13 Wonderful Ways to Use Epsom Salts Oh, Epsom salt—who knew that such an uninspiring ingredient could inspire such devotion? Epsom salts have amazing health benefits–here are 13 ways to use Epsom salts, including a relaxing bath, a face scrub and a hair volumizer. It’s also a miracle cure-all, helping to remove splinters and reduce swelling of sprains and bruises. One ingredient really does fit all! Recycled Inner Tube Toiletry Bag Describing traveling with toiletries as a pain in the ass is like describing being in a car accident as inconvenient. If you're incapable of escaping from things like hair product, moisturizer and your favorite razor, you need a quality dopp kit to keep things safe when you're on the road. This water resistant truck inner tube toiletry kit with Presta valve zipper pull will keep everything where it belongs and most importantly, will keep it from ending up all over the rest of the stuff in your suitcase. 10” x 5” x 4”Constructed from truck inner tubePresta valve zipper pullWater resistant exteriorMade in the USA
National Geographic Photo Contest 2012 Once again, National Geographic is holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. Beginning on September 1, the society started gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2012 for display here on In Focus. The SlingShot: A Double Duty Phone Grip and Tripod Everybody needs a secret weapon. MacGyver's was a Swiss Army Knife, the perfect multi-tool for anything that needed know-how and duct tape. But what if MacGyver was into phoneography? He'd probably use the SlingShot. It's a stabilizing grip for your phone that also folds out into a tripod. Best part: the SlingShot's flexible cradle holds any smartphone ever -- from the newest iPhone to the oldest Android (with or without a case too)!
18 Awesome Body Hacks A Marines mistake. My dog is just learning romance. Babies are the worst roommates. Jeff Conaway, 'Grease' Star Who Struggled With Addictions, Dies at 60 Star best known for his work on “Taxi” and appearances on “Celebrity Rehab” Actor Jeff Conaway, who sprang into the popular consciousness as one of the singing and dancing stars of “Grease” before struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol, has died. He was 60. Hurricane Sandy: After Landfall - In Focus Last night, Hurricane Sandy -- the largest Atlantic tropical system on record -- made landfall just south of Atlantic City, New Jersey, bringing winds up to 90 mph (150 kph), and pushing a massive storm surge onto beaches and shorelines. At least 12 deaths have been reported in the United States. These fatalities, when added to the previous toll in the Caribbean, leave Sandy responsible for more taking more than 80 lives to date. Millions across the Eastern Seaboard are now without power, and even more are struggling with rising floodwater.
Converter for humidity of air This is a converter for units of the humidity of air. The equations used may be found on a data sheet (.pdf, 2 pages, 50.5 KiB). Type the value you want to convert into the field, behind which you find the unit. Click on any empty space in the window or the "calculate" button. Read the result in the other fields. 10 Life-Enhancing Things You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less It usually takes us much longer to change our moods than we’d like it to take. Here are ten things you can do in ten minutes or less that will have a positive emotional effect on you and those you love. . See it online at Oprah.com . This is a deeply moving segment that may be the best ten minutes you've ever invested in front of a computer. .
Hurricane Sandy in Photos - In Focus Hurricane Sandy, which has already claimed over 50 lives in the Caribbean, has traveled north. It will soon bring heavy winds and floodwaters to the mid-Atlantic region, combining with other weather systems to possibly become what some are calling a historic "superstorm." Gathered here are images from Sandy's story so far, from the Caribbean to preparations along the East Coast of the United States. In the next hours, as Sandy makes landfall, I will continue to update this post with new images from the newswires and elsewhere. Update: See also the new entry: Hurricane Sandy: After Landfall, from October 30, 2012. [50 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: