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Lone Star Crazy: How Right-Wing Extremists Took Over Texas

Jimmy Smith’s ranch sits on the Texas side of the Texas-Oklahoma border, in a little town called Burkburnett, named after a wolf-hunting buddy of …

2000 Year Old Computer, The Antikythera Mechanism - Jaw Dropping new Imagery | Alternative

<b>Story Views</b><p>I thought my capacity for sheer jaw-dropping amazement at the Antikythera mechanism had been well and truly exhausted – until last night. …

Giant Underwater Obelisks Or Towers Discovered At The Exact Opposite Side From The Great Pyramid

Some researchers claiming that ancient pyramids, megalithic sites and obelisks are still active receiving power from a variety of sources, including …

Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Proof Is in the Pot: Legal Weed Gives Colorado Business a Boost

When it comes to Colorado's companies, some early indicators on the state's pot experiment are surprising--and surprisingly positive.<p>New Year's Day 2014 was the first day Colorado allowed licensed vendors to sell marijuana to anyone 21 years or older, making buying a bag of pot virtually the same …

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The Pros and Cons of a Roth 401k

This year, my employer started offering a Roth 401k for the first time. Although they've been around for a couple of years, only recently have more …

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Schoolboy Q Concert Shooting Likely Not Random, Police Say

Thursday night’s shooting outside Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre was likely not just a random act of violence, police officials said on Saturday, …

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Safeguarding Giraffe Populations From Extinction in East Africa

Changing Planet<p>Masai giraffe, Tanzania (Courtesy of Wild Nature Institute)<p>It is amazing that the tallest and arguably most elegant mammal on Earth has been so overlooked and understudied by the scientific and conservation community to date. Considering the precipitous decline of giraffe populations …

Bill Gates Just Blew Our Minds In A Single Tweet

For the past several years, China has been building stuff at a mind-blowing pace. Just how mind-blowing? Here, let's let Bill Gates put it in perspective:<p>Think about this for a second. Between 1901 and 2000, the U.S. built an entire interstate highway system, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hoover Dam …

Gun Violence Spurs Grim Industry: Bulletproof Items for Kids

Interest is spiking at companies that make bulletproof products for children.<p>Driven by the desire of parents and school districts to protect kids from shootings such as the recent tragedy at a high school near Portland, Oregon, these companies are performing a balancing act between making a profit …

The world's largest video game collection just went up for auction

Meet Michael Thomasson. He's a 41-year-old video game historian who holds the Guinness World Record for the largest video game archive. Now he wants someone else to have it. Thomasson admits that he'd rather not sell his 11,000+ game collection, which includes full catalogues for platforms …

New ‘Game of Thrones’ Language Course Teaches Fans Dothraki

It’s the gift for the <i>Game of Thrones</i> fan in your life who already has everything, plus a whole lot of time on their hands: A new conversational …

'Mario Kart 8' Is Fastest-Selling Game On Wii U, Drives Console Sales

Here’s some good news from the venerable, if beleaguered, house of Nintendo: Wii U exclusive Mario Kart 8 sold 1.2 million units over the course of its first weekend, making it the best-selling game on the strange little console so far. At Forbes, reviewer Andy Robertson had nothing but good things …

Mike D Says Beastie Boys Won't Be Making Any More Music

<i>Photo by Phil Andelman</i><p>Beastie Boys are currently involved in a legal dispute with Monster Energy Drink, who they're suing for using the group's music without permission in a promotional video. During his testimony last week, Mike D revealed something about the group's future, as NME notes via the …

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The Black Keys Extend Tour

The Black Keys will soon head on an extensive tour in support of their newest album, <i>Turn Blue</i>. Now, they've added a few more dates to a globe-spanning schedule that will feature some support by St. Vincent. Check out the full list of dates below.<p>The Black Keys:<p>06-20 Neuhausen Ob Eck, Germany - …

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McLaren P13: Coupe, Convertible, and Be-Trunked GT Versions

We’ve learned that McLaren is set to launch three different versions of its forthcoming ‘baby’ model (rendered in coupe form above), which is currently only known by the corporate code of P13.<p>While it comes as no surprise that there will be both a coupe and an open-topped Spider version, the …

How to Parallel Park

With a little geometry and a few ground rules, you can snug into just about any spot. Or, you know, you could just pull the handbrake and rip off a J-turn.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think …