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“Do It Yourself”

Feb 5, 2012 01:44 PM ET // Alexander Davies
Using the "like" button on Facebook is a great way to let your friends know you feel about something, but it doesn't allow much room for enthusiasm. That's where the LikeBelt comes in- with it strapped around your waist, you can convey just how much you like something with your hips. A good thrust ...
Oct 28, 2011 09:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
  We're so close to Halloween we can almost taste the candy. But key to celebrating this holiday is throwing a bash for all your costumed friends on a sugar high. Just don't forget about the fog machine. If you're thinking about foregoing the spooky fog because it's too expensive, think again. A Yo...
Jul 16, 2012 02:00 PM ET // Jerry James Stone
I've been an Altoids fan for as long as I can remember. Mostly for the candy but also for the tin can they come in. See, I like to store things. More accurately, I like to sort, organize and store things. And Altoids tins are just perfect for this because not only are they durable, [...]
Jul 25, 2012 10:56 PM ET // Jerry James Stone
Doing it yourself is all the rage these days but it seems that, and a lot of the time, people build out really expensive and elaborate items. But you don't need to spend a lot of money to do it yourself, that is kinda the point. So here are a few fun (and cheap) projects [...]
Sep 22, 2011 08:53 PM ET // Alexander Davies
When the crafts and do-it-yourself bonanza Maker Faire rolled through New York City, most of the products on display were pretty small scale. But the hand-painted helmets and homemade jewelry were dwarfed by Gon KiRin: the fire-breathing dragon art car that seats 25. The work of Ryan C. Doyle, his ...
Aug 24, 2012 05:42 PM ET // David DeFranza
Our sister site TreeHugger delivers all the freshest news on environmental news and culture. Here are items from the past week we thought you'd dig, even if you've never recycled. Tech Spotlight This week, TreeHugger featured a really cool DIY project: Making a solar charger that fits in a glass bo...
Sep 4, 2012 03:41 PM ET // Derek Markham
If you were a Cub Scout back in the day, you may remember the Pinewood Derby with fondness (or cringe at the memory, if your car was a lemon). Unfortunately for most of us, our Derby Days are over, so we don't get a chance to redeem ourselves at the wooden track. Except... there is, [...]
Aug 24, 2011 12:00 PM ET // Alice Truong
It took two years to go from concept to fully functional LEGO camera. Photographer Cary Norton's camera, nicknamed Legotron, is composed of LEGO bricks ("I have no clue how many pieces are in the camera"), a 127 mm f 4.7 lens he bought on eBay for about $40 and two plates to make the lens [...]
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