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25 Set/10

Where Can I Find Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, and Orchards? [Ask Lifehacker]

Where Can I Find Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, and Orchards? [Ask Lifehacker]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Dear Lifehacker,It’s getting to be that wagon rides and caramel apple time of year again. How can I find the best corn mazes, pumpkin patches, orchards and other fall delights? More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Where Can I Find Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, and Orchards? [Ask Lifehacker] Technorati...

18 Set/10

Build a Stylish Portable Fire Pit on the Cheap [DIY]

Build a Stylish Portable Fire Pit on the Cheap [DIY]

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); If you’re fond of the miniature gel-fueled fire pits that have become popular indoor and outdoor focal pieces but not so fond of the price, this clever DIY project will help you craft one from a planter and cheap picture frames. More » (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Continua a leggere – Original Link: Build a Stylish...

15 Nov/09

Celestia Brings Interstellar Exploration to Your Desktop [Downloads]

Celestia Brings Interstellar Exploration to Your Desktop [Downloads]

If you enjoyed playing with Stellarium, the open-source planetarium software we shared with you earlier this year, but felt strangely tied to an earth-bound perspective, you’ll definitely want to fly through space with Celestia. Celestia picks up where Stellarium leaves off. With Celestia you can zoom through the known universe, flying through star clusters and swooping in to examine far off galaxies. On its own Celestia is a really fun tool to play with but on top of the expansive...




15 Nov/09

Build a Water-Powered Bottle Rocket [Fun]

Build a Water-Powered Bottle Rocket [Fun]

No, not the kind of bottle rockets you used to light with a match and fire recklessly at your cousins. This rocket is made out discarded soda bottles and fueled with pressurized water. You may recall toy rockets from your childhood that worked on a similar principle. Saturday morning commercials would show an excited kid pumping up the rocket and watching it blast off into the lower stratosphere. In reality, it would barely blast off to the lower limbs of a sycamore tree. Now, however,...

21 Ott/09

Enjoy the Orionid Meteor Showers Tonight [Astronomy]

Enjoy the Orionid Meteor Showers Tonight [Astronomy]

Catching an occasional shooting star is one thing, but with the right timing you can see dozens to hundreds of them in a single night. We’re in the peak season for the Orionid Showers, read on to catch a glimpse. Photo by V. Winter. October 17th to October 25th is the viewing window for the Orionid Showers, an annual meteor shower created by debris kicked off of Halley’s Comet. The absolute peak of the show was in the early morning today, but tonight will still offer excellent...

7 Set/09

Top 10 DIY Projects for an Extra Day Off [Lifehacker Top 10]

Top 10 DIY Projects for an Extra Day Off [Lifehacker Top 10]

It’s the last day of an unusually long weekend, and there’s absolutely nothing on the schedule. Break out the tools and pull up one of these nifty DIY projects to improve your living space and boost your can-do cred. 10. Light up your yard with mason jars Buy a mess of ground-staked, solar or battery-powered yard lights from your local big box store, and people might be impressed at your ability to space the sticks you plunge into the ground. Convert some run-of-the-mill mason...

21 Lug/09

Make a Handlebar Phone Mount with Modeling Clay [DIY]

Make a Handlebar Phone Mount with Modeling Clay [DIY]

Your smartphone can handle GPS, music, and just about anything you’d need on the go. With this shock-absorbing, fully customizable DIY phone mount, you can enjoy bike rides without leaving your phone behind. Software developer Sebastian Dwornik shows how he made a handlebar mount for his HTC Touch using Crayola’s Model Magic, a substance that goes from moldable to firm-yet-rubbery in 24 hours. Sebastian remarks that this DIY mount “makes for an excellent shock absorber...

20 Lug/09

Turn a Shoe Organizer into a Vertical Herb Garden [Clever Uses]

Turn a Shoe Organizer into a Vertical Herb Garden [Clever Uses]

Don’t have enough space in your place to grow some herbs? Turn a shoe organizer into a vertical garden and as long as you have even a balcony railing with sun exposure, you’ll have more than enough room. Whether you’re living in an apartment and dreaming of a garden’s worth of fresh herbs for use in your kitchen, or you already have a garden and you want to put the bare side of your potting shed to work, this simple hack will turn your vertical space into an herb...

18 Lug/09

Top 10 DIY Projects that Harness the Power of the Sun [Lifehacker Top 10]

Top 10 DIY Projects that Harness the Power of the Sun [Lifehacker Top 10]

Cheap, powerful, and available almost everywhere—solar energy is a truly great thing. With these 10 sun-powered projects, you can turn a sunny day off into some brag-worthy, possibly money-saving backyard tech. Photo by david.nikonvscanon. 10. Engrave wood with a “sun laser” Leave them alone long enough, and nearly every kid will investigate, or at least hear about, the devastating effects of magnifying glasses and clear, sunny weather on insects. Route that fascination...

12 Lug/09

Take Awesome Sunset Photographs [Photography]

Take Awesome Sunset Photographs [Photography]

Sunsets are one of nature’s more spectacular displays, and a good one is worth preserving with a photograph. Take pictures that will capture the perfect dusk moment with these photography tips. Photo by Mike Baird. Photographing sunsets can be rather tricky. On one end of the spectrum, you’ve got dull and under-exposed images. On the other end, over-saturated and blown-out captures. Many a tourist has snapped a picture of a sunset that was strikingly beautiful to them at the...

20 Giu/09

Make Natural Insect Repellent with Essential Oils [Outdoors]

Make Natural Insect Repellent with Essential Oils [Outdoors]

If you live in a climate without many summer pests, well, lucky you. For the rest of us, these essential oil repellents will make patio life less insect-filled. Photo by mccun934. How-to-guide repository wikiHow explains the crafting of simple pest-banishing pots for your home and garden. You take a small rag or sponge, soak it with a diluted concentration of essential oils, then leave it in a small container like a glass jar. When you want to drive away mosquitoes, horse flies, and other...