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Gifts for the Obsessed Gearhead

Skiers, tinkerers, snowshoers, and chefs....These are the winter splurges they want.<p>Oru Kayak Bay ST Patagonia Edition Kayak ($1,599)<p>One of our favorite watercraft ever made, this limited edition version of the Oru Bay ST is hand painted by artist and adventurer Rachel Pohl and depicts the rugged …

How Smoking Weed Changes Your Brain

Prepare to get your mellow harshed<p>Compared to other illicit drugs, weed seems relatively safe. It can be purchased legally in 29 states and has far …

Cut your grocery bill — without clipping coupons

When Andrew Daniels shops for food for his family, which includes two young children, he adds as many discounts as he can on top of one another. After planning meals for the week, he heads to the grocery store, where he looks for marked-down items that freeze well, such as ground beef. Then, he …

Personal Finance

Pancake Bake with Cinnamon Streusel Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Pancakes: Stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Whisk together buttermilk …

The startup behind chewable coffee is launching a performance-enhancing 'superhuman fuel' — we gave it a try

About 13 years ago, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) asked the scientific community to create a food that soldiers could take onto the battlefield. The agency, which has been tasked with building breakthrough technologies for the US military, wanted to improve troops' physical …

University of Oxford

This Insect's Camouflage Could Teach Us How to Make an Invisibility Cloak

Or at least a really cool light-absorbing material.<p>The microparticles that leafhopper insects sweat out not only repel water from their wings, but …

Nanotech

Pharmacist murdered his father with lethal fruit smoothie then said it was assisted suicide, court hears

A respected pharmacist murdered his elderly father with a lethal fruit smoothie laced with morphine then claimed it was assisted suicide, a court heard.<p>Bipin Desai watched Manchester United play in a Champion's League match on television before pouring a highly-concentrated dose of the painkiller …

Bernie Sanders warns of 'international oligarchy' after Paradise Papers leak

US senator warned that leak of documents exposing offshore tax havens show ‘rapid movement’ toward a group of billionaires controlling the global economy<p>Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an “international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted …

Bernie Sanders

The Happy Camper: Complete Guide to Winter Camping

<b>My latest book was just released:</b> <i>Complete Guide to Winter Camping</i>. It’s book number 16 for me. I’m quite thrilled about it all; even more so since …

Canelés de Bordeaux Recipe

"These crispy French custard cakes are traditionally baked in special fluted molds, but the molds were no longer available in my local shop. So I …

We Can't Stop Watching This Two-In-One Engagement Ring In Action

As ridiculous as it may sound, I can't imagine settling on just one engagement or wedding ring. As a trend-driven person, I like to change up my look …

Ingenious new sewage treatment system generates electricity and clean water

We have a long ways to go towards a truly sustainable future. But a device called the NEWgenerator may help us get there by generating two of our …

Ted Cruz accidentally explained America’s gun problem in one sentence

He made the case for gun control while trying to argue against it.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday threw out the typical conservative talking points following the mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, arguing not to politicize the shooting and making some claims about “a good guy with …

Bottoms Up! Paris Opens a Nudist Restaurant

If you’re a messy eater, you might want to avoid ordering the soup at one of Paris’s newest restaurants.<p>The City of Lights has opened O’Naturel, a …

20 No-Bake Chocolate Desserts You Can Make in Your Dorm

Don't cry because you can't use an oven. Cry because you'll have to share these recipes with your roommates.<p>November 06, 2017<p>Dorm life is hard. You …

Man Jailed for Hiring Sex Workers to Strip on His Neighbor’s Porch More Than 100 Times

A man in Nebraska was sentenced to four years in prison after allegedly hiring sex workers to strip on his neighbors’s porch almost 30 times a year — …

Crime

This Funny Gadget Completely Changed My Cleaning Routine

No one hates cleaning the floors more than I do. It's super time consuming, my back hurts by the end of it, and the results are fleeting. Dust and …

How to Read a Barometer

Use Rising and Falling Air Pressure to Predict the Weather<p>A barometer is a device that reads atmospheric pressure. It is used to predict the weather …

Can Sapphire Crystals Capture Exotic Dark Matter?

Physicists often build experiments looking for a specific <i>something</i>. Maybe that something consists of dark matter, new kinds of particles, or new ways …

This Is Why Trump Wants Saudi Arabia To List Its Oil Company On The New York Stock Exchange

7:03 PM 11/06/2017<p>President Donald Trump wants Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company to place its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York …

Do I Need Rental Car Insurance?

There's a good chance you already have rental car coverage from existing policies or credit cards -- but in some situations, buying the insurance …

Health Care

What’s Old is New Again with These Four Retro Hiking Boots

When we imagine hiking boots, we picture a full-grain leather (or suede) upper, fat rubber outsoles, and D-ring hardware with classic red laces woven …

You Might Want to Rethink Using the Kettle in Your Hotel Room

Boiling yourself a cup of tea can be a relaxing way to unwind in your hotel room, but you might want to think twice about using the kettle: Some …

Camping rough: The best off-road campers from the Australian 4x4 Outdoors Expo

Patriot Campers tires you out and puts a pillow under your head<p>We last saw Patriot Campers a few months ago at Overland Expo in the US, where it's …

How to see all the terrifying things Google knows about you

We have come to accept that the technology we interact with on a daily basis is tracking and recording our every move.<p>Your iPhone knows everywhere you've been, Google Maps is always tracking your location, and Facebook has built a detailed character profile of all its users.<p>By following these five …

Americans are using this 'loophole' to save more for retirement

When it comes to building your nest egg, you have more options than you may think.<p>One such savings vehicle is only getting more and more popular: a health savings account (HSA).<p>HSAs are designed for you to use to pay for qualifying health care expenses. You can contribute pre-tax money and use it …

Retirement

Living Paycheck to Paycheck on $75,000 a Year

One-third of high earners get by this way.<p>If you are struggling to save money and think that a larger paycheck is the key to solving your problems, a …

New Zealand man died after being tied to bed in Japanese hospital, says family

Kelly Savage, 27, was admitted following a manic episode, but died after 10 days in which he was reportedly restrained at the wrists, ankles and waist<p>A New Zealand man has died after allegedly being forcibly tied to a bed in a Japanese psychiatric hospital for 10 days.<p>Kelly Savage, 27, who also had …

Videos appear to show Iraqi troops killing Mosul detainees

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Human Rights Watch on Thursday condemned videos circulating on social media purportedly showing Iraqi forces killing and beating …