Misinformation, Panic, and 3D Printed Guns

In June 2018, Cody Wilson’s non-profit Defense Distributed and the U.S. State Department settled their long-running lawsuit over whether the government can block the Internet distribution of Defense Distributed’s digital blueprints for 3D printing a certain weapon and weapon parts.  Since the settlement, state attorneys general and state and U.S. policy makers have been panicking, and Congress has pressured the White House to reverse the settlement, party fueled by misinformation…

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A new wave of progressive candidates is changing how we talk about environmental justice

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unseated incumbent Democrat Rep. Joe Crowley in the primary for New York City’s 14th congressional district, she did so while running on a progressive platform centering on a host of issues including a deep-seated commitment to environmental justice. On her website, the 28-year-old calls climate change “the single biggest national security threat for the United States and the single biggest threat to worldwide industrialized civilization” in a…

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Introducing the 17.03 Blue And Ultra Blue Limited Editions from Ming Watches

Just a year ago, Ming burst onto the horological scene with the 17.01. With a great debut and well-deserved word-of-mouth, Ming quickly became a micro-brand worth keeping an eye on, and we were very impressed with the brand’s inaugural effort. Our instinct proved to be correct when Ming came out with its second watch, the 19.01 with an 100-hour movement from Schwarz-Etienne. It was a powerhouse of a watch, albeit…

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AUTOMOBiLE’s Dog Days of Summer

Every dog has its day and guess what? Today is that day—National Dog Day that is. To celebrate we put together a photo gallery of our favorite furry copilots here at Automobile. BONNIE Naturally, as I type this, my dog Bonnie, an 11-year old American Staffordshire Terrier, plants herself at my side so that I may pet her, which is a regular occurrence, especially while I’m on deadline. This of…

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Bidding to start on £350m Ireland-Wales subsea interconnector

Firms are being invited to express an interest in bidding for construction of a 200km undersea electricity interconnector between the UK and Ireland. The £350m privately-financed infrastructure project is being developed by Greenlink Interconnector Limited, a subsidiary of Cork-based Element Power, and is due to commence construction in 2020. Work packages include the design, construction and maintenance of the undersea and underground HVDC cable system as well as the design,…

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Your EDM Premiere: Villem & MeLeod Are ‘Playing the Changes’ of Liquid DnB With Surprising Track ‘Simply Red’ [Spearhead Recordings]

The larger drum and bass scene hasn’t seen much from liquid masters Villem & McLeod this year. Villem released a track with Addiction on V Recordings back in May and the duo have been releasing sample packs, but now we know the real reason for their general radio silence. A massive LP called Playing the Changes from the chill DnB duo is due out September 14 and it was definitely worth waiting…

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Pearl Earrings: Wear Them Sustainably and Love Them

Looking for a pair of jewelry that won’t go out of style? Pieces that will make you stand out from the rest? Then quality pearl earrings might be just what you’re looking for. Although classic – they’ve been worn for hundreds of years, even by ancient civilizations – pearls are still  kicking and will continuously lead the jewelry market. The Charm of Pearl Earrings Maybe many of you have already…

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Ben is Back Teaser Trailer: Julia Roberts’ Son Has Problems

Julia Roberts is unexpectedly reunited with her (troubled) young adult son in the newly-released teaser trailer for Ben is Back. The drama was written and directed by novelist-turned filmmaker Peter Hedges, who is directing his real-life son (and fellow Oscar nominee) Lucas Hedges here. Roberts stars in Ben is Back as Holly Burns, a woman whose son Ben (Lucas Hedges) returns home without warning one Christmas Eve, seemingly well-adjusted and problem-free. Unfortunately, Holly soon…

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Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla

Login to VeloClub|Not a member?   Sign up now. 18 New Articles August 24, 2018 RACING 26 times up the Cauberg: The strange story of the 1948 world championship August 24, 2018 FROM THE CYCLINGTIPS EMPORIUM Quick-fire Q&A with the founders of Pedla August 24, 2018 TECH Bikes of the Bunch: A fresh Cherubim August 24, 2018 NEWS Bruyneel owes $1.5 million; Porte confirmed to Trek: Daily News Digest August 24,…

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From Scraps to Sanctuary: A $700 A-Frame Cabin

To some, a pile of scrap wood might look like trash. But for Alla and Garrett Ponomareva, it was an opportunity to build something beautiful. While vacationing on their family’s land in Missoula, MT, the couple discovered some old window frames and spare lumber from a dilapidated structure on the property. Inspired by the debris, Alla remembered an online blueprint for a tiny A-frame cabin she loved – and realized…

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