Mark Griffin

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Learn To Program With Pip The Raspberry Pi Powered Handheld

If you would like to learn more about electronics and learn to program you might be interested in a new project for a Raspberry Pi powered Pip …

Raspberry Pi

35 Incredibly Easy Dutch Oven Recipes For Camping

<b>Before we get to 35 easy Dutch oven recipes, let us just tell you a little bit about dutch ovens.</b> We LOVE them. Everything from the even heat to the …

Cooking

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

DIY: KOOB (The Best Lawn Game. Ever.)

Every once in a while, you discover one of those things that changes how you have fun. That’s probably about to happen for you.<p>This is one of those …

6 Brutally Tough Workouts You Can Do on Your Lunch Break

Fair warning: They’ll kick your ass<p>A workout doesn’t have to be long to be tough. These quick 20 to 30 minute workouts from Gym Jones are testaments to that. They’re short, but incredibly brutal and unforgiving. Are you game?<p>If you want something even quicker, check out <b>The Unbelievable 4-Minute</b> …

Make a Boomerang That Actually Comes Back!

Restoring a 100 Year Old Vise!<p>Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>Epoxy Resin Wall Art With LEDs<p>PVC Class<p>I made one. Admittedly, mine …

Woodworking

How to Build a Wood Vise

The Moxon twin-screw vise is useful for woodworking at all levels, from dabbler to expert.<p>There are many versions of it, but I will show you how to …

How to Remove Water Stains from Wood

Those white, cloudy rings on your wood furniture don't have to stay there forever. Try one of these methods for removing—or at least minimizing—water …

DIY Woodworking Drill Press Table Plans

This is a shop fixture that’s worth getting started on immediately. Stationary drill presses are definitely not set up for DIY woodworking. The cast …

Modern Shelves With A Fun Twist – 10 Ingenious Designs

Aren’t you tired of seeing the same old, common-looking shelves everywhere you go? Your home deserves something special and a little more …

Foolproof Scraper Sharpening

The 10 Best (and Silliest) Horror Movies You Haven’t Seen Yet

Looking for a fresh Halloween scare from horror flicks you haven’t watched 1,000 times before? We have some suggestions<p>Halloween is the perfect season to turn out the lights, crash out on the couch, and watch a good old fashioned horror film. But you’ve probably already seen most of the</i> …

A Geek's Gift Guide of Gadgets, Gear and Novelties

$17.48 from Amazon »<p>Let's be clear: it would be a supreme a-hole move for someone to use a homemade TV-B-Gone to shut off the women's beach …

How to Start a Fire Without Matches | The Art of Manliness

There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start one without matches. It’s an …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Costumed Performers of Times Square

The New York Times recently published a fascinating article and video about the various Elmos, Spider-Mans, and other costumed performers that now …

The Only 5 Grill Styles You Should Buy

Because heaven help you if you're using gas.<p><b>I just moved my family to a big house in a rural area. So naturally the first thing I want to do is get myself a first-class grill. Money isn't really an object (I have a good job and have been saving for this move). The only problem is that there are a</b> …

How the Elements Got Their Names

From Hydrogen to Ununoctium, all of the elements have names, some more crazy than other. But where did they come from?<p>This video explains how every …

Worknest: Multi-Functional Desk Celebrates Simple Wood

Its designer no doubt wants to impress you with the various features and accessories available along with this desk, but first: step back for a …

Picture frame clamp

Here’s my take on a self-squaring picture frame clamp. It’s pretty much like most people’s. Here’s how I built it:<p>I had some chunks of prefinished …

Ask a Cicerone: What's the Best Hoppy Beer?

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Ask a <i>what</i>? A Certified Cicerone®. That is, a beer expert who has passed a particular certification exam administered by the Craft Beer Institute. Curious about beer certifications? Read more here.<p>More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>As we …