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Weekend Workshop: How to easily build a DIY hand-powered LED flashlight

With little more than an old soda can, some LED lights, and a 12V DC motor, anyone has the ability to easily build their very own hand-powered LED flashlight in under and hour.

Here’s how to fix 18 common problems with Microsoft Edge

If you're still feeling a bit frustrated with the Microsoft's Edge browser, or have run into a serious problem, take a look at these common issues and the solutions that can help you get back on track.

How to clean a dishwasher

Believe it or not, it's actually pretty important to clean a dishwasher from time to time. Luckily, it takes virtually no work and doesn't have to be done very often. Here's how to do it, whether you prefer white vinegar or a touch of…
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Up, up, and away: 4 high-flying rockets you can build at home

Building a basic rocket at home may seem like a daunting task, but it's actually pretty simple. We've rounded up the four best designs for a creating your own high-flying rocket at home.

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch with Pangu

Pangu, the latest Jailbreaking service for iOS 9.3, makes jailbreaking for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch easier than ever. This guide takes you through the entire process in detail and explains what jailbreaking will do for you.

How to watch today’s Sony ‘PlayStation Meeting,’ and what we expect to see

Sony is expected to unveil two new PlayStation consoles during Wednesday's press event. Here is how to watch it, as well as the other announcements we expect, including PlayStation VR news.

Why some waterproof gear wrecks the environment, and how to avoid it

Most outdoor apparel manufacturers use perfluorocarbons (PFCs) to make waterproof garments. These chemicals are harmful both to you and the environment. Here’s how to avoid them.
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Weekend Workshop: How to make a kick-ass pocket slingshot in an hour

Using nothing more than a hacksaw, an old soda bottle, and an ordinary balloon, anyone with a free hour this weekend can easily construct their very own marshmallow-shooting pocket slingshot.

How to reset your Apple ID password

To use any of Apple's services, you need to have an Apple ID, which requires you to know your password when signing in. Thankfully, there are ways to deal with the situation and regain access to your account if you forget your password…

Five things you should know before importing your ‘Destiny’ character to PS4 or Xbox One

As of August 16, 2016, 'Destiny' players on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 won't have access to any new content, including the upcoming expansion, 'Rise of Iron.' Thankfully, there's an easy way to transfer your character to a PlayStation 4…

How to convert DVDs to MP4 files in Windows or MacOS

Given today's rapid technological advancements, physical discs are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Check out our guide on how to convert DVD files to MP4, so you can ditch discs for digital files.

How to fix a flat tire at home

Flat tires are the worst, whether they're the result of a blowout or a rogue nail. Thankfully, our quick-hit guide will help you quickly fix a flat tire, so you can get your vehicle up and running with time to spare.