Justin Bardsley

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Just let the Republicans win: Maybe things need to get really bad before America wakes up

A GOP victory would bring disaster. Perhaps that’s necessary to destroy their credibility — and wake up Democrats<p><i>"The Democratic Leadership Council, the organization that produced such figures as Bill Clinton…has long been pushing the party to forget blue-collar voters and concentrate instead on</i> …

Middle-class

A photographer chased a storm for a week to capture this beautiful picture of twin tornadoes

Storm chaser and photographer Kelly DeLay battled "massive hailstones" in the US to get close enough for the snap of a lifetime.<p>It was worth it.<p>"Two tornadoes under a massive supercell in Simla, CO!" he tweeted with the pic yesterday.<p>DeLay told us this storm was taken outside of Simla, Colorado on …

Weather

Watch a young Elon Musk take delivery of his McLaren F1 hypercar — before he wrecked it

Elon Musk goes through life with a "go big or go home" type of attitude.<p>So in 1999, Musk decided to reward himself with a new car after selling his startup — Zip2 — for more than $300 million. And not just any car. The greatest and quite possibly one of the most expensive cars of its time.<p>Recently …

Tesla

Solar storm-monitoring satellite reaches orbit a million miles away

NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) almost become a very expensive piece of junk. It spent over a decade in storage until the Air Force injected the project with $35 million in much-needed funding. Now, the satellite has finally made it to its destination more than 100 days after …

We now have a spacecraft that is propelled by sunlight alone

A new kind of spacecraft that sails on sunlight has been successfully deployed above Earth. On June 11, the LightSail satellite overcame a series of glitches to unfurl its solar sails, a propulsion system that’s entirely different to traditional rockets, thrusters or even solar panels.<p>The prototype …

Space Travel

Man takes 70K still photos in 15 states for epic time-lapse video

Jeff Boyce/Negative Tilt<p>By | Posted Jul 21st, 2015 @ 3:28pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A California police officer took a five-week journey over 15 states and …

iPhone 7 concept sports Quad HD Retina display, wireless charging

Leaked pictures suggest this year’s iPhone will look pretty similar—if not identical—to the iPhone 6. That means rounded edges, thin body, with an …

New iPad Air and iPad Mini: everything we think we know

While it may not attract as much attention as the iPhone, the iPad is still a very important part of Apple's gadget line-up - don't forget, this was …

Average Spotify User Discovers 26 New Artists Every Month

"Two billion times every month, our listeners discover an artist they’ve never heard of through a Spotify playlist" according to Ken Parks, Chief …

New Music

When the wells run dry: California drought forcing some families to live in 'Third-World-type conditions'

Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard. It's his daily ritual now in a community built by refugees from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl. But only a trickle came out; then a drip, then nothing more.<p>"There it goes," said Lozano, a …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Emily Blunt defends Johnny Depp's singing ability in Into the Woods

Emily Blunt has the Big Bad Wolf’s back.<p>The English actress stuck up for her <i>Into the Woods</i> co-star Johnny Depp’s performance as the zoot-suited …

George Zimmer, a millionaire with a plan to help the middle class

In 2010, not long after the tea party was making its presence felt, a group with a different makeup and mission was created: the Patriotic Millionaires. Its membership requirements are an annual income over $1 million and/or assets of $5 million, and it wants policy changes that will open more …

In Defense of a Try-Hard Generation

Though Baby Boomers may criticize Millennials for being self-centered, careerist, and politically dispassionate, they are really just adapting to the world they live in today.<p>Graduation season is almost done, and it has brought the usual spate of commencement speeches that urge graduates to follow …

Ronald Reagan

Apple’s Junk Drawer Problem

We'll wait hours in line in the cold/heat/rain/snow for a shiny new piece of Apple hardware, but once we get it, the first thing we do is fill it with third party services.<p>There’s a folder on the homescreen of my iPhone affectionately labeled "Apple Crap." Inside, a colony of flattened, …