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5 Steps for Perfect Garage Organization

Garages often become the dumping ground for everything that we don’t need. However, that’s definitely not the right way of dealing with the empty …

Home Improvement

Weekend Workshop: How to build a DIY solar charger out of Altoid tins

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

31 Garage Organization Ideas…to whip yours into SHAPE!!

As much as we try, our garage is always a mess.It’s a 3-car garage but we only have 2 cars, so the 3rd bay is used for tools and lawn stuff and DIY …

Storage Ideas

The Easiest Way To Make Salad Dressing, Ever

Salad Dressing the Easy Way<p>Why buy salad dressing when making it yourself literally takes about the same time as picking one out from the supermarket …

Google Gets Serious, Beefs Up VR Division

Google is restructuring to invest more in VR.<p>Since launching its $10 Cardboard VR headsets almost two years ago, Google has had a very strange, very Google relationship with virtual reality. Though it feels like a hobby of Google’s engineers, Cardboard has quietly sold over a million units. It has …

Stop Being A Loner, It’ll Kill You

Our friends are as important to our health as diet and exercise, a new study finds.<p>Thinking of staying home this Friday night and wallowing on your couch? It’s not just the tub of ice cream that you’ll consume that’ll do you in. It turns out maintaining friendships is equally important to long-term …

Health

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

20 Projects to Make with the Whole Family for Father’s Day

Forget the gifts this Father’s Day! With busy work and school schedules, after school activities, clubs, and personal projects, time is the best present a dad can get. So in the spirit of spending time with dad, here are a handful of engaging projects that are fun to build together so you can get …

Crafting

Harmless Caterpillar Mimics Menacing Snake Head to Fool Predators

Meet the Dynastor darius darius, a harmless caterpillar with astounding survival skills. In order to avoid being attacked by predators during its …

There goes my hero

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How to Make Etched Glass Whiskey Tumblers and Champagne Flutes

When searching for the perfect gift for someone close, we all want something that just screams their name, personality and taste. Sometimes this is easy, and sometimes this is the most impossible task you’ve ever taken on. At Brit + Co, our answer to this dilemma is always (you guessed it) a DIY, …

Crafting

Wise words

This was the first thing I ever favorited; somewhat timely with NYE right around the corner.

Do you know Collin?

Steve Jobs Facts. After reading that, I’m starting to feel like it wasn’t cancer that killed him…

diy sugar scrub recipes

Shares 859<p>Christmas is just over a month away and my adorable sister in law, Nise, is mostly done shopping. WHAT!? Crazy girl, I wish I could say the …

27 Cheap And Easy Gifts To Make With Kiddos

Thrifty homemade gifts that are good for the environment and keep children entertained? 'Tis the season.

How to Turn Your Favorite Selfies Into Giftable Coasters

And you thought a selfie book was clever! Your move, Kim.<p><i>Welcome to ELLE.com's HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. For the next six weeks, check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni</i> …

Blooms Year Round: 15 DIY Paper Flower Projects for Home

If you love the look of fresh flowers all year round in your home but hate that they all eventually die or are looking for a really affordable, …

Make Your Own Cardboard Robot

Goodbye, clunky metal robots. A neat new ‘bot from a German robotics design studio is a DIY affair that lets any Maker with an X-Acto knife slap together a programmable, moving machine.<p>ZURI’s exterior structure is just paper and cardboard, and can be assembled with a few basic tools, like a ruler, …

Melting Magic Crayons To Candles

<b>Crayon Candle Tutorial</b><p>Tutorial for making candles out of crayon video. This is simple and perfect for kids to do also but remember, they always need …

17 DIY Stationery Projects That Will Make You Want To Write A Letter

Because a letter in the mail beats a text message, every time.

12 Budget Friendly DIY Ways To Make Your Home Look More Expensive

We all want to make changes to our homes and to make it more awesome place for living. Making a refreshment to your home can be fun, easy and cheap …

Home Improvement

This one minute horror film will actually freak you out.

<i>Tuck Me In</i> may only last a minute, but it is actually scarier that most of the slasher porn horror movies being released every two seconds …

16-year-old Maker creates an Arduino-compatible, open-source smartwatch

Four months ago, 16-year-old John Wall had introduced the prototype of his Atmel powered OLED smartwatch. Now, the Maker has revealed that the design …