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Convert Your Mower Into A Survival Generator

Spring is in the air and with it comes yard work. For some we have already started planting our gardens, others are tending to their chickens and …

How to Crack a Wi-Fi Password

Cracking Wi-Fi passwords isn't a trivial process, but it doesn't take too long to learn—whether you're talking simple WEP passwords or the more …

Wi-Fi

Memory champion forgets Paxman's name: don't make the same mistake

The new World Memory Champion managed to forget the Newsnight presenter's name. Here are a few tips to help you avoid the same fate<p>When Jonas von Essen, the new World Memory Champion, appeared before Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight yesterday, he was tasked with demonstrating his formidable skills by …

10 Abandoned Cities You Wouldn’t Want to Visit Alone (Photos)

There are some towns around the world where life suddenly stopped in its tracks. See the places preserved in the exact moment that they were …

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Over the years many have come to expect material innovation alongside considered design from Outlier. And for their latest bag, the brand has delivered just that. The incredibly lightweight and aptly named Minimal Backpack weighs next to nothing and packs up flat, making it a perfect day-to-day …

Shopping

Wood Stove Decathlon Finalist: Kimberly Stove

The world's brightest wood stove designers and manufacturers will compete in the Wood Stove Decathlon Nov. 16 to 19 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The competition challenges 14 finalists to build next-generation wood stoves that are low-emission, high-efficiency, innovative, and …

Indestructible Camping Gear to Tame the Outdoors

Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgetsincluding tents, knives, cookware, and indestructible camerasto toughen up your next camping trip.<p>Don't rough it on a tenderfoot's equipment. Pack these 12 outdoorsy gadgets—including tents, knives, cookware, and …

This Jacket Keeps Warmth In, While Letting Sweat Out

The Army-approved Polartec Alpha does what down and synthetic materials can't.<p>In 2010, the U.S. Army went to textile manufacturer Polartec with a problem: Troops needed a jacket that would breathe when they worked up a sweat but would also hold onto warmth when they sat still. Down and synthetic …

5 Quick, Easy Recipes America's Best Chefs Make at Home

Quick and easy dishes that chefs (from our 50 Best New Restaurants) like to make on their day off<p>No sous vide machine? No problem. Our chef friends—all 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—reveal the quick, simple, and satisfying meals they love to cook at home and some tips for making them worthy of …

Cooking

Books on the Boob Tube: 10 New Fall Shows Based on Books

Looks like television scriptwriters have been hitting the books: this fall, plenty of new dramas and comedies on both network and cable have literary …

I Met The World's Smartest Dog

Chaser isn't just learning objects by name: she's beginning to understand the basic structure of human language.<p>"Chaser, this is Dan. Chaser! This is <i>Dan</i>," said Deb Pilley, a classical musician who goes by the name Pilley Bianchi professionally and signs her emails as "Pill." Pill is the daughter of …

Memories are made of this

The human memory system is a fascinating one, and is often the subject of science fiction scenarios. But the workings of human memory are such that it can often be stranger than fiction<p>I was recently invited to a screening of the film Upstream Colour, and lead a discussion of the scientific …

10 of the world's best learn-to-dive destinations

Dreaming of getting your dive ticket? With a combination of idyllic conditions and reputable dive outfits, we’ve narrowed down the top spots to get certified – from the Caribbean to the Maldives, and everywhere in between.<p>Gili Trawangan, Gili Islands, Indonesia<p><b>The diving:</b> Indonesia boasts an …

Scuba Diving

How To Microwave Mug Cakes That Actually Taste Good

Attention, dorm-bound people. Here are some important tips and recipes from the author of a new mug cake cookbook.<p>Microwave mug cakes are not as good as real cakes. But they are awesome in a different way: You can make them fast enough to satisfy an emergency homemade treat craving without an oven, …

Dessert

Valve opens Project Pipeline

<b>Pipeline aims to help answer some of the questions that high school students may have if they're planning on entering the world of game …

Game Development

Wood Paneling Adds Elegance And Warmth To Your Home Office

A while ago we talked about the versatility of wood paneling and the numerous ways in which it can be used throughout the house. Today we’re going to …

5 Links to Read Before Making a Salad

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master a cooking technique. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Give salad the attention it deserves.</i><p>All too often, salad is merely an afterthought. You painstakingly plan out an elaborate meal, and then (at the last minute) …

Cooking

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

Home Decorating

Beautiful Games: drag-racing fever

Keep The Drive Alive: 100 Of The Most Inspiring Quotes Of All Time

808<p>Shares 808<p>Goals<p>“The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or …

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

The 20 Best New Bars of 2013 (Photos)

Check out the 20 hottest new bars around the world—and the tasty concoctions they’re whipping up.

10 Castles from Around The World That Are Straight Out Of Fairy Tales (PHOTOS)

It's no wonder that almost every fairy tale takes place in a far away land in a beautiful castle. There's just something magical about these structures' massive size and architectural features like turrets, spires and drawbridges that will forever recall Sleeping Beauty and Snow White.<p>Although they …

A brand-new Nissan GT-R could be yours thanks to eBay Motors

The Nissan GT-R is one of my favorite cars on the planet. It’s a hate it or live it machine that polarizes automotive enthusiasts all over the globe. …

Why Do I Keep Jacking Up My Shoulder? A CrossFitter's Dilemma

<b>As a CrossFit trainer and physical therapist, I see my fair share of shoulder injuries.</b> I am placed in a precarious position. I want to see my …

Tapping Your Full Growth Potential

Here's what you need to know...<p>Type I fibers are considered "endurance fibers" and not that important for muscle building, but they can and should be …

Hypertrophy