Devin Decker

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How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

Add This 1 Thing to Your To-Do List to Start Smashing Through Your Work

You have the tasks figured out. But do you know exactly when you'll tackle each one?<p>Science shows that the "humble" to-do list actually can be incredibly powerful. Make one at night with actionable steps for the upcoming day, for example, and you might actually sleep better knowing what you're …

16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out

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The Most Badass Latin Phrases

Want to impress your friends with your erudite ways? Eager to utter completely vicious phrases that people will have to look up later? Looking for a …

Artificial Intelligence: A Free Online Course from MIT

Today we're adding MIT's course on Artificial Intelligence to our ever-growing collection, 1,300 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. That's …

The Republicans Just Scored a Spectacular Own Goal

Trey Gowdy and co. aren't helping themselves—or President Trump.<p>John Brennan, the former director of the CIA, stopped by the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. He was there to talk about Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election. The Republicans on the committee responded by …

U.S. Military Is World’s Biggest Polluter

By Whitney Webb<p>Last week, mainstream media outlets gave minimal attention to the news that the U.S. Naval station in Virginia Beach had spilled an …

Hear the 10 Best Albums of the 1960s as Selected by Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson, the writer who gave vivid, inimitable form to "gonzo journalism," honed his literary chops the hard way, using rigorous …

Los Angeles

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

Networking

EPA staffer leaves with a bang, blasting agency policies under Trump

By Joe Davidson<p>Columnist<p>When Mike Cox quit, he did so with gusto.<p>After 25 years, he retired last week from the Environmental Protection Agency with a tough message for the boss, Administrator Scott Pruitt.<p>“I, along with many EPA staff, are becoming increasing alarmed about the direction of EPA …

Pesticides

Going for a spin in the badass Chevrolet Colorado ZH2

Driving a concept car is usually an exercise in going slow -- many are just built to stand still and look good. Not the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2, though.<p>While it's technically a concept, the ZH2 is capable of functioning out in the real world. And it needs to, because the US Army will use this truck …

The forgotten Trump-like terror lurking in a sci-fi classic

<i>The Dystopia Project</i> <i>is Mashable's ongoing book series reflecting on what dystopian fiction has to teach us under our new political climate. This</i> …

Clogged pores? Try a DIY blackhead-removal mask

These 3 homemade masks can help you get rid of pesky blackheads.<p>All acne can be a drag, especially once you’re an adult. I mean, you paid your dues …

Skin Care

The Science Of Awkward Silences

<b>Socially adept person:</b> "Good morning!"<p><b>You:</b> "I'm good, thanks."<p>...pause...<p>Don't worry — we've all been there. But why do you get such a gut-wrenching …

Benching Made Simple: 5 Tweaks That Work Every Time

A good bench session is like going out with your boys on Friday night.<p>You claim you’re only going out for the “company”, but then all of a sudden you …

Education for Death: The Making of Nazi–Walt Disney’s 1943 Propaganda Film Shows How Fascists Are Made

During World War II, Walt Disney entered into a contract with the US government to develop 32 animated shorts. Nearly bankrupted by <i>Fantasia</i> (1940), …

How to Radically Improve Your Writing in Under 2 Minutes

Super quick changes, outsize impact.<p>We're already more than a week into January, but I'm still slowly working my way through all the "best of" year-end lists out there (there are so many of them!). Combing through these recommendations may be time-consuming, but it's worth the commitment, I've …

Dang, This Guy Gets Blown the Heck Away By an Aircraft Takeoff

That’s a bit of a tumble, ain’t it? Watch as this crew member gets blown away on the flight deck after the EA-6B Prowler took off. It’s pretty scary, …

2016 Alta Motors Redshift MX Electric Bike Review | First Impression

We recently got a the call from Jon Bekefy from Alta Motors asking us if we wanted to be the first US off-road media outlet to test the Alta …

Images: A Fantastic Collection Of Stunning Sci-Fi And Fantasy Based Heavy Metal Comic Book Covers From 1983 And 1984

This is a continuation of posts featuring the fantastic <i>Heavy Metal</i> comic book covers.<p><i>Heavy Metal</i> was a landmark adult comic book that featured some …

Comic Books

The Difference Between Streets, Boulevards, Avenues, and Other Roads

As you drive around a city, you’ll see streets, avenues, lanes, courts, parkways, and more types of roads than you can count. Turns out, those naming …

The world's realists mop the floor with our naive globalists

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>After bombing hospitals and aid convoys during the latest abortive cease-fire in the Syrian War — notice I didn’t say “civil war” …

Geopolitics

Don't Freak Out Over This Supercut of Horror Movie Jump Scares

Jump scares are a staple—and one of the most divisive elements—of modern horror movies. Some people are too susceptible to them, while others find …

Multimeter Basics: Measuring Voltage, Resistance, and Current

Your eyes can’t show you what’s happening inside a circuit, but a meter can.<p>Every meter has a “common” socket, color-coded black and labeled “com.” Plug the black probe into this socket.<p>You’ll also find a red-coded socket, labeled with the letter V and an ohm symbol to tell you that it measures …

The Panama Papers: How the secrets of some of the world's most powerful people were revealed

With the Panama Papers exposé perhaps we can now say the fortress walls of offshore secrecy are finally cracking. Such havens allow corruption and tax avoidance to take place on a massive international scale by some of the richest and most powerful people on Earth. Meanwhile, the poor get …

Corruption

I wrote this piece without using the internet. Can you tell?

It’s called the Freewrite, it began on Kickstarter, and immediately I understand. It’s a machine for writing on, and only for writing on, like typewriters used to be, but souped up with selected benefits of the digital era. So it has an e-ink screen, like a Kindle, which does away with the need for …

Alfa Romeo's 4C Spider is a brutal sports car only a lunatic could love

2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider review<p>Brutal beauty<p>Shine a light<p>Dark wheels<p>Ice cold<p>Ferrari-like<p>No bad angle<p>Behind the crest<p>Round-y<p>Spare but open<p>Alpine<p>Room …