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  • newThe Bézier Game
    We’ve been using graphic design tools like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop for years, but we still suck at using the pen tool. If you find it as challenging as we do, check out this online game, which will turn you into a curve-drawing master in no…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • newSTCKBLS Modular Grill and Cooler
    Designed for tailgating and other off-site festivities, the STCKBLS system offers compact and portable modules for grilling, keeping food cool, and storage. Each component is stackable, and the grill stand doubles as a wheeled dolly for transportatio…
    - 13 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 7:00pm -
  • newIs a 1999 PDA Still Useful?
    One of the cooler bits of mobile tech from the 1990s was the Psion personal digital assistant. The Psion 5 offered a 5.6″ monochrome display, and a physical keyboard. Oldtech81 dusted off one of these relics to see if it still could serve a useful…
    - 14 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 6:00pm -
  • newHEXA All-Terrain RC Robot
    Vincross’ Hexa is a six-legged robot that can tackle all sorts of terrain. It comes with a remote control app which can stream video from its camera, play various games and download apps that will be made by the community using its development kit.
    - 15 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
  • newLearning to Do a Bicycle Manual
    (PG-13: Language) Mike Boyd’s latest goal was to do a manual on a bicycle for at least 165ft. It sounds like a straightforward challenge, but it proved to be his most frustrating one to date. Remember folks, when it seems like you’ve hit a wall,…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • newSamsung T5 Portable SSD
    The latest version of Samsung’s dependable portable solid state drives. The T5 is as fast as they come, providing up to 540MB/s transfer speeds. It’s still tiny, light, and shockproof. It comes with both USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB-A cables.
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • newRick and Morty Go to Bikini Bottom
    (PG-13: Language) The cast and creators of Rick and Morty dropped by Vulture, and were asked if they’d improvise a mini-episode in which they enter the world of SpongeBob SquarePants, and things quickly go off the rails from there.
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • newShanghai Customs eCub Electric Scooter
    Shanghai Customs used a Honda Cub frame to create a beautiful electric scooter. Like custom PCs, the beauty of the eCub shines thanks to its excellent cable management. Shanghai Customs is working on the eCub’s second version as well as DIY convers…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Aug 17, 1:00pm -

Art of Manliness

  • new5 Willpower Habits Every Man Should Develop
    Editor’s note: The following selection on “Will Power Habits” comes from The Technique of Building Personal Leadership (1925) by Donald A. Laird. We changed “will power” to “willpower” in the text, to match modern vernacular.  I I d…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 7:48pm -
  • newHow to Replace a Light Fixture
    Is there a light fixture you want changed out in your house? There’s no need to call a handyman or pay Home Depot out the wazoo to come do it for you. With no electrical experience whatsoever, I was able to quickly learn how to perform this quick a…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:41pm -
  • Podcast #331: The Difference Between Essentialists and Non-Essentialists
    Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you feel like you’re always busy but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, today’s episode is for you. I…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 4:46pm -
  • Window Shop At Your Own Risk: The 26 Worst Products for Men Ever Created
    One of the very first articles we published way back in 2008 was a fun look at some of the “worst products for men.” A year after, we created another such list with even more wacky products we had discovered. These gems have been gathering dust i…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 2:46pm -
  • How to Shoot a Traditional Bow and Arrow
    For thousands of years, humans have used the bow and arrow for hunting and warfare. Today, you can buy bows equipped with devices and sights to help you aim accurately and hit a bull’s-eye almost every time they’re drawn. For example, with a fixe…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 4:33pm -
  • Podcast #330: The Life Skills Every Man Needs to Know
    What skills and knowledge sets does a man need to have in order to be effective and self-reliant? My guest has spent the past few years thinking about this topic and putting down his ideas in a series of books he calls Modules for Manhood. His name i…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 2:46pm -
  • Training the Soul
    “It is circumstances (difficulties) which show what men are. Therefore when a difficulty falls upon you, remember that God, like a trainer of wrestlers, has matched you with a rough young man. For what purpose? you may say. Why that you may becom…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 7:32pm -
  • Manvotional: My Daily Desire
    “My Daily Desire” By Thomas Dekker To awaken each morning with a smile brightening my face; to greet the day with reverence for the opportunities it contains; to approach my work with a clear mind; to hold ever before me, even in the doing of lit…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Aug 17, 2:12am -

Food Republic

  • newWhat The Health, Beer, Scallops: 10 Hot Topics On Food Republic
    We got educational this week. We read some studies about wine and plant-based diets, watched a questionable documentary and got a brief history lesson about the grains of North America. We also learned all about a funky little dish called funazushi…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 6:00pm -
  • newCraving This? Follow Food Republic On Instagram For More!
    You love food, you like cooking and eating in the hot new restaurants, and you occasionally scroll through your Instagram feed to ogle awesome food. Hopefully we’re already part of that feed, but if not, follow Food Republic on Instagram today. W…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
  • newSip Mezcal, Benefit A Library: This Week In Food Events
    Welcome to Collaboration City! In Portland, partnerships between Stumptown Coffee Roasters and local breweries will produce coffee-inspired brews to be showcased at the upcoming Coffee Loves Beer festival. Over in New York, Japanese steak house Salt…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 3:00pm -
  • newWASTED! Documentary Has Theatrical, On Demand Release Date
    Film distributor Neon has bought the rights to WASTED! The Story of Food Waste, according to Deadline. The documentary film will be released in select theaters under Neon’s new boutique branch Super LTD on October 13, and will be available on iTun…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • newWatch A Commercial For KFC Philippines’ New Sisig Burrito
    Whether you’re just discovering the wonders of Filipino cuisine or you go full balut on a regular basis, sisig is a dish to know and love. It’s a beloved bar snack eaten at any time of day, a hearty, salty, spicy stir-fry of pork — skin, liver,…
    - 2 days ago, 18 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • Have You Signed Up For Our Newsletter?
    Want to get the best Food Republic stories as selected by our editors? Every Tuesday and Thursday, Food Republic sends a newsletter directly to you via email. Dig into our latest recipes, from incredibly photogenic tuna carpaccio to the garlicky, c…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 6:30pm -
  • 10 Super-Spicy Snacks For The Solar Eclipse
    Solar eclipse-viewing parties are popping up all over the country. Celebrate the temporary lack of sun by bringing some bright, shiny heat of your own. We’ve got 10 super-spicy snacks that will charge up solar panels, supplement crop growth and un…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
  • Will We Ever Be Okay With Eating Insects?
    They’re incredibly packed with protein, go great with tequila and best of all, eating them could potentially delay our inevitable fiery demise that is climate change. They’re also portrayed as hoards of monsters in both the Bible and old Hollywoo…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 2:00pm -
  • Craft Breweries Are Revitalizing Neighborhoods Across America
    In case you haven’t heard, craft beer in America is blowing up, but what you maybe didn’t know is that it’s helping revitalize urban neighborhoods in metropolitan cities. Citylab reports that the number of craft breweries in the country have gr…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Aug 17, 1:00pm -
  • 10 Summer Scallop Recipes In Peak Season
    Summer is scallop season, with the most delicious mollusks of the year available between May and October. Check out these 10 summer scallop recipes, grab a pound or two of day boat or diver scallops — dry, if you please — and prepare to stand ove…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 6:00pm -
  • Expensive Wine Tastes Better Because Your Brain Says So
    What really makes a $70 bottle of wine taste better than the Two Buck Chuck sitting snug between your Joe Joe’s and Speculoos Butter? Other than the fear of another arsenic scare looming, a study suggests your brain may be playing mind games with y…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Aug 17, 5:00pm -
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