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In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

5 Awesomely Loud Compact Wireless Speakers That Will Blow Your Mind

Here's what matters: on a woman, curves; with a yacht, size; in a car, speed; and for speakers, loudness. Nothing against personality, style, …

A pilgrimage for perfect pho

When restaurateur David Huynh decided to embark on a food pilgrimage to Vietnam, he went in with an open mind and willing tastebuds.<p>When David Huynh decided to embark on a food pilgrimage to Vietnam, he went in with an open mind and willing taste buds.<p>The Vietnamese-Canadian restaurateur, who …

Vietnam

GINA: Smart coffee instrument / by GOAT STORY

We believe that coffee brewing can be a special experience - every single time, with every single cup. That’s why we created GINA, the first complete …

Beautiful Houses: Wirawan House

Today we will show you a beautiful home in Puri Indah, West Jakarta, Indonesia, a project by RAW Architecture. This place is super spacious and open. …

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

Learn How to Make a Rip Cut, the Most Popular Cut on Your Table Saw

Cutting with the wood grain is the first cut you'll make and the most common one you'll use.<p>Once you buy a table saw, you'll wonder how you ever built anything without it. Ask anyone who does woodworking, and they'll tell you the table saw one of their most-used tools.<p>The first and most common cut …

ManMade Essential Toolbox: 7 Must-Have Books Every Woodworker Should Own

<i>Each week in 2015, ManMade is sharing our picks for the essential tools we think every creative guy and DIYer needs. We've selected useful,</i> …

Woodworking

The 10-Minute Transformation

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 10• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 1• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 10• <b><br>Best For</b>: Fat Loss, Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p>Don’t let this bodyweight workout fool you: “You won’t lift a single weight, but in just 10 minutes you'll work harder and sweat more than most guys do in a half hour,” says Gaddour.<p>Every second is …

How To Build a Planter Bench - Quiet Corner

DIY – How To Build a Planter Bench<p>Adults and children appreciate having plenty of seating areas in and near their playspace. Benches encourage adult …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

Juan Williams: Wilmore 'Nerd Prom' Act 'Degrading' to Black Community

Saturday night was the White House Correspondents Dinner a star studded event attended by the media elites. Come Sunday morning most of the media was …

Top 25 Websites, Tools and Resources for Hardware Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life isn't easy for entrepreneurs. Taking the path less traveled always makes for a challenging experience. This is even more true for hardware startups with real, physical products. You need all of the help you can get to succeed.<p>There …

Startups

Examples of Mixing Different Wood Finishes Well

Mixing wood tones is rightfully considered a design challenge, but it really can be done beautifully. Use this post as a visual guide to examples of …

Audio Mixing

Watch a Master Carpenter Build the Workbench of Your Dreams

Any shop doing good work demands an equally good workbench. And if this build is any indication, Jesse de Geest AKA The Samurai Carpenter will be …

Make a DIY Power Tool Tote to Keep Your Tools and Accessories Within Arm's Reach

Let this tool tote transport your most commonly used power tools from job to job around the house.<p>Some projects are made easier with a drill and driver setup with different bits, but transporting the various tools, bits, and accessories can be a pain and lead to a mess if you aren't careful. This …

Take a Video Crash Course in Beginner Electronics

In 2008 and 2009, <i>Make:</i> produced a wonderful series of videos, called <i>MAKE Presents</i>, done by the inimitable Collin Cunningham. The idea was to create a series of highly entertaining, user-friendly, and informative videos that would explain the rudiments of electronics — the basic components, tools, …

How to: Make the Perfect Cappuccino (from THE Expert...)

If you're a coffee snob/connoisseur, you know about <b>Blue Bottle Coffee</b> (check out the Wikipedia article on <b>third wave coffee</b> for an entertaining drop …

Coffee

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Scientists say this ridiculously simple strategy can help you learn anything

In other words, instead of reading and rereading a list of vocabulary words, you should read it once and then test yourself repeatedly.<p>The same strategy works for pretty much anything you're hoping to commit to memory, and there's a growing body of research behind it. Psychologists call this …

The Brain

3D printed blooming Fibonacci zoetropes

Stanford design prof John Edmark, as part of his artistic residency at Autodesk, created these 3D printed "blooming" Fibonacci-sequence zoetropes, …

Every Combustion Engine, Demystified

Unless you’re a car geek, you probably don’t think all that much about your car’s engine — until something goes wrong under the hood, of course, at …

Engines

Stunning (Yet Cheap) DIY Bookshelves for Book Lovers

Even with the advent of the Kindle, Nook, and iPad book lovers everywhere are still adding books to their collections and have a need for DIY …

Cardio Week 2015! 4-Minute Climb and Chop

Make your fat cells scream for mercy<p>The third workout of Cardio Week 2015 will sculpt your abs and burn away the fat covering them. (For even more ways to sculpt your six pack, check out <b>The Best Abs Exercises Ever</b>.)<p>Here’s how it works: Do mountain climbers for 20 seconds, and then rest for 10 …

Code your way to a higher paycheck with these in-demand language courses [up to 92% off]

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coding is a very in-demand skill set in today's job market, and employers are compensating individuals who possess it generously. The …

Programming

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

4 Ways to Become a Pullup Powerhouse

Every man should be able to perform 5 reps of the pullup. Here’s how to get there<p>The pullup is one of the best training movements you can do. It’s unparalleled for building grip, upper-body, and core strength, and should be a staple in your routine.<p>Your goal: five pullups with perfect form. That’s …

7 money-saving tax tips for homeowners

Buying a home, particularly your first one, can be intimidating. In addition to making a huge purchase, you're also forced to take on a long list of roles including gardener, electrician, plumber and interior designer.<p>To many Americans, navigating the labyrinth of potential tax deductions and …

The Dish: Roasted Root Vegetables with Eggs

<b>EDITOR’S NOTE:</b> <i>California has forever spearheaded the American organic food movement. While traditional boutique eateries are making syrup-laden</i> …