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Hundreds of never-before-seen nuclear blast videos show terrifying explosions in the ocean and Nevada desert

The US government detonated hundreds upon hundreds of above-ground nuclear explosions from 1945 to 1963 — right up until the first nuclear test-ban treaty was signed.<p>The experiments tried out new bomb designs, measured their explosive power (called yield), verified that existing weapons still …

How to dress like a tech billionaire for $200 or less

Mark Zuckerberg gets his signature gray T-shirts custom-made by an Italian designer; Evan Spiegel prefers $450 sneakers; and everyone from Satya Nadella to Sundar Pichai to Kevin Systrom has been spotted in shoes from French fashion house Lanvin.<p>But these execs make millions of dollars a year, and …

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6 Card Games Everyone Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Card games have been around for a <i>long</i> time. They’ve existed in various forms for a millennium, having been invented in the Far East. From there, they …

You're wasting money if you use a modem from your cable company — here's a cheap replacement

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon We've said it before, but it always bears repeating: There's a good chance you're throwing money away if you rent a cable modem …

11 books the Army's top officer recommends to help understand World War II

September 1 marks the 78th anniversary of the start of World War II, when the Nazi Wehrmacht stormed into Poland.<p>France and Britain declared war on Germany two days later, and the conflagration would soon stretch to every corner of the world.<p>The scope and complexity of the war itself mirror the …

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Here's the exact email you can use to get a meeting with anyone, no matter how successful or intimidating

In reality, however, it can be hard to get busy, successful people on the phone, much less sitting across from you in a cafe.<p>In a post on his website, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, GrowthLab CEO Ramit Sethi says that your initial email is crucial to getting a meeting — and he'll tell you exactly …

Noted: Everything You Need to Get Started in Screen Printing for about $50 (or Only $100 to Go All Out)

Read Everything You Need to Get Started in Screen Printing for about $50 (or Only $100 to Go All Out) via Man Made DIY Recent Posts<p><i>An interesting</i> …

30 Lost Ways of Survival from 1880 We Should All Learn

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how the guys who wandered the west 150 or so …

6 Healthy One-Pot Breakfasts to Make Ahead and Eat All Week Long

This article originally appeared on Extra Crispy<p>Mornings are busy enough without worrying about what you should make for breakfast. Let’s be real: If …

A Return To The Old Paths: How To Make Pemmican Like The Native Americans

Invented by the natives of North America, pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.<p>These people spent a great deal of …

Hardtack: A Simple DIY Survival Food From History

With only two ingredients and a little time you can stockpile a survival food that’s been used for centuries. Let’s take a lesson out of the history …

HARRY DENT: Civil unrest is coming to America

I own this property because I see rising chances for civil unrest in the inevitable downturn ahead, especially in the US. I want a place to go if things get really bad, and it looks increasingly likely that they will.<p>The evidence for that is piling up in this year's presidential race.<p>What we have …

Cycling DIY: How to Make Your Own Sports Drink

Pop quiz: You’re kitting up and getting ready to hit the road with your crew for a Saturday morning ride. You open the pantry and crack open the tub of sports drink mix to discover—d'oh!—a mere dusting of mix remains. Do you: A) Get to the shop in time to buy a few portable drink mix sleeves or …

3 steps to creating an online business that earns $1,000 a month, from an entrepreneur who did it

While 99% of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money ... there's a special group of in-the-know people who are waking up to a world of financial potential that most people don't know is possible.<p>Imagine what it would be like to get emails like this every single …

Timeless Fitness Books for Your Home Library

We all want to be stronger, faster, fitter. Look no further than the $22 billion fitness industry, with its fad workouts, would-be gurus and gimmicky …

25 Ways to Get Yourself Bigger

6. Sleep<p>“Most of your growth hormone release in a day comes during sleep,” says Hyson. Stick with eight hours as a guideline.<p><b>SEE ALSO:</b> Sleep It Off …

10 pre-Prohibition cocktails you've never heard of but need to try

Been to a bar lately? What's old is new again, from the barman's bow tie to the Prohibition-era drinks.<p>And while it's true that the 1920s and early '30s gave us iconic cocktails like the Tom Collins and the Sidecar, the period between 1860 and the start of Prohibition was the real golden age of …

HYDROPONICS HOW TO- SIMPLY THE BEST GUIDE OUT THERE

<b>If you've got 5 minutes<br>a day, you can have juicy tomatoes the size<br>of softballs...</b><p><b>without weeding!</b><p>You've heard how fast plants grow in a hydroponics …

Why this retired Navy SEAL commander has 3 alarm clocks and wakes up at 4:30 a.m.

Willink rarely needs an alarm clock anymore, but if he does, he's got three, he writes in the book "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win," which he cowrote with his former platoon commander Leif Babin.<p>"Discipline starts every day when the first alarm clock goes off in the morning," he …

The Art of Making Coffee the Italian Way

The morning moka: a bleary-eyed ritual involving an aluminum pot (also known as a stovetop percolator or espresso maker), a small mountain of ground coffee, and that gurgling sound that sends people rushing to their kitchen as the coffee begins sputtering and pouring into the top chamber of the pot …

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8 things people get wrong about the French

Americans and even other Europeans like to joke that they're a lazy group of people who spend their time going on strike or going on vacation.<p>My mom was born in France, I have many French relatives, and I have visited the country many times.<p>Here's my attempt to counter some of the myths out there …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

The insanely slow road to building a blog (and why most people give up)

Building a successful blog is <i>hard</i>. There’s a lot more to it than simply creating a blog and writing your first post. For starters, readers won’t show up just because you’re writing. You have to tell people about your work if you want them to care.<p>But a lot of what it takes to build a successful …

Two ex-Googlers are launching a new device that promises to turn a 32GB phone into one with 100GB of storage

While the two worked as entrepreneurs in residence at Accel Partners, there was one idea that particularly struck Chan — and it was inspired by "Angry Birds."<p>"I was very frustrated, because I was really, really into 'Angry Birds,' and switching between your devices was actually a really frustrating …

No, You Don't Have To Be A Millionaire And Pay Cash To Buy A New Car

Dave Ramsey is a financial guru to many people. His advice has helped millions get free from crushing debt. This is a good thing for those folks …

Car Care Products to Keep Your Luxury Car Looking Great

You don't have to earn a million bucks to make your car look like it's worth it.<p>Caring for your car is as crucial to its appearance and longevity as performing regular maintenance. You wouldn't ignore an errant rattle or a low engine oil level, so you shouldn't leave your car's appearance to the …

35 life hacks for the modern gentleman

From how to properly cook a steak to clear-cut rules on matching your dress shoes to your suit, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your elbow. Then take the bottom (inside-out portion) …

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.

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