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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

Style Simplicity – Monochrome

February 17, 2014<p>Like it ? Share it:<p>Share it:<p>Colour, it’s everywhere. Shirts in countless shades of red and green and yellow prints; jeans in a …

Traveling? Track Every Step Of Your Trip In One Simple App

What if you could organize each aspect of a trip–from your flight, to your hotel, to the weather–in a single app? “RoundTrip” is a concept by Intuitive Company that visualizes just that.<p><i>As a part of our Terminal Velocity series, we asked several designers how they would improve upon the experience</i> …

Volkswagen Made The World's Most Efficient Car - But Won't Sell It In The United States

The most dangerous thing about Volkswagen’s XL1 is how it affects people <i>outside</i> the car.<p>They take cellphone photos and gesture frantically at highway speeds, looking across the steering wheel at a 90-degree angle from the road in front of them. They jump out in traffic directly in front of the …

McLaren’s New Hypercar Sounds Absolutely Demonic

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 5:54 pm. 5:54 pm<p>Nürburgring times are the yardstick that …

Meet Revolv, The Missing Link To The Modern Smart Home

Automated homes are nothing new. For decades, people have toiled over connecting household object to intranets and servers in a desperate attempt to simplify lives. But the work rarely justified the results. Then came the so-called Internet of Things. Nest, Sonos, Hue, Yale Locks; all these …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

12 Bar Tricks Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying for <i>all</i> your drinks, trick your friends into paying for some of them with a few …

How to Clean and How to Power Clean | Know Your Lifts Weightlifting Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series that shows how to perform basic weightlifting exercises. Check out our previous guides on the …

Grip Strength Exercises: How to Develop a Strong Grip | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jedd Johnson.</i><p>In this day and age, we all know (or should know) how important it is to maintain a healthy …

Goldee Light Controller Redefines How We Interact with Light

Goldee today revealed the <b>Goldee Light Controller</b> – a reinvention of the light switch that redefines how people interact with light. Goldee translates …

InterAct

Future Of Washing

A trip down the aisle of washing machines in an appliance store tells you that not much innovation has come about in the design language of these …

Blu Homes Balance Metro Designed for Narrow Lots

Designed for narrow infill and suburban lots, the new Balance Metro from Blu Homes integrates Blu’s latest high tech and performance features.<p>The …

Eden's (Plantable) Paper Takes the Cake When it Comes to Holiday Gift Wrapping Must-Haves

Half of the fun of the holidays is ripping into presents from family and friends or watching someone else do it. We might feel just a twinge or two …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

Art

Tick Tock Message Spot

The Little Note Clock is simply ingenious! So simple, in fact, it’ll make you say “duh, why didn’t I think of that!” The only thing different between …

“Face Reality As It Is” – Anamorphic type by Thomas Quinn - The Fox Is Black

Anamorphic type and imagery is a pretty popular thing these days but that doesn’t mean it’s any less impressive. Thomas Quinn, a Chicago based …

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

With the recent release of two significant game consoles, research firm IHS has been working a little extra overtime these days. After dissecting …

Kinect

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.

Forget LED bulbs—the future of interior lighting is lasers

Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. He has been instrumental in pushing them to the point that they are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. But in his own head, and in his lab, DenBaars is already onto the next big thing: …

Engineering

2015 Harley-Davidson Street 500/750: Futureproof Hogs?

Harley-Davidson has a tempestuous relationship with youth. Sure, they own nearly half of the heavy motorcyle market for those under 35 and are the best selling brand in America for 18 to 34 year-olds*. But when it comes to lighter bikes for younger folks, the Motor Company also has miles to go, …

Motorcycles

Your science questions answered

Learn how windows clean themselves, albatrosses stay hydrated – and why certain body parts are in pairs<p>Q <b>Why don't winds blow across isobars?</b> asks Richard Thomas, via email<p>According to Dr Andrew Russell from Brunel University, winds blow almost parallel to the isobars because of the Earth's spin. …

Chris Hadfield: in space 'you recognise the unanimity of our existence'

It is a disorienting business, being in space, and most astronauts in the first days of orbit scan the Earth for reminders of home. The Russians look for their great lakes; the Americans for mountain ranges. For Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the International Space Station, it was Plank …

Cassini reveals Saturn's true colours

A new view of Saturn, revealed by reprieved space probe, has provided the most accurate depiction of the planet's colour along with startling details of its 'stupendous' rings<p>"There is not perhaps another object in the heavens that presents us with such a variety of extraordinary phenomena as the …

This Is The Alleged "Secret Menu" At McDonald's

The dollar menu may be dead (RIP), but you can still allegedly order these top-secret McDonald's items.<p>"Our fans like to customize our menu in many unique ways. It's important to remember that participation varies from restaurant to restaurant as McDonald's franchisees are independent business …

McDonald's

Using Giant Mirrors to Light up Dark Valleys

The villages of Rjukan, Norway, and Viganella, Italy, are both situated in deep valleys where mountains block the sun's rays for up to six months every year. To illuminate those darker winter months, the two towns have built gigantic mirrors that track the sun and reflect daylight downwards. …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

In the Maker Shed: Minty Boost USB Charger

Let’s face it, we love our gadgets. They keep us connected, they keep us secure, and they have fully integrated themselves into our lives. But what happens when your gadget runs out of batteries and you are nowhere near a charger? With the Minty Boost USB Charger from the Maker Shed, you don’t have …