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Electronic 'Skin' Creates Robots From Ordinary Objects

Science & InnovationVideo<p>Developed for a NASA project, the soft sheets full of high-tech gear can turn almost anything into a versatile automaton.<p>Science & InnovationVideo<p>When NASA put out a call for soft robotic technologies, Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio and her team at Yale University replied with …

Auctions

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars Recipe | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Recipes

Easy Pickled Beets Recipe

Step 1<p>Leave root and 1-inch stem on beets; scrub with a brush. Place in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and …

Recipes

Barley tea is the sleep-enhancing, constipation-easing beverage your cozy nights need

When it comes to bedtime tea rituals, chamomile and lavender tend to get the heartiest steeping of love. And while yes, both of those …

Immune System

The One Amazing Perk of Getting a Gym Membership Through Costco

We see you trying to turn us all into gym rats, Costco!<p>You probably already know that a Costco membership can get you access to discounted bulk …

Costco

Improve Homework Time With These Concentration Hacks for Kids 

For many families, homework time is a struggle. And in an era of digital distraction, it is only getting tougher. Here are some hacks to help your …

Hacking

This 2,600-page Marvel Comics box set is the ultimate gift for Avengers fans

This December, Marvel Comics is preparing to bring us the ultimate Avengers comic book box set, and if the price tag isn't too steep for you, it …

Marvel Comics

The 15 Best Bourbons of the Past 20 Years

Bourbons have become increasingly collectible. Here are the ones you need to stash away.<p>There’s much to love about the world’s great Japanese, …

Whiskey

See Nomad’s new cases for iPhone XR, iPhone XS, & iPhone XS Max

What’s good for Apple Watch Series 4 is good for the new iPhones XS, XS Max and XR. We’re talking about Nomad’s much-loved leather, Apple-inspired accessories including Apple Watch straps and rugged iPhone cases.<p>From folios to wallet to protective cases built from the best materials and finest …

Apple Watch

Group of Belugas May Have Adopted Young Narwhal

In July of this year, researchers set out to track a group of 50 to 60 belugas in Canada’s St. Lawrence River, hoping to learn more about the whales’ …

Habitats

15 Kitchen Cabinet Organizers That Will Change Your Life

If you’re lacking kitchen storage space and need a quick fix, try these unique kitchen cabinet organizers.<p>If you’re sick and tired of pulling out one …

Nachos Are a Magical, Kid-Friendly Way to Repurpose Leftovers

Last night's dinner is tonight's topping for crispy, cheesy nachos.<p>Leftover Nachos, wherein you pile leftovers onto chips and cover them in melted …

7 Ridiculously Easy New Build DIYs

There’s a reason you had a contractor build your home; you didn’t want to get your hands dirty. But the problem with new builds – especially those …

Arts and Crafts movement

The 4 Best Drain Snakes For Home Use

If you need to fix a clogged pipe in your home, buying a drain snake can be an affordable and effective solution to a common household problem. Drain …

Cleaning

Feelin’ Gravy: How to Make the Perfect Sausage Gravy

Dallas chef David Bull gives the workingman’s breakfast an elegant update<p>If you ever want to eat like a lumberjack without doing a lick of work, you might stop by the Stoneleigh Hotel & Spa in Dallas and let Chef David Bull fix you a plate of savory biscuits smothered in sausage gravy.<p>Although food …

Recipes

20 Home Renovations That Instantly Add Value to Your Home

These home renovations are so worth the upfront expense.<p>Insulating an attic will also save money on energy costs.<p>See how to install a door in a …

Home Improvement

7 Tools To Pack When You Cook In Someone Else's Kitchen

Cooking at your in-laws' or that weird vacation rental kitchen? These tools will make that a breeze.<p>I’m happiest in the kitchen. Happiest to make …

You Won't Miss the Noodles in This Low-Carb Cauliflower Mac 'n' Cheese

Whip up this dish from 'The Everything Low-Carb Meal Prep Cookbook' for a week's worth of yummy fall dinners.<p>"With this low-carb recipe, missing …

Food

This is the weirdest aircraft you've ever seen, and it just broke an important record

<b>ENGINES ARE FOR LOSERS.</b> Turns out, you don’t actually need an engine in order to fly ridiculously high.<p>On Sunday, Airbus’s Perlan 2 glider soared to …

Gliders

This plan proves the open kitchen should die

Now tell me again why having anyone stuck in the kitchen all day is a good thing?<p>You've probably seen this image before; it has been doing the rounds …

University of California

Solar Installers Should Bundle Panels With Heat Pumps, Study Says

Solar installers could offer rooftop customers even more savings by bundling solar panels with heat pumps and other electric appliances, according to a recent study by the Rocky Mountain Institute.<p>RMI studied the carbon benefits and financial costs of electrification of home heating in four U.S. …

Solar Power

Foodies Reveal the #1 Crockpot Recipe They Make on Repeat

After months of summer salads and light dishes, we'll admit we're just a bit excited to take out a crockpot and make a hearty meal as soon as the …

Slow Cookers

8 Tiny Houses You Can Actually Buy on Amazon

Amazon is a little bit like the Sears Catalog of the 21st century: You can buy practically anything on there. Books, cleaning supplies, groceries, …

Free Shipping

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: what sports have taught me about race in America

As the Guardian’s series on race and sports starts today – and we mark two years since Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem – I am reminded that whenever an NBA player comes close to shattering one of my dusty old records, eager journalists contact me to ask how I feel. Here’s …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Coconut Water Is the Sweet and Salty Add-In Your Iced Coffee Is Begging For

Bonus: It makes iced coffee extra-hydrating.<p>There are plenty of things you can add to a coffee, and we've thrown our support behind many of the less …

Coffee

How to Unclog a Drain With Salt & Boiling Water

Promptly unclog a drain to prevent damaging plumbing pipes.<p>Step 1<p>Scoop any collected water out of the tub, sink basin or shower pan with a bowl. …

Cleaning

Warning: The 10 Best Sci-Fi Audiobooks Might Make You Miss Your Subway Stop

Picking up a book is often like being transported to another world. Books have always been able to help us see outside ourselves and our reality to …

Audiobooks

Bring Shakshouka, a Middle Eastern staple, to your brunch table

If you’ve gone to out for brunch in recent years, chances are you’ve come across shakshouka, a Middle Eastern tomato stew topped with eggs that packs …

Food

Inside McCain's surprise eulogy invitation to Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> A parting lesson in American civility from Sen. John McCain lies in the roster of leaders he personally selected to pay tribute at his memorial service Saturday at the National Cathedral.<p>It was a day in early April when Barack Obama received an unexpected call from McCain, who was battling …

The White House

Stacking concrete blocks is a surprisingly efficient way to store energy

Thanks to the modern electric grid, you have access to electricity whenever you want. But the grid only works when electricity is generated in the same amounts as it is consumed. That said, it’s impossible to get the balance right all the time. So operators make grids more flexible by adding ways …