How To Heat Up Your Room Using Just a Candle: This heater is a multi-core steel and ceramic radiator assembly, suspended above the candle on a solid steel stand. The radiator absorbs and concentrates the thermal energy of the candle and converts it into dry radiant space heat. If you burn candles, now you can add their heat to your home or office. There is also an “electric candle” option that uses a 60 watt quartz halogen lamp; that works out to about 6 cents for 10 hours of “burn” time. “Steel has the ability to approach the temperature of its heat source,” says the inventor, “so the solid steel inner core will go as high as 550° Fahrenheit. The simple elegant design has no moving parts. What’s new for 2008 is an “electric candle” option that takes advantage of the fact that 90% of the energy that goes into an incandescent lamp is “wasted” as heat. The electric candle is pictured below: The Kandle Heeter Candle Holder is available on Doyle Doss’s website, for $29.95.
The 6 Most Badass Skills You Can Learn in Under a Week Become a Human Lie Detector Any secret agent worth his hidden cyanide pills is going to have to be prepared for intense negotiations. Whether you've captured a deadly SPECTRE double-agent working as an MI6 janitor, or are just buying a used car, you've got to be able to tell when the enemy is lying through his teeth to you, and how to best disguise the fact that you're lying through your teeth at the same time. Also you can be like that guy in Lie to Me, for the few of you who watch that show. The Coursework: This particular double-oh technique has been cleverly disguised as a business management lecture lasting only a few hours, steeped in the psychology of human information processing and body language. Liar!! Then you can watch as paranoia creeps in from the corners of your mind, slowly replacing lesser human emotions like "trust" and "compassion." In fact, there is a class just for you... We assume this is what Florida's combat training is like. Coins are stupid. Urban Escape and Evasion
Homemade Soap Recipe Grandpappy's Homemade Soap Recipe Copyright © 2007,2008 by Robert Wayne Atkins, P.E. All rights reserved and all rights protected under international copyright law. Click Here for a Microsoft WORD printer friendly copy of this article. Introduction During hard times sooner or later everyone runs out of soap. To make soap you only need three things: rainwater,cold ashes from any hardwood fire, andanimal fat from almost any type of animal, such as a cow, pig, goat, sheep, bear, beaver, raccoon, opossum, groundhog, etc. Soap is not difficult to make and it does not require any special equipment. Soap is a "perfect consumer product" for the following five reasons: Soap is a legal product.Everyone everywhere uses soap.Soap is completely used up in a short period of time.When people run out of soap they want to buy more.Soap is relatively low in price so almost everyone can afford it. There are three major differences between homemade soap and commercial quality soap: Basic Soap Making Equipment
DIY Dry Shampoo This DIY dry shampoo recipe will sop up any excess scalp oil, and help keep you lookin’ fab and fresh on those days you need a quick hair pick-me-up and don’t have the time (or energy) for a full-on wash! Cocoa Powder Dry Shampoo What you’ll need: 5 teaspoons of cocoa powder (unsweetened)2 teaspoons of cornstarch5 drops of your favorite essential oil (I especially like peppermint) This recipe is perfect for brunettes. About Sunny (Sunny's Profile) Longtime vegan, hardcore compassionate beauty junkie, serious cake aficionado, and lover of all things floofy and sparkly! Filed in: DIY vegan beauty products Tags: cruelty-free hair care • DIY beauty • DIY dry shampoo • dry shampoo • dry shampoo recipe • vegan hair care
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Fashion Tech: Stitch It or 3D Print It, You Still Need to Instagram It When you think about the future of fashion tech – sure, ecommerce, mobile accessibility, even 3D printing might come to mind. But, what about a 1940s Singer machine? “At the end of the day, I’m still sitting at a Singer from the 1940’s that I had refurbished because it’s the best for leather out of all the machines I had,” said Bob Bland, CEO of Manufacture NY to a room full of fashion entrepreneurs gathered to discuss fashion tech. The Gotham Media Ventures panel held at the Wix Lounge included moderator Scott Kurnit, founder of Keep Holdings, Bob Bland, Founder of Manufacture NY, Daniella Cagol, Managing Editor at Imagine Fashion, Dalia Strum, Instructor at FIT and Jason Wagg, Operations Coordinator at Tom Ford. LeadDog Media Group’s #Barkfashion event, held at the Yotel hotel, featured Soraya Darabi, co-founder of Zady, Woldy A. How Tech is Reshaping the Industry “There are so many brands that are doing that right now. Using Tech Well Finding Tech that Works for You
10 awesome tools a happy startup shouldn’t live without Limited offer: We’re giving away our free 40 page e-book and toolkit ‘4 Steps to a Happy Startup: The Path from Passion to Profits’, downloaded by more than 10,000 people already. Go get it » 1. Lean Canvas If you’re an early stage startup the last thing you want to have to do is write a 30 page business plan. 2. Trello is a handy (and addictive) app that allows teams to collaboratively organise anything you can imagine. 3. Ok so this is a bit of a shameless plug. 4. This is a must app for those less technically inclined ;) If you’re looking for a cost effective way to produce a simple, mobile-optimised one page website, Strikingly is your new best friend. 5. A great little piece of software by UX experts and neighbours of ours in Brighton, Clearleft, Silverback lets you record live usability tests through your built-in webcam (and mic) for watching or sharing later. 6. Mailchimp is a joy to use for email marketing. 7. 8. This is a nifty tool to bring your visionary to reality. 9. 10.
how to be creative Accept that you’ve got the creative urge and it’s never going to go away. Make friends with it. Drink some tequila if you need to. Commit to the process. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Unless of course it was built by aliens. Engage! There is a gap between where you are and where you want to be. You eat the elephant one mouthful at a time. Creativity happens in the relationship between you and your medium, whether it’s the violin or writing or painting or puppetry or interpretive dance or start-ups or some combination thereof (interpretive dance puppetry, which I hear is wildly underrated). Find your tribe. Avoid toxic people. Seek constructive feedback. Master your tools. Master the difficult. Celebrate your progress, step by step by step. Embrace your limitations and constraints. If you don’t have any limitations, make some up. Develop creative rituals. Control your space. Be imperfect. Reframe failure. Go for bold heroic failures. Be solitary. Be social. Feed your head. Be a freak.