Instructables: exploring - living - recycling Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:03:05 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a pocket gun cleaning kit
Making a pocket gun cleaning kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> fluzwup This tutorial will tell you how to make a very compact cleaning kit that will handle basic cleaning for most firearms, as well as many airguns. The primary characteristic that makes this kit compact is the use of a string to pull patches through the bore, rather than a rigid rod. This does limit t...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:06:33 PDT
Recycled Golf Ball Bat
Recycled Golf Ball Bat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Craft Klatch You will need:- Golf ball- Eye screw- Googly eyes- Red, white and black craft foam- Glue (I used hot glue, you can use any you like)- Black acrylic paint- Rotary tool to drill hole (optional - you don't have to add the eye screw, if you don't want to hang it) If you want to hang it, drill a...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:27:41 PDT
Sugar Skull Wall Hanging for Halloween
Sugar Skull Wall Hanging for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> Craft Klatch Find me on YouTube HERE!100's of my Tutorials can be found HERE!I decided to use some of the leftover pallet wood from the doghouse and create a Halloween decoration. It's a Sugar Skull Wall Hanging.You will need:- Scrap wood - Glue - Screws - Stencils - Acrylic paint - Stencil brush - Screw...
By: Craft Klatch

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:12:44 PDT
How To Make A Snail Eraser House
How To Make A Snail Eraser House - More DIY How To Projects]]> pogr8e I started building snail houses last year. One day my mom wanted to recycle some shoe boxes and I asked if I could have them because I wanted to make something. I got the idea of using snail erasers when I bought a couple of them at my school with some tickets I earned for being good in my classro...
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:13:44 PDT
Simple bound journal with recycled materials
Simple bound journal with recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> maudlin This is an inexpensive (nearly free), simple bound journal which allows you easily customize a small notebook with recycled materials and your favorite writing papers. The binding is easy to tie and easy to loosen, allowing pages to be swapped out at will, or allowing you to insert printed material...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:19:46 PDT
Hack empty Nappy Bin Refill Cassettes into a modulable LED lamp
Hack empty Nappy Bin Refill Cassettes into a modulable LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr Froggy StorylineWho saw those cassettes from tommy tipee or angelcare (sorry if I forget another company, I am sure that you can find one or two more companies :) ), noticed that those took a lot of place in the garbage. I told myself, they are quite quick empty and then you need to throw those empty casse...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:58:09 PDT
Recycled dog hair for birds nests
Recycled dog hair for birds nests - More DIY How To Projects]]> SparkySolar I love to get my back yard, which is set inside a STATE PARK, to the animals as a refuge. I have a round reed ball medium size Usually I find them at Michael's Craft stores All year long I save my black and white poodle hybrid's grooming cuttings of his fur.This is what I call the ULTIMATE rec...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:59:26 PDT
world super easiest phone stand(vertical stand)
world super easiest phone stand(vertical stand) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kalvin chen ok,I gonna show u how to hack a tissue roll into a vertical phone stand.Unfortunately it's only for cellphone.This phone stand is perfect to watch video on your cellphone. everything that u need... 1)tissue roll2)a used pen3)super glue(or whatever glue that can stick plastic together)4)a scissor5...
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Sat, 6 Sep 2014 03:51:50 PDT
Make a Cyborg mask
Make a Cyborg mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> bwebby In my first 'Ible I demonstrated how to sculpt a custom mask. I had one of the base masks left over and no more putty to sculpt with.Luckily I had a load of old computer bits left over from times in the past where I'd pulled them apart, so I deci...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:18:29 PDT
Rolling tone - cat toy
Rolling tone - cat toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> MicioGatta This is simple cat toy I've made for Enya *.*remixing ;) Lindarose's Twine Cat Toy. Materials This toy is done with recycled materials. Here what you'll need:empty cardboard spool of a whool or cotton ball;scrap of twine and ribbon;a little bell;hot glue;(optional) some crochets, just to help. ...
