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The 22 best US national parks to escape the crowds, chosen by experts

It has the glacier-fed alpine lakes, the steep mountain peaks. What it does not have: crowds<p>'It’s the Tetons without the handrails', a local guide once told me<p>This poet’s hike is about magical transformations by the light of the moon, not distance<p>'Climb the mountains and get their good tidings,' …

National Parks

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

Grilled Pineapple Slices Recipe

"Grilled cinnamon sweet pineapple rings! You can't eat just one ring!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 fresh pineapple - peeled, cored and cut into rings<p>1/4 cup canned …

Grilling

Sturdiest Gas Grills in Consumer Reports' Tests

When you browse our new gas grill ratings, take notice of the new score that appears next to those for temperature and cooking. The sturdiness test, …

BBQ

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Guitar

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Favorite childhood recipes: Granola pancakes, tomato soup, meatballs

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 3:55<p>April 17th, 2018<p>Chefs Brian Voltaggio, Amanda Cohen and Grayson Schmitz are on the TODAY plaza cooking their favorite nostalgia-filled childhood recipes. Voltaggio makes granola-filled pancakes,Cohen prepares hearty tomato soup with …

Amazon is now selling home security services, including installations and no monthly fees

Amazon’s made a slew of acquisitions in the area of smart home services, and now it’s offering a product that brings them together under one roof — your roof.<p>Amazon has quietly launched a portal offering home security services — which include all the equipment you would need and in-person visits …

Kia and Porsche top Wards Auto 10 Best Interiors list for 2018

Most car buffs know WardsAuto from its annual list of the 10 Best Engines, but you might not be aware that the automotive trade publication also ranks its 10 Best Interiors, and we've got this year's winners.<p>Each year for the past eight years, Wards has based its cabin-minded list on achievements …

Android Auto

70 Favorite Shrimp Recipes

1 of 70<p>Miso Shrimp Burgers<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 70<p>Harissa Shrimp Fra Diavolo<p>3 of 70<p>Crispy Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp over Green Grits<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Seafood

World’s 10 Best Islands for Snorkeling

<b>Want to snorkel</b> with whale sharks, sea turtles or humpback whales? Or maybe float above underwater statues, like Christ the Abyss? We’ve updated our …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

The Top 10 Cars Most Likely to Last 200,000 Miles or More

Based on a study of more than 13.5 million cars, these are the ones that most frequently exceed 200,000 miles on the odometer.<p>When you buy a new car, you want it to last. iSeeCars analyzed more than 13.5 million vehicles to find out which models are most likely to last 200,000 miles or more. On …

Top 10

Best Booster Seats for Kids in Consumer Reports' Tests

Children pass many milestones on their road to adulthood, such as going from infant car seat to sitting independently with a seat belt.<p>The …

These Are The 2018 Cars Consumer Reports Says Will Make It Over 200,000 Miles

While leasing is more popular than ever these days, a lot of people still want to buy new cars for the long haul. If you’re planning on getting a new …

Why the 5 Least-Visited National Parks Are Worthy of an Adventure

A century ago, America invented the idea of the National Parks System to preserve rad wilderness. The parks were places largely un-screwed-with by …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Entertainment

Best and Worst Car Brands According to Consumer Reports

Five of the top 10 worst car makes are FCA brands.<p>Fiat Chrysler Automobiles<p><i>Consumer Reports</i> has done its homework to figure out the best and worst …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Wonders of the World

Best and Worst Car Acceleration

How fast a vehicle will accelerate is not something that should be of concern only to driving enthusiasts. Being able to merge safely with …

Fuel Efficiency

This Chrome extension brings 'View Image' back to Google Search

A few days ago, Google removed a feature that many people find quite usable: the ability to easily view — and download — an image found through …

Google

Triplicate: Three-Row Mid-Size Crossovers and SUVs Ranked from Worst to Best

Beasts of Burden: Ford Expedition vs. Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Sequoia vs. Nissan Armada

These big SUVs are built to work and play hard<p>As Americans, we ask a lot out of our family vehicles. But none exerts itself harder than the full-size, three-row SUV. These seven- and eight-seat SUVs are tasked with shuttling family members to school, jobs, and sports practice during the week. On …

Extreme Sports

Supercar-slayer: meet the 825hp fast Ford

Forget the most extreme creations of Cosworth in the UK or Shelby in the US. This fire-breathing fast Ford outguns them all.<p>The Ford Mustang Sutton …

Microsoft releases its LinkedIn resume helper for Word

Microsoft is now ready to polish your job applications -- the company has released its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant for Office 365 subscribers. The AI-based helper sifts through LinkedIn profiles to find prominent examples of work experience and skill listings for your dream job, giving you …

Software

Here’s what’s new in Samsung’s Android 8.0 Oreo update

Eager to test out Android 8.0 Oreo on your Galaxy S8 but weren’t part of the beta program for it? Well, unfortunately we can’t get the update out to …

Android News

2018 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE vs. 2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack

The never ending story: A new Mustang GT takes on the benchmark Camaro<p>It’s like déjà vu all over again, <i>again</i>. Yes, dear <i>Motor Trend</i> readers, it’s that special time of year when we trot out the latest pony cars from Detroit and figure out which one is best. For now. Because yes, we’ll do it again. …

These Are the 15 Most Reliable Cars On The Road In The US

A new study has listed the 15 most reliable cars for American drivers based on how long consumers keep their vehicles on the road before trading them …