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See All Five Naked Eye Planets in the Dusk Sky at Once

Hosting an evening star party this summer? You’re in for a treat. Starting later this week, all five naked eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter …

HonorBound developer JuiceBox thinks it knows how to get us playing mobile role-playing games

Gaming on mobile is starting to feel really rote — you have Clash of Clans and a million Clash of Clans clones. But one studio wants to see if they can shake up the formula for success.<p>Developer JuiceBox Games has already released its next game, called StormBorn: War of Legends, on iOS and Android …

XCOM

Big Changes Coming to New StarCraft II Expansion

Starcraft II developer Blizzard Games recently released a new cinematic trailer in anticipation for its new expansion Legacy of the Void. As the third installment of the StarCraft II trilogy, Legacy of the Void will pick up exactly where Heart of the Swarm left off.<p>The game will be released on …

Starcraft

How to Make a Tripwire

A tripwire is a mechanical or electrical device. Generally, it's used in weaponry. Soldiers use them in war to cause an enemy to fall, and sometimes, …

DIY

DIY wire laundry baskets

I am so happy!<p>I've taken my own advice from my last post, and prettified some of my laundry essentials: I've de-cantered my laundry detergent, fabric …

Furniture Hacks

About the author<p>Hester van Overbeek is a passionate crafter, who has always had a keen interest in interior design—even when she was a child, she …

How to Insulate Your Crawl Space

If your furnace is going full blast and you still have cold feet, the culprit may be your crawlspace insulation.<p>Take a look under your house. Damp, …

Save money by doing these DIY projects yourself

These DIY projects can be done for minimal costs and maximum benefit.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

House Tour: Scuba's Open House

<b>Name:</b> Stephen "Scuba" Clark <b><br>Location:</b> Phoenix, Arizona <b><br>Size:</b> 1,700 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 5 years; Owned<p>Stephen 'Scuba' Clark bought his house five …

Living Rooms

5 Genius Approaches to Shelving (Plus 2 Tips to Keep Them Secure)

Can shelves bring you inner peace? Of course not, but they can help you better organize your life so that having to locate a pencil doesn’t induce an all-out anxiety attack. The beauty of wall-mounted shelves is that you don’t have to be a furniture maker to install them. All you need, in fact, is …

Storage Ideas

#BIKEHACKS - DIY Hacksaw Guide

So, you need to cut your handlebar but don't have a saw guide handy? No problem. We'll walk you through our latest #BIKEHACKS tutorial on how to cut …

Never Buy Dryer Sheets Again! This Hack Will Change Your Laundry Routine For Life!

Thanks to the creative minds of bloggers, we are now living in an age where it seems like you can practically make anything. And that’s a good thing, …

DIY

Storage: How to Triple Your Closet Storage Space

For any size closet!<p>By utilizing every extra inch, this organizer create tons of extra space for your stuff.<p>If you have to dig through a mountain of …

Debug An IKEA Lamp Hack, Win A Lamp Controller

[Limpkin], aka Hackaday alum [Mathieu Stephan], is at it again, converting an IKEA lamp into a visual wake-up light. He wants to build an alarm that …

Hacking

Build a Cheap, DIY “Butcher Block” Countertop With Plywood and Paint Sticks

A wooden butcher block countertop lends rustic charm to any kitchen. But even if you install them yourself, the slabs can be pricey. Here’s a …

How To Fix A Broken Wall

It can be hard to fix damage to a room’s interior without the proper tools, but Redditor had a brilliant solution: he used Ninja Turtles to transform …

Make Your Own Lazy Susan Shoe Rack

If you’ve got an extensive collection of shoes forever crowding your front entrance and closets, you’ll love this easy DIY furniture project.

How to Prevent and Solve a Photography Gear Disaster?

What could possibly go wrong?Let me be your fall guy here. I’ve been shooting for 25 years, and I’m completely human. I’m also not the most careful …

Online

Prevent Forced Entry and Home Invasions with NightLock

<b>Click here to watch a video demonstration of the NightLock Lockdown!</b><p>Designed to help prevent forced entry and home invasion, the NightLock can be …

How to Make 20 of Your Favorite Candies at Home

Whether you’re spending this Halloween trick-or-treating or not, there’s one thing that’ll be on everyone’s mind come the night of October 31st: candy! While we might not be able to score a pillowcase full of it anymore (at least not for free), we can bust out our apron and make grown-up versions …

40 Easy DIYs That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Home

Going through a home renovation is actually the worst. Time to take matters into your own hands.

Home Improvement

20 awesome projects for Raspberry Pi

Build a nice-looking Raspberry Pi case<p>Being totally stripped down allows the Raspberry Pi to be cheap, but it also means that the first thing a …

A Foolproof Way To Do Your Own French Manicure

Give yourself the perfect tip.<p>Yes, nail art is still a popular trend, but a back-to-basics look is just as stunning. Enter the French manicure, which is often associated with proms and weddings. But as recent updates on the classic style have shown, the French can go anywhere from simple to avant …

Fashion Week

Build Your Own Scary Surveillance Jeep For Under $5000 With This Hacker's Guide

If you could turn your car into a surveillance vehicle capable of intercepting telephone calls, jamming communications and manipulating electronic systems run by critical infrastructure providers, would you do it? What if it cost less than $5000?<p>This is possible thanks to cheap kit and open source …

Surveillance

10 DIY Jobs You Must Do Before The Winter

Home maintenance is an important job for any homeowner, but there’s a very limited period of time where you will have the freedom to do this thanks …

Home Improvement