Perry Thompson

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How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws

Torches, screw extractors, oil and other tricks to help you free stuck fasteners. These tips work on any fasteners in your home, automobiles and lawn …

Woodworking

Fears over flying to Egypt only increase after crash of flight MS804

Britain stopped flights to Sharm el-Sheikh after the downing of a Russian airliner in October and latest incident raises further concerns<p>EgyptAir flight MS804 crash: plane wreckage found near Greece – live<p>The crash of flight MS804 with 66 people on board on Thursday once again raises fears over the …

Airplanes

DIY - Pyramid Garden Planter - Quiet Corner

This time I have made slot together pyramid garden planter from the reclaimed Pallet timbers.<p>This planter took me approximately 90 minutes to make: …

Woodworking

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

Scientists Start to Look at Ground Beneath Their Feet for Solution to Climate Change

Climate scientists anxious to find ways to limit atmospheric greenhouse gases have started to look at the ground beneath their feet.<p>Four-fifths of …

Climate Change

Camping Hack: The Deadman Anchor

Have you ever tried to secure tent guylines in sand, loose soil, or snow? Well, it’s a major pain—the ground just isn’t firm enough to keep stakes in …

The greenhouse that acts like a beetle and other inventions inspired by nature

For a new generation of innovators, biomimicry – the imitation of nature’s ecosystems – may help solve some of humanity’s toughest resource problems<p>When Brent Constantz, CEO of carbon capture company Blue Planet, was looking for a way to process carbon dioxide emissions, he found inspiration in …

Natural Gas

How to Build a DIY Wood Workbench: Super Simple $50 Bench

Got two hours to kill? Do we have a workbench for you!<p>Assemble the DIY wood workbench frames for the workshop bench surface and lower shelf to begin …

Woodworking

10 Brilliant Ways To Make a Bottle Opener From Old Tools

Make a bottle opener for every occasion by repurposing your old tools into bar-worthy accessories.<p>Bottle openers are easy to come by, but they're a bit... boring. That's not a problem with any of these 10 DIY bottle openers made from throwaway hand tools. After all, there is no better icebreaker …

Tiny House Alternative: The Tiny A-Frame Cabin

It's hip to be triangular<p>Tucked away in the Redwood trees of Cazadero, California stands this unassuming A-frame cabin.<p>It appears tiny on the …

Cabins

This DIY Bourbon Concoction Will Soothe Your Scratchy Throat

‘Tis the season for colds and coughs, but it’s also the season of hot toddies, and the latter has been known to help ease the pain of the …

Woolier sheep suggest long, cold winter, says natural forecaster David King

Sheep and onions can be used to predict the weather according to natural forecaster David King<p>Slice into a new season English onion and you might notice the skin is thicker than usual. Likewise take a drive into the countryside and you will see that sheep already have full coats.<p>These are the signs …

Diply

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Tour this DIY aquaponics system made from plywood and no pond liner (Video)

For many people, gardening is one way to become more self-sufficient and gain some food security. Many experiment with alternatives like home …

Sweden's house-in-a-greenhouse grows food sustainably with recycled wastewater

An old Swedish barn has been transformed into a gorgeous low-impact greenhouse where people and plants thrive together in harmony. Located on the …

Awesome Gear for iPhone Photography — Tools and Toys

The iPhone has become the world’s most popular camera, and for good reason. Focus pixels, face detection, auto-stabilization, optical image …

Mobile Photography

Woodturning: How to Cut Logs for Turning

Domed Cove Box

Written by Mike Stafford<p>Page 1 of 3<p>I don’t know who first turned a box where the sides were curved in to form a waist or as we like to say in …

Quick Guide: 6 Basic Woodturning Tools

Once you get past the anxiety of approaching a rapidly spinning chunk of wood with a pointy metal stick, the most difficult part of turning wood on a lathe is understanding your tools. A basic woodturning kit includes anywhere from 5-8 tools, each with their own unique characteristics.<p>In this …

Woodworking

Nature replants its own burned forests, environmentalists say

During the dry summer of 2011, wind gusts sent a 75-foot aspen tumbling into a power line, sparking a fire on federal land that burned for five weeks over an area the size of Manhattan. All that was left in the hottest burn zones was a silent swath of blackened trees and ash-covered ground.<p>Federal …

Ana White | Barn Greenhouse - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: …

A DIY Cinder Block Succulent Wall with a Twist

Today I’m sharing my latest DIY project: a <b>cinder block</b> wall that can be used for succulents and any other plants you wish to incorporate! This …

Landscaping

How to Use a Speed Square

In this tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look at the speed square, a tool that you may already have, but may not fully understand. While made for framing carpentry, a speed square can be indispensable in a lot of measuring and marking situations. Let’s have a look.<p>What is a Speed Square?<p>A …

Essential Skills for Landscape Photography

When you first get started in photography, at the bare minimum, you need three pieces of equipment: a camera, a normal zoom lens (24-70mm), and a …

Landscape Photography

Terrarium Side Table DIY

Early last month I saw a project for a plexiglass terrarium side table in Natural Accents by Stacy Risenmay. Whoa. I immediately thought it was one …

Living Rooms

Mother Nature's fury as seen from space (pictures)

Weather

Build a Motion Control Rig for Time-Lapse Photography

If you dig around in your camera’s settings long enough, you’re almost assured to find that it has a mode to create time-lapse videos — those magical, time compressing movies that can turn any hillside or street corner into a lightning-paced dreamscape.<p>Time-lapse videos by themselves are easy …