Curt Dixon

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5 Indispensable Shop Tools You Can Make Yourself

On Jeremy Fielding’s YouTube channel, he runs through five work-a-day shop tools that he made himself. These stands, filters, jigs and guides save time, space, and make the work go easier and safer. Here is the video tour of the tools followed by each of them broken out and explained.<p>5-in-1 …

Pokemon Go? Hell no, says Rihanna

Technically Incorrect: A clip from her Saturday concert in France shows the famous star clearly expressing herself about phones and Pokemon Go.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You can't expect everyone to love Pokemon Go.<p>There have already …

5 Recently Released iOS 9 Jailbreak Tweaks To Check Out For iPhone

Anyone with any experience of operating a jailbroken iOS device will more than likely attest to the liberation that they feel, but also at the anger …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the questionably stale cereal long before I reached the bottom of the canister.<p>I'm …

30 Things You Need To Eat This Month

Hang in there.

Work Better: 5 DIY Standing Desk Projects You Can Make this Weekend

Do you spend much time behind a desk during the day? Here's a healthier way to clock the hours with a few standing desk projects you can do this …

Standing Desks

Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Breakfast

How We Updated Our Old Home on a Budget

The master suite renovation project wasn't fast or easy, but the results made it worth it.<p>When my husband and I searched for our first home, we saw that a lot of places that presented a lot of problems. We discovered that already renovated houses were either too small or out of price range, so we …

10 Clever DIY Hacks To Organize Your Entire Living Space

<b>1. Attach small sections of PVC pipes on the inside of a cabinet to store your hair appliances.</b><p><b>2. Hang a make-up organizer just next to your dressing</b> …

WATCH: NBA honors Kobe Bryant's final All-Star Game with video tributes

To honor Kobe Bryant, the NBA showed two tribute videos at the 2016 All-Star Game.<p>The start of the 2016 All-Star Game turned into an appreciation of …

Basketball

Nimble Crams Wolfram Alpha Into Your Mac's Menu Bar

Mac: Wolfram Alpha’s packed with a ton of great info, but it’s easy to forget about it sometimes. Nimble is a little menu bar app that’ll stuff that …

'Nimble' brings Wolfram Alpha to your menubar on OS X

As magical as Wolfram Alpha often is, I find myself forgetting it exists more often than not when I need it. ‘Nimble,’ a Wolfram Alpha menubar client, aims to change all that by giving the knowledge engine prime real estate at the top of your screen.<p>Nimble works much like the Wolfram Alpha website …

Wolfram Alpha

Switching to Linux, saying goodbye to Apple and Microsoft

Veteran technology journalist Dan Gillmor's been using GNU/Linux since 2012, switching away from all the "control freak" services, tools and software …

Netgear accidentally published this guide showing its customers how to transfer pirated movies

The support guide, which was spotted by TorrentFreak, guides customers through the "Turbo Transfer" feature of Netgear's "Genie" software. It's meant to make it easy to transfer video files between devices.<p>But it seems that Netgear didn't pay attention to the screenshots it uploaded, and so the …

Netgear
Verizon

Peaceful protests day after release of Laquan McDonald shooting video

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protesters on Wednesday took to the streets of Chicago for a second day in response to the release of graphic dashcam video that shows the final moments of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald's life.<p>Demonstrators chanted and marched through The Loop, a major downtown business district. The protests …

Justice

Back Up And Sync Your Files Inside A Mason Jar With Raspberry Preserve

Do you like the concept of backup services like Dropbox or Box but don’t want to relinquish control of your data? Well now you can keep your files safely stored in your own pantry, right next to your jars of fruits and vegetables.<p>An innovative DIYer has figured out a way to skillfully merge a …

29 Movie Snacks You'll Want to Sneak In

We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it.

Recipes

Raw footage: Larry Tesler on Steve Jobs' visit to Xerox PARC

So many myths have attached themselves to Steve Jobs’ visit to Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center in the winter of 1979 that I’m surprised the YouTube …

Beginner's guide to Plex

Plex is an amazing tool to access your media content on all your devices. Here's a quick beginners guide to getting up and running.<p>Plex is one of …

Five Best 5.1 Surround Speaker Sets

A great set of surround sound speakers can make any home theater come to life with rich and vibrant sound that fills whatever space you have them set …

CORN + GOAT CHEESE PIZZA

Preheat the oven to 500'. Prepare the dough according to instructions and set up your pizza stone or parchment line a baking sheet.<p>Collect all of …

5-Minute Vegan: Muesli for Beginners

I like my breakfast cereal nutty—just like everything else. I’m the type to put nuts on my nuts; too much is never enough. A breakfast cereal should …

Breakfast

A surprisingly healthy and easy-to-make pudding. [recipe soon!]

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Dessert

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Recipe

Do you have a favorite chicken salad? I love making chicken salad because it’s so versatile. You can easily make it ahead, it holds up well for a …

10 Things You Should Always Haggle For

There are times when you should always haggle, like when you're at a flea market or purchasing a new car. But there are other, less obvious …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your Windows PC

Flowers are blooming and birds are chirping, which means it's time to start your yearly spring cleaning extravaganza. While you're emptying your …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your Android Phone

We're all decluttering our closets and basements in celebration of spring, but it's time for a break. Kick back on the couch, pull up your Android …

How to Speed Up, Clean Up, and Revive Your Mac

The weather's turning warmer in our neck of the woods, which means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning. While you're emptying your …