Jon Cohan

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Ham Radio - What Is a Balun and How to Make One Cheaply

A Balun is a transformer which allows coaxial cable, which is an unbalanced lead to be connected to a balanced load, for example a resonant …

The unexpected answer to the biggest mystery of the American Revolution

In the grade-school version of American history, the Revolutionary War seems like a righteous inevitability. The typical narrative conflates taxes with tyranny, casting the rebellion as a break from British greed and oppression. “King George III didn’t seem to care what the colonists thought,” one …

This Inflatable Irish Pub Will Transform Your Backyard into a Bar

It's basically a grown-up version of a bouncy house.<p>When you were a kid, the best birthday parties were the ones where you could spend hours jumping …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

perfect, uncluttered chicken stock

I have spent a spectacular amount of time over the last seven years lying to you, pretending to care about soup when I, in fact, did not. I had good …

How to Carve Any Photograph Into a Pumpkin

Being a Halloween baby, I get a little more into the holiday than is probably healthy. When I was a kid, this meant inviting a few friends over to my place to go trick-or-treating (it's easy to entice 'em when your place is a two-building complex with several hundred apartments' worth of loot to …

How to Make 6 Manhattans in 60 Seconds

From Brennan's to Commander's Palace: A Brief History

Sean Penn: What I've Learned

Say what you will, but Sean Penn is a man you'd want on your side. Why? He knows how to fight. He's fighting his own renegade war to save Haiti. He's fought battles over money and creativity in Hollywood for decades. He fights for any idea he believes in. Will he ever stop? Music: "Ballad of the …