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Go 50% wind-powered at home, at no extra cost, with Arcadia Power

<b>Clean up your home electricity use in minutes. No turbine required.</b><p>One of the stickier points of moving to a renewable energy future is the …

Renewable Energy

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How to encrypt your iOS or Android device

Keep your personal data protected in a few easy steps.<p>The battle between Apple and the FBI has brought a renewed focus on the importance of encryption. Regardless of what your opinion on the case may be, I shouldn't have to explain the significance of protecting your personal data -- and it all …

Information Systems

So Long, Plastic! This Man Invented an Algae Water Bottle That's REALLY Biodegradable - One Green Planet

Plastic water bottles are unfortunately ubiquitous in our “throw-away” culture. And while grabbing a plastic bottle on the go might seem convenient, …

Pollution

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Have a smaller bank? Link your physical Google Wallet card to Android Pay

Android Pay is a pretty great service. I wouldn’t know off-hand, though, because I personally use a smaller bank that has yet to add support for Google’s new payment service. If you’re in the same boat (which I’m sure many of you are), fear not! There’s a way around this problem, and it will …

Android News

Best Android phones (March 2018): our picks, plus a giveaway

With Android thoroughly dominating the mobile industry, picking the best Android smartphones is almost synonymous with choosing the best smartphones, period. But while Android phones have few real opponents on other platforms, internal competition is incredibly fierce.<p>From sleek devices that …

Phones

Google will now let you stream apps directly from Google Search

Google has been trying to keep Google Search, one of its biggest money-makers, relevant ever since the adoption of applications became widespread. Now that everyone is spending most of their time inside apps on their mobile devices, there are a diminishing amount of reasons for users to use Google …

Apps

A Pro’s Guide to Water Treatment in the Wild

Outdoor survivalists often teach the rough rule of three’s: humans can only survive three minutes without oxygen, three hours without proper shelter …

Choosing a Survival Knife

Choosing a Survival Knife<p>by survival expert James Mandeville<p>Article completely revised November 2015<p>Warning — Familiarize yourself with local laws …

Knives

[Chill Out] There Is No Nexus 6P Bendgate

The "bend test" has been a thing ever since Apple redesigned the iPhone in 2014. It didn't take long for people to notice the new thinner phones …

Pluto's Crescent, A Loose Blimp, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

The 'Stagefright' exploit: What you need to know

In July 2015, security company Zimperium announced that it had discovered a "unicorn" of a vulnerability inside the Android operating system. More …

Why It's Getting Harder to Comparison Shop for Flights

As airlines adopt policies that make it harder to list their fares on sites like Expedia or Orbitz, the practice of comparison-shopping for flights has gotten harder. Here's why.<p>Travelers already frustrated by the complexity of booking air travel could soon find it harder to bargain shop for …

Flying

The Ultralight Hummingbird Hammock (7oz)

The Hummingbird single person hammock weighs just 7oz, is rated to hold 275 pounds, and is made in USA by an FAA certified parachute rigger.<p>I’ve been …

18 Movies to Watch on Netflix Before They're Gone in March

Ali, Seven, Thief, Dumb and Dumber, and more titles you need to see before February is over.<p>Netflix may be delivering a bounty of new films and TV shows come Sunday, but as always, the beginning of a month also signals the expiration of many popular titles on the streaming service. That's …

Entertainment

8 Fun, Non-Cheesy Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>JOHN DOMINIS—THE LIFE PICTURE COLLECTION/GETTY IMAGES<p>JOHN DOMINIS—THE LIFE PICTURE …

Pop Culture

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Drones

Saudi Aramco backs natural gas tech startup Siluria

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Startup Siluria Technologies was built off of the idea that natural gas (thanks to fracking) is cheap and abundant in many …

Small rocket stove makes for an efficient offgrid or camping stove

In some circles, using the term rocket stove will be met with raised eyebrows and a puzzled look, but in permaculture, prepper, and DIY communities, …

Camping

Running a Trangia or Esbit on EkoFuel Alcohol for Camping Stoves / EkoFuel Blog

As you may be aware methylated spirit, the traditionally used fuel for alcohol camping stoves in the UK has been outlawed by European legislation as …

10 Camping Tips From Bear Grylls to Help You Survive the Wild

It's time to start getting back to nature. If you're an outdoorsy type, you're probably starting to plan your first big camping trip of the season. …

10 Reasons To Always Carry Paracord While Camping

Not too long ago, we showed you the many ways a roll of duct tape can help you survive the wild 12 Ways You Can Use Duct Tape For Survival 12 Ways …

15 Ways to Fix Everything With Duct Tape

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