Nicholas Vanderburg

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DJ Connect

One of the most important parts of DJing is seamlessly cueing up one song to follow another, matching the beats for a transition the audience barely …

Non-Contact Voltage Detector

A <i>transistor</i> is an electrical component that functions, most basically, as a switch — in principle not so different from a light switch. Instead of a physical movement, however, a transistor is controlled by a flow of electricity. And unlike your basic light switch, a transistor can be on, off, or …

Bending the rule: chalk line division (for roofing)

Roofing

How to Install Baseboard / Skirting Boards. SECRET REVEALED!

Woodworking

How To Build A Workbench and Shaving Horse

Making A Stool From OSB

Woodworking

Ecstatic Computation: Exploring Technoshamanism with Virtual Reality

Here’s a really clever use for the Oculus Rift — Ecstatic Computation, a virtual reality spirit journey.<p>[Michael Allison] began his university career …

Sustainable Homebrewing

It was only a matter of time before the trends of homebrewing and sustainability came together, making it possible to make your own beer with as …

Build a Graceful Retreat in Your Yard

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>Ideas | More in Patios<p>Build a Graceful Retreat in Your Yard<p>Gazebos offer …

Harnessing the Sun's Energy for Water and Space Heating - Renewable Energy

The pace of solar energy development is accelerating as the installation of rooftop solar water heaters takes off. Unlike solar photovoltaic (PV) …

How to Assess Your Own Site for Solar Potential - Renewable Energy

With the current federal tax credits and some local utilities offering incentives, tapping into solar power is more affordable and pays off sooner …

HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

Top 10 Ways to Repurpose Your Old Laptop

There's no shortage of ways to repurpose an old PC, whether you're just trying to make it work again or turning it into something else entirely, like …

Raspberry Pi

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Cooking

A Mind-Controlled Robotic Hand With A Sense Of Touch

Getting closer to lifelike<p>Denis Aabo Sørensen lost his left hand nine years ago, while handling fireworks. Since then, he has used prosthetic hands, but never one like this. Last year, a team of European engineers created for him a prosthetic hand that connects directly to the remaining nerves in …

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Autonomous Lighting with Intelligence

Getting into home automation usually starts with lighting, like hacking your lights to automatically turn on when motion is detected, timer controls, …

Reuse Wood Pallets- Make A Wood Pallet House

Having done posts on reusing wood pallets and making money– since I cannot believe how many wood pallets are listed on craigslist and thrown in …

Furniture

The K9 Curfew Door

[Kenbob] is an awesome pet owner. He has two small dogs that have free access to the backyard through a doggy door. It’s great during the day, but …

Beekeeping for Beginners: How to Set Up a Hive | Organic Gardening Videos

Pallet Farm Table Desk ~ Part 3, the reveal

At long last, my pallet farm table styled desk is up!<p>This desktop is LONG. Measuring at 12 feet, the desk is prominent, yet proportioned with the sun …

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

Get those Netflix queues ready<p>Sci-fi is a constantly changing genre that explores the future of humanity and all the stability, fears, dreams, and anxieties that come with it. Sci-fi has played an indispensable role as a soothsayer, divining what technologies, human frailties, and triumphs to …

Science Fiction

Walter Desk

Work DesksWalter Desk is a beautiful merge of industrial and rustic styling. The stylish desk is made from reclaimed oak that is left unfinished, to …

Thrive Yamaha XS650 Motorcycle

We've seen vehicle designed influenced by a lot of different things — but wood-burning stoves? Now that's new. And that's also the inspiration behind …

Mark One Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

Carbon fiber — it's used in automotive and aerospace design, as well as in high-end luxury goods. Now you can use it to create your own objects with …

Homesessive

Nest Who? Here's How to Build Your Own Smart Thermostat

Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest was a smart move.<p>In snapping up Nest – a home automation outfit founded by one of the fathers of the iPod – …