Chris Seiple

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25 Best Things We Saw at Bonnaroo 2016

Pearl Jam, Dead & Company, multiple Prince tributes and some Trump bashing made the music festival memorable<p>By<p>For 15 years, Bonnaroo has lured …

Trends

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

<i>Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets</i> by Svetlana Alexievich<p>The Nobel Prize-winner documents the last days of communism in the Soviet Union and …

150 Years Of Immigration In America, Visualized

An interactive map shows how waves of diasporas from all over the world arrived in the U.S., from the 1850s to today.<p>Amid a flurry of anti-immigration rhetoric coming from certain GOP presidential candidates, a new interactive map reminds us just how much of our country’s foundation was built on …

5 Quick and Simple Lightroom Edits to make your Images Pop

Since its original release, Adobe’s Lightroom has grown into perhaps one of the best tools a photographer can use. Initially designed as an image …

This Startup Lets You Pay Employees for Being Frugal on the Road

When you book a business trip, did you ever consider staying with your mom in Saint Louis, volunteering to take connecting flights from New York to …

Make Your Gear Last Forever

<b>Key</b><p>We should all hope to have camping equipment that requires regular TLC. It means we're hiking a lot, because even the very best gear gets …

Backpacking

14 brilliant bug out bag packing tips

It's not just what goes into your bug out bag - it's how you put it in. Here are 14 tips to help you out.You're reading 14 brilliant bug out bag …

Gray Wolf

11 Powerful Life Lessons I Learned From Camping in the Woods

I spent a year working as a backpacking instructor and ecology educator shortly after college. In other words, I got very dirty on a daily basis and …

Is Affordable, American-Made Design Finally Here?

The Brooklyn manufacturer Good Thing wants to become the go-to for modern, home-grown products at an affordable price.<p>A steady influx of international brands in the United States is touting affordable, good-quality, stylish design—and American consumers seem hungry for more. Japanese brand Muji …

Dig Deep: The 7 Best Folding Shovels

Schrade SCHSH1 Shovel<p><b>Pro:</b> Highly mobile and lightweight<b><br>Con:</b> Extremely short<p><b>Ground and Pound:</b> For a small shovel, this packs a lot of power into a …

Shooting Sports

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

Winning tech inventions that help people live better

Physical and mental health feature strongly in the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 awards, which recognise innovations in technology that are used for social good<p>When Georgina Coulson’s son was five months old, he had a violent seizure. It took paramedics over an hour to stop him shaking. John Joseph ended …

"Renting Is Throwing Money Away" Is Completely False

You might have heard the old adage “renting is throwing money away.” It seems like common sense. You don’t buy anything when you rent, but you keep …

Personal Finance

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

The Right Fixed Blade Knife Will Keep You Alive in the Wilderness

On September 19, 1827, a fight broke out on a Mississippi River sandbar. What started as a formal duel between two notable Louisiana families ended …

Knives

This Video Explains How You're Doing Your Laundry Wrong

Doing laundry is one of those tasks we do so often we don’t really question how we might be doing it ineffectively. It’s just habit. This video …

Procrastination Is Mostly About Fear

We all procrastinate now and then. While it might feel like we procrastinate out of laziness or a lack of willpower, the root of the problem is often …

Where to Get Exactly What You Need for Your Home Improvement Projects

We live in a gilded age of home improvement, when we have virtually everything we need to build and repair a home just a short drive or keystroke …

Microsoft is using the cloud to help you make beautiful PowerPoint slides

For most people, PowerPoint is boring. When you need to make a presentation, it’s the most basic and obvious choice. Unless you have some design chops and/or a lot of time, a ‘beautiful PowerPoint presentation’ is often something of an oxymoron.<p>But that could start changing. Microsoft is …

Software

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend

Weekends are a great time to recharge your batteries and have some fun. Follow in the footsteps of these business greats.<p>Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even …

Self-improvement

Adorable Baby Koala Poses for Her Very First Photoshoot

Australia's Symbio Wildlife Park is currently paying tribute to their adorable koala Imogen. The lovable joey will be celebrating her 1st birthday this coming weekend, so the park wants to look back on her life thus far. Even though Imogen is now happy and heathy, circumstances weren't always …

Get Over Your Desire to Buy Luxuries By Just Doing the Math

True to what your math teacher told you, math can help you everyday life. When it comes to everyday purchases, most of us skip the math. If we …

Mathematics

A Clever Way to Get a Heads-Up Display in Your Car—for Just $49

HUDWAY Glass is our favorite type of solution: Simple, smart and inexpensive<p>Heads-up displays keep your eyes on the windshield, which is a lot safer …

O2Tech Lantern – The World’s Smartest Outdoor Lantern

Light up your night with the O2Tech Smart Lantern, the world’s smartest outdoor lantern. This Bluetooth enabled lantern is perfect for camping and …

Outdoors

Buying Phones From Carriers Sucks, and It's Time For Us to Stop

For years, the only decent way to buy a phone was from your carrier. Those days are behind us. Now, in many circumstances, it’s just as easy and …

Histograms: The Key to Perfect Exposure

Many of us will go about our photography without ever looking at those magical graphs called histograms, yet by doing so, we are severely restricting …

Instagram Star Quits, Reveals How Photos Are Edited, Contrived, and Paid For

<b>Update</b>: O’Neil has apparently deleted all of her social media content, including the video and photos that were originally in this post.<p>18-year-old …

The Chemistry Behind Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A great grilled cheese sandwich is all about picking the best cheese for melting. With a little chemistry know-how, you can make sure your sandwich …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Geography

10 Stubborn Food Myths That Just Won't Die

Every other week, new research claims one food is better than another, or that some ingredient yields incredible new health benefits. Couple that …