Instructables: exploring - living - life-hacks - hack - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:33:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Survive Dorm Living http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Survive-Dorm-Living/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/F5UI/HZ13G7E0/FYLF5UIHZ13G7E0.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction For those of us went to college, dorms were a necessary evil. You space was limited, you might have kitchen or might not, suddenly you don't have access to your parents cooking supplies, no one seems to have the same idea of quiet as you, and you were stuck with this bland room with bland furnitur...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:35:01 PDT
Personal Bottle Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Bottle-Float/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:22:29 PDT
How to repair your diswasher with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-your-diswasher-with-sugru/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:07:40 PST
Robot-Bagapron http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Bagapron/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 14:53:45 PDT
Coiling a USB power cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Coiling-a-USB-power-cord/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:27:49 PDT
Hidden Sleeve Business Card Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sleeve-Business-Card-Dispenser/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:25:38 PDT
How To Easily Use Key Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easily-Use-Key-Rings-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/9ZYN/HLR1T6QR/FJR9ZYNHLR1T6QR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/9ZYN/HLR1T6QR/FJR9ZYNHLR1T6QR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/9ZYN/HLR1T6QR/FJR9ZYNHLR1T6QR.SMALL.jpg M3G Key rings are annoying. It's a pain to open them, and sometimes they snap shut before you manage to get the key on them. Fortunately, you can solve this problem with a quarter *Mobile users: if the video doesn't play click on "MVI 0893" and it will open. Instructions - Get a coin about the size of...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:25:22 PDT
Trampoline/Pool Noodle Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/TrampolinePool-Noodle-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/AQEQ/HIUXB2L9/FXJAQEQHIUXB2L9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/AQEQ/HIUXB2L9/FXJAQEQHIUXB2L9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/AQEQ/HIUXB2L9/FXJAQEQHIUXB2L9.SMALL.jpg NErDy NErDs I first have to say, this is not my original idea.  I found this idea on Pinterest and decided to try it.  I do not know who the credit goes to for this awesome idea.  When I click on the picture (on Pinterest) it just takes me to a larger picture, not the site it was posted from.  That being said, ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 18:14:34 PDT
Life Hacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Life-Hacks/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HQS7/GHDSNA7I/FGYHQS7GHDSNA7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HQS7/GHDSNA7I/FGYHQS7GHDSNA7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/HQS7/GHDSNA7I/FGYHQS7GHDSNA7I.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Life Hacks brings you full step-by-step instructions for 28 innovative ways to improve your life. Learn how to refill your water pitcher fillers, your kitchen wet jets, and your mont blanc pen, all while saving hundreds of dollars! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by expert life...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 11:54:23 PST
Minimalist iPhone Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-iPhone-Wallet/
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 10:59:16 PST
Easy DIY transforming purse-backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-transforming-purse-backpack/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 13:14:38 PDT
Easily correct annoying spray can lids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easily-correct-annoying-spray-can-lids/
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Sat, 25 Aug 2012 08:01:43 PDT
hooked toothbrush http://www.instructables.com/id/hooked-toothbrush/
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 20:21:19 PDT
Hack your spinbrush for more (battery free) power http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-spinbrush-for-more-power/
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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 19:08:20 PST
Save $200 in 2 Minutes and have the World's Best Writing Pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-200-in-2-Minutes-and-have-the-Worlds-Best-W/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/ARDG/G5KPAVWE/FMTARDGG5KPAVWE.SMALL.jpg noahw Hack together your very own Mont Blanc writing pen for only $15 in about 2 minutes! This video is entirely based upon the awesomely successful Instructable Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen.  Mont Blanc pens employ some mighty fine technology and are widely regarded as on...
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Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:15:08 PST
Save $200 in 2 minutes and have the worlds best writing pen http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-%24200-in-2-minutes-and-have-the-worlds-best-wr/
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