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This Tool Shows the Location of Structurally Deficient Bridges In Your Area

Bridges are built to stand the test of time, but some bridges are designed better than others, or were built with longer lasting materials. If you’re wondering how safe the bridges in your area are, this web tool can tell you. Read more...

 Gizmodo Reminder: Amazon Treats Its Employees Like Shit | Jezebel Kate Middleton Engagement Dress D

 Gizmodo Reminder: Amazon Treats Its Employees Like Shit | Jezebel Kate Middleton Engagement Dress Designer Recalls Disastrous ‘Kate Effect’ | Deadspin Runner Gets Caught Cutting Half-Marathon Course, Covering Tracks By Bike | The Root Trump Kept a Copy of Hitler’s Speeches Near His Bed: Report | Read more...

I'm Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, and This Is How I Work

One of the indisputable virtues of the internet is the availability of free online courses that enable anyone to educate themselves. edX is one such outlet, founded by Harvard and MIT, and offers free, open source courses that are allowing people around the world to get an education that would otherwise be out of… Read more...

How Insurance Works When You Rent Out Your Car On Turo

A casual look through car renting service Turo yields some pretty sweet and unusual stuff. Why rent a Nissan Sentra at the airport when you can rent some local enthusiast’s Porsche instead? It’s easy to get wrapped up in fantasies of having rare and cool cars to drive for a weekend, but how does the reality insurance… Read more...

Make Store-Bought Pasta Sauce Taste Homemade With a Quick Simmer

Marinara and other tomato based pasta sauces aren’t too difficult to make on your own, but sometimes you don’t have the time. This super simple trick can make a jar of the store-bought stuff taste like you’ve been working on it all day. Read more...

Pay What You Want for a Collection of Make's Raspberry Pi and Arduino Books

The Humble Book Bundle has teamed up with Make to collect together a ton of books for learning how to use an Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Read more...

How to Buy a Bicycle Off eBay Without Getting Hosed

eBay is hands down one of the cheapest, easiest ways to shop for a used bicycle. However, dropping a bunch of cash on something you can’t see is always worrisome, especially when it’s something that needs to fit you properly. The folks at Global Cycling Network have a few tips to find something that’ll work for you. Read more...

This Video Explains Why You’re Waiting So Long In the Emergency Room

You would think an emergency room is a place to get medical care quickly, but plenty of us know the feeling of waiting for hours even if the place doesn’t seem busy. This video helps to explain why. Read more...

Instagram Will Let You Upload 10 Photos Into Miniature Galleries

Android/iOS: Instagram is introducing a new feature that’ll allow you to make galleries of up to 10 photos or videos in one post. Read more...

The Freezer Is the Best Place to Store Fresh Pasta

You know what’s better than fresh pasta? A whole lot of fresh pasta. If you’re going to go through the hassle of rolling out all of that dough, you might as well make a good bit of it, which means you’re going to need to store it. Read more...

Here's One of the First Ever Discounts On the Newest Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

The newest version of the top-selling Instant Pot pressure cooker hasn’t seen a ton of discounts, but you can save $9 today with promo code BIGTHANKS. Read more...

The Best Paying Cities in the U.S. for STEM Jobs

Where you choose to live is inevitably tied to your line of work, with the living expenses of different cities also factoring in to what sort of salary you can get. The burgeoning and varied field of STEM jobs is no exception when it comes to different locales offering different rates. Here are the best paying places… Read more...

The Best Features of the Alexa Phone App You Might Not Know About

The big appeal of the Amazon Echo is that you can get things done without touching your phone. So, you might’ve missed that the Alexa app you used to set up your Echo is actually really useful on its own. Here are some of the best things it can do. Read more...

Make Me a Cocktail Suggests Drink Recipes Based on Ingredients You Have at Home

Let’s say you’re in the mood for a drink but you have no idea what to concoct out of all the half-empty bottles of booze you have lying around. Recipe site Make a Cocktail has a fun tool that shows you what you can make based on the ingredients you already have. Read more...

Cossack Goblet Squats Challenge Your Hip Muscles and Your Balance

Here’s a fun variation on side lunges. The Cossack goblet squat challenges you to balance on one leg while pivoting the other so your toes face up. It’s a great workout for the muscles along the outside of your hip...okay, all your leg muscles really. Read more...

Easy Dog Treats You Can Make For Your Furry Friend

Dogs are a very important part of life, and they deserve treats. Sure, there are a ton of store-bought options out there, but recent recalls have made me wary, and there’s something reassuring about seeing every ingredient that goes into my pet’s snack. Unlike some human confections, dog treats are super easy to whip… Read more...

Jezebel When Did You First Realize How Much Money You Did (or Didn’t) Have?

Jezebel When Did You First Realize How Much Money You Did (or Didn’t) Have? | The Concourse No, We Definitely Do Want to Take Billionaires’ Money | Sploid Drone Footage of a Draining Dam Looks Like Flying Into a Black Hole | The Root Chris Brown Refuses To Stop Acting Like Light Bright Ike Turner | Read more...

SoundR Suggests Music Based on How You’re Feeling

iOS/Android: You might want to listen to different types of music depending on your mood. SoundR helps you find music based on genre, activity, and how you’re feeling. Read more...

Set a Positive, Engaging Vibe with a ‘Favorite Things’ Party

Having a theme for a get together with your friends helps set the right mood and prevents the party from devolving into everyone staring at their phones. Here’s why a “favorite things” theme is the perfect choice. Read more...

Use True Molasses, Not Blackstrap, for Better Baking

Molasses is an important ingredient in all sorts of foods, from spicy gingerbread to homemade barbecue sauce, but not all molasses is suitable for baking and BBQ-ing. Though blackstrap molasses is prized for it’s mineral content, it doesn’t touch true molasses in terms of flavor or bake-ability. Read more...

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