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The Spartan Way: An Introduction | The Art of Manliness

To some, the Spartans represent the ultimate warriors — fierce, fearless, liberty-loving, physically-ripped superhero-esque figures. The epitome of …

Ancient History

'Truth isn't truth': Giuliani trumps 'alternative facts' with new Orwellian outburst

When the definitive history of Donald Trump’s presidency comes to be written, many years hence, 11.02am on Sunday 19 August 2018 will surely be granted a special mention.<p>It was the moment when the phrase was coined that might be said to sum up the spirit of the Trump era: “Truth isn’t truth.”<p>Truth …

Donald Trump

Elizabeth Warren Put a Stake in the Ground. We Should Pay Close Attention.

If corporations want to be treated like people then they should be punished like them, too.<p>It is not often that you see a politician put a stake in the ground, run a big bright flag up it, and declare that this is where I stand, dammit. This is what Senator Professor Warren, a daughter of Oklahoma, …

Middle-class

Google location tracking: Turn it off for real

Google is watching you. That's what everyone says half-jokingly about the search giant, which has often been accused of Big Brother-style monitoring of your searches, voice activity and location.<p>Now it appears that even if you manually disable Google Location History, Google Maps and other apps may …

Maps

Common words that came from the Vikings

Probably you’ve never studied Conversational Viking, let alone claimed to speak it.<p>However, the language of the Vikings, Old Norse, has influenced …

Language

Trump Says White House Is No Place for Lying Lowlife from Reality Show

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (The Borowitz Report)—Blasting his former colleague Omarosa Manigault, Donald J. Trump said on Monday that “the White House is no place for a lying lowlife from a reality show.”<p>“People were impressed by Omarosa because they saw her on a TV show,” Trump told reporters from his …

Donald Trump

10 Ways to Make Money Online You May Not Have Thought Of

The internet was made for profit, not just just memes and political discourse.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s economy, most salaries just aren't enough to live on. People are getting paid less and less compared to the standard of living and rents are rising; …

Small Business

How to Customize Waze, Record Your Own Voice for Navigation

Here's how to banish Google Maps and Apple Maps in favor of Waze, and use the built-in Waze voice recorder to get driving directions from your own …

Maps

Why People Keep Falling for Socialism, Despite the Evidence

Poverty is no mystery, and it’s easily avoidable.<p>The poverty line that the Census Bureau used in 2016 for a single person was an income of $12,486 …

Morality

Harley-Davidson unveils new range of electric motorbikes and an electric bicycle

Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday its first ever electric motorcycles and an electric bicycle, in what is being seen as the most radical shakeup of the struggling company in its 115-year-history.<p>Matt Levatich, CEO of the Milwaukee-based company, said the new products were designed in response to …

Motorcycles

Brianna Lost 100 Pounds in 1 Year by Drinking This Every Single Day

After gaining 70 pounds during her pregnancy, Brianna Bernard's goal was to lose the baby weight, but she ended up losing way more! Find out how this 32-year-old mom lost 107 pounds in just one year, which inspired her to become a personal trainer and nutrition coach so she could help others become …

Weight Loss

5 Amazon obscure settings you should change now

The items we buy say a lot about our lifestyles, our finances, and our domestic lives. If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more just free two-day shipping with a Prime account.<p>With these different areas …

Amazon Echo

This start-up makes a speaker that lets you listen to music privately — without headphones

The first time I tried Noveto’s “focused sound” speaker, the whole experience felt both exciting and a little bit bizarre.<p>The start-up has created a …

Headphones

72% of Older Americans Are Sorely Misguided on Medicare

Understanding how Medicare works is a crucial step on the road to a secure retirement. Yet most older adults fall short in this regard.<p>Millions of …

Gadgets to Help You Shoot Pro-Quality Movies on Your iPhone

As directors like Steven Soderbergh and Sean Baker have shown, you can conjure movie magic with an iPhone.<p>1. Apple iPhone X<p>The dual rear cameras on …

This clever case pops open to protect your phone when you drop it

That moment when you drop your phone and everything stops. You can hear your heart beat — the buzz of the world around you is silenced — all cognition stops — you see as if in slow motion the pirouette of your $700 piece of electronics toward the cement. How will it land? Will you get lucky this …

Airbags

DARPA found a way to reinvent the wheel

Glorious news for all privates who've ever had to haul a Humvee out of a mud-filled ditch: A brand new wheel designed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency' (DARPA) could make the pain of rough terrain a thing of the past.<p>As part of the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program to …

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Let us choose to solve Israeli-Palestinian feud

I don’t know if there is anyone among us who witnessed how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict began. Yet clearly, we are all children born of a …

Walmart customer intervenes in carjacking and fatally shoots armed suspect

<b>(CNN) —</b> An armed civilian intervened and fatally shot a suspect who police said had shot two people and was attempting an armed carjacking in a Walmart parking lot in Olympia, Washington, on Sunday.<p>The civilian was praised as a hero customers including Brian Adams, who saw the dramatic …

17 Pictures That Show How Hilarious Teachers Really Are

Teachers are the greatest gift!

Your home internet isn’t as fast (or as cheap) as it should be – but we’ll show you how to fix it

Many people out there have issues with their home wireless networks, but they just deal with it instead of actually doing something about it. What’s …

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

[Interview] How Samsung Brought the Blank TV Screen to Life

<b>“Is there any way to utilize the TV when it is not in use?”</b><p>Researchers, who had previously focused only on how to improve functions of the TV when it …

Samsung

One $99 box can speed up your home internet and slash $120 off your cable bill

Want to make your cable company really angry while simultaneously making yourself really happy? One simple box can make both of those things happen. …

How To Build A High-Yield Low-Risk Portfolio Of Shares (A 12-Step Guide)

The defensive investor must confine himself to the shares of important companies with a long record of profitable operations and in strong financial …

Drugmaker to Roseanne Barr: 'Racism is not a known side effect' of Ambien

Roseanne Barr blamed sleeping pills for the racist tweet that got her ABC show canned. But after the drugmaker fired back with a snarky reply Wednesday, the comic may soon be looking to treat a burn.<p>A day after the network pulled the plug on the hit “Roseanne” reboot in response to her tweet about …

Roseanne Barr

Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Israel's F-35s reportedly saw combat in a raging Syrian air war that smashed Russian defenses

Isreal used its US-made F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet in combat in the raging air war over Syria, making it the first country to ever to do so, its military confirmed on Tuesday.<p>"The Adir planes are already operational and flying in operational missions. We are the first in the world to use …