Michael Wilson

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An Oral History of Laurel Canyon, the 60s and 70s Music Mecca

They made music together, took drugs together, formed bands together, slept together. But none of the legends of the Laurel Canyon scene that flowered in L.A. in the late 60s and early 70s—Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Linda Ronstadt, and others—remember it quite the same way.<p><i>When I first came out</i> …

Joni Mitchell

Why Form Should Follow Function In Interior Design

Everyone has, at one point or another, found himself or herself carrying something around the store that they love, but don’t necessarily need. It’s …

African safari alternatives that don't cost a fortune

The Big Five (buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhinoceros) sometimes elude safari goers in more ways than one. Rates for a five-night luxury safari - including guided wildlife drives, sunset cocktails, and tents with more puffy pillows than London's Ritz Hotel - can cost anywhere between …

Wildlife

Scores of 1940s-1950s Cars Found New In A Closed Dealership

A Cacophony of Classic Cars Heads To Auction<p>Lambrecht Chevrolet of Pierce, Neb., was like many Midwestern, small-town dealers — owned and operated by …

Hand-cranked Coffee Machine

The Manual Coffee Machine is a single shot coffee maker that works with a hand-crank. Those who love to brew their personal blend and grind it fresh, …

Sixteen-Year-Old Artist Wins National Art Competition with Masterful Hyper-Realistic Pencil Portrait | Colossal

<p>For the past four years, 16-year-old artist Shania McDonagh has participated in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition, an art contest for children …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Tips for Using ISO Settings in Photography

When you as a photographer—amateur or professional, analog or digital–practice your craft or hobby, you will at one time or another become acquainted …

Shutter Speed

Copycat Chick-fil-A Sandwich

Main Dishes<p>We absolutely love Chick-fil-A at our house! So you can imagine my excitement when I found this copycat recipe. I kept thinking how …

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9 Shark Tank Business Lessons | The Art of Manliness

I don’t watch much television — with two small children and a business, I just don’t have time. But there’s one show that I DVR and watch without …

Safeplug

Privacy may not be your chief concern when you're browsing the web — but it probably should be. Each time you venture out onto the web, you're …

Journalism

Sols scans your feet and creates 3D-printed custom insoles

Custom insoles are nothing new, but, unlike traditional means of foot mapping, Sols lets users take a scan of their feet with a smartphone app and …

2014 Yamaha Super Tenere ES

Whether it’s company strategy to gauge consumer response in other markets first or simply a necessity of tooling up for US-bound machines, Yamaha USA …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Young Elk Decides He Does Not Like this Photographer

The telephoto lens has certainly helped to mitigate some of the dangers inherent in wildlife photography, but the craft is still widely considered to …

Randy Moss Tries to Name 20 Quarterbacks Who Threw Him a Pass in 14-Year Career

In a pre-show meeting for Fox Sports, former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss was asked to name all of the quarterbacks who threw him a pass<i>.</i> As Moss has done for years, he entertained everyone as he tried to come up with the names.<p>In his defense, it's probably not easy to remember every quarterback's …

Football (U.S.)

At Least Six High School Football Players Have Died From Head And Neck Injuries In 2013

It's been a terrible fall for youth football.<p>We all know that football, from the pros on down, has a brain-injury problem. But the number of teenagers who have died playing youth football in 2013 is still shocking.<p>On Monday afternoon, 17-year-old Charles Youvella of Hopi High School in Arizona died …

Mini DIY Farmers' Cheese Kit- 3-5 batches (cow milk)

It may be teenie* but this Mini Farmers’ Cheese Kit is packed with fun and cheesy possibilities. This cheese is fittingly rustic and very adaptable. It can vary from ricotta to feta in flavor and texture. You can use it creamy, firm, sweet or savory - the instructions will guide you!<p>KIT INCLUDES:<br>- …

Today in Gear: November 7, 2013

<b>Spy Optic Doom Ski Goggles</b><br>Doom doesn’t necessarily portend gloom. In this case, Doom means a quick-release interchangeable lens system: press the …

Articles about 7 cozy cottages on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect builds an energy-efficient home near one of France’s most popular pilgrimage sites.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie packs function into just 510 square …

Lake Erie

Infographic: The Ultimate History Of Sneaker Design

From Chuck Taylors to Air Jordans, almost 100 years of kicks are here in one awesomely illustrated print.<p>In my grade school, it was all about the Air Jordans–that was, until the first Reebok Pump hit. Suddenly, all of my suburban Chicago peers were torn between wearing the shoes of the hometown …

Shoes

Mustangs and the path not taken

Before Ford hit on the perfect formula at the perfect time, it wasn't necessarily clear that the Mustang was going to take the form we're familiar with today. Take a look at some Mustang misfits whose time never came.<p>Take a look at some Ford Mustang misfits whose time never came.

Sports Cars

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

How to Shoot the “Holy Grail” of Timelapse Photography: Day-to-Night Sequences

There may be a lot to consider in setting up a day-to-night or night-to-day time lapse, but photographer Preston Kanak assures us that they aren’t as …

Time-lapse Photography

Exposure: 2013

December<p>This August, Mionske shot Colombian Orlando Duque diving into Boston Harbor during the 2013 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series. Competitors jumped 90 feet, from the roof of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, and hit the chilly water at up to 62 miles per hour. To capture the odd …

Adventure Travel

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

High Blood Pressure