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Slash: The 12 Best Guitarists Ever

The men who influenced the Guns N' Roses legend.<p><b>Make no mistake:</b> Slash is a singular guitarist. Peep a listen to the pummeling spastic punk intro to Guns N' Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle," or perhaps that sexy, pinpoint bluesy "Sweet Child o' Mine" lick does it for you. So many other hair-metal …

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How to Build a Blowgun From Playing Cards

John Austin, author of Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons (out now), tells you how to turn a deck of cards into a blowgun. (Never aim it at people, please.)<p>John Austin, author of <i>Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build and Master Ninja Weapons</i> (out now), tells you how …

10 Tools You Didn't Know You Needed

Some tools, like your trusty cordless drill or hammer, you're going to use all the time. These specialty tools you won't need that oftenbut when the time comes, you'll sure be glad you've got 'em.<p>Some tools, like your trusty cordless drill or hammer, you're going to use all the time. These …

Liverpool FC

#Shankly101 stands at St George's Plateau as he greets the massive crowd of supporters.

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With a Lemon

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons can alleviate …

Augusto Esquivel’s Celebrity Button Portraits

Buttons are designed to be attached to things. In other words, it’s their destiny to become a part of something greater than themselves, and artist Augusto Esquivel helps buttons realize their potential by incorporating them into magnificent portraits of celebrities made from nothing but buttons …

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Origami Bow

This is a nice origami bow that you can fold to accessorize your gift box during the holiday season or any special occasion. We consider this an …

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Hammock Chair DIY

So many of my projects are inspired by my kids and born out of a need or opportunity to facilitate some kind of activity that will either teach them …

How-To: DIY Hammock Chair

Stitch up a perfect spot for summer relaxation with this DIY hammock chair tutorial that Rachel shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>I’d love to spend the afternoon lounging in this chair and reading my favorite book, wouldn’t you?<p>Want to make one? Head on over to A Beautiful Mess to get started.<p>As crafters …

How-To: Herb Garden Coffee Table

Create a handy mini kitchen garden right in the middle of your outdoor relaxation space with this herb garden coffee table tutorial that Joshua Rhodes shared on A Beautiful Mess!<p>Imagine it’s a warm summer evening, and you’re sitting on your porch swing, lazily sipping on a tasty little beverage. …

The Anatomy of a Weaving Loom

Get acquainted with the art of weaving! Check out this fantastic guide to the anatomy of a weaving loom—including inspiring project examples and a written explanation of each labeled part of the loom—from artist Natalie Novak of Combed Thunder and Mollie Makes!

How-To: Macaroni and Cheese Waffles

Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt<p>You should definitely make way too much mac n’ cheese for dinner so that you can make these amazing Macaroni and Cheese Waffles concocted by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt of Serious Eats!<p>This really might be the best way to eat macaroni and cheese ever. The center stays gooey and …

Make a Fiber Art Wall Hanging

<i>Rachel Faucett is the mother of five ridiculously cute children and has enough creative energy to run circles around them. When she’s not bringing her dreams to life with projects on her blog, Handmade Charlotte, you can find her traveling the world for inspiration or throwing awesome DIY parties</i> …

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Beer

That IPA is good for a lot more than drinking. Though, maybe you should use the leftover Hamm's for some of these.<p><b>Get Better Sleep</b><p>Hops can work as an herbal replacement for sleeping pills. If you find yourself having trouble getting to sleep, try washing your pillow cases with a few spoonfuls of a …

German 3D Printing Company SLM Solutions Provides IPO Details.

Germany is quickly becoming a power within the 3D printing space. In October, Augsburg-based Voxeljet launched an initial public offering in the …

3D Systems' Cube 2 3D Printer Is Available for $579 (56% Off)

As new 3D printer manufacturers enter the market, mainly aided by crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, we have seen a drastic …

13 Simple Solutions to Help You Get Rid of Ants for Good

From adhesive tape to vinegar, these 13 trusted items will tackle your ant problem and help you get rid of ants for good.<p>Is an army of ants marching …

Make it Modern: DIY Two-Tone Sail Rope Hammock

This might be the perfect summer project. Weaving is an amazing way to relax. The repetition and handiwork are incredibly cathartic—and when you’re …

DIY Nesting Rope Bowls in Under 10 Minutes

Got keys, loose change, and other odds and ends in desperate need of a stylish handmade home? We thought so. That’s why we took it upon ourselves to hack our own set of nesting bowls or baskets… using nothing but rope and hot glue!<p><b>Materials:</b> – rope<p>– hot glue<p><b>Tools:</b> – scissors<p>– hot glue gun<p>We found …

Dispatch from S. Africa | Kevin Boyd

3 Comments<p>I was struck by this light installation that I happened upon in the latest issue of Elle Decoration Magazine. Designed by graphic, interior …

Inexpensive DIY Loom

Shares 18K<p>My Pinterest account has been woefully neglected the past 50-60 days. You see I’ve been busy living life and spending time with my family. …

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Recycle Your Own Plastic With Precious Plastic

Even though we have recycling centers, plastic trash is still a big issue. It can be found in every nook and cranny, even in remote locations! In a deep wood park, at the farthest reaches of a gorge, there sat some plastic bags and wrappers. The end of that adventure was depressing.<p>Only about 10% …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do.The Android App That Lets You Drive an Awesome Robot.<p><b>1. Send Your Ex Straight to Voicemail</b><p>We've all …

Ferrari 250 GTO Takes $38M, Beats Past Auction Record By $8.45M

There was absolutely no doubt that the gorgeous 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta would set a record. It blew it away by a healthy margin, but seriously underperformed against the now absurd-looking pre-auction hype.<p>(Photo Credit: Bonhams)<p>Let's be clear about one thing: $38,100,000 is a massive, …

How to Make a Two-Board Backyard Lounger

One afternoon of work, one great chair.<p><b>Okay, we'll admit that although last month's CNC-milled chair</b> was awesome, the project was out of reach for many readers. So here's something you can build that doesn't require access to a $25,000 CNC machine. In fact, you'll need little more than a circular …

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

How to Make a Box

The box is the most elemental structure—but don't take that to mean that it's simple. We asked three woodworkers to build a simple box to see how each would approach the task. Very differently, it turns out. All this week we'll be rolling out projects from our September cover story. Find them all …