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Tested: Hiker Trailer, the World’s Most Affordable Teardrop Trailer

I, like many of you, dream about owning a tricked-out Sprinter or Tacoma and living on the road. But that’s not possible with a full-time job and limited funds. So I’ve been exploring alternative options for weekend adventuring.<p>Most recently, I came across Hiker Trailer, a company that makes …

8 Camps and Cabins Where You Can Feel Like a Kid Again

Canoeing, lakeside cabins, starry nights, campfires. Summer camp was always a good time, and it doesn’t have to be a thing of the past. These eight lodges and camps around the United States offer a more grown-up version of the summer-camp life, complete with bunk-bed cabins and group suppers.<p>Taylor …

Familiar foes Maryland, Ohio State to face off Monday for NCAA men's lacrosse championship

Having split two meetings this year, Big Ten powers know what to expect from each other.

College Sports

Indexes Beat Stock Pickers Even Over 15 Years

New data show that 82% of all U.S. funds trailed their respective benchmarks over 15 years<p>Most actively managed U.S. stock funds were beaten by their market benchmarks over the past decade and a half, a record of underperformance that helps explain why stock pickers are losing billions of dollars …


Quips and Quotes From Warren Buffett’s 2016 Shareholder Letter

The latest Berkshire Hathaway annual report had some fresh one-liners from Warren Buffett<p>‘s annual letter is among the most widely read — and most widely discussed — dispatches in the business world. Both big-name stockpickers and small-time investors are drawn, it seems, by the Berkshire Hathaway …


TRUE Play of Week 2: Johns Hopkins Middie Joel Tinney's Trick Goal

This week, two flashy scores from two of the sport's most prominent programs squared off for Play of the Week honors.<p>In Syracuse's convincing opening …


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Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

Here are all the best Super Bowl commercials in one place

The Super Bowl: the one time of year people not only tolerate but actively seek out commercials.<p>Hell, if you're a cord-cutter or DVR owner with an ad …

John Malkovich

Stay at Our Bed and Breakfast Lodging in Waynesboro VA

Our Mountain Lodging in Waynesboro VA<p>The Iris Inn is a purpose-built bed and breakfast. Each building was placed on the property with care to afford …



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What I learned from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger

In a recent interview, I talked about the unexpected things I’ve learned from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger that have helped me live a better …


An Everyman's Guide to Planning Epic Adventure

Three years ago, I went on my first-ever backpacking trip. About a year later, I decided it would be a great idea to quit my job and go on epic adventures around the world. Most recently, I paddled a folding kayak 50 miles into a remote fjord in eastern Greenland, base camped for a week, and made …

Inside Alex Honnold’s Tricked-Out New Adventure Van

Trump Says Crime Near Records, but Data Show Murders Well Below ’90s Highs

GOP candidate paints a dire picture of urban life, in outreach to black voters<p>As part of Donald Trump’s declared outreach to black voters, the Republican presidential nominee has painted a dire picture of American “inner cities” rife with crime, and stated he can make them safe. While crime has …

Donald Trump

John Timoney, RIP | Manhattan Institute

It crossed my mind last week to add my humble voice to the chorus of appreciations of the life of John Timoney, the one-time first deputy …


A Hero Cop Departs

Bill Bratton saved New York—twice.

14 Best American Road Trips

With summer gas prices hitting a 12-year low, there’s no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are 14 of our favorite road trip itineraries, including where to stop, where to stay, and what you’ll see along the way.<p><i>This article was originally published in 2015; it has been updated</i> …



Sports Fan Base Network

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How to Sleep Better: Life-Hacking Special

When Leslie Sherlin studies the brains of athletes like three-time volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and former Major League Baseball all-star Carlos Quentin, one shared attribute always stands out: elite athletes are elite sleepers. “They report increased ability to fall asleep and …


The optimal road trip across the U.S. according to machine learning

Road Trips

Your Next Computer Should Be a Desktop

The right desktop—or workspace souped up for a powerful laptop—can help you get more done comfortably than your lonely laptop<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>I get asked for advice on very practical but personal matters. “How do I block my boss on Facebook ?” …

Darth Vader

The Nameless Islands - Roads & Kingdoms

I’m in a kayak, alone and three months pregnant, paddling through jade water, trying to reach an unnamed island off the shore of Big Pine Key, …


Evaluating the Impact of Police Body Cameras

Police body-worn cameras are meant to increase accountability, transparency, and trust—and they very well may. (Just last week, body-camera footage …


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Analysis: Warren Buffett’s Annual Berkshire Letter

This year’s letter from Warren Buffett to his Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has been five decades in the making. From hints about the next Berkshire CEO to Mr. Buffett’s spirited defense of his firm’s structure, here’s what we uncovered.