From D-I-Why to D-I-Don’t: How Questionable DIY Hacks Complicate, Rather Than Simplify Our Lives. Exploring the Growing Trend of Dubious DIY Hacks and the Risks of Unreliable Information. In fact, some so-called “hacks” may end up costing more than hiring a professional in the first place. The subreddit r/DiWhy showcases some of the most outrageous and downright dangerous DIY failures. Before attempting any DIY projects, it’s crucial to carefully evaluate the information and consider the potential consequences.