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How to Bake an Onion Pi

Feel like someone is snooping on you? Browse the web anonymously anywhere you go with the Onion Pi Tor proxy. This is a cool weekend project that uses a Raspberry Pi mini computer, USB wi-fi adapter, and Ethernet cable to create a small, low-power, and portable privacy Pi.<p>Using it is easy-as-pie. …

How-To: DIY Industrial Hexagon Table

Be still, my hexie loving heart! I don’t know about you, but I am absolutely smitten with this honeycomb-inspired DIY hexagon table (with industrial pipe legs!) from A Beautiful Mess.<p>Ready to bring some geometric style into your kitchen? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full table building …

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 …

Build a Simple Solar Air Heater - Renewable Energy

After walking into my workshop one December morning and feeling a bone-chilling 10 degrees, I decided to install a heating system. Given the rising …

Wood Pallet Project Ideas

<b>Get inspired to build with these wood pallet project ideas, including an outdoor loveseat and an easily movable table.</b><p>June 19, 2013<p><i>By Chris</i> …

How to Know if a Pallet Is Treated | Hunker

Wooden pallets are marked with a code to describe their type of treatment.<p>Step 1<p>Put on the gloves. In case the pallet is treated, you don't want to …

Infographic: The Ultimate Guide to Upcycling With Pallets

With a little bit of ingenuity, simple shipping pallets can be transformed into an amazing array of things – from furniture and housewares to entire …

How to Decoupage Wood Furniture With Paper for a Faux Leather Look

A wooden accent table will receive a big dose of style with a faux leather effect. Faux leather, created with a decoupage technique and paper bags, …

Brand Strategy And Jung's Archetypes

Archetypes in product branding are nothing new. The Jungian-based psychology behind the use of archetypes began in earnest shortly after World War …

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Split Portrait of Grandmother and Granddaughter Proves You Can’t Escape Genetics

Quebecois photographer Ulric Collette (previously here) is at it again, creating striking composite photographs comparing the genetic similarities of …

Genealogy

Surreal Photos of Singapore’s Solar-Powered Supertrees

Is it just us or do these trees look like something out of a sci-fi movie or, the very least, digital paintings? Sure, there's a bit of post processing done to these images but, for the most part, these are actual photos of Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Back in 2009, we posted on …

Modern Eco-Friendly Homes Set Amongst the Trees

<i>Primeval Symbiosis (Single Pole House)</i> is an architectural design project by architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wjcik that seeks to organically install living spaces in forests without disrupting the innate beauty of nature. Wjcik's detailed presentation lays out the many benefits of …

Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

Survey: Couples Who Run Together Have More Sex

If you’re celebrating National Running Day with a jog this evening, don’t leave home without your significant other. Running as a couple can step up …

Electro-Chemical Kid Sub

The 1950s were a golden age for the curious kid builder of all things balsa, plastic, Erector, and Lionel. Everything seemed to cost $1.90. I loved building models with my friend Merle down the street.<p>The Revell Company had the great line of Highway Pioneers plastic car models; you had to melt the …

Gene Machine

A pipe that copies DNA using the heat of a lightbulb.<p>Biology's equivalent of an office copier is a PCR machine. PCR, short for polymerase chain reaction, is now a staple in crime-scene forensics, heredity tests, and organism hijacking. It's a mind-boggling feat. Among billions of base pairs that …

Wild Dog Hunting in Australia

Study: People Can Be Trained in Compassion

Equipped with a meditation room for scientific research and a brain-imaging lab, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined, for the …

And the Hottest Facial Hair Is…

From a full mountain-man beard to a clean-shaven, office-appropriate look, there are plenty of ways to wear your facial hair. But women favor one …

How-To: Homemade Strawberry Fruit Rollup

Relive your fruit snack-filled childhood with this handy tutorial from fifteen spatulas, which shows you how to make homemade strawberry fruit rollups from just three ingredients.<p>[via frickyeah1990s]<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | How-To: Dried Fruit Rolls<br>• MAKE | Recipe: Make Homemade Fruit Leather<br>• MAKE | How-To: Dry …

How to Spray Paint Furniture

1<p><b>Choose the spray paint you will use.</b> Make sure it is the right spray paint for the type of furniture you are trying to paint. You can purchase …

Build a Terrarium in 6 Steps

All you need is a glass container, soil, some greenery, and a pinch of creativity to turn a vessel into a miniature landscape.<p><b>Sometimes you simply want to enjoy the</b> benefits of a garden without having to mow, prune, and fertilize. Terrariums are popular thanks to their fuss-free maintenance, …

How to Attract Butterflies With Beer

Do you think butterflies are only attracted by the sweet smell of flowers? Wrong! This recipe works just as well owing to the sugary, ethanol delight …

Alexander Purdy’s Hand-Crafted Visions of Nature - The Fox Is Black

Creating loose, abstract, imperfect compositions can be a frustrating task that sometimes results in a piece that looks like it was produced by a …