Chad Wimmer

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Use this checklist if you’re doing your taxes yourself

<b>If you’re planning to file your own tax returns this year, you’re in good company. Approximately 33% of Americans file their own taxes each year.</b><p>As …

The tech that's taking the effort out of cycling

From electric power to road safety, cycling will never be the same again thanks to these amazing gadgets.<p>Although push bikes have remained broadly …

Electric Vehicles

Pricey electric bicycle wheel gets you to work sweat-free

Yes, I own a bike. But it's nothing to get excited about. A neighbor put it on the sidewalk with a "free" sign, and bam! I had a bicycle. It's old and rusty but perfect for neighborhood errands. I normally wouldn't use it to ride to work, but the $1,000 GeoOrbital wheel could change that. If I …

Show Where You Go

I can’t count on two hands how many times I’ve used the appropriate hand signals to indicate the direction I’m turning on my bicycle… because the …

Bridgestone's Airless Tires Will Soon Let Cyclists Abandon Their Bike Pumps

First revealed way back in 2011, Bridgestone’s airless tires use a series of rigid plastic resin spokes to help a wheel keep its shape as it rolls, …

Interaction Design and UI/UX: Caseture Display

Let's take a look at this interaction design project that is quite interesting that involves UI/UX as well. It's a concept display named: <b>Caseture</b> …

UX Design

Famous B&W Photos Turned into Color by a 21-Year-Old Whiz

Marina Amaral is a 21-year-old Brazilian retoucher who is receiving widespread acclaim for her work adding color to famous historical B&W …

Winston Churchill

Super-compact chainsets: the next big thing for road cyclists?

Cast an attentive eye over the adventure bike ranges of major bike brands in 2017 and many will include a few bikes specced with a sub-compact or …

IKEA introduces Sladda, a chainless bike built for urban mobility

The next time you walk into an IKEA store, you might just be able to leave with a new bicycle. While it may seem to be a strange direction for a …

Why Is Change So Hard?

With the year drawing to a close, we're soon going to hear the much-dreaded question: "So, what are your New Year's resolutions?"<p>Because a New Year …

Employment

Electron Wheel

Posted in Bike and Sport<p>The Electron Wheel turns regular people-powered bikes into an electric in just 30 seconds. For any bike with rim brakes, the …

2017 Jaguar F-Pace First Test: The Sports Car of SUVs

An SUV That's True to the Jaguar Brand Promise<p>The 2017 Jaguar F-Pace has been a long time coming. Rumors of a Jaguar SUV first surfaced back in the early 1990s when the brand was owned by Ford, but the powers that be could never quite summon the courage to pull the trigger (and given that the …

The bike that’ll turn heads!

It’s Friday, so time to close this week with a banging design that’ll have you drooling all through the weekend! Bicycle manufacturers Trek unveiled …

Industrial Design

Now this is how you design a freeway underpass

A California city turns a dark tunnel into an inviting walkway<p>Like most places in the U.S., the Silicon Valley city of Campbell made a big mistake a half-century ago. When California State Route 17 came plowing through town, transportation planners located it so close to Campbell’s historic …

Urban Design

Nation's Longest Bike Path Will Connect Maine to Florida

Stop and smell the roses or grab some food or chat with locals on the nation's longest greenway. Soon, traveling from Florida to Maine and back won't …

National Parks

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Coffee Grinders

Apple doubles down on photography with new Shot on iPhone campaign

Apple knows that the battle for people’s pockets is going to be fought in part in the photography space. With iOS 10, the company is making it even easier to get to the camera in a hurry, but in an effort to remind people that they’re <i>already</i> carrying a great camera around with them, Apple is …

How to Check Which Devices Are Signed Into Your Apple ID and Remove Them

Many Apple users just like myself own multiple Apple devices. This includes a combination of iPhone, iPad, Mac and the Apple Watch etc. While we have …

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 …

These ear capsules might be the wireless multifunction headphones you've been waiting for

A startup company in Seattle that secured a $5 million investment round back in April just announced its secret weapon: a pair of strange-looking wireless ear-pod headphones that can shift from a private listening device into a portable loudspeaker, and more.<p>In a press release published on its Web …

Audiophile

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

Power Tools

The Best Farm-to-table Restaurant in Every State

These incredible restaurants all pride themselves on sourcing ingredients locally, but they also go way beyond that. From only serving sustainable …

Cherry Roller: Grainworks AnalogOne.One

In 2010, Robert Penn penned an awesome book titled <i>It’s All about the Bike</i>, the story of his journey to build a custom bike by visiting the makers of each component, from the Campagnolo factory to Brooks England for the saddle and Rourke Cycles for the frame.<p>In 2016, he released another tome called</i> …

Miniatur Wunderland is a jaw-dropping sight for kids young and old

On a road trip across Germany earlier this year, my wife and I made a four-hour detour to visit Miniatur Wunderland. It's Hamburg's most popular tourist attraction and it was, without question, worth the trip.<p>Miniatur Wunderland is the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i>-certified largest model railroad …

GeoOrbital Wheel Transforms Your Pedal Bike Into An Electric Bike In 60 Seconds (video)

GeoOrbital has designed a new bike wheel that is capable of transforming your standard pedal like into an electric bike in just 60 seconds. Providing …

Reed Hansuld's Outstanding Furniture Designs

This Brooklyn-based designer/builder's chairs will rock you<p>I just stumbled across Reed Hansuld's beautiful take on Hans Wegner's Valet Chair:<p>Hansuld …

The Italian Bicicletto Is In A League Of Its Own

Home » Cars & Bikes » The Italian Bicicletto Is In A League Of Its Own<p>Developed in Torino, Italy, Bicicletto is a new incredible electric bike – if …