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Despite its looks, this 3D printed violin (probably) won't kill you

It might not be a Stradivarius, but the violin you see above is pretty impressive on its own merits. For starters, it's 3D printed and only has two strings. And that's to say nothing of its appearance; this thing looks like it'd be right at home on The Citadel in <i>Mass Effect</i>. The Piezoelectric …

​Get in Shape With This 11-Minute Fighter Pilots' Workout

It may be Canada's best-kept exercise secret: an 11-minute, no-equipment workout program designed to keep pilots and other Air Force members in top …

Exercise

HTTPS Everywhere Updates to Keep You Secure on Thousands More Sites

Chrome/Firefox/Opera: Using HTTPS is essential for keeping your personal information safe, especially when browsing on public Wi-Fi. Free extension …

Information Systems

This Video Teaches You the Basics of Photography Composition

Composing a picture is about more than just putting your subject inside the frame. This video shows you the basics of photo composition so you can …

Riding the waves: The challenge of harnessing ocean power

<b>No energy source is perfect.</b><p>Fossil fuels emit damaging CO2, wind and solar are variable, nuclear generates radioactive waste, while biomass, depending on the source, can encourage deforestation.<p>On paper, tidal and wave power would appear to be the best solution, using the ferocious force of the …

Northern Ireland

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Monitor, the Screen You Stare at All Day

Many of us are stuck behind our desk and computer all day long, which makes the hardware we use quite important. Let's give some more thought to our …

Learn to Pick Locks for Fun

Learning to pick locks is a fun exercise in learning about locking mechanisms, honing a useful skill, and getting a better understanding of how locks …

How to Be an Effective Liar

Lying is considered a bad thing, but ask anyone to justify a lie they've told and they probably can. When and where you should lie is your call, but …

How to Plant Ideas in Someone's Mind

If you've ever been convinced by a salesperson that you truly wanted a product, done something too instinctively, or made choices that seemed …

One Material, 13 Ideas: Functional & Stylish Metal Pipe DIY Projects

(Image credit: Camille Styles)<p>We're all about projects for home that look great that are made from affordable materials. Metal pipe is one of those …

DIY

You Can Do It: 10 Not-Too-Tough Industrial Pipe Projects

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>If you love the industrial look of a loft but don't live in one, you can add some rugged style to your current place …

Hanukkah

Make Any GorillaPod Magnetic with $5 in Materials

Joby's GorillaPod, the tripod that goes anywhere, is a nifty accessory to stabilize your camera. You could even make your own for cheap. Well, now …

Five Habits of Truly Effective Communicators

We all have room to polish our communication skills—some people want to be more assertive, others need help with conflict management, and still …

Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Aren't

Even though we learn a great deal in school, some of the most essential skills we need as adults aren’t universally, formally taught. Here are some …

​Create An Eye-Catching Pendant Lampshade With An Old Colander

You can breathe new life into all manner of old things you have lying around the house, and Handimania shows how you can transform an unused metal …

The Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom for a Good Night's Sleep

You need about seven hours of sleep to be productive. You can increase the chances of getting those by sleeping in a bedroom that is colored blue, …

Interior Design

This Cheat Sheet Shows You The Right Soaking Times for Dried Beans

Cooking with dried beans instead of canned beans has its advantages. Find the right soaking times for a variety of beans with this handy little cheat …

Food

Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Effective communication is one of the most important life skills we can learn—yet one we don’t usually put a lot of effort into. Whether you want to …

How to Decide What to Do with Your Life

When you're young, the world is your oyster and opportunities seem endless, but there can be a lot of pressure to decide on a life path. How do you …

Everyone's Trying to Track What You Do on the Web: Here's How to Stop Them

It's no secret that there's big money to be made in violating your privacy. Companies will pay big bucks to learn more about you, and service …

Software

Can Rational Arguments Actually Change People's Minds?

Are we, the human species, unreasonable? Do rational arguments have any power to sway us, or is it all intuition, hidden motivations, and various …

Critical Thinking

Six More Sauces Everyone Should Learn How to Make

A good sauce can take a dish from bland to spectacular, and with just a few tweaks you can create an endless variety of dishes. Here are some more …

Remember the 7 Cs to Communicate More Effectively

Your day is most likely filled with constant communication. Weblog Mind Tools offers a communication checklist to help ensure that your emails, phone …

Communicate

Desk, Storage And Shelving All Combined In An Innovative Staircase Design

Multifunctional furniture is very popular these days. Being able to save space without giving up comfort and function is ideal and lots of designers …

20 Unique Furniture Designs That Will Make You Drool

Let’s distance ourselves from the typical furniture designs and expand our horizon a little bit. There are lots of unique creations out there and, …

Furniture

Modern Metallic Coffee Tables

The coffee table has an innate ability to solidify or completely dissolve the style of an entire living room with a single punch. Choosing the right …

Make The Most Of Your Small Balcony – Top 15 Accessories

Balconies come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some are custom made, in which case in means that the client already has a clear idea of how that …

Landscaping

The Best Actually Useful Phone Accessories

It seems like pretty much everyone makes a smartphone accessory of some kind. Most of them are terrible and don't work. But some of them are actually …

Surf’s Up: 5 Great All-Around Surfboards

Choosing a surfboard is no simple matter. There are lots of factors to consider, like the shape of the board, the size, rocker and rails, tails and …