Luke Towan makes a lot of gorgeous model railroad items, but his tutorial on making tiny trees using wire, latex, glue, and paint is especially cool to watch from start to finish.
"This tree will look fantastic on any model railroad, war gaming terrain or a display diorama and it will add life to any layout. Follow along as I step you through the process I use to create this great looking apple tree. The great part is you can still manipulate the tree to change its shape even after you’ve completed it. It’s a time consuming process but the results are well worth the time and effort."
Embroidery master Rayna created this exquisite hand embroidery of Homer Simpson disappearing into the bushes. This follows on her Lisa Simpson “true crime” embroidery and other fine Simpsons stitchery available at her Etsy shop HermitGirlCreations. (via Kottke)
Oh, I am seriously here for this DIY-maker-recycling project that’s all about giving street kitties safe homes. Wow this is cool. Making feral cat shelters from an old cooler. Says IMGURian @petsncharge, “Cat Tested and Approved Shelters.” We designed and built these durable cat shelters-Donating to the many Rescues that need them for the Homeless […]
During the early 20th century, Kutol Products was the world’s biggest manufacturer of wallpaper cleaning products. But once coal heating in homes was replaced with oil, gas, and electricity, dirty wallpaper became less of a problem and Kutol was in trouble. So in 1956, they pivoted. From Smithsonian: Joseph McVicker was trying to turn around […]
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There’s overwhelming support for clean energy, and the planet is giving us more reasons to invest in renewable power sources with every passing year. Even in the most inhospitable areas, wind and solar can provide a good chunk of our power, if not all of it. So why aren’t we all taking advantage of it? […]
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