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Outdoor DIY Inspiration: Al Fresco Ovens

For those of you brave enough to take on this type of project, here are five different ways to make homemade, wood-fired pizza and/or bread ovens. …

Hacking

Free Download: Mozilla Japan’s Open Source Furniture Plans

You've undoubtedly heard of open source software. But how about open source furniture? Japanese design firm NOSIGNER abides by the ethos of a sharing …

Software

Paul Heijnen's Inside-Out Construction Cabinet Exposes the Inner Workings of Furniture

Design Academy of Eindhoven graduate Paul Heijnen‘s Construction Cabinet wears its hinges and supports on the outside, exposing the beauty of …

Furniture

5 Simple Ideas for an Easy Outdoor Update

I consider my porch to be an extension of my home. When putting it together I thought about how I would be spending my time there and outfitted it …

Solar Rydon Pixio Bike Light Stores Sunlight for Safer Cycling at Night

Bike lights are essential for safe cycling at night – but they’re prone to breakage, dead batteries, and theft. Dutch company Rydon has developed a …

Cycling

Linus' New Scout Bicycle Combines Comfort and Style for a Green Ride You'll Never Want to End

Few vehicles are as perfectly designed for efficient locomotion as the bicycle. And while it only takes wheels and a frame to make a bike, a little …

The Best Gmail IFTTT Recipes

Gmail and If This Then That are already two of our favorite services. When you combine the two together they become seriously powerful. Here are a …

Cardboard Technologies announces plans to produce $10 cardboard bicycle

Remember that amazing $10 bike that's made from recycled cardboard? It could soon be coming to a bike shop near you. Cardboard Technologies, the …

Robo Raven Robot Can Flap its Wings Like a Real Bird

Engineers have already managed to build robots that glide, run, and buzz. Now two professors from the University of Maryland Robotics Center have …

Robotics

30 Homemade Popsicle Recipes to Keep You Cool this Summer

Popsicles are the ultimate summer treat. They’re cold, sweet and refreshing — and best of all, they’re super easy to make at home if you have a set …

Pasta with Grilled Vegetables and Feta

6 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 10 1/2-ounce jar feta cheese cubes in oil with herbs and spices<p>3 bell peppers (1 yellow, 1 orange and 1 red) seeded, cut into 3/4-inch-thick strips<p>1 large red onion, halved through root end, cut into 3/4-inch-thick wedges with some root left intact<p>1 12-ounce package …

Zucchini "Noodles" with Pesto & Pine Nuts

Ingredients<p>3 (about 2-1/2 lbs) large zucchini (larger zucchini make for nicer, wider noodles)<br>• 2 tablespoons homemade or store bought pesto, best …

Guest Post: Cold Cucumber Soba Noodles by Jeanine from Love & Lemons - Turntable Kitchen

<i>The first time I laid eyes on Jeanine’s site, Love & Lemons, I was in love. Not only do I admire Jeanine’s creative recipes, but I am in awe of her</i> …

Turn Frozen Tater Tots Into Homestyle Hash Browns with a Waffle Iron

Bite sized tater tots are delicious and convenient, but a lot of people prefer the restaurant-style hash browns that require a fork. If you're …

Save Surprising Kitchen Scraps To Grow Infinite Food

If you want to put homegrown fruits and vegetables on the table, you don't have to go out and buy seeds; you can generate all the food you want with …

Cook a Perfect Medium-Rare Steak in a Beer Cooler

We've shown you how to get started with sous-vide cooking before, and even how to do it on the cheap, but this video and guide from The Food Lab's J …

BSG Bikes' Timeless WOOD.b Bikes Are Stylish, Safe and Durable

Most bike frames are made from steel or aluminum, but in recent years custom bike makers have started using a new material for a more stylish ride: …

Stainless Steel

Bambu Launches Fabulous New Products Made From Renewable Cork

Green design firm Bambu just updated their bamboo wares with a new set of products made entirely from sustainably sourced cork! The collection …

Green Design

Control Your Phone Using Your Voice with Tasker and AutoVoice

Android: XDA TV producer Kevin (aka The Tech Ninja) came up with a way to make his phone as hands-free as possible using a combination of Tasker …

Add Wireless Charging to Any Smartphone

We've seen plenty of phones that support wireless charging, but it's still not a common feature on most phones. Over on Instructables, user Harari …

Dispatch Integrates Your Email Into a Ton of Other Apps

iOS: You have a ton of options for productivity apps on the iPhone, and one of the big problems with having so many options is that they don't …

How to Augment Your Computer with an iPad

You can do a ton of great things with just an iPad, but some of the best uses are using it as an external controller for your computer. From using …

Make Your Own Delicious Ice Cream with Old Coffee Cans

Most of us know that you can make homemade ice cream with plastic bags and frozen salt water, but using the same basic method with old coffee cans …

This Cheap, Easy-to-Build Standing Desk Fits in Tiny Spaces

By now, we all know about the benefits of standing desks, but replacing your own desk is a big leap of faith. If you want to practice with a standing …

Woz talks iOS 7 and PRISM in an off the cuff airport interview

Steve Wozniak, a technology icon for his work at Apple, is an elder statesman in the industry; he’s a person whose opinion carries measurable weight. Recently, in an airport, the fine folks of FayerWayer caught up with Woz to talk over iOS 7’s new features, and the NSA’s PRISM program.<p>Whatever the …