Mario L. Rodriguez

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Secret Compartment Box

Cast Your Own Concrete Charm<p>The Minimalist's Barstool<p>Restoring 20 Years Old Bench<p>PVC Class<p>Thank you for sharing this. I learned something new from …

Make Your Own Honeycomb Shelves

Have you ever seen a honeycomb shelving unit and though it looked nice? Perhaps you’ve even thought about building one. If so, this imgur tutorial, also seen on the “Honey Do This” site, shows you how to put one together. If that wasn’t enough, there’s even a bit of colorful commentary, addressing …

When the Box is the Gift

This is definitely not the box I made my grandmother. But you can learn how to make this tea caddy in our “Boxes and Small Projects” special issue.<p>If …

How to Make Glowing Shelf - DIY & Crafts

I've recently remembered Wood Scrap Table which inspired me to carry out my search of woody idea. You know that I adore DIY, and I’m not fond of …

Sandal Woods - Fine Woodworking

My brother-in-law gave me the (fairly rare) Stanley A6 aluminum handplane as a present recently. Although it needs a little work to improve …

Make It: DIY Mid-Century Table Numbers

Hosting a big group for Thanksgiving this year? Add a homey touch with these modern DIY house number table markers.<p>The clever kids at Confetti Pop …

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Woodworking Techniques: From Basic Tips to Advanced Projects

In my classes, we use marking/carving knives quite a lot. We score lines in preparation for making a “knife-wall”, we use them to whittle animals, to …

Build A Miter Sled Jig To Cut Perfect 45 Degree Corners

Jigs make life so much easier, and when you build one yourself it's even better. Make perfect 45 degree mitered corners every time with this …

Remarkable Time-Lapse Created from 80GB of ISS Pictures is the Best ISS Edit We’ve Seen

If you’re interested in using the many hundreds of thousands of photos taken from the ISS to create a time-lapse — and people have done a pretty …

Fun Weekend Project: How to Make a DIY Pop-Up Print

If you’re looking to make a DIY gift or keepsake, the folks at <i>Photojojo</i> have come up with a great project for you. It’s a clever pop-up photo print …

Creepy Website Streams Feeds from 73,000 Private Security Cameras Across the Globe

The website Insecam claims it’s providing a public service announcement of sorts… the trouble is, that announcement seems to be: change your security …

Fabulens: Mobile Portraits - Photographs by and interview with Helen Breznik | LensCulture

<i>“My photography is a place where there are no limits. A place where I can be fearless, where I can be whomever I like. Where I can escape from the ordinary to an idyllic world. I create characters that are not necessarily “me”, but they are a reflection of what appeals to me.”</i><p>—Helen Breznik, in …

Fabulens: Limitless Mobile Portraits

Project info<p>“My photography is a place where there are no limits, I can be fearless, I can be whomever I like and I can escape from the ordinary – to an idyllic world. I create characters that are not necessarily “me”, but they are a reflection of what appeals to me”. Helen Breznik speaks with …

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals - Photographs by Duane Michals | LensCulture

<i>I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody’s face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways.</i><p>—Duane Michals<p>Some artists search for a technique, a genre, a style (a voice?) and once they …

Dreams of a Distant Place

Project info<p>As a boy growing up in the '70s-'80s behind the iron curtain of the cold war - East Berlin - I would daydream of all the far away and mysterious places people of the Eastern (communist) bloc were not allowed to visit. The longing for discovery was manifested in long hours and days spent …

These Stunning Underwater Photos Were Taken With a Desktop Scanner

An artist goes diving with a custom-built scanner. These wild images are the result.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Emy Mazzola)</i><p>Rippling Images is a fitting name for Nathaniel Stern's latest works of art, and in more ways than one. The collection shows off 18 prints captured under the rippling water of a live coral …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

What to Do With The Photographs You've Created: 3 Ideas to Get You Started

Whether you've been photographing for a few months or years, one thing is certain. Your images are unique. They are from your perspective, your view …

Pentax 645z Medium Format Digital Camera Review

We just spent a week shooting the new Pentax 645z, the new, somewhat-affordable medium format system. We wanted to take a real world approach to how …

The Flexible Speaker

This unique open structure speaker system explores audio adaptability through flexible modular design. The speaker, battery and circuit board are …

What I Love About Movies

Since 2005, Little White Lies has been a unique creative read for film buffs seeking something besides hype. Dedicating each issue largely to a single film, the bi-monthly indie publication broadens the conversation beyond just reviews and interviews by initiating discussions on gender politics, …

Functional and visual redesign of Google News

I believe most of you guys have seen the Google News personal project that George Kvasnikov put together. In my opinion, it was a great exercise on …

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4 Healthy No-Cook Meal Ideas

Healthy living expert Erin O'Leary Stewart of Define Mind & Body whipped up some tasty no cook meals exclusively for BAZAAR—perfect for serving in the heat of summer.<p>It's hot out. Don't swelter over the stove or burn up by the oven—healthy living expert Erin O'Leary Stewart of Define Mind & Body …

Airbnb is officially legal in San Francisco

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com.</i><p>By Katy Steinmetz, TIME<p>The San Francisco Board of …

3 Reasons Why Photo Competitions Are Important For Your Career

<b>Max Riche</b> <i>is an award-winning photographer for commercial outdoor and active brands. From the Alps to the jungles of Indonesia, he captures the high</i> …

13 must-own apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

The best utility apps are designed to make your hectic life a little bit easier, and maybe even more enjoyable.<p>From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it’s going to rain, there’s something for every lifestyle.<p>We’ve collected the best of the best in this …

Tips to Emphasize Your Subject in Photography

When you watch a movie there is one element that never changes: a leading character. The whole movie centers around this leading player and the story …