Instructables: exploring - photos - living - health Sat, 4 Jul 2015 17:22:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pulsing LEDs to activate CCO zawy Rather than filing a patent or letting my ideas to be patented by someone else, I can use this instructable system as a 3rd party to publish a creative common idea and time-stamp it.  And it is certainly an instructable as I want others to be able to have the intellectual property freedom to use thi...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 09:58:54 PDT
Wallet Cache for Hearing Aid Batteries bgerens Modern hearing aids are a true marvel of compact electronics and I find it surprising how long they function on the miniature zinc-air batteries. Not surprising, the batteries seem to have a "habit" of dying when I'm away from home, as often as not. That is why I made this "Wallet Cache" at the Tech...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:39:35 PDT
How to stop the dreaded hiccups easily. JM1999 OK, I admit that I am not the first person to make this instructable but I found that this method stops all my hiccups. All you have to do is get about a cup water in a cup and get a straw. Next you put the straw in the glass of water and turn as upside down as you can and drink the water fast (y...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:54:08 PDT
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 18:21:45 PST
Learning to Use a NordicTrack Ski Machine (or Nordic Track) Phil B
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 17:14:51 PST
Hands Free Salt Respirator dreamberry I made a hands free salt pipe. If you are wondering what a salt pipe is, see my previous instructable DIY Salt Pipe for a brief rundown of salt pipe use and to find out how I came up with the Hands Free Salt Pipe.    This is How I made a Hands Free Salt Pipe from a dust respirator.    I purchased a ...
By: dreamberry

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:34:43 PST
Pill Bottle-Open Easier dstoudt70 I get tired of aligning the tabs on a plastic pill bottle to get the lid off.  Especially at night when I don't want to assault my eyes by turning on a light.  To get around this I use a box cutter to carve out the little tab in the inside of the cap. Normally, the cap tab must align with the gap i...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:56:31 PST
DIY Salt Pipe dreamberry A salt pipe is used by people who have a lung condition and are keen to try anything for relief.  Many people report good results, while others say don't waste your money.  On his TV show, Dr Oz did a segment on salt pipes.  The ads make amazing claims. I found no medical studies have been done to v...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:40:37 PST
Coconut - Honey - Hair Conditioner - Hair Mask DIY BoxOfSugar Tired of that dry flyaway hair?  Tired of those cumbersome split ends?  Try this awesome homemade conditioner that works great.  It is a deep conditioner, easy to make, cheap and effective. This DIY Hair conditioning treatment contains 2 Tablespoons of your favorite organic honey,  4 Tablespoons of...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 11:11:55 PST
Sinus Rinse Sean K Breathe through both nostrils all day.  Blockage occurs especially in dry weather.  Remove sinus gunk where tweezers and Q-tips can't reach.  Salt water and a syringe recommended by my physician.   Get a 16 oz container; fill with drinkable water.  Add 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon of...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:16:09 PST
Lower back pain relief/ massager for less than $7 xwania If you have had lower back pain like I have you will appreciate this simple and most effective instructable. It is probably the simplest instructable but the most effective one. Background : I've had multiple back injuries from either slipping or just doing nothing. It is one of those things that y...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 15:07:52 PST
DIY Detox Bath Momasaurus For my full post including detox bath benefits, modifications & tips click HERE Onto the good stuff... Ingredients: 2 cups Epsom Salt (draws out toxins while you are bathing, helps with the circulatory system and improves nerve function) 1 cup Baking Soda ( neutralizes the chlorine in tap water)...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:55:05 PST
