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Steel and Wood From a Salvaged Railroad Support This Rustic Ping Pong Table

You probably spent weeks trying to find the perfect furniture for your living room, so why just put any old ping pong table in your rec room? If you’ve got the room (and the money to hire movers) this table, including the net, is made from salvaged rails and lumber that one supported real trains. »9/02/15 2:52pm5 minutes ago

We Thought These Microscopic Invertebrates Never Had Sex. Maybe We Were Wrong.

Chances are, you’ve never heard of bdelloid rotifers, strange microscopic creatures that typically live in freshwater ponds and streams. In the grand scheme of things, they’re related to arthropods, a group which includes insects, spiders, and crustaceans. But honestly, they’re in a unique class all their own. And… »9/02/15 2:00pm58 minutes ago

Can you solve this classic riddle about crossing a bridge?

Riddles can be fun but can also be really stressful when you start to feel your decently well-wrinkled brain shrivel into a prune. But hey! Tease the brain and the satisfaction of solving it outweighs the unnecessary stress added to your life, right? Right! Here’s the classic bridge riddle in animated form from Ted-Ed »9/02/15 1:40pmToday 1:40pm

Today's Best Deals: Cheaper Shoes, Nest Closeout, Bike Gear, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »9/02/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

This $130 Windows PC-On-A-Stick Might Be The Best Yet

What if you could carry a full Windows computer in your pocket, one you could just plug into any HDMI port—like the one on your big-screen TV? That was the idea behind Intel’s Compute Stick. Which sucked. But a new stick PC from Asus looks like it’ll solve some of those issues. »9/02/15 1:02pmToday 1:02pm

Add a Widget Shortcut on Android to Get Home With Just One Tap

If you’re a Google Maps user on Android you can set up customized 1x1 widgets on the home screen that will give you directions straight home from wherever you happen to be. The setup process also gives us an excuse to check out the new Maps app interface Google has rolled out over the last couple of days, so let’s… »9/02/15 12:35pmToday 12:35pm

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2015

Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started.
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Want To Avoid Erectile Dysfunction? Try Getting Regular Exercise

A number of studies have suggested that physically active men have lower rates of erectile dysfunction than couch potatoes, but all of them relied on people being honest about the amount they exercised. A new study published by the Journal of Sexual Medicine checked those results by measuring how much their subjects… »9/02/15 12:02pmToday 12:02pm

Cool short film teases what happens to Boba Fett after Star Wars

Boba Fett is supposed to get his own Star Wars Anthology film that focuses on the origins of everyone’s favorite bounty hunter but I think I’d much rather watch this version made by Eric Demeusy that shows Boba Fett escaping sarlacc with the help of the Slave I and then moving on to whoever knows where, in some sort… »9/02/15 11:18amToday 11:18am