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Comcast brings $10-a-month broadband to military veterans

Comcast is opening its low-cost internet program to military veterans, the company announced Monday.<p>Comcast also said the program, which provides $10-a-month broadband to low-income families and individuals, has now reached 6 million Americans since it was introduced seven years ago.<p>Last year …

Veterans

3 Best Day Trips from Washington, D.C.

Our tips for what to do in Loudon County, Shenandoah National Park, and Charlottesville.<p>While Washington, D.C. has its bounty of world-class museums, buzz-building restaurants, and a range of notable hotels and bars to keep you entertained for weeks (if not months!), you’d be remiss to not spend …

National Parks

The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Everglades

Conservation photographer and National Geographic Explorer <b>Carlton Ward, Jr.</b>, has been captivated by Florida’s <b>Everglades National Park</b> since he was a child, so much so that he’s made protecting it—and the amazing wildlife that lives there—his life’s work.<p>He has been exploring and documenting the …

A Kind Of Golden Hour

After My United Airlines Flight Was Delayed 7 Hours, I Made a Stupid Mistake That Cost Me $1,400. Here's How to Avoid My Costly Error

If you're on a delayed flight to or from Europe, you owe it to yourself to see if you qualify under European law for compensation. But here's how I messed it up.<p>I made a dumb mistake after my United Airlines flight was delayed--a mistake that I now realize might have cost my wife and me roughly …

50 More Things to Do in Amsterdam

The first list of 50 activities for Amsterdam visitors was so easy to compile, I decided to try my hand at another 50; and lo, this list was just as …

How to visit beautiful Thailand ethically including wild elephant spotting, jungle treks and fairytale temples

"Look down there," said our guide. "Through the trees." We gazed down the overgrown path and collectively held our breath. About 600 yards off …

Koppelpoort Amersfoort

RV Owners Who Replaced Their Dining Booth

Quit Lying To Us About The 'Peace Process': Israel Won't Willingly Return the Lands and Resources It Has Stolen

It goes something like this:<p><b>"Listen up, you wretched Palestinians. There's no way you're getting your lands back, or a state of your own, because</b> …

Israel Moves to Annex the West Bank—This Is How the Two-State Solution Dies

While the media focuses on Trump, Netanyahu imposes a “solution”: There will never be a Palestinian state.<p>More on:<p>Israeli-Palestinian …

Israel

Online Depth of Field Calculator

Simply put, depth-of-field is how much of a photograph is in sharp focus from front to back.<p>We can achieve critical focus for only one plane in front …

Nikon D7200 DSLR Camera (Nikon D7200 Body) 1554 B&H Photo Video

Poised to deliver in the most challenging of situations, <b>Nikon's D7200</b> is a versatile DX-format DSLR that caters to both still photography and video …

Back-Button Focus: What It Is and Why You Should Be Using It

If you spend any time surfing photography forums and Facebook groups, you will undoubtedly see a constant flow of questions asking for the best way …

Making history safe again: What Ken Burns gets wrong about Vietnam

<b>"The Vietnam War" (PBS)</b><p>Historian Christian Appy: Vietnam was not a “tragic misunderstanding” but a campaign of “imperial aggression”<p>Patrick Lawrence<p>October 15, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Three questions came to mind when news arrived that "The Vietnam War," the latest documentary film from Ken Burns …

Vietnam War

Occupation, in the details

I visited the West Bank earlier this month and created these illustrations as part of a travelog. This is part 1.<p>The last time I had been there was …

Israel

Conquering Your Camera Settings in Landscape Photography

Understanding basic camera settings is important so that you know how to react in different conditions such as varying light, moving subjects, or to …

The most beautiful bike trails in the U.S.

Scenic cycling<p>Some of America's most scenic bicycle trails are best suited for skilled mountain bikers, but other attractive bike paths are …

Cycling

4 secrets for editing images in Apple Photos

As holidays pass, we’re often left with dozens of cherished family photos. You certainly want to make them look their best, so here are a few tips …

Tutorials

Virginia Falls at Glacier National Park

Cedar Key, Florida Small

You are here > Home > Top Ten > Town of Cedar Key<br>Latest update: Oct. 2015<p>Top 10... Town of Cedar Key<p><b>Cedar Key</b> is our top choice for <b>small town bike</b> …

Florida

6 unforgettable road trips through the South

Florida State Road A1A<p>This route hugs the eastern edge of Florida from Miami to the Georgia-Florida line. It’s a two-lane, 72-mile highway that takes …

Do you have a medical travel plan?

I hope that every RV trip you take both you and your rig remain healthy. As a physician and RV traveler, I’ve found that most RV owners are diligent …

Health Care

The Best-Kept Secret Swimming Holes of Central Florida

With a year-round temperature of 68°F, Kelly Park Rock Springs is a wonderful place to cool down on a hot day. Because the park’s creek flows freely …

Eternal Light

Totems at Sunrise

Beautiful #winter view from Concord, MA. #ItsAmazingOutThere 📷: weatherpope via @weatherunderground

Sleeping Dragon

Stein Eriksen dies at 88; Norwegian Olympic champion ushered in modern skiing

Norwegian skiing great Stein Eriksen had the perfect hair, the perfect form and typically the perfect line down the course.<p>So stylish and graceful on the slopes, the Olympic champion helped usher in modern skiing. He died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah. He was 88.<p>His death was confirmed by …

Skiing