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How to Turn a Pumpkin Into a Keg

Beer O'lantern? Pumkeg? Who cares, this is great.<p>As the seasons change, it's time to leave our days of hosting summer BBQs behind for bigger and better fall-themed parties. But if you went all out this summer—we're talking watermelon kegs and big batch Jell-O shots—you're probably looking for a way …

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

Korean War

Honda underreported 1,729 deaths and injuries

Honda failed to report 1,729 serious accidents resulting in injuries or deaths to U.S. safety regulators.<p>The company knew about the accidents that took place between 2003 and 2014, but blamed data entry and computer programming errors for the failure in a regulatory filing Monday.<p>Automakers are …

'Interstellar' Animators Made A Physics Breakthrough While Creating A Black Hole For The Movie

The movie-making business has, unintentionally, helped make something more: a scientific discovery. One that you can experience first-hand in the film "Interstellar," coming out in US theaters everywhere on Friday, Nov. 7.<p>In the film, a crew of explorers travel through a wormhole to reach distant …

A Liberian Doctor Comes Up With His Own Ebola Regimen

Dr. Gabriel Logan is a bundle of energy. Wearing a yellow dress shirt untucked from his slacks, he races around the Liberian government hospital compound in Tubmanburg, north of the capital, Monrovia.<p>He also moves fast on the medical front, experimenting with his own idea of treatment for Ebola …

I Was Hunted by Wolves in The Long Dark

Surviving the night is its own challenge.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The fire is out, and my food is gone. I could leave my cabin to forage for wood, but the …

10 Scientific Images That Changed How We Looked at the World

The most important images in history<p>Whether it was a drawing or photograph, these images changed the course of human understanding, and science itself, forever.

Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

The Kinks, “Death of a Clown” (1967)<p>Guitarist Dave Davies wrote and sang some of the Kinks' most affecting tunes, but lead vocals on singles almost …

Music

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert: America’s Anchors

I thought Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert might be a little nervous to meet with me. I was the real news commentator, after all, and they were the …

Comedy

The War On Drugs - Red Eyes

Drugs

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Bitcoin exec busted in Silk Road deal

<b>(ppart via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>CEO of a Bitcoin exchange charged with trying to sell the digital currency to Silk Road users<p>Natasha Lennard<p>January 27, 2014 5:51pm (UTC)<p>Charlie Shrem, the CEO of an exchange for Bitcoin, was arrested by federal authorities on Sunday in a money laundering bust, which …

Clear majority favors legal marijuana, new Gallup poll shows

Americans who believe marijuana should remain illegal are now in the minority, according to new poll numbers released Tuesday.<p>For the first time ever in a Gallup poll, a clear majority of the country – 58 percent – say that pot should be legalized. That figure represents an increase of 10 …

Deep Web Users Are Ready To Launch Silk Road 2.0

In an interesting post-mortem release by the creators of the defunct anonymous marketplace Atlantis there is information that the former admins and users of the Silk Road are planning to resurrect the service. User RR writes: “We have SilkRoad v2.0 ready to launch and is now in its final testing …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley