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Mar 06, 2014

Best of Both Worlds: How to Make Bahn Mi Tacos

When you think about it, a great bahn mi sandwich and a perfect taco are pretty similar: a small amount of super flavorful meat topped with crunchy veg, something spicy, and plenty of aromatic cilantro and lime, all wrapped up in a tender, toothsome baked starch thing that brings it all… read more

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Mar 05, 2014

10 Indoor DIY Project to Get Ready for Outdoor Camping Season

created at: 03/05/2014

Winter is still here, but spring is just over the horizon. And with it, comes all sorts of reasons to get outside and explore. So, take… read more

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Mar 05, 2014

Blow My Mindsday: March 5, 2014

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web.

created at: 03/05/2014

Bartholomäus Traubeck has hacked a turntable to "play" the tree rings in slices of wood like a… read more

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Mar 04, 2014

The ManMade Challenge: Why Every Man Should Try Something New for Lent This Year

 

I guess I should begin by saying that this is not a religious post, nor about theism or the lack thereof. It really isn't even about spirituality, though it could be if that's something you seek to cultivate. It I have my own relationship to those things, and I'm sure you do too. 

Rather, this is a reflection on personhood, on being a good man.   

Okay, with… read more

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Mar 03, 2014

How to: Make a Winter BLT Worth Eating

I'm sure I'm not alone in proclaiming: the BLT is a perfect sandwich. Not because it has bacon; many sandwiches have bacon. Rather, it's what it does with the bacon, playing it off of the other requisite parts: crunchy lettuce, a spread of tangy mayo, toasted but-not-too-crunchy bread, and the bright, acidic summer… read more

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Feb 27, 2014

The Fear of Missing Out...Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Idea that I Can Actually Get Rid of My CDs

created at: 02/27/2014

Like everyone, I guess I have a problem with stuff. With things - with keeping them too long, with placing emotional value on the physical object rather than the memory it recalls. Of course, I think I do this way less than everyone else, cause I don't have a problem with passive consumerism (errr....), and I don't spend tons of money on clothes, or shoes, or eating out, or on the latest gadgets, or all those things that personal finance books tell you to not spend money… read more

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Feb 27, 2014

A Tiny LEGO Figure Captures his Amazing Adventures in Photographs

For the past year, U.K.-based photographer Andrew Whyte has been snapping photos of "The Legographer," a LEGO minfig with a camera and a serious case of wanderlust.… read more

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Feb 26, 2014

Blow My Mindsday: February 26, 2014

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web. 

 

created at: 02/26/2014
This is an interactive graph based on some serious math that proves: it's always a better financial decision to get the bigger pizza.… read more

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Feb 25, 2014

Modern and Masculine Lighting by Tudo and Co.

Okay. Whoa. Just stumbled across a cool new store with awesome lighting products and plenty of… read more

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Feb 24, 2014

Stunning Painted Body Art Illusions by Hiraku Cho

Artist and illustrator Hiraku Cho experiments with acrylic paint and the human body, giving flesh the illusion of interacting with buttons, zippers, on/off switches, and even other human forms.… read more

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Feb 24, 2014

DIY Idea: Make Simple Patterned Wooden Crates For Storage

DIY Idea: Patterned crates

We can never get enough of using wooden crates for storage, especially when they look this… read more

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Feb 21, 2014

A Giant Inflatable String Jungle Gym...For Adults!

Croatian-Austrian collective Numen/For Use have created "String Prototype," a fully-functioning massive inflatable jungle gym-like structure made up of a grid of strong… read more

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Feb 20, 2014

Things We Love: The National Park Blankets from Pendleton Woolen Mills

Pendleton Woolen Mills is family-owned operation that have been making high-quality virgin wool goods since 1909 in Oregon's Blue Mountains. Since their early days, the company has been producing a series of blankets to honor some of the National Parks in the Western United States.… read more

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Feb 19, 2014

Design Inspiration: Bread From Scratch

bread from scratch

The backyard earth oven has been taken to a whole new (accessible)… read more

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Feb 19, 2014

Blow My Mindsday: February 19, 2014

created at: 04/17/2013

Each Wednesday, I post some of my favorite can't-miss links, images, and otherwise mindblowing goodies from across the web. 

 

New York artist Calvin Seibert recently visited Hawaii, where he spent 10 days experimenting with abstract, geometric sandcastles… read more

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