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Clever home-made knife cuts cake into little hexagons

Why cut cake into squares when they can just as easily be cut into hexagons? Well, easily for Matthias Wandel. This DIY enthusiast fashioned a...

How to make parachuting balls

With summer just around the corner, this project is sure to keep the kids busy and remind adults of parachuting army men from back-in-the-day. These...

8 ways to curb household fires

A few simple precautions can prevent potential damage and loss of life caused by common household fires – as well as lessening the load on...

Turn your smartphone into a 3D hologram projector

It may not bring your Star Trek dreams to life, but it's not bad for a budget hack....

Beat load shedding – with a Mercedes power pack

A slightly different take on the idea of V2G - vehicle to grid....

How to fill a dent

How to fill a dent

Tips from the Freedom High School Automotive Programme. Regardless of a car’s age, if a dent is less than about 5 mm deep, it’s fine...

Cut power bills 40 % by switching to “green” lighting such as LEDs – Philips

Connected lighting: each luminaire has its own IP address....

Loadshedding: 8 myths debunked

He recommends a basic power audit to prioritise needs and make an educated decision....

Survive or Thrive during the Blackouts – The Complete Guide

The blackouts are rolling and by all indications they won’t be getting better any time soon. PM decided that there are more productive ways to...

Build a wooden wagon

Build a wooden wagon

A toy wagon is the quintessential holiday gift, even in an age as digital as this one. It doesn’t need batteries, and it’s nearly impossible...

Make a hot rodder’s toolbox

Our homemade diamond-plate toolbox is hardy and easy to clean. Plus, it will add a dash of Mad Max to any car project....

Design your own app

Design your own app

Who hasn’t had a great idea for a smartphone tool – but not the slightest idea where to begin?...

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