Modern weddings can be expensive. Old-time weddings could be held outside barns with simple stools found around the house for seating and the bride would wear a dress passed down along generations of women from her family.
In this video, Peter John teaches us how to palm read the right hand and changes. The square hand is usually the practical side of the person. Where the thumb comes out from the side of the hand shows a person of extravagance. When the thumb is closer to the hand it shows a person who clings or holds onto their money. A line underneath the pointer finger means the person is going to go into business. A line coming out from underneath that means someone who controls their emotions and can make...
If you ever find yourself lucky enough to go fishing on Lake Erie, located in Ohio, then you shouldn't even think about leaving until you've cooked yourself a lake Erie perch. Perch are popular fish and are enjoyed by most who try it out.
We've always had the impression that the only women who wear pearls are those who also own McMansions and tie cable knit sweaters around their shoulders at yacht club soirees. But now that we've seen this jewelry craft - a pair of chunky blue green glass pearl earrings - we're taking a second glance at these pearl things.
There are three ways to wear bandanas, and each way has its own charms and merits. Should you call yourself an "emo kid", the choice is easy. Position the bandana with the knot at the back of your neck and the rest of the bandana hanging down your chest. You will be looking great for the next trip to the mall. If the "prep" look is more your style, move the knot off to one shoulder, letting the rest of the bandana lie across your other shoulder. Your friends at the yacht club will be impresse...
This instructional video teaches how to make a carbon spinnaker pole. Learn how to make your own spinnaker pole for sailing both dinghies and yachts.
The check just arrived; now what? Whether you sipped tap water all night or ordered a rare bottle of wine, we have an answer. Learn how to avoid over paying. Follow proper bill splitting etiquette with this how to video.
LEGO may no longer be in its heyday, but those colored building blocks of joy can still make some really cool and creative things. I mean, take a look at these pieces from LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya. While making something like that is undoubtedly impressive, it could be just a little too difficult for the common LEGO enthusiast—and expensive (LEGOs aren't cheap these days). So, for the regular LEGO-builders, usefulness is more important that extravagance.
Folding paper into shapes is fun. Folding paper into a toy that you an actually use is even better! Making a paper boat is not only a great rainy day activity but works just as well on a beautiful summer's day.
Find out how you can kick butt in Obsidian Entertainment and SEGA's video game Alpha Protocol. The RPG and action hybrid came out on June 1st, 2010, and is available on the PlayStation 3 (PS3), Microsoft Windows (PC), and the Xbox 360. This video game walkthrough series from Mahalo focuses on Alpha Protocol for the Xbox 360.
You may not have thought of dorks as powerful, but with the right dorks, you can hack devices just by Googling the password to log in. Because Google is fantastic at indexing everything connected to the internet, it's possible to find files that are exposed accidentally and contain critical information for anyone to see.
Follow Joe Swift's step-by-step video guide to creating a lightweight pergola using yachting cable, with tips on choosing the best climbers.
Let's try summer time decorative rolls, a crab, a yacht, and a flower. Make a fancy maki sushi.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston is the first man to sail solo, non-stop around the world.In April 2009 he celebrated the 40th anniversary of his return to Falmouth in Suhaili, 312 days after setting sail on a voyage no one else had ever accomplished. In 2007 he completed his second solo circumnavigation as a competitor in the VELUX 5 OCEANS race. Sir Robin is the founder and Chairman of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and is an inspirational figurehead to those who undertake this challenge of ...
Today's WSJ takes a tour of Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko's 394-foot insanely luxe yacht, coined "A".
At times during the last nine months the crew of Cork might have thought this moment would never arrive but on Sunday evening at 1947 local time (1847 GMT) they crossed the finish line at Kinsale; an emotional moment as they led the Clipper 09-10 Round the World Yacht Race fleet into their home port at the end of the final transatlantic crossing of the 35,000-mile contest.
Largely self-taught, Ryan John Kothe is an animator working out of Auckland, New Zealand. After picking up some rudimentary After Effects skills, he went on to create an impressive portfolio of beautifully rendered stop-motion animations with a distinctly tactile feel. Curious about the process behind Worn Out—Ryan's depiction of objects disintegrating in fast-forward (shown below)—we contacted him for a brief Q&A on the techniques behind his work.
Chris Burden's latest piece is a portrait of L.A.'s hot mess of traffic, entitled Metropolis II. The artist has constructed a miniature highway system, complete with 1,200 custom-designed cars, 18 lanes, 13 toy trains and tracks, and a landscape of buildings made with wood block, tiles, Legos and Lincoln Logs. Burden tells the New York Times:
Yes it’s the 21st century and yes, everyone’s busy, everyone’s connected. Accept it. Move on. Be happy.