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How to Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy

Build a Homemade Windmill for Alternative Energy<p>Step 1<p>Order your windmill building plans as well as the DC motor. See the Resources section for a …

Windmill

9 Whisky Distilleries You Must Visit in Scotland

Ask anyone around the globe what springs to mind when you mention Scotland and — as well as shortbread, tartan kilts, and bagpipes — you can bet they …

Whiskey

Yamaha Introduces New Range of E-Bikes

There’s a new Yamaha in town and it doesn’t have an engineUrban mobility is an increasing concern for OEMs. From ride and vehicle-sharing programs to …

Electric Vehicles

15 Consumer Stocks That Deliver Dividend Growth Like Clockwork

Slow-moving consumer stocks aren’t the sexiest investments, but those that can be relied on for regular dividend growth through both good times and …

Investing

Diatomaceous Earth: 14 Surprising Everyday Uses

Diatomaceous earth (DE), also known as diatomite, is a soft sedimentary rock made up of the fossils of algae-like organisms called diatoms. It’s …

Does Noisy Eating and Loud Gum Chewing Drive You Crazy? You May Have Misophonia

If every loud crunch of cereal or hair-tingling slurp of soup makes you want to scream, you may have a real neurological condition — and you’re not …

Newcastle University

How to Copy Your Windows Installation to an SSD

If you’re looking to upgrade your computer to a solid-state drive but don’t want to start everything back up from scratch, here’s how to transfer …

Linux

How To Build A High-Yield Dividend Retirement Portfolio: Part 1

<i>(Source: imgflip)</i><p><i>Note that due to reader requests I've decided to break up my weekly portfolio updates into three parts: commentary, economic update,</i> …

Retirement

10 basic Android terminal commands you should know

For a lot of us, the fact that we can plug our Android phone into a computer and interact with it is a big plus. Besides the times when we've broken …

Android News

I'm Amazed By How Much I Love These Earbuds

A weird thing about reviewing gadgets for a living is that my neighbors notice. Sometimes they just call me out for getting a lot packages in the …

Consumer Tech

3 High-Yield Stocks at Rock-Bottom Prices

These three dividend monsters are trading on the cheap, but are they worth buying?<p>The current dividend yield of the <b>S&P 500</b> is about 2%. That's not a …

Investing

10 Strong Buy Stocks for Under $10

Just because a stock is cheap doesn’t mean you should have to compromise on quality. These 10 Strong Buy stocks tick all the boxes. True, they are …

Investing

The Bestselling Amazon Bed Sheets Are Just $30 (And Have More Than 30,000 5-Star Reviews)

The debate over bedding, particularly what qualities make for the best bed sheets, is never-ending. For those who love a thick, cool-to-the-touch …

Shopping

Don’t Throw It Away—Take It to the Repair Cafe

This series of workshops aims to keep broken items out of the landfill, and it might help you save a few bucks, too.<p>Charlie Goedeke carefully examined the fabric shaver I’d placed in front of him. The motor had stopped working, or so I assumed. Using a voltage tester, he checked to make sure the …

Repairs

Memorize This Workout Routine Before Your Next Vacation

No matter how many workout clothes you pack for a vacation or work trip, it can be difficult to keep up with your health goals while on the go and …

Workouts

13 Herbs That Can Help You Lose Weight

It’s no secret that what you’re putting on your plate plays a central role in weight loss.<p>But what you keep in your spice cabinet may be just as …

Weight Loss

23 Cleaning Hacks Literally Everyone Needs To Know

It’s time to clean house with these time and money-saving cleaning hacks that make the chores I abhor the most, an easy check off my to-do list. …

Cool Stuff

15 Most Mind-Bending Sci-Fi Movies To Watch On Netflix

There are few film genres as wide and diverse as science fiction. Some of the most popular movie franchises in Hollywood--Star Wars, Marvel, Jurassic World, The Terminator--have their roots in sci-fi, while on TV, shows like <i>Westworld</i>, <i>Altered Carbon</i>, and <i>Black Mirror</i> show that audience's interest in …

Science Fiction

Build Your Own Rowing Machine, Now With Digital Readout!

An ergometer is a fancy fitness word for a rowing machine, a device which can be used to work out the muscles used in rowing. It’s an excellent …

I Tried to Become an American Ninja Warrior in Just One Month

Is a month's worth of prep enough to complete a qualifying run on NBC's American Ninja Warrior?<p>Whenever I close my eyes, I can still see those big red balls swinging above me.<p>Screw those orbs. They've bucked many into the cold waters below, but I thought I would be different.<p>But let's back up. A …

23 bulletproof cars from around the world

The 100 Best Fantasy Novels of All Time - Unbound Worlds

<b>1.</b><p>Dubbed the “Nigerian Harry Potter,” Okorafor’s YA crossover novel of a Nigerian-American girl with albino skin and a deep well of magical talent is …

6 Towns So Cheap You Basically Don’t Have to Work

Depending on where you live, cost of living in the United States can drain your bank account. However, a few inexpensive towns around the world have …

These six products only get better with age

Your smartphone will be worthless in a few years, but these buys improve as they get older.<p>Technology doesn’t age gracefully. Bricked phones and crapped-out hard drives retire to your junk drawer only a few years after emerging from their shrink wrap. A precious few of our worldly wants, however, …

Headphones

Get the "Most Bang For Your Buck" With This Trainer's Top 10 Exercises For Strength

Why do you work out? Some do it for fun, others for stress relief, some are looking to make a major transformation, and others simply want to look and feel stronger. If you fall into the last category and are looking to get stronger, personal trainer Rob Allen has shared his top 10 exercises to do …

Workouts

Weekend Project: Build your own DIY fat tire electric bicycle for just $700

<i>Update: While we originally featured Mongoose brand bicycles in this post for their low price and wide availability, their lawyers responded indicating that their bicycles are not tested for the added load of a motor and batteries and should not be used for e-bike conversions. We have replaced</i> …

Exciting New Electric Bike from Italy-The STORTA

Italian designed Electric Bike Storta is something new, fresh and sexy. We love the shape, the colors, and fat tires. We know that custom electric …

31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems