I was able to clean the black, sticky residue off the grips of my old canon dslr. Now that the rubber coating has been removed, I can start taking professional photos again.
Stop and think before you act, before you speak, before you spend. Take time to research, save money, or focus on the big picture.
You want to get stuff done, but no matter how hard you work you feel like you're not being productive. Learn how to be more efficient at work or tackle projects at home. Make a productive task list.
From the very beginning, mankind has found ways to hurt each other. We either disagree about something or covet something someone else has and we will jump to violence before we have a chance to sit down and negotiate what might be best for both...
I grew up watching the Thundercats and was thrilled to learn about a new Cartoon Network series filmed in anime style. These are some of my thoughts about the first few episodes.
If you have a home electronics lab and build your own circuit projects, you may have searched for cheap and simple enclosure ideas to house your projects. I found possibilities at the dollar store.
The world is a big place. There are multitudes of things out there that can be made better, that can be changed to make life for everyone better.
If you want to live a fulfilling life it is important to find a passion. It is important find something that moves you internally to do something great.
It's important to realize that you will fail more often then you will succeed. The ability to cope with this reality is important for your happiness and life long satisfaction with everything you do.
Colton Dixon was one of my favorite American Idol superstars. I rooted for him from the beginning and was sad to see him voted out.
Fight song by Rachel Platten sung a Capella by Mandy Moore and others at the democratic convention for Hillary Clinton's run for President of the United States.
Build your pantry so you can always have something to, change up your menu at a moments notice and relax when you go grocery shopping.
If you want to write for a living, you have to write everyday. It has to become a habit. You will become a better writer and your Wordcount will continue to rise.
I am earning a $5 gift card every month making my new electronic projects free for me. I love that I can build DIY circuit kits for free.
Masaoka Shiki inspired me to write haiku everyday. It is a moment in time saved in three lines of poetry.
There are a lot of awesome places to visit throughout the world. I like the roadside attractions because they usually have things I've never seen before.
Learn how to grow plants using fish waste and flowing water to grow beautiful, tasty vegetables that nee little attention.
If you want to prepare for an unknown emergency, there are several basic survivalist items I think you will need, items every prepping family should have.
There are a lot of dangers associated with playing the new PokémonGO game. You must be careful as you play.
Self-esteem is a personal challenge for each and every person. We allow other people and circumstances to affect how we feel about ourselves. Why?
If you don't have money to buy yarn for your crochet or knitting projects, you should learn to make plarn aka plastic yarn. It's free.
While I was letting the dogs outside, I noticed a wasp was carrying a spider, dragging it up the brick wall of my house. I had to investigate.
Put together an easy power supply for your electronics lab that ranges anywhere from 37 V all the way down to 1.5 V
Every spring i find new wasp nests building around my home, mostly inside my shed. I hate bees and wasps, so finding easy ways to deal with them is important to me, and useful to you.
The Punk Genre began with what is known as Cyberpunk. Authors like William Gibson began to wonder what life would be like as more technology began to take over our lives with novels like "Neuromancer". Would we embrace it? Would we fear it. Would it...
A huge tide turning battle in the Revolutionary war was the battle of kings mountain and my GGGGGGrandfather was there.
Climate change seems to be a major source of contention in politics today. Everyone who wants to run for office seems to be making it a personal goal to do something about the great warming of our environment. I am not sure if these people should be...
Tattoos are fun, but you have to be really brave to get one based on a holiday, let alone Halloween.
I needed to find a way to keep my dogs from digging into my newly planted apple trees. I decided a metal fence I bought from Lowes was perfect for the job. This is how I installed it.
You never know when you are going to need a length of rope. You can use it for everything from tying down something to the roof of your car to helping someone off a cliff.
I wrote Haiku about the Tsunami in Japan. The devastation touched me in such a way that the words began to flow from my mind.
Have you ever tasted Snow Cream? I didn't know such a thing existed. I've heard of Snow Cones, people scooping snow off the ground and packing it on a cone, then adding flavoring to it. Snow cream was new to me. Doing a bit of research I discovered...
I don't know what it is about Garnet that intrigues me so much. I guess it is the idea that the mineral took thousands of years to form underground. The forms it makes naturally is amazing and each one is uniquely different. Grossular Garnet was...
