Kristopher Scoggin

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If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why

We all do it, and it’s probably doing damage to our friendships.<p>What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to show up when it matters — and the single easiest way to lose friends is to, well, not.<p>That sounds obvious, but a pattern I’ve observed …

Relationships

'She's Clearly Reacting to a Loss': Experts Say Killer Whale Carrying Her Dead Calf for 17 Days May Actually Be Grieving

A mother orca whale is still carrying the body of her calf 17 days after it died, in what some experts say may be an unprecedented testament to the …

Killer Whales

Downsize in Style With This Sleek Tiny Home Starting Below $38K

New Zealand–based Build Tiny launches a stylish tiny abode that can be ordered move-in ready or prepped for personalization.<p>The Buster Tiny House is the latest design from Build Tiny, a family-owned business that constructs exquisite tiny homes from their own workshop in Katikati, New …

Solar Panels

Tiny Heirloom unveils 'The Goose' — a custom tiny home with stunning interiors

Once again, the genius design team from Tiny Heirloom has unveiled another spectacular tiny home. Built on a gooseneck trailer, The Goose offers a …

Living Rooms

An electric motorcycle for $1,995 in the US – where do I sign up!?

Two-wheeled electric vehicles aren’t exactly in limited supply. There are hundreds of different electric bicycles and dozens of electric motorcycles and scooters to choose from in the US alone. However, the prices of existing options are quite delineated, with budget electric bicycles starting at …

Motorcycles

Mark Zuckerberg Said This 1 Word, Over and Over, 35 Times in a Podcast Interview. Here's What It Reveals About Facebook's Biggest Challenge

No matter what interviewer Kara Swisher asked Zuckerberg, he kept coming back to the same word.<p>What's the biggest threat to Facebook? I think we can figure out what Facebook thinks it is, and there's a big clue in the 90-minute podcast interview Mark Zuckerberg did this week with Kara Swisher, …

Mark Zuckerberg

The water in the tropical Atlantic is the coldest in decades. That may stymie hurricane season.

By Phil Klotzbach<p><i>The author, Phil Klotzbach, produces Colorado State University’s seasonal Atlantic hurricane outlooks.</i><p>Temperatures at the surface of the tropical Atlantic Ocean have become remarkably colder than normal. The cold water could have profound impacts on this year’s hurricane season, …

Weather

This giant tubular glass treehouse is a childhood dream come true

Located in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 65-foot-tall cylindrical house will feature a mature fir tree at its center.<p><i>Aibek Almassov</i><p>A staircase will wind up …

Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong | George Monbiot

In arguing for a sunset clause to the Nafta trade agreement, this odious man is exposing the corruption of liberal democracy<p>He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its …

Donald Trump

New Species of Shark Discovered in Deep Sea

The discovery of the Atlantic sixgill shark teaches us more about sharks as a whole, and could help with future conservation efforts.<p>Sharks are a mysterious, understudied group of animals. Sometimes, our fear of them prevents us from getting too close. Other times, the ocean dwellers are simply out …

E-waste recycler gets 15 month prison sentence for creating worthless backup discs

You may recognize the name Eric Lundgren. In 2017, he was all over the news for creating a $13,000 DIY electric car with a 380-plus mile range, easily besting a Tesla. Today he’s on his way to jail.<p>Lundgren has always been a tinkerer. His LA-based company specialized in managing e-waste from common …

E-waste

China mom pays dearly for husband's probe of Ivanka Trump

XIANGYANG, China (AP) — With two young children, Deng Guilian hadn't planned on going back to work. That changed after her husband was arrested while …

Trump’s lawyers tried (and probably failed) to throw out the kids’ climate lawsuit.

On Monday, a group of young people suing the U.S. government for willfully infringing on their constitutional right to a stable climate had their …

Alps bus driver died after crashing into rocks to save passengers, inquest hears

A bus driver died in a “complete inferno” after driving directly into boulders on a narrow mountain road to try to save his passengers, an inquest has heard.<p>Maurice Wrightson, 63, from Ashington in Northumberland, had been descending the precarious D211 road from the Alpe d’Huez ski resort in …

President Trump and accusations of sexual misconduct: The complete list

By Meg Kelly<p>Video editor<p><i>“Women are very special. I think it’s a very special time, a lot of things are coming out and I think that’s good for our society and I think it’s very, very good for women and I’m very happy a lot of these things are coming out. I’m very happy it’s being exposed.”</i> <b><br>—</b> …

