Instructables: exploring - living - life-hacks - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:51:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Supercharge a Cheap Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Crack-Head-Lighter/
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 12:24:21 PDT
How to Increase Your WIFI Speed with a Soda Can (Video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Increase-Your-WIFI-Speed-with-a-Soda-Can-Vi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/WVBX/HTVICQZ4/FWKWVBXHTVICQZ4.SMALL.jpg TheBestHobbiesBlog Dramatically improve your wifi speed with a simple soda can.  Here is a link to the youtube channel- http://www.youtube.com/TheBestHobbiesBlog Here is a link to the Facebook page- http://www.facebook.com/TheBestHobbiesBlog
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:40:57 PDT
Upgrade Your Refrigerator Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-Your-Refrigerator-Lighting/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 19:27:32 PDT
This is the "Droid You've Been Looking For" Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/This-is-the-Droid-Youve-Been-Looking-For-Phone-Sta/
This is the "Droid You've Been Looking For" Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/85WV/HT4QOXU0/FOL85WVHT4QOXU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/85WV/HT4QOXU0/FOL85WVHT4QOXU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/85WV/HT4QOXU0/FOL85WVHT4QOXU0.SMALL.jpg Bitsi Here is a cute stand for your tablet or smart phone that is cheap and easy to do.  Just download, edit and print the pattern. You can customize for differently sized devices, or use one of the extra ideas I've provided in the last step. WHAT YOU NEED - MATERIALS printer card stock or lightweight c...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:27:34 PDT
Wear Ear Buds the RIGHT Way!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wear-Ear-Buds-the-RIGHT-Way/
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:12:41 PDT
How to (re)dye your jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-redye-your-jeans/
How to (re)dye your jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7IXV/HLZRKKLZ/FS77IXVHLZRKKLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7IXV/HLZRKKLZ/FS77IXVHLZRKKLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/7IXV/HLZRKKLZ/FS77IXVHLZRKKLZ.SMALL.jpg weswert If  redye or dye your jeans because you have a favorite pair or because you're cheap like me this instructable will teach you the basics.  Just a heads up the jeans will no longer have the "wear" marks. The jeans will be basically one color but not solid i will have small variations. Another thing ...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:46:21 PDT
Drill Press Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Drill-Press-Bread/
Drill Press Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/VCUX/HT73LZQY/FPQVCUXHT73LZQY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/VCUX/HT73LZQY/FPQVCUXHT73LZQY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/VCUX/HT73LZQY/FPQVCUXHT73LZQY.SMALL.jpg bricobart Do you know what 'transhumance' means? According to wiki transhumance is 'the seasonal movement of people with their livestock between fixed summer and winter pastures'. I never could have said it better. What livestock is to rather normal people, is my drill press to me. In weektime (when my wife ...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:58:24 PDT
DIY Bubble Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bubble-Solution/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:27:58 PDT
Cheap, efficient, easy (and cute!) fruit fly trap http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-efficient-easy-and-cute-fruit-fly-trap/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 19:55:39 PDT
Create Your Own Atari! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-Your-Own-Atari/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 02:09:03 PST
3D Clips For Prescription Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Clips-For-Prescription-Glasses/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:35:05 PST
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
How To Waterproof a Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Waterproof-a-Phone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/1D8Y/HS189T6Z/F2K1D8YHS189T6Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/1D8Y/HS189T6Z/F2K1D8YHS189T6Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/1D8Y/HS189T6Z/F2K1D8YHS189T6Z.SMALL.jpg HowToLou This is a quick fix for waterproofing your touch screen phone.
