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The Walt Whitman Diet, Every 100-Meter Dash Winner Ever, and Norway's Midnight Sun

The 1900s-era origins of the battle for net neutrality, drone footage of Norway’s midnight sun set against it’s beautiful mountains, Walt Whitman’s suggestions for “manly health and training” and more, in this week’s Brain Buffet. Read more...

What to Look For When Buying a Serrated Bread Knife

A decent serrated bread knife should be able to carve through crusty breads, split cake layers, slice squishy tomatoes, and easily cut stacked sandwiches with ease. If you’re tired of your knife making a mess out of your food, here’s what you should look for in a new one. Read more...

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered, Alexa-Infused Alarm Clock

Your phone is probably the smartest alarm clock you’ve ever owned, but if you’re looking for a project that’s a little more playful, Nick Triantafillou shares a smart alarm clock on Hackster.io that integrates Alexa, If This Then That, and more. Read more...

Your Renters and Homeowners Insurance May Cover Theft Away From Home

You get a lot of coverage for your buck with renter’s insurance. For example, you might be surprised to learn that most policies cover stuff that’s stolen outside of your home. It’s called “off-premises” coverage, and many homeowner’s policies include it, too. Read more...

Use Ok, Google Voice Commands to Control Videos In YouTube 

Android: Google’s voice commands are incredibly powerful . However, you might not have noticed that you can use them while watching videos on YouTube. Simply say “Ok, Google” and you can send a bunch of commands directly to the app. Read more...

Transform an Old Window Screen into a Hanging Herb Garden

We’ve discussed several ways to bring a garden into a small space , but this method is particularly interesting. Just grab some old window screens, scrap wood, a couple of hinges and a screwdriver, and of course your herbs and pots. Read more...

Tabletop RPG Showdown: Dungeons & Dragons 5E vs. Pathfinder

When it comes to roleplaying games, there are two titans that dominate: Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. They have a lot of similarities, but both games bring something very different to the table.Show More Summary

Six Grilling Tricks for That Last Minute Summer Barbecue

Summer may be on the way out here in North America, but it’s not completely gone, and there’s plenty of opportunity to fire up the grill. If you do, these burger and meat grilling, grill cleaning, and other cooking tricks will help you plan and cook the perfect warm weather, outdoor meal. Read more...

Survive the Rest of the Summer With This Top-Selling Cold Brewer, Now Just $18

Iced coffee is a brilliant way to sell people ice for the price of coffee (which is mostly water to begin with). Cold brew on the other hand is a different process that results in less acidity, among other benefits, and you can do it yourself at home with this top-selling Takeya, now down to $18 on Amazon. Read more...

Get a Filthy Hairbrush Looking Like New In Under a Minute

If your hairbrush has seen better days, you can get it looking pristine again wtih less than a minute’s worth of work. All you need is a few household essentials. Read more...

Revive an Old PSP With a Raspberry Pi Zero

Have an old broken PSP sitting around collecting dust? Over on OtherMod, they show you how to tear that PSP apart, jam a Raspberry Pi Zero inside of it, and turn it into a multi-console portable device. Read more...

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Broke Millions of Webcams, Here's How to Fix It

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has reportedly broken millions of webcams . If your webcam has been affected, there’s a workaround to get it back if you don’t mind tweaking your registry a bit. Read more...

Mini Pie Cupcakes are the More Manageable Cousin of the Piecaken

I’m sure you’ve seen the glorious dessert known as the “piecaken,” in which whole pies are baked inside cakes and stacked on top of each other. They’re stunners for sure, but they’re kind of annoying to make. Luckily, Krys Melo of Melodrama has miniaturized the whole process with mini pie cupcakes. Read more...

This Video Explains Why Athletes Sometimes Wear Colorful Tape on Their Body

That elastic tape that some athletes wear is just one of many “lucky rabbit’s feet” to help them play their best. Supposedly, wearing the tape improves circulation and allows them to compete while they rehab from minor injuries. This video from DNews explores whether they work and why so many athletes swear by them. Read more...

Top 10 Ways to Stretch Your Back to School Budget

Whether we want to admit it or not, it’s back to school season. That means that parents and students alike are all gearing up to spend a ton of money gearing up for class with laptops, school supplies, clothing, and accessories. Here’s how to save where you can and keep the cash in your wallet. Read more...

Make a Low-Angle Camera Mount Out of an Old Frying Pan

Getting really good low-angle shots can be difficult since you can’t use most tripods and handheld shots can get shaky and blurry. What you can do, though, is make a nearly ground-level camera mount using an old, cheap frying pan. Read more...

Turn Rosé Into a Refreshing "Frosé" Summer Cocktail

Rosé wine is a great drink for the summertime, but you know what’s even better? An ice-cold glass of refreshing “Frosé.” Here’s how to make it. Read more...

Remains of the Day: Pandora Set to Launch New Streaming Service

Pandora’s new music streaming service that’s set to rival Spotify and Tidal is coming soon. It’s expected to be an on-demand music library akin to those aforementioned rivals. Read more...

The Proper Dining Etiquette for a Dim Sum Meal

Dim sum is not only delicious, it’s a lot of fun eat with friends and family. Still, the dining process can be confusing or intimidating for those who haven’t tried it before. If you follow these basic ground rules, you’ll look like a dim sum pro. Read more...

Canvas Is a Collaborative Notes App for iOS and the Web That Uses Markdown

Web/iOS: Microsoft Office and Google Docs are the two main powerhouses in the collaborative documents world, but if you’re looking for a bit of different approach, Canvas is a tool that allows you to write in Markdown, and easily collaborate with anyone. Read more...

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