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Top 5 Yamaha XJR1300 Customs

The big news on the custom scene right now is the launch of the revised Yamaha XJR1300. The old bruiser has been revitalized and repackaged into two variants: a standard version with wide bars and a seat big enough for two, and a Racer with clip-ons, a small fairing and front fender, and a solo …

The Best Cordless Electric Chainsaws

Although they don't have the power of a gas saw, cordless electric chainsaws are lighter, quieter, and simple to start. Plus: no fumes! Perfect for pruning, yard cleanup, and light cutting.<p>Although they don't have the power of a gas saw, cordless electric chainsaws are lighter, quieter, and simple …

Woodworking

Grand Prairie, Texas, to Offer Year-Round Skiing

Developers in Grand Prairie, Texas, will soon break ground on a 350,000-square-foot indoor ski facility and hotel, reports CBS.<p>The Grand Alps Resort will offer seven different slopes, from beginner to expert, featuring the longest indoor ski run in the world (300 feet tall and 1,200 feet long), an …

Deer Hunting Tips: How To Tag a Buck After You Bust Him

<i>Photo by Mark Raycroft (deer); Bill Buckley (hunter)</i><p><b>Scenario 1:</b> As you sneak to your stand in the hardwoods with the wind in your favor, you snap a …

Bet on Sports | Online Betting Site Betway

Online betting site Betway<p>From the first kick to the last stride. Every shot, every point, every race, every win – experience it like never before at …

50 Not Out: Cafe Racer Dreams' BMW R69S

Cafe Racer Dreams is one of the most prolific outfits on the custom motorcycle circuit. An incredible fifty builds have already rolled out the Spanish workshop’s doors—each one as stylish as the next.<p>For CRD #50, Pedro García and Efraon Triana pulled out all the stops. It’s a stunning resto-mod …

The SEC East is a morass, and it's not even October yet

After Missouri's win at South Carolina, does the SEC East even have a favorite?<p>Let's quickly recap the season's first month-plus in the SEC East:<p>1. …

How Will Auto Racing Heal After the Tony Stewart, Kevin Ward Jr. Tragedy?

Nothing you or I say or do will change what happened late Saturday night, at the small dirt track in upstate New York—its grandstands full of fans trying to catch a glimpse of a true legend of auto racing.<p>As night became early morning, the facts became clearer and the whole episode more surreal and …

Motorsport

This Squirrel Breaks Record For Tail Size... And May Eat Deer's Hearts

It usually eats fruits and seeds, but it has been said to have a taste for blood.<p>Behold the tufted ground squirrel, one of the strangest tree-dwelling rodents found on Earth. Native to Borneo, it is rarely seen--one camera trap study in a park on the island turned up only one of these squirrels, …

Squirrels

We Can No Longer Ignore Facebook's Vast Power

Has Facebook become too important to our society to be left in the hands of Facebook?<p><b>Written on the wall at Facebook is its motto:</b> "Move fast and break things." But how much are they going to break? And how fast? A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences revealed on the weekend …

Social Media

After Yarnell: Why America's Fire-Industrial Complex Can't Be Stopped

It’s been a year since 19 firefighters burned to death while battling a blaze outside of Yarnell, Arizona. It was the worst tragedy in wildland firefighting since 1933, as Kyle Dickman wrote in <i>Outside</i>’s September 2013 cover story. As with other devastating burnovers—like Montana’s 1949 Mann Gulch …

Poll: Is the “Whitetail Crash” Imminent?

There seems to be a great cry spreading over Whitetail Nation—a collective gnashing of teeth, plus the wringing of hands, and the multiplying wail …

QB Brady Quinn agrees to terms with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) -- Former first-round draft pick Brady Quinn agreed to terms Monday with the Miami Dolphins, his seventh NFL team.<p>Quinn reached an …

Ebola Forces Guinea to Shut Borders with Liberia, Sierra Leone

Guinea announced the closure of its borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia on Saturday in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola. The virus has killed nearly 1,000 people in the three countries this year. At least 367 people have died in Guinea since March, and 18 others are being treated in isolation, …

Memories of Mork: Robin Williams, RIP

Robin Williams, of course, didn’t belong to me alone. At the peak of <i>Mork & Mindy</i>’s success — when he made the cover of TIME his first season — over …