Steve Beckett

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Uber Drivers Are 'Meat-Based Algorithms,' Says South by Southwest Speaker

According to my Twitter feed, a transportation expert named Reilly Brennan just explained on a panel at South by Southwest that Uber drivers are …

Henry Rollins: Bend Over, America — Here Comes President Trump

People in countries all over the world trip out on America. Not only do we make films the rest of the planet flocks to see — we are living in them as …

HugeDomains.com - OurGardenClub.com is for sale (Our Garden Club)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

To Understand the End of Kobe Bryant, You Must Understand Where It Began

Kobe Bryant was 18 years old when he formally introduced himself as a budding star to a national audience. It was in Cleveland, Ohio, at the league's 47th All-Star Weekend; a celebrity-studded event to commemorate the NBA’s 50-year anniversary.<p>Up until the midseason break, Bryant’s NBA career was …

Basketball

Most Popular Top 10s of 2015

Every weekend we gather our best guides and posts on a specific subject. These were our best top 10s of 2015.<p>Lifehacker launched exactly ten years …

Watch California Transform Through Time With This Incredible Satellite Dataset

If you have’t taken a moment to appreciate the fact that hundreds of Earth-orbiting satellites are photographing our planet right now, and that this …

Polaroid University is an Online Photography School Taught by Industry Pros

Polaroid is teaming up with professional photographers to launch Polaroid University, an online photography education program that provides a crash …

DIY Desktop Laser Cutter

My friend Hirotaka and I worked hard to develop an affordable easy to use laser cutter for about one year. Then finally, our ideas and effort were …

Hemnes (Car) Stereo for my Kids

My wife and I had been wanting to get our kids a stereo for their room so that they could listen to CDs by themselves. Most of the cheap CD players …

Gizmodo

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Articles about how tile wall on Dwell.com - Dwell

We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>We bring you the long and short (and round) of the typical shapes that tiles come in.<p>Living green walls may have gotten their start 80 years ago, but they’ve recently …

Trends

Here's How To Tie Anything And Everything

Knots, laces, togas, scarves — you have met your match. Bookmark this immediately.

Eight Free PC Game Websites - Retro Gaming Heaven

Everybody loves free stuff, right? If you’re strapped for cash after spending your gaming budget on a title such as <i>The Witcher 3</i> but still want some …

Retrogaming

Ruling that 'Blurred Lines' copied Marvin Gaye song rocks music world

Alone in a Burbank studio, Pharrell Williams started by "surfing around" for a drumbeat.<p>The Grammy Award-winning songwriter, who has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, then looked for chords that felt good. Once he got a "groove" going, he later recalled, he let it speak to him. When he …

Music

Build Your Own Wooden Garage Storage Shelves

When you don't have a lot of storage space, your best bet is to build up. You can purchase steel and plastic shelves from your home improvement …

How to Build an Easy, Beginner “Set and Forget” Investment Portfolio

Many people don’t invest because it seems overly complicated. But if you want to build wealth, investing now is the easiest way to do so—and <i>anyone</i> …

How to: Make a DIY Vintage Suitcase Portable Stereo

The Boomcase is an inspired solution for taking your tunes on the go: high-fidelity audio components are mounted inside a stylish vintage suitcase, …

50 Fun, Cheap Dates (That Aren’t Netflix)

1. Cheer on an amateur sports team in your city. It’s just as fun as supporting a Real Team but tickets are dirt cheap. My city’s non-pro baseball …

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With Amber Wilson from For the Love of the South's step by step instructions, making pizza dough no longer has to be reserved for special</i> …

Baking

22 Sweet DIY Cards to Send Your Valentine

With e-cards, tweets and emails swiftly taking over the art of letter and card writing, what’s a crafter to do when Valentine’s Day rolls around? Well, you could go out and purchase a silly or snarky card at your local drugstore. Or, you could design, decorate and write your very own Valentines. …

How to Make A Tissue Paper Monogrammed Letter

by on September 08, 2010<p>When I saw this tissue paper monogrammed letter that Pam made for her AC's Lemonade Stand Party, I thought it was not only …

A Brief Guide to Photographic Acronyms

Sometimes it seems like photography is just one big repository for acronyms. We buy a new lens, it is sold with OS or VR. Our cameras have very high …

Cameras

A Basic Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't …

How To Build An Uber Strong Ring Light For $25

OK, OK, I am a sucker for ring lights, don’t hate me. This build by DIY Perks combines the benefits of LED lighting (i.e. bright, continuous, cool) …

Best DIY Projects of 2014

This was an incredible year for for DIY photography projects. As the year comes to a close, we look back at some of the best projects that you can …

DIY

The V-22 Osprey Finally Gets Some Proper Talons

Would you want to walk into a gun fight only able to shoot at things behind you? Neither do Osprey pilots. That's why the DoD is outfitting the V-22 …

DIY workbench/island for under $150

So I have now solved my dirty little secret basement mess. I have spend three days purging and organizing the basement which lead me to build this …

I Built A Goddamn Writing Desk With My Bare Hands And You Can Too

The first rule of desk club is make your own goddamn desk.

Woodworking