Christopher Royal

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The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …

Articles about modern renovations historic buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...<p>If you can't get enough of historic architecture, then consider one of these heritage hotels that have been modernized in all the...<p>Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on …

12 Steps to Building a Cafe Racer

The first feature on ‘How to Build a Café Racer’ struck a chord. Not everybody who read it agreed with the content, but when it comes to style, there are several different schools of taste.<p>I’m going to focus on the performance side of building a cafe racer. Or street tracker, scrambler, or any …

Motorcycles

Celebrities as Neoclassical Paintings

With his Replace Face project, an artist has decided to draw his inspiration from English painter George Dawe who painted 329 portraits of Russian …

Build This Cozy Cabin - DIY

Rays of early-morning sunlight gently peek through the windows, easing you awake. Looking down from the sleeping loft, you see everything you need: a …

Kit out your Bonneville: The Metisse cafe racer

If you’ve got a recent model Triumph Bonneville, Thruxton or Scrambler in your garage and want to upgrade it, you’re in luck. You’ll find a dizzying array of options to choose from, with full cafe racer kits at the top of the tree.<p>One of the best kits we’ve seen comes from the German accessory …

Oru Kayak

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Boats<br>• Engineering<br>• Gear<p>It seems almost too cliché but each January, after a December of gluttony and sloth, I find …

Boats

10 Best Men's Watches Under $500

At a time when high-tech smartwatches and fitness gadgets are becoming all the rage for your wrists, we will always have a soft spot for the classics …

Weekend Special: Name That Sound!

Dan Quinn, fluid dynamics grad student and sometime video artist at Princeton, also has ears. And his ears, like yours, regularly pick up familiar sounds. The question is, if someone plays you a sound that you regularly hear at the movies, or in an Xbox game, or when you turn on a machine — but …

Before and After: Ikea Table Becomes Katie's Chic New Desk

Super Simple iPod FM Transmitter

FM transmitters can be complicated to build, but not this one — this iPod FM transmitter about the easiest you can possibly make. And though the science of radio is well understood, there’s a magical, emotional quality about it that we don’t often stop to appreciate. You will not forget the first …

This Incredible Portrait of Morgan Freeman Was Painted on an iPad

Remember iPad art? Like those <i>New Yorker</i> covers that look, well, basically just okay? Or the hobby that David Hockney had for like ten seconds? Well …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

Timekeeping: How to Change a Watch Strap

Let’s face it, times are tough and it’s not just European governments that are implementing austerity measures. A lot of guys can’t squeeze a new …

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How to Repair Damaged or Missing Veneer

How many times have you passed on buying a piece of furniture, or worse, thrown away a piece because it had missing or damaged veneer? Maybe you have …

Articles about 8 ways renovate airstream on Dwell.com - Dwell

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu.<p>If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.<p>First came …

Airstream

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