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Listen to the crazy sound of Tesla Semi electric truck prototype accelerating with a trailer

Some petrolheads don’t like electric cars because they don’t have the roar of an engine burning fossil fuel. EVs are definitely quieter but they still have a sound and I think some of them are pretty cool.<p>After watching this new video, now I think the Tesla Semi electric truck prototype …

Tesla

This Implant Helps Heal Knees With a Patient’s Own Cartilage

At first, Courtney Mannino blamed the dull ache in her left knee on a ligament she’d torn in high school. She ignored it as long as she could, but …

University of California

Cheap metal ribbons strip pollutants from water in minutes

A breakthrough in the realm of wastewater treatment is promising to greatly hasten the process of removing pollutants, and do so at a fraction of the …

Wastewater

Seth Rogen just shared a little known 'Duck Hunt' secret and it's blowing people's minds

In the heyday of the 1984 video game <i>Duck Hunt,</i> there was no social media, no internet, and no easy way of informing the general public of video game …

Seth Rogen

7 Causes of Ovarian Cancer Doctors Want You to Know About

Knowing your risk factors could help you spot symptoms you may otherwise have ignored.<p>1 Having an inherited genetic mutation
<p>There are several genetic mutations that you can inherit from your parents at birth that increase your risk of ovarian cancer, such as BRCA1, BRCA2, and Lynch syndrome. For …

Mutations

Shop-Made Pneumatic Cylinders From PVC And Plywood

You see a lot of pneumatic actuators in industrial automation, and for good reason. They’re simple, powerful, reliable, and above all, cheap. Online …

Power Tools

Cheesy Bacon Party Bread Is Your New Secret Weapon

You don’t need an occasion to make this cheesy bacon party bread, but breaking out one of these loaves definitely calls for celebration. For those …

Recipes

10 Projects You Can Make with Scrap Wood

From every project I’ve ever made, I always have a small amount of left over lumber or scrap wood from cuts that needed to be make. I have a feeling …

Woodworking

Freddie Oversteegen, Who As Teenager Lured Nazis Into A Forest To Make Out Then Had Them Killed, Dies At 92

“Yes, I too shot them. And what am I but a person? You want to pick them up.”<p>Freddie Oversteegen, a true World War II hero, passed away on September …

World War II

5 Scientific Things That Happen to Men When They Grow Beards

To beard or not to beard? The science is prickly.<p>Beards can make men more attractive, and not just by covering up weaker chins. Studies have shown …

Beards

Bees are dying at an alarming rate. Amsterdam may have the answer.

World<p>AMSTERDAM — An unkempt stretch of tall grass, wildflowers and weeds in front of a train station doesn't look like much — but it may be crucial to solving one of the world's biggest environmental puzzles.<p>While scientists around the globe have been sounding alarm bells over the decline of bees …

Wildflowers

How to Estimate the Cost of a Concrete Slab

Estimate the cost of a concrete slab before beginning construction.<p>Step 1<p>Decide on the size of your concrete slab. You'll need to know the length and …

Home Improvement

Sharpening Knives, Scissors and Tools

13 expert sharpening tips and tools to make the job easier - no more dull DIY and garden tools!<p>It's impossible to get a sharp edge on a chisel or …

Woodworking

Hear Langston Hughes Read His Poetry Over Original Compositions by Charles Mingus & Leonard Feather: A Classic Collaboration from 1958

Have you looked up Charles Mingus lately? You should. Mingus, who died in 1979, has a “lost” album coming out—live recordings made in ‘73, aired on …

Jazz

Why Willie Nelson Once Slipped A Joint To Ethan Hawke Backstage

Some say there are no second chances in life, but Ethan Hawke is living proof that it's not true. Years ago, the 'Blaze' director took his dad to a …

Willie Nelson

Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper

Colorado-based Timberleaf is known for its rugged outdoor campers. Now it's offering the same capability in a smaller package with the Pika. …

Camping

15 Woodworking Tips That Will Instantly Turn Beginners Into Pros

If you love DIY, odds are you have either tried your hand at woodworking by now or daydream of being able to. A bit daunting for the DIY newbie, and …

Woodworking

How to Build a Space-Saving Flip-Top Workbench

A space-saving workshop on wheels!<p>Of course, you could configure the workbench so one side holds bench top tools while the other serves as a …

Amazing 1977 Footage of Lynyrd Skynyrd Performing in Oakland Three Months Before Their Tragic Plane Crash

Over the July 4 weekend in 1977, the iconic southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd played to a sold-out crowd at the Oakland Coliseum in Northern …

Guitar

'Amazing' archeological find in Yukon's melting ice patches — an intact atlatl

At first, Jennifer Herkes didn't realize what had been found — she thought it was a piece of an atlatl, or throwing dart.<p>"I thought, 'Oh yeah, that's …

Archaeology

Olive Oil May Be More Effective For Erectile Dysfunction Than Viagra, A New Study Says

Olive oil is an eminently practical product thanks to its myriad uses: cooking, salad dressing, scalp conditioning, skin softening, helping your cat …

Research

14 Clever Cooking Hacks that Will Make You Look Like a Pro in the Kitchen

Even the most experienced of home cooks sometimes need help in the kitchen, and very often knowing the right recipe is not enough for preparing …

Cool Stuff

You'll Definitely Want to Go Chasing Waterfalls When You See These Stunners

When it comes to beautiful landscapes and views, we're partial to waterfalls. The soothing sounds of rushing streams, the visually hypnotizing tumble …

National Parks

How to Make 60 Degree Cuts

A miter saw offers the quickest way to make an accurate angle cut.<p>Circular Saw or Jigsaw<p>Step 1<p>Measure and mark the spot where you want the 60 degree …

Woodworking

The 8 best questions to put on your next one-on-one meeting agenda

#1: How’s life?<p>On the surface, this doesn’t seem like a significant question to ask. After all, some managers default to asking this question as a …

Self-help

Lustrous Opal Jewelry Made of Wood and Resin Reflects the Beauty of Nature

Artist and designer Miha Debeljak describes his shop, Wood All Good, as a “labor of love.” With an amazing attention to detail, he creates wood and resin jewelry that showcases the splendor of the natural world. Recently, Debeljak has debuted a new collection of statement pieces adorned with …

Jewelry

How to Restore Hardwood Floors Without Sanding

Sanding is not the only method when refinishing hardwood floors to restore shine.<p>Tips<p>Sponsored By<p>A strong maintenance routine is the key to the …

Woodworking

9/11 FOIA Videos: Street-Level Footage, Aerial Shots (Viewer Warning)

17 years after the 9/11 attacks, a series of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits brought against the National Institute of Standards and …

World Trade Center

Incredible colourised World War II pics show soldiers storming the beaches of Normandy and wading through waist-deep swamps in Southeast Asia

DIGITALLY colourised images depicting the struggles of World War II have offered a new insight into the historic conflict.<p>Facebook page Colour by RJM …

World History

Mel Gibson’s New Police Brutality Movie Is a Vile, Racist Right-Wing Fantasy

VENICE, Italy—Two years ago, the Venice Film Festival hosted the world premiere of <i>Hacksaw Ridge</i>, a World War II drama directed by Mel Gibson. The …

Film Festivals