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Now You Can Negotiate Prices on Amazon

A new feature allows you to "Make an Offer" on something you think is a little overpriced.<p>Haggling has come to Amazon, so if you don't like the $235 price tag on that Frozen poster, now you can suggest your own price. The site launched a new "Make an Offer" feature Tuesday that lets you negotiate …

The Best Stud Finders to Finish the Job

Stud finders are invaluable for hanging heavy pictures, mirrors, and planters.<p>Few mistakes can halt a project as immediately as drilling into a pipe buried in your wall. All you need to avoid this potential disaster is a good stud sensor, which can actually detect all sorts of items. New sensors go …

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Watch These Rocketmen Fly in Formation Over Dubai

Jetman didn't fly out of a comic-book, but he sure looks like he could have. The man in the suit is pilot Yves Rossy, who is the closest thing to a superhero we can get in the real-world.<p>In 2006, Rossy became the first person to fly with jet-propelled wings in his custom-built machine. Since then, …

Speedo's New Fins Mimic Humpback Whales

The grooves and tubercles of a whale fin inspired the company to build a better, faster fin for human swimmers.<p>The humpback whale, despite its bulbous proportions and tiny fins, cuts through the water with the agility of a small creature. Now you can too.<p>The new Nemesis Fin ($39) by Speedo is …

Watch an Entire Year of the Moon's Phases

And see how it appears to wobble.<p>This gorgeous new video from NASA provides a little preview of how the moon will appear to us in the Northern Hemisphere over the coming year. Yes, the time-lapse simulation shows the moon moving through its monthly phases. But there's something more going on here: …

Here's Why Roman Concrete Has Endured for 2,000 Years

Crystals.<p>Monuments of Imperial Rome have survived for more than a thousand years, despite repeated floods and earthquakes. Now researchers have a new clue as to why—the use of volcanic rock in their cement.<p>Researchers looked at Trajan's Market and several other Imperial Roman structures to analyze …

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Dash Cam Captures TIE Fighter Crash on a Snowy Highway

Traffic reports indicate a disturbance in today's commute.<p>We've seen plenty of strange things caught on dashcam, but this one takes the cake: A wrecked TIE fighter straddling the median, scattering parts and stranding Stormtroopers in the aftermath. The hell?<p>Okay, it's nothing more than a marketing …

The Good Seed: Saving Heirloom Seeds

You’re in luck if you have a shed with a tin roof on it; when you hear the <i>plunk, plunk</i> of acorns, you know cooler weather is on the way. In many …

Prep Your Garden For Fall And Winter

Our gardens signal us when it’s time to prep for fall and winter. Annual flowers turn brown and die; the leaves take on autumnal colors; and the last …

Martha's To-Do List For December

• Apply a protective layer of winter mulch to the ground once it has frozen.<br>• Make sure climbing roses are tied securely to their supports to prevent …

Help Your Christmas Tree Last the Season

If it’s a tradition in your family to rush out as early as you can to get a Christmas tree, then another tradition you may have is fretting over a …

Greenes Fence 48 in. x 48 in. Cedar Raised Garden Bed-RC 4C4

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Ted Cruz, Mike Lee: It’s Not Over

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) are vowing to try again next year to defund President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, after the Senate used the weekend to pass a huge spending bill that lets Obama do what he wants on immigration through February.<p>The $1.1 trillion …

Beck: New ‘Exodus’ Movie Makes Moses ‘Arrogant’ Before Turning Him Into a ‘Terrorist’

Glenn Beck saw “Exodus: Gods and Kings” over the weekend, and said on his radio program Monday that it was even worse than “Noah,” which he nicknamed “The Babylonian Chainsaw Massacre.”<p>“There were a couple things I didn’t agree with. Like for instance, Moses doesn’t believe in God,” Beck began on …

Texas Could Get Even Friendlier for Gun Owners

Gun-loving Texans, rejoice: 2015 could be a banner year for guns in the Lone Star State.<p>A proposed sales tax holiday for firearms purchases is part of a slew of gun bills poised to come before Texas lawmakers starting next month. As Reuters noted, the increasingly conservative, Republican-dominated …