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What It Is - SunGuard Wash-In Sun Protection You wrestle them into long-sleeve shirts. You coax them into the shade with snacks. You slather their faces with sunscreen. Of course you're aware of the skin-damaging effects of long-term sun exposure – and of course you go the extra mile to protect your family. Simple Longboard Last year my 13-year-old daughter asked for a skateboard, so I gave her my 20-year-old board (which wasn’t seeing much use). She liked to ride it along the bank of the Los Angeles River, and I would ride with her on a Razor scooter. But after a while, I started to miss having a skateboard, and I thought it would be fun to make one. I put it off for a few months, until I saw a video of Lloyd Kahn, the well-known maker and former geodesic dome guru, cruising down a gently sloped street (makezine.com/go/kahn). He’s 75 years old, and his skating skills are top-notch.

Out Your Backdoor: Swedish Rucksack Swedish Rucksack -- Leather / Canvas / Frame August 24, 2008 [$35 postpaid in the USA. OUT OF STOCK, as of 12/2010. I'll try to find more!] These vintage Swedish Rucksacks have a blue-gray canvas pack and contoured ergo metal frame. Horny Toad Activewear ~ Inspired Outdoor Clothing Free shipping thru Sunday 4/13 with code SPRUNG Sign InRegister Contact Us 888-865-8623 Find a Store Dispatches from Our Blog Beach Shelter Beach Tents Beach Tents are the perfect solutions when it comes to practical, temporary and portable beach shelters at beaches, backyards and pool sides. Tents & Cabanas Go Best With Beaches and Sunshine Headed for a fun-filled day at the beach with your family?

How to Build a Go-Kart in One Day - DIY Go Cart Plans Builder: Larry Erd, Pompano Beach, Fla.Plans: spidercarts.com "Black Widow" Cost: $689.15 1.) Plans and Parts Erd and his 7-year-old son, Harrison, used $14.99 plans for the "Black Widow" go-kart from spidercarts.com.

Soda Machine Hack Most modern vending machines have little computers inside. A tiny screen usually displays some information. Although relatively little known, pressing a certain combinations of buttons can control the settings. DIY Sriracha a.k.a. Rooster Sauce Impress your Chili Head friends by busting out a bottle of this DIY Sriracha Chile Sauce! Sriracha as we know it today has been popularized by Huy Fong Foods and their big red "rooster" bottle (complete with a giant rooster logo and bright green cap, making it easy to identify in your fridge). But the sauce has a rich history and is named after a coastal city in central Thailand's Chonburi Province "Si Racha". Here is a version you can make in your own kitchen.

Making a Zombie: A Step-by-Step Guide from the “Walking Dead” Makeup Team 1. The “Walking Dead” makeup team fits actor Kevin Galbraith with a bald cap and accentuate his high cheekbones to make them look sunken. 2. Next, Galbraith is fitted with rotten-looking, custom-made dentures that can fit under a prosthesis. Build a Lightsaber NO NEW LIGHTSABERS FOR ME RIGHT NOW becuase - UPDATE: I've been super busy taking part in Dallas Red Bull Flugtag. I am part of Team Dworks. So you have decided to take the final step to embracing the force.

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