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Flying Drone Can Hide Underwater For Months Like a Nuclear Submarine

A submarine’s periscope is a useful reconnaissance tool, but it puts the vessel at risk since it can only be used when the sub surfaces. As an …

10 Sandwiches You Should Definitely Try Before You Die

The best sandwiches don't necessarily have lines around the block. There are best-kept secrets from coast to coast. These are 10 sandwiches you probably never heard of, should make a trip for, snap an Instagram of and eat at least once in your life.<p>The best sandwiches don't necessarily have lines …

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21 Metabolic Moves That Will Get You Absolutely Shredded

These exercises strip away fat and reveal hard muscle. Here’s how to program them into your weekly workouts<p>Are you stuck in a workout rut?<p>Your first reaction might be to say “no.” But think about your routine for a second.<p>Are you excited to train every day? Are you losing fat? Are your exercises …

The Most Hilarious Parenting Tweets Of 2015

Parenting is hard. That may sound overly simply, but it doesn’t really need gussying up. It’s simply an accepted truth. What it <i>does</i> need is laughter, …

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The 50 best tacos in America, ranked

So we asked our friends at Foursquare to dig through their troves of user data and compile a list of the best taco joints in the US.<p>Because the site allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which tacos diners are raving about most across America.<p>To …

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The Speech That Set Off the Debate About America’s Role in the World

Seventy-five years ago this evening, on December 29, 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt—recently reelected to an unprecedented third term in office—took to the airwaves at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time to address an increasingly restive nation on the sobering topic of war mobilization. Across the Atlantic, …

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25 Ways to Use Sriracha

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What Happens When You Feed Thai Chiles to People in Times Square?

Is a Thai bird chile really THAT hot? Five strangers in Times Square say yes—in GIF form<p>In honor of Sriracha Week and all things spicy, we were wondering how people react when they eat hot food. So we intrepidly headed to Times Square on one of the coldest days of the year to feed Thai bird chiles …

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26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

What Can a Year of Running Do for You?

Get Faster with a Disciplined Approach<p>If you've been running consistently for a while and your goal is to improve your pace, you'll need to log some …

Get Over Yourself: How Your Ego Sabotages Your Creativity

One of the most destructive of creative sins is an over-inflated ego. When many people hear the word “ego,” they immediately think of the know-it-all …

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Send directions to your phone -- most users who are used to looking up the directions on a computer before inputting it into a phone will find that it saves one extra step. Users that have slow phones will be able to pull directions up more quickly.<p>Staying on top of new navigation features is a …

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10 Spicy, Chile-Spiked Beers We Love

Ten fiery beers that we can get behind... at least in small doses.<p>Spite is a cruel sentiment, a calculated desire to insult, annoy, or hurt. But human beings are strange creatures. Some readily seek out pain, finding pleasure where others experience tears. And then there are those who delight in …

5 Spicy Cocktail Recipes to Give Your Drinks Some Kick

Five spicy cocktails to put a little more skip in your step.<p>Just the thought of chiles makes our mouths water. So what better way to enliven the tastebuds than a spicy pre-dinner drink? You can make these libations as hot as you like—just add another slice of jalapeño or another 1/2 teaspoon of …

Robot uses heat to strip rubber off nuclear submarines

In 2007, International Climbing Machines (ICM) unveiled its Climber robot, which can scale walls and rounded surfaces using a patented seal system. …

Salted Toffee Chocolate Popcorn

<i>posted by</i> Ashton April 8, 2013<p>I have something <i>major</i> to tell you guys! I’ve been keeping it under wraps, because I wanted to make <i>absolutely</i> certain …

20 award-winning editorial cartoons from 2015 everyone should see

Zyglis, 33, a staff cartoonist, won the "Editorial Cartooning" 2015 Pulitzer Prize.<p>"His editorial cartoons take on Republicans and Democrats, John Boehner and Barack Obama," wrote Mike Connelly, editor and vice president of The Buffalo News, in his cover letter to the panel of Pulitzer judges.<p>"With …

My State Wants to Spend $3.6 Million to Honor Confederate Flag

2015 was an emotional year for South Carolina. In July, Charleston, SC lost nine to a hate crime in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Following this tragedy that rocked the nation, the state removed the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds.<p>This gesture meant a great deal to …

First 4 Enlisted Women Will Soon Report For Duty Aboard U.S. Navy Submarine

“It will be good for the navy, it will be good for the young ladies, it will be good for the submarine force.”<p>2016 will be a milestone year for the U.S. military, a year when one of its few remaining gender barriers will be dismantled as four enlisted women become the first to integrate into the …

We Asked a Theoretical Physicist How Time Travel in the Terminator Movies Works

We talked about everything from quantum mechanics to why Arnold has to be naked.<p>According to a Hollywood myth, the original <i>Terminator</i> came to James Cameron in a dream. By that I mean, Cameron once said he came down with a fever in the 80s and imagined a killer chrome skeleton-bot. But as for the …

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Amazing footage of sharks swimming in scalding waters around a volcano is completely baffling scientists

Brennan Phillips and some colleagues were recently on an expedition to Kavachi volcano, an active underwater volcano near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. But they weren't prepared for what they saw deep inside the volcanic crater:<p>Sharks!<p>Volcanic vents such as these can release fluids …

16 Lists to Make to Jump-Start Your Career in 2016

If you want to get a headstart on your New Year's resolutions, it's time to get organized.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>There's nothing I love more than a good list, especially at the end of the year, when …

The Sinister History of How England Fell in Love With Gin

Gin and England go together like, well, gin and tonic. But how did a Dutch beverage become the national drink of England? To learn more, watch this …

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Makes 1 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons bourbon<p>2 tablespoons Campari<p>2 tablespoons dry vermouth<p>1 orange twist<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine the first 3 ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and stir until shaker becomes frosty. Strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with orange twist.<p>Nutritional …

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How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Save big bucks by blowing out the sprinkler system yourself<p>Close off both valves on the backflow preventer. Then remove the plug on the blow-out port …

Best New Tool: The Milwaukee Utility Crimper

It not only makes the connections the pros require, but also automatically records all the data about when and where they happened.<p>This isn't the kind of tool we'd cover. It's some serious gear for the pros. But it's so mechanically interesting we couldn't resist.<p>The M18 Force Logic 6T Utility …

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