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10+ Of The Most Epic Long Exposure Shots Ever

Usually, we are viewing photos that capture a short moment in time, but these pictures are completely different. The intent of long exposure …

Build Your Dream Deck with One of These Free Do-It-Yourself Plans

9 Free Do-It-Yourself Deck Plans<p>Build Your Dream Deck with One of These Free Plans<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>These free deck plans will help you build …

Woodworking

This smartphone controlled paper airplane is so much more fun than a drone

Drones? Pfffff, quadcopters are old news. They’re great if you want to spend thousands of dollars on a professional-grade model that you use for …

Kinfolk’s hipster haven in Brooklyn oozes an off-grid, hippie aesthetic

Pacific Northwest hipster vibes meets Buckminster Fuller in clothing company Kinfolk’s beautiful multi-use events space in Williamsburg. Carved out …

Off-grid

This Museum Lets You Play 23 Classic Video Games from the 80s

An interactive exhibit at the Museum of Moving Image recreates the once grand youth entertainment complex.<p>At the height of the video arcade boom in the 80s, more than 10,000 individual arcade centers could be found in the US. These hubs of youth entertainment and favorite funnel for preteen pocket …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields

While NFC has become a standard feature on Android phones these days, it is only as convenient as it is available on the other end, not to mention the awkwardness of aligning the antennas as well. As such, Carnegie Mellon University's Future Interfaces Group is proposing a working concept that's …

Electromagnetism

Kid Builds BB-8 Robot Out of Beach Ball, Roll-On Deodorant, and Speaker Magnets

I saw this video on <i>YouTube</i> this past week and was completely floored by it. Not only is it an impressive build for any maker, but the builder here, Angelo Casimiro, is a 17 year old boy.<p>Everything about this build video is amazing. We’ve seen a number of these home-built BB-8s and some of the …

Practical 3-D Printing Looks Like a Crazy $4,500 Coffee Table

3-D printing, the technology that will change retail stores forever, still has a long way to go to best injection-molded plastic. But if you want one …

The Secret Identities Of Pop Culture Characters Revealed

Chicago artist Alex Solis is back with a lot more illustrations featuring pop-culture characters mash-ups in his series “Icons Unmasked.” “Alexmc” …

How To: DIY Sphere Chandelier From A Glass Bowl

Light fixtures are my favorite things to update in a space. The only problem is that they can be so expensive. Light fixture DIY can be intimidating …

DIY

Google's new Star Wars game turns your phone into a lightsaber

Google joins with the rest of the world in celebrating the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to theaters with a new, and very cool, …

Ana White | Easy, Economical Garage Shelving from 2x4s - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: Angie …

How to Find the Best Woodworking Plans Online for Any Project

Woodworking is a skill that you can take as far as you want. The more you learn, the more complex projects you’ll be able to tackle. But no matter …

Woodworking

Short story vending machine promises old-school distractions

In the French city of Grenoble, there are unusual vending machines that don't dispense soda or snacks -- they print out short stories that look like paper receipts instead. These machines were built by a publishing company called Short Édition, which placed eight of them in public locations (such …

This stroller folds up small enough to fit in a backpack

Pack your baby food, pack your diapers, and pack your stroller?<p>Now you can, with the GB Pockit — one of the newest strollers on the market — which …

Parenting

Floris Schoonderbeek's Groundfridge chills food without electricity

<b>Dutch Design Week 2015:</b> this spherical refrigerator by Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek is buried underground, keeping food cool without using …

This Camera Lens Was Made Out of Wood

We’ve shared a number of projects over the years in which photographers create working cameras using wood, but we haven’t seen a wooden <i>lens</i> yet… …

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.<p>Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …

Arduino

Learn How to Screen Print and Make Custom ANYTHING for Under $20

We don’t just write about creativity here at Brit + Co — we <i>pass</i> creativity around. We have a whole slew of online classes and DIY kits that enable you to be creative by teaching you a variety of DIY techniques and skills — like this new class all on screen printing!<p>Plus, we’ve got the best of the …

Ana White | Preschool Picnic Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

Build Your Own Motion Control, Time-Lapse Photography Rig

Timelapse photography is great, and it's certainly something we've seen DIY solutions for before. Over on Make, they show off another way to do it, …

Time-lapse Photography

Build a DIY Flexible Camera Mount for Just $8

If you need an accessory for mounting your camera to random places, instead of purchasing a Gorillapod (or something similar), you can go a thrifty …

Elegant Wood Sculptures Crafted from Discarded Tree Trunks and Branches

South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee uses organic materials like wood to create large-scale, sculptural pieces that favor both form and function. Focusing on geometric shapes such as the sphere, Lee somehow manages to transform tree trunks and hefty branches into perfectly formed globes, columns, and …

Furniture

Here’s What Happens When Starchitects Hack Together A Kitchen From Ikea

The Danish company Reform asked BIG, Henning Larsen Architects, and Norm to design modified fronts and table tops for Ikea kitchen cabinets.<p>Reform is a new Danish furniture company with an intriguing business model: By taking Ikea flat-pack kitchen components and modding them into custom units, it …

How To Grow Your Own Organic Food – PALLET GARDENING IS THE ANSWER!

Here’s a great way to get started growing your vegetables this year! All you really need for pallet gardening is some wood pallet, some good soil and …