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DIY Wicking Bed Container Gardening

Water is an essential element of gardening, as it having great quality soil is not enough. But if you live in a very dry area or simply want to save …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine

Enjoy a DIY sugar high<p>You don’t need to wait for a carnival to satisfy your craving for cotton candy. Instead, build this portable, pocket-size machine to turn granulated sugar into an airy treat.<p>A DIY cotton-candy machine consists of a small metal container, repurposed lighter parts to provide …

Cotton Candy

OSVehicle’s Tabby EVO: Build This Open-Source EV in an Hour

The OSVehicle team wants to revolutionize the way the world makes its transportation, and today introduces a new platform that will help bring auto building to the community and individual level.<p>Named Tabby EVO, the vehicle can be built in just an hour in a moderately equipped workshop. It features …

Build the Ultimate Backyard Garden with a Hugelkultur Raised Bed

Turn an unused corner of your backyard into an impressive DIY garden with the hugelkultur raised bed garden technique!<p>According to permaculture expert Paul Wheaton:<p>Hugelkultur is nothing more than making raised garden beds filled with rotten wood. This makes for raised garden beds loaded with …

Make your own living succulent earrings and ring

If you’re looking to create some jewelry that will make a statement, this is the project for you! These stunning succulent earring and ring are easy …

Earrings

Fun Designs for the Moat Boat Paddle Battle

The first races of the Moat Boat Paddle Battle are almost here! If you are headed to Maker Faire Bay Area next weekend, now is the time to enter and have your shot at winning one of the fantastic 3D printers from SeeMeCNC.<p><b>Register Now</b><p>During the announcement we offered would-be racers a downloadable …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

<b>Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.</b><p>Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point - allowing briny films to form.<p>The results lend credence to a theory that dark streaks seen on …

Geoscience

How to Build a 20-Foot Functional Geodesic Dome Out of PVC

The idea of building our own shelter fascinates us, but for the average handyman, where do you start?<p>A geodesic dome made of PVC may be the most cost-effective method of building a structurally solid yet transportable shelter, and it’s possible to build one in a single day.<p>At Maker Faire 2014 in …

Add Some Spring to Your Space With DIY Geo Planters

Friday officially marked the first day of spring, which means it’s the perfect time for a little sprucing up. Some like to renew their wardrobe, catching up all the new trends, while others are more about reorganizing their homes and adding green touches to their apartment. This is exactly the …

Chemicals

18 Camping Hacks Everyone Should Know

Whether you’re roughing it with the kids, or glamping with your girlfriends, going camping takes some serious planning. From what to cook and how to …

Distractify

It's Valentine's Day! Or just another Wednesday, depending on your situation. But even if you don't have a date tonight, you can still have a good …

How to Make Turkish Delight

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Turkish delight doesn't have to be chalky and neon-colored. Sophia Real from Real Simple Food makes candy that tastes like it came straight from</i> …

How To Make Ferrofluid At Home

Ferrofluid is one of the neatest things to see in action. Suspending liquid through the use of magnets? Super neat! Ferrofluid is a colloidal suspension of ferrous, which contains iron, and a liquid. (Some kind of oil since we all know what happens when you mix water and iron).<p>There are generally …

Pick The Right Wood For Your Project With This Guide

There are few things DIY enthusiasts love more than building things with their own hands. When it comes to woodworking, picking the right wood can be …

Woodworking

15 Ancient House Designs That You Can Build Really Cheap (Potentially For Free) | Survival

<b>Story Views</b><p>Is this the best humanity can do?<p>Is it impossible to imagine a future where humans, just as other animals, own their shelter free and …

VIPER: the Python IoT Design suite for Arduino, UDOO & Spark

VIPER is an easy to use development suite for the high level design of <b>interactive objects</b> ready for the <b>cloud</b> and the <b>IoT</b>.<p>With VIPER creatives, …

Print This Adorable Two-Wheeled, Self-Balancing Robot

We have seen a lot of great self-balancing robots over the past few years, but few of them have the same level of finish as the new EddiePlus. EddiePlus is an Intel Edison powered (get it Eddie/Edison) 3D printable robot. Eddie features rotary encoders on his wheels, a backpack to hold all of his …

5G Vs 4G: Will 5G Technology Bring New Dimensions To Wireless?

<b>Building technology that will connect billions of people and things to the internet, and to one another, without wires.</b><p>While much of the world is …

Weed-Pulling Robot is Like a Roomba for Your Yard

<i>Amaranthus palmeri</i>, commonly known as pigweed, has long threatened cotton and soybean crops in the southern United States. More recently, it’s begun to develop a resistance to glyphosate, a common agricultural herbicide—posing a problem so grave that farmers in Texas lobbied the EPA last year to …

Garage Climbing Wall

Introduction: Garage Climbing Wall<p>In this instructable I show how I designed and built a climbing wall in my garage for relatively cheap. To view …

10 DIY Ideas to Stay Occupied While You're Snowed In

<b></b>This week they're predicting record-breaking winter storms in my area which means, aside from braving my drive to and from work, I'll be stuck …

Video Tutorials

How I Made a Cargo Bike in My Kitchen

In the DIY community there are tons of projects brewing that make life easier. One such project comes from a maker named Phil, who created his own Cargo Bike Build out of an old mountain bike frame and lots of steel, without any of the correct tools but with tons of enthusiasm.<p>The finished product …

Framing

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<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

10 Apps To Download Before A DIY Project

These days, the most invaluable tool for inspiring and organizing any home design project fits in your back pocket. Whether you want to compare and contrast new potential paint colors for your den, find a coffee table that fits in your living room <i>and</i> your budget, or plan a complete kitchen …

Home Decorating

Fantastic Way To Beautify Your Garden – Make a Raised Bed Garden Out Of Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are one really amazing material – they are inexpensive, reliable and strong. The usage of this material can be a wide and they are very …

How I Built My First Electric Bike

One day I became fed up with all of my excuses for driving to work every day. During the summer I would ride my bike, but it would come in waves without any consistency. There is one huge hill climb to get to my work that is quite daunting, and is the main reason why most people take a vehicle, …