Charles Franz

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How To Quickly Build A Survival Oven Using Dirt, Water And Sticks

Image source: handyprojects.blogspot.com<p>Have you ever heard of a tandoor oven? No? Neither had I until right about 2009. I was deployed to …

A Robotic Vertical Garden You Can Build With Hardware Store Materials

Vertical farms are all the rage, yet these systems are often expensive, messy, and utterly impractical for most urban dwellers. The Robotic Urban …

​So You Want To Go Spearfishing For The Very First Time

Spearfishing combines the thrill of the hunt with swimming in the ocean and eating healthy, tasty fish. We figured that sounded like fun so, last …

Building a PC: Everything You Need to Know About GPUs

W<i>ant</i> <i>to build your own gaming PC but don't know where to start? Over the next few weeks, we're bringing you the essential info on how to pick the best PC parts for your budget. This week, we're kicking things off with arguably the most important part of any gaming PC: the GPU.</i><p>So, you've decided to …

Limited Okami art prints are nice, expensive

It feels weird to get nostalgic for the PS2, but thinking about Clover will do that (also, make me want to stop working and play <i>God Hand</i>). We were …

Gigabyte BRIX Gaming mini PC: as mean as it is green

Gigabyte has rolled out yet another mini computer, this one with a snazzy bright green shell and focus on gamers. The PC, aptly called the BRIX …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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It's Actually Cheaper To Buy Digital Storm's New Gaming PC Than To Build It Yourself

In a sure sign that the world is ending — or that perhaps a boutique PC vendor is actually making use of economies of scale to benefit their customers — Digital Storm’s newly released Vanquish II gaming rig is cheaper to outright buy off the shelf than it is to build yourself.<p>For the sake of …

Infinite pixels: 8-bit art lives on in the Game Frame

This tiny pixel-art display is infinitely hackable<p>Right now, there's an arms race to pack the most pixels into the tiniest amount of space. It's the tech equivalent of a pissing contest, with major companies trying to boast that their smartphone, tablet, or computer screen is the most indiscernible …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

Smartphone Etiquette | Propaganda Posters for the Modern Age | The Art of Manliness

During the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, the use of “propaganda posters” were popular for encouraging good behavior — teaching safety, boosting worker morale, …

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …