Mike Falcone

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This Video Shows You How to Escape Handcuffs Using Only a Paperclip

If you’ve been kidnapped, held hostage, or you’re just looking to become a magician, this video demonstrates how you can break out of a pair of …

Who is Magnus Walker?

His beanie hat hoards a mass of dreadlocks; his beard is a mixture of silver and blonde hairs. Magnus Walker is not what you’d call a typical-looking …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Meat: 28 Tips and Tutorials

How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? How do you check the temperature on a turkey? What's the secret to …

How to Make Smoked Bacon at Home - It Is So Much Better Than Store Bought

<i>Curing meats such as bacon, ham, or pastrami is fun and the results are often better than storebought. But curing is very different from any other</i> …

Recipes

The uKeg Keeps Beer Fresh

Popping the top on your growler is like lighting the fuse to a bomb: in a couple days, you’ll be left with a flat brew you’ll have to drain pour …

How to Get Great Customer Service | Expert Tips - Consumer Reports News

That’s not surprising. According to the 2013 National Consumer Rage study by Arizona State University’s Center for Service Leadership, consumers hate …

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

Line Your Glass with a Sheet of Ice

Here’s a new way to keep your mixed drinks really cold- with Iceliners. Instead of making an ice cube that goes inside your glass, this mold makes an …

$250; Pushing The Limit On Cheap (And Functional) CNC Machine Builds

Cost is always a drawback and a hurdle when buying or building a CNC Machine, especially when building it just for fun or hobby. [Eric] was able to …

Want to Peel a Bag of Potatoes in Under One Minute? Here's How...

So, let's just say you have a bag of potatoes, a bucket, some water, a drill, and a toilet brush. Hmmmm... what to do, what to do? Um... do this: …

Marvelous Mechanical Motions

Pat Konkle, a retired machinist from Colorado, created a set of mechanical displays that demonstrate a variety of working gears. It’s an amazing piece of work. Mike Neden of Pittsburg State’s Kansas Technology Center came upon these displays on a trip and with help from Pitsco Education turned them …

It's Terminator 2 on the streets of Los Santos

A shot-for-shot homage to the famous chase sequence, all shot in-game.<p>Don't underestimate the amount of time it took to shoot this loving, fairly accurate shot-by-shot tribute to the famous L.A. River chase sequence in <i>Terminator 2</i>. The blooper reel at the end shows what's likely a very small sample …