Tony Finlay

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The Mystery of a Great Asian Civilisation: The Lost City of Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat is a vast stone temple at the heart of an ancient stone city. But at the ends of its corridors and the centres of its hidden …

Overcoming Culture Shock in Thailand

I remember when I started shopping at our local Thai market. Chris and I were settling into our new townhouse in Chiang Mai and adjusting to life …

NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.<p>A team of anti-surveillance activists from Greenpeace, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Tenth Amendment Center came together to protest the US government's mass surveillance …

Surveillance

How the Internet of things could transform the enterprise

It’s an exciting time to be in enterprise tech: We’re seeing tablets go from video streaming screens at home to salesforce-enabling tools in the enterprise. Meanwhile, wearables like Google Glass are going from hiking trip cameras to repairing jet engines at GE.<p>The “consumerization of IT” is in …

Crane Operator Captures Stunning Photos of Shanghai from Above

Amateur photographer Wei Gensheng has taken advantage of multiple opportunities as a crane operator to capture stunning images of Shanghai from over 2,000 feet above the city. Working on the final construction stages of the Shanghai Tower, said to be the tallest building in China and the second …

Photography

Book Art

You've seen book art like this before, I'm sure. I love it!<p>Etsy had a shop featured today with tons of prints for sale that I absolutely thought were</i> …

Guide To Upcycling With Pallets

From a simple shelf to a complete house, wooden pallets are a fabulous material to upcycle with and what's more they're often free if you hunt around …

Stretch Your Dollar: DIY Instagram Canvas Prints

If you love snapping cool pictures with your smartphone using Instagram but don't know what to do with those square shots, then try making your own …

Crafting

How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Chalkboard windows are such a great way to add some charm into your home. Old windows can be found at flea markets, thrift stores, and even on the …

Wooden Star Sign | Stacy Risenmay

I was so excited when Lindsay came up with the idea to do Knocktoberfest. What the heck is Knocktoberfest? Well, 25 bloggers are sharing a knock off …

From Facebook to wall art: capture parents' posts about cute kids with DIY artwork

I admit it: I'm one of those annoying people who posts cute things my kid says on Facebook. It's the closest thing I have to a scrapbook these days, …

Kilby goes for a roll

<b>Materials:</b> Kilby bookcase, casters, scrap from fridge cover panels<p><b>Description:</b> I had a 10 inch gap between my fridge and the wall. My older house …

IKEA Card File Drawers Hack

At the moment, amongst other things, I’m working on a totally new room makeover at my hive.<p>It’s a little space I’ve not shared previously. I can’t …

Faux Stained Glass Mosaic Luminary

I’ve always been in love with luminaries. They are very easy to create and the results are so visually stunning that I could stare at them for hours. …

Chopstick lampshade tutorial

A few weeks before I left for my Chile vacations MIL took me to one of my now favorite stores 99c! it's crazy how much stuff they have all for 99c. …

{it’s in the news}

Oooh, all the nifty and thrifty things you can create from old newspaper!<br>This time I decided to weave them into a little basket. It turned out to …

Building a solar power generator - Green Diary - Green Revolution Guide by Dr Prem

• Fetch a small solar panel from market. The solar panel must be one rated and more than 12 volts. You can find the solar panel in an RV or marine …

Clean Energy

How to Choose Healthy Pots and Pans

Despite the ease and con­ve­nience of non-stick pots and pans such as Teflon, many health conscious people are tossing their non-stick and replacing …

10 Life Hacks You Need to Know for Christmas!

Introduction: 10 Life Hacks You Need to Know for Christmas!<p>About: Random Weekend Projects More About The King of Random »<p>10 amazing tips and tricks, …

Crafting

Bob Dylan, Clyde Auditorium, review

Sarfraz Manzoor reviews Bob Dylan's concert at the Clyde Auditorium, which provides a reminder of his undimmed genius<p>Agreeing to attend a Bob Dylan concert is like volunteering to step inside a boxing ring: without the right preparation one is likely going to get hurt.<p>Be prepared not to recognise …

Bob Dylan