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Have you cut out the middle man?

Oct 3, 2014
When have you skipped the middle man, and just done it yourself?
Posted In: middle man, DIY

My money story: Synthpop band Future Islands

Aug 15, 2014
Future Islands and the art of letting go.
Posted In: my money story, Music, band, DIY, Taxes

Opportunity cost and the home

May 20, 2014
Opportunity cost isn't just for economists; it's for real people, too!
Posted In: DIY

Can you make money helping out Google Helpouts?

Nov 5, 2013
Google launches its new video-conferencing advice and how-to service, called Google Helpouts.
Posted In: Google Hangouts, google plus, how-to, DIY

DIY planes in Kenya

Jul 5, 2013
In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Posted In: airplanes, DIY, Africa, Kenya

The Toaster Project: Building a toaster from scratch

Dec 14, 2011
Thomas Thwaites discusses how --and why -- he built a toaster from the bottom up.
Posted In: toaster, DIY

How can I figure out where my home is using energy? How can I do my own energy audit?

Jul 30, 2010
Easy Answer: We've made a Do-It-Yourself Energy Audit guide for you (with help from the Department of Energy and Consumer Reports)....
Posted In: DIY, electricity, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money, power

DIY Energy Audit: Appliances

Jul 30, 2010
Your appliances can be energy hogs--especially that old fridge you keep in the garage. Want to know just how much it's costing you?...
Posted In: appliance, audit, DIY, energy, energy audit, energy bill, marketplace money, watt, watt meter