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Apr 23, 2012

How To: The $5.00 DIY Pizza Oven

created at: 04/23/2012

There's a very good reason the pizza from your local, independent place tastes better than what most of us can turn out at home: the crust. Even with the perfect sauce, the best dough, and an amazing mix of toppings, lots of homemade pizzas come out too thick, too soft, and too soggy. See, commercial pizza ovens can reach temperatures in excess of 1000°F, providing that crisp, cracker-like crust that makes pizza so special in the first place.   … read more

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Apr 23, 2012

Vintage Baseball Logos from 1956

created at: 04/23/2012

Baseball fan site the Eephus League of Baseball Minutiae discovered these awesome illustrated logos of major league teams, circa 1956.   … read more

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Apr 23, 2012

Reimagined Skateboards by Arthur King

French artist and art director Arthur King uses a simple pair of skateboard wheels and a series of non-skateboard objects for his unique series, "La planche a roulette."

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Apr 23, 2012

DIY Idea: Wood Slice Wall Art

created at: 04/21/2012

Looking to spice up your living room walls on a budget? Well I cam across Debra Pagel's wood slice wall sculptures on Etsy and thought to myself, "Wow that's really cool stuff. And that's actually something I could make!" It's not often that such realizations come to me (my tiny NYC apartment isn't exactly conducive to many sculpture projects).   … read more

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Apr 20, 2012

50+ Awesome, Creative Ways to Display and Store Books

Say what you want about the decline of the bound paper book, but, as a someone who spends most of each day online as part of my full time job, I believe the internet, at least the parts where I interact, loves books and print media. Every day, I've see folks talking about books, making stuff with them, sharing their experience of reading them, and most interestingly, sharing awesome ways to store and display them.   … read more

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Apr 20, 2012

The Science of Why "The Cinnamon Challenge" Is Nearly Impossible

created at: 04/20/2012

In case your not a teenage boy at a sleepover, or some college kids with a webcam, the "cinnamon challenge" is the inheritor of plenty of betyoucan'tdothis dares: eat five saltines in a minute, or drink a gallon of milk in an hour. The task sounds simple: eat a teaspoon of ground cinnamon, without drinking anything to wash it down. And now, in the era of the internet, it's become both a trend among junior high and college kids and an online meme.   … read more

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Apr 20, 2012

Knit Motorcycle Cozy

created at: 04/19/2012

We've all seen yarn bombing, I know, but have you ever seen anything like this done to a motorcycle before? Theresa Honeywell's hand knit pink motorcycle cozy essentially renders the bike useless (even if it does look cool). So if it's no longer a working motorcycle, what is it?

Sculpture.   … read more

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Apr 19, 2012

How to: Make Perfect Cold-Brewed Coffee at Home (Without Any Additional Equipment)

The temperature continues to rise, and we're nearing the season when many will leave behind a hand-warming mug of perfectly-brewed hot coffee, and opt for a low-acid, refreshing glass of cold coffee.

There are lots of items on the market that can aid in the process, but odds are, you probably already have everything you need to make perfect cold-brewed coffee at home.   … read more

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Apr 19, 2012

Stupid Things Happening in Super Slow Motion

created at: 04/19/2012

If you've ever wondered what it'd look like to grill an aerosol can over high heat, cut a soda bottle in half with a chainsaw and pitchfork, or microwave a bottle of red wine (this one's particularly insane) all in slow motion, then simply click play on the video below.

created at: 04/19/2012

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Apr 19, 2012

For Those Who've Dreamed of Furniture Made from Waffles...

created at: 04/19/2012

...You wish has been granted. Created by artists Ryosuke Fukusada and Rui Pereira, "Sapore dei Mobili [Furniture Tasting]" was "born as a reflection about the velocity of the contemporary furniture industry,… read more

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