Instructables: exploring - life-hacks - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:49:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Transparent Monitor Noticeboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Transparent-Monitor-Noticeboard/
Transparent Monitor Noticeboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/IRTE/HZGTFWMP/FQ1IRTEHZGTFWMP.SMALL.jpg makerboat I like to write down notes, post its, have important business cards on my desk, maybe even pictures of relatives or a sticker from a company I like and follow. I think a lot of people used to stick this kind of stuff on their cubicle walls, but more and more cubicles are disappearing and we are left...
By: makerboat

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:43:01 PDT
How to instantly chill any drink! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-instantly-chill-any-drink/
How to instantly chill any drink! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/Z2P0/HZ9O59JF/F57Z2P0HZ9O59JF.SMALL.jpg mkovtchega Hi, today Im going to show you how to instantly cool down any drink! Its super easy, fun and its a great life hack that you can use in hot summer weather. The only thing that kind of sucks is that the bottle is small and you can't fit a lot of your drink into it, but that's easily fixed by doing thi...
By: mkovtchega

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:27:36 PDT
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! http://www.instructables.com/id/INSTANTLY-save-MONEY/
INSTANTLY save MONEY!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/DLLM/HZ3YDLTO/FJ9DLLMHZ3YDLTO.SMALL.jpg Ultimate Warrior After listening to my refrigerator CONTINUOUSLY run (yes the coils are clean, AND it is well serviced), I began to think about a way to keep it from RUNNING so much! I'm a single guy, and I shop for groceries for myself day to day, leaving my refrigerator NEAR EMPTY!Although I'd LOVE to just unplug ...
By: Ultimate Warrior

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:21:34 PDT
Beach Ball Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Ball-Bag/
Beach Ball Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/AIJ8/HZ13FCC1/F6JAIJ8HZ13FCC1.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Being a long time beach lover, I'm always on the hunt for great accessories that make packing everything to the beach easy and fun. So I set out to make an inexpensive, no-sew, waterproof bag that I, a...
By: Paige Russell

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:39:32 PDT
Upcycled Beer Bottle Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Beer-Bottle-Glasses/
Upcycled Beer Bottle Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/961Z/HYZX4WY1/FGP961ZHYZX4WY1.SMALL.jpg TheLearnedGentleman Upcycled beer bottle drinking glasses are perfect for using at picnics or in the garden as it doesn’t matter if they get broken, you just make another (and have a good excuse to drink another beer). They also look great in your boys den or in your games room and are sure to impress your chums.They a...
By: TheLearnedGentleman

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:00:00 PDT
Articulated Back Scratcher! http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulated-Back-Scratcher/
Articulated Back Scratcher! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/01G8/HYVDO5FB/FP801G8HYVDO5FB.SMALL.jpg IamGutter Okay, its the middle of summer and you have been working out in the yard with grass and leaves flying all over the place, especially on your back where you just can't get to it, or maybe its the dead of winter and the cold air is void of all moisture so it is making your skin dry and crackly.......w...
By: IamGutter

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:09:44 PDT
Personal Bottle Float http://www.instructables.com/id/Personal-Bottle-Float/
Personal Bottle Float - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/IPTQ/HYTI30QZ/FW2IPTQHYTI30QZ.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Refreshing beverages poolside is something we all look forward in summer. Usually you have to leave the water to grab a cold one, as drinks in the pool either sink to the bottom or get watery while you're ...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:22:29 PDT
Recliner Straw http://www.instructables.com/id/Recliner-Straw/
Recliner Straw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/H8PN/HYR3DCRW/FALH8PNHYR3DCRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/H8PN/HYR3DCRW/FALH8PNHYR3DCRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/H8PN/HYR3DCRW/FALH8PNHYR3DCRW.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON What's the point of relaxing with a drink when you have to constantly sit up straight to enjoy it? Enter the recliner straw! With a few dollars and a couple of hand tools, you can stay reclined while you sip your tasty beverage.This instructable includes a 3' long flexible straw and a spill-proofing...
By: JON-A-TRON

