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How to Make Your Own Barn Wood

It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves 
you a fortune!<p>There are a few essential tools for this project. The first is an angle grinder. It doesn’t …

Woodworking

The company behind BarkBox is opening an ‘outdoor clubhouse’ for Nashville’s dogs

Bark, the company behind the BarkBox subscription for dog treats and toys, is planning to open what it calls its first BarkPark in Nashville.<p>It sounds like the goal is to create a space that combines a dog park with a coffee shop or other hangout spot for humans.<p>“I was out with friends, we’re …

Pets

They’ve Got the Beat: The 10 Best American Cities for Live Music

Forget America the beautiful (we’ve covered that already); what about America the musical? (Warning: If you don’t appreciate that slant rhyme, this may not be the story for you.) For the rest of you would-be lyricists and live-music enthusiasts, we’ve rounded up the cities with the most exciting …

Live Music

Dive In! The Dreamiest Hotel Pools from Around the World

We are full-on summer mode over here, which means one thing: lead us to the closest body of water ASAP! All these cold dips (and cold drinks) got us …

Travel Guides

Air Force remains silent after huge meteor hits near US military base

A meteor hit the earth and exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force last month, but the US Air Force has made no mention of the event.<p>NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory confirmed an object of unspecified size travelling at 24.4 kilometres per second struck earth in Greenland, just 43 kilometres north of …

Military

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

Use this instead of grass for your lawn

When I was a kid, I always wondered why people cared about keeping patches of grass outside their homes. I assumed someone would explain it to me …

Gardening

50 Hilarious Church Signs That'll Keep You Sinfully Laughing For Hours

"Staying in bed screaming, 'Oh God!' does not constitute going to church."

Social Media

Red Cabbage Porterhouse Steaks with Herb Butter

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2018<p>Give this hearty vegetarian recipe the true steakhouse treatment and serve it with steamed asparagus, french …

Recipes

Toilet Papering a House with a Drone - Technabob

Sure, you can use drones to capture some cool aerial footage or to spy on your enemies, but this may be the best use of drones yet – toilet papering …

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

Review: The Sonos Beam is a major upgrade to your TV's sound (and brains)

People buy soundbars for convenience.<p>There are almost always ‘better’ options for the price. For sound quality, you could buy a pair of bookshelf speakers. For surround sound, there are cheap 3.1 or 5.1 systems. But soundbars let you do it all – or almost all from one convenient unit.<p>The Sonos Beam …

Close-up photos of spiders and flies will haunt your dreams forever

This extraordinary series of close-up photos turns mundane insects into terrifying beasts from another world.<p>The bugs are captured in intricate …

Tears of Llorona No. 3 Tequila

Hand-crafted from 100% blue agave grown in volcanic soil in the highlands of Jalisco, Tears of Llorona No. 3 Extra Añejo Tequila is one of the most …

Watch Strange, Glowing Bacteria Harpoon and Swallow DNA to Evolve

In an astonishing new video, a bacterium reaches out into space, snatches a piece of DNA and stuffs that DNA into its own body. Its appendage, much …

Butter Knife Magic, A Tool For Cutting & Spreading Butter, Makes Sure Cold Butter Spreads Evenly Every Time

And today in Weird Things You Had No Idea You Needed, we have this: Butter Knife Magic, a kitchen device that promises to make spreading butter on …

Can You Solve America’s Most Mysterious Ciphers And Claim a $60 Million Treasure?

For over two centuries, treasure hunters, computer scientists and even the US military have been trying to crack a set of three ciphers and reveal …

13 of the best cheap mechanical keyboards according to online reviews

The average person types somewhere between 38 and 40 words per minute, which translates to about 10,000 keystrokes per hour.<p>With that in mind, you …

Climate Change Killed the Aliens, and It Will Probably Kill Us Too, New Simulation Suggests

Did climate change already kill all the aliens we've been searching for?<p>According to astrophysicist Adam Frank, it's certainly a possibility — and …

Hawaii Volcano: Lava Flow Completely Fills The Beautiful Kapoho Bay

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano claimed its latest victim, the picturesque Kapoho Bay as it filled the bay with molten lava flows. Overnight, hundreds of homes were destroyed as rivers of lava poured into oceanfront communities.<p>Just a few days ago Kapoho Bay was a beautiful vacation destination, filled …

Sonos has a new $399 soundbar that’s going to make you hate your smart speaker

Sonos, a company that’s made its name with excellent but pricey wireless speakers, just unveiled the device it thinks is going to kill the HomePod …

The abandoned Chinese fishing village that was reclaimed by nature

20 U.S. Hotels That Will Make You Think You’re in Europe

Castles! Villas! Chateaus! Good news guys, you don’t have to actually go to Europe to feel like you’ve gone to Europe. Book your next holiday at one …

Teen takes cardboard cutout of Danny DeVito to prom—and his response is priceless

Danny DeVito had the perfect response for a certain teen who took a cardboard cutout of him as her date to prom in May.<p>The 73-year-old <i>It’s Always</i> …

The Best Natural Swimming Pools in the United States

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here’s where to find the best spots all across the …

Great White Sharks Have A Secret 'Cafe,' And They Led Scientists Right To It

Great white sharks have a "hidden life" that is becoming a lot less hidden thanks to a scientific expedition that has been years in the making.<p>Scientists used to think the apex predators moved up and down the western coast of North America, snacking in waters with lots of food close to shore. …

White Shark

Fascinated woodpecker pecks all around a Tesla Model 3 while the nervous owner tells it to stop

This curious woodpecker is captivated by a Tesla Model 3, which is parked at a campsite in Yosemite. The bird checks out the entire car, pecking at …

Giant, ominous bird lands on this girl's shoulders and it's the most goth thing

There are plenty of birds out there with brightly colored plumage. Then there are birds who look like they come straight out of an Edgar Allen Poe …

Teens' car crash illusion is 'one of the best senior pranks' according to cops

Students at a Wisconsin high school staged a "car crash" using an optical illusion for a spectacle that even the police applauded.<p>A senior prank at a Wisconsin high school proved to be so convincing that it even caused a concerned citizen to report it to the police — and the cops later applauded it.<p>…

The Hiuni smart telescope lets you stargaze from your Apple or Android device

It may be awhile yet before ordinary people like us can journey to the stars, but until then, we can bring the stars a whole lot closer. Here to help …