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Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

Travel<p>The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

National Parks

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte (That Other One Has Issues)

My “morning after” Thanksgiving breakfast consists of strong coffee and a slice of pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream. So, naturally, I assumed that's what a Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) would be: dark, smoky, brightly acidic coffee cut with the richness of pumpkin; condensed milk and cream; the …

Man Threatens to Shoot Employees and Burn Restaurant Down Over Incorrect Order

Receiving the wrong order is frustrating, but it is never a good enough reason to make violent threats. According to M Live, a man in his 40s threatened to burn down a restaurant in Flint, Mich., and shoot its employees last week. Why? Because they had forgotten the eggs on his sandwich. The police …

McDonald's

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.89from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

Onions

How an ‘atlas’ of living organs could save lives

After an accident, a patient was rushed into surgery and, from there, into the intensive care unit, where he was recovering. But, days later, one by …

Medicine

Victor Valdes Reportedly Given Humiliating Man United Schedule by Louis Van Gaal

Victor Valdes’ fallout with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has resulted in a humiliating schedule being drawn up for the goalkeeper, with the former Barcelona man reportedly being forced to train on his own.<p>According to Colin Young of the <i>Daily Mirror</i>, Valdes has been given a strict …

Blue Jays rally, move closer to home-field advantage

BALTIMORE -- The Blue Jays moved one step closer to locking up home-field advantage throughout the postseason by rallying with two runs in the eighth …

Baseball

Alex Smith failed to ignite Chiefs' passing game until too late

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Kansas City Chiefs had an idea they would allow some plays to Aaron Rodgers and the Packers -- and they did. But the Chiefs …

Samsung Gear S2 features in early how-to video series

Samsung Gear S2 pre-orders may not be expected to ship out until early October, but one lucky YouTuber has managed to lay hands on the smartwatch a little early and has uploaded a selection of videos showing off a few tips and tricks.<p>The videos treat us to a look around the main Tizen user …

Thumbtack raises $125 million to help you find a plumber

Thumbtack, a startup that helps people find the right plumber or personal trainer, said on Tuesday that it has raised $125 million in new funding.<p>The …

Takata airbag recall could expand to seven more firms

<b>US regulators have told seven carmakers the recall of airbags made by Japanese firm Takata is likely to expand.</b><p>The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has written to firms including Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar-Land Rover and Tesla to ask which of their models use the Takata parts.<p>About …

Shell's decision to pull out of the Arctic could be devastating to Alaska

The company's decision to end oil exploration in offshore Alaska for the foreseeable future means the state must find another source to fill the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline and solve its economic woes, Gov. Bill Walker said.<p>"We need to get some oil in the pipeline, and we need to do it as …

Typhoon makes landfall in eastern China; two dead in Taiwan | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China ordered tens of thousands of boats back to shore and closed tourist attractions as a typhoon made landfall in the eastern province of Fujian early on Tuesday after leaving two dead and hundreds injured in Taiwan.<p>Fujian authorities told more than 30,000 fishing boats, …

China

Royal Caribbean Takes Steps to Combat Sexual Violence at Sea

Sexual violence occurring on cruise ships has long been a topic that cruise companies are hesitant to address.<p>Cruise lines are required by 2010’s …

Royal Caribbean

The Best Beauty Looks: Week of September 28, 2015

If the supercharged makeup statements spotted on the Milan runways didn’t tempt you to move out of your comfort zone, the best beauty looks of the week left no doubt that now is the time for more than just a trim or an extra coat of mascara. <b>Kerry Washington</b> made the case for a bolt of color in the …

6 Great Excuses To Drink Coffee Every Day Of Your Life

Your body will thank you.<p>Coffee means a great deal to a great many people, but its primary purpose in our lives is to perk us up and make us presentable to the world. Right? Isn't that why so many of us buy mugs that say "Don't talk to me until I've had my coffee?"<p>Well, there are some wonderfully …

New Skype update includes Android Wear support

Microsoft has been quick to support Apple Watch on many of its popular iPhone apps. Skype made its way to the Apple Watch earlier this year, and now Microsoft is bringing Skype to Android Wear today. The latest Skype 6.4 for Android update brings messaging, new Skype Mojis, and the ability to …

FIFA bans Blatter ally Warner for life over repeated bribery

ZURICH (AP) — Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice president Jack Warner was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday, accused …