Melissa Marsh

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How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

Build an LED Copter and Slingshot

This two-part project not only lights up but also flies through the air! This post is an excerpt from <i>Electricity for Young Makers: Fun and Easy Do-It-Yourself Projects</i>. Find it at online and at all fine bookstores.<p>Build the Launcher<p>1. Gather Materials<p>Gather the materials for this part of the …

Arduino

Ladder Golf

Games<p>Ladder Golf<p>30 Minutes<p>TO COMPLETE<p>WHAT WILL YOU MAKE?<p>With just a little PVC pipe, a few golf balls, and some rope, you can build this popular …

Print

STEP 1<p><b>Prep your items</b><p>Gather your items together. Cut 2 of your straws in half.<p>STEP 2<p><b>Build your legs</b><p>Add the three full size straws to the ends of a …

Build Modular Workbench Storage with French Cleats

French cleats are a great modular storage system that allow you to rearrange objects without hunting for studs in the wall every time you need to hang something.<p>So what is a French cleat? It’s simply a board that has been cut with an angle (I used 45°) on its long side and attached to a surface …

Woodworking

Top 10 Things You Didn't Know Your Makerspace Needs

Some makerspace components are so commonly known that I can even use them to explain my job to non-educators:<p>“I’m our makerspace coordinator. You …

Makerspaces

Create a Maker Space for Kids

Introduction: Create a Maker Space for …

DIY

Starting a School Makerspace from Scratch

Step 2: Get Others Involved<p>Start a steering committee for your makerspace by involving interested teachers and students. Include your committee in …

Makerspaces

Stocking up School Makerspaces

Lots of teachers have been asking us how to set up a Makerspace at their school. As part of our Back to School series, we’re sharing an excerpt from the Makerspace Playbook: Schools Edition.<p>Once you have a space where you and your students can work, you’ll want to outfit it with the tools, …

3 Key Qualities for a School Makerspace

Over the past year I had the privilege of leading a team to create makerspaces in 15 high schools around the Bay Area. Our goal was to learn how to help educators create makerspaces in schools and use making in the classroom. DARPA, which funded our program, eventually wanted to take what we …

Starting a Makerspace on a Budget? Here’s The Equipment You’ll Need

Advertisement<p>Most of the things that involve computers are solitary endeavors. Writing. Programming. Building electronics projects. It’s not unheard …

You Are Your Own Maker

Build a Workbench On a Budget

A tough, stable workbench that only takes an afternoon to build<p>Here’s a woodworking table that takes only an afternoon to build and can absorb a real …

Woodworking

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Woodworking

16 DIY Workbench Plans That Are All Free

16 Free Workbench Plans<p>DIY Workbench Plans for Free<p>Updated April 02, 2018<p>Use these free workbench plans to build yourself a workbench in your garage …

Woodworking

TRUST YOURSELF: A practical guide to achieve any goal and live beyond fear

Life is not meant to be easy.<p>There are seemingly infinite constraints (e.g., genetic and environmental) stopping you from being and living as you …

5 Lessons From the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

<i>Morris Tabush, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from New York, is the Founder & President of Tabush Group, a leading cloud computing, technology solutions and IT services company. Morris attended the recent iConic event and found key learnings from many of the speakers in attendance.</i><p>Last …

Business Strategy

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

Mindfulness

How to Free Yourself From Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives -- so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about achieving success. Yet when we set our minds to do something seemingly simple -- losing weight, giving up a bad habit, acting nicer to people, and so on -- …