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Winter storm wreaks havoc across the northern Great Plains

Firefighters clear amassing snow to areas outside the firehouse in downtown Mandan, North Dakota, on Dec. 25, 2016. Image: Tom Stromme/ The Bismarck Tribune via AP A nasty winter storm is cleaning the northern United States, leaving thousands of people without power and forcing closures on vast stretchings of highways. Freezing rainwaters, white-out circumstances and roaring breezes whipped across the northern Great Plains and upper Midwest on Sunday evening and into Monday morning. SEE ALSO: This frozen lighthouse looks like a fairytale palace Parts of northern New England are expected…

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Dez Bryant throws for one TD and catches two others as Cowboys beat Lions

Dez Bryant threw his first job touchdown pass between a duo of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott extended for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys remained Detroit from clinching a playoff spot Dez Bryant threw his first job touchdown pass between a duo of scoring catches, Ezekiel Elliott extended for two TDs and the Dallas Cowboys remained Detroit from clinching a playoff place with a 42 -2 1 win over the Lions on Monday night. With home-field advantage already wrapped up, the Cowboys( 13 -2) didnt let up in their seventh…

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What’s inside a VR Headset?

[amazon bestseller=”vr headset” items=”10″] Welcome back to What’s Inside. I’m Lincoln and the committee is Dan and today we’re going to slashed open VR headsets. – These things are pretty cool, right? – Yeah! – We decided to go with the Google Daydream. I know there are a lot of crazy type of VR headsets that they have these days. We really like this one because if you get the Google Pixel phone, it’s integrated very well into the Daydream headset with the Daydream app. With the Google Daydream you…

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Polar vortex to cause tens of millions to shiver from the Dakotas to New York

Computer example projection of temperature anomalies in the lower atmosphere this weekend . Image: weatherbell analytics You know it’s going to be cold when the National Weather Service hoists gale coldness advisories and messages from North Dakota to Maine. These expanses are accustomed to cold, but even so, the prediction of dangerous states with breeze shiverings of at the least minus-3 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and possibly as low-grade as minus-4 5 degrees is impressive. The worst of round one of the cold is smacking the Grassland and Midwest on Wednesday…

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‘My best travel discovery of 2016’

Inspired by the astounds thrown up in our weekly A great little region I know series, we questioned writers and adventurers to share their best disclosure of the year Dunhuang , Gansu Province, China Mogao caves, a Buddhist complex founded in the fourth century. My favourite spot is in the desert, above crescent-shaped Yueyaquan lake. The best ideas are at sunup from the top of a series of metal ladders pinned into the steep dunes. As you look down to the lake and metropolitan, you feel the hot and oppression…

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Scholars team up to dispel 400-year-old ‘fake news’ about US

FILE – This June 27, 2006, register photo, testifies a 17 th century costumed role player, who called himself Samuel Fuller, in a 1627 Pilgrim Village at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass. Extending scholars from around the globe are teaming up to shed more light on how America got its start. Prominent museums and historical societies from the U.S. and Europe that specialize in the 17 th century have formed New England Beginnings. The group said its also trying to dispel stories about how the settlers interacted with Native Americans.(…

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‘Rogue One’ Dominates The Holiday Box Office

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” remains powerful at the U.S. vacation box office with a reigning $15 million on Christmas eve and juttings of a $120 million-plus pull over the six-day Dec. 21 -2 6 period. Paramount propelled Denzel Washington-Viola Davis’s “Fences” with $750,000 at 1,547 websites in Saturday night exhibitions and plans to expand the drama to about 2,200 sites Sunday. Disney-Lucas film’s “Rogue One, ” starring Felicity Jones, wound up business on Christmas eve with about $260 million domestically in its first nine eras and is projected…

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Kyrie Irving’s late burst lifts Cavaliers past Warriors in NBA finals rematch

Irvings fadeaway jumper with 3.4 seconds persisting lifts Cavaliers past Warriors in Christmas Day headliner With another clutch hit, Kyrie Irving took the Warrior on a trip down memory lane. Irving lowered a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied only the course they did in Junes NBA Finals to defeat Golden state 109 -1 08 on Sunday in a pavilion Christmas matchup that more than lived up to the hype. Down by 14 early in the fourth quarter, the Cavs chipped…

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NBA, players association reach tentative labor deal

Oct. 6, 2014: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver answers questions at a press conference after a transaction was announced between the league and Tv networks in New York.( AP Photo/ Mark Lennihan, File) The NBA and its players have agreed in principle on a brand-new collective bargaining agreement, one that still needs to be ratified by players and proprietors in the coming weeks. The league announced the tentative agreement Wednesday night, one day before the sides faced a deadline for opting out of the present transaction. It ensures the two sides…

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Nitrous oxide shortage sends canned whipped cream lovers into a frenzy

( iStock) Grocery stores throughout the country are running low-grade on canned whipped cream following a fatal explosion at a Florida nitrous oxide plant in late August. Lanie Friedman, a spokeswoman for Conagra Foods, is proving to FoxNews.com that there is currently a nationwide shortage of some of its whipped topping products, including Reddi-wip. We are proactively managing the production of Reddi-wip, and are doing the best we can to make it available to as numerous shoppers as possible, Friedman said. RECIPE: EGGNOG WAFFLES WITH CINNAMON WHIPPED CREAM But foreman…

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