Here's a cool domino spiral of candy corn that seems impossible to pull off. How can these lightweight triangular pieces of candy perfectly knock each other down without leaving one kernel standing? Explained by YouTuber FlippyCat: "After trying a few techniques, I ended up free standing the candy corn on top of mini black dominoes, which blend into the black floor. The entire 221 pieces of candy corn fell without stopping!" Aha! So it's a trick, and a pretty sweet one at that.
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This Halloween safety video from 1985 starts with puffs of dry ice smoke set to funky music. It then cuts to floating disembodied masks, and it just gets better from there. READ THE REST
I love a good flea market. Even though I don't really collect anymore (I make exceptions for extraordinary items), I love seeing what weird, old stuff is out there. Here where I live in Alameda, California, on the first Sunday of every month, there is a massive vintage and antiques sale with over 800 dealers.… READ THE REST
We've already had too much taken from us this year to give up outdoor grilling so easily. Let this ungodly year be the moment when you make a stand. Grilling season will end on your own terms, by God. You can help rage against the dying of the briquette light by picking up one of… READ THE REST
We all have visions of cooking cool, elaborate meals. Unfortunately, those visions often die after we absolutely butcher a few. We've all been there. Overcooked steaks. Undercooked poultry. A main course sits because we totally mistimed a side. There are any number of ways to well and truly murder a well-intentioned meal. Hestan Cue and… READ THE REST
Mixology sounds like a science because it is…sort of. Oh sure, there's a lot of knowledge and skill that goes into conjuring up just the right balance for making a mixed drink really pop. But part of it really is just an exacting science of combining compounds and properly integrating flavors to make an absolutely… READ THE REST