Monika Savic

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A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

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Flooding In Balkans Kills Dozens, Threatens Power Supply

The worst flooding on record in the Balkans has killed dozens of people and now threatens a power plant that is Serbia's main source of electricity.<p>Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes from rising waters in Serbia, Bosnia and parts of Croatia. Thousands more remain …

CDC confirms second case of MERS in United States

A Saudi Arabia health worker who traveled to Orlando, Fla., has tested positive for the deadly MERS coronavirus, the second case ever confirmed within the United States, health officials said Monday.<p>Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told reporters at a news …

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Articles about artful midcentury remodels on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In 50 years, more than 176 million fans have entered the turnstiles at Dodger Stadium, the mid-century modern ballpark nestled in...<p>Among the vintage interior design …

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Boiling Down That French Sense of Je Ne Sais Quoi

Of all the beauty ideals in the world, this one continues to inspire. Is it something in the water?<p>I'M A FRENCH WOMAN. This can be an intimidating idea—to me. You know, so many things are said about us: that we're stylish, beautiful, skinny, and great mothers. There is a whole category of books …

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The Week in Review: The Immortal Legacy of Gabriel García Márquez

Inside Flipboard / April 25, 2014<p>Last Thursday, the Colombian author and journalist Gabriel García Márquez died in Mexico City at the age of 87. But …

50 Years Ago: NYC World's Fair in Pictures

US, EU hit Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and its European allies hit more than two dozen Russian government officials, executives and companies with new …

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

<b>I'm flapping my wings. Not hard, but slowly and smoothly.</b> At 25 feet across, my wingspan is so great I don't need to exert much energy to achieve …

Week in Tech: 5 must-know things

LOS ANGELES — New ways of watching TV dominated the week's tech headlines, starting with Netflix, the company that streams movies and original shows to your TV set. Thirty-five million subscriber strong Netflix feels comfortable enough about the popularity of its streaming service that it will …

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This Week in Review: Net neutrality under threat, and Aereo and the future of free TV

Plus: The Upshot and the explanatory journalism wave, Slate’s new membership model, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.<p><b>This week’s essential reads</b>: The few key reads this week are Ryan Singel on the FCC’s Internet regulation proposal, The New York Times’ David Carr on the …

California's best coastal walks

From its wild and rocky coast in the north to the south coast’s vast, sandy shores, the California coastline lures many to walk along the edge of the continent to gaze at the ocean. Sweeping coastal views are blocked in many cities, but wide-open hiking spaces abound nearby where anyone willing to …

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River Cruising: Why America is Best Seen By Boat

River cruising may be all the rage in Europe, but it's just starting to catch on here at home. Our John Newton follows the current on Oregon's Columbia River.<p>The journals of Lewis and Clark are packed with breathless accounts of their water-logged canoe trips down, then back up, the Columbia River. …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

5 Unforgettable Carmel Check-ins

Those people who still consider Carmel just a place for the 55+ crowd, think again. In just the span of a few short years, the famous town-by-the-sea has gone through a makeover nobody saw coming. Swimming nicely into its rushing creative stream is a bevy of wine bars and new, dynamic restaurants. …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

Techniques for Repairing Bare Spots in Your Lawn

Bare patches in an otherwise full, healthy lawn may be the result of pet urine, heavy foot traffic, infestations by grubs or other pests, or a …

7 Chemical Free Fixes For All Those Lawn Problems You Seem To Have

By some estimates, our chemically addicted lawns are as polluting to our health and to waterways as <b>chemical agriculture</b>. The U.S. Environmental …

American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a ten-mile …

California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

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Insider’s Guide to California’s Central Coast

U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want at least three days to do the region justice.<p><b>Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile</b> …