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The Bat Doctor is In

I’m driving to a location I’ve sworn not to disclose.<p>As I swerve off the highway exit ramp, the sun breaks through the filtering haze of the lingering marine layer. It pitches my eyes into a deep shadow, a fitting tone for the deeply nefarious act I am about to participate in.<p>Slow-pitch softball …

New Jersey

Homedit

Rotating sink.

Articles about 10 dwell houses their own words on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

San Francisco

Using the Hell Out of a Corded Drill: How to Make a Ring Out of a Coin, When Safety is of No Concern

For those of you with access to a full shop—I'm looking at you, ID students—if I gave you a half-dollar coin and asked you to turn it into a wearable …

Woodworking

Daniel Boulud Reveals His 4 Favorite Recipes From His New Cookbook

The famed chef is out with Daniel: My French Cuisine,the definitive cookbook of his legendary 3-Michelin-starred New York restaurant Daniel, and he …

Lasers and robots explore ancient Rome’s hidden aqueducts

With the help of precision 21-century technology, archaeologists are mapping a dozen tunnels that were carved by Roman engineers into the mountains east of Rome in order to supply the ancient city with water<p>Hacking through thickets of overgrown bushes, reeds and stinging nettles, Alfonso Diaz Boj …

Archaeology

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning documentary on a French tightrope walker who crossed the Twin …

Suzuki’s electric monkey bike

<b>ELECTRICITY</b> may never provide a practical alternative to the internal combustion engine unless someone can do something about battery range. But who …

Motorcycles

Photoshop 'Body Evolution' Video Blows Our Minds

We've been told time and time again that Photoshop is playing tricks on us, stretching, smoothing and buffing the models in magazines and ads to make them even more gorgeous (and less realistic).<p>But just how much can airbrushing really change? Just watch this mind-blowing video, "Body Evolution." …

10 of the most common reasons for breaking down

<b>THERE’S</b> little doubt that modern bikes are more reliable than their forebears but despite all the improvements there are sure to be occasions over …

Avant-garde

Motorcyclist Magazine

It’s so rare these days to be blown away by a custom bike. Usually my reaction to the latest release is “Yeh, not bad”

It’s so rare these days to be blown away by a custom bike. Usually my reaction to the latest release is “Yeh, not bad”.<p>Certainly wasn’t the case when I saw Keron Grant’s CB750. As soon as I saw it I emailed him and asked permission to feature it to which he said “sure”.<p>I didn’t ask for a run down on the bike as I just want to look at it. I’ve featured some of Keron’s art before and it always gets a great response. Looking at these pics it is evident that his creative juices are a little bit …

Associated Press News

Google+: Down but not out

<i>By Vishal Sankhla, Co-Founder of Viralheat</i><p>When Google+ was first released 2011, I was one of the many people who followed it blindly into the new frontier. “Google is a great company,” I thought. “This digital god and ruler of Internet can do no wrong!”<p>But as months rolled by, the hype died down …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

How an insecure, acid-dropping hippie kid reinvented himself as a technological visionary - and changed the world<p>When I first met Steve Jobs, I …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Lotus Cars

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

Heart-shaped boxes: The 10 greatest vans

Volkswagen

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Motorcycle Photography by Frank Bott

Counting down Top Gear’s 41 most memorable moments

Top Gear

The FBI Is Using Hacker Tactics To Follow Suspects

The FBI can activate the microphone on a laptop or Android-running device remotely to listen in on conversations, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports.<p>We’ve long known that the government has the ability to track people’s movements through their smartphones (Jack Bauer was always “going dark, Chloe,” …

Personal Data

Monster Galaxy Note 2 has 288GB of storage, 9300mAh battery, dual SIM support

<i>Custom Galaxy Note 2: 288GB storage, 9300mAh battery case | Image credit: xda-developers</i><p>A custom dual SIM Galaxy Note 2 model packs a lot more memory and battery life than your average supersized smartphone, although such features come with a high-cost and can affect the looks of the device.<p>While …

Galaxy Note