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:54:00 PDT
Booted! A Guide to the Inevitable Car boot... http://www.instructables.com/id/Booted-A-Guide-to-the-Inevitable-Car-boot/
Booted! A Guide to the Inevitable Car boot... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KDDW/HYSU44TZ/F2MKDDWHYSU44TZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KDDW/HYSU44TZ/F2MKDDWHYSU44TZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/KDDW/HYSU44TZ/F2MKDDWHYSU44TZ.SMALL.jpg ZaneEricB We have all seen it...or have been the victim of the trolling antics of meter maids and thier hellatious counterparts, the city "emplyed" tow truck driver.In my case, it was the latter...So after a long day of work I come to find a large, heavy metal (unlike Pantera), leach stuck to my driver side w...
By: ZaneEricB

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:33:37 PDT
grass lunch tray http://www.instructables.com/id/grass-lunch-tray/
grass lunch tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/0IHO/HYR3D1AB/FE20IHOHYR3D1AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/0IHO/HYR3D1AB/FE20IHOHYR3D1AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/0IHO/HYR3D1AB/FE20IHOHYR3D1AB.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love eating my lunch in the park, but sometimes am too busy to leave my desk or to find a nearby green space. By combining a shallow serving tray with real grass I can take the park with me wherever I go, with the grass lunch tray! Making your own is super easy, and having your own personal green ...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:35:42 PDT
Fix a Broken Car Key http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-Broken-Car-Key/
Fix a Broken Car Key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/J0A2/HYO8L9IP/FDBJ0A2HYO8L9IP.SMALL.jpg solobo Micro-chipped car keys cost like $50 to replace. Who wants to pay $50 to fix a broken plastic loop? Yet who can stand to see their key suffer away from his friends and family on the key-chain? Suffer no longer, my sad, disconnected key friend. Here's a 5-minute, 5-cent fix. Drill a Hole in Your Ke...
By: solobo

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:15:51 PDT
Home-made Swamp Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-ICE-Air-Conditioner/
Home-made Swamp Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ER2O/HYL0NJ0X/FVKER2OHYL0NJ0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ER2O/HYL0NJ0X/FVKER2OHYL0NJ0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/ER2O/HYL0NJ0X/FVKER2OHYL0NJ0X.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture Hot, hot, hot!Here is a quick way to keep stay cool with a style.We will need:✔ Styrofoam box✔ Fan - more powerful, better. We used USB fan, but 12v fan would do a better job✔ Glass bottle and bottle cutter to make a tube (We used Ephrem's Bottle Cutter) Or you can use a plastic tube if you want...
By: ShakeTheFuture

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 8 Aug 2014 03:15:20 PDT
Flavor Mixing Straw http://www.instructables.com/id/Flavor-Mixing-Straw/
Flavor Mixing Straw - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/LZJD/HYHG80NP/F5JLZJDHYHG80NP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/LZJD/HYHG80NP/F5JLZJDHYHG80NP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/LZJD/HYHG80NP/F5JLZJDHYHG80NP.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON Instantly create custom beverages with the Flavor Mixing Straw! With around $10 in parts from the hardware store, you can turn three drinks into nine (correction: SEVEN. see comments) by turning a few valves. ...
By: JON-A-TRON

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 10:47:15 PDT
Secret Safe in the Jar | Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-Safe-in-the-Jar-Sugru/
Secret Safe in the Jar | Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/R6CY/HY9Y1EPH/FE2R6CYHY9Y1EPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/R6CY/HY9Y1EPH/FE2R6CYHY9Y1EPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/R6CY/HY9Y1EPH/FE2R6CYHY9Y1EPH.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In this project we will be making a secret safe in a jar.We will need: 3x Mayonnaise jars (can be ketchup or any other food) Bottle cutter Glass cutter Sugru White- tack or Blue-Tack Some glue White acrylic paint (optional) Start by cutting/etching the jars with bottle cutter....
By: ShakeTheFuture

