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Pendergast Books in Order

Do you know somebody called Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast?<p>What is the Pendergast series?<p>Written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child, The Pendergast …


2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel nets 30 mpg on the highway

Ford F-150

DIY Li-ion battery building kit opens door for homemade ebikes, powerwalls and even EVs

For DIY enthusiasts in the green energy community, homemade lithium-ion battery packs have long been a holy grail. For everything from home solar energy storage to garage-built electric bicycles, go-karts and full-size EVs, lithium-ion batteries were once one of the most limiting factors for …

Clean Energy

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …


Samsung Galaxy Note 8 review, 7 months later: A great phone that nobody should buy anymore

The Galaxy S9+ gets all of the focus right now, but we must remember Samsung has another big flagship that was hot stuff just a couple months ago: …


Stormy Daniels Killed In Syrian Airstrike

Stormy Daniels

The Trump administration is hellbent on erasing the reality of people's lives

Trump Administration

I’m a Peeliever and You Should Be, Too

'Time' allows rare cover redesign to illustrate the chaos that is Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Signs of a Political Armageddon

Comey is exactly right about Trump being like a mob boss

Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show

The warm Atlantic current linked to severe and abrupt changes in the climate in the past is now at its weakest in at least 1,600 years, new research …

Global Warming

Trump fought fire legislation and refused to install sprinklers on residential floors of Trump Tower

Trump Tower

Trump's lack of experience is becoming more evident

This Oven Hack Will Change the Way You Cook

Whether it’s because something came up unexpectedly, or because you totally forgot to turn the oven on (we’ve <i>all</i> been there), using your oven to put …


This Handy Infographic Shows What The Colour of Your Pee Says About Your Health

Yellow, green or... pink?<p>If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's …

Paul Manafort

Everyone Who Has Accused Donald Trump of Harassment or Assault (So Far)

The “Weinstein effect” is more real than ever, and it hasn’t taken long for women to stand up and share their stories of the unwanted sexual …

Donald Trump

15 Actors Who Manipulated Their Way To The Top (And Might Not Deserve It)

by Lucas Wesley Snipes<p>– on<p>in Pop Culture<p>In a phenomenon most moviegoers will simply never understand, there are a shocking number of very successful …

Maxine Waters’ New Nickname For Trump Gives Him A Stinging Taste Of His Own Medicine

On Monday night, U.S. Representative Maxine Waters revealed her new nickname for Donald Trump — "Don the Con Man." The Congresswoman shared her …

What Went Wrong in the Stormy Daniels Case

Last week, the story might have amounted to just a few sordid tabloid flashes, were it not a likely harbinger of major troubles ahead.<p>When all is said, done, and litigated in the case of Stephanie Clifford, who is known professionally as Stormy Daniels, the biggest question might be why the …

Donald Trump

The Bidet's Revival

Invented centuries ago in France, the bidet has never taken off in the States. That might be changing.<p>“It’s been completely Americanized!” my host declares proudly. “The bidet is gone!” In my time as a travel editor, this scenario has become common when touring improvements to hotels and resorts …

To This Day

The Death of the Fiduciary Rule Is Bad News for Your Retirement

The Fiduciary Rule is one step closer to death, and that means it’s once again A-ok for your retirement planner to scam you.<p>I’m sure they’d take …

Move over graphene! Gallenene is the latest 2D material on the block

Graphene is a form of carbon made up of 2D planar sheets one atom thick, in which the atoms are arranged in a honeycomb-shaped lattice. It’s one of …


Ancient Human Groups Mated With the Mysterious Denisovans at Least Twice

Genetic analysis suggests two populations of Denisovans—an extinct group of hominids closely related to Neanderthals—existed outside of Africa during …


I didn't think the Instant Pot was worth the hype — until I tried cooking with it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>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>I love every part of cooking, and yet I was hesitant to try the Instant Pot, a cult-favorite multi-cooker that's popularity in the …


Inside the fight over the sugar conspiracy

‘To boil it all down to the sugar industry, in our view, it doesn’t capture the whole picture’<p>In a paper published in <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i> in 2016, researchers suggested that in the 1960s, the sugar industry paid scientists to obscure the relationship between sugar and heart disease, derailing the …


This video claiming ink cartridges are a scam is going massively viral

It's a well known fact that printers are probably the most annoying piece of technology in the world.<p>No one likes them. They're confusing, they go …

Slow cooker tomato parmesan pot roast recipe

Place roast in a 6-quart slow cooker. Season evenly with salt and pepper.<p>In a bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, rosemary and …

For mouthwatering meatballs, don't use breadcrumbs — use this instead

Meatballs are pretty straightforward: You buy the meat, squish it up with your hands, ball it up, toss it in a pan, and you're good to go, right? Well, actually, wrong.<p>Meatballs <i>are</i> simple, it's true, but there's a big difference between an OK meatball and an extraordinary one. There's a lot of room …


Teen Who Ate Garden Slug on a Dare Contracted Parasite and Is Now Quadriplegic

In 2010, a 19-year-old rugby player in Australia swallowed a garden slug during a drunken dare. The slug was infected with the rat lungworm parasite, …