No dirt necessary.
Build a better salad.
Protect your pets and your pelt.
You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to whip up something good.
A soil-free gardening system developed by a DIY community
Easy preparation before meals, no dishwashing after.
Cooking green vegetables: why sous vide is better
No thanks, ants. No thants.
Make your diet green in every way.
The kitchen alchemists unleash the power of a familiar plant-derived edible gel
Smoky, flame-kissed vegetables are perfect summer food.
Make rice noodles with two hotel pans and a whole lot of science.
The subtle science of brine and crunch (recipe included)
Sheet-pan salmon, two-minute meatloaf, and six other recipes.
The science behind sauerkraut.
Clean all the stains.
The power to quick-freeze foods with liquid nitrogen opens up exciting new horizons in the kitchen
Become a "beet-boxing" DJ in a weekend.
MegaBots built a giant version of Simone Giertz's terrifying machine
Keep snacking under control.
From lock-picking to building veggie-oil cars, Smartflix gets you up to speed
Become the colonel of the kitchen.
You don't need a full kitchen to make dinner.
The high-tech joys of freeze-dried foods
Get a leg up on the competition with the Dremel Cordless Pumpkin Carving Tool
Charge your gadgets with a piece of fruit and some pocket change
Some unwrapping and assembling may be required. We're not animals.
Cut down on deforestation.
Suzanne Anker grows greens like an astronaut to demo the future of healthy eating
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.
Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.
Plants that will survive your dark apartment and forgetful nature.
Electricity not necessary.
Take an accelerometer, add a microcontroller and display, and watch the dollars fly out of your carburetor
Chemicals can turn any tree stump into virtual gunpowder
By modifying an FM transmitter for MP3 players
Go eat in the woods.
Hunks of meat, baked goods, and veggies all require different defrosting methods.
Master your #plantshelfie game.
We've got your roadmap to outdoor success right here.
Now you can mount your next trophy catch—and eat it too.
Cooking is not as scary as it may seem.
Eat in while staying at the inn.
Turns out bread may have more lives than your cat.
A case in which the conventional wisdom is scientifically inaccurate
To clear land mines without casualties
Salvage a broken iPod to transform it into a palm-sized computing beast
Turn a regular flashlight into a powerful LED torch that will run for years
Get the inside lowdown on E-Ink experimentation
Sidewalk art that puts chalk to shame
No more fuzzy gray blobs
It is the best of what's new.
Nearly half of Americans suspect that their water might be unsafe.
You season and reseason for a reason.
Make your yard beautiful—and environmentally-friendly, too.
Or a classic console. Or Windows 95.
A (fairly) easy mod makes any netbook ready for the beach
Clean up sneaky grains of silica.
It's cheap, easy, and quick. Did we mention cheap?
Add a camera to your scope for cheap astrophotography
Use this compact component to power anything that needs juice in your DIY projects
An inventive duo's giant homemade air cannon can project a pumpkin--or anything else--at 600 miles an hour
But we love them anyway
The best-selling Robosapien toy robots are made to be hacked, so we asked the guy who wrote the book on modding them to create a flame-throwing Robozilla
Here's how to master the angle grinder, a screaming tool that, for better or worse, can wreak havoc on metal
A team of biohackers is attempting to modify the human sensory spectrum.
Those drips could be costing you a fortune
Like pirates used to do.
Using the Everex gBook as a base, easily swap large CF cards for multiple OS booting and quasi-SSD storage
Double your fun in the removable media storage department for bigger media collections and more boot flexibility
Attach a tiny signaling device to things you often misplace, and you'll be able to recover them in a snap
Incredible lifting power, at-home experiments, pretty patterns and more
Rise and really shine.
Save your Valentine's Day blossoms.
Bookmark your favorite things.
Asking for a friend...
Science can spike that stink.
Flying under the radar is hard, but not impossible.
Retrofit a vintage radio with new innards to make an amplified speaker for your iPod
Keep on typing even when the lights go out with this inexpensive mod
Try this update on a 1961 PopSci project: a cheap and stylish lamp base molded from a plastic bottle
Inspired by the season, a grill built from a V8 engine, a lawnmower powered by the sun, and setting off fireworks remotely
Control your appliances in the dark with a hidden system that works just by placing your hand on your nightstand
Military dolphins, medical maggots, pest-control falcons, and more