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How to Build a Wooden Wagon

A toy wagon is the quintessential holiday gift, even in an age as digital as this one. It doesn't need batteries, and it's nearly impossible to wear out. It never goes out of style. Your kids will be hauling the dog around in it within a week. And if you build your wagon well, someday their kids …

DIY Hardware Startup LittleBits Wants To Help People Make Their Own Smart Home

Why would anyone want to spend thousands of dollars on new refrigerators and air conditioners just to hook their home up to the internet? That’s one issue hanging over the whole connected home gadget movement right now. littleBits wants to help you keep all of your old appliances but make them …

This is what a baby camel looks like: http://t.co/H5HRt7XlIu

How she sleeps vs how I sleep. http://t.co/ifhVpcOc9w

Do you know: http://t.co/V5QRjtQ39U

Munchkins: http://t.co/uqYKnFNGWQ

First rule of Fight Club: You don't talk about Fight Club. http://t.co/ta0LCoLE3x

This is the creepiest wrench ever. http://t.co/am5WrF3yiu

The State of Android & Audio

Over the past several years, mobile has become the go-to platform for most people’s media consumption. From audio playback to movie streaming, there is a growing amount of content available in your pocket and on your tablet, and the market is still expanding.<p>Today we are seeing a move towards …

Music Production

How to Get Abs Quick

Forget crunches. If you want to get faster, fitter, and stronger, you need to train your core like a runner.<p>A generation ago, you’d be hard-pressed to find elite runners paying attention to their abs. Today, it’s practically mandatory. “Our coaches drill the importance of core conditioning into our …

Workouts

The Very Best Beverages for Runners

Drink up! But be conscious of your choices.<p><b>Tea or Coffee</b><br>Aside from providing a performance-boosting caffeine jolt, both drinks are rich in antioxidants. Studies show that tea drinkers have a lower BMI, waist size, and body fat percentage than those who don't drink it. Regular coffee consumption may …

Beverages

NudeAudio Super-M High Performance Pocket Bluetooth Speaker (video)

Peter Riering-Czekalla has created a new high-performance Bluetooth speaker that is small enough to fit in the back pocket of your jeans yet can play …

SolidRun HummingBoard Mini PC Launches For $45

Back in April of this year the new HummingBoard mini PC was unveiled as a competitor to the single-board Raspberry Pi, and this month the new …

Hisense Sero 8 arrives to the U.S., an 8-incher for just $129

When it comes to Android tablets Hisense isn’t exactly a household name. That said, if you are looking for a fairly decent Android device without paying a fortune, Hisense tablets tend to fit the bill.<p>Up until now, the main star of the show in the United States have been the Sero 7 family, which is …

10 useful and innovative Google services you may not know about

Google Mars<p>Everyone knows that you can find your way around using Google Maps. Fewer realize that Google can also you show you around Mars. Google …

Memory Lane: Monaco GP – in pictures

First published on Fri 23 May 2014 05.30 EDT

Mother is always a mother. She takes all the risk to save her kids. http://t.co/Mq9XTZzFxS

25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

That's what a baby owl looks like: http://t.co/QtuBfRwn1d

What's happening with video on demand in Australia?

Now Playing: Watch this: What's happening with video on demand in Australia?<p>6:08<p><b>It's been a big couple of weeks for video on demand in …

Robot dancer turns sexy into terrifying

The robotic pole dancers on display at CeBit earlier this month were an interesting idea, but they were a little lacking in the "dance" …

Secret Bookcase Doors, Always Fun And Always Mysterious

I’m sure you remember those movies when someone entered an office or library and suddenly a secret door appeared and the bookcase opened to reveal …

How to Make a Realistic Looking Human Head in a Jar

mikeasaurus of Instructables has posted instructions on how to make your own remarkably convincing head in a jar. The effect is achieved through some …

Photo Editing

Tiger Body Paint Optical Illusion

I’m glad to see you’re all starting up another week with MoIllusions. It’s Monday, we’re all getting back to work and I have no doubt that some of …

5 guys take the same photo for 30 years! http://t.co/q4cU0VdzSa

Just a library in Germany! http://t.co/xCuAN2sbDg

Bear Simulator: Take the world in your paw

There's a class that's seriously under-represented when it comes to video games, always the mob, never the protagonist. We are, of course, referring …

Smartphone Controlled Miracle Machine Turns Water Into Wine (video)

If you enjoy a glass of wine and own a smartphone you might be interested in a new device called the Miracle Machine, which has been created to help …

ASUS Chromebox available for pre-order, shipping March 14

Back at the beginning of February, ASUS officially announced its new Chromebox line-up, which has now appeared for pre-order on a number of US websites, with a retail price of just $179.<p>Amazon, Newegg, and TigerDirect all have the same ASUS Chromebox (M004U) available for pre-order, with a release …