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Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't<p>One will form the top of the cabinet and another will form the bottom. The two …

Woodworking

Get rid of junk hiding in your Mac with just a single click

Spring may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean that your spring cleaning chores are over.<p>You've purged your closet, you've deep cleaned your …

Cleaning

6 Techniques You Can Use to Boost Your Career Self-Confidence

It's actually good to fake it 'til you make it.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you don't believe in yourself, how will anyone else believe in your abilities?<p>A powerful sense of self will allow you to advance in the workplace smoothly and naturally. However, …

Self-improvement

10 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Exercise

New FAA program allows companies to easily and legally pilot drones through "no-fly" zones

If you've been keeping tabs on the evolution of drone technology in the past couple of years, you're probably aware of some of the hurdles drone …

13 Instant Pot tips, recipes and features everyone should know

The Instant Pot is a pressure cooker that also also sautés, slow cooks, makes poultry tender and juicy and can even be used for canning. While all the buttons, valves settings and accessories may seem daunting, we've rounded up some of our best tips to make you a skilled Instapot user.<p>The basics<p>But …

Cooking

Drone pilots' pay plummets 90% in 'race to the bottom'

Andy Trench made $2,000 a day in 2015 taking sky-high photographs along the East Coast with a drone he made himself. Now that same work fetches about $175.<p>"It's apparent that a lot of this industry is a race to the bottom," said Trench, a Rhode Island entrepreneur who has been operating …

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

There's a Secret to Making Saltines Even Better

In a time of cracker and flatbread abundance, the pedestrian saltine gets short shrift. The grocery aisle teems with boxes of whole grain …

Becoming a Better Drone Photographer: Setting up your DJI Drone Camera in Manual Mode

In this article I show you how to setup your DJI drone camera, using the Go 4 app, in Manual Mode for shooting photographs. I will also talk about …

WATCH: Chip Gaines Wishes Everyone Would Ask These Three Questions Before Buying a Home

Chip Gaines is husband to Jo, proud papa to four — with one on the way! — and knows more than a thing or two about home renovation. The HGTV "Fixer …

5 Must-Have App Categories for Beginner Small Entrepreneurs in 2018

These are for the first-time small business owners looking at deriving maximum productivity.<p><b>Video Conferencing:</b> A video conferencing app like Skype connects you effortlessly with clients, prospects, and fellow entrepreneurs <b></b>alike. It is worth noting that today business deals are closed over video …

12 comics you should read if you love the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies

There's no denying the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a success.<p>Its films are not only critically adored, but it is also the highest-grossing movie franchise ever, with nearly $15 billion globally.<p>"Black Panther" itself has already hit the $1 billion mark after a little over a month in theaters, and …

Marvel Universe

This $17 Bluetooth tracker has the one feature everyone wishes was in the Tile Mate

Tile is probably the biggest name in the popular Bluetooth tracker space right now, and it definitely makes some awesome tracking tags. Especially …

How to Fix Your Apple TV From Turning On By Itself

For the past month or so, our Apple TV has been turning on by itself, 5-10 minutes after we would shut it down at night. What was happening? Was this …

Simple DIY Wooden Storage Chest Plans + Tutorial

Hey guys! It’s Shara here from Woodshop Diaries and I’m excited to bring you a fun build today! Who couldn’t use more storage? Especially if you have …

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

These 6 Techniques Will Help You Shoot Better Drone Footage

Is your drone footage lacking that cinematic feel? These tips will help you out.Drones have opened up aerial cinematography to indie filmmakers in a …

A Clever Radio Trick Can Tell If a Drone Is Watching You

As flying, camera-wielding machines get ever cheaper and more ubiquitous, inventors of anti-drone technologies are marketing every possible idea for …

Drones

Don't Set Up an LLC Without Doing This 1 Thing | Inc.com

You're starting a new business. Your friend told you to set up a limited liability company (LLC). So you set one up and opened up a bank account. You're ready to dive in. But you forgot one thing--how is the LLC taxed? It seems your friend forgot to mention this part.<p>Understanding LLC taxation can …

Finance

How to get your hands on a historic M1911 pistol from the US Army stockpile

Americans will soon have the rare opportunity to get their hands on a historic military gun.<p>Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.<p>The 1911 is one of the most …

The beginner's guide to getting your side hustle off the ground

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Lift Your Portfolio To New Heights With Drone Tech

<b>Executive Summary</b><p>Drones have become a part of our everyday language and landscape. As manufacturers, vendors, and conglomerates continue investing in …

Tactical Fitness: Starting at Zero Pushups and Building Up

Beginners to fitness often have an issue with upper body strength when first starting and cannot do a single pushup. Here is a question from a woman …

Ultimate Pitch Deck To Build A Billion Dollar Startup

Let’s be honest — most business plans are dull. No one has time to read a business plan unless they have already made the mental decision to fund you, and are just checking the boxes of due diligence. Experienced business pros and investors know that business plans change. In fact, the funding you …

Venture Capital

Simple Desk Plans For Home Offices Built With Love

The search for the perfect desk can prove almost impossible which is pretty ironic given how many different designs and styles are to choose from. …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

The 15 most popular Instant Pot recipes of 2017

Pinterest is a treasure trove of delicious recipes, including everything from basic dinner meals to specialty desserts, drinks and snacks. It’s easy …