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The Hottest Ticket in Denver Is a Train Ride From Downtown to Ski Slopes

All 400 tickets were sold within 12 hours for a one-day, roundtrip ski-train excursion from downtown Denver to Winter Park, according to spokesmen …

The best country house hotels in Britain

The British country house hotel was born in 1949, brought to us in the pink and frilly shape of Sharrow Bay, overlooking Ullswater in the Lake District. Presided over by a splendid couple, Francis Coulson and his partner Brian Sack, it came complete with a gargantuan afternoon tea, and Sack’s …

England

"What Cold Looks Like" - I'm moving on to a new trio of lenses for review, including the one used here - the Zeiss Distagon T* 2.8/21mm. This is a very impressive lens. It is a surreal experience to make a left turn off the road, down a little embankment, and then out onto the surface of the river. An ice road took me out to a spot half a kilometer out on the river. I set up my tripod with the Zeiss Distagon 2.8/21mm that was just sent to me for review. This is textures created by the winding …

Russian researchers expose breakthrough U.S. spying program | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world’s computers, according to …

Spying

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Florida's 15 Most Popular Beaches, Ranked

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p>Florida does a lot of things wrong. We can't vote. We beat people with lizards. We have alligators in our swimming pools, politicians in our public bathrooms, and an entire Twitter account devoted to stupid things our male citizens do. And yet we just passed New York to become the …

After 54 years, mountaineers find wreckage of plane crash that killed soccer stars

The discovery of twisted pieces of aircraft fuselage high in the Chilean Andes has apparently ended a 54-year aviation and sporting mystery.<p>Mountaineers say that they have found the wreckage of a plane that crashed more than half a century ago, killing 24 people, including eight members of the …

The Mysterious Disappearance of Michael Rockefeller

It’s one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century: the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller off the south coast of Netherlands New Guinea in 1961. Despite an extensive search overseen by his father, New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, no trace of Michael was found, nor has any …

Papua New Guinea

Grandmother Lives On Cruise Ship For $164,000 A Year, Sails Through Golden Years Beautifully

An 86-year-old grandmother is living the good life on the high seas.<p>Florida widow Lee Wachtstetter has lived the last seven years on the luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity, shelling out $164,000 annually for her state room and all the perks, the Asbury Park Press reported.<p>Wachtstetter and her …

Canon reveals the super fast EOS 7D Mark II DSLR

Canon's original 7D was released in 2009 and instantly became a hit with snappers who wanted a quick camera – with good reason, as its specs were …

I wish I had time to comment on each post.  I am absolutely…

I wish I had time to comment on each post. I am absolutely overwhelmed at how this community has come together to show their support for our son, Jason. He was an amazing boy in spite of his disabilities. I hope you'll take the time to read further. #fieldsforjason<p>I know that many of you don't know much about him, so I thought I would share what I read at his funeral. I hope that you will continue to show your love and support by continuing to honor those children who remain bound by the …

Miranda Lambert - Somethin' Bad (duet with Carrie Underwood) ft. Carrie Underwood