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How to keep good gas from going bad this winter

Keep your tank happy during long-term storage and prevent water and varnish from making spring a big headache.<p>Like a wine without a cork, gas can go bad when it sits around mingling with air. Fuel actually starts to turn nasty after 30 days. Since your car's fuel system is not an airtight …

How to deep clean your dryer duct in 5 steps

Your dryer duct is a fire hazard; here's how to clean it.<p>Dirty dryer ducts aren't just disgusting, they're a serious fire hazard. In fact, one major cause of house fires is dusty, lint-filled dryer ductwork. Even if a grimy dryer duct doesn't immediately do damage to your home, it'll waste your …

Selling your home — Here’s how to create maximum curb appeal

Curb appeal is that undefinable something that draws you to a home at a glance. It is a combination of visual charm, good upkeep and attention to detail.<p>An attractive entryway or appealing landscaping can make or break a sale. If your home lacks curb appeal, many prospective buyers will reject it …

Home Improvement

Acne Isn't Just a Teenage Issue—Why More Women Are Affected by Chronic Breakouts

While I have been around many friends growing up who have suffered from acne (including my brothers), it wasn't until my mom developed acne in her …

The 7 Best Bike Locks

A bike is only as good as the lock that keeps it safe. Make sure yours can thwart any would-be thief.<p>If you're an everyday biker, the question isn't whether to get a bike lock but how much of a lock you really need. The bad news is that no lock can <i>completely</i> prevent determined thieves with the …

Identity Theft

10 Features Your New Car Should Have

Gear & Gadgets

First-Time Homebuyers Survival Guide: What to Check on a Final Walk-Through

The search for a new home isn't an easy one, but you did it—you found the home of your dreams, had it inspected, and it's almost time to move in. But …

Home Improvement

Welcome to Your Clean-Eating Plan For 2017

Eating clean is easy when you have all the ingredients on hand. Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan sets you up for success with easy-to-make and delicious recipes, printable shopping lists, and a weekly rundown of what to prep, make, and save. The plan, created by the registered dietitians Stephanie …

Day 1 Recipes of Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan

Welcome to Day 1 of our Clean-Eating Plan. Congratulations on taking the plunge into the world of healthy eats — you're going to love how you feel. Today is also a prep day; with a little extra chopping and cooking, you'll set yourself up for the rest of the week. Be sure to check out the to-do …

How to Winterize Your Lawn Mower Before You Stow It Away

When it's time to store your lawn mower for the winter, these simple steps will ensure it's ready to go in the spring.<p>The key to having a lawn mower that starts right up in the spring is properly winterizing it before you put it away. This prepares your mower for the long winter months it will …

Lawn Mowing

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Healthy Eating

20 smart ways to save electricity

Turn off the burner a little early<p>Use a fan<p>Use a smarter bulb<p>Use motion to stop waste<p>Install a dimmer<p>Use this thing to save a bundle on your electricity bill<p>Tap your circuit breaker for information<p>Go cold and wash smarter<p>Stop standby waste<p>Get a programmable thermostat<p>Check your thermostat …

10 Bad Habits That Damage Your Car

These little mistakes we do every day are slowing killing our cars.<p>Buying a car is a big investment, and for most of us, a car is something we want keep running as long as possible. But sometimes our own bad habits are a car's worst enemy. Which ones are you guilty of?

Home Improvement

How to: Upgrade a your PS4's hard drive

Replacing your PS4’s hard drive is easy, and won’t take long either.

Mediterranean Diet Eating Plan

Mediterranean diet is a healthy, well-balanced diet plan based on standard recipes and foods of Mediterranean-style cooking. So, if you’re searching for healthy eating plan ― this diet might be ideal for you.<p>The Mediterranean diet integrates the basics of healthy eating ― along with a splash of …

Speeders Demand $3 Million in Refunds From Ohio's Illegal Traffic Cams

40 percent of money collected went to traffic company.<p>Drivers cited because of speed cameras want a southwest Ohio village to pay back more than $3 million in collected fines after a judge found the unmanned cameras unconstitutional.<p>New Miami issued nearly 45,000 citations through 15 months of …

How To Train With Shoulder Pain | Development Exercises

<b>By Sports Rehabilitator</b> <b>|</b> <b>Alex Hurley</b><p>www.phoenix-physio.co.uk<p>The shoulder itself is an amazing piece of kit! It’s termed as a ball and socket joint but …

Health

20 Ways To Cut 500 Calories A Day

Cutting 500 calories a day is an easy way to get started with your weight loss journey, and these tips make it even easier<p>Losing weight demands some serious life changes. After all, you need to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose just 1 pound. But if you cut 500 calories a day, you …

The 10 Things You Need to Know Before You Go Rock Climbing

Hiking—sure. Biking—no problem. But rock climbing? That’s one athletic adventure that has always seemed slightly beyond our reach. Dangling 45 feet …

Climbing

Here's Proof Your Tape Measure Can Do More Than You Think

Did you know the hook serves a purpose besides grabbing the end of a board?<p>You've heard the DIY commandment, "measure twice, cut once," and you can't do it without your trusty tape measure. You may have noticed in the process of getting those readings that the hooked tab at the end of every tape …

Woodworking

Everything You Need to Know About Brake Fluid

Fluid dynamics.<p>You hurtle down the long straight, hit the brake pedal, and feel it sink sickeningly as you fly past the turn-in cone. A day at the track, and maybe your car, ruined. Now's the wrong time to ask: When did you last flush your brake fluid?<p>The hardworking hydraulic messenger between …

Bed-Desk Combos Save Space And Add Interest To Small Rooms

When you want to have a home office but also a cozy place to sleep and you only have one room for that, what do you do? One idea is to opt for …

How to Build Your Own Camp Kitchen Chuck Box - REI Co-op Journal

An organized kitchen is the secret to a happy camping trip. That said, it’s not always easy to keep all of your camp cooking gear and ingredients …

Woodworking

The Foolproof Way to Get Crisp Lines With Painter's Tape

Planning a striped accent wall? This trick creates cleanly painted edges every time.<p>Painter's tape is an important tool in any DIYer's arsenal, but it's a bummer when your paint bleeds underneath it — exactly what you were trying to avoid. This simple trick from Porch.com can ensure that never …

DIY

Top 10 Smart Ways To Organise And Upgrade Your Garage

The garage is often a neglected, messy space. With a little organisation and a few handy projects, though, we can get much more use out of our …

Contemporary Kitchen by Strato - Sliding Island Top and Movable Storage Wall!

The Best IKEA Products for Small Spaces

In Europe there's a long and proud tradition of tiny apartment living, so it's no surprise that the folks at IKEA have a few tricks up their sleeves …

Storage Ideas