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Square Shooter: Skier Brody Leven on Instagram

<b>Brody Leven was just a Salt Lake City-based pro skier and writer</b> who posted a gazillion sick Instagram photos from his backcountry sessions, …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

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Does your hotel wifi suck? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some estimates put the amount of lost revenue across the industry from lost bookings due to poor wifi at close to $5 billion a year.<p>And while the …

Photo of the Moment: Sled Dog Determination, Alaska http://www.vagabondish.com/photo-sled-dog-determination-alaska/ (© Frank Kovalchek)

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Good hostels can be hard to come by but with this advice on what to look for, you’ll be sure to stay in a place where you can be comfortable and make …

Chateaubriand Steak

1 kilo of Chateaubriand steak in Nepal<p>The mother of all steaks in Nepal or the world?<p>There are many claims to the largest steak in the world. Most …

Frrrrrrrrriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiddddaaaaayyyyyy!!!!!!!!! (Arctic fox pup playing in the sun waiting for mom to return with more good eats from the sea bird colony. Taken by Frank Todd on our 'Realm of the Polar Bear' tour (http://gadvnt.rs/Realm-Polar-Bear) in the Svalbard Archipelago.)

Cruise Ship Cabins with Benefits

Norwegian and MSC Cruises aren’t the only cruise lines that offer staterooms which come with extra perks. Here, six other upgrades that’ll score you priority boarding, space in spades, and more.

Arsenal Transfer News: Arsene Wenger's Comments on Luis Suarez Aren't Reassuring

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has made it clear that the Gunners will show respect to Liverpool during their continued pursuit of star striker Luis Suarez.<p>Unfortunately for the club's supporters, in addition to respect, Wenger is once again showing a bit too much patience and confidence with the …

A-Rod set to return unless 'struck by lightning'

TRENTON, N.J. – Alex Rodriguez is ready to play and ready to put up a fight. He certainly doesn't see the next games possibly being his last with the threat of a lifetime ban or a lengthy suspension from major league baseball over his head.<p>The much-maligned, 14-time All-Star who has 647 career home …

Ashes 2013, third Test scoreboard

Full scoreboard for the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Old Trafford, Aug 3-5 2013.

X Games Los Angeles 2013 -- Day 2 recap

Day 2 marks firsts and lasts at X Games L.A.<p>By XGames.com | Aug 2, 2013<p>LOS ANGELES -- X Games is always a place for firsts and on Friday at X Games …

WRC Finland: Evgeny Novikov blocked Kris Meeke, stewards rule

Rally Finland stewards have decided Evgeny Novikov did block Kris Meeke on the Palsankyla stage on Friday morning.<p>The British driver has been …

A Look Into What The Manning Verdict Means For The Tech Industry

The long-running trial of Wikileaks whistle-blower Pfc. Bradley Manning came to a key (if preliminary) conclusion this week, with Judge Denise Lind announcing a verdict that contained both good and bad news for Manning: He has been found innocent of the very serious charge of “aiding the enemy,” …

Apple's proposed punishment: Amazon gets its iPad bookstore back

After a federal court ruled last month that Apple conspired to raise the prices of e-books, the U.S. Department of Justice came up with an interesting punishment: Apple should let Amazon and Barnes & Noble sell e-books on the iPad again.<p>The DOJ proposed on Friday that Apple's competitors be allowed …

Croatia prepares its road, trains, and tunnels to join Schengen Zone

Croatia, which yesterday became the 28th European Union member, will use funds from the trading bloc to upgrade its communist-era infrastructure, …

Hull FC demolish Widnes after five league defeats in succession

A brace of tries each from Jamie Shaul, Tom Briscoe and Jacob Miller helped Hull FC notch their first league win in six matches, 72-10 against Widnes at the KC Stadium.<p>Last Sunday the Black and Whites booked their place in the Tetley's Challenge Cup final with a 16-12 win against Warrington but in …

England's forests: The zombies are coming

We couldn't finish this series without mentioning what is surely the strangest event ever to have occurred on Forestry Commission land.<p>The first sighting came in February in Kielder Forest, Northumberland, with outbreaks soon after in Chopwell Woodland Park, Tyne & Wear, and Hamsterley Forest, …

Moto X and the Tech Giant 'Frenemies' Conundrum

This Is the World's First TV Ad

<i>In anticipation of The Mashies,</i> Mashable <i>is running a weekly series celebrating some advertising "firsts." Watch for the series every Thursday.</i><p>The …

What are the risks of buying a home off-plan?

<b>Would you buy a house or a flat without actually seeing it first?</b><p>Thousands of people looking for a new home are now buying off-plan, a trend last seen at the height of the property boom before 2007.<p>Many developers say half the new homes they are selling are now off-plan.<p>Buyers agree the price, …

Tiger Woods equals career-best round of 61 to take lead in Ohio

THE BRIDGESTONE INVITATIONAL: SECOND ROUND LEADERBOARD<p><b>World number one Tiger Woods equalled his career-best round of 61 to take a seven-shot lead after two rounds of the Bridgestone Invitational.</b><p>He needed two more birdies from the last five holes to score just the sixth 59 on the PGA Tour, as the …