The women of BuzzFeed's Ladylike series get masterful Disney villain makeovers to remake themselves as Maleficent (Sleeping Beauty), Ursula (The Little Mermaid), Yzma (The Emperor's New Groove), and Cruella de Vil (One Hundred And One Dalmatians).
Using a clunky old desktop as a dev box? Wasting money every month on the cloud? Trash it all and use an old phone instead—so long as you're OK with its very specific environment and limitations. The instructions focus on Ruby frameworks but once you have Termux up and running a more generic LAMP stack… READ THE REST
No engraving tool? Etch it with copper sulfate! A pound of this stuff [Amazon] costs very little and will be enough to etch everything in the house. As the presenter notes, if you're etching a chisel remember to scrape all the "fat" off first. You can use the remainder as a fungicide and fertilizer in… READ THE REST
Maker B shows how to make a tiny but functional gasoline-powered engine. You'll need about $1,000 worth of precision shop equipment, 1,000 hours to burn, and 1,000 milliliters of gasoline. One of these things is unreasonably expensive. READ THE REST
If you're like most people, you probably feel a little jealous when you hear someone who's multilingual. And that's with good reason. It's an impressive and handy skill to have. Being able to travel internationally and communicate with people can be invaluable. So, if you want to become multilingual yourself but only have some basic language skills, then you're in… READ THE REST
As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! But as much as we don't want to see what's in these… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST