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The Last Days of the Blue-Blood Harvest

Every year, more than 400,000 crabs are bled for the miraculous medical substance that flows through their bodies—now pharmaceutical companies are finally committing to an alternative that doesn't harm animals.<p>Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in …

Eli Lilly

Watch lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano melt a Mustang

Lava and hot gasses have spewed out of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since Thursday, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents in …

Natural Disasters

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

Personality

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

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

Fan Trailer Dramatizes the Oldest Sci-Fi Rivalry of Them All

Scrappy smugglers vs. Casanova captains. Warp drive vs. hyperdrive. Utopian exploration vs. high space opera. You know the one.<p>Made by YouTuber …

On The Bright Side - The Iconic Dog Portraits of William Wegman

As Halloween nears, we are all soon to be bombarded with a litany of images in our social media feeds of our friend’s unwilling pets being forced to …

Jokes

Strange and beautiful things under a microscope – in pictures

A competition, now in its 43rd year, dedicated to showcasing the beautiful and bizarre as seen under a light microscope attracted over 2,000 entries from 88 countries. Here’s a selection of the winning and commended images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Photography

In The Shop: Introducing The Ressence Type 1H Limited Edition For HODINKEE

We’re very excited to show you all our latest collaboration. Sometimes when you put a watch on your wrist and look down, you know immediately that …

Watches

Your TV is probably tracking you -- here's how to stop it

Internet-connected smart TVs and streaming devices from Vizio, LG, Samsung, Sony, Roku, Google and others can all spy on your viewing habits. Here's how to stop them.<p>When you unpacked your new TV or streamer for the first time, you probably couldn't wait to start watching it. In the excitement to …

Smart TV

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

Watch Brands That Defined An Era Of Timekeeping

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …

Watches

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Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

4.89 from 42 votes<p>Print<p>Bacon and Egg Muffins<p>Prep Time<p>15 mins<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Total Time<p>35 mins<p>Bacon and eggs...in a muffin! These are great for "grab …

Watchmaking’s Elite, at Affordable Prices

Value is always relative — that’s true of any industry. But when it comes to watches, specifically complications — an additional, mechanical function …

Race Through All 8 Harry Potter Movies in This Impressive Supercut

While it’s thrilling to read and watch the <i>Harry Potter</i> story, with a book series that is over 4,200 pages long and movies that clock in at nearly 20 …

Film Industry

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

No More Questions

Call Bill Belichick what you want, but these accounts of his uncompromising life -- from prodigy to professional ballbuster -- reveal why history …

NFL

RV to the most jaw-dropping natural wonders in the Northeast

The American Northeast is a land of cool green forests, deep clear lakes and sparkling waterfalls. Its wild coastlines and mercurial climate will …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

This wearable allergy-detection strip could save your child's life

Eating can be a complicated ordeal for the roughly 1 in 20 children that have food allergies. Allergic reactions to food are responsible for about 200,000 emergency room visits a year.<p>That's a problem that Abigail Barnes, a food allergy sufferer herself, is trying to solve with a new wearable …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

This Musical Tribute To Dancing In ’80s Movies Will Have You ‘Dancing On The Ceiling’

The 1980s weren’t just about coke, New Coke and Reaganomics. They were about bodacious dance sequences in the decade’s movies, too. (Possibly fueled by those first three things.) The seductive allure of a fun film butt waggle has seduced everyone from teenage werewolf basketball superstars to the …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

STAR WARS Dog Fights Set to Kenny Loggins “Danger Zone”

<i>Leia.</i><p><i>Leia.</i><p><i>LEEEEEEIIIIIIIIIAAAAAA!!!!</i><p>We all know that the galaxy far, far away is no place for the meek. There the forces of good and evil are in a …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

15 Science Experiments To Try This Easter Break

Endless fun with things you probably have in your kitchen cupboard already.

Saltwater