When I was a kid, I spent tons of time walking under the power lines at my grandparents’ farm, hunting for old glass insulators. Over the years, I ended up with quite a colorful collection, and I love
Just in time for April Fools' Day Your neighborhood just got a lot more interesting. Google has released a new feature for Maps that lets you turn any location into a game of Pac-Man — all you have to
To the right kind of maker, charming old wood-frame windows can be a downright irresistible flea market or roadside find. There’s just something about them that begs to be rescued and turned into something
After you master our method for brined and pan-roasted chops, prepare to say goodbye to those dry, flavorless things you used to call pork chops. A juicy, pan-roasted chop basted in aromatic brown butter?
By Polygon Staff In late 2014, publisher Read-Only Memory released Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works, a history book covering the hardware, games and legacy of Sega's 16-Bit system. Featuring console
Every gamer worth their salt knows the Konami code, but do you know the Super Mario Bros. code that lets you continue from the start screen, placing you right where you left off with a fresh set of lives?
How a forgotten company’s 1970s technical breakthrough launched a billion-dollar business and helped spawn a new creative medium. Consider the humble video game cartridge. It’s a small, durable plastic
Whenever I head back home to the Midwest to visit my family, my dad and I always schedule at least one afternoon to spend together, scouring local antique stores for beautiful old hand tools. Why? Because,
If you’ve ever admired a spoon ring and wondered about making them yourself, you’re in luck! Caitlin from The Merrythought will walk you through the whole process—from pretty spoon to stylish piece of
Why settle for a normal wooden table when you can make one that glows in the dark?! Resin casting meets woodworking awesomeness with a touch of UV magic in this wonderfully weird glow table tutorial from
*Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.
I think we can all agree, handmade gifts are the best. And this DIY rustic wooden knife rack is among the most rad gift ideas I have seen yet! You may end up making this, and like it so much that you to
Photo: Daniel Gritzer Cast iron cookware was certainly built to last, but not without the proper maintainance. So, if you happen to find a rusty, old cast iron pan that you’d like to bring back to life,
If you’ve been around the DIY community for long, you’ve probably seen about a million projects featuring wood recycled from shipping pallets. But, even if you’re pretty sure that you’ve seen everything
The man responsible for one of gaming’s early hits has passed away. Douglas E. Smith has departed, according to developer Tozai Games. Smith made a name for himself when he created the action title Lode