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:33:05 PDT
Can Shower Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-Shower-Head/
Can Shower Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/TN8I/HY73901Y/F9ITN8IHY73901Y.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Picture this, you are having a backyard party at your beach house a day from now. You will have lots of sandy folks wanting to go in your freshly cleaned house. What will prevent this from happening? An outdoor shower of course! But you:a) don't want to spend a lot of money on a temporary set upb) ...
By: Paige Russell

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:31:03 PDT
Turn a Milk Jug into a Dust Pan or Scooper http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Milk-Jug-into-a-Dust-Pan-or-Scooper/
Turn a Milk Jug into a Dust Pan or Scooper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/8WMJ/HGU2PK87/FG08WMJHGU2PK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/8WMJ/HGU2PK87/FG08WMJHGU2PK87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/8WMJ/HGU2PK87/FG08WMJHGU2PK87.SMALL.jpg banda1d Need a cheap dust pan? Something to scoop dirt with while gardening? Or a small shovel to build sand castles? Turn your old milk jug into all three of these things! Things You Need What you need: -an old milk jug -a sharpie -scissors -an X-Acto knife or something similar (optional) -a sponge wit...
By: banda1d

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 May 2013 02:16:20 PDT
Make a Bee Vacuum that Really Sucks http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Bee-Vacuum-that-Really-Sucks/
Make a Bee Vacuum that Really Sucks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/MS9T/HY48BYPP/FPTMS9THY48BYPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/MS9T/HY48BYPP/FPTMS9THY48BYPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/MS9T/HY48BYPP/FPTMS9THY48BYPP.SMALL.jpg JenniferBerry When I tell people I'm working on designing a bee vacuum the response typically varies from blank stares to shock. Everyone wants to know what the heck a bee vac is, and why would I want to suck those cute fuzzy stinging beasts into a shop vac in the first place. As a beekeeper, I am occasionally ...
By: JenniferBerry

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:55:50 PDT
Turn an Orange into a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Orange-into-a-Candle/
Turn an Orange into a Candle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog This is a quick project that will only take a few minutes and has beautiful and exciting results!When you're done with this instructable be sure to check out my youtube channel and website for more awesome tutorials! TheBestHobbiesBlog.comThe Best Hobbies Blog- Youtube Channel Watch this video! H...
By: The Best Hobbies Blog

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:37:35 PDT
Quick Fix for Slippery Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Fix-for-Slippery-Shoes/
Quick Fix for Slippery Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/7SDN/HXQMVUAM/FJF7SDNHXQMVUAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/7SDN/HXQMVUAM/FJF7SDNHXQMVUAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/7SDN/HXQMVUAM/FJF7SDNHXQMVUAM.SMALL.jpg amalkhan If you don't even know what a cobbler is, this is THE instructable for you! Whether worn out, or horribly constructed, many soles of shoes die out, leaving them (and you!) susceptible to slippage.In this instructable, I'll show you how to quickly remedy this precarious situation if/ until you can ge...
By: amalkhan

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:06:13 PDT
Magnetic Fishing Pole http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Fishing-Pole/
Magnetic Fishing Pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4CVA/HY0DOFIO/FJP4CVAHY0DOFIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4CVA/HY0DOFIO/FJP4CVAHY0DOFIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/4CVA/HY0DOFIO/FJP4CVAHY0DOFIO.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Fish on!Grab a cold one without ever leaving your perch with a magnetic fishing pole. This fishing line replaces the traditional lure for a powerful neodymium magnet which can be used to connect with the metal caps on unopened bottles. Provided you have a large and powerful enough rare earth magnet,...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:08:02 PDT
Dashboard baking http://www.instructables.com/id/Dashboard-baking/
Dashboard baking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/RJ69/HXXHGVJ8/F5PRJ69HXXHGVJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/RJ69/HXXHGVJ8/F5PRJ69HXXHGVJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/RJ69/HXXHGVJ8/F5PRJ69HXXHGVJ8.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus On a hot summer day, can you bake on the dashboard of your car? Yes, you can!!With the car doors and windows shut, and the summer sun shining, the car can act like an oven. During a particularly hot afternoon while I was travelling in Texas I thought I'd give this idea a try. I've experimented with...
By: mikeasaurus

