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US army releases footage of Robin Williams entertaining troops - video

<b>Ben Child:</b> Former BBC film critic says actor's enormous talent 'could sometimes be spread so thinly as to be almost invisible'<p>Published: 19 Aug 2014<p><b>Stuart Jeffries:</b> Full of daft gags involving alien faux pas, the wacky show about the little twerp from the planet Ork was a perfect vehicle for the …

Robin Williams was found dead at home by personal assistant, officials say

California official says actor was found hanged, as tributes continue to pour in for comedian who took his own life<p>Robin Williams’s death: a reminder that suicide and depression are not selfish Robin Williams: ‘I was shameful, did stuff that caused disgust – that’s hard to recover from’<p>The body of …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Meltaway Pie

Meltaway pie was a mysterious concept to me. It sounded like a soufflé with a crust, or maybe a meringue-topped custard thing, but the idea of it being "ice cream pie" never occurred to me, maybe because it's so simple. This is basically a champion pie recipe if you hate baking. You take a pie …

Baking

Is Red Meat Bad for You? Good for You? What Does Science Say?

Will eating burgers and steaks kill you in the end? We reviewed decades of research to find an answer to the question: Is red meat good or bad for you?<p>We know that red meat tastes great, and that's reason enough for us to dig into a medium-rare steak with gusto. But in the last few decades, there's …

Nutrition

Are Airport Pre-Screening Programs Worth It?

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> editor at large <b>Christopher Elliott</b> is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips.<p><b>Here’s his latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> I’m an American who flies two to three times a year. At what point does …

The Best Places to Work in 2014

In today’s job market, there are all kinds of opportunities for adventurous souls if you know where to look. That’s the point of our seventh annual Best Places to Work project. The 100 amazing companies on the 2014 list made it through a year-long vetting process overseen by our independent …

Adventure Travel

World's Most Beautiful Bike Trails

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Digital Vision)</i><p>Cycling vacations aren't just for top-tier athletes. Many of the world's most beautiful bike trails take in the countryside on gentle paths that favor scenery over strenuous pedaling. For this list of beautiful bike trails around the world, we selected routes that …

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

Why Duluth is the Best Town in America

On a recent summer morning at the Duluth Rowing Club on Park Point, a seven-mile sandbar that separates the town’s harbor from Lake Superior, roughly 40 high school athletes gather to launch their sculls into the bay. Despite the 50-degree temperature and 25-mile-per-hour winds whipping up …

Adventure Travel