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Watch An Indianapolis 500 Car Drive Out Of The Pits On Fire And Put It Out With Speed

The “greatest spectacle in racing” just one-upped itself in one pit stop. The No. 26 pit stall and car of Zach Veach burst into flames after a fueling mishap during today’s Indianapolis 500, but his crew yelled at him to drive off anyway. Fortunately, the wind blowing over his car put out the flames in […]

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Major Lazer take on classic OutKast sample in new “Fire (Spotie) remix

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Random White Dude Be Everywhere.  Diplo has been on an absolute tear lately. In the last two weeks, he’s dropped a radio-ready party cut with Lil Pump for Deadpool 2, he’s debuted an already highly acclaimed disco project dubbed Silk City with Mark Ronson, delivered a summer time […]

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How to Become Financially Independent and Retire Early, With Vicki Robin

In this episode we talk to Vicki Robin, the co-author of the bestseller Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence. Vicki’s become the godmother of a financial movement that’s increasingly popular among millennials: FIRE, which stands for…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Dr. Fresch releases sweltering first single ‘Fire’ from upcoming EP

Self-proclaimed “future-ghetto” producer, Dr. Fresch has released “Fire,” the first track off his forthcoming EP, No Introduction, set for release through Insomniac Records. The producer, real name Tony Fresch, known for his vibrant, ever-changing hair colors and thick-framed glasses, is the creator of the popular mix series, The Prescription, which has featured the likes of Louis The […]

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How to Extinguish a Battery Fire

After the explosion of an iPhone inside an Apple Store, resulting in a few minor injuries, you might be wondering “Oh shit, how do I stop my smartphone/laptop/robot dog from burning my house down?” Instead of running for dear life, or dousing your device with spring water, here are the steps you should follow to…Read […]

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Good GIFs of the Holidays on Fire, From the Government

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission put out its annual reminder that holiday decorations can turn your home into a deathtrap. So as we’ve told you before, remember to water your Christmas tree, don’t leave open flames unattended, and check that your lights were tested for safety (and that they haven’t gotten…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Blanketing California in Fire Retardant Is Potentially Very Harmful

As a firestorm rages across Southern California near the end of one of the state’s worst wildfire seasons, much attention has been drawn to the bright red foam that’s dropped from planes in an effort to slow the fire’s spread. Chemical fire retardant can be an important firefighting tool. But it can also have some…Read […]

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Three US Airlines Will Start Banning Some Smart Luggage in January

Smart luggage has been a small revolution for people who love charging their electronic devices from their suitcases. But—and maybe blame the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for its inspiration—airlines are instituting bans on some of these suitcases for fear of fires.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Don’t Plug a Space Heater Into a Power Strip

This time of year, you’ve gotta do some work to keep your home warm and cozy. Christmas lights, decorations, an extra throw blanket on the couch. And, of course, a space heater. But with all those decorations, plugs are at a premium. No problem, you think, I’ve got a power strip. Well let me say: […]

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Why Airplanes Dump Red ‘Water’ On Fires

California is weathering the worst fire season many of us have seen out here and responders are still inundated with heavy work. One question I keep seeing, besides “remember Volcano?”, is “why are the firefighting planes dropping red water?” Well, there is a reason. And that’s not just water.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Six Weird Ways to Start a Survival Fire Without a Lighter or Matches

The times when you need a fire and the times when you have things to start a fire easily don’t necessarily coincide. For those instances, when your survival depends on you keeping warm, you have to get creative with what you can find. These six methods use some unusual tools to turn dry tinder into […]

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Aston Martin Rolls Into Winners’ Line-Up On Fire At The 6 Hours Of Shanghai

Famed Lotus fourder Colin Chapman had a cruel reputation for saying that a race car only has to survive through the checkered flag, but he’s not wrong there. Fellow British marque Aston Martin proved that spectacularly at today’s 6 Hours of Shanghai by rolling into the winners’ line-up on fire. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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