Build your own pyramid wood stove

Saturday September 14, 2013

Sadly not all bush tucker can be cooked on the end of a stick. For every camp meal that doesn’t involve burning marshmallows over a fire there’s the pyramid wood stove.

Inside a Sax Factory

Saturday August 24, 2013

A few weeks back, Sesame Street showed us how crayons were made. Now, they explain how saxophones become saxophones. And the answer is crazy jazz.

Growing Food In Small Spaces

Saturday August 17, 2013

The world is quite literally growing up. As we cram ourselves into higher density housing, green thumbs will need to learn to grow food in smaller spaces. These workshops show how.

Not even winter can keep Tasmanian cooks and recreational fishers Island Menu out of the water. They share their recipe for cider-battered oysters.

Build a Bee Farm

Saturday August 10, 2013

Bees may well be carking it at an apocalypse-inducing rate; the least we can do is give them a home to see out their days.

How Crayons Are Made

Saturday August 03, 2013

Remember those little films they used to run on Sesame Street that showed you how things were made? Well, they're not as cool as you remember. They're cooler.

Learn To Code

Saturday July 27, 2013

Programming a computer teaches you how to think. If you don't believe us then listen to Bill from Microsoft, Chris from the Miami Heat and Mark from Facebook.

Compost Aerator

Saturday July 20, 2013

Compost always seems like a good idea, until it starts to stink –and then you avoid it and leave it for the next tenants to deal with. The folks at The Little Veggie Patch Co have a more reasonable solution.

Edible Weeds

Saturday July 13, 2013

Long a habit of rural folk and hillbillies, foraging for food has been making its mark in the cities for a while now. There are currently all sorts of walks, talks and recipes dedicated to discovering the virtues of local weeds – and then eating them. 

100 Wild Huts

Saturday July 06, 2013

Some ambitious people like building huts in their spare time. Kevin Langan wonders why you’d stop at one.