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How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet with a Potato

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>Cast iron skillets are kind of kitchen superheroes. You can use them for cakes, nachos, chickens and more. …

At one end of the keystone XL oil pipeline, there is a scene you must see to believe

by Business Insider November 28, 2017 Earth & Energy 13971<p>Dave Mosher<p>Nebraska regulators on Monday approved Keystone XL, a 1,180-mile-long …

Oil & Gas Industry

Meet '`Oumuamua,' the Strange Interstellar Asteroid That Sent Us a Message

In the classic 1973 Arthur C. Clarke science fiction novel "Rendezvous With Rama," a mysterious object is detected outside the orbit of Jupiter as it …

Astronomy

The mind-blowing wealth of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett now exceeds the bottom half of the entire U.S. population, new report finds

A new report released this week titled <i>Billionaire Bonanza</i> points out the growing divide in the U.S. among the super wealthy and the rest of the …

Las Vegas Shooting Victims Are Being Harassed By Conspiracy Theorists Who Accuse Them Of Being Actors

There are still plenty of unanswered questions surrounding the mass shooting in Las Vegas earlier at a country music festival that left 58 people dead. So little is still known about the motives of gunman Stephen Paddock, and conspiracy theorists have attempted to fill in the gaps to explain why …

Conspiracies

This Viper’s Spider Tail is Guaranteed to Make You Squirm

In 1968, a group of researchers, known as the Second Street Expedition, were exploring the Zagros Mountains in Western Iran, looking for new types of …

The sun keeps turning an apocalyptic shade of red. Here’s why.

In parts of the United Kingdom Monday morning, people woke up to a blood-red sun — a phenomenon seen around the globe this year.<p>The color was caused …

Wildfires

Pressure mounts for Vegas police to explain response time

Pressure mounted Wednesday for Las Vegas police to explain how quickly they reacted to what would become the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. …

Shift in Las Vegas Timeline Raises Questions About Police Response

LAS VEGAS — In the days since Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more during a country music festival here, most of the attention has been on the roughly 10 minutes of horror as streams of bullets rained down from his perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and …

Wait a second: What came before the big bang?

The Voorhes<p>Not everyone thinks the universe had a beginning.<p>Cosmologists used to think the universe was totally timeless: no beginning, no end. That might sound mind-melting, but it’s easier on the scientific brain than figuring out what a set starting point would mean, let alone when it would be. …

What we still don't know about the Las Vegas shooting

More questions than answers remain three days after a Nevada man rained terror down from a Las Vegas hotel room, killing at least 59 people and wounding more than 500 other at a concert.<p>Why did he do it? Where did he get all those guns? How could he sneak so many into the luxury Mandalay Bay and …

The Story Behind the Most Haunting Photos From the Las Vegas Shooting

It was nearing the end of the night on Oct. 1 and David Becker, having just photographed the final act of the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las …

Time I

White American men are a bigger domestic terrorist threat than Muslim foreigners

Since Trump took office, more Americans have been killed by white American men with no connection to Islam than by Muslim terrorists or foreigners.<p>When President Donald Trump signed his since-revised executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United …

Extremism

Audio: Officers blast through shooter's door

Deputies raid a hotel room where a shooter opened fire on a crowd attending a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.

Music Festivals

What we know about the Las Vegas shooting

With 58 killed and more than 500 injured, the Oct. 1 Las Vegas Strip shooting was the deadliest in modern American history. Here’s a minute-by-minute look at how it happened.<p>[Frantic switchboard calls, geometry of fire, led police to killer on Mandalay Bay’s 32nd floor]<p>Caesars<p>Palace<p>Bellagio<p>Paris<p>New …

Mandalay Bay attack: at least 59 killed in deadliest US shooting

Dan Hernandez in Las Vegas, Tom McCarthy in New York and Michael McGowan

Mandalay Bay

The Latest: Guest next to Vegas gunman's room 'shaken'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):<p>11:30 p.m.<p>An Australian man who says he had the room next to the gunman's …

Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel

<b>At least 59 people have been killed and another 527 injured in a mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert.</b><p>A gunman, named as 64-year-old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel towards an open-air music festival attended by 22,000.<p>He killed himself as …

How Stephen Paddock Broke His Mandalay Bay Hotel Room Windows

Most strip casino room windows do not open<p>Stephen Paddock shot and killed at least 58 people from his room at Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Resort and …

Gun Stocks Jump After Las Vegas Mass Shooting Leaves 50 People Dead

Shares of gunmakers such as Sturm, Ruger & Co. (rgr) and Smith & Wesson maker American Outdoor Brands (aobc) rose sharply Monday after a mass …

Guns

What Happens to Tattoo Ink After It's Injected into Your Skin?

It takes a brave soul (in some cases, emboldened by a strong drink or two) to get a tattoo. And while people may spend time considering what design …

Body Art

Samsung announces massive 49-inch curved widescreen monitor w/ HDR, 144Hz refresh, more

Today at its “Your New Normal” event at IFA 2017, Samsung unveiled the world’s largest QLED gaming monitor (which it showed off back in June). While the new monitor is geared to gaming, this new monster could be an awesome addition to a variety of setups.<p>Samsung calls its new CHG90 curved …

This wireless portable Apple Watch charger just dropped to its lowest price ever on Amazon

The UGREEN Magnetic Charger for Apple Watch packs a 2200 mAh battery that can charge your Apple Watch on the go as many as eight times before needing …

Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

Hiking

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

Love, quantum physics and 'entanglement'

Love. Quantum physics. Completely unrelated, and yet strangely parallel.<p>For one thing, they're both mysterious — we don’t really understand how either one of them works. But they share something else — what scientists call "entanglement."<p>People get entangled with each other when they fall in love, …

Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Computers Made Even More Powerful with New microchip generating ‘Qudits’

Before quantum computing has fully gotten off the ground, a team of researchers has made advancements to them already.Called ‘qudits’, this new …

Here's a First-Ever Look at the New Electric Vehicle That Charges in 9 Minutes

Fisker’s Coming Soon<p>Fisker CEO Henrik Fisker has unveiled a prototype of his luxury electric vehicle (EV) — the EMotion — on Twitter, ahead of the …

Electric Vehicles

Astrology Meet Crystals: What Is Your Zodiac Sign’s Magic Rock?

A gemstone for the Gemini (and every other sign, too)<p>Have you ever looked over at your vanity and thought to yourself, <i>Gosh, my haphazard knickknacks would look a lot nicer if they were propped up against a raw semi-precious stone</i>? Your interior design instincts are correct, but how to pick the …

Zodiac