Seeing someone move an electric toward one of your limbs nerve-wracking. How does a cast saw work without cutting your skin?
Lava lamps were all the rage in the 1960s - the perfect time to debut something that created such a surreal-looking landscape. Here's how they work.
When it's over 100 degrees outside, is it finally hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk?
Despite lore that says all the alcohol burns off when you cook it, that’s not always true. Here's why.
Frozen yogurt is everywhere, often marketed like ice cream - but what is the difference between ice cream and frozen yogurt?
Need ideas for some easy craft projects for kids? The list below will mix and match various items into 600 different combinations!
Vanilla, often considered the "plain Jane" flavor in the ice cream world, actually has a very exotic origin. Vanilla extract is derived from the seed pods of the vanilla orchid. After a lengthy process of cur...
How often do you really need to clean your kitchen sponges, and what’s the best way to do it? Get some tips here!
Adult coloring books are becoming wildly popular, so we talked to Wendy Piersall, who has four coloring books full of intricate, imaginative designs.
Do American citizens actually need a passport to travel to Canada or Mexico? Get the details of what you need right here.
You always hear, "don’t eat raw cookie dough" - but most people do it anyway. So can you get food poisoning from cookie dough?
It’s so pretty and common, in fact, that many people don’t realize that the whole oleander plant can be dangerous.
Watching a dust storm (or haboob) blow in, you can imagine it will leave a swath of nothingness in its wake. Fortunately, it's not like that at all.
It's considered one of the most common symptoms of autism: a lack of eye contact. But it's not true of everyone on the spectrum.
How come fish have mercury in them - and aren't fish supposed to be healthy to eat?
Dave Wakeling of the English Beat and General Public reminds us that talent and passion can keep us rocking long after the needle leaves the vinyl.
Back in 1986, General Public band members filled out these questionnaires. Here's what they had to say!
Is there some way to convert your vintage vinyl records to MP3s or other digital audio files? Indeed there is.
If you're not familiar with the term fanzine, it refers to fan-made, photocopied magazines that were once a huge part of pop culture.
Check out a vintage Flesh for Lulu interview from 1987 - the first time the chat with the whole band has been published online.
Take a tour of a quirky California neighborhood where almost every house has a whimsical junk art metal sculpture in the front yard.
What is the best way to get out of a car that's sinking in or underwater after a flood? We have some tips that might help.
The tale of a uterus and her owner, and two subsequent hysterectomy surgeries, as told through tech - Facebook, texts and pictures.
Here are a few tips for choosing a great pineapple - to use as garnish for a tropical cocktail, in some pineapple salsa, or just for eating.