If you're going to use a compressed-air product like One Second Plumber to unclog a sink, it's important to tape over the small overflow hole first. Otherwise, the blast of compressed air will send forth a gusher of putrid schmutz all over the room and everyone in it. Look what happened to this fellow who didn't pay heed to that important tip. (He should have been wearing goggles, too.) The result was no doubt a lot of clean-up, a little embarrassment, and a potential trip to the hospital for an IV of antibiotics.
A good toilet paper is hard to find these days, thanks to everyone's totally irrational coronavirus panic buying. But that's not the biggest problem for our butts. No, worse is that alt-TPs are messing with our septic systems, which makes an even bigger mess for everyone. My colleague Doug Mahoney has a great new blog post… READ THE REST
A water main went haywire in New York around 5am this morning, creating this wet scene in the Upper West Side. According to CNN: It caused significant delays on the 1, 2 and 3 subway lines and street closures on Broadway from 72nd Street to 61st Street. Emergency crews are on the scene working to… READ THE REST
You understand how to mix drinks. You've seen "Cocktail." You might even be the designated server when friends get together, and you could even know your way around a bar or two. But even with that base of knowledge, you're probably still looking for a handful of cool mixing tricks that'll really knock people out.… READ THE REST
There are few occurrences in nature that elicit pure adolescent wonder quite like bioluminescence. Just the idea of a living thing exuding light fascinates all of us boring old humans who wish we could do something that cool. And when you experience seeing a night sky lit up with fireflies or a beach glow with… READ THE REST
Admit it … we've had a tendency to let a few things slide over the past 18 months. Stuff like your personal grooming. Hey, if you never have to leave the house, why shower and shave and clothe yourself properly? If you gave in a bit — maybe even a bit too much — just imagine… READ THE REST