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What Happened to the Winner of McDonald's $1 Million Flexi-Disc Contest?

In 1989, a 13-year-old boy in Galax, Virginia thought he'd won the real-life golden ticket. His family suddenly had money—but with it, more problems.<p>I think McDonald's owes Galax, Virginia some kind of debt.<p>On a cold February day in Galax in 1989, a 13-year-old boy named Scotty Landreth was rifling …

McDonald's

8 awesome sport vacation ideas for athletes

If you’re on the very active end of the physical fitness spectrum, the idea of going on vacation and disrupting your daily routine and training …

North Atlantic

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Cooking

The Roman Empire, explained in 40 maps - Vox

Two thousand years ago, on August 19, 14 AD, Caesar Augustus died. He was Rome’s first emperor, having won a civil war more than 40 years earlier that transformed the dysfunctional Roman Republic into an empire. Under Augustus and his successors, the empire experienced 200 years of relative peace …

Ancient History

Your Favorite New Artists Of 2018 (So Far)

Your favorite new artists of 2018 (so far) are largely genre-defying. From the whimsical, idiosyncratic pop collective Superorganism to the Sudanese-inspired violin, electronics and hip-hop beats of Sudan Archives, the bands most mentioned in last week's listener poll largely defy categorization. …

New Music

59 fascinating things you didn't know about Russia

With the eyes of the world on Russia, here are 59 interesting things you might not have known about one of the world's most intriguing countries.<p>For more on the country, including its best hotels, see our guide.<p>1. The Hotel Astoria in St Petersburg is where Hitler planned to hold a huge celebratory …

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

<i>This Instant Pot Pulled Pork falls apart it is so moist and delicious. Pulled Pork is perfect for just about any occasion and is fantastic when</i> …

15 Easy Slow Cooker Meatball Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Meatballs made easier!<p>Make these easy slow cooker meatball recipes for weeknight dinners or party appetizers. All you have to do is mix up the …

I fly dozens of times a year, and my favorite airline is British Airways — here’s why

Although I didn't get on a plane for the first time until I was 22, since then, I've taken dozens of flights a year both within the US as well as internationally. Now that I'm living in the UK, I often fly throughout Europe as well.<p>I've flown with plenty of airlines for my trips in the past, some …

Happy Hours

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It's time to press the reset button on Canada's national parks

Last summer, my daughter and I hiked the Sulphur Skyline trail in Jasper National Park. As it was mid-week, we had hoped it would not be as crowded …

15 Creative Popcorn Toppings to Try at Your Next Movie Night

Say goodbye to boring butter.<p>June 11, 2018<p>Unlike potato chips, there aren't many creative popcorn flavors at the store. You typically havethree …

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

A local’s guide to Havana, Cuba: 10 top tips

Havana will be 500 years old next year. I have been coming here for 30 years, and while I have experienced just a small part of the city’s history it has had an outsized impact on my life. I fell hopelessly in love on the spot – hooked by its openhearted people and weathered beauty. No one looks …

Cuba

Eureka Moments – Seven Innovations From WW1 That Changed Our Daily Lives

“Few appreciate the sheer volume of non-military breakthroughs that emerged between 1914 and 1918.” By Doran Cart & Jonathan Casey HOW MANY …

7 Delicious Instant Pot Recipes for Summer

The best selling Instant Pot can be used for more than just comfort food. Here are our favorite Instant Pot recipes for summertime warm weather dining.

Cooking

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for chickpea and spinach braise

Every Wednesday morning, behind the counter of their stall on Testaccio market, Enzo and Lina tip 10kg of dried chickpeas into a tub and cover them with cold water. The tub sits there for just shy of two days – 46 hours later – until Friday morning, when they drain the chickpeas, now butter-yellow …

Recipes

6 OF THE BEST MOUNTAINS TO HIKE IN NORTH AMERICA

Stony Man Mountain, Shenandoah Valley National Park, Virginia<br>Elevation: 4,011 feet<p>The Appalachian Mountains may not offer the dizzying heights of the …

The 5 Best Sources for Prefab Homes

Want to build your dream home from scratch? Don't want to wait forever and drain your savings? A prefabricated—or prefab—home is the way to go.

5 Must-See Aviation Documentaries on Netflix or Amazon

Have a rainy day on your hands and nothing to watch on TV? Below are five favorite aviation documentaries that will take you behind the scenes of …

40 of the most underrated travel destinations around the world

1/<p>Bergen, Norway<p>While often overshadowed by Oslo, the Norwegian capital, Bergen — the country's second-largest city — has plenty to offer.<p>From the …

10 Ways To Create Your Own Best Travel Deals

We all love to live to travel in the lap of luxury but some of us don’t necessarily have the gold lined purses to afford it. No fear. These 10 luxury travel bloggers have the insider secrets on creating your own best deals.<p>Luxury travel doesn’t have to be expensive if you know how to maximize your …

Travel

This Lesser Visited Trail to Machu Picchu Is a Stunning Alternative to the Inca Trail (Video)

If you take the high road and let others take the low road, you’ll get to Machu Picchu long before anybody else.<p>Most active visitors to Machu Picchu …

13 Summertime Recipes You Can Make in an Instant Pot

Though you may associate your Instant Pot with wintry meals like meaty stews, you can also totally use it during the summer. The nice thing about the …

Cooking

A Complete Guide to Trekking Everest Base Camp

Are you planning an Everest Base Camp trip, but you don’t know where to begin? I know, Everest may sounds intimidating, but don’t worry. If you are …

New Music Friday For June 8: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

<i>All Songs Considered'</i>s Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Ann Powers, Lyndsey McKenna, and Sidney Madden to talk about June 8's standout albums. Highlights include the candid, introspective rock of Snail Mail, the jazzy, laid-back R&B of British singer Jorja Smith, the sultry pop of Lykke Li, …

New Music

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

These islands have totally been taken over by hordes of animals

There’s just something about animals — the more of them there are, the cuter they get. These islands around the world will send you into cuteness …

25 Captivating Pictures of Street Scenes Around the World

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>From Muscat to Manhattan, Nat Geo's Your Shot photographers capture spontaneous snaps of breathtaking moments in the world's streets.<p>Amid the thrum and whirl of city life, today’s street photographers patiently wait for what their forebear, the influential French photographer …

Travel Photography

7 Best Ways to Get to Peru on Points and Miles

Machu Picchu, the Nazca Lines, Lake Titicaca, the Amazon… Peru has some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. Not only that, but its capital, …