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The Smart Garden 9 is a self-contained kitchen garden for your “herbs” and vegetables

When we last met Click & Grow they were selling a massive wall garden designed for indoor gardening. Their new product, called the Smart Garden, is a self-contained kit pod for growing fruits, vegetables, and “herbs” that costs $129 on Kickstarter<p>The system is quite simple. You fill the water tank, …

Aquaponics

Top 10 DIY Projects That Will Teach You A Ton About Tech

DIY isn’t always the easiest way to do something, but it’s usually the most informative and educational one. This week, let’s check out some great …

20 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Get the Party Started

When you’re planning the menu for your Thanksgiving or holiday party, appetizers can often fall by the wayside. Somewhere between the main course and dessert, you forgot about the little bites that get the party started. Have no fear — here are 20 easy Thanksgiving appetizer recipes that are sure …

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You can now install popular automatic screen brightness app Flux on iPhone and iPad

With iOS 9, it is now possible to install screen brightness app Flux (or f.lux). Flux adjusts screen brightness and color depending on the time of day automatically, so you aren’t blasted with bright light at bedtime or early in the morning. Due to App Store restrictions, Flux has been only …

Watch the Power-On Ritual of Sennheiser's Insane $55,000 Non-Portable Headphones

Press a button and the show starts<p>It’s always interesting, if a bit alienating, to see the most extreme version of a product category. Who can’t help …

Make Money from Ebay and Amazon with the Flippiness System

For as long as I can remember, I have been around professional sellers on Ebay and Amazon. They have been selling 6 to 7 figures worth of items every …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …

UC Berkeley

25 cool accessories every dream backyard should have

This summer is going to kick grass.<p>The backyard is a sacred space. If you're lucky enough to own a private patch of outdoors, there are a few items …

Gear & Gadgets

19 Clever DIY Projects To Hide Eyesores Around The Home

17. Hide paper towel rolls, tissues and more in wall mounts.<p>Healthy Shelf | Amazon<p>Advertisement<p>18. Hide ugly plastic pump bottles by upgrading to …

Work out with your dork out: Private Gym strengthens your man muscle

The promise of rock-hard abs is still not incentive enough to get many men to the gym. But promise a rock-hard — well, you know — and you might launch a boner-fide exercise craze.<p>The makers of Private Gym guarantee “100 percent satisfaction” for gents and their partners, thanks to a pelvic fitness …

iPhone Fashion: High Fashion iPhone Cases for Every Occasion

Phones are fashion. Think about it; your phone is your number one accessory, the one thing you carry on your person every single day. You don’t wear the same outfit every day (unless your job requires you to wear a uniform, in which case, I am sincerely sorry) so why would you make your phone wear …

The 10-Minute Transformation

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'ForceGoodFit' is reason enough alone to jailbreak the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

It’s been well over a month since the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus officially touched down in retail stores, and even longer since iOS 8 became available. …

Wildlife photographer uses swan disguise to get closer to birds

Birds are usually skittish creatures and getting close enough for a photograph is only half the problem for wildlife photographers. The other half of …

How to build a 4K Hackintosh on the cheap for fun and profit

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>Over the years, building ‘Hackintosh’ computers has become both a lot easier and more popular. For those unfamiliar, a Hackintosh is essentially a machine running OS X on non-Apple approved and manufactured hardware. There are many reasons to build a Hackintosh …

'Monster' gamma ray burst in space sets record for death of star

Astronomers call it the monster. It was the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed. Had it been closer, Earth would have been toast.<p>Because the blast was 3.7bn light years away, mankind was spared. But orbiting telescopes got the fireworks show of a lifetime in April.<p>The only bigger …

Before You Take Another Selfie in the Name of Personal Branding, Read This | Inc.com

The guy who sat down beside me noticed my shirt and said, "Hey, are you a cyclist?"<p>"I like to ride bikes, but I wouldn't call myself a cyclist," I said. "I'm nowhere near that good."<p>"Still," he said. "What's the toughest climb you've done?"<p>I thought about it. "I guess the back side of Reddish Knob."<p>…

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Does ESP Exist? 11 Premonitions That Came True

Though some psychologists and natural scientists remain skeptical, many agree telepathic abilities and related phenomena exist.<p>Chris Carter, an …

Boy is His Own Grandfather?

A little boy referred to in case studies as “Sam,” showed convincing evidence that he is the reincarnation of his grandfather. Sam was 18 months old …

$40 Elgato Smart Key lets your iPhone track your keys, baggage and car via Bluetooth LE

Low-energy Bluetooth is really starting to take-off in a big way, with seemingly every other product on the main crowdsourced-funding sites using it. One product that actually exists, though, is the Elgato Smart Key – which appears good value at just $40.<p>If you can’t remember where you last saw …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

10 Amazing Things Kids Have Said About Past Lives

Many children seem wise beyond their years or like “old souls,” but some have said things that truly seem to hearken back to previous lives.<p>Parents …

Should you spend your next-gen console cash on a PC instead?

You've got $400, maybe $500 sitting around and you're thinking that it's time to buy into some next-gen gaming. Sounds great, but maybe you shouldn't invest in a PlayStation 4, or an Xbox One. Maybe it's time to drop some cash on the most established gaming platform in history: The PC.<p>The question …

10 Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself from Internet Surveillance

One of the trends we've seen is how, as the word of the NSA's spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can …

Information Systems

Create a giant screen for under $100

For the past five years I have been patiently waiting for the day when my son is mature enough to experience "Star Wars." Well, to be completely honest, I probably started the countdown when he was still in the womb.<p>The timing is critical. Too soon, and Darth Vader will inspire night terrors for …

Sewing

Turn Your Old iPhone into a Wireless Music System

Attention, Mac people who just bought or are about to receive a new iPhone. If your <i>old</i> iPhone is still fairly new, you don’t have any kids yammering …

Tech Trends

Preview: Apex

Apex is an upcoming jailbreak tweak that allows you to nest app icons on your Home screen in a way that may eliminate the need for folders. It’s an …

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16 Best Free Mac Apps

1. Adium<p>2. Kindle for Mac<p>3. Caffeine<p>4. CheatSheet<p>5. CloudApp<p>6. Dropbox<p>7. Found<p>8. OnyX<p>9. SelfControl<p>10. Skitch<p>11. Sublime Text<p>12. SuperDuper<p>13. The …