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Why Tomato Sauce Is So Hard To Pour -- And How To Pour It Perfectly

Tomato sauce, or ketchup, that delicious nectar of a condiment, is more annoying than it should be to pour out and enjoy. Why? Partly because of the dumb bottle it’s in but mostly because it’s a non-newtonian fluid in more than one way. Watch TED-Ed explain why it’s so damn hard to pour out and what you should do instead in this enlightening animation.


Nikon Shows You How To Get The Shot In New Tip Videos

Count this as marketing for Nikon, but it’s useful marketing nonetheless. The camera maker is rolling out a series of videos showing you how to develop your photography skills. The first one is all about combining natural light with a flash.


There's No Difference In Buying A Large Beer Vs A Small Beer At A Game

Sometimes when you go a stadium to watch a game or an arena to watch a concert, you’ll have the option of buying an overpriced large beer or a slightly less overpriced small beer. Go small to save a few dollars, because the small cup holds just as much beer as the large cup. More beer for your buck!


10 Simple Techniques For Photoshop Beginners

Adobe’s Creative Cloud has opened Photoshop up to more beginners than ever thanks to its $10 per month price tag. Here are 10 super useful things to learn how to do if you’re using the software for the first time.


A Simple Trick To Open A Tin Can With Your Bare Hands And Nothing Else

This Russian bushcraft instructor has an amazing trick up his sleeve: he can open a tin can with his bare hands. And this video shows you how you can do it too.


10 Lifehacks That Will Make Your Summer Even More Awesome

Summer was always great growing up because it meant no school. Summer is still great now because of barbecues, pool parties, the beach, outdoor bars, watermelon, hot dogs, chips, popsicles and the fact that we don’t have school anymore. But did you know you can make summer even GREATER by using these lifehacks from life wizard Grant Thompson. Fruit flies, sticky hands, warm water and more will be a thing of the past.


How To Take Christmas Photos That Don't Suck

Christmas family gatherings are the ripest events of year for photo-documentation. Rather than leaving the task to Aunt Edna, take those reins yourself. You can capture the finest damn pictures this family has ever seen!


You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

Did you know there’s a right and a wrong way to wrap your MacBook charger? Curl it up in a ball, and eventually it will break. But wrap it like you see in the picture above, and it’s going to last a whole lot longer.


Debunking 30 Life Hacks That Don't Actually Make Your Life Better

Our obsession with hacking life to become more efficient beings of human knows no end. We bookmark links that promise to make picnicking more enjoyable, we scour the internet for kitchen tricks and watch endless videos that promise anywhere from 7 to 101 life-changing tips. But how often do these life hacks actually stick? One out of every 100? Every thousand? It’s like sifting for gold.


How To Get Rid Of That Annoying Blue Gmail Favicon

Over the course of the last several days or weeks, your beloved Gmail icon — that red envelope sitting comfortably in your left-most Chrome tab — may have been replaced by a hideous blue gear and equally off-putting gold wrench. It is gross. Here’s how to fix it.