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This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

How to Measure and Boost Wi-Fi Signal Strength

Sure, it might be considered a "first-world problem", but shoddy or unreliable Wi-Fi is absolutely frustrating — especially when it's your home Wi-Fi …

Wi-Fi

Russia dumped 84% of its American debt. What that means

Russia has rapidly sold off the vast majority of its stash of American debt.<p>Between March and May, Russia's holdings of US Treasury bonds plummeted by $81 billion, representing 84% of its total US debt holdings.<p>The sudden debt dump may have contributed to a short-term spike in Treasury rates that …

Central Banks

Donald Trump's meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker was a victory in the trade war

On July 25, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m. eastern daylight time, the tweets fell silent, and a truce was declared on the European front of the …

Donald Trump

The Bloodbath at a Holy Shrine That Launched Global Jihad

Immersed in the warm glow of dusk, worshipers streamed into the Grand Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Some carried suitcases and mattresses for the …

Osama Bin Laden

As Trump’s latest lies implode, one party tries to smuggle out the truth

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>The release of new documents relating to the genesis of the Russia probe — and President Trump’s response to those documents this morning — throw the asymmetry between the parties that is the driving fact of our politics right now into perhaps its starkest relief yet.<p>Broadly …

Donald Trump

FISA Applications Confirm: The FBI Relied on the Unverified Steele Dossier

A salacious Clinton-campaign product was the driving force behind the Trump–Russia investigation.<p>On a sleepy summer Saturday, after months of …

U.S. Department of Justice

How the Republican tax cuts are failing workers, in one chart

Republicans said corporate tax cuts would boost wages. They’re not.<p>When Republicans delivered $1.5 trillion in tax cuts last December and slashed the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, they said it would come with a big wage boost for American workers. Except it hasn’t.<p>Over the …

Economics

A Conspiracy to Suppress Mary Magdalene? No Longer Just a Dan Brown Plotline

This weekend Christians mark the Feast Day of Mary Magdalene, the follower and patron of Jesus of Nazareth. Though an important Biblical figure, the …

Theology

Why I’m No Longer a Russiagate Skeptic

Facts are piling up, and it’s getting harder to deny what’s staring us in the face.<p>When I wrote, back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election in his favor, I mistyped.<p>What I meant to write was …

Donald Trump

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

There’s a Disturbing Reason Europe Has Stayed So Peaceful For So Long

There is an ominous passage in Tony Judt’s <i>Postwar</i> that’s stayed with me ever since I first read it. It starts on page 27 in my edition, and since …

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

'Female Simulations' Show Horrific Patterns of Drunk Male Sexual Aggression

“The female agent was programmed to engage in some sexual activities but refuse others.”<p>If the last two seasons of <i>Westworld</i> taught us anything, it’s …

New Brexit poll finds a plan for the Irish border both unionists and nationalists can agree on

The prevailing wisdom concerning Brexit and the Irish border is that it’s an impossible trilemma. A solution will either disappoint the Brexiteers …

Progressives Deploy Religious Ignorance and Bigotry to Stop Amy Coney Barrett

Efforts to block the highly qualified Barrett from the Supreme Court because of her faith betray our nation’s founding ideals.<p>If you ever need much …

How to make your carpets look new again (without steam cleaning)

If you don't own a steam cleaner, renting one and dragging it home to clean your carpets can be a pain. Plus, you have to do the deed, <i>then</i> wait for the carpet to dry. If you don't have time or funds for all that, you can freshen up your carpet in around an hour with a few low-cost items you …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Success

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

US, UK warn of Russian hackers targeting millions of routers

Russian hackers are targeting millions of routers around the world, including devices in homes and offices, according to US and UK officials.<p>In a joint announcement Monday from the US Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the UK's National Cyber Security Center, officials warned that Russian …

Words like “slutty” mean something different in the US and the UK

Janus words are the worst. Named after the two-faced Roman god, these words look in two directions, meaning opposite things: <i>temper,</i> meaning ‘to harden’ (metal) and ‘to soften’ (a criticism); or <i>dust,</i> meaning ‘remove dust from’ or ‘apply dust to.’<p>Those Janus words give little trouble because we know …

Penguin Random House

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

Why is it embarrassing to admit to being Christian?

This time of year is always super frustrating.<p>Why? Because it’s Lent, and that usually means having to go without something delicious like chocolate …

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

Watching a hydraulic press crush 10 decks of playing cards is pretty great

On Saturday, a YouTube channel which makes use of a hydraulic press to produce some simply awesome videos uploaded one that really fits the bill. …

Hand Grenades and Gang Violence Rattle Sweden’s Middle Class

STOCKHOLM — In the Stockholm suburb of Varby Gard, it was not unusual to see the figure of a 63-year-old man pedaling a bicycle home after the end of his shift as an aide for disabled adults, hunched against the icy wind of a Swedish winter.<p>Daniel Cuevas Zuniga had just finished a night shift on a …

Donald Trump

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the SoundBlaster, the default standard for audio in PCs in the '90s and early '00s, but the company as a whole hadn't …

The two-state solution's inconvenient truths

Because of the basis of "Palestinian" national identity, the two-state solution basically makes peace impossible. The objective factors that preclude …

Israel

Putin, before vote, unveils 'invincible' nuclear weapons to counter West

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin announced an array of new nuclear weapons on Thursday, in one of his most bellicose speeches in years, saying they could hit almost any point in the world and evade a U.S.-built missile shield.<p>Putin was speaking ahead of an election on March 18 that polls …