"Hopefully plugging something into a GFCI outlet will save me if something goes wrong."
Late last night, reports emerged that the Fox News Christmas tree in New York City was on fire. A suspect—said to be a homeless man with a lighter—was arrested and faces an arson charge. Police say the 49-year-old suspect climbed up "the metal superstructure" — the tree is an artificial sculpture that is shaped to… READ THE REST
Fire fighting wildland fires in the western US has become an around-the-clock and around-the calendar problem. I rarely think about the equipment these guys use, as 100% of my idea of what a wildland firefighter came from reading Norman MacLean's epic Young Men and Fire, but this quick tour of a wildlands fire truck is… READ THE REST
YouTuber BitHead1000 also made a spinning 3D "N64" logo for his "heavy metal" console mod … but let's be honest, we're all just here to see the flames. READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST
Personal hygiene is an essential part of self-care. Keeping your body clean and well-groomed not only makes you more pleasurable around, but it can actually help to keep you from getting sick. There are some interesting and downright bizarre products around to help with your personal hygiene, and perhaps none are more beneficial than an update to the time-honored… READ THE REST
It's summertime, and you know what that means? Unbearable heat waves are coming, and for some, they're already here! The only way for many people to sleep comfortably during the warmer months is by getting an air conditioner for their bedroom, but what about during the day when you need to cook in the kitchen or when you… READ THE REST