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How to equip your car for emergencies

Take the junk out of your trunk and put this gear in instead.<p>Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using …

Batteries

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

Vancouver man develops bizarre lump on hand after dental checkup

After a routine trip to the dentist, a Vancouver resident developed a deadly heart infection, as well as a bizarre, bulging lump on his right …

Medicine

Get Rid of Lower Back Pain For Good With These Two Moves

Rid yourself of lower back pain and discomfort forever<p>If you sit in an office all day, you’re probably going to experience lower back pain at some point or another. Lower back pain is endemic among American men — and while you may love doing tons of ab work, you shouldn't do so at the expense of …

If You Work at a Desk, Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session

You've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but it …

Yoga

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books

The 'A-Team' that hunts missing planes

<b>More than 250 planes that crashed over US land have never been found - but a team of volunteer detectives is on the case.</b><p>It began with six overheard words.<p>Robert Hyman, a mountaineer and explorer, was hosting a party at his home in Washington, DC.<p>It was December 2007, three months after the …

Airplanes

Apple announces App of the Year, Game of the Year, and Best of 2017 top charts

Apple has announced its Best of 2017 apps and games, this year utilizing the Today cards in the iOS 11 App Store to feature the winners. Apple says its app of the year for iPhone is Calm, a meditation and sleep app, and Splitter Critters is 2017’s iPhone game of the year. Apple says the title …

The top 10 YouTube videos of the year

Let’s remember to forget<p>YouTube has just revealed its most popular videos for 2017. The lists are broken down into Top Trending and Top Music, and were compiled based on views, likes, comments, shares, and more, according to YouTube.<p>The top 10 videos in the trending category were viewed more than …

Music Videos

This Is How Unsafe Cars Were 60 Years Ago | Feature

From the December 2017 issue<p>Unpadded metal surfaces, blunt knobs and rods, steering columns that impale—and seatbelts weren’t even on the options list. We may think highly of the 1955 Chevrolet, but like all cars of the era, it didn’t think much of its passengers; here we use it as a lens through …

Chevrolet

How the Boeing jet no one wanted became the plane airlines scour the planet for

On May 23, 2006, Boeing delivered the last two 717-200 jetliners to customers at its Long Beach, California factory. It marked to the end of a program filled with promise but that had ultimately failed to capture the interest of airlines. Even Boeing's well-oiled sales operation could only manage …

Aviation

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

How the USSR tested the biggest nuclear bomb in history

The Tsar Bomba was the USSR's response to the nuclear weapons race in the Cold War. But it was far too powerful to use.<p>It was a bomb so big that the USSR wasn't sure that it could test it. The Tsar Bomba, commissioned by Nikita Khrushchev to enhance the Soviet strategic position in the race for …

War

1 in 9 Men Have Oral HPV

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the U.S. It’s so common that federal experts say that nearly …

Public Health

The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Numerous studies over the past few years have shown that taking fever reducers hurts your body’s ability to recover from an illness.<p>Fever isn’t an …

Six grand ideas to fight the end of antibiotics

Overuse of antibiotics has led them to becoming less and less effective to treat us when we’re sick – leaving scientists scrambling for a fix. Here are some of the best ideas to tackle one of the 21st Century's biggest challenges.<p>The world is nearing a moment when antibiotics no longer work to …

Microbiology

How an inmate hacker hid computers in the ceiling and turned his prison upside down

In the summer of 2015, Stan Transkiy was 16 years into a life sentence, and he had finally found a way to occupy his time. Inside the Marion Correctional Institution, which sits on green farmland off a series of quiet roads in rural Ohio, he had carved out a job running a recycling program, a gig …

Crime

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

The RMAF 2017 Stick

My pre-RMAF routine consists of loading up my iPhone with offline albums from Tidal for the flight and sticking some music on a USB stick in the …

10 Essential Hidden Tips and Tricks for iOS 11

If you’ve already updated to iOS 11, Apple’s new operating software for iPhones and iPads, you’ve probably noticed a handful of changes.<p>Like: the App …

IOS 11

MH370's location an 'almost inconceivable' mystery – final report

Investigators say re-analysis of satellite imagery has narrowed likely resting place to area of less than 25,000 sq km<p>Australian investigators have delivered their final report on the disappearance of Malaysia airlines flight MH370, saying the inability to bring closure for victims’ families was a …

Malaysia Airlines

A new book explores the CIA’s crazy plan to snatch a Soviet sub from the bottom of the ocean

The Taking of K-129 is now in stores<p>During the height of the Cold War, a Soviet submarine mysteriously sank in the Pacific Ocean. K-129 held a crew of nearly 100 sailors, as well as a full payload of nuclear missiles. Following its loss, the US Navy noted the flurry of Soviet activity dispatched to …

Seafloor
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Aubrey Marcus Total Body HIIT Workouts With Kettlebell and Mace ​| Men’s Health

“Twenty minutes of work is definitely sufficient,” he says.<p>Marcus is the first to admit he doesn’t really have a typical exercise routine, but the two HIIT workout options that follow are as close to a “typical” Marcus routine as you can get. In fact, he just did the kettlebell workout last week.<p>As …

Best Compact Camera 2018: 8 of the best go-anywhere cameras

<b>Looking for a small, practical camera to take on your travels? Then look no further. Our roundup will help you buy the best compact camera for you.</b><p>In …

Cameras

How to use Apple’s terrific document scanner in iOS 11

You don’t need a separate app anymore<p>One of the most useful tricks in Apple’s iOS 11 update is found inside the Notes app: it’s a document scanner. If there’s a business card, receipt, or any other document you want to save or mark up, this tool makes getting it on your iPhone or iPad dead simple. …

Apps

Quiz: How much do you really know about World War 2?

Every schoolchild knows we won the Second World War , the Germans and Japanese lost and Hitler only had one, um, moustache.<p>But what else do you know …

Remembrance Day

The Spy Who Helped Free France From the Nazis

Secretly in charge of one of North Africa’s largest spy rings, Słowikowski was buddies with Josephine Baker and prominent businessmen. The Nazis …