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25 Skills Every Dad Should Teach His Kids

Kids may not appreciate his finely crafted sense of humor, but there's still plenty they can learn from dear old dad.<p><b>Age 1:</b> You're new, I get it. Just remember, if it's hard or shiny, you're still too tiny. If it bounces or bends, it's all yours, my friend.<p><b>Age 2:</b> Let sleeping dads lie.<p><b>Age 3:</b> You'll …

8 Decidedly Clever Gadget Hacks From Instructables

Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored by Popular Mechanics and with prizes by Shapeways and Ultimaker. If you've got a great idea, there's still time to submit!<p>Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored …

5 Myths About Tornado Safety

Tornado season is upon us. If a twister comes near you, avoid these common mistakes.<p><b>Tornado sirens wail eerily above the rising</b> sound of the wind. A twister could be headed your way. You have just seconds to get your family to safety.<p>"If you do find yourself in that situation, you're going to have …

Instant Ice-Cold Beer in 3 Easy Steps

No one like waiting around for a beer to chill. So gather these simple household products and get ready for an insta-cold one.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>• Can of gas duster<p>• Can of beer<p>• Pliers<p>• Nail or screw<p>• Cigarette lighter<p>• Plastic container with lid<p>• Duct tape<p>• Kitchen gloves<p><b>Directions</b><p><b>STEP 1</b><p>Scrounge a …

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Jet Cycle Is A Street-Legal Cross Between A Motorcycle And A Fighter Jet (VIDEO)

It looks like it's ready to take off at any moment.<p>A video being shared across social media this week shows what appears to be Ron Gallops' F-106 Jet Cycle, with many wondering if it's real or if it's even street legal.<p>The Jet Cycle is both -- just don't expect it to fly.<p>Called Freedom 1, the Jet …

23 health benefits of marijuana

The American public largely supports the legalization of medical marijuana. At least 84% of the public believes the drug should be legal for medical uses, and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever, with at least 61% of Americans in support.<p>Even though some medical benefits of …

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Vroom Vroom, Venom!: Spider Man Motorcycle Helmets

These are the custom painted Spider Man and Venom (after the jump) motorcycle helmets made by DONY Custom. They're available on eBay for $430+ …

Build Your Own Halloween Zombie Invasion Zone

Thinking about spooking this year's trick-or-treaters with an army of the undead? Here's what you'll need.<p>Looking for Halloween yard ideas that will give your neighbors chills? "You can never go wrong with zombies," says Mike Kroll, visual merchandise manager at the nationwide chain Spirit …

9 Hair-Raising Halloween Ideas

PopMech has teamed up with Instructables to unearth some ghoulish projects that will make visiting your home a chilling experience.<p>Halloween is the one night of the year when frightening children is not only tolerated, but encouraged. After all, if trick-or-treaters are going to hit you up for free …

How to Make Fake Blood & Guts for Halloween

Go from bedsheet ghosts to ghastly horrors with a little help from ample latex and a bit of clear Karo corn syrup.<p>Fake Blood<p>It's easy enough to buy this stuff in the tube. But if you want some of the really good faux blood, try emulating some of the Hollywood recipes.<p>One of the most famous comes …

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How to Replace Your Lightbulbs After the Incandescent Phase-Out

Beginning on Jan. 1, you won't be able to buy 60- and 40-watt incandescent lightbulbs. We walk you through your new options.<p><b>Here's a good one:</b><p>How many lightbulbs does it take to replace a lightbulb?<p>Three: a halogen, a CFL, and an LED.<p>(Rimshot.)<p>Don't get it? You will on Jan. 1, 2014. That's when …

Wheels Evolve Into Balls with Spherical Drive System

Other than a few variants on tracks or some future designs that fly, motorcycles all have wheels and we know what wheels look like, some sort of disc …

Erase Bad Memories In Your Sleep

Re-exposing people to a fearful stimulus while they slept helped them get rid of their fear.<p>While the body sleeps, the brain is busy filing away the day's activities, processing memories so they can be recalled later on. Under the influence of Ambien, sleep has been shown to improve recall of bad …

Project Mkultra: One of the Most Shocking CIA Programs of All Time

When the extent of the U.S. government’s domestic spying program was revealed this past summer, many were surprised and outraged: how could a …

Forgotten Houston for Kids: AstroWorld, the One That Got Away

Not long ago, I put together a bunch of old AstroWorld commercials in a blog post and it got a great response demonstrating just how popular that …

Quitting Smoking Is Easy When It's Easy

“This is it, if you really want to do it.”<br>—Inscription in my borrowed copy of <i>The Easy Way to Stop Smoking</i><p>Allen Carr was a terrible writer. While there's no scientific proof that spending 25 years of one's life as an accountant has a direct effect on that person's ability to artistically massage the …

High Incidence of Dogs Eating Marijuana

America’s dogs are getting high. Dangerously so. Owners are coming home to find their pooches nearly comatose, their eyes glazed over and their bodies twitching after ingesting large quantities of marijuana.<p>Evidently, cases of marijuana poisoning in dogs have been on the uptick as more states …

Motorcycle Makes and Models for Beginning Riders

If you are ready to step up from your first motorcycle into something a bit more serious, these are 10 great beginner bikes offer a slight step up …

How to Ride a Motorcycle in 10 Simple Steps

Learning how to ride a motorcycle is similar to learning how to drive. Both can be a little intimidating at first. But if you approach riding a …

Dodge's Tomahawk Motorcycle Is No Joke With 500 Horsepower

Dodge isn’t playing games with its Tomahawk Motorcycle that really defies what you’d think of a tradition motorcycle. Featuring four wheels (with …