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:17:56 PDT
Quick DIY French Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-DIY-French-Press/
Quick DIY French Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JNHY/HXRZI953/F0HJNHYHXRZI953.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JNHY/HXRZI953/F0HJNHYHXRZI953.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/JNHY/HXRZI953/F0HJNHYHXRZI953.SMALL.jpg Josh Campbell If you're really in a pinch for some high quality caffeine, there are no coffee shops around and all you have is say, a hotel coffee maker in the bathroom (gross), this life hack just might perk up your day! What you need Glass or mug preferably with no taper (the opening is the same size at the...
By: Josh Campbell

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:44:28 PDT
Tiki Torch Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiki-Torch-Bottle/
Tiki Torch Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/OU3P/HXLMPPME/F5WOU3PHXLMPPME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/OU3P/HXLMPPME/F5WOU3PHXLMPPME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/OU3P/HXLMPPME/F5WOU3PHXLMPPME.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell Since the beginning of time, humankind has been connected to fire. And even though it's no longer a must for survival, having it around is a great reminder to be in the moment and to celebrate this life stuff. So I decided to make myself a way to have it any old time I wanted. May I introduce the T...
By: Paige Russell

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:54:28 PDT
How to repair your diswasher with sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-your-diswasher-with-sugru/
How to repair your diswasher with sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/2GY2/GUYGX0LY/FLC2GY2GUYGX0LY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/2GY2/GUYGX0LY/FLC2GY2GUYGX0LY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/2GY2/GUYGX0LY/FLC2GY2GUYGX0LY.SMALL.jpg projectsugru After years of service, the plastic coating on dishwasher racks are prone to wear and the metal frame rusts. It's only a matter of time before they break and become unusable. Replacing these parts can be expensive and often the components are no longer available which means that you need to buy a n...
By: projectsugru

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:07:40 PST
How to Measure Things without a Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-Things-without-a-Ruler/
How to Measure Things without a Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/EG2I/HXLMLR54/FPQEG2IHXLMLR54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/EG2I/HXLMLR54/FPQEG2IHXLMLR54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/EG2I/HXLMLR54/FPQEG2IHXLMLR54.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Some of us don't always carry a tape measure/ ruler/ caliper with us all the time, and are at a loss when we need to measure something. In this instructable, I'll help you solve this predicament by effectively measuring things you usually, if not always have within arms reach: credit cards, dollar b...
By: amalkhan

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:20:20 PDT
$1 DIY Digital Camera GoPro-like Waterproof Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/1-DIY-Digital-Camera-GoPro-Waterproof-Mount-Hack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/7IM2/HRWNECH1/FVV7IM2HRWNECH1.SMALL.jpg makerboat So, I have been watching amazing GoPro videos for a long time. The fish eye lens that GoPro cameras use and the first person perspective that is allowed by GoPro attachments, belts and holders that allow you to place the camera on a helmet, head or body, really helps with making unique and very stab...
By: makerboat

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 01:40:18 PST
Heighten your anxiety with a mirror in your coffee cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Heighten-your-anxiety-with-a-mirror-at-the-bottom-/
Heighten your anxiety with a mirror in your coffee cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9AK9/HX1W6EC3/F7Y9AK9HX1W6EC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9AK9/HX1W6EC3/F7Y9AK9HX1W6EC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/9AK9/HX1W6EC3/F7Y9AK9HX1W6EC3.SMALL.jpg wrdwise We all get nervous, but do you ever wish you could really heighten the anxiety you feel to an unbearable level? Not so long ago I discovered a remarkable technique to do exactly that: take your anxiety and crank it up to a near, full-blown panic attack. The technique is simple, totally effective, an...
By: wrdwise