By: MicioGatta

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:22:53 PDT
Nespresso Pod Pot Plant
Nespresso Pod Pot Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> peskychloe This plant is a cute little way to use old coffee pods, and uses a minimal amount of tools. Be careful cutting the metal, as the edges will be sharp.If you need to know how to prepare Nespresso pods for using this way, please see my other instructable here Tools needed You will need3 nespresso po...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:45:30 PDT
Stain Glass Surfboard
Stain Glass Surfboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> danhitman These are purely sculptural pieces that combines recycling, stain glass, surfing and art. They are beautiful and are fairly cheap to produce so if you have no other use for crapped out old short boards then go for it. I have others on my site www.danielnaughton.comI have included two pieces to sho...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:04:24 PDT
Back to School Crafts With Old Jeans
Back to School Crafts With Old Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> giannyl Learn how to recycle old jeans! You will need:Old jeans - Silicon Licuid - scissor - chalk - notebook
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:45:13 PDT
Upcycling your used/ broken tablet sleeve into a notepad cover
Upcycling your used/ broken tablet sleeve into a notepad cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zannzanny Help save mother earth and reduce waste. This is an excellent idea to reduce the waste and turn your broken tablet sleeve, without spending a cent. Remove the broken plastic mould 1) Trim off the edge of the tablet sleeve with a utility scissors. 2) You may trim off the frilling edges to make it ...
By: Zannzanny

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:25:23 PDT
Make a Sock Lion to Calm Nervous Pets (and Make Them Even More Adorable!)
Make a Sock Lion to Calm Nervous Pets (and Make Them Even More Adorable!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chuck Stephens Monkey the Science Dog is a chihuahua, which means he's insane. He's mellowed a bit with age, but he still goes nuts with very little provocation. Kids walking down the sidewalk, knocks at the door, loud tailpipes- anything can set him off on a barking fit. When new people come to visit his Napoleon...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:32:16 PDT
Art From Rubbish
Art From Rubbish - More DIY How To Projects]]> simonfosterid This is a giant mosaic which is a variable piece of artwork that can be any size and shape, made from rubbish!! I started on this project because I wanted to make something inventive and interesting, plus it's a great way to recycle.I really wanted to make something colourful and invent a new textur...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:28:35 PDT
pocket proof pill packet
pocket proof pill packet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stan1y A recycled piece of packaging to protect medication when kept in a pocket or bag. the problem I'm a lorry driver by trade and I suffer from infrequent migraine. I therefore carry a selection of headache pills with me. If kept in the original packaging this rapidly becomes crushed sometimes even ...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 10:15:12 PDT
Suit Clutch
Suit Clutch - More DIY How To Projects]]> spunk This instructable is about recycling an old men's suit into a clutch. This project is a nice way to give beloved but unused clothes a new purpose. You could use it to breath new life into an outgrown graduation suit - or make a clutch for your mother made of your fathers wedding suit...If you d...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:03:56 PDT
graveyard scene, quick and cheap
graveyard scene, quick and cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> jzuwala motts Halloween props don't have to cost an arm and a leg. Using the materials laying around your house, or in your trash create your own cost effective halloween props. Materials used Materials usedScrap wood. ( floorboards in my case)packaging material hot glue gunstainless steel wirewire cutter To...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:22:00 PDT
Upcycled Modern Lantern
Upcycled Modern Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> cathychen Learn how to make this modern, artistic, yet simple lantern from recyclables. The design can be resized to fit different materials and accommodate different light fixtures and looks wonderful in multiples as indoor/outdoor lanterns for special events such as weddings.List of Materials1. 2 Sheets of ...
By: cathychen

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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 20:08:56 PDT
gardenlighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> grimm37 If you want to build a recycling gardenlight, you only need the following items:1 canister 2.5 l for glass cleaner or car cooler liquids 1 lamp socket E 14 with energy-saving lamp 1 2-wire cable 1 junction box 1 Timberboard 20 cm x 3 cm about 200 cm long4 Woodscrews1 round wooden stick 15 mm Dia. 3...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:12:32 PDT
Bike Inner Tube Jewelry
Bike Inner Tube Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> shazni Bike inner tubes used to be one of those useless items that just ends up in the trash. But now, thanks to people becoming aware of the environment and pollution it is one of the top recycled item. Up cycling inner tubes into bags and clothing accessories are some ideas. I love doing green projects ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 19:57:52 PDT
Yogurt Container - Vase
Yogurt Container - Vase - More DIY How To Projects]]> vnarasimhan Remember when you have all these useless yogurt containers lying around at home?Well not anymore! With just a little bit of wrapping paper, glue and varnish, turn it into a retro looking flower vase! You can convert these containers into not just vases, they can become: 1st aid boxes Planters for ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 01:16:18 PDT
Recycled Paper Baskets
Recycled Paper Baskets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Muhaiminah Faiz Want to make something useful, creative and eco-friendly? Well, you can always use old newspapers, magazines, calenders, brown paper bags and so on to make a number of unique and awesome craft projects. Recycling old newspaper, magazines, calender into eco-friendly baskets is one of the amazing eco-...