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 05:16:08 PST
Easy Fix For Falling Fly http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fix-For-Falling-Fly/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:32:55 PST
Hack your trash can http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-trash-can/
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 23:37:47 PST
Clear Snow the Laziest Way Imaginable http://www.instructables.com/id/Clear-Snow-the-Laziest-Way-Imaginable/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 14:34:22 PST
Bowling Pin Hidden Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/bowling-pin-hidden-compartment/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 21:26:44 PST
Use ALL the contents of a bottle of liquid http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-ALL-the-contents-of-a-bottle-of-liquid/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/U7YR/HRI97YGV/FRHU7YRHRI97YGV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/U7YR/HRI97YGV/FRHU7YRHRI97YGV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/U7YR/HRI97YGV/FRHU7YRHRI97YGV.SMALL.jpg hoodsmom It's can be very frustrating trying to get the last traces of a liquid product out of a bottle, especially if the product is expensive, sold in a pump bottle with a short tube and/or cannot be heated or diluted. I use a couple spare caps from empties* to make connectors that allow me to transfer the...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:20:27 PST
Restaurant Lifehack - Instant Flower Valentine http://www.instructables.com/id/Restaurant-Lifehack-Instant-Flower-Valentine/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 10:27:33 PST
30 Sneaky Places and Compartments to Hide Your Money (and Other Items!) http://www.instructables.com/id/50-Sneaky-Places-and-Compartments-to-Hide-Your-Mon/
30 Sneaky Places and Compartments to Hide Your Money (and Other Items!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/9IT3/HR4SVIR5/FYQ9IT3HR4SVIR5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/9IT3/HR4SVIR5/FYQ9IT3HR4SVIR5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/9IT3/HR4SVIR5/FYQ9IT3HR4SVIR5.SMALL.jpg AgoVeli Hello and welcome to my first Instructable! This Instructable is a collection of ideas of great places to hide secret stashes of money and other items (money, candy, keys, etc.) First, I would advise that you keep a little notepad or notebook containing all the places where you hide your money....
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 18:42:05 PST
Spare lid drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-lid-drying-rack/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:13:17 PST
How to Nap on a College Campus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Nap-on-a-College-Campus/
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:57:49 PST
Tea Candle and Ceramic Flower Pot "heater" http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Candle-and-Ceramic-Flower-Pot-Heater-Improved/
Tea Candle and Ceramic Flower Pot "heater" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/6Y6F/HR0APWHN/F8B6Y6FHR0APWHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/6Y6F/HR0APWHN/F8B6Y6FHR0APWHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/6Y6F/HR0APWHN/F8B6Y6FHR0APWHN.SMALL.jpg Paravival There's been a slight debate on whether this actually works or not. Whether it's convection or radiation, etc. I believe it's radiating the heat which isn't as effective as if it was convecting it. The original designs I found online has a hole at the very top which I guess allowed more convecting...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:45:51 PST
Book with a Secret Compartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-with-a-Secret-Compartment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/DZ2R/HQYWSYAI/FL8DZ2RHQYWSYAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/DZ2R/HQYWSYAI/FL8DZ2RHQYWSYAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/DZ2R/HQYWSYAI/FL8DZ2RHQYWSYAI.SMALL.jpg Von Malegowski I show how to make a book safe that can be used to hide small items. Book safes are an age old way to stash one's treasures--the key to a safe, a private document, a flask, a gun. And you can use them while traveling to hide your iPod, back up cash, or other valuables from would-be thieves. A holl...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 22:24:20 PST
Ingeniously Simple Laptop Holder for Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Ingeniously-Simple-Laptop-Holder-for-Bed/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 19:41:35 PST
Favourite Lighter Forever Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Favourite-Lighter-Forever-Hack/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 15:10:25 PST
7 Winter Life Hacks to Keep You Warm http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Winter-Life-Hacks-to-Keep-You-Warm/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 06:19:25 PST
Light Switch Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Switch-Guard/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 17:29:41 PST
Insulate your windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulate-your-windows/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 08:40:15 PST
DIY Electric Lockpick http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electric-Lockpick/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 03:21:13 PST
How to (Successfully) Hide a Gift! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Successfully-Hide-a-Gift/
How to (Successfully) Hide a Gift! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/28TO/GWKKLV3X/FZO28TOGWKKLV3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/28TO/GWKKLV3X/FZO28TOGWKKLV3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/28TO/GWKKLV3X/FZO28TOGWKKLV3X.SMALL.gif shadowfeet Of course there isn't anything wrong or un-special about just wrapping a gift and giving it, but a great way to have a person remember and really enjoy receiving their gift,  is to hide it, and  force the unsuspecting givee to go on a treasure hunt for it!  This is of course a little easier said the...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 11:45:24 PST
How to heat your home or office for less than 8p a day. Improved Version.Cheapest Heater To Run In The World http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Heater-In-The-World/
How to heat your home or office for less than 8p a day. Improved Version.Cheapest Heater To Run In The World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/A271/HPL6C2T0/FNBA271HPL6C2T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/A271/HPL6C2T0/FNBA271HPL6C2T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/A271/HPL6C2T0/FNBA271HPL6C2T0.SMALL.jpg kingofeye v 1.0 Heat your room for less that 8p a day .  Just use some pots and some tealight candles and follow these simple steps NO DRILLING NO CUTTING JUST AN OFF THE SHELF HACK WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW  Inspired by http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/10449357/Heat-your-home-off...
