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Gibson Memory Cable

Some of the best moments of playing guitar come when you're just messing around — but unfortunately, trying to remember exactly what you played is …

Dave and Chuck "the Freak"

Articles about how bathrooms small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale.<p>The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London …

Small Spaces

Tips And Hacks To Get Better Z's

Because everyone can use a little advice<p>Ready to sleep like a baby and start feeling well-rested? We've got you covered.<p>For the most important things anyone can do for improved shuteye, we contacted Bernie Miller, supervisor at the Sleep Disorders Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. But because …

Sleep

Articles about brooklyn couple rehabilitate 19th century duplex on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Inspired by the character of their landmarked building from …

Architecture

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Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...<p>To kick off the new schedule, we thought …

Living Rooms

10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one.<p><b>"The motorist is a source of revenue," says</b> Richard Diamond. And it's become his life's obsession to change that.<p>By day, Diamond is the managing editor at</i> …

How General Motors Was Really Saved: The Untold True Story Of The Most Important Bankruptcy In U.S. History

<i>Editor’s Note: Lots of people–including President Obama–have trumpeted their role in the success of the government-backed turnaround plan that saved General Motors, the most important industrial company in the history of the United States.</i><p><i>But on the fifth anniversary of the crisis, Forbes presents</i> …

Target offering buy two, get one free deal on PS4 games during launch week

Target will allegedly offer a buy two, get one free deal on PlayStation 4 games during the console's launch week, according to leaked materials for the promotion.<p>A Target flyer posted to Reddit by user "Scotty_Supernova" lists the deal as in-store only and notes that it applies to only a handful of …

Police Shoot GPS Trackers At Fleeing Suspects' Cars

Car chases kill hundreds of people a year. But police don't want to lose their suspect by slowing down. Here's a compromise, and it involves a cannon.<p>High-speed police chases kill hundreds of people every year. Many of the victims are uninvolved third parties who just happen to be on the road at …

Law Enforcement

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Mel Brooks Talks To Conan O'Brien For 80 Minutes, And It's A Comedy Nerd's Dream

The latest installment of Conan O'Brien's chat show "Serious Jibber Jabber" has hit Team Coco. This one features an eighty minute interview with Mel Brooks, and Conan and Mel's candid chat spans deep.<p>Check out the two comedy legends discuss the very first time the "Blazing Saddles" auteur got a …

The scientific way to find a perfect partner

What are your chances of finding Mr or Ms Right? How many people should you date before you decide to settle down? Maths has the answer.<p>Peter Backus at the University of Warwick, UK, calculated that he had a 1 in 285,000 chance of meeting the woman of his dreams in any given night in London. Not …

Mathematics

Pathway Absorbs Sunlight to Produce Gorgeous Glow at Night

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.23.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>LEDs and motion sensors might be the …

How To Turn Your Camera Into A Photosynthesis Detector

In about an hour, you can hack a camera to only display blue, green, and near-infrared light, which will give you a lovely view of plant life.<p>Members of Public Lab, an online civic science community, wanted to build an inexpensive tool to measure plant health. Their solution: convert an obsolete …

This Slick Augmented-Reality Helmet Has a Rearview Camera, Weather Reports

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:59 pm. 3:59 pm<p>Motorcycle helmets with head-up displays …

Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio

Working at <i>Autoblog</i> is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought …

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The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power

In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.<p>Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California …

Nuclear Energy

Best cure for a hangover? Sprite, scientists claim

For years people have argued over what they believe is the essential remedy after a heavy night - from a strong coffee to a hair of the dog.<p>But now it has been revealed that revellers who go for the healthy option and console themselves with a herbal tea could actually be making their hangover …

Google Glass competitor ships 50K devices, takes Intel investment, hints at Apple connection

Google Glass competitor Recon, which sells the Recon Jet heads-up display and bills itself as the Google Glass for athletes and professionals, has secured an investment from Intel Capital.<p>In perhaps bigger news, the company announced that it has already shipped 50,000 units worldwide of its Snow …

These Magnetic Nanobots Could Carry Drugs Into Your Brain

The robots are coming from INSIDE the blood!<p>These tiny cages, each 100 microns long and 40 microns wide, may not look like much, but they are the new semi-trucks of targeted medicine delivery. Developed by a team of Chinese researchers, in conjunction with Swiss and South Korean institutes, the …

Smart License Plate Frame Startup Seeks Kickstarter Boost

Though they're philosophically miles apart, gas burning motorcycles and battery-powered electric vehicles actually have something in common: both tend to decelerate sharply when the throttle (or pedal) is released, the former due to the engine braking effect due to inherently high compression …