Watch Dramatic Rescue of Drowning Family From Overturned Truck


After tornadoes ravaged Texas this weekend, Tom Mitchell felt compelled to go out into his community and help in any way that he could. That’s when he found a family in need of rescuing. In Myrtle Springs, Tom found an overturned SUV that was stuck in fast-moving water. When he saw there were strangers trying to get inside the vehicle, ...

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Oilfield services groups struggle outside the US


It would be easy to conclude from the first-quarter results of two of the world’s largest oilfield services companies that recovery is under way in their sector. Halliburton and Schlumberger in recent days both announced their first quarterly revenue growth since the oil market crash of 2014. Yet, the rebound is far from universal. Almost all the renewed growth in ...

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Anthony Bourdain: "Timing is Everything"


Anthony Bourdain has one of the most enviable jobs in food. Since the release of his explosive tell all book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly in 2000, which lifted the lid on the excesses of the restaurant industry and gave the pot a great big stir, the chef, author and broadcaster has been touring the world, making some ...

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Congress reaches deal to fund the government through September, alleviating fears of a shutdown later this week


House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) in the Oval Office. (Evan Vucci/AP) Congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a broad spending package to fund the government through the end of September, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week, several congressional aides said. Congress is expected to vote on the roughly $1 trillion package early this week. The ...

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This Week in Making: Doctor Who Sonic Screwdriver, Mad Max Mobiles, and Double Action Keyboard


Ready to become a true Time Lord like the Doctor? This week, Technology Will Save Us posted designs of how to use a BBC micro:bit to make a papercraft replica of the sonic screwdriver seen on Doctor Who. The build is not all that difficult, and should not take you longer than ten minutes to complete. However, the final product is ...

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6 Ways to Reclaim Your Sanity


OMG! If it is not an email, a text or an ostensibly unending work week, it’s traffic or other forms of hostility that drive us to the breaking point of aberration. With all the psychological warfare bombarding us on a daily basis, no wonder why we need antidepressants and sleeping aids to survive. We are enslaved ...

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The Lions Modeling Agency Sued for Firing Employee Who Hated Rap Music


NYC Modeling Agency Sued I Was Fired for ‘Hating’ Rap Music 4/30/2017 12:20 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Nicki Minaj, Kanye West and Lil Wayne‘s music was too much for a modeling agency employee to take around the office, and he says he got fired when he bitched about it. Talent manager Charles Short just sued his ex-employer, The Lions Model Management — a big ...

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Victim’s Family Buys Airfare for Loved Ones of Inmate About to be Executed


The man who is responsible for the deaths of three people has been forgiven by the family of one of the victims. Their compassion was not enough to grant clemency for the prisoner, who was on death row in Arkansas, but, as a gesture of kindness, they flew his family out to see him one last time. 38-year-old Kenneth Williams who was first ...

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Ted 2017: Elon Musk's vision for underground road system


Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMusk released this video to explain his vision US entrepreneur Elon Musk has outlined his vision for a tunnel network under Los Angeles and shown how it might work. Mr Musk also told the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference he planned fully autonomous journeys across the US by the end of ...

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Weekend Watch: The Mesmerizing Timelapse of Machine Embroidery


I’ll admit it. I’ve worked at Make: for 2 years and never really considered myself much of a maker. But recently, along with fellow editor Caleb, I picked up the Brother SE400 Embroidery and Sewing Machine. As I started imagining all the embellishments I could add to clothes, and patches I wanted to design, I figured I ought to see ...

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