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How to Build Kitchen Sink Storage Trays

Construct roll-out trays for extra storage space in the sink base cabinet.<p>Sink cabinet tray detail<br>See the Materials & Cutting Lists in the Additional …

Woodworking

Mike Huckabee claims Donald Trump never encouraged violence — and Democrats are the violent ones

Republicans, led primarily by President Donald Trump, have spent the past three years inciting violence against liberals, people of color, Muslims …

Donald Trump

Behold this 7-foot tall 12-year-old completely demolishing his opponents on an 8-foot rim

This shouldn’t be legal.<p>I am in awe of 7' Olivier Rioux, who happens to be 12 years old.<p>It’s the purest example of tape of someone completely breaking the sport they play. Watching a 7‘ kid mercilessly destroy his competition on an eight-foot rim is magical. It feels like we’re witnessing something …

Refugees

America’s segregated shores: beaches' long history as a racial battleground

For decades officials imposed regulations to restrict African Americans’ use of public beaches – and the fight for equal access is far from over<p>Summer has arrived, which, for many Americans, means day camps for children, afternoons lounging by a pool, and weekend trips to the beach. But for many …

African-American News

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

If You Have A High Sex Drive, You’re Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

If you had your way, how often would you be throwing a horizontal party? Weekly? Daily? <i>Hourly</i>? Have you ever been accused of having a libido that was …

How to Grill Steak: A Step-by-Step Guide

These grilling tips will help you get delicious steaks every time.<p>Mastering the grill is all about understanding live fire and the strategies needed …

How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome

In the 9-plus years it’s been around, Google Chrome has become one of the best — and most popular — web browsers in the world. One reason for its rapid rise has been Google’s focus on security.<p>Protecting Chrome users from malware remains a top priority today. What you may not have realized is that …

Malware

Congressman says it is un-American to acknowledge that racism exists

Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) said, "We don't talk about those things."<p>Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA) is very upset that Democrats think racial discrimination is …

GOP tax cut not why economy is booming

Economists are rolling their eyes at candidates’ claims.<p>Republicans facing a tough midterm election season are pointing to the strong economy as proof their new tax law is working its magic.<p>But as campaign ads tout swelling payrolls and lawmakers spotlight companies handing out employee bonuses, …

Economics

24 Brilliant Home Hacks That Are Actually The Easiest

Being an adult is hard. Between working, sleeping, eating, and Netflix and chilling, where are we expected to find the time to organize our …

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

BBQ

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

Gear & Gadgets

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Plover lets you share files between any devices over Wi-Fi, AirDrop-style

Apple’s AirDrop service is great for beaming files between your iOS and Mac devices over Wi-Fi – but it sadly doesn’t work with other platforms. Thankfully, a bunch of young developers have built a handy tool to make it just as easy to transfer files over your local network, using anything that has …

Apps

Wisconsin AG suggests Voter ID helped Trump win the state

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel suggested President Donald Trump wouldn't have won Wisconsin and GOP Sen. Ron Johnson …

New Orleans Rap Pioneer Devious on Being Sampled by Cardi B and Drake Going Bounce

Dion “Devious” Norman is a New Orleans rap legend. Devious was one of the first rappers in the city to land a national distribution deal. His early …

Judicial Nominee Wendy Vitter Gets Tough Questions On Birth Control And Abortion

<b>Updated at 4:10 p.m. ET</b><p>Wendy Vitter, nominated by President Trump for a federal judgeship, tried Wednesday to walk back several controversial comments she made about abortion and birth control.<p>Questioned by skeptical Democrats at her confirmation hearing, she maintained she could "put aside" her …

Why buying a house today is so much harder than in 1950

A postwar boom, legal discrimination, and new mortgage loans made suburban housing accessible, and set the stage for today’s challenging market<p>To understand just how unaffordable owning a home can be in American cities today, look at the case of a teacher in San Francisco seeking his or her first …

Housing

How to Make a Floating Desk

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Learn How to Make Your Own DIY Sound Panels for Your Home Studio

If your audio isn't up to snuff in your home recording studio, these DIY acoustic sound panels might help.One key to recording great audio in a …

Stop Blaming Me for Hurricane Katrina

Ten years later, the name ‘Brownie’ is still identified with the government’s failures. Here’s what really happened.<p>Had I left the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the spring of 2005, my life would be very different today. And I really wish, in retrospect, that I had. But after the 2004 …

Low-Income Workers Have Nowhere Affordable To Live, New Report Shows

Even the most affordable metropolitan areas in the country are beyond the reach of millions of American families.<p>Low-income workers and their families do not earn enough to live in even the least expensive metropolitan American communities, according to a new analysis of families’ living costs …

The 14th Amendment Did Not Include American Indians

By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji)<p>The Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States brought it up first.<p>Donald Trump suggested that the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States be changed. That amendment automatically guarantees the right of citizenship to anyone born on …

Dee Barnes and Michel'le Speak Out About Dr. Dre's Abusive Past, Exclusion From Straight Outta Compton

<i>Photo via Dee Barnes' Facebook page</i><p>With Dr. Dre's past back in the spotlight due to the release of the N.W.A biopic <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> and his new album <i>Compton</i>, a renewed conversation about Dre's history of abuse against women has been taking place. Now, two women have spoken out directly about …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Iranian People's Reaction to the Nuclear Deal

When news of the nuclear deal with Iran was announced, millions of Iranians celebrated in the streets. Opponents of the deal in the United States labeled the celebration as Iran's victory parade over the U.S.<p>Though, images streaming in from Iran painted a different picture. These crowds were not …

Congressman Calls For Georgia Official To Resign After Racist Post

The GOP official used a racial slur to describe an African American woman on Facebook.<p>Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) is calling for the resignation of a local county commissioner after the Republican official went on a racist rant on Facebook.<p>According to an NBC affiliate in Atlanta, John Douglas, who …

The Texas county where Sandra Bland died: there's 'racism from cradle to grave'

Waller County, Texas, where Sandra Bland was found dead in a jail cell three days after she was arrested at a traffic stop, is known for its watermelon festival – and its long history of racial tension.<p>Foul play suspicions raised in Illinois woman's alleged suicide in Texas jail<p>Read more<p>That …

Immigration cage match! Geraldo Rivera and Ann Coulter throw down on “Hannity”

Coulter wishes we could “criticize” Hispanics like the Irish were “criticized” in the 19th and early 20th Century<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>July 10, 2015 12:02pm (UTC)<p>On "Hannity" Thursday night, Geraldo Rivera confronted both host Sean Hannity and fellow guest Ann Coulter on the subject of immigration, so …

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