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How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The “more” often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like “swamp cooler …

Real Estate

How to make Millionaire Mashed Potatoes

I served these with my umami beef rib roast for Christmas dinner, and my wife, who considers herself a spuds aficionado and isn’t prone to hyperbole, …

mashed potatoes

This Tame Impala-Style ‘Stranger Things’ Theme Brings Psychedelic Rock To The Upside Down

Much has been made about the music of <i>Stranger Things</i>, and for good reason: It’s an impressive piece of synthwave that seems to perfectly capture the throwback sci-fi vibes of the show. Speaking of vibes, that’s pretty much what the groove-driven psychedelic rock of Tame Impala is all about, so it …

Stranger Things

Sony made an $800 phone with extravagant features you won't find in any iPhone or Galaxy phone — here's what it's like

The Japanese giant has steadily stripped down its Xperia line of phones over the past few years, effectively conceding that its dreams of reaching Apple and Samsung are over. But the company has brought its mobile business back to profitability in the process.<p>Now it's trying to keep that up by …


This Is The Beer Drinkers Are Most Loyal To

It's their first year on top.<p>As anyone who’s ever watched their uncle bring his own six-pack of Busch pounders with him wherever he goes can attest …

7 New Ways to Drink Coffee

The latest ways to get your caffeine fix<p>Forget flat whites and cappuccinos. Blue-algae lattes and espresso tonics are the latest ways to get a coffee fix. Here are a few of the weird and wonderful trends taking the world by storm:<p><b>1. Blue-algae lattes</b><p>Australia is famous for its coffee culture, and …


Strange Talk - Painted In Gold (Robotaki Remix)

Light (feat. Little Dragon)

6 Best DIY Marshmallows

Looking for an awesome way to take s’mores to the next level? Make your own marshmallows.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W Test …


Shades Of Grey (Win & Woo X Kiso Remix)


01. Dali (Original Mix) Feat. Moise & Luiz Marquez

This Waffle Recipe Will Change Brunch Forever

Pancakes are easy, but achieving that perfect waffle ratio of crispy exterior and fluffy interior can be pretty tough. With the help of our friends at ChefSteps and some key ingredients, you'll be improving your breakfast game in no time. Get the recipe for yeasted waffles here.<p>Make …


What Went Down

Why You Should Hard-Cook Lots of Eggs and Soak Them in Soy Sauce

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This recipe goes out to all those times that you’ve stooped at the open fridge door, hoping for a respectable …



SYRE - Burn (feat. Kendra Dias)

Millionaire Sparks Treasure Hunt by Hiding $2 Million Worth of Gold and Jewels in the Rocky Mountains

An eccentric millionaire has hidden a treasure chest filled with $2 million worth of gold coins and jewels deep within the Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe, New Mexico.<p>Although this may sound like the premise of an adventure novel or an Indiana Jones movie, this fascinating story is very much …


These 15 Epic Off-Grid Homes Were Created From $2,000 Shipping Containers

All you need is around $2000 to begin building one of these epic homes – made from recycled shipping containers! Check out some of these amazing …


28 Yogurt Upgrades You Should Eat for Breakfast Every Damn Day

These sweet and savory mix ins keep yogurt exciting.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Yogurt is one of our favorite weekday breakfasts. It's fast, it's healthy, and it's filling. But what we love most is how …


Someone dumped a few pet goldfish into a Colorado lake, and now there are 4,000 ruining the ecosystem

It is believed that someone dumped a handful of pet goldfish into Teller Lake a few years ago.<p>The goldfish in Teller Lake are growing rapidly from their 2-inch frames.<p>In 2013, scientists at Lake Tahoe captured a massive goldfish measuring almost 2 feet long and weighing in at 4.2 pounds.<p>According …

Lake Tahoe

ODESZA & Justin Timberlake - Suit My Name (TNAN Redux Remix)


11 Best Hangover Foods

Don’t let a night out on the town lead to a bad (or missed) day on the bike. Here are 11 easy ways to cure—or even prevent—a hangover.<p>Holiday season means family, friends, parties, and drinks. All of which can lead to uncomfortable mornings spent hiding in dark rooms eating greasy food and …



Iggy Azalea - Beg For It (feat MØ)

Iggy Azalea

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

BANKS - Are You That Somebody (Acoustic Aaliyah Cover)