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10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need – Page 10

Accurate Miter Saw Cuts<p>Clamp this small Baltic birch table to your miter saw when you want to cut a few short pieces to an exact length. The slot in …

Woodworking

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

The 15 Best Fishing Knots Every Angler Should Know

These <b>15</b> <b>fishing knots</b> <b>have proven to be the most versatile for bass fishing</b>. The illustrations offer multiple options for joining lines, creating loops …

Fishing

Travis Pastrana’s “Evil Live” Indian Scout Jump Bike

About a month back, Travis Pastrana and the Nitro Circus crew <b>made history</b> as they live-streamed “Evil Live” on the History channel while Travis …

Extreme Sports

We’re not sure how this hidden spy camera is legal, but it’s the most covert one we’ve seen

If you want to install a spy camera to do something creepy, please stop right here. But if you have a valid reason to install a covert camera …

Rechargeable Batteries

Schlitterbahn’s Tragic Slide

It was a Sunday afternoon, August 7, 2016, the temperature a pleasant 78 degrees, as ten-year-old Caleb Schwab began the 264-step climb to the top of …

Crime

Go deeper: The panic over 3D-printed guns

This week, three leading gun control organizations announced their intent to file legal action related to a settlement that will allow an open-source …

Guns

How to Beat a Drug Test, According to Experts

Some of the detoxifying drinks may work.<p>I like to consider myself a pro on beating drug tests because I’ve passed numerous—even some close calls—while on probation, in prison, and on parole. I would have only tested positive for weed, but a dirty for marijuana could’ve sent me to “the hole” for 60 …

Drug Test

Secret settings hidden in your Android phone will make it feel twice as fast

Modern Android phones are so much faster and smoother than they used to be even a few short years ago. Of course, speed on a smartphone is just like …

Moving More With Less: Why Four-Cylinders Are Coming to Full-Size Trucks

The 2019 models of the GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado feature four-bangers, the first time such a small engine has powered such a big truck. We explain the engineering that made it possible.<p>General Motors is making a big move into small engines.<p>The Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 get an …

GMC Sierra

Benefits Of Amazon Prime Membership: Here's Everything You Need To Know

Amazon Prime is only getting better. While Amazon recently raised the price of the much-loved service, it has also been slowly adding awesome new features to help make the increased price worth it. In fact, there are currently a ton of benefits to Amazon Prime — and you might find many of them …

Tech Trends

DIY How to Make Industrial Pipe Shelves

• 6 3/4″ Floor Flanges<br>• 6 3/4″ Caps<br>• 6 3/4″ x 8″ Nipples<br>• 1 1/4″ x 8 – 3.18 cm Coarse Thread Drywall Screws<br>• 1 Board cut to the length you need (in our case we …

How to grill steak to perfection — it’s all about controlling the heat

Steak on the grill ranks as one of the best summertime meals ever. Heck, best meal ever, anytime, when cooked to perfection.<p>Learning to grill a steak …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

Hardwood vs. engineered flooring? Granite vs. quartz? The answer might surprise you.

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>We are in love with nature — but also with technology — so which is better when you build or remodel a home? Natural products such as wood or wool? Or a ­man-made substitute, such as laminate or nylon? To answer this question, I consulted dozens of design and DIY websites …

Home Improvement

How To Make Easy Pan-Fried Pork Chops — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Here's how you make a pork chop that can truly rival a great steak at home: Brine it with brown sugar, pan-fry it, and then baste it with butter. If …

‘The Handwriting Game’ Tricks Kids Into Practicing Their Penmanship

Even better, it's a perfect rainy day time-killer.<p>‘The Handwriting Game’ is a fun (and funny) rainy day penmanship contest in which kids compete to …

Researchers create the first 3D-printed corneas

Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to 3D-print a biocompatible corneal framework using a new gel formulations that “keeps the stem cells alive whilst producing a material which is stiff enough to hold its shape but soft enough to be squeezed out the nozzle of a 3D printer.”<p>There is …

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

These ‘harmless’ signs could mean your kids are spoiled brats

<i>After my daughter was born in 2015, I was bowled over by how expensive it all was. And I write about money for a living — I’m the Deputy Editor for</i> …

14 Ways to Use a Rotary Tool That Will Have People Buzzing

These brilliant ideas may just inspire a renaissance of rotary tool use in your shop and beyond. Honestly, there isn’t much this humble tool can’t do.<p>…

Step-by-Step Guide to Repairing a Wetsuit

<i>Paddlers fall into two gear camps: Those that obsess over every item, seeking golden bits of information to gain any sliver of performance on the</i> …

The Back Pain Repair Manual

Don't rely on the Advil bottle anymore.<p>If you’ve ever, like me, relied on an Advil bottle to get you through a weekend project, you know how frustrating back pain can be. You don’t need to be a bricklayer to feel beat up. Being handy is tough on the body.<p>"Gravity is always pulling down, making our …

Circle Invest lets you buy the cryptocurrency market

Circle Invest is one of the easiest products when you want to get started with cryptocurrencies. When Circle first launched the app, I compared it to Coinbase. And Circle is making it even easier to get started as you can just “buy the market” now.<p>Circle Invest started with just a handful of …

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

Consumer Tech

How to: DIY Metal Inlay in Wood

Sponsored by Bernzomatic: #FindYourFireI've always loved the feeling of contrasting materials, especially metal and hardwood. Metal is the yin to …

Woodworking

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

CBS Responds to Pauley Perrette's Assault Allegations: "We Took the Matter Seriously"

"I left. Multiple Physical Assaults. I REALLY get it now. Stay safe. Nothing is worth your safety. Tell someone," the CBS star wrote over the weekend.<p>…

29 Cute DIY Garden Crafts You Can Make for Your Outdoor Space

One of the easiest way to decorate your outdoor space on a budget is to create DIY garden crafts. Homemade garden craft ideas are so much more fun …