Brandon o haecke

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Cellular Sensor Sentinel

This project uses the Seeed Studio GPRS/GSM Shield to build a versatile Arduino-based remote alarm system that can notify your cell phone within seconds, via text message, when nearby doors or windows are opened or closed, pressure sensors depressed, or motion sensors activated, just to name a few …

Two-Hour Table

You’ve heard the old joke: A thing can be built fast, good, or cheap — pick any two of these qualities. Well, I like fast, good, <i>and</i> cheap. With this table I wanted all three.<p>I wanted an enduring shape with tapered legs that would age gracefully, hold plenty of weight, and weigh no more than a …

Electronics

Electronics<p>With our electronics kits and components you can master your basic skills then put your new talents to work. Build your own synthesizer. …

5 Ways to Make Emergency Candles from Household Objects

UK-based maker Dave Hax sent us his latest video, showing five easy ways to make candles from things you might already have around the house. Dave makes candles from cheese wax and newspaper, butter and string, a can of tuna (in oil) and string, a wax crayon, and the peel from half an orange and …

Take No Prisoners Hot Sauce Recipe

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

Tillandsia species list at Hawaiian Botanicals

<b>Tillandsia species list:</b> <br>Note: This list is for information purposes only & doesn't indicate availability. Please check our current Tillandsia …

You Can Now Buy The $51,500 LeBron James Limited Edition Watch By Audemars Piguet

Today LeBron James, pro basketball superstar athlete for the Miami Heat and nice guy all around, has a new friend. It is an Audmars Piguet watch and it bears his name on the back. In fact, for just over $50,000 you can have one too. As a friend of the brand, Audemars Piguet has added LeBron James …

The Best Facial Moisturizers for Men

The more time you spend outside camping, hiking, swimming and hanging by the fire, the more your skin takes on a healthy glow. Ah, those are the good …

How to Create Motion in Still Photographs Using the Parallax Effect

London-based artist and Make Productions founder Joe Fellows talks about how he creates motion in still photographs using the parallax effect in this …

World Wildlife Fund

14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

Editors' Choice: 2013 Dream Bikes

These handmade bicycles will take you anywhere you want to go<p>Everyday Rides<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>We found three luscious hand-built bikes that can invigorate, inspire, and transform your daily life—and tote home the groceries.<p><b>Sweetpea A-Line</b> <br>There's no such possible bike as the …

Bicycles

The Right Way to Whiz

Follow this scientific approach for a less-messy trip to the men’s room<p>Ready, aim, and try to keep your khakis dry. Adjusting your angle and stance at the urinal can prevent you from leaving wet spots on your pants and the floor, says a new Brigham Young University study.<p>In an attempt to nix …

Middle Age

Your Best Habit's Worst Enemy

A little positive feedback goes a long way—toward derailing your healthy lifestyle<p>Call it the atta-boy paradox: When people applaud your good behavior, you’re more likely to abandon it, shows a new study from New York University.<p>Compared to those offered no feedback on their shopping choices, …

Never Forget a Face Again!

Three simple ways to remember everyone you meet<p>You're not a bad friend, you're just confused. If you've recently seen a lot of unfamiliar faces—in an airport, for example—you’re less likely to recognize someone you <i>do</i> know, finds a new study from the U.K.<p>As always, you can blame your brain for the …

The Truth about Your Metabolism

It's the fat- and fuel-burning furnace in your cells, and it determines whether you'll be nicely muscled or marshmallowy. Good news: You'll burn calories just learning about it<p>People talk about their metabolism a lot. You'd think they actually understand it.<p>But often that's not the case. Here are 4 …

How Your Career Can Save Your Life

Unemployment’s harmful effects on your health<p>Your job brings you more benefits than a steady paycheck: Long-term unemployment makes you age more quickly, according to a new British study.<p>Researchers found that 31-year-old guys who were unemployed for more than 2 years had the biological makeup of …

Employment

5 Weird Things Fast Food Does To Your Brain

And you thought it only affected your body!<p>Here’s one way to get cultured: kick your McDonald’s habit. Exposure to fast food makes it harder to appreciate beautiful art and music, finds a University of Toronto study.<p>Researchers found that just <i>seeing</i> fast-food restaurants and logos—not even …

Why You Should Avoid Carbs at Bedtime

A midnight snack may stifle muscle growth.<p>As you enter your 30s, it becomes more challenging to build muscle because growth hormone and testosterone levels naturally start to decline. High blood sugar can compound that problem by hampering the production of both hormones and triggering fat storage. …

4 Reasons to See Your Eye Doctor

Even if you have 20/20 vision, an annual check-up is still a good idea<p>Eyes aren't just a window to your soul—they could also reveal health problems: Hard-to-spot “micro-bleeds” in the small vessels of your eyes could be a sign of impending heart trouble that only a trip to the eye doc can ID, finds …

Johns Hopkins University

The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …

How the Internet Kills Your Day

See what you miss when you spend your time surfing<p>Talk about a time-suck: Whether shopping, tweeting, reading, or researching, people who unwind online spend roughly 100 minutes of free time surfing the Web every single day. And that doesn’t include email or gaming, finds a new working paper from …