Rodney Allain

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The Fujifilm Instax Mini 70 is Designed for the Instant Selfie

Why? Why you say? Does the world need another camera that’s cool for the selfie crowd? Fujifilm seems to think so based on their customers. But in …

Rugged dscvr Virtual Reality Headset Designed For Smartphones (video)

Using cardboard virtual reality headsets such as Google Cardboard and others is fine as long as you don’t use them to regularly as they tend to lose …

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Price & Shop<p>SELLER<p>BUY FROM<p>AVAILABILITY<p>SHOP ONLINE<p>Provided by eBay Commerce Network and Amazon, Consumer Reports Price & Shop makes it easy to find …

1905 Woods Queen Victoria Brougham EV is the only surviving example

EVs have been gong mainstream over the last several years, as battery technology becomes more mature allowing for longer driving distances. None of …

‘Fast Flip’ for the Best Steak of Your Life

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>Breaking misconceptions can be tough on the psyche. No one enjoys learning they’ve been wrong the whole time. Debunking …

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20 Ways To Get In On The Cauliflower Trend

It's time to get with cauliflower.<p>As soon as the world figured out that cauliflower can make a fairly adequate replacement for gluten-laden pizza dough, all hell broke loose. Cauliflower is enjoying a renaissance these days.<p>And pizza isn't the only thing cauliflower can stand in for. Rice, tater …

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How the iPhone 6S Camera Compares to All Previous iPhones

One of the big improvements in the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus are the new camera modules, which now shoot 12-megapixel photos. If you’d like to see …

GoPro’s Hero+ action camera brings Wi-Fi capture for just $200

GoPro has unveiled the Hero+, a new action camera that offers Full HD video capture along with Wi-Fi connectivity for $200, making it one of the company’s most affordable cameras yet.<p>The Hero+ is capable of shooting 1080p and 720p at 60 frames per second, as well as 8-megapixel photos and time …

Using iOS 9? You Can Now Use iCloud Drive To Store Your Files

iCloud Drive. Have you heard of it? Chances are that if you’re not the most hardcore of Apple users you probably didn’t even realize that Apple …

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The Iceberg Stock Photo That Has Earned Over $900K

Back in 2012, photography broadcaster Frederick Van Johnson conducted this short 6-minute video interview with photographer Ralph A. Clevenger, who …

RED Unveils the RAVEN: High-End 4K in a Lightweight Camera That Costs $5,950

RED today announced the RED RAVEN, a 4K camera for the sub-$10,000 market that it has been teasing for some time now. It’s a powerful and portable …

A Cold Blob in the Atlantic Is Raising New Concern Among Climate Scientists

Another day, another piece of evidence about the perils of climate change.<p>This year is on track to be the hottest on record, yet there's one place where the temperature is dropping. According to<i>The Washington Post</i>, a patch of the Atlantic Ocean, south of Greenland and Iceland, has experienced …

Apples, Apples Everywhere: 9 Easy Recipes For Fall's Favorite Fruit

Apple season is here -- time to round up the kids and get picking! After you've Instagrammed all of those adorable orchard pics, you've got to figure out what to do with all of those apples. From breakfast to dessert, here are nine easy recipes to help you use them all up.<p><b>1. Amish-Style Baked</b> …

Baking

This is the First 4K Film Shot with the New iPhone 6S

Want to see the 4K video quality on the new iPhone 6S camera? Check out the short film above that was just released today by the media company RYOT. …

A Simple Trick For Keeping Bananas Riper, Longer

Ten bananas for $1.50 sounds like such a good idea... until it's four days later and you've eaten one. Here's a quick trick for keeping your favorite fruit yellow longer.<p><b>What you need:</b> A pre-ripe (somewhat green) bunch of bananas and some plastic wrap.<p><b>What you do:</b> Break apart the bananas and secure …

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New Pluto Pictures Reveal Snakeskin Terrain, Glacial Lakes

New Horizons keeps adding on to the mystery of the ancient body.<p>Now that the initial New Horizons photos showed us a world unlike any we've ever seen, the latest batch simply deepen the mystery. NASA called them "dazzling and mystifying," some of the first full color shots of the world …

1924 Humber 11.4 Roadster

This 1924 Humber 11.4 HP is a British roadster that was re-bodied as a more sporting two seater sometime in the 1960’s. The seller has owned the car …

Fall Soup Recipes To Warm You Up On Those Chilly Nights

Coziness in a bowl.<p>The end of summer is always met with bittersweet emotions. It's hard to say goodbye to the endless sun, but it's really nice to cuddle up in a blanket and eat heart-warming meals again. Fall promises the reintroduction of many great foods, and one of its humblest is possibly one …

Little Laborers: The 8 Best Keychain Multi-Tools

Gerber Shard<p><b>Pro:</b> Pry bar can crack a can of paint with ease<b><br>Con:</b> Terrible wire strippers<p><b>Little Devil:</b> The tough, single-body construction of the Shard …

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At $65, The Misen Chef's Knife is the Holy Grail of Knives

I'm not supposed to be writing this week. I have much too much to think about with my book just released and a tour coming up, but I was so excited about this that I couldn't *not* write about it.<p>A few days ago, I got a knife in the mail. This, in itself, is nothing unusual. People send me new …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

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BaT Success Story: 1972 Chrysler Wagon Shipped and Shined

This just in the the buyer of the 1972 Chrysler station wagon that was sold via BaT Auctions in June (link):<p><i>“Hey Seller and BaT,</i><p><i>The White Whale is on</i> …

How Guns Got Smarter

The marketplace might finally be catching up to science fiction<p>As any science-fiction fan knows, a smart gun is designed to work only for the person authorized to use it. Since the 19th century, Smith & Wesson, Colt, and even Silicon Valley have all attempted to disrupt the now-multibillion dollar …

Sondors Electric Bike Unveiled By Storm Sondors From $499 (video)

A new electric pedal bike has been unveiled this week in the form of the Sondors Electric Bike that has been created by Storm Sondors and is …

With the Right Camping Stove, You Can Eat Like a King in the Backcountry

Let’s get one thing straight: there is no “perfect” stove. Most work <i>just well enough</i> to provide a meal in an unfamiliar place. The trick to buying …

A Photo of a Sunset Over the Mountains of Pluto

NASA has released a spectacular new photo of Pluto that was captured by its New Horizons spacecraft during the flyby on July 14th, 2015. This latest …

What to Do With Puerto Rico’s Invasive Iguanas? Eat Them

When video producers Jean-Paul Polo and Isabel Perez Loehmann were growing up in Puerto Rico in the 1980s, they remember the constant presence of big green iguanas strutting around, chomping on leaves, and getting underfoot. They had no idea they used to be pets, or that the iguanas were destroying …