Joey Griffiths

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Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen review

The reinvention of an already fantastic game<p>It was around the 20-hour mark that I realized I had been playing <i>XCOM 2: War of the Chosen</i> completely wrong.<p>You see, when you’re playing a game for review there’s an urge to see everything. Not in a completionist sort of way, mind you. But you want to …

What's to know about upper crossed syndrome?

Upper crossed syndrome refers to a particular configuration of overlapping overactive and underactive muscle groups in the neck, chest, and shoulders.<p>…

How to Build a Chicken Coop

The Nintendo Switch has become the system people love to love

How Nintendo changed the conversation<p>I spent a significant amount of time playing <i>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</i> on a hammock today.<p>You could have something like that experience before — it’s not like <i>Mario Kart 7</i> wasn’t a thing that existed on the 3DS — but this isn’t a portable version of Mario Kart that’s …

Stock trading app Robinhood raises $110 million to become the latest unicorn

Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting a boost from its own investors.<p>The financial tech company announced Wednesday that it had raised $110 …

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

Shipping Containers

Thanks to a little-known airline hack, traveling around the world could be cheaper than you realize

I'll admit, I had nearly written off the possibility of booking an around the world trip and visiting a handful of countries in one fell swoop for fear that I'd never land on a total airline fare I could stomach.<p>Then I learned about the Round-the-World (RTW) ticket, a program offered by the major …

Star Alliance

Transform Your Desktop into a Workshop With Snapmaker: the All-Metal 3D Printer

We all know that 3D printers are amazing. The problem is that many of them are still bulky, expensive, and difficult to use. However, one company …

3D Printing

How To Discover the Secret Trails of America's National Parks

We all know that America's National Parks are beautiful, nearly to a fault. Attracting thousands of tourists each season, hiking a trail can feel a …

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

Air Travel

Your Own Branding Iron

Hello everyone, in this project I wanna show you how to make a Branding Iron. I made a video and step by step instruction how to make it. So, let's …

Woodworking

Extract DNA at Home with a 3D Printed Centrifuge

Biotechnology is powerful, but only for those with the tools to experiment with and utilize it. The DIYbio movement seeks to put the tools and techniques used in well-funded laboratories around the world into the hands of ordinary people who have an interest but not the means to investigate biology.<p>…

Odd Yet Beautiful Houseplants You May Not Have Heard Of

Indoor plants add some life and color to your interior spaces, and contrary to popular belief they don't just sit around doing nothing all day …

Plants

10 Kit Home Companies to Watch

In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin. However, today you can create an ultra-modern look with natural materials by going the route of a prefabricated kit home.<p>Many companies will deliver all the materials necessary for …

How to Build a Canoe in 72 Hours

This project began, as it were, with a "crazy idea" - the possibility of canoe travel without taking a canoe with you. Of building one upon arriving …

Canoeing

Here's How To Grow An Endless Supply Of Garlic Indoors...

Along with green onions, garlic is one of the best health-friendly plants you can grow at home. It is super-easy and super-cheap. You may not like …

Genius tiny house is full of DIY transforming furniture

Wow<p>One of the raddest small apartment maneuvers we’ve ever seen is the motorized bed that drops down from the ceiling. And now, the same brilliant idea has been deployed in—what else?—a tiny house.<p>Built by self-taught carpenter Ana White and her husband, Jacob, this 24-foot-long tiny house is a …

SMR Smart: Small Modular Reactors Are Nuclear's Future

SMR Start is a new organization of potential customers and vendors investing in the development of advanced modular nuclear reactors (SMRs). It was formed to get SMRs over the initial market humps that plague all new technologies by using proven public-private partnerships that have succeeded with …

Republicans move to sell off 3.3m acres of national land, sparking rallies

Land totaling the size of Connecticut has been targeted in a new bill in the Republican House, uniting hunters and conservationists in opposition<p>Now that Republicans have quietly drawn a path to give away much of Americans’ public land, US representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah has introduced what …

Tea Party

XPlotter Affordable Desktop CNC Plotter, Laser Cutter And Engraver Form $349 (video)

Makers, hobbyists and crafters looking for an affordable desktop CNC plotter, laser cutter and engraver may be interested in a new system called the …

Printing

11 Pizzas You Can Slow Cook

Out of all the things you can make in your slow cooker, we bet you've never thought about pizza. These 11 recipes prove that the best use of your slow cooker just might be for pizza-themed recipes like dips, casseroles, and soups. Ditch the pizza-delivery fee and satisfy your pizza cravings in a …

Russians generously mint a $10,000 'Trump coin' in honor of his inauguration

Trump may have historically low approval ratings in his own country, but over in Russia, he's got a wildly enthusiastic fan base.<p>Art-Grani, a Russian …

All You Need in Your Life Right Now Is One of These Chilaquiles Recipes

We're currently obsessed! There's nothing more we're craving for breakfast, lunch, and dinner than a good plate of chilaquiles. The Mexican classic truly combines all of our (and we're guessing your) favorites: tortillas (or totopos), salsa (or mole), and some sort of delicious topping — from meats …

Redditors planning to hide hundreds of 3D-printed toys in citywide scavenger hunt

Let's play a game — and include an entire city.<p>That's the idea behind one Reddit post that proposed building a citywide scavenger hunt in San …

10 Overlooked Books of 2016: From The Red Car to Future Sex

2016 was a year of unexpected loss and stark realities. In the morass of the recent election, words morphed to serve the expedient needs of its speakers. It became unclear how to separate fact from fiction in this “post-truth” age.<p>Last year, nonfiction stepped forward to speak for those without a …

Arrival shows there’s still room for literary science fiction films in Hollywood

Science fiction concepts are all over blockbuster filmmaking right now, but Arrival’s willingness to engage deeply with those ideas is still rare.<p>It’s difficult to express why I enjoyed <i>Arrival</i>so much. In part it’s because it’s so gripping and well-made, but in part it’s because I grew up devouring …

Science Fiction

This Gadget Can Help Save You Big Bucks On Your Power Bill

My electrician had his doubts — and I have to admit that I did, too. As he looped a pair of clamps around my home’s main electrical lines, he told me …

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Many bonsai enthusiasts grow shrubs or vines with bonsai techniques to highlight the plant's flowers rather than the foliage or branch structure. American wisteria (Wisteria frutescens) grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 6 through 9 and is a popular vine to grow as bonsai. It …