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How to build a 12x16 shed | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build a 12×16 shed</b>. If you need a large storage shed for various reasons, you should take a look on this …

Two bright meteors streak above Earth in new video from space

A meteor shower can be a spectacular sight from dark parts of Earth's surface.<p>Last week, stargazers on the ground were treated to the annual Perseid …

Texas Students Arm Themselves With Dildos to Protest Guns on Campus

Students at the University of Texas-Austin plan to protest the permission of guns on campus by loading their backpacks with large dildos. The "Cocks …

Guns

Coffins float down Louisiana's flooded streets as residents warned of snakes and disease

Louisiana’s struggling residents, forced from their homes by once-in-500-year floods, are being warned against disease, animal infestations and snake bites as they contemplate returning to their devastated communities.<p>On Monday 20,000 people had been evacuated, and President Barack Obama had …

Mama Bear Takes Her 2 Cubs For A Swim In California In The Middle Of The Day

Norma Alvarez has recently spotted a mama bear with two of her cubs enjoying some quality beach time at Lake Tahoe, California. Alvarez uploaded the …

Lake Tahoe

Chernobyl Could Become World's Largest Solar Farm

Three decades after the worst nuclear power plant catastrophe in history, a site in Chernobyl is being reimagined as a solar energy farm—one that …

Renewable Energy

Casio launches rugged EX-FR200 camera with detachable lens unit

Casio has announced a 360° camera that features a detachable lens unit and a mode that allows the body to control two cameras at the same time. The …

Check Out This Turbo-Rotary-Powered Volkswagen Thing

A turbocharged Mazda 13B rotary engine gives this Thing an extra dose of wonderful weirdness.<p>The Volkswagen Thing has always been a little weird. Like the Beetle, it was rear-engined and rear-wheel drive, but it also had four doors and a convertible top. Oh, and it had the ride height to go …

Off-roading

The Glowing Titanium Hurricane Razor Is An Xacto Knife On Steroids

Hurricane Razor by Amsler Knives<p>Posted in Gear<p>Every once in a while we come across a tool or vehicle that just immediately jumps off the page. These …

Knives
Woodworking
Woodworking

Custom Strings Increase Bow Performance and Accuracy

There are many reasons why bowhunters go the route of custom string sets, but three are primary: 1. Your current set is more than two years old, or …

Fishing

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Woodworking

Against the Law: Countering Lawful Abuses of Digital Surveillance

As a class, investigative journalists face a heightened risk of retaliation for their work. Conservative figures from the Committee to Protect …

Bruce Schneier

Insider's Guide to Yellowstone National Park

<i>Map illustration by Nicole Varvitsiotes</i><p>Why Go Now<p>July is undeniably the busiest month at almost all of our national parks, but for good reason. …

How to escape to the wild (and forget about modern life completely)

I know I wasn’t alone in feeling shocked the morning after the EU referendum. Although the world outside my window was the same as it had been the night before, everything was different. There was the sense of a coming change, which then proved dramatic: a prime minister’s resignation, the …

Grill Better by Controlling Flare-Ups

Learn to tame the flames, and you'll grill up crowd-pleasing burgers every time.<p>What, Exactly, Is a Flare-Up?<p>Imagine the best burger you've ever tasted. Hot off the grill, beefy and juicy, with just the right amount of char. What's the secret to making that perfect burger every time you fire up …

By releasing video for police shooting, Fresno chief break ranks with other departments

By releasing police body camera footage of a controversial shooting, Fresno's police chief has gotten in the middle of a fierce debate about whether the public should have access to these videos.<p>Law enforcement agencies across the nation are equipping their officers with body cameras in an effort …

photo technique magazine » Simulating Large Format Photography with a Digital SLR

Figure 8: Original image blended to preserve tonal relationships.<p>Capturing 27 RAW images takes up much more space on your media than a single JPEG. …

Try Out Ridiculously Pricey Cameras for Just $149 a Month

This new rental service is the Netflix for luxe photography equipment.<p>It happens to anyone who interested in photography more advanced than taking pictures with their smartphone: sticker shock. Camera equipment is no-joke expensive; some cameras or lenses can cost as much as a trip overseas or a …

The price is right: Canon EOS Rebel T6 / 1300D Review

The Canon EOS Rebel T6 / 1300D is an entry-level DSLR targeted toward first-time ILC users and smartphone upgraders. Built around an 18MP APS-C …

Cameras

These Vintage Cameras are Wonderful Pieces of Photographic Technology

It’s National Camera Day. Here’s a collection of some of history’s most interesting cameras.<p>It’s National Camera Day today, so celebrations of the still image abound. As we rightly focus on photographs throughout the day, we should remember that though mobile devices with great lenses and filters …

Lomography

Digital Camera Buying Guide: What to look for and what to avoid

So, you’re ready to move beyond your smartphone and begin taking pictures with a real camera? That’s a bold move, my friend, and we congratulate you …

Cameras

These Eight Obscure Pickup Trucks Are Vintage Design Classics

You've likely never seen most of these, but once you do, you'll never forget them.<p>While just about every car geek is familiar with classic pickups like the '40 Ford, Series 1 and 2 Chevys, and perhaps even more unique 4x4s by Marmon-Herrington (mostly for Ford) and Napco (mostly for Chevy and GMC), …

Classic Cars

DIY Off the Grid: Open Building Institute to Change Face of Home Construction & Home Ownership

Dr. Marcin Jakubowski is a TED Fellow and an inspirational speaker, and what he is currently doing is nothing less than stunning in terms of teaching …

Check Out this Survival Shotgun that can Fire 12 Different Calibers and Fits in Your Bug Out Bag

Do you have plans of taking a shotgun with you when it comes time to grab the bug out bag and get out of dodge? I know that shotguns are not normally …