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Photographic Standard: How to Critique Your Own Photos

It has been that said the most difficult thing for man to do is to judge his or her creative work, objectively. Be honest, can you tell when your …

Watch onboard video from an ultra-hardcore off-road race

Hammer time with two-time King of the Hammers champion Shannon Campbell.<p>King of the Hammers is an off-road race that combines rock crawling and desert racing—usually two very different motorsports—into a single, brutal 165-mile race that's been taking place each February in Johnson Valley, …

Off-roading

This Full-Color 3-D Printer Sounds Too Good To Be True. Is It?

Popular Science sat down with botObjects to ask some questions about their controversial 3-D printer. We left with some answers, and some new questions.<p>Back in May, a startup called botObjects unveiled what seemed like a stunning consumer gadget: the world's first full-color, desktop 3-D printer, …

Worlds Collide: Volvo Combines Turbocharging + Supercharging

The great turbocharger vs supercharger debate has raged for ages, splitting the choice of forced induction between two philosophically opposed setups: the former offering a revvier, higher-strung sort of boost (thanks to exhaust gases), and the latter delivering a gruntier and lower-end power …

Yamaha XJ750 by Ad Hoc

David Gonzalez is one of those low-key, under-the-radar builders, slowly creating a portfolio of stylish and slightly unusual bikes. Ten months ago we covered his classy Moto Morini 350; it’s now a pleasure to show his latest build, this angular 1983 Yamaha XJ750.<p>The XJ750 Seca was a rather odd …

Will This Go Faster Than Light?

Stop-Motion Lego Drift is a Great Way to Start the Year

Drifting isn’t our favorite thing, but there’s no denying it takes wrenching and driving skill to build and control a car that vaporizes tires with …

Cars for a Cure's automotive shirts support cancer research

Be a gearhead with a heart.<p>Being a gearhead is an expensive hobby, so much so that it leaves us with little time or money to clothe ourselves. Thankfully, there's no shortage of designers printing some choice graphic tees. Supporting a good cause is even better than the nice gear, which is why …

Cancer

Babele Puzzle Lamp by Studio MID – Manifattura Italiana Design

Babele Lamp – Creative Lamp Product Design.<p>The Babele lamp by design studio MID (Manifattura Italiana Design) consists of a variety of wooden …

Furniture

Conan, Ice Cube, and Kevin Hart Share a Lyft Car, Hilarity Ensues

It’s Conan O’Brien’s nemesis, Jay Leno, rather than CoCo himself that uses “Have you seen this? Have you heard about this?” as an introduction to his jokes, so we apologize in advance, but . . . have you seen this? Have you heard about this? Blowing up the internet right now is this video of Conan …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

Long exposure photography tutorial

Long exposure photography tutorial - short video showing different situations and how to use long exposures for different and stunning effects.

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World's oldest Buddhist shrine discovered in Nepal

Archaeologists in Nepal say they have discovered traces of a wooden structure dating from the sixth century BC which they believe is the world's oldest Buddhist shrine.<p>Kosh Prasad Acharya, who worked with archaeologists from Durham University, said on Tuesday that the structure had been unearthed …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

Red Bull Straight Rhythm is a new kind of motorcycle racing

Supercross without all the pesky turns.<p>What would happen if you took a supercross track, with all its sweepers and hairpins, and stretched it out to make a straight half mile track that retainedall of its whoops and table top jumps? It's a good thing the world has a company like Red Bull aroundto …

Associated Press News

Starry Light by Anagraphic

The Starry Light, a collection of constellation lamps, comes from a collaboration between graphic designer Anna Farkas, of Anagraphic, and interior …

Budapest

stream new albums from Arctic Monkeys, Janelle Monae, The Weeknd, Body/Head, Windhand, Factory Floor more

<b>Arctic Monkeys</b>, who play Webster Hall soon, are streaming their new beat-oriented (but still riff-heavy) album, <i>AM</i>, via iTunes.<p><b>The Weeknd</b>, who plays …

FYI: What Would Happen If Every Element On The Periodic Table Came Into Contact Simultaneously?

There are two ways to go about testing this, neither of which are practical. One requires the energy of dozens of Large Hadron Colliders. The other could yield a cauldron-full of flaming plutonium. Both, however, would probably create carbon monoxide and a pile of rust and salts rather than a cool …

Building a DIY Barn Door Tracking Mount for Long-Exposure Astrophotography

Getting quality astrophotography shots comes with several challenges, and one of the main ones is that the starts don’t stand still — or, more …

Scratching the Color Filter Array Layer Off a DSLR Sensor for Sharper B&W Photos

In October 2012, astrophotographer Raymond Collecutt of Whangarei, New Zealand shared a new (and risky) idea he was playing around with: converting a …

Phottix Mitros [Nikon] Review: The Real Deal

Big changes continue to ripple through the high-quality, 3rd-party flash industry this month. To wit: I've been testing a new $299 Phottix Mitros …

Waking up to the link between a faulty body clock and mental illness

Our lives are ruled by time and we use time to tell us what to do. But the digital alarm clock that wakes us in the morning and the wrist-watch that …

This week's edition of 15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now includes music from Blood Diamonds, Sango, Stwo, and a fact about koalas. http://pnps.co/1bTSX1E

An Introduction To Wood Species, Part 1: Properties & Terminology

<i>This Wood Species series of entries comes to us from guest writer Rob Wilkey, an Atlanta-based woodworker and industrial designer whose expertise is</i> …

Sportster 48 by Rampant x Ellaspede

When Warwick Lyon started work on this Sportster 48, he wanted to build a modern interpretation of a café racer with elements of a streetfighter. Lyon runs an Australian workshop called Rampant Motorcycles, and his forte is mechanics. So he called up Ellaspede—another Brisbane-based builder, but …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Architects: Find the raw materials for your next project through Architizer. …

Architecture