Peter C

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Frontier Plus Portable Woodburning Stove

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>Frontier’s wood-fired camp stoves were first developed for use in disaster relief zones & what they learned about …

Readyman Wilderness Survival Card

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>Developed by US Special Ops Forces of the Navy SEALs & Army Green Berets, the Wilderness Survival Card is credit card-sized …

Porsche 911 Soundbar

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>Encased in the original rear silencer & twin exhaust from a Porsche 911 GT3, this 200-watt bluetooth soundbar is a …

netatmo Presence

Posted in Photography and Tech<p>The Presence camera from netatmo is an outdoor security camera with people, car, & animal detection. It sends precise, …

How To Give Your Dog Her Own Murphy Bed

This might just be the ultimate space-saving solution for pet owners.<p>If you live in a small home, you know all too well how easily clutter can build up—especially if you own a pet. That's why we were completely blown away when we spotted these Murphy dog beds by Clark Richardson Architects.<p>Like any …

Pets

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

This Is the Beginning of the End of Cable

HBOGO is about to be available without a cable subscription. The Lannisters and John Oliver aren't really enough to take down a hundred billion dollar cable industry, are they? Right? Wait, are they?<p><i>(Photo Credit: Ray Massey/Moment)</i><p><b>In 2015, you'll be able to subscribe to HBO by itself</b>, without a …

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How Women's Bra Sizes Weirdly Correlate To Their Spending Habits

A big data puzzler out of China<p>If you want to make billions in 2014, you have to understand big data. Chinese web sales giant Alibaba understands this concept better than most, as it utilizes comprehensive data analytics to predict how consumers are going to spend their money. And while the …

7 Psychological Theories That Will Help You Understand Women

Let’s misquote Tolstoy: "Happy women are all alike; every unhappy woman is unhappy in her own way.” It’s a simple principle, but it holds water - and …

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

Your All-Electric Vehicle May Not Be So Green, Study Says

Environment<p>People who own all-electric cars in places where coal generates the power are actually making the air dirtier, according to a new study. The key is the electricity's source. If it comes from coal, the electric cars produce 3.6 times more soot and smog deaths than gas, because of the …

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About How Tires Work

<i>(Credit: All Illustrations by Bryan Blades and Hal Mayforth)</i><p>Don't ever think of a tire as a homogeneous glob of molded rubber, because nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a tire is more properly recognized as a high-performance composite of some 60 different materials. It is quite …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

Want a Flat Belly? This Smoothie Will Help Get You There

Forget doing another set of crunches at the gym. Sip on this deliciously sweet smoothie packed with ingredients that fight belly fat and reduce bloating — all for under 300 calories.<p>The Greek yogurt in the recipe provides a good amount of calcium and protein, both of which can aid in weight loss. …

Recipes

Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

Childbirth

It's Impossible to Ride This Backwards Bike on the First Try

Some welders just want to watch the world burn<p>An unnamed welder friend of Destin Sandlin, host of Smarter Every Day, decided that the best idea on Earth was to build a bike that goes the opposite direction of how you turn the handlebars and see if people could still ride it. Spoiler alert: They …

This Genius Cut Can Turn a Single Piece of Wood Into a Drawer

All you have to do is fold.<p>What if instead of using drills and screws, you could fold together a drawer for your new dresser using a single piece of wood? With this wildly clever process, you can. Coming soon to a flat pack near you?<p>Developed by Andrew Klein, this simple technique requires nothing …

Canada accused of 'cultural genocide'

Report details widespread abuse of Aboriginal children forcibly removed from their families for schooling.<p><b>Ottawa -</b> In the late summer, as villages began the preparation for winter, the trucks would tour the villages. They knew where to go and what to say.<p>The man from the government would explain …

Residential Schools

10 Common Mistakes People Make at the Car Dealership – Feature

Driving a brand-new car can be one of the great experiences of life. Walking into a dealership and buying one, on the other hand, ranks up there with public speaking and visits to the dentist atop most people’s lists of anxiety-inducing prospects. But it’s not really that scary if you’re prepared …

Karma Go

You might not consider sharing WiFi as a way to spread cheer during the holidays, but it counts, and theres no better way to do it than with Karma …

The Lil Trucker

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>The idea that you’ll survive a life-threatening situation with something that fits on your keychain is a dangerous one. If …

Billy Box

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>Handmade to order in Austin, Texas, these aluminum truck bed toolboxes are custom-built to suit your specific needs. Choose a …