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Outside Van's Powerstation is a rugged yet luxurious tiny home on wheels

Although Outside Van‘s motto may be “Life is simple in a Van,” their latest model is anything but. The Powerstation is a powerhouse of off-grid …

We asked astronauts if they think aliens exist. Here's what they said

Jeff Hoffman has floated in the vacuum of space. He’s looked down at our planet from above, seen the whorls of clouds, the vast oceans, and the …

Universe

Buying an Android Phone in 2018? Here’s What to Expect

Yeah, it’s only March, but phone season has begun for 2018. Dozens of new handsets were unveiled at Mobile World Congress, the largest smartphone …

Pixel 2 vs. iPhone: Why Google's phone is the better upgrade

Sometimes, you just need a friend to convince you that you're right. Over the past months, I've had a few friends who are "lifelong" iPhone users message me and ask about switching away from Apple. They want to break their biannual iPhone upgrade cycle and eschew the new iPhone X for the Google …

Mobile Technology

Here's what you'll be able to do with Google Assistant's six Routines

Google's been talking about its Routines feature for Google Assistant since October of last year, but it's been pretty hush-hush in regards to how …

Memory cards are loaded with jargon—here's how to choose the right one

Figuring out what kind of storage you need for your phone, drone, or camera can be tricky.<p>Lots of gadgets, like TVs and cars, have exciting announcement events where companies point out impressive new features and stand-out specs. With memory cards, however, things are rarely that exciting.<p>Every …

SanDisk

Galaxy S9 camera teardown reveals a miniature DSLR

Samsung’s slogan for the Galaxy S9 is “Camera Reimagined” and it has so far proven that with the Galaxy S9+’s top DxOMark score. But benchmark scores …

This year's newest, smartest gear for camper van living and car camping

Snow Peak Iron Grill Table<p>No kitchen block in the back of your van or SUV? Who really wants to cook inside on a beautiful sunny day, anyway? Camping …

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

First Aid

Five plants to help you sleep and breathe better: NASA research

A good quality of sleep equals a good quality of life in general, and the right choice of plants in your living space might just help. As reported by</i> …

Plants

A luxury tiny house on wheels is full of big extras

Tiny houses, a lot going on in a little space, stylishly<p>Here’s a list for a custom house: radiant floor heat, skylights, wireless in-wall surround sound, on-demand hot water, oiled hickory countertops, bay windows and vaulted ceilings. Put those into a conventional house and expect to pay a premium …

Countertops

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How to build your dream tiny house

Five tips both DIY amateurs and pros can use to live the optimal tiny life<p>To get the at-home creature comforts best suited to your preferences, sometimes you’ve got to build your space from the ground up. That’s exactly what Mike Basich, a professional snowboarder and tiny house builder, has been …

Tiny house GIF shows how to build one from scratch

So you want to DIY a tiny house?<p>While we love to share awesome tiny houses you can order directly from builders, some folks might prefer to roll up their sleeves and build the whole thing themselves. After all, DIY design and construction offers the most customization in terms of layouts, …

MC Garage Video: Most Common Motorcycle Carburetor Problem and How To Fix It

A motorcycle carburetor is just a mechanical mixing device. It mixes gas from the float bowl with air passing through the throat in a precise ratio, …

Cleaning

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Self-improvement

The 36 Best Places to Pitch a Tent in the U.S.

After a day spent wandering wooded paths, admiring breathtaking views, and dipping your toes into a crystal clear creek, you huddle around a campfire …

What if the aliens we are looking for are AI?

The search for extraterrestrial life has so far assumed our cosmic neighbours are organic. What if we’re dealing with artificial intelligence?<p>For more than a century we have been broadcasting our presence to the cosmos. This year, the faintest signals from the world’s first major televised event – …

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Organize apps on your Samsung Galaxy device

Sometimes keeping your Android device clean is about more than deleting files to free up storage. Hiding apps you don't plan on using, putting the right ones at your fingertips, and adjusting the availability of shortcuts can all lead to a more gratifying experience using your device. Here are some …

Three smartwatches way more affordable than the Apple Watch

In case you've been living in a bunker the last few weeks, the Apple Watch goes on sale today. I wonder if you can guess the Cheapskate's feelings about a wrist companion that starts at $399 (for the men's Sport model) and goes up sharply from there?<p>Yeah, no. Don't get me wrong, I love a watch that …

Smartwatches

A few of the best ultralight down jackets

So if anyone hasn’t told you already, goose down is absolutely the best way to pack a super-warm jacket into a tiny package. It’s the warmest and …

TD Sidewinder Caldera Cone & the 0.9L Evernew “UL” Ti Cook Pot

As usual, I have been playing with more cook kit combinations. I have a number of cook pots in my arsenal, ranging from as little as 475 ml to 1.8L, …

Pocket Shower

We love compact stuff that can save us precious space, specially when out on the trail and backpacking. Packing light is essential and this Pocket …

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Best Backpacking Camping Tents Reviews - Best Hiking Tents

Best backpacking tents under 200 dollars, best family tents for camping, trekking tents. Check out the best 1, 2, 3, or 4 person backpacking tent, …

Camping

How to Connect Your Old School Video Game Consoles to a New TV

If you've just rediscovered an old console in the back of your closet, or you've gotten into retro gaming and want the genuine experience, you've …

Retrogaming

Top 10 Lifehacker Posts of All Time

Lifehacker launched exactly ten years ago today (happy birthday to us)! In light of the occasion, let's take a look back at some of the most popular …

8 Simple Rules to Reduce Your Risk Of Dying Early (By 34 Percent, No Less!)

Back in 2007, the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), together with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), issued their official recommendations on diet, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. They based these recommendations on the best and most comprehensive …

Quick to Construct Arched Cabins

From your foundation the Arched Cabin kit can be built with a crew as quickly as 4 hours or with a friend over a weekend.” – Arched Cabins<p>Learn more …