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How the NRA won the obedience of the US government

The National Rifle Association’s black-carpeted booth was packed last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. Just days earlier, a school shooter in Parkland, Florida had killed seventeen people.<p>Khaki-wearing college students and denim jacket-clad retirees gathered under …

Guns

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

10 Gmail extensions that can boost your productivity

There’s a reason Gmail has become so popular — it’s free, it’s easy to use and it keeps evolving. To top it all off, Gmail offers even more improvements through the use of extensions, which are optional, user-installed upgrades that add new features or improve on features that already exist within …

Social Media

Watch: This video proves everybody basically posts the same travel pics on Instagram [video]

Image Credits: Vimeo<p>On a recent rip to Rome, Oliver KMIA tried to visit the famous Trevi Fountain, but couldn’t manage to get near the fountain …

Travel

Astros Eliminate Red Sox and Advance to ALCS: Pictures

San Marino Is the Least-Visited European Country and It's Absolutely Breathtaking

It's only 23.6 square miles.<p>With distinctive food, architecture and natural wonders, and thanks to decently-priced airfare, it's no wonder Europe was the most-visited continent in 2016.<p>It's for that exact reason that both major cities and the more quaint seaside towns are often <i>flooded</i> with tourists.<p>…

European Travel

10 of the most mesmerizingly beautiful islands to visit in Vietnam

Vietnam is the home to some of the most amazing paradise-esque islands you will ever visit. Some of these are pretty well known but there are still …

10 Best Temples in Vietnam - Vietnam’s Must-Visit Temples

Add to Trip!<p>Tran Quoc Pagoda is the oldest of its kind in Hanoi, dating back to the 6th century reign of Emperor Ly Nam De (544 - 548). The Buddhist …

Vietnam

Trekking in Sapa Mountains » An Unforgettable Experience

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Can Rotten Tomatoes Crush a Movie at the Box Office?

Shannon and Matt wanted to see a movie. It was date night, and on date nights, they see movies. Shannon turned to her most trusted moviegoing …

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

Customer Service

Inside Austin’s Accidental Rideshare Revolution

Uber cars were originally supposed to be sophisticated — sleek, black, luxurious. But today a vehicle summoned via a smartphone app doesn’t have to …

Corporate Culture

How to Make Rum: One Man's Quest to Make 20-Year-Old Booze in Just Six Days | WIRED

• Author: Wayne Curtis. Wayne Curtis Science<br>• Date of Publication: 05.30.17. 05.30.17<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>One Man’s Quest to Make …

Whiskey

Come Fly With Me

I have a faint memory from childhood. I was about 6 years old, and it must have been the early afternoon because my parents had taken off work early …

How a Single Gene Could Become a Volume Knob for Pain—and End America's Opioid Epidemic | WIRED

End Pain Forever<p>How a Single Gene Could<p>Become a Volume<p>Knob for Human Suffering<p>How a Single Gene Could Become a Volume Knob for Human Suffering<p>by …

Mayo Clinic

Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now

There is a stretch of highway through the Ozark Mountains where being data-driven is a hazard.<p>WIRED OPINION<p>About<p>Jason Tashea (@justicecodes), a …

Machine Learning

An Aircraft Design That’ll Make You Love the Middle Seat. No Joke

Your heart thumps, then catches. Your breath shortens. Beads of sweat emerge at your temples. Your eyes scan back and forth over the airplane-shaped …

Aviation

In Two Minutes, Ross Marquand Proves He's One of the Finest Living Impressionists

His "Jack Nicholson in Taken" is perfect?<p>Maybe you know Ross Marquand from playing Aaron on <i>The Walking Dead</i>. But did you know that he can also play pretty much any other celebrity you can think of? Did you know he can even take it one step further and read lines from a famous movie as a different …

The Walking Dead

The NBA's Secret Addiction

ESPN exclusive! How one performance-enhancing sandwich has spread through the NBA.<p>TRUEHOOP PRESENTS<p>by<p><i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's March</i> …

Steve Kerr

Are Black Brits Black Enough to Play Black Americans?

“There are a lot of black British actors in these movies,” Samuel L. Jackson by-now-infamously said on Hot 97 earlier this week. He was speaking most …

‘I Shouldn’t Be Here’

Tiara Parker is gone. She is standing here, yes, on an August afternoon in a tattoo parlor in West Palm Beach, Florida, but her shoulders have sunk …

West Palm Beach

Our Framework

Jump to:<p>Introduction<p>Often the very first question people ask after completing our personality test is “What do these letters mean?” We are of course …

Psychology

Is ‘Get Out’ a Game Changer?

“I have four other social thrillers that I want to unveil in the next decade,” Jordan Peele, director of the hit horror comedy <i>Get Out</i>, told <i>Business</i> …

Epic Games shows the potential of high-end augmented reality

Epic Games has a reputation for bringing bizarre demos to its GDC keynotes. The company loves to show developers what Unreal Engine can do, not just in gaming but other genres as well. As such, Epic Games has now demoed "Project Raven," which makes it possible for content creators to blend …

Augmented Reality

Pizza Hut's smart shoes will order a pie for you

Pizza Hut is no stranger to using tech as a promo tool, but its latest may be particularly appealing if you're looking for new footwear. It just unveiled a pair of Bluetooth shoes, Pie Tops (yes, we know), that order a large pizza for you at the press of a button on the tongue -- think of them as …

Spirited Away

If a bartender can’t make a decent Manhattan, odds are they’ll flub flashier concoctions made of fernet and truffle oil. So we start with recipe one. …

Sex and the City

This Oscars Photo Is Worth a Thousand Words

On Sunday night, <i>Moonlight</i>, the best movie of the past year, won the Oscar for Best Picture. It was a great outcome marked by an incredible moment: …

La La Land