Brandon Green

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What to Know About Starting a Furniture Refinishing Business

How to Start a Furniture Refinishing Business<p>Updated May 04, 2018<p>In this day and age of reducing waste and our impact on the earth, refurbishing …

Small Business

The 30 Most Enlightening Eckhart Tolle Quotes That Will Shift You Perspective On Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Spirituality

Stunning Wooden Coffee table With Glass Rivers and Lakes

Today we bring you a special furniture design piece: coffee tables. The one that we present is the River coffee table by Greg Klassen.

Furniture

The 12 days of GCHQ quizmas: test your brain power with these daily puzzles

In place of your traditional chocolate advent calendar (or even as well as), we're going to be publishing a cryptic puzzle every day between now and …

The Italian Race Saving the Quirky, Old-School Soul of Cycling

Photo: Kip Malone<p>Before carbon frames, wide-range groupos, and specialized nutrition regimens, gritty cyclists pedaled heavy steel steeds down the roads of Tuscany. They wore wool and fueled with bread, prosciutto, and wine, and were celebrated as heroes in a country obsessed with bikes. Today, the …

Roads

There's Mounting Evidence That Venus Was Once Habitable

Earth’s twin is just next door.<p>With its acid thunderclouds, scorching surface, and atmospheric pressure that would crush your bones, the oppressive …

Photographer captures dogs looking very skeptical of the camera

Yes, your dog notices that you take a lot of pictures of it. No, it's not cool.<p>If you've never gotten the feeling that your pup has grown tired of …

Hindu View of Christian Salvation

Christian conversion is based upon the promise of forgiveness of all sins and everlasting salvation by belief in Jesus. It is important that Hindus …

Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams

Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be …

Skoove Teaches You to Play the Piano from the Comfort of Your Computer

If you have a piano or keyboard already and just need the benefit of a little instruction in the right way to play, the best way to read music, and a …

Piano

Wall Art Out of Wooden Pallets

<b>Wall art</b> is meant to enhance the interior beauty of your house and the rooms where ever the wall art is done. Several materials are used in the wall …

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to …

Woodworking

The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

Neurology

Zunow Z-1 Pro-Form

If ever there were a contender for Colnago’s crown of flamboyant racing bikes, it would be Japan’s Zunow. The Z-1 Pro-Form might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of a Zunow, but it’s as ostentatious as you can get.<p>Zunow, which translates into English as ‘Genius’, originate …

Humorous Street Signs and Other Contextual Street Art Interventions by Michael Pederson | Colossal

<p>Across the urban cityscape of Sydney, in parks, suburban streets, and industrial zones, you’re likely to encounter a plethora of signs and placards …

Review: Levi’s® Commuter™ Backpack

As a result of a few years of messengering, I’ve developed a strong portage addiction. Messenger bags, backpacks, hip packs, fanny packs; whatever form they are, I’m fascinated by the strength of their construction, their materials, and their ability to stand up to the rigours of daily use, on and …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

This ex-homophobe pretended to be gay for a year to find out what it’s like

This admitted ex-homophobe pretended to be gay for an entire year, to find out how the community around him would react.<p>Timothy Kurek undertook the …

LGBTQI

Here's what two scientists think it will take to save the planet

Carroll visited Wilson's office at Harvard University for a free-ranging, hours-long chat. It covered concerns for the future and reminiscing about the past - and morphed into an idea for a global campaign to unite biologists behind the common cause of saving the natural world, a prerequisite for …

Why we need to listen to Bruce Jenner's story

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the spring of 2000, my friend Michael and I hopped on a bus in Grand Rapids, Michigan, heading to Washington. The reason? To participate in the "Millennium March on Washington for Equality," a mass demonstration in the nation's capital in support of LGBT rights.<p>This was not quite two …

LGBTQI

3 Easy Tricks to Better Mountain Bike Tires

Remove your tires, find the right pressure with ease, and more<p><b>One Simple Tire Trick That Will Change Your Life</b><br>Before you attempt to pull the tire off the wheel, work your way around the tire, pinching the sidewalls together as you go. This allows the bead to fall into the center of the rim where …

Why Names Are So Easy to Forget

Nice to see you again, Suuu...Sandra? Samantha? Jennifer. Sorry.<p>Once, at a party, I was introduced to a friend of a friend. We shook hands, I told her my name, she told me hers. Then she did something that I was ever so grateful for.<p>"Hang on," she said. "Can you say your name again? I wasn't really …

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

Chimps Can Catch Yawns Too

And the sensitivity to contagious yawns develops as they mature, as it does in humans.<p>I love the idea of contagious yawning. Who's a sleepy baby? Everyone's a sleepy baby! Every uncontrolled, open-mouthed breath I take can be spread to all around me, forcing them to also expose the back of their …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …

3D Printing

America's New $100 Bill Is Awesome (but Still Nowhere Near as Awesome as Kazakhstan's Currency)

Needs more Liberty Bell. (Holograms, too.)<p>You're looking at it: Our new $100 bill, the product of more than a decade of research and development, and the most sophisticated piece of currency technology in U.S. history.<p>The note, which debuts today, includes two new features to thwart counterfeiters: …

2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach

Action shots of the wipeouts and whimpering of the wet dogs at the 5th Annual Surf Dog competition at Huntington Beach. Also see photos from last year’s event and 2011.<p><i>Follow Bryan Chan on Twitter @bryanchanphoto</i>