No dirt necessary.
Protect your pets and your pelt.
The science behind sauerkraut.
Make your diet green in every way.
No thanks, ants. No thants.
You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to whip up something good.
Cooking green vegetables: why sous vide is better
Easy preparation before meals, no dishwashing after.
Smoky, flame-kissed vegetables are perfect summer food.
Your appliances will thank you for it.
You don't have to throw it out if you know how to fix it yourself.
The kitchen alchemists unleash the power of a familiar plant-derived edible gel
Build a better salad.
Nearly half of Americans suspect that their water might be unsafe.
Clean all the stains.
Pricey accessories are great, but sometimes the tool you need is only a junk drawer away.
Cooking is not as scary as it may seem.
Become a "beet-boxing" DJ in a weekend.
MegaBots built a giant version of Simone Giertz's terrifying machine
You don't need a full kitchen to make dinner.
The subtle science of brine and crunch (recipe included)
Cut down on deforestation.
Keep snacking under control.
From lock-picking to building veggie-oil cars, Smartflix gets you up to speed
A cleaner wash feeds back water as you shower
The perfect loaf starts with some bacterial friends.
Charge your gadgets with a piece of fruit and some pocket change
Get a leg up on the competition with the Dremel Cordless Pumpkin Carving Tool
The power to quick-freeze foods with liquid nitrogen opens up exciting new horizons in the kitchen
How to build your own Winogradsky column
It's cheap, easy, and quick. Did we mention cheap?
Suzanne Anker grows greens like an astronaut to demo the future of healthy eating
Sheet-pan salmon, two-minute meatloaf, and six other recipes.
This is a story all about how to keep new food crisp and not turnin' brown.
Stop and smell the tomatoes. No, seriously, it helps.
Keeping warm with chemistry
Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.
Electricity not necessary.
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes
Hunks of meat, baked goods, and veggies all require different defrosting methods.
Old tools provide new evidence
A soil-free gardening system developed by a DIY community
Take advantage of the warm weather
Make rice noodles with two hotel pans and a whole lot of science.
The real sweet science.
Add lights and smoke and just a bit of body horror.
Eat in while staying at the inn.
Turns out bread may have more lives than your cat.
No more fuzzy gray blobs
Some unwrapping and assembling may be required. We're not animals.
Now you can mount your next trophy catch—and eat it too.
A graywater system uses shower and sink runoff to flush the toilets. Plus: four more ways to save water at home
With great power, comes great responsibility.
The plugs inside your car fire a charge hot enough to wear away metal. Hereâ€™s how to re-create that process, only bigger
Plus a recipe for turning them into a tasty treat
You season and reseason for a reason.
Make your yard beautiful—and environmentally-friendly, too.
Don't be a fool when you're picking out tools.
An inventive duo's giant homemade air cannon can project a pumpkin--or anything else--at 600 miles an hour
Become the colonel of the kitchen.
Just in time for summer Top Tools rounds up the best ways to update your yard
But we love them anyway
Clean up sneaky grains of silica.
Incredible lifting power, at-home experiments, pretty patterns and more
A team of biohackers is attempting to modify the human sensory spectrum.
For sticky keys, dirty buildup, and all other forms of messiness
Blow away those digital cobwebs
Hint: Use quadrants
Like pirates used to do.
Dermatologists say to shave in the shower.
Spruce up your relatives' knives when you visit over the holidays
Why hand-wash when we have machines?
Feverish or fever-ish?
Give your machine a digital declutter.
Not every melting solution is a good one.
Don't fumble it when it comes down to the wire.
Don't let your clean clothes dirty the planet.
Make sure your old laptop runs without a hitch before you turn it into a sweet photo frame for Mom. Hereâ€™s how
The best way to finish your steel and a link to my chemist ancestors
Protect your house from vermin
Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera
Tips and tricks for the Apple, Google, and Microsoft contact apps.
Free up some spare room.
How hot is too hot?
Got a four- or five-year-old PC laptop youâ€™ve dismissed as useless? Bring it back to life with these tips, then use it as a spare Web and e-mail station in the kitchen or kidsâ€™ room
Powered by environmentally conscious energy sources, these DIY vehicles put traditional gas guzzlers to shame
From my local scrapyard guru, a handy way to cut accurate holes with an oxy-acetylene torch
A machine that uses exhaust heat to treat onboard sewage