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The Awesomer

  • newVerso
    Filmmaker Jesse Brass introduces us to Cayce Zavaglia, who creates amazing embroidered portraits of family and friends using cotton and wool thread. While the photorealistic fronts of her images are simply stunning, the chaotic reverse sides reveal t…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Feb 18, 12:15am -
  • newDriftwood Pinhole Cameras
    Each of these unique cameras is carved from a piece of driftwood found on the Baltic sea coast in Russia. The cameras capture soft and artful images on 120 film, when exposed via the pinhole opening on front, and have a built-in standard tripod mount…
    - 3 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 11:30pm -
  • newYou Know It’s Stanley Kubrick If…
    (PG-13, Gore) ScreenPrism breaks down the trademarks of a Stanley Kubrick film, from scenes and shots that were symmetrical and clean, yet cold and unnerving, to their pessimistic view of technology and humanity.
    - 4 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:45pm -
  • newLotus 3-Eleven 430
    The last version of Lotus‘ street legal track car. The 3-Eleven 430 sees the speedster’s 3.5L V6 engine optimized to produce 430hp, 20 more than the original. It now has a full carbon fiber bodywork, reducing its weight by 11lb. It goes from 0-60…
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 10:00pm -
  • newStadium Renovation Time-lapse
    Footage captured in and around Qatar’s Khalifa Stadium, as it went through a 4-year renovation, including a new sculptural roof and many other upgrades. We love watching the shadows move across as time passes during the daytime, and the fog rolling…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:15pm -
  • newCrossing Souls
    Similar to Stranger Things, Crossing Souls packs a ton of ’80s nostalgia. Set in California in 1986, the 16-bit style adventure game is about a group of kids who discover an artifact that allows them to see and interact with the dead. Available on…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:30pm -
  • newHow to Make Fake Neon Lights
    Neon lights are incredibly hard to make and require specialized equipment. Thankfully, arts and crafts master Shmoxd came up with a way to effectively imitate that neon glow using polycarbonate tubing and electroluminescent wire.
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 7:45pm -
  • newThis is Ground Sample Box
    For a limited time only, luxury leather goods maker This is Ground is selling samples of some of its most popular products. Some were used in photoshoots or travel tests, while some are prototypes. They are boxed randomly, with values ranging from $2…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 7:00pm -

Art of Manliness

  • newPodcast #381: The Best Gift You Can Give Your Children Is Failure
    If you’re a parent, you likely want your kid to flourish and succeed. And according to my guest today, the best way to do that is to let your kid fail. Her name is Jessica Lahey and she’s a teacher and the author of the book, The Gift of Failure:…
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 7:19pm -
  • newDon’t Just Lead Well, Follow Well
    Media and literature on leadership abound. Everywhere you look, there’s another book, podcast, or motivational speech on how to become a better leader. People are clearly very interested in the topic, which isn’t at all surprising. Nearly everyon…
    - 1 day ago, 19 Feb 18, 4:02pm -
  • Manvotional: Crippled for Life
      “Crippled for Life” From Climbing Manward, 1924 By Frank H. Cheley I once crippled a fellow-creature for life! Ignorantly, of course, but nevertheless effectively. He was a wonderfully attractive fellow too, in his bright clothes, and would ha…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Feb 18, 9:41pm -
  • How to Mount a Horse
    It is almost guaranteed that every boy, at some point, wanted to be a cowboy. The thought of hopping on your trusty steed and riding off into the sunset is too perfect a dream to ignore. Learning how to ride a horse well, though, can take years. It i…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 4:23pm -
  • How to Replace Your Wiper Blades
    As we’ve established over the years, there are a number of relatively easy automotive maintenance tasks that you can save money on by doing yourself. Not only that, there’s an intrinsic satisfaction that comes with fixing something with your own…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 3:13pm -
  • Podcast #380: How to Be Braver
    For thousands of years, philosophers and writers have debated the nature of courage. What is it? Are some people born more courageous than others? Can you learn to be courageous? My guest today set out to answer these questions by looking at courage…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 5:42pm -
  • A Man’s Guide to Belts
    Belts are worn for both function and style. A seemingly small accessory, they can have a surprisingly large impact on the impression you make. They can be a piece that pulls an outfit together, or end up becoming a distraction that sabotages its over…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 10:18pm -
  • The Best Relationship Episodes of the Art of Manliness Podcast
    We find ourselves upon that holiday dedicated to romance, when our thoughts naturally tend towards the state of our relationships. Perhaps you’re single and wondering how to have better success with dating. Or already dating someone, and contemplat…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Feb 18, 3:22pm -

