Grant Thompson has spent the past few years building upon his online reputation as the King of Random. Described as a “modern-day MacGyver,” he has been featured on the Huffington Post and was a guest on The Dr. Oz Show. He has amassed 940,000 YouTube subscribers, and his Instructables projects have been viewed 2.7 million times.
Instructables.com is a bona fide Internet sensation, a web-based community of motivated do-it-yourselfers who contribute invaluable how-to guides to the site on a wide range of topics, from gardening and home repair to recipes to gadgets that defy categorization. The site hosts more than 100,000 projects. More than 15 million people visit the site each month, leaving comments and suggestions on the ever-growing list of do-it-yourself projects.