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The Life Expectancy of Major Household Appliances

It's easier to make a "fix or replace" decision when you know the life expectancy of major appliances. If you've bought a budget-friendly appliance, …

Should Liberals let asylum seekers from U.S. enter Canada safely at border crossings?

It was probably unavoidable that when federal bureaucrats met with reporters on Thursday to discuss how the government is handling the growing number …

This DIY Magic Erasing Sponge Is A Cleaning Hero

Remove stains and smudges in a flash.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Airtight container (optional)<p>½ cup hot water<p>1 tablespoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon borax<p>Melamine sponge<p>1. In an airtight container, mix hot water, baking soda, and borax until dissolved.<p>2. Add a melamine sponge to the mixture and press to …

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

Plants

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

21 Easy Cleaning Hacks to Add to Your Routine

<b>New Year, No Eww - that's how the saying goes, right?</b><p>2016 is your year for a sparkling clean home! If you like the sound of that, but don't want to make it your year for 'spending countless hours scrubbing,' these easy hacks from Hometalk bloggers will help to speed things up!<p><b>1. Clean stainless</b> …

Cleaning

The New Voice Typing Feature In Google Docs Is Great – I Wonder If ELLs Can Use It For Pronunciation Practice?

I tried out the new Google Docs Voice Typing feature today, and was very impressed with its accuracy. I’ve embedded below both a video and the short …

Google Docs

The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The 9 Most Talked-About Books of 2015 (So Far)<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Cinder Blocks Are A DIYer's Best Friend, And These Projects Prove It

If you want to spruce up your home and garden without breaking the bank, it's time to look to an unlikely item: the cinder block. While these concrete chunks may look unsightly at first, they're really a DIYer's dream.<p>There are tons of ways to transform cinder blocks into beautiful home creations …

Crafting

Over 14 Million Public Domain Images to Use with Students in Class

July 24, 2015<br>After posting about the voluminous amounts of historical footages uploaded and provided for free on YouTube, we are sharing with you …

ISLinguists on Twitter: "Did you know these facts about #Languages? http://t.co/ORxXuDaeCg"

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A Good Google Drive App for Creating Photo Collages

May 16, 2015<br>Here is an excellent Chrome app for creating photo collages. Loupe Collage is a web based tool that is integrated with Google Drive and …

“Edueto” Has Got To Be One Of The Best Teacher & Web 2.0 Sites Of The Year

Thanks to Ana Cristina’s post, which I learned about through TEFLgeek, I discovered the new site Edueto.<p>It’s got to be one of the best Web 2.0 sites …

Quick, Simple and Easy: My Top 10 Beauty Hacks

In need of a quick beauty fix? How about a less expensive treatment you can create at home with ingredients from your cupboard? Here are my top ten favorite beauty hacks for the on-the-go, makeup maven.<p><b>1)The Plumping Effect.</b> Want Kylie Jenner lips? This is a much safer approach than shot glasses! …

Makeup

A Handful of Tools That Help Students Analyze Their Own Writing

Last Saturday I reviewed Analyze My Writing. That post proved to be one of the most popular posts of the week. It also prompted a bunch of questions …

5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms - Teacher Tech

NOTE: This blog post has been updated for the new Google Forms. Please visit the new post here: 5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms<p>Skip Pages<p>…

Education Technology

Some Very Good Teacher-recommended Tools for Teaching and Learning English

Created by a high school student, this free site finds correct spellings and definitions for any word in a document.<p>Learn a language by watching a …

Education Technology

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My English Language Learners Did A “One-Sentence Project”

I’ve previously posted about a project suggested and developed by Daniel Pink about “one sentences” (see The Best Resources For Doing A “One-Sentence …

Most Popular Clever Uses and MacGyver Tips of 2014

This was a great year for being clever and coming up with different tricks you can do with things around the house. The right tools should be used …

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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Bars

June 23, 2014<p>I’ve been on a little bit of a cheesecake kick the past week or so.<p>It started with these Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Bars that I made …

Dessert

The Most Useful Things You Can Do with ADB and Fastboot on Android

Last week, we showed you how to install ADB and fastboot on any OS. If you're not sure why you'd want to go to the (relatively minor) trouble, here …

How To Clean Stainless Steel For A Sparkling Kitchen

Modern kitchens are as much about painting a pretty picture as they are about getting the job done. Bringing together convenience, style and sheen,</b> …

Finishing Touches for an Unfinished Room: Tips from the Pros --> http://apttherapy.com/1jAuKUT "If your room doesn't feel finished, add a touch of black". It's such a simple suggestion, easy for any novice to try out, and it got me thinking. What other tricks do the pros have up their sleeves?