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Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

Hydrogen

A surreal synchronised wave of light

Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies – ones that can coordinate their flash patterns – exist in just a handful of places on Earth.<p>Although there are about 2,000 species of fireflies in the world, synchronous fireflies ­– ones that can coordinate …

Nature

Elon Musk: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing failed due to ‘slower than expected throttle valve response’

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk gave the first detailed reason for the failed Falcon 9 landing last Tuesday.<p>In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Musk said, “Cause of hard rocket landing confirmed as due to slower than expected throttle valve response.”<p>Musk added that SpaceX will attempt another launch …

Google is reportedly planning to use its driverless cars to compete with Uber

<b>Update:</b> <i>The Wall Street Journal says that the news about Google working on a driverless taxi solution has been blown out of proportion. According to the publication’s report, a person familiar with the matter has said that, “a Google engineer has been testing an internal app that helps Google</i> …

An Hour with Robin Williams (12/24/02) | Charlie Rose

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

Burning guitars, big suits, meeting the Beatles — the concert films and rockumentaries that stand head and shoulders above the rest<p>The movies started …

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Here’s What’s New On Netflix In October

In case you didn’t already binge watch season 4 of <i>The Walking Dead</i> — made available this past weekend on Netflix streaming — there’s a cache of new programming ready to fill up your queue in October. We’re getting an instant Tarantino classic, a ton of new seasons of TV, and a few new horror films …

Web TV Apps Start To Look Like Over The Top TV

If you have been thinking about cutting the cable cord, you had to look down a long dark alley of missing content and a lonely flatscreen TV. But a number of new services are now showing up to fill that gap and provide a true TV experience that could herald the arrival of the OTT – Over The Top – …

Robert Downey Jr. Hints At 'Iron Man 4'

During an appearance on "The Ellen Show" Tuesday, Downey, Jr. confirmed that talks for "Iron Man 4" are indeed underway.<p>Here's how the conversation went down:<p>DeGeneres: "Will there be a fourth "Iron Man"?<p>Downey, Jr.: "I know there's going to be a bunch more Marvel movies and they have big ideas of …

Comics

Outlander Post-Season Highlights

Other than <i>Game of Thrones</i>, I have never been more impressed with a book-to-television adaptation. <i>Outlander</i> has been fantastic. I feel just the same …

22 Movies That Are Being Turned Into TV Shows

Minority Report (Fox) The rebooted version of the Tom Cruise sci-fi flick will be set 10 years after the Precrime divis<p>... VIEW MORE<p>20th Century Fox<p>1 …

TV

See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

TV

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Televisions

John Oliver’s Enlightening Prison Segment Used A Muppet Sing-A-Long To Hammer Home How F*cked Things Are

John Oliver has already tackled many serious, troubling, and depressing subjects during his short reign over <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, but none more so “all of the above” than last night’s eye-opening segment on just how irreparable the United States prison system really is. There is of course plenty of …

Watch This Guy Perform One Song With 29 Remarkably Atypical Celebrity Impressions

Calgary’s Preoccupations Leap Beyond Post-Punk And Make The Best Album Of Their Lives<p>Philip Cosores 03.23.18 2 days ago<p>Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 4 days ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New …

Remembering Robin Williams: His Best Appearances on TV and Film

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died on Monday at the age of 63. As a performer, Williams had the rare ability to make audiences …

John Oliver will be killed by robots, warns Stephen Hawking

World's smartest man reveals humorous side in 'Last Week Tonight' interview<p>Stephen Hawking isn't just smart, he's also hilarious. The celebrated physicist was the inaugural guest on <i>People Who Think Good</i>, a new segment on John Oliver's <i>Last Week Tonight.</i> During the interview, Hawking discussed a …

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17 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland

There are a ton of secrets Disneyland keeps close to the vest, but that doesn't stop the park from being the happiest place on earth.<p>Whether you're an experienced mouse hunter or new to the Disneyland grind, the park offers tons of hidden corners, attractions and quirks that remain invisible to the …

Etched Glass Storage Jars

Clean and dry the glass. Using painter's tape, mark off the area you want to etch. Attach vinyl stick-on letters and decorative tape; press hard to ensure they are attached firmly.<p>Cover work surfaces (be sure to work in a well-ventilated area). Put on protective gloves and an old shirt with long …

Whistle, a 'Fitbit for dogs,' acquires pet-tracking company Tagg

The pet-fitness device adds GPS to its list of tricks<p>In the past few years, we've seen the emergence of two big ideas when it comes to pet tech: the ability to monitor your pet's fitness levels and the ability track lost pets. Now, those two ideas are merging. Whistle, a Fitbit-like gadget that …

Pets

5 Tips to Find Notes Faster With Evernote’s Advanced Search

<i>What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering</i> …

Productivity

Intel buys former Infineon 'Internet of Things' chip unit Lantiq

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Intel has agreed to buy German network chipmaker Lantiq for an undisclosed amount to expand its range of chips used in Internet-connected gadgets, the companies said on Monday.<p>The sign hanging outside the Intel booth is seen at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) …

Internet of Things

Sony Sells MMO Publisher And EverQuest Creator Sony Online Entertainment

Sony has sold Sony Online Entertainment, the studio and publisher that created EverQuest (and, to a large extent, the modern MMO genre), in a deal that will see it owned by investment management firm Columbus Nova and rebranded as Daybreak. The studio originally began as an in-house product at Sony …

MMOGs

Pebble has now sold over 1 million smartwatches

New hardware and software are planned for this year<p>While Google and Apple have been getting the lion's share of attention for smartwatches lately, indie darling Pebble has been quietly soldiering on, improving its product and selling watches. In an exclusive interview, CEO Eric Migicovsky revealed …

Wearable Tech

Windows 10 is coming to the new Raspberry Pi 2

On the same day the Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the second incarnation of its mini computer for hardware hobbyists, Microsoft has now revealed that Windows will support the Raspberry Pi 2 for the first time.<p>Windows 10, the new version of Microsoft’s omnipresent operating system, is expected to …