By: kingofeye

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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 09:26:15 PST
pocket lock pick set http://www.instructables.com/id/pocket-lock-pick-set/
pocket lock pick set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Y1E4/FE7IU226/FLAY1E4FE7IU226.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Y1E4/FE7IU226/FLAY1E4FE7IU226.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/Y1E4/FE7IU226/FLAY1E4FE7IU226.SMALL.jpg g-tech a lock pick set that you ca make yourself that fits in your pocket for easy storage, and hiding.( note I'm not responsible for what you do with this set so practice good judgment) gather the materials you need are: hack saw blade key ring flat piece o metal( mine was a shishkabob stick) the too...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:28:39 PDT
Axe spray can Secret Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Axe-spray-can-Secret-Container/
Axe spray can Secret Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/GHQK/HPFZY6BA/FMQGHQKHPFZY6BA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/GHQK/HPFZY6BA/FMQGHQKHPFZY6BA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/GHQK/HPFZY6BA/FMQGHQKHPFZY6BA.SMALL.jpg ImmuneShark Ever have something you wanted to hide but didn't know where? Or needed something portable to keep valuables in when you're on a trip? This is the answer. This seemingly normal Axe spray can may look normal, but upon farther investigation has a secret compartment!*Disclaimer* I can not be held respo...
By: ImmuneShark

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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 20:41:49 PST
Hacksaw Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacksaw-Hack/
Hacksaw Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KFA4/HP9NHV5K/FY2KFA4HP9NHV5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KFA4/HP9NHV5K/FY2KFA4HP9NHV5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/KFA4/HP9NHV5K/FY2KFA4HP9NHV5K.SMALL.jpg Go Repairs How many hacks, could a hacksaw hack - if a hacksaw could hack, hacks? In a previous article we went over the basics of lock picking and now we'd like to show you a second use for your old hacksaw blades. Their thin design and flexibility mean they make great lock picks. For more projects visit o...
By: Go Repairs

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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 11:43:15 PST
Furniture risers - Help cleaning droids catch more dust bunnies under the sofa http://www.instructables.com/id/Furniture-risers-Help-cleaning-droids-catch-more-d/
Furniture risers - Help cleaning droids catch more dust bunnies under the sofa - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/WQKY/HPCWVG2K/F0IWQKYHPCWVG2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/WQKY/HPCWVG2K/F0IWQKYHPCWVG2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/WQKY/HPCWVG2K/F0IWQKYHPCWVG2K.SMALL.jpg roballoba We got a cleaning droid. A Neato to be precise - it's a lot like a Roomba, but it's a Neato. It's a cleaning robot, not quite R2D2, but it's getting there. The kind of thing that likes to wake up and make a lot of noise while bumping into things when you want peace and quiet. Aside from getting stuc...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:04:41 PST
7 Secret Compartments http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Secret-Compartments/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:46:22 PST
The Double Sided Modular Altoids Survival Tin http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modular-Altoids-Survival-Tin/
The Double Sided Modular Altoids Survival Tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/8TWX/HPAMYJNU/FFO8TWXHPAMYJNU.SMALL.jpg EyeWander There are Tons of Altoids Survival tins on the Internet but; Mine is Double the Space and is FULLY Customizable ( I will add Velcro later and show you how to add add ons! ) Materials Needed: 2 Altoids Tins Double Sided Sticky foam Duck Tape Scissors Time to Assemble: 15 Minutes Set Up and Asemb...
