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Meet the Landsknechts – 10 Wild Facts About the Most Murderous Mercenaries of the Renaissance

“One chronicler remarked that the devil refused to let landsknechts into hell because he was so afraid of them.” By Richard Anderton DURING THE 16th …

World History

15 Simple and Amazing 2×4 Wood Projects

2×4 projects are my favorite! There are three reasons for that –<p>2 x 4 boards are super affordable.<br>• They are really very versatile.<br>• They are really …

Woodworking

20 Sci-Fi And Fantasy Gems From The ’90s That Time Forgot

It was the decade of grunge, slackers, and a deep fear of Y2K; the walkman, dial-up modems, and combat boots. Will Smith was the king of the box …

Science Fiction

Five Ways to Use a Speed Square

If you're doing any kind of DIY or construction work, there are a handful of absolutely essential tools you need in your belt: hammer, tape measure, …

Woodworking

This Star Trek Door Cover Is a Total Mind Trip and We Can’t Stop Staring

<i>Star Trek: The Next Generation</i>. This series is perhaps pop culture’s last credible attempt at a hopeful version of science fiction. Everything is …

Star Trek

Making Milk Jug Skulls

For those who really get into Halloween and DIY haunts, it’s never too early to start working on costumes, props, and decorations. In fact, for the truly hardcore, last Nov 1st was when preparations for this year’s Halloween began.<p>But for those of us who are a little more chill about our party …

Power Tools

The 15 Best Fishing Knots Every Angler Should Know

These <b>15</b> <b>fishing knots</b> <b>have proven to be the most versatile for bass fishing</b>. The illustrations offer multiple options for joining lines, creating loops …

Fishing

Hanging and Wedging a Wooden Handle, Part 1

Hanging and wedging a wooden handle is one of those topics that are heavily discussed in woodworking forums, on youtube, …The post Hanging and …

Woodworking

8 Simple DIY Table Saw Fence With Tutortials – Page 7

7. Free DIY 3-Step Table Saw Fence Plan<p>Here’s another really simple and fast table saw fence. There are no fancy features here and precision is not a …

Power Tools

Here’s almost every wallpaper Apple has ever made for Mac and iOS

Do you want a blast of Apple nostalgia which takes you back to an earlier time in macOS or iOS history, but don’t want to go as far as actually using older hardware? If so, then you’re in for a treat, thanks to a new archive of classic Apple wallpapers which just popped up online.<p>Dating back to the …

iOS

How To Tile A Bathroom Floor – A Simple Guide With Useful Tips

How you ever considered installing floor tiles in your bathroom by yourself? Yes, that’s something that you’d usually need a professional for but, as …

Home Improvement

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

This kitchen in a box makes it easy to cook in micro-apartments and tiny homes

Young professionals living in micro-apartments and tiny homes can soon install a fully functioning kitchen in their residences, without the need for …

Food & Dining

The Coolest Yard Tools You’ve Ever Seen

When you see the word “assassin” in a company’s name, you figure it must have some killer products. Well, the two “Root Assassin” shovels we tried …

CREATIVE DIY: 17 Clever Upcycling Ideas For Milk Jugs That Put MacGyver to Shame – Page 2

DIY Skeletons<p>And then use your milk jugs to make some Halloween skeletons.<p>DIY FUN Helmet<p>No one can deny the awesomeness of a Storm Trooper helmet!<p>DIY …

Essential Table Saw Tune-Up Tips

The table saw is undoubtedly the workhorse of the wood shop. However, it does require some regular maintenance to keep it running well. An improperly …

Criminal Couple's Harrowing Attempt To Escape Convenience Store Features Unbelievable Number Of Plot Twists

A man and a woman visited the King Street Reddi Mart in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada on Monday afternoon, and the convenience store owner eventually …

Skill Builder: Make A Pair of Shop Horses to Practice Your Woodworking Joinery

Every shop needs a bit of extra temporary workspace. Build these solid shop horses to bone up on you joinery and come out with something you'll use …

Ford Video Shows in Painful Detail a "Phantom Traffic Jam"

Some traffic jams have a clear cause: A tire blew, or a collision shut down one of the lanes. There’s not much we can do about that besides clear the …

Traffic

The Ultimate DIY Bug-Out Bag

From certain angles, it looks like we’re hanging over the precipice. Climate change–fueled disasters like monster hurricanes, megafires, and 100-year droughts are becoming ever more frequent. A solar superstorm could wipe out the grid, the New Madrid fault might go at any moment, and, of course, …

A brief history of human filth

How did people through history keep clean? How did they deal with dirt, sweat and other bodily odours, and did they take baths?<p><b>Amanda Vickery</b> …

These 22 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

Tina Hay doesn't think in numbers.<p>In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts …

Harvard Business School

Stonehenge builders used Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before Greek philosopher was born, say experts

The builders of Britain’s ancient stone circles like Stonehenge were using Pythagoras' theorem 2,000 years before the Greek philosopher was born, experts have claimed.<p>A new book, Megalith, has re-examined the ancient geometry of Neolithic monuments and concluded they were constructed by …

Greek Philosophy

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

14 Foil-Packet Meals That Make Campfire Cooking a Breeze

Trump at G7: How Photos of the Same Scene Can Tell Different Stories

Perhaps the most viral photo on the Internet over the past few days has been this shot of President Trump and other world leaders at the G7 Summit …

8 Practical Woodworking Projects To Do at Home

Can I Do Woodworking at Home?<p>You don’t need a large shop to start a woodworking space. While it’s true that you will need electrical power and some …

8 Steps for Preparing Lumber for Woodworking Projects

There are eight steps to preparing lumber at the beginning of the construction phase of a project. Whether you buy rough or surfaced lumber from the …

The Travel Gear I Couldn’t Kill

Wouldn’t it be nice if you bought a travel gear item for your adventures and no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t wear it out? Well, that photo …

A Visual History of the Many Armors of Iron Man

When Iron Man made his debut in the Marvel comic <i>Tales of Suspense</i> #39 in 1963, he did so in a clunky piece of gray armor that looked something like a …