Matthew Salinero

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Chris Labrooy: Tales of Auto Elasticity

If Literature's Great Characters Could Text, They'd Charm Your Pantalets Off

What if the greatest characters in literary history all carried around smartphones and typed out messages to each other? That's the conceit of the new book <i>Texts from Jane Eyre</i>. Author Mallory Ortberg knows it sounds gimmicky, but she loved imagining how Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester might have texted.<p>…

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Avoid Losing Stuff in Hotel Rooms by Laying Out a Towel as a Home Base

The unfamiliar environment of a hotel room makes it easy to misplace important stuff like your keys, wallet, or phone. Keep it all organized by …

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Historic Racing Cars by ScheningCreative

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Home<p>This series of historic racing cars is a collection of prints by Arthur Schening of …

Live out your wildest Nicolas Cage fantasies with this 32-page activity book

Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to be tormented by a helmet full of bees, swap faces with your worst enemy, or don the luscious locks of a fugitive? Now you might be able to get closer than ever before! Behold: <i>Snake Eyes</i>, a 32-page activity book that promises to let you live out your …

How to Answer the Questions You Always Get Asked When Meeting Someone | The Art of Manliness

Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation:<p><b>What’s your name?</b>• <b><br>What do</b> …

Vintage Explorers: 7 Adventure Vehicles for the Perfect Off-Road Trip

Few things say adventure like hitting the open road in the latest sports car or super sedan — unless you want to take your adventures off of the …

20 Essential Motorcycle Films

Reading time: about 6 minutes.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Films<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Vintage<p>This list of 20 motorcycle films is a collection of my personal favourites, it …

Behold, the fish cannon

Whooshh Innovations wants to vacuum your fish to safety<p>Salmon are amazing fish. They’ll swim hundreds of miles against the current, hurl themselves up waterfalls, and risk being eaten by bears as they return to their birthplace to spawn. But some obstacles are too much, and that’s where Whooshh …

Them and Theirs: A Cinematic Look at People and the Cars They Drive

Los Angeles-based photographer Ryan Schude started a a fun little photo project while attending San Francisco Art Institute a number of years ago. He …

The Sun Also Rises is the prettiest game about war

Developer Horse Volume has just released the first teaser from its upcoming <i>The Sun also Rises</i>, which is about the war in Iraq, and not about depressed lost generation types drinking their days away in Spain.<p>The trailer has a colorful, stylized look and hints at the game's vignette structure, based …

1979 Castrol International Rally

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Australian<br>• Films<br>• Racing<br>• Rally<br>• Vintage<p>It’s likely that you’ve never heard of The Castrol International Rally, it was a …

A Lost Comedic Masterpiece from 1984

In the classic definition of a masterpiece—a work created to establish one’s status as an artisan worthy of recognition as a first-rank creator—the movie “Nothing Lasts Forever” fits the bill perfectly. It should have propelled its writer and director, Tom Schiller, into the front rank of …

AM Radio: The Banksy of Second Life

We track down Second Life's most famous anonymous artist, AM Radio.<p>Last year, a friend asked if I wanted to meet the man known as AM Radio. I never expected to meet him.<p>If the world of MMOs has a Banksy, it's AM Radio. But where the British street artist is famous for his sardonic graffiti …

An abandoned mall in Bangkok has been overtaken by fish

There's something particularly eerie about an abandoned shopping mall. Perhaps it's the stark contrast from its intended purpose: to see such a sterile place once designed to entice throngs of shoppers into its doors, now so completely devoid of any human life, dilapidated and darkened with time. …

Close Up: floppy disks and fashion in 'Halt and Catch Fire'

<i>We love TV and we love recaps, but a lot of times it’s not the big-picture plot developments that make a show great. It’s the little things; the details in the dialogue, set design, props, and performance. With Close Up, we’ll be taking a look at the coolest moments and most interesting details in</i> …

1953 Ferrari 250 Europa

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cars<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Design<br>• Ferrari<br>• Italian<br>• Luxury<br>• Vintage<p>The Ferrari 250 Europa is widely considered to be one of the most …

Camel Trophy 1988 – Sulawesi

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>4x4<br>• Cars<br>• Films<br>• Land Rover<p>The Camel Trophy was an event that included a long list of things I love, from Land Rovers and …

How A Food Stylist Made Squirrel And Earthworm Look Appetizing

Communities around the world are increasingly overrun by invasive critters. Gray squirrels, which are native to North America, are an ecological nuisance in England. And nutria — or swamp rats, colloquially — from South America are destroying wetlands in the Gulf Coast states.<p>Scientists have said …

BMW Concept Roadster has two fewer wheels than we were expecting

The annual Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este on the shores of Lake Como is an opportunity for some of the most beautiful vehicles in the world to descend on one of the poshest places on earth each year. Unsurprisingly, the event is also increasingly the chance for automakers to debut exclusive …

These are the customized Lamborghinis of Japan's underworld

What do you do with your Lamborghini if you think it isn't getting enough attention? For some of the yakuza in Tokyo's underground, you customize it with vinyl wraps, flashing lights, and strings of colored LEDs. Japan-based director and cinematographer Luke Huxham created a mini-documentary last …

The Long Shadow Of Tom Warrior, Metal's Dark Innovator

Aside from Tony Iommi, whose ingenious use of the tritone on Black Sabbath's debut album spawned an entire musical style, aesthetic and culture, no artist has had as wide-ranging an influence on heavy metal as Thomas Gabriel Fischer. Best known under the <i>nom de plume</i> Tom Warrior in the bands …

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Paul McCartney dreamed up a robot and made a music video about him

"I woke up one morning with an image in my head of me standing with a large robot." That's Paul McCartney describing Newman, the robot he recently dreamed up and immediately yearned to make real. Long before this inspiring vision, McCartney managed to craft some of the most iconic and flawless …

Robot Reads Novels, Writes Songs About Them

Listen to Lord of the Flies, A Clockwork Orange, The Little Prince, and more.<p>If a robot read a novel, how would it feel? You might get a sense from these little jingles. Below are some songs that were automatically created by a series of algorithms that turn the emotions in novels into short pieces …

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How a middle school teacher started rapping about classic video games

Chiptune and hip hop make unlikely bedfellows, but for middle-school-teacher-turned-rapper Mega Ran, the pair were a perfect match. Mega Ran (aka Random) samples theme songs from video game classics like <i>Mega Man</i>, <i>Castlevania</i>, and <i>Final Fantasy 7</i> and writes his own verses inspired by the characters …

A lazy deliveryman becomes an alien destroyer in short animation 'JohnnyExpress'

Delivering a package sounds like a pretty straightforward task. But for an interplanetary delivery service in a universe filled with strange creatures, that simple task could quickly become a lot more complicated. Animation studio Alfred Imageworks released a short film called <i>JohnnyExpress</i> …

'Worn' To Be Wild: A Visual Feast Of Fashion

Quick! What do you want in your fashion magazine? A) Taxidermy B) Tutus C) Advice on repairing your favorite Italian leather boots D) Gandhi E) All of the above.<p>If you chose E — or, heck, any of the other letters — you're probably a <i>Worn</i>ette. That's a fan of <i>Worn</i>, the small, Toronto-based fashion …