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Camping in January? Sure, go wild

Regular winter camper Dixe Wills finds the Herring Road, a 28-mile wind through the Lammermuir Hills, easy to get to from Edinburgh and quite clement, weather-wise, for Scotland at this time of year<p>I’ll admit it: going wild camping in January in Scotland does sound rather like the sort of trip that …

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The Town Cycling Saved

Don Ness, the 40-year-old mayor of Duluth, Minnesota, used bike trails and green space to transform this Rust Belt city into one of the most desirable communities in America<p><b>Bicycling: You're the mayor. Of Duluth. Duluth. . .</b><br>Don Ness: Yes. It's 150 miles north of Minneapolis on the westernmost point …

Lust! Betrayal! First full trailer for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 is now official

HBO has released the first full-length trailer for the next season of "Game of Thrones," promising, as Peter Dinklage might say, more stabby stabby, sexy sexy.

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Limberlost Offers a New Class of Bikepacking Adventures

The Portland-based company will run the first supported tour of the Oregon Outback bike route<p>Anyone who’s bike toured extensively knows the hardest part often isn’t the cycling—it’s the long stretches of riding without services, the monotony of PB&J sandwiches for weeks on end, or the isolation of …

Garmin Goes Big into Wearables, New Vivoactive Smartwatch, Fenix GPS Watch, Epix GPS Mapping Watch, more

Television and films over the years have had some lofty expectations to what the future of tech would hold. From flying cars, to clothes made out of …

Kitsbow Mountain Bike Apparel

Kitsbow is a recent brand that was born from the founders passions for apparel and mountain biking. Kitsbow apparel is about craft, style and …

T-Mobile Sets Sights on Sprint, Verizon in 2015

John Legere's own New Year's resolution is to surpass Sprint to officially become the No. 3 wireless carrier in America.<p>PCMag reviews products …

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Why sitting will kill you (and what to do about it)

If you work anywhere in or around technology, chances are you've either witnessed or are a member of the standing-desk craze, the natural offshoot of the increasing medical research suggesting sitting in your Herman Miller Aeron chair will actually kill you faster than smoking. But standing's the …

Potential Hillary Challenger Paid Nearly $100,000 In Campaign Donations To His Family

Webb, a former Democratic senator from Virginia, launched a 2016 presidential exploratory committee last month. During his time in Congress, he chaired another committee, the Born Fighting PAC, which in recent years has paid nearly $100,000 to his wife and daughter.<p>According to archived versions of …

I Heart My City: Rebecca’s St. Pete

<b>Rebecca Davis</b> is a <b>St. Petersburg</b>—locals call it St. Pete—native through and through. A recent transplant to Washington, D.C., she now delights in visiting what she describes as a “tropical, art-conscious city with a laid-back beach vibe.” Rebecca gets to explore the world by way of photographs and …

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

Reading on Your iPad Before Bed Can Disrupt Your Sleep Cycle

Finishing that novel on a lit screen can mess with your circadian rhythms, scientists say.<p>Reading before you drift away to sleep may lead to a poorer night's rest—if you read on lit screen such as an iPad, researchers say.<p>The body's circadian rhythms depend largely upon cues such as light, which is …

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After His Parents' Deaths, High School Football Player Joins Coach's Family

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy<p>Christian Osterhout lost his father to ALS when he was a freshman in high school -- a traumatic event that prompted his football coach, Chris Roberts, to tell the mourning teenager to consider the team his family.<p>And he …

Amazon sellers hit by nightmare before Christmas as glitch cuts prices to 1p

Small businesses count cost of error in RepricerExpress software that resulted in thousands of items going for a song<p>There were Christmas shopping bargains galore on Amazon’s website over the weekend … for about an hour. Because of a technical glitch, the prices of thousands of items crashed to 1p …

How Fitness Apps and Wearables Impacts Work Performance

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the SumAll blog.</i><p>In a pair of recent studies, the CDC called attention to two alarming trends. Americans are not getting nearly enough exercise and a majority fall many hours short of the …

