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How To Make Your Own (Floating!) Concrete Boat

Rock the boat using the physics of buoyancy<p>The Greek polymath Archimedes is said to have solved the mystery of buoyancy in a bathtub. Even if the story is apocryphal, his principle isn't: If an object weighs less than the water it displaces, it won't sink.<p>Even concrete can float. Materials …

Half-Byte Tiny Basic is now available!

Half-Byte Tiny Basic is now complete. It supports 80×48 graphic resolution, 20 by 8 lines of text using a 4 x 6 bit character set. Audio generation …

Future PLC

Richard Huntingford<p>Chairman<p>James Hanbury<p>Deputy Chairman<p>Zillah Byng-Thorne<p>Chief Executive Officer<p>Penny Ladkin-Brand<p>Chief Financial Officer<p>Hugo …

Playing with Polymers: Make Slime at Home

I love home science projects. If it can be done on a stovetop with cooking ingredients, I've probably done it at some point. I've angered roommate and significant other alike by clanging pots and pans at 2am, or by using said pots and pans to make questionable substances*. It's just part of who I …

8 Craft Fair Trends You Must See

I stumbled across this list of 8 Craft Fair Trends that are popular right now. Things like using trunks and hat boxes to display your art, or using …

Budget Friendly Backyard DIY’s

If you have a backyard and are looking for ways to add a little more fun to your decor, check out this post from Buzzfeed. These 51 ideas for great …

How to Make Peppermint Essential Oil (Extract)

I grow mint in pots on my patio. Earlier this summer I spiffed up the planters from our old apartment with green outdoor paint I had leftover from my …

Couple Quit Their Jobs And Build A Dream Home For $500 Only

Advertisement<p>Building the dream home is a goal that everyone has but not everyone is able to execute it the way they want to. Usually that happens …

How To Make A Homemade Sugar Scrub with Calendula - Herbal Academy

Over the last 8-10 years, I’ve become more focused on living a healthier lifestyle and raising my kids with that mindset as well. Because of this …

Homemade (Nontoxic) Colored Powder

Ode to the Gameboy: 10 Projects Based on the Iconic Portable Nintendo

When the Nintendo Gameboy was first released in 1989, it was a tremendous commercial success. Gameboy developed a following among gamers that is in many ways still alive to this day.<p>Here are 10 awesome projects inspired by the venerable Gameboy. Some merge the latest maker electronics with late-80s …

“Eye of the Tiger” Played on a Hacked Dot Matrix Printer

Just like in Rocky III, this old dot matrix printer certainly is a survivor as it belts out a stirring rendition of “Eye of the Tiger.” And just like Mickey (Rocky’s trainer) prepared him for the ring, this printer was modified to play midi files by vimeo user MIDIDesaster.<p>This old 24-pin dot …

Working on Friday

It’s been a long week, but the closer we get to the weekend, the slower the workday goes! Why is that? Well, this might be true for some office …

Google Now Launcher expands to all devices running Android 4.1 and above

Android users can finally download and install the excellent Google Now Launcher that debuted on the Nexus 5 last November.<p>The company updated the …

Polar bear wins tug of war with Nunavut man over beluga

Peter Kaludjak of Arviat, Nunavut, caught a beluga whale in Hudson Bay this week, only to have a polar bear also take an interest in it.<p>Kaludjak and …

Polar Bears