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Washing Machines

What to Know Before Buying Your First Smartwatch

This definitive guide to the best smartwatches of 2018 explores everything you need to know before buying a smartwatch, including what to watch out …

Smartwatches

The Completely Addictive Method For Grilling Burgers

I've grilled many burgers in my day, many of which were decent but none of which were restaurant-quality — that is, until I learned this technique from America's Test Kitchen. It's by far the most foolproof way to grill a burger with a charred exterior and juicy pink interior. The most important …

BBQ

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

The Complete Guide To Savile Row

Savile Row is synonymous with fine tailoring, but what does it take to make a Savile Row suit, who are the tailors that have come to define it and …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

Everyday Carry: Go Time

Fenix LD15R Right-Angled Flashlight<p>This 500-lumen LED micro-USB rechargeable EDC flashlight from Fenix gets two things very right. First, the …

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Roli Songmaker Kit

Digital instrument maker Roli have announced the Songmaker Kit, a portable music studio for creating a track anywhere. The compact kit includes three …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

Vortecon Creates a Spellbinding Optical Illusion

Vortecon is a playable kinetic art masterpiece, an unusual fidgeting toy, and an accurately engineered cylinder. It is an oddly addictive material …

Tap is the wearable keyboard nobody asked for

It works as a mouse, too<p>A couple years ago, I got to test out the (potential) future of text input. It was called the “Tap Strap,” and it was a weird foam prototype that slid up over my fingers and allowed me to painstakingly input text through taps and combo taps.<p>Well, now it’s shipping. It’s just …

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you reach the point of not wanting to watch anything anymore. This is the modern-day version of going to the movie rental store, …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Stateside Style: 26 Made-in-America Items You Need to Know

From denim and sneakers to suits and bags, there's something for every guy's closet.<p>Take a look at your wardrobe. How much is made right here in the U.S.? If the answer doesn't make you proud, then we've got work to do. From footwear and basics to bespoke suits and everyday accessories, there are …

'SNL' Weekend Update gets real about Al Franken, Roy Moore, and sexual misconduct

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> might have badly dropped the ball at one point this week, but the latest episode's Weekend Update sketch delivered, at least.<p>The …

7 best laptops for those on a budget

These are our favorite budget laptops, whether you need one for work, school or just gaming.

Here are DIY stain treatments that really work

How to Build Leonardo da Vinci’s Ingenious Self-Supporting Bridge: Renaissance Innovations You Can Still Enjoy Today

Leonardo da Vinci, the most accomplished example of the polymathic, artist-engineer "Renaissance man," came up with an astonishing number of …

3 ways to take screenshots on the Galaxy S8

Now that Samsung's S8 lacks a home button, taking a screenshot works differently. Here are three ways to get the picture you want.

Here are 100 PowerPoint shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Well, get ready to be even fancier (and more productive) because we've curated 100 of the best PowerPoint keyboard shortcuts.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Keyboard Shortcuts

It's a Little Too Easy to Pick a Lock

Thanks to some key manufacturing errors.<p>Turns out it's incredibly simple to pick a padlock, which means committing minor trespassing and/or larceny is easier than ever! As a new video from HelpfulLockPicker, highlighted by Digg, explains, it is virtually impossible for a manufacturer to make a …

John Oliver rips Donald Trump for leaving the Paris Climate Accord

John Oliver is livid over Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord last week, given all of the global implications it could …

17 Netflix Hidden Gems That'll Stretch Your Imagination

Because good shows make you think.

John Oliver Proves No One Can Keep Up with Trump's Disastrous News Cycle

Not even helpful Fox News pundits who minimize the problems.<p>There's a sense that last week may have been a turning point for Donald Trump's presidency, that the Trump Train has officially jumped the tracks and run over virtually every one of its passengers along the way. It's becoming harder and …

Samantha Bee Skewers Trump, Ponders What Might Have Been

With a special appearance by a “former president,” imagining a world in which Hillary Clinton took the office, and skewering all things Trump, …

31 Simple Style Cheat Sheets For Guys Who Don't Know WTF They're Doing

Dress for success.

7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Top 5 alternatives to Apple's AirPods

Apple didn't invent completely wireless earbuds. Here are your best options if you don't want to fork out for AirPods.

Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

Google Search