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Tips For a Weekend Road Trip | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jeff More.</i><p>Have you ever found yourself on a Wednesday afternoon at work wishing you could be camped out in …

Instead Of Giving Google Your Data For Free, Now You Can Donate It For Good

Some say we give up our privacy when we expect Google or Facebook to be free. Data is how these companies make money; without our info, they’d have …

Los Angeles police argue all cars in LA are under investigation

The privacy implications of automatic license plate readers.<p><i>The Freedom of Information Act is not the only law the public can use to obtain records from the government. Most states have similar laws for accessing documents on the state and local levels. In California, the Electronic Frontier</i> …

Barely Legal: 30 Nearly Pornographic Mainstream Films

‘I Am Curious (Yellow)’ (1967)<p>It wasn't just the pubic hair on display that got Vilgot Sjoman's political screed-cum-melodrama seized at customs when …

Goodyear launches massive new blimp, needs your help naming it [w/videos]

Goodyear has announced that it has completed construction on an all-new blimp, and it's asking for your help in naming the thing.<p>The new airship is more technologically advanced than any of the company's three blimps in current operation, as well as being larger, faster and more maneuverable. We …

The FT-1's surprise debut is one of the highlights of the 2014 Detroit auto show.

2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 First Drive

Putting the G in Unglaublich: Ridiculous toys don't get more fun than this<p>The most flabbergasting aspect of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 isn’t that it exists, but that it’s a production vehicle. As in, you can buy one. AMG has already built nearly 60 units so far this year. I just spent a …

This Electric Sled Is A Miniature Winter Tank

Much better than a trash can lid<p>Introducing Québécois inventor Yvon Martel's most recent creation: this... thing. It's an electric sled/wagon/snow-chainsaw, and based on the video accompanying it, it works surprisingly well.<p>Called the MTT-136 (for My Track Technology, and, I can only presume, the …

DarkFin Webbed Gloves

These highly functional DarkFin Webbed Gloves have multiple uses:<p>- divers use them for micro-movements and surge control,<p>- kayakers can use these to …

Um Banana Compact Umbrella

As we know, an umbrella is an indispensable tool in our daily life. Thus, here we are pleased to introduce this Fashion Creative Banana Outdoor …

Duck Moodlight

The perfect bubble time companion. Cute and colouful, this ingenious Duck Mood light is just what you need for bath time.<p>Water-activated, as soon as …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

An average NFL game: more than 100 commercials and just 11 minutes of play

For five months of the year, the National Football League dominates Sundays in the United States; it’s more popular than church.<p>The NFL’s popularity is all the more remarkable when you inspect the fare it has to offer each week on television. An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and …

Exclusive: 17 Downright Beautiful Electric Guitars from Famous Rockers

Like David Crosby, Jimmie Vaughan, and Robbie Robertson.<p><b>The electric guitar.</b> The thing can take you to heaven or beckon you toward the devil. Each one, if put in the right hands, imbued with the potential to make a legend. Van Halen, Crosby, Vaughan, Johnson, Santana, Nielsen, Allman — legends like …

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

Benefits of rooting your Android phone or tablet

Rooting… a world not every user dares venture into. We wouldn’t blame you if you are wary of doing this. It’s intimidating when manufacturers keep telling you tinkering with a phone can void your warranty and/or harm your device. And it’s true – you may be left on your own if something goes wrong …

Motoped

If you´re a petrolhead and a DIY fan, the Motoped conversion kit is the perfect project. Motoped is a fusion of a dirt bike and a mountain bike, to …

Enhancing Reality • fr0zenmind: just wow

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white images.<p>Two of the most prolific …

This Tumblr Combines Peanuts with Smiths Lyrics, Is Awesome - PAPER

Et voila, the Internet has given us something fun to obsess over for an afternoon on this otherwise extremely slow news day. Graphic designer <b>Lauren LoPrete</b> recently created the Tumblr <b>This Charming Charlie</b>, combining some of the best <b>Morrissey</b> and <b>The Smiths</b> lyrics with <i>Peanuts</i> comic strips. You …

The Manly Art of Doing Things | Albert Bandura's Theory of Self-Efficacy | The Art of Manliness

The High Level Bridge<p><i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Ian Walker.</i><p><b>A Thing I Didn’t Do</b><p>In Lethbridge, Alberta, where I went to university and lived …

7 Style Tips For Large Men - Big Man's Guide To Sharp Dressing | The Art of Manliness

Fashion, like any industry, has its share of quackery, and no one gets treated to more “miracle products” or “life-changing purchases” than a man …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

10 Awesome Things You Need to Know About the New C7 Corvette – Feature

Blending economics and emotion is a tricky business, and when Chevrolet began prepping the new C7 Corvette, it knew the development process would be one of give and take, where even the tiniest decisions could have far-reaching implications for the car. With our first full test of the C7 coming …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …