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52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

This countertop turns your boring kitchen into a high-tech playground

Consumers spend so much money outfitting their kitchens with appliances, but there's only so much they can do — sure, a blender or crockpot helps you …

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

You'll never get tired of them.<p>Strong or subtle, these shades have one thing in common — you'll never get tired of them.

A Three-Step Formula On How To Shun Corporate Life To Start Your Own Business

Corporate life.<p>Upon hearing those words, you either jump for joy, or double-over in agony.<p>If the latter, pull up a chair and take notes because today calls your name.<p>You see–in a prior article on Julia Beardwood, founder and owner of Beardwood & Co., she shared her ten keys for success in the …

Entrepreneurship

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.<p>writer

Hiking

How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Hiking

10 Epic Long Distance Hikes Around The World

A long distance hiking path is typically defined as anything that takes longer than one or two days to complete. We took that idea 5 million steps …

The Only 7 Kale Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>This article originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>It’s no exaggeration to say that kale has reigned supreme in the vegetable kingdom for the past …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

The Eames’s “Powers Of Ten” Is Now An iPhone App

Well, kind of.<p>In the classic documentary <i>Powers of Ten</i>, Charles and Ray Eames examine the relative scale of the universe and our own place within those orders of magnitude. <i>Powers of Ten</i> has been so influential that it was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry and has been recreated …

Sam Altman (Ft. Dorian Warren, Dustin Moskovitz, Josh Barro, Krystal Ball & Richard Wolffe) – Lecture 1: How to Start a Startup

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Belgian brewery to reduce truck use with underground beer pipeline

In order to cut down on the number of trucks it puts on the streets, Brouwerij De Halve Maan is working with the city of Bruges to construct an underground beer pipeline. While the brewing still happens at its original site, filtration, bottling and shipping operations were moved outside of town in …

Battery-packed PowerPole boosts GoPro recording time by five times

Constructed from aluminum-alloy with a 17 to 30 inch (43 to 76 cm) extendable range, the PowerPole is a perfectly capable GoPro pole mount, a handy …

Why is Y Combinator giving away its trade secrets for free in a YouTube class?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Paul Miller/Flickr<p>News out of Silicon Valley top tier accelerator Y Combinator was a little confusing today. President …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Watch an artist bring cartoons to the real world using his phone

If you think that plain reality is boring, you're not alone. Storyboard artist Marty Cooper (aka Hombre McSteez) has been bringing his "Aug(De)mented Reality" cartoons into the real world through a clever technique that draws on both his iPhone and the transparent plastic cells used by old-school …

Don't Settle for the Tex-Mex Version: Best Micheladas in Austin

Dos Batos: perhaps the most authentic Michelada served in Austin – only $5-6 bucks too!<p>As the temperatures in Austin begin to steadily rise, the urge …

Texas

This high-tech bicycle has proximity sensors that detect cars in your blind spot

There’s definitely no shortage of high-tech gadgetry you can attach to your bike these days — everything from proximity-activated bike locks, to …

Proto.io Lets You Create Mobile App Prototypes And See Them Run In A Native App

Proto.io, a mobile prototyping platform that’s been organically growing its footprint over the last couple of years, is now offering a fairly notable new feature: In addition to being able to easily build mobile app prototypes using its service, it has just launched native iOS and Android apps that …

Andy Warhol images from Commodore Amiga computer recovered

Officials at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh have announced the recovery of long-unseen digital images that the late pop artist created on a Commodore Amiga computer in 1985.<p>The museum announced Thursday that the images were extracted from floppy disks that Warhol had used to save the files. …

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Milkster Is A Maker-Friendly Launchpad For Interior Design Enthusiasts

Meet Milkster, a brand new marketplace for designers, craftspeople and interior design enthusiasts. Designers too often end up working for big companies instead of working on products that they are truly passionate about. Milkster is here to solve that by connecting designers with customers to fund …

10-second setup lets Siri control Nest, lighting and more via web app

It’s not quite as clever as it looks, but an app created during a hackathon and spotted by Engadget <i></i>allows Siri to control web-enabled devices like Nest, services like Spotify and even a Tesla car.<p>It’s not coincidence that the app is named GoogolPlex, as what it actually does is intercept Google …

We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

How Candy Crush Saga gave its parent company the worst IPO of the year

Social-gaming publisher King doesn’t rule Wall Street.<p>The Candy Crush Saga maker had a rough first day trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company went public and introduced its stock at $22.50. At the closing bell, its shares were trading at $19, which is down more than 15.5 percent. It …