Chris Von Zeleny

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Convert an Old TV Into a Fish Tank

DIY Geometric Wreath Tutorial

30 Creative Ways to Repurpose & Reuse Old Stuff

We all have stuff that no longer serves any purpose around the house, but we still have trouble getting rid of it. Either it’s “still OK”, or “might …

Crafting

Make a Light Up Star

This retro light-up star is a bold and beautiful holiday moment to add to the mantle. I would have thought this was a big budget purchase, but Marianne Canada shows us how to make it ourselves over on HGTV’s blog, Design Happens.

30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

Exercise may help prevent depression later in life

Running, walking and other forms of activity can help people shake off the symptom of depression. Now, a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that exercise may prevent the disorder later in life.<p>Researchers at the University of Toronto analyzed 26 years' worth of …

Mental Health

Artist Snorts Paint and Creates Art by Crying Onto a Canvas

In this video from 2010, Argentinian artist Leandro Granato shows how he snorts water-based paint and create works of art by squeezing the paint out …

Art

6 Truths About Depression and How to Overcome It

October is National Depression Screening Month. One in 10 Americans struggles with depression. A common misconception about depression is that it is something people can just "snap out of." Unfortunately, for those people who experience major depression disorder, it's not that simple. While …

Mental Health

Geometric Origami Planters

This modern geometric planter is really rad and looks easy to make. This tutorial from Domestic Slice also shows you how to turn succulents into gold!

How-To: Hexie Clock IKEA Hack

From the very first moment I saw the new hexie clock at my local IKEA, I knew that crafters were going to have an absolute field day with custom upgrades. True to form, Jodie from Sew Fearless created this awesome tutorial for making your own fabric-covered hexie clock.<p>So perfect for sewing rooms …

Bad-Ass Ugly Holiday Sweaters

Shredders Apparel brings us this collection of some seriously bad-ass, ugly holiday sweaters. I know what you’re thinking and yes, something can be …

Dealers

After losing his writing job in NYC, Peter Madsen turned to something more physical—he became a bike messenger. Few professions give greater insight into what makes a city tick; by way of bicycle, Madsen learned the ins and outs of neighborhoods across all boroughs, interacting with people of all …

Selling

Incredible paintings of sci-fi suburbia will make you wish you were Swedish

Welcome to rural Sweden, sometime in the late '80s. Citizens go about their mundane lives and children explore the countryside. But something isn't quite right. Robots and hovercrafts are commonplace, and decaying science facilities sprout from the harsh Scandinavian landscape. There's even a rumor …

80 DIY Lighting Solutions

Purchasing pieces of decor for your home can end up being quite the expensive task, but if you're looking for alternative ways to brighten up your …

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How to Convert an Old TV Into a Fish Tank

1<p><b>Find an old wooden TV console.</b><p>2<p><b>Open the wooden television console.</b> Console televisions usually have a removable back, but you may have to go in …

DIY

Tan Mom Made The Worst Music Video Ever

Just when you thought you forgot about Tan Mom once and for all and that you'd never hear about her ever again EVER, she put out a music video. But …

Symbolic intifada death of boy did not happen, says Israel

A 12-year-old boy caught up in a notorious gunfight between Israel's forces and Palestinian militants during the 2000 intifada may not have died in the event and was not hit by Israeli fire, a government inquiry has claimed.<p>It was the searing image that came to define the <b>Palestinian</b> intifada; a …

Depressed people's body clocks 'out of sync' - Futurity

U. MICHIGAN (US) — A new brain study reveals that the circadian clocks of people …

Video: Syrian rebel cuts out soldier's heart, eats it

The ghastly video shows how barbaric the Syrian civil war can be.<p>A man, said to be a well-known rebel fighter, carves into the body of a government soldier and cuts out his heart and liver.<p>"I swear to God we will eat your hearts out, you soldiers of Bashar. You dogs. God is greater!" the man says. …

How to Cool Yourself Without Air Conditioning

Summer without air conditioning can make excessive heat feel uncomfortable. To stay cool and comfortable without air conditioning, you can try …

Home Improvement

12 Awesome Concrete and Cinder Block Outdoor DIY Projects!

Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work …