Remedy for Losing Your Voice - Cayenne Cure HollyMann Losing your voice is not fun. In 2009 my son and I both contracted the H1N1 Swine Flu and we were sick for a long time. Somewhere in the midst of illness I lost my voice. I literally could not talk and tried every cure I could find online to fix my problem so my little son could hear me again. Nothi...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:50:37 PST
Cheap HEPA air filter dsweitzer Recently I've started having allergy problems, but the HVAC air filter was on the ceiling (beyond most dust), and did not want to spend much money on an expensive HEPA room filter.  So, I just taped a high efficiency air filter onto a ordinary box fan.  Cost is $10-$40, depending on materials on han...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 10:03:13 PST
Lemon and Honey Drink Organictronic With sudden changes of weather a colds can pop up out of nowhere. Where’s the cough drops! If you don’t have any lying around, this drink will help ease your throat for a while. Lemon, honey, hot water. Bang! Too easy :) What you’ll need: • ½  lemon • 1 tbsp of honey (preferably organic) • 250mls ...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:20:28 PDT
Home Remedy To Cute Frequent Headaches Lexy511 Rub a dab of peppermint oil on your temples and give a little massage for 15 minutes
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:01:07 PDT
How to Completely Stop Hair Loss joneskizz10 Hair loss can be caused by numerous things, consisting of nutrition, mineral shortage, prescriptions, anxiety, smog, and heredities. Wearing hats and head coverings can likewise amplify loss of hair. Up to 1/3 of the population struggle with loss of hair, and of that third, thousands are women. The...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 07:38:40 PDT
Prevent Acne ezman Introduction The word Acne comes from the word acme meaning "the highest point".  We all experience Acne to varying degrees and at different ages.  They appear mostly on the face, back, chest, shoulders and neck, but you can find them all over your body including your arms, legs and feet.  Anywhere ...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 07:38:44 PDT
Apple Cider Vinegar Sore Throat Rinse bloomautomatic Summary: Gargling with a 50/50 mix of apple cider vinegar and water helps cut phlegm from your throat, which helps reduce sore throats. I've been using this daily for a few years. I learned it from some old timers who swore by it. Given they were in their 80's and healthy I figured they might know a...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 09:35:37 PDT
Helpful for Arthritis pain and overall health tdc2202 Disolve 1 Tbsp of honey and 1 Tbsp of Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar into a cup of hot water.  Stir well and drink. Do this one or two times a day to help with arthritis pain and several other minor health issues. For some really good information and additional recipes, look up Lorddrake's "The Concocti...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 13:36:25 PDT
LED helmet for dementia, alzheimers? zawy Follow this instructable at your own risk.  This is not FDA or UL approved. This uses 1,512 red and near-infrared LEDs to shine light into the brain. UK researchers claims this relieves the symptoms of dementia and therefor possibly Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.  The effect of these wavelengths of li...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 09:14:49 PDT
ALS Foot drop brace Dirt Farmer This is a ALS foot drop brace I made for a friend many years ago and he said it was the best brace he had ever used. It allowed him to drive his van more safely than a stiff brace. He also loved to dance and because this brace allowed him to flex his foot downward he was still able to dance.
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:00:35 PDT
Make 5-lb Ankle Weights from Pennies radio2 Make Your Own 5-lb Ankle Weight     Materials: 1.        30 small elastic hair bands 2.       Cloth strip approximately  5.5” wide x 10’ long 3.       5-lbs of US pennies     Step 1:  Count out pennies.  According to, zinc core pennies weigh 2.5 grams each, and you ...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:55:54 PDT
how to repel mosquitos and nats with house hold products pianolover10124353 to keep your self from getting bitten by mosquitos rub a dryer sheet on your neck,arms,legs,and face. it leaves a fresh scent leaving you beautifully scented.and repels all mosqitos to keep nats away spray some hair spray on a papper towel and put it near the food you want to keep nats from eating....
