Brett Williamson

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Pentagon’s Stunning Admission: Gov’t Has Held ‘Phony’ Ceremonies to Honor Fallen U.S. Soldiers for Years

The Pentagon has admitted that dramatic repatriation ceremonies held at a Hawaii base have been fabricated to make it appear as though flag-draped coffins holding the remains of fallen U.S. soldiers were arriving that very day from old battlefields, NBC News reported.<p>In reality, the remains had …

The Number of People Who Have Reportedly Signed Up for Obamacare Is Embarrassingly Low

Approximately 51,000 people completed Obamacare applications during healthcare.gov’s first week online, according to an exclusive report from The Daily Mail.<p>A woman looks at the HealthCare. gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama’s …

See Marco Rubio’s Comments on Jesus That Made the Crowd Erupt

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said that there is a growing intolerance of Christian beliefs and prompted a standing ovation when he declared, “I believe Jesus Christ is God.”<p>Sen. Marco Rubio R-Fla., gestures as he speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action, …

How Safe Is Your Money if the U.S. Defaults?

[<i>Editor’s note: the following is a crosspost by Jeff Cox that originally appeared on CNBC.com</i>]:<p>How safe is your money market fund amid the Washington chaos? Probably pretty safe, outside of a worst-case debt-default scenario.<p>Only if the U.S. failed to pay its bills over an extended term — say, …

Surf Photographer Captures “A Perfect Moment”

Zak Noyle, a world class surf photographer, has made his way to into our hearts already, and the photograph below only goes to show why. His …

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How Can I Outfit My Next Backpacking Trip on the Cheap?

<i>A:</i><p>Every centimeter of your pack—and each buck in your wallet—counts. Stuffing it with gear that pulls double or triple duty is one of the smartest ways to consolidate space. I picked seven of my favorite multi-purpose items that you can get for under $7. Hiking smart shouldn't break the bank.<p><b>1.</b> …

Plantar Fasciitis Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Plantar fasciitis (PF) is a painful inflammatory process of the plantar fascia, the connective tissue on the sole of the foot, that affects around 2 million Americans each year.<p>Dr. David Pierson, Chiropractic Physician, DC, CCSP, ICSSD, FICC and …

Fueling For a Marathon: Recovery

First, hydrate to replenish the fluid you’ve lost from sweating. A good rule is to drink 16 to 24 ounces for every pound you lose over the course of your run. That’s slightly more than what you sweat and pee out. Plain old water should be fine, as long as you are planning to eat something soon, …

Fueling For a Marathon: Pre-Training Meals

You’re not going to make it far if you don’t have fuel, because your body burns through its glycogen stores quickly, so it’s important to eat before a long run. A Tufts University study found that the ideal balance for a pre-run meal is 60 percent carbohydrates, 20 percent protein, and 20 percent …

How to Master the Grill

How to Grill Anything<p>We’re entering grilling season, a time to revel in the primal melange of fire, meat, and barbecue sauce.<p>If your grill skills leave you with parched pork or charred chicken, step away from the Weber and take in the following hot tips from fire masters across North America. We’ve …

Hearst Magazines

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

Duck Dynasty Star’s Passionate Anti-Abortion Speech Goes Viral: ‘What in the World Happened to Us?’

Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson is apparently <i>fiercely</i> anti-abortion. In fact, he believes the United States’ acceptance of the practice is proof that the country has strayed far from her founding principles.<p>The popular television star in a video that has just now gone viral can be seen preaching to …