Drew Rusanoff

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Amazing Color Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Reno, Nevada From the Early 1960s

Reno is a city in the U.S. state of Nevada. It is in Northern Nevada, approximately 22 miles (35 km) from Lake Tahoe.<br>Known as "The Biggest Little …

Reno

10 of the most beautiful airplanes from the history of aviation

Lockheed Constellation<p>The stunning Constellation, nicknamed Connie for short, was conceived by the Lockheed Corporation in 1939 to exceed the needs …

Aviation

Two tools under $20 each on Amazon that can replace more than 100 other tools

Amazon is full of awesome products you had no idea existed, and that’s true across so many different product categories. This is especially true for …

Woodworking

Combat High – A Brief But Sobering History of Drug Use in Wartime

“Drugs and warfare have always gone hand in hand – from Homeric warriors drinking wine and taking opium to Wehrmacht troops popping …

Military History

The Linksys router that prioritizes Xbox One gaming is now available

That router Linksys showed off at CES this year -- yes, the one that prioritizes gaming traffic from Xbox consoles -- is now available for purchase in the US. The WRT32XB is the first router designed to automatically detect any Xbox One, including the Xbox One S and the Xbox One X, and put it above …

Wi-Fi

Revolutionary new blood test can instantly identify chronic pain

A world-first blood test that can objectively identify chronic pain has been developed by a team of Australian researchers. The test can reportedly …

Immune System

B-58 Hustler: The Air Force's Cold War Nuclear Bomber Blunder

Like many of the early delta wing aircraft, the Hustler was a monster to fly.<i>The B-58s most lasting contribution came in popular culture, where its</i> …

Military

The Device That Lets You Control Any Garage Door With Your Phone is Only $80 Now on Amazon

If you have travel frequently or often have overnight guests over, this affordable device is a must-have for letting people into your home and garage …

Home Automation

This Famous Airline Is Hiring Jet Pilots With Literally No Experience and Training Them for Free (but Only for 12 More Days)

You might think the one thing you'd want in a jet pilot is experience. But this famous airline has another idea.<p>Wanted: Commercial jet airline pilots. No experience necessary. But you have only 12 days to apply.<p>That's literally the pitch right now for aspiring pilots who'd like to work for …

Aviation

Why Was the Battle of the Somme So Deadly?

The Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, and among the bloodiest in all of human history. A combination of a compact …

History

12 Bar Blues Basics for Bass

Walking Through The 12 Bars Blues When you think of classic blues players you probably think of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Joe Bonamassa, …

Guitar

A Few Kind Words for the .308

In reading Richard Mann’s <i>The Scout Rifle Study</i>, a paragraph leaped off the page at me. (I was, with some effort, able to stuff it back.)<p>Right now, in …

420: Classic cannabis songs from the Jazz Age as stoners mark unofficial Weed Day

Friday marks “420”, effectively an unofficial National Weed Day in the US and around the world, where proud stoners gather to smoke cannabis and …

Inside the Caddyshack Scene That Squashed the Bill Murray-Chevy Chase Beef

<i>Excerpted from</i> Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story<i>, by Chris Nashawaty. Published by Flatiron Books. Copyright (C) 2018 by Chris</i> …

Swimming Pools

15 Weird Facts About Ghost Rider Only Real Fans Know

Ever since his debut in the pages of <i>Marvel Spotlight</i> #5, Ghost Rider has been one of Marvel’s most popular characters. The antihero’s popularity …

Comics

Conserve the Sound is an archive of noises from old tape players, projectors and other dying tech

All of us grew up around tech different from what we have today, and many of us look back on those devices with fondness. But can you recall the exact sound your first Casio keyboard made, or the cadence of a rotary phone’s clicks? Conserve the Sound aims to, well, conserve the sound of gadgets …

Gear & Gadgets

The Man Who Changed Motorcycling

He needs to sit down. He looks around the little museum with his name on it, on the second floor of the California powersports dealership with his …

Unraveling the Legend of Polybius, the Most Dangerous Video Game of the 1980s

For several decades, a creepy urban legend has circulated in the darker corners of online forums devoted to vintage video games. The tale goes that …

The Golden Age of Divorce on the Dude Ranches of Nevada

<i>Welcome to</i> The Thread<i>, OZY’s weekly podcast unlocking a series of linked histories, starting with feminist leader Gloria Steinem and stretching all</i> …

This Talented Sniper was Known as 'The White Death'

This Talented Sniper was Known as 'The White Death'

The Most Intriguing Theories About 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick’s influential classic <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> turns 50 this week. One of its most enduring qualities is how open to interpretation it …

Calvin and Hobbes, and Bloom County, titans of newspaper comics pages, team up

The most ambitious crossover event in history<p><i>Calvin and Hobbes</i> and <i>Bloom County</i> crossed over today in a throwback comics-page mega-team-up 30 years in the making. Pardon me, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, this is the most ambitious crossover event in history.<p>The strip, titled “Calvin County,” ran today on</i> …

Max Richter’s 8-Hour Ambient Piece Will Put You to Sleep—Actually, That’s the Whole Point

In a career that spans almost three decades, the classically trained British composer Max Richter has been part of a minimalist piano collective; he’s worked with the British electronic group The Future Sound of London and Mercury Prize winner Roni Size; he’s composed ambient and contemporary …

Georgia lawmakers vote to add PTSD to medical marijuana conditions

Georgia’s medical marijuana law would be expanded to cover post-traumatic stress disorder and intractable pain, according to a bill approved by the …

Mongolia: Archaeologists Unearth Tomb Of Genghis Khan

<b>Construction workers employed in road building near the Onon River in the Khentii province of Mongolia, have discovered a mass grave containing the</b> …

'Mad Honey' and 4 Other Naturally Occurring Psychedelics

Natural doesn't always mean better, though.<p>Nature is full of drugs. For various reasons, evolutionary forces have led certain plants, fungi, and even …

The Crimean War

The British had expected to be fighting the French, in face of the aggressive policies of the Emperor Napoleon III. Instead, their first European war …

Under Armour HOVR is “like Wrapping Your Foot in a Pillow”

Under Armour has rolled out its new comfort footwear technology called HOVR that the sports label says is “literally like wrapping your foot in a …

Shoes

Five Affordable Dual-Sport Motorcycles

In an issue devoted to challenging one’s limits, taking a closer look at smart used buys that will actually help generate those adventures makes …