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Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car

Have you ever come across an ad for a used modern car that mentions the vehicle had just received a tune-up? What does “tune-up” even mean in regards …

Automotive Industry

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Nothing Is More Mesmerizing Than This Traffic Simulator Gone Completely Wild

If you ever wondered what a transportation planner’s fever dreams looked like, well here you go. This is what it looks like being on galaxy …

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

The best-sounding cars turn internal combustion into music

When looking at cars, objective elements like horsepower, fuel economy, and the number of USB ports are important. But what separates cars from other …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Carbon nanotubes make water freeze solid at boiling temperatures

Water freezes at 0° C (32° F) and boils at 100° C (212° F) at sea level, right? Normally, yes. But researchers at MIT have found that, when contained …

Sea Level

8 Anime to Watch if You Love Video Games

A lot of anime fans are also video game fans, so it’s a lot of fun when the two worlds overlap. Here are eight awesome anime to watch if you love …

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Shoots Video Game Worthy POV Run Through a Tree

Animals stealing action cameras is nothing new—monkeys, seagulls, and foxes have all gotten their 15 minutes of fame this way. But this thieving …

13 Foods That Aren't What You think They Are

There's nothing like a fresh bowl of pasta topped with wood shavings, emitting the mouthwatering aroma of petroleum product, and paired with warm, …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

Headaches

Cowboy lassoes would-be bike thief in Oregon car park

It was a scene straight out of the Wild West.<p>When a woman cried out in the Eagle Point shopping centre in Oregon that a thief was stealing her bicycle, she might have hoped someone would call 911 or possibly even run after the culprit.<p>She would not have expected a cowboy to come to her rescue and …

New Map Shows Where Zika Mosquitoes Live in U.S.

A new map shows mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in 40 states and Washington, D.C.<p>Public health officials are bracing for local outbreaks of the Zika virus in the continental U.S. as mosquito season gets under way. Thousands of travelers from Latin America and the Caribbean have …

Public Health

The best MMOs

The best story-focused MMOs<p>With such an emphasis on huge worlds and freedom, telling a coherent story in an MMO isn't an easy thing. All those pages …

Testing Overwatch myths reveals surprising techniques

What happens if Symmetra drops a turret on a basketball? The excellent Overwatch Myths series, created by Defend The House, has put such vital …

Myths

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Sculpture