Damian A. Bonnell

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Whole Grain Breakfast Recipes

<b>Apricot Pistachio Granola</b><br>Makes about 8 cups<p>3 cups rolled oats<br>1 cup raw pistachios, coarsely chopped <br>1 cup raw pepitas<br>1⁄2 cup raw sesame seeds<br>1⁄2 cup raw sunflower seeds <br>1 tsp kosher salt<br>1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon<br>1⁄2 tsp ground cardamom<br>1⁄2 tsp pure vanilla extract<br>1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>1⁄2 cup …

How To Build A Cafe Racer

I’m a car designer by trade: I spend my time working out how to make machinery look as good as it can. Designers are creative people by nature, so we crave the opportunity to be as free as possible in our work. We also have many parameters, tests and boundaries to refer to, to make sure we deliver …

Motorcycles

The 12 Greatest Overlooked Cars

Nobody ever includes the Volkswagen Scirocco 16v or Jeep Wagoneer in their lists of the greatest cars of all time. Which is a mistake.

How to Paint a Car

A DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars.<p>If your car's paint is looking dingy and faded or you're just looking for a change of color, a DIY car paint job could save you thousands of dollars. Good prep work and being systematic in your approach will have your car looking like new in …

10 Games to enhance Learning and Creative Thinking 

1. LittlebigPlanet2 - lets you design circuits and put them on objects<p>2. SpaceChem - fight for science and produce deadly chemical weapons<p>3. Gratuitous Space Battles - build your own spaceship and its defences.<p>4. Robocode - code, program, and develop your tank for battle<p>5. Node-def - learn hacking, program your node and watch it replicate<p>6. Kodu - create games using visual programming<p>7. The Incredible Machine - think critically to solve challenging puzzles<p>8. Zachtronics - create and use …

20 Survival Tips You Must Know

Staying alive requires recognizing danger, feeling fear, and reacting. Here's what you need to know to survive bear attacks, chainsaw accidents, and even vengeful vending machines.<p>These survival tips can help you avoid becoming just another statistic. Accidents are the leading cause of death among …

Make your own biodiesel for 80¢ per gallon

By Jeffrey Yago, P.E., CEM<p>Issue #101 • September/October, 2006<p>My Ford F-250 diesel crew-cab pickup did not cause me to become interested in making my …

How to Start a Fire Without Matches | The Art of Manliness

There is a primal link between man and fire. Every man should know how to start one. A manly man knows how to start one without matches. It’s an …

Non-Toxic, Natural Wood Stain to DIY Using Coffee, Berries, and More!

If you’re looking for a non-toxic, natural wood stain, you might want to raid your kitchen. Coffee, tea, vinegar, walnut hulls and even certain …

John Cleese on the Five Factors to Make Your Life More Creative

Much has been said about how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, and what we can do to optimize ourselves for it. In this excerpt from his fantastic 1991 lecture, <b>John Cleese</b> (b. October 27, 1939) offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and …

Ancient Healing Techniques That Can Improve Your Modern Life

Ironically, when it comes to treating the ailments of modern life -- which can be exacerbated by chronic stress and a relentlessly fast-paced life -- thousand-year-old healing methods might be some of the best remedies.<p>The exploding popularity of meditation and yoga in the West -- the physical and …

8 Foods These Experts Avoid At All Costs

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Homemade Table Saw & Setting up Shop for $50.00!

Make a wood Shut-the-Box game.

10 Natural DIY Citrus Cleaners

We are big fans of natural cleaners here on Apartment Therapy, and generally they are very easy (and inexpensive!) to make. I personally try to use …

DIY

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …

What to Eat When You’re Broke

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

Tutorial: Scoop pocket skirt for little girls

Pamela from Sovanisa shares a tutorial for making her Belli Skirt for little girls. It’s a gathered skirt with scoop pockets, made out of a soft …

Take No Prisoners Hot Sauce Recipe

Follow us!<p>Site Feedback FAQ<p>Super Bowl<p>Easy Slow Cooker Chili<br>• Super Bowl Snacks<br>• Low-Carb Super Bowl Munchies<br>• Easy Guacamole<br>• 11 Super Bowl Wings for Your …

How to Build a Solar Heating Panel with Soda Cans

If you’ve got good sun exposure on one side of your house, you can take advantage of free heat from the sun with this DIY solar heating panel, which …

Measuring Sticks

Would you believe me if I told you that the most accurate measuring device in the shop is one that costs pennies and can be made out of scrap? Well …

Woodworking

Top 10 winter cycling accessories

It only seems fitting after our top 10 summer cycling accessories, we do a roundup of our top 10 winter cycling accessories.<p>DHB EQ 2.5 winter cycling …

Top 10

Smart Wheel | By Flykly

Electric bicycles are nothing new, many options are available nowadays, but what if you could transform your ordinary bike into an electric one? That …

Kickstarter

Icon E-flyer Electric Bike

Icon is a Californian builder known for their custom jeeps and trucks. Recentlly the brand has expanded its focus, and this week has presented a very …

Electric Bikes

How to Make Homemade Leave In Conditioner

Today we’re going to make Leave-In Conditioner! This is a fun one!<p>We all know that there is a lot of pressure to look a certain way and to look <i>a</i> …

Build Your Own Desoldering Station on the Cheap

[Sable Wolf] tipped us off to his DYI desoldering station for under $70. We know we have seen this conversion before, but it hasn’t been featured on …

How to: Make a DIY Modern Concrete Fire Pit from Scratch

<i>There's no doubt about the cheer. Beside your fire you live in a private, glowing little world. All around you, fire shapes dance across rocks and</i> …