Ryan Erwin

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A Whirlwind Envelops the White House, and the Revolving Door Spins

WASHINGTON — The doors at the White House have been swinging a lot lately. A deputy chief of staff moved on. A speechwriter resigned. The associate attorney general stepped down. The chief of staff offered to quit. And that was just Friday.<p>All of that came after the departure of Rob Porter, the …

Donald Trump

Skip the Carbs and Cut Calories at Breakfast With These High-Protein Meals

When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these high-protein breakfast recipes instead. Whether you're on a gluten-free, Paleo, or vegetarian diet, there's a …

Healthy Eating

30 Amazon Alexa Tips That You Should Know About

If you own a device like the Amazon Echo or Echo Dot, then you likely use the Alexa personal assistant to report the weather or play some music. Aside from answering basic questions, you can have Alexa perform dozens of other tasks and control a number of smart home automation devices. What else …

Smart Homes

Fact-checking the 2018 State of the Union address

President Trump’s State of the Union speech had soaring rhetoric — and many dubious facts and figures. Many of these claims have been fact-checked repeatedly, yet the president persists in using them.<p>Here is a guide to 18 claims, in the order in which Trump made them. As is our practice with live …

Donald Trump

40+ Fantastic Things You Can Do with an Apple Watch Series 3

Apple Watch Series 3 is Apple’s latest wearable gadget and—in addition to better performance—it features optional cellular connectivity and GPS …

One of our favorite smart plugs from TP-Link is back at its all-time low: $20 (Reg. $30)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon has the TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi smart plug on sale for <b>$19.99 Prime shipped</b>. That means it ships free for Prime members or in …

Consumer Tech

President Trump's enemies list

The president remembers every political slight — and the politicians who abandoned him during the 'Access Hollywood' scandal.<p>Donald Trump is less than six months into his presidency, yet one of the organizing principles of his political operation is already becoming clear: payback.<p>In private, Trump …

Donald Trump

How to Get Alexa to Call Your Phone

We've all misplaced our phone from time to time, so wouldn't it be handy if Alexa could help you locate it? There are a few third-party skills that …

7 smart doorbells to watch over your front stoop

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Oil, gas, and coal industries get a shocking amount of funding from the US government, a new report shows

The report, released July 5, is the product of research conducted by Oil Change International, Friends of the Earth, the Sierra Club, and the World Wildlife Fund's European Policy Office. Their goal was to parse out the amount of public financing — defined as grants, equity, loans, guarantees, and …

World Wildlife Fund

These Transparent, Solar Power-Generating Windows Are the World's First

Trying to make large buildings energy-neutral, companies are taking advantage of building windows' surface area to harvest solar energy.<p>A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial and housing estates energy neutral has outfitted the headquarters of a Dutch bank with the world's first …

Clean Energy

This glass sticker turns your MacBook’s trackpad into a number pad

It’s pretty rare to see a laptop with a full number pad. In fact, none of Apple’s MacBooks have ever had one. But if you’re someone who does some serious number crunching, Nums might be able to help.<p>Currently looking for funding on Kickstarter, Nums is essentially a giant glass panel that attaches …

Your Sort of Simple Guide to Building an Off-Grid Power System

Living in our Airstream, Artemis, power has been the number-one challenge. The daily-life stuff is easy to cope with: cooking is all done on propane; we avoid excessive appliances, with pour-over coffee and handheld espresso machines; and off-the-grid lighting falls to Goal Zero’s awesome low-power …

ASUS ZenScreen is the slickest USB monitor I've ever seen

ASUS is known for its design chops, so much so that it could turn even a router into an eye candy. The same goes for its latest USB monitor, the ZenScreen (MB16AC), which turned up on the show floor here at Computex in Taipei. This 15.6-inch, 1080p IPS device is the slickest of its kind I've ever …

Tesla’s solar roof gets new competitor in Forward Labs

The startup claims its product offers higher energy production and lower cost<p>While Tesla’s gearing up to ship its first batch of solar-panels-that-look-just-like-normal-roofs, other companies are venturing into the fray. One such startup, the Palo Alto, CA-based Forward Labs, is now accepting …

Trump Thinks the Constitution 'Makes Us Look Weak'

Trump reacted to rulings against his revised travel ban by making the kind of argument strongman leaders often make<p>On Wednesday, a federal court in …

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New Jersey OKs bill pressuring Trump to disclose tax returns

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump might not make it on the ballot in 2020 in New Jersey if he doesn't disclose his tax returns under a bill approved by lawmakers.<p>The Democrat-led Assembly on Thursday approved the legislation inspired by the Republican president's failure to disclose his …

Donald Trump

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

British Spy Service Says Claim That It Wiretapped President Trump Is 'Utterly Ridiculous'

President Donald Trump’s boldest effort at political misdirection is threatening to become a foreign policy mishap.<p>Struggling to justify Trump’s …

Meet Skycamp, a treehouse-style tent designed for your car

One of the worst parts of car camping is dealing with the tent. You have to find room to pack it in your trunk before you go, of course, but that is …

This company has been making some of the best hiking socks for over 20 years

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Smartwool Picking out a pair of socks is one of the most menial tasks we can think of, but it matters — especially when you're going hiking. …

Hiking

Why There Should Be a Tarp in Your Future

I love camping. Sleeping under the stars is one of the greatest, most relaxing ways to spend time outside. Except if it starts raining. Then, camping …

Camping

A complete guide to fat-biking basics

Just because you ride a road or mountain bike doesn’t mean you’ll be fabulous at fat biking. You’ve got to get to know pedaling on snow.<p>Throw in …

15 smart home essentials under $100 we absolutely love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart-home technology can make …

How to Assemble a More Flexible Savage Survival Kit

About two years ago I had the opportunity to assemble an affordable survival rifle using a little Savage Arms Rascal single-shot .22 LR as the base …

The One Balanced Breakfast a Thyroid Expert Swears By

While the thyroid is just a small, butterfly-shaped gland no bigger than an avocado pit, it controls your metabolism, your heart beat, your energy …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Healthy Eating

Powered bike wheel creates indoor/outdoor e-bike

The Falco eDrive looks a lot like some of the other aftermarket electric bike wheels out there. The market has no shortage, and we've tested the …

Jetstream aims to double residential solar efficiency - ExtremeTech

By on January 9, 2017 at 9:56 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Large-scale solar projects work …

Solar Power