Angela Brock

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A "Presidential Alert" Text Will Be Sent To Your Phone Next Week And No, You Can't Opt Out

As if you don’t hear enough from President Donald Trump on TV and Twitter, he’s about to infiltrate your lives in a new and more personal way. On …

Mobile Devices

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name stripped from children’s book award over ‘Little House’ depictions of Native Americans

By Meagan Flynn<p>Meagan Flynn<p>Morning Mix reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Laura Ingalls Wilder was on the brink of having an award named in her honor, from the Association for Library Service to Children, when in 1952 a reader complained to the publisher of “Little House on the Prairie” about what the reader …

Native Americans

Photo appears to show mysterious ‘beast’ on the prowl

A mysterious “half human, half animal” creature has been caught on camera after it was said to have savaged two dogs.<p>The beast is reported to have …

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

50 Adventure Quotes to inspire you to explore

Nature might be an endless source of inspiration, but sometimes, it's motivating to reflect on the wise words of explorers, adventurers and authors. …

Every Photographer Should Be Able To Do These 17 Things in Under 10 Seconds

I know what you're thinking...Photography is all about taking your time, checking the corners of the frame, perfecting the lighting, and so forth.And …

Why shooting in black and white will improve your landscape photography

Hands up who has an Instagram account. I certainly do (@jaketraynor – shameless plug), and I rarely wander outside of the landscape photography …

Landscape Photography

9 Portion Size Mistakes That Are Easy to Avoid

Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain …

Chicken Breast

Alzheimer's-related brain changes could start at 40

Scientists may have advanced our understanding of the brain mechanisms behind Alzheimer's disease, after uncovering a process that precedes the …

Here are the top US places to see in 2018

A full month of 2018 is already behind us. With temperatures beginning to ease up as spring creeps closer, it's time to think about future travel plans.<p>The expert team at Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, just announced their 10 favorite U.S. destinations to visit in 2018.<p>“We aimed to pick …

Amtrak train going 81 mph just before derailing around 30-mph curve; 3 dead

DUPONT, Wash. — An Amtrak train that derailed south of Seattle and killed at least three people was going 81 mph moments before it entered a curve where the recommended speed tops out at 30 mph, according to Amtrak and state transportation figures.<p>The train's speed and the posted speed limit are …

So What Exactly Is Tapioca, Anyway?

Most of us who've ever had tapioca know it to be the chewy, small pearls found in a bowl of pudding. Or maybe the bigger, still chewy balls floating around in the now-globally-popular sweet Asian bubble teas. But not many of us actually know what these little pearls are -- what they're made of or …

New Blood Pressure Guideline Sets Lower 130/80 Threshold

Expanded guideline means more than 100 million people have high blood pressure. The new US blood pressure guideline lowers the definition of high …

Local Legends: The 20 Best State Parks In America

When it comes to natural spaces across the United States, the National Parks get all of the glory. And while its true that they are some of the best …

Hot Springs

Devil’s Punchbowl Easy

If you spend enough time in Southern California (or really, anywhere in California), you’re going to start to hear some Earthquake Stories. For the …

Health Benefits Of Warm Water: 6 Ways Drinking Warm Water Can Heal Your Body

Most of us start our mornings with a fresh, hot cup of coffee or tea to warm our bodies after getting out of bed. When we drink water, we tend to …

Road Trip: Route 66

Travel<p>Get your kicks on Route 66 and experience the ultimate all-American road trip from Illinois to California.<p>They say driving Route 66, the iconic 2,400-mile road connecting Chicago with Santa Monica, sneaks us into a bygone America, an era of neon signs and mom-and-pop diners. This waits for …

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

Add these to your reading or holiday gifting list, stat!<p>As the year winds down, it’s time for the best of 2017 lists to start gearing up. And Amazon …

Books

North Bay man captures incredible images of light pillars dancing in the sky

When a northern Ontario man recently woke to his two-year-old crying, he wasn’t expecting to witness a new natural phenomenon.<p>Last week, Timothy …

ASPCA announces National Pit Bull Awareness Day

The ASPCA said Oct. 28 is National Pit Bull Awareness Day.<p>The day is meant to educate people who may be wary of the breed. The organization said many …

Pets

An 82-Year-Old Broke the Appalachian Trail Age Record

After hiking for more than seven months, 82-year-old Dale Sanders completed the Appalachian Trail on Thursday, October 26, officially becoming the oldest person to finish the 2,190-mile trek. Sanders, known on the trail as “Greybeard,” broke a record previously held by Lee Barry, who set the mark …

New Hampshire

Murder-suicide in Joshua Tree: 'He tried to save her the only way he could,' family says

The family of a woman found dead in Joshua Tree National Park reportedly said investigators believe her boyfriend may have killed her in a "sympathetic murder-suicide" after she suffered a head injury.<p>Joseph Orbeso, 22, shot and killed his girlfriend, Rachel Nguyen, 20, and then turned the gun on …

By Hecate! 11 Quotes About The Power of Witches

Once considered a slur against womankind, the term “witch” has enjoyed a widespread reclamation by people of all genders — basically anyone who finds solace in the supernatural, particularly the beauty and wrath of the divine feminine. Whether you’re a hardcore occultist, or a dabbler who became …

Books

Here's How All the American Horror Story Seasons Are Connected

If you're an <i>American Horror Story</i> fan who has a hard time keeping track of all the ways the different seasons are connected, that's nothing to be …

An Expert Explains What Brain Fog Really Is — and What's Causing It

<i>What's his name again? I'm totally drawing a blank. Ugh, where are my keys?! I just had them. Crap! I totally forgot to prepare for that meeting starting in five minutes.</i> If this inner-monologue sounds familiar, you might have brain fog.<p>The most common words to describe the sensation include …

The Brain

Never Before Seen Images of Marilyn Monroe Released

In a new book, “The Essential Marilyn Monroe,” Milton H. Greene’s son, Joshua Greene features 284 of his father's images with 176 images never before …

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

Diabetes

Women's Intuition: It's a Real Thing. Ask a Neuroscientist

Author John Gray wrote in the ’90s that if men are from Mars, women are from Venus. But differences in communication styles — for example, men often …

Great Smoky Mountains NP: Must-See Day Hikes on the AT

Commonly voted a favorite spot along the Appalachian Trail​, Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) is a hiker’s dream. ​​The trail through the …

Hurricane Irma Has Been Literally Pulling The Ocean Away From Its Shores

Terrifying power.<p>As a meteorologist, there are things you learn in textbooks that you may never see in person. You know they happen theoretically, …

Hurricane Irma