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The ultimate summer backpacking gear guide for newbies

Trekking is the ultimate adventure, especially in the summer when days are long and the weather up in the mountains feels perfect. But optimizing the …

Backpacking

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

'Less' By Andrew Sean Greer Just Won The Pulitzer Prize For Fiction, And It's A Surprise Choice

For bibliophiles everywhere, the day the Pulitzer Prize winners are announced is akin to the excitement film-lovers have over the Oscars Best Picture …

Books

The 12 Best Water Bottles to Travel With

Avoid paying $8 for water at the airport with the best travel water bottles, from compressible to infuser to stainless steel.<p>Staying well hydrated is …

Camping

Postcard Worthy Photos to Inspire Your Trip to Patagonia

Visit a National Park or Two<p>There are six national parks located in Patagonia, each with their own unique charms: Torres del Paine (Chile), Los …

Hiking

The Best Kids Gear of 2018

The days of cheapo kids gear are over. Hook the little ones up with the same kit mom and dad have.<b>Hydro Flask</b><b></b> 12 oz. Kids Wide Mouth<b>Our take</b> Kids …

Backpacking

The beginner’s guide to backpacking

Spring has arrived and with it, the inevitable urge to get out into the wilderness. One of the burning questions a lot of weekend warriors tend to …

Backpacking

The compelling case for being an ‘intentionally lazy’ parent

Last year, I was working with Charlie, a typical kid. He was a bright student, taking a few honors classes and scoring around the 90th percentile on standardized tests. He ran cross-country in the fall and played lacrosse in the spring. He had a group of close buddies that he hung out with most …

Pedagogy

Pro Tips from DICK'S Sporting Goods

Watch these Pro Tips from DICK'S Sporting Goods.<p>Above: Take some of the luck out of your cast and stock your tackle box with these go-to lures from …

Fishing

10 great road trip books to travel with this spring break

Enjoy the ride

Books

12 Albums to Start Your Obsession With One of Indie Rock’s Weirdest Labels

Though you should probably own their LPs already, Drag City has done you a favor and joined Spotify. Now you can stream records by the Silver Jews, Ty Segall, and more.<p>It always felt fitting, in a way, that Drag City abstained from participating in the tech-dollar feeding frenzy that is the music …

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

Motivation

The 25 Best Lures and Flies for Spring Fishing

● Usually during the first warm days of March, I get motivated to hit the garage and start reorganizing the dozens of tackle trays and fly boxes for …

Fishing

The 50 Greatest Adventure Books

We can't all go on great adventures, but we can read about them. Whether it be a Nobel Prize winner driving across America with his dog, Anthony …

Books

Ask Polly: ‘I Love My Boyfriend, But I Can’t Stop Cheating!’

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I started cheating on my boyfriends in college, and it’s a habit that has followed me into adulthood. It started out with onetime hookups …

Relationships

5 John Muir Quotes that Will Make You Want to Go Hiking

by Austin Campbell February 02, 2016 1 Comment<p>The Wisdom of Legendary Naturalist John Muir<p>John Muir is one of our outdoor heroes. Without his …

The After-Effects of Awakening

Source: anakrnoc/flickr<p>As a psychologist, I have been studying what I call "awakening experiences" for a decade, and have recently published (with a …

Spirituality

How to Instantly Become More Confident, According to Tony Robbins

It's a simple tweak.<p>For Tony Robbins, confidence and success isn’t a mentality—it’s a physical state of being.<p>Fixing your posture and taking care of …

Tony Robbins

Barry Gifford's lifetime of outsiders

The first thing you see when entering Barry Gifford's writing studio in West Berkeley is the portrait of Jack Kerouac.<p>There isn't a computer on the desk or a television mounted on the wall. A small portable CD player is the only concession to the modern age. Otherwise the studio resembles a dorm …

You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how

1 / 1<p>You can start saving in 40s and still become rich. Here’s how<p>At 40, you are far, far away from your graduation days and staring at retirement …

Retirement

There are 4 styles of parenting, but one raises more successful kids than the rest, according to a psychotherapist

Raising kids in today's world is no easy task. From warnings about too much screen time and too many food additives, to the pressure to help your child succeed in school and on the sports field, parenting has become more challenging than ever.<p>Parents are employing specific strategies and coping …

Parenting

Best Fly Fishing Rods 2018 - Comparison and Beginners Guide

The sport of fly fishing has increased dramatically over the last 10 or 20 years. Materials used in the manufacturing of fly fishing equipment has …

The power of compounding ~ Get Rich Slowly

Shares 196<p><i>So much</i> of financial success involves good habits practiced over long periods of time.<p>Yes, you can still have a positive impact on your …

Retirement

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

The Secret to Getting Your Kid Ready for College

Here’s one crucial step—besides studying, of course!—your teen should take each year to get into the college of his or her dreams.<p>Freshman year: …

College & University

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Investing

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …

Employment

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Flea: The Temptation of Drugs Is a Bitch

<i>Drug overdoses kill more than 64,000 people per year, and are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. To document the nation’s</i> …

Medicine

How Get Out, the First Great Movie of the Trump Era, Got Made

<i>Get Out</i> was shot in just 23 days on a budget of $4.5 million, but when it opened one year ago, it quickly became clear it was not just another …