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After A Death, What To Do With Left-Behind Credit Card Debt

For some Americans, the financial question that lingers after a loved one’s death isn’t, “What am I going to do with all this money?” It’s, “Do I have to pay this credit card debt?”<p>It’s possible that left-behind credit card debt could be your responsibility. But quite often, it isn’t.<p>It’s fairly …

Personal Finance

Onsen Bath Towels

You know what you want from a towel, but they rarely deliver. The Onsen Bath Towels, however, check all the boxes that matter. Each one is …

Japan

Make a Bacon Football and Achieve Peak Super Bowl Party Greatness

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a large bowl, combine breakfast sausage, breadcrumbs, parmesan, cheddar cheese, ketchup, Worchestire, and Tabasco. Add the …

These Avocado Boats Are A Total Game Changer

They're the best excuse for more avocado in your life.<p>Put down your avocado toast everyone, there’s a new dish on the scene and it all happens <i>inside</i> an avocado. Ladies and gentlemen, from the fruit that gave us guacamole, let us introduce the avocado boat.<p>Avocado boats might not have the best name, …

Healthy Eating

When should I upgrade my HDMI cables?

With the announcement of HDMI 2.1 and new 48G cables, do you need to upgrade? We go over when and why.<p>There's a new cable and connection standard called HDMI 2.1 and it includes new high-bandwidth cables called "48G." If you're buying a new TV or other gear, do you need to upgrade your current HDMI …

TV shows

How to Make Perfect Boiled Eggs Every Time | MyRecipes

It’s almost too easy to overcook soft-boiled eggs, medium-boiled eggs, and hard-boiled eggs. Seriously. The process seems simple enough as no special …

Bizarre ant colony discovered in an abandoned Polish nuclear weapons bunker

Scientists describe workers trapped for years in "a hostile environment in total darkness."<p>For the past several years, a group of researchers has …

Insects

Is this the end for air conditioning? Scientists develop clothing which cools the body

An end to arguments over the temperature of office air conditioning could be on the horizon after scientists invented a material which cools the body by 4F.<p>The new cloth reflects sunlight while also allowing heat radiating from a person's body to escape.<p>While people have been wearing furs and …

Stanford University

Case IH Magnum Autonomous Tractor

Farmers work extremely hard. With the Case IH Magnum Autonomous Tractor, they can work a bit less. This concept vehicle, developed in collaboration …

How to Jump Off a Roof (Safely)

You could be looking to get into freerunning or parkour, but more than likely, this skill applies to you in the way that it applies to most people: …

China's quantum satellite: The key to hacker-proof communication?

In a big step forward, China launched the world’s first quantum-communications satellite early Tuesday morning.<p>From the vast expanse of the Gobi …

Zoupet is a genius gadget that gives you handsfree access to your patio door - The Gadgeteer

If you live in a home with a sliding door, you know how convenient they are for going to and from your patio. But they can also be frustrating to use …

Genius

HOW TO MAKE MINI WATER BLOBS

How to Build a Classy Concrete Countertop

Don't worry about choosing tile for you kitchen remodel, try DIY concrete countertops instead.<p>Concrete countertops are just one of the many kitchen countertop options to choose from. You can purchase precast counters from fabricators that are cured and finished in a workshop and which can be …

Bubble-Enclosed Submarines Could Go Really, Really Fast

Supercavitation promises airplane speeds--under the sea.<p>Researchers at Penn State are working to enclose the submarines of the future in a bubble of gas, allowing them to achieve top speeds faster than what is possible while moving through regular water. If successful, it could mean submarines …

There's A Mysterious Sound Coming From The Caribbean That's So Loud It Can Be Heard From Space

The "Rossby whistle" is many octaves below the range of human hearing.<p>In what sounds like a plot device from a science fiction movie involving sea monsters and aliens, a strange sound is coming out of the Caribbean Sea that's so loud it can be detected from space.<p>And it's an A-flat.<p>The University …

Caribbean

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

John Oliver Buys And Forgives $15 Million In Medical Debt: But Is The Forgiveness Taxable?

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is the best show on TV that doesn’t feature a cartoon nuclear power plant employee from the fictional town of Springfield. Oliver, the British comedian and show’s host, parlayed a role as Jon Stewart’s sidekick on The Daily Show into his own gig, and has quickly …

Personal Finance

How to Prevent Injuring Yourself from Table Saw Kickback

The most common injuries incurred from a table saw are directly related to kickback. Here's how it happens and what you can do to prevent it.<p>The focal point of most wood shop projects revolves around a table saw. Table saws are useful and most woodworkers couldn't work without them—but they can …

Crescent moon with one star

You're a side, back, and stomach sleeper.<br>Shouldn't your pillow work in every position, too?<p>A pillow in a pillow<p>Why choose between soft and supportive …

These Jiggling Bladeless Turbines Are A Breath Of Fresh Air

They emit less carbon and could be safer for birds.<p>Wiggle it, just a little bit.<p>A Spanish company called Vortex Bladeless makes turbines without blades that generate electricity by jiggling.<p>Traditional turbines, which look like giant windmills, use blades to turn wind into kinetic energy that can …

Renewable Energy

Why birds are red: Secrets of scarlet revealed in matching studies.

Color me red: Bird coloring questions have intrigued evolutionary biologists for decades. Now, two separate studies have reached identical …

Birds

Panama Papers Confirm Miami a Disneyland for Fraud

Cranes line Miami's skyline, not wrecking balls.<p>Even as one of the hardest hit cities during the foreclosure crisis, building condos in Miami's emerging Downtown and Brickell corridors continued at a rapid pace.<p>Yet it is strange.<p>Half of every completed complex marking Miami's skyline appears …

Real Estate

New rule expands overtime pay to millions of workers

Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay.<p>Under a new rule announced by the White House Tuesday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week.<p>That's roughly …

Retirement

This is a no-fuss way to add USB ports to your wall outlets

It's super convenient to have USB ports integrated into your wall outlets — it makes charging your smartphone, tablet, fitness tracker, smartwatch, or whatever as easy as plugging it into the wall. Unfortunately, getting a USB port in your wall outlet usually involves some sort of wiring and …

Amazon finally has a Dash button you can program to do whatever

Ask people how they feel about the Amazon Dash button and you get a pretty black or white answer: either it’s the greatest convenience ever made, or it’s so lazily single-purpose, there’s no point. After all, do we all really need a Dash button for Trojan condoms?<p>However you feel about the Dash …

Amazon Web Services

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are great at scrubbing away the toughest grime and stains, but they can get costly if you use them too often. Use this trick to make your own Magic Erasers for a fraction of the price.<p>Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic …

Big Green Egg MiniMax Grill

Get all the legendary cooking prowess in a more manageable size with the Big Green Egg MiniMax Grill. This diminutive grill stands less than 20" …