Raymond Hall

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Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

Everyone should read Gen. John Kelly's speech about 2 Marines in the path of a truck bomb

Just minutes later, the pair of Marines guarding a gate in Ramadi, Iraq, were staring down a large blue truck packed with 2,000 pounds of explosives. They could have sought cover, like an Iraqi policeman on the scene who ran away and lived.<p>Instead, Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan Yale …

This site sells some of the most useful and unexpected kitchen accessories we’ve seen

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Joseph Joseph<p>There are many products that can help you cut down on dishes or time spent cleaning up. If you're looking for kitchen tools that …

72 Christmas Decoration Ideas That Will Give You Holiday #GOALS

DIY addicts, it’s the most wonderful time of year: Time to pull out your glue gun and deck your halls with flurries of pretty paper snowflakes, pom-pom garlands, and disco ball wreaths. If your idea of the perfect holiday home is filled with lots of insanely easy DIY projects, you’ve come to the …

MIT's Fusion Reactor Broke a World Record Right Before the Feds Shut It Off

MIT’s fusion program has fallen on hard times, but that hasn’t stopped it from smashing world records and keeping the dream of limitless, carbon-free …

2 factors affect whether antidepressants will work for you — and scientists have finally put them together

But even when my depression threatened to cut me off completely from the world around me, I struggled with the decision to take antidepressants. It wasn't just that I'd been taught to believe that "going on meds" was giving up. No, what really worried me was how I'd cope if the drugs didn't …

Ravean Heated Down Jacket May Be The Warmest Clothing You'll Wear This Winter

Ravean Heated Down Jacket May Be The Warmest Clothing You’ll Wear This Winter<p>Jason Lazarus November 5, 2015 1317<p>Let’s put aside for just a moment …

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This USB Stick Will Instantly Destroy Your Computer

Whatever you do, don’t mistake this USB stick for the one holding your Powerpoint.<p>When plugged into any device, The USB Killer, released earlier this …

Science Confirms: Disclaimers on Airbrushed Ads Do Nothing to Help Body Positivity

Science has confirmed the obvious: We need to see more unairbrushed, authentic images of women.<p>A new study from Chapman University in Orange, …

Navy seeks autonomous drones despite warnings from critics

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Navy is looking to increase its use of drones that are more and more independent of direct human control despite the concerns of alarmed scientists and inventors over increasing automation in the military.<p>In recent days, Pentagon officials and Navy leaders have spoken about …

Military

This Is How The Pentagon Knows Its Combat Aircraft Can Withstand A Blizzard

While the East Coast turns into a less-than-wonderful winter wonderland, the Department of Defense can rest assured that even their most advanced and …

Marines to spend $225M on new amphibious combat vehicles

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. Marine Corps is spending $225 million as it takes another stab at replacing its aging fleet of amphibious assault vehicles.<p>The Marine Corps on Tuesday awarded two contractors -- BAE Systems and SAIC -- contracts to develop 13 prototypes of the new vehicle.<p>The Marines …

Military

Why the A-10 Warthog Is Such a Badass Plane

How a slow, simple airplane became an icon.<p>General Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle, chief of the Air Force's Air Combat Command, said earlier this week that he would deploy A-10s to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, where these bruisers would join the fight against Islamic State. Able to fly for long periods …

DARPA Abandons Plan To Launch Satellites From Fighter Jets

Strike Eagle? More like Struck Eagle<p>America’s F-15 Strike Eagle is an unparalleled success as an air superiority fighter. Since its introduction in the 1970s, not one has been lost to an enemy aircraft in combat. Now, without real foes to speak of, it makes sense that the DARPA, the Pentagon’s …

It'll Take More Than a Puny Trench to Stop This Tank

It just flies right over.<p>Anti-tank trenches have an obvious purpose, and one that they can usually pull off. But some tanks—like the Leopard 2 here—can make short work of a trench like it's no more than a drainage ditch.<p>There's not a whole ton of available info as to what exactly is going on in …

Google Street View helps smaller destinations showcase off-road attractions

In its quest to document the entire Earth, Google has been expanding Street View further into areas where streets don't go. The company announced …

Dakota Johnson's Spectacular Wardrobe Malfunction

<b>Who:</b> Dakota Johnson<p><b>When:</b> Wednesday, January 6th<p><b>Where:</b> The People's Choice Awards, where the she won favorite dramatic movie actress for <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>.<p><b>What:</b> The actress shined in an Armani Privé bedazzled two-piece paired with Cartier jewels.<p><b>Why:</b> While accepting her award, the Johnson revealed …

Google Streetview Takes Viewers Into A Miniature Train 'Wunderland'

Now you can feel like Alice, without eating any strange mushrooms<p>Google Street View is downsizing. They've taken us deep into the seven seas and up perilous rock faces but now, they're taking us somewhere very small: Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, a huge model train set.<p>The best part is, you can …

Google Street View

Shipwreck from 1800s found during search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

<b>(CNN) —</b> For nearly two years, boats dragging high-tech detection devices across the Indian Ocean have failed to solve the mystery of the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>But in December one boat raked up a different one -- a shipwreck some 200 years old at the bottom of the sea.<p>"An …

Airplanes

22 earthquakes were reported in Oklahoma yesterday, and fracking could be to blame

Two temblors shook the ground about 10:30 p.m. with magnitudes of 4.7 and 4.8. Several smaller quakes also were recorded.<p>At least 22 earthquakes, registering at magnitude-2.5 or more, were reported across the state over a 13-hour period Wednesday night into Thursday morning, most of which took …

Woah—Ronda Rousey Is STUNNING In The New ‘S.I.’ Swimsuit Issue

blown away<p>No, it is not hot, hot breaking news that former MMA champ Ronda Rousey is absolutely <i>stunning</i>. In the ring or out of it, she possesses an athletic, feminine beauty that—along with her profound talents—has made her the face of MMA. Other than Conor McGregor, no fighter in the Octagon comes …

Hip-Hop

A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>Tay-K's Capital Murder Case Is The Quintessential American Tragedy<p>Aaron Williams 03.19.18 3 days ago 16 Comments<p>Why Lil Xan's 'Betrayed' May Secretly Be One Of Rap's Best Anti-Drug Anthems …

This DIY Solar-Powered Steam Generator Can Reach 250 Celsius

<b>Editorial note:</b> This is one of the many cool projects to come out of the POC21 conference where 100 eco-hackers gathered in a French castle to brainstorm ways to improve the world.<p>Around 25% of the total energy used in industrialized countries is consumed as heat, much of it generated by burning …

Clean Energy

Watch This Machine Create The Largest Human-Made Waves In The World

Making waves<p>When a big storm comes, whipping up the surf into a frenzy of waves, people have to hope that all their storm preparations will hold. But what if they knew for certain whether the levee/dam/barrier halting the waves was strong enough? That's the idea behind the Netherland's new wave …

Star Trek

How to piss off someone from Iowa

1. Turn down a butter popsicle.<p>“Iowa” food is both simple and challenging. We’ve taken our “meat and potatoes” comfort food origins to a new and …

Science Explains How to Date Someone Out of Your League

Or, why you're suddenly attracted to that dad bod you've known for years.<p>Historically, two people with differing levels of attractiveness haven't been able to date without the assumption that gold-digging is involved. And even then, it's been limited to super-attractive women dating less-attractive …

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Travel

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …