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Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out.<p>Boulder police say the homeowner came back to the house late Thursday night and found the mountain lion inside. It appeared that it had …

Wildlife

Texas couple saved on Quandary Peak after 13-hour rescue operation

The Summit County Rescue Group saved two stranded hikers on Quandary Peak with an effort that took more than 13 hours, starting Friday afternoon and …

Hiking

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

<i>Shutterstock</i><p>Typically, when someone aspires to having a better six-pack -- or a six-pack, period -- he or she does it with a sense of urgency. We …

Nutrition

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

Yes, You Can Lose Belly Fat Without Working Out — Here's How

Losing belly fat is no easy feat. It requires you to work hard and pay close attention to your daily habits. You might think that working out for hours on end is the best way to shed excess fat around your midsection, but that's not true. You can lose belly fat without exercising at all, in fact, …

Nutrition

Rocky Mountain National Park's 15 Best Hikes

It's no surprise that Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most popular parks in the country. If you love mountains, this is the place for you. …

Hitch Mount Hammocking, No Trees Needed

The McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount lets you hang from the hitch or tire of your adventuremobile.<b>Have you ever had issues finding a place to hang</b> …

My Colorado Trail Gear List 2018

My hike snuck up on me. I am in Denver and I will be hiking in less than nine hours. Since I am not the best at planning in advance, I finally got …

Everything You Have to Do When You’re New to Colorado

So you moved to Colorado, congratulations! You’re not the only one: The state’s seen a record number of new residents in the last few years, but some …

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxon period lasted from the early fifth century AD to 1066 – after the Romans and before the Normans. But how much do you know about the …

A-list actor gives impassioned award acceptance speech about God’s love and prayer

Actor Chris Pratt delivered a powerful testimony of faith while accepting an award at Monday night’s MTV Movie Awards.<p>What did he say?<p>During his acceptance speech for the coveted Generation Award, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” star told those in attendance — and those tuned in via the live …

The nation’s only distillery that’s also a fly-fishing shop is in Colorado

BERTHOUD — As far as anyone knows at Hale & Bradford Distilling, the town of Berthoud might have the nation’s only combination distillery tasting …

Man flies through windshield in violent crash, survives

Unbelievable video released by Florida police this week showed a car violently crash into a turnpike toll plaza and eject a passenger through the …

2018 Bugatti Chiron Lego Technic kit is amazingly detailed

<i>By Joel Stocksdale</i><p>Lego has finally followed up its amazing Porsche 911 GT3 Technic kit with a kit that's arguably more amazing, and certainly has more pieces. It's the 2018 Bugatti Chiron, and the 1/8 scale kit features 3,599 pieces, which is nearly 1,000 more than the 911.<p>Those pieces make up an …

Lego

Evernote Adds Ability to Transcribe Voice-to-Text Notes via AirPods, BeatsX, and More

Note-taking app Evernote was updated over the weekend with a new feature that allows you to connect your Bluetooth headphones to the app and use them to record audio and transcribe voice-to-text notes. The company says that as long as the headphones have a microphone they will work, so if you own …

Eagle snatches fox holding rabbit in mouth in dramatic images

Videos and photos captured a bald eagle attempting to snatch a rabbit from a young red fox as they battled it out 20 feet in the air in what a photographer called a “dramatic act of thievery.”<p>The dramatic sight at San Juan Island National Historic Park, in Washington state, was caught by …

Birds

Learn how to build your perfect website with this WordPress course bundle

popsci shop<p>Master code and content with 23 hours of training for $19.<p>From simple blogs to huge e-commerce sites, WordPress is a great platform for hosting your web presence. If you want to design your own site from scratch and start making sales online, you should check out the WordPress Essentials …

Web Design

Evernote — A Desktop Setup for Optimal Productivity (In 10 Minutes)

Evernote’s Interface Can Be Confusing, But It Doesn’t Have To Be<p>Introduction<p>If you use Evernote, you have probably realized it is not intuitive how …

How to finally organize your contact list

Tips and tricks for the Apple, Google, and Microsoft contact apps.<p>Every time you send an email or text, or even look up a friend's address on Google Maps, you rely on a digital list of your contacts. But just because you use it all the time doesn't mean you treat it very well. Many of us let old …

Apps

Dropbox for iPad updated with tons of great features

The latest version of Dropbox allows iPad users to move files around with a fingertip. It also works better with long file names.<p>Even though iPad was designed to be controlled with touches, drag-and-drop file management has been slow to come to this tablet. Still, Dropbox is on board.<p>All that’s …

iOS Apps

Watch This 8-Foot Sturgeon Nearly Capsize This Kayak

<b>Idaho’s Snake River is a mysterious beast,</b> and mysterious beasts live within it. The river drains from the mountains of Wyoming across Idaho’s …

This Quote From Tony Bennett’s Postgame Interview Is Going Viral

For the first time in history, a 1-seed has lost to a 16-seed in the NCAA Tournament. Virginia, easily the best team in the country the entire …

The best charging docks and stands for Apple Watch

The Apple Watch features a unique magnetic charging puck that, on its own, can be a bit cumbersome to manage. However, a variety of third-party docks and stands exist that can make Apple Watch charging as seamless as possible, with the same inductive charging puck.<p>Read on for the best Apple Watch …

5 Tips for Engaging with Scripture

<i>This week the blog is sponsored by Crossway, who would like to introduce you to the ESV Scripture Journal.</i>Reading and studying Scripture are pursuits …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

How to use a USB drive with Files on iOS

There are several workarounds for getting data off a USB stick or SD card, and onto your iPad or iPhone. We’ve even covered some. But until now, there’s been no way to just plug a USB stick into your iPad’s Lightning port, and browse the contents in iOS 11’s Files app. Thanks to an update to the …

Boost your energy and lose weight with this 7-day meal plan

You can still eat the foods you love while focusing on the nutrients you need to keep you at your most energized self.<p>Here’s the problem with dieting. You go on a typical “diet,” only to find that its restrictions have sapped your energy, but not your weight. There’s a better way and it involves …

Video captures deadly multi-vehicle pileup in Iowa

DES MOINES — Iowa authorities released video footage Tuesday of a major pileup Monday involving 50 to 70 cars, buses and semi-trucks on Interstate 35 that killed one person and injured at least five others.<p>The Iowa Department of Transportation released the video that shows dozens of vehicles, …

Iowa

One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

Dreamy Edit: Drone Following Snow-Surfer Is Sublime

An expert drone pilot follows one snowboarder through an eerie forest of untracked powder. Satisfying to watch, to say the least.<b>The video “Pow Surf</b> …