Ali Abbas

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Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

Stick Together a Durable Duct Tape Hammock

Waterproof, durable, and duct tape gorgeous, this hammock is, as always, 100 percent customizable — the combinations of colors and choice of sizes are endless. Your backyard guests will be impressed that the hammock you made yourself can hold up to everyday use.<p>All you need is a sturdy bamboo stake …

Sewing

DIY Solar Heating with the Heat Grabber - DIY

<i>You can build this super-simple and super-effective DIY solar heating collector in just one hour!</i><p>Some of the climatologists are predicting that the …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

Rachael Ray's Quick Dinners

Popular Food Network chef Rachael Ray helps a busy mom in need of fast and easy recipes.<p>Cooking Rocks!<p>It's the middle of the afternoon on a gorgeous day in Manhattan, and Angus Craige, nearly 3, seems restless at being stuck in the family's apartment. "Let's make a pizza," suggests his mom, Leslie, …

Build a Magic Mirror with a Raspberry Pi and an Old Monitor

One of the trademark devices in nearly every Hollywood blockbuster version of the future is a smart mirror that shows off a daily schedule, clock, …

Six “Now, Why Didn’t I Think of That?” Shop Tips

I’ve been working on a special project for <i>Make: Books</i> that has had me knee deep in the dusty stacks of the <i>Make:</i> archives. I’m going through the entire ten years of content looking for awesome and indispensable shop tips that we’ve published along the way.<p>I’ve always had a special fondness for shop …

Woodworking

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

The gaming gems you may have missed in 2015

How many games did you miss this year?<p>Sure, there's not enough time to play everything, and we all invariably pass over some highlights each year. …

10 PS4 exclusives we can’t wait to play in 2016

Sorry Xbox fans, Sony called dibs on these awesome games.<p>It takes time for consoles to come of age. The early years of a machine’s life cycle are …

Meet Wove, An E-Ink Touchscreen Computer That Wraps Around Your Arm

Take your iPad, turn it into a slap bracelet and you’ve got Wove, the first computer that can roll up and wrap around your wrist.<p>Wove is the first product from flexible electronics company Polyera. It functions a lot like a smartwatch, but with the added ability to curve and bend. It’s also one of …

Here’s how to install Android 6.0 on your Nexus 4

Remember the Nexus 4? You might, but Google isn’t particularly invested in keeping it in everyone’s memory anymore. Out of all the devices slated to …

The Village Where Boys Grow Penises at the Age of 12

(Photo of Johnny, a guevedoce, via the <i>Daily Telegraph</i>)<p>They're called the guevedoces, which translates into English as "penis at twelve." The isolated …

Top 10 new Android games this week: Fallout Shelter, Card Crawl

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

Adventures in medicine: ‘I journey through the body every day’

Before starting my GP clinic yesterday I glanced through the list of patients I’d see that day. Most of the names I knew relatively well: their appointments would be follow-ups on diabetes, mental health problems, heart disease, or any number of the myriad difficulties many of us struggle along …

15 best designed Android games of 2014

Android gaming is all over the place. On one side you have simplistic game play and minimal graphics and on the other side you have major studios doing major releases. You can get pretty much any experience you want on Android these days if you look hard enough. However, some games from both sides …

Two desktop keyboards that offer more, cost less

You don’t want to spend a ton of money on a keyboard, and nobody can blame you for that. Apple’s offerings may be some of the best around, but are …

25 Rooms Transformed Beyond Belief

Hands On With SHIELD Tablet's Lollipop Update: NVIDIA's Giving Google A Run For Its Money

Whenever Google announces a new version of Android, <i>everyone</i> wants to know when they'll get it. If you're an NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet owner, today is your …

15 Android Apps That Will Make Your iPhone Friends Jealous

Today, most apps launch on both Android and iOS, but the most interesting Android apps are exclusive to Android because they do something Apple wouldn't allow.<p>From an app that lets you message your friends while still watching Netflix to an app that lets you hack your smartphone's LED lights for …

Apps

This is probably the most disgusting yet most satisfying surgery ever

Acute subdural hematoma is the technical name of one of the deadliest of all head injuries. This video shows how you get rid of it, which involves …

DIY Canned Food Organizer Tutorial

I built this DIY Canned Food Organizer and it’s basically changed my life. Let’s start by saying, have you see my little kitchen?<p>It’s totally tiny …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to Build a Tree Bench

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Tree Bench<p>This charming and …