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60 Fall Recipes We're Looking Forward to Making

All the fall recipes we're looking forward to cooking now that summer is (nearly) over.<p><b>Oh no ... it's actually happening.</b> The end of summer is fast approaching, and we're gearing up for shorter days, longer nights, cooler temperatures, colorful leaves, sweatshirts, and football. Not only is the …

Cooking

6 Tips for Writing a Persuasive Speech (On Any Topic)

By far, the best way to learn how to write speeches is to read the great ones, from Pericles’ Funeral Oration, to Dr. King’s Mountaintop speech, to …

Writing

A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …

Coffee

Exposing The Deception: How The US Economy "Grew" By $140 Billion As Americans Became Poorer

This is simply stunning.<p>Regular readers will recall that last month, at the same time as the US Bureau of Economic Analysis reported was a far better …

3 Reasons iPhone 6 Sales Will Be Absolutely Bonkers

Each iPhone launch sets new sales records. So it's hardly a reach to predict that the launch of the next iPhone, expected in September, will be big.<p>Wall Street and Apple fans are starting to salivate over the idea.<p>"I'm expecting it to be huge with a capital 'H,'" Avi Greengart, a research director …

Why Uber's ridesharing revolution could be undone by archaic laws and aging industry

Like electric cars, the decentralization of broadcast television, renewable energy and other burgeoning technologies, the world of "ridesharing" -- largely embraced by consumers -- is facing tremendous pushback from entrenched players around the world.<p>These entrenched players take archaic laws and …

50 Fun, Cheap Dates (That Aren’t Netflix)

1. Cheer on an amateur sports team in your city. It’s just as fun as supporting a Real Team but tickets are dirt cheap. My city’s non-pro baseball …

Sale of Tallahassee Mall's land marks end of an era

The sale of the land where the Tallahassee Mall has stood since 1971 marks another step toward an Alabama developer's plans to revitalize the …

Here’s how incredibly complacent investors are right now

Never mind the 2.3% drop this past month in the S&P 500 Index. Investors are excessively blasé right now, and that could be dangerous.<p>That’s the conclusion of the private financial-sector representatives who advise the US Treasury Department on technical debt-management issues. The group, known as …

Stock Markets

T-Mobile launches an app to unlock your smartphone

It took T-Mobile just one week to launch a phone unlocking app after President Obama signed the phone unlocking bill into law.<p>Not known for missing a chance to antagonize the excesses of market giants AT&T and Verizon, the launch of the app should be seen as partly symbolic. T-Mobile CEO John …

Widow of lung cancer victim wins $23.6bn in damages from tobacco company RJ Reynolds

The widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer has been awarded $23.6billion (£14billion) in compensation from America's second biggest …

Cancer

Xanterra Parks & Resorts is expanding beyond national park concessions

Andrew Todd wanted to captain more than just the nation’s largest park-concessions-management company.<p>And when Denver businessman Philip Anschutz …

Father-Son Bonding on Grand Teton

When my family and I returned from a yearlong trip around the world in 2009, people often asked me to recall the places we liked best along our route. Instead of choosing between so many beloved locales, I’d flip the question around and would give them the places we’d most like to revisit. …

I Heart My City: Annie’s Tuscaloosa

When D.C.-area native <b>Annie Agnone</b> isn’t exploring “America by Night” as a Nat Geo Young Explorer, she’s pursuing a MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Alabama in <b>Tuscaloosa</b>. In 2011, when her new hometown was hit hard by a tornado, Annie was impressed by how her neighbors came to each …

Swap Your Way Slim at Every Meal

Scale not budging? Your diet could be out of whack. Shed some pounds (without much effort!) by switching up your go-to foods.

Healthy Eating

How O. J. Simpson Killed Popular Culture

Two decades after America dropped whatever it was doing to watch a white Bronco cruise down the San Diego Freeway, the O. J. Simpson case remains unparalleled as noir mystery, soap opera, and (though no one knew it at the time) TV’s first reality show. Examining how the cast—Kato Kaelin, Marcia …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

National Parks

The U.S. Now Drinks More Wine Than France

Hold onto your berets, folks. For the first time ever, France is now the world’s second largest consumer of wine, ceding the heavyweight title to the …

Alcohol

Cheap Smartphones Will Create A New Breed Of Innovation

To move these consumers onto smartphones, more manufacturers than ever before will be offering smartphones at bargain basement prices. Recently, came news of Mozilla's upcoming $25 smartphone, adding to a flurry of new devices priced well below flagship phones from Apple and Samsung.<p>The race to …

Mobile

Associated Press News

Home sales slip in March across U.S.; price growth slows

Home sales slipped across the U.S. in March as would-be buyers continue to grapple with tough credit standards and too few houses on the market.<p>Sales of previously owned homes - the bulk of the housing market - fell two-tenths of a percent in March to their slowest pace in nearly two years, …