Adam Krause

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11 Ideas For Building Your Own Modern Furniture From Scratch

A new book teaches you to make your own chairs from PVC pipes, tables from pizza crispers, and lamps from cardboard.<p>The closest many of us have ever come to making our own furniture is piecing together the contents of an Ikea flatpack. But no matter how many mass-produced Grundtals and Dagstorps …

Picture of the Day: Trolley Goes Back to the Future

Photograph by VIKTOR VARGA<p>During the Christmas season, public trolleys in Budapest, Hungary are outfitted with over 30,000 twinkling LED lights. The …

4 Powerful Incentives That Will Motivate You To Run

I did not always run. In fact, I only started running about three years ago. What took me so long, you ask? Let’s just say the freshman 15 turned …

17 Ways To Use Just About Everything In Your Kitchen BETTER

These kitchen tricks will make cooking SO much easier. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through …

This Just Might Be The Spot That Inspired 'Frozen'

We can't say for sure, but rumor has it Nærøyfjord inspired the setting of Disney's newest hit -- "Frozen."<p>The two do look eerily similar.<p>Nærøyfjord is included on the "Frozen"-inspired Adventures by Disney Norway cruise and has been pointed to as a possible location for the magical town of …

Non-transactional behavior rewards increasingly appealing to consumers

Loyalty marketing specialist Colloquy has revealed that more consumers are seeking loyalty rewards for non-transactional behaviors. Rather than …

Customer Experience

Infertility in Spanish Pigs Has Been Traced to Plastics. A Warning for Humans?

A scientist has connected infertility in pigs to compounds in plastic bags.<p>A strange catastrophe struck Spain's pig farmers in the spring of 2010. On 41 farms across the country—each home to between 800 and 3,000 pigs—many sows suddenly ceased bearing young.<p>On some farms, all the sows stopped …

5 Easy Ways to Stay Healthy When You Travel

Intelligent travel is a learned skill. Veteran jetsetters collect countless tips and tricks that can help make any trip easier. They know the best times to book flights, how to get the best deals on lodging, and probably even how to hold onto their sanity during an 18-hour flight.<p>Sure, they could …

Where Can I Cool Off Near Austin?

<i>A:</i><p>It’s only the beginning of June, and already Austin is sweltering. Here are four places where you can beat the heat.<p>Krause Springs<p>Less than an hour’s drive from Austin, Krause Springs is a chain of swimming holes nestled in the Texas Hill Country, in Spicewood, Texas. A daytime visit will cost …

Texas

Brazil Leads World in Reducing Carbon Emissions by Slashing Deforestation

Success comes as soy and beef production increased, though threats remain.<p>Brazil's success in slowing rain forest destruction has resulted in enormous reductions in carbon emissions and shows that it's possible to zealously promote sustainability while still growing the economy, suggests a new …

4 Homemade Granola Recipes You Can Make in Half an Hour or Less

Throw together a healthy homemade granola in minutes.<p>It seems everyone is going ga-ga for granola right now: During the month of May, Yahoo! searches for "homemade granola recipe" shot up 74 percent. Who knew?<p>If you want to try making some of your own—but are a little intimidated by the prospect of …

Breakfast

11 Quick and Easy Summer Camp Lunches

Here are 15 camp lunches that kids will love, from cold noodle salad to spinach dip.<p><b>It's summer camp season!</b> It's probably a huge relief to send your kids off to swim, run, do arts and crafts, and other good ole'-fashioned fun stuff. But there's one problem that plagues parents during the school …

Cooking

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