Craig Fischer

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A Student Designed This Amazing Prosthetic Limb for Wounded Warriors Who Want to Climb Mountains

A 21-year-old design student with a heart for veterans just designed an artificial limb that could help wounded warriors conquer their mountains.<p>The Klippa prosthetic limb for rock climbing was designed to give wounded warriors a chance to regain mobility on some of earth’s most challenging …

Confessions of a Former Meth Addict

Tourists rarely see Hawaii's seedy underbelly of crystal meth abuse and illegal prostitution. As a young vice officer in the Maui Police Department, Allison Moore saw it all the time — she just never expected she'd end up on the wrong side of the law. But after an abortion and a failing …

Is It Possible To Erase Memories That Trigger Addictive Behaviors?

<i>By Jeanene Swanson</i><p>There are, undoubtedly, many memories that addicts would love to forget. For most recovering addicts and alcoholics, encountering the so-called “people, places, and things” that remind them of using bring on the strongest cravings. Research has shown that repeated exposure to …

They’re lying about Ukraine, again: Primitive prejudice, stupidity and the reflexive compliance of the New York Times

<b>Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>We have had the full-frontal porn of an American subversion op, a coverup — then the media’s supine cooperation<p>Patrick L. Smith<p>May 15, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>However Ukrainians settle their drastic differences — and they can, providing all sides find the will …

Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself

So the international sanctions aren’t working—don’t worry! If 1,000 years of Russian screw-ups are anything to go by, it won’t be long before …

Coming Out of the Addiction Closet

Imagine using cancer to try and ruin someone’s career. Or diabetes. As Chiara de Blasio and Zac Efron go public with their struggles, why are we so …

How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan

<i>Editor's note: This story is part of a series, Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic, that will be featured on NBC News from April 7-9.</i><p>The call came on a Saturday, a day after Thomas McLellan told an auditorium of graduate students to rethink the science of addiction. As a research psychologist at the …

Drug Addiction

Big Thinkers on the Only Things Worth Worrying About

In his famous and wonderfully heartening letter of fatherly advice, F. Scott Fitzgerald gave his young daughter Scottie a list of things to worry and not worry about in life. Among the unworriables, he named popular opinion, the past, the future, triumph, and failure “unless it comes through your …

This New Ammo Will Make Any Gun Owner Drool

The invention of the G2R's projectile R.I.P. is related to the ability to control the way the projectile reacts as it passes through different …

Have More Than One Handgun? Do This For Better Home Security

Many firearm owners own more than one. Some people own many. If you happen to own more than one handgun, then here is a simple piece of advice to …

Smeg500 Fridge

Fancy half of a pristinely restored vintage car with a built-in fridge in your kitchen? Smeg have recently teamed up with "Fiat 500 Design …

The Book America Needs to Read Right Now

After years of combat and thousands of pages of confusion, finally there is a book that explains the inner workings—and failings—of the American …

What Turns a Love Affair Into a Relationship That Actually Lasts?

“If he cheats once, he’ll cheat again” is age-old wisdom, but it can be wrong. The reason for the cheating makes all the difference.<p>When news broke …

The 50 Best Documentaries

As any second grade teacher knows, children learn what they want to learn. Bobby doesn’t feel like learning division today? Not gonna happen. …

The best wearables of CES 2014

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> The best wearables of CES 2014<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Wearable technology is in the midst of a transitional period, moving from fanciful, off-the-wall ideas to more refined products for the real world. CES 2014 provides a snapshot on how far …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

Time Capsules

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Personal Hygiene

French Bulldog Sniffs Decal Macbook Apple Laptop

****PLEASE SPECIFY THE SIZE OF THE LAPTOP YOU ARE SIZING THIS FOR. 13", 15", 17" (or whatever other size laptop you have)****<p>Product Features<p>* Made from 7 year high quality vinyl<br>* Available in many other colors. Please email color choice or black will be sent.<p>I use a durable high grade gloss finish …

Clap USB Stick & Camera Yellow

Is it a camera? Is it a USB stick? <b>Clap</b> your hands because it's both! That’s right, Clap is a USB camera. This finely constructed gem pays attention to the most minute of details and has a <b>knack for simplicity and functionality.</b> Equipped with a two megapixel fine glass lens, 1280x1024 picture …

Blueshift Helium Portable Speaker

A portable Bluetooth speaker that can be charged in just five minutes and last up to six hours at full volume. It can also be recharged up to 500,000 …

Portable

A list of quality gear we own, love, and use often in the woods.

Swing it like a hatchet or drive it like a wedge, the Illinois-made Fireside Friend wood-splitter might be the most used (and beloved) tool at Beaver …

Harlow the Weimaraner and Indi the Dachshund Are Best Friends

There’s a new kid in town. Indianna (Indi) the dachshund puppy has joined up with Harlow the Weimaraner of Harlow and Sage fame on Instagram. Sadly, …

AT-AT Bookends

In The Empire Strikes Back, the AT-AT’s were involved in an epic battle on Hoth. Now they can be used for more peaceful pursuits, like holding books …

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Door Decal

It’s one of the most iconic images from Star Wars- Han Solo in carbonite. Now you can turn any door in your home into an homage to the famed smuggler …

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Pets

Yamaha Tactical Black Rhino 700

Whether you have a seemingly never-ending list of chores to do around your property, or you're just trying to access your favorite hunting outpost, …

Yamaha