Paul Toler

322 Flips | 8 Magazines | 4 Likes | 3 Following | 10 Followers | @paultoler31 | Keep up with Paul Toler on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Paul Toler”

Amazon iPhone app adds AR ‘part finder’ for identifying and buying small hardware like screws

Amazon has made a handy new addition to its camera features on its iOS app. The new “part finder” users augmented reality to help users identify and buy small hardware like screws, nuts, bolts, and more.<p>As reported by <i>The Verge,</i> the new feature comes after Amazon acquired the visual recognition …

iOS Apps

Vincenzo Nibali heads to hospital after Alpe d’Huez motorbike incident

<b>The Italian has a suspected fractured vertebrae from crashing on stage 11 of the Tour de France</b><p>Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), sitting …

Road Cycling

Classic Statues Doing Everyday Stuff

In his latest series <i>Monumental Nobodies</i>, Australian artist Matthew Quick paints images of famous sculptures, but adds a mischievous modern twist to …

Art

CeramicSpeed’s Driven Concept Might Become the World’s Most Efficient Drivetrain

Clean slate design boasts better-than-99-percent efficiency<p>CeramicSpeed’s Driven concept drivetrain grabs attention with its radical looks, and the even more radical claim of better-than-99-percent efficiency. All that attention brings many questions, lots of arm chair engineering, and plenty of …

Carbon Fiber

7 New Bike Products You Should Definitely Know About

There’s a lot happening in the cycling world right now. Most eyes will be turned to France and the most important race of the year, the Tour. (That’s</i> …

Tour de France

What You're Willing To Tolerate Sets The Tone For Your Company Culture

I’m obsessing lately about a presentation Harvey Goldberg gave on leadership. He asked a simple question: “What do you <i>expect</i> from your people?” Then he asked, “Now, what do you <i>tolerate</i> from them?” He then drew the two squares above and said, “What you tolerate is what you will get, and that becomes …

Self-help

Live stream: 2018 US national road championships, Sunday, June 24

The 2018 U.S. national road championships take place Sunday, June 24, in Knoxville, Tennessee, and will be streamed live on this page.The road race …

Motorsport

Neil Campbell breaks European motor-paced cycling speed record

Architect from Essex hit 217.7 kilometres an hour - and now he has the world record in his sights

Pedaling Uphill, on a Bike and in a Marriage

Joe Mungo Reed has the sort of triple-barreled name that often comes attached to a certain kind of disheveled country music star, a Ray Wylie Hubbard or a Billy Joe Shaver or a Robert Earl Keen, men you can imagine Jeff Bridges playing in the movies.<p>His middle name, Mungo, has American literary …

Tour de France

Rumors & Rumblings: A New Mini CX Series, Mountain Bike and Road Results, News from Van Aert

The last few weeks it may have seemed that the only thing going on in the cycling world was gravel. Contrary to what you may have read in <i>Cyclocross</i> …

Riding 100 Miles* on a 102-Year-Old Bike

In 2014, I traveled to Gaiole in Chianti, Italy, for L’Eroica. Founded in 1997 to “reconnect others to the heritage that inspired much Italian history, literature, culture, and music,” the Eroica ride travels the famed Strade Bianche of Tuscany. Participants must ride vintage or vintage-inspired …

20+ Sticky Note Drawings That Perfectly Capture the Everyday Struggles of Adulthood

Cartoonist Chaz Hutton (aka Insta-Chaz) uses humble sticky notes as his canvas to illustrate the relatable highs and lows of daily life. Using a simple stick-man style in black ink, the artist captures the awkward transition into adulthood with witty diagrams, charts, and simple illustrations all …

The most full-suspension bike ever - MBR

Behold the Bicycle of Springs<p>What would happen if you replaced a bike’s front triangle with a set of industrial springs? You’d have the most full …

22 of the best cycling bib shorts — the key to comfort for longer rides

The right shorts make a difference — here's how to find the best ones for your budget

Cycling

How to Be a Savvy Open House Guest

Ah, the open house — a chance to wander through other people’s homes and imagine yourself knocking out walls and gut rehabbing their kitchens. This …

Your Stress-Free Guide to Shopping for Home Loans

When it comes to buying a house, most people know what they prefer: a bungalow or a condo, a hot neighborhood or a sleepy street.<p>Mortgages, too, come …

Robots can build entire cities almost for free. These architects are making it happen.

Manuel Jimenez Garcia and Gilles Retsin are literally setting the foundations for an architecture of the future. They are co-founders of the Design …

Architecture

The Absurd Economics Of Avengers: Infinity War

The new Avengers movie was fun, that’s my review. But more importantly, did the economics make sense? Dave Roberts at Vox has a piece that Thanos’ plan arguably made sense on utilitarian basis. This is absurd.<p><b>WARNING SPOILERS ABOUT THE NEWEST AVENGERS MOVIE AND 100 YEAR OLD ECONOMICS AHEAD</b><p>Thanos is …

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Behold, the Tesla iPhone X complete with solar panel charging

Remember the company that created the iPhone 6S with Putin's head encrusted in gold? Well, they're back with a raaaaather different homage—this time, …

Photographer Creates Crazy Time-Lapse of Two Record-Setting Rock Climbers

Have you ever wondered what climbing one of the world's most aesthetic pieces of granite looks like? Watch this awe-inspiring video to find …

Battle Escalates Within D.C. Restaurant Industry Over Tipped Minimum Wage Vote

One side predicts peril for the D.C. restaurant industry. The other is fighting for justice for marginalized workers.

Can’t Afford a Custom Bike? Look at Photos of This One Anyway

You don’t <i>need</i> a custom road bike. You customize your car and purchase custom ski boots, custom suits — even custom insoles. Why <i>not</i> take control of …

Design Museum Holon | Ron Arad

First national museum dedicated to design and architecture in Israel In March 2003, Ron Arad Architects were invited to design the first national …

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

Players Have Crowned A New Best Board Game — And It May Be Tough To Topple

If we’re living in a golden age of board games, then the website BoardGameGeek is the internet’s sifting pan. The bounty of games overfloweth — one …

These Mock Adverts Satirise Traditional Ideas of Masculinity

Many ideas about masculinity are laughable, but they are totally pervasive in our society and can have serious consequences. In men, ‘masculine’ …

Danny MacAskill & Hans Rey Take on Kilimanjaro in Mountain of Greatness

You can view the full video here.<p>Mountain bike legends Hans “No Way” Rey and Danny Macaskill join Gerhard Czerner and Freeride Entertainment to …

Disco Meets Computer Vision In This Stunning Light Show

Fifty disco balls, three projectors, and a lot of math–that’s what it took to create the wet dream of any 21st-century Tony Manero wannabe–a brilliant installation titled Light Leaks originally designed and made by Kyle McDonald and Jonas Jongejan, produced for the Click Festival in Helsinger, …

Disco

ESPN+ is a sports streamer’s dream and costs less than $5

Disney’s new ESPN+ service has landed on iOS, offering subscribers thousands of hours of live sports for under $5 a month. Users will enjoy action from the MLB and NHL, as well as content they wouldn’t typically find on ESPN channels on the big screen.<p>ESPN+ is a win for cord cutters, who would …