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15 Ways to Fix Everything With Vinegar

Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard<p>Made a mess? Look no further than your kitchen cupboard

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

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Snow Chains Made Simple: Thule Easy Fit CU-9

Before the snowy season arrives, get yourself these easy-to-use chains for your tires. You'll thank yourself later.<p><b>Price:</b> $450<p>Snow chains are tough, but so is trying to install them yourself. Thule's Easy Fit CU-9 system changes the game without compromising safety or durability. The rigid arch …

Secrets Of The Extremely Fit

<i>By Andrew Heffernan, C.S.C.S. for Men's Health</i><p>There's no way around it: To gain muscle and lose flab, you have to pay the iron price. And sweat buckets. And rethink your grocery list. But the ultimate cost (in time, especially) depends on what you know. In our never-ending quest to help you get in …

Friday Cocktail: The Old-Fashionedw/Homemade Bitters

Ingredients for homemade bitters: the woody shreds are Angelica root, the bitter component, along with aromatics, star anise, pepper, cloves, …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

Build A DIY Soldering Stencil Out Of A Soda Can

A cheap way to make clean electronics<p>Taking an electronics prototype to the next level often means soldering tiny components onto a custom-printed circuit board. Solder paste applied without a stencil, however, can ooze, cause shorts, and end a project in flames. Systems engineer Felix Rusu devised …

Cleaning

Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Smoothie

<b>Weather:</b> I’m debating whether it ever got above freezing today<b><br>What I’m listening to:</b> <i>Ho Hey,</i> The Lumineers<p>As you may have heard me mention before, we …

DIY Star Wars Snowflake Patterns: Use the X-Acto, Luke. - Technabob

We’ve seen several different <i>Star Wars</i> inspired paper snowflakes surface over the years. Some of them were laser cut and others were apparently done …

Lunar libation: Dogfish Head brews beer with moon dust

It turns out the moon doesn't taste like cheese, it tastes like a malty Oktoberfest brew in a frosty pint glass. Delaware brewery Dogfish Head released a seasonal beer with a twist. The Celest-jewel-ale includes a bit of moon dust along with the hops and malt.<p>The brewery obtained lunar meteorites …

China creates 55 billion tons of artificial rain a year—and it plans to quintuple that

Back in 2150 BC, Emperor Yu sealed his place in China’s history of eminent rulers by controlling the Yellow River’s annual flood, saving waterlogged crops. Today China’s rulers face the opposite problem: It’s water scarcity that threatens farms. So instead of the Yellow River, the Chinese …

Meteorology

Apple’s first warehouse was Steve Jobs’ bedroom as seen in this rare 1976 image

A recent auction of an Apple 1 computer has allowed an image to surface of 50 cardboard boxes containing early Apple computers from 1976 in a rare photo believed to be taken by Steve Jobs himself, according to <i>The Daily Mail.</i> Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, of course, built the first Apple computers …

Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and …

Cape Cod

Top 10 live music venues in Boston

Travel,United States holidays,Boston holidays,Top 10s,Music,Bars and clubs,North and Central America holidays,Road trips<p>Boston's indie clubs, blues bars and open-mic jazz lounges have transformed the traditional rock town into a career-launching capital for bands of all genres<p>Although the House of …

German Hacker Group Says It's Broken The iPhone's TouchID Fingerprint Reader

For a few German hackers, breaking Apple’s much-hyped fingerprint reader seems to have been little more than a one-weekend project.<p>On Sunday, the Berlin-based hacker group known as the Chaos Computer Club–and more specifically a member of the group who goes by the name Starbug–announced that …

Researcher finds way to calm fears during sleep

Fear may be the most powerful of all human emotions, but according to a study released today in the journal Nature Neuroscience, sleep can be its enemy.<p>In a first-of-its-kind experiment, specific emotional memories of human beings were deliberately altered during sleep. The complicated small study, …

The Brain

5 Tips for Better, Not-at-All Dry Grilled Chicken Breasts

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: Rarely treated with the finesse they deserve, Tom talks turning up the heat on chicken breasts.</i><p>Grilling boneless skinless …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Scotch, Sherry, and Concord Cocktail Recipe

With alternating smoky, nutty, and jammy notes, this cocktail plays up the complexity of Concord grapes. The result is a bit of a confounding cocktail: three assertive flavors that marry amazingly well.<p>I had big dreams of making a Concord grape syrup with no added water. Grapes have plenty of …

Ratatouille With Fried Eggs Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Ratatouille With Fried Eggs</b><p>Ingredients1 medium-small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups_1/2 cup olive oil, divided1 small onion, finely chopped (about 3/4 cup)4 medium garlic cloves finely chopped (about 4 teaspoons)1 red bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)1 …

Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

A Brief History of the Jetpack

From James Bond to JetLev, we trace humanity's quest to build this extremely unnatural way to get high.<p>From James Bond to JetLev, we trace humanity's quest to build this extremely unnatural way to get high.

Here's What Happens To Google Employees When They Die

It’s no surprise that the employee benefits of Google are among the best in the land—free haircuts, gourmet food, on-site doctors and high-tech “cleansing” toilets are among the most talked-about—but in a rare interview with Chief People Officer Laszlo Bock I discovered that the latest perk for …