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Watch: Crazy, Dangerous Experiments with Super Powerful Magnets

With the cold winter looming ahead, thoughts of interesting indoor activities begin swirling in my head. Usually, magnets come into play simply because of the uncannily magical qualities of magnetism.<p>Of course, there is a market for magnets that goes far beyond those cute little things stuck to …

Magnetism

The Weird Science of the Hot Nickel Ball

To me, this is citizen science at its reckless best. Very dangerous, don’t try this at home unless you’re a pro, type of stuff, but still fascinating to watch.<p>The series, called “Red Hot Nickel Ball,” on the YouTube Channel <i>Cars and Water</i>, currently contains 74 videos of a red-hot ball of nickel …

Mission Critical Baby Carrier

Posted in Gear<p>Designed to look like a military battle vest, the Mission Critical Baby Carrier is a fully functional and comfortable front-carrier …

40 Genius Hacks For Camping

Ready to go camping? You’ve been waiting for this opportunity for the past months and you’re finally going to embark on that adventure with your …

Visit These 5 Creepy Ghost Towns In Colorado At Your Own Risk

Known as being one of the best kept ghost towns in the state (a Colorado State Historical Fund grant has helped maintain the area), Animas Forks was …

Dresses

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

The Top 10 Grammar Myths

<i>Mignon Fogarty is the founder of Quick and Dirty Tips and is known for her Grammar Girl website, podcast, and games.</i><p>Before you argue with me, read …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

DIY Bullet Casing Headphones

The bad news: you live in a dangerous neighborhood. The good news: you can easily find the key ingredients for DIY bullet casing headphones!<p>Igor from …

Zen Buddha Batman and Yoda

Be calm, you will. In terms of spiritual enlightenment nobody is above Yoda. Except maybe Buddha. And Batman. Because the caped crusader brings calm …

The SKEYE Nano Drone for $34.99, 41% off

Who says that drones have to cost a fortune? The SKEYE Nano Drone is a sleek, small and agile flying machine that is just 4 x 4 centimeters in size and is perfect for airborne stunts. Beyond this, it is also very affordable, at the price of just $34.99 through the AA Deals Store — that’s 41% off …

10 Paradoxes That Will Boggle Your Mind

A paradox is a statement or problem that either appears to produce two entirely contradictory (yet possible) outcomes, or provides proof for …

Civil Rights

Are 3D Printed Linear Actuators a Threat to Manufactured Ones?

It’s not something most people think about, but linear actuators are everywhere. They’re in planes, houses, manufacturing plants, office buildings, …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Personalized Engraved Etched Scotch Whiskey Decanter Bottle Groomsmen, Man Cave, Just Married, Christmas Gift for Him (024559)

This glass whiskey decanter makes the perfect gift for that classic gentlemen in your life. Designed to evoke 1920s charm, this 34 oz. bottle will be cherished for generations. Great groomsmen gift, best man gift, graduation gift, 21st birthday gift.<p>WE CAN ENGRAVE ANYTHING ON THIS BOTTLE, NOT JUST …

20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using

You’d probably be surprised by how much Latin you actually already know. Hundreds of words—like <i>memo</i>, <i>alibi</i>, <i>agenda</i>, <i>census</i>, <i>veto</i>, <i>alias</i>, <i>via</i>, <i>alumni</i>,</i> …

Modest Urns for People and Animals by Archie McPhee

For the cost-conscious individual, Archie McPhee is offering the handy-dandy Modest Urn, an extremely inexpensive urn that just happens to look like …

Comics

Flying Further To Avoid Contrails Might Help With Global Warming

Avoiding routes where condensation clouds form behind airplanes could reduce aviation's climate impacts<p>Greenhouse gas pollution from jet aircraft comes mainly in two forms: carbon dioxide emissions from burning jet fuel, and condensation trails, or “contrails,” which typically form behind aircraft …

The Best Shots Fired in the Oxford Comma Wars

The Oxford comma, so-called because the Oxford University Press style guidelines require it, is the comma before the conjunction at the end of a …

Shark Lifejacket for Dogs

Not only is this doggie life jacket a real safety device, it’s also really cute. Your pet deserves nothing less. The Shark Flotation Vest for Dogs …

CATable is the Table with a Spot for your Kitty

Cats kinda do what they want, when they want. By “kinda” we mean always. And that usually involves climbing on top your table at the most inopportune …

ManaTea Infuser Now Available!

Restore your sanity with a cup of tea…. from a manatee. The ManaTea Infuser, now available, is a silicone tea infuser shaped like a lumbering …

Steampunk Watch Movement Cufflinks Wedding Groom Mens gifts Men's style Cuff links Gift for Him Birthday gift Silver cufflinks gift for dad

Description<p>Handmade Steampunk cuff links .Vintage watch movements are 5/8 inch ( 16 mm) diameter. Will make a wonderful gift or just something special for yourself. If you need more then 1 pair - please contact me.<br>Comes in a gift bag.<p>More cufflinks …

Must-have Fire Mask

One of the more common injuries during a fire isn’t a skin burn, but lung damage from breathing in dangerous smoke. The Fire Escape Mask helps users …

Custom Laser-Engraved Rolling Pins

Etsy shop Valek Rolling Pins makes 16.5″ beech rolling pins with laser-engraved designs for making embossed pastries. The ones with type on are super …

The Godfather's Horse Head Pillow

Kropserkel has a pillow that The Godfather fans can’t refuse. The Horse Head Pillow is a life-size caricature of one of the nastiest movie props ever …

BÖ Wooden Bow Ties

BÖ handcrafts wooden ties out of reclaimed raw materials. It uses leftover wood from North American wood processing facilities for the tie, leftover …

Steam Ship Pot Lid Cruises into Kitchens - Technabob

When you’re boiling water or steaming vegetables, the water vapor usually stays inside the pot. But if you’re looking for a vented pot lid to let off …