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Venezuela: police helicopter attacks supreme court with grenades

President says explosives failed to detonate in incident following months of increasing violence against his rule<p>A police helicopter launched grenades at Venezuela’s supreme court building on Tuesday evening following months of protests against the country’s president, Nicolás Maduro.<p>Maduro said …

Venezuela

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

What Fidel Castro Taught Me About the Radical Left

I wrote about Trump and Mueller today at Politico: The chief threat to Donald Trump at the moment isn’t that he’ll fire Robert Mueller, but that …

Donald Trump

Marines pick Glock 9mm over 1911 for spec ops

A Marine-themed Glock on someone’s pinterest page.<p>The Glock 19 is now the only and official sidearm for Marine special operators as officials ditched …

NASA’s List Of The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

Back in the late ‘80s, NASA was looking for ways to detoxify the air in its space stations. So it conducted a study to determine the most effective …

Houseplants

12 Sneaky Ways Amazon Gets You to Pay More

Your Amazon Amazon Prime membership costs more than you realize.<p>Amazon is one of the largest retailers in the world. Offering millions of items for …

eCommerce

Adults? Stop Pushing Transgenderism Onto Children.

It’s abundantly clear that the transgender movement yearns to become the new civil rights movement. The Obama administration stepped into an area …

Other Countries Own Guns Too

International Guns And Gun Laws<p><i>Story by Alexandria Kincaid</i><p>Picture a tiny, Christmas town filled with classic Alpine chalets and surrounded by …

WOW: Boycott Target Petition Reaches STAGGERING Number of Signers In Just Four Days

On Wednesday, the American Family Association put out a “Boycott Target Pledge” on their website. Right now, almost exactly 4 days later, the …

LGBTQI

10 easy ways to speed up Windows 10

Make your PC faster without installing an SSD.<p>If your formerly shiny, new Windows 10 PC has begun to lose some of its luster, there are ways to put a little pep back in its step. Here are some quick, easy ways to improve its performance without swapping out any hardware.<p>1. Go opaque<p>Windows 10's new …

Operating Systems

Why The FBI Director Puts Tape Over His Webcam

FBI Director James Comey gave a speech this week about encryption and privacy, repeating his argument that "absolute privacy" hampers law enforcement. But it was an offhand remark during the Q&A session at Kenyon College that caught the attention of privacy activists:<p>The thought of the FBI chief …

Privacy

Want to graduate college debt free? Teach in a rural area

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The teacher shortage in poor, rural districts in South Carolina is so bad, the state is considering offering would-be instructors a way to graduate from college debt free.<p>The catch? They have to spend eight years in the state's neediest districts, where turnover is the worst …

College & University
Feminism

3 Easy Tricks to Better Mountain Bike Tires

Remove your tires, find the right pressure with ease, and more<p><b>One Simple Tire Trick That Will Change Your Life</b><br>Before you attempt to pull the tire off the wheel, work your way around the tire, pinching the sidewalls together as you go. This allows the bead to fall into the center of the rim where …

Mountain Biking
College & University
Vigilantism

Mars Needs Colonists Who Eat Meat And Sleep Late

Just waking up now? You could qualify<p>If you're a die-hard morning person, don't start packing your bags for Mars just yet. A recent study suggests that people who prefer to sleep in and stay up late may be better suited for Mars.<p>Our bodies have internal clocks that tell us how long a day is, and …

Space

Review: Always ready to ride with the Trek Lync

For longer than I can remember, there have been a lot of bikes in the garage (or dorm room, living room, where ever I could stash them). Since there …

DNA Reveals Far-Off Origins of Ancient 'Gladiators'

DNA testing is telling scientists more about the origins of a group of headless Romans.<p>People in the Roman Empire really got around.<p>Evidence from a Roman-era cemetery in York, England shows that the city—once a major outpost on Rome’s distant frontier—was home to both locals and to immigrants from …

Faith
Faith
Government

Would-Be Robbers Enter Store, Pull Out Guns — Seconds Later, the Duo Learns They Made a Big Mistake

Two would-be robbers walked into the wrong store on Wednesday morning.<p>According to police, the two individuals entered a T-Mobile store in Chicago and drew their guns. Moments later, an employee with a concealed carry license pulled out his own weapon and fired upon the individuals, chasing them …

Guns

How to Bike in a Group

You'll become a better cyclist when you start riding with a group. Here's how to make your first experience great.

Cycling

Obama's plan to tighten gun laws sets up rematch with powerful gun rights group NRA

The National Rifle Association, the country’s most influential gun-rights supporter, is challenging President Obama’s new plan to use his presidential powers to tighten firearms laws, calling it a “political stunt” that fails to increase public safety.<p>Obama said this weekend that he’ll meet Monday …

The Power of Stories in Personality Psychology

<i>God made man because He loves stories. ~ Elie Wiesel</i><p>I’ve always loved this quote in part because I’m a sucker for stories. (As a writer I guess …

Open carry comes to Texas: Why the Lone Star state will be safer in 2016

With about 900,000 concealed handgun permit holders in Texas, there is a good chance that someone next you in a Lone Star State grocery store or restaurant is carrying a concealed handgun. Starting Friday, Texas will join 44 other states that already allow people to openly carry handguns throughout …

Forgotten Weapons: The Sedgley Glove Gun Really Packed a Punch

A handy pistol for the back of your hand.<p>Remember that scene in Quentin Tarantino's <i>Inglourious Basterds</i> where two of the U.S. soldiers kill German guards by punching them with pistols mounted to gloves? Well, believe it or not, the glove gun was a real weapon the U.S. military manufactured—albeit …