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Married to a Man With Asperger’s Syndrome?

Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is more common that we realize and there are increasing numbers of high-functioning adults who are …

Autism

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. As canine psychologist Stanley Coren wrote back in the '90s, there's adaptive …

Pets

Wood Router Basics

Shape it, cut it, decorate it, dado it. All with an everyday wood router.<p>Clamp the board down and move the router in a counterclockwise direction …

Woodworking

8 Things You Should be Making in your Waffle Iron

This post is all about putting your waffle iron to use. We have a really great waffle maker, and I use it regularly, but pretty much only for my …

Breakfast

How to Make Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Buns

This savory spin on cinnamon rolls is made with cheese and bacon instead of a sweet filling.<p>A Savory Twist on a Sweet Breakfast<p>These savory buns are …

How to Achieve a Soundproof Room Without Breaking The Bank?

Whether you’re looking to create a quiet bedroom or just a space for peace and tranquility, soundproofing a room that keeps outside noise to a …

Home Improvement

15 Jedi You Had NO IDEA Made It Through Order 66

The execution of Order 66 was arguably one of the most heartrending moments within the <b>Star Wars</b> prequels. Watching the Jedi be gunned down by the men …

The freaky Pixar theory that could blow your mind

Walt Disney Company

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

This Pesto Is Made From an Ingredient You Probably Always Throw Away

Here’s the deal: Wasting produce is a bummer. To avoid it requires not only using up your fruits and veggies before they go bad, but also making use …

The best fried chicken in all 50 states

Fried chicken might just be the ultimate food of summer. To find the best deep-fried bird in the country, <i>Mic</i> asked Yelp to identify the best places …

Cooking

How to Make a Showstopping Prime Rib Roast

When it comes to meat, my everyday lineup is pretty average. Chicken breast, pork tenderloin, ground beef—you get the idea. Although you can make …

Mom Who Quit Job For Photography Now Captures Daughters' 'Magic Moments'

A mom in Romania who quit her job to pursue her passion for photography has found her favorite subjects: her daughters.<p>Gina Buliga worked in Romania as a producer for Frame Film for nine years before quitting her job in 2009 to work on her photography. The mom now snaps black-and-white and color …

Photography

How to Pick a Paint Brush

If you’ve ever grabbed the cheapest paint brush figuring they were all the same, you now know what to blame for disappointing painting results. …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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12 Ways To Cook With Rice That You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

Who doesn't love a good rice dish?

Star Wars reading list: where to start after you finish the movies

Take your first step into a larger world<p>The <i>Star Wars</i> universe is more than just a handful of blockbuster films and animated television shows. The sheer volume of material is a double-edged sword: it provides dedicated fans plenty of new material to immerse themselves in, but it can also deter …

Star Wars

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

There's Now a Brain Scan to Tell if You're Depressed – And What Treatment Is Needed

Finally.<p>We currently diagnose depression based on what individuals tell us about their feelings – or those of their loved ones. People with …

The Brain

Self-healing waterproof coating stays dry for the long term

By the end of 2017 we could start to see a new class of waterproof products that stay hydrophobic for the long haul. That's thanks to a breakthrough …

Nanotech

I Captured Stunning Portraits Of A Little Ballerina On A Beautiful Spring Day

Spring is my favorite season because all nature is coming to life in a unique and optimistic way. Seeing the sun shining with grace in a beautiful …

Ballet

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

This time-lapse cell division film is not CGI

You might have paid more attention to cell division in biology class had you seen this timelapse video from filmmaker Francis Chee (below). It shows the cell division of an egg from <i>Rana temporaria</i> (the common frog) in such astonishing detail that it looks like a digital effect. Starting with just …

Time-lapse Photography

Rifle scopes - Air gun scopes, there is a difference. IHMSA News Feature Article

Back in the early 80’s, I was at the local rod and gun club range in Ft. Walton Beach Florida doing a little silhouette practice when a fellow showed …

Improvisation and Rolling Fate Dice

Last week on the Campaign Trail I looked at improvisation and using story cubes for ideas. This week I wanted to look at using Fate (or Fudge) dice …

Dungeons and Dragons

Birdist Rule #7: Take a Kid Birding

Kids are spending less and less time in nature. Only about 10 percent of kids spend some time outside every day, and 64 percent of children in …

Birds

14-year-old girl's sick skydiving spins will actually blow you away

Most of us are unable to do a split or even a cartwheel on the ground — so imagine doing them in mid-air.<p>For 14-year-old Kyra Poh, though, it's not …

Microsoft's Surface Ergonomic Keyboard makes typing a pleasure

If you spend most of your days typing at a desk, it's worth looking into an ergonomic keyboard. The traditional flat QWERTY keyboard design wasn't designed with comfort in mind, and really, why should you be forced to live with an input interface originally designed for typewriters in the 1870s? …

Ergonomics

How to Find a Lost Dog or Cat

Losing a dog or a cat is like losing a member of the family, and that’s scary. You’ll worry, you’ll fear for their well being, and you’ll turn over …

How to set up scopes and scope mounts to get the best accuracy

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 14:11 25 January 2017 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 14:11 25 January 2017<p>Slide the scope along the rail, until you get a clear sight picture<p>Archant<p>Gary …

Woodworking