By: EyeWander

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 17:56:51 PST
Flower Pots & Tea Lights Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Pots-Tea-Lights-Heater/
Flower Pots & Tea Lights Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/25JM/HOHY8PP3/F9E25JMHOHY8PP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/25JM/HOHY8PP3/F9E25JMHOHY8PP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/25JM/HOHY8PP3/F9E25JMHOHY8PP3.SMALL.jpg Stan1y I found this in a review and had to try it out. A room heater made from a small roasting tray and its trivit two clay flower Pots 4 tea lights and a scrap of aluminium foil Burner light your tea lights and place them close together in the middle of the roasting tray. Place the trivit so it is sit...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 07:02:32 PST
Hidden money/paper compartment in pencil (With stuff you already have!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-moneypaper-compartment-in-pencil-With-stuff/
Hidden money/paper compartment in pencil (With stuff you already have!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/02PX/HOUG1NIP/FH402PXHOUG1NIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/02PX/HOUG1NIP/FH402PXHOUG1NIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/02PX/HOUG1NIP/FH402PXHOUG1NIP.SMALL.jpg assemblyrequired This is another SYAH (Stuff you already have) Instructable. In it, I will be showing you how I created a secret compartment for money or paper that fits inside a working pencil. It can also be used as a handy way to store a grocery list, reminders, or pass secret messages to friends. It may take a c...
By: assemblyrequired

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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 16:11:30 PST
Pringles Can Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Pringles-Can-Speaker-1/
Pringles Can Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SFIN/HO7XH3WS/F50SFINHO7XH3WS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SFIN/HO7XH3WS/F50SFINHO7XH3WS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/SFIN/HO7XH3WS/F50SFINHO7XH3WS.SMALL.jpg Go Repairs Pringles occasionally run a promotion where you get a speaker for the can. But why bother with all that, when you can make your own speaker from the Pringles can. For more projects visit our blog. Watch The Video Start by taking a moment to watch our video. Materials Needed List of materials...
By: Go Repairs

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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:00:34 PST
Quick and Easy Unlimited Laptop Disk Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Unlimited-Laptop-Disk-Space/
Quick and Easy Unlimited Laptop Disk Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/78I2/HO7XLSUV/FRZ78I2HO7XLSUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/78I2/HO7XLSUV/FRZ78I2HO7XLSUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/78I2/HO7XLSUV/FRZ78I2HO7XLSUV.SMALL.jpg W1LL7 So you have a laptop and need more space. Is your laptop just old with a small hard drive? Is it new with a small solid state drive? Or do you want to store a large library of music? Anyways it needs more disk space and I know where to get it. The only problem is that this is super easy. Requireme...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:46 PST
How to get free magnets! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-free-magnets/
How to get free magnets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FT5/VNFQ/HO0PYDDR/FT5VNFQHO0PYDDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FT5/VNFQ/HO0PYDDR/FT5VNFQHO0PYDDR.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FT5/VNFQ/HO0PYDDR/FT5VNFQHO0PYDDR.SMALL.jpg swisel This might just be the most simple project I have ever posted on instructables. And yet so practical. Instead of buying expensive strong magnets you can get them for free! Just keep on reading. You will need: an old headset Gutting in We will try to  find ways to get in to the headset w...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:00:12 PST
how to carry a pen with your MOLESKINE http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-carry-a-pen-with-your-MOLESKINE/
how to carry a pen with your MOLESKINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/ZGPO/F5Y3YWAL/FQ8ZGPOF5Y3YWAL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/ZGPO/F5Y3YWAL/FQ8ZGPOF5Y3YWAL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/ZGPO/F5Y3YWAL/FQ8ZGPOF5Y3YWAL.SMALL.jpg pomarc there are many good instructables on how to build a pen holder for your moleskine notebook.I'd like to propose another simple simple simple solution, to carry your pen with your moleskine without building anything.This solution does not require you to modify your notebook. All you need is... well......
