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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

10 Best Fishing Poles

10 Best Fishing Poles

Give a man a fish, he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and... he’ll want to skip work to catch dinner every day. And the same goes for women. Here are the Ten Best Fishing Poles per cost, customer ratings, quality, and versatility. Don’t you wish you were fishing? 1. Okuma VS-605-20...

10 Best Outdoor Games and Toys for Families

10 Best Outdoor Games and Toys for Families

Summertime is upon us. One of the best ways to enjoy the great weather and soak up time with your family is to go outside together. The combination of sunshine, fresh air, and fun is fantastic for all. From traditional sandboxes to games, here are the 10 Best Outdoor Games And Toys For Families....

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15 Ethical Ways to Optimize the Effects of Weight Lifting

No matter what you set out to achieve in life, you must first set goals. It is difficult to get anywhere without first knowing where it is you are trying to end up. Goals give you direction and provide a platform to reach. Once you reach the platform of your goal, you know it is time to set new...

10 Best BBQ and Grill Tools

10 Best BBQ and Grill Tools

Grilling season is upon those of us who live in North America (though some of us grill off season too). Whether you’re an amateur or an expert griller, as with much else about cooking, having the proper tools make your meals all the more delicious. We’ve researched the finest, most helpful, and...

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

The 16 Best Dying Earth Stories

As a genre, dying earth has fallen out of favor recently, which is a shame because it's an incredibly remarkable one. It offers a wonderful opportunity to meld parts of dystopian fiction, swords and sorcery, fantasy, science fiction, space opera, and all set under a swollen red sun as the planet...

16 Gadgets Every Guy Should Have in Their Kitchen

16 Gadgets Every Guy Should Have in Their Kitchen

So, you've decided you want to get into cooking — but where do you start? What do you need in your kitchen? Sure, you've got pots and pans and chopping blocks and whatnot, but what about cool stuff? Toys, gadgets, things that go beep? These 16 items are gadgets that ever guy should have in their...

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

10 Scientific Expeditions That Were Doomed From the Start

The road to scientific advancement is never easy. Behind every great discovery or new piece of knowledge lies many hours of toil, labor, and in some cases, danger – not least when the pursuit of scientific knowledge requires journeying into the wild, into the skies or across the sea. Considering...

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Best Paying Jobs in Health Care

Careers within the health care industry are expected to expand into a record number of job opportunities. Health care careers dominate eight of the top ten highest paying occupations and offer a variety of employment possibilities with ample salaries. During May 2009, the U.S. Bureau of Labor...