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Repurposed Battery-Powered Laptop Monitor

For my first instructable, I am going to make something I've always wanted. But first, a short backstory.My laptop for 7 years finally broke down, …

Arduino

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This insane device promises to give you perfect vision for the rest of your life

Dr. Garth Webb is the founder and CEO of Ocumetics Technology Corp, a company dedicated to eliminating glasses and contact lenses forever. Webb and his team of visual scientists have invented the "Ocumetics Bionic Lens," which is the product of eight years of research and $3 million in funding, …

This Time Lapse of a Guy Building a Log Cabin by Hand Is Incredibly Soothing

Even if you've never had the urge to pull a Henry David Thoreau and ditch the hustle and bustle of the real world for a secluded cabin in woods, …

Doorhandle

How to tie an Adjustable Guyline Knot

Sometimes called a slippery adjustable loop, an adjustable guy-line knot is very useful to know, particularly for those interested in bushcraft. …

Play Chess In The Backcountry With These Roll-Up Board Games

Roll-Up Board Games by Sondergut<p>Posted in Gear<p>Everything is better in the backcountry, and that includes your favorite board games. The Germany-based …

There’s A Genius Street Artist Running Loose In New York, And Let’s Hope Nobody Catches Him

American artist Tom Bob is running loose in the streets of New York, and let's hope nobody catches him.<p>Using street "furniture" like poles or …

Most Beautiful Abandoned Vehicles in the World Photos

Over time every object on earth succumbs to nature, and that, of course, includes manmade structures. And while some objects vanish more quickly than others, iron and silver, among other metals, take a little longer to break down. This process—one in which time and nature turn a once-fast moving …

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

20 Wonderful Storage Solutions for Every Part of The Home

With the modern living, sometimes in our lives, everyone of us are facing problems with a low storage space. Today, there are so many people that …

10 DIY Plant Ideas for Fall

8 Comments<p>With fall soon approaching, a few fresh indoor plant ideas and DIYs for decorating. Check them out below:<p><b>1. Ferns in Hanging Terrariums</b><br>by …

Turn Plants Into Art With This DIY Vertical Garden

Great for small apartments and gardening newbies alike.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Wood slabs 2 inch x 3/4 inch<p>Picture frame<p>Wire mesh<br>Wood glue<p>Plywood<p>Screws<p>Nails<p>Hammer<p>Staple gun<br>Garden soil<p>Plants<p>1. Take the picture frame and measure the wood slabs to fit each side.<p>2. Screw slabs together to form a box …

Gardening

The Signs of Barcelona

As we’ve seen in her book on Italy’s signs, Louise Fili has an eye for finding the most stunning, whimsical, elegant, and distinctive storefronts and …

Cultural Diversity

DIY dome homes built from AirCrete are an affordable & ecofriendly option

<b>First there was foamcrete, then there was papercrete and hempcrete, and now we've got AirCrete, a foamy mixture of air bubbles and cement that is</b> …

Revive a '90s Portable TV With a Raspberry Pi

The portable color TV is a classic ‘90s gadget, but they’re pretty pointless nowadays. Regardless, YouTuber David Watts decided to stuff a Raspberry …

Raspberry Pi

Discovery of a Huge, Mysterious Jade Pendant Could Rewrite Maya History

It tells a fascinating story.<p>Researchers have just published a paper on one of the most fascinating and mysterious Maya discoveries in recent years - …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners

Maybe you picked up a Raspberry Pi for the holidays, or you’ve been sitting on one of the super versatile, palm-sized computers for a while now. If …

Raspberry Pi

Artists Who Use Their Sketchbook as Handheld Galleries

The sketchbook is a special place for an artist. It’s like a playground—a place where they can try out new techniques, imagery, and generate new …

Drawing

16 terrific Raspberry Pi project ideas

By David Nield<p>The tiny computer board known as the Raspberry Pi has been with us for more than four years now, and we've seen several upgrades in …

Raspberry Pi, Internet Radio

We have been aiming to do a mini hack for a while to bring some new life to an old radio and let us radio are favourite internet radio stations.<br>By: …

Raspberry Pi

Tiny House Living - 7 Secrets from Tiny House Dweller

Extra-small abodes—which can be had for a song—are becoming a big deal all across America. A builder and his wife who have embraced the movement …

Plaster Pusher: How to Color Plaster with This Secret Ingredient + DIY Plaster Mini Planters

I used to work with plaster pretty frequently, but more recently switched to concrete for projects I would have previously made with plaster. It’s …

Sandpaper

Wikkelhouse - Modular Microhome Made of Cardboard - Quiet Corner

At first glance, cardboard doesn’t seem like a suitable material for building. Yet, we have seen it done, either by award-winning architects using …

7 Tips for Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden - Quiet Corner

If you’re like me, that morning cup of coffee is non-negotiable. Over time, that caffeine habit can generate a lot of coffee grounds. Don’t toss …

Gardening

This House Costs Just $20,000—But It’s Nicer Than Yours

Rural Studio’s $20K House has such innovative design that it’s changing the entire housing system–from mortgages to zoning laws.<p>For over a decade, architecture students at Rural Studio, Auburn University’s design-build program in a tiny town in West Alabama, have worked on a nearly impossible …

Housing

Rare Supertide Turns Ancient Abbey Into Isolated Island

A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the tide rushes in and out along the …

France

How to Make a Hand-Stitched Paper Journal

I have kept a journal of some sort for the majority of my life. I do it because I am an obsessive documenter, I don’t like to be idle, I am full of ideas, I love the <i>scratchy-scratchy</i> sound of pen on paper and mostly, because I always want a hiding place close by. My journals are on the top of my …

Crafting

5 Tips to Journaling Your Way to Life Purpose and Meaning

Science-based tips to motivate yourself and find a sense of life purpose and meaning in your life that can drive you to succeed!

The Beauty of letterpress posterThis looks fun. The lettering is...

The Beauty of letterpress posterThis looks fun. The lettering is made up from letterpress tools and the composition has a Russian Constructivist …

Letterpress