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Is this the end of insomnia? The secret US military technique that could help you fall asleep in as little as TWO MINUTES

Many of us toss and turn at night as we struggle in vain to try and get some sleep, but it seems as if there might finally be a solution that could …

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A Powerful Psychedelic Drug Gave Users a Taste of a Near-Death Experience

A new study sheds light on a myth surrounding DMT.<p>There’s no universally accepted definition of a near-death experience, but those who have come …

I Was Addicted to Running High. It Almost Cost Me.

Getting stoned out of my mind made me a monster marathon runner -- but not invincible.<p>It’s a blistering hot morning in downtown Denver, and I’m running as fast as I can. Harry Nilsson's “Jump Into the Fire” is playing at full volume on my headphones as I dodge traffic, turn cartwheels, and leap …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

How to: Make Your Own Moonshine Still from Hardware Store Parts

Cause sometimes you just need to distill something non-drinkable into clear, pure liquid...you know, like, uh, water. Yeah, that's right. Distilled …

How to Become a Millionaire by Your 30s, According to Millennials Who Have Done It

'Cancel Netflix. Stay off Instagram.'<p>By any definition, becoming a millionaire by your 30s isn’t easy, unless you happen to come from a lot of money. …

11 Projects That Prove Concrete Isn't Just for the Outdoors

If you’re looking to upgrade your interiors with cool new amenities like seating, sleek surfaces, lighting, and accessories, you may already have the …

How to Attach a Table Top with Traditional Wooden Buttons

There’s more than one way to attach a solid wood table top. The most important requirements of any method are (1) to keep the top firmly in contact …

29 Coolest Floating Nightstands And Bedside Tables

We often face the problem of lack of space today, and bedrooms are among those spaces that we never make big – we need just a cozy nook for sleeping. …

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How to Make a DIY Wood-Fired Stock Tank Hot Tub in Your Backyard

You're $275 and two hours away from backyard bliss.<p>Stock tanks are one of the hottest trends of the summer, popping up as creative alternatives to swimming pools, bathtubs and more. There are plenty of genius ways to use these inexpensive farm staples in your backyard, but one clever DIY is calling …

How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer (Mac, PC, iCloud & AirDrop) UPDATED for iOS 11

If you’re looking to transfer photos from your iPhone to your computer, you have lots of options. The classic way of getting your pictures off your iPhone is to use the built-in Photos app both Mac and PC offer. This method of importing photos involves plugging your iPhone into your computer. But …

A Game About Building A Gaming PC

If you play games on PC, you’ve probably at least considered building your own at some point or another. Problem: PCs are towering amalgams of chips, …

Arduino CNC Zen Garden Table Created (video)

Instructables user MakrToolbox has created a very unique CNC inspired Zen Garden that allows you to draw shapes in the sand for meditation and …

Proof of God: The Cosmological Proof (3)

There Are No Stupid Questions<p>While Hume has me in a philosophical bent, let me ask a question of my own. Can you prove to me that the universe exists?<p>…

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

DIY Projects Using Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are actually CMUs (an acronym for concrete masonry unit) i.e. large, rectangular bricks which are used in construction, but have a lot …

You’ll Never Order Pizza Again After Trying This Recipe

It’s easy to make—and ten times more delicious<p>Some pizza chains cover up bland crust with sugary sauce, crummy cheese, and cheap meats. This pie is based on a recipe from Pasquale Cozzolino, head chef at Ribalta in New York City. It uses fresh ingredients—and you can inhale half of it for a mere …

Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home, Part 2 (Water Heating)

<b>Published on</b> January 12th, 2017 | <i>by Chris Dragon</i><p>0<p>Dragon’s Guide To A 100% Renewable Home, Part 2 (Water Heating)<p>January 12th, 2017 by <b>Chris …

DIY CNC for less of 160€ with arduino

Hi everyone.I consider that CNC machines are useful tools which allow you to make high precision things that handmade would be way difficult. So a …

How To Build a Solar Water Heating Systems Have a Good Economic Payoff

Solar water heating systems have a good economic payoff, and are manageable systems to install or build as a DIY project. Some of the solar water …

DIY Booze Dispensers

Helps you make pour decisions<p>At the end of a long day, nothing is more tiring than hoisting that heavy bottle of hooch, removing the cap and pouring …

Making an Arduino-based CNC plotter out of a DVD player is as easy as 1, 2, what’s Arduino again?

Once, long ago when magazines still existed, I bought a copy of Popular Mechanics. Inside was a guide on how to build a robotic lawnmower. Now this was back in the 1980s so it wasn’t a very complex machine – it basically backed up when it hit stuff – but I was amazed. Being only ten at the time I …

Introducing Autodesk Circuits Simulator For Beginner

Circuits.io is an online platform created by Autodesk for hardware hackers. It provides a browser-based application for designing, simulating …

Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery Monitoring

Introduction: Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery Monitoring<p>There are already plenty of instructables outlining the concepts and circuit diagrams …

Revit for MEP - Electrical Power Systems - Receptacles

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The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

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Arduino Project Genius

Today I want to make a <b>LED Scroll Bar</b> as the above picture showed. Ten LED strips can flash in different effects by using a control board.<p><b>Required</b> …

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