Donald Trump

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC

When I was asked to run the Democratic Party after the Russians hacked our emails, I stumbled onto a shocking truth about the Clinton campaign.<p>Before I called Bernie Sanders, I lit a candle in my living room and put on some gospel music. I wanted to center myself for what I knew would be an …

Government

Without Priebus, Trump Is a Man Without a Party

By ousting Reince Priebus, the president is severing one of his few remaining ties to the GOP.<p>Reince Priebus looked battered. It was Monday, October 10—the morning after the final presidential debate—and our eyes met as I boarded a Southwest Airlines flight from St. Louis to Washington, D.C. It had …

Donald Trump

An eight-year-old reviews the Nintendo Switch

Finally, a video game console I can play in my room<p><i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>Last week,</i> Verge <i>t</i><i>ransportation</i> <i>e</i><i>ditor Tamara Warren sh</i><i>owed me</i> <i>a review of the Nintendo Switch by her</i> <i>eight</i><i>-year-old son Benicio. Handwritten on ruled notebook paper, the critique showed gumption, vigor, and passion. As a craven and</i> …

The $5,000 decision to get rid of my past (update)

When your games become your ghosts<p>I noticed that she started wearing a T-shirt between the shower and the bedroom.<p>That’s how these things begin. You build up a small barrier between people, and the tiny intimacies of living together fall away. You close the door when you use the restroom. You roll …

The Trump administration is doing everything it can to keep a huge climate lawsuit from going to trial

The plaintiffs in the case are 21 kids who now range in age from 9 to 20. They argue that the federal government is violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property by failing to prevent climate change despite long-held knowledge of its dangerous consequences.<p>In November 2016, a …

Trump Administration

How the DudeBros ruined everything: A totally clear-headed guide to political reality

<b>(Getty/Jeff J Mitchell)</b><p>Irritating left-wing guys have ruined democracy, apparently. Which might suggest it wasn’t doing so great before<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>March 11, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>We are without doubt in a moment of profound political crisis in the United States of America. And I know who to blame. No, …

I Went Through America’s Extreme Vetting

I’m a Syrian refugee. Trust me, it’s plenty tough.<p>I’m a Syrian refugee living in the United States. My family, which fled to Turkey in 2011 as protests against the government grew, is Muslim. And on Friday, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would have made it difficult, if not impossible …

Immigration

Solar Employs More Workers Than Coal, Oil and Natural Gas Combined

U.S. solar employs more workers than any other energy industry, including coal, oil and natural gas combined, according to the U.S. Department of …

Renewable Energy

Electrek morning green energy brief: Solar panels so cheap manufacturers losing money, Russians hacking the US grid, and more

Solar Panels now so cheap, manufacturers probably selling at a loss – I personally have seen the price of solar panels fall from $.55/W to $.35/W starting in about June of 2016 through today. That’s a 36% fall in price for the formerly most expensive component of a solar panel. The Chinese believe …

5 hidden PlayStation 4 features only power users know about

The PlayStation 4 is an incredible console, but its countless menus can be confusing, especially when all you really want to do is get in there and start playing some games.<p>Here are five hidden features that will make using your PS4 a heck of a lot easier.

PlayStation

Underwater Adventure Abzu Splashes Onto Xbox One December 6th

Gorgeous atmospheric title Abzu finally hits the Xbox One this week<p>Visually beautiful underwater adventure Abzu really impressed us back when it hit …

How To Download iNDS Emulator On iOS 10 [No Jailbreak Required]

Here's how to download and install iNDS Nintendo DS emulator on iOS 10 running iPhone or iPad. No jailbreak is required for this to work.<br>[ Continue …

Adidas is selling only 7,000 of these gorgeous shoes made from ocean waste

For a while, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans, an organization dedicated to reducing plastic waste in oceans, have collaborated on shoes made of recycled plastic from oceans.<p>Last year, they 3-D printed a prototype, with the goal of demonstrating how the industry could "rethink design and help stop …

Shoes

Trump TV launches on Facebook: live from New York, it’s the far right

To bypass the so-called liberal media, the Republican nominee launched his own ‘news program’. If they intend to compete, the hosts might want to try harder<p>“I thought there’d be snacks,” RNC strategist Sean Spicer said to the hosts of the debut installment of what the media is generously referring …

The Latest: Clinton has twice as many six-figure donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>Hillary Clinton has at least twice as many six-figure donors …