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Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

The Pentagon disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise on Wednesday, signaling mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the South China Sea.<p>Lt. Col. Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Defense Department had withdrawn an …

China

Norway to spend $13 million to upgrade 'doomsday' Arctic seed vault

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway plans to spend 100 million Norwegian crowns ($13 million) to upgrade a doomsday seed vault on an Arctic island built 10 years ago to protect the world's food supplies, the government said on Friday.<p>The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is meant as a natural deep freeze to back up …

War

Taliban attacker driving ambulance packed with explosives kills 95 in Kabul

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> An attacker driving an ambulance packed with explosives detonated them Saturday in the Afghan capital of Kabul, leaving 95 people dead and 191 others injured, Afghan officials said.<p>Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mojahid claimed responsibility for the attack, which comes a …

National Tapered Cone Wheel Bearing 26884

Warranties<p>All products sold on AdvanceAutoParts.com are covered by warranty. Terms and length vary by product. Check individual product pages for the …

The truth about tourism in Yellowstone National Park

Sometimes the animals aren’t the only ones in danger. As visitor numbers increase, the number of accidents do too.<p>Peak season is now a magnet for …

How To Take Great Photos in Low Light: Why Nighttime Is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

For many photographers, working with “existing light” means shooting during the day and stashing the gear after the sun drops below the horizon. But …

Landscape Photography

Everything You Need to Know to Photograph the Northern Lights

For most outdoor-loving photographers, few natural phenomena are more captivating than the Aurora Borealis. But, capturing the event isn’t always …

Over half of hate crimes in US go unreported, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most victims of hate crimes don't report them to police, according to a new study that advocates say reinforces their fears that …

Top 10 Posts of 2016

Read the most popular KOA blog posts of 2016 as decided by our campers.With a new year nearly upon us, we’re excited to share the ten most popular …

Looking for a last-minute adventure? We’re waiving the entrance fees for all #nationalparks, wildlife refuges and other public lands on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We hope to see you out there! Photo of Turret Arch Framed by North Window at #Utah’s @archesnps courtesy of Jacob W. Frank (@jacobwfrank). #usinterior #findyourpark

9 awesome experiences to have in Arizona before you die

1. Getting to know the desert’s furry, scaly, and feathered denizens<p>Arizona just wouldn’t be Arizona without visions of roadrunners, coyotes, and …

Organize Your Financial Documents With These 10 Helpful Categories

Can you quickly locate last year’s income tax return? Do you have the contents of your wallet and your account information recorded somewhere in case it is stolen? Can you find your homeowners insurance policy? If you can’t answer ‘yes’ to these three questions – don’t panic – but you may need to …

Never Buy A Garage Door Remote Again: Open Your Door With Your Android Phone (via Bluetooth)

Steps for building a device you can add to your existing garage door, which implements an atmega328, bluetooth (hc-05) and relay module which will …

Far and Away, Flat Out, The West's Best Road Trip!

It feels like we're driving to the edge of the world where the water falls off.<p>Infinity is just ahead. To the right are mountains that arc up from the basement of time. On the left, a dry lakebed now glassed with salt. This is the driest state in the country, not so surprising, but it is also the …

How We Roll: Our New Security System for our RV

How We Roll: Our New Security System for our RVEver since we were broken into last May, Jennifer and I have been looking for just the right security …

Essentials for Every First Time RV Owner. Lakeshore RV

Obviously if you’re buying an RV you’re imagining the dishes and linens you’ll put in it and all that fun stuff that goes along with having your …

HDTV Antenna Upgrade Suggestions

Share Email Comments<p>Holy HD television Camperman! The old Batwing needs an upgrade. Here are eight specific recommendations to pull in more HDTV. …

Pushup: THE Bodyweight Exercise

The 2007 blockbuster 300 depicts the tale of King Leonidas and his brave Spartan army defending their land from Xerxes and the massive Persian empire …

Camp out at one of America's prettiest pet-friendly state parks!

When it come to pet owners taking a camping trip, the big question is if you'll take your beloved dogs along or not -- they are a part of the family …

Americans buying more RVs, but the cheaper models

Americans are buying recreational vehicles at the fastest rate since before the last recession. Unfortunately for RV makers, many are hitting the …

Learn How One Colorado Man Makes the RV Lifestyle Pay

At the Colorado RV Adventure Travel Show, Jan 6 – 9<p><i>~By Bernie Jwaszewski ~</i><p>My wife and I have been RVers for over 25 years going off on weekends and …

21 Magical Places In The South You Won't Believe Actually Exist

The South has A LOT to offer.

The Ultimate Pennsylvania Waterfalls Road Trip Is Here - And You'll Want To Do It

We're starting our trip at one of the more difficult locations to hike: Glen Onoko Falls, located near Weatherly. The path is gorgeous, but steep, so …

20 Amazing Star Facts which will impress everyone around the campfire!

Sitting around the campfire at night gazing up at the open sky, full of stars, is a very special part of camping.<br>You feel very small in such a big …

RV Camping Club Memberships – Are They Worth It?

As I went through my past year of travels I started thinking about camping clubs. Campground fees are a major expense item for many new RVers and …

Don't forget these three things on your next RV road trip

Do a quick search online and you'll find countless articles on RV packing lists for your RV road trip. They are all a great resource for anyone …

Saturday Silliness – wind turbine photo of the year

From the “fire and ice” department, Craig Kelly writes on Facebook<p>The entire rationale for wind turbines is to stop global warming by reducing the …

Planning RV Travels Part I -> 4 General “Rules” For Planning Where To Stay & When To Go

Some time ago one of my blog readers asked me a very good question about how we actually plan our RV travels. Do we pre-plan all our routes? Do we …

MotorHome’s Guide to Outfitting Your Coach

If it ain’t here, you probably don’t need it Motorhomes truly are a ticket to freedom. They allow us to travel around the country — and beyond — …

Catastrophic tire failure -- you may be able to recover from it -- if you do the RIGHT thing

You may have seen the video shot by a trucker's dash cam in Louisiana earlier this year. In it, a motorhome passing the big truck suffers a …