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Casting Your Own 3D Printed Parts

In response to our post about 3D printing spec parts from the design files in McMaster-Carr’s online catalog, reader Frankie Flood pointed us to his posts about sand casting 3D printed parts. This first piece posted to his blog was his first attempt at documenting casting of the 3D printed parts. …

Power Tools

Watch How it’s Made: End-Grain Cutting Boards

Just about everyone has a cutting board of some sort. They’re handy to have and can be quite beautiful. The people over at Larch Wood Canada make their own end-grain butcher block cutting boards and they are simply gorgeous. Unlike (I assume) most companies out there, Larch Wood has their own mill …

Woodworking

DIY Time Out Stool

Being a parent has some hard parts, as it’s not always fun and sunshine. There are moments in every parent’s life, when they have to deal with their …

How to Remove Wallpaper: The Best Way

It's an ugly job. We can't make it pretty, but we can make it easier. Learn how to remove wallpaper<p>Set aside a full weekend to get the walls cleaned …

Home Improvement

Ten books that changed the world

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Top 10 Important Gardening Tips And Uses for Epsom salt

Here are the top 10 Important Gardening Uses for Epsom salt that will convince every gardener on the benefits of using Epsom salt in their organic …

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 …

7 Cheap Dividend Stocks Trading for Less Than $10

There are some dividend aristocrats which have not only maintained but increased their dividends for over half a century. Having survived ev...<p>Do you …

Turning Water Problems Into Business Opportunities

Tamin Pechet Contributor<p>Tamin Pechet is the founder of Banyan Water and founder and chairman of Imagine H2O.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown recently imposed mandatory water restrictions to combat severe drought that “demands unprecedented action.” Many investors have grown familiar with the global …

Startups

Trickle-down’s middle-class massacre: Failure of conservative economics should discredit these bankrupt ideas forever

<b>(AP/Mary Altaffer/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Supply-side economics hollowed out the middle class. It’s time to stop listening to the architects of inequality<p>David Madland<p>June 13, 2015 10:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Hollowed Out: Why the Economy Doesn’t Work Without a Strong Middle Class”<p>On April 30, …

Income Inequality

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Resources and Information.

The Creator's Code: 6 essential skills of extraordinary entrepreneurs

In her new book, ‘The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs,’ Stanford lecturer Amy Wilkinson presents new insights …

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Homemade Bacon | The Art of Manliness

Yes, you. You can make your own bacon. We’ll walk you through it.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Mike Lunney.</i><p>When I sat down to write …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

Etching Permanent Volume Markings on a Kettle

It's easy and safe — use a 9V battery, vinegar, and salt to permanently etch markings on metal.<p>As a homebrewer I often need to measure my kettle volumes at various stages during the brew day — to figure out my brewing efficiency, or monitor evaporation rates, or compare boil volumes to what my …

Stainless Steel

SkyGreens Vertical Farm - A compact solution to low-impact food production.

World’s first low carbon hydraulic water-driven, tropical vegetable urban vertical farm, using green urban solutions to achieve enhanced green …

How to Make a Living From a 1.5 Acre Market Garden

Picture the scene, you‘re awoken by the morning sun, grab yourself a coffee and step outside. As you take your first sip you watch the sun rising and …

Another Study Confirms The Beauty Of The Mediterranean Diet. So Why Are We Not All On It Already?

If we didn’t quite believe that the Mediterranean diet was one of the best for heart health – not to mention a slew of other areas of health, and longevity – a new study offers even more evidence. People in Greece who adhered strongly to the diet had almost half the risk of developing heart disease …

The Spiralizer: Why Your Next Bowl of Pasta Just Might Not Be Pasta at All

Pasta? That's so last season. The latest culinary rage is spiralized veggies, with zucchini leading the charge. But no, we're not calling them "zoodles."<p>We love traditional pasta, but lately we've noticed a new breed of noodles. We're not talking about rice, corn, or quinoa spaghetti—we're talking …

How to Plan a Three Sisters Garden Layout

Have you heard about three sisters gardens and wondered what was up with them? While the three sisters garden is an ancient Native American gardening …

Top 32 DIY Concrete And Cement Projects For The Crafty Side Of You

Is concrete on your DIY project list? It might seem like a material more fit for a constructor but it is actually pretty easy to use and highly …

Cement

Bacon Beef and Cheese Sushi? Yes!

Ohhh wow! Yum! I love barb-b-que. I love bacon. I love sushi. That’s why this tasty treat is right up my alley! Would you ever try it? You’re crazy …

Gaudí-Inspired Tiles Turn Your Floor Into A Maze

Spanish design studio LaSelva has just released a series of tiles that will make your bathroom floor channel the architectural genius of Antonio Gaudí. They’re inspired by three hexagonal mosaic tile designs the famed Spanish architect made in 1904.<p>Manuel Bañó & David Galvañ of Studio LaSelva gave …

Design

LED Solar Power Bricks