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Video: It's always fun to see things that aren't supposed to be real, come alive. Breathing life into inanimate objects and giving them their own personality spins your brain sideways. This video by turns a woman's nails into their own little monsters.

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Have you ever seen the toenails of your grandfather and thought he might be a troll? Those yellow, misshapen and brittle nails tend to make small children cringe, and in response, he wears knee high black socks with sandals.

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If, for whatever reason, you've decided that simply biting your fingernails isn't the best way to keep them short, you'll want to invest in a nice trimmer. But not some giant monstrosity that requires a purse or a murse to keep it on hand. Go for Kershaw's ultra-thin nail clippers that fold down to an easily pocketable 4mm package.

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There is iron in cereal. That's good! But it looks pretty gross. Here's how to find it: soak a cup of cereal in a Ziploc bag with water, mix it up and then rub a magnet over the bag. You'll see the metallic iron trailing the magnet. You eat that!

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In space, even the most mundane routines become elaborate tasks. Like cutting your nails: if you're not careful, your fellow astronauts will have face full of clippings. Gross. Fortunately, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has taken time out to explain how the folks on the ISS cope.

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Trimming your nails sucks, and it's not your digits' fault. Technology is to blame. Nail clippers. Blech. With a one size fits all design, it's impossible to get your whole nail in one clip. And hunching over the bathroom bin doesn't make us any more likely to keep the floor clean of our cast offs.