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Weekend Workshop: Build a semi-automatic snowball launcher

Dominate your neighborhood snowball fights with these easy-to-build semi-automatic snowball launcher made from a cordless leaf blower and some ABS piping. You can thank ex-NASA engineer Mark Rober for the ingenious idea.

Have something to hide? Here’s how to make it disappear in Windows

It's not that tough to render a file or folder invisible in Windows, nor is it difficult to outfit it with a little encryption. Here's how to do so, just in case you want to keep prying eyes at bay.
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Watch stars collide at the NBA All-Star Weekend

The NBA All-Star Weekend is one of the most entertaining spectacles in basketball, and thankfully there are numerous ways to watch online. Check out our in-depth guide for all the details.
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Dominate winter with this fully automatic snowball machine gun 6:29

Mark Rober, a former NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineer, recently took to YouTube to show off how he fashioned a snowball machine gun out of a leaf blower. Better yet, the plans are available online for anyone to build.

PC feeling sluggish? Speed it back up with these free apps 4:15

Whether you're struggling with slow resposne times or laggy 3D games, these free apps will help you speed up your PC by updating, defragmenting, and sometimes even decontaminating your computer.

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

If you’re having a problem you can’t seem to resolve with your Android device, or maybe you want to update it or wipe the cache, then recovery mode could be what you’re looking for. This guide will show you how to use recovery mode on…
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How to watch Superbowl 50 online

While you're busy making your party plans for Super Bowl 50, we've made you a handy guide on how to watch Sunday's game on TV, on the Internet, and via tablets, smartphones, and streaming devices.

Is your Chromebook drowsy? Here's how to make it stay awake

While the Chrome OS sleep mode saves battery power, it's often more annoying than anything else, as it doesn't stay awake even when downloading files or streaming music. Here's how to keep your Chromebook from feeling drowsy.
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Weekend Workshop: How to build a brushless gimbal to shoot super stable video

Good camera stabilizers cost a pretty penny, but as is the case with most things, you can build your own for a fraction of the usual retail cost. Check out this sweet DIY build you can make for under $200 bucks!

Don’t let the Panthers have all the fun: how to bet on the Super Bowl online

The Super Bowl is coming up, and millions of Americans will be placing bets online. How exactly does one go about it?