Brian Libby

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Making Your Own Coffee Can Forge

Soup can, paint can, coffee can forge. Lots of people seem to think that casting and forging is out of their grasp, technically, financially, and in terms of the risks involved. Certainly getting deeply into smithing can mean all of that, but it’s really not that hard to create your own micro force …

How to Insulate a Garage Door

Garage door insulation cuts energy bills and street noise. Here’s how to insulate your garage door yourself.<p>Garage door insulation can make your life …

Ten Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

YouTube Link<p>This video provides ten handy keyboard shortcuts for Windows. I think most readers who use Windows will find one or more tips in here …

How To Build The Ultimate $500 Gaming PC For Fallout 4 And GTA V

If you think you need to spend over $1,000 to be able to play the latest games in high definition – think again. Fallout 4 especially is actually quite an easy game to run with the right hardware and GTA V is easily tameable too.<p>In this guide, I’ve spoken to Asus, AMD and Cooler Master about which …

Computer Hardware

The Best Way to Sew Leather Is Actually By Hand! Here's How

Not only is it personally gratifying to hand-sew leather, but this manual technique also offers a stronger suture than the traditional lock stitch created by sewing machines.<p>Have you ever wondered how to create or repair leather items without using an industrial sewing machine? Here, we show you …

Sewing

The Best Tools and Toolbox

After more than 300 hours of research and testing of more than 180 tools, we’ve put together the best tool kit for your home (and found the best …

Home Improvement

How to Never Succumb to Boredom

Wise words from my fifth grade teacher: “Mister Gibson, do not make yourself into a shapeless sponge waiting for the world to wet you.”<p><b>By Regie</b> …

Helicopter Parenting Isn’t Killing Millennials, but This Is

Don’t you love histrionic headlines?<p>As a parent of a 13 year-old, I know I do.<p>Jokes aside, this topic is dead serious.<p>If I said it once, I’ve said it …

Parenting

21 Fitness Projects You Can Build at Home

Do-It-Yourself Gym Equipment: 21 Fitness Projects You Can Build at Home<p>These days it seems nearly everybody is trying to find ways to save money. A …

Exercise

Haunted Dolls House

Halloween is coming up making it a perfect seasonal toy but a haunted house is such a great classic theme for all year round imaginative play. We …

Halloween

How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

A little TLC maintenance goes a long way toward staving off expensive repairs.<p>Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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16 Sculptural Industrial DIY Pipe Lamp Design Ideas Able to Transform Your Decor

Lamps can be one of the most rewardful DIY Projects in the world thanks to their extended functionality and often use. Sculptural industrial diy pipe …

Light Bulbs

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

Enjoy your home more today — and sell it for the best price tomorrow.<p>When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if …

How to Cope With an Existential Crisis

Despite the weirdness of existence, most of us are able to get on with our lives and avoid debilitating feelings of despair, personal failure, and …

Social Sciences

Which Reasoning Style Best Describes The Way You Think?

Mathematics

How to Make Your Own Rotary Tool Bits

I love my Dremel tool. Actually I love my Dremel <i>tools</i>. I have several, at different sizes and types (corded, battery-powered, different RPMs). And I have tons of bits and accessories. These are amazing tools that I wouldn’t want to live without.<p>But the accessory bits you buy for the Dremel and …

Woodworking

How Did The Ancient Vikings Make This Super-Strong Sword?

How To Raise The Stakes In Your Story Without Wrecking Your Characters

Gaming

Welcome To The Jungle - You Could Be Mine

Welcome To The Jungle by Rocky Davies<p>If you're heading down to Paradise City you've gotta know one thing- they've got a predator on the loose, and he …

T-shirts

Tesla's Elon Musk introduces 'beautiful' money-saving home battery backup system

The Powerwall for homes and Powerpack for businesses can store energy from solar panels and help you save on energy bills.<p>LOS ANGELES -- Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Thursday officially announced two battery backup products, one for homes and one for industrial use, at an event at the company's …

Elon Musk

How Many Beliefs Are Due to Sleep Deprivation?

Making peace with Exploding Head Syndrome and the need for explanations<p>Fyodor Dostoevsky kept a record of his seizures in a notebook. There were 102. Today some people with epilepsy do the same on Pinboards. Those less candid among the epileptic Pinterest community post empowering quotes: "Don't …

Consciousness

Japanese Shipping Company Advertises With ... Giant Pettable Cat Head??

A Japanese shipping company is doing some strange things to convince consumers it's the cat's meow.<p>On Tuesday, Kuroneko Yamato -- or Black Cat Yamato -- installed a a giant billboard that is nothing but a humongous cat’s face at Tokyo's Shibuya Station, according to Kotaku.com<p>The giant black cat …

Japan

Solar Energy Doesn’t Have to Be a Luxury Item

Green, energy-saving technologies are essentially luxury products. Solar rigs and energy-efficiency upgrades require big upfront investments in …

Solar Power

2 Secrets To Writing A Story That People Can't Tear Themselves Away From

When people talk about how to write a great story, you hear a lot about structure, and how to lay down the track so that the audience is swept along. …

Writing

Warp Drive & Transporters: How 'Star Trek' Technology Works (Infographic)

The original "Star Trek" television series featured technology that had first appeared decades earlier in science fiction stories. Pulp heroes had …

Physics