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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

Sarah Sanders just made a hugely offensive allegation against the media

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders isn't a big fan of the media.<p>Which is, of course, her right. The relationship between any White House and any press corps tasked with covering that White House is almost always fraught and fractious.<p>But, on Monday, Sanders made an accusation that …

Donald Trump

I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.

“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” Or, “Congratulations, it’s a girl!”<p>As a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, that’s how many of my patient relationships …

Media shows why it’s so mistrusted after falsified Trump fish-feeding ‘story’

It happened again — major media outlets and reporters getting caught red-handed misleading the public.<p>And in this case, it was all over arguably the …

Revealed: male rape used systematically in Libya as instrument of war

Videos and testimony expose brutal tactics used by several factions in fractured country<p>Warning: graphic information in this report may upset some readers<p>Male rape is being used systematically in Libya as an instrument of war and political domination by rival factions, according to multiple …

Black man attacked by white supremacists in Charlottesville faces felony charge

The black man beaten in a Charlottesville parking garage by white supremacists after a “Unite the Right” rally has been charged with a crime in connection with the incident, even as police arrested a third person accused of kicking him to the ground and pummeling him.<p>A local magistrate issued an …

Rights & Freedoms

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Home Improvement

The media doesn't understand guns -- and doesn't want to

The American political left and mainstream media pundits at large do not understand guns. They are not educated about them and they refuse to learn about them. They could not tell you the difference between an automatic or semi-automatic firearm. They don’t understand what a suppressor does or does …

Guns

The truth about the gender wage gap

Nearly 10,000 people graduated with MBAs from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business between 1990 and 2006.<p>In 2009, three economists decided to <b>study</b> a quarter of those graduates. They asked a detailed set of questions about the jobs they’d held since graduation, how many hours they …

Why did Hillary Clinton endorse this terrible media startup?

After Hillary Clinton’s shock election defeat last year, the left began a prolonged period of soul-searching. It thought about the nature of Internet filter bubbles, and why its message ceased to resonate with white working-class voters, which once was a core part of the Democratic base. It swore …

Making Sense of the Violence in Charlottesville

Was the white-nationalist march better understood as a departure from America’s traditional values, or viewed in the context of its history?<p>Broad swaths of the American public repudiated the white nationalists who marched in Charlottesville and President Trump’s response to them. But even in their …

Rights & Freedoms

Upcoming Horror Game Looks Cool, Makes Me Wanna Ralph

'State of Decay 2' forces you to pick who becomes zombie food

<i>State of Decay 2</i> wants you to decide who lives or dies -- and deal with whatever happens next. The sequel aims to double down on what made the 2013 original work: a more sophisticated game world, and both more elaborate skill trees and settlements, whether that's medical facilities or just better …

Electrons flowing like liquid in graphene start a new wave of physics

A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene.

Nanotech

Trump again blames ‘both sides’ in Charlottesville, says some counterprotesters were ‘very, very violent’

President Trump declared Tuesday that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many injured.<p>Speaking at Trump Tower in Manhattan, the president called the events of Saturday at the “Unite …

Rights & Freedoms

ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction amid backlash

ESPN apologized on Tuesday after one of its networks aired a fantasy football auction segment this week that social media critics derided for its resemblance to a slave auction.<p>“Auction drafts are a common part of fantasy football, and ESPN’s segments replicated an auction draft with a diverse …

Fantasy Football

US ISPs could soon monitor your ‘secret’ porn viewing habits

When I heard last week that Congress had voted to repeal restrictions that would’ve prohibited internet service providers (ISPs) from monitoring and selling users’ browsing histories, locations, app usage, identifying information, and more to whomever was buying, I wasn’t too bothered by the news. …

Privacy

This Swarm Of Little Robots Is A Totally New Kind Of Interface

They’re called Zooids, and they could replace many of the screens in your life.<p>Can you imagine a world in which a fleet of tiny robots roam around your house, cleaning and fussing over your home for you?<p>Meet the Zooids. The centerpiece of a research project at Stanford University’s Shape Lab, …

Watch out, Skype! We tried Discord’s new video chat, and it’s awesome

In Redmond, Washington, a banshee was heard keening in the night. This morning, a somber quiet fell upon the Skype offices in Luxembourg. A chill …

Apps

Portland's sanctuary policies to blame for horrific rapes, says GOP leader

Portland's reckless sanctuary city policy is to blame for the rape of two women by a man deported 20 times, Oregon's top Republican official told Fox News Monday.<p>State GOP chairman Bill Currier told "Fox & Friends" that Sergio Martinez, who was last detained in December but promptly released, …

Crime

Why the Middle East Hated Obama But Loves Trump

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, fresh from a summit with Trump, explains a region in turmoil.<p>Russia won in Syria thanks to President Barack Obama’s inaction. The Middle East unraveling of the past decade is due in no small part to America not listening to her allies in the region. Never mind …

Middle East

What made 17th-century England so unbearable that thousands risked the voyage to America?

<b>Tim Smith-Laing reviews Emigrants: Why the English Sailed to the New World by James Evans</b><p>With all the political focus on immigration to these shores, it is easy to forget that anyone ever leaves Britain. But they do. Last year the Office for National Statistics recorded the emigration of 128,000 …

Little Ice Age

Here's What That Sperm Concentration Study Actually Means For Humans

It's not great news.<p>Scientists have conducted the first large scale systematic review of sperm count and quality and were 'shocked' at what they …

How a YouTube Video of Bouncy Balls on a Hot Pan Led to a Weird Physics Discovery

Squeee!<p>It all started when a Ukrainian programmer and aspiring rapper dropped a handful of hydrogel balls on his piping-hot pancake griddle.<p>The …

Viral

YouTuber who exposed ethical diamond scam is now being sued

Jacob Avital, the YouTuber who brought the Brilliant Earth diamond scam to the forefront of our collective attention earlier this year, is now being sued in a New York Court. Avital, who you may know as Jacob Worth, was one of the sources in our own Brilliant Earth exposé back in May — and one of …

Internet

Nioh Just Added A Feature That Should Be In All Loot Games

Why Not Being Popular in High School Is a GOOD Thing

“Researchers followed teens for over a decade after high school.”<p>Imagine you had one million Instagram followers. Every post liked by thousands. Every selfie flooded with compliments. Imagine if every idea you ever posted on social media inspired others, and people all over the world looked up to …

Controversial Theory Says Life on Earth Began on Land, Not Sea

Where did the primordial soup start cooking?<p>By on<p>Filed Under Animals, Biology, Deep sea, History & Rock<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Everyone …

The identity of the Doom marine has finally been revealed

You won’t believe the sexy, sexy secret behind one of gaming’s hunks<p>So who is the model on the cover of the original <i>Doom</i> video game? Was this even a question we were asking ourselves?<p>Regardless of your interest level, we now have an answer, and it’s kind of a neat story.<p>Legendary game developer …