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ManMade Recommended: The Veritas Carpenter's Gauge is $25 Very Well Spent

Among all the items in my shop, the measuring, marking, and layout tools are probably my favorite. Mostly, I love how historic they are: dividers, …

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Danish architect Hans J. Wegner is considered a pioneering furniture designer of the twentieth century.<p>Every other piece of industrial design is a pot or a dish or something insignificant.<p>German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec …

The 100 Best Songs of 2017

This year, music was all about context: artists addressed a tumultuous world or created a new one, pushing boundaries in voice and instrument. Pop stars parsed love and heartbreak, electronic producers found inspiration around the globe and in their backyards, and hip-hop morphed and changed at …

MysteryVibe’s Stephanie Alys talks about a pleasurable future

The MysteryVibe is a snake-shaped vibrator that took the Internet by storm and is still going strong. This week I talked to the co-founder of the company, Stephanie Alys, about the future of pleasure and sex toys. It’s safe to say that this episode of Technotopia is a little NSFW.<p>The future, …

22 products you only need to buy once in your life

While many companies claim to have lifetime guarantees, they often come with certain conditions that prevent you from taking advantage of the warranty as advertised.<p>Luckily, we compiled a list of brands with true lifetime warranties. These companies will replace, repair, or refund you for your …

36 eBooks on Computer Programming from O’Reilly Media: Free to Download and Read

This past week, we featured a free course on the programming language Python, presented by MIT. A handy resource, to be sure.<p>And then it struck us …

CourseBuffet serves up a free DIY degree in Computer Science or Management

CourseBuffet understands that while college may be a rite of passage, it’s certainly not the only way to get the knowledge you need to succeed in the ever-changing tech or business world.<p>Look, school is expensive.<p>Even worse, we’re now finding out that the degrees that set us back years to obtain …

This Is Your Sex on Drugs

Some drugs can open you up to complete ecstasy, while others are complete boner killers.<p>"A lot of people use a lot of different drugs," Matthew Johnson, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Johns Hopkins University, recently told VICE. "And a lot of people have sex. You name the …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

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The Most Scenic Drive in All 50 States

You don’t know big and diverse till you’ve tried to drive across America. Ohio, merely our 34th-largest state, could swallow Ireland and still have …

The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

The porn women actually want to watch

<b>(flipchip/LasVegasVegas.com via Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>New Pornhub analytics offer a few eye-opening findings on the viewing habits of each gender<p>Carrie Weisman<p>August 24, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared onAlterNet.<p>It’s no secret that most of the porn out there is filmed through a male …

DU Speed Booster: Clean trash off your Android phone

Android is a powerful, flexible operating system, but the wrong combination of apps — or simply too many apps — can eat up system resources and leave your phone feeling sluggish and difficult to use.<p>That’s where a speed-boosting cache cleaner can be a life saver. As an Android user browsing the …

7 Cognitive Biases That Are Holding You Back

You may believe that your conscious self is in control of your life, but the scientific reality is very much the opposite. Conquer these biases to turn things around.<p>The brain is surprisingly resource intensive, making up about 2 percent of your body weight, but consuming 20 percent of your …

Woodworking Hand Tools: Why Use a Hand Plane

George Vondriska demonstrates the best way to remove rust from a cast-iron tool table. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.<p>George …

10 Router Bits Every DIYer Should Own

Router bits will help you cut rounded edges, V-shaped grooves, round-bottom grooves, and plenty more. These 10 bits will help any DIYer get the most out of a versatile power tool.<p>A router is arguably the most versatile portable power tool you can buy. With this single tool you can shape decorative …

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Raspberry Pi gets even tinier with new Model A+ board

Raspberry Pi, the programable microcomputer, has become even more micro. A newly unveiled board adds a few tempting hardware tweaks, as well as reducing the overall size of the Pi.<p>Raspberry Pi represents an effort to strip a computer down to its most basic elements, providing only a simple, …

DIY Woodworking Drill Press Table Plans

This is a shop fixture that’s worth getting started on immediately. Stationary drill presses are definitely not set up for DIY woodworking. The cast …