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DIY Holiday Gift Hacks

Avoid the long lines and hack your holiday gifts, from homemade perfume to 3-D printed ornaments.

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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.”

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Instructables Halloween

Need to put a little geek in your Halloween? We'll get tips from the folks at Instructables about incorporating some engineering DIY into your spookfest.

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