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Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

It’s Settled, This Is the Tastiest Trail Mix You’ll Ever Eat

Gorp or trail mix — whatever you call it, some variation of the nuts, fruits and oats mixture has been a mainstay in daypacks and thru-hiking packs …

Food

A snowboarder and a rally driver teamed up for some desert antics

A couple of the world’s top athletes in extreme sports brought an adjusted snowboard and a Mini Dakar to the majestic deserts of the United Arab Emirates.<p>Kuba Przygoński, one of the top Polish rally racers, joined forces with snowboarder Wojtek “Gniazdo” Pawlusiak for a freestyle collaboration in a …

Red Hot Chili Peppers Drop Another New Song Which, Yet Again, Doesn't Suck?

"The Getaway" is the second track from the upcoming album of the same name and, well, it's pretty good.<p>We pretty much figured that “Dark Necessities,” the first track to be released from new Red Hot Chili Peppers record <i>The Getaway</i>, was an anomaly. It was an oddly brooding track, incorporating …

Ex-Chemist In Massachusetts Was High On Drugs At Work For 8 Years

Nearly every day for eight years, a former chemist in Massachusetts was high on drugs — drugs stolen from the lab where she worked.<p>An investigation by the state attorney general found that from 2005 to 2013, Sonja Farak, 37, heavily abused various drugs including cocaine, LSD and methamphetamines …

A Corvette Engineer Founded This Compendium of Vehicular Knowledge

DIYAuto is an ambitious collection of nearly every automotive project on the Internet.<p>Engineering consultant Steve Balistreri and his brother Nick set out to create a compendium of automotive knowledge. A repository of nearly every vehicle project out there, for nearly every vehicle: homebuilt …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

Has Heaven Opened? Because a Track Featuring Nas, J Dilla and Madlib Has Been Released

The track appears ahead of J Dilla's upcoming posthumous album 'The Diary'.<p><i>Image via Wikimedia</i><p>You know how every rap nerd wants to bore you by delving headfirst into the semantics of how, like, ugh, <i>Illmatic</i> is the greatest rap album of all time? And then, when they're finished with that, they're …

Vestly lets you win cash for picking stocks

For some, the stock market can be a tricky and seemingly dangerous place. Even with apps like Robinhood, that make buying and selling stock super simple, users still have skin in the game.<p>With Vestly, incubated by Foundermark, you get the same fun of playing the stock market without putting up any …

Stock Markets

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

personalgrowth

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

MIT's new visualization tool is a goldmine for data nerds

Love impressing your pals with all there is to know about computer science? Or perhaps state geography is more your thing?<p>MIT Media Lab, in partnership with Deloitte and the data visualization startup Datawheel, has just gone live with perhaps the most extensive tool ever created for mining and …

New ways to construct contactless magnetic gears

The new milk frother you are using to prepare your cappuccino is likely using magnetic gears. Magnetic gears transmit rotary motion like mechanical …

29 Snuggly Things To Keep You Comfy In The Great Outdoors

Camping at its coziest.

12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

A good book is every successful entrepreneur's constant companion. Here are top recommendations and reviews from millionaire entrepreneurs.<p>Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books …

Entrepreneurship

Elon Musk Powers Up: Inside Tesla’s $5 Billion Gigafactory

Elon Musk is venturing headfirst into the battery business. Here’s why it might be his boldest bet yet.<p>Elon Musk walks briskly onto the stage as hard rock blasts in the background. The guitar riff, which sounds like entrance music suitable for a professional wrestler or a minor-league cleanup …

Tesla

Germany’s About to Switch on a Revolutionary Nuclear Fusion Machine

This thing is a monster.<p>For more than 60 years, scientists have dreamed of a clean, inexhaustible energy source in the form of nuclear fusion. And …

Hitler comedy Look Who's Back becomes Germany's No 1 movie

The Borat-style film about the return of the Nazi leader to contemporary society knocked Pixar’s Inside Out off the top spot to become a big hit in its homeland<p>Look Who’s Back, a comedy about the return of Hitler, has become an unlikely hit in Germany, heading to the top of the box office chart in …

Box Office

It’s Day 4 of the Crop Top Workout! Try the Runner's Crunch with Us

All week long, we're sharing moves for girls who love to rock a skimpy shirt.<p>The only thing you need to rock a crop top? Confidence (really!). So this week, we're sharing a series of five moves that'll make you feel confident AF, no matter how tiny your top is. Today's move? The runner's …

Charge Your Devices, Reduce Your Carbon Footprint With These Awesome Solar Powered Gadgets

‘Tis the season we start preparing the list of tech-related things we’d like to buy for ourselves and others, plus the excuses we make for buying them. All the latest tech gadgets have been announced this fall, and more will come in waves until the new year. Most tech products aren’t exactly …

Learn Physics From Nobel Prizewinner Richard Feynman for Free

For anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to learn from a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, you’re in luck: You can read physicist Richard …

Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Breakthrough rectenna converts light into DC current

Rectifying antennas – "rectennas" – are used as parasitic power capture devices that absorb radio frequency (RF) energy and convert it into usable …

Nanotech

Meet the computer scientist who just got $625K for his work that helps track down human traffickers

He's building powerful data-processing programs that are open for anyone to use for anything — from tracking down human traffickers to analyzing genes.<p>He's also just been dubbed one of 24 MacArthur Foundation 2015 'genius grant' award winners, announced on September 29. The award comes with …

Minion

5/5<p>Terry Hargraves 31st Mar 2018<p>My goodness, this is a clever idea!<p>Within the first two weeks of owning my Minion, I think I may have tried packing …

Machine Learning Trick of the Day (3): Hutchinson's Trick

Hutchinson's estimator is a simple way to obtain a stochastic estimate of the trace of a matrix. This is a simple trick that uses randomisation to …

High-efficiency, semi-transparent perovskite/graphene solar cells created at low cost

With the continued rise in the uptake of solar cells, consumers are now looking at less obtrusive ways to incorporate these in buildings and …

Clean Energy

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