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5 Easy DIY Tutorials for That Viral Chunky Knit Blanket

It's time to cuddle up with some Netflix and knits!<p>It's that time of year when staying indoors while snuggled up in a blanket all day sounds better than having to go to work or do errands, especially if it was this chunky knit blanket that people on Instagram are obsessing over.<p>This new knit …

5 things composting will do for your garden

Lee Reich, The Associated PressGathering compost materials together in a bin speeds the composting process and keeps everything tidy.<b>By Lee Reich,</b><i></i> …

Gardening

5 Places to Find Your Next Woodworking Project

Start your woodworking journey here.<p>After acquiring some tools and building a few basic wood projects, you'll want to test your skills by building larger and more complicated projects. There are a ton of great resources available online, but it can be overwhelming when you start searching. Here are …

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

6 Beautiful And Stylish Wooden Houses Interiors

Wooden houses are beautiful not only externally, but also internally – what colors, what a texture! Actually, the decorator only remains that …

Interior Design

The Summit Teardrop Trailer Is Built For The Rugged Outdoors

Colorado Teardrop Summit Trailer<p>Posted in Rides<p>Colorado knows the outdoors. From hiking to camping to snowboarding to fishing, living in such a …

3 months ago I threw everything away — and it's taught me surprising lessons about minimalism

It's been three months since I threw everything out. I've lived in four different places. I haven't paid rent anywhere.<p>I always have benefited from the kindness of others.<p>That doesn't mean I couch surf. But after 20 years of being good to people, I realized I had never let people be good to me. Now …

DIY Campervan

Living in a van down by the river wouldn't be as bad as it sounds if you were shacking up in a DIY Campervan. Built by filmmaker Zach Both as a way …

The World’s Best Backpacking Stove Costs $10

Backpackers know it as the kitty can stove, and Appalachian thru-hikers swear by it. Jim Wood posted the original design (he called it the Super Cat) online in 2005, and, at $10, it's still the best-value, best-designed alcohol stove around. It weighs just four ounces (including the stove, …

Camping

ESP8266 Based Irrigation Controller

If you just want to prevent your garden from slowly turning into a desert, have a look at the available off-the-shelf home automation solutions, pick …

Arduino

SHTF Survival Options – Indoor Gardening

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.If you have a south-facing window, or better yet, a sun-room, indoor gardening can be the …

Gardening

How to build and use a basic Android app for your business

There was a time in the early days of the internet when not every business had a website. Back then, you would often read articles attempting to convince business owners to invest in their ‘online presence’ and get with the times. Sure the articles were normally written by web developers and may …

Apps

The best science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative history in which the exploration of the solar system began in the 1800s and all the planets are inhabited. In 1944 film-maker Severin Unck travelled to Venus to make a film about …

Books

What I learned during a 6-month hike on the Appalachian Trail

The sun beat down on the narrow wooden boardwalk. On either side, lush, impenetrable foliage hummed with insects and birdsong. It was sweltering — a cloying, sultry, sticky heat more appropriate for primordial jungles than for Western Massachusetts. And yet I was wearing almost every stitch of …

HugeDomains.com - OurGardenClub.com is for sale (Our Garden Club)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Building a Home Automation System with OpenHAB to Control LEDs Wirelessly

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Instead of using an existing product though, we’ll build our own WiFi …

How to Build A Worm Tower - The Permaculture Research Institute

February 2, 2016 by The Permaculture Research Insitute & filed under Design, General, Soil<p>Building a worm tower is a simple, enjoyable, sustainable …

5 Super-Fast Indoor Vegetables You Can Grow In About A Month

Image source: Wikimedia<p>Winter gardening is good for the mind. It keeps us thinking and learning new things, which helps our brains stay alert, …

Gardening

Smart Thinking for Summer - Homemade Automatic Rain Barrel Watering System

Spring rains are still flowing and hopefully you're able to catch plenty in rain barrels for later in the summer when there isn't a cloud in the sky. …

Hey Zuckerberg, We’ve Got You Covered on Home Automation

Mark Zuckerberg announced on Sunday that his personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple automated system for his home. “You can think of it like Jarvis in Iron Man,” he explains in his Facebook post.<p>Zuck mentions a variety of elements that he hopes to incorporate into his automated system: …

Living Rooms

How to Make Your Own Homemade Jerky | Men's Health

All you need is an oven, a hunk of fresh animal flesh, and a few secret seasoning blends. From there, it’s easy if you follow O’Sullivan’s 5 steps.<p><b>1. Go Shopping</b><br>Buy a 2-pound piece of top round steak, and ask the person behind the counter to trim off any visible fat and silver skin. The leaner the …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Between the Blu-Ray player, cable box, laptop, and everything else hooked up to your TV, your home theater situation is a mess. Here’s how I rolled …

8 Free Productivity Tools For Business Owners

For this post, we choose to put together a useful compilation for business owners and therefore, we have compiled 8 free to use productivity tools …

Productivity

49+ Insanely Smart Reclaimed Wood Furniture and Decor Projects For a Green Trendy Home

#26 Industrial wood lounge chair and ottoman<p>It might not be everyone`s cup of tea but the lounge chair wears a beautiful rustic industrial design …

How to actually work a four-day week

A few years back, I started obsessing over productivity. Things like sleeping more than seven hours or getting up late and getting stuck in traffic seemed like wasted time. These situations could be controlled, but instead they were reducing my productivity.<p>The problem was that I was pretty sure I …

25 Clever DIY Projects for the Bedroom

If you want to improve your sleeping space but can't afford to spend a lot of money, or you just love a good project, check out this roundup of …