John Legaspi

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Bugatti Chiron gets its sea legs in limited-edition Niniette 66

Tasked with replacing the Veyron, one of the most audacious engineering projects ever undertaken in the motoring world, Bugatti pulled out all the …

Carbon Fiber

China Warns of Arms Race After U.S. Deploys Missile Defense in South Korea

HONG KONG — The United States said on Tuesday that it had begun deploying an advanced and contentious missile defense system in South Korea, prompting China to warn of a new atomic arms race in a region increasingly on edge over North Korea’s drive to build a nuclear arsenal.<p>The American …

Horrors of Duterte's Drug War Exposed in New National Geographic Episode

A couple of weeks before Christmas, <i>National Geographic</i>‘s Ryan Duffy joined Filipino crime beat reporters on Manila’s graveyard shift. On a tip, the …

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Wooden Cheese Knives

Introduction: Wooden Cheese Knives<p>About: If you like simple solutions then here you can find some of my crazy ideas. More About StephanP1 »<p>The blade …

Pallet Wall

Introduction: Pallet Wall<p>About: Cook, student, bookreader, tinkerer. More About sebastiantheodore »<p><b>tl;dr</b> This is how to build a pallet wall. You need …

Woodworking

How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!

Introduction: How to Build a Custom 5'x8' Reach in Closet for Less Than $50!<p>About: 15 yo More About kanew53 »<p>I've been wanting to build a custom …

Woodworking

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 …

The Essential Tools For Framing A House

Framing a house is perhaps the most labor-intensive part of construction. Heck. Buying framing labor is no easy task itself. But framing up a house …

Woodworking

Shaka Smart shares incredible story from LeBron James' high school days | FOX Sports

At this point, LeBron James’ legend is sealed. But it wasn’t all that long ago that “King James” wasn’t a three-time NBA champion and four-time MVP …

Basketball

How to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Work Like New Again

Reinstalling Windows is an easy way to fix a PC that’s been giving you problems. It can resolve most common issues including lagging to mysterious …

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

Japan

What a Retracted Statement Says About China's Growing Power in the South China Sea

It was there — and then it wasn’t. On Tuesday evening, Foreign Ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) performed a …

Investigation shows the real reason the Army denied a soldier the Medal of Honor

The Army followed its rules while denying a Medal of Honor last year to a Green Beret credited with staving off a brutal ambush in Afghanistan, according to a Defense Department inspector general’s report released Wednesday. But the report provides a unique glimpse into something else: just how …

Military

Build A Bamboo Bike In Under 5 Hours

Dream of owning a rickshaw? Build-it-yourself with Bamboobee<p>Do you remember Bamboobee? The regrettably-named company first released a jig and bamboo …

Chinese ballistic missiles dubbed ‘Guam Killer’ pose increasing threat to U.S. island, report says

While China has long had the ability to strike Guam with long-range nuclear missiles, the Chinese military is expending an increasing amount of resources to hit the key U.S. island with more conventional weapons in the event of a conflict, according to a government report released Tuesday.<p>The …

Military

You can now search the Panama Papers — the secret accounts of the global rich — yourself

Some of the information from the Panama Papers, a vast trove of more than 11 million leaked documents that have cast a light into the shadowy world of offshore finance, is now available to the public for the first time. The Washington Post is joining a group of global media organizations in …

The new Hitman is the perfect episodic video game

Taking your time in the sandbox<p>My remote explosive is causing me serious trouble. As <i>Hitman</i>’s meticulous and well-trained assassin Agent 47, I’m used to getting in and out of tense situations without so much as a suspicious glare. But the guards… they keep finding the bomb, a black circular charge I …

21 Useful Skills Every Lazy Science Undergrad Has Mastered

It's not that you're not clever, you just don't want to do any work that isn't absolutely necessary.

Air strikes on Aleppo hospital kill doctors and children

BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) - Air strikes destroyed a hospital and killed dozens of people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo, including children and doctors, in an attack that a U.S. official said appeared to be solely the work of the Syrian government.<p>The city of Aleppo is at the center of a military …

Middle East

This new street drug is 10,000 times more potent than morphine, and now it’s showing up in Canada and the U.S.

It was first developed in a Canadian lab more than three decades ago, promising and potent — and intended to relieve pain in a less addictive way.<p>Labeled W-18, the synthetic opioid was the most powerful in a series of about 30 compounds concocted at the University of Alberta and patented in the …

The One Smartphone Hack Guaranteed To Make You More Productive

It's deceptively simple but extraordinarily effective.<p>The other day, around 3 p.m., I had one of those "moments" at work. You know--when you feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do, and at the same time frustrated at how little you've accomplished so far.<p>Just then, my phone vibrated--a text …

The 10 Most Useful Car Hacks You Can Learn From YouTube

From de-icing door locks to getting more gas in your tank, here are a few tricks for getting the most out of your car.<p>Owning a car means investing in it—not only your money, but also your free time. Fortunately, just as home innovations abound, the DIY spirit is alive and well in the automotive …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

College & University

Meet Meucci, the startup that raised $6M for a group calling app that works on cellular networks

A new startup has launched this month with one <i>raison d’être</i>: to make group calling easier and more accessible on mobile phones.<p>Available for Android and iOS, Meucci works like other messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, insofar as you register for the service with your mobile phone number, and then you …

Mexican attorney on interrogating 'El Chapo': He 'owned the prison'

<b>Mexico City (CNN) —</b> José Antonio Ortega arrived early to his 10 a.m. appointment.<p>The criminal attorney was ready. He had everything he would need, including his briefcase with all the documents pertaining to the case. He wasn't nervous. He felt more than prepared, but he wondered.<p>Would the suspect …

Mexico

How a Hollywood film reveals the reality of drone warfare

As Helen Mirren’s new film Eye in the Sky is released, an expert reflects on the morality of how and when to use drones in war<p>G avin Hood’s film Eye in the  Sky is a thrillingly intelligent exploration of the political and ethical questions surrounding drone warfare. It has been carefully …