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Four Common Questions About Tyre Pressure, Answered

Video: You probably already know that tyre pressure is important when it comes to safe driving, but it can also cost you money if you don’t keep an eye on it. This video lays out the tyre pressure essentials you need to know.


This Web Index Tells You If A Plant Is Safe For Pets Before You Buy It

You may already know common plants, like oleander or holly, that are harmful to dogs and cats, but if you’re thinking of buying a plant and aren’t sure if it is safe for your pet, the ASPCA’s searchable index can help.


Adam Savage's DIY Puppy Car Seat Will Protect Your Upholstery

Video: Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame and now at Tested, needed a car seat for his dogs that could go right in the back of his brand new car — one that would protect the leather interior, but still be thick and sturdy enough not to move around when they get boisterous. He made this, and it works like a charm.


Hotspots For Pickpocketing In Nine Popular Travel Destinations

When travelling to an area you’re unfamiliar with, you should be especially aware of your surroundings and potential risks: pickpocketing, for example. Pickpockets typically target unaware tourists in popular destinations. Here are nine popular cities and their pickpocket hotspots.


How To Get Your Arse Kicked Gracefully

Every fight has a winner and a loser, and unless you spend some serious time training, there’s a good chance you’ll be the loser at least once. Hopefully, it will never happen, but if it does, these techniques will help you roll with the punches and walk away with only a few scrapes and bruises.


How To Choose Your First Weightlifting Belt

Shopping for a weightlifting belt is like shopping for a running shoe: you need to have an idea of what you need, and try different ones for fit, comfort, and functionality. There are a lot of variables to think about in your first belt, so let’s help you sort out what’s what.


How To Tell If A Tinder Profile Is Fake

Fake profiles and chat bots were the most frustrating part of using Tinder when I compared it to its competitors. They’re everywhere, trying to sell you something or steal your personal information, trick you into downloading malware or even beg you to send money. If you just want to swipe in peace, here’s what you should look out for.


The Right Way To Put Out A Kitchen Fire

If you spend any appreciable amount of time in the kitchen you will, at one point or another, be confronted with a kitchen fire. Dumping buckets of water on the situation is almost never a great idea, but luckily Bon Appetit has some tips on how to prevent and handle various kitchen fires.


Bike Shares Have A Better Safety Record Than Regular City Biking

Even though bike share riders are often helmetless and inexperienced, they have a better safety record than other bike riders. Researchers aren’t sure why, but their guesses may shed some light on bike safety in general.


A Three-Step Routine To Keep Your Knives Sharp And Safe

As we’ve often said, dull knives are dangerous knives, not to mention a pain to use when it’s time to cook. Keeping them sharp is surprisingly easy, and this guide from the folks at KnifePlanet is detailed and rich, but boils down to three simple steps: maintenance, honing, and eventually, sharpening.


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