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Report: Feds Take Down Preppers Accused of Stockpiling Guns and Ammunition: “Federal Conspiracy Charges”

If you don’t think you’re on the government’s radar for activities related to stockpiling food, ammunition, guns and other supplies, think …

Here's the only way to destroy a black hole

I've suggested a bunch of crazy ideas, like blasting it with rockets, shooting lasers at it, smashing planets into it. Nothing would work, everything would just make it bigger and angrier.<p>Turns out the only way to defeat a black hole is to sit on your hands and wait for it to evaporate. That's not …

Physics

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Black Holes

We're not seeing more police shootings, just more news coverage

<b>(CNN) —</b> It feels like every week, a name is added to the list: another man, often black and unarmed, has died at the hands of police.<p>Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, Jason Harrison, Walter Scott, Eric Harris, Freddie Gray, to name a few.<p>The headlines make it feel as if the country is …

Law Enforcement

11 things you didn’t know about Rand Paul

Blending a fierce libertarian streak - advocacy for civil liberties and avoiding foreign conflicts - with traditional family values, he has attracted a disparate group of supporters around the country. And he's stood out in Congress with his outspokenness and independence, from filibustering the …

Rand Paul

Glock 20 SF 10mm Auto Pistol

Glock 20 SF 10mm Auto Pistol<p><b>By the Guns and Shooting Online Staff</b><p>Illustration courtesy of Glock, Inc.<p>We thoroughly enjoyed shooting the G20C …

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How To Gain Traction When You're Running or Walking On Snow And Ice

Accidental falls kill 30,208 Americans each year. That's only 3,000 less than car accidents. And the technology exists to utterly eliminate …

Nikwax Polar Proof: How to Waterproof Fleece Gloves

I like wearing fleece gloves for winter hiking because they’re inexpensive, they are warm, and quite breathable. The problem is that snow tends to …

Pakistani Militants Kill Former Lawyer of Doctor Who Helped Find bin Laden

A Pakistani lawyer who represented the doctor charged with helping U.S. intelligence authorities hunt down al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed …

Articles about outdoor gear built urban dweller on Dwell.com - Dwell

Who to see, what to do, and where to go during the annual extravaganza for professionals, retailers, and consumers who are...<p>Topo Designs knows how to create gear for the design-conscious outdoor crowd...<p>From modern prefab sheds to luxury tent lodges, organic planters to living walls, Dwell Outdoor …

Frank Lloyd Wright

How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

Cooking

Chilling New Rise of the Tomb Raider Screenshots Released

Some brand new, high-resolution screenshots of Rise of the Tomb Raider have been released, via All Games Beta, showcasing some of the new locations and hostile wildlife that Lara Croft will encounter on her next adventure.<p>Rise of the Tomb Raider will take Lara to the snowy wilds of Siberia as she …

Tomb Raider

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before<p>On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds, aurora, and other Martian …

Astronomy

NASA wants to send submarine to Titan

Saturn's moon Titan, which happens to be larger than the planet Mercury, is cold. Very cold. As in -290 degrees Fahrenheit is not out of the ordinary.<p>These super low temps, combined with an atmosphere roughly 1.5 times as dense as Earth's, have resulted in a few extraordinary bodies of liquid …

A Mysterious Plume Over Mars Confounds Scientists

A strange cloud or haze rising extremely high above the surface of Mars has astronomers struggling to come up with an explanation for the phenomena that fits with the existing scientific understanding of the Martian atmosphere.<p>A paper examining a pair of 2012 observations of the large, bright plume …

Astronomy

Kevin Durant takes aim at media

Kevin Durant didn't mince words when talking to the media about the media Saturday in New York at All-Star Weekend.<p>"You guys really don't know s---," …

Unexpected storm at a galaxy’s core

At the core of a galaxy called the Teacup, jets from a central supermassive black hole may be gradually destroying the galaxy’s ability to form new …