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MIT unveils Android App Inventor2

The App Inventor group at MIT have unveiled App Inventor2. You may be familiar with the App Inventor project when it was previously featured. (At …

The Apollo Lunar Lander (And How We Screwed It Up)

Motoped DIY Motorized Bike Kit

Using simple mountain bike parts, a few extras, and a little elbow grease, you could craft your own motorized ride with the Motoped Kit. You assemble …

The 3 Problems With the 'Vegas Strip' Craze

Everyone needs to calm down about this new "discovery"<p><b>The "Vegas Strip"</b> has gotten no small amount of attention lately, which I find odd. The new cut is being promoted as the savior of the beef industry, a "cash cow" (haw haw) that will transform the face of American meat-eating. I don't get it. …

A vintage racing two stroke supercar is better than coffee

Different stroke for different volk.<p>It's safe to say there were inherent complications with owning and operating an automobile company in East Germany during the Soviet occupation. Butracecar driver and builder Heinz Melkus didn't let little things like militarized socialist regimes get in the way …

Supercars

Doctor Who: 50 things you didn't know

1. The Doctor lives longer in France<p>French audiences watching Doctor Who dubbed into their native tongue obviously can’t be expected to know the difference between Christopher Eccleston’s Lancashire vowels and David Tennant’s adopted southern accent – but isn’t there some metaphysical conundrum …

How working at McDonald’s taught me to sell false eyelashes

I spent the summer working full time at McDonald’s before starting my first year at university in September 2008. I was supposed to revert to part …

How to Make Beef Jerky | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Tim Ferriss‘ new book,</i> The Four Hour Chef<i>.</i><p><b>An Introduction to Dehydrating Food</b><p>Dehydration is all about removing …

The Amazing History Of The To-Do List–And How To Make One That Actually Works

Put down that pen and paper and read this first. Bonus: the real to-do lists of Ben Franklin and Johnny Cash.<p>When I was a kid, I read a book called <i>The Listmaker</i>. It’s about a young girl who uses lists to organize and make sense of her life. At the time I didn’t read any more into it besides the …

Time Management

Leadership Lessons From The U.S. Army In Afghanistan

Here are five tactics the U.S. Army is putting to use in Logar Province to help move the Afghan military and police toward greater independence.<p>As the saying goes, if you want to learn how to lead, join the military.<p>Officers are given huge amounts of responsibility at the youngest of ages. A …

How to Buy a Vintage Watch

<i>Last Updated April, 2018.</i><p>A vintage 1966 Rolex GMT-Master is far from perfect. The painted markers may be discolored, cracked or, at the very least, …

8 Vintage SUVs We Want Right Now

We all know the appeal of the SUV. It brings about a sense of adventure filled with thoughts of powering through snow-covered roads while other …

How to Fold a Shirt in Under 2 Seconds

Our dresser drawers look like a clothing bomb went off in them. That is to say, our folding skills are severely lacking. Now, instead of spending …

Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour Concept

Pretend for a moment that you were given untethered access to the automotive toy boxes at VW, Audi, and Lamborghini. What automotive pornography …

The Stories Behind Car Logos

Did you ever wonder what those curious pieces of metal adorned to the front your favorite cars mean? We are talking about the logos, the …

From Berg, A DIY Kit That Connects Your Gadget To The Internet Of Things

The Berg Cloud Devkit makes it easy for anyone to create their own cloud-connected device.<p>Over the last two years, product and design consultancy Berg London has been bringing smiles to our lips with button-cute devices like the Little Printer and its Twitter-connected cuckoo clock, #Flock. Now, …

Game of Thrones

Timekeeping Icon: Rolex Cosmograph Daytona

Vintage watches are more collectible and visible than ever, with auction reports gracing the pages of mainstream publications like the <i>Wall Street</i> …

Inside Bond’s Weapon of Choice, the Walther PPK

Walther PPK. 7.65mm, with a delivery like a brick through a plate glass window. Takes a Braush silencer with very little reduction in muzzle …

When the clocks go back this weekend, you can get an extra hour's sleep. Or you could use the bonus 60 minutes to boost your bank balance. http://gu.com/p/3jzab Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

The Dirty Little Secret of Project Management

Why don’t more project managers sound an alarm when they’re going to blow past their deadlines? Because most of them have no earthly idea when they’ll finish the job. They don’t even think it’s possible to know. Too many variables. Too much that’s out of their control.<p>That’s the dirty little secret …

What The Hell Is Project Management, Anyway?

“Project management” can sound like everything and nothing all at once. We spoke with a project management pro to clarify what it really means to get people moving in the same direction.<p>Project management seems like a classic chicken-and-egg career conundrum: How do you prove you’re adept at …

Project Management

What is a Work Breakdown Structure - Workbreakdownstructure.com

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)<p>A work breakdown structure (WBS) is a key project deliverable that organizes the team's work into manageable sections. …

Project Management