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Wed, 5 Sep 2007 13:51:17 PDT
IKEA Hack- Magnetic Cable Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Hack-Magnetic-Cable-Holder/
IKEA Hack- Magnetic Cable Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/S2PU/HNICWXK3/FX4S2PUHNICWXK3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/S2PU/HNICWXK3/FX4S2PUHNICWXK3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/S2PU/HNICWXK3/FX4S2PUHNICWXK3.SMALL.jpg sbanas I just got new ikea furniture and one piece is a SELJE nightstand. I keep things like my phone, wallet, keys, ipad, and charging cables on it. But cables are hard to keep on a nightstand, you either have to drape them all the way across or they slide on the floor. So that's why we're going to hack i...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 09:37:51 PDT
Glow Sneakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-Sneakers/
Glow Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/OE6D/HN824CAT/FHWOE6DHN824CAT.SMALL.jpg trans4mation Do you have a pair of Converse? Maybe. If you have a pair, do you love them? Of course you do. You know what would make them even cooler? If they glowed. Yup. Glowing. Sneakers. **Please use caution when using paint of any kind. Make sure to wear a mask as to not inhale any paint fumes. As always,...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:32:02 PDT
Flash-Photography Ruiner http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Photography-Ruiner/
Flash-Photography Ruiner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/43NS/HN30HCES/FT843NSHN30HCES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/43NS/HN30HCES/FT843NSHN30HCES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/43NS/HN30HCES/FT843NSHN30HCES.SMALL.jpg cameracontrol Are you Miley Cyrus's bodyguard and are sick of appearing in tabloids?  Do you work at a frequently photographed attraction and do not want to inadvertently appear in any more vacation photos?  Are you having an affair? If you want to avoid being documented in flash-photography situations follow th...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 04:56:59 PDT
How to get rid of cramps. Immediately! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-rid-of-cramps-Immediately/
How to get rid of cramps. Immediately! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/PZTV/HMMFBB1I/FDXPZTVHMMFBB1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/PZTV/HMMFBB1I/FDXPZTVHMMFBB1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/PZTV/HMMFBB1I/FDXPZTVHMMFBB1I.SMALL.jpg woodstockbirdy Have you ever been in the middle of a run, bike ride, ect. and suddenly got a cramp? Use this simple trick, and rid your cramps forever!  Pickles! Yes, you read the title correctly. Pickles are the answer! Stop throwing the brine that comes with pickles away and keep it ! The brine is very acidic...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:31:06 PDT
Hidden Sleeve Business Card Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Sleeve-Business-Card-Dispenser/
Hidden Sleeve Business Card Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5CX5/HMWVZDFQ/FCG5CX5HMWVZDFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5CX5/HMWVZDFQ/FCG5CX5HMWVZDFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/5CX5/HMWVZDFQ/FCG5CX5HMWVZDFQ.SMALL.jpg jacco1997 The business card is considered an extension of yourself in Japan. It is treated with great respect. Meanwhile, in America, people often spend minutes combing through chunky wallets, purses, and binders for their business cards. It's time to ditch this fiddling around and streamline card handouts.  ...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:25:38 PDT
How to stay up late DIY for kids- tweens/ teens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stay-up-late-DIY-for-kids-tweens-teens/
How to stay up late DIY for kids- tweens/ teens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CQSV/HMMF7VQ7/FZ8CQSVHMMF7VQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CQSV/HMMF7VQ7/FZ8CQSVHMMF7VQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CQSV/HMMF7VQ7/FZ8CQSVHMMF7VQ7.SMALL.jpg natalielovessparkles Staying up late is something all kids do put sometimes you might want to stay up really late! step 1 Step 1. watch tv try watcing your favorite show not something really boring  step 2 Step 2. listen to your favorite music with your headphone so you wont wake up the parents. step 3 step 3. ...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 07:34:25 PDT