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13 Common Sense Items you Need in a Winter Vehicle Emergency Kit

As I type this, an “arctic air invasion” is pushing its way south to us in Texas, leaving much of the country feeling as cold as a mid-winter’s day. …

You Can Turn A $2000 Shipping Container Into An Epic Off-Grid Home | Health

<b>Story Views</b><p>by Joe Martino<p>What if you could spend a fraction of what it would cost to buy or build your own house and instead build a unique home that …

You can buy life-sized 20-pound, $650 Halo plasma rifles

The officially licensed <i>Halo 2: Anniversary Edition</i> plasma rifle starts shipping next year and comes in Brute red or Elite blue.<p>The 24-inch-long replica is made of polystone by Project Triforce and includes LED effects. Only 150 of the limited edition red rifles are being made and 500 of the blue …

Halo 2 BLAST Soda Can Locations - Halo: The Master Chief Collection Wiki Guide

Exit Theatre Mode<p>There are a total of 6 <b>BLAST Soda Cans</b> available on Halo 2 Anniversary MP maps. It is recommended that you use a Sniper Rifle to …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

Rosetta all set for historic but hazardous landing on a comet

The moment has finally come. Six billion kilometres and 10 years into its mission, on Wednesday a spacecraft will attempt to place a lander on a speeding comet for the first time in history.<p>The European Space Agency’s £1bn Rosetta probe caught up with comet 67P in August and began flying around the …

Tour A Tiny Home With A Tinier Hot Tub

Even skeptics might be sold on small-space living with this one.<p>The minimalist living trend certainly does not seem to be dying down. There are families of four who live in just over 300 square feet, surprisingly charming buses-turned-hotels, and cottages on wheels. And the latest home we've …

How To Pick a Lock Using Nothing But Hairpins

You can learn the basics of lock picking from a GIF, but for a more nuanced look at the techniques required to actually get a lock open without the …

Tarp knots Infographic

Rigging a tarp or dining fly provides shelter from the wind and rain and shade from the sun. I often use a tarp rather than a tent because there’s …

After A Forest Fire, This Couple Went Tiny—And It's Our Dream Mountain Retreat

This mountaintop tiny home is a to-die-for rustic Rocky Mountain escape (and it's totally off-the-grid!).<p><i>FYI.tv</i><p>After a forest fire burnt down their 1,200 square-foot Conifer, CO home in 2012, Kristen Moeller and husband David Cottrell decided to rebuild—on a smaller, but no less luxurious scale. …

Microsoft Is Cancelling Any Xbox Original Programming Without ‘Halo’ In Its Title

<i>This and nothing else on Xbox One from now on.</i><p>Back when Microsoft first unveiled the Xbox One, they also announced they’d be rolling out an extensive Netflix-like slate of original programming for the machine. The line-up would have included a live action <i>Halo</i> TV show, as well as interesting stuff …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

Denver fans explain why De La Soul still matters

More De La Soul fans. Photo by Eric Gruneisen<p><b>Jim, 25</b> Oh it's the history. People understand that. They want to see a band with history. I do …

How to Use Your Google Maps — Offline

To access one of Google Maps' best hidden features, you have to know the magic word. Well, it's a phrase, really, and that phrase is: "OK Maps." …

Love Rocks

I have an endless supply of rocks in my yard. I may as well turn them into something pretty!<p>After washing and drying, I drew hearts on my rocks with …

Red Velvet Pancakes for Valentine's Day

I like making holidays special for my girls, but I don’t necessarily want to do something terribly complicated. These red velvet pancakes are</b> …

Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

The best advice for making perfect fettuccine alfredo: don’t overthink it. This dish consists of fettucine, butter, cream, cheese, freshly ground …

3 Step-By-Step Pasta How-Tos For Your Weekend

Whip up a batch of homemade pasta tonight, or at least make the lasagna from scratch. Truth be told, you’re actually saving time mastering a homemade …

Pesto Cream Sauce Recipe

"This absolutely combines the best ingredients to create a rich, velvety pesto sauce. It's sinfully delicious!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) package …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

Starwatch: The February night sky

Orion and his glittering entourage of bright stars and constellations always make our February evenings some of the year's best for starwatchers. Jupiter adds to the spectacle as it climbs from due E at nightfall to pass some 60° high in Britain's S sky at our star map times.<p>Following its …

The invisible man: Liu Bolin's latest art

Liu Bolin has become famous worldwide for painting his entire body to match the scenery behind – so when he is photographed it can be near-impossible to spot him. Here are some of the latest works from the Chinese artist

Aldebaran is the Bull’s fiery eye

Aldebaran – brightest star in Taurus the Bull – is huge! If it replaced our sun, its surface would extend almost to the orbit of Mercury.<p>The reddish …

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Supermoon Dates 2014: Two New Moons Coming in January

There are five supermoon dates in 2014, with the first coming on January 1.<p>That will be a new moon, as will another new moon coming on January …

Astronomy

6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

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