Robert Higgins

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Sail your worries away on this solar-powered floating tiny home

For those wanting to sail away from the stresses of daily life, this solar-powered tiny house boat is the perfect off-grid escape. Built by …

Solar Panels

A Rhubarb Explainer For Everyone Who's Still Confused

Don't let the produce scare you.<p>My friend Janie lives in Miami and has never eaten rhubarb. I find this deeply upsetting.<p>The spring months of my childhood in the far reaches of upstate New York were filled with the anticipation that our rhubarb patch would sprout (there wasn’t a lot else to do, …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping

Iconic Airstream gets a magnificent revamp to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial

1/10<p>2016 Limited Edition Pendleton National Park Foundation Airstream Travel Trailer<p>The National Park Service is turning 100 this year! In …

National Parks

Problems swallowing are a big killer, but the treatment can be horrible

Behind your tongue, just a few inches down the back of your throat, lies a dangerous precipice: over one edge it’s a straight shot down your trachea and bronchi and into the lungs, and over the other edge is the esophagus, leading to the acid-filled stomach.<p>If you or anyone you know has ever had …

Medicine

Shrove Tuesday 2018: How to make cinnamon multi-grain pancakes

The day before Lent, or Shrove Tuesday, is known to many as “pancake day.”<p>It’s often celebrated with a pancake feast and followed by a period of 40 …

25 Impossibly Beautiful Japanese Bras You’ll Fall in Love With

One of the most fascinating things I ever learned about the lingerie industry is that different countries carry different products. That is, even if …

Tokyo: The Marathon Map (12" x 18")

[ Illustrator's note: Corresponds to the 2017 course! The Japanese title text just points out 2007 as the inaugural year of the marathon ]<p>This …

Creepy Yards Winning Halloween on Instagram Right Now

I love Halloween, but in the making costumes, eating candy, and drinking a cocktail while asking "and who are you supposed to be?" kind of way. When …

Apple-Bourbon Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine raisins and bourbon, and let soak at least 2 hours.<p>Step 2<p>Peel apples, and cut into 1/2-inch slices; arrange apple slices …

Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …

Basic Cornmeal Pancakes

These cornmeal pancakes are made with buttermilk, and they are made lighter in texture with some beaten egg white. These cornmeal pancakes are …

Breakfast

USA TODAY's guide to cruise ship gratuity charges

There perhaps is nothing more controversial in the world of cruising than the gratuity charge.<p>It is a fee of up to $23 per person, per day that many of the biggest cruise lines, including Carnival, Princess and Norwegian, automatically add to passenger bills, saying it will be passed on to crew …

5 Real Ways to Actually Make Money Online

How many articles are there about making money online? Thousands? Millions? Enough? Probably. But there’s a problem. Too many of them are just sales …

These Growlers Are a Beautiful Sight Even Before You Put Beer in Them

Growlers are a great, reusable way to cart economy-size quantities of specialty beer to your fridge. Turns out the making of that blessed clay vessel …

Craft Beer Sales by State

Craft beer sales and production by state, breweries per capita, economic impact* of craft breweries and other statistics as gathered and maintained …

Beer

Antique Cameras Are Cataloged Into Impressive Digital Archive

French camera collector Sylvain Halgand has cataloged over 10,000 vintage and antique cameras in an ongoing digital archive called <i>Collection Appareils.</i> Providing a photo of, and from, each device along with its history and specifications, Halgand has been amassing this record since 1999. About 1800 …

When Thanksgiving Was Weird

Oddest thing: Thanksgiving in turn-of-the-20th century America used to look a heckuva lot like Halloween.<p>People — young and old — got all dressed up and staged costumed crawls through the streets. In Los Angeles, Chicago and other places around the country, newspapers ran stories of folks wearing …

Steampunk-Inspired Lighting Uses Energy-Efficient LED Technology

There are a lot of advantages to the new wave of LED lighting, but many people still love the classic-looking Edison-style filament bulbs; they don't want to give them up in favor of something that's more contemporary. Well, thanks to Edison Light Globes, these folks don't have to. The Australian …

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public Wi-Fi networks—like those in coffee shops or hotels—are not nearly as safe as you think. Even if they have a password, you're sharing a …

Information Systems

7 Useful Git Tips for Beginners

Back when I first started to use Git for version control, I wasn’t sure if all the learning I invested into it would pay off. <i>Branching, staging,</i> …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

You'll Need A Flexible Key To Open "The Weirdest Lock On Earth"

It's been said there's no such thing as an unpickable lock. That may be true – but this innovative lock assembly just bested one of the Internet's …

Track Down

10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong)

Are you the sort of person who just loves correcting other people's grammar? Are you sure that you're doing it right? Some things that people have …

I Want to Write iOS Apps. Where Do I Start?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I have a little background in coding, but I'd like to make an iOS app. I'm just not sure where to get started or what tools I need. …

Meatballs & String Beans Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Could meatballs with string beans—a Southern Italian (via New England) taste of summer's end—be the greatest recipe of all time?<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we're using this new series as an opportunity to</i> …

Car Camping Done Right

The rice was starting to stick to the pot. I lowered the flame on the blowtorch-like burner and rummaged for something to give it a stir. It had been …

Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don't allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we'd like. And, wouldn't …

How to Cook with a Dutch Oven and Reflector Oven | The Art of Manliness

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