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The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

A Men’s Guide To Summer Fragrances

When temperatures rise, what does your scent say about you?<p>Fragrance requires heat – from humid skin, the summer sun or, better still, rapturous …

7 Psychological Theories That Will Help You Understand Women

2<p>SHARES<p>Let’s misquote Tolstoy: "Happy women are all alike; every unhappy woman is unhappy in her own way.” It’s a simple principle, but it holds …

Best Men's Colognes - 30 Of The Greatest Fragrances Ever

It’s men’s cologne time, baby. Now that we’re well into the year, we’re due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year’s selection …

Bay Area’s best campsites: What works, what doesn’t

<b>The switch has been thrown. The annual post-Labor Day recreation season – great weather, plenty of space – starts now.</b><p><b>Or does it?</b><p>School is a go, the 49ers and Raiders open the season Sunday, and the Giants are in the hunt against the Dodgers. The best campsites in the greater Bay Area have been …

Bet You Can't Stop Eating These: Vanilla Pavlovas with Summer Nectarines, Berries, and Cream

<b>Instructions:</b><p>To make the meringue, preheat the oven to 325F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>In the bowl of a mixer fitted with …

Why We Procrastinate - Issue 9: Time

The British philosopher Derek Parfit espoused a severely reductionist view of personal identity in his seminal book, <i>Reasons and Persons</i>: It does not …

The Brain

Immerse Yourself in the Royalty of London and Paris with Adventures by Disney

When I think of the most exciting cities in Europe, there is no better pair than London and Paris. Just imagine seeing the historical sites of …

Whiskies Of The World: Best Father's Day Gifts For The Whisky Loving Dad

Father’s Day is coming soon and for whisky lovers the timing couldn’t be better. Whisky and whiskey in virtually every form is enjoying a huge resurgence, and “the brown” has not been this popular in decades. Whether it’s bourbon, Scotch or far flung spirits, if Dad is a fan, there are world of new …

Everything You Need To Know About Budgeting For Your Home Remodel

The budget conversation — it’s sometimes awkward, often slightly uncomfortable and usually comes with a bit of anxiety. Because of the nature of construction, things often cost more than what homeowners think. There are endless debates on why that is, but the result is that we designers often have …

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

What is polymyalgia rheumatica?<p>Polymyalgia rheumatica is widespread aching and stiffness. Symptoms tend to come on quickly, over a few days or weeks, …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Five Essential Retirement REITs

An ideal retirement investment should have three characteristics. It should offer a decent dividend yield. The dividend should be safe and reliable. And to protect against the ravages of inflation in your retirement years, the income stream should rise over time.<p>Surprisingly, most “income” …

Area trail camps offer good backpacking tuneup

At Sunset Trail Camp, deep in Big Basin Redwoods State Park, it is only a short walk to reach the region's prettiest canyon, where you can take in the Golden Cascade and Silver Falls.<p>At Slate Creek Trail Camp at Portola Redwoods, you get a jump-start on the day when you head off to see the remote …

Irish Soda Bread for St. Patrick's Day

Makes sense, as this quick bread grew in popularity in the 1800s in Ireland out of necessity. Brown soda bread -- made with soft wheat (the only …

California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

Hiking

The 10 Best Slopeside Cabin Escapes

Ski-in/ski-out can mean any number of things. Sometimes it's a cookie-cutter condo, miles up a cat road. But at it's best, slopeside lodging means a cozy hideaway that translates to first dibs on a powder day. These are some of our favorites.<p>White Wolf Cabins, Red Mountain, B.C.<p>Rossland B.C., is …

10 Best River Cruises

<b>By Heidi Sarna</b><p>With all the rivers in the world, how do you know which river cruise is the best for you?<p>Allow us to show you the difference between …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping

How-to: Setup and start using Evernote

Evernote is one of the most popular and talked about apps in the App Store. In this article, you’ll learn how to install and configure the app, gather and organize notes, and review workflows that include sharing and advanced features. You’ll also learn about Evernote’s accessories and “baby apps” …

Hiring Help For Aging Parents? Read This First

The Department of Labor extended minimum wage and overtime rules to most home care workers who aid the elderly in final rules this week—note the qualifier “most.” Workers hired through an agency like Visiting Angels or Home Instead Senior Care are covered under the new rules, period. But if a …

6 Pointed Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Financial Advisor

<i>This is a guest post by Kenneth G. Winans, a veteran investment manager based in Novato, Calif.</i><p>Despite what you might read elsewhere about managing your own finances, it is often a good idea to get some help. It’s for roughly the same reason you hire an attorney. You don’t have the skills to handle …

Khan Academy

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Khan Academy

How-to: Setup and use Dropbox to manage and share photos, files

Before Dropbox became popular, there was iDisk, which was Apple’s cloud storage system. iDisk allowed you to store documents, pictures, QuickTime files, and PDFs in one cloud-based “drive.” This was accessible on all of your Apple products as well as at me.com on a PC. It was practically like …

Expert’s Guide to Vacation Rentals

Going away on vacation doesn’t mean forfeiting the comforts of home. In fact, choosing to rent a house or apartment at your destination of choice can …

How to Hide And Re-Arrange Icons on Your Apple TV

- Jun 21, 2013<p>With Apple continuing to roll out new apps to their Apple TV set-top box faster than ever before (such as this week’s release of HBO …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

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