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10 things under $40 that'll keep your dog warm this winter

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Owning a dog is a …

Pets

Report: The Browns Are Huge Idiots Who Didn't File Paperwork But Also Maybe Sabotaged Their Own Trade

The Bengals almost traded backup QB A.J. McCarron to the Browns Tuesday, but the deal didn’t go through. Adam Schefter reported that Cleveland had …

Football (U.S.)
Bernie Sanders

Betsy DeVos will let one company handle all federal student loans

At a time when borrowers are increasingly struggling to pay off their debts, a new monopoly is coming to federal student loans that could be challenging for the debt-holders and risky for the government.<p>The Trump administration has put its stamp on a plan to consolidate servicing of more than $1 …

Finance

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

USAF Reaper Drones Can Finally Drop GPS Guided Joint Direct Attack Munitions

After nearly a decade of service, the Air Force's MQ-9s can now employ these ubiquitous GPS-guided weapons.<p>USAF<p>After nearly a decade of service, the …

Military

This Stock-Looking VW Golf Makes 1233 HP and Runs 8s in the Quarter Mile

All-wheel drive and 64 pounds of boost make this unassuming hatchback a Bugatti-beater.<p>The Mk2 Volkswagen Golf isn't known for speed. The car was great for those who wanted a practical hatch that was fuel efficient and tossable. This particular car is rather different, because while it might look …

Volkswagen Golf

Donald Trump just gave two incredibly bizarre (and fact-free) interviews

<b>(CNN) —</b> To commemorate his 100th day in office -- a "ridiculous" marker created by the "fake news" media! -- President Donald Trump gave a series of long interviews to a variety of news outlets. And, holy cow did he talk -- and talk.<p>Let's start with Trump's interview with "Face the Nation" host …

Donald Trump

A Guy Invented Homemade Beehive To Save The Bees, And It’s Going Absolutely Viral

With the disappearance of bees continuing at an alarming rate, even city dwellers are doing their part to increase the bee population.<p>Help your local …

3D Printed Flexible Lego Tape Lets You Build Almost Anywhere (video)

LEGO builders that would like to take their building skills to different surfaces may be interested in a video published by Adafruit this month which …

Geek

My Struggle To Tame The Mighty F-14A Tomcat - The Drive

A Tomcat Pilot's Early Struggles to Tame the Mighty F-14<p>The F-14 proved to be a handful for many pilots, but for fighter pilot-in-training Paul …

San Diego

US Navy investigating a decorated SEAL who moonlights as a porn actor

The Navy is investigating a decorated SEAL who moonlights as a porn actor.<p>The Naval Special Warfare Command wants to know whether Chief Special Warfare Officer Joseph Schmidt III properly obtained permission from his commanders for outside work and whether they condoned his acting career, the San …

Wireless armband may be a headache for migraines

If you suffer from migraine headaches, then you know how awful they can be, potentially disabling their victims for up to 72 hours at a time. …

Migraines

Only ice can slow down the terrifying fence-climbing robot

Since the world first saw Ghost Robotics' Minitaur robot last September, our best scientists have been racking their brains, asking themselves one question: how do you escape from a robot that can climb stairs, scale fences, and open doors? Finally, after months of study, we have an answer: …

Robotics

Hope You Like Algae, Because It’s Going To Be In Everything You Eat

Easy to grow and packed with protein, these organisms may make our food system more efficient and less resource-intensive. After years of trying, food companies are poised to start an algae revolution.<p>You may have overlooked this tiny organism until now, but 2017 might very well be the year of …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

College Football

How to Build an Autocracy

The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.<p>点击这里阅读中文版本<p>It’s 2021, and President Donald Trump will shortly be sworn in for his second term. The 45th president has visibly aged over the past four years. …

Donald Trump

Life in academic poverty as an underpaid university teacher: “They just don’t want to pay”

Heartbreaking stories from the academic underclass<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>“What is education?” Ruth Wangerin asks me, when I Skype the sociology professor at her home in New York. “Is education a good for its own sake? Is it a process of weeding people out? Or is the student a …

Higher Education
Pets

Now's Your Chance to Buy a Real Humvee From Uncle Sam

You'll need a bigger garage.<p>As the military phases out the iconic Humvee, it is left with a surplus of these go-anywhere four-wheel drive vehicles that have been the backbone of the U.S. infantry for more than 30 years. Before this year they've been tough to come by for civilians. But now's your …

Adventure Travel
Wildlife

This Redubbed Supercut Of ’80s Cartoon Intros Is A Glorious Reminder Of How Completely Bonkers Your Childhood Was

Remember Saturday morning cartoons in the ’80s with their long intros (followed immediately by a commercial for breakfast cereal) and neat little character summations that got you right into the story whether you were a cartoon expert or a complete novice? Looking back, those were pretty …

New Brunswick

8 Things You Did When You Were A Kid That Parents Would Never Let Their Kids Do Today

Can you even imagine a kid doing any of these things in 2017?<p><b>1. Being used as the bait for deep-sea fishing</b>: Long gone are the days when you could …

Eggs

Clinton Throws Flash Grenade To Divert Attention From Question About Senate Voting Record

MIAMI—Surreptitiously grabbing the explosive device stashed inside her lectern and pulling its pin as soon as she heard moderator Jorge Ramos mention …

Bernie Sanders

Louis C.K. Sends Out Epic Email Annihilating Donald Trump's Candidacy

In a lengthy email he sent to fans on Saturday after a brief plug for his show "Horace and Pete," Louis C.K. took very precise aim at GOP front-runner Donald Trump, saying bluntly: "This guy is Hitler."<p>The comedian brings up Trump's well-documented racist views, his conveniently shifting opinions …

Donald Trump

Germany’s About to Switch on a Revolutionary Nuclear Fusion Machine

This thing is a monster.<p>For more than 60 years, scientists have dreamed of a clean, inexhaustible energy source in the form of nuclear fusion. And …