Rubber Bands

Tips of the Week: Spring Board Clamping, Rubber Band Hands, and Why Extra Parts Equal Beer!

<i>Tips of the Week is our weekly peek at some of the best making tips, tricks, and recommendations we’ve discovered in our travels. Check in every Friday to see what we’ve discovered. And we want to hear from you. Please share your tips, shortcuts, best practices, and tall shop tales in the comments</i> …

6 Sanity-Saving Hacks

Pinch hitters for everyday tasks (like opening a stubborn bottle of nail polish or lighting a candle) and trickier maneuvers (like transporting a …

Hacking

Hemorrhoids - Diagnosis and treatment

Diagnosis<p>Your doctor may be able to see if you have external hemorrhoids simply by looking. Tests and procedures to diagnose internal hemorrhoids may …

Pain

Deal: Micro Crossbows

Price: $40-$48 | BuyThese teensy crossbows are the perfect for cubicle combat. Each one can fire projectiles like toothpicks, Q-tips, or matchsticks. …

This DIY fright light will keep all the un-friendly ghosts away

Want to give yourself a scare this Halloween season? Neither do we. And that’s why we love these DIY fright lights. Since you’re making them …

Crafting

7 Life Hacks That You Definitely Need To Know If You Wear Glasses

Even though wearing glasses can be fashionable, for many people, they are simply a necessity. To be honest — it can be pretty annoying to wear them …

Hacking

Fabric Pumpkins: Make in 5 Minutes with Burlap

Share with your friends!<p>Did you know that you can make fabric pumpkins in just 5 minutes with no sewing required? I used some burlap but any fabric …

Crafting

Adorable hole-in-heart 'warrior' tot kept alive by a rubber band defies the odds

Mila Kerr's parents feared their first cuddle might be their last.<p>With her bright eyes and cheeky smile, Mila Kerr looks like any other healthy …

Children's Hospital

Virtual Reality Viewer

With Google Cardboard, the tech giant gave <b>virtual reality to the masses</b>. Suddenly anyone with a smartphone and a low-cost, DIY headset could fly around in Google Earth. It’s that DIY bit, though, that can make things slow going. Enter <b>I AM Cardboard</b>. While staying low-cost, the VR Kit with NFC lets …

Virtual Reality

WATCH: 'Moral Compass' Kimmel Has Series Of Women Grope His Crotch

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein firestorm, a video has surfaced showing Jimmy Kimmel, who has been praised by many on the Left as a spokesman for …

Conservative View

Have Your Little Boo Dress Like a Scarer from Monstropolis

Have your little one channel their inner Boo from <i>Monsters, Inc.</i> by dressing up like a scarer. No one will ever know!<p>To create this DIY Boo Costume, …

Crafting

Lezyne Laser Drive first night ride review

In pitch darkness our group of 20 rolled out from the Las Vegas strip for an early morning, pre-Interbike ride. Many of the roads didn't have a bike …

Cycling

If You Spot a Rubber Band on Your Front Door Handle, DON’T TOUCH IT, Here’s The SICK Thing It Means

In Texas, a woman took to Facebook to expose a scam criminals are doing in neighborhoods across the country. If you spot a rubber band on your door, …

Hacking

Best Live-Bait Rigs for Fall Fishing

During this transitional time of year, it’s not uncommon for one day of lights-out action to be followed by a total skunking. Even traditional …

Fishing

The Worst Gun Control Arguments

I’m pro-gun, but mostly for selfish reasons. Some people (such as celebrities) are probably safer with defensive weapons nearby. But I acknowledge …

Guns

11 Nifty Measuring Hacks for Architects

Believe it or not, architects are just like everyone else! They love a shortcut in their tool belt to accomplish a task. Whether it's in the office …

Drawing

How to Store Crankbaits Snag-Free

Have you ever reached for a crankbait, only to grab 5 because they were all hooked together in a mess? If so, you need to try this! You can easily …

Fishing

TURTLE ROVER MODULAR RC CAR

Introducing the world’s first land drone in the shape of the Turtle Rover Modular RC Car. Fully adaptable to suit every need, this remote control car …

Cool Stuff

The Flying Martha Ornithopter, A Winged Mechanical Toy That Soars With the Power of a Rubber Band

Haptic Lab has created a wonderful winged mechanical toy called “The Flying Martha Ornithopter“, which runs on the power of a simple rubber band. The …

Drones

How to Ride in a Dress—Without Flashing Everyone

How to Ride in a Dress—Without Flashing Everyone<p>Ride with confidence without sacrificing style; here's all you have to do<p>Riding in a dress can be such a fun and fashionable way to commute around town or into the office, but you shouldn't have to fear that dreaded gust of wind lifting your …

Cycling

How to Store Scallions So They Don't Wilt

Keep scallions fresh and crispy<p>Scallions, also known as green onions, are relatively finicky vegetables. If you don't store them correctly, your …

The Beauty Secrets of a Jet-Setting Professional Equestrian

As a professional equestrian and trainer, Brianne Goutal could give George Clooney’s character in the 2009 film <i>Up in the Air</i> a run for his money in the frequent flier category. In one summer alone, she can easily hit a different nation each week.<p>“On average, we compete in the US from August to …

Beauty

DIY Semi-Automatic Paper Gun

LinkBlackfish shows us how to create a really cool toy weapon which fires rolled up paper projectiles. Its rubber band powered revolver mechanism …

Coca-Cola

Woman sentenced to 26 days in jail after tying dog's tumor with rubber band

A woman was sentenced to 26 days in jail for allegedly wrapping her dog's large tumor with a rubber band, leading to the animal having to be …

Crime

Molecular "Slingshot" Takes Aim at Disease

Simple but effective, the slingshot has been used in warfare, hunting, and general mischief-making throughout history. In the 1st Century A.D., …

Chemical Engineering

How Rubber Bands Can Remind You to Drink More Water

<i>This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.</i><p>"I don't really drink water," I told a friend a few weeks ago. She was baffled and immediately …

8 Ways to Get Creative with Your Boring Tripod

Tripods may not be super exciting, but they can definitely help you capture shots that are.<p>Do you know the full potential of your tripod? If you're …

Filmmaking

Dog that wandered into California hospital with 300 tumors euthanized, owner arrested

NEWPORT BEACH – A dog that wandered into Hoag Hospital’s lobby earlier this month suffering from painful tumors and suspected neglect has died, …

Orange County

A dog with 300 tumors wandered into Hoag Hospital's chapel. Now her owner faces animal cruelty charges

Police found the Boston terrier in a corner of the chapel at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach, covered in tumors — about 300 of them.<p>A rubber band was twisted tightly around one tumor larger than a golf ball on her jaw and her eye was severely ulcerated, the Orange County district attorney’s office …

Crime

35 Classroom Tips And Tricks That Real Teachers Actually Swear By

Ideas for elementary, middle, and high school classrooms.

Hacking