Adam Markoff

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VERY IMPORTANT! The VAULT 7 LEAKS and Why You Should Care.


The pros and cons of Canada's first-past-the-post electoral system

Proportional representation just one alternative to the status quo<p>As part of his 32-point plan to "restore democracy," Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau …

This Tool Kit Contains All You Need For A Two-Acre, Off-The-Grid Farm

Farm from a Box generates solar, collects rain, and powers a drip irrigation system. In a year, you can feed your whole neighborhood.<p>While some social enterprises try to solve the problem of food security with cheaper groceries or redistributing wasted food, one startup is taking a different …

Colt .45 Automatic Pistol

The Story of the American Expeditionary Forces<p>Ordnance Branch Insignia<p>THE AUTOMATIC PISTOL<p>CALIBER .45, MODEL 1911<p>On the morning of 8 October 1918, …

Fitbit data led doctors to shock a patient's heart

Doctors made a decision to shock a man's heart back to rhythm based on his Fitbit data, showing that such devices can do far more than just track your exercise. The 42-year old patient arrive at an ER in Camden, New Jersey with an atrial fibrillation (a fast and irregular heartbeat), meaning he …

The trouble with big data? It’s called the ‘recency bias’

There’s a counter-intuitive downside to collecting vast amounts of information about economics and human behaviour: it can mean we ignore the lessons of history.<p>You may be familiar with the statistic that 90% of the world’s data was created in the last few years. It’s true. One of the first …

Stop Frying Your Morels!

You know me, I’m a pretty easy-going guy. <i>Eat what you want,</i> I say. But sometimes I like to pick a fight, if only to watch the <i>Field & Stream</i> Facebook …

The Art Of Teaching Fishing And The Power Of A Good Quote

I don’t know if you think the same way I do, but I feel a great quote is as (or more) powerful than a great work of art. There’s just something …

Bass Fishing

Auditor General cites “unusual practice” in Wynne’s pay-offs to teachers' unions


In Search of Hannibal




Picking locks with Sparrows Warded Keys


Fine Ultra High Relief Coin – Grotesque Wild Green Man


Ottawa Councillor faces CBC firing squad for gun photo tweet


Ottoman Currency

Hiker stumbles upon ‘extremely rare’ 2000-year-old ancient gold coin

What a find!<p>An “extraordinarily remarkable” ancient gold coin has been discovered by a hiker in Israel.<p>Veteran walker Laurie Rimon saw a shiny object in the grass at an archaeological site in eastern Galilee and was left stunned to discover it was 2,000 years old.<p>The rare coin, from 107 CE, is only …


Polaroid Cube+ brings Wi-Fi to its ultrasmall Full HD camera

With a new app for iOS and Android, you can use your mobile device as a viewfinder and control this 1.4-inch square camera.<p>Polaroid got a lot of attention last year for its Cube camera , a tiny square Full HD camera that was little more than a lens with a power/record button.<p>With a camera this …

Mobile Photography

The Ultimate Survival Watch

In this tutorial I'll show you how to make the ultimate 5-in-1 survival watch for around $20.00. This masculine gadget boasts five utilities: a watch …


Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta Hall Finalists

Four jockeys, four Thoroughbreds, and two trainers comprise the 10 finalists on the National Museum of Racing's 2016 Hall of Fame ballot, as selected …

Horse Racing

Thunder Bay teen lands record-breaking freshwater cod


What Makes a Wristwatch Tick?


Georgia Angler Lands Rare Golden Rainbow Trout

A man’s efforts on a small north Georgia stream were rewarded when he landed a rare golden rainbow trout last week. <i>Georgia Outdoor News</i> reports that …

Recipe: How to Make Corned Goose

This St. Patrick’s Day, skip the store-bought corned beef and make your own with Canada goose breasts. (A venison roast works great, too.) The curing …

How-To: Make a Manhattan with Austin Hartman


Learning to Pick Locks Taught Me How Crappy Door Locks Really Are

About a month ago, I picked up a training lockpick set. I’ve always been curious about how lock picking works and how difficult it really is. In the …

Home Automation

Q&A: ‘Deutschland 83’ Star Jonas Nay On Spy Skills, Picking Locks and Loving Elton John

Last year, <i>Deutschland 83</i> became the first ever German-language show to air on a major American television network, and it premiered on British …


Dacita Heads Team Brown in Very One

Trainer Chad Brown has the field surrounded—literally and figuratively—as he sends out three of the six runners signed up for the $150,000 Very One …

Horse Racing

O'Neill Moves Up Nyquist's Workout

Trainer Doug O'Neill moved up Nyquist 's workout—his first since a victory in the Feb. 15 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II)—to March 3 anticipating and …

Horse Racing

Fresh Corn Fritters

• 6 ounces extra-firm silken tofu (1/2 package of the vacuum-packed kind)<br>• 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup<br>• 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk (or …