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Tue, 6 May 2014 07:10:44 PDT
Recycled Personalized Cups
Recycled Personalized Cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickyeatough I'm gonna show you how to make a Personilised cup, with anything you want printed on it, for free, using recycled materials. Please vote, favourite & have fun! Materials For this project were going to be basing this on a starbucks Seattle Latte cup. You can base it on any cup you want, but you wi...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 17:20:18 PDT
Kinky Knitting.
Kinky Knitting. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Snotflower This is an Instructable on how to make yarn out of used bicycle inner tubes- perfect for everybody who has ever thought that their jumpers aren't rubbery enough. Dead bike inner tubes are in abundance, ask your nearest bike shop or community bike workshop to give you some. Not only can you knit (o...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 06:45:54 PDT
How to Recycle Anything and Avoid Using Landfills
How to Recycle Anything and Avoid Using Landfills - More DIY How To Projects]]> LucasKain You have probably heard it a million times already - reduce, reuse, recycle. Or collect, recycle, reuse. Yes, it's important. Why, you might ask? Because it saves resources. It saves trees, metals, oxygen, water, animals. Millions of tonnes of various materials go to waste every year. At this rate, ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 03:08:23 PDT
Circuit Board Earrings
Circuit Board Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maramas This Instructable is for a simple little set of stud earrings made from something we all use daily, but we don't often see - the circuit boards in our myriad gadgets. You might even have a dead computer (or several...) sitting out in your garage, waiting to be scrapped at the recycling yard. Here'...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 16:51:31 PDT
Make a choker from used guitar strings.
Make a choker from used guitar strings. - More DIY How To Projects]]> lreale My friends and I save everything! When one friend suggested I could "do something" with her husbands used guitar strings, I took the challenge. Materials needed: Guitar string: Acoustic strings tend to be more flexible, but thinner electric also works. 20 and 26 gauge wire: I use regular hardw...
By: lreale

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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:01:43 PDT
Cardboard Cat House
Cardboard Cat House - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 A year ago I had the honor to be a Featured Author on this site. One of the questions I was asked in the interview was about the next big project I planned to make. My answer was "a bed for my cat". Actually, my idea was to recreate a cardboard cat bed I saw on the internet. I have multiple reasons ...
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:40:31 PDT
Smart Recycling: Reading Glass + Safety Glass = Durable Dual Purpose Eye Glass. I finished it up at TechShop.
Smart Recycling: Reading Glass + Safety Glass = Durable Dual Purpose Eye Glass. I finished it up at TechShop. - More DIY How To Projects]]> John_TS_DTW Background:       For years, I kept replacing my reading glasses not because my vision changes too frequently.  Irregardless of the purchased cost of reading glasses, they all are relatively flimsy.  They break instantly if they drop off the ground, got squeezed in our pockets, or under the pillow. ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:29:35 PDT
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 PDT
Fix for tangling embroidery thread
Fix for tangling embroidery thread - More DIY How To Projects]]> Diamonds_OnTheInside Hey there! Do you dye your own embroidery thread? Does it tangle? Well, I have a solution for you. I came up with this before I went out of town for a weekend and I wanted to share it with my community of DIYers. :) So here goes.  Gather Your Materials For this instructable you'll need the follow...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:22:06 PDT
T-Shirt Recon: Pet Bed Zabzab Hi guys, in today's video I will show you how to turn some old t-shirts into a bed for your favorite pet. My cat Bulmers loves these beds, she s got a few of them around the house.
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:19:27 PDT
MaMa Mia! Plant Pie!
