Michael

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How I Built My First Electric Bike

One day I became fed up with all of my excuses for driving to work every day. During the summer I would ride my bike, but it would come in waves without any consistency. There is one huge hill climb to get to my work that is quite daunting, and is the main reason why most people take a vehicle, …

How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

<i>Backpiece above by Jill Bonny</i>.<p><i>Backpiece above by Tim Hendricks</i>.<p><i>Front torso tattoo by Ron Earhart</i>.<p>Stunning large-scale tattoo work by stellar …

21 Designers Tell the Stories Behind Their Tattoos

There's a certain amount of pressure on designers when they decide to get tattoos. It's like a hairdresser's hairstyle, or an architect's home—the …

Anime-Inspired Art by Mayi Bashou Wang

As early as in the 1920s, China saw the first experiments in the world of manga and animation thanks to the introduction of lithographic printing derived from the West. The later years of political turmoil prevented the new industry from growing and the grassroots of Chinese manhua culture were …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

- Sep 16, 2014<p>Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

Dads do what now? Got to be photoshopped? Right? Please?

This App Will Tell You Whether You’re A Good Cultural Fit At Any Company

Good.Co, a platform that uses psychometric frameworks to help jobseekers and employees figure out their place in the cultural landscape, has released …

Quizzes

visualvibs:

This graphic resource gives you a quick & easy possibility to apply an high quality retro / vintage / old style to your text. You can use it on simple text, shapes and vector logo. You just need to replace them into the smart object of your favourite style included. Create a great poster or flyer, a facebook cover, a magazine title or a website banner and give them the vintage touch.

50 Totally Free Fonts for Designers 2014

<b>Free</b> <b>Fonts</b> <b>for</b> <b>Designers 2014</b><p>Well hi there everyone!<p>One thing the fine designers at Cleveland based graphics firm Go Media knows is how important fonts …

Typography

The Creative Class

Check out the new series of the Creative Class in which Gilles Peterson heads to Havana to meet five creatives redefining Cuba’s artistic landscape.

Permission to Sin: How Moral Licensing Sabotages Your Long-Term Goals

Have you ever had an awesomely productive day where you ripped through projects, knocked items off your to-do list, and overall felt like a …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Growing Grit: My 8th Grade Garduino Project

I have never had what some call a “green thumb.” I’ve mostly had a “brown thumb.” That is, I always forget to water, or I don’t water the right amount. Or I forget to give the plant the right amount of sunlight. It never seems to work out. So I was excited when Mr. Goodin, my Makerspace teacher at …

Garden With Children - Tips To Get Kids Interested in Gardening

<b>Having four small children</b> presents a unique set of challenges. Number one being how to accomplish tasks around the house and in the garden. After …

Gardening

Space-Age Gardening: Aquaponics, Hydroponics, and Aeroponics

As we mulch the cutting edge of DIY, what’s the latest in gardening technology? From growing fish to using air instead of soil, here’s a quick guide to three forms of farming science ripe for maker revolution.<p><b>Aquaponics: Leaves + Fish</b><p>Aquaponics grows both fish and plants, utilizing the waste from …

Gardening Without a Yard

You need zero square feet to grow food.<p>I frequently nag friends, family, and strangers to start gardening. “I’d love to have a garden, but I don’t have a yard” is by far the most common excuse I hear. No more! Here are some of my favorite DIY designs for growing food that require not even an inch …

Clothespin Pocket Pistol

When my father was a child he used to sit on the kitchen floor with my grandmother and they would modify matchsticks to become tiny rockets. They would shoot them inside and leave tiny scorch marks on the walls. Grant Thompson, the self-proclaimed “King of Random,” has compiled a fantastic project …

C Is For Capacitor: Adafruit Educates

When it comes to educating youngsters and beginners at to the functions and uses of electronic components, the material can be quite dry. Explaining amps versus volts to my 8-year-old son is much like getting me to read tax documentation. His eyes glaze over and I can see that my words are just …

Building A CO2 Laser In A Hardware Store

Over on the Projects site, [ThunderSqueak] is pushing the bounds of what anyone would call reasonable and is building a CO2 laser from parts that can …

How To Wisely Use The Font Combinations into A Logo

A considerable part of the total created logos contains letters or words. It means that a logo designer should be able to wisely play with letters. …

1800 Milenio

First produced in limited quantities back in 2000, 1800 Tequila's Milenio is now returning to shelves in a second edition of their wildly successful super-premium tequila. Fine Blue Weber Agave undergoes an extensive extra-aging process before further maturation in French oak cognac barrels to make …

Alcohol

The Adobe Challenge: Sagmeister X Walsh - The Fox Is Black

Sagmeister & Walsh is undoubtedly one of the best design firms working right now. They’re a powerful little team who have done everything from …

Pyro Board: An Audio Visualizer Created from an Array of 2,500 Flames | Colossal

<p>So here’s a thing to never try at home. Derek Muller from the very fine science video blog Veritasium visits with a team of “phsyics and chemistry …

Gear Review: Meet the Quilt, a Lighweight Sleeping Bag Alternative

My first sleeping bag was liberated from my dad’s musty military kit. With incisor-sized zipper teeth and a jumar for a slider, the M-1949 was more of a feather bed than a mummy bag. Weighing in just under eight pounds, it had the deadweight of a futon mattress and siphoned moisture like ShamWow®. …

7 Tips to Survive Cold-Weather Camping

Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable.<p>It's cold. It's snowing. And it's a great time for a camping trip.<p>The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means …