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Robotic Taxis Could Slash Fares in Austin, Texas

A computer model finds that few would wait long or pay much for a ride—though sometimes they'd have to share it

Friday Morning Mashup 11/21/14

By Mark Kenyon It seems that winter has officially arrived for much of the country and with it comes a change in my way of life too. The all day sits in the fall woods are now gone, soon to be replaced by frigid, snowy evening sits on food sources, with hopes of a late […]

Mice.. Not Just for Trout

We like grayling.. And we love fishing mouse patterns.. So naturally, we thought this photo from Alaska West was pretty darn cool. More Related Awesomeness How Often to Trout and Grayling Eat Mice? 19 Reasons to Fish a Mouse Fly Mousing for Trout – Try a Strip Set!  

entrelac2

Another book that I am sure you have seen floating around. Entrelec2. 85 new stitch patterns. ( New. That always amazes me.) With 25 original designs. Rosemary Drysdale teaches in an easy to follow way with photos helping you with each technique. Show More Summary

@Home This Weekend: Painted Countertops

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

This weekend, take a chance and do something bold. Momof2! decided her stained white kitchen countertops had to go, so she painted them, and look how great they look now! What a really great low-cost way to make a big change. What are you waiting for? Go for it!

5 Great Campsites in Britain

Great Britain boasts a host of things to see and do. Plenty of those places are right in the heart of London. However the hustle and bustle of a city isn’t for everyone, so what’s a visitor to do? Camping is the answer if you’re over the city life. Show More Summary

Tute Tuesday: Paper Lantern/Ball Ornament

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

I will admit that I am 100% into the holiday season. I have been listening to Christmas music, watching sappy Christmas movies and I can not wait to decorate my tree. Last year I started a new tradition with my two besties. I get three tree ornaments that are the same with just slight differences. […]

Falling for Autumn Crafts

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

Autumn is here, and it’s time to warm up your home with the beautiful oranges and browns of fall. Here in the US, it’s almost Thanksgiving, so let’s look at some fall and Thanksgiving diy ideas to help celebrate the season. Turkey gobblers decorate these fun Thanksgiving “gobblets”, made from inexpensive wine glasses from The […]

Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Roll with Maple Cream Cheese Filling

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

Are you ready for Thankgiving? What are you cooking this year? I am just about ready, still lacking a dessert or two. I’m glad that bethntim shares her recipe for Pumpkin Roll with Maple Cream Cheese Filling with us. It is the perfect treat for a Thanksgiving dinner. All of the best fall flavors rolled […]

@Home This Weekend: Wall Initials

3 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

This weekend, dress up your walls with decorated letters. thankyoulocust shares her method for decoupaging unpainted wooden letters purchased from a craft store. Use these colorful letters to spell out a child’s name, spell out a word, or to hang your initials on the wall. What will you do with your letters?

Flowering maple keeps blooming after freeze

3 days agoHobbies / Gardening : Digging

I’ll soon be posting pictures of my Japanese maple, as its leaves are starting to redden. But for now the flowering maples, aka abutilons, are stealing the show. A few light freezes don’t slow them down. Cool weather is their time to shine. Show More Summary

Yet Another Machinegun Lawsuit

When we say no politics here on TFB we mean that we guarantee when you come here, rather than be bombarded with political opinions or propaganda you will get nothing but firearm related information and the best media coverage we can provide. Show More Summary

Wildlife Rehabilitation in Tulsa

Just returned from an amazing tour of Tulsa … wildlife rehabilitators, fabulous artists, even an NPR interview with Rich Fisher...

Anand -- Carlsen, Game 10

3 days agoHobbies / Chess : Chess Skills

World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads challenger and former champion Viswanathan Anand 5-4 after nine games. The match is being played at the Olympic Media Center in Sochi, Russia. Yesterday's game 9 started with the variation of the Berlin Defense to the Spanish Opening that appeared in game 7. Show More Summary

APEX Flat Faced Forward Trigger for M&P Pistols

Apex Tactical has released a forward-set flat-faced trigger to improve the performance of your M&P handgun. Depending on the chosen springs, the trigger can be set from 2-5 pounds. The trigger includes a passive carrot-style safety. APEX claims that the flat face trigger brings the feel much closer to the 1911 than typical curved triggers. Show More Summary

MagPul Announces Offset MBUS Pro Sights

MagPul has released their new offset MBUS Prot iron sights. They are steel construction, QPQ “Melonite”” coated, and will interface with your picatinny rails. The set will retail for about $190 ($85 for the front, $105 for the rear)....Show More Summary

Walther KPK For Sale At RIA

RIA is offering up for auction an example of the Walther KPK – a very rare, and very desirable handgun developed by Walther during World War II for vehicle crewmen. The KPK was based on the PPK, and is almost identical, save for an aluminum frame and shrouded hammer. Show More Summary

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