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:07:37 PDT
Top Ten Life Hacks to Improve Your Life http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-Ten-Life-Hacks-to-Improve-Your-Life/
Top Ten Life Hacks to Improve Your Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/FP8I/HWZ9UC8E/FZPFP8IHWZ9UC8E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/FP8I/HWZ9UC8E/FZPFP8IHWZ9UC8E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/FP8I/HWZ9UC8E/FZPFP8IHWZ9UC8E.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog My top ten favorite everyday life hacks!When you're done with this instructable, if you'd like to see more of my videos or check out some other step-by-step tutorials, check out my YouTube channel and website. I do my best to keep things fresh and interesting!Youtube: Youtube/TheBestHobbiesBlogMy we...
By: The Best Hobbies Blog

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:59:47 PDT
Turn your French fries back into a potato http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-French-fries-back-into-a-potato/
Turn your French fries back into a potato - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/CE9A/HWXKBJSQ/FHMCE9AHWXKBJSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/CE9A/HWXKBJSQ/FHMCE9AHWXKBJSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/CE9A/HWXKBJSQ/FHMCE9AHWXKBJSQ.SMALL.jpg wrdwise French fries are great, but every now and then don't you wish you had a crisp, clean potato instead of soggy, greasy French fries? You might think that the chemical transformations involved in deep frying potatoes to form French fries are irreversible, but it turns out that it's quite easy to turn y...
By: wrdwise

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:23:29 PDT
Integrated Soap Dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Integrated-Soap-Dispenser/
Integrated Soap Dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/3MNL/HWVAO1H2/FWD3MNLHWVAO1H2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/3MNL/HWVAO1H2/FWD3MNLHWVAO1H2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/3MNL/HWVAO1H2/FWD3MNLHWVAO1H2.SMALL.jpg JON-A-TRON An integrated soap dispenser is usually out of the question if you're renting. Even if you own a house, you're probably not in a position to add one unless you throw it in with a full bathroom remodel by a contractor. Here's a quick and easy way to add one to an old sink. Tools & Materials TOOLSS...
By: JON-A-TRON

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:48:20 PDT
How To Make The Bitty-Q - (A Drink-Can BBQ) #Mikehacks http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-The-Bitty-Q-A-Drink-Can-BBQ/
How To Make The Bitty-Q - (A Drink-Can BBQ) #Mikehacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/0TA3/HWUJY554/FG60TA3HWUJY554.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Got an itch to grill, but don't have a BBQ handy? Here's an awesome little hack, to satisfy your meaty cravings one bratwurst at a time! Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting aluminum cans will give the metal very sharp edges. Sharp edges cut skin. You may want to use gloves to mitigate any risk....
By: The King of Random

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:38:06 PDT
LEGO hands fit cables perfectly! http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-hands-fit-cables-perfectly/
LEGO hands fit cables perfectly! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/TGOK/HWNU6HW5/FWATGOKHWNU6HW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/TGOK/HWNU6HW5/FWATGOKHWNU6HW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/TGOK/HWNU6HW5/FWATGOKHWNU6HW5.SMALL.jpg projectsugru [WARNING] may cause excitement!We got emailed a genius little discovery by sugru-er Andreas from Germany... and it's blown our minds :) And we need to share it.Who knew?! sugru + LEGO minifigures are the perfect way to keep your cables organised and AWESOME! As sugru bonds to most materials, it mea...
By: projectsugru

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:56:37 PDT
How To Pick A Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Pick-A-Lock/
How To Pick A Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/GM64/GDNIPAHV/FCGGM64GDNIPAHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/GM64/GDNIPAHV/FCGGM64GDNIPAHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCG/GM64/GDNIPAHV/FCGGM64GDNIPAHV.SMALL.jpg disharoy A guide to picking a  small lock with just one tool that can be made and used within a few minutes! Materials required You will need a small lock and a piece of thick wire. Cut the wire into a 3-5 inch strip. You can choose to bend the tip of the wire at a slight angle. You are now ready to pick ...
By: disharoy

