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Aquor House Hydrant

Odds are your home has a water faucet or two on the outside. Odds are they're the same threaded spigots they've been using for decades, requiring you …

Make your MacBook chime like an iPhone when you plug it in to charge

The iPhone and iPad have made a cute little chime noise when plugged it into charge since their inception, but the Mac has no such noise as it uses the MagSafe light indicators to show charging status. This changed with the new 12-inch Retina MacBook which doesn’t have MagSafe so it uses the iOS …

OS X

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Put your swaggiest foot forward.<p>12 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Real Life Diet<p>Here's how to eat like a kin—er, prince.<p>By Jay Willis19 hours …

On Point

Ubco 2x2 Utility Bike

Whether it's for work or play, the Ubco 2x2 Utility Bike is equipped to take on whatever it encounters. The all wheel drive, electric motorbike …

'My Wife Is Fat'

Reader Wife Is Fat writes:<p>I felt compelled to send you a message after reading the Husband is Overweight entry because my situation is a bit reversed. I'm in the army and my wife is the overweight one (200lbs and 5'4") and she knows it. She gained weight after she was pregnant with our daughter …

This Tiny Dog's Balloon-Related Talents Will Always Exceed Your Own

Sometimes, on nights you’ve a couple drinks too many, you might still believe you could be the best at balloons, the greatest in the world. …

Pets

Why Are Dogs So Insanely Happy to See Us When We Get Home?

Unlike a certain companion animal that will go unnamed, dogs lose their minds when reunited with their owners. But it’s not immediately obvious why …

Ian McKellen Teaches You How to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs in the World

What's not to like about watching a consummate actor, humanitarian, and adorable t-shirt wearer teach you how to make the ultimate plate of scrambled …

Ian McKellen

Weekday Projet: Make a Cedar Bench in Less Than 2 Hours

I recently lost a beloved church pew to several years of rot and water damage. Totally my fault, I didn't seal it properly. But, that's ok! It gives …

Water

If You Sit All Day, Try This Yoga Pose To Get Out All Those Kinks

This is how to undo the aches and pains of a stressful day.<p>As yoga instructor Jules Mitchell explains in the video above, restorative fish pose is basically the opposite position of the one your body's stuck in all day. Between sitting at your desk and flopping upright on your couch to watch TV, …

Yoga

Bizarre Uniqlo Sex Video Called Menace To China's 'Socialist Core Values'

Who said Uniqlo was boring?<p>A couple got it on in a Uniqlo fitting room. They filmed it. The resulting video briefly dominated Chinese social media and enraged officials, who said it offended the nation's socialist values.<p>The video appears to show a naked young woman and a clothed young man having …

Social Media

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Bill Murray

Silicon Valley Wants to Disrupt Your Trash

In a world of on-demand everything, consumers still have next to no say in how their garbage is handled. Garbage companies strike contracts with …

How “Inside Out” rejects the self-esteem mandate: “You are not going to feel great about yourself all the time”

Salon spoke with Art Markman, a cognitive psychologist and podcaster, on the ups and downs of the Pixar movie<p>The Pixar movie “Inside Out” has not only entertained children and adults since its June opening, it’s brought psychological concepts – the importance of memory, the role of the unconscious, …

NYC.TV Hopes To Bring The Spirit Of Public Access TV To The Web

Hey, remember public access? Those local, non-commercial channels where you’d find weird stuff (and, sure, city council meetings) that made you think, “Wait, how is this even on TV?”<p>Well, public access hasn’t gone away (heck, it’s become Stephen Colbert’s temporary home), but Kareem Ahmed, …

Stephen Colbert

Curb Your Appetite: Save Bread For The End Of The Meal

Ah, the bread basket. You sit down for a nice meal out, and there it appears: piping hot, giving off a waft of yeasty divinity.<p>Who can resist?<p>There's a reason this age-old tradition prevails. Even in the era of paleo and gluten-free, there are still hordes of us who will gladly nosh on crusty, …

Nutrition

Susan Cain's Quiet Revolution: Helping Introverts Survive and Thrive

Going by myself to cocktail hour at my very first sales conference seemed like a good idea at the time.<p>I was a 34-year-old marketing associate at a huge Fortune 50 company. I had started as a secretary (my real passion was creative writing), and had taken on more and more until I found myself with …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

2015 Honda Civic Type R

The Power of Screams: This Euro model predicts the future U.S. Type R.<p>Sadly, the <i>Car and Driver</i> time machine was irreparably damaged recently in an attempt to go back to 1982 and uninvent the Cadillac Cimarron. But let’s imagine for a moment it’s still working, and that we can use it to send this …

Automotive Design

Identify that bird with the Merlin Bird ID app

Free app from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology might just turn you into a birder.<p>I can tell you that a cardinal couple frequents a tree in my front yard. I also know a blue jay when I see one. Robins, too. Beyond that, my bird knowledge quickly wanes. I am often curious about birds I see when I'm …

Birds

Appliance Science: The biology of the chicken egg

What is inside a chicken egg? Appliance Science takes a look at the humble breakfast staple.<p>I've always been a firm believer in knowing what is in the things I eat. I check food labels, watch out for the salt content and avoid saturated fats. But I realized recently that I don't know much about one …

Breakfast

Your enemy's enemy is your dog, scientists find

Dogs do not like people who are mean to their owners and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master, Japanese researchers have said.<p>The findings reveal that canines have the capacity to cooperate socially – a characteristic found in a relatively small number of species, …

Pets

This Is What Happens When Your Neighbor's Falling Tree Damages Your House

You may be able to have your neighbor pay to fix your house. However, and as a default rule, you should immediately put your homeowner's insurance carrier on notice of the damage caused to your house because you may have insurance coverage for such a peril, which you will need if it turns out that …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm4 days agoView More<p>Hair<p>A slightly more nuanced guide to a very simple haircut.<p>By Adam …

8 Frida Kahlo Quotes That Capture Her Infinite Wisdom And Fire

Her passion, her devotion. Her vulnerability, her drive. Her vision, her fire. Her flower crowns, her eyebrows. There are infinite reasons to love Mexican surrealist painter and ultimate source of life inspiration Frida Kahlo.<p>In honor of the New York Botanical Garden's recently opened tribute to …

This incredible map lets New Yorkers see vintage photos of their street corners

Old photos have an uncanny way of connecting us to our past and creating a window to see back in time. And fortunately for a city like New York, with such a rich history, there are a lot of vintage photographs that capture days gone by.<p>But never before have they been visualized like this.<p>The New …

Vintage

‘Damn Simple' Tiny House Costs Just $1,200 To Build Yourself

(Photo Credit: Relaxshacks)<p>If you thought you could <i>never</i> live in a tiny house, think again.<p>This tiny A-frame cabin is just 80 square feet at its base, but it packs a totally livable punch. Inside, there’s a bed, storage space, sink, mini-fridge and overhead loft. Open up the roof extension, and …