Ward Dirksen

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Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

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The 5 Coolest Car Stunts of the Last 5 Years

We may no longer live in the golden age of the stuntman, with names like Evel Knievel attempting death-defying stunts. But don't believe that everything that can be done with a car or motorcycle has been done. These five recent stunts prove there is no en

Your New Delicious, Go-To Summer Salad

This dressing. WTF.<p><b>This is a salad that improves with age, so I often make a big batch of it over the weekend and snack on it throughout the week. A friend turned me on to the recipe, from My New Roots. The dressing's combination of spices, vinegar, maple syrup and mustard have an addictive je ne</b> …

'Fat' Abercrombie Ads Are A Brilliant Response To CEO Mike Jeffries (PHOTOS)

We're sure we don't have to remind you about the Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO's not-so-popular preference for selling his clothes exclusively to "cool," "good-looking" folks (and not "larger people," as industry expert Robin Lewis suggested). Unsurprisingly, many customers found his outlook offensive, …

Easy Ways to Revamp Your Kitchen

The kitchen is often the busiest room in the home, with lots happening. It’s the place where you cook meals and eat them with your family, or start …

Oklahoma tornado: multiple people killed as mile-wide storm hits Moore

A devastating mile-wide tornado hit the US state of Oklahoma on Monday, flattening neigbourhoods, causing widespread fires and landing a direct hit …

Five travel startups the highlight variety within the travel industry

Between business and leisure travel, transportation that ranges from planes to bikes, and booking platforms for everything from hotels to tours, …

Waitress's $1,000 Tip From Stranger Funds Dream Vacation To Italy (PHOTO)

We've all had moments at work and thought, "I need a vacation." And fortunately for one over-worked waitress, a dream vacation just became reality, courtesy of a stranger's kindness.<p>Per the Tumblr of "Casual Cynic," a photo of a restaurant receipt shows a $60.42 charge for the diner's meal. Below …