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How to Wash Wine Glasses in your Dishwasher!

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I know every time I drink wine, cleaning your wine glasses the day after can become a time-consuming chore, especially if the wine dries out and leaves wine stains that you will have to scrub hard.

Well, what if you could wash your wine glasses in your dishwasher?

You can with this Wine Tether device, the inventor is trying to get some more people involved, you can order it on pre-sale for $12.99 at Quirky.

Washing your wine glasses can be risky business, especially when you‚

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Deal Of the Day – Canon Pixma MG5220 Wireless Photo Printer!

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Still ordering your photos from Walgreens?  I hope not.  Amazon is having a special sale on this Canon Pixma MG5220 wireless photo printer.  I actually have one and highly recommended.

Check it out on Amazon, $69.99 only for today.

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Segway Golf Carts!

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You know, I really, really love golf because I’ve been playing for over 20+ years and this latest Segway will be the most awesome addition to golfers everywhere in the world, the Segway Golf Cart!

Why?

Well, golf carts aren’t exactly the best things to drive around the golf course because you seat two people and sometimes you have to go back and forth between the two people’s shots.

With t

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How to Strip Corn Kernels!

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For those of you wondering how to strip corn kernels easily and quickly, there’s a Corn Kerneler you can get which automates the process. ¬†This device removes the corn kernels in one sweeping motion so you can focus on eating, not stripping.

Now you can get your own corn kernels, fresh off real corns.

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Corvette C6 Proved to Be a Death Trap When Battery Dies!

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Here’s some serious issues with Corvette C6s. ¬†When the batteries die, the door release buttons stop working, therefore effectively trapping the driver in the car. ¬†Of course, this may be funny if your friends are around but if you are stuck in the middle of nowhere with 110 degree sun (perhaps somewhere in Arizona), there’s a good chance you might starve to death if your cellphone loses signal completely. ¬†Murphy’s Law, it can happen. There is however, an emergency manual lever to open the doors when this happens but hey, there are people who don’t read

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Boeing 747-8 Brake Performance!

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Here’s a really interesting story of the Boeing 747-8 brake testing and performance, which utilizes 100% worn-out brakes on a 975,000-pound airplane. (That’s almost a million pounds!)

In April, the Boeing Test & Evaluation team brought the 747-8 Freighter to a long runway in California to simulate the ultimate rejected takeoff (RTO). Crews loaded the airplane above its maximum takeoff weight of 975,000 pounds (443,181 kilograms) and installed a set of 100% worn-

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How to Make a DIY Auto-filling Water Dish Machine for Dogs!

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Here’s a genius idea for those of you guys with dogs so you won’t ever have to fill their water dish again in your life, perhaps just clean it once in awhile. ¬†It’s an auto-filling dog dish machine that will recognize when your dog’s water dish is empty and fill it precisely to the top. The system uses pretty simple schematics and Arduino so anyone with decent circuit skills should build something similar easily as schematics is provided.

My friend by the way has 5 dogs, this cou

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How to Make DIY Stairs Out of Plywood!

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For those of you wanting to make your own stairs, perhaps an addition to your home where it needs it, here’s a great tutorial/example on how to make stairs out of plywood.

The amazing part? This guy used just one sheet of plywood to make the stairs you see here right now.

The hardest part about making your own DIY stairs seems to be planning and making sure you cut out the right pieces.  Nevertheless, I think I will bookmark this, surely there will be a time when someone

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How to Do Short Take Off and Landing with Single Engine Airplane!

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I heard that many places in Alaska, there are no roads and the only way you can get home is via a small single-engine airplane. ¬†Well, my gosh, the Alaskans have figured out how to land on rocks in just a couple feet! ¬†And also take-off within just couple feet, this is simply amazing and don’t forget that they even have STOL (Short Take Off Landing) competition every year.

The key seems pretty simple enough, just attach some four-wheeler wheels to your single-engine airplane then deflate your tires to absorb more of the impact from landing and land short.

Prett

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How to Get Old With Morphster.com!

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Here’s an interesting site that morphs your age so you look older. ¬†What do you think? ¬†Do I look older now?

Try your own age prediction at Morphster.com.

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