John Travena

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Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …

Rising onion prices sting India

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1004000/1004765_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524616659_bb55d60994e7fea115254c74c602864c<p><b>The Indian economy is facing one of its worst crises in a decade and while that is worrying the political and economic fraternity, what is worrying</b> …

NASA reveals how its plan to capture an asteroid and harvest a piece would work

Since the start of this year, NASA's been talking about the idea of capturing an asteroid and bringing it into orbit near the Earth, where astronauts can visit it and take home a sample. The US space agency isn't kidding around, either, already beginning plans to complete the mission by 2025. But …

Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD. They had dragged her to clinics around the country in an effort to thwart the scary, intrusive thoughts and the repetitive behaviors …

HugeDomains.com - GinAndJuiceboxes.com is for sale (Gin And Juiceboxes)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

5 Great Steaks to Remember for Killer Grilling! Plus, a Caveman T-Bone Recipe You'll Never Forget

S T E A K. Five simple letters that spell a world of carnivorous pleasure. A well-grilled steak (like this Caveman T-Bone recipe!) stimulates all your senses: the sight of the dark crust, the scent of smoke, the sizzle of the meat on the grill, the meaty chew, and, of course, the inimitable flavor: …

Where to Find Reclaimed Wood

Salvaged older wood can add warmth and character to your home—if you know where to look for it.<p>Salvaged older wood can add warmth and character to your home—if you know where to look for it.

Cutting Bench Makes it easy to convert fresh-cut logs into turning blanks

Joe Larese<p>Holding fresh cut logs securely and in the proper orientation is key to being safe when using a chainsaw to convert timber into bowl and …

Woodworking

A Basic Woodworking Bench That’s Quick To Make

Having a job at <i>Fine Woodworking</i> definitely has its perks. Aside from traveling the country to visit some of the best woodworkers of our time, we get …

Woodworking

Plane Irons and Chisels Need a Flat, Polished Back

<i>This article by Chris Gochnour originally appeared in Fine Woodworking #232</i><p>You surely have heard it before: A sharp cutting edge is the meeting of …

The 4 Handsaws You Must Have

<i>excerpted from FWW #231</i> <i><br>by Matt Kenney</i><p>I regularly use four handsaws in my shop, not because I’m a hand-tool nut but because a handsaw is often the …

Woodworking

Wanna get sharp? Get a system.

I know plenty of woodworkers who struggle with sharpening. And because of that, I see lots of perfectly good hand tools gathering moss on the shelf. …

Woodworking

Nick Offerman gives handcrafters a home, and you can help

If you wear flannel on your back and sawdust in your hair as a badge of honor, you have a lot to thank Nick Offerman for. He keeps woodworking on …

Woodworking

The Soul of a Workshop

The Soul of a Space<p>There’s just something about the dusty spaces that once played host to historic events or-in this case-the creation of …

Cape Town

Garrett Hack: Furnituremaker and Farmer

<b>Note:</b> Be sure to turn captions “on” via the link at lower-right corner of player.<p>Garrett Hack has been making furniture for forty years–beginning not …

A Shop to Inspire

Like many of you, I caught the woodworking bug as a kid–in large part as a result of genetics. My grandfather was a roofer, my great-grandfather was …

Woodworking

Crisp Tenon Shoulders with Your Chisel

<b>1)</b> Begin by marking out your two reference surfaces with pencil.<p><b>2)</b> Next, make your first scribe line, with the square's fence resting against one of …

Woodworking

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of options when it comes to chocolate cake. Between molten lava cake, German chocolate, and devil's food cake, we seriously have an array of choices when we want cake that's rich with chocolate. But just like with everything else in life, not all chocolate cakes are created equal -- …

George Orwell’s Letter On Why He Wrote ‘1984’

In 1944, three years before writing and five years before publishing 1984, George Orwell penned a letter detailing the thesis of his great novel. The …

Colorado Vault Is Fort Knox For The World's Seeds

When unapproved genetically modified wheat was found growing in Oregon earlier this year, it didn't take long for accusations to start flying. A flurry of initial finger-pointing cast potential blame on a federal seed vault in Fort Collins, Colo., which housed the same strain of wheat, developed by …

Sunday Supper: Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>It's hard to imagine something more comforting than a bowl of steaming noodles—especially one topped with creamy peanut chicken. It's a takeout staple, but …

Coconut Granola

Do you ever have those days where you are super busy, but feel like you get nothing done? That has been happening to me a lot lately. The days go by …

Breakfast

India’s caste system goes back 2,000 years, genetic study finds

Rescues such as this one from floods near the town of Madhepura in September 2008 continued throughout northern India but members of the country's lowest caste, the Dalits, were rarely helped.<p>The caste system in South Asia — which rigidly separates people into high, middle and lower classes — may …

Anthropology

Required Reading: The Edible Balcony

I used to live in a basement flat near London’s King’s Cross, with a little courtyard. It was full of pots and was lovely really, except for two …

10 Simple Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency | Wake Up World

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>In a utopian world, we would be 100% self-sufficient. We would have enough food, enough water, enough power, and enough …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

The days of stuffing the family and gear into a cramped, dark camper are long gone. Today's transforming mobile...<p>Roads aren't just for walking or …

Design

15 Foods That Can Be Regrown From Scraps

Apr 22<p>Posted by Crystal <i>//</i> 82 Comments »<p>I <b>love</b> gardening.<p>Well, not actually the <b>work</b> behind the gardening so much – it’s the harvesting that I really …

Welcome to post-Constitutional America

The Manning trial finished what the Patriot Act began — and ushered in a new era of US politics<p>On July 30, 1778, the Continental Congress created the first whistleblower protection law, stating “that it is the duty of all persons in the service of the United States to give the earliest information …

Reconstruction 3.0: Can Moral Monday help counteract SCOTUS?

<b>Protestors gather around the balcony overlooking the House and Senate floors during a demonstration at the state legislature in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, June 17, 2013. (AP)</b><p>In the wake of the Voting Rights Act decision, there may be a new generation willing to sacrifice for civil rights<p>Gary May<p>August …

Forfeiture laws ruin lives | Salon.com

“That’s the only reason I bought my home — I needed stability for my children,” Bing said. “And if anything was to happen to me, they would have a home to live in.”<p>But four years ago, something happened that imperiled Bing’s plans. In October 2009, police raided the house and charged her son, …