Our third updated DIY project from the Popular Science digital archives involves luring and then trapping bugs that have managed to find their way inside your house--a truly universal problem. Follow along as we update a circa-1971 trap for today's smarter, more intelligent insects for less than $20.
November 1970: "Enter the Meditator and surround yourself with the graphics which cover its walls . . . you may find the sensation akin to that mystical communion with nature that you experience when alone in a forest — or the sense of peace you feel in an empty cathedral."
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Streamline your environmentalism with this easy and inexpensive project
By Joel BarnardPosted 04.28.2009 at 1:48 pm 0 Comments
For the eight of us still reading a daily newspaper, compiling the week's news into a recycling bundle that's able to withstand the journey from kitchen to recycling bin fully intact is a battle of wits, strength and patience. Okay, I'm being dramatic, but wouldn't it be nice to have a simple contraption to make the job oh-so-much simpler?
It's official: Santa showed up a little early this year. The unveiling of the Popular Science archives on Google was, last week, a very big deal. Our readers and fans can now search and browse over 136 years' worth of the future then and now whenever they damn well please.
Ever resourceful, PopSci DIY-ers are already doing what they do best. Instructables.com member TimAnderson created a gas mask using instructions in a December 1942 Popular Science Article. How awesome is that?