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FACT CHECK: NASA Lithium Chemtrails Conspiracy

CLAIM<p>NASA admitted to dosing Americans with airborne lithium.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>On 19 April 2016, the web site <i>AnonHQ</i> published an article that purported to …

Fact Checking

Hell Yeah! The Official So Bad So Good Store Has Arrived

Get ready to shout it from the rooftops people, the official So Bad So Good store has finally landed. It's the one-stop shop for everything you could …

Gear & Gadgets

WiFi Car Diagnostic Scan Tool

Maybe I'm in denial, but I would much rather have a device and accompanying app to tell me about my car's health than my own. Good thing I have …

Titanium Glow Fob

The bad news is that this Titanium Glow Fob is not fitted with a vial of tritium, and therefore does not glow without help, shine brighter the darker …

CamelBak Chem Bio Reservoir

If you're not an active duty soldier there's no real reason to buy a Chem Bio Reservoir 4.0, a backpack water bladder CamelBak designed to resist …

Anker introduces an insane 120,600mAh battery pack

Do you <i>need</i> a 120,600mAh battery pack that weighs nine pounds and can charge a smartphone 40 times before it needs a charge itself?<p>No, you don’t — but you <i>really</i> <i>want</i> one.<p>Anker has just released the PowerHouse, which is as much battery pack as a generator, which is how Anker refers to it on its site …

U.S. Coverup of Saudi 9/11 Role Proves Complicity

Among the numerous views held by those espousing “9/11 truth,” one central idea remains the same: The United States government is complicit in the …

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

GIF<p>Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

A Three-Step Routine to Keep Your Knives Sharp and Safe

As we’ve often said, dull knives are dangerous knives, not to mention a pain to use when it’s time to cook. Keeping them sharp is surprisingly easy, …

Knives

4 Awesome Natural Remedies for Receding Gums

Many people are struggling with receding gums, a condition which is painful and can also lead to complications such as pockets or grasps, situated …

Alternative Medicine

Freshen A Home With Just Two Ingredients

If you've got an active family, you know that keeping your home smelling fresh isn't always easy. Febreze is your best friend when it comes to …

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.<p>The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science …

Cooking

ODiN Air Mouse

The Celluon Virtual Keyboard gets a mouse playmate. A Norse god of war mouse playmate. The ODiN Air Mouse projects a hi-res 8cm x 8cm box onto the …

Razer's gaming Ultrabook lets you bring your own video card

If you're a gamer, you don't have it easy when buying laptops: You may want a sleek, lightweight Ultrabook when you're traveling, but you also want the big, powerful desktop replacement when you're home. What to do? Razer thinks you can have both. It's launching the Blade Stealth, a 12.5-inch …

These “Chameleon” Sneakers Can Change Appearance Thanks to Flexible E-Reader Screens

If you’re a sneaker hoarder, these new shoes from New York designer David Coelho are just the thing you need. They can actually change patterns at …

Capable nano drone flies under the FAA’s radar

The ONAGOfly is a quadcopter like all the rest – four props and an onboard camera that records video at heights once the domain of TV news choppers.<p>But you don’t need to stand back to launch the ONAGOfly – not when the palm of your hand will do for a launch pad.<p>The size of a small bird, the …

Synology DiskStation DS216 and NVR216 now available

Synology has launched its new DiskStation DS216, an update to its previous DiskStation DS214 model. In addition, the company has also unveiled its …

Gear & Gadgets

Dremel Versa Tip Butane Soldering Torch

Dremel knows that bigger isn't always better, and sometimes all you need is the tip. Their Versa Tip butane soldering torch kit is a portable tool …

Burned girl who lost family in arson gets Disney trip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Support continues to pour in for one little girl with a simple Christmas wish.<p>Eight-year-old Sa'fyre Terry of Schenectady, New York, lost her family two years ago in a fire police say was intentionally set. She survived with severe burns to her face, and lost her right hand and foot as a …

Walt Disney Company

MINUS-8 Layer Leather Watch

For a watch that isn’t stuck in the past, lend your wrist to MINUS-8. The San Francisco-based watch company crafts timepieces that blend industrial …

Money Duck Soap - Up to $50 in Each Bar

Know someone who could be a little more diligent about washing their hands? Or their body? Just remember, you catch more flies with honey than …

Black Retro Nixie Clock

Thirty-year-old nixie tubes and 22 hours of handiwork go into these retro clocks from Nuvitron. The artisans who make them place authentic, …

Matador Surface

Posted in Gear<p>It turns any surface into a work surface. The Matador Surface is a composite mat that’s gas, oil, and grease resistant, plus 100% …

Bacteria on the Brain

A brilliant surgeon offered an untested treatment to dying patients. Was it innovation or overreach?<p>As the chairman of the neurosurgery department at the University of California at Davis, Paul Muizelaar saw patients on Wednesdays, at a clinic housed in a former cannery in East Sacramento. Among …

Medicine

Why the Earth’s Spin Doesn’t Make Flying West Faster

As the Earth rotates in space, it pulls us along with it at around 1000 miles per hour (though we can’t feel it) depending on where you are on the …

University of Tennessee