Norma Torres

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Solo Kayak Camping

Introduction: Solo Kayak Camping<p>A summary of my experience using my home built cedar strip kayak for wilderness camping in Canada's Quetico …

Microsoft's Surface tablet and Xbox businesses are booming

Microsoft appears to be well past the days when it was writing off unsold Surface tablets and struggling to match Sony in game console sales. The Windows developer reports that its Devices and Consumer group's revenue grew 8 percent year over year in the last calendar quarter of 2014, thanks in no …

2015 Restaurant Trends

Predicting food trends is like writing movies for teenagers. You could try throwing together a screenplay for “Dystopian Teenage Vampire Musical,” but by the time you’re done Hollywood will be have moved on to “funny athletic mermaids save the world.” Food predictions can either lag way behind …

Snow sweeps across the US east coast – in pictures

The massive blizzard caused thousands of flights to be grounded, hundreds of schools to be closed and curtailed mass transit in cities from Boston to New York and Philadelphia

Meatpacking district in the snow in New York #newyork #newyorkcity #instagramnyc @instagram #igersofny #ig_northamerica #ig_americas #bombogenesis #loves_nyc #nytsnow

Depth Perception: Trek to Grand Canyon's Royal Arch

0<p>SHARES<p>4<p>Gallery<p>4 Images<p>The gust that slams us is so violent, for a second I can't tell if we're at the front end of a flash flood or in the path of a …

Striking a yoga pose at Big 4 Ice Cave Photo by @salvarezphoto (Stephen Alvarez) Avalanche debris from Washington’s Big Four mountain form the lowest level glacier in the lower 48 states. The yawning and dangerous entrance to the ice cave proves too tempting and many venture inside in spite of the threat of collapse. @thephotosociety

Baby, it's cold outside! Here are 9 films that'll keep you toasty warm in a blizzard

The East Coast is currently being blanketed by a blizzard that's expected to drop more snow at once than some of us have seen in a lifetime. And while there are sure to be snow bunnies who'll be happy to frolic in the flakes, plenty of us are all set to hunker down at home for the duration.<p>So if …

Slumdog Millionaire

Magnifique! The beauty and majesty of France – in pictures

Photographer Michael Kenna has returned to France over the last 40 years to capture the magic and sublime romance of its landscapes, from a misty Seine to the Palace of Versailles and an otherworldly full moonrise


A Carrier Website Might Have Just Leaked Samsung's Next Galaxy Phone

The company is likely to unveil a second version of the Galaxy S6 with a curved display, similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. Sources confirmed this to Business Insider's Steve Kovach earlier this month, but now a page that appeared on Vodafone's Dutch website provides further …

Fraser Valley: A Mountain Biking Mecca

It’s always exciting becoming familiar with a new riding area, especially when it’s extensively developed and efficiently navigated. The mountain …

The porteadoras, or mule women, carry heavy bales of goods across the border between the Spanish enclave of Melilla and Morocco for merchants

Border Crossings

Hiking - Congaree National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Hiking at Congaree<p>Hiking the park's many trails lets you get up close and personal with Congaree National Park. Whether you are looking for a short …

Australian Open 2015: Andy Murray v Nick Kyrgios – in pictures

All the best images as Andy Murray takes on home favourite Nick Kyrgios in the Australian Open quarter-finals