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 8 Sep 2010 09:28:58 PDT
Open Pad Locks and Combination Locks With A Soda Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Pad-Locks-and-Combination-Locks-With-A-Soda-C/
Open Pad Locks and Combination Locks With A Soda Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/L3JT/HWIMWQLL/F0ML3JTHWIMWQLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/L3JT/HWIMWQLL/F0ML3JTHWIMWQLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/L3JT/HWIMWQLL/F0ML3JTHWIMWQLL.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Use an aluminum soda can to open your padlocks or combination locks in the event that you have forgotten the combination or lost the key. When you're done here be sure to check out my youtube channel and website for more fun tutorials!thebesthobbiesblog.comThe Best Hobbies Blog- Youtube channel Wa...
By: The Best Hobbies Blog

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:50:08 PDT
Low Tech Lap Counting http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Tech-Lap-Counting/
Low Tech Lap Counting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/C4TA/GALHF1IR/F8QC4TAGALHF1IR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/C4TA/GALHF1IR/F8QC4TAGALHF1IR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/C4TA/GALHF1IR/F8QC4TAGALHF1IR.SMALL.jpg cleversomeday I swim for exercise but hate keeping track of how many laps I've completed. I searched for a lap counting solution and found waterproof sports watches and dedicated counters at $30 and up. Those were overkill for what I needed, so I developed my own counting system that works great and costs pennie...
By: cleversomeday

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Jun 2010 18:39:21 PDT
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Life-Changing-Life-Hacks-You-Can-Try-Right-Now/
10 Life-Changing Life Hacks - You Can Try Right Now! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/PDBP/HWHMX2BQ/FM9PDBPHWHMX2BQ.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Boost the chances of finding a lost phone, and sleep better starting tonight, with 10 life-changing lifehacks you can use right now.Also, make sure to check out my other Life Hack videos:10 Life Hacks For Summer!10 Life Hacks For Christmas! Watch the Video! :) NOTE: These projects and results ar...
By: The King of Random

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:08:29 PDT
Leather Mason Jar Mug Coozie! http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Mason-Jar-Mug-Coozie/
Leather Mason Jar Mug Coozie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BGQ9/HWDRE4UJ/FGLBGQ9HWDRE4UJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BGQ9/HWDRE4UJ/FGLBGQ9HWDRE4UJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/BGQ9/HWDRE4UJ/FGLBGQ9HWDRE4UJ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Leather Mason Jar Mug Coozie!Turn a pint sized jar into a rustic looking mug with a simple leather jacket! Great gift for fathers and other guys! Great life hack for handleless jars!Perfect for a Summer barbecue on the patio!This doesn't take much leather-working skills or NEED specialized tools.In...
By: doodlecraft

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:22:38 PDT
Freeze Wash Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Freeze-Wash-Your-Jeans/
Freeze Wash Your Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/NCSU/HW8T6XJ4/F84NCSUHW8T6XJ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/NCSU/HW8T6XJ4/F84NCSUHW8T6XJ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F84/NCSU/HW8T6XJ4/F84NCSUHW8T6XJ4.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I recently read an article on abc news about Levi's CEO Chip Bergh not washing his 501 Levi jeans for a year. He wants to preserve the color and shape of the jeans. He mentioned that 501 jeans "do not need to be washed as often as people might think, if ever." He spots clean and air dries his 501's....
By: sunshiine

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:15:45 PDT
Keychain Loyalty Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Keychain-Loyalty-Cards/
Keychain Loyalty Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YSEE/HVFLARZI/F5EYSEEHVFLARZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YSEE/HVFLARZI/F5EYSEEHVFLARZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/YSEE/HVFLARZI/F5EYSEEHVFLARZI.SMALL.jpg azudai96 so, you have all these loyalty cards, and no way to carry them without a wallet or purse?I take my keys all the time, leaving my wallet in the car when I go out. getting tired of wasted points, I decided to change it, and show you as well. What You Need what you need is:a cutting utensil, like a ...
By: azudai96

