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IKEA Hack – How to Make a Kitchen Countertop Shelf!

IKEA has probably the cheapest, nicest furniture ever.  Nevermind the fact that 2 coffee tables I have bought from IKEA in the last 2 years have all broke, there’s always room for little hacking such as this cool Kitchen Countertop Shelf that will create a lot of extra space for your kitchen gadgets such as bowls, pans, and whatnot.

I have seen IKEA go from nothing to a national retailer in America and I have to say IKEA is still cheap furniture (I will never buy a coffee table from IKEA ever again) but hacking makes them better.

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Green DIY – How to Green Your Apartment!

As people are becoming more conscious about our environment, we need to make sure each and everyone of us do their part.  Even if “greening” is not scientifically correct, it’s a great way to conserve whatever we have left on earth.

My advice is to make sure to recycle and let no food get leftover.

Here’s a couple more from Missy over at our green blog:

Use An Eco friendly Laundry Detergent Most people do laundry weekly, so try to be selective with the detergent that you’re using. Make sure it’s all natural and bio-degradable so that it won’t har

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Halo 3 Hack – How to Take Great Screenshots in Halo 3!

Are you a hardcore Halo 3 gamer?

Do you like to take random screenshots of the game and share with your friends on your latest killings?

Well if that’s the case, you might want to read up on this article that shows you how to take great screenshots in Halo 3.

Most people know the basics of taking screenshots, but have you ever wondered how some players manage to take great screenshots with amazing effects? This brief guide will cove

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Photography DIY – How to Make a C-Stand!

Are you a photography-nut?  Well, here’s a cool DIY photography C-Stand you can make using PVC pipes from Home Depot.

Here is my version of a simple and durable PVC backdrop or Lighting Stand. All the pieces are cheap and readily available and assembly is easy. I bought all the pieces at my local Lowe’s for about $11.00, so you can do 2 for about 20 bucks not counting the uprights. You might save even more if you buy a multi-pack of the PVC fittings.

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DIY iRobot Arm Robot!

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Check out this cool robot made with iRobot and CMUCam.

“This is an iRobot Create fitted with a Robot Arm I pulled from an old Radio Controlled vehicle. It uses a Propeller Protoboard and motor controllers and accelerometers from Parallax to control the Arm and monitor it’s position using the two accelerometers mounted on the arm. The Create is controlled by another Propeller and uses a CMUCam1 for Color

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Build your own Apple Store

Here’s a great resource of what Apple uses to build their stores. I didn’t know they used so many stuff…it’s cool to know though just in case you want to build your own store like an Apple store.

If you want to re-model your home in the style of an Apple store, here are links to the suppliers of the actual items they use.

The designs of the Apple stores may not be particularly original in terms of architecture, however they b

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