberfest—but before you go running off to your nearest beer superstore to pick up any old German beer, listen up.<p>It’s Oktoberfest—but before …

La pérdida, ese duelo personal

No solo se pierden seres queridos, también una relación, un bien, un trabajo, una capacidad física o cognitiva.<p>Al dolor nos enfrentamos todos en …

Why Every Monday Is Chest Day, According to Science

Here’s the real reason why there’s always a line from the bench press station at the start of the week<p>Spend enough time in gyms, and you notice there’s always a line for the bench press stations on Monday. Every meathead, it seems, wants to start his week by working his chest. Spend enough writing …

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7 Reasons to Have More Sex

The 10 Best Tequilas You Can Buy

This south-of-the-border liquor is made from the blue agave plant found in Jalisco, Mexico, and has been refined over hundreds of years.<p>We turned to the experts at FindTheBest to help us track down the 10 best tequilas you can buy.<p>FindTheBest ranked the tequilas based on a weighted average of the …

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Just 1 Bottle: 14 Cocktails to Make With Tequila and a Trip to the Grocery Store

Most of us wish we had a more fully-stocked bar; a stash with all the major spirits plus essentials like Cointreau and Campari, sweet and dry vermouth. But sometimes you don't have a ton of bottles at the ready, so many cocktail recipes are out of reach.<p>If your bar is down to just one bottle of …