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:12:21 PDT
How To Burn Fat And Build Muscle (Fun & Easy) LastDayOne The Basics By performing these exercises you will gain strength and may even lose fat over time while getting the benefits of completing daily activities with easy movement and reduced physical effort. This workout program will help you get ready for your next scene. These exercises are for buildin...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 18:47:26 PDT
Anti-Smoking poster by: Ayana Harlow age 12 LincolnStreetBGCB What did you Make? I made an anti-smoking poster.  How did you make it? I used poster board and marker. I also did some research on the computer to learn about the negative effects of smoking so I could put the information on my poster.  Where did you make it? I made it in the art room at the boys a...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:45:10 PDT
Cold killer nadialtbr This is what my grandmother gave her 9 grandkids when we had colds and sinus problems. It is a cheap, effective and holistic approach to surviving the annoyances of the common cold. Make this fresh and take is as needed.   Half of 1 lime 1 large garlic clove 1 tablespoon of honey Mince the garlic...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 12:36:55 PDT
How to Get Rid of Hiccups in One Step flattail Ever eat too fast or laugh too much and get the hiccups?  Well, here is the method that works for me. And the solution is... Balsamic vinegar! I have no idea why this works, but whenever I get the hiccups and want to get rid of them, I just get a spoonful of Balsamic vinegar, tip my head up, and dr...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 16:59:52 PDT
Mod a walker for easier transport nnewlon A member of my family has developed some mobility problems, and needs to use a walker.  At first the hospital issued him a very basic one, the type with small wheels on the front legs and tennis balls for feet on the back.  He found this walker cumbersome when dealing with uneven surfaces, however....
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:02:32 PDT
2015 Gym Guide: Learn how to Exercise + Improve your Health with 16+ years Professional Guidance! TheGeniusCreates Personal training is expensive. Yet people still benefit from the personal touch a fitness expert offers. My goal with this write-up is to inform you that you have options for DIY fitness education. I love personal trainers and wish everybody could hire one, however, supply and demand and the realit...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:56:11 PST
First Aid/Mild Trauma medic kit dennisyuki I, like most, have a drawer in the bathroom (or kitchen) that consists of first aid supplies.   However,  I do not know what I have or how much I have of it or even if the items I have have passed their expiration date.    But there are a few things wrong with this scenario.   One,  I can never fin...
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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:28:29 PST
Cold Survival Kit - Sucrets Tin guest_age Have you ever found yourself with a cold, but couldn't find or didn't have your cold medicine/supplies, and didn't have time to immediately run to the pharmacy to get some? Or maybe just needed a convenient way to transport a day's worth of cold supplies in a small, convenient manner? I recently ca...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:19:32 PST
The $1 Foam Roller sirant Foam Rollers are being used a lot these days in Taichi, Yoga and other types of exercise to really loosen joints and muscles in a very effective manner. However, simple as they are, those chunks of round foam can run upwards of $50-$100, or even more in my end of the world. SO I decided to make my o...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 07:31:29 PST
Home Cold & Flu Remedy scoochmaroo Don't let cold and flu season knock you for a loop.  Stock up on this home cold & flu remedy before the cold weather sets in.  It's even delicious when you're feeling great!  For a long time, honey, ginger, and lemon have been recognized for their homeopathic properties.  When combined, they make a...
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Sat, 10 Nov 2012 17:29:57 PST
Halloween Contest mario41075 Please choose me! I painted myself with about 7 tubes of Red Halloween paint and glued on Plastic horns, used a red tie for the tail and picked a pitch fork to look like the Devil.
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 08:06:30 PDT
Fizzy Epsom Salt Bath Cubes jessamarie Here's a super easy way to make your own bath cubes out of epsom salts!  These little guys make great gifts, and are an inexpensive alternative to bath bombs.  Please visit our blog for more DIYs and adventures!  We love making new friends and adore comments from our readers.  Come see us anytime at...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 09:21:03 PDT
Charley Horse Remedy sunshiine How many times have you been working, sleeping, walking, running or just having fun when all the sudden you experience a Charley horse or (painful muscle spasms or cramps in the leg? ) I have been experiencing a few Charley horses lately.  In the past I have not had very many to complain about but...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 02:18:19 PDT
First Aid Kit To Go sunshiine This is the time of the year when everyone is outside working or playing sports, picnics, swimming and just having fun.  Sometimes the unexpected will happen and there is a need for a band aid, pain reliever, or Benadryl. Be prepared this summer and make a First Aid Kit To Go for those unexpected em...
