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Interactive Map: America's Public Lands

Being American makes you part owner of some of the finest terrain in the world. Better get a handle on your portfolio.One million square miles: …

Forests

Fox News proves that it’s creating an alternate reality

Fox misquotes President Barack Obama and tries to smear his words<p>Over the weekend, Fox News took the worst criticisms against them — that the network exists as a perpetual outrage machine designed to twist words in order to feed its viewers — and proved it right. The network also proved that it …

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.

What mattered and what didn’t in Trump’s first year.<p>On January 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump began his inaugural address, a cold rain began to fall.<p>A few hours later, Trump claimed the rain had not begun to fall.<p>“The crowd was unbelievable today,” Trump crowed to revelers at the Liberty …

Donald Trump

This Miracle Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints and Legs Pain in Just 7 Days!

This recipe is an very old one made by a military doctor. This is a recipe which will keep all your bones functioning without any problems. It works …

The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitt’s EPA Has Already Done

Don’t be overwhelmed by bad environmental news—itemize it.<p>No part of the government has been untouched by the Trump revolution. Multiple Cabinet …

Reminder: These are the members of Congress that sold you out to ISPs (and how much they made doing it)

MEMBER<p>PARTY<p>STATE<p>DISTRICT<p>TOTAL<p>Abraham, Ralph<p>Republican<p>LA<p>5th<p>$5,750<p>Aderholt, Robert<p>Republican<p>AL<p>4th<p>$26,500<p>Allen, Rick<p>Republican<p>GA<p>12th<p>$9,500<p>Amodei, Mark<p>Republican<p>NV<p>2nd<p>$22,000<p>Arrington, Jodey<p>Republican<p>TX<p>19th<p>$8,450<p>Babin, Brian<p>Republican<p>TX<p>36th<p>$8,000<p>Bacon, Donald<p>Republican<p>NE<p>2nd<p>$7,000<p>Banks, Jim<p>Republican<p>IN<p>3rd<p>…

Pete Souza Looks Back on 1.9 Million Photos of Obama

<i>NPR</i>‘s <i>Fresh Air</i> just aired this fantastic 30-minute interview (here’s a transcript) with Pete Souza, the Chief Official White House Photographer for …

Week 22: Trump Singes Fingers Trying to Torch Dossier

Questioning who paid for the salacious document, the president reveals his real fear of its contents.<p>Like a poker player whose flagrant tell gives him away, President Donald Trump telegraphed a twitchy bit of direction to Trump Tower scandal-watchers this week. Or was it indirection? After the …

Donald Trump

Army Vet: Why Trump Disrespects the Military

For all his wealth and power, there is one thing Trump lacks, and money can't buy it: respect<p>As someone who served five years in the United States …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump - Is Sen. Bob Corker responsible for the Iran deal, as Donald Trump claims?

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Is Sen. Bob Corker responsible for the Iran deal, as Donald Trump claims?<br>President Donald Trump escalated a war of …

Donald Trump

Genius, 5-Ingredient Fried Chicken—Without the Frying

Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it's a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.”<p>She’s right! So she doesn’t do it anymore—because decades ago, Judy (you might know her as Amanda’s mom) learned a better way, though it came without measurements, through word of …

Cooking

5 common problems with Apple TV and how to fix them

Apple TV is only getting better with age, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. Here are five of the most common problems with Apple TV and how to fix them.<p>Apple TV is a very capable streamer that has only gotten better over time, with the addition of the Siri remote, apps and a TV guide. Still, the …

Parkinson's Disease Breakthrough Could 'Stop The Condition In Its Tracks'

New research by scientists at the University of Leicester has provided a breakthrough in understanding the origins of Parkinson's disease which could …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Using Your Smartphone as a GPS Unit

Did you know your smartphone is a powerful navigational tool, whether you have cell service or not? Download an app and the world is literally at …

Bikepacking

“The scope of our failure”: The real story of our decades-long foreign policy disaster that set the Middle East on fire

The brilliant Andrew Bacevich tells Salon why our massive march to folly in Middle East has to be seen as one war<p>I first interviewed Andrew Bacevich, the soldier turned scholar, after he spoke at the Hope Club, an old-line gents’ establishment in Providence, Rhode Island. That evening he outlined a …

Geopolitics

Snowboarder Films Herself Being Chased By Bear, Doesn't Even Notice The Animal

It's behind you. No, really.<p>A snowboarder has filmed herself cruising down a slope completely unaware she is being pursued by a massive bear.<p>Kelly …

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents | Ars Technica

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

Medical Research