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Hiking the Appalachian Trail: Gear Shake-Down

So you have your backpack loaded with all the "necessary" items for your AT thru-hike. Still think you might be carrying too much? Bring your fully …

Hiking

The One Thing You Need for Great Seafood Stew

<i>Aromatic and oceanic, homemade fish stock is essential for great seafood stew. Chef Mark Sullivan shares his master recipe and three ways to use …

Seafood

These are the 10 best engines in the world

Wards Auto has released the latest edition of its annual list of best engines in the world. For 2018, the 10 winners are an eclectic bunch. There are 4-, 6-, and 8-cylinder engines, along with fuel cell, electric and hybrid drive units. This the 24th time Wards has conducted the competition to find …

Top 10

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

What Happens When a Musician Plays Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Pride and Joy” on a $25 Kids’ Guitar at Walmart

There's a maxim that says, "It's not the guitar, it's the player." And the video above bears it out.<p>In this clip, musician Clay Shelburn and his pal …

How To Make Your Own Space Buckets

The latest cultivation trend: growing lush pot plants in tiny grow chambers that anyone can build. Here’s how to make your own space …

China’s CCTV surveillance network took just 7 minutes to capture BBC reporter

It took Chinese authorities just seven minutes to locate and apprehend BBC reporter John Sudworth using its powerful network of CCTV camera and facial recognition technology.<p>This wasn’t a case of a member of the media being forcibly removed from the country. The chase was a stunt set up to …

Surveillance

1965 Sunbeam Tiger

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Shelby<p>The Sunbeam Tiger<p>The Sunbeam Tiger is one of Carroll Shelby’s most harmless looking creations, …

Classic Cars

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

Kraft Beer With Kindsey: Against The Grain

<i>It is no secret that bourbon dominates this state, but the craft beer industry is growing in Kentucky. There are locally owned breweries and</i> …

Drinking a beer can help you speak a foreign language, study says

Learning a foreign language isn’t easy. Even when vocabulary words are memorized and grammar structures are understood, it can be difficult to …

1966 Ford Mustang Coupe

This 1966 Ford Mustang is a recently refurbished coupe that was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on behalf of Brycen Newman, a San Diego …

Classic Cars

Give Your Bar the Respect It Deserves with a Raspberry Pi and Arduino Kegerator

The craft beer and homebrew scene has exploded over the past couple of decades, and there are a few reasons for this: Americans finally figured out …

Rum Barrel Pumpkin Release - 9/30/2017

Hardywood Rum Barrel Pumpkin combines the nostalgic flavors and aromas of autumn with a soul warming, blackstrap molasses laced finish that can only …

Rum

More Than 1,300 Museums Are Free This Weekend

Whether you're trying to finally beat your Dad at <i>Jeopardy!</i>, actually enjoy them, or are just looking for a way to look smart on a first date, museums …

After 250 years, Germany finally sees a bison. It's immediately killed

Conservationists are expressing outrage after an official in Germany ordered hunters to shoot the first wild bison seen in the country in more than two centuries. Calling the killing a criminal offense, the World Wildlife Fund says it will file charges against the official who gave the order, the …

Wildlife

Why some Florida residents couldn't use their solar panels after Hurricane Irma

Millions of Florida residents lost power after Hurricane Irma raged through the state. But some homeowners with solar energy installations couldn’t …

Zagat

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’

Should we be worried about the dangerous potential of artificial intelligence? Sort of, says Max Tegmark, a physicist at the Massachusetts Institute …

The Mirror Twin Who Brews ‘Twin’ Beers

According to the medical website VeryWell, mirror twins are identical twins with asymmetrical features. It’s also how Derek DeFranco, a mirror twin …

Brewpub

Is The Secret To A Healthier Microbiome Hidden In The Hadza Diet?

The words "endangered species" often conjure up images of big exotic creatures. Think elephants, leopards and polar bears.<p>But there's another of type of extinction that may be occurring, right now, inside our bodies.<p>Yes, I'm talking about the microbiome — that collection of bacteria in our …

Microbiology

Touching Death: The Turbulent Life of One of America’s Last Snake-Handling Preachers

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>The South Week</i> <i>at</i> The Ringer<i>. We’re celebrating — and reporting on — the richness of the region. You’ll find stories from all over the map,</i> …

Confederate Monuments

The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery | GQ

Some very powerful people are trying to corner the market on legal weed and turn their company into the Monsanto of marijuana. Who are they? And can they be stopped?<p>The search for the hidden forces that might soon control the marijuana industry began, as many wild journeys do, in Las Vegas. It was …

Cannabis

Facebook Figured Out My Family Secrets, And It Won't Tell Me How

Illustration: Jim Cooke/GMG, photo: Getty Rebecca Porter and I were strangers, as far as I knew. Facebook, however, thought we might be connected. …

Deciphered Ancient Tablet Reveals Babylonians' Mastery Over Mathematics

Plimpton 322—now the world’s oldest known trigonometry table. (Image: UNSW/Andrew Kelly) Australian scientists have managed to crack the code of a …

Good News for Craft Beer Lovers

By Jeremy Deaton<p>Henry David Thoreau once said that a glass of beer would "naturalize a man at once—which would make him see green, and, if he slept, …

Beer

These 4 Artisanal Mezcals Don’t Smoke Out Great Taste

New premium offerings from Mezcales de Leyenda introduce mezcals with interesting flavor profiles that are about more than smoke.<p>Boutique mezcal …

Alcohol

Despite Proven Technology, Attempts To Make Table Saws Safer Drag On

Every day, more than 10 Americans suffer amputations on what is by far the most dangerous woodworking tool: the table saw. Regulators in Washington, D.C., are moving closer to adopting a rule that would make new saws so much safer that they could prevent 99 percent of serious accidents.<p>But even …

Power Tools

Silicon Valley luminaries are busily preparing for when robots take over

Until a couple of years ago, Antonio Garcia Martinez was living the dream life: a tech-start up guy in Silicon Valley, surrounded by hip young …