Category: DIY

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Hosting WordPress Sites with Flywheel – The Honest Review

What’s the mark of a great WordPress host? After 10+ hosts I’ve learned that it all comes down to this: How often you have to think about them? When you have to ask “Why is my website so slow?” or “Why is my website down?” or “Should I update to the latest version of WordPress?”, that’s time away from things that actually matter to...


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How To Build Your Own Google Glass

Wearing Google Glass is an amazing experience, but $1,500 is really expensive! What if you could make your own wearable computer for under $200? This hack comes to us via Adafruit, and features a pair of those movie-screen glasses, and a Raspberry pi. The full tutorial can be found here, but we’ve summarized it for you below. How It’s Made (A Summary) Follow @msitver The...


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How To Build A Toaster In Under Six Months

This is the incredible tale of how one man built a toaster, from all-natural materials, in just six months If humanity stopped, and you were one of the last people on earth, could you rebuild society? Despite all of the technology that we’ve developed throughout history, no individuals possess enough knowledge to rebuild things like radios, and computers, and even toasters from nature, if...


How To Use Your iPhone as a Microscope (And Convert it)

Ever wanted to see things in your life up close?  Do you not have room to carry a 9 pound telescope in your bag? Right now we are going to give you a quick and easy way to get closeup shots with your iphone for cheap. More Images We Took Here Step 1. Find a Camera enabled mobile device (preferably an iphone or ipad)....