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The Autonomous Cat Feeder

With rise of do-it-yourself engineering the urge to outsource boring and repetitive tasks to machines is ever increasing. And that’s exactly what …

Outsourcing

Nintendo mouse

If you are like me you get really excited when you find two Nintendo controllers at the Salvation Army. One was priced at $1.00 and the other at $.37 …

DIY

How to Build a Self‐Feeding Self‐Watering Garden Bed

1<p><b>Make the bed with copper treated timber sleepers.</b><p>Using 200mm x 75mm sleepers, cut 6 lengths 2700mm long and 6 lengths 1500mm long.<p>Pre-paint the …

Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station

Introduction: Raspberry Pi Solar Weather Station<p>Spurred on by the completion of my two previous projects, the Compact Camera and Portable Games …

Arduino

DIY Gardening Bottles

Gardening

Arduino GEMMA - Miniature wearable electronic platform

What do you get when you combine an Adafruit classic with geniuses at Arduino? The Arduino GEMMA! It's a tiny wearable platform board with a lot of …

Organization Hacks That Can Keep Anyone (Even You DIYers) Organized

If keeping things organized around your house is becoming a problem, you may need some organization hacks to help you out. I’ve made a list of life …

level: A New Kind of Radio Module

Hunter Scott • 09/29/2014 at 02:50 • 0 comments<p>I finished the 5 minute video required for the contest semifinals. It goes over some of the recent …

Creative Commons

WIFI Antenna Hack!

The White Rabbit Nixie Clock<p>FeatureCAM for Lathes Class<p>can someone leave the right measurement in cm? thanks<p>1 inch = 2.54 cm<br>2 3/4 (2.75) inch = 6.985 …

How to Set Up Your First Kitchen for Less Than $300

(Image credit: Faith Durand)<p>Have you ever started from scratch in a new kitchen? Perhaps you were leaving for college, or disentangling one household …

Kitchens

A Basement Apartment Turned Swank Space-Age Bachelor Pad

<b>Project by:</b> Ann Yu and Amber Tillman/AAID <b><br>Location:</b> New York City<p>One of my good friends moved to New York earlier this year to pursue a new career and …

New York City

4 Fixes for Common Design Detours

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)<p>Have you ever looked around your home and felt like your design plan got off track? That somehow, the image of the …

Home Decorating

35 Light And Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs

It’s very easy to recognize a Scandinavian interior design. But there isn’t just one Scandinavian style but several and they all have certain …

Interior Design

Share Your Smoothies: Ginger

There's so much fresh flavor in this apple, carrot, beet, lemon juice, cabbage, kale, ginger, and water concoction. Tip: Use pre-peeled beets to cut prep time, and add yogurt or protein powder if you're extra hungry.<p>This one is jam-packed with vitamins and minerals: It's made with ginger, kale, …

10 Best Board Games for a Night In

Maybe it's too cold outside to leave the house — or maybe you're just tired of your usual weekend routine. Either way, there's nothing like a little …

Settlers of Catan

20 Weekend Projects for Every Room in Your Home

It's the last weekend of May — a perfect time to settle down and get the apartment whipped into shape for the coming season. We've collected 20 …

DIY

The January Cure

Design

The Best Bathroom Plants For Your Interior

This winter, I’ve noticed just how stark my powder room appears to be, especially since the countertops are white and the fixtures are clean-lined …

How to: Pack Luggage

We're just starting to prepare for our Friday morning flight to AT headquarters and ICFF, and that means dusting off the old luggage set and picking …

Luggage

House Tour: Kim & Kyle's Graceful Home

<b>Name:</b> Kim Knoll and Kyle Eertmoed, graphic designers at Knoed Creative <b><br>Location:</b> Ravenswood Manor; Chicago, Illinois <b><br>Size:</b> 800 square feet <b><br>Years lived</b> …

Living Rooms

Give Yourself a Break: 5 Tips to Help Stop Holiday Stress

(Image credit: Alexis Buryk)<p>All too often, it seems that the joys of the holiday season get obscured by ever-present stressors, lengthy to-do lists, …

Minimalism