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These Gorgeous Rings Are Built From Bourbon Barrel Wood And Damascus Steel

There are two options a jeweler has when putting a piece together; you can either use a material as a straightforward design element, or you can use …

7 Tips for Crispy, Totally-Not-Soggy-at-All, Hash Browns

Yes, you can (and should) make perfect hash browns. Here's how.<p>Confession: Until 2 weeks ago I was a full-on hash brown-hater. To be fair, the only hash browns I had experienced were soggy, greasy, half-raw piles of shredded potatoes sitting alongside imperfectly cooked eggs (why can no one serve a …

Recipes

38 Dumbbell Exercises That You’ve Probably Never Seen

These movements will ignite your metabolism<p>Have you seen one of these exercises? Okay, yes.<p>Two? Sure.<p>And 10? Maybe.<p>But what about 20? Or 25? For most people—that may not be you, oh experienced one!—we think it’s doubtful.<p><b>Related:</b> The Anarchy Workout—an Intense Fitness DVD from <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

Health

5.11 Tactical Overwatch Carry On

What's your day looking like? Office or forest? Typing or pulling the trigger? 5.11 Tactical's Overwatch Carry On bag was designed to carry your …

Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' rating system

The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D is officially the highest-rated vehicle ever tested by <i>Consumer Reports</i>. In fact, it's so good, it actually broke the magazine's rating system, achieving 103 points on a 100-point scale. The reviewers call the sedan "a glimpse into the future of the auto industry." They …

Build this DIY Miter Saw Table from a Single Sheet of Plywood

A miter saw table enables you to support longer stock when making your cuts. This one has handy leaves that lock in place or fold down for …

Best camera settings for astrophotography

<i>Take a shot in the dark… but make sure you’ve set up your camera first. Our series of pre-shot checklists comes to a close with a look at the best</i> …

Landscape Photography

The 12 Best Apple Watch Bands for Men

Clockwork Synergy Black & Silver Band<p>Think of this preppy striped nylon band as your watch’s weekend wardrobe—the military-style band adds a casual …

Smartwatches

Belkin Travel Rockstar

Posted in Gear<p>Belkin’s Midwest-Mom focus group-named Travel Rockstar is a compact, do-it-all charger that offers 2 surge-protected AC outlets, 2 …

Grooming Essentials | Ursa Major's new Hoppin' Fresh Deodorant

Time to consider what you're putting on your body.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>4<p>Time to consider what you're putting on your …

Beauty

The beautifully complex Klokers KLOK-01

A clean and complex design inspired by the a slide rule.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>470<p>A clean and complex design inspired by the a slide …

Watches

O Six Hundred Kayak

Inspired by the first kayaks, which stretched animal skins over wood, this Kayak from O Six Hundred in Australia brings a 4,000 year old design to …

Render Eating Food Obsolete With Soylent 2.0

Remember Soylent? No, not the one made out of people. We’re talking about the food replacement product which seems to aim to “liberate” us from the …

Cook A Pizza In Just 2 Minutes With Uuni's Wood-Fire Pizza Oven

Nothing rivals the pies cooked up in that fancy pizza oven by your favorite local pizza joint. And until now, these ovens were items often reserved …

Kitchens

DIY early warning laser system to alert cyclists of oncoming cars (Video)

Cycling can be a risky proposition on busy urban streets or rural roads that aren't equipped with a bike lane. But in addition to wearing the usual …

Arduino

The Best Apps for Sleep

New technology promises to help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and monitor your sleep so you feel fresher when you’re awake<p>Five years ago, I did a sleep study at the Weill Cornell Medical College Center for Sleep Medicine. It was for a story. I didn't actually think I had a problem. Until the next …

The engineer making meat tastier

It is a problem that has taxed the finest minds for generations – what’s the best way to smoke meat? Veronique Greenwood meets a man with an intriguing new method, involving chemistry, computer models and a cooker shaped like a Dalek.<p>It was in Memphis, Tennessee, that Kit Parker first began to …

BBQ

How’s Your Color Vision? This Simple Game Will Tell You

Most of you have probably spent a considerable amount of time staring at the colors of photos in programs like Photoshop, but how good are your eyes …

Hands-On: Affinity Photo is the Photoshop Alternative You’ve Been Waiting For

The most affordable package option for the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop costs $110 a year. If you are a photographer, you know …

How to Turn Your Handwriting Into A Font DIY

Each of us have our own unique style when it comes to handwriting, if you’ve always thought your handwriting would look good as a font today’s quick …

The 'Freedom Clip' Permanently Disables Keurig's New DRM

When Keurig's K-Cup patent expired back in 2012, instead of embracing the hundreds of companies producing instant beverages for the popular pod-based …

Coffee

The Shopdog: A High School Woodshop Teacher's Simple, Flexible, Versatile DIY Sawhorse Design

I love that people are still designing sawhorses. For such a simple, basic item that's been around for centuries, you'd think that by now we'd have …

Wooden Balance Bike

Introduction: Wooden Balance Bike<p>This was a project for our two and a half year old nephew. We wanted to buy one but was shocked by the price for a …

How to Make the AeroDagger Paper Airplane

Introduction: How to Make the AeroDagger Paper Airplane<p>Fast, long range and simple, the <b>AeroDagger</b> is an easy-to-make dart paper airplane with good …

Sewing

Tutorial: Photographing and Processing the Orion Constellation

Here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to photograph and process one of the most colorful parts of the night sky, the Orion constellation. It will …

What a Little Gunk in Your Veins Does to Your Brain

You know too much plaque can tank your ticker, but your mind isn’t immune either<p>All that sludge shacking up in your blood vessels might not just be hurting your body. Plaque buildup in your arteries, which can lead to heart attack or stroke, may also signal mental danger, according to new research …

Climbing Everest Photo Gallery

Mount Everest

The Best Boxed Wines of 2014

Between the empty Franzia bags and torn up cardboard boxes, box wine loses face. College kills its cred. And then, we all graduate, both academically …

Organic Products

Simple OTA HD TV Antenna - Near Zero Cost - Mostly Scrap Materials

Introduction: Simple OTA HD TV Antenna - Near Zero Cost - Mostly Scrap Materials<p>Like a lot of folks, I do not love my cable company. A lot of our …