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How Bootleg Grateful Dead Tees Became a Legitimate Style Flex

The merch scene is shifting into full-blown tie-dye mode.<p>Merch is in like never before, and if you haven’t noticed, you’re not paying attention. We’re seeing major houses like Balenciaga mimic the aesthetics of political campaign gear, streetwear icons like Supreme riff on the logos of laundry …

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Tap Water

Robert De Niro's Trump comments at Tony Awards go viral

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tell us how you really feel Robert De Niro.<p>The venerable actor ended up getting bleeped Sunday night at the Tony Awards when he dropped some f-bombs about President Donald Trump while introducing a performance by Bruce Springsteen.<p>"First, I wanna say, 'f**k Trump,'" De Niro said. "It's no …

Tony Awards

The Surprising Reason Why This Young Tech Entrepreneur Swears By Pen and Paper

Codecademy founder Zach Sims says his top productivity strategy is all about unplugging.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and</i> …

Exxon got hammered by hurricanes, but profits still soared 50%

Hurricane Harvey dealt ExxonMobil a $160 million blow, but the oil giant's profits skyrocketed anyway.<p>Exxon (XOM) said Friday that its profits for the July to September period soared by 50% thanks to higher oil prices. That growth was much faster than Wall Street had been banking on.<p>The largest …

This beginner's guide will have you shooting great landscapes in no time

Landscape photography means different things to different people. For some it’s about recording a memory of where they’ve been. For others it’s about …

Landscape Photography

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. My drug …

3 Ways to Creatively Follow Up With People After Networking Events

There are more options than just emailing someone asking them to grab a coffee with you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you go to a networking event and come home with a stack of business cards. What do you do next? Do you stash them in a drawer, or do you follow up?<p>…

SpaceX Spacesuit Looks Just as Otherworldly as You'd Imagine

Elon Musk reveals photo showing sleek white suit with contrasting trim and big tinted visor.<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has released the first picture of the SpaceX spacesuit, and it's just as sleek and otherworldly as you might imagine. The photo, posted on early Wednesday on Musk's Instagram account, …

Trump needs a reality check: Environmental protections save lives, create jobs, strengthen the economy

<b>(Reuters/Yuri Gripas/AP/Jim Lo Scalzo/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>By nullifying Obama-era climate initiatives, Trump puts the nation at risk in several ways<p>Elliott Negin<p>April 9, 2017 1:59pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The executive order President Donald Trump signed last week to …

Fossil Fuels

Tesla unveils its new ‘sleek and low-profile’ exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic

The attention around Tesla’s solar products is mostly focused on its solar roof tiles, but those address only a new segment in the market – the new roof segment. Tesla is also trying to innovate for homeowners who don’t need a new roof, but who still want to generate their own solar energy.<p>This …

Jimmy Carter built a new solar plant on his old peanut farm

Jimmy Carter is once again pioneering solar energy projects. The former president who almost 40 years ago installed solar panels at the White House …

New device would use electricity to plug gushing wounds

Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process<p>For centuries, if a doctor wanted to stop a bleeding wound, he would use the tourniquet method: Tightly wrap a piece of cloth around the area, which would essentially cut off blood flow to and from the wound. That ancient practice is still …

Marijuana legalization 2016: Just how popular is legal weed this election?

On Nov. 8, nine states will vote to either legalize marijuana or allow its use for medical purposes. Since 1996, 23 states and Washington, D.C., have …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explains Why He’s the Perfect Person to Play Snowden

The star opens up about 'Snowden,' patriotism, and his family's longstanding awareness that the government isn't always doing as it seems.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>The new Oliver Stone movie <i>Snowden</i> is an old-fashioned biopic, walking viewers through the life of NSA whistleblower Edward …

Here’s How Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nailed His Edward Snowden Voice

The actor listened night and day to audio of the whistleblower to prepare for Snowden.<p>Playing N.S.A. whistle-blower <b>Edward Snowden</b> is no easy task. Just ask <b>Joseph Gordon-Levitt</b>, the star tapped to portray Snowden in <b>Oliver Stone’s</b> eponymous biopic, out in theaters September 16. Because the …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Discusses How He Created That Thick, Creamy Snowden Voice

If you’ve seen the <i>Snowden</i> trailer, you’ve undoubtedly been struck by Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s impression of Edward Snowden’s voice, a deep, rich …

Snowden on Snowden: NSA Whistleblower Talks Meeting Joseph Gordon-Levitt and What He Really Thinks of the Movie

Edward Snowden said Joseph Gordon-Levitt scoped him out in an hours-long lunch in preparation for the film chronicling the situation that led to his …

Surveillance

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

Trevor Noah totally rips apart Matt Lauer over his presidential forum: 'He was terrible'

"Did you know during World War II, on multiple occasions, kamikaze planes crashed into the Intrepid, and last night, Matt Lauer continued that tradition?" the host said on Thursday's episode of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." "Because I don't know what the f--- he was doing, and neither did …

Wacom's digital notepads take you halfway to a Yoga Book

Just tape a tablet to the top for the rest<p>One of the most interesting bits of tech at IFA this year has been the digital notepad feature of Lenovo's Yoga Book. Slip a pad of paper onto the touch panel, start drawing with Lenovo's pen (using real ink!), and your analog scribbles will be immediately …

It’s back to school time — here are the best gadgets for the upcoming year

You know what that means? It's time to buy tech stuff.<p>But, per usual, knowing <i>which</i> tech stuff to buy is hard. The fact that lots of crucial tech categories are currently in a state of transition doesn't help.<p>Luckily for you, my colleagues and I get paid to test these things. So, to help you get the …

Headphones

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The Lost Girls of Panama: The Full Story

<i>The Daily Beast brings together here all three parts of its investigation into the fate of Kris Kremers, 21, and Lisanne Froon, 22, who went out for</i> …

Crime

It's All About M&A For World's Biggest Drug And Biotech Companies

The FORBES Global 2000 is an annual ranking of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, based on equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value. (The financial figures following are 12 months back, frozen at April 22.)

These headphones mold to your exact ear shape in 60 seconds

Headphones are a major pain point for music and podcast lovers. Traditional headphones are clunky, while earbuds fall out and can't seem to stay untangled.<p>But a new kind of earbuds might just fit better than other headphones. That's because they're custom fit to your ears.<p>Revols, created by a …

Healing Vets, Rescuing Dogs

ADAM RENTERIA'S EXPERIENCES LEADING A HEAVY machine-gun team during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 left him feeling that he was under constant threat, a sensation that continued long after he returned home. He picked fights, drank too much and slept badly. Therapy helped, but in 2012 Renteria felt …

Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and brain

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

Magic Mushrooms

Libertarian Party Candidate Gary Johnson Chooses Former Mass. Gov. Bill Weld as His VP

Favored Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson has agreed to join forces with former Massachusetts Governor William Weld for the Libertarian Party's nomination. Weld will run for the party's vice presidential slot, possibly bolstering the third party's appeal to general election …

Organic-Cotton Undies Fight Odor, Bacteria With Silver Technology

Organic Basics is fighting the funk in your trunk, one pair of undies at a time. The Danish apparel company has developed a line of organic-cotton …