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A New “Gone Girl” Trailer Is Here!

Yes, you still have to wait until October 3 for “Gone Girl” to be in theaters. No, it isn’t going to get any easier after watching this new trailer that dropped today. SO. EXCITED. [YouTube]

The DOPE x Liquipel x Starter Snapback in Black

When I am in the market to buy a new hat, I like it to be simple and easy to wear. Most of the time when I am hat shopping I look for one in black. Every now and then something colorful may appear in my hand, but it's mainly to add contrast to all the primarily black caps I own. Show More Summary

Watch Video Of What It’s Like To Test World’s Tallest Water Slide, Feel Like Losing Your Insides

Have you eaten food recently and would you like it to stay eaten? Then maybe you don’t need to see point-of-view footage of what it’s like testing out the world’s tallest water slide, which just hosted its first human riders. Or sliders, whatever. We first heard about the soon-to-be tallest water slide in the world back in November, when … [More]

Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don't Read About

If someone was to google "Kiribati," search results will speak of the sad realities of this Pacific Island nation. "Plagued by sea-level rise," "Besieged by the rising tide of climate change," and "Climate change destroys Pacific Island...Show More Summary

These Disk Drives Play “Stairway To Heaven” Better Than That Guy At The Party With A Guitar

Anyone who’s ever walked into a college party knows that if there’s a guitar around, at some point it will definitely be picked up and used to play “Stairway to Heaven,” often, by someone who could be described as, “That guy who plays ‘Stairway to Heaven’ at a party.” Add a bunch of disk drives to that list, and they … [More]

Appraising Ivory Is an Antiquated Idea

Economics 101 says that the value of something derives from how much a potential buyer would be willing to pay for it. This is true whether the object is new or an antique. An original set of silver or dinnerware may in fact be more valuable than its modern-day equivalent. Show More Summary

Discount Furniture Ads Finally Get a Sense of Humor

Advertising for discount furniture companies hasn't changed much in the past few decades and is typically a variation of what AdWeek describes as "Come on Down!" ads. Low production quality, usually shot on a showroom floor with a Crazy Eddie mentality. Show More Summary

Boomerang for Gmail – The Essential Add On

Boomerang for Gmail is one of the most useful add ons available. The most useful features include the ability to... The post Boomerang for Gmail – The Essential Add On appeared first on Lifehack.

Quick and Easy Grilled Chicken for Independence Day

Quick and easy grilled chicken are a stress-free dish to serve at your Independence Day party.  In this recipe from Food Wishes, chicken thighs are used instead of breasts because they can stand up to the grill.

Inspired by Ancient Celtic Forts: MIKA 350 Pendant Lamp [Video]

MIKA 350 is a pendant lamp inspired by the “Pallozas”, the houses of the ancient Celtic forts that were built in Galicia from 6th century BC. A\STUDIO chose granite and wood as main materials for this project, being representative in the Galician architectural tradition. Show More Summary

Food Fight On The Fourth!

Here’s what happens when a Bunch O’ Buns get together for a picnic on the 4th Of July. After having watched “Animal House“ the previous night. Bunnehs are hilarious. Adopt one! Molls sent this one in.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Buns, Red White & Baroo 2014

Solar Systems — The Way To Emancipate Yourself From Electric Slavery

Originally published on Cost of Solar. Cropped version of photo by Kadath | CC BY-NC-SA US Independence Day got me thinking a bit this week, and then a popular Bob Marley lyric came to mind that sealed the deal for this article (that is, convinced me that I had to write it). Show More Summary

Sensibo Instantly Gives You a Smart Air Conditioner

Is your air conditioner basic and boring? Not to worry, in an age where everything is smart or can be... The post Sensibo Instantly Gives You a Smart Air Conditioner appeared first on Lifehack.

Vessyl knows and tracks everything you’re drinking. See for yourself.

Being dehydrated is no fun, and it can be really dangerous when gone too far. Dehydration leads to things like... The post Vessyl knows and tracks everything you’re drinking. See for yourself. appeared first on Lifehack.

You Can Finally Raid Cher and Dionne's Closets

Yes, we like Cher Horowitz's yellow plaid suit set from Clueless. And yes, we'd try it on if we found it hanging in the closet - knee socks and all - if only we had a digital closet like Cher's. So when we saw that there was a website that offered us the opportunity, we were totally buggin'. Show More Summary

Video Interlude : Watch Chef Andy Ricker Make Perfect Sticky Rice

Chef Andy Ricker — who is known for his Thai cooking at Pok Pok in Portland and New York City — demonstrates how to make a proper batch of sticky rice. No fancy gadgets are needed, just a pot...

Video Interlude : Watch the Science Behind Why Ice Cubes Crack in Drinks

Here's a video that explains why ice cubes fracture when placed in drinks. It's due to a "common phenomenon" known as differential expansion. Watch a guy with Einstein hair describe how the differences in temperature cause the ice t...

Want: This Light-Up T-Shirt Plays Tetris

With the help of 4 batteries and 128 LEDs, you can actually play Tetris on this T-shirt! The buttons on the side of the light-up display work as controls. The creator, Marc Kerger, put it together to celebrate the game’s 30th anniversary. He provides the link to the Tetris theme song on his YouTube page if you’re [...]

Skepchick Blog: "Pit Bull Problem" Is Really a "Human Problem"

By now you might have heard the story of Victoria Wilcher. Last month, the three-year-old girls' story set the Internet ablaze when her parents claimed that the staff of a KFC restaurant in Jackson, Mississippi, had kicked them out because the scars on Victoria's face frightened the customers. Show More Summary

Can You Spare Any Change?

I can’t bring myself to use the hashtag, and I felt uncomfortable as I watched the first part of this video. Then I saw the ending, and then I watched it again—two more times.

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