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13 Ways Public Schools Incubate Mental Instability In Kids

Why doesn’t anyone investigate the toxic effects of today’s bureaucrat-run mega-schools in the wake of a school shooting? It’s high time we place a …

Education

Anti-Gun Reporter Spent Months Researching Case for Gun Control — No One Expected Her Final Results

Leah Libresco is a former writer for the data site FiveThirtyEight.<p>She is a self-described anti-gun advocate. She does not own a firearm. Libresco …

Guns

Introverts Hate Being in Charge, But They're Pretty Good at It

Introverts actually tend to outperform extroverts in several leadership situations.<p>Introverts often don't think they will enjoy leadership roles and so are less likely to go for the top job, new research finds. In fact, introverts in our study thought they would be worried and distressed in …

Psychology

Why police shoot to kill

<b>(CNN) —</b> Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force.<p>This time it happened on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta, where Scout Schultz, 21, a fourth-year computer engineering major, was shot and killed Sunday after …

Law Enforcement

How Tanks Defend Themselves from Rockets and Missiles

Active protection systems combine radar, interceptors to destroy incoming threats.<p>As large, fast-moving, and heavily armed behemoths, tanks are the primary offensive weapon of modern armies. And for the past 100 years, engineers have been locked in an arms race to protect their own tanks and kill …

10+ Hilarious Yearbook Quotes That Are Impossible Not To Laugh At

When it comes to yearbooks and writing that little quote next to your photo, it can be tough. It's just not always that easy to think of a quote for …

Giant Pandas

Wrestle Your Whiskers into Shape with the Best Beard Combs

If you comb your hair, why not your beard? Even the highest-quality beard products can’t groom your whiskers the way a beard comb can. Oils and balms …

Men's Fashion

New Navy Robot Could Kill You, Wears Cute Dog Tags

How many times have we talked about the terrifying future modern robots will surely usher in? Too many. And it’s about to get worse.<p>Meet the MUTT or …

Law Enforcement

This Warhammer 40,000 Animated Short Series Is Unbelievably Gorgeous

Not only is this fan-made short series really well edited and put together, it’s got an art style quite unlike anything you’ve seen before from the …

What To Do When Your Internet Is Busted

How to get back online as quickly as possible.<p>So your internet has stopped working, leaving you without those news updates, social media pings, and streaming video shows you've grown accustomed to. Take a deep breath. Fortunately you must still have <i>some</i> way to tap into the information superhighway, …

Cool Stuff

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

14 minutes ago<p>The first edition of the seven-round Redskins mock draft.<p>19 minutes ago<p>The former Panthers lineman is now coaching the Buccaneers' …

At Last, a Crucial Fact About the Age of Knights Can Be Revealed (Hilariously)

Sure, you think you know medieval history. But Jake Mahaffy’s <i>A.D. 1363, the End of Chivalry</i> offers an illuminating glimpse at the precise moment …

Boston Dynamics has been using its robot ‘dog’ to deliver packages in Boston

A robot is already as good as a human worker (for certain tasks) about two-thirds of the time.<p>Though Boston Dynamics has been building impressive — albeit often terrifying — legged robots for decades, the company hasn’t had much traction finding commercial applications for its agile machinery.<p>Its …

Robotics
Archaeology

Husband Texts Wife Pictures Of An Accident At Home, And Now She’s Going To Kill Him

When a dad recently texted his wife to ask if they could reschedule the family photo shoot, she was naturally a little worried. Her apprehension only …

The New War for the Planet of the Apes Trailer Sets Up the Future We All Know Is Coming

<i>War for the Planet of the Apes</i> is a movie that is very aware that the story it’s telling is the creation myth of 1968's <i>Planet of the Apes.</i> And in …

A UK entrepreneur takes flight by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs

A YouTube collection of grainy video clips highlights the progress Gravity founder Richard Browning has made toward his outlandish dream over the past year. Each seems more terrifying than the last, with multiple jet engines attached to his limbs in various configurations, as he hovers a few feet …

Engines

Watch the world's first ever monster truck front flip. You know you'll love it.

Even if you don't care about monster truck culture, you've got to admit: watching a big truck flip in the air is pretty damn awesome.<p>Monster truck …

Trump had fun in an 18-wheeler but we're having more fun in this Photoshop battle

The compromising positions Trump puts himself in may be the only light-hearted thread we can pull from his presidency.<p>On Thursday, Trump invited the …

Mad Max

Fixing the Power Grid through Open Markets and New Technologies

The electric power system makes our modern, mobile, information-age economy possible. But it is organized in much the same way it was in 1884, when …

Emerging Technology

Would Trump’s ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Effort Really Help Protect Police?

President Trump earlier this month announced a new effort to impose harsh penalties on people who hurt or kill police officers. But even some former …

Law Enforcement