Thanks to the power of alliteration, Thursday’s a prime time to remember the rose-tinted days of just a few years ago. This playlist takes you back to the 80s, 90s, and 00s.
It’s almost time to swear in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Here’s how you can watch all of the inauguration day events, no cable or TV required.
Instapaper has introduced an official Firefox extension that lets you easily save articles from the underdog browser. Sure! It’s a little nicer than just using a bookmarklet. That and more in today’s news.
Smartphones and GPS devices make it easy to get around, but they can also inhibit your natural sense of direction if you rely on them too much. If you want to be a master navigator of an area, you need to put the screens away.
You may not have gym class anymore, but rope climbing can still be a good workout. And knowing how to climb a rope could be an invaluable skill in some emergency situations. Here are a few methods you can practice.
If you tend to set up a new Mac the exact same way as your old Mac, you know how tedious it can be to go and download files, tweak settings, and mess around with various preference panes. Blogger Jacob Salmela shows of a way to use Dropbox to save all those settings.
A survival whistle is a must in any good bug out bag, but if you don’t have one, or you’re stuck without a way to signal to others where you are, a soup can lid will do the trick. This video from Specific Love Creations shows you how to make one, even if you need to open a can to do it.
Web/Android/iOS/Roku: Whether you just want to keep up with the news in your community when you travel, or you’re curious how issues are presented on networks around the country, NewsOn can show you. The service has local news from over 170 stations to stream, all for free, to virtually any device.
A lot of recipes call for celery, but it’s usually only a stalk or two, leaving you with a whole bunch of stringy, green sticks to use up. Luckily, Bon Appetit has come up with a whole bunch of uses for it, and not one of them involve ants or logs.
Earlier this month, we saw a bunch of clever new baby-related gadgets make their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show. While some might prove useful—I would have killed for a breast pump like Willow—others are more likely to drain parents’ wallets without providing anything of real value.
Anker’s kevlar-wrapped PowerLine cables have been an immediate hit with our readers, and you can upgrade your entire microUSB cable collection today with this $11 5-pack. That’s a couple bucks less than the usual price for this pack, which includes a two 1' cables, two 3', and a 6'.
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You don’t need $160 AirPods to cut the cord; you just need one of these inexpensive Bluetooth headphones, on sale for $21 or less.
If you can pack everything you need for a long trip in carry-on luggage, go for it, but if you’re flying abroad, keep in mind that carry-on size restrictions are often more frequently enforced on international carriers. Budget airlines in Europe are especially known for this, says Rick Steves.