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In Sunlight or in Shadow

Those of you who go outside like actual birders and/or adults may not be aware of the latest craze to...

Russian Hunters Discover 10,000-year-old Frozen Woolly Rhino in River

Paleontologists are calling a recent find in the Russian region of Yakutia a "sensation." Last September, Aleksandr Banderov and his hunting party were traveling near the Semyulyakh River when they uncovered the preserved carcass of an adolescent who...

Raspberry Pi-Powered BMO Brings Adventure Time To Life

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

So many Adventure Time fans wish that they could have their own personal BMO, a quirky living game system from the show. If you’re not yet familiar, watch the video below, it will give you a quick taste of BMO’s role. Obviously based on the GameBoy, BMO is the digital friend […] Read more on MAKE

Iron man, Optimus Prime, and More Become Tiffany Glass Lamp Legends

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

I’ve seen some incredible fan art in my day, but I really lit up when I spotted these amazing stained glass lamps by Michael McLane. He uses the Tiffany Glass Technique to create these three dimensional glowing heads. I just love to see these age old traditional hand crafts […] Read more on MAKE

Step into Light and Sound in Interactive Synesthesia Experience

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

"Blue-Yellow-Red" is a transmedia installation created by Nashville, Tennessee, interdisciplinary artist and transmedia performer, Robbie Lynn Hunsinger. The exhibit was created for the Frist Center as part its 2014 Kandinsky exhibit. Read more on MAKE

DiResta: Spike’s Cat House

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

Spike lounges around most of the time, like a roman emperor. So I made him a Roman temple. Read more on MAKE

This Mushroom Artist Grows His Own Fungal Furniture

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Makezine

The future is destined to bring us technology composed of fungus, according to Phil Ross Read more on MAKE

Airbrushed Fridays: 2008 Topps #433

Spring Training begins! Who is he? Carlos Silva had a 9 year major league career, more than most of us, including 7 seasons as a starter. He finished with a.500 W-L record and fairly pedestrian numbers, his best season coming in 2005 with the Twins where he walked just 9 batters all season. Show More Summary

Vote NOW!

2 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

There is still a little time left to vote for which organization deserves Conservation Alliance funding courtesy of Eddie Bauer. LINK

European Individual Chess Championship 2015

Jerusalem is hosting the 2015 European Individual Championship. The highly prestigious tournament, open to all members of European Federations, is staged at hotel Ramada on February 23rd – March 8th 2015 by the municipality of Jerusalem...Show More Summary

@Home This Weekend: Lamp Transformation

2 days agoHobbies / Crafts : Craftster

This weekend, make the old new again. AmyLynn98 took an outdated brass lamp, and gave it new life with a couple coats of paint and a brand-new shade. It’s a cost effective way to enhance your decor!

Review: SilencerCo’s EasyTrust – How easy is it?

I live in California (yes, yes, I know) and therefore am not allowed to own silencers here. However, I can own and use them in silencer-friendly states via an NFA trust. TFB previously covered the pros and cons of creating an NFA trust here. Show More Summary

Troy Landry Rifles from Savage Arms

Savage Arms is now making several Troy Landry rimfire rifles that sport an alligator camouflage. If you are not familiar with Landry, he is one of the personalities in the Swamp People television show on the History channel. The rifles are all versions of existing products in the Savage Arms catalog. Show More Summary

Forensics in the Snow

On another walk around the frozen suburban lake, we came across the carcass of a ring-billed gull. Recognizable only by a wing and head, much of the victim was scattered along and near the snowy trail. Since there was no blood on the...Show More Summary

Friday Morning Mashup 2/27/15

By Mark Kenyon Happy Friday folks! This week we’ve got a collection of great blog posts for you from across the web. So take a look at these whitetail reads, enjoy and try to get outside if you can. I’ve got to believe this cold weather will break eventually, right? Ohio Also Mulling Deer Season […]

Bass Fishing: Rig Your Swimbait to Boost Bites

Swimbaits are generally considered reaction baits. The big, bold profile is designed to trigger strikes from active fish that respond to the bait’s intrusion or enticement. However, when bass are slow to react, FLW pro Michael Wooley...Show More Summary

Gun Stories of the Week: BATFE Attempts to Outlaw M855 Ammunition

TOP STORY Fight BATFE plan to ban M855 ammunition  According to Grass Roots North Carolina (GRNC), after the 2013 gun-control push fueled by knee-jerk emotions post-Newton fizzled out, President Barack Obama and former Attorney General...Show More Summary

Survival Skills: 4 Ways to Survive An Avalanche

Although avalanches can occur at any time in snowy, mountainous terrain, late winter and early spring are particularly dangerous times. Daily freezing and thawing, additional snow loads, and warmer days followed by cold ones can all create the conditions for avalanches both large and small. Show More Summary

The Shorts--The Swallow and the Anchor

"My future captain interviewed me with three questions," remembers Joe Aultman-Moore. "Had I ever sailed before? No. Did I get seasick? I don't know. And, could I leave tomorrow? Yes." As Joe learned to sail while hitchhiking a sailboat...Show More Summary

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