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Why Your Dog Freaks Out During Thunderstorms—And What to Do

With summer around the corner, we looked into what causes storm anxiety, and how to soothe our canines.<p>Summer weather is just around the corner—and with it thunderstorms that may freak out your dog. We looked into what causes this anxiety, and how to soothe their rainy-day feelings.<p>Signs of …

Pets

New smartwatch has 45-day battery life and costs less than $100 vs. the $330+ Apple Watch

Now that Pebble is dead, there’s really only one big-name smartwatch worth even considering these days, and it’s the Apple Watch Series 3. But what …

Smartwatches

5 Best Tent Heaters for Camping in 2018 - Tent Safe Heaters & Warmers

Despite popular belief, camping in the summer can get pretty darn cold at night! But don't let that keep you from enjoying everyone's favorite …

The 5 Best Meads You Can Buy Online in 2018 - Where to Buy Mead

1 Enlightenment Wines​ Night Eyes Mead​<p>Enlightenment Wines<p><b>$32.96 per bottle</b> BUY NOW<p>In case you're tired of the rosé wine craze, we have another funky …

This $50 Home Security Cam Has The Same Key Feature as The $300 Nest Cam IQ

If you’re thinking about investing in the coveted Nest security camera but just can’t seem to justify the steep price tag, check out this affordable …

The Oklahoma Onion Burger Is a National Treasure

I’m crying in a quick-service restaurant in Oklahoma City. Chalk it up to a long day of traveling, or chalk it up to this: I’m holding the perfect …

Ever buy an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65

Sony's "OtherOS" class-action settlement could mean money in your pocket.<p>Remember when Sony said your PlayStation 3 would be a "computer," not just a game console? Remember when Sony backed up that claim by letting anyone (including the US Air Force) install Linux on the thing? Remember when Sony …

Class Action

Roast Your Own Fresh Coffee With Power Roaster

Coffee drinkers that would like to roast their own coffee beans in the convenience of their home, may be interested in a new desktop coffee roasting …

Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers Recipe

"You will never want to eat frozen veggie burgers again. These are so easy, and you'll be proud to have created such a vegetarian delight."<p>Ingredients<p>…

The Crispiest, Juiciest, 30-Minute Roast Chicken

Think a succulent roast chicken has to be reserved for lazy Sundays? Think again. I came up with the fastest, easiest, juiciest roast chicken and …

This garage gadget adds simple smarts to your garage door

Home Automation

Take a look at this garage-door-controlling camera

Smart Homes

Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

"I experimented for many years before developing this recipe. It's bits and pieces of hints I had heard over the years. I have had many compliments …

OpenCat DIY Programmable Robot Cat

If you fancy building your very own robotic cat you might be interested in the new programmable and highly manoeuvrable robotic cat created by Team …

7 Sandwich Secrets We’re Stealing from Chefs (Thanks, Chefs)

Chefs share their X-factors for making your at-home sandwich So. Much. Better.<p>The perfection of some sandwiches lies in their simplicity (say, a ham and cheese with nothing but the highest quality ham, cheese, and don’t forget the butter). Others, however, benefit from a little something extra—a …

Cooking

A $27 box is all it takes to keep your DVR after you’ve cut the cord

The first thing you did after you cut the cord was buy a good HDTV antenna so you could keep watching live network TV in 1080p HD for free. Well, the …

PicoBrew Z series is a modular all-in-one setup for serious homebrewers

After introducing Keurig-like pods for brewing beer at home, PicoBrew is back with a more traditional all-grain setup. The new Z Series allows brewers to use their own loose grains and hops instead of the company's own pre-packed ingredients. There are also four models, from 2.5 gallons up to 10 …

Rugged Voyager 120 Portable Power Station

If you are searching for a serious mobile power solution, then the new Voyager 120 Portable Power Station might be worth more investigation. The …

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Best and Worst Inverter Generators

As a group, inverter generators outperform their conventional counterparts. But that doesn’t mean that all inverter models are created equal—far from …

Planta Greenhouse Kits for Sale, Buy Garden Greenhouse, Canada wide

Why Planta?<p>Made in Europe<p>Planta Greenhouses are manufactured in Europe and exclusively imported<p>Heavy Duty<p>We use heavy duty 4mm Polycarbonate Panels …

Greenhouses

You Will Probably Die Before This Monstrous New Backup Battery From Duracell Does

As the organizers of CES 2018 reminded us today, when you rely on gadgets, it’s a good idea to plan ahead to ensure you’ve always got power. There’s …

Anker’s gigantic portable battery is now smaller, lighter, and almost half the price

The PowerHouse 200 gives you 200Wh in a seven-pound package<p>Anker today announced a second-generation version of its extra-large PowerHouse portable battery that is lighter and smaller than the original, with less than half the capacity but almost half the price. The device, unveiled at CES, will be …

Gear & Gadgets

SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit | Mashable Shop

• 4 Tower Pro servos 9g<br>• Ultrasonic module<br>• 4 M3x30 bi-pass aluminum standoffs<br>• 4 M3x6+6 single-pass aluminum standoffs<br>• 12 M3x8 round head Phillips screws<br>• 12 …

DIY Aquaponics for Beginners 2014, a How To guide to making your first AP system

Ten pricey wines for someone special (even you)

There is an unwritten rule in retail that you don't play Christmas music in stores before Remembrance Day. It's an admirable policy, sadly violated by a few chains in recent years. Cheesy shopping-foreplay tunes would be an insult as we prepare to mark a truly solemn date (especially, if you ask …

Wine & Spirits

‘World’s smallest’ zinc bromine residential flow batteries coming for lithium

Redflow of Australia makes ‘the world’s smallest’ zinc bromine flow batteries at 10kWh each for residential applications. The group recently installed their largest residential system – a 60kWh off grid battery system to combine with 18.7kW of solar power.<p>The installation cost a similar amount as …

See far-off galaxies with the eVscope, a smart telescope with insane magnification

People are always talking about space travelers and objects, but it’s hard to know what’s real and what’s not. You can buy a conventional telescope to see those things, but that doesn’t always help. Normal telescopes don’t enhance space enough to really see what’s going on.<p>eVscope helps with that …

Galaxies

WonderCutter Handheld Ultrasonic Cutter Hits Kickstarter

A new ultrasonic cutter has been created called WonderCutter which is capable of cutting plastic, acrylic leather, ABS, PCB, PC, formex, chemical …

Printing