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Troy Carney Paints with Gold

Troy Carney, a New Zealand artist living in Hawaii, paints with oil and gold leaf. He creates bas relief images of dreamy, ethereal scenes from those …

The Dark Side of Peter Pan

<i>"All children except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up …this is the beginning of the end." The first paragraph of James Barrie's</i> …

How to Fall In Love With Math

I Heart Math T-Shirt from the NeatoShop<p>Perhaps legendary Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdős said it best, "If numbers aren't beatiful, I don't know …

The Adventures of M.D. Levitt, M.D.

The following is an article from The Annals of Improbable Research.<p><i>A headlined adventurer</i><i><br>compiled by Nan Swift, Improbable Research staff</i><p>Michael D. …

I Simply Love Your Mummy Pumpkin

Looking to do something a little different with your pumpkin this year? Consider following the instructions on the Better Homes and Gardens website …

Disney Villains Sugar Skulls

This art print from Esty seller NutCracks features villains from Disney movies illustrated as Day of the Dead sugar skulls! You see here Maleficent, …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

A Digital Sundial

Amazing! This sundial is digital in that it shows the time with digits, but it's not electrical:<p>Like a digital clock, the digital sundial displays …

Breakfast Bacon Taco

It's hard to beat the Bacon Taco Shell that John posted here on Neatorama last year, but Nick of Dude Foods has improved upon that timeless design, …

How to Invest in the Stock Market

Starting to think about retirement? Wondering how you'll be able to afford to spend your golden years in comfort? Investing in the stock market is …

Investing

Adult-Sized Big Wheel

(Photo: Keith Schofield)<p>When you ride a kid's big wheel, people look at you funny. That's because it's too small. But this one made by High Roller …

Amp Your Ride

Charge electronics on the go with a bike-mounted USB hub.<p>I'm a mechanical engineer who loves bicycling. When gas prices soared through the roof in 2009, I rode my bike to save money. I wanted to charge USB devices, such as my phone, during commutes but didn't want to spend $150 (or more) on a …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

How to Make a Gear Stick from a Joystick

Now how do I fire lasers with this thing? GeekGreek doesn't go into complete detail, but he does provide step-by-step instructions for turning an old …

Firecracker Cupcakes Pop In Your Mouth

There are tons of red, white and blue food recipes out there for your Independence Day party, but dying foods a few colors is pretty boring and …

Born on the 2nd of July

The following is an article from <i>Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader</i>.<p><i>Pop Quiz: When did America's Continental Congress pass the Declaration of</i> …

Voting rights and the Supreme Court: The impossible “literacy” test Louisiana used to give black voters.

<i>The Vault is Slate's new history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this</i> …

Pu Derong's Exquisite Egg Carvings

It's painstaking work. One slip can destroy his sculptures. But Pu Derong, a self-trained Chinese artist, is able to carve intricate designs into …

Cook Like a Badass

You kick ass at the gym, you dominate in the boardroom, you pride yourself on how smooth you are with the ladies—but how do you stack up in the …

EFF looks at rules controlling NSA surveillance, sees big risks for Americans

While <i>The Guardian</i> undoubtedly garnered attention when it posted court papers detailing data collection rules for the NSA, it also provided a lot of detail that isn't easy to digest. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is more than willing to break down those rules, however -- and it doesn't like …

Teach Your Kids About Science With These Awesome Party Drinks

Adding Mentos to cola can be a fizzy mess, but it can also make for an incredibly cool-looking and tasty drink for kids. Handmade Charlotte has three …

How to Make Herb Iced Tea

1<p><b>Lay the herbs in the teapot.</b> Generally you use 2 teaspoons dried herbs for 250 ml/8.4 fl oz water and 6 teaspoons fresh herbs.<p>Choose varieties that …

Tea

How and Why I Built My Own Teardrop Camper Trailer

A couple of years ago, Colorado-based maker Werner Strama decided to make his own Teardrop Camper Trailer from scratch. It took him six months to build and the end result is beautiful and fully functional. Best of all, Werner documented his build in detail and shared his 26-step how-to with us …

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And the Hottest Facial Hair Is…

From a full mountain-man beard to a clean-shaven, office-appropriate look, there are plenty of ways to wear your facial hair. But women favor one …

Make a Solar Panel Using Diodes

A diode made from a semiconductor can generate electricity in the presence of light. Instructables user nevdull shows how to generate a modest amount of power by arranging four 1N4148 diodes in parallel.<p>Go ahead and dig out a few diodes from your tacklebox, toolbox, bead drawer, or whatever you …

DIY Hacks & How To’s: Make Your Own Stereoscopic Viewer

3D photography or stereoscopic photography is the art of capturing and displaying two slightly offset photographs to create three dimensional images.<p>The 3D effect works because of a principle called stereopsis. Each eye is in a different location, and as a result, it sees a slightly different …