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DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

Build A Balanced AMD-Based Gaming PC On A Budget

We’re revisiting an age-old question with a modern twist: can you build a balanced gaming PC with a sub-$100 CPU and not be limited by graphics …

10 Healthy Dishes for Post-Memorial Day Detox

After this past weekend’s burgers and hot dogs and pitchers of cocktails, you might be interested in something healthy. Here, 10 light and delicious …

Hypnosis Techniques

There is, as many have said, more than one way to skin a cat. And no, we’re not planning on skinning any cats here today, or any day for that matter. …

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Warning Signs Your Chakras Are Out Of Balance

There are 7 main energy centers in the body, known as chakras. Each chakra is located throughout our body so that it correlates to specific body …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Qi Gong - Promoting Health Through Life Energies

As the efforts to diminish access to supplements and herbs in Europe and America increase, don’t forget that you can still take charge of your health …

Maxthon promises you can play awesome console-like games on its browser — and with no downloads (exclusive)

Maxthon wants you to play console-quality online games on its browser — without requiring you to download anything.<p>The company, which makes the superfast Maxthon browser, hopes to become the favorite web browser of gamers by enabling them to play online games without the hassle of downloading …

Step-by-Step: Build the Ultimate Raised Bed

The perfect raised bed<p>A raised bed—essentially a large planting box—is the ultimate problem solver: It offers perfect drainage, protection from …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

27 Chemical-Free Recipes for DIY Spring Cleaning

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10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

27 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier

Don't punish yourself with a cleanse or something equally awful. Just make real food better for you with these yummy substitutions.<p><i>Graphics by Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed.</i>

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

How to make a wooden planter

Step 1<p>Mark and cut all the pieces of timber to the correct lengths, cutting the ends as squarely as possible for a smooth finish. Using a 3mm drill …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

A Kangaroo And Wombat Form An Absolutely Adorable Friendship

Some of the best friendships are the product of the most unlikely pairings. Case in point? The union of Peggy the wombat and Anzac the kangaroo. …

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10 Things You Should Never Say About Yourself

<i>“None but ourselves can free our minds.”<br>―Bob Marley</i><p>When I was a freshman in high school, and struggling to find my way, someone anonymously slipped a …

Meet SR-72, The Most Astonishing Airplane You’ll Ever See

If you’re anything of an aircraft enthusiast you’ll know all about the SR-71 spy plane–it really was the most ridiculously advanced piece of flying technology, a legend in its own lifetime. If you’re not an aircraft enthusiast, then read on because you’ll still be impressed. Now is the moment to …

9 Ways to Improve your Ability to Focus

I’ve been obsessed with focus lately.<p>It’s a highly valuable skill in an era characterized by multitasking, smart phones and constant distraction.<p>Your …

Edible Landscaping - Edible Trees

Persimmon trees produce gorgeous orange fruits that hang on the tree into fall and compliment the colorful fall foliage.<p>Nut trees such as pecans are …

Eating Breakfast with Giraffes in Kenya

Photograph by <b>Giraffe Manor/The Safari Collection</b> <br>Website | Flickr | Facebook<p>Dating back to the 1930s, Giraffe Manor is one of Nairobi’s iconic …