If you could have one single superpower in all of science fiction, which one would you choose? There are a lot of them to ponder over. Here are my top 10.
An orange cat who loves his life, laying around the house, playing with his toys, scratching his post, eating treats and using his litter box.
Turtles are one of the easiest pets to own. Taking care of them can be as complicated as you want it to be. You can keep them in a twenty gallon tank with a place for them to sunbathe. You can invest in a hundred gallon tank with several turtles,...
There is nothing like watching thousands of baby sea turtles making their way from their nest to the ocean. If it was not for human intervention, most of them would never make it.
As a society we use a lot of power. The reason we use a lot of power is because everything we use today uses power. The problem with this is we use way too much power. We can't seem to find enough ways to generate that power. We are using all the...
If you live in a large city and need to get somewhere fast on a regular basis, you probably own a car, or are in need of a car. I have found that people usually make a major mistake when they purchase a car. What is that mistake you ask? The mistake...
I remember as a kid, having a large tin filled with marbles. We would pull them out and find out all kinds of ways to play with them. I don't even remember playing marbles with them. I remember rolling them on everything I could find from inside of...
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world. The most coals scored can only be held by one person.
There are a lot of ways to create and underground shelter to protect you from an emergency, a storm or even the zombie apocalypse.
Simple tips that will make better photos. There are some things you should think about when you're taking a picture.
101 Things To Do This Spring To clean and beautify your home. Cleaning tips you may never have thought of. A guide to making your house a home. Life decluttering with simple hacks and cleaning things
The basic parts of a wooden gear clock, how they work, and how to build one from a wooden-clock plan. Includes step-by-step instructions and video guides.
There is something about building a Marble Machine that makes me feel like I could control the world. I have not built one yet, but I want to. Until then I will have to settle for the work of some of these Marble Machine Masters. They have great...
Of course you do. I think everyone wants to make this comfort food every once in a while. We have all had it at some of our favorite steak houses. We never really knew how to make it ourselves. This is why I took inititive to learn about the...
If you are like me, the economy has forced you to save money whenever and wherever you can. The vegetable garden is no exception. In fact, it might be one of the places that could save you money in the long run. If you think about it, growing your...
When the craziness of life starts to eat at your soul, take a few minutes and meditate. Meditation is a way to release emotions, to reset your mind and bring a little peace to your world.
Ringworm isn't a worm at all; it's a fungal infection that is not only contagious but also embarrassing. I tried a succession of treatments over a 3-month period before I finally got rid of the rash.
I have done my best to describe how to fold a paper crane. The art of origami can be complicated but once you learn how to do it, it becomes second nature.
Christmas is a huge family oriented time of the year. Find ways to save money all year long so you can spend more during the holiday season.
I had to find ways to sleep less but still feel awake. Working two jobs and having a family required it.
It amazes me how much money is dropped on a daily basis. If you look around, you will be surprised the number of coins you can pick up.
A lifelong desire to write a novel is a goal for many people. The following are tips on how to write that novel within 30 days.
Christmas is so much fun. If you can make some of the things you enjoy during the holidays, you will have a lot more fun. Christmas has become so commercialized and all about what you can buy for each other. What if instead, you spend some time...
I spent a couple of years collecting Celebrity Autographs. Most of the autographs I received came through the mail. Two or three of them I was fortunate enough to receive in person. I'm not sure what the fascination is about receiving a Photograph...
I love growing Avocado Trees. They are easy to grow from a pit. You can get the pits from your grocery store. Kids have a great time watching them grow. It teaches them patience and responsibility.
Many people want to write a novel, but they don't know where to start. The first thing you have to do is sit down and start writing.
There are a lot of things that you can do to help focus your mind on the positive. If you can consistantly focus on the positive and look for the good in the things around you, you can manifest anything you desire. You'll be more open to the...
Your cat wants to spend time with you. They are not picky. Make a toy you can play with them.
I was working in the Garage. My daughter was playing with some friends, riding her bike up and down the street. My wife was sitting in a chair in the garage watching the girls play. All of the sudden, my wife screamed. She jumped up and ran out of...