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Five apps that take Chromecast to the next level

Chromecast(s goog) is primarily used to access video services such as Netflix(s nflx), YouTube and Hulu Plus, but Google’s streaming stick has the …

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23 Practically Free Crafts

Get creative with clever projects that cost next to nothing to make.<p>Get creative with clever craft project ideas that cost next to nothing.

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Make These Chic $180 Pillows for Under $20 (Bonus: They’re No-Sew!)

The moment we saw these leather-dipped pillows ($180 a piece!) on Clippings, we knew a hack was in order. We took to Amazon to search for denim pillows, hit up the fabric store to find some affordable leather, fired up the hot glue gun, and got to work. And guess what? Each pillow takes less than …

SmartThings Built the Ultimate Connected Home

At CES this year, connected home startup SmartThings outfitted a house with a full range of smart appliances to show off the full possibilities of its platform. SmartThings COO Andrew Brooks took us on a walkthrough to show us what it’s all about.<p>The company makes a hub that integrates with its own …

Blackfish, SeaWorld and the backlash against killer whale theme park shows

Heart are an unlikely bunch of revolutionaries. But the American soft rockers' decision to cancel a concert at SeaWorld in Florida may mark a turning point in the relationship between humans and one of the most magnificent mammals of the ocean. The band this week joined Willie Nelson and Barenaked …

The 33 Coolest Pop Culture LEGO Sets and Minifigures

Since 1949, LEGO building blocks have provided kids with countless hours of playtime. Hell, it’s provided us as adults with nonstop entertainment as …

6 Websites That Will Instantly Cheer You Up

Had a rough day? Today, we present you with six websites that will instantly cheer you up! While there are millions upon millions of websites on the Internet, it's hard to find ones that will lift your mood. Sure, there will always be the big behemoths of the web, like Facebook and Reddit, where …

Alfonso Cuarón's "IKEA" - Official Trailer

Best Night Ever - Exclusive Red Band Trailer

Bride-to-be Claire, her sister Leslie, fun-loving Zoe, and quirky new friend Janet set off to Las Vegas for a one-night bachelorette party that turns …

Coin stores info for multiple credit cards, aims to slim your wallet down (video)

What you see in the picture above promises to be the one credit card to rule them all. It's called Coin, and while it looks like any other traditional plastic, it's actually an electronic device that stores <i>all</i> your CC info in one package. Since Coin relies on data stored on its companion app, …

Big Word Flashcards

Simply stupendous!<p>Each set of flashcards includes 25 great big words<br>• Features child-friendly phonetic pronunciations and illustrations<br>• Quiz your kids …

Cards Against Humanity

This fits your .<p>by entering your model number.<p>Cards Against Humanity is a party game for horrible people.<p>Now version 2.0! Over 150 new cards since …

I Bought an Apartment Just to Rent It Out on Airbnb

In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on airbnb. I've been managing it remotely for the past year. This post includes everything I …

Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

NYC Is for Amateurs<p>Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for …

The highly unusual company behind Sriracha, the world's coolest hot sauce

If David Tran were a more conventional CEO, he would be a fixture at conferences, a darling of magazine profiles, and a subject of case studies in the Harvard Business Review. Sriracha hot sauce, made by Huy Fong Foods, which Tran founded 33 years ago in Los Angeles, is one of the coolest brands in …

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The truly scary politics of horror movies

We scored 74 horror films for racial and gender bias, and sexual violence. The results, in an original comic<p>Anne Elizabeth Moore • Gabrielle Gamboa<p>October 29, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p><i>For best viewing, click each panel to expand!</i><p>Anne Elizabeth Moore<p>Anne Elizabeth Moore is the author of "Unmarketable" from …

Loving Husband Photographs His Wife's Brave Battle With Breast Cancer

If you live in a country like Australia (with its ultra-harsh UV rays) 1 in 2 men will be affected by cancer during their lifetime, for women that …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

Themer offers a radical new look for your Android phone

Some folks really like to take advantage of Android's customizability, as evidenced by the 48,763 (and counting) different home screens that people have uploaded to the MyColorscreen site. Now the company has begun trying to make an app business out of the idea.<p>On Thursday, it launched Themer, an …

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Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas

Home > Recipes by Category > Appetizers & Snacks > Meat & Poultry Appetizers > Ultimate Nachos with Beer-Braised Carnitas<p>September 17, 2013 // 40</i> …

Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft with This Cheat Sheet

In the world of fantasy football, there's nothing worse than showing up to your league’s draft unprepared. Inevitably, you’ll be under the gun as the …

Space Shuttle Blueprint Posters

We Have Liftoff!<p>Space Shuttle blueprints 4-poster set<br>• Be inspired by spaaaaaaaaaaaace!<br>• Prints display the Shuttle's thermal systems<p>The Space Shuttle …

Make It: Modern DIY Concrete Fire Pit

We featured 14 DIY fire pit projects last month, but this modern version our partners-in-crime at ManMade created recently was too rad not to …

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How-To: Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots

If you’d like to consume a fancy cocktail with your fingers, then check out these refreshing Watermelon Mojito Jell-O Shots from That’s So Michelle.<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Strawberry Margarita Jell-o Shots<br>• Recipe: Champagne Jello Shots<br>• How-To: Caramel Apple Jell-O Shots

Sailing Ship Kite

If you plan to go outside anytime within the near future, you might just want to have a kite- you know, in the interest of having fun and enjoying …

Kanye West Remixed ‘The Canyons’ Trailer (Really), But the Original’s Still Stronger

Kanye West Remixed 'The Canyons' Trailer (Really), But the Original's Still Stronger<p>With the Bret Easton Ellis-penned, Paul Schrader-directed …