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Origami Gone Wild - DIY Cardboard Furniture

Why just make cute little birds when you can make origami furniture? Foldschool has free downloadable plans for a stool, rocker, and chair that just make you want to go watch more Naruto.
Ok, so the plans are for kids, but just supersize them and you’ll have man-size cardboard furniture. Throw some spray paint [...]

Top 3 Gadgets That Pay for Themselves

With the economy the way it is, we’re all looking to stretch our dollars as much as we can. Justin over at wrote about three gadgets that can actually pay for themselves, and can even start to save you money in the long run.
The first is the Spin-X dryer which uses centrifugal [...]

Titans of Lego Architecture - Kennedy Space Center vs Allianz Arena

Who says bigger isn’t better?  At least in Legoland, that seems to be the truth.  With a little ingenuity and a LOT of patience and a ton of Legos, you too can have a Saturn 1B rocket (along with the space shuttle) and a German arena packed with 30,000 screaming fans… ok ok, maybe not [...]

How To Make Instant “Hot Ice”

With some sodium acetate which you can buy on the internet, you can make instant hot ice.  Here’s a video that shows you how.  The cool part about this is that you can make funky sculptures with it, not just ice cubes.
This is obviously not something you want to drop in your drink, but the [...]