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Tropical Storm Arthur Threatens Coast as Officials Eye Evacuations

The East Coast’s Outer Banks and its sun-kissed string of barrier islands boom with hundreds of thousands of people in the summer.<p>So when a potentially dangerous storm threatens the southeastern Virginia and North Carolina coasts — as Hurricane Arthur is poised to do overnight Thursday — mobilizing …

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47 Of The Best Ways To Spend Summer In America

From finding the best private swimming holes to partying at summer festivals like Burning Man, here are the best things to do in the U.S. this summer.<p><i>Did we miss one of your favorite things to do in the U.S. in the summer? Add it in the comments!</i>

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Can You Really Create Background Blur With Your Camera Phone?

When you’re introduced to photography, one of the techniques everyone seems to want to learn is how to create images with a blurry background. The …

6 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveler

Reduce your impact on the planet, support local economies, and protect wildlife.<p>The United Nations designated 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development—an opportunity to raise global awareness about how responsible tourism can act as a vehicle for positive change.<p>The three …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

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The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Genius

Hidden 'Ocean' Discovered Deep Underground Near Earth's Core

We may have another "ocean" to add to the world map -- only this one is hidden hundreds of miles beneath our planet's surface.<p>A new study suggests that a hidden "ocean" is nestled in the Earth's mantle some 400 miles beneath North America. The hidden reservoir, apparently locked in a blue …

Scientists discover massive ocean of water 400 miles underground

Researchers at Northwestern University have found evidence for a massive reservoir of water deep within the Earth's mantle. The reservoir, which is said to be three times the volume of the oceans on the surface, is contained within highly-pressurized rock known as ringwoodite. The scientists hope …

Kenya’s biggest elephant killed by poachers

Satao lived in Tsavo East National park in southeast Kenya and was celebrated as one of the last surviving great tuskers, bearers of genes that produce bull elephants with huge tusks reaching down to the ground. This news follows hard on the heels of the slaughter of another legendary tusker, …

Fatal Oregon high school shooting: 'This is not a drill'

When the shooting started at her high school near Portland, Oregon, early Tuesday, student Jaimie Infante didn't recognize the sound of a gunshot.<p>She thought maybe somebody had dropped a book.<p>In reality, a lone gunman had opened fire at the school, killing one student and forcing others to flee.<p>An …

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

So, a wildfire starts burning around you and it's terrifying, sure. But it also makes for a hell of a wedding photo.

New 'Constantine' Trailer Features DC Comics Easter Egg

Just like Marvel likes to throw in Easter eggs in their movies to tease upcoming storylines, DC Comics is doing the same for its television shows.<p>The new trailer for NBC's "Constantine" features mostly the same footage as we saw in the first one, but with a few fresh shots, including one that …

New DVD Blu-ray: 'Cosmos,' 'True Detective,' 'All That Heaven Allows'

HBO<p><b>Moviefone's Top DVD of the Week</b><b><br>"</b><b>True Detective: The Complete First Season"</b><b><br>What's It About?</b> This creepy HBO series stars Woody Harrelson and<br>Matthew McConaughey as troubled detectives on the hunt for a killer in 1995, and as the possible subjects of an investigation in the present day. The crazy …

Netflix 'Daredevil' Series Adds Vincent D'Onofrio as Kingpin

"Daredevil" has found its Kingpin: Vincent D'Onofrio is set to portray the villain in Marvel's upcoming Netflix series.<p>D'Onofrio will play Wilson Fisk, described as "a powerful businessman whose interests in the future of Hell's Kitchen will bring him into conflict with the blind attorney Matt …

Samsung Names New Mobile Design Chief

Samsung may be taking the design of its flagship Galaxy phones in a new direction. The company has named a new leader for its mobile design unit. Lee …

Electronics Industry