Ian Mckay

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Six of the best picnic sandwiches

<b>Feta, fig and olive on sourdough (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10 min</b><br>Serves <b>2</b><p><b>4 thick slices fresh sourdough</b><b><br>2 heaped tbsp black olive tapenade</b><b><br>1 handful rocket</b><b><br>4 sun-dried tomatoes</b>, roughly chopped<b><br>2 figs,</b> thinly sliced<b><br>100g feta</b>,thinly sliced<b><br>Honey</b>, for drizzling<b><br>Extra-virgin olive oil</b><p>Drizzle each slice of bread …

Recipes

Dragon's Tongue Bracelet - Photo Slide Instructions

Jewelry

How to Make a Thin (Thin Line) Solomon Bar Bracelet by TIAT

Jewelry

DIY Playhouse Tent or Lounge Cabana

When things turn hot-hot-hot in the great outdoors, it's "bring-your-own-shade" kind of weather. Our fun portable shade tent fits the bill. It's …

Making a Scrap Wood Table

LinkGot a bunch of old scraps of wood lying around from other projects? Why not turn that excess lumber into a new table? TG Woodworking shows us how …

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

Healthy Eating

If The Earth's Core Is So Hot, Why Doesn't It Melt?

It's a mystery that has puzzled generations of scientists: at the very center of our planet, within a liquid outer core, is a Pluto-sized orb of …

This Is How Most People Feel About Aliens, According to Research

Aliens. We haven't come across any real ones yet (probably), but it's only a matter of time before we do (maybe). Imagine reading a breaking news …

This Quantum Theory Says Time Can Flow Backward

Quantum physics throws all the rules of classical physics out the window. In the quantum world, particles can pass through solid walls, be in two …

Believe It or Not, Science Still Can't Explain Gravity

Of all the forces in the universe, gravity is the one we're most intimately familiar with. Every time you roll out of bed, lift a coffee cup, or even …

Quantum Mechanics

People worked out where the elite have hidden a bunker to survive World War 3

When the nuclear war comes – and let’s face it, it seems more likely with each passing day – our masters won’t be burned to ashes in the cities …

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Glossary of Joinery

Girt To Post Joinery<p>The most basic joint in timber framing is the <i>Mortise & Tenon</i> joint, illustrated here in the Girt (beam) to Post connection. Many …

6 Simple Projects You Can Make From Scrap Wood

They’re easy, they’re strong, they’re reliable—and they’re yours.<p>When I was a kid, carpenters built, didn’t buy, their toolboxes and a lot of their day-to-day work aids. I admit, it’s hard to beat the store-bought tool bags and parts organizers in wide use today. Wear-resistant fabrics, plastics, …

Cool things you can make with a Raspberry Pi

Just in time for Pi Day (March 14, a.k.a. 3.14, for the less mathematically inclined), the Raspberry Pi foundation released a new Raspberry Pi board. …

Raspberry Pi

30 Make-Ahead Lunches You Can Pack Tonight

What's one of the easiest ways to feel like you have your life together? If you ask us, it's prepping lunch the night before. In the grand scheme of …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

This Stretch of New Hampshire Coast Is a Food-Lover’s Discovery

New England's Memorial Bridge, with its classic steel uprights and industrial design, serves its very practical purpose well: carrying U.S. Route 1 …

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Fold Up a Jumping Origami Frog with LED Eyes

Light-up origami designs have been around for a while — but this adorable jumping frog takes it to new levels. Press the frog down, and the LED eyes start to glow. Release the frog, and it leaps across the table. If you’re lucky, it may even do a little flip in the air!<p>The design for this light-up …

Crafting

Recon is offering its 50-mile range MONO electric bike for under $800

<b>It must be almost spring, because e-bike campaigns are popping up all over.</b><p>Although a conventional bicycle is by far the lowest carbon transportation …

Challenge Yourself With Some Simple DIY Storage Ideas

A well-organized home is also a comfortable one. Having enough storage for everything offers a really nice sense of accomplishment and only in time …

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

8x8 Short Shed Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy project is about <b>8×8 short shed plans</b>. I have designed this 6-7′ high shed with a gable roof so you can store items while saving …

Woodworking

6x8 Lean to Shed Plans | MyOutdoorPlans | Free Woodworking Plans and Projects, DIY Shed, Wooden Playhouse, Pergola, Bbq

This step by step diy project is about <b>diy 6×8 lean to shed shed plans</b>. I have designed this lean to shed so you can store all your garden tools and …

'Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things'

<b>This intriguing film asks a question we should all be asking ourselves: "How might your life be better with less?"</b><p>When Joshua Fields Millburn packs …

8 Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn Calligraphy And Hand-Lettering

If you don't know where to start...start here!<p><i>Rachel Miller is a Senior Lifestyle Editor at BuzzFeed and the author of Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together.</i>

How To Make Airplanes from Christmas Cards

Like many people, my first lessons in aerodynamics came from creating enormous fleets of paper airplanes. Most of my pulp-based flyers were …

How to DIY Delicious Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes

“Scalloped” is an attractive word, isn’t it? When I hear it I think of several things: first, there’s scallops, as in the seafood totally delicious. …