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Dwell Made Presents: DIY Back-Off Shelving System

Learn how to build an easy, versatile shelving system designed by Christopher Deam using this step-by-step video and guide.<p>Now, admittedly, I'm not that great at following building instructions—in fact, I had never done it before, unless it was a plan that I made already right here I'm …


The Best British Shows You Should Be Watching

The British are coming — and you're de-freaking-lighted.<p>Tell us if this sounds familiar: Sunday nights are reserved not for football or the latest</i> …

11 Free Apps I Couldn't Live Without as a Photographer

This is not your typical list of must have photography apps — no Snapchat, Instagram, or Photoshop here. Although you might not have heard of many of …

Essential Tools for Backcountry Emergencies

Don’t call it survival. By carrying a few essential items of quality gear with you, and arming yourself with the knowledge to use them, you can deal with emergencies in the backcountry without resorting to drinking your own pee.<p>From backpacking to off-roading to hunting, fishing or mountain …

Rechargeable Batteries

Wildish M.C. Hammie

The M.C. Hammie ($100) can be used as a hammock, shelter, or blanket.<p>Integrated carabineers and straps allow you to lash it to a tree for afternoon naps, included tent stakes keep the four corners of the DWR-coated ripstop nylon on the ground to build it like a tent (you'll need to attach it to a …

Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …


Norton Point Current Sunglasses

The frames on these polarized Norton Point shades ($140) are made from recycled ocean plastic. Norton removes one pound of plastic from the sea for each pair sold, then donates five percent of its net profits to global ocean cleanup.<p>Buy Now


The Hybrid Power Conditioning Program

<b>High-intensity training provides the foundation for many modern training programs, but often what is done in research is not translated to practice.</b> …

Lance Armstrong

You Could Play This Jigsaw Puzzle Forever and Never Finish

The joy of any good jigsaw puzzle isn’t finishing it, it's the satisfaction of linking pieces, one fit at a time. With the Infinite Galaxy Puzzle, …

The Best Everyday Flashlight Yet

This is it: The best flashlight I have ever used, at a price anyone can afford. It’s small enough to carry with you everywhere, easy to use, extremely well built, and almost impossibly bright. If you plan to buy a flashlight this year, buy this one. If you’re looking for a gift for someone, make it …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Photoshop Skills You Need to Know

There are tons of things you can do in Photoshop to edit and create incredible images. Some techniques are fairly complex and require a good …


RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part Two: Creating Consistent Styles

What if you had four arms, two brains and two computers? I don’t know about you, but I would develop more than one image at a time to double the …


RAW Photo Workflow In Lightroom, Part One: Creative Expression

<i>“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”</i> <i><br>– Pablo Picasso</i><p>I think it’s safe to assume that most of you …



Scientific Illustrator Hand-Paints Giant Mural Featuring 243 Modern Bird Families

Scientific illustrator Jane Kim (of Ink Dwell) spent over 16 months painting one member from each of the world's 243 modern bird families. To make this feat even more impressive, Kim painted the individual birds to scale in her 40-foot by 70-foot mural. It all began when she was interning at the …

Ocean Acidification

How to (Really) Drink Rum

Our everything guide to the liquor you never spent much time thinking about. Until now.<p>'s everything guide to the best liquor you never spend much time thinking about. Because when you do, some very good things can happen.<b>By Leslie Pariseau</b>


D Camera Cheat Sheet

I have often been asked what settings have I applied on my camera when I do my usual shooting. <b>My answers have been consistent, there is no fixed</b> …

If musical instruments can be wooden..

Why not speakers? Most audiophiles will agree that wood is one of the most superior materials for any acoustical product. The way wood resonates is …

Industrial Design

The Electric Motorcycle, Part 1

I was a two-stroke guy until everything went four-stroke in the 1980s. I had a choice: I could either learn about four-strokes or go stand in a …

American Pie - Don McLean - Easy Beginner Song Guitar Lesson (BS-904) How to play

Top 10 Tips for Winter Motorcycle Storage

<b>Winter Motorcycle Storage Tips</b><p>For riders in the northern tier of the states known locally as “the snow belt”- and other parts of the country about to …

(Sittin' On ) The Dock Of Bay - Otis Redding - Easy Beginner Song Guitar Lesson (BS-402)

How to Make Pancakes from Scratch

Put away the Bisquick and serve breakfast to the whole family with this ultimate pancake recipe.<p>Have you never cooked breakfast for children—or drunks? Been a Boy Scout? Been too exhausted to even conceive of preparing dinner? Have you never had an attractive person spend the night in your bed? …


The 16 Best BBQ Spots In 13 Cities Around The US

From New York to Chicago to L.A., Zagat scoured the States for the shining stars of barbecue around America.<p>Here are 16 barbecue spots in 13 cities around the country you need to try this summer.



If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Focus-Stacked Extreme Close-Ups of Bugs

Sometimes just a change in perspective can make a world of a difference. Take for instance tiny bugs. They are from our standpoint little critters we …

Macro Photography

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