All the Best Memorial Day Sales on Gadgets, Clothes, Games, and More

Before you head out to fire up the grill, be sure to peruse this list of all the best Memorial Day sales from around the web. Naturally, a ton of clothing outlets are offering huge sitewide sales, but there's a bucketload of gadgets, games, and household goods to be had as well. We'll keep our eyes open and add more… » 5/26/14 10:45am 5/26/14 10:45am

The Most Creative (and Ridiculous) Ways To Open a Beer Bottle

Think you and your friends have come up with the most unique and original ways to open a beer bottle? Think again. Chris Sumers and Adam Young created this fast-paced video, Bottle Cap Blues, that shows everything from axes, to iPods, to nail guns, to belly buttons being used to crack open a cold one. » 5/28/12 2:00pm 5/28/12 2:00pm

Build Your Own Hovering Lawn Chair For the Perfect Long Weekend Lounger

Long weekends are all about maximizing your laziness before you have to return to work. And over on Wired's Geek Dad blog, Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame, has an easy to follow tutorial on building a hovering lawn chair so you can be mobile without ever having to actually get up all weekend. » 5/26/12 4:00pm 5/26/12 4:00pm

U.S. Army Future Combat System: Like Battlefield 2142, But in Real Life

It's Memorial Day, so CNET got into the act by putting together a rundown of some of the Army's Future Combat System, which "envisions a family of high-tech gear including sensors, aerial drones, and manned and unmanned ground vehicles, all fully networked and linked to individual soldiers" that will ultimately help… » 5/28/07 6:15pm 5/28/07 6:15pm