Michael Williams

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What Knot To Do

Knot tying has always been one of those key outdoor skills that even the most experienced survivalist’s often take for granted. Any time outdoors can …

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

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Mummified monk isn't actually dead, says Buddhist expert

A mummified monk thought to be more than 200 years old is "not dead," but actually in a state of "very deep meditation," according to Buddhist monk …

Designer Spotlight: Joining Wood and Metal – Hilla Shamia

Designers have always sought out wood for its natural beauty and warm organic feel. A designer turning out a new twist on wood furniture is Hilla …

How To Make a Custom Knife Tray Out of Wood & Glue

Reader Laura sent us a wonderful easy and cheap kitchen project she just completed: A custom knife block for a kitchen drawer. The IKEA model she …

Keys to Creativity: Using anxiety to create.

Anxiety is a common emotion experienced by creative people and while some of the symptoms may be similar from one person to the next, how and when …

TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish

Who said that graphing calculators were dead in the smartphone era? Certainly not Texas Instruments -- if anything, it's showing that there's still plenty of life left in dedicated math machines. Its new TI-84 Plus CE is 30 percent thinner and 30 percent lighter than the regular Plus, making for a …

Entropy Defied: Researchers Unboil An Egg

Unscrambling eggs is still impossible, an example of entropy in action. But boiling eggs is no longer the one-way process it used to be. Scientists in California and Australia have figured out how to turn solid albumen, the white of an egg, back into a useable liquid.<p>“We have invented a way to …

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A game that combines Tetris, Jenga and Twine

<i>Patchwork</i> is not your average game jam game, if such a thing exists.<p>It's partially a physical game, with wooden blocks that resemble colorful tetrominos, and partially a video game, with a word search-oriented Twine game running concurrently. Made for GxDev — a queer game jam run by the same folks …