Jeff Baer

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Watch a History Teacher Educate the NRA About the Second Amendment

The Second Amendment isn't very long, but some of it's most fervent proponents seem unable to remember all of it.<p>Diane Wolk Rogers, a Florida history …

Guns

Review of More Than 130 Studies Provides Powerful Evidence That Gun Control Saves Lives

As the US continues to stall on gun control talks, the largest study ever conducted on the topic has found a clear link between firearm regulation …

Guns

Ice Dancing Short Program at the Pyeongchange 2018 Winter Olympics

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Winter Olympics

What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

What are the lives of the planet's wealthiest people really like?<p>Several years ago, sociologist Brooke Harrington decided to find out.<p>She knew she'd have a hard time gaining access to the world of the über wealthy, so she did something unusual: She took courses to become a wealth manager.<p>In the …

Social Sciences

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Books

Data science jobs make the big bucks, and these tools can help you get one

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Data Science

The GOP used a Two Santa Clauses tactic to con America for nearly 40 years

This scam has been killing wages and enriching billionaires for decades<p><i>The only thing wrong with the U.S. economy is the failure of the Republican Party to play Santa Claus.<br>-Jude Wanniski, March 6, 1976</i><p>The Republican Party has been running a long con on America since Reagan’s inauguration, and …

Economics

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

College & University

Olympics 2018 schedule: When to watch your favorite events

Top athletes from across the globe are currently convening for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. PyeongChang, a county of Gangwon Province in South …

Alpine Skiing

Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card review

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p><i>SkyTeam</i><p>When Chase launched its Sapphire Reserve credit card in 2016, it got the kind of hype you'd normally see for the newest iPhone. In fact, it was almost …

Personal Finance

20 tough lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

<b><br>1. Communication is everything</b><p>If you learn how to effectively command a room, think on your feet, articulate yourself exceptionally and present your ideas in a way which others can digest, understand and feel inspired by, you will be a force to be reckoned with. If you do not, you may very well …

Self-improvement

I’ve Been Making Asian Nachos for Years—and Now Everybody Wants Them

We come across a lot of food trends—yes, like the currently hot Asian nachos. It’s our job to go through them and use years of cooking and eating …

Cooking

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you… Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about them …

Mama's Fried Chicken

Mama's Fried Chicken<p>How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken in a shallow dish or zip-top plastic bag, and add …

Cooking

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination

Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom uses this simple trick to avoid putting things off. And so can you.<p>Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the …

Microsoft releases PowerShell script to check if your PC is vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre

In the wake of the Meltdown and Spectre chip bug revelations, people around the world are wondering whether or not they are affected. Bearing in mind …

Information Security

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The “more” often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like “swamp cooler …

Fannie Mae

Three books Stanford asks every new student to read

Fresh off the excitement of gaining acceptance into the most competitive university in America, Stanford University incoming freshmen will likely …

The Killer-Nanny Novel That Conquered France

Leïla Slimani’s best-seller explores the dark relationship of a mother and her babysitter.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>A year ago, I picked up a book, “Chanson Douce,” that I’ve thought about pretty much every day since. I was …

Books

Edward Snowden's new app turns your old Android device into a stealthy security monitor

If you happen to have an old Android device lying around and a reason to worry about people messing with your business, Edward Snowden has an app for …

Edward Snowden

Female critics call this the "best movie of the 21st century," and you've probably never heard of it

Though not exactly a holiday upper, female critics call this dark romance the best movie of the 21st century. So once you’re done watching your …

We spend most of the year eating really, really old apples. Why do they taste so good?

How about them apples? Them apples are older than you think.<p>By all rights, we shouldn’t be eating apples in the dead of winter. Every bite you take from that juicy Honeycrisp is an affront to Mother Nature. We are defying her will and her seasons.<p>It’s fantastic.<p>You probably don’t often consider how …

Take It From A German: Americans Are Too Timid In Confronting Hate

In Germany, we were taught over and over again that Hitler came to power because ordinary people were afraid to stand up and speak out. Americans …

Adolf Hitler

Top 10 best tutorials to start learning hacking with Kali Linux

Top 10 Best Kali Linux Hacking And Security Tutorials for Beginners<p>Kali Linux is one of the most loved distros by the hacking and security community …

Linux

Everything you think you know about the collapse of the Soviet Union is wrong

Every revolution is a surprise. Still, the latest Russian Revolution must be counted among the greatest of surprises. In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it one-party …

Russia

11 DIY Projects To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

The smart home revolution definitely isn't happening overnight. Even with a flood of new devices and platforms available, most of us are still only …

Hacking CCTV Camera System in 30 Seconds!

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Hacking

11 Best Books to Read in August

Sweeping family epics, intimate personal tales, Hollywood escapades, and a close look at places we know little about.<p>August yields some extraordinarily rich reading, from big family epics to stories that narrow the viewfinder to focus on just two or three people, from small American towns to the …