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Book of the Month: The Moving Finger

<i>Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secrets – a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate-mail causes only a minor stir.</i><p>…

Books

Learn the Basics of the C Programming Language With This Free PDF

C is one of many programming languages that are useful to learn as a beginner. MagPi, the official Raspberry Pi magazine, put together a book that …

A Pulsing Story As Layered And Complex As Life Itself

By Lisa Unger | Off the Shelf<p>All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the one: when you open a book and read a few words, a few sentences. And you just <i>know</i> . . . there's a zing, a little buzz of excitement. Right away, you can</i> …

Books

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

How to Change Your Car's Brake Pads

Your car is a big expensive machine that, over its life, will cost you a ton in maintenance. If you learn to do some of those jobs yourself, you can …

Automotive Industry

Six Simple Tips to Better Guitar Playing

After three and a half decades of publication, we're bound to have published—in print or online—thousands of useful tips for guitarists.This brief …

Electric Guitar

The 8-Week Training Plan to Ride a Century

Train for a 100-mile race with just three rides per week<p>A 100-mile ride is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. The roadblock for most of us is finding the time to prepare for a century. With only so many hours in the day, most of which we spend working and sleeping, ride time is …

Budnitz Mtn

Budnitz Bicycles, have presented the new 2014 MTN, a beautiful, perfectly made, uncomplicated bicycle. The Budnitz MTN is tough, light, fast and …

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Solar Kettle boils water using the Sun's rays

The Solar Kettle features a thermal vacuum tube which absorbs and converts the sun’s rays into heat. Two exterior reflectors open out to maximize the …

Clean Energy

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

Why Traveling with a Rooftop Tent? And Which One? (part 1)

“A rooftop tent, what is that?” I asked.<p>I could also have asked what is a roof tent, a car-top tent, a pop-up tent, or an RTT. They’re all the same …

Adventure Travel

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Canvas Tool Bag by Klein Tools

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Bags<br>• Tools<p>This 12″ tool bag by Klein Tools is designed to hold all your hand tools when you’re on …

Gasoline

How to Fit Yourself on a Mountain Bike Like a PRO

So, you’re planning on purchasing or assembling your dream bike for the upcoming MTB season. What size should you choose? How long of a stem do you …

Mountain Biking

We have featured Link Child Locator previously, a nice gadget to monitor children but unfortunately it stays just a concept at this stage. Filip Technology has come to the rescue, a locator device that has become world’s first smart locator and phone for kids. Read more: http://www.tuvie.com/filip-wristwatch-is-a-smart-locator-and-phone-for-kids/

Why Own an Airstream?

Airstream, manufacturer of the iconic “silver bullet” travel trailer, is the oldest and most recognized recreational vehicle manufacturer in North …

Vienna Bikeworks eBike

In 2010, Fabian ‘Spartacus’ Cancellara gained notoriety for the alleged use of a battery and engine stowed in the seat tube of his bike to win the Tour of Flanders and the Paris–Roubaix events. ‘Mechanical doping’ is just as out-of-bounds as the use of performance-enhancing drugs for professional …

Tour of Flanders

Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chums

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Camping<br>• Gadgets<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<p>This Fire Starter Paracord Bracelet by Chums is one of those clever little …

Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Survival<br>• Tools<p>The Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool is one of those items that all of us should probably …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Reel In the Perfect Toasted Marshmallow Without Burning Your Limbs

Getting that perfect golden brown outer layer on a marshmallow is a fine art that occasionally comes at the expense of singed fingers or scalded …

Buyer’s Guide 2013: Entry-Level Road Bikes

These impressive and inexpensive entry-level road and commuter bikes are made of steel, aluminum, and carbon fiber and fit budgets between $1,000 and $2,300.

5 Tips from Commuter Dude

Keith Gates says if he can ride to work, you can, too.<p>Nine years ago, Keith Gates took up cycling because of a guitar. "I threw the strap over my shoulder, looked down and couldn't see the strings," says the 34-year-old systems analyst from Olathe, Kansas, who weighed 245 pounds at the time. "I …

Racing

Bike Commuting Tips

Arrive at your destination feeling, looking, and smelling fresh<p>Read these bike commuting tips and improve the aftermath of your ride.<p><b>To Your Job</b><p>Your commute is short enough that you can primp and prep before you leave, but you don't want to show up for the Monday-morning meeting smelling like a …

How does Carbon Fibre Work?