Organize your work your way.
The best ways to digitize everything.
Don't trash them right away.
Improve your work with smart code.
In which your old VCR is repurposed as something useful
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Charge electronics on the go with a bike-mounted USB hub.
Fill their holiday season with reading material.
Shuffle data at twice the speed for one tenth the cost.
Take your office with you
Just a proof of concept, for now
The kits will be available by mid-2010
The condiment game has changed
Pimp your abode with these home-improvement products.
Home Depot is closing its last seven big-box stores in China, citing a lack of a DIY ethos among the Chinese. But while sales may be flat, China's maker culture still thrives. Have YOU ever built yourself a helicopter?
For the friend whose life is a Pinterest board
How to send a folded flyer screaming 100 feet or more: Just add a motor-and a lot of juice
Holiday presents for the tots on your list
Fourteen days worth of revolutionary green building in just a few minutes
Give new meaning to the term "sound bite"
Heart-rate monitor with built-in GPS gives endurance athletes their first accurate tool for tracking pace and distance.
Brewing your own fuel is easyâ€”it's also dangerous and potentially illegal
Follow along as our jumpsuited editors tackle fun and easy DIY projectsâ€”like turning a soda bottle into a tripod for your digital cameraâ€”all requiring five minutes or less
You thought coding was hard; now it's time to get your app approved
Keep your bird from being sad and dry.
Some unwrapping and assembling may be required. We're not animals.
A number of companies want to help you convert your hybrid
Meet the Treequencer.
Easy does it with these smart-jawed tools
Chemicals can turn any tree stump into virtual gunpowder
Untether your vintage cans using a cheap wireless hack.
Gear up and look up
Take over Microsoft's operating system.
Delete them all.
Make your job applications stand out.
Create your own audio.
It's not too late to reverse the damage. See some bold steps any DIYer can take
A designer chooses an unlikely material as the basis for his newest audio project: slime
A pipe that copies DNA using the heat of a lightbulb.
DIY hurricane survival
How to digitize your media.
Make your scribbles searchable.
Preserve your baby videos forever.
Sure it takes some skill to put together, but the payoff is large-this rolling LCD projector lets you enjoy al fresco film nights all summer long.
In this year's Red Bull Creation challenge, makers built musical instruments in just three days.
Share your work with the world.
Change up your platform.
Breathe new (and longer) life into those old home movies by transferring them to DVD.
Follow along with these in-depth steps to set up a solar-powered outdoor Wi-Fi access point
How do you create a mixture that can easily burst into flames, but only when you want? Just use one of the most unstable mixtures on Earth, plus Elmer's glue
The winners from the PopSci/InnoCentive challenge--check out these amazing classes any middle-school kid would love to take
Dial in the resistor you need and avoid digging through messy electronics bins.
Protect your RFID-equipped credit cards and identification documents from snoopers
A tip machine that plays "C.R.E.A.M."
But please, please don't try it
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Photos from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey, an annual program showcasing some of the coolest inventions you'll see anywhere (and they're only in high school)
A cure for the heartache of bent pins
Recycle some used bottles into a powerful set of solar-charged lanterns
Turn a secondhand tablet PC into a fully functional e-book reader
Custom fabrication is becoming easier and easier
Use Apple's media streamer to surf the Web, connect with your iPhone, and watch non-iTunes videos on your flat-screen
Convert a glider into a rocket-powered aircraft
How to electrify your bike
It's like Netflix on your PC
Find lost messages, unearth attachments, clear your inbox, and more.
Can I Use My Own Songs as Ringtones?
Poor cell reception at home? Install a cellular amplifier, and put an end to frustrated redials
An underwater energy extractor that doesn't harm sea life
The egg-shaped car, the washing machine-wagon hybrid, the home-built steam automobile, and more cars built in the garages of DIY enthusiasts
A pack of hacked go-karts that re-creates a classic videogame.
See if you can crack the code on these medieval swords
And needs no batteries
3 ways to make your own memes.
Your literary empire starts here.
Taking a good picture of our little satellite pal is harder than it seems, but a little prep makes a big difference.
Convert an AVR development board into Pass Key—a handy dandy password maker
Our geek weighs the options and finds Office might not be the best bet
Popsci tackles your toughest questions
Turn sour old wine into a beautiful holiday gift -- thanks to science
Versatile sound effects generator chip is back in stock
A card table that turns any game into the World Series of Poker
Broken window repairs not included
Pittsburgh native Mihir Garimella won the Google Science Fair for his fly-inspired robot