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How To: DIY Industrial Coffee Table

Making your own decorations and furniture has become so easy nowadays. The DIY community is littered with plenty of beautiful and impressively easy …

Now that you're an adult, it’s time to learn the basics of investment strategy

"Investment strategy" is one of those things you <i>know</i> you’re supposed to master in order to officially join the world of adulthood. But it’s easier …

Retirement

Is 'Buy and Hold' the Best Bitcoin Investment Strategy? | Investopedia

As cryptocurrencies become more and more popular, the issue of price fluctuations seems to become more pronounced (or at least more often the source …

Cryptocurrency

Nine Tips For Creating A Smart Investment Strategy From Scratch

Whether you are saving for a retirement that is still decades away or building a college fund for your high school student, developing a smart, diversified investment strategy to also include real estate will not happen by accident. If you want the finances of your future to be better than the …

The Video That Will Make You Want To Drop Everything And Visit Iceland

Iceland is one of the most breathtaking countries to explore in, dare I say it, all the world! Its dramatic landscape gives us travellers some of the …

A Basic Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't …

Top 10 Easy DIY Projects to Upgrade Your Bathroom

The bathroom: It might not be your favorite room in your home, but it sure is an important one. Use your DIY skills to boost the organization and …

DIY: Make Your Own Custom Mugs

Want to make custom mugs without breaking the bank? Let YouTube be your guide. In this video, we see how using white mugs, simple stencils, and …

Insects

Yecup 365 travel mug brings drinks to preferred temp – hot or cold

Yecup's active heating and cooling gives it a leg up on mugs designed only for hot beverages. The company says that the mug can heat beverages up to …

Working Hard Gets You Nowhere

If it's one thing I've learned over my adult years, it's that working hard gets you nowhere.<p>You can keep your head down in the muck all day long and in the end, your voice still isn't heard, your best ideas aren't realized, and you are no further along at the end of the day than you were when you …

Essentials For A Minimalist Kitchen

<i>You may know Erin Boyle from her popular green living blog, Reading My Tea Leaves. (And If you haven't gotten lost in it yet, we highly suggest you</i> …

DIY Oversized Terrarium

Turn an oversized glass vase into a large terrarium forest with these easy instructions. Since this is an open terrarium you can go wild with what …

14 tips for buying vintage car parts online

<i>Photos by author.</i><p>Buying a used anything that you haven’t actually held in your hands, from a seller that you don’t really know, can be a daunting …

Classic Cars

How to Make Whiskey Caramel Sauce

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: A boozy, five-ingredient caramel sauce that's perfect for holiday gifting, from Becky Rosenthal of The Vintage Mixer.</i><p>When a friend rattles off …

How to Make the Perfect Holiday Eggnog (Hint: Skip the Raw Eggs)

As friends and family gather this year for the holidays, travel-weary and looking for an armchair, it is useful to have a seasonal blue-chip recipe on hand: Eggnog—tipsy eggnog—is one of the best. The real thing has little to do with the store-bought variety, and when made fresh at home, there are …

These Are the 25 U.S. Cities With the Happiest Workers

The good news is that there are a variety of things you can do to be happier at work, including living in the right city.<p>While we all want to be happy at work, but sometimes that just isn't the case. Whether it's because our pay just isn't that great, or we've got a bad boss, or there aren't many …

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Considering a Fixer-Upper? 15 Ways to Avoid a Money Pit

<b>By Marilyn Lewis</b> <br>Fixer-uppers are back in style. During the housing boom, few homebuyers wanted to bother with renovation projects. New homes and …

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5 Things Newlyweds Must Know About Investing

There's a ton of excitement involved in getting married. There's the big day, which you may have been planning for many months, the honeymoon, and …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

This Open Source DIY Solar Generator Unfolds Like a Flower

Outdoor concerts should be loud, but the generators used to run them should be silent… and green. Enter SunZilla, an open-source, DIY portable solar generator designed to replace conventional diesel generators at outdoor events or in remote locations. The device was created by members of …

Purdue researchers observe phase transition thought impossible

An ultrapure material taken to pressures greater than that in the depths of the ocean and chilled to temperatures colder than outer space has …

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, …

Handheld DIY Railgun Created Using Arduino And 3D Printer (video)

If you are looking for a project to keep you busy for the next few weekends you may be interested in a handheld DIY railgun that has been created by …

Everything You Need To Know Before You Paint A Room

<i>By: Alex Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Alright, so you've got a color in mind and found a few brushes in your closet. You're like a modern-day Michelangelo and you're about to Sistine Chapel the crap out of your house. But if you've never painted before, here are a few things you need to know to get …

Why Tiny House Living Isn't Always the Frugal Choice

<i>By John Schmoll</i><br>Tiny house living has been a growing trend over the past few years. In fact, there are numerous television programs that follow …

How to Rip a DVD to Your Computer

Say you have a movie on DVD, but you want to watch it on your phone, tablet, somewhere else. You can “rip” that DVD—or turn it into a movie file on …