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The ROOST Questionnaire #7, Olly Wilkins

<i>O</i>lly Wilkins, aged 32, is helping to give a new meaning to the title *professional mountain biker.* He started riding bikes on family rides at age …

Mountain Biking

This Shockingly Simple Move Stopped My Kid From Constantly Interrupting Me

We’ve all been there: You’re at the playground trying to chat with a fellow parent, when your kid unceremoniously interrupts the conversation because …

Parenting

35 examples of Tom Brady's insane competitiveness

Now 40 years old, Tom Brady enters another decade as dominant as he’s ever been.<p>To be as good as Brady is at age 40 requires a super-natural desire …

NFL

Here's the New Infiniti QX50 and Its Variable Compression Engine

The QX50's engine can continuously alter its compression ratio from a punchy 8:1 to a fuel-sipping 14:1.<p>Nissan—Copyright 2017<p>Another week, another …

The Patriots Pass Defense Is Bad at Everything

The Patriots are supposed to be perfect at everything. In August, I went searching for flaws in the Patriots’ dynasty, and I had a hard time finding …

9 mistakes parents make that can hurt their kids

Parents want their kids to be healthy and happy, and they do everything they can to keep their little ones out of harm's way. But even the most attentive parents could be relying on habits that aren't totally safe or expert-approved.<p>Some things that seem perfect for kids — like playground slides …

Parenting

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Read to Them Like This (But Most Parents Don't) | Inc.com

Just about every parent I know wants to do whatever they can to ensure their kids live happy and successful lives.<p>It's why we pack up and move to new neighborhoods, why we learn to praise our children in specific ways, and why we work to teach them both responsibility and resilience. Now, it turns …

Research

1360-HP Electric Supercar Just Smoked Gas-Powered Cars on the World-Famous Nurburgring

It broke its own record by nearly 20 seconds.<p>Last year, electric-car startup NIO brought its 1360-hp EP9 supercar to the Nurburgring and set a blistering time of 7:05.00, making it the quickest electric car at the famous circuit. Now, NIO says the EP9 has returned to the 'Ring and put down an …

Trump’s top health official got a basic fact about opioid addiction very, very wrong

The myth he perpetuated isn’t just false; it’s dangerous.<p>The nation’s top health official this week perpetuated a dangerous, even deadly myth about drug addiction — right as the US struggles with its massive opioid epidemic.<p>Speaking on Tuesday at an event about the drug overdose crisis (the …

Must-Know Tips for Home Defense

A man showed up the other day and asked what guns he should buy and what training he should attend to defend himself and his wife in their home. He …

Introduction to Gunsmithing – Part 1

Written by John Hertig on The Prepper Journal.What is “Gunsmithing”? It is the process of repairing or modifying firearms. You can do it on your own …

Woodworking

How Many Rounds Does It Take to Melt a Glock?

How many rounds of 9mm can you put through a Glock 17 before the polymer components literally start to melt?<p>Well, if you’re talking semi-auto fire, …

Guns
NFL

Sessions breaks with intelligence agencies, says he doesn’t know if Russia wanted Trump to win

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Fox News that he did not know whether Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government favored Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaign.<p>That assessment differs from the view of U.S. intelligence agencies, which released a report in …

Donald Trump

PFF: Patriots QB Tom Brady is the best player in the NFL

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was declared done after week 4 of the 2014 season. He was coming off a down year in 2013 due to injuries all across …

NFL

Why your weight loss plateaus, and how to fight it

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.<p>It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake.<p>But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn't work very well for the vast majority of …

Fitness
NFL
NFL

Best PlayStation 4 Games of 2018

The PS4 has a ton of great titles available, but we all have a limited amount of time (and money) so we can't just aimlessly pick games. That's why …

Gaming Industry
NFL

Rob Gronkowski channels Bon Jovi in entertaining ‘Madden’ promo

Rob Gronkowski is a man of many talents: catching footballs, spiking footballs and, um, throwing multi-day bashes on cruise boats. One thing he can’t do well is sing, but if you put him in a blonde wig and have him belt out his own lyrics to “Livin’ on a Prayer,” what does it matter?<p>The folks at EA …

Rob Gronkowski

Read Donald Trump’s Full Victory Speech After He Won the Presidential Race

Donald Trump spoke to a crowd of his supporters at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan early Wednesday morning after his stunning victory over …

Donald Trump

How Donald Trump won

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> From the beginning, everyone underestimated Donald Trump. He pulled off a stunning victory after the most unprecedented of presidential campaigns.<p>Trump channeled the fury of average Americans against Washington. He tapped into their anxiety about the present and the fear of the …

'This was a whitelash': Van Jones' take on the election results

<b>(CNN) —</b> Articulating the fear that a lot of Democrats are feeling at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency, Van Jones called the election results a "whitelash."<p>"You tell your kids don't be a bully, you tell your kids don't be a bigot... and then you have this outcome," the CNN analyst said …

Donald Trump

Xiaomi Mi Mix Review: It Makes The iPhone 7 Look And Feel So Outdated

Think of any movie or TV show set in a hi-tech future, and there are always the usual cliches: flying cars, sentient robots, and bezel-less digital displays. While the first two is still pretty far off from reality, the last one is (mostly) here in the form of a smartphone: the Xiaomi Mi Mix.<p>I say …

Phones

This NHRA driver somehow kept control of his car, did wheelie across finish line

It doesn't take a drag racing expert to know: When your front wheels fly off the ground, you're in trouble.<p>Unless, apparently, you're Cruz Pedregon, …

Motorsport

Watch: Rob Gronkowski Goes Undercover as a Lyft Driver

Sometimes it pays to play nice with your Lyft driver. In the latest edition of “Undercover Lyft,” New England Patriots big man Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski …

Tom Brady finally qualifies for passing stats, leads NFL in every meaningful category

The Pats quarterback hasn't shown any rust from his four-game suspension<p>Well, that didn't take long. By "that," I really mean "Tom Brady taking over …

NFL

Here's How the Camless Engine of the Future Works

Engineering Explained tells you everything you need to know about Koenigsegg's Freevalve engine.<p>Christian von Koenigsegg's namesake company is small, but it builds some of the most advanced supercars in the world. The Regera, for example, is a 1500-horsepower plug-in hybrid that doesn't have a …