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The Clean, Lean Muscle Meal Plan

Bulking up and cutting down sucks. It's time-consuming, difficult, and altogether unnecessary. This lean-gain diet will get you bigger and have you …

Body Fat

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

36 Clever Gifts For Food Lovers That You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Give me a ceramic Chihuahua to hold my tacos or give me death.

Ultimate Holiday Party Playlist: Brooklyn Edition

I never learned the art of making a good playlist, but fortunately I have a friend here in Brooklyn whose playlists are the very best. She will …

A Book of Beards

Straggly or sleek, full-bodied or selectively styled, there are tons of beard varieties in the world — and you'll find gorgeous portraits of 86 of …

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

Woodworking

Build an Outdoor Stove, Oven, Grill and Smoker - DIY

This DIY, wood-fired, outdoor masonry stove can be used four ways: for baking, grilling, cooking, and smoking. Whatever your cooking needs, our …

Outdoors

Dwell

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Hand Drawn Vintage Brand Marks by BMD

Handmade Vintage Logotypes.<p>There are still a handful of designers who are able to create iconic brand marks just like in the good old times. The …

Cocktails for a Crowd: Pitcher & Punch Recipe Roundup

Punches and pitcher cocktails are the savior of the busy host. Prepped in advance, these party-sized batches offer an alternative to wine and beer— …

Guide To Urban Moonshining

While it sounds like a DIYer's guide to at-home booze making — and you'll certainly find directions for just that within these pages — the <i>The Kings</i> …

Alcohol

Woodcut

Whether you're an aspiring woodsman, the kind of guy who appreciates the simple beauty of nature in its rawest form, or you're just cultivating a …

Coffee Table

5 Stress Reducing, Relaxing Streaming & Downloadable Music Mixes

I'm writing this as I'm currently being bombarded by the non-stop sounds of a nearby jackhammer pounding away at concrete, accompanied by the …

What Font Is Your Beard? Use This Chart To Find Out

The Typography Beard Guide pairs popular beard styles with their font brothers.<p>How sans serif is your beard? Are your chin whiskers more of a Bodoni, a Times, or a Comic Sans? Exactly what typographical allegiances does your facial ‘fro owe? And what is your favorite font’s beard brother?<p>These are …

Typography

Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as <i>Les Temps Modernes</i> (translated as <i>Modern Times</i>), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, …

Krave Jerky

Upgrade your favorite dried-meat snack with Krave Jerky ($7). This all-natural jerky is made from pork, turkey, and beef, seasoned to perfection with …

Cooking

Epic Bars

Most energy bars are loaded with protein — protein that's synthesized in a lab somewhere. Epic Bars take a different approach. The protein in their …

Nutrition

Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Beer

The brewing history in our hometown of Cincinnati goes way back. Combine that history with our current beer soaked culture and some special things …

Bouquets

Create Your Own Hipster Logo In 6 Steps

Launching your very own artisanal organic ketchup company? Do yourself a favor and make a hipster logo to go with it.<p>It’s not entirely clear how the “hipster” came to absorb everything that is home-grown, butchered, built, assembled, shaved, and yes, pickled. But regardless of its hazy origins, the …

Graphic Design

Watch: The Most Beautiful Video Of Soap You’ll Ever See

It’s just water, ink, oil, and soap. But in the hands of an artist, you can see the whole psychedelic cosmos.<p>The first time you watch this video, you’ll wonder if it can possibly be real. The colors are too vivid. The shapes are too clean. But there’s a natural physics of motion and liquid that …

Out To Sea: 10 Songs for Sailing + Weekly Wrap-Up!

One last nautical thing before we pack up our bags for the weekend— our 10 song picks for getting you in the seafaring mood! This is our playlist, <i>Out</i> …

Roundup: 10 Unexpected Things You Can Grill

Grilling season is in full swing, but if you're tired of the same old slab of meat fare--or if you're a vegetarian--you might not be as thrilled with …

DIY Nautical Decor That Makes a Splash

Summer is here, which means a trip to the beach! Whether you actually lay out on the sand or just dream of a shoreside vacation, you can bring home …

How to Cook a Sweet Potato in the Microwave

Are you short on time? Looking for a delicious meal quick? Bite into a fluffy sweet potato with this easy microwave cooking method. Microwaving sweet …

Where to Find Reclaimed Wood

Salvaged older wood can add warmth and character to your home—if you know where to look for it.<p>Salvaged older wood can add warmth and character to your home—if you know where to look for it.

Make the Perfect Slime

Roundup: 10 DIY Outdoor Kitchen and Cooking Projects

These warmer months bring about the perfect opportunity to take entertaining outdoors. I've rounded up 10 practical DIY projects that make …

hobbyist

How to Make a Mushroom Spore Print

1<p><b>Pick out a mature mushroom that you want to make a print of.</b> The mushroom must be mature to ensure that it has enough spores to print. A freshly …

10 Beach-Inspired DIY Ideas For Your Home

I've always wanted to live on the ocean; there's something so calming about the beach. But it hasn't happened yet, so instead I'm filling my home …