A couple of days ago I posted a video of a raccoon that dipped a block of cotton candy in water and became confused when it dissolved instantly. What I didn't know is that the video was part of a longer video that shows that the raccoon learned on the third time not to dip cotton candy in water.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill this week making it legal to use human remains as compost, starting in 2027. Human composting is an eco-friendly alternative to cremation which, in the US, generates 360,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. From SFGate: The process of composting a cadaver, already legalized in Washington, Colorado and… READ THE REST
Kurt "Mountain Man" Steiner, 56, is a master stone skipper. He's spent most of his life practicing and now he's the best in the world at it, having skipped a stone 88 consecutive times for a Guinness Record in 2013. Sean Williams writes in Outside: Skipping has brought Steiner respite from a life of depression… READ THE REST
At this point, it's safe to say that cloud computing is not only here to stay but also here to grow (and no, we don't mean these clouds). But if you're someone who feels behind the eight ball on cloud technology, where can you turn? Hope should not be lost for latecomers to the game. Fortunately, you… READ THE REST
Is your haggard old laptop on its last knees? Maybe it's time for an upgrade. Or perhaps you just need a trusty device to browse your favorite website while traveling. During our Refurbished Event, which runs from September 17 to 30, you can get your hands on a 2014 MacBook Air for just $295, and it even… READ THE REST
A standard lighter can give out in the wind, run out of lighter fluid, and burn your finger with the flint wheel. Sounds like a lot of obstacles and inconveniences just to get a flame going. The Slimline is changing the game for the traditional lighter and finally making way for a modern-efficient lighter that'll make your life much… READ THE REST
When you've got money, you make a deposit at the bank. When you have a stack of important files, you stick them in a file cabinet. But what about your tiniest valuables — you can't just store them in your pocket or your bathroom drawer, as they'll easily get lost or overlooked. And considering the fact… READ THE REST