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30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Bikepacking Gear That Lasts: A Gift Guide

For our 2017 Gift Guide, we’ve racked our collective brains and drawn up a list of more than 50 of our most prized pieces of bikepacking gear. Think …

How to reduce your dementia risk in your 30s, 40s and 50s

The changes you make now could help keep your brain healthy and protect your memory in the long term…<p>Many people don't start to worry about dementia …

Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim

Tomes of work by Picasso, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Klimt, Rothko, and more are as good as yours.<p>A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free.<p>There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, <i>On the Spiritual in Art</i>; books …

Art

Calligraphy Stools

I love to see type or lettering is used as decoration, simply for its own beauty but even more so when it’s functional. I’ve previously written about Type Tables, Concept Furniture and Type Architecture, and now, another inventive blend of form and function, Calligraphy Stools.<p>The above works are by Beirut based designer, Iyad Naja. Most recently he produced the calligraphy stools (the top five images above) for for Dubai design week, last month. The decorative top half is created from …

The Five Elements of Tibetan Lu Jong and Your Yoga Practice

The most common beginner form of Tibetan Yoga is Lu Jong, or “body training.” Experience it's natural connection the elements in these sequences.The …

The Post

How to Epoxy Voids in Wood, Make Your Own Kitchen Knife, Pour a Concrete Coffee Table and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Kitchen Knife</b><p>Jimmy DiResta needs a new kitchen knife. He could go buy one, or he could make one—from scratch. The …

Woodworking

Honomobo Shipping Container Homes

Shipping container conversions can be low-cost, efficient ways to build a home. They can also be overly spartan. Honomobo Shipping Container Homes …

Shipping Containers

Cliffside Residence Modern Home in Austin, Texas by Specht Architects

Location: Austin, Texas - Suspended on a narrow limestone ridge halfway down a cliff overlooking Lake Austin, this home was designed to enhance the drama of living in such an unusual natural setting.

Architecture

Amazing Japanese Architecture That Makes Us Rethink Everything

Japan is the land of the unusual, quirky and revolutionary, a place where you pretty much expect anything, including extraordinary architecture that …

5-Minute Abs (No Equipment Needed!)

Mountain Climbers<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position.<br>• Bring right foot forward, bending knee.<br>• Switch legs, bringing left knee forward while moving …

Workouts

Download 243 Free eBooks on Design, Data, Software, Web Development & Business from O’Reilly Media

Last week we highlighted for you 20 Free eBooks on Design from O’Reilly Media. Little did we know that we were just scratching the surface of the …

Web Design

Vaquform: Desktop Vacuum Forming Comes of Age for the Modern Maker

I'm an industrial designer by trade, so making models and prototypes is big part of what I do. I have amassed many tools over the years including a …

Fabrication

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions this year. Redesign your life instead, Stanford professor says.

Throughout our lives, there will be moments when we’ll find ourselves stuck or worried that we’ve fallen short of our potential and greatest ambitions. We might find ourselves fantasizing over a different career or another partner, wondering if it is too late to change.<p>In their new book, “Designing …

Prototypes

2016 Best of Furniture Design

This year we saw a lot of heavily-trafficked posts in furniture design, covering everything from old-school techniques to newfangled technologies, …

Furniture

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

Haus P | Yonder

House P is a holiday home for a family of seven from Hamburg. The house takes ques from traditional Allgäu architecture, but results in a unique, …

Space in Art and All of Its Shapes

December 11, 2016<p>Eli Anapur is a pseudonym of Biljana Puric. A staff writer and editor at Widewalls, Biljana holds Master’s Degrees in Film …

Artists

50 Most Important Raspberry Pi Sensors And Components Listed

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn a little more about the awesome mini PC and supported components, may be interested in a new list …

Raspberry Pi

The 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout That Hits Every Muscle

Ready to feel the burn all over in record time? All you need is your bodyweight and this highly effective fitness program courtesy of Fitness …

Concrete and Wood Slab Table

First of all, this is my first instructable, so take it easy on this old hillbilly. This instructable will outline how I made two similar concrete …

Woodworking

Vibrant mesh ceiling art installations

SOFTlab creates handmade mesh sculptures that appear to melt and flow from ceilings, down stairwells, and from vaulted lobbies. Their most recent, …

Art

linear cabin - st. germain, wisconsin

Modern Barn Living: Check Out This House in Sweden

If you like the concept of living in a modern barn you will like this house in Sweden. The KD house, a project by GWSK Arkitekter, was built using …

Architecture

Gallery of Framehouse / plusminusarchitects - 1

Image 1 of 31 from gallery of Framehouse / plusminusarchitects. Photograph by Maroš Fečík

Lithium Cell protection in Arduino projects

If you happen to make Arduino based projects that are powered by a single LiPo cell (or any battery type), it pays off to try to minimise power. …

Arduino

Variable fonts, a new kind of font for flexible design

Just minutes ago, at the ATypI conference in Warsaw, the world was introduced to a new kind of font: a <b>variable</b> font. Jointly developed by Apple, …

Typography

Kino MacGregor’s 7-Pose Yoga Break for Stress Relief

Next time you find yourself bogged down with emails and to-dos, take 10 minutes to disconnect from the computer screen and practice this short yoga …

Video Editing

28 Tools to Help You Launch Your Startup

It’s the catch-22 of the startup world: you want to launch something cool, but you need money to do it, but you won’t have money until you launch …