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20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Power comes in …


The Best National Park in Every State

From sea to shining sea, our nation is packed with unforgettable, beautiful, and important sites from the National Park Service.<p><i>Originally appeared</i> …

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23 Things Anyone With A Tiny Kitchen Needs

Products and ideas to help you eat big in a small space.

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

You Need This Grilled Spicy Shrimp with Creamy Avocado Sauce at Your Next BBQ

You can never start planning your 4th of July menu too early, and this grilled shrimp recipe will definitely be on mine. Between the spicy, tangy …


RANKED: The 23 best CGI-enhanced movies ever

Today, CGI can be found in almost everything you see on the big screen. A great example is "The Jungle Book," out this weekend, a live-action retelling of the classic 1967 Disney animated feature. It features eye-popping, realistic CGI animals that "man-cub" Mowgli encounters deep in the jungle.<p>But …

10 Token Travel Photos that are Really Tourist Traps

Have awesome travel photos of a token landmark or site ever convinced you to go somewhere, only to discover that it's actually a massive tourist trap? It definitely has for me, and while I'm usually a little disappointed, I'm also guilty being one of the people who have mastered angling and editing …

27 Underrated Parenting Products That Actually Work

There are a lot of products that you don't need. These are the ones you do.

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

6 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Will Change Your Life

Roasting is just the beginning.<p>Bring some flavor to your Thanksgiving table (or everyday table) with these 6 irresistible brussels sprouts recipes.<p><b>Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts</b><p>You could roast your sprouts with some olive oil and call it a day. Or you could toss them in a honey-Sriracha sauce, then …

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Caddo Lake, Texas<p>Lake Powell, Utah<p>Lake McDonald, Montana<p>Diablo Lake, Washington<p>Lake Clark, Alaska

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19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

America’s Five Best Road Trips

For The Foliage–And The Cheese: Vermont Cheese Trail<p>Stowe, Vermont. Image Source: TravelLatte<p><i>Sites: Bennington – Green Mountain National Forest –</i> …

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The best electric toothbrush

<i>By Casey Johnston</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Sweethome</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>We put in almost 100 total hours of research, including interviewing experts, evaluating every model on the market, and testing 10 toothbrushes ourselves …

30 Cheap and Easy Home Decor Hacks Are Borderline Genius

DIY home décor is always popular here. The simple and easy decorating projects will not cost you a lot, but a little creativity can make your home …

5 Best National Parks to Stargaze

Light pollution is a serious issue. In major metropolitan areas, residents' views of the night sky can be significantly hampered. If you've ever …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

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10 Of America's Best Places For Seriously Stunning Fall Foliage

'Tis the season for driving around and gawking at leaves.<p>Grab a sweater, sip some apple cider and get the heck out of your house. It's leaf peeping season, people!<p>There are officially 13 weekends of fall, so it's time to book a weekend getaway to an autumnal paradise. Based on tons of user reviews, …

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The 27 Greatest Action Movies You Should Watch Right Now on Netflix

Whenever you feel the need for speed -- or say, the need to see a gladiator fighting a tiger -- Netflix has got your back.<p>We rounded up the best action movies available to stream now, put them in a room and sat back while they duked it out with samurai swords, bows-and-arrows and baseball bats.<p>The …


These are the 10 most beautiful movies ever made

Have you ever tried to make a list of your ten favorite movies? It’s a difficult and time-consuming task, but it’s also such a subjective list that …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

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