Food Republic

  • newTickets For These Charleston Wine And Food Festival Events Are Still Available
    The Charleston Wine and Food Festival starts next week! Fret not, tickets for some of the best events are still available. Join Food Republic on Saturday, March 3 at the N. Chas Night Bazaar, where a multicultural feast will be cooked by chefs Leah…
    - 11 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • newFrench Lesson: What Does Farandole Mean?
    One of the only drawbacks to traveling to one of the world’s famed gastro-tourism hot spots is not always understanding all the words on the menu. Or any of them. Now for true culinary devotees, it won’t really matter what you end up ordering —…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • new10 Things I Learned From Closing A Restaurant For The First Time
    Evan Rosenberg is a restaurateur and business owner who lives in New York City where he currently owns and operates Atwood, Kitchen & Bar Room (982 2nd Avenue), which opened in November 2014. When it comes to hospitality, I am smart, ethical, creativ…
    - 13 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
  • newListen To Food Republic Today: Kate Williams
    Be sure to subscribe to Food Republic Today on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. And please rate the podcast and leave comments! Kate Williams is the chef of Detroit’s Lady of the House, which recently made the semi-finalist li…
    - 15 hours ago, 20 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
  • Beef, Beer, Bings: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic
    Major announcements were made this week. From the semi-finalists of this year’s James Beard Awards to Amazon blowing the online grocery competition out of the water with two-hour Whole Foods delivery, we covered it all. We also took an expedited le…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 8:00pm -
  • It’s Been A Confusing Week In Cheeseburger News
    Who would have thought the humble cheeseburger would be the breakout food celebrity of the week? Not us. We thought it would be kimchi or something more carb-tastic, in honor of the PyeongChang Olympics. Nevertheless, cheeseburger news has been poppi…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • 10 Reasons To Celebrate National Drink Wine Day
    Happy National Drink Wine Day! It’s not just Wine Day, that would involve saving some to age, tedious research, subdued sipping and other nonsense we don’t have time for. In honor of this glorious bacchanal, peruse these 10 excellent reasons to…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 6:00pm -
  • World’s Largest Dîner en Blanc: This Week In Food Events
    The chicest picnic to grace the earth, Dîner en Blanc, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with its largest event yet. Meanwhile in Los Angeles, the Food Book Fair and Food Fare are ramping up for action. If you find yourself in Las Vegas, head ove…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • How To Make Red Wine Poached Pears
    A chilly night calls for a warm dessert with a hint of spice. We’re catching the tail end of Seckel, Bartlett and Concorde pear season, so what better time than now to poach these friendly fruits? Our friends at ChefSteps wrote in this week with…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • Dogs In Food Is A Bizarre Combination Of Cute And Delicious
    Instagram is a mecca for adorable puppy photos and mouthwatering food shots. So why not intertwine the two? The creator of @dogs_infood, who chooses to remain anonymous, turned this very thought into a reality, photo editing pictures of dogs to blend…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
  • Make Your Own Sneaker Sushi With This Handy Guidebook
    It’s a golden era for sneakerheads who also love sushi. We’ve been following the incredible, edible art of Yujia Hu for some time. The Milan-based Italian-Chinese sushi chef and artist’s fish and rice-based sneaker sushi creations are Instagr…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
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