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The Future Is Knit: Why the Ancient Art of Knitting Is High-Tech Again

When you think about knitting, you might picture grandmas clicking big wooden needles or something wintery, like a snow-covered lodge. But knitting …

Knitting

1951 GMC Stepside Pickup with Motorcycle

This 1951 GMC is a modified 3-window pickup finished in matte olive green with hand-painted graphics over a red and black interior. Power comes from …

Classic Cars

Pleasure boat crosses path of SeaBus leading to near-miss: police

The Vancouver Police Department’s Marine Unit is looking for the operators of a boat after a near-collision with a SeaBus in Burrard Inlet last …

Pacific Northwest

The Prodigal Son Returns: Ry Cooder Delivers A Late-Career Classic

Nearly 50 years after his debut album, Ry Cooder has produced <b>another classic</b> with <i>The Prodigal Son</i>, mixed and mastered by Martin Pradler, who worked …

Universal Music

The Cost of a Knitting Pattern, Annotated

I love this post from Thread & Ladle breaking down the potential time and monetary costs of producing a quality knitting pattern.People sometimes …

Knitting

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

Some of the world’s wildest and most beautiful scenery is best enjoyed from a train window. From Lhasa to Lima, we choose brilliant and great value routes • Top rail trips from the Man in Seat 61<p><b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of …

Trains

Life Aboard the Longest Train Ride Through India

Beneath the relentless churn of steel, wood, and dust, the Indian railway is made entirely of stories. For more than a century, it has witnessed the infinite expression of the human condition, borne the incalculable weight of separations, and gently rocked the world-weary into oblivion.<p>“It’s fresh …

Humanities

Museum Pieces: The Wreck of the "Edmund Fitzgerald"

The sinking of the Great Lakes bulk ore carrier <i>Edmund Fitzgerald</i>, in November 1975, may well be the second most-famous shipwreck in history—because …

Rowing

Build A Burger And We’ll Reveal Which “Bob’s Burgers” Character You Are

Are you a burger chef or a smart, strong, sensual woman?

Cooking

Ain’t no party like an OAS party: Retirement guru Jonathan Chevreau on turning 65

I’ve been writing about retirement and personal finance off and on since I was 40, when I joined the staff of the Financial Post. All that time, …

Retirement

How to Use Stitch Markers to Make Your Knitting Life Easier

Most knitters use stitch markers when they are knitting in the round to mark the end of the round, but many of us don’t use them as often as we …

Knitting

Weekend Project: Build your own budget-friendly electric bicycle for under $500

Electric bicycles make commuting around cities and urban areas much easier, but the good ones can be quite hard on your wallet. High quality electric bicycles by top brands like Trek’s Super Commuter 8s or Raleigh Redux IE offer both high performance and high quality in a sleek package. However, …

Electric Vehicles

Frank Zappa Warns How Censorship Will Lead to an Encroaching Fascist Theocracy on ‘Crossfire’ in 1986

On an incredibly prescient 1986 episode of <i>Crossfire</i>, the late, great Frank Zappa sat down with hosts Robert Novack (on the left) and Tom Braden (on …

Jerry Garcia's Life in Pictures

Jerry Garcia Through the Years<p>Jerry Garcia in 1967<p>Jerry Garcia With Members of The Grateful Dead in San Francisco in 1968<p>Jerry Garcia in 1970<p>Jerry …

The 10 Best Vietnam War Documentaries

One of the most controversial, consequential and divisive conflicts of our time, the Vietnam War (1955-1975) inspired untold numbers of films, songs …

Documentary GI Jews lends new texture to the American World War II saga | Library of America

Back <b>Documentary GI Jews lends new texture to the American World War II saga</b><p>News April 11, 2018<p>Documentary <i>GI Jews</i> lends new texture to the American …

World War II

Beware the Reaper: why would anyone eat the world’s hottest chilli?

A man was hospitalised with ‘thunderclap headaches’ after eating a Carolina Reaper, which caused the blood vessels in his brain to narrow. Perhaps he should stick to jalapeños in future …<p><b>Name:</b> The Carolina Reaper.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Red, round and wrinkly, with a little tail.<p><b>Strength:</b> 1,641,183 Scoville …

Medical Journals

These 2 women use knitting to cope with stress and mental illness — here's why you should consider picking it up too

• <b>A 2013 survey in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy found significant psychological and social benefits in knitting that are worthy of</b> …

Tattoo Lifestyle

Enter the world of body piercing.<p>“For me, it’s the pursuit of being different so that is why I also have piercings in various places. I’ve been doing …

5 things we learned at the Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention

It was abundantly clear that the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont was hosting two radically different conventions over the weekend.<p>The crowded entrance to the Chicago Tattoo Arts Convention — just to the right of the inconspicuous and a bit more clean-cut Franchise Show — welcomed …

How To Make Better Coffee At Home - Turntable Kitchen

We’re passionate about coffee. Always have been. That’s why we created our Coffee + Vinyl Pairings. It’s our way of sharing two things we love with …

The Band

The Band. Such a simple name for such a legendary outfit, but also a completely apt piece of definitive musical description; its terseness only …

Where to Travel When – Unique Holiday Destinations for Each Month

<b>Are you a bucket lister or a last-minute jetsetter? Either way, sometimes we all get stuck for travel inspiration. Planning your next trip? I’ve</b> …

Ultimate Buying Guide And The 7 Best Recommended Camping Hammocks 2018

Here is a feature comparison of my top rated camping hammocks with full reviews and our buying guide below.<p>Best Camping Hammocks<p>Material:<p>Proprietary …

Ghosts of war: My journalist father’s Vietnam odyssey, revisited

Chevy Chase, Md., summer 1967<p>It’s early one morning in late July or early August. I am a nine-year-old excited to see my father, who has just returned from almost three months in Vietnam. I creep into the bedroom and leap onto his chest, expecting him to hug me, laughing.<p>In an instant, I am flying …

John Perry Barlow's Tips for Being a Better Adult Are Perfect

The Internet pioneer and Grateful Dead lyricist passed away this week. His sage advice on living your best life, however, will endure<p>If the name John Perry Barlow means something to you, chances are you're a Deadhead, an early reader of Wired, or involved in the various battles to keep the Internet …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Should You Knit?

I keep hearing about busy women taking up knitting. It's meditative and you have a sweater at the end. Think beyond the Martha Stewart stress on …

The Cost of My Newfound Knitting Habit and the Unforgiving Quest for Gauge

On a recent trip back home to the Pacific Northwest, I picked up a pair of wooden circular knitting needles in size eight and a skein of wool and …

Knitting