Tag: DIY

How to pick the perfect seat in a movie theater for sound and picture

Nearly everyone at one time or another has had to endure seeing a blockbuster movie from the POV of a milk mustache under the main character’s nose. The front row is where the tardy are relegated, where those who have yet to master the chicanery of pre-orders and reserved seating must be exiled. There is […]

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Ditch The Big Venues And Hit Up These Less-Known LA Music Hot Spots

Unsplash/Uproxx Switching Scenes is brought to you by Boost, a brand that knows the best experiences come when you change things up. Los Angeles is rarely left off of the tour itineraries of your favorite bands. Winter, spring, summer, or fall, everyone comes to LA. But big acts filing in and out of the city […]

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Like Italian Food? It’s Timed You Learned To Make Carbonara

Zach Johnston Learning how to make carbonara is part subtly and part skill. It’s essentially bacon, eggs, cheese, and pasta. That straightforward combination of umami-rich ingredients creates a deep pull somewhere in our DNA. It sounds simple enough: Fry up fatty cured pork, scramble some eggs and cheese, boil some pasta, mix. But, ho-boy, does […]

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How DIY Spaces Are Going Mainstream to Survive

In the past decade, we’ve seen handfuls of DIY venues close their doors. Think: 285 Kent, The Palisades, The Silent Barn. The list goes on and on. And while DIY spaces are somewhat transient in nature—since they’re often run out of illegal spaces—the changes happening signify a bigger shift. VICE writer Caroline Lewis explains in […]

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Want To Up Your Cooking Game? It’s Time You Learned How To Make French Fries

iStockphoto French fries are probably the best side there is. There’s a bewitching pull to that combination of salt, fat, starch, and crispiness. However, fries are usually ordered and rarely made (from scratch) at home. Why? Well, first of all, it’s the world’s easiest food to share at a restaurant as a snack. So, there’s […]

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Haynes Manual Founder Dies, Aged 80

Even if you’re not mechanically minded enough to repair your own vehicle, your status as an automotive enthusiast has likely led to your encountering a Haynes Owner’s Workshop Manual at one point or another. Due the wealth of information available within, this author purchased one for nearly every out-of-warranty model to ever pass through his […]

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An Artist Reflects On The Hustle, Her Work, And Her Generation’s Fears

Reeta Sofia Heftersmith knows what you’re going to say — she’s very young to be an artist — but she couldn’t give a single set of f*cks for your pre-conceived notions. She’d rather just let her work speak for her. And if her current trajectory is any indication, that technique is working well. At 17, […]

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Save over 65% on this Raspberry Pi starter kit and course bundle

The Internet of Things revolution is finally here, and DIY electronics will never be the same. Instead of needing a robust budget and a fancy lab in order to create innovative electronic gadgets from scratch, anyone with a curious mind and an increasingly modest amount of money can craft everything from home automation systems to […]

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Want To Up Your Cooking Game? It’s Time You Learned How To Cook A Perfect Steak

Uproxx Learning how to cook a steak to perfection is a long road. It takes a few tools that are, kind of, essential. It also demands prime ingredients. There’s no getting around this. And, as always, a perfect dish takes patience and practice. A great steak lives and dies by temperatures: Room temp, searing temp, […]

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DIYers Take Note – the 2019 Ford Ranger’s Oil Change Procedure Contains a Big Extra Step

Ever swapped out the battery in a cloud-car Chrysler, or maybe an old Sebring or PT Cruiser? You’ll be reminded of that when the time comes to change your new-generation Ford Ranger’s oil, assuming you’re a proud member of the DIY crowd. Job One for those looking to freshen the Ranger’s internal lubricant, besides heading […]

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Marvel Stuntmen Recreated a ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Fight IRL and It’s Incredible

It’s practically the holidays, and all I want to do is turn off my brain and sink all my free time into the new Super Smash Bros. game. Unfortunately, life things like “paying my bills” and “maintaining relationships with other human beings” are getting in the way of that dream—so instead, I’m living vicariously through […]

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Netflix’s Steven Rinella Is Teaching A New Generation To Embrace Wild Food

MeatEater Steven Rinella has a history not unlike mine. We grew up in a world where the great outdoors is revered, studied, and utilized. Hunting and fishing were just a regular part of life — to the point that not being able to get a deer for the deep-freeze every fall meant going hungry that […]

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More Than 200 Artists Remade ‘Shrek’ Scene-by-Scene and Boy It Looks Weird

There’s a new Shrek remake coming down the pipeline. We’re not talking about Shrek 5, the mysterious reboot that some speculate will be directed by Guillermo del Toro. We mean Shrek Retold, a feature-length, shot-for-shot reimagining that will transform the original script into something wholly new—and, from the looks of the trailer, wholly disturbing. According […]

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Three Food Writers Attempt To Make The Perfect Fried Chicken Sandwich

Uproxx/iStockphoto I love food. But I might love arguing with strangers on the internet about food even more. This series, which has taken on a life of its own, has never stopped being fun. Not for a second. But you know when it’s the most fun? When one charming, funny, super handsome person has recently […]

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Kano launches DIY touchscreen computer kit to help kids learn to code

Kano has announced the latest iteration of its DIY computer that’s designed to help kids learn how to code. The London-based company already offers a range of devices that anyone over the age of 6 can build themselves from scratch, including the $150 Computer Kit that works with any television screen and the $200 Computer Kit […]

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