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A Corvette Engineer Founded This Compendium of Vehicular Knowledge

DIYAuto is an ambitious collection of nearly every automotive project on the Internet.<p>Engineering consultant Steve Balistreri and his brother Nick set out to create a compendium of automotive knowledge. A repository of nearly every vehicle project out there, for nearly every vehicle: homebuilt …

Dodge

This Custom BMW S 1000 RR Looks More Like an Art Bike

BMW and PRAËM have joined forces for a beautiful custom creation. The retooled S 1000 RR boasts 199 horsepower and 113Nm strike of pure torque, and …

Motorcycles

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Electric Ferrari, Magnum, P.I. style

What do you do with a toasted Ferrari?<p>This 1978 Ferrari 308 GTS looks like it drove straight out of an episode of <i>Magnum, P.I.</i>, but underneath it's …

Sergio Marchionne

How to Build a Gorgeous Concrete Volume Knob for Your Computer or Stereo

Because analog is where it's at.<p>No streaming service with millions of songs or phone loaded up with dozens of albums can replicate the simple analog joy of adjusting your music's volume with a knob instead of keyboard keys or a touchscreen slider. Luckily, with only a little bit of work, you can …

The Ars guide to building a Linux router from scratch | Ars Technica

Remember how our homebrew router embarrassed off-the-shelf options? Go make your own.<p>After finally reaching the tipping point with off-the-shelf …

Linux

Build a Raspberry Pi-Powered Linux Laptop That Fits in Your Pocket

I made this little Nintendo DS sized computer using a Raspberry Pi and a bunch of off-the-shelf parts. It is a fully functional linux computer that can do most things a full system can (games, web stuff, videos, music etc).<p>You can also output the video to an external monitor, transforming it into a …

Raspberry Pi Media Center OSMC RF Remote Control Arrives At Adafruit

Pi enthusiasts that have built a Raspberry Pi media centre may be interested in a new OSMC RF Remote Control that has arrived at the Adafruit online …

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Bunker Delivers a Beautiful Custom Yard Built Yamaha XSR700

Yamaha has tapped Turkey’s Bunker Custom Cycles to take part in their Yard Built series by customizing the XSR700. The bike features a parallel twin …

Motorcycles

From the Archives: 1999 BMW M Coupe First Drive

The "clown shoe" makes its debut.<p><i>(From 1998 October issue of Road and Track.)</i><p>In the popular Broadway musical, <i>A Chorus Line</i>, one of the hoofers attributes her lack of success as a dancer to her appearance in a catchy tune called, "Dance: Ten; Looks: Three." It's an upbeat, humorous ditty that, alas, …

Roadsters

Circuit Playground Developer Edition Launched By Adafruit

Adafruit has today announced the availability of the Circuit Playground Developer Edition which is now available to purchase priced at $19.95 and …

Yamaha’s popular entry-level A/V receiver gets even better with Bluetooth

We spend a lot of time reviewing the latest and greatest A/V receivers with high channel counts and endless features, but sometimes that can be …

Audiophile

Hitotomori completes small house with a custom-made plywood interior

A wooden structure and hand-built joinery are left exposed throughout the interior of this compact house in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, by architecture …

Architecture

Super Smart Ping Pong Table Teaches You How to Play Like a Pro

Table tennis is a hard game that requires quick instincts and even quicker reflexes. But what if you had some help? Like, what if the table could …

Cool Stuff

24 ways your office job is destroying your health

And it's not just the tight deadlines, stress-eaten doughnuts, and sneezing coworkers that are doing you in. Even your keyboard can be out to get you.<p>From the printer to your supervisor, the dangers presented in a typical office can have real effects on your physical well-being and mental health. …

E.coli

Musician Instagrams Amazing Shots of Hummingbirds in Her Backyard

Meet Tracy Johnson, a musician and self-professed "bird paparazzi" who uses her iPhone 6 to take stunning pictures of hummingbirds. Her work captures …

Honda CX500 – Josh Deardorff

If you’re a regular Pipeburn reader, building a custom Honda CX500 might seem like a task that’s easier than not winning the lotto. But don’t let the …

Motorcycles

the 47 craziest cars from the Mexico 1000

Tarzan. That’s who you’ve got to blame for all this off-roading malarkey. If it wasn’t for Edgar Rice Burroughs’ choice of using Toyota Land Cruisers …

Off-roading

The New Steven Universe Trailer Is Completely Traumatizing

Good news, <i>Steven Universe</i> fans! In a surprise move, the show is coming back in two weeks, ahead of its previously announced June return. Slightly …

Get ready for the mighty Mexico 1000

You join us in Ensenada, Mexico. Where, tomorrow morning, 200-ish cars, trucks, buggies, truggies, UTVs, bikes and pretty much anything else that …

This New Super-Sustainable Town Will Run On Solar Power And Use Driverless Cars For Public Transit

The new Florida community of Babcock Ranch wants to build the clean-energy fueled community of the future.<p>When a massive ranch in Florida went up for sale 10 years ago, on a piece of land five times the size of Manhattan, the owners had offers from buyers around the world. But instead of selling to …

Watch five minutes of African action RPG Aurion gameplay

Cameroon-made combat game is gorgeous and original<p><i>Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan</i> is one of those beautiful games that make you murmur "oh, wow," when you load it up. It draws from a vibrant palette of deep, rich colors that successfully evoke the romance of a fantasy Africa.<p>When the game's …

Aquatic Sports

See Prize-Winning Photos from the 2016 Audubon Photography Awards

Each year, <i>Audubon</i> magazine hosts the annual Audubon Photography Awards. The contest highlights some of the best works in bird photography, and pays …

the story of the last ever RHD Porsche 2.7 RS

9113601576 is a collection of numbers that equals big money. No, they’re not the new combination to Hatton Garden’s safe deposit, or Mark …

Tour de France

So How Does Analog Film Work Anyway?

Even though it contains some of the most memorable images in human history, how many of us really know how film actually works?<p>Let’s break it down to …

The Skills Everyone Should Have by Age 18, According to a Stanford Dean

High school is supposed to prepare you for real life, but sometimes it falls short. If you’re looking for essentials to teach your kids (or learn as …

High School

See the first street-legal Aston Martin Vulcan hit the road

There are only 24 Aston Martin Vulcans in existence and so far just one of them can be legally driven on the street.<p>With Aston Martin’s blessing, …