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The Intricacies of Quantum Mechanics Explained in 5 Minutes Using Ducks

Exurb1a has created a new amusing video where he takes a <i>quack</i> at explaining the intricacies of quantum mechanics in 5 minutes using ducks.<p>What a …

30 Delicious Things You Never Knew You Could Make With A Crock-Pot

Think *outside* the stew.

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

The world's best places to retire in 2017

<i>The article originally appeared on InternationalLiving.com.</i><p>For just over a quarter of a century, International Living has ranked, rated, and named …

Get the touchscreen MacBook that Apple will never make

MacBook Air owners patiently waiting for Apple to come out with a touchscreen laptop can now take matters into their own hands: A new product called AirBar turns the laptop’s display into a touchscreen.<p>Neonode, the company that created AirBar, unveiled the new sensor — which is specifically …

MacBook Air

This award-winning app will help you organize your life for only $19

If you’re like me, you're always trying and failing to organize your tasks and computer files. Pagico 8 is a well-reviewed organization app that …

Flights to Europe are as low as $392 this winter!

I’ve frequently mentioned two sites when it comes to finding cheap airfares: The Flight Deal and Google Flights. I even put together a quick video …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

mashed potatoes

10 Gadgets to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

Are you trying to save on those energy bills every month, only to wake up with an over-budget bill at the end of each month? Don’t worry. It happens …

Transcendental Meditation, which Bridgewater's Ray Dalio calls 'the single biggest influence' on his life, is taking over Wall Street

Around eight years ago, Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio introduced Transcendental Meditation to his 735 employees.<p>Dalio had already established a unique, intense culture at Bridgewater that he likes to say is akin to being part of an "intellectual Navy SEALs," and he believed that …

Meditation

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

$10 DIY Alarm System That Calls Your Cellphone

Ever wanted to make your own DIY alarm system? Believe it or not, you can make your own wireless DIY home security for only $10 with a few simple …

Here are all of the harmful effects sugar has on your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

Diabetes

Is Vancouver's real estate market really in free fall?

"Is the Metro Vancouver real estate market in free fall?" shouts the headline.<p>"Canada's housing market nears 'extreme bubble,' warns ex-Lehman …

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Your Own Apple Computer on The Cheap

Meet your new ‘hackintosh’.<p>Apple computers are great, but they're often very expensive. So what's the solution if you want a super-powerful Mac …

Computer Hardware

10 Ways to Break the Cycle of Laziness

These simple tricks will help you increase your daily productivity.<p>Laziness begets laziness.<p>Why go to the gym tonight? After all, you haven't gone in a week. Why take out the garbage when your whole apartment is a mess?<p>Good points. But it's time to break the cycle.<p>We browsed two Reddit threads on …