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How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Woodworking

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

RVs

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

The Leadership Quality that Truly Separates Disney's Bob Iger From his Peers

In 2015, Bob Iger, CEO of Disney (dis), told his top 400 executives, “The riskiest thing Disney can do is maintain the status quo.” Iger knows that …

The Hedge Fund Manager From "The Big Short" Owns Apple, Bank of America, and Citigroup

If you've read the book or seen the movie <i>The Big Short</i>, then you know that Michael Burry is a pretty darn good investor. The doctor-turned-hedge-fund-manager made gobs of money during the financial crisis by betting against subprime mortgages. He closed his hedge fund in the wake of the crisis, but …

Markets

For an Easter surprise, here’s a cut of lamb you’ve got to start smoking

Lamb belly might be the most popular grilling meat you’ve never heard of.<p>I first tasted it a couple of years ago at Hometown Bar-B-Que in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. While checking out the cavernous restaurant about a year after its 2013 opening, I ordered pretty much everything on the menu: …

BBQ

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

DIY Industrial Bathroom Light Fixtures

Lighting is an often overlooked but key component of a home’s style. The possibilities of lighting designs are virtually limitless, the key is …

How To Use Natural Elements In The Bathroom For a Fresh Décor

The bathroom is one of the spaces where elements that have a strong link to the outdoors are welcomed and appreciated for the texture and freshness …

Interior Design

5 Canned Craft Beers to Help Celebrate Your Big Poker Win | StayStacked

Like massive, foresty beards, craft beer is now a thing. And we're sure you've deal with plenty of those beer snobs who turn up their nose when you …

Car Hackers meld 90s Bronco with Ford Raptor

OJ made the plain white Bronco something of an icon in his slow speed chase years ago. Some car geeks have taken a Bronco that looks much like the …

South Carolina

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus

Jobs gave him and Yahoo's top executives a simple but profound piece of advice.<p>At an off-site meeting with about 200 Yahoo execs, Jobs explained in a presentation that many companies will make a list of 10 things they want to achieve in a year, but "the smart companies will take that list and …

3 ways Steve Jobs made meetings productive

American businesses lose an estimated $37 billion a year due to meeting mistakes.<p>Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn’t one of those companies.<p>Here …

Hand Crocheted Knight Helmet Hat With Button-On Movable Visor

Dee Forrest of the Hattie Hooker Etsy shop has created an excellent and stylish hand <i>Crocheted Knight Helmet</i> hat that is made to fit teen to adult …

New Balance 574 Revlite

New Balance have innovated one of their most traditional running shoes, the 574. They have created a lighter and much sleeker version and introduced …

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