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Tent Stake Marker

DIY Bone Conduction Bike Helmet<p>Homemade Roof Rack With Accessories<p>Hatchet Restoring (Viking-ish)<p>Rockets Class<p>Can you tell me how long the LED glow …

Articles about geometric-lighting-new-zealand’s-resident on Dwell.com - Dwell

YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on …

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Google’s Cardboard VR Headset - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you are looking to do some VR on a budget the Google’s Cardboard VR Headset is sure to fit. Google gave them out to attendees of Google I/O. If …

"How To" Turn a Crappy Table Saw into a Good One

Pedal Power! How to Build a Bike Generator

Hey, DIY Cyclists: Bring your bike indoors and generate electricity while you ride.<p><b>I'm a cycling enthusiast, and when the</b> weather is bad I use a bicycle trainer in my apartment. But riding to nowhere has always felt pointless. This got me thinking about how I could use my pedaling to produce …

10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

For many, the time has come to plan our summer gardens. Given the overwhelming interest in recent articles about essential oils, I decided to revisit …

Herbs

Author Builds Tiny Solar-Powered Off Grid Cabin for Under $2,000!

Homesteader and author LaMar Alexander lives in a tiny, self-sufficient 400 square foot cabin that he built himself for under $2,000! Powered by a …

How Crazy Ants Crush Fire Ants—Their Own Venom is the Antidote

Two species of ant have been at war for centuries. But in a new battleground—the United States, where both kinds of ants are invasive—a trick of chemical warfare is giving crazy ants an advantage over their archenemies.<p><b>The two species march to war across an</b> arid landscape. When they meet, it is an …

Alibaba in bid to take over Chinese map firm AutoNavi

<b>Alibaba has made an offer to take over Chinese map firm AutoNavi in an attempt to expand its e-commerce business ahead of an expected listing in the US.</b><p>Alibaba has offered to buy 72% of the company that it does not already own, in an all-cash deal that values AutoNavi at about $1.6bn (£976m).<p>If …

The Estes Proto X Is The World's Tiniest Quadcopter

Drones are all the rage, these days, especially quadcopters. But not everyone has the space to put a full-fledged quadcopter up, or perhaps you’re …

Coursera Blocked in Cuba, Iran and Sudan

Online learning company Coursera has blocked its own service from Cuba, Iran and Sudan in order to comply with US law on international trading.<p>The company is one of the largest MOOC, Massive Open Online Courses, startups, with more than 6 million registered students and over 500 courses. Its …

UK government plans switch from Microsoft Office to open source

Ministers are looking at saving tens of millions of pounds a year by abandoning expensive software produced by firms such as Microsoft.<p>Some £200m has been spent by the public sector on the computer giant's Office suite alone since 2010.<p>But the Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude believes a …

Arduino Data Visualization - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you have something in the real world that you would like to monitor this Arduino Data Visualization will help you to do just …

Imprint Bicycle Grips take on the shape of the rider's hands

If you've ever been thundering along on your mountain bike and suddenly had one of your hands slip off the handlebar, you'll know just how …

Automated Mindstorms Battery Exchanger for Drones

This cool project was built by a Danish company, Valhalla Drone Solutions, a group of seven engineers from the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. It’s a Lego Mindstorms robot that automatically switches a quadrotor’s battery pack.<p>When the drone lands, it’s positioned by a belt, an assembly …

Make It Modern: DIY Copper Geometric Pendant Lamp

I’ve been swooning over all the copper fixtures I’ve seen recently, but each one I fall for ends up being out of my price range, so I decided to give …

FOLDING WOODEN WORK TABLE PART 1 OF 9

Free Woodworking Plan.com

Build a wall mounted clothes drying rack using the free tutorial at the link. Especially perfect for a small laundry room where a floor standing rack …

Prevent Tearout on a Circular Saw

UNIQUE rotating flip-top tool stand woodworking sharpening station- Woodworking with Stumpy Nubs #39

Tricks with construction tools

The Curvomatic System for Creating Bentwood Shapes

Making bent plywood forms is an involved business, even not accounting for the steaming. Industrial practitioners have expensive hydraulic presses, …

Make Your Own Furniture With Design Components by Michael Bernard

Berlin-based designer Michael Bernard has a lot on his plate and we like every single thing. His furnishings seem to be centered around two basic …

MakiBox – What happens when you offer a $200 3D Printer - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

We featured the MakiBox here before, taking about their inexpensive 3D printer (still the cheapest as far as I know). They have two models, one that …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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DIY Project: Tiered Hanging Pots

When you collect as many things as I do, floor and table space can quickly become precious commodities. Having shelves full of plants is just not …

diy metal base coffee table

so here she is. our new coffee table. with my days and days of internet research, i found this raw steel metal base for $58 with local pickup. (they …