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  • Top 10 iOS Shortcuts and Gestures
    Sometimes, the simplest way to do something isn't the most obvious way. A lot of gestures and shortcuts aren't exactly intuitive, but they can make certain tasks a lot faster. Here are 10 of our favorite shortcuts and gestures on iOS.Read more...  …
    - 25 Jan 14, 4:00pm -
  • Reuse Old Baking Sheets for Perfect Roasted Veggies
    Got an old baking sheet that is all blackened and battered from overuse? Don't throw it out just yet—this is exactly what you need for perfect roasted veggies in the oven, says The Kitchn. And there's the added advantage of not having to thoroughly…
    - 25 Jan 14, 3:00pm -
  • Use Your Computer From Anywhere: A Guide to Remote Controlling Your PC
    Your home computer is the perfect machine. It's customized to your exact needs, runs all your must-have apps, and holds every important file you'd ever need to access. The catch: It's not exactly practical to lug a computer with you everywhere you go…
    - 25 Jan 14, 1:00am -
  • Occidentalis Tweaks the Raspberry Pi OS for Electronics Hacking
    The Raspberry Pi is already set up pretty nicely for doing pretty much whatever you want with it, but if you're looking to run some of your own electronics, Occidentalis is a tweaked Linux distribution that packs in pretty much everything you need to…
    - 25 Jan 14, 12:00am -
  • Being Organized Isn't the Goal, It's a Tool for Reaching Goals
    "One of these days, I'm going to get organized." How many times have you said this to yourself? There's nothing wrong with getting organized, of course. We talkalot about it around here. But maybe we should realize that organization itself isn't what…
    - 24 Jan 14, 11:00pm -
  • Deadspin How Mizzou Failed An Alleged Rape Victim Who Killed Herself | Gizmodo You've Got to Watch t
    Deadspin How Mizzou Failed An Alleged Rape Victim Who Killed Herself | Gizmodo You've Got to Watch the Most Popular Vine Compilation of All Time | io9 The world's oldest cancer is 11,000 years old — and contagious | Kotaku Sexy Powerpuff Girls Cove…
    - 24 Jan 14, 10:52pm -
  • Mentio Manages Your iTunes Wish Lists
    iOS: Keeping track of media isn't nearly as easy as it could be, but if you're hooked into iTunes, Mentio is an app that makes it easy to track all the apps, music, and movies you want.Read more...    
    - 24 Jan 14, 10:30pm -
  • How Do I Cope with "Idea Overflow"?
    Write down your ideas, forget about them, and put your nose to the grindstone. It's possible to stifle an overactive mind. The personal productivity experts at Stack Exchange offer tips on getting stuff done. Read more...    
    - 24 Jan 14, 10:00pm -
  • Create a DIY Chainset Mudguard for your Bike
    If you're sick of having to clean and lube your drive train after every muddy ride and find regular mudguards impractical, this DIY chainset mudguard might solve your problem.Read more...    
    - 24 Jan 14, 9:30pm -
  • Make a DIY Microwave Heat Bag
    When it's a super cold day or you have aching joints, nothing quite beats the soothing heat a microwave heat bag can deliver. With some basic sewing skills, you can make your own right at home.Read more...    
    - 24 Jan 14, 9:00pm -

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  • NewComedian Jena Friedman jests: 'treat Nazis like we treat women'
    https://youtu.be/xy2bh1L5_pIComedian Jena Friedman killed it in her recent standup set on Conan. I somehow missed this a couple of weeks ago when it came out. Glad it landed in my feed today. If you liked this, she's got a new special on Adult Sw…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 4:30pm -
  • NewSlime after Slime, a slime-making parody of Time after Time
    Parents know, kids can get really obsessed with making slime. She's not that into baking but give my daughter some Borax and glue and she'll spend hours mixing up batches of slime in our kitchen. She got so into it at one point that I started buyin…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 3:39pm -
  • NewOasis' Liam Gallagher grilled by school kids, calls his brother Noel 'naughty'
    A room full of young children got the opportunity to ask former Oasis lead singer Liam Gallagher nearly anything they wanted. They quizzed him with questions like, "What's your favorite Disney movie?" (Finding Nemo) and "What instruments do you p…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 3:36pm -
  • NewInside the makeshift headquarters of the Parkland teens working to stop mass shootings
    In this powerful new article, BuzzFeed News’ Remy Smidt reports from inside the grassroots activist group that’s been formed by teens who survived the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which left 17 dea…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 3:30pm -
  • NewSheeple created in lab
    A Scottish team of animal biotechnologists announced this week they successfully introduced human stem cells into sheep embryos. Perhaps one day we will all have our very own baaing organ donors. The team are currently allowed to let the chimeric…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 3:20pm -
  • NewGirl calls over dolphins using a comb and a toothpick
    Using a black plastic comb and a simple wooden toothpick, a girl beckoned some captive dolphins from the other side of their windowed prison. Her dad, Brad Meszaros, writes:My daughter tried several different ways to have the Seaworld dolphins…
    - 4 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 2:36pm -
  • NewBoston Dynamics' door-opening dogbot gets rough treatement
    I was frightened of the door-opening Francis-Bacon-figures-at-the-base-of-a-crucifixion robot when it was first seen last week, but now Boston Dynamics has started pushing and dragging it around and all I want now is for it to turn on its masters a…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 2:02pm -
  • NewProcedurally-generated hairy balls
    Etienne Bouteille made a twitter bot that "renders hairy balls" every three hours. They're not naughty, unless you benefit from extraordinarily versatile perversions, but they are all very hairy and very balls. Check out Etienne's guide to creating…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 1:52pm -
  • NewThe Legends Of Tomorrow filmed a disco music video in their spare time
    One benefit of starring in a show about time travel is that you get to try out looks from a whole bunch of different eras. And while decked out in their 1970s best for the recent third season episode “Here I Go Again,” Legends Of Tomorrow stars C…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 1:45pm -
  • NewWatch Bill Gates play “How much does the world suck?”
    YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen sat down with Bill Gates to play “How much does the world suck?” and discuss some surprisingly optimistic facts about humanity. The video is a tie-in with Bill and Melinda Gates’ recently released 10th Annual Letter, wh…
    - 5 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 1:40pm -