Mike Vorce

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Solar Power Data Logger

Ever wanted to know how much solar power you could yield by putting PV cells in a specific place on or around your house?This Instructable shows you …

Arduino

Gurkensalat (German Cucumber Salad) Recipe

"A traditional German favorite that I have loved since I was a child. This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. Substitute cider vinegar for a …

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

Garlic-Rosemary Steak

4 Servings<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup plus 7 Tbsp. olive oil, divided<p>1/4 cup 1-inch pieces rosemary sprigs<p>1 1/2 pounds hanger or flank steaks, cut into four 6-ounce steaks<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>6 large garlic cloves, sliced<p>Coarse sea salt (such as Maldon)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat …

These Sweet and Spicy Shots Taste Just Like Cinnamon Rolls

Something transcendent happens when you mix Fireball whisky with cream soda.<p>Even if you harbor a burning, all-consuming hatred for Fireball whisky, you will not be able to resist these shots. Something transcendent (yes, transcendent) happens when you mix the spicy, cinnamon-flavored alcohol with …

These 10 Photos Will Make You Rethink Your Trip to Cuba

I recently got back from a 10-day trip to Cuba. And during those days I gained some insight into what thousands of Americans are going to find when …

47 Meaty Super Bowl Snacks You'll Want on Game Day

From chicken wings to meatballs to fajitas, here are 47 satisfyingly meaty snacks for your Super Bowl party.<p>Chicken wings are just the beginning of finger-friendly meaty Super Bowl snacks. Sure, there's the old standby, ribs, and the dip-able pigs in a blanket. But expand your horizon, football …

Cooking

A recipe called 'Mississippi Roast' came out of nowhere and got shared on Pinterest 1 million times

A recipe for slow-cooked beef is taking Pinterest by storm. It's called "Mississippi Roast," and it has been pinned more than 1 million times on the photo sharing site in the last two years, according to the New York Times.<p>The Times traced the recipe back to Robin Chapman, a home cook from …

Social Media

The Hot Sauce Field Guide

Tabasco is just the beginning. Here are 23 spicy condiments from around the world you need to try.<p>If you live in the U.S., chances are that when you …

BA's Best Buffalo Wings

6 Servings<p>Two key steps ensure extra-crisp wings: letting them sit at room temperature evens the cooking time, and the cornstarch dredge transforms into a crunchy shell when fried. If you like your wing sauce super spicy, increase the amount of cayenne in our best hot wings recipe. This is part of …

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Cooking

16 Reasons to Have Cutlets (or Schnitzel or Tonkatsu or...) for Dinner

Most cultures have their own version of a breaded, pan-fried meat cutlet—because, no matter what you call it, it's just so darn good.<p><b>Schnitzel, milanesa, tonkatsu...</b> Most cultures have their own version of a breaded, pan-fried meat cutlet—because, no matter what you call it, it's just so darn good. …

Mind-blowing math trick can tell your age and shoe size in 6 steps

No, it's not some modern sorcery — just a fun math "trick" that can figure out your age and your shoe size in six simple steps.<p>A fun little bit of arithmetic that has been making the rounds on the Internet, it involves six steps to blow your mind, as long as you're not 100 years old.<p>First you …

Mathematics

How to Make Stovetop Mac and Cheese That's Better Than Boxed

There’s a time and a place for boxed macaroni and cheese: 2:00 in the morning on the couch. But when it comes to dinner, you can do better than a …

Matt Nolan Custom #3: Hand Gong

How to Melt Soda Cans With A DIY Metal Foundry

This is really interesting! Grant Thompson, “The King Of Random,” has created a reusable backyard foundry that is really impressive. He melts down …

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 …

17 Foods That Should Absolutely Be Taco'ed

All that's left to do now is secure some A+ tortillas.<p>The only thing standing between you and a 24/7/365 taco diet is infinite choice in fillings. These recipes get it. Now all you'll need is stacks on stacks on stacks of perfect tortillas.

How to Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit

Introduction: How to Make a Matchbox Rocket Launching Kit<p>About: Random Weekend Projects More About The King of Random »<p>Here's how to make rockets, …

DIY

Homemade Giant Bubbles Recipe

Make the biggest bubbles ever with this homemade giant bubble recipe. Homemade giant bubbles have been on our to-do list for a while, but we were …

Homemade

A $35 Computer The Size Of A Credit Card Can Be Used For All Kinds Of Amazing Things

Originally conceived as an educational product for removing as many barriers as possible for teaching people to program, the Raspberry Pi has been popping up in various home-brewed tech creations, acting as the brain that makes all kinds of electronic doodads come to life.<p>Despite its low price and …

Raspberry Pi

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System<p>This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…<p>Bringing some of the …

Eye Candy: 15 Totally DIYable Wooden Furniture Ideas

Ever since I wrote my first post on Curbly back in '06, some of my favorite finds have been products that are totally DIYable. Especially wood …

Woodworking

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

How To Transfer An Image Onto Wood

Photos are always a great gift idea as they can be more personal than any other item. If you want to surprise someone with a truly unique gift, the …

Woodworking