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‘I Won’

The Left will not enjoy living with its own precedents.<p>As the philosopher said: “Life comes at you pretty fast.”<p>Ten minutes ago, somber progressives …

Watch How Obama Responds When Reporter Confronts Him: ‘What Is the Public Missing About Your Strategy’ on Islamic State?

President Barack Obama was confronted Monday by an NPR reporter who asked during a sit-down interview why the public doesn’t have much confidence in the White House’s current strategy to combat the Islamic State.<p>“What is the public missing about your strategy?” NPR “Morning Edition” host Steve …

Teaspoon To Necklace

Making jewelry from the old silver spoons ain’t nothing new. But you can use regular stainless teaspoons too. With simple […]Read Teaspoon To …

Washington Post Gets Its Leg Tingling Over Obama's Christian Faith

It really makes you want to gag.<p>Earlier in the week, the Washington Post, the same paper that published a cartoon representing [mc_name name=’Sen. …

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

The Nonexistent ‘War on Halloween’ Has Real Victims, Like a Mom With Cancer

The national media is breathlessly covering a Connecticut school district’s war on Halloween—but the conflict also has unexpected casualties.<p>MILFORD, …

How to Buy a Slave Girl From ISIS

Thousands of Yazidi women have been enslaved by ISIS. Does paying their captors for their freedom fund the terrorist organization?<p>ERBIL, Iraq — In a …

The GOP Field That Failed

The rise of Donald Trump is, in part, a function of a vacuum.<p>He is thriving in a Republican field that is large, talented and, so far, underwhelming. There’s 17 candidates and nothing on. Except Donald Trump.<p>Now, this has much to do with the media, and with Trump’s unique qualities as a showman. He …

10 Things Smart Teachers Don't Do

Over at the Inc website, contributing editor Jeff Haden last week contributed "10 Things the Smartest People Never Do." It's business-oriented, but it actually translates well into the teaching world as well. Here's the teacherfied version of the list of things that smart people never do.<p>1. …

9 Clever Ways to Organize With a Towel Bar

These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.<p>These rods are handy all over the house — not just the bathroom.

NFL Free Agents 2015: Predictions for Biggest Names Left on Market

Halfway through the 2015 NFL preseason, it's quite the active time on the free-agent market.<p>So it goes each year. Veterans slip through the cracks and miss out on jobs, only to see their phones ring once summer injuries start to take a grip on each of the 32 rosters.<p>For example, quarterback Michael …

Ahmad Brooks charged with sexual battery; Ray McDonald indicted

49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been charged with sexual battery and Ray McDonald has been indicted for rape stemming from a related assault.<p>The …

We are now averaging more than one mass shooting per day in 2015

For those keeping track, that's an average of more than one shooting per day.<p>These numbers are according to the Mass Shooting Tracker created by the anti-gun subreddit Guns Are Cool.<p>Wednesday morning's stunning on-air fatal shooting in Roanoke, Virginia of a television reporter and a photographer …

Frank Petersen Jr., first black Marine Corps pilot and general, dies at 83

Frank E. Petersen Jr., who became the first black Marine Corps pilot and general officer, took the Navy’s entrance exam in 1950. The questions, he later recalled, were “relatively unremarkable.”<p>The petty officer third class overseeing the test called him a few days later, asking, “Would you mind …

Russell Wilson: The Chosen One

Throned and dethroned Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson is working the artificial turf at the University of Southern California. Nearly 300 kids …

Pete Carroll

For Hillary Clinton, email no longer a joking matter

<b>Ankeny, Iowa (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton on Wednesday reversed course in her handling of questions about her private email server when she was secretary of state.<p>In recent weeks, she has either dismissed the controversy or joked about it. But on Wednesday she said she had made a mistake.<p>"My use of …

Hillary Clinton

Glenn Beck Shares ‘Message’ His Staff Received After Reaching Out to Donald Trump for Interview

Glenn Beck shared on Facebook Wednesday evening the message Donald Trump’s team sent back when his staff reached out to the presidential candidate asking for an interview.<p>“Our office spoke to Donald Trumps office today and invited him on,” Beck wrote in a late-night post. “He sent the message back …

Police Commissioner Stands by Officer Who Arrested Suspect Screaming ‘F the Pigs’ Amid Excessive Force Allegations

As Boston police are investigating a video showing one of their officers putting his hands around a suspect’s neck, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said his officer did nothing wrong.<p>WBZ-TV reported that it’s unclear what motivated the tirade, but a young man who was screaming “f*** the …

Wood Finishing Tips

Get a silky smooth finish on your next project<p>Sand curved surfaces—and other areas an electric sander can't reach—by hand. Treat all areas equally, …

Woodworking

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13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

Activity Stream - Workshop Addict - Woodworking, Metal Fabrication, DIY & Home Remodelling Forum

MoOsle started a thread Hi in New Member Introductions<p>Hi, I'm a model maker from London. I joined the forum as I'm attempting to build the giant Nike …

How to Age Wood for a Rustic Look

How to Make the Turbo Vigilante Paper Airplane

Introduction: How to Make the Turbo Vigilante Paper Airplane<p>About: I am someone who mass produces paper airplanes and am always developing new …

Vigilantism

The Soviet Military's Eerily Detailed Guide to San Diego

During the Cold War, the Soviet military mapped the entire world in one of the most ambitious mapping projects ever undertaken (see this feature …

San Diego

12 Sneaky Storage Tricks for a Tiny Bathroom

There's more room in those slim spaces and tight corners than you think.<p>Keep everything you need right at your fingertips — but off your countertops.