jack sager

67 Flips | 12 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Followers | @jacksager | Keep up with jack sager on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jack sager”

The 5 Best Hi-Fi Bluetooth Speakers

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated for 2017.<p>High fidelity and Bluetooth generally won’t be found in the same sentence. And it’s still the …

Making Sounds With Zebralette

About Zebralette<p>Zebralette is the minified version of Zebra2 and it is freeware. Zebra2 can use the sounds created in Zebralette. I downloaded it …

Music Production

When Classic WW2 Jeep Meets Rat Rod and You Get the Military-Themed 1945 Willys Jeep Rat Rod

Jeep vehicles are great for off-roading, but when you fuse one with a Rat Rod - a custom car that exaggerates the early hot rods of the 1940s, 1950s, …

Luis Moto: A BMW R nineT scrambler, Italian Style

If rumors of BMW’s new R nineT-based scrambler have you foaming at the mouth, but you’re the impatient type—Luis Bertelli has the answer.<p>He’s reworked the R nineT into a modern replica of the quintessential BMW scrambler, the R80G/S Paris Dakar. And he’s done it in spectacular fashion; if we were …

Hey Bulldog: Ad Hoc's beefy Ducati Multistrada

There’s no conventional beauty in the oddball creations of David Gonzalez. But there’s a steady demand for the unusual bikes that roll out of his garage in Barcelona, Spain.<p>The latest is ‘HyperRoad,’ a muscular Ducati Multistrada with a powerful stance. “The commission came from a guy who’s big …

DIY Lock Cracker

While we aren’t advocating breaking and entering for any nefarious agendas, the reality is that being able to crack your own lock sure does help when …

The Heinrich Maneuver: R nineT by Deus Customs

Classic BMWs tend to be defined by their fuel tanks—from the bulky Hoske tanks to the elegant, chromed ‘toasters.’ But the most famous name of all is Karl Heinrich, who was the go-to guy if you wanted a new Kraftstofftank from the 1960s to the 1980s.<p>Heinrich has leant his name to this remarkable …

Funktional: Tim Harney's no-frills BMW R75/6

Many custom motorcycle builders didn’t start out as such. Tim Harney’s one of them: in his past life, he worked as an industrial designer for architecture, furniture and lighting design firms.<p>Tim’s since focussed his keen sense of aesthetics onto customizing bikes. This 1976 BMW R75/6 is his latest …

The motorcycle as art: Hazan Motorworks' Ducati

Max Hazan has a motto tattooed on his hand: “Ever forward in creation.” And he’s a man of his word, building intricate, unusual machines that willfully ignore the fickle winds of fashion.<p>It’s an intensely individual approach, and one that has positioned LA-based Hazan at the top of the ‘motorcycle …

Watch famed atheist Richard Dawkins read his hate mail

Share Email Comments<p>There are some real gems in the emails ‘overly zealous’ religious folks have sent famed atheist Richard Dawkins emails over the …

Religion

Megapixy: a 13" Retina-class screen on a boom arm.

tshen2 • 05/24/2015 at 14:16 • 1 comment<p>i am happy to announce that the Megapixy design files are now available online for your …

Forget the Apple Watch and Make Your Own Wearable Technology

As coding goes mainstream, Becky Stern is encouraging crafters to make their own wearable tech.<p>When most people think about the future of wearable technology, they picture Apple Watches and FitBit bracelets that are more affordable and wornas commonly as underwear. However, Becky Stern pictures a …

PC Switch Panel

Ever wanted to be able to control your pc functions from the outside of your case using a DIY switch panel? .. Well stop wondering how!Hardly any …

Hydrojet-Powered Personal Pool Pontoon from PVC

Build a DIY hydrojet-powered watercraft for kids that’s perfect for the backyard pool. Kids love to drive the land roving mini cars and trucks you can get at the big box toy stores, now they can head to the water and pilot their own home built pontoon boat. This boat is at a scale and power where …

This anti-gay movie is true evil: What are Rand Paul and Mike Huckabee doing in the vile “documentary” “Light Wins”?

