Jason Turner

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7 CNC Fixturing Tips for a Small Shop

One of the challenges of getting started with CNC routing is deciding how to hold down parts reliably. As a luthier, I make a lot of odd-shaped parts out of a variety of materials, and I’ve developed methods that work well for each situation. They’re also applicable to many other kinds of …

6 Habits To Largely Improve Your Memory and Brain Power

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

The Hidden Genre Genius of 20 Books

Something unexpected can be good, or bad. The word itself confers no judgment. However, we often consider it a negative when we expect one thing and …

Healthy Brain, Happy Life: A Personal Program to Activate Your Brain

“One day I woke up and realized I didn’t have a life.”<p>That’s how neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki begins her new book, <i>Healthy Brain</i>, <i>Happy Life</i>. Then, with …

Articles about how achieve mature bachelor pad on Dwell.com - Dwell

Londoner Dave Clayden has gradually adjusted to life in the subtropics, where, as he puts it, “toweling yourself down after a...<p>Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects' Minimalistic Concrete...<p>An architect tasked with opening up a small yet light-filled apartment does so with a few unexpectedly dark …

Los Angeles

Getting off the beaten track in Fiji

Despite the brochure images – luxurious resorts, pool-side bars and palm-fringed beaches dotted with hammocks – it's surprisingly easy to get off the beaten track in Fiji. Over half the country, including the main island of Viti Levu, offers less-trodden paths and unique adventures for those ready …

Hot Springs

Articles about and now some architectural eye candy 8 award winning buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.<p>This year at Dwell on Design we're awarding our first ever Modern World Awards to the designs that move, inspire, and elate us....<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon …

Greenwich Village

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

Holidays you thought you couldn't take with kids

Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.<p>Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.<p>Safaris<p>…

How To Install SteamOS

Valve recently released its Beta version of <b>SteamOS</b>, based on the Debian distro of Linux. Naturally, we were intrigued by its release and wanted to …

The splooge of making Pop-Tarts is so very hypnotic

Splooge, fold, press. Splooge, fold, press. Splooge, fold, press. The machines making Pop-Tarts are so mesmerizing. You just can't take your eyes off …

This Mug Lets You Harness a Hot Beverage To Warm Your Hands

When you're running a large corporation and trying to keep frivolous costs under control, it makes sense to keep the heating as minimal as possible …

Breaking Bad Beaker Mug: Is that Ice Coffee?

Whether you have your own secret job making meth in a hidden lab (hopefully you don’t!) or you punch numbers into a spreadsheet in a cubicle next to …

Mophie's Powerstation XL Packs A Crazy 12,000mAH

Looking to charge all your devices with on convenient charger this new year? Then look no further than Mophie’s Power station XL that’s made to …

SkyCycle puts London bike paths in the clouds

Move over Mary Poppins, the skyway might be getting a little more crowded. British architect Norman Foster has unveiled a plan to build a highway for bicycles that will have the cycles gliding over London rooftops without competing with agitated car drivers.<p>Who among us hasn't fantasized about …

The ICON FJ40

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• American<br>• Luxury<br>• Off Road<br>• Retro<p>The ICON FJ40 is an automotive reboot of sorts, the engineering team at ICON took the …

This six-second Vine will make you scream of pure horror

Kottke found this horrifying six second video by Paglo, a Vine user from Cholula, in Mexico. It looks like a bunch of hairs, some ridiculous …

Tag: DIY

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)<p>by Justine Hand<p>The New Rusticity: 11 DIY Ways to Use Branches …

Staff Picks: Best Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …

Norman Bel Geddes, prophetic designer and unsung hero

His vision was eccentric and, in some ways, remarkably accurate.<p>Tragic as it may be, many of the world's most prodigious minds fail to see their visions of the future vindicated. Hell, Nikola Tesla laid the groundwork for X-rays, radar, and the first great electric sports car, yet died he penniless …