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Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

National Parks

No Need for Diet Pills — Eat Walnuts and Lose a Pound a Day

Instead of diet pills, can we actually use walnuts for weight loss? It may sound farfetched, but it’s an exciting technique being developed at …

Fighter pilot chases UFO, urges world leaders to take the threat of aliens seriously

An American pilot who claims to have chased an alien aircraft has warned world leaders to take UFO sightings seriously.<p>Retired US Navy pilot commander David Fravor spoke out in support of ex US government intelligence officer Luis Elizondo, who last week revealed he ran a real life "X Files" UFO …

New Zealand Is Not Going to Let Foreigners Buy Homes There Anymore

If you had any intentions of buying a home in New Zealand, you’ve only got a few months left to do so.<p>Effective early 2018, foreigners will be banned …

The 5 Best Men’s Shoes You Can Wear Comfortably All Day Long

Let’s face it: as great as they may look, traditional men’s shoes aren’t always the most comfortable choice for prolonged wear. Stiff soles can cause …

This 40-year-old guy lost almost 14 kg in just 18 weeks. This is how he did it

This 40-year-old guy lost almost 14 kg in just 18 weeks. This is how he did it<p>The prospect of losing weight can be particularly daunting, especially …

Eagles fan’s dying wish was to have team pallbearers so they ‘can let him down one last time’

Jeffrey Clayton Riegel was first and foremost “a wonderful husband, uncle, brother and son,” according to an obituary published in the Atlantic City Press on Sunday. But not far behind, the 56-year-old, who died of cancer last week, was also a devoted Philadelphia Eagles fan, a title that …

Roasted Boneless Pork Loin Recipe

To prepare this roast pork loin recipe, we first rub a boneless pork loin with a simple blend of garlic and seasonings and then roast it to …

Video: ‘Call Me,’ Melania Says In 2011 Blooper And Cracks Up – No Melania Photos In 12 Days, Since August 8

First Lady Melania Trump has not appeared in any photos via <i>Associated Press</i> or <i>Getty Images</i> since August 8, which is 12 days and counting, as of this …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Light Enough for Summertime

Cooking

How to Make Sour Cream Pound Cake Moist and Tender Every Time

I have a lot of feelings about cake, in all its many forms. From feather-light angel food to downy squares of coffee cake or a rich and fluffy vanilla layer cake, most recipes aim for dainty airiness.<p>Not pound cake, though—it's a heavy hitter served in slabs. With a crumb as smooth as marble, it's …

Grilled Herb and Honey Pork Loin

This pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. To save money, use pork loin instead of pork tenderloin. Also, …

It's Almost Summer Time And These Five Recipes For The Grill Are Perfect

Is there anything better than a summer BBQ?

Pelosi: Government funding bill still has '70 poison pills'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday evening that the funding bill under negotiation still has "70 poison pills" that the Democratic Party can't live with.<p>Pelosi, on CNN's "The Lead with Jake Tapper," said that despite the remaining differences, the two parties had …

Madison Bumgarner Declines to Send Bat from 2-Homer Day to Baseball Hall of Fame

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner will not send the bat he used to hit two home runs on Opening Day to the Baseball Hall of Fame.<p>Per Andrew Baggarly of the <i>San Jose Mercury News</i>, Bumgarner will be keeping the bat he clubbed the homers with and has offered up his helmet as a consolation …

Major League Baseball

Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

Almost a decade ago, former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer went on CNBC to talk about how the market had reacted to Bear Stearns' insistence that the investment bank was <i>not</i> in trouble.<p>Everyone who saw it remembers what happened next: One of the greatest TV meltdowns of all time.<p>In the moment, Cramer …

Schoolboy buys his own house aged 8 thanks to amazing career that has captured the attention of Hollywood

Most adults have to take on a lifetime of debt and save up for years to buy a house .<p>But homeowner Tyler Ford, now 9, will have no such worries due …

Hall of Fame

US drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all …

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

Arkansas ends Robert E. Lee-Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor signed legislation Tuesday ending the state's practice of commemorating Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on …

Bill Gates Says There's Something Worse Than Nuclear War and We're Not Ready for It

The international community may prioritize the issue of nuclear war, but world leaders are overlooking another, greater threat: A genetically …

The Latest: Trump returns to White House after celebrations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST):<p>12:15 a.m.<p>The nation's 45th …

The complete guide to exercising in winter

This week in London, the sun sets at 3.50pm. We’re waking up in the dark, leaving work in the dark, and spending a good proportion of the intervening time underground or desk-bound. Hearty meals and firesides seem more attractive than the chilly outdoors, or a busy gym. (If you live in the global …

Clinton's FBI investigation: What you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's campaign was jolted when FBI Director James Comey delivered the ultimate October surprise.<p>Eleven days before the 2016 presidential election, Comey announced that the FBI had discovered additional emails and is reviewing them to see whether they are related to …

Keep your conversations private with these super secure messaging apps

Secure messaging apps used to be something only certain insiders used. Journalists dealing with high-profile sources, businessmen conducting …

Why do people dislike Hillary Clinton? The story goes far back

There is – and perhaps there always will be – a dedicated group of people who don’t know Hillary Clinton personally, but nonetheless hate her.<p>Whether they are truly a “vast rightwing conspiracy” (as Clinton called them in 1998) or just many in number and conservative in outlook, there’s no arguing …

Government

1500 Calorie Diet - Following an Easy Diet Menu to Quick Weight Loss

The key to losing weight is to go on a lower calorie diet than your normal one. Just like most of us you probably have quite a busy lifestyle to …

Weight Training Diet: How to Build Muscle Mass and Lose Fat

Designing any weight training diet may be one of the most important factors in achieving your body building goals. Some bodybuilders declare that a …