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A Naked Black Hole Is Streaking Across the Universe

Black holes are mysterious cosmic monsters, shrouded in a thick veil of gas and dust. They lurk in the heart of galaxies, waiting to gobble up stars …

Universe

These Gateway Drinks Will Up Your Cocktail Game Dramatically

Staring down the menu at a cocktail bar can be an intimidating prospect for the uninitiated. What’s the difference between “Martini” and a martini? What’s an old-fashioned no. 1 versus a no. 2? What makes a daiquiri a daiquiri exactly? And it never helps that every bartender in the country makes …

Martinis

Cycling & Hiking Lesvos Island Greece – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Our adventures and outdoor activities in Lesvos island, Greece were becoming more and more intriguing, as we were about to ride some bikes through …

Top 5 fixes every bike rider should know

As head of Mavic’s special service course in the US and a longtime veteran of neutral support, Mark Niemiec has seen all manner of things go wrong …

Cycling

2016 Gift Guide: Hunting & Outdoor Gear - Tools

<b>Here are some ideas to ponder for anyone who enjoys hunting, camping, hiking, and just spending time in the great outdoors.</b><p>By GRIT Editors<p>Cooler<p>The …

Is Your Employee Ready to Be a Manager?

You have an ambitious team member who’s asking to be promoted to manager. He’s great at his job, but is he really ready to lead? How do you judge his skills and experience? What’s the best way to measure his potential?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>As a manager, you’re always on the lookout for the next …

Employment

The Half-Century Blend - Batch 3 £599.95

Back in the days of yore ("yore" in the non-specific sense that can mean whatever moment of time we're talking about in any particular sentence), …

How to stop Apple's Mail app from messing up your inbox in iOS 10

For all the newfound utility, though, some other changes aren't so polished. The annoyance of actually unlocking your phone is one, but another common source of complaints in the weeks since iOS 10's launch is the Mail app.<p>More specifically, iOS 10 makes it so email exchanges are threaded together …

The Week in Review: Issues Continue for Samsung

Samsung officially announced they would no longer produce their Galaxy Note 7 smartphone this week, after a host of issues that plagued the company since the device was first released in August.<p>In a statement published Tuesday the South Korean company said, “Putting consumer safety as the top …

The Modern Civilian PDW Reborn? BreachBangClear Slings a Glock, and It's Somehow Not Terrible

The National Firearms Act really is a drag. Thanks to its legal restrictions on short barreled rifles, some of the lightest and handiest classes of …

Self Defense

Why I'm No Fan of Appendix Carry

I know appendix carry enjoys increasing popularity among younger shooters and not a few hipsters. It’s also the choice of many keyboard commandos who …

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day - Alden Delphino

For Alden, a criminal justice student, tactical is practical. See what he’s chosen for his EDC at Everyday Carry . . .

Drawn But No Shots

While the majority of concealed-carry permit holders will never even draw a handgun to ward off an attacker, much less use it, there is always the …

Americans fear gun control more than family dying, economic collapse or Obamacare

A survey found the top things Americans fear are corrupt politicians, being broke, gun grabs and terrorists. (<i>Graph: Chapman University</i>)<p>According to …

29 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way …

New fault line might explain overdue San Andreas earthquake

The San Andreas Fault in California is long overdue for a major earthquake — like, more than 100 years overdue. But scientists just made a discovery that might tell us why the fault has been so quiet.<p>It's called the Salton Trough Fault, and it lies along the northeastern edge of the Salton Sea in …

Geology

Meet America's gun super-owners – with an average of 17 firearms each

Some are collectors with elaborately curated selections of historical firearms, while others are ‘just accumulators’. They say it is surprisingly easy to get to 17<p>Support the Guardian’s independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a member<p>For years, Rich, a refinery operator from …

Guns