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Elon Musk Is Worried That WWIII Will Stop Him Getting to Mars

Elon Musk, a billionaire Bond villain who wants to nuke Mars, revealed in a recent interview that he’s worried a third World War might mess up his …

Watch John Oliver's Hilarious Holiday Re-Gifting Tips

"At some point this month, you will unwrap a present that induces the sort of jaw-dropping disappointment that one normally associates with the term …

10 movies that cleverly hid spoilers at the beginning of the movie

It’s called foreshadowing! But also in today’s super plot sensitive culture and measly minute time limit on not knowing what happened on what movie …

Take a Rare Look Inside One of Japan’s Last Vintage Love Hotels

Dim lights adorn the rooms of Hotel Fuki – one of the last remaining love hotels in Osaka whereby call girls are chosen and rooms are hired by the …

Blowback -- the Washington War Party's Folly Comes Home to Roost

Exactly 26 years ago last week, peace was breaking out in a manner that the world had not experienced since June 1914. The Berlin Wall—the symbol of a century of state tyranny, grotesque mass warfare and the nuclear sword of Damocles hanging over the planet—had come tumbling down on November 9, …

Middle East

2 Simple Turkey Improvements

Here's a simple thing you can do to improve your turkey. Throw out your roasting rack. It's time to kill this old tradition whether you are cooking indoors or outdoors, whether you are roasting a turkey or prime rib.<p>The traditional roasting configuration is a U- or V-shaped wire rack that sits in a …

BBQ

Are You Too Proud To Be Rich? When Uber Drivers Make More Than Most Uber Employees

Recently, I, along with several other drivers met with<b></b> <b>Uber’s</b> marketing and operations team in their offices for being the Bay Area’s top referrers. …

Startups

We Shall Remember

My name is Louis Amore, and I’m a 42-year-old photographer based in London, England. I have been a professional photographer for the past 6 years, …

Remembrance Day

The women who fought to be war correspondents

Photojournalist Dickey Chapelle was wearing combat boots, a bush hat and her signature pearl earrings when she was hit by shrapnel from a Viet Cong land mine near Chu Lai Air Base on Nov. 4, 1965. She was the first female American war correspondent to be killed in action. "When I die, I want it to …

Viral Reddit theory posits Jar Jar Binks is Jedi master, biggest 'Star Wars' villain

Queen Amidala, played by Natalie Portman, stares at a cityscape of the galactic capital Coruscant in this scene from "Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace." Jar Jar Binks, right, comforts the queen in the George Lucas film opening May 19, 1999.<p>In a "Star Wars" conspiracy theory gone viral, a …

Star Wars

Stephen Hawking’s worst nightmare, golem 2.0

In a recent interview, physicist Stephen Hawking, PhD, said he was deeply concerned for the future of humanity. The cause is artificial intelligence, …

Artificial Intelligence

Patrick Stewart Wishes You a Merry Christmas in CHRISTMAS EVE Trailer

Weird Object: Milky Way Antimatter Fountain

In 1928, the shy, brilliant physicist Paul Dirac predicted the existence of antimatter. When it was actually discovered 7 years later, Dirac should …

13 Tricks for Organizing Your Chaotic Linen Closet

The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).<p>The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).

Red Hat

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

DIY Scotch Tasting Party

Plenty of blended Scotch can be enjoyed casually, whether on the rocks or in cocktails. Some well-to-do heretics might even use particular single …

Scotch Whisky

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

Hiking

How to Organize Your Kid's Bedroom to Help Them Sleep Soundly

Getting a good night's rest is so important, especially as we move full force into the school year. But could your child's bedroom be doing more harm …

8 Ways to Write and Finish a Work of Fiction

Like any endeavor, writing a work of fiction requires learning how to manage those nagging self-doubts each time you sit at a computer and think to yourself, "I can't write!"<p>Writers are notorious for getting stuck in their own heads which often causes them to give up. Starting a work of fiction …

Creative Writing

Watch a Hypnotic, Hilarious Homemade Ad For a Used Truck Nobody Will Ever Buy

This baby is priced to move. Unfortunately it needs a new battery first.<p>Full disclosure is important, even if it’s to your detriment.<p>Once, when I was apartment-hunting, a broker paused just before we crossed the threshold to let me know a tiny detail about the apartment. It seems its owner had left …

Tajikistan creates planet, names it after self

A central asian nation may have no easy path to the sea, but its future among the stars is assured—at least in its dreams.<p>Tajikistan's state new …

Outrageous Acts of Thinking: The Misuse of Science

I met an installation artist at a dinner party a couple of months ago. When she asked what I did, I told her I was a physicist.<p>"I love physicists," she gushed. "I work with a tribe in the Amazon and they are more quantum mechanical than us."<p>"What do you mean?" I asked.<p>"Quantum mechanical, you …

Critical Thinking

He Took A Needle And Thread And Made Something You Use Every Day

They say you should never judge a book by its cover -- but I can't help it! If you're like me, you've always appreciated the art of a quality …

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

6 All-Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make at Home

Last year, I had to clear out all our kitchen cabinets to prep for a renovation. This taught me a few things:<p><i>There is no way I’m going to use up all my ground coriander before I die.</i>• <i><br>I have one of those cornbread pans that makes little loaves that look like ears of corn! Who knew?</i>• <b><br>I buy way, WAY too</b> …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

Self-improvement

The harrowing story of how World War II turned the US Army Rangers into one of the world's most elite fighting forces

June 19, 1942, is not a familiar date to most. But members of the Army's elite 75th Ranger Regiment know it well. It's the date of activation of the 1st Ranger Battalion, under the command of Lt. Col. William Darby.<p>Colloquially known as "Darby's Rangers," 1st Battalion and several subsequent Ranger …

Military