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 21 May 2014 07:38:33 PDT
Turning Aid for Paralyzed People http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-Aid-for-Paralyzed-People/
Turning Aid for Paralyzed People - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6SGI/HW1MA5KW/FB76SGIHW1MA5KW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6SGI/HW1MA5KW/FB76SGIHW1MA5KW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/6SGI/HW1MA5KW/FB76SGIHW1MA5KW.SMALL.jpg Wout Mareen In this instructable, we will show you how to make a turning aid with which disabled people can turn by their self in bed.The person for whom we made this is called Sylvie and is paralyzed from her waste to her feet. The device works by raising the bed allowing ropes to pull on a blanket. This blank...
By: Wout Mareen

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 5 Jun 2014 08:58:37 PDT
Assistance dog light switches http://www.instructables.com/id/Assistance-dog-light-switches/
Assistance dog light switches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/VMQQ/HW1M9BKK/FRPVMQQHW1M9BKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/VMQQ/HW1M9BKK/FRPVMQQHW1M9BKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/VMQQ/HW1M9BKK/FRPVMQQHW1M9BKK.SMALL.jpg u-two Hello, this Instructable will teach you how to create a small series production of customized light switches. It will demonstrate how to customise the switch, two different molding techniques and one casting method.This is a project assigned to us by Hachiko, an assistance dog training center. It wa...
By: u-two

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 5 Jun 2014 05:17:13 PDT
How To Make Boatloads Of Money As A College Or University Student Without Really Trying http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Boatloads-Of-Money-As-A-College-Or-Uni/
How To Make Boatloads Of Money As A College Or University Student Without Really Trying - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/THKS/GEI92R5L/FPCTHKSGEI92R5L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/THKS/GEI92R5L/FPCTHKSGEI92R5L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/THKS/GEI92R5L/FPCTHKSGEI92R5L.SMALL.jpg TheRavenIsGod If you are a student at a college or university and you are strapped for cash, then look no further because you have found the complete guide to doing so!  This instructable will provide you with multiple ways to increase or create a substantial income, with hours based around your schedule.  Using...
By: TheRavenIsGod

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Sep 2010 10:27:29 PDT
4 Awesome Things You Can Do With Shaving Cream (VIDEO) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Awesome-Things-You-Can-Do-With-Shaving-Cream/
4 Awesome Things You Can Do With Shaving Cream (VIDEO) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/MDH5/HVPL0AGM/FHMMDH5HVPL0AGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/MDH5/HVPL0AGM/FHMMDH5HVPL0AGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/MDH5/HVPL0AGM/FHMMDH5HVPL0AGM.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog Click the play button on the video above and learn about 4 awesome, fun and interesting things you can do with shaving cream!If the embedded video doesn't appear for you just click this link:ShavingCreamVideo
By: The Best Hobbies Blog

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 27 May 2014 15:22:38 PDT
Binder Clip Phone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Binder-Clip-Phone-Stand/
Binder Clip Phone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/CBH0/HVN9FLXA/FLOCBH0HVN9FLXA.SMALL.jpg vmathur3 Make an AWESOME stand for ANY Phone in seconds!!! All you need is 3 binder clips of the same size (preferably medium), and you're good to go! Assembly Straighten the pins of the first clip, and attach the second clip onto them.See the images for further clarification. Final Touches Now take th...
By: vmathur3

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 26 May 2014 01:00:46 PDT
How To Mod A Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Mod-A-Backpack/
How To Mod A Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/Z1BO/HVKM8XRN/FPUZ1BOHVKM8XRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/Z1BO/HVKM8XRN/FPUZ1BOHVKM8XRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/Z1BO/HVKM8XRN/FPUZ1BOHVKM8XRN.SMALL.jpg Seaborn Iv'e had this old backpack for two years and for me school just ended yesterday and I was going to get a new backpack for next year so I decided to see how I could mod this one. Get some tools What you will need:- small scissors - glue or tape Strap mod Turn the backpack over and get to the i...
By: Seaborn

