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Obama 2nd term: Echoes of Bush

As Barack Obama heads into his sixth year in the White House, his aides says they are all too familiar with the notion that his predicament looks similar to George W. Bush’s eight years ago. They’re two presidents dogged by crises largely of their own making, whose welcome with Americans has worn …

Five mysteries of the brain

<b>For centuries, the brain was a mystery. Only in the last few decades have scientists begun to unravel its secrets. In recent years, using the latest technology and powerful computers further key discoveries have been made.</b><b>However, much remains to be understood about how the brain works. Here are</b> …

NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

A member of the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.<p>“It was, ‘Huh, hello? What are we doing here?’” said Geoffrey Stone, …

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Charge Up in the Woods with a PowerPot Thermoelectric Generator

Astute campers will quickly realize that there’s no power outlets in the woods. So how to charge up all those fun electronic devices that you …

10 Food Lies We've All Been Fed

Recently, we learned on Neatorama that as spaghetti and meatballs are actually not true Italian food, which got us thinking about what other things …

Backpacker Magazine's Complete Guide to Outdoor Gear Maintenance and Repair: Step-By-Step Techniques To Maximize Performance And Save Money (Backpacker Magazine Series)

This book could save you hundreds of dollars on outdoor gear! Don't retire a jacket just because it's torn or buy a new tent because the zipper …

How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep In The Backcountry

I am a notoriously awful tent sleeper. Spending most of the night staring up at the ceiling, I can never get quite comfortable enough to fully nod …

Helio Portable Pressure Shower | By Nemo

There is nothing like a hot shower after a perfect day of surfing or hiking. The Helio Pressure Shower by Nemo features an 11 liter welded fabric …

Outdoor Experts Share their Favorite Tents | Northwest Tripfinder

Summer is around the corner and I can almost taste the mountain huckleberries. And that means camping season is around the corner, too.<p>Have you …

10 items hikers need to avoid trouble - Futurity

Many people, particularly those who are young and inexperienced, hit the hiking trails lacking essential equipment for a safe trip.

If You Aren’t Sure If They’re Flirting With You, They’re Flirting With You (Unless They Aren’t)

Now I was downtown clubbin’, ladies night – seen shorty, she was crazy, right? And I approach baby like, “Ma, what’s your age and type?” She looked …

1943 VW SCHWIMMWAGEN

You’ve seen it before. It’s a lovely summer day at the lake, lots of trucks with boats on trailers backing them into the water with something called …

Ramon Bruin’s Unbelievable 3D Drawings

Caution: Your brain is about to hurt. Ramon Bruin’s drawings are as beautiful as they are hard to comprehend. Using sheets of paper and random …

Cook Anything Under The Sun With The SolSource Grill

One Earth Designs wants to change the way you cook with their Kickstarter campaign for their SolSource sun-powered grill. By harnessing the power of …

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

Inspiring Modern Refuge in Vermont: Cantilever Lake House

Integrated in a scenic forest landscape by the lake in Dunmore, Vermont, this modern refuge by Brian Mac – Vermont Architects inspires comfort and …

Living off the grid in a remote, solar-powered floating cabin may not be for everyone, but Margy and Wayne Lutz of Powell Lake, B.C., wouldn't have it any other way. How they did it > http://mnatu.re/V1qWPY

33 Best Small Space Design Tips

A few months ago, we asked you to share your fave small space design tips and there were some great ideas! We loved your suggestions and enthusiasm …

The Economics of the American Prison System

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Build a Potato Tower to Save Space in your Garden

If you have limited space in your yard for growing food and want to get the most out of every square foot, building a potato tower is a simple, effective way to save space and increase your harvest.<p><b>Potatoes are versatile, tasty, and rich in</b> vitamins. They're not too shabby as a garden crop, …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Deep Pockets

Wow! Just wow! I mean, don’t get me wrong I’m relieved you hand pockets are conveniently located low enough that they cover your nipples but for the …

Necessity brings him here, not pleasure — but does it float

The Photo Everyone Loves on Our Pinterest Page: The Perfect Spot to Swim

The week's most popular photo on our Pinterest page is this shot of Roca Vecchia, Italy. Who needs an Italian beach when you have a swimming hole this gorgeous?<p>Swimsuit season is upon us, folks. Everyone around the office is itching for a beach getaway, and it looks like you guys are dreaming of a …

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Our Surveillance Society: What Orwell And Kafka Might Say

President Obama says he's not Big Brother. The author who created the concept might disagree.<p>Addressing the controversy over widespread government surveillance of telephone records and Internet traffic Friday, Obama said, "In the abstract, you can complain about Big Brother and how this is a …