Hobbies

Syrian youth find freedom in Parkour

INKHIL, Syria (Reuters) - Leaping over bombed roofs and jumping through damaged window frames, a group of teenagers run and swing their way through buildings left dilapidated by six years of war in the southern Syrian town of Inkhil.<p>The young men practise Parkour across rebel-held Inkhil, saying …

Syria

We Let Work Define Us. Why Not Play?

A few years ago, my family and I lived at an international school in a cliffside Italian village overlooking the Adriatic. My husband was teaching, …

Canadian News

7 Ways My Life Became Better When I Revived My Childhood Hobbies

<b>Put yourself in touch with your inner child by rejuvenating your childhood hobbies, and making them a part of your everyday life. It’s fun!</b>Hobbies …

Happiness

Men who play these sports are most likely to cheat, suggests study

Could his hobby reveal something worrying?<p>If you've ever worried about a cheating partner, then it might be time to take a look at his hobbies …

Marriage

EXCHANGE: Man escapes Chicago bustle to be a hobby farmer

T.K. Tushaus is living off the grid -- sort of.<p>Tushaus has embraced a growing trend in agriculture called hobby farming. Hobby farms are small …

Farming

People Who Became Single In Their 30s And 40s On What They Learned About Themselves

‘That I want more from life.’<p>Ending a marriage or long-term relationship in your thirties or forties can be a scary prospect.<p>Some may feel like they’ve missed the boat and are never going to settle down again, while others might be baffled by how quickly the dating scene has changed.<p>But it doesn’t …

Relationships

Fun for the young

When the world stepped into the new millennium, they entered elementary school. When smartphones sneaked into people's lives (the first iPhone was …

China

These 5 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

Some rich and famous entrepreneurs have some pretty weird hobbies.<p>Hobbies are great for relieving stress. But did you know that hobbies can also …

Success

From student homebrew hobby to 50,000 pints a month...

Two Manchester University graduates who began brewing beer in a bucket are now selling 50,000 pints per month.<p>Paul Delamere and George Grant met on …

Beer

4 Things You Must Keep to Declutter Your Life

Let me guess, you’ve been feeling overwhelmed and finally decided to do something about it.<p>You donated half your wardrobe. You went a little crazy …

Happiness

Which Deductions Does the IRS Hate the Most?

Though the majority of tax filers claim the standard deduction on their returns, a good 30% of households choose to itemize instead. Itemizing deductions allows you to lower your tax bill by exempting a portion of your income from taxes. The value of your deductions is tied to your effective tax …

Taxes

Top 10 most popular hobbies of African millionaires

Cape Town - Wildlife safaris were the most popular pastime for high net worth individuals (HNWIs) in Africa in 2016, according to the AfrAsia Bank …

Wealth

Amanda Peet on How ‘Midlife Crisis Kind of Thing’ Led to Her Getting Injured on Brockmire Set!

<b>IFC’s Brockmire is our Toyota People Pick of the Day</b><p>Come back every day at 8:30 a.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from Time Inc. …

Women Who Collect One Sixth Scale Action Figures

I’ve been in the sixth scale hobby for over 8 years. One consistent observation I made over the years is that the hobby is predominately male …

Guitar Lessons

Should I Turn My Hobby Into a Side Gig?

<i>Lena, 29, works in HR for a tech company in San Francisco and enjoys her job. She works decent hours, likes her colleagues, and gets paid well for</i> …

Money

20 Hobbies For Men That Don’t Require Massive Amounts of Money

Every dude needs a few hobbies they enjoy doing. Hobbies are a great way to get better at something, hone your skills and become a well rounded man. …

World Wide Web

Atlanta designer Tim Hobby and Jennifer Astrop team up for HA Modern

HA Modern will stock accessories to complement Minotti seating, tables, and case goods<p>Photograph by Marc Mauldin<p>Tim Hobby is back in the furniture …

Furniture

We were asked about our hobbies before we could board our US flight

We experienced an unusual grilling/conversation when we flew to the US in January, with American Airlines from Manchester (‘Most airport security does not protect against threat’, 25 March). None of the expected questions about electronic equipment, but why were we travelling, what were our hobbies …

Aviation

Family (Beer) Guy/Gal

Inviting your spouse and your children to join the brew process makes brewing all the more fun for everyone. Jester Goldman has some tips for how to …

Beer

4 Easy to Start Online Side Hustle Ideas

4<b>Make Money From Your Hobby</b><p>Depending on what your hobby is, there are many ways to turn your fun into income. If you make crafts or homemade goods, …

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Photography

Hobby Farming for Beginners

So, you want to start a hobby farm? Maybe to fulfill your lifelong dream of becoming a farmer, or to supply your family with your own meat and crops. …

Permaculture

Why do you Hobby Blog?

The people who paint miniature wargames is relatively small. And those who choose to take the extra time to write and share pictures is even smaller …

Inspiration

Poll Recap: Business or Hobby?

Of the 552 respondents, 418 (76%) said they were involved with horses primarily as a hobby.<p>There are many opportunities to get involved in the horse …

Horses

16 Best Hobbies for Preppers

Have you ever thought sometimes that Prepping is all work and no play? To the uninformed, prepping and preppers by association are consumed with fear …

Ham Radio

An Eighth Year of Growth in Hobby Games

2016 Continues Long-Running Trend

A La Carte (March 9)

Today I was able to track down only a couple of minor Kindle deals. We’ll hope for better things tomorrow.2017 National Conference StreamingThe …

Faith

Writing: Business or Hobby?

Hey, SE gang, Mae here with a reminder that tax time is looming. Ugh!<p>A battle struggling writers often face is whether or not the IRS considers their …

Personal Finance

What hiring managers are really trying to figure out when they ask, 'What are your hobbies?'

"What are your hobbies?" sounds like a pretty straightforward question.<p>The interviewer is just trying to get a sense of your interests and passions, right?<p>Well... kind of.<p>Here's what the interviewer is hoping to gauge when they ask you about your hobbies:<p>1. That you're team oriented<p>Lynn Taylor, a …

Employment

Is It a Hobby or a Business? 5 Things You Need to Know to Monetize Your Hobby.

Pay attention to this distinction because you can bet that the tax man is going to.<p>We Americans are known for our creativity, ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit. Those of us who actually are entrepreneurs are always thinking outside the box, pushing boundaries and looking for ways to solve a pain …

Small Business