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3D Printed Laser Engraver Built For Just $20 (video)

If you own a 3D printer and are looking for a weekend project that uses a few recycled DVD drives to create this awesome mini laser engraver that …

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7 Things Your Windows Are Trying to Tell You

Your windows are talking, so listen up. They're telling you they're stuck, suffering from moisture damage, or letting in outside air. Bob Minoli, president of Integrity Residential Window Repair, near Sacramento, Calif., explains the best remedies for these window woes.<p><b>Condensation Forms Along the</b> …

25 Skills Every Dad Should Teach His Kids

Kids may not appreciate his finely crafted sense of humor, but there's still plenty they can learn from dear old dad.<p><b>Age 1:</b> You're new, I get it. Just remember, if it's hard or shiny, you're still too tiny. If it bounces or bends, it's all yours, my friend.<p><b>Age 2:</b> Let sleeping dads lie.<p><b>Age 3:</b> You'll …

Learn to Tie a Trucker's Hitch, the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch.<p><b>Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a</b> Christmas tree farm in the North Carolina mountains. We choose a Fraser fir, call in the chainsaw man, and …

How to Remove a Stripped Phillips-Head Screw

Even if a screw is stripped beyond apparent salvation, don't give up!<p>(Photograph by Gregg Delman)<p><b>No screw extractor? No problem.</b> Use a tapered square drive bit to back out a stuck fastener: First, drill a hole in the head deep enough to seat the square drive bit. Use a drill bit with a diameter …

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Beer

That IPA is good for a lot more than drinking. Though, maybe you should use the leftover Hamm's for some of these.<p><b>Get Better Sleep</b><p>Hops can work as an herbal replacement for sleeping pills. If you find yourself having trouble getting to sleep, try washing your pillow cases with a few spoonfuls of a …

Plan Your Kid's Outfits Ahead of Time with Printable Daily Dividers

Getting all of your kids out the door in the morning can be hectic. Save some time in the morning by having your kid's outfits planned ahead of time …

Break In a Baseball Cap by Wearing It in the Shower

Whether it's a new team cap, brand cap, or a cap you got from that conference you went to that one time—it's yours and you want it to fit just right. …

BLAZE Bike Light

With the BLAZE Bike Light carefully mounted on your bike, alerting the traffic of your presence on the street is going to be super easy and …

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OpenCdNC – CNC Project Made from CD Rom Drives - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Using more thumb drives than CD-Rom drives these days? If you have a pile of them in the closet you might want to blow off the dust and give the …

Mini FM Transmitter - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

If you are looking to get into the spy game have a look at your first gadget you need here, it is a Mini FM Transmitter.<p>“It transmits FM waves so you …

Squink – PCB Printer - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

When you are making a new PCB design don’t you wish you could just print out the design instead of sending your Gerbers out for manufacture? …