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With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Televisions

Jailbreak allows all 14 million Nintendo Switch consoles to run custom apps & games

Nintendo has experienced almost nothing but major success over the last year or so. The release of the Switch has skyrocketed the company back to where it should be in the home console space and the NES/SNES Classic Edition hardware has been one of the hottest products (barely) on store shelves. …

Gaming

Coho, crappie, bass, you name it: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Well, well, well, a little weather break goes a long way when it comes to spring fishing finally, truly, arriving for this sprawling raw-file Midwest …

Fishing

Love-triangle ends in murder-suicide when wife ambushes romantic rival: cops

A Pennsylvania wife allegedly shot a woman she believed was having an affair with her husband in an ambush that ended in a murder-suicide, police …

Crime

Here's How Professional Athletes Beat Marijuana Drug Tests

Marijuana use is banned in most sports, and yet it's widely known that many top athletes are avid cannabis users. But how do these athletes get away …

Cannabis

The Mystery of the 'Dog Suicide' Bridge

Overtoun Bridge in Scotland is kind of like the Bermuda Triangle of bridges, specifically for dogs with a death wish.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>"I've walked the bridge," says Jenna, 20, from Glasgow. "The first time I reached a point, and it was as if the air got thinner and my …

Pets

This story about a Black kid getting arrested for yodeling in Walmart is fake news

As soon as Mason Ramsey—colloquially known as the “yodeling Walmart kid”—went viral for his brilliant yodeling rendition of Hank Williams’ “Lovesick …

Yodeling

These strange-but-true fishing tales will amaze you

Anglers are well-known for exaggerating the facts about their catches. They might fudge a bit when describing a fish’s length and weight. …

Fishing

There's more to anchoring than just throwing it over the side

CLOSE<p>Maryland Coastal Bays hosted its 9th Annual Earth Day event. Encouraging people to come out and help clean up the beaches.<p>Anchoring a boat can …

Sailing

Snake, big muskies, trout streams, turkeys gobbling: Notes, Chicago outdoors

Notes from around Chicago outdoors.<p><b>FIELD NOTES</b><p><b>WILD OF THE WEEK</b><p><b>Brian Konet</b> thought he had found a Graham crayfish snake at Lemont Quarries. Illinois …

Coast Guard

Trout, walleye, coho, hope for spring: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report

Spring fishing comes in, OK kinda herky-jerky with the variable weather, but spring does come for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.<p>Take …

Fishing

Are Mississippi River fish safe to eat? It depends: report | NOLA.com

Many New Orleanians have no qualms about pulling fish out of the Mississippi River, which is infamous for its mix of dirty inflows - from farms, …

New Orleans

2 Lures Everyone Can Catch a Bass With

Mike Iaconelli’s lure inventory matches his personality—wide-ranging and colorful. Yet, when asked what two lures he thinks anybody can catch a bass …

Fishing

Google futurist and director of engineering: Basic income will spread worldwide by the 2030s

As it becomes apparent that artificial intelligence will replace ever-more jobs in the coming years, a growing number of politicians, nonprofits, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have started thinking about how we'll cope with a world in which not everyone can — or needs to — work.<p>Basic income …

Singularity

Geeky Gadgets Deals Of The Week 14th April 2018

We have had some really awesome deals in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store this week, so it is time for our weekly round up of this weeks most popular …

Gear & Gadgets

Black Teen Who Missed Bus to School, Gets Shot At While Trying to Ask for Directions

A 14-year-old boy nearly lost his life after being shot at while trying to stop at a home in Rochester Hills, Mich. to ask for directions to …

Crime

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

Trump Thought He’d Picked His Perfect U.S. Attorney in Geoffrey Berman. He Was Very Wrong.

For the Michael Cohen raid, Rosenstein, filling in for Sessions, gave the go-ahead to Khuzami, filling in for Berman. All four are …

Corruption

Why Killer Mike is right: African Americans should own guns

Last month, hip-hop artist Killer Mike used an interview conducted by the National Rifle Association’s media arm, NRATV, to advocate for black gun ownership, chiding members of his community for being “lackeys” of the white gun-control movement. The interview prompted fierce social media blowback. …

Guns

Dear White People: If a Memorial Dedicated to Lynchings of Black People Makes You Uncomfortable, Good

On April 26 of this year, the Equal Justice Initiative will open both a memorial and museum in Montgomery, Ala., dedicated to the victims of lynching …

Black History

Best Smartphone 2018: The best handset for every budget

<i>This is why you should trust our list of the best phones:</i><p><b>We’ve reviewed thousands of smartphones since we launched back in 2003, so it’s safe to say</b> …

Phones

5 Ways You’re Killing Your Smartphone Battery (Without Even Realizing it)

And here's the thing: It means your phone is going from fully charged to having no battery power left at all incredibly quickly.<p>Updating your …

Gear & Gadgets

Michigan fish farm inks deal with Meijer to sell rainbow trout at all 235 stores

Indian Brook Trout Farm expects to sell half of its 300,000 pounds of rainbow trout raised per year to Meijer.

Aquaculture

Lake Elsinore Is Reeling In the Anglers: Hot Bites On Local Lake

The city says their efforts to stock up have paid off, as anglers are pulling out impressive sport fish every day in Lake Elsinore.<p>LAKE ELSINORE, CA …

Fishing

Monsters in the Depths: Mackinaw Lake Trout

<b>Crescent Lake sits nestled in the mountains between Klamath Falls and Bend Oregon.</b> Anglers from around the region flock to the lake year round for …

Fishing

Tiger Fishing

Conventional Tiger Fishing in Lake Jozini<p><b>Lake Jozini</b><p>Lake Jozini is the third largest lake in South Africa and is the southernmost home of the tiger …

Fishing

The Time WWII Soldiers Used a Grenade Launcher To Go Fishing

Whatever works, guys.<p>Here's one way to cast your fishing line a little further.<p>Guns.com dug up an oldie from the Popular Mechanics archive in which we covered some seriously ingenious WWII airmen. These guys stationed in the Pacific used their grenade launcher to blast a baited hook and fishing …

Fishing

Tenkara Fishing Rods

Lots of guys out there want to try fly fishing, but are often discouraged from giving it a shot by the difficult-to-learn technique and expensive …

Fishing

Julian Cundiff shares his top spring carp tips

Who better to inspire you for action now with spring carp tips than Julian Cundiff? Here Jules shares his top seasonal tips gleaned through many …

Fishing

The Craziest of Worms | New York State IPM Program

They sound kind of cute, right? “Crazy worms” that could actually amuse you? Gyrating in a box of soil, say, sort of like disco dancers? (I’m showing …

Gardening