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Sep 17, 2013

A Daredevil's Attempt to Cross The Atlantic Using Helium Balloons

Jonathan Trappe tries to fly using helium balloons

Looks like something from a movie (and is, a couple of 'em)...but this guy's really going for it.

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Sep 17, 2013

What to Do When Lost in the Woods

"A clear head will find itself," begins the "What to Do When Lost in the Woods" flyer published by the U.S. Forest Service, published in 1946. It continues, "finding oneself is a test of a man..." and as you read, you realize that, yes, these are pretty good tips for finding oneself actually lost in the woods, but are equally applicable

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Sep 16, 2013

How 500 Years of Weird Condiment History Designed the Heinz Ketchup Bottle

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The ketchup bottle, that eight or so inches of clear glass and familiar logo that sits on every formica diner table across the U.S., serves as a prime example of invisible design: most of us don't even notice it, but when it becomes time to use it, its put into play and works exactly as intended. 

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Sep 16, 2013

DIY Idea: Make a Reclaimed Wood iPad Stand

Ipad Easel by PegandAwl

Stop using your pillow or that pile of library books  and upgrade to something modern and handmade like this totally DIYable iPad easel!

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Sep 05, 2013

Note to Self...

A Note to Self: September 5, 2013   

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Sep 04, 2013

Roundup: 7 Manly Modern Accents for Your Home

METAL-WRAPPED WOOD TRAYS

To step up a room in your home and apartment, sometimes all you need is a single accent piece or focal point to set it off...no major makeovers required. 

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Sep 04, 2013

Ping Wallet: The World's Thinnest, Smartest Wallet

Ping Wallet

Even though this gadget won't give you a slap in the hand whenever you're spending unwisely, it will certainly alert you if someone steals your wallet. Clever!

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Sep 03, 2013

Massive Optical Illusions by Mike Hewson

Art by Mike Hewson

New Zealand-based artist Mike Hewson has taken the task of transforming these buildings into something more than a bunch of historical ruins.

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Aug 30, 2013

Weekend Project: Make a DIY Wooden Crate Magazine Rack

Wooden Crate Magazine Rack DIY

This is a cool, rustic way to store your magazine racks without taking too much space, and it doubles as a side table too. Score!

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Aug 30, 2013

This is What the World's Biggest Food Fight Looks Like

Earlier this week, some 20,000 people gathered in the small town of Bunol near Valencia, Spain, to engage in "La Tomatina." The festival

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