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Old-School Design for a Rotating Hardware Organizer

…with a very new-school mark-up<p>I came across this intriguing design for a rotating small parts organizer in a 1948 issue of <i>Popular Mechanics</i><i>.</i><p>It would …

17 Router Tips

By American Woodworker Editors<p>In Projects, Questions And Answers, Techniques<p>0<p>Flattening Wide Boards<p>A huge, wide board makes a stunning tabletop. If …

Why Buy a Belt Sander When You Can Build Your Own?

It's always better when you do it yourself.<p>Master woodworker Matthias Wandel has been slowly building out his workshop with more and more homemade equipment. Last time it was a lathe, and now it's a belt sander. And if you want to follow in his DIY footsteps (who wouldn't!) his latest video on his …

6 Photographers on Flipboard Dish on How to Improve Your Photography

TL;DR: wanna be a better photographer? The simple answer is: shoot every single day, study the work of other photographers, and try your darndest to find something new to say in your work. The other, slightly more complicated answer is: everyone has and should have a different approach to improving …

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DIY Wooden Toy Bins

I’ve been working on de-cluttering in our house over the last month or so; it’s crazy how much stuff you can accumulate in no time at all! I’ve been …

Your Sofa's Best Friend: Caddy Table

Like to spend evenings on the sofa with a notebook or a book and a cup of tea? Nathan Mummert designed this table to slide right for you! Caddy …

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The 5 Most Important LinkedIn Features You Aren't Using Correctly

When LinkedIn debuted in 2003, it was merely an online resume and an entree to e-networking. Since then, LinkedIn has continuously enhanced its offerings – transforming into a complete career management resource. Our mindset about how to use LinkedIn, however, has not evolved as quickly as the …

Build a Collapsible Workbench for Easy Storage Anywhere

We don't all have the luxury of enough space to have a permanent workbench setup. To counter this problem, Instructables user schoonovermr made a …

How To Make a Stove from a Single Log

Commonly known as a ‘Swedish Fire Torch’, this simple outdoor cooking method not only provides you the heat you need to cook a delicious meal (or …

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Picture frame clamp

Here’s my take on a self-squaring picture frame clamp. It’s pretty much like most people’s. Here’s how I built it:<p>I had some chunks of prefinished …

Thodio iBox XC

The iBox XC has two 100W amplifiers, two Kevlar-coned speakers, a 12-hour battery and a beautiful case made of your choice of wood. Optional add-ons …

Build a Circle-Cutting Jig for Band Saws

01 of 10<p>Introduction<p>Many woodworking projects, such as roundtable tops or archways, call for precise, rounded cuts-the kind that cannot be …

Research finds 'US effect' exaggerates results in human behaviour studies

Scientists who study human behaviour are more likely than average to report exaggerated or eye-catching results if they are based in the United States, according to an analysis of more than 1,000 research papers in psychiatry and genetics. This bias could be due to the research culture in the US, …

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Apple’s iPhone Trade-in Program Is Already Being Piloted, Here’s How It Works

Apple is about to introduce an iPhone trade-in program that will allow users to walk into a Retail store and trade up from an old model to a new one. We’ve heard some interesting details about the way that the program will work, and indeed, is working right now in some pilot Apple Stores.<p>The …

Chimpanzees to retire from US government research

<b>The National Institute of Health, the largest funder of medical research in the US, is planning to stop using chimpanzees in laboratory experiments. But where will the chimpanzees go and how will it affect scientific research?</b><p>The head of the National Institute of Health (NIH) said its decision to …

10 Unique Train Trips

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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