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Arnold Schwarzenegger visits Scotland, cycles wrong way down busy road

LONDON — Watch out, Scotland — Arnie's in town with his bike and he's got absolutely zero tolerance for Britain's backwards traffic …

Amazon Starts Building Its Own Bundle by Selling Showtime, Starz and More With Amazon Prime

Small steps, but interesting steps.<p>Amazon has a new weapon to boost its video streaming service against competitors like Netflix and YouTube: Other people’s streaming services.<p>Starting today, Amazon will give its Amazon Prime subscribers — who already get access to Amazon’s homegrown streaming …

Smart TV

Review: Creed Is a Surprise Knockout

Sometimes when a movie does everything right, you don’t even think about how wrong it could have gone until after it’s over. <i>Creed</i>, out Nov. 25, could …

Tessa Thompson

NFL Power Rankings 2015: Predicting Post-Week 2 Standings

There's no bigger mess than NFL power rankings heading into Week 2.<p>The Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts are winless. The New York Jets and Tennessee Titans are undefeated. Everyone is sprinting back to the drawing board, planning Peyton Manning's retirement party and Marcus Mariota's Hall of …

How to Give the Most Motivating Pep Talk

‘I want to be here for you. What can I do?’; stay away from cliches like ‘Time heals’<p>I recently told a friend I needed a pep talk. “What kind?” he asked.<p>He had a very good point. Everyone wants to be the type of person who gives the pivotal talk that turns around a friend’s outlook or makes a …

This is the Ford GT that will race at Le Mans in 2016

It's one of the worst-kept secrets in motorsport. On the 50th anniversary of Ford's victory at Le Mans with the GT Mk. II, Ford will return to the grid.<p>It's official! This is the Ford GT that will race at Le Mans in 2016!<p>Ford will bring this racer to the Le Mans grid in 2016, to celebrate the 50th …

Sports Cars

These Are the 25 Toughest Animals in America

See where crocs, hawks, boars, snakes, and other savage animals rank in our highly subjective yet entirely definitive list of U.S. critters.<p>Now that summer season is in full swing, it's time to enjoy the great outdoors. Bear in mind that hiking and camping means potentially encountering America's …

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Are hard, fast courses a weakness for Rory McIlroy? Nonsense, Ryder Cup captain says

<i>Stories of interest you might have missed…</i><p>Former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley said that Rory McIlroy has nothing to prove at the Irish Open this week, "even if McIlroy's game has led to some debate over his perceived weaknesses on hard and fast tracks," Brian Keogh of the Irish Golf Desk writes. …

You should buy Rory McIlroy's old house in Northern Ireland, because that would be a great conversation starter

Not so long ago we marveled at Rory McIlroy's 15,000-square foot Florida home and all the accoutrements that go with a superstar athlete's new digs. It's the type of place we'd like to retreat to after a tough day making birdies in bunches (or more likely in our case, after making four pars). But …

Ford Begins Testing Race Version of GT Supercar

As we reported two weeks ago, Ford is planning a Le Mans debut next month for the racing version of its new Ford GT supercar—this year’s iteration of the 24-hour race will be held June 13 and 14—and we now know that the competition car has been out testing. The news comes from …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s favorite spots in …

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Let’s go to … Perth, Scotland

The arts festival running till the end of May is just one reason to discover the pleasant and thoroughly walkable former capital of Scotland<p>Running until 31 May, <b>Perth Festival of the Arts</b> features art trails, pop-up opera and ceilidhs, plus big names such as the Proclaimers, Jools Holland and King …

Scotland

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The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay 'will be most stunning sports venue ever televised'

<i>Stories of interest you might have missed…</i><p>Ron Read is a former long-time USGA staffer, who is predicting success for the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, notwithstanding early criticism. "This opinion is offered as one who stood with John Ladenburg, course visionary, [and] Robert Trent Jones, Jr, its …

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>May warned Brexit strategy 'risks Corbyn in No 10'<p>Two MPs quit their party …

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Roush of Power: Roush Stage 3 Mustang Packs Serious Ponies

Last time we reported on the 2015 Roush Stage 3 Mustang, a.k.a. RS3, the company had just opened the order banks and hinted to us that the final output figure of the RS3’s supercharged 5.0-liter Coyote V-8 could be in excess of 630 horsepower. Now we know that Roush was being rather coy with that …

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Reflections on the revolution in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon dominated in a way Alex Salmond could not have. But where now for the Union?<p>Never before — at least, not in living memory — has there been such a disconnect between north and south Britain. We vote together, but cast our ballots in very different contests. Scotland and England, …

Just Back: Maui

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>National Geographic’s <b>Andy Coleman</b> (on Instagram <b>@awc007</b>) and his wife have a tradition of traveling to Maui once a year. “It’s the one vacation destination where we don’t have anything planned, except for a place to stay,” he says. “We wake up each morning in a tropical …

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Floyd Mayweather willing to fight Manny Pacquiao again

Floyd Mayweather told ESPN's Stephen A. Smith in a text Tuesday that he would be open to a rematch after Manny Pacquiao recovers from shoulder …

Culture, science blend at Hawaii Volcanoes park fest on Big Island

A cultural festival and a serious scientific study will blend in May at the Big Island's Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.<p>The park will join forces with National Geographic for a two-day adventure that will connect the dots between the park's flora and fauna and the traditions of Hawaii's native …

8 Things You Can Only Do in Edinburgh

Ford Mustang GT350/GT350R to Get Limited 2015 Release

The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 is undoubtedly wicked. It packs a 500-plus-hp flat-crank V-8. Gobs of sticky rubber stuffed under widened aluminum fenders. Magnetorheological shocks. Aero-focused bodywork and track-hammering chassis tuning. And there’s more. Now, Ford says, there will be a …

Bettors wagering Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout is draw

If the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight ends in a deflating draw, it would be the worst-case scenario for one of Nevada's largest sportsbooks. …

Boxing