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Gramofon Hands-On: Streaming Spotify to Any Speaker

It should be simple for multiple people to control and stream music through a single sound system.<p>But too often, it’s not.<p>Some speakers support AirPlay, but Apple’s walled garden rules out Android hardware. Bluetooth is an adequate solution, but all too frequently your playlist is interrupted by an …

Sunrise Calendar announces new Mac client with offline mode, third-party app integration

Just a few weeks after rolling out a major update its iOS apps, Sunrise Calendar today announced the first version of Sunrise for Mac. Sunrise for Mac includes a variety of features and capabilities, many of which are similar to what you’d find in the company’s iOS apps. On OS X, the app takes …

Sunrise’s move to Mac reflects its calendar-app dominance

Sunrise Atelier stands ready to dominate the calendar-app market.<p>Sunrise Calendar takes a rather traditional approach in terms of calendar layout, offering a day, week, and month view. It also has weather, Google Maps, and time-zone support integrated. But where this app really shines is through …

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

Steampunk Lamp Raygun

Introduction: Steampunk Lamp Raygun<p>Industrial steampunk lamp raygun. This gun/lamp will differ each time it is built, depending on the Maker. But …

DIY

Edison Bulb Dome Lamp

Introduction: Edison Bulb Dome Lamp<p>A while back, I came across this style of lamp during my stumbles across the internet. I stored the idea in the …

Forest Spirit Wood Carving

Introduction: Forest Spirit Wood Carving<p>Runner Up in the<br>Outdoor Workshop Contest<p>View Contest<p>Hello!<p>Welcome people! This is my first instructables so I …

DIY Wall Art ~ $15 Wooden Frames - Shanty 2 Chic

Shares 77K<p>Hey there! Hope everyone had a great weekend! I got busy building these cuties!<p>They were quick, easy and only $15 each! They are HUGE and a …

Options for an Affordable Outdoor Kitchen

Candle Powered Fan Keeps You Cool Using a Thermoelectric Generator

This is a great example of using a thermoelectric generator for a project. [Joohansson] made both a functional, and aesthetically beautiful fan using …

30 Insanely Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

Cut Flowers

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

Assembling a Full Sized Han Solo in Carbonite

We’ve seen several versions of the iconic Han Solo embedded in carbonite over the past few years. We’ve seen poor Han embedded in soap, molded in chocolate, made into a desk, and even as a crochet throw pillow. The image of Han Solo frozen in place is so popular that there are actually kits …

DIY Toms

Nintendo 64 Logo Table

Cameron James is a really good friend. He saw some tables online that were shaped like the old Nintendo 64 logo, but thought that they were just a bit too expensive. Knowing that he could make one of his own, he drew up some plans and got to work. Not only did he document the build so that we could …

Defend Your Cubicle With A Nerf Sentry Gun

You'll be the undefeatable champion with this one<p>Tell workplace pen thieves and pranksters how you really feel with a barrage of foam darts. This project hacks a Nerf gun to automatically fire at large heat signatures. Simply replace the toy’s trigger system with a servomotor, wire up a home …

Arduino

Learn How to Build a Nuclear Fusor

Nuclear fusion is the process of squeezing two atoms together so tightly that their nuclei fuse, creating a heavier atom and releasing a blast of energy. Fusion creates the inferno inside the sun — and the hydrogen bomb — but no one has yet harnessed its enormous power for peaceful uses.<p>They’ve …

Big dollars for dust: Home services startup Handybook raises $10M

Handybook is a dream come true for those of us too busy or too lazy to clean our own homes.<p>The “Uber for home services” startup has swept up $10 million and released a new mobile app today, which lets people easily book on-demand services for cleaning, handyman work, furniture building, movers, and …

Ethan Schlussler’s Handsome Treehouse is Nearly Complete

Ethan Schlussler is making steady progress on his northern Idaho treehouse — you may recall the bicycle-powered treehouse elevator post I put up about a month ago. He recently put up a video showing how he built and installed one wall on the hexagonal structure. Did I mention that he mills all his …

Han Solo Blaster

The Monster Book of Monsters<p>Blade of Woe // Skyrim<p>DIY Wonder Woman Tiara<p>Intermediate Leatherworking Class<p>Very nice job! Well done, that man!<p>im gonna …

Foo Fighters

Bike Wind Guards for Your Hands

Introduction: Bike Wind Guards for Your Hands<p>It's fall, and mornings have gotten pretty crisp. I use my bike to commute to work, and, while the …

Paddle Board

PVC & Duct Tape Kayak<p>SUP Surf Board (from Homecenter Materials)<p>Rockets Class<p>Buoyancy is calculated conservatively at 50lbs a square foot (if i …

Graffiti briefcase for stealth tagging

We’re floored by painter and engineer [Bob Partington’s] graffiti briefcase, which proves how well art and tech can complement one another. Fear not, …

This App Can Make Anyone A Video Game Designer

Draw the design for a level on graph paper, and Pixel Press can translate it into a real, playable game<p>Who hasn't sat on the couch at the end of a marathon gaming session and wondered what it would be like to make a game rather than just play one? With Pixel Press, anyone can do both—no coding …

Milkman 2: Spoiled Crème

This Vine of A Woman Dancing to "Blurred Lines" Is the Best - PAPER

LEGO Nintendo 64 Transformers

A Sociable Bicycle<p>Tinkercad-LegoHead<p>Star Wars Monopoly (GlowForge)<p>Minecraft Class<p>My uncle thought this was awesome (can't say I blame him!)<p>Love it! …

Lego