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A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

March 03, 2015 at 03:34PM

Here's what the Japanese think about World War II

Obama will specifically visit Memorial Park, which commemorates the event; he will be the first sitting American president to do so, although he does not plan to offer any sort of apology.<p>The bombing of Hiroshima killed around 100,000 people; three days later, tens of thousands more were killed …

Political Science

Norway's Wealth Fund to Sue Volkswagen Over Emissions Scandal

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s largest, is planning to sue German automaker Volkswagen AG over the impact of its emissions scandal, the</i> …

Payday Loans Are Even Worse Than You Thought

Nearly half of all payday loan customers defaulted within two years of their first loan, new research shows.<p>We already know a lot about the terrible …

Chevy and Company Are Coming For Tesla, But It's A Two-Way Street

Chevrolet finally took the wraps off its new Volt, the plug-in hybrid that critics have derided but owners have loved since it went on sale in 2011. It was the first vehicle that tried to blend the best of electric cars and gas-powered vehicles: unlimited range, but low emissions and operating …

The Best Headphones At CES

With dozens of headphone booths at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, finding the best headphones at the show wasn't easy.<p>As someone who listens to hours of music every day, I was determined to find the perfect pair of headphones, regardless of cost. Even if I couldn't afford them, …

Audiophile

DJI's Inspire 1 hand-held gimbal brings its flying camera down to earth

DJI is perhaps best known for its drones. The company also makes some pretty sweet photography gear. Often, these two skill sets meet in perfect harmony -- like the 4K camera-toting Inspire 1 video drone. DJI thought it was a shame to keep that new camera limited to aerial photography though, so …