This one runs on fat & saves you money

Via flickr.com Elsker stensilene til Peter Drew! http://quickrelease.tv/?p=1244 http://peterdrewarts.blogspot.com/

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Mini-diy: Upcycled tin cans

Simple DIY project, using two empty tin cans, the back covers of two old issues of Computer arts, and the roots from tall grasses growing at our local beach to tied it all together. Doesn’t get much greener than this :)

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The Sputnik hand powered shaving machine

For the man who has everything, and / or likes pain! I bought this “Sputnik” hand cranked shaving machine at a flea-market in Russia many years ago. Love the estetics of it, but when it comes to practicality I would place it down there with monkey polish (if monkey polish exists). I’ve actually tried this…

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Read this: Planetwalker – 22 Years of Walking. 17 Years of Silence, by John Francis

I saw John Francis talk at ted.com a few months ago, and I was facinated with his story. After witnessing the devastation caused by a 1971 oil spill in San Francisco Bay, he stopped riding in motorized vehicles, a vow which lasted 22 years from 1972 until 1994. From 1973 until 1990, he also spent…

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Hardcore recycling

I’ve started stripping this room in preparation for making a new bathroom. I pulled out every single nail I could find and used a powerful magnet to collect them all on a wonderful little nail-ball. Harcore recycling going on, but also to prevent kids and animals to step on them when I put the planks…

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DIY: Handpainted giftwrapping from cardboard boxes

How-to transform a boring cardboard box into something worth taking care of instead of throwing away.

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Mini-diy: Homemade beads from electrical cables

I recently found about 40 meters of electrical cables in the trash at work. It’s threaded with 4-7 strands of solid core wire which I needed for a DIY project (to be revealed soon), and I ended up with quite alot of white plastic tubing that I really didn’t want to throw out. So I…

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The fun theory

The people behind the Fun Theory (www.rolighetsteorin.se) believe that the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better is by making it fun to do. Piano stairs The world’s deepest bin Empty bottle arcade

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