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 00:47:30 PDT
A Model brain? Michael1980 After collecting the raw data (REC/PAR) from a routine MRI scan (just mention ‘science project’ and grin a nerdy grin - no self respecting lab-tech can say no!) I converted the slices to a more friendly format (HDR/IMG) and created this 3D volume by ordering the images into a stack. Converting all t...
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 06:47:04 PDT
PEZ repurposed for old folks! octapoda My husband got me some fun pez dispensers for our anniversary (miss piggy and kermit, he's so sweet). but i'm 40 years old, and dont really eat candy.  but i want to still have that little thrill of pulling out a cool pez and USING it, so i did about 60 seconds of experimentation, and voila!  turns ...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 07:08:45 PDT
Multimode Wrist Roller BoilingLeadBath The human forearm has three degrees of freedom, flexion/extension, ulnar/radial deviation, and pronation/supination. Unlike the standard wrist roller, which only exercises the flexion/extension aspect, this wrist roller design allows you to exercise all three. The design as pictured is to be slippe...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 20:45:51 PDT
Portable Bedside Footrests for Massage dreamberry Comfortable, portable,and inexpensive.  These footrests will enable better access to the lower half of the body, the next time your partner wants a massage. They provide an added benefit of boosting the edge of the bed up a little, but you still might need a pillow there. For comfort.     I cobbled ...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 21:01:20 PDT
Instant Hot Water Bottle for Adults. MRNasher So one time i was snowed in under 4 feet of snow and the power went out. Thankfully i had a stove to heat water but damn if the bed wasn't a block of ice. So i came up with this lil fix. All you need is a stainless steel water bottle with a screw top, a sports sock and a source of warm water. For s...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 06:20:46 PST
Homemade TRX Straps and Gymnastic Rings DTBills I'm always looking for new exercises and workouts that I can use in my routine. TRX suspension training is the new craze hitting the fitness world right now, so I decided I needed to add it to my schedule. Instead of buying the expensive brand name straps I decided it would be cheaper to just find s...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 14:23:10 PST
BEAUTIFUL lovely note for u for me for her for him for everybody shoppingagent -do u own a lovely note, guys? - yes mostly yes, but do u have a so so so lovely note by yourself. go go go ! let's make a unique one for ourselves.
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Sun, 18 Sep 2011 08:34:07 PDT
Points Counter Fob - Watch Your Weight! Track Your Points! simpleaspie Use this handy, discreet, do-it-yourself tool for keeping track of weekly and daily points for food, calories, carbs, fat, water, exercise points/reps./laps, salt/sugar intake, anything you need to keep a tally of quickly and easily for your health.  No more stress of having to remember your "number...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2011 23:19:22 PDT
High fashion skin cancer and concussion prevention cammers On most construction sites around the world it is compulsory to wear a hard hat. Hard hats are great for protecting your head from impact, but they don't offer much protection from the harmful rays of the sun. Nothing beats a broad brimmed hat for preventing sun burn when you're working outside, b...
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Wed, 13 Jul 2011 09:59:59 PDT
The 12 week fitness story amandeep premi This instructable is about a 12 week fitness challenge I took two months ago. Its meant to show other people how I achieved what I did achieve and the things I learnt, so that they can achieve their fitness goals. This is my first instructable ever, so be easy oon me, and Im not a very good writer,...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 14:04:25 PDT
Collapsible Hanging Pull-Up Bar activist Easy to make, convenient to use (it doesn't rotate in the fingers), disappearing after use construction. Materials used: - appropriate stick (I used a wooden spade handle 4 centimetres in diameter — enough for me), - strong enough rope, - thinner cord to attach... - ...a piece of rubber ribbon, ...
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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:22:41 PDT