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Clamber up to join the granite, sky and Mt. Shasta at Castle Crags State Park near Redding

Jul. 22, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• Shasta Cascade<p><b>Why:</b> The last half-mile of this trail puts you in the sky, basically, with a passel of granite peaks. Or crags, to use the local word.<p><b>What:</b> Castle Crags is a vertical place – a roughly 4,000-acre park with just 28 miles of trails, because …

How to save Instagram posts without taking a screenshot

Instagram made some big changes recently and it has some people confused about how screenshots work in the app.<p>In short, users will only be notified …

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The Assassin’s Creed 2 remaster got weird (update)

What happened to Ezio?<p>On Nov. 15, Ubisoft released <i>Assassin’s Creed The Ezio Collection</i> for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It encompasses the trilogy of games about Ezio Auditore da Firenze, which are widely considered the strongest portion of the long-running Assassin’s Creed series.<p>We took a spin …

Steam is turning into the App Store and that's OK

Steam changed the video game industry in the same way Netflix changed television. Digital distribution was a natural evolution for gaming in the early 2010s, allowing PC players to skip the midnight-release lines at Gamestop and purchase new titles with the click of a button. While Steam wasn't the …

App Store

Procrastinating? Chrome extension replaces online ads with study notes

You're meant to be studying aren't you? Never fear though, this could be a solution.<p>A Chrome extension called V Energy Adnotes wants to replace …

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How to see everything you've ever watched on Netflix and Amazon

Streaming is a curious beast. One minute you'll be enjoying the 80s vibe of <i>Stranger Things</i> (go watch it if you haven't already) and the next you'll be struggling to pick something from that overwhelming catalog. Sometimes, though, you'll stumble on something that you'd normally never choose -- a …

Amazon Video

Call of Duty Zombies: An Oral History of the Unlikely Undead Phenomenon

There was a time not long ago when Call of Duty co-developer Treyarch was referred to, somewhat dismissively, as the B-team. For years it struggled to escape the shadow cast by Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, a game that fundamentally altered online multiplayer forever and cemented creator Infinity …

33 Sites to Discover in California

If you are wandering in The Golden State and looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, you don't have to look too far to find some of the nation's most treasured landscapes and natural wonders.<p>California is rich with land that has been set aside, protected, and carefully managed by the …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

Shopping

This evil site will automatically spoil 'Game of Thrones' for your friends every week for just $0.99

For just $0.99 per friend, Spoiled.io promises to automatically and anonymously send a text that ruins the newest episodes of the hit HBO fantasy series.<p>The texts will last through the end of the current "Game of Thrones" season — that's June 26th, as there's only one more episode.<p>After this season …

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint deck. It was a car-wreck moment for me: I …

Short-Term Memory

8 essential things to pack for America’s national parks

The muse of creative greats such as Ansel Adams, John Muir, and Rudyard Kipling (to name a few), America’s national parks have proven they leave …

17 Hidden Costs That'll Blow Your Budget at Yosemite

From the entrance fee to fuel costs to get there.<p>Yosemite National Park is one of those places you visit, then wonder if what you saw was real. It …

Inside A White Nationalist Conference Energized By Trump's Rise

In a remote conference room in Tennessee, some of America's most prominent white nationalists and many in the alt-right gathered last weekend for an annual meeting. This year, however, is different.<p>BURNS, Tennessee — Jared Taylor used to hold his conference in hotels, but now he has to depend on …

Ranking the Bay Area's top 50 camping spots

When it comes to matters of taste, there are as many opinions as people.<p>When it comes to the matter of rating campgrounds, the public votes with their reservations, bookings and tents.<p>That is why the No. 1-rated campground in the greater Bay Area is the Steep Ravine camping cabins, perched on a …

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

Apps can teach you all about the stock market, but be careful

Grant Regimbal, 19, has a favorite smartphone game. It isn't Angry Birds or Candy Crush.<p>It's Robinhood, an app that lets you quickly buy and sell …

Stock Markets

U.S. Expands Stricter Rules For 'Dolphin Safe' Tuna

The United States on Tuesday announced that tougher rules for labeling Mexican tuna imports as “dolphin-safe” would be expanded to the rest of the …

Stop the whining! Make Apple EarPods play nice with Xbox One

Other headphones play nice with the Xbox One, but if you have tried to use Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic with an Xbox One controller, it probably wasn't for long. Because if you plugged in a pair of Apple EarPods to a newer Xbox One controller that has a headphone jack, you were greeted by a …

Xbox

Revive Your Old Laptop Without Spending a Dime

A whole new life awaits your old laptop with Neverware’s CloudReady Chrome-based software<p>By<p>Joanna Stern<p>Joanna Stern<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JoannaStern<p>JoannaStern<p>joanna.stern@wsj.com<p><i>Lenovo ThinkPad T400, beloved laptop, was laid to rest after its slowing hard drive and spinning hourglass</i> …

Windows 10

13 classic video games you can play right now in your web browser

Archive.org is an incredible resource that has saved countless pieces of media from being lost to time. Essentially a library of the old internet, the website has made wide collections of art, movies, and music available to anyone with access to a computer and internet connection.<p>Last year, over …

Thirsty continents are slowing down expected sea level rise, scientists say

Despite the accelerated melting of glaciers and ice sheets, sea levels aren't rising quite as quickly as scientists anticipated. The reason: Continents are absorbing more of the water before it flows into the seas, according to a new study.<p>Scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory figured this …

Global Warming

KnowMe Is A New App For Making Better Videos On Your Phone

After more than a year in development, KnowMe, a new video creation and sharing platform, is launching on the iPhone.<p>The app was created by Andrew Jarecki, the Emmy-winning and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker behind <i>The Jinx, Catfish, and Capturing the Friedmans</i>.<p>KnowMe was designed from the ground …

A dangerous new game called Camera Rollette

Yesterday, my family and I invented a new game. We call it Camera Rollette.<p><b>Ages:</b> 6+<p><b>Number of Players:</b> 3–6 recommended<p><b>Other requirements:</b> Each person …

Fallout 4 Secret Room Has Every Item, Here's How to Get In

A secret room inside of Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4 has been discovered. The room, accessible in the game's PC version, apparently features every item in the game, including all weapons, armor, and more. YouTube channel Tyrannicon (via <i>Game Informer</i>) has an overview of what you'll find.<p>…

Fallout 4 Release Leads to Dip in Pornhub Traffic

On November 10, the day that Bethesda's long-awaited role-playing game Fallout 4 finally arrived on consoles and PC, traffic on Pornhub fell by as much as 10 percent, the site announced this week.<p>Pornhub released the chart below. It shows that traffic was actually up 5 percent among gamers in the …

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is hiding a huge, incredible secret

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p>I'm going to give any spoiler-conscious readers who were foolish enough to click on that headline one chance to get away. Let me be as clear as possible: <b>This article contains major spoilers for</b> <b>Assassin's Creed Syndicate</b> <b>and one of its biggest</b> …

Assassin's Creed

This App Shows How Climate Change Is Affecting the World Around You

You’ve heard about what climate change is doing the arctic and to the sea levels around the world. But sometimes it can be hard to understand what’s …

16 mind-blowing nature and science documentaries you can watch on Netflix

There are only so many times you can re-watch <i>Bob’s Burgers</i> before you feel your brain start to ooze out your ears.<p>Thankfully, Netflix has an …

Nature

How to Play Nintendo DS Games on iPhone with iOS 8.4

Nintendo, the world-famous Japanese video game maker, is responsible for dozens of gaming’s most popular titles. <i>Mario, Metroid, Zelda</i> are all …