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The Life Expectancy of Major Household Appliances

It's easier to make a "fix or replace" decision when you know the life expectancy of major appliances. If you've bought a budget-friendly appliance, …

Home Improvement

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

TV

10 Most Effective Ways To Get Rid Of Ants From Your Home & Garden

There’s nothing like walking into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary eyed and ready for your morning cup of coffee only to find that …

Genius dog takes herself sledding in delightful snow video

Sometimes we don’t deserve dogs. They’re so great.<p>While sledding is one of many fun activities for people to enjoy during a snow storm, it’s not too often that we see a dog get in on that action with no assistance.<p>Well, the 3-year-old Australian Shepherd named Secret isn’t a typical dog. She can go …

Pets

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

See 3 planets in a line before sunrise

As 2017 draws to a close, three bright planets are lined up across the eastern sky before sunrise. In their order from the sunrise point upward, …

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Solar power, once so costly it only made economic sense in spaceships, is becoming cheap enough that it will push coal and even natural-gas plants …

Renewable Energy

Why So Many Southern Porches Have Blue Ceilings

If you’ve ever taken a stroll through Savannah or Charleston, you’ve no doubt admired the beautiful homes and their welcoming porches. And if you …

Daily Show Explains Why Donald Trump Walked Into Beauty-Pageant Changing Rooms

For once, <i>The Daily Show with Trevor Noah</i> may have discovered a theory that would exonerate Donald Trump of icky behavior, however, it’s doubtful the …

Donald Trump

Zombies Protest the G20 in Hamburg: Pictures

The Arts

Collapse in Hebes Chasma on Mars

What's happened in Hebes Chasma on Mars?

Big History

Time Crystals Could be the Key to the First Quantum Computer

It’s been proven that time crystals do in fact exist. Two different teams of researchers created some time crystals just recently, one of which was …

Quantum Mechanics

Stephen Colbert puts a disturbing Trump spin on 'Hi Stranger' viral video

One of the stranger videos to go viral in recent memory is the stop-motion animation known as “Hi Stranger,” which depicts a pale, naked humanoid …

The Shining producer explains ending changes

<i>The Shining</i> is a horror cinema masterpiece, and <i></i>figuring out its haunting and iconic ending was no easy task for Stanley Kubrick. Below, executive …

How to Fix Drywall on an Already Painted Wall | Home Guides | SF Gate

Uneven drywall seams, popping nails, cracks or other defects can all surface after a wall is finished and painted. You can easily fix them, but you're probably going to have to re-prime the wall -- and you'll definitely have to paint it again. You use drywall joint compound for almost all drywall …

Features | The Greatest Guitar Riffs In The World (Better Than Sweet Child O'Mine)

Profoundly depressed by a new poll which supposedly “reveals” the nation’s taste in rock riffs, Joel McIver – who is such a guitar geek that he wrote …

Guitar

31 Common Household Circuit Wirings You Can Use For Your Home

Household Circuit Wirings The circuit wirings in this article show the most common wiring variations for typical electrical devices. Most new. Read …

Arduino

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

A Closer Look At China's Divine Eagle Drone

The world's biggest UAV<p>Since photos in May 2015 emerged of the Divine Eagle, China's giant UAV has been getting a lots of international attention. With its giant, double bodied design, carrying high performance anti-stealth radars, the drones are a potential key part of China's offensive and …

Inside the mind of Bernie Sanders: unbowed, unchanged, and unafraid of a good fight

He is the rising star of the battle to be the Democratic nominee for president. But who is the real Bernie Sanders? His close friends and family shed new light on what is motivating the 73-year-old senator, while never-before-seen documents from his first foray into politics – as a Vermont mayor – …

Inside Afghanistan's Bagram Airfield

From The Mountains of Majeed<br>Edmund Clark<p>1 of 7<p>Last December, the United States and its allies ended their official combat operations in Afghanistan, …

Deepest-yet hydrothermal vents discovered in Pacific

Over 3,800 meters (12,500 feet) below the surface, researchers found towering white chimneys venting scalding hot water, colonized by animals that …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

Cancer