9to5 Guide: The best iPad, iPhone + MacBook battery cases/packs

Earlier this week, I walked through a great collection of iPad, iPhone, and Mac products that I’d strongly recommend. Today, I’m here to help you choose an excellent spare battery for any portable Apple device. You can trust me because I’ve been testing Apple batteries for over a decade, conducting …

The 15 Hottest American Cities For 2015

Rising prices in San Francisco will continue to push young hipsters out to Oakland. Queens will become the hot borough in New York City because of its affordable real estate and rich culinary scene. And Colorado's legalization of marijuana will bring a wave of tourism to Denver.<p>To compile this list …

Taking Apple Pay Out for a (Slightly Rocky) Spin

Now that iOS 8.1 has gone live and Apple Pay let loose (assuming you have an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus), we decided to take it out for a spin. And the …

The Best Scenic Bike Rides for Fall

The temperature has begun its descent. Not to that unbearable winter cool, but to the perfect crisp breeze that only exists in the fair season of autumn. And there's no better way to enjoy the cool weather, and beautiful scenic views that come along it, than out on a bike ride.<p>Whether you are an …

The Exceptional Traveler: Exquisite, Affordable Vermont in the Fall (and Winter)

<b>"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living." -- Miriam Beard</b><p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p>A recent Huffington update in my inbox featured the article "This Is The Best Place To Go Leaf-Peeping." Having recently …

Best iPad action games without in-app purchases

Skip the IAPs with these outstanding iPad action games<p>Freemium iPad games aren't for everybody. Gems, timers, performance boosters and all sorts of …

Review: Kenu Airframe+ car mount for iPhone 6 Plus

One of the problems the new iPhone 6 models present is where to put it when you’re in the car. You may not want to keep it in your pocket for obvious reasons, especially the iPhone 6 Plus, and the new models are larger and slipperier than ever. Keeping it in the seat next to you probably means …

Getting to know interactive notifications on iOS 8

Notifications are no longer a gateway into apps with the latest version of iOS 8. Here's what you need to know.<p>iOS 8's new quick reply feature brings the ability for users to reply to a message, be it SMS or iMessage, from the lock screen or without leaving the current app he or she is using.<p>You …

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Deaf Girl Says Staffer Broke Her Arm at Facility Being Probed by FBI

A deaf and autistic student at a Florida facility that is under FBI investigation for alleged physical abuse was treated at a local hospital late last month for a broken arm allegedly caused when a staffer pushed her against a wall, NBC News has learned.<p>On security videotape shot at the National …

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15 Insanely Great Tricks to Master Apple's iOS 8

So, you just downloaded iOS 8. Looks pretty familiar, right? Certainly, last year's switch from iOS 6 to iOS 7 — which saw Apple ditch the iPhone's …

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States?

A multitude of opinions<p>On August 29, Popular Science published a map of interceptor towers -- surveillance devices that masquerade as cell phone towers to intercept voice and data transmissions from every cell user in an area. 19 of the interceptors were found in the United States in August, and …

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Top 10 Mountain Bike Tours | Adventure Cyclist

Here, in ascending order of epic-ness, are the ten best multi-day day mountain bike extravaganzas in North America. Sure, there are other great …

Audi puts self-driving A7 on road in highway testing

Audi dispatched its latest self-driving car prototype down the highways of Florida, previewing the autonomous technologies the German firm believes …

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Dealership refunds student for broken Saab with bags of pennies

Every so often, we come across the story of someone trying to "stick it to the man" by paying a parking fine or speeding ticket in pennies or dimes. Never, though, have we heard of a business stooping to such clichéd lengths. Enter Florida.<p>Irena Mujakovic bought a 2003 Saab way back in January from …

The "iPhone 6" is in the wild...in China

China has working iPhone 6 clones for sale, iPads might be causing rashes, and the worst game ever is the Kim Kardashian Hollywood game. Trust me.

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