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The Woodsman’s Dream: Glamorous Modern Treehouse Redefines High Luxury

Posted: 28 Oct 2016 02:00 PM PDT

Tree houses were once seen as the domain of children, hastily slapped together from scrap wood as a fun place to play. But over the past few decades, craftspeople have seen the potential in these elevated structures, envisioning dreamy getaways high up in the treetops that rival the cozy fictional Endor dwellings of the Ewoks in Star Wars. Read more…

The Mate Electric Bike: A Comfortable, Affordable Ride

Posted: 28 Oct 2016 06:00 AM PDT

The Danish inventors behind the Mate e-bicycle have done everything for us except pedal. They've added a rechargeable battery, making it easy to climb hills and even cruise along at 20 miles an hour. They've made it foldable, so we can store it at work or in the trunk of our car. They've even added a computer to help monitor speed and remaining battery life, as well as options for recording personal settings. Read more…

STIG: Recycled Scrap Metal Creations Fresh From the Dump

Posted: 27 Oct 2016 02:00 PM PDT

Growing up in Leeds in the North of England, Bob Campbell had easy access to nearby Sheffield — also known as the Steel City. Industrial scrap metal and old mining parts were plentiful, abandoned after the collapse of the UK steel industry and the closure of coal mines in the 1980s. After a brief flirtation with the fairground in Great Yarmouth, which he joined when he left school ("It sounded glamorous to me at the time!" he claimed), he took a course in welding at his local college. Read more…

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