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De Hallen Amsterdam: the Coolest Place to Go in Amsterdam – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

<b>Planning a trip to Amsterdam? The coolest place to go in Amsterdam at the moment is De Hallen Amsterdam, a cultural complex converted from a former</b> …

Vegan Jackfruit ‘Ribs’ Taste Just as Good as the Real Deal (and They’re Way Easier to Make)

Just because you (or your dinner mates) are vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss the barbecue. Jackfruit ribs are just as tangy and lip-smacking as …

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ISIS Has Help Desk for Terrorists Staffed Around the Clock

NBC News has learned that ISIS is using a web-savvy new tactic to expand its global operational footprint -- a 24-hour Jihadi Help Desk to help its foot soldiers spread its message worldwide, recruit followers and launch more attacks on foreign soil.<p>Counterterrorism analysts affiliated with the …

10 Underrated Action Movies Streaming on Netflix

Action movies have changed a lot over the years. The cameras have gotten closer, the fight choreography more elaborate, the explosions bigger, the …

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

31 Books That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Get ready to be inspired.

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

‘By day, war was far away. By evening, bodies were lying in the streets of Paris’

When I awoke on Saturday morning, I almost enjoyed the terrifying silence on Boulevard Montparnasse – no attacks were perpetrated on the Left Bank of the Seine, where I live. I had wondered whether the streets would be deserted, – they were – or whether there would be this defiant “normality”, as …

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There Is Only One Way to Defeat ISIS

We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder.<p>There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday morning that came earlier in Paris than it did in Des Moines, a city in Iowa, one of the …

“It was probably not the Amish”: Bill Maher urges liberals to wake up about Islam after Paris attacks

Bill Maher knows he’ll get called names, but wants liberals to combat illiberal ideas in Muslim world post-Paris<p>The toll now stands at more than 160 people in Paris who are dead at the hands of gunmen and suicide bombers. While the right-wing lashes out at immigrants, Muslims and students, liberal …

2016 Ferrari F12tdf

Ferrari's virtual short wheelbase creates a kick-ass car in the real world.<p>To build its latest red-blooded creation, Ferrari first ruined a perfectly good car. In transforming the sure-footed F12berlinetta grand tourer into the fast-and-loose, apex-hounding F12tdf, Ferrari engineers deconstructed …

Human Trafficking Survivor Karla Jacinto Was Raped 43,200 Times as a Teen—Now She's Telling Her Story to Congress and the Pope

She was forced into prostitution at 12. Now 23, she's becoming an activist.<p>Karla Jacinto estimates she was raped 43,200 times as a teen. She was forced into prostitution at age 12 by a man a decade her senior and forced to have sex with up to 30 men a day, seven days a week, for nearly four years. …

FBI to investigate ‘needless’ fatal police shooting of white Idaho rancher

There have been many fatal encounters between African American citizens and law enforcement that have grabbed headlines — and sparked riots — in the past 18 months. Names like Michael Brown, Eric Garner and Freddie Gray aren’t just a part of a national conversation about police violence. They’re …

Opinion: Apple TV price + app quality make it a risky upgrade from last model

Apple’s fourth-generation Apple TV has been available for two weeks now and after using it using it exclusively for all my media consumption, I’ve gathered a handful of thoughts. When Apple announced the device back in September, I was perhaps more excited for it than I was the iPhone 6s. And …

Best New Tool: Generac iQ2000 Inverter Generator

Plenty of power and capability in a 46-lb. package.<p>Small inverter generators are amazing machines. They're quiet, produce quality power, and don't cost a fortune. They're a big hit with campers, tailgaters and even families who need a compact power source during outages.<p>This new one is the Generac …

Home Ownership

The Right Way to Get Rid of Earwax

So when you jam a Q-tip into your ear canal, that disrupts your skin's natural shedding process—and can actually cause your ears to make <i>more</i> wax. Plus, over time, you could push the wax back in your ear canal and create big ol' blockage that needs to be removed by your doctor, says Kim. Ick.<p>With …

Adele’s Drunk Tweeting Got Her Permanently Grounded From Twitter

Adele recently revealed that she doesn’t have access to her own Twitter account anymore. She was grounded from the popular social media site after …

Why Sam Mendes Wanted to Shoot ‘Spectre’ in 35mm

Why Sam Mendes Wanted to Shoot 'Spectre' in 35mm<p>The last James Bond film, “Skyfall,” was the first to be shot entirely digitally. Roger Deakins was …

650-HP Corvette Z06 V-8 Available As Crate Engine, Previewed In 1970 Camaro: Video

One of the coolest cars at this week’s 2015 SEMA show was a custom 1970 Chevrolet Camaro RS. Built by Chevrolet Performance, the classic muscle car …

Wrecking the production car lap record at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

How’d the 2016 Viper ACR do it? Let’s take a look.<p>Normally I’m sitting about 20 feet from where Randy Pobst pulls into the pits at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. But this time I’m 320 <i>miles</i> away, crouched forward in my chair at <i>Motor Trend</i>’s central nervous system in El Segundo and examining a Vbox data …

Build the Cheese Plate of Your Dreams by Avoiding These 6 Common Mistakes

Everyone loves a good cheese plate—here's how to compose the perfect one, every time.<p><b>It's always the right time for a cheese plate</b>, but with the holiday and entertaining season close upon us, we've got fromage even more on our mind than usual. And pulling a cheese plate together is easy: All you …

After Officer Is Found Not Guilty in Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Man Laying Face-Down in Snow, DA’s Office Released the Graphic Video

The Hummelstown Borough Police Department in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, has released new video of a police officer fatally shooting a man, hours after the police officer was cleared on all charges related to the deadly incident.<p>Hummelstown police officer Lisa Mearkle was cleared of any …

Christy Prayter: Mom Calls Cops On Paint-Sniffing Boyfriend — Police Find Something So Much Worse

Christy Prayter was extremely upset wth her boyfriend on Monday, so upset that the 40-year-old Spartanburg, South Carolina, mom called 911 for cops …

Is My Senator a Member of the KKK?

My students got very excited about the idea of Anonymous releasing the list of politicians who are allegedly secret members of the Ku Klux Klan. I was shocked to learn that my U.S. Senator, Johnny Isakson, made the list. Could the legislator, one of the most respected members of the Senate and the …

Google engineer takes on subpar USB Type-C cables

Trying to save a few bucks by purchasing offbrand cables? We've all done it -- but there's something you should know about new USB Type-C connectors popping up on cellphones (Nexus, OnePlus), laptops (Macbook, Pixel), tablets (Pixel C) and even Apple TV. The reason why they can charge so many …

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Kid’s DIY ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Costume Wins This Year’s Halloween

Rocket Raccoon, arguably the most loveable member of the Guardians Of The Galaxy, inspired what might have been one of the coolest costumes we’ve …

Read This If It Feels Like Your Depression Is Getting The Best Of You

Around you the sun keeps rising and setting. The traffic keeps pressing through in the most unrelenting way. The clouds rolls by, the holidays …

Best spaceport — no, wait — best airport, to be stuck in

Clearly, if you have to be stuck in an airport, Singapore Changi Airport should be at or near the top of your list.<p>Singapore Changi not only has won …