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Some maniac took a stock car (think NASCAR) to the Nurburgring

And he's now our personal hero.<p>In one of my favorite pieces of (relatively) recent automotive journalism, Sam Smith from Road & Track lapped a very, very cheap ex-NASCAR stock car around Road America and had wildly positive things to say about the experience.<p>Given that ex-stock cars are plentiful …

Sam Smith

Scientists Accidentally Discover Drug that Prevents Weight Gain

The study was in mice — but what if it could eventually help humans?<p>Glaucoma drugs have been shown to prevent weight gain in mice, according to a new study.<br>• The medication works by blocking a protein that typically allows the gut to absorb fat.<br>• After eight weeks, mice that received the medication …

Holistic Medicine

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Woodworking

The Weight-Loss Struggle Is Real and Illustrated Perfectly in These Memes

You're trying to lose weight. Well . . . yeah . . . trying. It's hard to fully commit to the process because food is life and the gym just isn't your jam. If this sounds familiar, then you'll likely relate to these funny memes. Feel free to pass us the snacks while you scroll through! Because, same …

Fitness

Train's Pat Monahan Explains Some Of Their Most Iconic Lyrics | Pinterest | Patrick monahan

Say goodbye to slugs, snails, mice and badgers

Plants are amazing things. Tethered to the spot, unable to run or hide from environmental threats, they have instead developed an arsenal of chemical weapons to help shield themselves from the everyday onslaught of the outside world. With a few tips and tricks you can hijack these defence compounds …

Gardening

5 Ways Your Sleeping Position Can Affect Your Health

When you think of your health, what do you normally try to fix and put in place? Well, the obvious answers would be a good diet, workouts and good …

Sleep

Laird Hamilton’s Insane Workout Could Be Your Ticket To A Sculpted Surfer’s Body

When you look at the impossibly tanned bodies of the super-humans that make a career out of nonchalantly cheating death, getting into their mindset …

Laird Hamilton

18 classic viral videos that will always be hilarious

<i>It’s</i> <i>Viral Market Crash</i> <i>week on Mashable. Join us as we take stock of the viral economy and investigate how the internet morphed from a fun</i> …

Viral

19 Comfy, Travel-friendly Shoes Made for Walkin'

A favorite among the likes of Kate Middleton and Emma Watson, the Superga Cotu sneaker ($65) has been a go-to for travelers for decades. This blush …

Emma Watson

8 Reasons You're Waking Up Mid-Sleep, and How to Fix Them

One minute you’re snoozing peacefully, the next you’re wide awake in the dead of night. Sound familiar? Unless you’re blessed enough to conk out like …

Sleep

How to Cut Down Shrubs

Trimming Shrubs<p>Step 1<p>Use an electric hedge trimmer to cut back new growth on the shrub. Use strokes that run parallel to the surface of the plant to …

Power Tools

4 Common Reasons Why Your Hamstrings Are Tight – and What You Can Do About It

This often-challenging muscle group doesn't have to be the bane of your existence after that long hike or run.<p>Oh, the hamstrings – those pesky …

Pain

Best Practices for Horizontal Lists in Mobile – UX Collective

Many Android and iOS apps have horizontal scrolling lists. Maybe it’s also combined inside a vertical list. But is it necessary? Even assuming it is, …

8 tips for a great dashboard UI – Muzli - Design Inspiration

The technical age we live in today is evolving each day with various brilliant technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Business …

UI Design

How the Samsung Galaxy Watch stacks up against the Apple Watch Series 3

Alongside the Note 9, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Watch, the newest addition to its line of wearables which ended with the Gear S3 two years ago. Samsung is offering the smartwatch in two sizes: a 46mm model that comes in silver, and a 42mm model which comes in midnight black and rose gold. …

Smartwatches

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

Pick up a new Gourmia Sous Vide System from $56 in today’s Amazon Gold Box

Today only, as a part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Appliatech (100% positive feedback) via Amazon offers various Gourmia Sous Vide Immersion Pods <b>up to 63% off</b>. Our top pick is the 1200W model which is on sale for <b>$55.99 shipped</b>. For comparison, it goes for $90 at most retailers like Best Buy …

Sous

Using a Fork to Hang Pictures Is the Home Decor Tip We All Need

Who among us hasn't gotten totally fed up while hanging pictures on the wall? One of the most aggravating experiences in home decorating is when …

Home

A Blood Sugar Crash + 4 Other Reasons You're Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night

​<p>Waking up in the middle of the night, aka "middle insomnia," is an extremely common type of insomnia and extremely frustrating for those who suffer …

Sleep

The Navy SEAL Creed | The Art of Manliness

The Navy SEALs are the elite of the United States Military. As the Special Operations Forces of the Navy, they are charged with carrying out some of …

Military

Comcast Wins Battle in Patent War with TiVo

Appeals board sides with cable company on X1 DVR record feature<p>The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Tuesday sided with Comcast in its broad-reaching …

TiVo

Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Woodworking

I tried a gel pillow with more than 2,900 Amazon reviews — and my sleep improved

This mom is getting a good night's rest every night!<p>Like many people, I’m particular when it comes to pillows. The perfect pillow for me is not too hard, not too soft, but just right. That is, of course, hard to find.<p>After my favorite pillow started looking a little too stained and grimy, I moved …

Shopping

Build a gallery wall perfectly every time

A few simple steps will make your art look amazing on your walls.

Amazing

How to ride for longer

Do you want to increase your hours in the saddle and ride longer distances but aren’t sure you’ll stand the pace? Read on…<p><i>UK readers: can you help us</i> …

Commuting

I asked 3 early retirees how people know they're ready to stop working, and they all said the same thing

Are you ready to retire early?<p>Before you answer "no" because you haven't quite hit your e arly retirem ent savings goal, here's the thing about the <i>right time</i> to retire early: it doesn't exist.<p>At least, that's the common thread among several early retirees I spoke to. In hindsight, many wished they …

Retirement

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

Workouts

Use these Waze tips and tricks to become an expert navigator

Waze was already a popular, powerful crowdsourced map app before Google acquired it, but the navigation software is now better than ever before. Waze …

Maps

UPS Drivers Never Turn Left, and Neither Should You

Vehicle routing problems were developed in 1959 as a way to organize moving objects. Basically these types of problems take into account of variety …