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16 Gadgets Every Guy Should Have in Their Kitchen

16 Gadgets Every Guy Should Have in Their Kitchen

So, you've decided you want to get into cooking — but where do you start? What do you need in your kitchen? Sure, you've got pots and pans and chopping blocks and whatnot, but what about cool stuff? Toys, gadgets, things that go beep? These 16 items are gadgets that ever guy should have in their...

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

Top 8 Computer Games That Defined Your Childhood

For those of us who grew up in a time when personal computers (PCs) were the "in" thing, computer games played a significant role in our childhoods. Many of us would spend hours shooting aliens, questing for lost jewels, or solving mind-boggling puzzles.

4 Excellent Psychological Thrillers You Should Read

4 Excellent Psychological Thrillers You Should Read

Page turners are still page turners even when the pages are digital. The Kindle, which you can take anywhere, is the perfect vehicle for books like these excellent thrillers that you may not be able to put down. The Talented Mr. Ripley, by Patricia Highsmith (1955) This venerable novel plots the...

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Now You Can Buy Your Own Aircraft Carrier

Looking for a place with a water view, lots of garage space, and a flight deck? Do you have $3,000,000 in the bank, and can you afford to tow a ship across the Atlantic? If so, you're in luck: the Royal Navy is selling the HMS Invincible, an aircraft carrier decommissioned in 2005. Fans of Top...

10 Must Read Books for 2011

10 Must Read Books for 2011

Everyone needs a healthy hobby and curling up with a great book is one of the best ways to nurture your self and expand your mind. Here are some suggestions for books that are guaranteed to entertain, enlighten, or feed your mind, belly, and soul. Purchase (or pre-order) any one or all of the 10...

10 Best New Books to Read for the Summer of 2012

10 Best New Books to Read for the Summer of 2012

So you can’t stand the heat the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy throws on a hot summer day? Then this list is for you. We’ve peeked at the bestsellers from the New York Times, Amazon, L.A. Times, and even Oprah’s reading lists to find a great read for anybody. Even the choosiest of readers. Since...

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What Is Liquid Smoke?

Liquid smoke is a concentrated seasoning that is used as a substitute to actual smoking of food stuff like beef, pork or seafood. Liquid smoke is used as a way of duplicating the distinctive flavor and smell of an authentically smoked food without having to need a smoker or a smokehouse. Liquid...

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What Is a Double Boiler?

A double boiler is a special kind of kitchen apparatus that is designed for boiling or simmering. The double boiler consists of two saucepans that fit one on top of the other. The slightly bigger saucepan is partially filled with water and allowed to boil or simmer. The inner saucepan is then firmly...

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What Is a Forstner Bit?

A Forstner bit is a type of drill bit that is employed when making furniture or other woodworks. A Forstner bit is usually costs more than the standard twist bits. But despite the higher price, Forstner bits have qualities that make them a better choice for furniture makers. Benjamin Forstner, a...

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What Is Melamine?

Melamine is a type of organic compound that is used in making melamine resin, when it is mixed with formaldehyde. Melamine resin is a synthetic polymer that has fire and heat resistant properties. Melamine resin is a material that has many useful applications especially since it has a very stable...