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Jul. 19, 2013

DIY Summer Hacks, From the Pool to the Grill

Try your hand at homemade sunscreen, water bottle rockets, and “cooler corn.”

Mike Szczys, eric wilhelm, instructables, hackaday, diy, summer projects, do it yourself, bbq

Jul. 03, 2009

Some Projects to Try on Your Summer Vacation (Or Perhaps Not)

We'll give you some ideas for safe -- and not so safe -- science experiments that you may be tempted to try at home.

diy, experiemnts, chemistry, physics, risk, dangerous

Aug. 06, 2010

Cooking for Geeks

Do you like to experiment with your food? We'll talk with the author of a new book about science, technology, and DIY hacks in the kitchen.

kitchen, cooking, chemistry, food

Sep. 16, 2011

Exploring the Tech DIY of ‘Hackerspaces’

Two members of do-it-yourself clubs describe the geeky collectives known as ‘hackerspaces.’

hakerspace geek diy makerfaire

May. 11, 2012

'The Garbage-Men' Rock a Trashy Sound

The Garbage-Men prove one man’s trash is another man’s upright bass.

garbage, recycling, materials, musical instruments, music, diy

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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