David Vandergulik

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How Wall Street Once Killed the U.S. Solar Industry

… and how it could happen again.<p>Why is the American solar-power industry so small?<p>It’s less obvious than it may seem. The global industry is a $65-billion business, and the United States has been involved in it from the beginning. NASA first improved and perfected panels for early satellite and …

New Zealand Rejects New Flag After $17M Design Contest, Vote

After a year-long, $17.4 million public contest to design and select a new national flag, New Zealand voted Thursday to keep its current emblem.<p>More than two million people took part in a referendum to choose between a new symbol, featuring a silver fern, and the existing one based on the British …

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Why Burpees Are the Most Badass Exercise

Performing reps of this metabolism-revving move can be just as hard as an all-out sprint<p>Burpees make everything burn: Your muscles, your lungs, and most importantly, a ton of calories. The exercise—which entails going from pushup position to a jump and back to a pushup position again—is so tough …

How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Chalkboard windows are such a great way to add some charm into your home. Old windows can be found at flea markets, thrift stores, and even on the …

Wooden Star Sign - Stacy Risenmay

I was so excited when Lindsay came up with the idea to do Knocktoberfest. What the heck is Knocktoberfest? Well, 25 bloggers are sharing a knock off …

Knocktoberfest!! Time to knock it off!

Shares 20<p>Welcome anyone new! I have a really fun project to show you… for Knocktoberfest!!!<p>YAY! Isn’t it cool?! Have y’all seen some of the FABULOUS …

How to Paint Woodwork: Tips and Techniques

Get a silky smooth finish on your woodwork<p>Follow the steps in this story to get these great results.<p>Having trouble getting your paint to look smooth? …

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Reclaimed Wood Table

DIY Rising Table<p>Cedar Strip Kayak<p>Make a Carved Box Form Firewood<p>PVC Class<p>Go to wood prix page if you want to learn how to build it yourself<p>You are …

Fold-Down Cutting Rack - Popular Woodworking Magazine

There was no room in my basement shop to cut full sheets of plywood. I always had to have the home center guy cut it down to size with his panel saw. …

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2012

After the positive reception from last year’s Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2011, the Sifter promised to highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Essential Tech for Father’s Day

There’s still time to shop! From night-vision cameras to hard-rocking amps and laser-cutters to candles, here are nine ideas to appeal to all of you dad’s senses.