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House Ordered From 1920’s Sears Catalog!

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Die Cast Toy Car Restorations

My current guilty pleasure. Enjoying the enthusiasm and skill it takes to restore 50 year old Dinky, Hotwheels, and other toy vehicles. I’m pretty sure I lost this bus at Carillon Beach in the 60’s. Trauma!

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The Road to Resilience

The American Psychology Association has put together an informative brochure about Resilience. “How do people deal with difficult events that change their lives? The death of a loved one, loss of a job, serious illness, terrorist attacks and other traumatic events: … Continue reading

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Shipwright Service – Montreal, QC

Shipwright Service has been my go-to boat repair, modification, and refurbish team for more than 10 years. I would recommend them in a heartbeat. When I bought a very used and abused sailboat that others had walked away from, Josh … Continue reading

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Kraken Near the British Virgin Islands

KATE SIERZPUTOWSKI in ThisIsColossal.com – OCTOBER 18, 2017 An 80-Foot Steel Kraken Will Create an Artificial Coral Reef Near the British Virgin Islands This past April a massive 80-foot steel kraken was purposefully sunk into the Caribbean Sea on top … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 3 Launches

Cool!  The new (and stupidly inexpensive) Raspberry Pi is about to be released… Time to build something! Check out some cool PI project recipes at Instructables Raspberry Pi is a dynamic microcontroller that is capable of just about anything a … Continue reading

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The Fixer’s Manifesto

The Fixer’s Manifesto. Fixing is the unsung hero of creativity. And it really shouldn’t be. It’s the most common, humble and beautiful form of creativity there is. Let’s wear that belief proudly. Let’s notice and celebrate these little everyday triumphs, … Continue reading

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Portable Yule Log

WGN TV in Chicago traditionally broadcasts the video Yule Log. This year, along with an online version, they’ve become even more tech-savvy by offering a downloadable version for the iPod video. Warm and fuzzy yuletide-ness to go!   Link   … Continue reading

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Club and Shield Bedside Table

James McAdam’s bedside table for the paranoid converts into a club and shield in a matter of seconds! Link Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2006

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Altoids Tin Survival Kit

  Field & Stream magazine shows how to pack a survival kit into an Altoids tin. They present several versions, including the Pocket Kit, Day Kit, and Wilderness Kit.     Link (via Life Hacker) Posted Sun Aug 27th, 2006

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