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http://vimeo.com/83780801 The Ocean Stories Trailer is our introduction to the new PBS series currently in production. Ocean Stories covers the journeys of individuals and their connections to the sea and its connection with the rest of us. The stories are riveting, harrowing, and inspiring. They tell of beauty, danger, and redemption.
Securifi is taking their much respected Almond Touchscreen WIFI Router ($80) to the next level, with the Almond+. The original Almond is a touch screen router which can be completely setup from its touchscreen. The new Almond+ is not only a router but also acts as a smarthome hub. The Almond+ is a gigabyte router which can manage home automation features such as controlling your lights, and setting your thermostat. Join The Almond+ Touchscreen WIFI Router ($99) Kickstarter and help support a great product.
Auto Fabrica are based out of the U.K. and their the latest builder in our search for the coolest cafe racers on the planet. Their latest build is the Yamaha SR250 By Auto Fabrica ($TBA) and has been stripped down and built specifically to take on the busy streets of the urban environment. When you're moving in and out of traffic the less weight the better. If you're interested in having them do a build for you, hit them up on the website.
Practical Duct Tape Projects is a must have for any DIYer ($11) . Duct tape has earned itself a reputation as THE quick-fix tape for any situation. That isn't all it does however as duct tape can also be used to create many practical items you can use everyday. There is also a fun aspect as duct tape know comes in a great range of colours to make your creation both colorful and stylish. With its roots in Instructables, the popular project-based community that is made up of many different characters with wild and wacky hobbies and a real desire to pass on their knowledge and wisdom to others. Practical Duct Tape Projects contains dozens of great ideas from many different authors who all nurse a healthy longing to create anything that can be made using only duct tape.
Go to any market and store shopping for beef and you will be faced by a choice of prime cuts that cost the earth. Crown roasts, racks of lamb, pork chops are all delicious and make us part with our hard earned dollars to pay for them. The problem here is that due to these we tend to forget about, or avoid, those cheaper but distinctly less lovable parts of the beast that are still edible. Brains, bellies, cheeks, gizzards, combs, hearts, hocks, lungs, kidneys, the list just goes on and on. Odd Bits ($23) aims to address this by showing us how to save money and serve up delicious meals using these odd bits, just don't tell the kids whats in it.