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This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

There's A Wrong Way to Grow Basil, And Then There's This Way

It's summer and that means herb garden time. Whether you have an actual patch of dirt to till or you use small pots in your windowsill, growing herbs …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

The stories behind Aboriginal star names now recognised by the world's astronomical body

Four stars in the night sky have been formally recognised by their Australian Aboriginal names.<p>The names include three from the Wardaman people of …

Astronomy

Ujet electric scooter cruises cities on hubless wheels and carbon nanotube tires

As flashy as electric cars like the Byton Concept and Fisker EMotion are, the most eye-grabbing vehicle debut from CES might just be a two-wheeler. …

Knowledge Management

5 Henri Cartier-Bresson Photography Composition Lessons

Henri Cartier-Bresson was the master of photography composition.Below are some visual analyses of his pictures.1. Bicycle // Henri Cartier-Bresson …

17 gadgets and apps to make your dumb car smarter

Useful technology for your commute.<p>You don't have to wait for self-driving cars to upgrade your experience behind the wheel. You don't even have to buy an expensive new luxury vehicle. Instead, add some 21st-century intelligence to your drive with a few smart gadgets and apps. These devices can log …

Apps

Pasta recipes from the north and south of Italy

From shapes to sauces and how to combine them, few platefuls are as regionally particular as pasta. Here a Venetian native introduces us to the typical dishes from four corners of the country<p>That Italians love their pasta is no news. Few things unite the country like a daily bowlful of spaghetti, …

Italy

Flatpack M.A.Di house pops up in a matter of hours

Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site. The M.A.Di home is an …

Mistbox keeps air conditioners cool to improve efficiency

Just two years ago we wrote about the then new Mistbox, a device that can be retrofitted to most air conditioners and uses evaporative cooling to …

Beautiful Bike Racks: Stunning Cycle Storage

<b>Storage solutions for your bicycle can be stylish, not unsightly, with designers around the world creating gorgeous furniture and display units for</b> …

Furniture

This 10-to

Sometimes you don't work out because you don't have a ton of time. Sometimes it's because you don't know what exercise to do when you do have time.

If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel - A tediously accurate map of the solar system

Sun<p>Mercury<p>Venus<p>Earth<p>You Are Here<p>Moon<p>Mars<p>Jupiter<p>Io Europa Ganymede Callisto<p>Saturn<p>Titan<p>Uranus<p>Neptune<p>Pluto <br>(we still love you)<p>That was about 10 million …

Simon Callow: Stanislavski was racked by self-doubt

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Russian actor, director and theorist, Konstantin Stanislavski. If the anniversary is remembered at all, it will be with quiet respect. There was a time – not a time out of memory, though it seems distant now – when furious battles were waged …

Thermomix recipe: Soy and Basil Chicken Noodles

I love a quick dinner at this time of year and something less festive and practical is always good. You need energy for all that wrapping and gift …

Jamie Oliver

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32 Easy Exercises to Boost Your Creativity Everyday

You don't need to be a talented artist to pick up a creative habit.<p>For a lot of people, creativity is a talent that few people have.<p>For me, creativity is a skill we all have and can improve with regular exercise.<p>"Creativity is not just for artists. It's for businesspeople looking for a new way to …

How to Clean a Pizza Stone

A pizza stone is a portable stone slab that allows home chefs to get more crispy crust for pizza and other foods. In general, you should not need to …

How to Create and Sign PDFs in the iOS Mail App

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>No need for a third-party app to mark up documents<p>Sign …

10 Gadgets to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

Are you trying to save on those energy bills every month, only to wake up with an over-budget bill at the end of each month? Don’t worry. It happens …

How to build a Simple Homemade Wind Generator from Old Ceiling Fan ,Microwave Oven Parts ,Old TV Antenna and other free junk

This video shows you how to build a DIY Wind Generator using Old Ceiling Fan parts ,Microwave Oven Parts ,Old TV Antenna and other free junk that is …

Renewable Energy

Tesla’s solar roof rollout was ... meh. These other new solar power gadgets are cooler.

Last Friday evening, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk unveiled three new products. The rollout — scheduled, oddly, for 8:30 pm Eastern — had been hyped for weeks, but the actual event turned out to be a bit [sad trombone]. It was a fairly transparent bid to justify the proposed merger of Tesla and …

Tweak a Sodastream to Use Cheaper CO2 Containers and Stop Buying Proprietary Canisters

Owning a SodaStream is awesome, especially if you’re a seltzer lover (and I am.) Shelling out for those proprietary tanks and refiles though, knowing …

How to Save Text Messages to Your Computer

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>A step-by-step guide to saving your text messages<p>Getting …

We were stealing music way before the internet and millennials

When I was 13, my babysitter showed up with a box of 12 new cassettes. I was amazed that she had been able to afford all this music. I grew up poor and even one new purchase was news; a dozen purchases was cause for celebration. Had she robbed a bank? Found a wad of twenties in a misplaced wallet? …

My baby is crying. Is it colic? How can I help?

Colic is a term used to describe a baby who is well, but who cries an excessive amount of the time.<p>Formal definitions describe it as a well-fed and …

Five Useful Microsoft Excel Tricks You May Not Know About

If you’ve mastered the basics of Microsoft Excel and you’re looking to boost your spreadsheet skills, this visual guide explains some useful tips and …

Science Fiction Books For People Who Don’t Read Science Fiction

Science fiction can be an acquired taste. Some readers grew up on it; others never quite saw the appeal of stories involving time travel, alien …

What's On

Event Date:<p>August 2018<p>Australia Wide<br>Bake to fight animal cruelty. Get baking to raise money for RSPCA animals all over the country! The delicious …

Penrith

Take Some Time To Chill Out With These Blissful Yoga Moves

Your stressful week has nothing on this sequence.<p>You deserve a little relaxation.<p>In the Udaya video above, instructor Caley Alyssa will take you through a series of yoga moves that are the perfect remedy for a stressful week. The forward folds are designed to help your blood flow and unwind your …

Yoga