A ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic solid material comprising metal, nonmetal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds.
Modding is a slang expression that is derived from the verb "modify".
Grinders are people who apply the hacker ethic to improve their own bodies with do-it-yourself cybernetic devices.
Amateur astronomy is a hobby whose participants enjoy watching the sky, and the abundance of objects found in it with the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescopes.
Cosplay (コスプレ kosupure), a contraction of the words costume play, is a performance art in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.
Overclocking is the configuration of a computer hardware component to operate at a faster rate than was certified by the original manufacturer, generally specified as a given clock frequency in megahertz (MHz) or gigahertz (GHz).
Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning (reading comprehension).
Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism (the collecting, editing, and presenting of news material for publication or broadcast) that employs images in order to tell a news story.
Planking (or the Lying Down Game) is an activity consisting of lying face down—sometimes in an unusual or incongruous location.
Temari (手まり) balls are a folk art form and Japanese craft that originated in China and was introduced to Japan around the 7th century A.
Decoupage or Dècoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and other decorative elements.
The technological boundaries between home-movie-making and professional movie-making are becoming increasingly blurred as prosumer equipment often offers features previously only available on professional equipment.
Model building as a hobby involves the creation of models either from kits or from materials and components acquired by the builder.
Historical reenactment (or re-enactment) is an educational or entertainment activity in which people follow a plan to recreate aspects of a historical event or period.
Mushroom hunting, mushrooming, mushroom picking, mushroom foraging, and similar terms describe the activity of gathering mushrooms in the wild, typically for eating.
Aquascaping is the craft of arranging aquatic plants, as well as rocks, stones, cavework, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium—in effect, gardening under water.
A music session is a social gathering of musicians and singers who perform music in a relatively informal context.
Dumpster diving is a popular form of modern salvaging of waste discarded in large commercial, residential, industrial and construction containers.
A soaper is a person who practices soap making.
Velology is the study and collection of vehicle tax discs, particularly of those issued in the United Kingdom from 1 January 1921 to 30 September 2014.