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30 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest!) time to visit.<p>You should add these to your travel plans ASAP.

The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

National Parks

6 Amazing Destinations in Mexico Not Overrun by Tourists

If an ideal getaway to Mexico means speaking English 24/7 and meeting dozens of other travelers, head to Cancun or Cabo; but if a trip there isn’t …

Mexico

I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

I recently returned from a five-day trip to London with my family. Before booking our flight in March, we'd asked my uncle's travel agent to help us …

All You Need to Know on 3 Programs That Speed You Through Airport Security Lines

It's going to be brutal this summer.<p>Road warriors swear by traveler programs that essentially give you “express lane” access through airport …

Flying

Eight incredible American road trips you must experience in your lifetime

The mythology of the American highway is as deep and long as the Grand Canyon – which you can, incidentally, drive along. Books, music and films have added glamour, ghosts and grit to what in other countries would be merely a long, even boring, drive.<p>Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Bob Dylan’s Highway …

About Paver Patio - DIY Tips - Quiet Corner

Thinking of installing a Paver Patio?<p>Keep these expert tips in mind to make the job easy and the results fabulous.<p>1. Low Cost, Easy Maintenance<p>A …

How to Glue Panels Without Clamps, Make a Leather Backpack and Create Your Own Pencils in This Week's Makers Roundup

Leather Backpack With Two-Way Straps and Brass Fittings<p>This one's a doozy. Here Jimmy DiResta uses an interesting technique to shape leather for a …

Woodworking

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

Comcast buys DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion

Comcast has purchased movie studio DreamWorks Animation (DWA) for $3.8 billion.<p>The deal, announced on Thursday morning, will bring a sizable library …

Checking in with the Guy Who's Eaten Nothing but Raw Meat for the Last Seven Years

An interview with Derek Nance, the man who says he fixed his digestive health problems by eating uncooked fat and organs.<p>When I was traveling the US a few years back, I met a guy in Kentucky who claimed to eat nothing but raw meat. As Derek Nance explained to me, he'd grown up with a mystery …

Immune System

National Geographic Travel

Top 10 books about justice and redemption

From Marilynne Robinson’s pensive Christian drama to Seamus Heaney’s blood-soaked Beowulf, here are the best books about restoring the cosmic balance<p>We tend to consider the words justice and redemption as two separate things: legal actions and spiritual events. But in life and in literature, they …

Literature

DIY: Miniature Live Christmas Trees

Using scraps from a Christmas tree lot, you can make a miniature forest. We spotted the DIY project via Say Yes and are running out now to get …

DIY: A Wild and Foraged Christmas Bouquet

My favorite arrangements to make for the holidays are those inspired by my natural surroundings. What better way than to take a walk in the woods, on …

DIY 3-D Christmas-Tree Cards

These paper trees will make it really easy for your Christmas cards to stand out this year!

Save Food in DIY Paper Freezer Packs

Instead of saving snacks or sandwiches in boring Ziploc bags, why not make your own sealed freezer paper packs instead?<p>Instructables user AndrewL5 …

Alton Brown

How-To: Perfect Summer Skirt (with Pockets!)

You may be up to your waist (hehe) in simple skirt tutorials, but Haley at The Zen of Making promises this one to be tried and true. After scouring the internet, and coming up short on something to her standards, she decided to tweak and revise her own pattern until it was just right.<p>I have three …

DIY Faux Fur Trim For Your Jacket

DIY faux fur trim is a bit of a challenge, hell faux fur anything more often than not just ends in a bit of a mess.<p>Going from Brisbane to Melbourne …

How To Sew A Batwing Cardigan

I’ve been on a bit of an online shopping spree…. well not an online shopping spree, more of an online window shopping spree XD<p>Anyway, getting back to …

Draped cardigan / cárdigan plisado

When I saw the cardigan Angela had made, I knew that I needed one too.<br>I sewed one inspiring me in her tutorial. I made it ​​the quick and easy way …

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A Scrappy Strip Rose

I have a fun new flower tutorial for you that’ll use up some of your scraps. Mine is attached to my bag as you can see, and it looks so cute that I …

Ruffle Bloomer Pants Pattern and Tutorial

Ya'll are in for a real treat... sure there are lots of online tutorials for kids pants, but here you can print a fabulously FREE pattern for sizes …

Tutorial: Perfect Summer Skirt with Pockets! | Red-Handled Scissors

I have three requirements for a perfect summer skirt: it must be comfortable, it must be flattering, and it absolutely must have pockets. (Underline …

Make a Studded T-shirt – DIY

Turn a basic summer t-shirt into a chic studded one in no time with just a few tools. You can do this in about 20 minutes and if you don’t have a …

How To Repair Holes in Jeans

You can easily see which are the favorite pair of jeans of a person by the ones that got to have holes between legs because of being overused. If you …