Doug Raasch

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Getting Hit in the Balls Is a Reminder of How Much Nature Loves Your Testes

Here's the science of why it stings.<p>Maybe it’s because of a stray football — a little Sunday romp in the park gone wrong, and now you’re laying in …

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

Let’s Play Around With Two Big Ideas in Physics. It’ll Be Fun

The first semester of an undergraduate physics course invariably spends a lot of time on two big ideas: The momentum principle and the work energy …

How to tell if someone is stealing your Wi-Fi

If your internet has been unexpectedly slow lately, someone next door may be stealing your Wi-Fi. There’s only a certain amount of bandwidth to go …

4 Gmail tricks I use to manage thousands of emails in under an hour

I used to spend hours managing emails.<p>I had to schedule meetings, follow up with team members, network with interesting people, and taunt the trolls who emailed me.<p>It got really messy, really fast.<p>And before I knew it, my entire day was gone.<p>So like the weirdo I am, I tested different approaches, …

Productivity

12 Off-the-Wall Job Interview Questions and What They Mean

Interviews are perhaps the most nerve-wracking part of a job hunt. Will they ask you about your strengths and weaknesses, or will they ask you how …

The best earbuds you can buy in 2018

On-ear and over-ear headphones sound great, but there’s no way you’re fitting them under your bike helmet, and you know they’re going to bounce right …

Baby seeing mother's face clearly for the first time will brighten your day

The bond between a mother and child is precious. So imagine the joy this mother experienced when her baby saw her clearly for the first time.<p>In the …

You Can Now Easily Connect to Your Raspberry Pi From Anywhere In World With VNC Connect

Real VNC is an excellent, easy way to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi from your home network, but it’s a little confusing for beginners. VNC …

Marcus Krause's lung cancer wouldn't stop growing. Then he took a new kind of blood test

<b>In late August 2014, Marcus Krause, a 53-year-old photographer from Atlanta, received a phone call from his oncologist.</b> Krause had been waiting for …

Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

This beer is perfectly optimized for glorious shower drinking

LONDON — There are few things in life that sound more appealing than a cold, refreshing beer while you're standing in a warm shower.<p>One microbrewery …

Samsung blinks first, makes Gear smartwatches work with your iPhone

The Apple Watch doesn't work with Android phones -- but your Samsung watch might now work with Apple. Today, Samsung has released a pair of apps on Apple's iOS App Store which allow the Samsung Gear S2 ($799 at Amazon.com), Gear S3, and Gear Fit 2 ($135 at Amazon.com) wearables to pair and work …

IPhone 7

Make really slick GIFs with text that follows movement, using Google's Motion Stills app

Google's Motion Stills app just got a sweet update, allowing you to add text that can track moving objects in a video automatically.<p>The text follows …

Adding Electrical Outlets: How to Wire a New Outlet to an Existing One

Adding Electrical Outlets: How to Wire a New Outlet to an Existing One<p>Updated on September 28, 2017<p>Adding and Wiring New Outlets<p>Do you need extra …

Home Improvement

Use Pen Drive As RAM To Boost Your Windows PC

Does your computer hangs up during some operation or do any programs need more RAM to run. Don’t worry now you can use your pen drive as RAM.<p>Yes you …

How Can I Take Control and Host My Own Photos Online?

Dear Lifehacker, I want to share my photos with friends, but I'd rather create my own portfolio and gallery rather than trust the Facebooks and …

How to Transfer Music from Computer to iPhone without iTunes?

<b>How to download music to iPhone</b> or <b>put music on iPhone without iTunes</b> is asked by many iOS users. In fact, iTunes is one of the best tools to transfer …

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

Consumer Tech

This Is How Much Dodge Viper You Can Get for $10,000

Are you brave enough to buy a Viper on a Mitsubishi Mirage budget?<p>A lot of people don't realize this, but first- and second-generation Dodge Vipers are performance bargains. You can find a good one between $30,000 and $40,000 but how much Viper does $10,000 get you? More than you'd think, but …

Sports Cars

Panzerkampfwagen III – Der Panzer Der Blitzkrige – Waffen Arsenal 187

Waffen Arsenal<p><b>Series</b><p>Waffen Arsenal<p><b>Topic</b><p>Panzer III – PzKpfw III<p><b>Period</b><p>Second world war<p><b>Ref</b><p>187<p>A documentation signed <b>Waffen Arsenal</b> la revue …

Military

Build a pan and tilt camera with Raspberry Pi + Arduino

Although there are plenty of DIY surveillance cameras already out there, MakeUseOf has taken it to the next level with the ability to remotely …

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

New ransomware encrypts your whole hard drive, if you let it

If malware that holds the files on your computer to ransom isn’t bad enough, news that there’s a new variant in the wild that locks down the whole of your computer by taking over the boot process just made the situation a whole lot worse.<p>Called ‘Petya’, the new threat bypasses looking for the most …

Fix Slow Internet After Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Here’s How

Here's a guide on how to fix slow Internet problem after Windows 10 Anniversary Update that you maybe experiencing on your computer.<br>[ Continue …

How fast is the internet in your area? This website can tell you

You may often find yourself trying to load eight (or more) websites all at once — which is a totally reasonable thing to do on the internet, by the …

Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it | On MSFT

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

How to Make Homemade Mozzarella Cheese

Making homemade mozzarella cheese is not as hard as it may sound. Mozzarella is by far the easiest cheese I have made. It also takes the least amount …