Chris N

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The Ultimate Bug-Out Bag

That ragged guy on the street corner howling about the end of the world might be onto something. Think about it for a moment. Every morning it seems …

Survivalism

QuietOn Sleep buds cancel out snoring partners

Prototypes from Bose and crowdfunded efforts from startups such as the Sleepbuds are a couple of recent examples of snore-silencing earbuds. As a …

Consumer Tech

Collect $3,333 In Monthly Dividends On Just $500,000 For Life

Most investors with $500,000 in their portfolios think they don’t have enough money to retire on.<p>They do – they just need to do two things with their …

Investing

'Beautified' China shows country's modern architecture in new light

<b>(CNN) —</b> An arched skyscraper in Suzhou, a museum in Guangzhou composed of Tetris-like blocks and a Shanghai theater with a bronze facade that moves constantly throughout the day -- these are just some of the bold Chinese buildings that have attracted attention and, for some, raised eyebrows in the …

Architecture

7 Antiperspirants That Will Keep You Dry Without Staining Your Precious Shirts

In recent years, droves of men newly-enlightened to the ways of self care have abandoned aluminum-packed products in favor of the all-natural underarm stuff. But I've got a confession: I’ve always been—and continue to be—a huge fan of antiperspirant. Now, I’m not a doctor or a scientist, but I do …

Men's Fashion

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

$400 Carbon MTB from Walmart: Good, Bad, or Scary?

For a carbon bountain bike, $400 is not a lot of money. Unless you find it at Walmart. So is the Hyper Carbon X the crown jewel of box-store bicycles?<p>…

Walmart

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …

Workouts

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

Start Fires, Sharpen Knives, And Cut Through Anything With This Outdoor Knife

There’s an old adage which goes: “hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.” There’s nothing like a Surviv-All Outdoor Knife to help you prepare …

Knives

A Location-Sharing Disaster Shows How Exposed You Really Are

There are plenty of guides available on how to protect your data, how to secure yourself online, and how to stop digital snoops from tracking you …

Privacy

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

Investing

Guide to Garage Door Insulation for Your Home

In chilly weathers, it is undeniably important to encapsulate your garage against the colder temperatures on the way – especially if you have got …

Home Improvement

Watch: Full-auto versus Semi-auto accuracy

For those familiar with big names in either modern firearms training or modern Special Operations history, Larry Vickers is well known. Having …

Self Defense

Ryan Reynolds and 'Deadpool 2' Are a Prime Example of Outstanding Content Marketing

Trying to leverage content marketing to grow your business? Ryan Reynolds and the 'Deadpool' and 'Deadpool 2' marketing campaigns provide a great example to follow.<p>Most startups use some form of content marketing: When your budget is tight, content marketing can be a less expensive and more …

Marketing

3 Components of the Perfect Elevator Pitch

Can you clearly demonstrate value when faced with a time crunch?<p>After filming two seasons of <i>Entrepreneur</i> <i>Elevator Pitch</i>, I've come to realize that there are three key elements to delivering the perfect pitch.<p>Our show is unique when it comes to pitching: Potential entrepreneurs have just one minute …

Entrepreneurship

How to Draw Faces

<i>New Yorker</i> cartoonist Jason Adam Katzenstein already taught you how to do “gesture drawing,” one of the most basic artistic techniques. In the new …

Beards

Barn Find Hunter: Discovering a 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

After <i>Barn Find Hunter</i> Tom Cotter stumbled upon a 427 Cobra and Ferrari 275 GTB/2 in the same garage a few months ago, we asked Tom what could …

Mercedes-Benz

Want to Be More Successful? 4 Hot Skills to Sharpen Now

Get your startup skills in shape this summer.<p>Been out of school for a while? Thinking about graduate programs? As yet another school year comes to an end, some of you may be thinking about going back to school. With skills and job-needs changing every year, it may not be a bad idea to keep your …

Artificial Intelligence

40 Buzzwords That Make Smart People Sound Stupid: The Most Overused Corporate Jargon

See how many you recognize from this new analysis of web and social communications.<p>We all know at least one person who overuses buzzwords and corporate jargon. He's (because it's almost always a guy) harmless, if a little irritating.<p>But when your website, press coverage, and social media posts …

Thought Leadership

A Simple Anywhere Anytime HIIT Workout

When it comes to well, anything these days, people are always looking to get the biggest and quickest “bang for their buck.” Workout-shopping is no …

Exercise

I grew my net worth by over $100,000 in 2 years. Here are 4 steps you can take today to do the same.

Two years ago, almost to the day, I started my blog with a daring goal.<p>Not only was I going to talk about money, a subject that most surveys indicate is more taboo than sex, but in true obsessed-money-blogger fashion, I was going to publish my net worth every single month. Down to the cent. For the …

Personal Finance

How to name your company, according to the go-to gurus of startup branding

Don’t be literal. Think about feelings. Tag lines are useless.<p>To create an effective brand in the startup age, you sometimes have to challenge established rules of corporate marketing.<p>That was the key takeaway from a talk given by Emily Heyward and Jonah Fay-Hurvitz, two strategists at the …

Startups

9 Ways You’re Camping Wrong Without Even Realizing It

After figuring out how to set camp up in under 20 minutes, cook things in the backcountry that actually taste good and manage avoiding blisters while …

Backpacking

The 35 Best Deals at Costco

For decades, Costco has been offering its members wholesale prices on brand-name products. The first company to grow from $0 in sales to more than $3 …

Shopping

5 Iconic Road Trips to Take Before Your Kids Grow Up

Talk about memories they'll cherish for life.<p>American highways have inspired more great music, books, and movies than any other roads in the world …

Grand Canyon

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

Graduates: Here’s an Honor Code for Life

Amid a national epidemic of dishonesty, acting with integrity is more important than ever.<p><i>The following is an adaptation of an address to Rice University’s class of 2018.</i><p>When I was deciding what I wanted to say today, I kept thinking about a Rice tradition that's an incredibly important part of …

Political Science

Video: Watch A Famous YouTuber Gets To Pick Up An All-New BMW M5 At BMW Welt

While we spoke of European Delivery on numerous occasions, this time, the complete experience is documented in a detailed video by a famous YouTuber …

Automotive Industry