<b>(AP/Reuters/Reed Saxon/Joe Skipper/Lindsay Douglas via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>“Light Wins” is 2015’s most bigoted, dishonest and disgusting film. Doesn’t matter to two GOP presidential hopefuls<p>Edwin Lyngar<p>April 27, 2015 6:16pm (UTC)<p>“Prayer, God and his commandments were kicked out of the classroom …

Noted Atheist has Argument Destroyed by Simple Christians

The good folks at Lutheran Satire have been making people laugh for a while now with their spirited take on Christian comedy.<p>A few weeks ago they …

Geek Art: Tom Whalen’s Pulp Menagerie Mondo Art Show

One Google trick every forgetful Android user should remember

Today we’re having a look at a bit of functionality hidden in Google’s Android ecosystem. This piece of work is aimed at helping forgetful smartphone …

Live Fast: Kott Motorcycles' racy Thruxton

From his home base in California, Dustin Kott’s earned a reputation for building café racers with exceptional proportions. So when Ryan Reynolds was looking to add another bike to his already enviable collection, Dustin got the call.<p>The star of the upcoming <i>Deadpool</i> movie is an avid motorcyclist, …

Keyboard Buddy: Add a keyboard slider to your iPhone 6

Those who long for the phones of old with a physical keyboard that slides out of the handset should check out this case for the iPhone 6.<p>Remember the …

Duck Copes With Everyday Life And Kids One Cartoon At A Time

They say “write what you know.” Well, I don’t know much, but I do know what it’s like to be the father of two brilliant, beautiful, bat-shit-crazy …

Absolute Gem: Diamond Atelier’s BMW R100R

We’re calling it: the custom boxer movement has reached critical mass. More BMWs are rolling off workbenches than ever before, so builders have to look at Bavaria’s sweetheart with fresh eyes to get noticed.<p>This neo-noir BMW R100R from Diamond Atelier is more of a swift kick to the jaw than a …

Essential Books for Composing, Producing, Mixing, & Mastering Electronic Dance Music

I often see professional producers and DJs asked questions like "What's you mixing process like?", "How do you get your drums sounding so crisp?", …

Customizing a classic: CRD's BMW R80ST

Café Racer Dreams don’t exclusively build BMWs, but you could call them specialists. With several elegant examples under their belts—including these two stunning R100s—they’ve learnt a thing or two about turning wrenches on Bavaria’s finest.<p>Most of CRD’s classic BMWs share similar technical …

The Ubuntu phones are an audacious attempt to take on Android

Actual devices from Canonical finally take the stage at MWC 2015<p>The mobile journey of Linux-based OS Ubuntu has felt like an eternity. Canonical, the company that leads development on the platform, first announced the smartphone OS back in 2013; after an unsuccessful dalliance with crowdfunding, …

Monopoly Sucks and This Will Make It Worse

I have a rule against tearing down other people’s creations in public. I appreciate the hard work that any creator puts into their work, and I prefer …

31 Incredibly Creative Ways To Display All Your Stuff

If you've got it, flaunt it.

Framing

Pat Robertson says aliens are impossible because God just wouldn’t allow it

<b>Pat Robertson (AP/Gene J. Puskar)</b><p>Suddenly Robertson is a space “expert”<p>Sarah Gray<p>February 25, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>On Wednesday, Pat Robertson spent time on "The 700 Club" telling NASA not to waste money going to Mars or searching for life beyond Earth. Why? Well because in Robertson's non-expert …

Spark's Electron Brings Simple Cellular Connections to the IoT

Spark has been on a mission to simplify the business of making connected products for some time. It started with the Spark Core, then moved on to the Photon and the Internet Button. Those products all relied on Wi-Fi. Its latest takes on the even trickier task of bringing cellular connectivity to …

The Board Game Trial of the Century

The true story of Monopoly is no secret to <i>mental_floss</i> readers: It was Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magie who first drew the square board framed by properties, …