Can Hamburger Buns Save Your Pipes from Freezing?

Can Hamburger Buns Save Your Pipes from Freezing?

In the southern states, this ground temperature isn't very likely to get below freezing—so water in the pipes will also be above freezing (and stay liquid).But there are some exceptions.

All the Gear We Fell In Love With During 2020

All the Gear We Fell In Love With During 2020

Seriously, if you’ve got a dark spot in your house and you don’t want to bother installing a new lamp or a switch, get a motion-sensing light.

Your Smartphone Can Tell If You’re Drunk-Walking

Your Smartphone Can Tell If You’re Drunk-Walking

In fact, scientists from University of Pittsburgh just published research showing that, in the lab at least, they can use smartphone motion data to detect if a subject is intoxicated, with an average accuracy of 93 percent.

The Game of Thrones Starbucks Cup: What's Inside?

The Game of Thrones Starbucks Cup: What's Inside?

In case you missed in last night's episode—or haven't been on #GoT Twitter today—someone seems to have left a Starbucks cup sitting on a table in that revelry scene on Sunday's Game of Thrones .

What Causes Hangovers, and How Can I Avoid Them?

What Causes Hangovers, and How Can I Avoid Them?

As far as I can tell, no one has done rigorous tests.In 2012, hangover research experienced what felt at the time like a breakthrough. It’ll help slow the progress of the alcohol through your guts, and maybe even dilute the booze’s effect on your GI tract.

6 Food Books to Connect You to Your Kitchen—and Humanity

6 Food Books to Connect You to Your Kitchen—and Humanity

We're still hungry, though—more than ever!—and these are the books that reflect our appetites.We Fed An Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at A TimeBy José Andrés with Richard Wolffe (Anthony Bourdain Books/Ecco)Ecco PressThe most important food book of 2018 doesn't contain a single recipe or talk about technique.