You don't always walk away from a TED Talk feeling like you've learned something useful, but this time you will. Joe Smith presents a simple but incredibly useful technique that guarantees you can dry your hands using just a single square of paper towel. »
Who hasn't accidentally left a phone, camera or MP3 player in a swimsuit pocket and gone swimming? It's a harrowing experience, but there's hope: Dunking the gadget in rice is a somewhat surprising yet very effective drying method. »
The thing those two happy chappies are demonstrating is yet another high-tech clothes-drying device: the Cord-o-Clip. What makes this gadget whizzy? Well, you know when you go out to hang clothes on your line, and you're juggling with the laundry and a bag of pegs, maybe with a couple jammed between your teeth because… »
Our half-sisters twice related through marriage, Lifehacker, points out a nice tip for salvaging a cellphone that has taken a plunge in some water.