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12 Portable Chargers That Work Both With iPhone and Android Phones (list)

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you really need your phone and find it’s running on the last few drops of battery juice, a portable power …

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The Insanely Pretty Cliffs Of Scala Dei Turchi Are Yet Another Reason To Visit Italy

Add these really cool cliffs to the list of places we want to see while we hit up the boot of Italy.<p>The Scala dei Turchi or "Stairs of the Turks" are made of eroded Marl, clay and silt and sit on the southern coast of Sicily.<p>Visitors can climb the bluffs for breathtaking views or just laze out on …

POKKETMIXER Black

Since the birth of portable music players, virtually anyone can become an armchair DJ. But up until now, it cost a fortune to carry the equipment necessary to really rock a party. That’s about to change thanks to <b>POKKETMIXER</b>—the first <b>mobile mini DJ mixer</b> for everybody. This versatile audio accessory …

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In the Details: Building a 3D Sketchpad That Lets You Draw Objects in Midair

With the rise of augmented reality (AR) technology, virtual reality headsets like the much buzzed-about Oculus Rift aren't just for playing games in …

Slow Life: A Macro Timelapse of Coral, Sponges and Other Aquatic Organisms Created from 150,000 Photographs | Colossal

<p>Created by University of Queensland PhD student Daniel Stoupin, this remarkable macro video of coral reefs, sponges and other underwater wildlife, …

7 Wireless Charging Options for your SmartPhone (list)

How many times have you replaced your charger due to loss or breakage? I’ve gone through at least six cables since my 3GS. I’m using a 4S now, that’s …

Innovation: A Charger That Keeps Your Phone Germ-Free

Whatever our hands touch, our phones touch. And that means our mobile phones can be downright nasty. Some people even use their phones while they're in the bathroom stall. So it probably won't surprise you that a 2011 University of London study found that one in six of our phones have fecal matter …

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé: Delicious Wines, Relative Values

<i>view of Saint-Émilion (image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)</i><p>Saint-Émilion is both the most charming town in all of Bordeaux and a red wine appellation surrounding that town on the right bank of the Gironde River. It is an area that has been growing grapes since Roman times and the source of some of the …

Gear Patrol • The Spirit of Adventure

Mount UpThe Year's Best Bike Racks<br>For Any Vehicle

10 Best Mail-Order Meat Companies

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We Test the Anova, Sansaire, and Nomiku Sous Vide Circulators

It's been the year of the inexpensive water circulator. Previously, heating water circulators—the devices used to maintain the temperature of a water bath to 1/10th of a degree accuracy for sous-vide cooking—went for several hundred dollars. This year, three new devices targeted at the home cook …

Peppermint Brownies ⋆ Sweet C's Designs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.<p>Lightly grease silicone muffin pan with cooking spray or butter.<p>In a large bowl, combine sugar and butter and mix until …

Candied Nuts with Smoked Almonds

makes 4 cups<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>6 ounces pecan halves (about 1 1/2 cups)<p>6 ounces roasted skinned almonds, preferably Marcona (not in oil; about 1 1/2 cups)<p>1/4 cup fresh rosemary leaves<p>1 tablespoon unsalted butter<p>2 teaspoons ground coriander<p>1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>4 ounces …

Potato and Onion Egg Tortilla

Tortilla de Patatas y Cebolla<p>One of the most classic and popular of all Spanish dishes, the egg and potato tortilla is, simply, iconic. It was, …

gramercy tavern’s gingerbread

This is dark and sticky and chewy and heavy and spicy and a zillion other adjectives that end in y that are so overused, they border on hackneyed, …

Uncrate

Looking at it in the barn, this 1981 BMW M1 could make even the most hard-hearted car enthusiast weep. Just a year after rolling off the lot, this M1 …

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness, LSPHF017

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>This official LifeStraw personal water filter will provide 792 gallons (1,000 liters) of safe drinking water …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

The Eater Chicago Heatmap: Where to Eat Right Now

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: Where should I eat right now? Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort.<p>And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys and …

Our Favorite Culinary Gifts Under $50

Thanksgiving's come and gone, which means 'tis officially the holiday season, and various gift-centered celebrations are just around the corner. If you, like me, are obligated to purchase presents for a wide variety of friends, family, and acquaintances, then you're probably also, like me, on the …

Euclidean Geometry Meets Mondrian In These Stunning 3-D Paper Sculptures

Helen Friel brings geometry to life through these exquisitely designed paper sculptures.<p>In 1847, an eccentric British mathematician named Oliver Byrne released a new edition of Euclid’s famous mathematical treatise, <i>The Elements of Geometry</i>. Byrne added a rather longwinded but ultimately …

After 2,500 Years, The Paper Airplane Goes Digital

Now on Kickstarter, a simple kit turns any paper airplane into something that can be remotely flown using your smartphone.<p>If it seems like kids have been flinging paper airplanes at each other since the beginning of time, you’re not far off: paper airplanes actually predate the Wright Brothers …

This Is The Place To Be If You're Sick Of Everything

The holidays are rapidly approaching, so we're offering you a bit of an escape route. If a few minutes (or days) of solitude is what you're looking for, head off to your own private island getaway on Motu Teta in Rangiroa, French Polynesia.<p>The Rangiroa atoll, the second largest in the world, …

Aït Benhaddou, Setting Of 'Gladiator,' Is Your New Favorite Wintertime Destination

It's getting icy out there, folks. Which means you totally deserve an escape to a ksar, one of those fortified mud brick cities in the deserts of Morocco.<p>The most famous of ksars is called Aït Benhaddou-- it was dubbed a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987 because it is "a striking example of …

Riomaggiore, Italy Is The Most Beautiful Place In The World Right Now

You've heard of the Cinque Terre, those five Italian fishing villages that tourists often hike through one at a time. The one that starts the chain is called Riomaggiore, and if it were up to us, we might stop there and never continue to the rest.<p>There are many reasons to love Riomaggiore. Firstly, …