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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 29.16

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Don your favorite bathrobe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this week’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. The Weekend Reader features a handful of the most interesting articles featured on the…

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Friday Smackdown: Furble Grove

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The trees towered, a grove of five just in front of us, a path around, and a trail of its fur, scales and laughter all along. We drew our bows,…

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Creative Commons Investigating Ways To Better License 3D Designs

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Creative Commons recently held a workshop to identify ways to move forward in providing better ways to license 3D content. While “CC” licenses have long been used to protect digital…

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Behind the Design | Designing for Impact with the GravityLight

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While those in the Western world may not think twice about flipping the light switch on at night, off-grid communities such as those in sub–Saharan African have come to rely…

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The Grafton Everyday Carry Pen Takes the Headache Out of Buying Refills

2 days ago

While it’s easy to overlook, having a favorite pen in your pocket to take to meetings or just around the office can be just one more of life’s small pleasures….

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Today is the Last Day to Support the First Feature Documentary About Dieter Rams

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Having raised nearly $275,000 over the past month, filmmaker Gary Hustwit has already shot past his $200,000 crowdfunding goal to make RAMS, the first feature documentary about Dieter Rams. For…

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This Portable Wood Burning BBQ Lets You Grill Amazing Food Anywhere

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While many homeowners are able to conveniently throw a slab of ribs or a freshly-caught trout onto a grill in their backyard or patio, the struggle is very very real…

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Lenovo ThinkPad P70 [Review]

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When your plans for unboxing a laptop at 80 mph, while eating Lupita’s famous 50oz sour cream enchilada, doesn’t work out, you’re left with grabbing a cracked iPhone and shooting…

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Behind the Design | How Gotta Groove Records Gets That Warm and Fuzzy Vinyl Sound

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With vinyl record sales surging at a 28 year high, it’s no surprise that among those celebrating the resurgence of that “warm and fuzzy sound” are the vinyl manufacturers themselves….

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SolidSmack Radio | Lead Punch the Grindage

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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist knocks you in the pop sockets with head-boppin’ groove tuneage to help propel you through the work week in style. Whether you find yourself…