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Become A Skilled Marksman Without Spending A Dime On Ammo

Image source: CLCweb<p>There aren’t a lot of ways to practice shooting without ammo. Of course, dry firing is incredibly useful. You can develop a good …

Don't just stop over in Papeete, Tahiti: Explore

This scruffy port city won't win any awards as a dreamy beach town, but then, the island of Tahiti as a whole won't win any medals either. Head for Moorea, Bora Bora or one of a dozen or more nearby islands — there are 118 to choose from — to find the French Polynesia you've dreamed about.<p>But if …

Plan Your Spring Break: 12 Under-the-Radar Destinations

So what if Europeans get the entire month of August off—spring break is an American birthright. Whether you're toting the kids or fleeing civilization, we've got the trip for you.<p>Try an Island That's Better Than Bali<p><b>Raja Ampat, Indonesia</b><br>It’s hard not to love Bali, with its abundance of surf breaks …

Finally, an Energy Issue Everybody (Mostly) Likes

There might be at least one en­ergy pri­or­ity in Wash­ing­ton that both Re­pub­lic­ans and Demo­crats back.<p>As they bick­er over the Key­stone XL oil …

Oil Continues Down Its Slippery Slope: Where's The Bottom?

<b>Intro</b><br>A fundamental shift is underway in the energy complex. The price of oil, as measured by West Texas Light Sweet Crude, has fallen from its most recent high near $107 per barrel in late June of last year, to a current level under $47. This represents a decline in excess of 55%. What’s causing …

Best Sailboats | 2015 Boat of the Year Awards | Sailing World

With regard to the Gunboat 55, the judges agreed: This is Gunboat’s crowning achievement. The look, the finish, and the experience are all over the …

For Shelby Cobra roadster’s 50th, designers 3D print a working replica

It’s arguably one of the rarest, most coveted and often copied of all cars: The Shelby Cobra. Now it’s also one of the few to arrive as a 3D-printed …

How to Profit From Low Oil Prices

With oil prices likely to remain low for a considerable period, how can you profit from the situation? For starters, keep in mind that any company that uses oil or gasoline as a major input or sells products and services that people pay for with disposable income stands to benefit.<p>Interestingly, …

Raise Gasoline Taxes? Instead, Congress Should Lift The Ban On Oil Exports.

It was predictable. Oil gets cheap and now there’s a contingent in Congress looking to slap a new tax onto gasoline. What’s surprising is that there are some conservatives in both Congress and the pundictocracy also receptive to the notion, including the estimable Charles Krauthammer.<p>It’s a …

Hole Fire Pit | By Ak47 Design

The Hole Fire Pit designed by AK47, an Italian design studio, is a built-in wood fireplace for outdoor use. The bowl is built into the earth and …

Arlo Is the World’s First 100% Wire-Free HD Home Security Camera

A home security system isn’t of any use if potential intruders can see wires running to cameras all over your house. It’s also of no use if it …

Smart Homes

Understanding Cash Flow Is Critical

The real poverty of typical families is found neither in their low income nor in costly essential expenses but rather in not understanding their own cash flow.<p>Regardless of income level, overspending causes poverty. Saving and budgeting produces wealth.<p>A person may be making millions and live on a …

An Endless Sea Of Energy

<b>With crude oil prices in a strong corrective mode, energy depletion is understandably not on people’s minds these days. However, this is a scenario</b> …

MF Architecture Builds A House Around A Tree

Matt Fajkus Architecture, or MF Architecture, designed this modern house in Austin, Texas that’s built around an oak tree. Dubbed the Tree House, …

The Chandelier That Produces a Shadow Forest of Wild Trees

A year and a half ago, we told you about <i>Forms in Nature,</i> a stunning light sculpture by Hilden & Diaz (Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz) that casts shadows of trees throughout a room. The 3D printed piece takes eight hours of assembly by hand. Created in Copenhagen, the beautiful chandelier took the world …

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Tag: Landscaping 101

Landscape Ideas: Garden Design for a Swimming Pool Area<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Swimming Pools: 11 Best Landscape Plants for Water’s Edge<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Lost …

Host Your Next Party on 70m Xhibitionist Event Super Yacht

Awesome <b>70m Xhibitionist Event Super Yacht</b> would be a great platform to host your next party, of course, this can only happen when you are filthy …

Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

6 of the Coolest Smart Home Innovations at CES

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Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from drones and door locks to watches …