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40 Easy and Fun DIY Outdoor Furniture Projects

As the weather gets better and better outside, it’s time to build something for your backyard, garden or patio. And since we’re all about DIY crafts …

Furniture

How to Make an Origami Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter From One Square Sheet of Paper

Joe of How To Origami has created a fantastic tutorial on how to make an origami <i>Star Wars</i> X-wing starfighter from one square sheet of paper. The full …

Arduino: The smart person's guide

This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about Arduino, a project to ease people into creating their own DIY gadgets and …

You Need To Know The 7 Types Of Power If You Want To Succeed

Ambitious employees and aspiring leaders often ask me “How do I develop power?” and “Where does power come from?”<p>Back in the late 1950s, psychologists John R. P. French and Bertram Raven identified five major sources of power. That number has since evolved to seven power sources, but the core idea …

Renewable Energy

Learn How to Code From Your Couch With This Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

From HTML to Bootstrap.<p>Do you need to get your website up to scratch, or want to make some extra money building sites for others?<p>Web development is a …

Web Design

All the Days You Can Visit National Parks for Free in 2017

National parks are great any time of year (yes, even in winter), but if you don’t want to shell out for the park pass, take advantage of the National …

National Parks

Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids

Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And …

Smart Blinds

Hello!<p>This project presents the improvements made to my original (and first) project, the Automated Solar Powered Horizontal Blinds. The original …

How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

How To Build a Fire Pit in Any Shape You Want

Mold your own concrete bricks into any shape you want.<p>Backyard fire pits make for great evening entertainment. If you're looking to build one with a bit more flair and can work a CNC router, then you've got all the tools you need to shape a custom fire pit.<p>The people at Home Made Modern designed …

"You don’t find time. You make it."

Trying to find the time to work on passion projects is always difficult. In the above quote, Shawn Blanc suggests that one step to doing so is to …

Semantics

DIY - How to Make Trellis for Your Climbers - Quiet Corner

A wall covered with climbing vines may benefit the fairy-tale suitor who scales it to reach his true love, but in the real world the twisting …

Woodworking

Ideas for Pallet DIY Projects

There are many invented pallet ideas which some are inspiring you and I am quite sure that you like all these pallet plans just because of their …

Furniture

18 Geeky Summer Projects to Keep Kids Busy

These projects will keep you and your kids entertained this summer.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

A report on the hyperbole behind the politicized issue of ‘fracking’

I wrote this report a couple of years ago, when local misguided fracktivists tried to get our local board of supervisors to issue a county-wide ban …

Oil & Gas Industry

Estimate How Much Time You Need for a Project, Then Double It

We've talked about why things always take longer than we plan before, but Emily Guy Birken at Wise Bread suggests a way to avoid underestimating how …

Clay Pot Smoker

Make an inexpensive smoker with stuff you can get at a home improvement store.<p>Barbecue is not the same thing as grilling.<p>True barbecue involves cooking meat over low heat for a long time – often for many hours. I have a grill (a Weber kettle), but having to manage the fire for hours isn’t a lot of …

Make the Other Side Negotiate Against Themselves to Strike Good Deals

It's not a great idea to argue in a negotiation, so investor and entrepreneur James Altucher has a better idea: get the other side to negotiate with …

13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants

Ants are making their way into homes this time of year. Natural pest control methods can help you cope with and eliminate the problem.<p>Little tiny …

Pest Control

The Nuclear Power Plants of the Past, Present, and Future

Nuclear power could be facing its demise, now that political opposition and cheap natural gas and blocking investment in new plants. Could new low-input small modular reactors save the industry? We take a look at the new wave of nuclear power.

Easy Wood finishing Rustic Style!

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

This has been around for quite some time, but I wasn’t able to find any step by step instructions so far.<p>Luckily – this link on eHow is pretty …

Space-Saving Router Table

10 DIY Upcycled Fire Pits

By Liesl Clark<p>The allure of the fire pit. Photo © Liesl Clark<p>Seems the latest craze is repurposing metal things into fire pits. Here’s a list of some …

24 Thanksgiving Green Bean Recipes That Are Actually Exciting

These green bean recipes just may steal the spotlight on Thanksgiving.<p>There's always room for a green bean casserole recipe at our Thanksgiving feast, but we wouldn't kick these alternate dishes off the table, either.

Cooking

Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.

Nuclear Prices Itself Out Of The Market — Graph

<b>Published on</b> November 5th, 2013 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>150<p>Nuclear Prices Itself Out Of The Market — Graph<p>November 5th, 2013 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p>The extent …