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 24 May 2014 07:02:55 PDT
Dry Erase, Magnetic Message Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Dry-Erase-Magnetic-Message-Board/
Dry Erase, Magnetic Message Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U5AC/HTVIFZLL/FGAU5ACHTVIFZLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U5AC/HTVIFZLL/FGAU5ACHTVIFZLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/U5AC/HTVIFZLL/FGAU5ACHTVIFZLL.SMALL.jpg skipZero I wanted to combine a dry erase board, mirror and bulletin board into one for my kitchen. A modern take on the cork board to hang bills and grocery lists, etc. I searched high and low to find something at stores and online before deciding to try to make one and thinking it'd be a great instructabl...
By: skipZero

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 02:45:09 PDT
Auxiliary Port for Any Radio/Cassette Player (Monsoon from Jetta MK4) http://www.instructables.com/id/Auxiliary-Port-for-Any-RadioCassette-Player-Monsoo/
Auxiliary Port for Any Radio/Cassette Player (Monsoon from Jetta MK4) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/CE4T/HUJSX4ZP/FSZCE4THUJSX4ZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/CE4T/HUJSX4ZP/FSZCE4THUJSX4ZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/CE4T/HUJSX4ZP/FSZCE4THUJSX4ZP.SMALL.jpg VentingIntrovert So I’ve purchased one of my favourite cars last summer, the 2001 Jetta TDI. For a 2001, it was a pretty amazing package. It had an immobilizer, power windows, a sunroof, A/C, heated seats, leather interiors and all the bells and whistles that anyone could have ask for. Even though it had CD changer ...
By: VentingIntrovert

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:38:36 PDT
Fix Your Sleep with Low Blue Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Your-Sleep-with-Low-Blue-Light/
Fix Your Sleep with Low Blue Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/CPWC/HU842PBU/FBQCPWCHU842PBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/CPWC/HU842PBU/FBQCPWCHU842PBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/CPWC/HU842PBU/FBQCPWCHU842PBU.SMALL.jpg Multifarious I struggled for decades with an erratic sleeping schedule. I thought that my irregular ‘body clock’ was dooming me to a life of falling to sleep at 2-3am, waking up 5-6 hours later, feeling numb and defeated before the day even begun. Even on weekends, sleeping in until 1-2pm, I rarely ever felt l...
By: Multifarious

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:43:11 PDT
Coiling a USB power cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Coiling-a-USB-power-cord/
Coiling a USB power cord - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/VYGT/HU5THOQC/FDIVYGTHU5THOQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/VYGT/HU5THOQC/FDIVYGTHU5THOQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/VYGT/HU5THOQC/FDIVYGTHU5THOQC.SMALL.jpg pizzidave This is an easy way to tidy up cord that are too long or in the way. Great for the car or desk. Materials USB cord for your device (Got mine at Dollar Tree) Pencil Blow-dryer Tape Wrapping the cord Starting at one end of the pencil, tape down one end, leaving about 5 inches of slack. Wrap th...
By: pizzidave

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:27:49 PDT
How to Supercharge a Cheap Lighter http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Crack-Head-Lighter/
How to Supercharge a Cheap Lighter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GJZZ/H6MERE79/FYFGJZZH6MERE79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GJZZ/H6MERE79/FYFGJZZH6MERE79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GJZZ/H6MERE79/FYFGJZZH6MERE79.SMALL.jpg ilpug This is how you can modify a normal cheap lighter to shoot the flame out, instead of just boring normal levels of flame. I don't smoke, but I have lighters around for fun, and lots of my friends smoke. These lighters are fun for pranks, lighting campfires, or lighting hookah coals or pipe bowls mor...
By: ilpug

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 4 Sep 2012 12:24:21 PDT