Centriphone: Amazing Super Slow Mo Skiing Video from Swinging iPhone

There’s creativity and then there’s this. Check this out and build stoke for skiing this weekend! -M

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Energy Saver Window Inserts Review

So it’s COLD here in Reno, NV. Last week it was nice and sunny and now it’s in the 20s during the day and even colder at night. So I’ve been on a kick lately to help keep the house warmer and make it more energy efficient. I replaced some light bulbs with LEDs and […]

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The perfect birthday cake

How To Be A Perfect Mom

Step 1 Ask your kid to draw the ideal birthday cake Step 2 Nail it. Source: MarryHumpsRowdy on Reddit

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Don’t believe Neil Tyson or B.o.B. Calculate the Circumference of Earth with Your Pen Pall.

OK, so it has come to my attention that the great Neil deGrasse Tyson has engaged on twitter with a recording artist called B.o.B. about whether the Earth is flat or spheroidal. Which is simultaneously the reasons why love and hate Twitter. I won’t go into why B.o.B. thinks what he thinks, or how he […]

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PROJECT: DIY Gorilla Tape Paracord Keychain EDC Stocking Stuffer

As a human being, a man and most importantly a dad one of the most important and frequent requests from the world, and your children is to cut things, and stick things together. Part of my every day carry (edc) for the last 6 years has been a pocket knife and nothing short of a flux […]

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How a Nerf Blaster Works

How a Nerf Blaster Works

When I was a kid I spent a bit of time in detention. I don’t remember why, it’s not like I was a hooligan or anything, but kids will be kids. Anyway, I remember one time sitting around missing recess, not being supervised and getting tired of counting ceiling tiles. So I picked up a little […]

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Balloons in the car defy physics

I drove to work with two helium balloons in my car, WHAT HAPPENED NEXT BLEW MY MIND!!! When I accelerated, the ski gear heaped in the cargo hold sloshed to the back. But the balloons sloshed to the front hitting me in the head.  When I hit the brakes, the helium balloons went to the […]

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5 Essential Vacuum Insulated Steel Hydration Vessels

Essential Camping Gear: Top 5 Vacuum Insulated Steel Hydration Vessels

Steel is real.There’s nothing more important when you’re camping with the family than keeping your drinks hot or cold. We did a lot of camping this summer, including 8 nights in Bend, Oregon with a 6 month old and several 2 night trips closer to home. It’s important to be able to keep your hot beverages […]

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Nevada Overlanding in a gen 3 Toyota 4Runner

Jumbo Grade: The Hard Way to Virginia City, NV

So I recently got my dream car: a 1999 Toyota 4Runner SR5 4-Wheel-Drive thanks to a texting driver who pulled out in front of me while I was driving my 2003 Subaru. Long story short: I got back into the 4×4 business! I’ve wanted one of these since I was in high school. Now I […]

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Logic Control: Radio Free Radio

Recently got a new in-dash radio to replace the original 1999 tape deck in my 4Runner. It connects to my phone via bluetooth and lets me play whatever my phone can play through the speakers. I know, you’ve had this for years, but I take a while to come around some time… The 4Runner also […]

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