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The Best Boots for the Outdoorsman, According to the Official State Photographer of Texas

Acclaimed photographer and outdoorsman Wyman Meinzer bought his first pair of Russell Moccasin Co. boots in 1987. At the time, Ralph Fabricius, the …

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12-in-1 Pressure Cooker 6 Qt Multi-use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Cake Maker, Egg Cooker, Saute Steamer, Warmer, and Sterilizer,CY601 by Elechomes

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John Horton Conway: the world’s most charismatic mathematician | Siobhan Roberts

John Horton Conway is a cross between Archimedes, Mick Jagger and Salvador Dalí. For many years, he worried that his obsession with playing silly games was ruining his career – until he realised that it could lead to extraordinary discoveries<p>On a late September day in 1956, John Horton Conway left …

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11 Must-See Movies on Netflix That Expire in June

Hurry, you have days left!<p>June 1 brings with it tons of new Netflix goodies for the movie-loving couch potato, but with them comes the usual disappearance of certain choice titles from the streaming-service giant's library. However, with a few days to go before the calendar's May page must forever …

Vet Launches Suicide Prevention Campaign: 'I Am A Suicide Survivor ... And I Am Not Embarrassed By It'

<i>This article is part of a special Huffington Post series, "Invisible Casualties," in which we shine a spotlight on suicide-prevention efforts within the military. As part of the series, The Huffington Post contacted military service members and veterans who have considered suicide to learn what</i> …

Maybe U.S. public schools don't stink

The drumbeat is hard to miss: Our schools are failing. Public education is in crisis. Our students are falling further and further behind.<p>The rhetoric comes from the left and right, from educators and politicians and lobbyists and CEOs and even Education Secretary Arne Duncan. The deep dysfunction …

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The Last Tweets From An American Jihadist In Somalia

Omar Hammami grew up in the small of town of Daphne, Ala., but ended up in southern Somalia on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list. Last week, Hammami was reportedly killed by members of al-Shabab, the al-Qaida-linked militant group, after a falling out with its leadership.<p>He was known for rapping …

Keystone XL Pipeline Protesters To Obama: 'No Planet Drama'

WASHINGTON -- Despite the gray skies in Washington on Saturday, more than 100 protesters carrying handmade signs showed up in Lincoln Park to call on the Obama administration to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.<p>The protest was part of the "Draw the Line" campaign, a day of action led by the …

Tykes on a plane: a survival guide to flying with young children

We've all done it. A parent boards the airplane with a child in arms, and all the other passengers on the aircraft hold their breath, hoping that the family does not sit near them.<p>But now that parent is you: how can you avoid fulfilling the other passengers' worst fears - and your own? Here are a …

The complete guide to iOS 7 (roundup)

A few months after iOS 7 was first shown off by Apple at its World Wide Developer Conference, the wait is finally over. iOS 7 is now available for iOS users around the world to download, install and start putting to use.<p>With the number of changes Apple included in iOS 7 there's bound to be …

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How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Master Your Running Form

Stick to the basics:<br>• Increase your cadence to roughly 170-180 steps per minute.<br>• Land with your foot underneath your body, as opposed to “reaching” …

Bo Xilai's Life Sentence Reveals China's Leadership Problem

A court in East China sentenced former top Chinese official Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption after one of the highest-profile political trials of recent years.<p>Media coverage of the court hearings transfixed audiences with details of murder, a love triangle and lavish official life styles. …

China manufacturing activity growth picks up speed

<b>China's manufacturing activity picked up speed in September, an initial survey by HSBC has shown, adding to signs of a rebound in its economy.</b><p>The bank's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a gauge of the sector's health, rose to 51.2 from 50.1 in August.<p>A reading above 50 shows an expansion. This is …

What’s behind the rise in c-sections?

The author argues that fear of malpractice lawsuits is leading to a dangerous rise in the procedure<p>Theresa Morris<p>September 22, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from Cut It Out<p><b>Document Everything: The Best Solution in the Case of a Bad Outcome</b><p>A common response to liability anxiety of maternity …

Gecko Is One Small Step For The Internet Of Things, One Huge Leap For Your Smartphone

The Internet of Things — like true mobile wallets or Internet-connected coffee makers — is on the horizon. It awaits us, a world where all of our devices are connected and communicate with each other in some sort of futuristic circle of life.<p>But as with any major shift in technology, we’re …

Ouya has no hit games so far, reports say

On Kickstarter, Ouya was a blockbuster, raising more than $8.5 million in one of the most successful campaigns in the crowd-funding site's history. With critics, Ouya has so far been a dud, and the Android console has dealt with shipping problems as well. Now, it seems, Ouya is dealing with one …

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15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array of technology in our pockets - everything from a global positioning system to a video editor. One of the many industries it has changed in the process is travel photography. As the quality …

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How to Live in the Moment

Feast Your Eyes: Frozen Desserts

<i>Each week, we'll be scanning through recipes for exceptional photos from our community, and sharing our favorites.</i><p><i>Today: Luckily for us, these photos from Your Best Frozen Dessert were captured before melting away.</i><p>Today is officially the first day of summer, and looking through these photos of …

Domestic Bliss: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt at Home

The Steven Klein shoot that started it all: Mr. and Mrs. Smith costars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie play house in Palm Springs. (July 2005)

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Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …