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Ask Mike: Lube, Clean-Up & Basic Tools

Our resident wrench answers your repair questions<p><b>Can I use the same lube for every job?</b>For simple moving parts such as a dry chain, a squeaky spring perch, or derailleur bushings, any light-viscosity oil will do. I like Dumonde Tech (the Lite formula is best for road bikes; use Original for …

How to Wrap Handlebars

My Son Wears Dresses; Get Over It

A lot of marriages don’t survive raising a gender-creative son who is, statistically speaking, most likely going to be gay or transgender as an adult. I wish I could to talk to those men. I wish I could be there for their kids.<p>I've been a police officer for more than 15 years. I've been a detective …

Dave Glasheen: The Lost Boy of Restoration Island

And when Dave swung the dinghy wide around the cape, his customer at last caught sight of the island, a shark’s tooth of sand and grass jutting from …

Natural Gas

Joe Tucker of RateBeer

A defining trait of mankind is the desire to judge. Whether it’s movies, hotels or restaurants, folks like to rate, evaluate and then debate. From …

Beer

A Complete Guide to Craft Beer in North Texas

<b>Franconia Brewing Co.</b> FranconiaBrewing.com <i>Est. January 2008</i> Brewmaster and founder Dennis Wehrmann was born in Nürnberg, Germany, where both Mom and …

Portitle Finds and Aggregates All the Movie Info You Could Ever Need

Windows/Chrome: When you're trying to find a movie to watch, you might want to look it up on IMDB, then read about it on Wikipedia, then try to find …

Have You Heard the One About President Joe Biden?

That's No Joke. Consider: He is the most quietly effective politician in D.C. (Don't laugh.) The "Most Influential Vice President in History." (Seriously, stop laughing.) One of our nation's most senior statesmen. (Look it up!) So why is the man who could be the next president also the butt of so …

The Answer is a Click Away

The Internet Era’s Great Placebo Effect<p>About twenty people walked into the room, sat down and slid their phones, iPads, and other devices towards the …

7 Powerful Photos Of The Obamas Visting "The House Of Slaves"

The president stared out of the "Door of No Return" on Goree Island off the Senegalese coast, which was the last stop for millions of slaves sent to the New World.

Black History

New federal rules require healthier school snacks

Candy bars, doughnuts and regular potato chips will become scarce in schools under new federal rules released Thursday, replaced by healthier options such as granola bars, trail mix and baked chips.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture's new "Smart Snacks in School" nutrition standards represent the …

Perfect Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients (5)<p>Salt, for rimming the glass (optional)<br>• Ice<br>• 1 1/2 ounces tequila (blanco, 100 percent agave)<br>• 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice<br>• 1/2 ounce …

Cocktails

How I Got The Fear Of Flying Scared Out Of Me

Statistics be damned, a fear of careening through the air at 600 mph inside a long metal tube is as logical as it is debilitating. Exposure therapy — basically, scaring the shit out of you on purpose, repeatedly — is the cure for the common aviophobia.<p>We get into trouble almost as soon as we take …

Mind

8 best beer towns in America | CNN Travel

The Matrix: Revisited

With the current industry buzz focused on master data management (MDM), it’s time to revisit one of the most critical elements of the Kimball method. …

Management

Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Memoirs: Published for the first time.

For nearly 11 years, Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been a prisoner in Guantánamo. In 2005, he began to write his memoirs of his time in captivity. His …

What If We Never Run Out of Oil?

New technology and a little-known energy source suggest that fossil fuels may not be finite. This would be a miracle—and a nightmare.<p>As the great research ship <i>Chikyu</i> left Shimizu in January to mine the explosive ice beneath the Philippine Sea, chances are good that not one of the scientists aboard …

Inside Breaking Bad: Watch Conan O’Brien’s Extended Interview with the Show’s Cast and Creator

"The <i>Mad Men</i> collection at Banana Republic is okay," joked a comedy-writer friend of mine, "but the <i>Breaking Bad</i> collection at TJ Maxx is to die for." …

Paul Kevin Curtis Press Conference: Freed ricin suspect says he'll pay his legal bills with footrubs.

Authorities yesterday dropped charges against Paul Kevin Curtis, the 45-year-old Elvis impersonator they had accused of sending ricin-laced letters …

Forums / Tips & Tricks / My Trusted RTM/Gmail Life Management system using GTD and MYN principles (very long post)

I have a very full personal and business life and need a “Trusted” Life Management System to help me manage my Tasks (things I have/want to do).<p>I …

Viral Video of the Day: Worry about Yourself!

Good dad Ryan Hunley tries to help his baby girl August put on her seatbelt and the two-year-old tells him off in the most adorable manner.

Cute

Science fight! Bill Nye puts Neil deGrasse Tyson in wrestling hold

Science geek worlds collide as Bill Nye the Science guy put astrophysics hero Neil deGrases Tyson in an arm lock that would make Hulk Hogan proud.<p>The prevailing stereotype of scientists is that they're a bunch of quiet geeks wearing white coats and playing with test tubes in labs. They're not …

Science

Bitcoin, Explained

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><i>Read on for the rest of our primer, or jump to these recent updates:</i><p>Winklevoss twins …

Technology to cut down on sleep is just around the corner – Jessa Gamble | Aeon Essays

Work, friendships, exercise, parenting, eating, reading — there just aren’t enough hours in the day. To live fully, many of us carve those extra …

Q&A: The Impact of Big Data at Facebook | Transforming Data with Intelligence

What's the difference between the insight and impact of big data? Facebook's director of analytics, Ken Rudin, explains how the company uses big …

The World According to John Coltrane: His Life & Music Revealed in Heartfelt 1990 Documentary

In his short life, John Coltrane continually pushed the boundaries of music. From swing to bebop to hard bop to free jazz, Coltrane was a restless …

NASA SDO: Satellite performs roll maneuver to calibrate scientific instrument.

Every year, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory performs a “roll maneuver”, spinning around as it points to the Sun. This is done for many reasons, …