Doug Polancih

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Discovery's Man-Swallowing Snake Stunt Stretches Credulity

A teaser for Discovery Channel's <i>Eaten Alive.</i><p>Move over, Shark Week: In the latest anything-for-ratings move, Discovery Channel plans to air a show called Eaten Alive that it says features a man in a special protective suit being swallowed whole by a giant anaconda.<p>The teaser for the program (above, …

Three Ways Climate Change Is Going To Ruin Your Beer

Water is beer’s primary ingredient, and brewers are worried about having enough.<p>In 2011, it took brewing giant Anheuser-Busch Inbev 3.5 barrels of …

Cheapskate rewind: Cashback services explained

Straight from the files of "Sounds too good to be true," these services really will put money back in your pocket.<p>I'm a bit under the weather today, cheeps, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to revisit one of my favorite money-saving topics: cash-back services.<p>Back in February, I offered a …

Personal Finance

Body that formed the Moon came from a different neighborhood

The body that smacked into Earth has a distinctive elemental signature.<p>The giant impact hypothesis goes like this: 4.5 billion years ago, a …

This Guy Built a 3D Printer for Under €100

Many believe a 3D printer will be in everyone’s home one day. If you’re okay with building one yourself, you can join the revolution today, and it won’t even cost you that much.<p>Instructables member Gelstronic decided to build a 3D printer for less than €100 (about $136). He had to buy a few parts, …

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 5: Next Steps

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each week</i> …

iOS Programming