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DIY Energy Generation Projects: 7 Amazing Ideas

The ultimate goal of every respectable prepper is to get off the grid completely and live a free, happy and fulfilling life, enjoying nature and the …

Washing Machines

Withings Unveils Steel HR - A Perfect Mix Of Analog And Digital Fitness Tracking

Reports of the watch’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Look around and you’ll see all sorts of straps and squares adorning people’s wrists, waiting for a glance or touch to spring to life. Having grown up in a time when watches were a necessity (no phones or screens in our faces at all hours …

Great deal on Electronics for Kids book

I have a copy of Electronics for Kids: Play with Simple Circuits and Experiment with Electricity, by Oyvind Nydal Dahl. It's a full-color …

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Grow Your Own Food Right in Your Kitchen With This DIY Aquaponics Kit

Imagine herbs, flowers and other plants thriving with your pet fish. Aqua Biofilter’s Aquarium Garden is a DIY aquaponics kit that lets you grow food …

Aquaponics

5 Chic Houseplants and How to (Finally) Keep Them Alive

On one particularly wintry morning during New York Fashion Week, all eyes were fixed not only on the clothes and the Wyeth furniture at The Row presentation, but also on the spectacular plants dotting the showroom, which included aloe, succulents, and banana trees arranged by EriN Design. Months …

15 Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects for Beginners

Woodworking doesn’t have to be daunting! Most of these fun, novice-friendly projects use scrap lumber and require just basic tools and some simple …

Woodworking

5 Key Design Factors for an Effective Home Office

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Discipline can be difficult when you’re working from home. You might be too easily distracted during office hours, or you might find yourself struggling to maintain a healthy work-life balance and seeing your sleep patterns suffer as a …

Homebuilt (DIY) CNC router - Arduino based (GRBL)

Already for a few months or even years, I was planning to build my own CNC milling machine. Now I decided it was time to do it! I read a lot about …

Show Off Your Favourite Albums With These DIY Vinyl Record Frames

Why put all that effort into collecting amazing vinyl records when nobody can see the beautiful artwork? These easy-to-build frames will show off …

Your VPN may be worthless

An easily fixable flaw exposes your private online activity.<p>You may have heard that VPN provider Perfect Privacy found a massive security hole in most services -- one can de-anonymizes users, thus rendering it useless.<p>Two weeks have passed and most affected providers still haven't fixed the …

British green tech millionaire: The Tory government is rigging the energy markets

Dale Vince, the boss of the world's first green energy company Ecotricity, told Business Insider exactly why he is not only not surprised that the Conservative-led government decided pull out of one of the most burgeoning developing sectors for Britain and the rest of the world but also how the …

A Clever Modular Toy That Teaches Kids Kinetic Design

LINKKI is a kinetic toy construction set based on planar linkage mechanisms that allows kids to design simple movements.<p>While kids toys aren’t typically known for their tasteful design (looking at you, Barbie Dream House), there are some notable exceptions: the Eames’ series of toys, Alexander …

Articles about tiny new england cottage no frills weekend hideaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

A one-room retreat outside Providence, Rhode Island, takes up no more space than a standard two-car garage.<p>In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...<p>In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New …

The Craftsmen of Etsy: 10 Wooden Products We Love

I've wandered through the Etsy offerings in the past, sometimes for inspiration, sometimes because something interesting has caught my eye. But …

9 Fire Pits for Less than $99

I've been trying this thing where I'm staying optimistic at all times. So instead of groaning about the cold weather, I'm embracing it. Strapping on …

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Cleaning

23 clever ways to declutter your garage

It doesn’t matter if it’s the season for leaf-raking, snow-shoveling or landscaping. An orderly garage should be a year-round life goal.<p>Put up …

Wind turbine promises to blow away your utility bills

You’ve spared no expense in creating a smart home. You bought smart lightbulbs, a smart TV and smart appliances. All that’s missing is a device that makes you look smart when the electric bill comes in the mail.<p>The Agustsson brothers of Iceland may have figured out that part. They are the creators …

Wind Power

Assembly for iOS is a graphic design app for beginners and pros alike

Assembly is an iOS app that makes graphic design accessible, regardless of your experience or lack there of.<p>Ok, so it’s not going to be winning you any prizes since the designs are pretty basic (or minimalist, if you prefer) but it is sufficient for quick and impressive design on-the-go.<p>While I’ve …

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These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Islamic State has a message for Muslims hoping to go to Europe

It's not just Europe telling refugees to stay where they are.<p>Islamic State, the Al Qaeda breakaway faction that controls large swathes of Iraq and Syria, has joined in the effort to dissuade would-be migrants from coming to Europe.<p>Last week Islamic State released a series of videos on social media …

Eleven-Year-Old Alex Jordan Shows Off Famtastic, An Online Family Planner, At The Disrupt SF Hackathon

For families where the children spend time commuting back and forth between parents’ houses, keeping track of everyone’s schedule can be a challenge for moms, dads and kids alike. That’s a problem that Alex Jordan, age 11, has faced firsthand, which is why she returned this weekend to the …

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DIY: No-Fuss Bonsai for Beginners

While there is no such thing as an effortless bonsai, we are making progress.<p>The rules have changed since bonsai revolutionary Kenji Koyahashi …