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Shine Up a Pair of Dress Shoes In Only a Minute With This Technique

A traditional shoe shine can take anywhere from five to 15 minutes, but if you don’t have the time to spare, this method gets your leather looking …

False Hustle: How Keeping Busy Is Making You Less Productive

Asking yourself three simple questions each week can help you avoid the false hustle.<p>It’s easy to be busy; it’s hard to be productive. Raise your hand if you’ve spent entire days answering “quick” email after “quick” email; spent hours in your task manager organizing your tasks for productivity; …

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Chris Harris checks out Ken Block's Hoonicorn '65 Mustang

Ken Block's Hoonicorn, which stars in Gymkhana Seven, might still bear a passing resemblance to a vintage 1965 Ford Mustang, but underneath the skin, the car is one of the baddest custom machines to ever do a smoky burnout on the road. The ever enthusiastic British auto journalist Chris Harris is …

Conceptual Gadgets - Conrad Pole-Climbing Bike Lock

Homemade Vicks Shower Tablets - Essential Oils Based Cold Relief

In a mixing bowl, combine baking soda and water until the mixture forms a thick paste. It should be so thick that you have some of the mixture on a …

How to Remove Set In Oil or Grease Stains from Clothes

Have you ever sat down to fold laundry fresh out of the dryer only to find set in oil stains or grease stains? I have solved the mystery of how to …

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Mad inventor creates badass Wolverine claws... Whoa!

[Image Source: <i>Colin Furze</i>]<p>Popular Youtuber, mad inventor and British plumber Colin Furze has just released videos of his latest project - fully …

This 4.5-minute video of supercars and classics starting up is oddly mesmerizing

There's way more to cars than just about how they drive – any auto enthusiast can tell you that. While the way a car feels is vital, the way it sounds plays a huge role in making it exciting as well. Some cars, like the V12 of a '60s Ferrari, are famous partially because of the fantastic noises …

SIZE MATTERS 2 - Mike Ryan's Pikes Peak Castrol Oil Freightliner Race Truck

Versaball: Beanbag-Like Robot Excels at Human Tasks

Robotic scientist <b>John Amend</b> breaks the traditional form of robots by making <b>Versaball</b>, a beanbag like robot which performs its duty so well.<p>John Amend …

Pebble update finally adds Do Not Disturb mode and improved alarms

Pebble has released a software update that dramatically improves the smartwatch's alarm clock functionality and adds a much-requested feature. Firmware version 1.14 finally includes a Do Not Disturb setting similar to the one Apple introduced with iOS 6; it lets users specify a period of time where …

My ideal Pebble smartwatch setup on iOS 7

When I first put on a<p>Pebble smartwatchshortly after it was made available at Best Buy, I was excited. The thought of being able to leave my phone in my coat pocket, or in another room, and receiving alerts on my wrist was <i>very</i> appealing. Quickly I realized the watch only lived up to half of the hype …

Driving the 2013 BMW M3 DTM - /CHRIS HARRIS ON CARS

Infiniti Q50 steer-by-wire system took 10 years to develop [w/video]

Infiniti's Direct Adaptive Steering (DAS) is quite a novelty - the system employs no physical connection between the steering wheel and the front wheels under normal circumstances and instead relies on a computer, clutch and steering-angle actuator to guide vehicles down the road with input from …

This Amazing Virtual Water Will Make You Want To Go For A Swim [Video]

Virtual water that actually looks close to water<p>Water almost never looks <i>quite</i> like water when it's rendered: there a lot of variables involved with a fluid splashing around, after all. But this virtual water looks pretty great.<p>The team at PhysXInfo made the software, called Position Based Fluids, …

Watch BJ Baldwin jump a Nissan GT-R in his Monster trophy truck

There could hardly be two more disparate machines than a Nissan GT-R and BJ Baldwin's wicked trophy truck. While the supercar from Nissan needs no introduction, Baldwin's rig boasts 850 horsepower and an equally dizzying 34-inches of suspension travel. Monster Energy has taken it upon itself to …

Morgan 3 Wheeler and driving fun, with Charles Morgan

Charles Morgan has a pretty great job. The scion of Morgan's founder, and current managing director of the company clearly enjoys himself while driving the fruits of his enterprise. In another brief interview with Mr. Morgan, we get to hear and see a the tantalizing 3 Wheeler and Plus 8 on the …

Syrena Sport returns as rebodied Nissan 370Z

We wouldn't hold it against you if you'd never heard of the FSO Syrena Sport. FSO built the long-enduring Syrena for some 17 years nonstop, and while the machines were mostly plodding family sedans, engineers at FSO did create one version with a bit more zest. The Syrena Sport was a two-door coupe …