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Scoop Fresh Air Into Your Car with This Window Vent

My first car had no air conditioning. In those days not many cars did. What we did have, though, were small triangular vent windows (Figure A) that pivoted outward to scoop buffeting gales of fresh air into the car, which cooled us by evaporation. It worked much better than you might think. It also …

How to Season Your Food Without Using Salt

Salt is everything when it comes to cooking and baking—but it's not the only way to add flavor to a dish. There are many other ingredients you can …

Recipes

How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.<p>In the wake of this spring's Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy …

ISPs

How to get a six-pack in six weeks

If you’re looking to get a six-pack by July Fourth, you’ll need to start now. It takes six weeks with the right exercise — and food.<p>“The key to …

Workouts

Everything We Know About The Feelfree Overdrive

If Feelfree’s “Overdrive” pedal drive was ever really a secret, then the secret is officially out. We first laid eyes on the Overdrive at Icast 2016, …

Sizable tiny house sleeps up to 6 people

The Retreat measures 33 ft (10 m)-long and a road-legal 8.5 ft (2.5 m)-wide, and has a total floorspace of 416 sq ft (38.6 sq m). To put that into …

Takeout-Style Chinese Spare Ribs

Food & Dining

Why South Koreans now live longer than Americans

And will soon live longer still.<p>Athletes from South Korea and America will compete for medals at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang — but at least in one way, the South Koreans are already winning.<p>As recently as 1960, most South Koreans couldn’t expect to live past 55. Today, they can expect to …

13 Habits Of Super Persuasive People

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to put his shoes on, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get …

Emotional Intelligence

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>"I'm going to block you now." Those are the last words I heard from a person I was... seeing? Hanging out with? Dating? I don't even know. When we were …

Clean Burnt Residue Off of Pans With Baking Soda

Burnt, stuck-on food may seem like a dishwasher’s worst nightmare but, with the help of baking soda, it can be removed super easily without any …

How to Cold Email a Stranger for Advice

The cold email is a tough email to write, but the right nugget of wisdom can save an entrepreneur years of headache and thousands of dollars.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The cold email is a tough email to write, but the right nugget of wisdom can save an entrepreneur …

Entrepreneurship

How I Lost 75 Pounds in 120 Days

<i>Hi! Happy New Year! I was going to wait a while longer to post this, but I see a lot of people making their Resolutions and the time seemed right. I</i> …

Want to delete yourself from the internet? Use this website

Earlier this month, the Tories’ Investigatory Powers Bill was passed into law. The contentious new legislation – dubbed ‘the snooper’s charter’ – allows the government to view the details and Internet browsing history of all UK citizens, giving them the most extreme spying powers in the …

Fake News

Yoga poses for weight loss for beginners

But if your job or your boss is a source of Yoga poses for weight loss for beginners stress in your life and they text or call you ofen, then every …

8 Ways to Keep Your Cat Happy and Healthy Plus a DIY No-Sew Cat Bed

In general, cats are pretty easy to take care of. While their needs are simple, there are extra things you can do to make sure they are the happiest …

Pets

Homemade hydroelectric generator uses plastic bottles as water wheel

<b>Lost in the woods near a stream, with some empty water bottles, wire, plastic plates, and a stepper motor, *and* you need to charge your smartphone?</b> …

Do You Keep Off-Road Recovery Gear Near?

Share Email Comments<p>I can only imagine what the average citizen thinks when they see an axe or a shovel mounted to the side of an overland-ready …

7 Weight-Loss Snacks That Will Actually Keep You Full Until Your Next Meal

Reach for one of these snacks if you can’t wait until dinner<p>Let’s be real: If your stomach is growling and mealtime is more than an hour away, a handful of baby carrots isn’t going to cut it.<p>And not only because they’re pretty much devoid of satiating protein and fat. Sometimes, you just aren’t …

The Dangers of the Deep Web

The new documentary <i>Down the Deep, Dark Web</i> explores the promise and perils of the deep web—the part of the internet that isn’t indexed through search engines. Yuval Orr is an Israeli journalist who became fascinated with the darknet, and spent months talking to tech experts and crypto-anarchists …

Deep Web

Should you really eat fat to stay slim? The new food rules explained

The nation was enjoying its breakfast last week when the latest food fight broke out. A damning report by a leading obesity charity warned that the low-fat, low-cholesterol message underpinning 30 years of public health advice was plain wrong.<p>Eat more fat, less carbohydrate and don’t worry about …

The Most Common Pull-Up Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Most people would be happy to do <i>any</i> pull-up, but you still need to follow the cardinal rule of strength training: use proper technique and form. This …

5 Foods That Lower Inflammation + Fight Spring Allergies

Spring ushers in blue skies, blooming flowers and trees, birds chirping and bright green grass. But there are also other things that come along with …

Wellness

You'll Wake Up Craving This Refreshing Summer Weight-Loss Smoothie

Finding it tough to finish an entire humongous honeydew melon before it goes bad? Try this smooth, refreshing breakfast recipe. It's perfect if you're trying to slim down for Summer because it offers all the weight-loss essentials needed for the ideal smoothie.<p>This invigorating, dairy-free, …