Joel McGowan

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Use This Cooking Hack to Reduce Arsenic Levels in Your Rice

Worried about arsenic in your rice? Try this simple kitchen hack: According to an experiment that aired this week on the BBC show <i>Trust Me, I’m a</i> …

Doomsday Preppers Love Subscription Boxes

Subscription boxes used to be the domain of cosmetics and cute clothing. Now a niche industry has sprung up around machetes and iodine tablets.<p>When civilization crumbles, you might need iodine tablets to counteract radiation poisoning, flint for starting fires, a stun gun to defend yourself, or …

21 Minimalist Bullet Journal Spreads That Are So Pretty, You Might Sigh Out Loud

White paper + black ink = bliss.

Mike Holmes Answers Your 6 Most Frequently Asked Renovation Questions

<i>Mike Holmes is one of HGTV Canada’s go-to contractors and the host of Holmes and Holmes, Holmes: Buy it Right, and Home to Win.</i><p><b>1. How Do I Find the</b> …

The 15-minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Your Personality Is A Combination Of Two Muppets, But Which Two?

It's time to play the music, it's time to light the lights...

Download Free Stuff From Reddit's Favorite Websites

“What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?” asked redditor howtoadvanced. He got over 5,000 answers. We’ve gone through and …

Stop Wasting Money on Prepackaged Backpacking Food

Four years ago, on the first night of her first solo backpack trip, Julie Mosier sat herself in front of an alpine lake, mixed up her store-bought freeze-dried meal, and took her first bite. “Nope!” she remembers thinking. “I can do better than this.”<p>After the trip, Mosier borrowed a dehydrator …

Five Useful Mac Apps Worth Checking Out - April 2018

Apps designed for the Mac don't typically receive as much attention as apps for iOS devices, so we've launched a monthly series that highlights useful, interesting Mac apps that are worth checking out.<p>This month's app selection, outlined in the video and the post below, includes apps for managing …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Behind the Screens: Bradley Chambers’ Ergonomic MacBook Pro Setup

<i>Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Bradley Chambers, he writes a weekly column called Making the Grade for 9to5Mac.</i><p>Welcome to my office! My name is Bradley Chambers, and I write over at …

21 Borderline Genius Bullet Journal Spreads For Tracking Your Finances

Get rich or bullet journal trying.

The Dynamic Warm-Up for Weight Lifting That Will Improve Your Performance

Don't skip over the five most important minutes of your workout.<p>When it comes to warming-up before a workout, cutting corners just won't cut it, …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

I'm Ready to Go to Jackson Galaxy's Cat Camp

My relationship with my cat, Daisy, is my life’s greatest unrequited love; I follow her to the ends of my apartment seeking her affection, and …

How to stop procrastinating using the Zeigarnik Effect

Have you got a project that’s forever lingering on your to-do list? Us too.<p>With so much on our plates it can be hard to find the time to make a start …

WATCH: This Super Cheap Hack Will Make Your Bed Sheets Feel Like a Million Bucks

The only thing we love more than a good hack is a low-cost hack, and the brilliant minds behind TruTV's <i>Hack My Life</i> series just served up a serious …

Cleaning

WATCH: These Affordable Machine-Washable Area Rugs Are Total Game Changers

Soiled rugs are a universal woe. Whether you’re a parent to a tiny human and are haunted by art supplies and juice drinks, or a pet parent in the …

How To Tell When Someone Is Lying To You Because It's Harder Than You Think

I consider myself a pretty intuitive person, and I'd like to think that I can tell when someone isn't being truthful. However, research indicates …

22 Sh*tty Star Wars Valentines Cards To Let Them Know That Yoda One

Star Wars Valentines are the perfect way to woo your boo. Look, I’ve even done most of the work for you — here are some amazing(ly bad) Star Wars …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

mashed potatoes

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

These monitors would make great upgrades to any Mac setup from $157 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>No desk setup is complete without one (or more) monitors. I use two 27-inch 1440p monitors for my daily workflow, so I know all …

These best coffee gadgets can make your morning cup of joe even better

If you’re like 83 percent of adults in the United States, your day doesn’t quite feel right until you’ve had that cup of joe. West Coasters might …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

30 Hilarious Valentine's Day Cards Your Boo's Gonna Love

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays you just can't ignore. Right after Christmas all the drug stores and department stores are filled with …

DotStone’s 4K HDMI bi-directional switcher drops to $8.50 Prime shipped (Reg. $12)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>HTR007 (99% positive feedback past 30 days) via Amazon offers the DotStone 4K bi-directional 2-port HDMI switcher for <b>$8.39 Prime</b> …

Customers

Work Your Hips Like Never Before With This Move

You'll also fry your obliques and shoulders<p>We’re always on the lookout for the best moves we’re not doing. Whether it’s a new exercise that works weak muscles or just new variations on our favorite moves, we love it when trainers bring up unique ways to work out.<p>That’s just what Joey Thurman, …