Albert Penner

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How to Acquire Inexpensive Shop Tools, Troubleshooting a Bandsaw, Making Eyeglasses from Scratch—Including the Lenses!—& More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Space-Saving Flipping Lathe Cabinet</b><p>Leave it to Izzy Swan to come up with an ingenious way to place a lathe inside …

Woodworking

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

Everything Is Awful So Let’s All Escape To This Treehouse For Grown-Ups

The architecture firm Snøhetta has built a cabin in the woods of Northern Sweden. The coolest part? It’s built into the trees themselves, acting like a treehouse for grownups–and a getaway from the world.<p>The two-bedroom cabin is part of the renowned Treehotel, where guests can rent one of seven …

Two Ubuntu phones with top apps in 2014

Canonical, the company that publishers Ubuntu (a free/open operating system based on GNU/Linux) has announced that it will ship two Ubuntu OS phones …

A Desk Setup That Actually Boosts Your Productivity | Inc.com

In a traditional American work week, the average person spends eight hours a day, five days a week plugging away at their desk or in his or her office--though, let's face it, most people clock much more time than that.<p>Did you know that your desk space can have a psychological impact on you? …

Houseplants

The Top 11 Innovative Workplace Stories Of 2013

Do you like working from home? Do you like open offices? The debate raged this year about what makes workers happiest–and the best workers. Just be glad this scary rolling conference room isn’t where you have your meetings.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our …

Sharing Economy

Inspiration From Pinterest For Offices That Stir Creativity

Your office will probably never be as cool as Pinterest’s–but it still has something to teach you about fostering creativity (and more Ryan Gosling!) within your ranks.<p>When Victor Ng, Pinterest’s brand designer, was hired by the company about a year ago, he did something unusual. He made a poster …

Quick & simple Arduino temperature logger

10-28-10, 07:01 PM<p>#<b>1</b><p>Daox<p>Administrator<p>Join Date: Aug 2008<p>Location: Germantown, WI<p>Posts: 5,244<p>Thanks: 903<p>Thanked 338 Times in 273 Posts<p><b>Quick & simple</b> …

Cool Design For a Self Sustainable Home - Soleta ZeroEnergy One

Green technologies and solutions are all the rage in the current world. The necessity to turn towards energy-efficient solutions is much more than a …

Brewbot: Kickstarting an Arduino-based automated brewing system

Jonny sez, "I'm Jonny, from Belfast in Ireland. I was just at XOXO and I've spent over a year working on a project to make brewing simple, …

Flutter: $20 Wireless Arduino with half mile (1km) range.

<b>Now ships internationally!</b><p>What is Flutter?<p>Flutter is a wireless electronics development platform based on Arduino. With over 3200ft (1km) of usable …

Arduino Team Offers Details on the Yún

Arduino’s upcoming board, the Yún, is like an Arduino Leonardo and a Linux-based WiFi router packed onto one board. With its release about a week away, The Arduino team is starting to offer details on the hardware and how it all works together. Like the Leonardo, the Yún has an ATmega32U4 chip …

Smartphone Servo

Smartphones have become our primary interface to the network world, and increasingly, to the real world as well. I call this project GlueMotor, because it works like “glue” for putting gadgets together under smartphone control, providing a very easy way to build simple servo-controlled machines.<p>To …

The benefits of farming without irrigation

There's a trade-off being made by some people in the agricultural industry. Turns out, you can produce better-tasting produce by cutting off the …

Being ambidextrous could give you a cognitive advantage

In a review of scientific research on the subject of handedness and intelligence, researchers found that neither lefties nor righties came out ahead. …

Movers & Makers: Sebastopol Micro Greens

How to Throw a Tomahawk | The Art of Manliness

“It was the ambition of the boys to be able to throw a tomahawk with the skill and accuracy of our pioneer forebears, and the ability soon acquired …

Family Mission Statement: How and Why to Create One for a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Getting married and having kids are some of the biggest events in our lives. And yet we largely slide into these significant turning points. Sure, …

Are These a Pair of Legs or Two Hot Dogs?

Hot-Dog Legs is a hilariously quirky single-topic Tumblr blog that leaves viewers wondering what they're looking at–a first-person point of view of a pair of legs or two carefully placed hot dogs? It sounds silly and seems like it would be easy to decipher which is which, but browsing through the …

Pets

Timelapse of the Moon rising. Made by Dan... - Exploring Space

How to Trim Your Mustache: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Illustration by Ted Slampyak</i><p><b>Like this illustrated guide? Then you’re going to love our book The Illustrated Art of Manliness! Pick up a copy on</b> …

Kettlebell Exercise Routine | The Art of Manliness

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9 Rules for Starting Your Own Farm | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Forrest Pritchard, farmer and author of</i> Gaining Ground.<p>You’ve dreamed of becoming a farmer, growing food not …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Move over, Pebble: Ubuntu Edge hits record in crowdfunding

The Ubuntu Edge raises $10.4 million, as of this writing, beating out the $10.2 million the Pebble SmartWatch tallied.<p>There's a new crowdfunding champion in town.<p>The Ubuntu Edge, a smartphone from Canonical that's designed to take on Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Galaxy S4, hit a record for …

Crowd Funding

Analyst tips gold iPhone 5S, f2.0 aperture and expanded storage options

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Black and white may not be your only color options for the iPhone 5S(s aapl), if KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo is right …

YC-Backed Amulyte Is Building A Better Lifeline For Seniors On The Move

Commercial catchphrases like “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” have become the stuff of legend, but it’s not funny when one of your grandparents have been in that same situation.<p>University of Waterloo alumni Jaclyn Konzelmann and Perry Haldenby have been there with their own grandparents, and after …

We Heart It's Recipe For Visual Web Success

You’ve probably never heard of We Heart It. But that’s about to change.<p>Combining Pinterest’s image-sharing platform with Tumblr’s teenage appeal, We Heart It is a perfect storm of what becomes viral success on the visual Web. It’s a hit with 20 million users, who apparently can’t get enough of it. …