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Merchant ship sunk by Nazi U-boat off Cape May reveals secret that is changing an episode in WWII history books

A world away, in a resort Shore town along the Atlantic coast, a few divers changed 80 years worth of Norwegian history.

World War II

Roku unveils $200 wireless speakers made for Roku TV

Roku is getting into the speaker business with today’s announcement of Roku TV Wireless Speakers.<p>Mark Ely, the company’s vice president of product management, said Roku is trying to address a growing consumer problem — the fact that as TVs get thinner, you end up buying “this beautiful TV, but it …

Wireless

Keeping calm under pressure according to a NASA flight director

As far as high-pressure workplaces go, it’s tough to think of a stronger example than the flight department at NASA. Directing shuttle launches and …

Corporate Culture

A Nevada Park That, at 77,000 Acres, Sneaks in Under the Tourist Radar

Somewhere on the long, lonely, blissfully open road between Salt Lake City, and Baker, Nev. — a tiny town that is the entry point for Great Basin National Park — I texted the one friend I have who had been there.<p>Lisa’s mother hailed from the small town of Delta, 100 miles east, where we stopped for …

National Parks

All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask

<b>Which countries have nuclear weapons?</b><p>There are nine countries that possess nuclear weapons. Five of these (the US, Russia, the UK, France and China) are members of the official owners club, who made their weapons early and had them legitimised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) signed in …

Nuclear Energy

Explore Arches' Fiery Furnace

Explore one of Arches National Park's unique adventures with no designated trail, but plenty to take in.<p>Arches National Park is an incredible place …

National Parks

3 Seconds Fastest Open Automatic Hydraulic Double Layer Tent

<b>Four Big Updates of Generation 4</b><p>2 Times Hard The Generation 3<p>Wind Resistance Performance 58% Than Before<p>Without Rope, Pop Up Time Reduced By …

Backpacking

Overlanding Elevated

When it comes to overland gear, North America has been playing catchup for the last decade. The trickle of products started with a few rooftop tents, …

RVs

Tanker Follies

The KC-46 is in the news again. I can’t think of a better example of how not to buy an aircraft.<p>This mess goes back to 2002 when the Air Force …

Aviation

The 4 Best NAS for Home Media Servers and Shared Storage

Network-attached storage (NAS) is a must-have for a modern home with multiple inhabitants. If everyone has their own computer and phones, a NAS can …

Perkasie Fireworks 2018 Explore 7-14-2018

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

Landing 12 people on the moon remains one of NASA's greatest achievements, if not the greatest.<p>Astronauts collected rocks, took photos, performed experiments, planted some flags, and then came home. But those weeklong stays during the Apollo program didn't establish a lasting human presence on the …

Space Exploration

Nancy Sinatra Sr., first wife and early muse of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101

Nancy Sinatra Sr., the first of Frank Sinatra’s four wives and the mother of the legendary singer’s three children, died Friday. She was 101.<p>Sinatra’s daughter, pop singer Nancy Sinatra, who had a 1966 hit with “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’,” confirmed her mother’s death Friday on Twitter and …

Jersey City

A Week In Philadelphia, PA, On A $65,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

favoritemurder

Oregon Woman Survives 7 Days After SUV Plunges Off Cliff in Big Sur; Was Driving From Portland to Lancaster

An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was found alive at the bottom of an oceanside cliff in Big Sur, California, where she survived in the …

California

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

Jonathan Ward Shows Us What Several Hundred Thousand Dollars Can Do to a 1965 Jeep Wagoneer

This beautiful blue box isn't just back from the dead—it's damn near perfect.<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Genius

Amazon’s Echo Show Is $100 For Prime Day

Are you trying to decide what you're going to get on Amazon's Prime Day this year? The deals and steals are even better than ever before. Amazon …

Smart Homes

Essential Checklist for a Road Trip With Dogs

By Deanna deBara<p>With the beautiful weather and longer days, summer is the perfect time to hop in the car and take a road trip. But if you're going to …

Pets

DNA test 'accidentally unlocks family mystery' for ABC News correspondent

I took a DNA test and unlocked a family bombshell, completely by accident.<p>I wasn't looking for anything in particular, and didn't really know what I …

Genealogy

Vintage photos of one of N.J.'s most popular amusement parks that's long gone

-074dca68d8e05972.jpg<p>Riverview Beach Park, along the Delaware River in Pennsville Township, attracted thousands of visitors each summer for decades …

Vintage

Towers Toppled at Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17

The last two launch towers to stand at Cape Canaveral since the dawn of the Space Age are no more.<p>The twin mobile gantries at Launch Complex 17 …

Space Exploration

2 people injured in apparent shark attacks at same Florida beach

Two people were injured in what appear to be separate shark attacks at the same beach in Florida on Friday.<p>The two attacks happened just three …

Florida

Lodging Review: Cabins At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

The Cabins at Disney World's Fort Wilderness Resort are a very different lodging option. One of the few options that's not a typical hotel room, your …

Disney World

Florida cops say apparent murder was really suicide, accomplished with a handgun and a weather balloon

At first it appeared to be a murder case when a 71-year-old man was found dead in a field next to his country club home in southern Florida with a bullet wound to his chest.<p>But on Thursday, after a six-month investigation, police released a report that concluded Alan Jay Abrahamson killed himself …

Crime

Countdown to retirement: a five-year plan

For most of your working life, it wasn’t exactly a pressing concern. You might have pondered it for a few minutes as you skimmed your company’s benefits handout, checking to see if your new glasses were covered or if you’ll be reimbursed for your gym membership. Retirement was more like a vague, …

Retirement

Why Lana Turner's Daughter Killed Her Mother's Boyfriend — and Wasn't Convicted of Murder

The glamorous life of Hollywood’s ultimate blonde Sweater Girl star Lana Turner took a harrowing turn in 1958 — with her daughter Cheryl Crane at the …

Crime

The 16 old Disneyland and Disney World rides and attractions we miss the most

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (Magic Kingdom)<p>Yes, the original Mr. Toad's Wild Ride — which climaxes, literally, in Hell — is still at Disneyland. But when it …

Walt Disney Company

Don't Get Caught in Flash Floods in the Grand Canyon Area

Tourists visiting gorges off the Grand Canyon were stranded in dangerous flash floods earlier this week and had to be airlifted out of the area by …

Weather

Bodies of 125 WW1 soldiers found entombed in perfectly preserved trench 101 YEARS after their deaths

The bodies of 125 World War One soldiers have been discovered entombed in a perfectly preserved German trench system 101 years after they were killed.<p>…

Archaeology