Josh Risner

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WATCH: What Would Happen if You Only Drank Soda?

Even sugar-free won't save you.<p>It's safe to say a lot of people like a lot of soda. Over 1.8 billion bottles of Coca Cola are sold every single day …

Recipe: Sparkling Espresso with Mint

Learn how to make this refreshing, iced coffee drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled espresso drink.<p>01<p>Fill cocktail shaker with ice.<p>02<p>Add classic or …

‘Making a Murderer’: Meet the Men Steven Avery Thinks May Have Killed Teresa Halbach

There is much to be infuriated about in <i>Making a Murderer</i>, the true crime docuseries from filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi.<p>Over the course …

Crime

Stew Science: How to Choose the Best Cuts for Beef Stew

I pity the fool who brings fists to a knife fight, knives to a gunfight, and guns to nuclear Armageddon. Similarly, I'll never understand the person who brings lean beef to the stew pot. And that's where the question arises: What <i>is</i> the best cut of beef for beef stew?<p>Let's take a step back so I can …

BBQ

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though not excessively opulent, will nevertheless soothe your soul, be it through views, food, art, innkeepers or all of the above.<p>Right now, when the world seems to be getting scarier by the day, travelers …

Dining Rooms

46 Literary Baby Names That'll Make You Want To Have Children

Game of Names.

Literature

SFB15: Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic 2015 Strike Fighter Ball

The Beauty and the Peril of Being a Photojournalist in Afghanistan

The image made the pages of newspapers around the globe: a young girl in brilliant green, arms outstretched, mouth open in a scream, surrounded by …

Best Leadership Books of All Time | Inc.com

How Churchill Fought The Pashtuns in Pakistan

“Horrible and revolting” – that’s how 22-year-old British cavalry officer turned war correspondent for <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> and <i>Pioneer</i> newspapers, …

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

5 Signs You Were Raised By Helicopter Parents

And what to do about it.<p>The term "helicopter parenting" is the same age as members of the millennial generation, which is telling.<p>The parenting style, characterized by a helicopter-like tendency to hover over children and swoop in to rescue them at the first sign of trouble, exploded into …

Sex Belongs to Believers

In 1 Timothy 4:1–5, Paul confronts certain ascetic false teachers who believed that sex in marriage and eating foods freely were at best for …

Martin Dempsey’s World Is Falling Apart

The outgoing Joint Chiefs chairman bids farewell to an alliance beset by crises.<p><b>BERLIN—</b>As his convoy sliced lights flashing through the busy streets of Berlin on a recent morning, Gen. Martin Dempsey could see a good part of his own career. He could see through the tinted windows of his limousine …

I hiked to the ‘edge of the world’ and stayed at the famous explora Patagonia lodge — here’s what it was like

I will admit to a moment of doubt when I arrived at the end of the world.<p>I'd come for a week of hiking and horseback riding in Chile's famed Torres del Paine national park at the southernmost tip of South America, but if the snowstorm that greeted me was any indication then it didn't look like …

What a can of Coca-Cola REALLY does to your body: Infographic reveals the effects the fizzy drink has in just an hour... from a 20-minute blood sugar spike to the 'crash'

Have you ever wondered what happens to your body after you drink a can of your favourite fizzy drink?<p>A new infographic has revealed the reaction you …

Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal on leadership and advice for his 20-year-old self

Retired Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal is a four-star general and former leader of US forces in Afghanistan. Over the course of a storied career, he was known for both his success and his outspokenness, the latter of which ultimately cost him his job. McChrystal has taught a course on leadership at …

Leadership

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

National Parks

TimesLIVE

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s</b> …

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

Military

Best Hikes for Wildlife Spotting

BY:<p>| FROM THE PRINT EDITION |<p>Image Credit:<p>Garrit Vyn<p><b>Golden Gate Trail</b><br>Paradise, Mount Rainier<p><b>Difficulty:</b> Moderate; 3 miles, approx. 1,000-foot …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Olympic

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled …

National Parks

Travel

Travel

Paul Allen

Paul Allen stands by a Russian Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 -- The first single-seat fighter with retractable landing gear. This one was shot down by Finnish fire in WWII. In 1991, its wreckage was discovered in Karelia, Russia.

Paul Allen

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

An Oregon Road Trip That Has Everything

Up in the air about your next vacation? Here’s a little secret: You can’t go wrong with a southern Oregon road trip. It’s literally got a little bit …

11 reasons why Olympic National Park is the most underrated place in the US

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK’S 1,440 square mile landscape is one of the most diverse cultural and geographic regions in North America, a designated United …

Hood River's best trails in Columbia River Gorge, on Mount Hood

Links to posts I written about the best trails for hiking (and some biking) around Hood River, mostly in the Columbia River Gorge national scenic …