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Natural Swimming Pools Design Ideas, Inspirations, Photos

The swimming pool is indeed the most popular addition to any backyard, and with summer in full swing, now is the time to have fun with pool parties …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner

If you had to come up with a top 10 list of uncomfortable situations, being stuck inside on a hot day without air conditioning is probably on there. …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

6 Ways to Take Your Personal Finances to the Next Level

Take control of your personal economy.Check out 6 Ways to Take Your Personal Finances to the Next Level on Primer.

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

How to Save Your First $100,000

Anybody who has a background in investments and is familiar with how to save money knows the oft-repeated mantra of saving: The first $100,000 is …

Required Reading: Tales From the Tool Shed

Just as good fences make good neighbors, the traditional British laid hedge (in which branches are forced to grow horizontally) can have the same …

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

32 Awesome DIY Backyard Ideas

7.) Make a giant Scrabble set.<p>8.) Build a fire pit in the back yard.<p>9.) And if you don’t want to spend too much money, try this cheap fire pit.<p>10.) …

Unforgettable Outdoor Entertaining: Backyard Dining Done Right

With the warmer weather comes an itching to do more outside…including eating. Barbeques, patio picnics, and outdoor dinners become more and more …

How to Increase Your Skills and Profit with Personal Photography Projects

Be it commercial clients, wedding clients, portrait clients, or boudoir clients, we need to book clients to pay our bills; it’s just a fact. …

Street Photography

What does your personal dialect sound like? - The Fox Is Black

The New York Times has put together a quick, 25 question quiz that’s able to detect where your personal dialect is from (sadly, U.S. only). I’d say I …

New York Times

How to build motorcycles for a living

“Wouldn’t it be great to build motorcycles for a living?” I’m guessing the thought has crossed your mind while working on your own bike.<p>It’s kind of like saying, “Wouldn’t it be great to climb Mount Everest?” Of course it would, depending on your tolerance for discomfort—and even disaster.<p>In the …

Mount Everest

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Landscape Photography

Vintage Patent Application Posters

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<p>There’s something genuinely magical about patent applications, it’s stunning when you …

Patents

Thirty Minute Thirty Dollar Raised Bed

Herb Garden<p>Our generous nurseryman Tim (my step-father and the kids’ go-to ‘Papa’) had on his own initiative cultivated a bunch of herb plants and …

Gardening

Motorcycle Photography 101

I’m a photographer of many things. I shoot live music, portraits and fashion, but my favorite subjects have wheels—and more specifically, two wheels.<p>There are many ways to photograph a motorcycle. You can shoot it while riding, racing, or wrenching. Or when it’s just leaning on the kickstand at a …

Motorcycles

How to Make a Coffee Table from a Whiskey Barrel | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Pete Sveen. It originally appeared on his website, diypete.com.</i><p>A while back, a buddy of mine came across a …

Coffee Table From Crates

This artistic and unconventional idea for your home will blow the brains out of your guests, especially when you mention you made it.<p>The making is …

Furniture

Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Camping<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>The Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent is described by its designers as a “portable tree house”, it’s …

Camping

How to Turn a Book Into a Handsome Clock | The Art of Manliness

From pocket watches to grandfather clocks, men have long held a fascination with keeping time in stylish and classic ways. What better way to do so …

How to Create a Light Painting in 3 Easy Steps

I’ve been scouring Pinterest for photo Valentine ideas lately. (Hey, did you know we’re on Pinterest? Follow SLR Lounge here. I’d be delighted if …

The Complete Guide to Running Your First Marathon

In the marathon origin story, Pheidippides runs from Marathon to Athens to deliver a message of victory and then promptly dies. We’ve come a long way …

Seeking Travel Inspiration? Make Your Starting Points These 30 Great Books

<b>Editor’s note:</b>Literature is a never ending sea of inspiration for us here at <i>GP</i>. As such, we’ve updated our list of best travel and adventure books …

Books

Why This iPhone Controlled Airplane Is The Coolest Toy Ever

In the words of <i>Family Guy</i>, are iPhone-controlled model planes “a thing” now?<p>It was only September when we reported on the PowerUp 3.0 iPhone-Controlled Paper Airplane — speculating that it may well be “the coolest toy ever“.<p>Well, what a difference a few months make, since our wannabe-pilot hearts …

Family Guy

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Free Art Download: 8 Vintage Patent Designs | Primer

Looking for something simple, beautiful, and cheap to hang on your walls?<p>By / Photos By Andrew Snavely<p>Some things become so common, it's easy to …

How to Achieve a Rustic Style

Although rustic style started out not as a style, per se, but as a way of life, it has certainly become a primary décor style in recent years. It is …

Top 10 Apps for Architects

Following our readers poll last year, here's an updated list of what we think are the best ten apps for architects. From condensed versions of large …