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This Digital Loom is More Than Just a Desktop Fabric Printer—It's the Future of DIY Fashion

An artist is developing a desktop loom to make fabric production hands on.<p>What if, instead of going shopping for new clothes, you can just download fabric patterns and weave clothing from your home computer? That’s one of the possibilities suggested by the open-source desktop, Jacquard loom that …

Textile Industry

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

New Jersey Student Uses 3-D Printer For DIY Dental Work

A college student in New Jersey, tired of his crooked teeth, decided to fix them — all by himself, using a 3-D printer and other digital fabrication tools.<p>Amos Dudley is about to graduate from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a degree in digital design. The 24-year-old is a …

Watch a DIY Semi-Auto Pistol Built From Scratch With Basic Tools

It takes some time and effort, but it's far from impossible.<p>If you look around the internet, you can find pretty much anything. That includes the instructions you need to build a self-loading, semi-automatic pistol completely from scratch, with nothing more than some metal, a few basic tools, and a …

What next for buy-to-let landlords struggling to make ends meet?

Ajay Ahuja has made millions from investing in property – but now he’s selling up. Will others follow suit as recent tax increases start to bite? We investigate<p>Many of Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords are planning to sell off their homes, blaming George Osborne for effectively raising their …

Dashing Tiny House Cost Young Couple $50K to Build

This angular cedar-clad trailer home isn't the cheapest tiny house we've seen (no, it wasn't built for $498.) But with a not-too-bonkers budget of <b>$50,000</b>, young couple <b>Brian and Joni Buzarde</b> managed to create a handsome mobile home that's totally <i>Dwell</i>-approved. Though the pair designed and built the</b> …

So You Want Sustainable Housing? Try Shipping Containers

Meet the startup converting used shipping containers into off-the-shelf, off-the-grid dwellings.<p>The idea of off-the-grid living has a romantic, back-to-nature feel to it—but the reality is significantly more complicated if you want anything more than the most basic amenities. Dutch startup …

4G LTE

Energy-efficient Bert's Box is a prefab luxury home that pops up in just one day

1/15<p>berts box<p>Portable prefab homes are quickly becoming the fashionable solution to dwindling city real estate and rising house prices. The Bert & …

Prefab Homes

Timeline of tragedies during hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

There have been numerous stampedes and other deadly incidents in the Saudi Arabian holy city since 1975, killing thousands of pilgrims<p>Every year, millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi holy city of Mecca for the hajj pilgrimage, with the massive ceremonies representing a major security and …

Saudi Arabia

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Landscaping

Articles about light filled metallic home embraces its wooded site on Dwell.com - Dwell

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.<p>Formerly a schoolhouse property, this rundown London warehouse breathes new life as a modern two-bedroom abode after a complex...<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has …

The First All-Wood High-Rise Buildings Are Going Up In The United States

In New York and Portland, two high-rise buildings will be made not from concrete or metal, but a throwback material: good old trees.<p>It seems as if New York City is always under construction. Every few blocks, steel frames and concrete beams are formed and stacked high in the air. Now a new 10-story …

Five Things Never To Say In A Job Interview

Once in a while you’ll have a horrible job interview where you’re thinking “I could never do this job if they offered it to me, so why am I sitting here?” You have to decide for yourself whether to stay in a situation like that, or politely excuse yourself and leave.<p>There is a polite way to leave a …

How To Answer The Ten Dumbest Job Interview Questions

I hope you don’t run into these ten half-witted job interview questions, but it’s likely that you will. Here are answers to these ten idiotic interview questions that won’t make you hate yourself the next day for answering in the standard, scripted Sheepie Job-Seeker Way!<p><b>Why Should We Hire …

Employment

HOW I SAVE HUNDRED$$ ON PRINTER INK…It’s Easy!!

In the last dozen years I’ve gone through three printers (an HP, an Epson, and a Cannon), and even though I’m a printaholic, I haven’t purchased a …

Graduate School

Open-Sourced Shirt by Intelligent Design Redefines Manufacturing

Intelligent Design builds low-impact clothing that’s easy to make at home under a Creative Commons 4.0 license<p>Forget the 3D printer a moment; take …

A beginner's guide to drills and bits

<b>Steve Hoefer</b> returns with another guide to some of the things that make civilized life possible.<p>There are a dizzying number of ways to put a hole in …

12 Steps to Go From Employee to Entrepreneur

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re fed up with your job, it may seem like there are only two steps to becoming an entrepreneur. The first is to quit your job, and the next step is to start a company. While it is possible to transition successfully from …

Small Business

Skill Builder: Learn the Anatomy of CNC Routers

<b>Anatomy of a CNC router</b><p>For all the attention that 3D printers get in the Maker community, subtractive manufacturing — in this case using a computer numerical control (CNC) router — has a long history of making useful items. Like a 3D printer, it can do its job autonomously, but one should be nearby …

Why one lawyer gave up a 6-figure salary to serve tacos from a truck

Eric Silverstein, the founder and chef behind The Peached Tortilla. The Peached Tortilla<p>"Sometimes, when food trucks go brick-and-mortar, they'll drive the food truck into the restaurant," says Eric Silverstein, referring to those who try to replicate the same menu and persona.<p>But it's a different …

Make Your Own Homemade Multivitamin

Total Nutrition Formula Recipe<p>With this recipe a “part” means a measurement by volume and not weight. What volume you use is up to you. All …

Nutrition

Man Lays A Wooden Frame In His Backyard, Then Flips It Over To Create A Stunning Fire Pit Bench

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>Growing up in the suburbs …

How to Build A Tiny House: How to Build It Using Simple Steps

Whether you’ve landed on this page because you’re interested in building a house on a limited budget, or have the desire to impact nature in a more …

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