Most Viewed Posts This Week: May 6-13
This week has been devoted to preparing for the unexpected but inevitable complications inherent in life. We’ve heard stories of amazing things that no one tells you about childbirth, researched the cost of healthcare, compared the best multitools, started preparing for the summer heat, and much more. Let’s take a look at the top posts of this week.
No matter how you prepare for the birth of a child, there is a possibility that something unexpected will happen. Some mothers had great orgasms during childbirth , while others were more excruciating. Here are the harsh secrets of childbirth, from out-of-control poop to the need for new shoes.
This Parmesan cheese is actually wooden, that honey has corn syrup in it and the cake is a lie. There is no guarantee that the food you buy from the store is up to the mark, so keep an eye out for these common suspects if you don’t want to waste your money on fake, low-quality items.
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes later this summer, but you can try out all the new features like Bash and notifications from your Android phone right now using the Windows Insider Program.
You need to equip your kitchen because you don’t plan on dining out or ordering takeout for the rest of your life. The good news is, you don’t need special kitchen appliances like a food processor, mixer, or blender to make great meals at home. The bad news is that you do need certain gear. Here’s a checklist to get you started.
Fitbit is a great activity tracker. It can track your steps, sleep, and activity level, but it’s best used not to track your activity: it’s like a silent alarm that hums you gently and doesn’t wake anyone in your house. or in bed next to you when it’s time to get up.
We have weeks to go before sweltering temperatures, hurricane warnings and insect outbreaks. And this year is expected to be especially hot in many areas. Before summer is in full swing, make sure you and your home are ready.
If you love outdoor adventures, do it yourself, build a PC, or just want to be ready for anything, you need a good multitool . Leatherman Wave and SOG PowerLock are reliable, durable, well-designed and popular options, but if you only had one, let’s decide which one deserves to live in your bag.
When you get sick, you don’t have to choose between medical care and rent. Medical expenses are no longer reasonable for 25 percent of Americans and are getting worse every year. Expensive insurance and unexpected medical bills are a potential ticket to bankruptcy, and you have little energy to protect yourself.
I’ve been a fan of plain text for a long time for everything from notes to general writing, but it’s only recently that I’ve found my holy grail: an app that can sync across multiple devices and handle multiple types of output. Ulysses . This is the text-only version of Evernote I’ve always wanted.
If you’ve recently seen a video of a robot doing something stupid elegantly, it’s most likely the work of Simone Hertz . She quickly became, as some say, the queen of shitty robots.
Buying a weightlifting belt is like buying a running shoe: you have to have an idea of what you need and try others for fit, comfort, and functionality. There are a lot of variables to think about in your first belt, so let’s help you figure out what’s what.
Custom keyboards for iPhone were a welcome surprise when they were first released, but over time it seems like most people have given up on them . This does not mean that there are no useful keyboards on the market, and it turns out that the weirder and nicer they are, the better.
Barbell squats , deadlifts, and bench presses are affectionately referred to as the “big three” exercises. When done correctly and together in a training program, they target a huge number of muscles in your body, teach you coordination and stability, and develop incredible strength. If you’re new to weight lifting, learning these exercises is a great place to start.