Bamboo "Batteries"

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Bamboo "Batteries"
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Instructables user hanlin_y did the math and realized that alkaline batteries are one of the most expensive forms of power that consumers can use. So he/she/it came up with a solution to power your parts even if they don't come with an AC adapter. With a wall plug, wires, and bamboo strips you can run your electronics off the grid; saving money and the environment at the same time.

These New Years Cycles Confuse Me

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These New Years Cycles Confuse Me
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Fun Fact: No-So-Handy Andy was also born on the year of the Dragon.

The Ultimate Glue Decision Chart

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The Ultimate Glue Decision Chart
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A few notes:

Clearly, we can add vinyl records to the list of materials wood glue is used for.

I've never found a spray glue that doesn't wear off in a matter of days.

Just like this chart, I absolutely swear by the power of hot glue. I recently used it as the only adhesive on my Halloween costume and it held together superbly.