Patti Schiendelman

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Environmental Graffiti has a roundup of amazing light phenomena photos, with nice pithy explanations of the science. Via Mr.Reid The collision of electronically charged particles in the earth’s upper atmosphere often creates magnificent light displays over the polar regions. The colour depends on the elemental content of the particles –... Read more »

I found this great Instructable by Belsey on making chocolate lip balm – I’ve been buying chocolate lip balm, this looks cheaper and just as good! Read more »

More tiny stuff – I love this tiny polymer clay orange! Read more »

Matt Wegner found Jeff Carter’s cool IKEA furniture sculpture on IKEA Hacker. I love it, but I also think it would make me slightly motion sick. The Catalog (Blue Tables) are made from Lack tables, each one is cut and reassembled and includes a motorized leg that tilts the table... Read more »

Doozer_not_fraggle put together an Instructable for a honey extractor made from an old washing machine. I know a lot of you keep bees – have you come up with clever ways to extract honey? Read more »

Cheap Vegetable Gardener is having seed starting success with a grow box that uses cheap LED Christmas lights. It looks like a nice portable system, and they reported that the seedlings seem to be getting enough light so far. Read more »

Cheap Vegetable Gardener is having seed starting success with a grow box that uses cheap LED Christmas lights. It looks like a nice portable system, and they reported that the seedlings seem to be getting enough light so far. More: Plant growing LEDS Read more »