Half of a Teapot Is Actually the Perfect Amount of Teapot

Have you ever filled your teapot up more than halfway in your life? Oh, you have? Well, not all of us are constantly having wild parties with dozens of friends for whom to make tea. The rest of us are usually only making one or two cups—and that's who the design team at the Dutch studio Droog made this teapot for. » 11/20/14 5:00pm 7 minutes ago

One Year Later, Should You Get An Xbox One Or A PS4?


People ask us all the time whether they should buy a new-gen console? Should they get an Xbox One? A PS4? For a year, we've told people to not bother with either. Now, we think you should make the leap, especially if you're a console-only gamer. But which one to get? » 11/20/14 4:56pm 10 minutes ago

Tell Us Your Worst Experiences Trying To Cancel Cell Phone Contracts

Here's a sad story: a UK woman brought her husband's ashes to a T-Mobile store after they refused to cancel the dead man's contract. That's an extreme case, but indicative of the nightmare some people have to go through to close an account. Have you ever had a hard time canceling a contract? Tell us about it. » 11/20/14 4:11pm 56 minutes ago

The Next Prius? What It's Like To Drive Toyota's $57,000 Hydrogen Car

Hydrogen fuel cells are a cool technology that were perfected to enable humans to go to the moon. Now that they're perfected even more, they're enabling humans to go to work or the liquor store, and, incredibly, this is progress. The Toyota Mirai is an example of this remarkable progress. Funny looking, maybe, but it… » 11/20/14 4:09pm 57 minutes ago

​I Went Camping With Bear Grylls, And Survived

"Hey, you want to come camping with Bear?" That's a pretty random email to get on a Thursday morning, and it contained no other details. So, I said yes, packed a bag and hopped on a plane to New Mexico. Here's what happened over the next few days. » 11/20/14 3:07pm Today 3:07pm

Why Nikola Tesla Is a Hero to Men's Rights Activists

Nikola Tesla is celebrated as a genius who had an amazing ability to envision the future. He predicted cellphones, television, and even elements of the internet long before any of these things existed. But he also had some weird ideas about the social issues of tomorrow. Which is why he's become an unlikely hero in… » 11/20/14 2:11pm Today 2:11pm

Amazon Fire TV Stick Review: A Lot Less Money for a Little Less Speed

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is the bargain version of Amazon's super-fast voice search-enabled Fire TV. The HDMI version certainly sacrifices a lot of things that make Fire TV great, but is that bargain worth it? Absolutely. » 11/20/14 1:21pm Today 1:21pm

The world's oldest basketball court has iron poles in the middle of it

Basketball is famously an all-American sport (invented by a Canadian). But thanks to an odd twist of fate and the YMCA, the world's oldest surviving basketball court is actually in France. Tucked away in a neighborhood of Paris, the handsome facility has parquet floors and iron pillars running down the middle of it.… » 11/20/14 1:07pm Today 1:07pm

Sweat Out That Turkey: Equipment-Free, Floor-Based Workouts

Feel that? That half-crazed, half-hungry feeling? That's the holidays soaking into your veins. It's the smell of turkey mixed with feelings of doom. It's stress all wrapped up and tied with a bow. And womp, womp: it's the holidays and you don't have time to head to the gym for a few hours when there's a turkey in the… » 11/20/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

How to Sneak A Workout into Your Workday (Without Getting Fired)

Whether you're just starting out on the quest to improve your everyday fitness or a workout ninja who's reading this while doing leg-lifts atop your balance ball, there are plenty of ways to get healthier without disrupting your routine. Experts recommend taking 10,000 steps a day to stay fit, but that's just the… » 11/20/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Get Brand Name Sound Without the Hype: Status Audio Headphones ($38)

Status Audio created the HD One headphones with a single goal in mind: deliver great sound with a classic look and leave the superfluous details behind. While the headphones are already less than half the price of competitors, right now you can grab a pair for just $38, a savings of over 20%. Enter promo code HDONE20 » 11/18/14 9:57am Tuesday 9:57am