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Bob Mueller’s Investigation Is Larger—and Further Along—Than You Think

President Trump claimed in a tweet over the weekend that the controversial Nunes memo “totally vindicates” him, clearing him of the cloud of the …

Donald Trump

Trump Tweeted Support For The Women's Marches. It Backfired.

President Donald Trump addressed the Women’s Marches last year by suggesting that the hundreds of thousands of people who turned out should have expressed their feelings toward him at the ballot box.<p>“Watched protests yesterday but was under the impression that we just had an election! Why didn’t …

Could you do Greg Callaghan's mountain bike specific gym workout? - MBR

Don’t skulk around in January - get active!<p>If you ride hard you get better at it and you’ll get fitter. But for premium power it makes sense to get …

Fitness

Rare Snow In the World's Hottest Desert

Nature

Best Books 2017

<i>[This story has been optimized for offline reading on our apps. For a richer experience, you can find the full version of this story here. An Internet connection is required.]</i><p>Behave<p>The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst<p>$35<p>By: Robert M. Sapolsky<p>Penguin Press<p>If you ever thought that neuroscience …

Books

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in 2017 it brought us legitimate contenders for game of the year in <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Persona 5</i> -- …

Pokémon Go

How Much You Actually Save When You Write Something Off

Need a new computer? <i>Write it off!</i> Lunch at a fancy French restaurant? <i>Write it off!</i> There’s a prevailing belief that, when it comes to deductible …

The Most Intriguing Alien Planet Discoveries of 2017

Scientists spotted seven Earth-size alien planets orbiting one dim red star this year, and a lot of other strange exoplanets — ranging from an …

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Is More Than 50 Times Deeper Than Earth's Ocean

NASA's Juno spacecraft is getting to the roots of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot. New research, collected during the mission's first pass over the …

Planet Venus Facts: A Hot, Hellish & Volcanic Planet

Venus, the second planet from the sun, is named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty. The planet — the only planet named after a female — may …

Meet 'Oumuamua, the first observed interstellar visitor to our solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> On October 19, the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii spotted something strange zooming through our solar system. It turned out to be a visitor from beyond our solar system, and it's unlike anything astronomers have seen before.<p>It is the first observed object from outside our solar system, …

Astrophysics

New Earth-Size Planet Found Around Nearby Star

The potentially habitable world is called Ross 128b, and it sits just 11 light-years away.<p>There’s a new Earth-size planet on the block, and it’s the closest potentially habitable world that orbits a “quiet” life-friendly star.<p>Discovered just 11 light-years away, Ross 128b circles a small, dim star …

Universe

See the 2017 Leonid Meteor Shower at Its Peak: What to Expect

The famous Leonid meteor shower is predicted to reach its peak in the predawn hours on Friday (Nov. 17). Weather permitting, observing conditions …

Astronomy

Top 10 Places to Spend Christmas in Canada

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Where to Spend Christmas in Canada: Quebec City<p>Even if they did nothing at all, <b>Quebec City</b> would still be a great place to spend …

Canada

A New Phone Comes Out. Yours Slows Down. A Conspiracy? No.

It happens every year: Apple releases new iPhones, and then hordes of people groan about their older iPhones slowing to a crawl.<p>Just look at the recent data. Between September and early November — when Apple made the iPhone 8 available, followed by the iPhone X — Google searches for the keywords …

Software

Newly discovered nearby planet could support life

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may want to get used to the name Ross 128 b. The newly discovered exoplanet is the second-closest found to our solar system, only 11 light-years away. And it could support life.<p>Announcements about exoplanets, those found outside our solar system, seem almost commonplace in this golden …

Astronomy

The best mountain bike: what to look for in a mountain bike - MBR

Not all mountain bikes are created equal<p>Choosing the best mountain bike is hard. There’s loads of them out there. They all look the same. And yet …

The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend. Here's What Time You Can Watch

Turn off Netflix this weekend and head outdoors to watch the peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower instead. The starry spectacle is set to take place …

‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

Dave ZirinIn an exclusive here at <i>The Nation</i>, the Spurs coach speaks about Trump’s latest outrage.The post ‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich …

Donald Trump

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Climbing

Hole the Size of Maine Opens in Antarctica Ice

This is the first time scientists have observed a hole of this magnitude since the 1970s.<p>A mysterious hole as big as the state of Maine has been spotted in Antarctica’s winter sea ice cover.<p>The hole was discovered by researchers about a month ago. The team, comprised of scientists from the …

Antarctica

Hit the Road Eh! 12 Unforgettable Canadian Road Trips

At 9.985 million km², <b>Canada</b> is the world’s second-largest country. For visitors looking to explore this incredible place, it can be daunting deciding …

Hiking

9 Mountain Bike Road Trip Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

<b>Because the freedom of the open road is a little more complicated when bikes are involved</b>A road trip with your mountain bike can easily be the …

Camping

10 Essential Hidden Tips and Tricks for iOS 11

If you’ve already updated to iOS 11, Apple’s new operating software for iPhones and iPads, you’ve probably noticed a handful of changes.<p>Like: the App …

Why You Shouldn't Charge Your Mobile Phone Overnight

You may already have heard the warnings: Don’t overcharge your mobile phone. Make sure you unplug it from the charger after it reaches 100%. Don’t …

The Autumn Equinox is Here! Wait, What's the Autumn Equinox?

The equinox comes twice a year and is related to the change in seasons, but a lot of people don't fully understand this celestial alignment.<p>Winter is officially coming. The Northern Hemisphere blew by the longest day of the year with June’s summer solstice and is now coming up on the September …

Astronomy

The best men's hiking boots you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Steven John/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>When I was sixteen years old, I travelled to Spain with a group of high school students to …

Backpacking

How NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Met Its Fiery End

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA<p>After 13 years exploring Saturn, the probe went deep into the planet’s atmosphere for its explosive grand finale.<p><i>This story was updated on September 15, 2017.</i><p>In the predawn hours on Friday, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft boldly went where no spacecraft has gone before: into the …

Astronomy

Washington's North Cascades National Park - An Overview

<b>Overview:</b><p>The national park forms two units, North and South, of the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. Adorned with jagged peaks, deep …

National Parks