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Coffee grounds work surprisingly well as insect repellent in the garden. You can combine all these uses into a biodegradable flower pot that can go from the windowsill to the ground without repotting.
The Raspberry Pi is a great little computer to use for a home surveillance system, but most of the projects we’ve seen have been a bit more advanced. Bitreactive put together a guide for a simple Raspberry Pi alarm that detects motion and sends you an SMS if something happens.
If your drink is at room temperature, ice will dilute it. To chill your coke quickly, spray it with an upside down can of compressed air.
The White Pages arguably has no purpose in today’s digitally connected world — so why not sacrifice it to the demi-god Heracles in a display of bicep-flexing masculinity? Lifehacker favourite Sam Tucker explains how it’s done.
If you’re a big fan of internet radio, UK Tech Reviews has a guide for building your own little internet radio device using a Raspberry Pi and a touchscreen. The end result here is a nice, self-contained system that includes a simple interface for playing different stations with the touchscreen.