Jason Mayer

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Lean To Shed Plans - Easy to Build DIY Shed Designs

BUILDING THE A LEAN TO SHED<p>Step by step instructions to build the 4x8 lean to shed! You can see more details about building the different parts of …

'IDF preparing for scenario in which hundreds of terrorists from Sinai attack'

Brigade commander, Col. Yehuda Hacohen finishes his term on the Egyptian border where the agriculture is flourishing and a dangerous enemy sits on …

Middle East

Venezuela opposition leader Daniel Cabellos seized and imprisoned

• Government agents take former San Cristobál mayor back to jail<br>• Maduro regime says he planned violent acts before impending protests<p>A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has been jailed again after intelligence agents picked him up at his home before dawn on Saturday, a move the government said …

One Way to Help Native Americans: Property Rights

The United States' impoverished tribes cannot buy or sell reservation land. Changing federal policy could improve their fortunes.<p>It’s May, but snow is falling in southeastern Montana as Ivan Small drives me around the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian reservations. Small is the principal of a local …

Ethnology

Think Green: 20 Vertical Garden Ideas

There’s nothing like a <b>vertical garden</b> overflowing with lush plants! Vertical gardening is one of today’s top trends, and the good news for design …

6×8 Shed Plans Blueprints For Sturdy Gable Shed

These <i>6×8 shed plans & blueprints</i> show you how to build a simple garden shed with a gable roof. Only simple woodworking techniques are required for …

Early on in his presidential bid, Donald Trump began touting his anti-establishment credentials. When it worked, he ran with it...

Give the guy credit. Donald Trump makes perspective -- on him at least -- almost inconceivable, and that’s no small accomplishment. Is he heading up …

Donald Trump

MEMO: Tony Blair tells George W Bush they can create 'post-cold war world order' in 2003 note

Among them is an 11-page note from the former Labour Prime Minister to Bush setting out his vision to create a "true post-cold war world order" with Bush. The memo was sent in March 2003, 6 days after the invasion of Iraq.<p>Blair comes across as a House of Cards-style political chess player …

11 ways unsuccessful people mismanage their time

Time management: it's the difference between a regular day and a disastrous 24 hour ordeal in which major projects don't get submitted, dogs don't get walked, and important prescriptions don't get picked up.<p>Some are naturally good at managing their time. Others learn. A few people scrape by due to …

Time Management

Black Lives Matter: The Racist Reflexes of Police Officers Who Draw Their Guns

Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot to death by police officers this week. Both were calm. Both were compliant. Both were African American. …

Gun brutality emboldens CEOs to speak out about race

Having spoken out in increasingly vocal fashion on issues such as gender equality, gun control and gay rights, a few tech leaders and companies are making their voices heard on social media in the aftermath of the fatal shootings of two black men and five police officers, expressing grief for the …

With Obama and Trudeau as its face, free trade hardly needs enemies

You know free trade is in trouble when Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama are now considered its most outspoken political champions.<p>Canada's Prime Minister and the U.S. President, both of whom ran for office as trade-deal skeptics, tried to make the case for globalization at last week's North American …

Iranian Kurds Are Rising Up Against the Mullahs

A center-left separatist insurgency, based in northern Iraq, has taken to fighting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.<p>In an unprecedented escalation in the …

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

Here's why gun rights advocates are winning even though most Americans support regulation

There is another, larger group of Americans who believes passionately that we have created an environment that makes it far too easy for those who intend to kill to have access to all the firepower they want.<p>How could groups who hold these disparate views ever agree?<p>What's more: If most Americans …

Obama just made it much easier for the public to access government records | VICE News

Nearly a half-century to the day after President Lyndon B. Johnson reluctantly signed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) into law, granting the public the right to access federal government records, President Barack Obama signed into law a historic FOIA reform bill that aims to make it easier …

Hillary Clinton's views on Israel win out in DNC platform, for now

<b>(CNN) —</b> Democrats -- seeking to unify after a bruising primary -- have sidestepped a potentially messy fight over Israel in the party's platform, at least for the time being.<p>Advocates for greater recognition of Palestinian positions think that the progressive surge spurred by Bernie Sanders gives …

Israel

How Brexit Will Change the World

17 top economists, foreign policy gurus and historians look five years into the future.<p>The results of the Brexit referendum are in, and it is chaos. The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron is stepping down. The Dow Jones has fallen 611 points in a day. The …

United Kingdom

This DIY Programmable Outlet Can Control Gadgets, Monitor Temperatures, and More

Reader Jon built this programmable outlet from an Arduino that can control your devices remotely, be programmed to do whatever you want, monitor …

Home Automation

Britain Sends A Message To You, Hillary

Early morning, June 24th, Great Britain did what few polls, and politicians, predicted it was capable of doing: stand up for itself. "The result," as Brits call scores in sporting matches, was roughly 52% for leaving the European Union (EU) and 48% for remaining. Over 72% of eligible British voters …

Make Your Own Tiny FM Spy Transmitter

Ever wanted to act out your childhood dreams of being a spy? Make has a guide for building your own audio bugging device, which broadcasts an …

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

Letters: Many on the Remain side will come to see that the country was right in voting to leave the EU

SIR – Yesterday at 7am I felt exactly as I did in May 1979 when, abroad on an export sales trip, I heard on the BBC World Service of Margaret Thatcher’s victory. Utterly elated.<p>David Cameron’s decision to step aside within two or three months is the right and honourable thing to do. George Osborne …

5 reasons why Americans should care about Brexit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union is both historic and world-changing. But what does it really mean for folks living on the other side of the Atlantic? Potentially, everything -- the economy, national security, even the race for president. Here are five ways Brexit will …

Joe Biden

Have Researchers Found What Causes Autism, Even How to Prevent It?

One in 68 children today have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). That equates to about 3.5 million Americans. What’s more, the rate of children born …

Autism

Want to Raise Really Smart Kids? Science Says Do This

If you've ever wondered what the real secret is for raising smarter children, there's something you can do about that.<p>Parents are always trying to find the next big trend in parenting--and for good reason, too. They want to know how to be better parents, how to raise healthier and more successful …

Parenting

The #1 Reason for Poor Student Performance

One of today’s most contentious public debates involves education reform. Teachers, parents, researchers, and legislators recognize the American …

Physical Education

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

How to Make a Walking or Hiking Stick

Making a walking stick is a fun and rewarding experience. When you create the stick from the beginning, you control the process and decide on the …

Anti-Trump delegate faction says it's raising cash, faces long odds

<b>(CNN) —</b> A faction of Republicans is pinning a last-ditch effort to stop Donald Trump on a long-shot rules change at the national convention.<p>Sunday night, GOP operatives trying to drum up an anti-Trump coalition held their second conference call in five days. Roughly 1,000 interested people were on …