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Roundup: 10 DIY Fabric Projects For The Kids' Room

I don't know about you, but I have <i>lots</i> of fabric leftover from past sewing projects. So why not put it to good use by creating something for the …

Greenhouses Made With Salvaged Windows

What better way to recycle old salvaged windows than to build them into a unique garden greenhouse or potting shed?Old windows, doors, and other …

A Kitchen Herb Garden on your wall via Feed Your Brain Magazine Official Fan Page

Gorgeous DIY Coffee Tables: 12 Inspiring Projects to Upgrade

If anyone asked me what the most frequently used piece of furniture is in my home, I would have to say that it is my coffee table. As a landing pad …

15 Fun and Unique Pallet Projects

There’s something about shipping pallets that makers are drawn to. They’re easily obtainable on the roadside or by dumpster diving (don’t steal!). The form-factor lends itself to certain types of construction and the rustic finish is just appealing in terms of aesthetics.<p>I’ve had my hand in making …

Bottles Up! 20 Ways to Repurpose Your Bottles

Who says mason jars are the only containers hot on the repurposing scene? Bottles are where it’s at, especially after <i>poppin’ bottles in the ice, like a blizzard</i>.<p>But for real, after your next big shindig, be sure to save a few of those glass <i>and</i> plastic bottles to make your own take on any of these …

20 Ideas of How To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

Tire recycling or rubber recycling is the process of recycling vehicles’ tires (or tyres) that are no longer suitable for use on vehicles due to wear …

Peggy Mirror

Imagine......this striking mirror has been created using wooden clothes pegs!<p>A simple craft idea yet so effective and easy to do, just whip a few …

Coats

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Smile And Wave

One of my favorite kinds of projects is one where I can repurpose something I picked up along the way either in a thrift store or, in this case, on …

Deter Garden Pests Naturally with a DIY Caffeine Spray

You can rid your garden of pests naturally using a number of clever methods, but when you need to deter insects in real time a caffeine spray can do …

Gardening

Make Your Own Facials

Caterpillars adapt to gobble food in the heat

Due to climate change over the last 40 years, some caterpillars have evolved to feed rapidly at higher temperatures, new research shows.<p>The findings …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

A Times reporter took three genetic tests and got three wildly different answers

If a recent <i>New York Times</i> piece is any guide, direct-to-consumer genetic testing may have more accuracy problems than we thought. Reporter Kira Peikoff ordered three simultaneous tests of her genome from 23andme, Genetic Testing Laboratories, and Pathway Genomics — and the results varied more …

Cholesterol linked to brain changes that cause Alzheimer's disease

Reducing the amount of bad cholesterol and increasing good cholesterol you eat may help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests<p>High levels of unhealthy cholesterol may contribute towards one of the key signs of Alzheimer’s disease developing in the brain.<p>Researchers have …

5 Scientific Discoveries Based On Weird Baby Experiments

Babies can be mysterious creatures -- what exactly is going on in that little noggin? Fortunately, over the years, scientists have developed some creative ways to find out what makes babies tick. Here are some of the weirdest (but not cruel -- no abandonment here!) ways that research has probed …

Pregnancy

Whooping Cough Has Evolved In Response To Its Vaccine

The mutant bacteria are not more dangerous than the originals, but changes found by the CDC could explain the resurgence of whooping cough in the U.S.<p>This is not your parents’ pertussis. Over the last few years, this once-common childhood illness, also known as whooping cough, has evolved in …

Public Health

Dolphins caught chewing on fish to get high

A new BBC documentary will show adolescent dolphins getting high by chewing on pufferfish. The fish secrete a toxin that gives the dolphins a buzz, and the crew on the upcoming show filmed male bottlenose dolphins passing around a puffer fish before acting "most peculiarly." The program's executive …

'Body Atlas' shows where emotions hit the hardest

Finnish researchers have attempted to pinpoint the ways in which our emotions affect our bodies. The study, published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences</i>, asked 773 participants to indicate how certain emotionally charged materials made them feel. The researchers argue that …

Science in 2013 – brains, burgers and popcorn – in pictures

A brain and a hamburger were grown in labs, the first step was taken to correct the genetic fault that causes Down's syndrome, and eating popcorn was found to neutralise the effects of cinema advertising

Documenting The Lives Of Tigers

A new book offers an intimate look at the endangered cat.<p>This fall, <i>National Geographic</i> award-winning photographer Steve Winter published a book with Sharon Guynup called <i>Tigers Forever</i>. The images and stories that comprise the book come from three different <i>National Geographic</i> stories Winter worked …

Eighteen Ways to Fit a Garden into a Small Space - Home Trends Magazine

As Online Editor for Canadian Home Trends Magazine, Crystal has a passion for design and decor. She enjoys browsing the web to find new, exciting …

Small Spaces

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

Make Your Own Mini Planter

I've had several different phases where I got really obsessed with clay and lately I can feel it coming on again! I love polymer clay and also air …

Ana White | Collapsible Potting 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: DavidTR<p>Author …

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Try This: Textured Planter Project

This morning I stepped outside in a sweater and shorts only to run back inside and change into jeans. It's getting chilly over here! I've got quite a …