Calli Schmidt

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Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

British photographer Dennis Morris was a high school student in London when he first met Bob Marley. "I was into Jamaican music, and I read that he …

Bob Marley

How To Make Your Very Own Legal Drug [Video]

Mike Power, author of Drugs 2.0, explains how simple it was to create a legal high.<p>"You can ban drugs, but you can't ban chemistry," Mike Power, author of <i>Drugs 2.0</i>, explains in this talk at the HIT Hot Topics Conference. And he gives a personal, investigative story to prove it.<p>Governments can …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

Raspberry Pi

How to Make a Fire Tornado

NightHawkInLight demonstrates how to make a fire tornado using cotton, alcohol, and a waste basket in this video. He also experiments with a …

How To: Unsend An Email

We've all been there: against your better judgement, you sent an email that should have never been sent. You write your boss and detail all the …

Cut + Fold Paper Stars

DIY: Bottle-Fed Paperwhites

Chilly weather means that I spend a lot more time inside than I’d like to. Happily, I’ve found one January treat that brightens even my most …

Plants

A Bold Way to Fill Up Wall Space

Turn your favorite poem, quote, or song lyrics into bold wall art with this DIY that uses a primed stretched canvas and black shoe polish to paint each word.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>raw and unstretched canvas<br>• poem<br>• white house paint<br>• black shoe polish<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on Alisa Burke

Wall Art

Escape from Life into a Private Movie Theater - Technabob

Life getting to be too much for you? Get away from everyone and everything by escaping into this DIY personal movie theater. It’s like a trip to the …

DIY Printing Press from a Modified Milk Crate

Gutenberg modified a screw press used for wine making in order to create his first printing press and apparently that DIY tradition is still alive and well in this amazing image, spotted by Printmaker’s Open Forum on the Libyan Printmakers’ Facebook page, which appears to be a little printing press …

DIY Dinosaur Soap

Whether you have kids or not, dinosaur soap making sounds like a blast and renders a rad result. Try it out with this tutorial from Artchoo.

How-To: Paper Bag Organizers

Getting organized for the upcoming year doesn’t require a stack of fancy new boxes and a trip to the Container Store. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all. Transform your leftover grocery bags into sturdy DIY storage solutions with this paper bag organizer tutorial from Aunt Peaches!<p>…

How To Build Your Own Trippy Meditation Pod

Need to escape modern life? Climb inside this '70s-era DIY lair from our archives.<p>Ignore the funny haircuts and retro clothing in this gallery: The Meditator is the perfect solution to the stresses of urban life in 2012. Made from 12 pentagons decorated with photo collages, this think tank is a …

How-To: DIY Rubik’s Cube Tissue Box Cover

My mom fondly refers to guys of <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> as “the nerds,” and she loves their quirky, smart, and nerdy style. And, if this show-inspired DIY Rubik’s cube tissue box cover from Melissa Ting is any indication, I just might have to start tuning in for some decor inspiration of my own!

How to have a healthy relationship with technology

My latest Guardian column, "Digital failures are inevitable, but we need them to be graceful," talks about evaluating technology based on more than …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Spices

DIY Ohio Anthro Tote

Build your own open source hardware Nest-style smart thermostat

Alan sez, "Spark.io provides instructions for making your own Nest-like 'smart' thermostat. Of course it's entirely open source, with files on …

How to use widgets on iPhone and iPad

Widgets let you take a quick glance at information and even perform small actions without even having to open an app. You can access widgets from the …

Widgets

4 Benefits of Writing By Hand for National Handwriting Day

<b>By Chris Gayomali</b><p>Today is National Handwriting Day! Although we don't write like we used to, here are four ways handwriting is still helpful.<p>1. It's …

2 Easy Ways To Increase Willpower — Courtesy Of The Cookie Monster

Willpower Is Destiny<p>Haven’t we all heard of Mischel’s Marshmallow Self-Control Test by now? If not, here’s a quick summary:<p>Stick a little kid alone …

How To Overcome Self-Doubt And A Lack of Motivation

You don’t feel like doing anything, you’re in a rut. Here are some possible solutions to help you get back on your feet.<p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of overtiredness from a few days of hard work, and a lack of sleep last night.<p>I couldn’t motivate myself to do …

A Teeny House Filled With Clever, Space-Saving Contraptions

Trap doors and secret passages are usually associated with moldy, ancient castles or creaky old money manor houses, but Spanish architecture firm …

11 Things Extremely Confident People Do Differently

I remember my younger days when I considered myself lacking in confidence in almost every area in my life. I doubted myself all the time and always …

Self-help

40 Unconventional DIY Valentine's Day Cards

Find a truly unique way to tell them how you feel.<p>* 40 DIY Valentine's Day Gifts They'll Actually Want<p>* 33 Quotes To Write Inside Your Valentine's Day Cards<p>* 30 Punny Valentines For Everyone You Love<p>* 44 Valentine's Day Treats To Melt Your Heart<p>* 25 Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Pick-Up Lines To …

8 DIY Lighting Accessories You Can Make

Think you need thousands of dollars for a great lighting setup? You don’t. We've picked three of the eight projects and made stop-action videos …

DIY

How to determine if your streaming music's audio quality is worth paying for

A lot of music streaming services boast different bit rates to make their service more appealing than the next. Spotify, Beats Music, and others even …

Bit Rate

How to follow iMore on Google+!

One of the biggest advantages of being an iPhone, iPad, or Mac owner is being able to use pretty much every major service from pretty much every …

Video Conferencing

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …