Drew Ehrlich

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11 Expensive Apps That Might Actually Be Worth It

All smartphone apps fall into two categories: paid and unpaid. For many, free apps satisfy all our needs, even if they fill our lives with a bunch of …

Why You Should Put $19.05 on Your MetroCard to Outsmart the MTA

We've all been there. The train is coming into the station, and you grab your MetroCard and quickly try and swipe it at a turnstile.<p><i>"Please Swipe</i> …

2014 Is Going To Be The Best Year Yet For Home Sous Vide

Precision-temperature cooking for perfect meats, vegetables, eggs and more has never been easier than now.<p>In the four years since Popular Science published its first guides to sous vide cooking at home, it's been a pleasure to watch the technique grow in popularity and in ease. New and improved …

You can light a candle by igniting its smoke trail

Here's a fun trick for pyros (which is pretty much every human ever). As a candle poofs out and leaves a smoke trail, you can re-light it again by …

This New App Wants to Fight Your Parking Tickets For You

It's happened to all of us. You get back to your car after a delicious brunch or productive visit to the bookstore only to find a demonic little slip …

Our Best Explainers of 2013

From death by micrometeorite to living without gluten, Gizmodo has explored more than 50 everyday scientific mysteries throughout this year. Here are …

Here's What Marketing Could Look Like in 2014

Since 2014 is only a few days away, design aesthetics probably won't be stunningly different come the new year. So that's all the more reason to make …

A Quick and Complete History of Bitcoin So You're Not Totally Lost

News stories that are really big unfold over months or years, and tackling them can take almost constant media coverage. But all of that distilled …

How Long Does Your Heart Have to Stop For Before You Can't Be Treated?

The question of how long someone's heart would have to be stopped for before you can safely say that regardless of what you do, you're not going to …

Justdelete.me Wants To Help You Pull The Plug On All Those Pesky Online Accounts

It’s tiring, isn’t it? Doing everything online, I mean. Everyday you log into services tailor-made for shopping, searching, sharing, watching, chatting, curating, reading, bragging — that’s a lot of places to keep your personal information, and no one could blame you if you wanted to try to pare …

7 Easy Steps for Launching a Startup

With the right tools and technology, a smart guy or gal like you can design, prototype, and manufacture the product of your dreams.<p>With the right tools and technology, a smart guy or gal like you can design, prototype, and manufacture the product of your dreams.

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …