February 3, 2014
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DIY: Turn an old gas heater into hot succulent planter

Got a dead wall heater? This crafter shows how she turned hers into a fiesty planter for her succulents. Continue reading

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December 11, 2013
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Man powers his home from local stream with DIY micro-hydro plant

A man named Manfred Mornhinweg found the modern world too “noisy and hectic”, so he decided to build himself a house on a quiet 40 hectare piece of land in Chile. Continue reading

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September 24, 2013
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NYC cyclists paint DIY bike lanes where taxi severed woman’s leg

Last month, a road rage incident in New York City between a cab driver and cyclist ended with a British tourist losing her foot. Thanks to a DIY effort by cycling activists parts of Manhattan’s 6th Ave now have a bike lane, which hopefully makes it sa… Continue reading

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September 13, 2013
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DIY Home LED transit sign so you are never late again (Raspberry Pi project!)

The goal is to make transit easier, faster, and more pleasant than the less Earth-friendly alternatives. Continue reading

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August 29, 2013
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Greenpeace disrupts Grand Prix with remote control banners, climbers, paragliders

Two weeks before the race, they snuck in some DIY remote control banners. When the winners took to the podium, they activated them. Continue reading

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July 25, 2013
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How to DIY a washing machine into a chair

In his project “I Used to be a Washing Machine” designer Tony Grigorian uses the old appliance to create one, or several, new pieces of furniture. Continue reading

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July 17, 2013
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Safer bike lane from guerilla activists in Seattle made permanent

To show that safer biking for cyclists need not be so terribly expensive, a Seattle activist group DIY’d their own bike lanes. At first, the city took the lanes down, but then they made them permanent! Continue reading

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June 20, 2013
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DIY helmet will lead you to nearest Citi Bike station

This helmet uses lights to help you navagate to the nearest bike share station–and you can make it yourself. Continue reading

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June 10, 2013
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Solar powered aquaponics for apartments

A DIY aquaponics planter to grow veggies and herbs at home. Continue reading

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June 5, 2013
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DIY kids’ playhouse stays naturally cool during hot summers

A great, cheap project for giving kids a cool (literally and figuratively) place to play during hot summer days. Continue reading

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May 28, 2013
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Make a reclaimed wood picnic table with a built-in planter

This DIY picnic table is not only gorgeous but also features a great little gutter running down the middle for ice and drinks, or planting flowers or herbs! Continue reading

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May 6, 2013
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Build a DIY vertical planter for small space gardening

A creative and ridiculously simple how-to for building your own vertical garden. Continue reading

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April 9, 2013
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DIY: How to tell if a pallet is safe to re-use

Find how to decipher what’s stamped on your pallet to see if it’s safe or not for your project. Continue reading

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April 5, 2013
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Home made chairs are DIY and accessible

These tables and chairs are easily made and assembled . Continue reading

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March 12, 2013
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DIY Backyard solar death ray (Video)

Sometimes we forget just how much solar energy is hitting the Earth at any time. Continue reading

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February 27, 2013
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Build a a DIY climbing cave in your attic or garage

For the price of an iPad, I built something that kept us exercised and entertained for a decade. Continue reading

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February 12, 2013
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Make a mini LED flashlight with hex nuts

This cool instructable shows that it’s possible to make a keychain-sized LED flashlight with hex nuts and a little DIY know-how. Continue reading

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January 30, 2013
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DIY Beer Can Pinhole Camera Takes 6-Month-Long Exposures (Photos)

This DIY pinhole camera project by photographer Matt Bigwood has succeeded in taking some enviable long exposure images. Continue reading

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January 10, 2013
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Water Treatment System Uses Salt and Electricity to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Thousands

Providing clean water in areas with minimal local resources may be as simple as implementing this ingenious DIY water treatment system. Continue reading

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June 25, 2012
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PHOTOS: Eco-Friendly DIY Wedding Favors

If you’re planning a planet-friendly wedding this summer, you’re likely pondering ways to cut costs, reduce waste and shrink the footprint of your special day. The last thing you want is to send your loved ones off with a mass-produced trinket that’s destined for the landfill. But the idea of making 100 or more favors [...] Continue reading

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