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Mount Everest to be declared off-limits to inexperienced climbers, says Nepal

Nepalese officials plan to introduce ban on novices, as well as disabled, old and very young people, in effort to improve safety and lessen overcrowding<p>Nepalese officials say they will introduce regulations banning inexperienced climbers from attempting Mount Everest in an attempt to improve safety …

Mountaineering

Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban captured the strategic northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday in a multi-pronged attack involving hundreds of …

How Rosetta’s comet got its shape

It soon became clear that the features were coherently oriented all around the comet’s lobes and in some places extended to a depth of about 650 …

Off-duty cop chases, arrests woman alleged to have robbed Canberra liquor store

An off-duty police officer chased and arrested a woman alleged to have robbed a liquor store in broad daylight.<p>In July, Catherine Howsan, 39, was …

Monday Morning Hangover: Vick, Weeden and the NFL Grab Bag of Backup QBs

Good news, Steelers fans! Ben Roethlisberger has an MCL sprain and a bone bruise! Reports say he will miss four to six weeks! All you have to do is hope Michael Vick still has enough video game power-ups in his inventory to scrape together a win or two in Big Ben's absence. With any luck, the …

NFL

NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Rank Heading into Week 4?

There's always some separation three weeks into a new NFL season, and a clear difference between the rising teams and those already spiraling.<p>That is true this year too, with a chasm between the 3-0 Denver Broncos, with their quarterback whose career suddenly isn't on its deathbed, and the 0-3 …

EPA Will Test New-Car Emissions On The Road After VW Scandal

Recent incidents of carmakers overestimating fuel economy have led the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to consider stricter testing …

Diesel Emissions

Pumpkin Bread Recipes

This classic quick bread is spiced with roasty, toasty cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.

One Pan Italian Chicken Skillet

A simple One Pan Italian Chicken Skillet that can be made in less that 15 minutes!<p>A simple dish can taste so good. Especially a one pot dinner. Easy …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

We all know about the original cinnamon rolls. My mom made them my whole life, I’ve made them my whole life, and they are hands-down the best …

Putin says he can work with Obama despite trading barbs on Syria and Isis

Russian leader more conciliatory after speeches in which he applauds Assad regime while Barack Obama condemns ‘might makes right’ doctrine<p>Vladimir Putin emerged from a rare face-to-face meeting with Barack Obama on Monday night, saying Russia and the US could find a way to work together on Syria, …

Audi Quattro tech shoots for the moon

Most automakers seem satisfied building vehicles to drive on the Earth's surface. But not Audi. The German automaker is quite literally shooting for the moon with the vehicle you see here.<p>Called the Audi Lunar Quattro, it forms what promises to be an integral part of one team's campaign for the …

Concept Design

A rare supermoon total lunar eclipse will rise Sunday

Get ready. A very special, very rare moon is rising this weekend.<p>On Sunday, the full moon will be at its closest point to Earth in its monthly orbit …

When and Where to Watch This Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse

Late on Sunday evening, September 27, the Earth will slide precisely between the sun and the moon, throwing the satellite into a rusty red shadow. …

Artists Create 1000-Year-Long GIF

The world wide web can be an ephemeral place. Tweets get buried under more tweets, and viral fame lasts for 15 seconds rather than 15 minutes. GIFs, …

Art

18 GIFs for shutting down racists on Facebook

If you talk to enough white people on Facebook, it’s bound to happen eventually—one of them will say something racist.<p>It doesn’t have to be …

The military’s secret military: Green Berets, Navy SEALs and the special ops you’ll never know about

A handful of elite soldiers are carrying out hush-hush missions across the globe, and their numbers are growing<p>You can find them in dusty, sunbaked badlands, moist tropical forests, and the salty spray of third-world littorals. Standing in judgement, buffeted by the rotor wash of a helicopter or …

Israel shells Syrian army posts in retaliation for stray rockets

Two bases hit by artillery as Israeli military says it holds Damascus responsible for ‘any aggression emanating from Syria’<p>The Israeli military said it struck two Syrian army posts with artillery fire after rockets from the war-torn country landed in Israeli-controlled territory.<p>The military said …

TSA finds record number of guns in US airplane carry on luggage

• 67 firearms found in week ending 17 September – 56 of them loaded<br>• Record comes after Congress opens hearing on security test failures<p>US airport security agents discovered a record 67 firearms in luggage passengers intended to carry on to airplanes during one week in September, according to the …

Flying

Don't Pay Another Bill Until You Pay This

Living paycheck to paycheck sucks, but for millions of folks, or even billions, it's their world.<p>You budget. You cut off unnecessary expenses. You've even considered moving back home with mom and dad. All in the hopes of saving the almighty dollar.<p>Only to wind up still feeling like you're lacking …

The Best 6 Camping Places In The US That You Shouldn't Miss

We call it America the beautiful for a reason. These 6 places are loaded with scenery and wildlife. Look no further for your next camping trip …

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Custom Bikes of the Week

A CB750 plastered with gas station signs, a Yamaha RD350 turned into an oddball dual-sport weapon, and a show-winning Norton Atlas bobber. Matt Neundorf presents the most interesting customs breaking cover over the past week.<p><b>Honda CB750 Cafe by Vibrazioni Art Design</b> The Daft Punk-esque duo from …

Motorcycles

Five of the most reliable income investments that got cheaper in the sell-off

Our pick of the trusts that are not only available for less, but which provide reliable, and growing, income<p>Investors are used to being told to hold their nerve when share prices fall, and even that a market slump is the ideal time to buy.<p>That advice is sound, but it can be hard to commit more of …

A radical shift is coming to the markets

The days of double-digit returns are over.<p>Lisa Shalett, head of investment/portfolio strategies for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, said at a press briefing on Tuesday that since the end of the financial crisis, investors have enjoyed healthy returns on stocks and bonds, partly because of the …

Roadkill Stuffs a 707-HP Hellcat Engine in General Mayhem

The 1968 Dodge Charger “General Mayhem” makes a comeback on this new episode of “Roadkill.” This time around, hosts David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan give us a behind-the-scenes look at how they prepped General Mayhem for the first annual Roadkill Nights event by swapping in a 707-hp Hellcat …

Sports Cars

Lawrence Phillips seeks to pay murder defense with NFL concussion settlement

Lawrence Phillips, facing first-degree murder charges in the death of his cellmate at Kern Valley (Calif.) State Prison, plans to pay legal fees with money from the NFL concussion settlement, said attorney Daniel S. Chamberlain, who is representing Phillips in the concussion settlement.<p>Chamberlain …