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Where to Waste Time Online

Where do you go to waste time on the internet? Facebook and Twitter, the usual default answers, are exhausting. Scrolling through them feels like …

Time I

What to Do If Your Flight Gets Diverted

I’m spending this week in Scotland, a journey that started for me at 5am Tuesday and thanks to weather on the east coast ended in me not arriving in …

Flying

How to Set Up Your MacBook From Scratch

Can you remember the last time you wiped your MacBook and reinstalled everything? I’d guess somewhere around “never,” but there are plenty of reasons …

Operating Systems

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

Italy

How to get rid of tough carpet stains (yes, even cat pee)

Here's how to lift dreadful stains and smells out of your carpet.<p>Soft, clean carpets feel cozy and inviting. Rugs or carpets that have been host to dog urine, grease, coffee or other smelly stains are off-putting, at best. You might be thinking about the cost of replacing your carpet, but before …

Pets

How to prep your car for a road trip

Tire pressure, oil changes and a few secrets make for an easy trip.<p>When you're prepping your car for a road trip, summer or otherwise, there are important things to check as well as some old steps you can skip.<p>Here's how to prep for a trip so that your car won't become the center of your attention, …

Automotive Industry

Build your own Google Home-enabled smart mirror in about two hours

In this guide I'll teach you how to build your own simple Google Home-enabled magic mirror using a Raspberry Pi computer and Google's AIY Voice Kit. …

Raspberry Pi

Tricks for truing lumber without a jointer

Your grandad may have reached for a hand plane to flatten boards without a power jointer, but today there's an easier way. With a few common power …

2 easy fixes for your home's slow WiFi — no matter its size

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Few tech problems are as frustrating as slow Wi-Fi. Virtually every device we use — from our phones to our light bulbs— requires a strong …

More power to your Pi

It’s been just over three weeks since we launched the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. Although the product is branded Raspberry Pi 3B+ and not Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Windows 10

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

Your Smart Home Is Spying On You. Here's How To Spy Back.

After Gizmodo's investigation into the data smart homes expose about our lives, many of you asked how you could monitor the digital emissions from …

If You Need a Laundry Riser, Don't Buy It—DIY It

A laundry riser, in case you weren't aware, is a platform that lifts washing machines and dryers off the floor. It's especially great for front …

Woodworking

28 Free IoT Courses You Can Take Right Now

There’s no denying the Internet of Things (IoT) is on the rise. With the market predicted to reach $1.7 trillion by 2020, I would say now is a pretty …

Tools & Craft #85: Understanding How Chisels Work, Part 1 - Bevel Angles

Take a sharp chisel and pare some cross grain of a board. Work at the end of the board and you will find it's easy to pare end grain. Then try …

How To: 3 Tips to Help You Drive Safer with Waze

Because it sources a majority of its vital data from actual drivers on the road, Waze is easily one of the best navigation apps to use if you …

Nova Launcher 101: How to Organize Your App Drawer with Tab Groups

Over the years, Nova Launcher has widened its audience. No longer is it simply a tool to return your home screen to a more stock look. With Nova, you …

Top Gadgets

2018 is here! To get your year started right, we’ve gone ahead and compiled a list of the most innovative, unique, and useful gadgets that we’ve …

Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car

Have you ever come across an ad for a used modern car that mentions the vehicle had just received a tune-up? What does “tune-up” even mean in regards …

Automotive Industry

Mexican-American War 101

An Overview to the Conflict<p>A conflict that occurred as the result of Mexican resentment over the US annexation of Texas and a border dispute, the …

Disable Those Annoying Browser Notifications Once and for All

You hate it as much as I do: that little box that appears whenever you visit a news site or blog, asking for permission to bug you with notification …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

Repairs

10 Amazing Untold Stories From World War II

World War II was one of the bloodiest wars in human history. Millions took part in the fighting, and sadly, millions died. Unsurprisingly, there are …

This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Car Cleaning Tricks Local Dealers Don't Want You to Know - Page 9 of 27

ADVERTISEMENT<p><b>9) Remove stickers easily from your car</b><p>Image Source: youtube.com<p>If you’ve ever bought a used car or had one gifted to you, then you know …

10 Really Useful macOS Features That You Never Noticed

Much as we love all the new features that roll out with a fresh macOS update every year, we’re also rather partial to those long-standing tools and …

Dig Into Nearly 30 Years of Free Classic Science Fiction

If you’re a fan of classic science fiction from the likes of Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein, you’re in luck. Archive.org now has …

Science Fiction