Brandon Francis

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Clothespin Pocket Pistol

When my father was a child he used to sit on the kitchen floor with my grandmother and they would modify matchsticks to become tiny rockets. They would shoot them inside and leave tiny scorch marks on the walls. Grant Thompson, the self-proclaimed “King of Random,” has compiled a fantastic project …

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Welcome back to Sally’s Cookie Palooza! Today’s recipe continues my love affair with red velvet desserts. While I’ve made two kinds of red velvet …

How to Be Photogenic: 25 Tricks That Make You Instantly More Gorgeous in Pictures

In today’s social media-obsessed world, it’s safe to say that knowing how to be photogenic is of utmost importance. What’s the point of having an …

Model, Modify, and Make ModULO

I have a notebook by my bedside… when ideas come, I reach over and scribble them down. Every once in a while, I wake up in the morning and marvel at the great ideas that come to me in the wee hours of the night. Most of the time, I find drawings that make no sense or incoherent sentences. This …

A Simple Solar Rover

Build your own planetary explorer.<p>Don’t let NASA monopolize robotic exploration of the solar system. Using a couple of gear motors, solar panels, and leftover LEGOs, you can build a sunshine-powered robot that ambles around a strange landscape: your backyard. Obstacles such as rocks and curious …

Solar Panels

How To Make Your Own (Floating!) Concrete Boat

Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy<p>The Greek polymath Archimedes is said to have solved the mystery of buoyancy in a bathtub. Even if the story is apocryphal, his principle isn't: If an object weighs less than the water it displaces, it won't sink.<p>Even concrete can float. Materials …

27 S'mores Treats Perfect For National S'mores Day

Did you know today is National S'mores Day? Here at Neatorama, this is a real holiday with a lot of clout -which means celebrating the day to its …

10 Basic Ingredients Every College Kid Needs in Their Dorm

Living in a dorm room can start to feel like a game of <i>Tetris</i> as the school year drags on.<p>Beds get stacked. Organizers get stacked. Anything that can …

DIY Dragon Ball Scouter: *Scouting Intensifies* - Technabob

Bandai already sells <i>Dragon Ball</i> scouter replicas, but YouTuber Kier Simmons’ take on the iconic accessory has a much higher power level. It’s still …