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Apple Music vs Spotify: Which should you choose?

Apple Music and Spotify are the dominant players in the streaming music industry. Spotify just announced they have 75 million paid subscribers with 170 million total active users. Apple recently hit 40 million subscribers. It’s clear that <i>both</i> companies are a hit with consumers. In fact, the …

Apple Music

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

Is your lawnmower struggling to cut tough patches of grass like it used to? Your blades may have dulled: fortunately, you can sharpen them back up …

Photographers Took Wildly Different Pictures Of This One Guy Because Of Backstory

Canon Australia's experiment aims to show a photograph is "shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what's in front of it".<p>"I thought that's really strange...these don't look like portraits of the character I thought [he was]", said one.

Photography

The 30 Most Important Airplanes of All Time

The planes that defined the aerospace age.<p>While by no means definitive, the following list of flying machines is what we consider, after many grueling hours of debate, to be the most important airplanes in the course of history. Every one of the airplanes herein has left a lasting impact—not just …

7 tips that will change the way you brew coffee at home

I (really) love coffee, so I'm always testing new ways to make the best home-brewed cup of coffee.<p>There are a few techniques that can immediately improve the quality of your coffee, no matter how fancy (or basic) your coffee machine is.<p>Here are five tips for making your drip coffee taste a whole …

August Smart Doorbell Cam Always Lets You Know Who’s Coming

With built-in HD camera and WiFi connectivity, August smart doorbell cam always lets you know who’s coming regardless of wherever you’re. Like the …

Nite Ize Slap Lit LED Wrap

Whether you’re running, walking, or biking at night, you want to be visible to cars and other hazards. This modern take on the slap bracelet will fit …

Get the Best Tools for Your Workshop with This Guide

Whether you’ve got DIY projects to do or the occasional home repair, everyone needs a solid collection of tools. The Sweethome spent hundreds of …

F-35C fighter jets successfully complete training with USS Eisenhower

NORFOLK — Pilots flying the Navy's newest and most expensive jet say they successfully completed the flight portion of a second round of …

Home Improvement Skills Every Grown-Ass Adult Should Know

One day you woke up, watched the news, put on a pair of pants, checked your bank account, and paid a bill. Then went to work. Congratulations, you’re …

Lockheed F-35s finish at-sea test flights as US Navy warms to new jet

ABOARD USS EISENHOWER, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Two Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets wrapped up a second round of successful test flights off the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier on Friday, a key milestone toward operational use of the jets by the U.S. Navy in coming years.<p>The flight tests …

This power strip will take all devices and not overcharge

Each of our devices needs a mothership so to speak, that place where, at the end of a long day with the battery in the red, they can all return to one place and dock to recharge. This thought occurs to me every time I go to leave the house and must first round up my phone, iPad, computer and camera …

21 Fitness Projects You Can Build at Home

Do-It-Yourself Gym Equipment: 21 Fitness Projects You Can Build at Home<p>These days it seems nearly everybody is trying to find ways to save money. A …

Breathtaking Handmade Electronics Workbench

Love Hultèn is a Swedish designer who likes to fuse modern high technology with traditional woodworking and shopcraft, creating a unique blend of everyday functionality with pleasing aesthetics and mad fabrication skills. We’ve covered Love’s amazing work before, in his supersized Lego computers …

How To Easily Get a Cinematic Look From Your dSLR Video

Achieving a “film look” is something that most aspiring filmmakers strive to accomplish. We always want our work to appear as masterpieces, but …

No, you probably don’t need to take it to a repair shop

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Repairs

How Wyrmwood created a luxury role-playing product and launched the perfect Kickstarter

The Wyrmwood Magnetic Dice Tower System is an odd Kickstarter. The campaign still has days to go, but I'm already holding one of the finished products in my hands.<p>It's beautiful.<p>On my desk it looks like a nice wooden box, but once you unclasp the leather strap holding everything together you see a …

In-wall wiring guide for home A/V

Crutchfield advisor Norm has worked on hundreds of whole-house wiring jobs.<p>This guide will help you save money by doing your own small-scale in-wall …

GoPro Reinvents Its Action Camera With The Hero4 Session

Meet the next generation of the GoPro action camera. Called the Hero4 Session, this new camera is the first major redesign of the company’s ubiquitous camera since the original Digital Hero launched in 2007. But it’s not just a pretty new face. This camera is a significant step forward for GoPro. …

GoPro

The DIY Home Improvement Projects With A Great Return On Investment

When investing in a home improvement project, many people hope to get at least most of that money back when it's time to sell the house. If you're …

More ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

It's the Fourth of July and while that light show in the sky honors US independence, why not shine a little light on our DIY perseverance? To help celebrate this holiday, we've put together a collection of (even more) ingenious hacks that incorporate party essentials: lights, nighttime, fireworks, …

Hacking

Clip and Flipper aim to make changing lenses easier

While most experienced photographers think nothing of changing the lens on their camera, others find it difficult to do on the fly while juggling …

Night sky photography tips and tricks

Night photography, or astrophotography, is easier than you may think. It really boils down to a little planning and knowing a thing or two about how …

Summery Backyard DIY Projects That Are Borderline Genius

Make Mini Grills for the Back Deck<p>Mini grills are wonderful. You can put them right on the patio table and sit and relax while you cook. Or, you …

Here Active Listening Earbuds

A pair of Bluetooth earbuds and a mobile app that let you modify the sound from your surroundings. It can lower the overall volume or just certain …

Earbuds

20 Secret Doors and Clever Hiding Places

The fascination with secret doors and hidden compartments has been around since ancient times; thousands of years ago, the Egyptians hid chambers deep in their pyramids. While hidden doors may not be found in everyone’s home nowadays, the desire to have clandestine passageways and secret stashes …