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Falcon Heavy, in a Roar of Thunder, Carries SpaceX’s Ambition Into Orbit

<i>(Sign up for the Science Times newsletter and sync your calendar with the solar system.)</i><p>KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — From the same pad where NASA launched rockets that carried astronauts to the moon, a big, new American rocket arced into space on Tuesday. But this time, NASA was not involved. The …

If a nuclear bomb is dropped on your city, here's where you should run and hide

President Trump has egged on a new arms race. Russia violated weapons treaties to upgrade its nuclear arsenal. North Korea is developing long-range missiles and practicing for nuclear war — and the US military is considering preemptive attacks on the isolated nation's military facilities.<p>Meanwhile, …

100 Must Read Books: The Man's Essential Library | The Art of Manliness

<i>Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay</i><p>There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your …

Can President Trump Handle the Truth?

Generations of American children have learned the apocryphal tale of young George Washington, bravely admitting to his father that he chopped down …

Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast

Friends, I welcome you to <b>“The Michael Moore Easy-to-Follow 10-Point Plan to Stop Trump.”</b><p>First, let’s acknowledge what we all know to be true: Trump is in deep, deep trouble ― in the pocket of Russians, surrounded by alt.right idiots, alone in his bathrobe in a mostly-empty White House ― and caught …

Sundance 2017: Grateful Dead Doc 'Long Strange Trip' Is Heartbreaking Tribute

You could argue that most folks – or at least those who'd care enough to nab tickets to a documentary about the Grateful Dead – already know the …

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

The Stoner Arms Dealers: How Two American Kids Became Big-Time Weapons Traders

The e-mail confirmed it: everything was finally back on schedule after weeks of maddening, inexplicable delay. A 747 cargo plane had just lifted off …

Everything You Know About Surviving Rip Currents Is Wrong

Conventional wisdom says that Jamie MacMahan was doing everything right when, about a decade ago, he found himself caught in a rip current while swimming off the coast of Monterey, California. Rips flow seaward, out to deep water, so beach access signs across the country advise swimmers to paddle …

How Lower Downtown Denver Went From LoDo to BroDo

“I think of it like the stages of moral development proposed by Kohlberg,” Allison says. “There are various stage models — like, if you were going to …

His riotous story of two buddies on a wine-and-women odyssey intoxicated the world. As Sideways hits the stage, Rex Pickett recalls how he went from debt-ridden divorcee to the toast of Hollywood<p>In 1998, my life was in the proverbial Dixie dumpster. I was living in Santa Monica in a rent-controlled …

Wine

The Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 14th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things, including the best shows not on TV. And while there are some glaring omissions in their selection of good movies, there’s still plenty to peruse. Narrowing them down to just 35 of the best Netflix films wasn’t easy. Nonetheless, here’s …

Brad Pitt

Molenbeek broke my heart

Last Saturday in Paris, at the Boulevard Voltaire near the Bataclan club, I found myself staring at a pool of blood. I wondered what was happening …

Jimmy Page Tells the Story of “Stairway to Heaven”: How the Most Played Rock Song Came To Be

Walk into any guitar store, anywhere in the world, and you’re likely to hear the strains of one, or both, of two songs: Guns n’ Roses’ “Sweet Child …

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

Why the Apple Watch won’t be the new Rolex

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Forget the Apple Watch. In Steve Kivel’s world, the Rolex is still king.<p>Well, the Rolex and the Movado and the Swatch Group. …

A hut with a view: a guide to Colorado’s backcountry huts

Colorado offers some of the best skiing, snowshoeing and hiking opportunities in America. And out in the wilds under the big Rocky Mountain sky, you’ll find a remarkable system of remote huts that provide the opportunity to go further into the backcountry than you ever imagined.<p>Colorado’s hut …

4 Commandments for Keeping a Tidy Fridge

Never lose a bag of carrots in the bottom of the crisper again.<p>We've all reached <i>way</i> into the back of the fridge, only to find last week's berries totally liquified, or done the Tupperware shuffle ("Maybe it will fit if I turn it sideways?") when putting away leftovers. Make your refrigerator a …

Kitchens

Samsung Finally Gets It Right With The Galaxy S6

Samsung likes to paint itself as an innovator. A company that is at the forefront of technology and boldly paving the way into uncharted territory, whilst others hesitantly follow as they wring their hands with anxiety.<p>But that image of Samsung is largely down to inserting the word “innovation” …

Phones

What He Started Doing at 14 Made Him One of the Fittest Guys in the NFL

These 3 strategies changed Steve Weatherford's life, and they could do the same for you<p>To punt a football in the National Football League, you need a leg that kicks like a nitroglycerine-powered pendulum. Steve Weatherford, who airs out pigskins for the New York Giants, has that. He has a Super …

Fitness

Exploring the bleak, real world set of The Hunger Games

The first instalment of the blockbuster film series was shot in North Carolina, including around a ghostly, abandoned mill town.<p>In a clearing surrounded by autumn-tinged trees, a row of near-identical clapboard houses stood before me. Their military alignment and similarity were the only organised …

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …

America’s seafood nightmare: Why the USA needs to rethink its fish

Paul Greenberg, bestselling author of “Four Fish,” takes on the bizarrely illogical global seafood chain<p>Why are we importing our own fish? That's the question posed by Paul Greenberg, author of the bestselling "Four Fish," in a recent New York Times Op-Ed. The query also served to underscore an …

My Life as a Retail Worker: Nasty, Brutish, and Poor

After veteran reporter Joseph Williams lost his job, he found employment in a sporting-goods store. In a personal essay, he recalls his struggles with challenges millions of Americans return to day after day.<p>My plunge into poverty happened in an instant. I never saw it coming.<p>Then again, there was …

How Schools Fail Student Cyclists

Childhood obesity rates are soaring, and youth participation in sports is plummeting. Bikes could solve all this, if schools did a better job of allowing kids to ride them.<p>When the sun came up in Saratoga Springs, New York, on May 15, 2009, it looked like a great morning for a bicycle ride: clear …

Need 70 days off your feet? NASA pays volunteers $18K to lie in bed

If you just can't get out of bed, NASA might have a mission for you.<p>A NASA study is recruiting volunteers to to lie in a bed that's tilted downward at a 6-degree angle for 70 days. Subjects who complete the entire bed rest project can earn up to $18,000.<p>The study is meant to test the conditions …

Space Exploration