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This mini turbine harvests energy from wind or water to charge your devices when you're off-grid

This portable turbine can harvest energy from wind or water to charge your devices when you're off-grid.<p>The turbine has a max output of 25W and needs to be in water travelling at 5mph or in wind travelling at 7mph to achieve that.<p>It is perfect for tech savvy campers who want to harvest renewable …

12 Refrigerator Pickle Recipes to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

I've never gotten into canning—I don't grow my own produce, I'm worried about botulism, and, most of all, I'm lazy and bad with delayed gratification. Quick pickles don't have the long lifespans of canned foods, but they can be just as tasty. As the name implies, they're also fast—some can be ready …

Give yourself elite online security for under $30 with unlimited access to TigerVPN

TIgerVPN knows what you want online. You’re looking for a VPN provider who can offer you unquestioned protection on the web while serving up fast, reliable connection speeds. TigerVPN not only understands those security and accessibility demands, they want to save you some money at the same time …

FYI, Almonds Are Not Nuts. And Neither Are A Lot Of Other 'Nuts.'

Everything we know is a lie.<p>We all know almonds are a healthy snack and a great dessert ingredient.<p>But get this: almonds are not nuts. They’re seeds of a fruit.<p>More specifically, they’re seeds of the almond fruit, which grows on a tree and is very similar to a peach, botanically speaking. When the …

Healthy Eating

Twenty conservative, large-cap TSX stocks for volatile markets

River basins of the US in rainbow colours (high resolution digital print) map print, wall art, poster map, home decor, wall decor, printable

map print, wall art map, map poster, travel print, home decor, wall decor, printable, river map, wall art, poster, gift, art print, geography, hydrography, USA, United States<p>-----------------------------------------------<p>High resolution map of all the streams and rivers of the contiguous 48 states …

Long Lost Proposal Shows Plan for EPCOT's Cashless City of the Future

Before Walt Disney’s Epcot was a theme park, it was supposed to be an actual city. With actual humans inside of it around the clock. After Walt died …

5 Craft beer paradises in Berlin

5 Craft Beer Paradises in Berlin – Berlin is a wonderful and very interesting city that attracts many people, and luckily, it is also becoming a …

Stop what you’re doing and buy these $38 headphones

The Carbo Tenore could cost ten times as much and they’d still be a steal<p>Words fail me. I’ve seen — or, more accurately put, <i>heard</i> — the audio price-performance curve shattered into tiny little pieces and I’m still reeling from it. The Carbo Tenore ZH-DX200-CT earphones from Japan’s Zero Audio are …

Ex-Alinea Group Workers Park New Food Truck Near Division Blue Line Stop

No, the fake ivy that covers the food truck isn’t supposed to remind passers-by of Wrigley Field. Instead, <b>The Doorstep</b>, a new venture from a pair of ex-Alinea Group workers, is docked at the three-way intersection of Division, Milwaukee and Ashland in Noble Square, serving breakfast sandwiches, …

7 best subscription boxes for men

We live in a time when you can get pretty much everything delivered to your front door. So why not make the most of it?<p>Here, we've rounded up the …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

Books

Your Ultimate Summer Camping Shopping Guide

Everything you need for an epic outdoor chill<p>Thanks to an ongoing, billion dollar battle between outdoor brands, fitness companies, and then some, the outdoor equipment industry has never been so crowded. While this is great for shoppers who enjoy variety, the plethora of products available can …

These Gorgeous Rings Are Built From Bourbon Barrel Wood And Damascus Steel

Wedgewood Damascus Steel & Bourbon Barrel Ring<p>Posted in Gear<p>There are two options a jeweler has when putting a piece together; you can either use a …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Brexit: ​how will your savings and mortgages be affected?

Eight months have now passed since the Brexit vote and some of the effects on our finances are starting to become clearer.<p>This article summarises what we know already about the consequences of the vote for savers and mortgage borrowers and looks at the range of possible future outcomes in light of …

LuminAID PackLite 16 Inflatable Solar Light is everything you need when heading outdoors

There are a number of portable light sources on the market, but none have the reputation and appeal of LuminAID.<p>Taking lightweight portability to entirely new levels of function and convenience, the LuminAID PackLite 16 Inflatable Solar Light is a collapsible, 100 percent waterproof solar-powered …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

You're Essentially a Traitor, According to Anthony Bourdain, Unless You've Read These Books

Between publishing Anthony Bourdain books (an imprint of Ecco Press), the vast collection of book forewords he has written, and whatever book he's currently Instagramming, Anthony Bourdain has a ton of titles he wants you to read. But he's not going to always encourage you in the nicest way. In …

There was a secret meeting at the G20 to 'take down' the dollar

The term "Shanghaied" refers to the 19th-century practice of sailors forced to serve against their will on vessels bound for Shanghai and other ports in China. Victims were often from West Coast port cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Seattle. Tactics used included kidnapping, beatings and …

Four lessons to help you be a good investor when it feels like the stock market world is coming to an end

In the past few months, most of us had a feeling that was eerily familiar: That sense that everything you invested in, whether it was a “safe” bank …

Mysteriously Surreal Paintings of Faceless Women Overpowered by Nature and Wildlife

Amy Judd's mysterious paintings epitomize the enchanting aspects of femininity. She creates images rich with a soft sensitivity, and though each piece is able to stand alone–in terms of quality and uniqueness–all effortlessly inspire a similar sense of wonder. Drawing inspiration from the …

Art

Gene Brown Is the Guy Who Finds the Rare Samples for All Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Gene Brown</i><p>Long before Kanye West called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to help him achieve his dreams, he dialed Gene Brown.<p>Brown, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Be Amazed By This Marvelous Music Machine, Powered By 2,000 Marbles

<i>NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Martin Molin, creator of the marble machine, on</i> Weekend Edition Sunday. <i>You can hear their conversation at the audio link.</i><p>The "Marble Machine" is a musical instrument by way of a Rube Goldberg contraption, the love child of a barrel organ, a kick drum, a vibraphone and …

3D

Paste is the Mac clipboard manager you never knew you needed

Copy and pasting one link at a time is so 2001.<p>If you’re like me, you copy and paste at least a few dozen links a day and could use something to better organize them. There are dozens of ways to do this, but none that I’ve found so far that are as visual or well-organized as Paste.<p>Paste is a …

Online Life

Review: Neat's $99 Widget Mic is retro-styled awesome

With every passing generation, computers get better displays, processors, speakers, and more.<p>Microphones though? Not so much.<p>That means that if you have any interest in documenting anything involving sound – podcasting, vlogging, singing – you’ll need a serious upgrade. And while podcast mics exist …

The Art Of Handmade Coffee Brewing Devices

Photo: Jennica Johnstone<p>What’s your favorite vessel to drink coffee out of? Odds are, as a coffee lover, you probably have one.<p>Mine is a small cup, …

12 Fictional Journeys Any World Traveler Will Envy

Visit Marfa, Mallorca, and Paris -- all without canceling your Seamless order.<p>A shift in perspective, or at least a quick, cool dip into the mind of another person, is the objective of travel, and also of reading great books.<p>So if you’re both knowledge-hungry and couch-bound, pick up a road trip …

Books

8 Beautiful Castles You Can Rent Out on Airbnb

Some for as low as $107 per night.<p>Castles are no longer just for the landed gentry. Here are eight striking European abodes anyone can sleep in—for the right price.

Castles