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DIY Dorm: Smartphone Projector

DIY Dorm: Smartphone Projector
Nowadays, we can do almost anything on a smart phone: send emails, play games, and even watch movies. Sometimes, however, squinting at the small screen can leave our eyes feeling tired. Rather than watch a movie or show on the tiny screen, why not magnify it via your very own projector? Check out this fun and simple addition to our DIY Dorm series: What You’ll Need: Shoe boxDuct tapeX-acto knife (works better than scissors)Magnifying glass (try a larger lens – aim for 3-4 inch diameter)RulerPencilPhone stand (or something to act as a stand for your phone) What You’ll Do: Duct tape any openings. 1.Cover all holes and gaps in the box using the duct tape. Mark around the lens. 2.Go to the front and center of the box (on the shorter side). 3.Using your X-Acto knife, slowly cut out the hole you just marked. Push the lens into the opening. 4.From the inside of the box, push the lens into the opening. 5.Line up your smartphone or iPod with the magnifying glass and mark this space. Phone Stands Related:  PaperDay-to-day Solutions

Papírguriga-ring Egészen sokáig bírtam az elvonást, és jó ideig nem írtam vécépapír-gurigás ötletet... de ennek ezennel vége. :-) Valamelyik este azon kaptam magam, hogy felsorakoztatom magam elé az éppen aktuális gurigakészletet, és az államat a tenyerembe támasztva nézegetem őket tűnődve, hogy mi is lehetne belőlük... de mivel ez egy olyan hálás alapanyag, ami nem igényel sok tűnődést, a múzsa puszija ezúttal is gyorsan érkezett, és arra jutottam, ajtókoszorút készítek az én szeretett gurigáimból. Most biztosan felsóhajtotok: már megint egy koszorú....? Hát igeen, de higgyétek el, ez más, mint a többi :-) Szóval, lefestettem a vécépapír-gurigákat akrilfestékkel zöldre - kétféle zöldre, de akkor sem lett volna semmi, ha csak egyféle színt használok. Minden gurigát laposra tenyereltem, és egyenként négy csíkra vágtam. Addig vágtam és ragasztgattam, amíg sok-sok ötszirmú virágom nem lett: akkor fogtam ezeket, és a belsejüket is kifestettem zöldre. Két részre osztottam a virágmennyiséget.

Herbalogue - Herbalist Natural Healing Remedies Line Design w/Shading - 4th Grade It's that time of year again! The Line Design project I do with 4th grade every year is turning out wonderful! I have some great artists in the 4th grade, and even some of the ones that struggle are doing well with this project. I have included the link back to the steps so you can try it yourself! Effective altruism Principles[edit] Cost-effectiveness[edit] Applied to charitable interventions, cost-effectiveness refers to the amount of good achieved per dollar spent. For example, the cost-effectiveness of health interventions can be measured in quality-adjusted life years. Effective giving is an important component of effective altruism because some charities are far more effective than others.[4] Some charities simply fail to achieve their goals.[5] Of those that do succeed, some achieve far greater results with less money.[6][7] Researchers at GiveWell have calculated that some charities are hundreds or thousands of times more effective than others.[6] Though cost-effectiveness is a newer concept in charity, it is commonly used by economists. Cause prioritization[edit] Many effective altruists place a high degree of importance on working out what the most important cause to support is.[8] This is one way that effective altruism is distinguishable from other traditional altruism or charity.

How To Make a Secret Hollow Book: The first step into making the hollow book is to select a book. Make sure this is a book your own, and not one belonging to the library, or your family. I suggest rummaging through books at yard/garage sales. Make sure it is a hardback; otherwise you will cut all the way through the other side when you are cutting out the insides.You'll also need: Elmer's white gluea container to hold glue solution (I've chosen a film canister)X-acto knife, and/or box cutter. Mix a solution of white glue and water. Holding the remaining pages together, brush the edges with the glue solution - enough to soak in pretty well, but not too drippy. Allow this to dry, but use a spacer so the first couple pages, and the front cover don't get stuck. When dry, open the book to the first glued page. Draw out a half-inch boarder around the edge on all four sides. Using a strait edge and knife, cut out along the inside of the line. Continue cutting down through the layers. Remember that first page we saved?

Plant Protein Preferable The dietary recommendations of countries that rely on their health departments to formulate them, rather than their agriculture departments, more closely parallel the recommendations of academics, such as Walter Willet, the chair of Harvard’s nutrition department, who, in his “Essentials of healthy eating: a guide,” talks about picking the best “protein packages,” recognizing that food is a package deal. And so, one of his top three recommendations is we should emphasize plant sources of protein, rather than animal sources. See, to the metabolic systems engaged in protein production and repair, it doesn’t matter whether amino acids come from animal or plant protein. However, protein is not consumed in isolation. Instead, it is packaged with a host of other nutrients—the “baggage” I refer to in previous videos. The quality and amounts of fats, carbohydrates, sodium, and other nutrients in the ‘‘protein package’’ may influence long-term health. So, the bottom line?

Transfer Images Using Freezer Paper It was purely by accident that I figured out this method of transferring a printed image. It is simple to do and you don't need any special paper or products! If you can print it from your computer then you can transfer it to a fabric or wood surface. Now, this project I am about to show you is not very exciting, but it will give you the idea of how the transfer is here it goes. I decided to cover my old and dirty mouse pad that looked like this: I used canvas and cut a piece a bit larger that than the mouse pad. Then I cut a piece of "Heat n Bond" the same size as the canvas and, following the instructions, adhered it to the back of my fabric. I then centered the mouse pad onto the back of the canvas and, again, using my iron, adhered the canvas to the top of the mouse pad. I cut a piece of macramae jute and secured it to the edge of the pad using hot glue. So, now you know how I covered the mouse pad...onto how to do the transfer. Trim the excess freezer paper using sissors. Lesa

How to Enhance Mineral Absorption Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don’t absorb enough we risk anemia, but if we absorb too much we may be increasing our risk of colorectal cancer, heart disease, infection, neurodegenerative disorders, and inflammatory conditions. See my 3-min. Because the human body has no mechanism to rid itself of excess iron, we evolved to tightly regulate the absorption of it. Iron overload may be one of the reasons meat consumption has been tied to breast cancer risk. For more on breast cancer, some good videos to start with include Relieving Yourself of Excess Estrogen, Flax and Fecal Flora, and Broccoli Versus Breast Cancer Stem Cells. Only people with a confirmed diagnosis of iron-deficiency anemia should consider supplementing their iron intake, and even then it can be risky. For more on nutrient bioavailability, see my videos Take Vitamin D Supplements With Meals, Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk, Raw Food Nutrient Absorption, and Forgo Fat-Free Dressings? -Michael Greger, M.D.

Thrifty Crafty Girl: 31 Days of Halloween - Eyes in the Bushes If you're enjoying my Halloween posts, be sure to follow with GFC or Facebook... I'm doing another 31 Days of Halloween series this year! **UPDATE: If you've read the comments for this post, you'll see that some much smarter people than I have suggested using glow sticks in the place of Christmas lights. GENIUS IDEA. I don't know why I didn't think of it... use some glow sticks in fun colors and save yourself some wires. :) If you don't have bushes, this post is irrelevant. Gather some toilet paper rolls. I printed out some eyes from clip art just for the shape. I'm mildly creeped out already. The feeling is no longer mild. I found some red cellophane bags at Walmart. Feed some Christmas lights in through the back, taping the ends and the back closed when you do. Creepy. I scattered them around the bushes for the full effect... and now I don't want to go outside. Happy haunting!