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Dremel Velocity Oscillating Tool Kit hits Amazon low at $73 shipped (Reg. $100+)

Amazon is offering the Dremel Velocity 7.0 Amp Hyper-Oscillating Ultimate Remodeling Tool Kit (VC60-01) for <b>$72.99 shipped</b>. Originally $180, it goes for closer to $100 at Home Depot and elsewhere. This is the lowest Amazon has ever offered it for. Rated 4+ stars.<p>Dremel Hyper-Oscillating Remodeling …

Woodworking

How to save big on painting your house

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>A fresh coat of paint makes everything it touches seem brand new. But such new beginnings …

Home Improvement

Make extra money with one of these 14 digital side gigs

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Looking to make some money or start a side project? The internet is full of voices …

Digital Marketing

The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement

If you've been a diligent saver, you've probably recognized the importance of having a mix of retirement accounts: a tax-deferred IRA or workplace …

Retirement

Reading this type of book before bed will induce better quality sleep than any other

Time to indulge in one of your childhood favourites<p>Lulling a child to sleep by reading them a bedtime story is a wonderful thing. It's likely …

Books

“We Could Fight This Thing to the End”: As Christopher Steele Prepares to Be Deposed About His Dossier in London, BuzzFeed Girds for a Long Struggle

What did the former British spy believe about some of the details in his now-famous report? Finally, in a Russian tech executive’s defamation suit against BuzzFeed, a window into the Russia-collusion murk may open.<p>“It truly doesn’t matter to BuzzFeed’s defense whether the story about prostitutes in …

Donald Trump

What It’s Like to Trip on the Most Potent Magic Mushroom

"I felt as though I were communing directly with a plant for the first time."<p>Paul Stamets, a mycologist I had come to visit in Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula to go mushroom hunting, had a gift he wanted to give me. We were in his office, looking at some images on his computer, when he pulled …

Consciousness

Vitamins and mineral supplements don't improve heart health, study says

Popular vitamin and mineral supplements didn't provide any measurable health benefits to prevent cardiovascular disease, stroke or early death, according to a new study.<p>The study published in the peer-reviewed <i>Journal of the American College of Cardiology</i> found no helpful or harmful outcomes for …

University of Toronto

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Don't waste your money.<p>Vitamin and mineral supplements are a staple in many people's diets, but there is increasing evidence to suggest the most …

Research

Grilled Hoisin Beef Recipe

"The (underrated) hoisin sauce is a thickened, fermented soy-sauce-like substance, flavored with chilies, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and, of course, …

BBQ

Grilled Royal Reds with Lemony Garlic Butter

Step 1<p>Preheat grill to medium (350°F to 400°F). Stir together butter, garlic, lemon zest and juice, thyme, pepper, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a …

Grilling

The Morphine Queen Who Defied the Nazis

Baron Heinrich von Puttkamer was dying of pneumonia. As the Prussian noble and high-ranking army officer struggled to draw his last, ragged breaths …

Morphine

E. coli toxin linked with inflammatory bowel disease

New research suggests that a toxin produced by the bacteria <i>E. coli</i> may be what triggers inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease.<p>The term …

Medical Research

Would Your Cat Choose You Over Its Food?

The stereotype of cats as aloof and indifferent is among many feline myths.<p>Cats are huge internet celebrities, so of course there are rumors about them.<p>Today we’re debunking the feline mystique, from their notorious independence to their tendency to go outside the box. (Learn surprising things you …

Pets

Westworld: Here Are All the Timelines, Untangled Just For You

It wasn't enough for <i>Westworld</i> to tie your brain in knots with existential questions of what it means to be human and repeated changes in character as …

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Rolls Out Today With New Timeline Feature And More

Microsoft will roll out the previously announced and highly anticipated major new update to its Windows 10 operating system today, bringing with it a …

Top 5 Sites for Science Fiction Writers

Of all the fiction genres, sci-fi — aka speculative fiction — stands as the one most likely to inspire devotion. Sci-fi buffs are die-hards. That’s …

Roofing Guide: 26 Types of Tiles, Sheets and Membranes to Cover Architectural Projects

From ceramic tiles and metal sheets for roofs to wooden decks and floating cement tiles for roofing, roofing materials not only contribute to the …

A New Cookbook Takes Us Deep Into the World of the Instant Pot

A few years back, in that now-forgotten time before Instant Pots were a thing, I reviewed an electric pressure cooker and struggled mightily with it. …

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

Wellness

Revenge of the Introvert

After ten years as a psychologist practicing psychodynamic psychotherapy, I reclined on the couch of my own analyst feeling burdened by my chosen …

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of April 2018

Night Shade Books is proud to introduce the latest volume of <i>The Best Science Fiction of the Year</i>, a new yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World …

This Asian and BBQ-style beef jerky is shockingly easy to make

Beef jerky is kind of like pizza – even when it’s bad, it’s still pretty good. Overly salted, preserved, tough gas station jerky is one of the better …

These are the 6 best motorcycle racing movies ever made

Need a two-wheeled fix before the racing seasons really get going? We've got you covered with these film classics.<p>How can you fill the void before …

Motorcycle Racing

45 Times Billy Gibbons Stepped Out of ZZ Top

Billy Gibbons was prevented from collaborating with artists outside ZZ Top for nearly 30 years. Here are 45 times he made up for it.Continue reading…

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

Entertainment

8 Filling Meal-in-a-Bowl Noodle Soup Recipes

Almost any soup—even chili!—gets better when you drop in some pasta. Here are eight delicious new ways to warm up the last days of winter.<p>Avgolemono …

The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer may trigger a range of feelings, including fear, anxiety, depression, and disbelief. While everyone finds their …

Cancer

Transform any blinds into smart blinds with this easy automation kit

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Smart, connected tech is integrated into every …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they …

Civil Service