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A California Home Built to be Sustainable & Energy Efficient

Spanning three levels and built on a hillside, this Mill Valley, California house was designed by Zack | de Vito Architecture + Construction to be …

Incredible Model-Making Tutorials from a Master Modeler

As one of the commenters exclaims on David Neat’s blog of modeling tips: “I feel like I’ve just discovered the Holy Grail of modeling sites!” David’s simple, plain WordPress blog betrays the amount and quality of the content found there. David writes about and teaches model-making and this site …

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9 Awesome Podcasts for Makers, Crafters, Artists, and Designers

Podcasts. You know 'em. You listen to 'em. You're moved by them. You laugh and are entertained by them. But are you inspired by them? Do they light a …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Core Strength Matters<p>Don Foley<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Your bulging quads and razor-cut calves are the envy of your cycling pack, and you start every ride strong. As the ride progresses, though, your hips seesaw in the saddle, your lower back aches, and you slow in corners. The …

Escape Traveler

Escape Traveler is an interesting housing possibility developed for those who are looking for an alternative to the conventional way of life. It´s a …

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Custom Bikes of the Week: 7 February, 2016

A Ducati Scrambler with a weird Manga vibe, a Yamaha XJR1300 with monocoque bodywork, and one of the best custom Bonnevilles we’ve seen in years. Check out the motorcycles that revved our engines this week.<p><b>Ducati Scrambler by Vibrazioni Art Design</b> The first motorcycle to capture my imagination as …

Portable Precision: Scale Drawing On iOS

Arrette Scale have released an update ($8.99) for their iOS app which addresses the level of precision and dexterity in the use of the Edge Tools, …

Wall mounted shoe rack from Pax door

<b>Materials:</b> Pax wardrobe door<p><b>Description:</b> Shoe rack for any size shoes.<p>I had a a half of Pax wardrobe door left from a previous hack which I cut to a …

9 Must-Have Motorcycle Tools

Without the right tools, easy jobs can get complicated. A stuck bolt gets stripped, or a carefully balanced bike falls off a makeshift stand. On the other hand, working on a motorcycle with the right toolslike thesecan be a pleasure.<p>Without the right tools, easy jobs can get complicated. A stuck …

A couple who left home to travel the world on $40 a day explain how they're making it work

Together, they've also tackled parts of Vietnam, Thailand, and the Philippines. Combined, their travel history stretches across much of the globe, from Greece to Cambodia to Singapore.<p>After meeting on the road, the two travelers decided to head off on a new adventure together, building a blog, …

How One App Fixed all My Mac Chrome Woes

ShareEmail Comments<p>Chrome on a Mac can be buggy, slow, and unreliable. For me, that’s partially because of all the extensions and customization I …

Capture Your Creativity with a Digital Notebook

When we talk about the problem of driving innovation, we often focus on how to foster creative thinking. But much of the time, the challenge isn’t that we lack creativity — it’s that we fail to capture the bursts of inspiration we <i>do</i> have, or fail to recall our great ideas in the moments and …

After 3 Years And $64M In Seed Funding, Onshape Launches The Mother Of All Products

Behind every product is a product, almost invariably a computer-aided design (CAD) software package known as Solidworks. If you are a designer and want to draft a belt buckle for a new handbag, you have to use this software to carefully extrude the metal contours so that it is ready for …

The Best Backpacking Packs of 2018

<b>Updated April 2018</b><p>Our experts perused the market for our new review, including 14 of the best models. The <b>Arc'teryx Bora 63</b> remains our Editors' …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …