Tim Mercer

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Oryx Blog

Armour in the Islamic State, the Story of 'The Workshop'<p><i>By Stijn Mitzer and Joost Oliemans</i><p>The Islamic State's rise to the status of one of the most …

Gramr Wants To Help You Turn Expressing Gratitude Into A Habit

As an expat, the proliferation of mobile devices is one of the best things that has happened in the seven years since I moved to Asia. I can send silly photos or pour my heart out to friends all around the world — New Zealand, the U.S., Australia, England, Lithuania, Sweden — anytime I want. But …

A Boy and His Dog


What I've Learned from 2 Years of Intermittent Fasting

Adopting a philosophy of self-experimentation can make a tremendous difference in your life. Choosing to experiment with new ideas can help you start …

Brown Sugar Bacon Biscuits

North Carolina-style biscuits in Denver<p>Denver’s Seth Rubin left the South more than a decade ago, but he never lost his love for a flaky buttermilk biscuit. For years, the Chapel Hill native baked for grateful friends before Saturday morning bike rides in the mountains. A few years ago, he turned …

Mulsanne's Corner News, November/December 2013

Pete Lyons' fantastic Can-Am Cars in Detail:<p>November/December 2013 <br>Reload to see the latest news<p>All news content copyright Michael J. Fuller, unless …

Time I

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Why President Kennedy Was Likely Assassinated By The KGB, Not The CIA

A few days ago I was watching one of Discovery network’s shows on the Kennedy Assassination, and figured I’d throw my hat in with my own opinion as a …

U.S. Marines


Did some light reading today... http://t.co/Kgj2FjMcq4


Justice League

Glute Strength

An exercise routine to build those important muscles that power your runs - and help you get a coveted "runner's butt."

The Mel Brooks Collection

RAF photographer's Tornados, Spitfires and Typhoons

An award-winning RAF photographer based in Lincolnshire shares his pictures of military aircraft at home and abroad.

The Story Behind Wes Anderson's 'The Darjeeling Limited' and 'Moonrise Kingdom' – /Film

Earlier this month, we wrote about <b>Matt Zoller Seitz</b>‘s new book <i>The Wes Anderson Collection</i>, a book examining the work of writer/director <b>Wes Anderson</b>. …

Operation Supply Drop’s 8-Bit Salute To Veterans Is Back!

Last year, we told you about our friends at <b>Operation Supply Drop</b> and how they get video games to U.S. troops deployed overseas and at VA hospitals. …

The Capitol Dome Will Get A $60 Million Face-Lift

The U.S. Capitol Dome is about to undergo a $60 million restoration. Construction is scheduled to begin in November and last for two years.<p>"From a distance the dome looks magnificent, thanks to the hard-work of our employees," the Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers says in a statement. "On …


Locally sourced ingredients make for the perfect sandwich<p>Located on the fringe of Upper King Street, Butcher and Bee is one of the latest additions to the burgeoning neighborhood, featuring an artisanal menu of seasonal fare in combination with a unique DIY setting. B&B caters to neighborhood …

Apple recalls last year's MacBook Air due to faulty SSDs

Apple has just announced that it is recalling certain models of last year's MacBook Air lineup — if you have an Air with either a 64GB or 128GB SSD drive, your drive could be faulty and in need of replacement. The company has pushed a firmware update out to the Mac App Store which tests your drive …