Spurge Cochran

105 Flips | 12 Magazines | 18 Likes | 3 Following | @SpurgeCochran | Keep up with Spurge Cochran on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Spurge Cochran”

Ask Ethan: How Many Galaxies Have Already Disappeared From Our Perspective?

One of the biggest surprises for humanity about the Universe is that space isn’t just expanding, but that expansion is accelerating. The farther a distant galaxy is from us, the faster it appears to recede away, and that recession speed appears to speed up over time. At some point, you’d imagine, …

Iraqi Forces Sweep Into Kirkuk, Checking Kurdish Independence Drive

KIRKUK, Iraq — After weeks of threats and posturing, the Iraqi government carried out a military assault on Monday to curb the independence drive by the nation’s Kurdish minority, wresting oil fields and a contested city from separatists pushing to break away from Iraq.<p>The deadly clashes pitted two …

Call of the wild: can America’s national parks survive? | Lucy Rock

America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself<p>Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How to Spot the International Space Station with New NASA Tool

The International Space Station completes multiple orbits around Earth every day, and now you can track the space lab as it passes overhead.<p>At an …

Space Exploration

This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

Bug Out Bag Critical Supplies You Need for Bugging Out

<b>How to Pack a Bug Out Bag</b><b><br>Critical Supplies You Need for Bugging Out</b><p>by Mark Lawrence, Copyright © SecretsofSurvival.com<p>Continued Below ...<p>Related …

Jupiter's Stripes Go Deep, and Other Surprises from Juno Probe

PASADENA, Calif. — Jupiter's stripes are more than skin deep, according to observations by NASA's Juno probe, which has revealed many new surprises …

This Stove Is Downright Chivalrous

Fall is officially here. And that means a couple things.<p>For starters, someone wearing a scarf will ask you to pick apples this weekend.<p>And also: you …

Aldo Leopold Bench Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about aldo leopold bench plans. This bench is super simple to build, but surprisingly sturdy. If you like …

Woodworking

Here's How You Get a Body Like An Olympian

They have some of the best bodies in the world. Now, members of Team USA are hoping to help you transform yours.<p>“I want all the gym members to recognize that we’re all teammates, it doesn’t matter your fitness level,” Alysia Montano, a middle distance runner and seven-time U.S. Outdoor National …

Clinton, rig the election? I've been a voter fraud expert for the GOP, and it's fantasy | Jimmy Camp

Donald Trump believes he’s losing, and he doesn’t like that. Calling for ‘election observers’ to monitor the poll is the dangerous first episode in an ugly tantrum<p>Remember that kid you played checkers with (or kick-the-can, Dungeons and Dragons, Nintendo, etc, depending on your age) who would claim …

Government

Build Your Own Track Saw for Straight, Accurate Cuts

Add a DIY track saw to your woodworking arsenal and start ripping full sheets of plywood.<p>Track saws are simple, just direct drive saws attached to a track, allowing you to cut long sheets of wood in a straight line. If you try to freehand guide a circular saw along the same path, the result will …

20 Best Camping Gadgets For The Great Outdoors

Soto Pocket Torch<p>Don’t let a little wind get you down. This powerful wind-resistant burner reaches temperatures up to 2300 degrees F and features an …

The best weightlifting advice for men over 40

A popular magazine asked me to write an article on weight training for the over-40 average Joe. (It wasn’t <i>Men’s Health</i>, by the way.)<p>While I was flattered, the warm and fuzzy feeling faded once I skimmed articles on the topic in their archives.<p>Suddenly, I felt embarrassed more than anything—like I …

February 2016

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Black Holes

3tags.org is coming soon

My 12lb Baby: The Gear List - The Trek

Ahhh, everyones’ favorite post: the gear list! Here she is in all her glory! We’ve come a long way, this gear list and I. It seems like just …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

30 Crucial Skills You Need to Be an Amazing Speaker

Public speakers and business leaders must have these 30 essential skills. How many of these techniques do you have?<p>It's the business skill people dread the most--but once you get over the initial jitters, being a good public speaker really isn't that hard.<p>Like most skills, you can become competent, …

100 best hikes in America's national parks revealed in new book from Backpacker magazine

Three great things about hiking in a national park: fresh air and your own two feet. Now a new book from Backpacker magazine can guide you to finding the best trails.<p>"Backpacker: The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes," a new book by Ted Alvarez, the magazine's Northwest editor, offers …

National Parks

14 Easy Yoga Positions That'll Help You Lose Weight Quickly

• 18.6Kshares<br>• Share<br>• WhatsApp<br>• Email<p>Yoga, the complete exercise.<p>Yoga is seen globally as a physical fitness solution but in India its much more than that. …

Marinate Your Feta and Never Look Back

You haven't lived till you've marinated your cheese.<p>The quality of your cheese-eating life hasn't reached its full potential. It's time to start marinating your feta. Food director <b>Carla Lalli Music</b> always keeps a few Mason jars of the stuff in her home fridge to have on hand whenever she wants to …

The Ultimate Fat-Frying Tabata Workout

These high-intensity interval workouts are popular in gyms around the world. Here’s how you can use them at home to shrink your belly<p>Tabatas. The word strikes fear into the hearts of fitness enthusiasts around the world.<p>But the 4-minute, high-intensity interval workouts named after Japanese …

Parade of East Pacific storms to affect all of California as subtropical jet strengthens

Relatively dry conditions persist in Southern California; Sierra Nevada snowfall best in years Relatively little has changed since my last update, …

ABC: The Art of Blending Coffee

Inside the Starbucks® cupping room<p>Blending world-class coffees together opens the door to create flavors and experiences unlike anything else. Andrew …

Dell put a security hole in your laptop: here's how to fix it

Dell has admitted that several models of recently shipped computers contain a serious security vulnerability of its own making. The computer giant …

The 60-Day Reset Diet That Cleared My Skin, Boosted My Energy & Changed My Life

As a functional medicine practitioner, my job is to uncover the root issues of chronic health problems and coach my patients into well-being.<p>But as …

Nutrition