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Snowbird Celebrates 2012-13 Season Over Memorial Day Weekend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<br>May 22, 2013<p>SNOWBIRD, UT — Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort is celebrating the close of the 2012-13 ski and snowboard season with …

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Water Travel Hall of Fame 2010

<b>Fishing Mongolia's Eg-Uur River Basin</b><i><br>Outside Editors' Choice</i><br>I fantasize about sight-fishing to brown trout in New Zealand, hooking salmon in Iceland, moving to Patagonia. But when I picture the fish I most want to catch, I think of a wolf. A Mongolian taimen—nicknamed "the river wolf—can …

3 Tips for Taking Portraits that Reflect the Character and Spirit of your Subject

A Guest contribution by Hailey Bartholomew from You Can’t Be Serious. 1. Do Something Who are you photographing? If you don’t know them well, find …

The Nikon D3s Can Survive Getting Wet, Muddy, Frozen, Dropped, and Burned

High-end DSLRs by major camera manufacturers are made to be durable. After all, photographers find themselves in all kinds of environments …

2013 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Long-Term Update 1

View 11 Photos<p>I took the GLI on its first adventure, a round-trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas with my wife and daughter. When I told my wife we'd be taking the GLI, she just gave me the "are you serious?" look, being that the VW is a smallish sedan and we'd be taking all our stuff and a ton of …

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2014 BMW M5: New Gadgetry Built for Speed and Comfort

Munich's response to the hi-po luxury arms race.<p>Just as it did to the 5-series, BMW is making subtle yet significant changes to the M5 for 2014. But while those upgrades border on inconsequential, the brand will offer an optional Competition package that reinforces the M5's position as the purest …

1969 Chevrolet “Astrovette” Classic Drive

What You Drive To A Saturn V: In 1969, Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean became the fourth human to set foot on the moon. Back on Earth, this very special AstroVette rocketed him home from work.<p>“I never had a dream as good as what I was living when I was an astronaut.” Alan L. Bean, Navy captain, test …

How to Make Dark and Stormy Pineapple

An alternative grilling recipe from the days on the high seas.<p><b>The Dark and Stormy,</b> a classic summer cocktail of ginger beer, rum, and lime, has a 19th-century nautical past linked to the rum runs between the UK and the Caribbean.<p><i>Heat level:</i> Low<i>, when the fire is dying out.</i><p>Yields: 1<p>Prep Time: 0 …

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Short Answers: New classic wedges

<b>By Mike Stachura</b><p>It has been more than four years since golf's ruling bodies set new limits on grooves to reduce the amount of spin produced by wedges. Since then, manufacturers large and small have been trying to get some, if not all, of that lost spin back. Here are four of the latest efforts.<p><i>Spin</i> …

Hearst Magazines

Top 10 glamorous A-list destinations

Hoping to catch a glimpse of the rich and famous on your next trip? Unfortunately for any aspiring celeb-spotter, those celebs are stealthy types and really aren't interested in being spotted, so while some getaway locales never change, new under-the-radar destinations keep popping up around the …

Three Simple Index Fund Portfolios

I’m often asked to recommend a simple index fund portfolio for people who are just getting started with passive investing and want to learn the basics. There are several good portfolios you can build to suit your needs using a few funds that require little maintenance. Balanced index funds are also …

The Lethal Presidency of Barack Obama

Sure, we as a nation have always killed people. A lot of people. But no president has ever waged war by killing enemies one by one, targeting them individually for execution, wherever they are. The Obama administration has taken pains to tell us, over and over again, that they are careful, …

SAR Volunteer to Sue Trabuco Teens

A search and rescue volunteer who broke his back looking for two meth-addled teenagers in Trabuco Canyon in April says he plans to sue Nicholas Cendoya if the 19-year-old is found guilty of drug possession. Nick Papageorge, 20, was hunting for the missing teenagers in Cleveland National Forest when …

Ask Eat Like a Man: Your Memorial Day BBQ Questions (Part 2)

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><i>The second of</i> …

The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

LeBron: Jordan's scouting wrong

MIAMI -- LeBron James thinks Michael Jordan's scouting report on him is wrong. And James keeps proving it.<p>As part of an extended interview with ESPN …

Trump prevails over Evanston woman, 87, in condo case

A victorious Donald Trump said his lawyers prevailed at a trial in Chicago over a disputed condo sale at his high-rise luxury hotel because the other side didn’t have any evidence.<p>“I’m rich and I’m from New York – that’s all they had,” Trump today said in a phone interview after the verdict.<p>Trump …

Casting Call: Ashley Sky

<i>The gorgeous Ashley Sky came to visit us straight off a flight from Florida and looked flawless as you can tell by her photo booth pictures! Ashley</i> …

Why Trying to 'Fix' Your Child Is Not a Good Idea

<b>John Gray with Anat Baniel: Tip 6 - From Fixing to Connecting With Your Special Needs Child</b><p>In my practice, the parents I see have incredible commitment and dedication to their children. They will do anything to help their child grow up to be "normal," to be able to walk, talk, think and feel and to …

Square picks an auspicious moment to enter Japan’s changing market

Square<p>Square, which allows anyone with a smartphone to take credit-card payments, is now doing business in Japan. It is the third country, after the United States and Canada, where the company has made its industry-disrupting payments service available, and the popularity of the iPhone there could …

Corporate Culture

87-year-old woman loses to Trump in civil case

CHICAGO — An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday — she lost.<p>Jurors sided with the real estate mogul-turned-TV showman in a weeklong civil trial focused on Jacqueline Goldberg's claim that Trump cheated her in a condo bait-and-switch scheme in a Chicago …

This 9-Year-Old Girl Told McDonald's CEO: Stop Tricking Kids

It's not every day that a 9-year-old girl chastises the CEO of one of the world's biggest fast-food chains.<p>Yet that's exactly what young Hannah Robertson did Thursday morning at McDonald's annual shareholders meeting in Chicago. When the meeting opened up to questions, Hannah was first up at the …

Congrats, Bill Ackman: Bob McDonald Out At P&G, A.G. Lafley Returning As CEO

Activist investor Bill Ackman has had a rough year with the failure of his handpicked CEO at J.C. Penney, Ron Johnson, and a so-far wrong way short bet on Herbalife. He’s probably smiling tonight, though, after Procter & Gamble announced the departure of CEO Bob McDonald.<p>The world’s largest …

Dish Secures $9 Billion in Committed Financing for Sprint Bid

Dish Network Corp. took one step closer to arranging $9 billion in committed financing for its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp., according …

Japan Is Now Soaring 3.3% After Yesterday's Huge Crash

After yesterday's stunning 7% crash, the Nikkei is rebounding. In initially the gain was just 1.7%, which is now huge.<p>But now it's up 3.3%, which means it's recouped a pretty decent chunk of the losses.

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Stock markets lose nerve on fears of end to quantitative easing

A day after the FTSE 100 came within 90 points of its December 1999 all-time high, the index slumped 143 points yesterday to 6696, wiping £36bn off …