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Top 10 Ways to Banish Bad Smells from Your Home and Your Body

Pet odors, stinky shoes, mildew-y wet laundry, and your everyday household odors: A spray of Fabreeze might not be enough to conquer them. Here's how …

Welding 101: Yes, You Can Learn How to Weld. Here's How.

If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.<p>If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.

You Don’t Have to Start Big, You Just Have to Start

When you have a big task ahead you, getting started is the toughest part. Henrik Edberg of The Positivity Blog suggests you stop thinking about how …

Lumio: A Portable Light That Opens Up Like a Book

While Lumio looks like a bound book at first glance, you’ll realize as soon as you begin to open it up that the “pages” don’t contain words. The …

Furniture

Train Your Brain to Get Smarter, Faster

Though we can't all hope to match Sherlock Holmes' preternatural deduction abilities and knack for witty repartee, with a little practice you can …

Making Batik Fabric with Crayons

This is a great way to make your own brightly colored <b>batik fabric</b> using <b>crayons</b>! A vintage craft come to life!<p>I’m always looking through my <b>vintage</b> …

Fantastical Wooden Sculptures Act as Symbols of Compassion

In his personal sculpture garden, Australian artist Bruno Torfs crafts wooden figures that live in the forest. Embracing fantasy, his life-sized works feature delightfully unusual characters. We see things like a bearded wizard carrying an armful of tiny creatures and a young princess riding a …

Art

Holy Papercuts: Stephen Sollins' Tyvek Patchwork Quilts

Most of the quilts I've seen in the past year have been hanging on walls as artwork in a museum or studio. After all, spending hours weaving a …

Brooding Self-Portrait Images Set Against Spectacular Scenes from Nature

Photographer Paul Zizka creates some breathtaking images of himself in the wilderness with his shots of spectacular scenes that totally reinvent and …

Landscape Photography

Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening

Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are digging into your first urban garden, ditching the plant-by-rows approach and instead adopting …

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My mother is a weaver, so the apartment I lived in as a kid had a loom that took up half of our living room. Growing up, I loved sitting on the ground and watching the loom’s pedals going up and down, with the sound of the shuttle moving back and forth as she worked.<p>Since then, I have often dreamed …

diy project: kate’s tin travel candle

i can’t get enough of these altoids tins! they are so useful. this week, there was a small earthquake in my area and it got me motivated to start …

Build a Dehydrator

PREVIOUS NEXT<p>Introduction<p>Sun-dried tomatoes, apples, and other fruits and vegetables are delicious, but they’re not always cheap. A dehydrator can …

GPS Cat Tracker

If you have an outdoor cat or dog, you’ve probably wondered where it goes during the day. Do they just hang around outside the house, or do they go on long adventures exploring the neighborhood? To snoop on my cat Conley, I made a GPS cat-tracking collar that would log his location during the day, …

DIY Tea Towel Tutorial (Stamped Kitchen Towels) | Making Lemonade

What do you do with a pack of flour sack towels you uncovered in your craft stash?<p>After coveting fancy but expensive tea towels, I decided to …

A Key You Can Photograph Is A Key That Can Be Copied

If you take a picture of a car or house key, could you use that picture to get a copy made? Yes—quite trivially, actually. I have a folder on my …

Quora

Video Tutorial – DIY Gorgeous Soldered Pendants + GIVEAWAY

[pinit}<p>[pinit]<p>UPDATE: WE HAVE A WINNER! Do you love the look of soldered jewelry, but feel totally intimidated by that hot freaking iron and molten …

DIY Spring Clay Pots & Michaels Pinterest Party

Are you ready for Spring yet? I certainly am! Although I can never complain about the winters in North Carolina after living in snow country most of …

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

Jar Lantern

Introduction: Jar Lantern<p>The Jar Lantern is a contemporary take on the traditional gas lantern. It was inspired by seeing sunlight refract through my …

A New Line Of Steampunk-Inspired Accessories From Tom Dixon

Last year, around this time, Tom Dixon released a retro-styled line of home accessories called Eclectic. True to the name, the curious collection was intended for “the eccentric collector’s cabinet, the modern architect’s table, and the British tearoom trolley.”<p>Last week the British designer rolled …

Design

Pin-Up Inspired Illustrations by Julianna Brion

Pin-Up inspired Illustration Series.<p>Baltimore-based artist Julianna Brion studied illustration at MICA. Nowadays, she operates her own design and …

Posters

Lower your family's BPA levels dramatically in just 3 days

How would you like to possibly lower your family’s bisphenol A (BPA) levels in just three days? It may sound wacky, but a new study published in</i> …

8 Ways Jellyfish Are Awesome And Terrifying

Awesomely terrifying, or terrifyingly awesome?<p>The jellyfish is a fascinating creature. Floating lazily along in the ocean current resembling plastic bags, the gelatinous zooplankton seem to do little more than add a colorful glow to our aquariums and occasionally give swimmers a reason to urinate …

Build Your Own Survival USB Charger that Plugs Into Anything

You never know where you'll be getting your power from in a survival situation. More often than not, it won't be from a regular old outlet, so …

The Mostly Empty Desktop

Georgacus's desktop is devoid of fancy widgets and skins, but that doesn't mean he hasn't customized it. The tools that are available are incredibly …

Artist JeeYoung Lee Converts Her Tiny Studio Into Absurdly Elaborate Non-Digital Dreamscapes | Colossal

<p>It’s always amazing to witness at artist who embraces one of their greatest limitations, turning it instead into one of their greatest advantages. …

Mesmerizing Abandoned Building Photography

Lately I've seen some cool pictures of abandoned places around the globe, but I really miss seeing some great photographs showing interiors and the …

Abandoned Buildings

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …