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4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

Hummingbirds Love This Type of Birdbath

Attract more hummingbirds to your backyard space with moving water.<p>Most backyard birds love to bathe and splash around in a clean birdbath, …

Hummingbirds

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

5 Smart Home Tricks That Are Actually Impressive

Photo: Alex Cranz, Gizmodo<p>Going to the effort of setting up a smart home just so you can turn your lights on and off from your phone may not seem …

Smart Homes

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

13 Superb Tricks for Bringing Order to Your Home and Saving Loads of Time

Cleaning is something you often need a lot of determination for. Sometimes, we have to spend an entire day and a lot of effort cleaning in order to …

Cleaning

DARPA's tiny robots to have a big impact on disaster relief

Sometimes big problems require little robots, so DARPA has instituted a new program to advance the technologies needed to build micro-robots on the …

Robotics

Joseph Heller’s Handwritten Outline for Catch-22, One of the Great Novels of the 20th Century

We remember <i>Catch-22</i>, more than half a century after its publication, as a rollicking satire of American military culture in wartime. But those of us …

Big Business Keeps Winning at the Supreme Court

While the nation was focused on big, controversial cases, corporate America was quietly racking up a remarkable string of victories in the high court this term.<p>The Supreme Court headlines last week were dominated—and rightly so—by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and the endorsement of …

Judiciary

16 Genius DIY Lamps and Chandeliers To Brighten Up Your Home

As we know, plastic and other waste really is a big problem for our environment – not everyone is as concerned with recycling as they should be, and …

The Unexpected, Yet Totally Natural, Way to Repel Mosquitoes

I live in a one bedroom "garden" apartment, which means that I get to have my own front door, porch, and small strip of flower bed. The only downside?<p>…

Why Your Job Search Isn't Working -- And How To Fix It

Dear Liz,<p>I’m job hunting, but it’s not going well. I’ve been sending out resumes for months. I’ve filled out 42 online job applications and I’ve only had two interviews. What am I doing wrong?<p>Thanks,<p>Jerry<p>Dear Jerry,<p>Blasting out resumes and filling out job applications are the two worst ways to get …

How to Build a Portable Table Saw Table

Boost your productivity and accuracy<p>Join the doors together with hinges, then set the saw into the opening on the aluminum angles. Use the saw fence …

Greener way to dispose of the dead comes to St. Louis

When Benjamin LaBarge died this spring, his family chose a funeral alternative new to the St. Louis area. Instead of burial or cremation, they chose …

How to get started with Android Things

Android Things just might be one of Google's best projects ever. Designed to help build small embedded smart "things" by being simple and consistent, …

Low-Maintenance Perennials for Your Southern Garden

No green thumb required<p>Who wants to fuss with annuals when you can tend a garden of lovely perennials? Perennials are great foundation plants for …

Heirs of Heirs of Heirs of Heirs Love Dynasty Trusts

Everyone dies eventually, but if you’re wealthy enough, your money might live forever. Dynasty trusts are a tool to make that possible. Thanks to the …

Millennials are moving to the exurbs in droves

For years, an unwavering certitude of industry, think tanks, demographers, policy-makers and city planners everywhere has been that humanity is …

The Resource Curse of Appalachia

Jason Clark has lived near Amity, Pa., in the southwestern part of the state, since he was born. He likes to call urban Americans “hypocrites.” At 38, he’s the president of the Pork Association in Washington County, which sits at the edge of Appalachia. City dwellers are consumers, as he sees it; …

Garlic mashed potato with olive oil recipe

First place the garlic and olive oil in a small saucepan over the gentlest heat possible - a heat diffuser is good for this - and leave for 1 hour for the garlic to infuse and become really soft.<p>Use a potato peeler to pare off the skins as thinly as possible and then cut the potatoes into …

Baked Beans with Ground Beef

From: EatingWell.com, May 2018<p>Upgrade baked beans from classic side dish to a meaty main meal by adding lean ground beef. The final result, a …

Cubano Sandwich

Special equipment: a sandwich press<p>Preheat a sandwich press to medium heat.<p>Drizzle the onion and pepper with the olive oil and season with salt and …

8 Amazing CRISPR projects that could change life as we know it

Since it burst onto the scene a decade ago, CRISPR-Cas9 has shaken the field of genetics to its core. Offering a new genomic editing tool that’s …

The best solo hikes in North America

Solitude with a view<p>Why set off on a hike all by yourself? Some solo trekkers are chasing a sense of meditative quietness, while others seek the …

Amazon Just Did Something Brilliant to Increase Its Profits (And Why You Should Copy It)

This one decision increased Amazon's revenue by over a billion dollars. Steal a page out of their playbook and increase your profit margin by 15% or more today.<p>In a letter to shareholders in April, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shared, for the first time ever, the total number of Amazon Prime members (100 …

7 Business Travel Essentials You Didn't Know You Needed

These I-didn't-know-I-needed-this gadgets are sure to help you travel better (and maybe start a conversation or two).<p>As someone who makes a living doing travel for business, I have a few items that I would highly recommend for any business trip. Most of these items are small and lightweight, …

Nectar’s adjustable bed frame comes with a NASA-inspired Zero Gravity setting

Who says you have to be horizontal to sleep? Certainly not Nectar, the bed-in-a-box brand that is on a mission to bring its customers the ultimate in …

25 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know

We’re right in the middle of spring, the perfect time to start planting flowers, vegetables, herbs, and more! Gardening season is upon us and it’s in …

Say hello to the next generation of Arduino boards!

<i></i>We’re excited to kick off Maker Faire Bay Area by expanding our IoT lineup with two new boards: the <b>MKR Vidor 4000</b> and the <b>Uno WiFi Rev 2</b>. The <b>MKR Vidor</b> …

19 Data Science Tools for people who aren't so good at programming

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Data Science