Karl Gerhard

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Dramatic Video Captures Sea Lion Dragging Little Girl Into Water From Pier

Not cool, sea lion.<p>A cellphone video captured the nerve-wracking rescue of a young girl who was grabbed by her dress and dragged into a Canadian harbor by a sea lion on Saturday.<p>In the video, taken at Steveston Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond, British Columbia, a California sea lion is seen inching …

Sea Lions

How to print on wood

Recently, a friend of mine has told me about a method he used to print on wood or to transfer a picture to wood.I figured this will be a perfect gift …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

26 Pesto Recipes for When You Want Greens and Cheese

The no-cook sauce that will never let you down.<p><b>If it’s green and leafy,</b> chances are we want to mix it with cheese and nuts and call it a pesto. You can make pesto out of basically anything—these recipes call for basil, collards, ramps, and even kale to make all kinds of riffs on our favorite green …

You’ve NEVER Seen Peeps like These Before

Since 2007, The Washington Post has been hosting a little event called the Peeps Show — get your head out of the gutter, peep-le! We’re talking candy here. The rules are simple: Be creative and make a diorama using Peeps. With everything from pop culture references to historical depictions, these …

10 Farm Sinks We Wish We Owned

Farm sinks not only add a pastoral touch to any kitchen, they’re also extremely functional. Roomy enough to accommodate the aftermath of a large dinner party, these vintage sinks are also favored by those who love a good DIY floral project. Ahead of spring's bloom, we scoured Instagram for the best …

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Recipes

DIY Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

Hey everyone, I’m Jamison from RogueEngineer.com where I publish free and awesomely cool DIY furniture plans on a weekly basis. I don’t know where …

Power Tools

Florida by Water: Tackle the “Saltwater Appalachian Trail”

Travel<p>The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, or CT, is the state's longest sea kayaking trail.<p>The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, or CT, is the state's longest sea kayaking trail. Referred to as the saltwater version of the Appalachian Trail, the 1,515-mile …

Florida

Down and dirty fairy tales: How this rediscovered stash of darker-than-Grimm stories destroys our Prince Charming myths

<b>Maria Tatar (Sanford Kreisberg)</b><p>The translator of a newly discovered trove of 150-year-old tales on the gender-bending surprises found there<p>Laura Miller<p>February 21, 2015 11:30pm (UTC)<p>In 2012, readers around the world were intrigued to learn that a researcher in northern Bavaria had discovered …

Literature

Adobe Kickbox

How to launch a Kickbox innovation program in your organization.<p>Deploying Kickbox can be as easy as downloading the package of files and documents …

Innovation

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

7 min read<p>When millionaire Wences Casares speaks of poverty, and he often does, he’s not blowing hot air. He’s speaking from firsthand experience.<p>The Argentina-born serial Silicon Valley startup investor and bitcoin entrepreneur grew up on his parents’ sheep ranch, 20 miles from the nearest …

Bitcoin

The Maker Movement Is About the Economy, Stupid

By Congressman Mark Takano<p>A movement made up of hobbyists, tinkerers, crafters and innovators is getting ready to change what you thought you knew …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Economists Say Millennials Should Consider Careers In Trades

<i>This story is part of the</i>New Boom<i>series on millennials in America.</i><p>As the economy continues to recover, economists are seeing stark differences between people with high school and college degrees. The unemployment rate is nearly twice as high for Americans with a high school diploma as for those …

College & University

Zombieland? Tech Wrecking Sleep for Scores of Teens: Study

Maybe they should be dubbed Generation-Zzzz.<p>Teens who bury their faces for hours on end in laptops, tablets, smart phones or TV screens during the days tend to suffer bad nights of sleep, researchers reported Monday.<p>“There are indications that today’s teenagers sleep less than previous …

How to Read Like a Writer

Reading and writing are inextricably intertwined, and literature — like all cultural creation — is an endless labyrinth of influence. And while some have argued that writing well can be taught, our cultural narrative continues to perpetuate the myth of “God”-given, inborn talent, or what Charles …

Nietzsche’s 10 Rules for Writers, Penned in a Letter to His Lover and Muse

More than a century before Elmore Leonard’s ten rules of writing inspired similar sets of commandments by Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith, and Margaret Atwood, one of humanity’s greatest minds did precisely that. Between August 8 and August 24 of 1882, <b>Friedrich Nietzsche</b> set down ten stylistic rules of …

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>Although the origins of terrazzo go back to ancient Egypt, the material as we know it today was …

Interview with Daryl Villanueva, Founder of Bandit9 Motorcycle Design - The Fox Is Black

I first came across Bandit9 Motorcycles and the work of Daryl Villanueva back in 2012. I don’t know much about motorcycles or the culture but I know …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

Photo Shoot with a 15-Year-Old Elk Hunter Challenges Photographer’s Views On Hunting

Recently, after a decade as a successful wedding photographer and another decade as a professional snowboarder, photographer Hillary Maybery decided …

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative …

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A Master List of 1,000 Free Courses From Top Universities: 30,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

We reached a little milestone this week. Our big list of <b>Free Online Courses</b> now features 1,000 courses from top universities. Let's quickly break …