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Future of Virtual Reality Series Launches Today

If you’ve ever watched someone experience virtual reality for the first time, you know it can involve screaming, flapping arms, and occasional falls. On one level people know their bodies... read more The post Future of Virtual Reality Series Launches Today appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Winston Introduces Boron III PLUS Fly Rod Series

14 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Winston has released their new series of Boron III Plus fly rods. Available in saltwater, jungle, and freshwater models. Read more in the press release below. Winston Introduces Boron III PLUS Fly Rod Series From Winston Rods: NEW FROM WINSTON … more ?

Video: Paddleboarder Catches 7-Foot Goliath Grouper

No doubt the dude in this video clip is having a blast, sitting on a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) and going mano a mano with a goliath grouper. This fish is a member of the largest of the grouper species, which can exceed weights of over...Show More Summary

Manufacturing MakerBots for the Mass Market

How an engineer re-jiggered a 3D printer and its factory to streamline production

Is There a Chassis Stock in Your Future?

Sturm, Ruger & Company is the latest manufacturer to offer a chassis-stocked rifle as part of its line, a competition/tactical bolt action called the Ruger Precision Rifle. Like most of its brethren (Savage makes one, and Bergara, and...Show More Summary

This Gladiator Sword Would Make Any Roman Proud

24 minutes agoHobbies : Make: Workshop

SirKeyboardCommando built his own gladiator sword using modern tools and heat treating methods that have been refined throughout the ages. Read more on MAKE The post This Gladiator Sword Would Make Any Roman Proud appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

Impressive Star Wars X-Wing Foam Drone

Master drone maker Olivier C makes a quadcopter version of the Incom T-70 X-Wing from the forthcoming Star Wars film. Read more on MAKE The post Impressive Star Wars X-Wing Foam Drone appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.

The Tufted Jays of Nayarit

Mexico is the best country in the world for jays. More species of jays can be found here than in...

The Greatest Blunder In Commercial Firearms History

What sort of mistake could possibly take the top spot of “worst decisions in firearms history”? It would have to be a decision that not only in retrospect but at the time was one of the worst possible decisions a company could make,Show More Summary

POTD: The New BB Techs BB6 9mm semi-automatic pistol

Our good Gabor Vass of Kaliber Info.hu let us know about a new pistol from veteren designer Mr. Wilhelm Bubits. He writes … New Austrian pistol, BB Techs GMBh BB6 in 9 mm Luger (15+1 or 18+1). The head of the company is Mr. Wilhelm Bubits...Show More Summary

North Dakota Small Game Seasons Released

The North Dakota Department of Game and Fish has released the regulations for the small game and fur bearing animals for 2015 – 2016. This doesn’t include waterfowl hunting in the state, as the regulations for waterfowl are set to be given in September, on their website. Show More Summary

This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 1)

ROBOTICS: We Should Not Ban ‘Killer Robots,’ and Here’s Why Evan Ackerman | IEEE Spectrum "The problem with this argument is that no letter, UN declaration, or even a formal ban... read more The post This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Aug 1) appeared first on Singularity HUB.

Art Workshops

This summer, I planned to host three art workshops for some of our friends. This started because there were art experiences that I felt like Ellie was just not going to get in school and I figured other folks might enjoy the same thing. Plus kid art is more fun as a group. June completely […]

I Like Lists

Things I Missed During the 2014-2015 School Year Writing Baking Art with Kids Designing Toys Lots of Time with Ellie I’ve done all that stuff this week.

Hydrangea – Winter Damage

Q: We have two very large hydrangeas that are lush and healthy. But we haven’t had many blooms for the last couple of years. What can you suggest to increase blooming?     (written in summer of 2015) A: The top 3 – 5 buds on a bigleaf hydrangea are the ones that send out […]

Best Meals To Make When Camping

Inspired Camping... Smoothing the edges of roughing it! Cool Camping and Glamping UK and Worldwide Heading out for a trip to the outdoors can be a fun time for a group of friends or a family, as it allows you the ability to have fun and relax together without the usual distractions of day-to-day life. Show More Summary

The Shorebird Month

Having bred on the Arctic tundra or across the Northern Plains, shorebirds funnel south in summer, passing through the American Heartland from July through early November; for many species, August is the peak of their migration to southern...Show More Summary

TB Peggz – Why We Like Them

Last week we ran a post on three methods of rigging beads, where we highlighted three of the most common ways beads are rigged when fishing for trout. However, we recently picked up a pack of TB Peggz from Trout Beads and found that they work really well! They’re basically a rubber peg designed to […]

Video Hatch: “The Chase: a tiny film”

14 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

Whether it’s about surfing or fly fishing, this film shot in Iceland is an ode to the friendships and experiences shared while chasing passions.

New Underwater Camera, GoFish Cam

14 hours agoHobbies / Fishing : MidCurrent

The new GoFish Cam allows anglers to view underwater action from the vantage of the end of their line. “We’re improving the art of fishing by providing a means to easily explore what’s happening underwater and a way to learn … more ...

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