MaMa Mia! Plant Pie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jskellington2 My most sincere apologies for anyone who thought this was about pizza! My heart goes out to you! A typical American baby consumes 600 jars of baby food before they are a year old. ( 2011) 3 billion single-use cardboard pizza boxes are consumed in the USA every year. (Smurfit)...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:33:15 PDT
Waterproof Stencils
Waterproof Stencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> KooLAiD1337 Here is a little instructable about making waterproof stencils from recycled plastic or more precisely HDPE Milk/Water Jugs. I have seen some awesome stencil "Ibles" on here like the ones using freezer paper for floating islands (Should really search the site first before I start making my own Ibles...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 16:06:37 PDT
Paper Bag Folder Bag
Paper Bag Folder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcosbm16 This is a cool craft that will help you organize while recycling store paper bags you just throw away. I used a bag from Trader Joe's, but you can use any paper bag at any size. It depends on what you want to store. Here is how you do it! Supplies You will need to gather a set of supplies. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:14:03 PST
DIY Wall-decor with recycled Newspaper
DIY Wall-decor with recycled Newspaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Saveena I had an idea for 2014 and thought I’d experiment with it. I felt like sprucing up my place to raise the energy so that I had something new and inspiring to wake up to but, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money doing it. I wasn’t keen on searching several stores to find something that attracts me ei...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 09:52:58 PST
How to make a mosaic frame with old CDs!! Recycling DIY! DIYlover89 Do you want to spice up your room? Do you have broken CDs that you want to use in some crafty projects? In this video I show you how to make a cute mosaic frame recycling old CDs. It's very easy and you don't need a lot of materials. Just: -A piece of cardboard -A piece or fel or fabric -A CD that...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 15:38:48 PST
Use an Old Wetsuit to Make a Beer Coozie techshopzack This is a quick and easy way to make a beer coozie out of an old wetsuit. Courtesy of: Needed: An old wetsuit Very sharp scissors (I used fabric scissors) Sharpie A sheet of paper Aquseal (or other neoprene repair contact cement) Beer/S...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 14:28:02 PST
The Ghetto Chair MrShambles A completely free and environmentally friendly chair made from corrugated card-board. The chair is surprisingly strong, holding 100kg with ease. Simply get some boxes from your local supermarket loading depot, zip-tie them together to form a long strip. Then roll up the strip and tie together ti...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:11:47 PST
Colourful Earrings La Kukita YOU NEED: colourful jewellery stones, ear pendant, wires, pliers Made with Love by La Kukita
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:52:24 PST
Cute and Simple Sock Toy for Dogs
Cute and Simple Sock Toy for Dogs - More DIY How To Projects]]> TECHnical2311 Owning a dog is an expensive investment. Dog toys can be costly and often don't last very long. Why waste so much money buying a dog toy when you can make one instead? This dog toy can be easily made with items found around the house and usually takes about ten minutes to complete. This is perfect ...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:51:54 PDT
masynmachien's workshops masynmachien For English, see below................................... Omdat mensen soms vragen wat voor ateliers ik geef, heb ik hier een verzameling gemaakt van mijn Instructables over workshops. Voor een aantal oudere projecten zie ook:
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:05:37 PDT
How To Make Compost
How To Make Compost - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bushwalker53 This instructable will teach you how to make compost, great to dig into veggie gardens or any garden bed. Compost helps the earth by recycling food scraps, but it also helps plants thrive, trust me, they really take off with compost! How To Make Compost Compost is made by piling up organic matter...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 03:51:23 PDT
Dress from plastic bags
Dress from plastic bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mary mouse Well I woke up yesterday morning and decided I wanted to make a dress out off plastic bags. So I did. I finished it this morning!! I decided to write it out as an Instructable in case it works out well... If I don't make sense in the writing look what I've written on the pictures, if you still don'...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:59:49 PDT
Recycling Bin sort and recycle your garbage
Recycling Bin sort and recycle your garbage - More DIY How To Projects]]> LoganMackey I started to recycle i dont have a street side pick up so i wanted something that could sort and hold metal glass and plastic Tools and Materials MATERIALS 3 five  gallon buckets with lids one rolling dumpster some nuts and bolts a plastic pipe a wooden board pipe mounting brackets TOOLS saws d...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 19:19:41 PDT
Compost - More DIY How To Projects]]> Qoeloe Compost is obtained using all sorts of leftover organic materials. The best compost is obtained by keeping air, moisture, and temperature ideal within the mix of materials. This manual is aimed at composting in a compost bin and informs you on which materials to compost, and how to manage air, and m...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 09:04:48 PDT
DIY Petticoat Zabzab I made this petticoat out of an old t-shirt and some cheap netting. It was cheap to make, under 5euro. It is very puffy ^_^
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:27:25 PDT
How to Make Recycled Pop Can Trays! TCGames In this tutorial I will show you how to turn regular pop cans into usable trays! Warning: Be very careful when handling the pop cans. You will be dealing with sharp edges so using gloves is highly recommended. Also dispose of the cans very carefully so as to not hurt anyone else. All you will need...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:28:48 PDT