Michael Hamill

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25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

National Parks

Trade Wars and Tariffs: Does Donald Trump Even Understand Trade Deficits and Surpluses?

Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs executive who until recently served in the White House as top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, offered …

Economics

US quits UN Human Rights council: What message does it send to the world?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States has quit the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), saying the body is a "cesspool of political bias."<p>US ambassador Nikki Haley announced the move Tuesday, which followed criticism by the UNHRC of Israel's shooting of unarmed protesters and the separation of children …

Rights & Freedoms

Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Public Speaking

Some Steps On How To Sound Deaden Their Car

Our cars hold a very special place in all of our hearts. No matter how much it costs, how freakishly huge it is or how it gets stuck over speed bumps …

Land Rover Range Rover

Trump: Space Force and Air Force will be 'separate but equal'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump used a term from US segregationist history to describe the relationship between the Air Force and his newest military branch, the Space Force, calling it "separate but equal."<p>"We must have American dominance in space. Very importantly, I'm hereby directing …

Space Force

Mars Will Shine Brighter This Summer Than It Has in 15 Years — Here’s Why

For a few weeks in July and August, Mars will be at its closest point to Earth since 2003 and is expected to outshine Venus and Jupiter in the night …

Astronomy

Ford GT Fans Have A Better Way To Watch Le Mans This Weekend

Ford GTs will be some of the coolest cars to watch that the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend, if only because they have roadgoing counterparts. …

Sports Cars

Destiny Pictures founder claims mistaken identity, distances himself from Trump video

<b>(CNN) —</b> The founder of Destiny Pictures, an independent production company in Hollywood, says that neither he nor his company were involved in the production of a short film made for the historic US-North Korean summit held in Singapore this week.<p>Mark Castaldo, Founder of Destiny Pictures, told …

North Korea

'A Lot of People Have Done Bad Things.' President Trump Downplays North Korea's Human Rights Abuses

Responding to concerns that his first face-to-face meeting with Kim Jong Un glossed over the North Korean leader’s human rights record, President …

North Korea

President Trump's astonishing words about the people of North Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> In his post-summit interview Tuesday with ABC's George Stephanopoulos, President Donald Trump said something quite astonishing about how the citizens of North Korea view their supreme leader.<p>Referring to Kim Jong Un, Trump said: "His country does love him. His people, you see the fervor. …

North Korea

How to Read a Cash Flow Statement

You've developed a solid overview of a company's financial statements,how to read an income statement, and how to separate a strong balance sheet …

Investing

60-Second Songwriting: Song Structure Basics—the Intro

<i>60-Second Songwriting aims to offer quick, concise, song-craft tips, basics and blasts for the time-crunched and attention-challenged 21st-century</i> …

Songwriting

Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong

He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its detractors. Perhaps predictably, he has been universally condemned for it.<p>His crime was to insist that the North American Free …

Natural Gas

Revealed: Laird Hamilton's 10 secrets to eternal youth!

The Panda wins Uluwatu CT, moves to fifth in the world!<p><b>Huge day for pro surfing.</b> Ginormous.<p>Can we start with a little rhapsody on the utility of …

Aquatic Sports

Jimmy Walker's surprising "backstopping" admission sparks heated debate on (Golf) Twitter

Up until now, "backstopping" has existed as a giant conspiracy theory, a collection of grainy screengrab videos that pop up from time to time on Twitter. In those clips, tour pros appear to purposely not mark their golf balls in order to give opponents a potential advantage, a safety net -- albeit …

Golf

Marketers Need to Start Preparing for the End of the Digital Age and the New Era of Innovation

Earning consumers' trust and creating more impactful experiences will be key<p>In the middle of the 20th century, IBM used its headquarters in New York City as a showroom of tomorrow. Passersby could look into the window and see the newest mainframe on display, promising an exciting technological …

Artificial Intelligence

When Overtaxed Working Memory Knocks Your Brain Out of Sync

In 1956, the renowned cognitive psychologist George Miller published one of the field’s most widely cited papers, “The Magical Number Seven, Plus or …

The Brain

This NFL Player Saw an American Airlines Passenger In Trouble. His Stunning Reaction Went Viral

This is the kind of story that makes you Internet famous. But what if you're already famous?<p>This is a story about American Airlines, acts of kindness, and viral social media posts.<p>It's about an American Airlines passenger--a sportswriter and aspiring player agent named Delilah Cassidy--who was on …

Social Media

Did Trump’s aluminum tariffs spark a $1.5 billion plant in Kentucky?

<i>“Just last Friday, we had a plant, a groundbreaking in Ashland, Kentucky, the heart of poverty in America in Appalachia. $1.5 billion aluminum rolling mill because of the president’s tax and tariff policy.”</i> <b><br>–White House aide Peter Navarro, interview on Fox News, June 4, 2018</b><p><i>“This is a story that’s</i> …

Peter Navarro

Jazzmaster meets Telecaster in Fender's bonkers Jazz-Tele hybrid

<b>Remember the</b> <b>Strat-Tele Hybrid</b><b>, Fender’s first Parallel Universe model? Well, The Big F has now outdone itself with the release of the rather more</b> …

Guitar

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

Pruitt 'is about as swampy as you get,' Republican senator says

Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst says President Donald Trump would be justified in firing EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who she accused of lying about his policy views and misusing his office.<p>Pruitt "is about as swampy as you get here in Washington, D.C. And if the president wants to drain the …

Donald Trump

Winging it: Pruitt had top EPA aide contact Chick-fil-A CEO about franchise for his wife

WASHINGTON — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt had one of his top aides reach out to Chick-fil-A's CEO last year to discuss a "potential business opportunity," according to emails released by the Sierra Club and obtained by NBC News on Tuesday.<p>That "business opportunity" …

Donald Trump

A busy week for Shepard Smith, Fox News' resident contrarian

NEW YORK (AP) — Even for Fox News' resident contrarian, it's been quite a week for Shepard Smith.<p>He's called out the Trump administration as lying about a meeting involving the president's son, punctured claims about the FBI spying on the Trump campaign, dismissed the characterization of the …

Donald Trump

Kai Mana Henry and Two Minutes of Pipeline

Watch a Pipe specialist go to work<p>According to burly North Shore enforcer Kai Mana Henry, “278D is what you would tell 911 to describe your location …

Publishing

2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition – The American Supercar

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Ford<p>The Ford GT<p>The Ford GT was developed as a hat tip to its iconic forebear, the Ford GT40, a vehicle …

Sports Cars

'Spiderman' granted French citizenship after rescuing child from Paris balcony

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> A young Malian migrant who rescued a child dangling from a balcony will be made a French citizen and has been offered a job by the Paris fire brigade, the office of the French presidency said.<p>Video of the rescue showed 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama climbing up four floors of the …

France

The Golden Knights' success wasn't rigged: Here's how they were built

On the eve of the NHL expansion draft in June, Vegas Golden Knights GM George McPhee was in his last conversations with his peers. These weren't …

Ice Hockey

BMW M Teaches You How To Use A Dual-Clutch Gearbox

How to activate the parking mode? How to get the car rolling at low speed? Here are the answers.<p>Have you ever wondered why the dual-clutch …

BMW