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How-To: Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holders

Bring the natural beauty of the season into your home decor with these lovely DIY autumn leaf mason jar candle holders from Spark & Chemistry!<p>The best part: Is fall foliage already past peak color in your area? No problem! According to the tutorial, this project works well with both real and …

How-To: Pirate a Vinyl Record

Practically everyone knows how to make copies of MP3s, CDs, and even cassettes, so here’s a way to make DIY copies of vinyl records. By simply creating a silicone mold and coating it with casting resin you can make your own playable copies of your most cherished discs.

Infographic: Choose the Perfect Sewing Machine Needle

I love a good infographic—there’s something so wonderful about an image that can take a seemingly intimidating and complicated choice, like selecting the right sewing machine needle, and turn it into something that’s simple, logical, and clear. If you’re just getting acquainted with your sewing …

Neiman Marcus offers $1.5 million outdoor entertainment system

A massive LED TV hides in the ground in your backyard if you're wealthy enough to buy Neiman Marcus' high-end entertainment system.<p>Every year, high-end department store Neiman Marcus releases its Christmas Book, a gift guide for people with deep pockets. Within that book are a series of "fantasy …

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Giant Hovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands

<i>Hovenring</i> is an incredible suspended roundabout conceptualized and designed by IPV Delft specifically for cyclists to safely make their way across congested traffic by traveling overhead. Located between Eindhoven and Veldhoven in the Netherlands, above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection, the …

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How-To: Embroidered Cat Pillow

Stitch up your own cute, cranky kitty decor with this embroidered cat throw pillow tutorial with free downloadable embroidery pattern that Ama from Ohoh Blog shared on U Create!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head on over to U Create to see the full how-to.

Newspaper Pages Cut Like Embroidered Lace by Myriam Dion | Colossal

<p>Armed with a scalpel and latest edition of <i>Le Devoir</i> or the <i>International Harold Tribune</i>, Canadian artist Myriam Dion cuts rich textural patterns …

An Elegant Dwelling in the Ruins of an Abandoned Factory

New photos are available of Ricardo Bofill’s surreal conversion of cement factory ruins into architectural offices, that we covered in 2011.<p>Lush …

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New Jersey Man Builds 350-Pound Gun Replica Mailbox

New Jersey resident Roger Buchko created a massive, 350-pound replica of a Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum handgun as his mailbox. The project took a …

The Incredible Science Behind How Nature Solves Every Engineering Problem

A new trend is emerging, where researchers, designers, and everyone in between are starting to ask, "how can we be more like nature — more renewable, more constructive and more sustainable?"<p>In a world filled with 7 billion people crammed into mega cities, human kind will have to adapt before we can …

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The internet of things may drive you nuts before it makes things better

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The scariest thing anyone has ever said to me about the internet of things wasn’t about the NSA spying on my gadgets or that …

Sinkholes: When the Earth Opens Up

The ground beneath our feet, our cars, our buildings, appears to be incredibly solid. But, rarely, that solid ground can simply open up without warning, dropping whatever was above into an unpredictably deep.hole. Sinkholes can be anywhere from a few feet wide and deep, to two thousand feet in …