Derrick Jeffery

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Who knew: Surf Leash Recoil Kills?

Your legrope can ice you in myriad ways…<p><b>Back in January, the Maui surfer Dusty Payne went over the falls backwards</b> on a six-foot wave and slammed …

Icy east coast kegs with Brett Barley

January was a banger for swell along Cape Hatteras, NC. We kicked off the New Year with a fun afternoon of lined up chest high tubes in the snow, …

Sea Level

Keep Your Kayak or Surfboard Secure with this DIY Stand

Kayaks and surfboards can be difficult to store safely and are easy to ding, but here’s a way to keep them off the ground and ready for your next …

DIY

Does Your Gut Hold the Secret to Performance?

It’s never an easy thing, convincing a person to give you their feces.<p>The instructions are simple enough: defecate, swipe the provided swab across a wad of used toilet paper (no need to be aggressive—so long as the tip is brown, you’ll have enough material for analysis), pop the newly defiled …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 8 Things

Parenting is tough and if you're not intentional much can go wrong in the process. Here's what researchers say parents should do if they want to raise strong, confident and successful kids.<p>1. Don't complain.<p>Instead, model the ability to pick yourself up in the face of setbacks. According to …

University of California

Kids don't need a cellphone; they need a digital diet

According to a recent survey by the toy company Melissa & Doug, 70% of parents want their children to spend less time watching electronic media and 62% want them to spend less time on electronic devices. They are right. After all, studies show that screen time is associated with higher levels of …

A Pro Surfer and a Pro Snowboarder Sailed All the Way From Tahiti to Hawaii — Here's What They Learned

Travis Rice and Ian Walsh may just be the preeminent experts in adventure. In fact, both men are professionals when it comes to pushing the limits …

Reef Heazlewood in “Reef”

The eighteen-year-old stocks up on A-grade footage and creates one of the better goofyfoot edits of 2017<p>2017 was a weird year for “surf films.” Sure, …

3 in 4 Parents With Adult Kids Are Making This Glaring Mistake

Are you guilty of it, too?<p>Many parents struggle to accept the fact that their grown kids no longer need them. But the majority of parents seem to …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

A guide to raising good men, by my mom

<b>(CNN) —</b> I can safely declare that I'm not going to end up on any list of media dirtbags. Like most men I know, I have managed to have a professional career and personal relationships free of assault, harassment or even run-of-the-mill jerkiness.<p>I feel confident in saying that because all the recent …

Light-Up Mason Jar

Use a ruler to <b>measure the height</b> of your jar to figure out <b>how tall it is</b>. Then, use a piece of string to find the <b>circumference</b> by <b>measuring around</b> the …

Crafting

10 Shows To Watch With Your Kids That Won't Make You Die of Boredom

One of my favorite parts of the day is sitting down at the end of it and watching something that doesn’t suck. I also like to spend some time with my …

The Business Case for Quirkiness

08 Min Read Time - Zappos built a billion-dollar bottom line and a reputation for customer service by letting employees bring their whole, creative …

Cool Gifts for Kids

We all know the annual drill: Your kid writes a wish list of the presents she just HAS to receive this holiday season. It’s 101 lines long and …

Kids

WIRED’s Guide to Turning Your Kids Into Masterful Makers

This should be an officially labeled time of the year. I suggest we call it Maker Time—it's that time after kids get out of school, but before all of …

Nick Offerman Offers Words of Woodworking Wisdom While Giving a Tour of His Shop

Nick Offerman offers words of woodworking wisdom while giving <i>Ask This Old House</i> host Kevin O’Connor a tour of the Offerman Woodshop. Offerman takes …

Day Care's Note to Parents to 'Get off Your Phones!!' Goes Viral

This day care center wants parents to show their children how important they are by stowing away their phones at pickup time.<p>It's an all too familiar sight—parents hanging around at school pickup time with cellphones glued to their ears. But one Texas day care has a message for all these …

Watch: Sabres share more classic video-game goodness in new montage

The Buffalo Sabres are good at these.<p>Less than two weeks after airing an incredible video game-themed pre-game presentation, the Sabres made and …

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

How to Learn Skills Quickly, a 3-in-1 Loft Bed Unit and a DIY Shop Air Cleaner in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Multimaterial Illuminated Sign<p>Jimmy DiResta's back, this time using some surprising techniques to create a commercial sign. We've got a little bit of …

A British Designer Helped Kids Manufacture Their Inventions. The Results Are Brilliant.

British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox is the eccentric architect behind such inventions as a stained glass driverless concept car and a …

An Icy Dream Back East - Winter Storm Jonas brings A-framed chaos to North Carolina

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You can build a life size BB-8 out of a beachball

17-year-old modder crafts a decent copy of the 'Star Wars' droid for just $120.<p>It took just days after BB-8 was shown to the world for someone to build their own, with the first one coming 48 hours after <i>Star Wars Celebration</i>. We've seen 'em come in all shapes and sizes, from a customized Sphero …

Arduino

The Surfing Animals Alphabet Book

<b>The Surfing Animals Alphabet Book.</b> Learn A - Z (or The ABC) + get stoked on surfing, in case you were not already...<p>Tuberiding Tigers, Power Surfing …

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The Rules of Effortless Parenting

Shares 0<p><i>The first rule of Rules of Effortless Parenting is that you should always break rules.</i><p>—<p>I often get asked how I can do so much while having …

This Week In Webclips

<b>CLIP OF THE WEEK: Oliver Kurtz In Fifth Gear</b><br>It’s hard to watch this clip and wonder why Oliver Kurtz isn’t plastered across our monitors more often. …

Making Waves With the Bangladeshi Surf Girls

Picture Stories<p>On a stretch of beach in a Bangladeshi tourist town called Cox’s Bazar, an amazing thing is happening: Eight young girls are learning to surf.<p>Early each morning, rain or shine, these girls leave their homes in traditional villages and make their way to the beach, where they work …

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