Ever wondered if there was a well on your property? Even wondered what that bubbling swamp is in your yard? This article shows how one home-owner found a well on his property and modified it to fit his needs and/or...
Learn why flashlights have parabolic mirrors, and how you can make your own larger parabolic dish to use as a solar stove.
This is an uplifting Father's Day pass-time. It shows how a child values the time a parent spends with him or her, and even the forgiving nature of children after an oversight that hurts the child.
Did you Know? The Cherokee chief, in 1844 was the richest man in the western hemisphere. They were more literate than the surrounding settlers. Their chief fought injustice not thru war, but in court.
I’ve gone where few have gone before (I guess that’s what I get for putting on the years): I’ve had a pigeon land on my shoulder, I befriended a dog that was barking at me while he stood menacingly beyond a...
For any kind of "torquing" that you need done, there's likely a wrench or related device that will help you accomplish your job. But people don't "torque" every day, so any one given person doesn't get to see all the...
Ever find yourself with a group of people and nothing to do? This article will show you how to break the ice, fill in gaps, and warm up the ambiance with simple, no-prep magic tricks.
I drilled a hole in a dowel - lengthwise - with a regular drill. Read this article to show you how I did it, and how you can have drill-press results with the drill you own. Also has router helps.
Some don't like to be told how to solve a puzzle. This article gives hints on how you can solve the Rubik's Cube under your own brain power, so that you can feel the exhilaration of accomplishment.
You don't have to buy a table saw in order to do slitting, ripping and notching in your long pieces of wood. Just use the saw in your garage. This article shows you how to do it.
Don’t talk to me of barefoot boys Who haven’t fed the hunger of their dreams; The tale is too sad, the idea unthinkable. Hollow they’d be—birds without wings! What kid, when, given grit from his dad, A few open...
Derbies: A competition between fathers? Really, it's a chance for parent and child to bond. Since other adults will invariably build the derby, read this, & increase the chances your child will win.
I know of no better way to relax or to feel the transcendental peace of heaven than to have someone scratch my feet. It took me a while to arrive at the point of being able to transform a tickling sensation into a...
Hints for Hives and Allergies Well, it's happened again: One of them dern mosquitoes got to you anyway, in spite of all your advanced technological efforts to ward them off. Now what? If you scratch it, it gets bigger...
We have all seen innocent people and children suffer, and then we often look heavenward and ask, "Why?" This article is written to help the bereaved or survivor find comfort in the death or suffering of a loved one. It...