10 DIY Upcycled Fire Pits

Awesome up cycled fire pit ideas

Trash Backwards Blog

By Liesl Clark

Seems the latest craze is repurposing metal things into fire pits. Here’s a list of some of the most innovative ones we could find:

1) Metal Wheelbarrow Fire Pit: If you’ve got a metal one that’s broken down, try to turn it into a fire pit. It’ll look cool in your back yard.

2) Washing Machine Drum Fire Pit: Our app users love this. Next time someone you know is getting rid of their washing machine, ask for the drum inside. They make beautiful fire pits.

3) Paver Brick Fire Pit: Brick and concrete pavers make easy fire pit insulation material. There are many tutorials to find on the web for these homemade fire rings.

4) Wash Pail Fire Pit: A metal wash pail can work as a fire pit. Just be sure that if it’s galvanized you give plenty of time for…

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Picture of the Day: Sailor-Themed CT Scanner for Kids

Anything to make this experience better for a child. Heck I hope when I need one its this cool.





new york presbyterian childrens hopsital ct scanner pirate sailor themed (2)
new york presbyterian childrens hopsital ct scanner pirate sailor themed (1)


Located at the NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, is this pirate/sailor themed CT Scanner to help put children to ease and make them feel like they’re sailing the high seas.

The institution is one of the biggest children’s hospitals in the country and the only one in Manhattan. According to BuzzFeed, NewYork-Presbyterian has about 200 inpatients per day, treating about 150 kids each day in the pediatric emergency room.

For more photos and information, see the original article on BuzzFeed.





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Boston terriers

Hands down the smartest, most loving , loyal breed ever. I have had many dog friends over the years. German Shepards, Rottweilers, mutts, daschunds. The Boston terrier is my “hands down” favorite. This akc breed is the most entertaining, even keeled k9 I have ever loved.