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Education start-ups are exploding

At the Education Nation summit over the past few days a recurring theme has been how new tech tools can improve education and tackle soaring costs. A …

Education Technology

How to Build a Fort

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Outdoor<p>How to Build a Fort<p>How to make a versatile …

Build DIY Floating Shelves With Ana White

We could not be more thrilled to introduce Ana from Ana-White.com who’s swinging by with an amazing build-it-yourself project for anyone who’s ever …

DOD pushes development of cheap, portable brain-reading device

Innovation is all about putting on the proverbial thinking cap. Now engineers are vying to produce an actual thinking cap – at least one that can …

The Brain

Make It: DIY Industrial Kitchen Island

We take a trip down under to see how to make this very handy, industrial center island, complete with removable chopping block. Angle iron makes it …

Handy

The Most Complete Guide To Beer Ever [Infographic]

It's... it's beautiful.<p>The artists at Pop Chart Lab, who've created gorgeous visualizations of everything from classic Nintendo games to bicycles, are tackling beer. A lot of beer.<p>Pop Chart has already released two beer posters, but since you can never, ever have a problem because of too much beer, …

Posters

10 Things to Know About Health Insurance Today

Starting today, you can shop for health coverage through national and state-administered insurance exchanges. Not sure what this means for you and …

How to Make Cucumber Juice

Cucumber juice is a very healthy and versatile drink. Cucumbers have a high content of water and contain noteworthy amounts of potassium, silica, …

How to: Make a Flower Vase Using Branches from Your Backyard

I like to have a vase of flowers on my kitchen table, especially this time of year when a long cold winter is only a few short months away (eek!). …

Rustic

Cardboard Dinosaur Costume

Indoor and Outdoor Bike Storage Solutions

Summer is on its way and London’s roads are filling up with cyclists, many inspired by last year’s Olympics and encouraged by the proliferation of …

Lost Lanes: A beautiful cycling guidebook to South East England

Jack Thurston of The Bike Show, has created what must be the most beautiful guide to cycling in South East England. The Lost Lanes book has been sat …

Hiking

Peripheral Vision 003: Professor John Slough on how nuclear power could get us to Mars in 30 days

"We thought of a clever idea of how you might use fusion to do manned space travel," explains John Slough. The University of Washington research professor discusses such seemingly impossible ideas with the cavalier nature one might otherwise reserve for picking out shirts in the morning. The …

5 Bits to Push Your Cordless Drill Into Overdrive

The battery-powered cordless drill/driver is by far the most popular portable power tool ever devised. To get the most out of this versatile tool, you need more than just a few screwdriver tips and drill bits. These capable add-ons are reasonably priced and readily available online or at home …

The complete guide to using SwiftKey on Android and iOS

Learn how to use the world's best Android and iOS keyboard in a few short minutes.<p>One of the advantages Android had over iOS was the ability to change the default keyboard. With iOS 8, however, iPhone and iPad users can also swap out Apple's default keyboard for a custom one.<p>The Google Play store …

Apps

Make It: How to Make a Giant Jenga Set

Looking for a fun project to tackle before heading out for the three day weekend? Make a giant Jenga set for outdoor parties and game nights with …

Crafting

Kindle e-bookstore and self-publishing platform now available in Mexico

Both readers and writers in Mexico have a reason to rejoice today, as Amazon has just launched the Kindle Store and Kindle Direct Publishing in their country. The e-bookstore will feature over 70,000 Spanish-language titles, as well as e-books in indigenous tongues like Nahuatl. To help fill up …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Look it up: Hackerspace and Internet of Things

Amongst other new words joining the Oxford Dictionaries Online this month are the words hackerspace, and Internet of things,<p>• <b>hackerspace</b>, <i>n.:</i> a place in which people with an interest in computing or technology can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge.<p>• <b>Internet of</b> …

The Best Map Ever Made of America's Racial Segregation

__KEY – White: blue dots; African American: green dots; Asian: red; Latino: orange; all others: brown __<p>Last year, a pair of researchers from Duke …

How to Make Garden Lanterns from Old Tin Cans

Light up the night repurposing old tin cans. That summertime, rustic appeal will add warmth and a glow to any balmy summer evening. All you will need …

Articles about 5 modern edible gardens on Dwell.com - Dwell

New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.<p>Earlier this year Fritz Haeg embarked on the first public Edible Estates Garden at southern California's Descanso Gardens in an...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so …

Jersey City

Roundup: 10 DIY Projects Using Plumbing Pipe

Usually we think of using a pipe for plumbing... but there are so many other ways to use this sturdy material that don't have anything to do with …

How To: Make Your Own DIY Concrete Countertops -- The Easy Way

I've always loved the look of concrete countertops but am, admittedly, a bit intimidated by the intense mold making/concrete …

A Lego Set for Budding Architects, With No Instructions

Architecture Studio, a new set from Lego, comes with 1,210 white and translucent bricks. More notable is what it lacks: namely, instructions for any …

Getty Museum makes 4,600 high-res images free to download with Open Content Program

Journalists and news consumers alike may be familiar with the Getty name -- Mark Getty founded his namesake stock photography company in the 1990s, and Getty Images is responsible for distributing thousands of photographs every day. But many Southern Californians best know the family for its …

Make A Table Runner From Popsicle Sticks

Remember crafting with wooden popsicle sticks back in grade school? Well, guess what? The popsicle sticks are making a comeback. Read on to see how …

Popsicle

Make It: Wood Block Photo Holder

I stumbled across this product, while not strictly a DIY project, it's certainly DIYable. All you need are some wooden offcuts and a saw, choose your …

DIY

8 Things Your Lawn Is Trying to Tell You

Nothing adds more curb appeal to your home than a beautiful, lush, well-manicured lawn. But sometimes droughts, fungi, insects, or other problems can wreak havoc, turning the green sea of grass into a mishmash of ugly brown spots, wilted blades, or matted grass.<p>Nothing adds more curb appeal to your …

Panasonic introduces an Android-powered home phone