February 27, 2018

Parents Build an Elaborate Star Wars Bed to Get Their Son to Sleep in His Room

Some kids just won’t sleep in their own bed—they much prefer the coziness of their parents’ bunk. Grownups who want some privacy have to get creative to ensure that their offspring will spend the night in their room. Redditor Dericrw and his wife certainly sweetened the deal with their version of a Star Wars bedroom. Together, they built a sleeping pod modeled after the Millennium Falcon.

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January 23, 2018

NASA’s DIY Moon Calendar Shows the Moon Phase on Any Day of the Year

Ever wonder when the next supermoon or lunar eclipse will be taking place? Whether you're an astrophotographer or simply an astronomy lover, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has made it easy to discover the phases of the moon with a clever DIY project. Their Moon Phases Calendar and Calculator is a fun project that only requires a printer, scissors, a hole punch, some tape, and a brass fastener to complete.

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December 6, 2017

People Are Wrapping Gifts with Fabric for the Holidays Instead of Paper

Are you looking to be eco-friendly this holiday season? One easy change to make is how you present your gifts. Wrapping paper, while beautiful, often ends in a crumpled mass that has to be recycled after just one use. If you want to avoid the mess but still have your presents wrapped and under the tree, try using this bundled approach. Known as furoshiki, it's a Japanese wrapping cloth used to cover gifts or other goods.

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