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This is the life cycle of a Donald Trump lie

How a Trump falsehood makes the rounds and the president can claim a partial victory<p>On March 4, President Donald Trump declared himself the victim of a scandal on the level of the the Watergate crimes that brought down President Richard Nixon. In an early-morning tweetstorm apparently triggered by …

4 Things You Need to Know About the Approved Keystone XL Pipeline

The big infrastructure project may have important impacts on climate, animals, and people. Here's how.<p>President Donald Trump announced that he is granting approval to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline on Friday morning. Trump said the 1,900-mile pipeline—which will cross much of the Great …

Tar Sands

Airstream Basecamp

Posted in Rides and Trailers<p>The smallest of Airstream’s line of classic travel trailers, the re-designed Basecamp is light enough to tow with a …

Gerber Center-Drive

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>The Center-Drive is designed to do a lot of different things—not just passable functions but actual work. It features …

Victorinox Trailmaster Grip

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>This is a big, burly 10-function pocketknife with a wood saw. Its anatomical shape and locking blades give you a solid grip …

How to make sewage drinkable

The water (re)cycle<p>You should want to drink from your toilet. Flushes flood sewers with precious liquid that ends up washed out to sea or sprinkled on crops. But we could be enjoying recycled urine as a beverage. Some U.S. cities, like the perpetually parched San Diego, are beginning to use …

Seiko’s First-Ever Dive Watch Returns (Twice)

Seiko has just released two new versions of its original dive watch, the reference 6217, which first launched in 1965. While they’re both stunning, …

Watches

Rogue One Together with A New Hope

With <i>Rogue One</i> being a prequel of sorts to <i>A New Hope</i>, it was only a matter of time before someone combined the two. This fan edit by Barre Tong …

Science Fiction

Tips for Taking Great Portraits

You can do better than just snapping off selfies with your phone — especially if that portrait is going on a resume or CV. Paying attention to what's …

Photography

Nikon 1 Vintage Camera

Offered from the collection of Japanese collector Tad Soto, this Nikon 1 Vintage Camera isn't just "vintage": it's the earliest known surviving …

Nexo Ever Tires

Whether it's for pleasure, exercise, or your daily commute, nothing ruins a ride quite like a flat. Nexo Ever Tires promise to eliminate that …

About 100,000 devices helped take down the internet via a cyberattack

<b>UPDATE: Oct. 26, 2016, 12:48 p.m. EDT</b> This post has been updated to amend Dyn's analysis of the number of devices used in the DDoS cyberattack.<p>A …

How To Do The Bare Minimum Of Car Maintenance In Six Easy Steps

You don’t need a comprehensive understanding of how a car works to enjoy one. (Though I think it does help.) Anybody can make their car a lot safer …

Razer's New Laptop Is a Portable Supercomputer That Vapes

If you want a slim machine you can slip inside your messenger bag, tote to the coffee shop, and peck out a few emails on, there are plenty of those. …

The Gear You Need to Capture a Solar Eclipse

Gearing up for the Faroe Islands requires that you be ready for pretty much anything. You’re out in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean, so the …

A Parent’s Guide to Playing Minecraft With Your Kids

When your kid shows interest in a popular phenomenon, usually there’s not much to understand—you just help them turn on the videos, and put the toys …

Kids

Essentials for a Quick Work Flight

There’s an art to the day-trip business flight. Dress for a quick tarmac-to-boardroom transition, bring nothing extraneous, and don’t lower quality …

7 Things That You Need to Know About Your Email Signature

How to automatically build your network and increase your credibility every time you send an email<p>What does your email signature say about you?<p>Does it make you look impressive or does it send mixed messages that undermine your credibility?<p>After writing, testing, and sending tens of thousands of …

The Ten Best Cocktail Bars in Denver

<b>Bar Fausto<br>3126 Larimer Street<br>720-445-9691</b><br>Part carefree hipster hangout and part smartly conceived classic-cool hot spot, Bar Fausto (named for a …

Alcohol

Epic! An Online Library for Your Kids and for You

Epic! is an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service for kids under 12 years old. Think e-book Netflix tailored for youngsters.<p>With 15,000 …

Two economists win Nobel for insights on setting pay and rewards

STOCKHOLM/CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - British-born Oliver Hart and Finland’s Bengt Holmstrom won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work that addresses a host of questions from how best to reward executives to whether schools and prisons should be privately owned.<p>Their findings on contract …

Nobel Prize

The 25 Best New Restaurants in America

Pig trotters, lamb shanks and fried walleye<p>This year, for the first time, I felt the effects of age. An ache in the elbow that didn’t want to go …

John Besh

12 Million-Year-Old Vehicle Tracks Found in Stone, Claims Geologist

Petrified wheel tracks found in various locations, including parts of Turkey and Spain, were left by heavy all-terrain vehicles some 12 million to 14 …

Geology

Negative Reps Help You Do Exercises You Thought Were Impossible

If you can’t do a push-up, the key may be forgetting for a moment about pushing yourself up. Instead, lower yourself down from a push-up position—and …

Bodyweight Exercise

Sony's Insane Pocket Camera Gets Even Crazier

For years Sony’s RX100 line has been the camera to beat if you’re looking for an impressively capable pocket-sized shooter packing a one-inch sensor. …

Cameras

GE made an oilfield drone that can sniff out gas leaks

At the opening of GE's new oil and gas R&D center in Oklahoma, the multi-business company has also presented its new methane-sniffing helicopter drone called "Raven." GE started working on the project last year, and it proved that the 20-pound machine can indeed do what it was created for during a …

How to Re-Waterproof Your Jacket

If you haven’t washed or treated your waterproof-breathable jacket, and it’s seen a few seasons of use, you’ve probably noticed that it doesn’t keep …

Skin Care

Cuyahoga Valley, a national park in Cleveland's backyard

It's America's 11th most-visited national park, but it's also a place many people have never heard of: Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio.<p>Nearly 2.3 million people visited Cuyahoga in 2015, putting it right behind better-known parks like Glacier National Park in Montana and Acadia National Park …

9 of the best watches to give and get for under $500 this holiday season

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Not only functional, a nice watch gives a certain air of importance to the wearer. It's a public statement to the universe that time …

Watches

The truth behind Costco's credit card switch

That's what happened to Costco when it switched its rewards credit card from longtime provider American Express to Visa provided by Citigroup. The change led to short-term chaos, customer outrage, and plenty of headlines using phrases like "Disastrous Credit Card Swap."<p>Focusing on problems is easy, …

Speed Of Light