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5 Best Places to Buy T-Shirts Online

Looking for the perfect t-shirt but having trouble finding it? Here's a list of the five places we like to shop for tees (especially the kind of t-shirts that have some attitude). Busted Tees Busted Tees offers seriously funny wares for anyone with a sense of humor. Busted Tees has the top brands...

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

Vertiginous views are one thing, but combine such dizzying prospects with the sense that the planks on which you walk might give way at a moment's notice, and even the bravest soul would be forgiven for allowing a little fear to creep in. The urge to inhabit high up places has been with us throughout...

10 Best Solar Powered Products

10 Best Solar Powered Products

Prepare to weather nearly anything and save money while you’re doing it by replacing some of your most commonly used gadgets and devices with their solar alternatives. Not only will you reduce energy bills by using the following solar powered lighting, devices, and products, but you’ll also be...

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What Is Resin?

Resin is an ingredient used in making artwork and polymers. It is also used in the manufacturing of many consumer products. For example, varnish and lacquer—common finishes for furniture—contain resin. It is sometimes incorporated into ink, jewelry and even perfume. Not many people know that amber...

10 Best Outdoor Gifts

10 Best Outdoor Gifts

Anyone who loves the outdoors will benefit from quality tools and products developed to enhance any adventure. We've compiled a list of great gadgets for nearly every hiker, camper, athlete, angler, and backpacker on your shopping list.

Skeletons in Art

Skeletons in Art

Vanitas,” Latin for “vanity,” is a style of painting containing symbols of mortality, but may also include symbols of vanity (such as mirrors and musical instruments), expressing the emptiness and worthless nature of worldly goods. According to art dealer Carlton Hobbs, Belgian painter Antoine...

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Now You Can Buy Your Own Aircraft Carrier

Looking for a place with a water view, lots of garage space, and a flight deck? Do you have $3,000,000 in the bank, and can you afford to tow a ship across the Atlantic? If so, you're in luck: the Royal Navy is selling the HMS Invincible, an aircraft carrier decommissioned in 2005. Fans of Top...

14 Horribly Overused Photography Tricks

14 Horribly Overused Photography Tricks

Photography has potential to be both the most equalizing and polarizing art form imaginable. All you really need to get started is a camera — any will do — and an ability to understand what looks good. On the other hand, there are people who swear that you need 50 lenses, a full flash setup and at...

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What Is a Forstner Bit?

A Forstner bit is a type of drill bit that is employed when making furniture or other woodworks. A Forstner bit is usually costs more than the standard twist bits. But despite the higher price, Forstner bits have qualities that make them a better choice for furniture makers. Benjamin Forstner, a...

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What Is Phenolic?

Phenolic is a term for a resin that is made from a combination of phenol and an aldehyde. Phenolic is usually used when rigid materials are required, for example in creating moldings for various products, or on bearings, insulation or binders. Phenolic as a term can also be used in order to...