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See in Color in Colorado's San Juan National Forest

2K<p>SHARES<p>“This spot has the postcard grandeur of the Alps,” says photographer Kennan Harvey. And that’s about where the similarities end, because we …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

How to Build a Classy Concrete Countertop

Don't worry about choosing tile for you kitchen remodel, try DIY concrete countertops instead.<p>Concrete countertops are just one of the many kitchen countertop options to choose from. You can purchase precast counters from fabricators that are cured and finished in a workshop and which can be …

Home Improvement

You Can Build This Simple Copper Pipe Coffee Maker

All it takes is one short trip to the hardware store (and some Amazon shopping)<p>HomeMade Modern specializes in design ideas that stress a DIY aesthetic while encouraging people to create "heirloom-quality goods with durable materials." Just pick your poison: Are you into geometrically ambitious …

Coffeemakers

The Complete Guide to Fire

3<p>SHARES<p><b>Chapter 1. Siting</b><br>Determine if conditions are right, then pick the safest spot for a no-impact fire.<p>The History of Fire<br>Location, Location, …

Loren

2018 Havasu Falls Camping Guide: Planning your Havasupai Backpacking Trip

Pin Me!<p>I’ve been to Havasu Falls twice now, and both times it was MIND. BLOWN. I knew it was going to be cool, but I didn’t realize how incredibly …

Start Your April Fools' Day Off Right With These Chemistry Jokes. They're A Gas!

It's April Fools' Day! What better way to celebrate than to nerd out with some cringeworthy chemistry jokes?<p>The American Chemical Society has got you covered, with a new round of witticisms in its latest video (above).<p>For instance: "What do you do with a sick chemist? Well, if you can't helium, and …

Sedona's Enchantment Resort Offers Fourth Night Free Package

The activities at the resort and surrounding destination are endless, and with an additional night free, Enchantment Resort gives travelers the …

Not a Math Person? PhotoMath App Solves Equations for You

Take a picture; get the answer.<p>The folks at MicroBLINK just made it a lot easier to cheat on your math homework. All you have to do is point, shoot, and solve for X.<p>Their creation, PhotoMath, is a ridiculously easy-to-use app built to answer most math questions within seconds. Just use your phone …

Apps

Best of Montana Year-Round: Nature and Wildlife

Discover Montana's most beautiful landscapes, wild animals, outdoor recreation and more through the seasons.<p><b>Glacier National Park</b><p>Celebrated conservationist John Muir called Glacier National Park’s dramatic landscape “the best care-killing scenery on the continent.” More than a million acres of …

National Parks

Google plans fleet of driverless cars — with no steering wheel or brakes

11 Boutique Motorcycle Builders

Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.<p>Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.

36 maps that will make you see the world in completely new ways

The internet has led to a renaissance in mapmaking, with thousands of interactive, illustrated, informational, or just plain silly maps being …

Maps

Sprint's cellphone for kids lets parents keep a close watch

Many parents are comfortable with giving cellphones to teens, but young kids are a different story -- how do you introduce them to mobile technology without also exposing them to all kinds of dangers? Sprint thinks its new WeGo phone is a good answer to that dilemma. The simple, rugged design not …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

Top 10: Historic Sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland

More than 5,000 years of history are revealed through colossal passage tombs, the beehive huts of early monasteries, and more iconic landmarks. Here are Irish places of curiosity, pilgrimage, and inspiration.

Ireland

The McWay Bay

Secret Places right under your nose<p>Have you ever found a place that is very close to you, or very close to a place you know well — and you were …

5 Bits to Push Your Cordless Drill Into Overdrive

The battery-powered cordless drill/driver is by far the most popular portable power tool ever devised. To get the most out of this versatile tool, you need more than just a few screwdriver tips and drill bits. These capable add-ons are reasonably priced and readily available online or at home …

Woodworking

Travel Maldives: Finding Exquisite Barefoot Island Luxury at Gili Lankanfushi - Vagabondish

I’ve been fortunate to visit some of the world’s most amazing destinations. As a frequent traveler, I’m often asked, “<i>What’s your favorite place in</i> …

The Science of the Perfect Golf Shot

The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee to green and in the hole can be devilishly frustrating, even for seasoned professionalseven without the unpredictable weather that could face golfers at this week's British Open. Mark F. Smith delve<p>The simple concept of getting a golf ball from tee …

Golf

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

10 Mediterranean Islands to Get Away From it All

The Mediterranean's charm is based largely upon its history, cuisine, sun-bleached villages, and relaxed lifestyle, and nowhere are these on better display than its many islands. This summer, why not skip the crowded beaches and touristy fare of the region's traditional summer hotspots and head for …

Make Your Own Miniature Wind Turbine

Wind power is one of the fastest-growing energy sources in the world. With this quick project by Michael Arquin of the KidWind Project, young engineers can build a working turbine in just a couple of hours.<p>Wind power is one of the fastest-growing energy sources in the world. With this quick project …

Renewable Energy