Athena Odell

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The Dog Father – Indian Man Takes Care of 735 Dogs That Nobody Else Wants

45-year-old Rakesh Shukla is a talented software engineer and CEO of a successful tech company, but among India’s animal lovers he is known as “The …

Victorians’ Christmas Parlor Games Will Leave You Burned, Bruised, And Puking

Do not try them at home.<p>Most of the Christmas traditions we take for granted today are Victorian inventions: Christmas trees, Christmas stockings and …

Warming Up Your Car in the Cold Just Harms the Engine

The long-held notion that you should let your car idle in the cold is only true for carbureted engines.<p>In the thick of winter, the common wisdom is that when you are gearing up to take your truck out in the cold and snow, you should step outside, start up your engine, and let it idle to warm up. …

High-speed Rail

50 DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments To Create With The Kids Tonight!

There are so many different ways to make your own ornaments with the family. And there are so many different materials that work in their creation! …

22 Trees That Can Be Tapped For Sap And Syrup

As winter wanes and spring approaches, wild foodists all across North America tap into the time-honored tradition of sugar production – mainly, the …

How to Navigate by the Stars

672<p>SHARES<p>Find North<p>First, find Polaris, or the North Star, which lies almost directly above the north celestial pole. You’ll locate Polaris straight …

The 5 Fastest Ways To Find Water In The Wilderness

Image source: joshmcculloch.photoshelter.com/<p>We all know that we need water to survive. Perhaps we even buy elaborate water purification systems or …

Off-grid

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The Trailer Park Boys Will Soon Be Selling Legal Weed

It doesn't take rocket appliances to know that it's probably a good move.<p>Ah, the Trailer Park Boys.<p>For years Ricky, Julian, and Bubbles have been the voice of Canada's lost and stoned generation. Since 1999, the holy trinity of Canadian dope smokers has been giving us Rickyisms and teaching us …

Obsessed With Hanging Shelves – Simple DIY Ideas You’ll Love

Small accent shelves aren’t exactly a life-saving source of storage space although they do offer some. They are most prominent as decorative elements …

The Space Poop Challenge – NASA Is Offering $30,000 to Whoever Solves the Problem of Pooping in Space

When you gotta go, you gotta go! But what if you’re in space, stuck in a spacesuit for hours on end, even days? The current solution is the good ol’ …

How to make money on YouTube

Making money from posting videos on YouTube sounds as simple and ideal as winning the scratch-off lottery at your neighborhood gas station. But the …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Ditto is now available in Pokémon Go (update)

Just in time for the Thanksgiving weekend<p>The last non-legendary Pokémon from the original 151 to make an appearance in <i>Pokémon Go</i>, Ditto, has finally been included in the game.<p>Ditto, which has the ability to take on the form and abilities of the other Pokémon it’s facing in battle, is finally …

Pokémon

"Strange Stars" Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

Physics tells us they could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other …

Physics

DIY Project: How to Make a Candle Heater

No matter whether you are concerned about the heightened risk of social collapse or want to be free of big oil, a candle heater can reduce cost and …

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Sweet Potato Frosting

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>To make the cake:</b> Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 325°F. Coat a 9-by-13-by2-inch cake pan or dish with …

Dessert

5 DIY Projects for Date Night in with Your Kids

Movies are a great date night activity with your kid — yes, <i>Frozen</i> is fine, even the 17th time, because you have wine — but if you're feeling a bit …

Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants

Hydrogen Peroxide for Plants<p>Updated on April 8, 2016<p>Hydrogen peroxide for plants sounds like pure madness, right? After all, why would you want to …

Drop in the Pond laprobe - Crochet A Trunk-Full O' Fun!

<b>'Drop in the Pond'</b><p>diamond centered ripple<p>By Elizabeth Ham<p>46 x 33 inches.<p>Materials : Medium Worsted weight yarn in 7- oz/340 yd skeins. 2 skeins Color …

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Savory Pumpkin Cornbread

19 Ways To Get Drunk Without A Glass

Glasses are overrated.

Use These Secret Codes to Unlock Hidden Features on Your iPhone

Since the earliest days of cellular technology, secret codes have been embedded into the software of our mobile devices, and they’re still in place …

Mobile Devices

Getting High And Buying Life Insurance

<i>This article was written by Adam Cecil of PolicyGenius.</i><p>A lot of people smoke marijuana. About half of Americans say they've tried marijuana in the past, with 12% saying they've used in the last year and 7.3% saying they've used in the past month. Roughly, that adds up to 18.9 million monthly …

Homemade Cleanser, Toner & Moisturizer

CBS reports that women spend $60 billion per year on beauty products, as of 2012 figures -- and they're not alone, as YouGov notes that 33 percent of …

Skin Care

DIY Reusable Dryer Sheets

A few years ago, I stopped using dryer sheets (and fabric softener) because I was worried they were irritating my skin, and I just didn’t like the …

Cleaning

DIY Infused Vinegar Fabric Softener

First we tackled all-in-one laundry bombs, and our natural laundry series continues with the easiest DIY ever for fabric softener.<p>There are so many …

Do-It-Yourself Wheel Alignment Guide - Do-It-Yourself

<i>This do-it-yourself wheel alignment guide provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams to get your wheels in alignment.</i> (See the car diagrams in …

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