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How to Roll Up Your Shirt Sleeves | The Art of Manliness

<b>1. Practical Necessity</b> — washing the hands, doing heavy lifting where the wrists and forearms are strained, working on something dusty, and so on are …

Powerful Portraits of People Revealing Their “Invisible” Illnesses

Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci have started an impactful photo project that helps to give others a voice. As teens, both women were diagnosed with chronic illnesses that are, essentially, invisible. Cashel copes with chronic Lyme disease, while Lupinacci was diagnosed with Lupus during her senior …

Lyme Disease

Here's an Easy Way to Tell if You're Dating a Psychopath

Hint: Try it out the next time you're tired.<p>The term “psychopath” makes people a little nervous. So if you were regularly hanging out with a psychopath, you’d probably want to know, right?<p><b>RELATED:</b> Women Share Why They’re Glad They Got Prenups<p>Scientists can help with that. They’ve now discovered an …

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

How to Read a Lightbulb Label | Lightbulb Reviews - Consumer Reports

Now that incandescent lightbulbs have largely been replaced by energy-saving LEDs and CFLs, a trip down the lightbulb aisle can be confounding. Not …

Why Facebook Makes Your Images Look Like Crap, and How to Fix It

If you use Facebook, you’ve probably uploaded a picture at some point. While Facebook is great for sharing, it also uses some pretty ruthless …

Photography Accessories

Photography Accessories

Photoshop Blending Modes – What They Do and How to Use Them

Layers and the blending of layers is the defining characteristics of Photoshop. Stacking different layers on top of each other and blending them …

How to Cook Bacon | The Art of Manliness

“I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll …

Remodeling 101: 15 Luxuries Worth Considering in Your Remodel

The most fun part of every remodel? Perusing—and choosing—some life-enhancing frills.<p>In our book, <i>Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home,</i> we …

11 Different Ways to Bring the Scent of Autumn Into Your Home

Breezes are cooling. Leaves are coloring. Apples are ripe for the picking. There is just a feeling in the air that makes you want to put pumpkin into …

Halloween Door Hanger Project and Free Printables

At last it’s chilly here in LA (in the morning at least) and starting to feel Fall-ish….or as Fall-ish as Southern California gets….I’m wearing …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

Tag: Kitchens

Best Amateur Kitchen: Hunt Sunday House by Kate Zimmerman Turpin<p>by Kristina Hacker<p>Remodeling 101: 8 Sources for Used Appliances<p>by Margot …

A Primer on Heated Floors – Basic Info You Should Know

Imagine waking up, climbing out of bed, and stepping not onto ice blocks that are your morning floorboards but instead onto a comfortably warm floor. …

25 Tricks to Look Better in All Your Pictures

In today’s social media-obsessed world, it’s safe to say that knowing how to be photogenic is of utmost importance. What’s the point of having an …

How to Shake Hands: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Illustration by Ted Slampyak</i><p>I’ve been wanting to incorporate a more visual element into the Art of Manliness, but I have no artistic talent …

Easy & Pretty Flower Combination Ideas for Landscaping

When it’s time to plant your garden, do a little landscaping and clean up your yard, you may spend a little too much time figuring out what flowers …

How to Organize Your Home in Style: Free Printables!

The internet is loaded with so many lovely (and free!) printables that you can dress up ho-hum containers and make your life a little less hectic in …

10 French Braid Tutorials to Help You Master the ‘Do

Chances are, there’s been at least one or two (thousand) times that you’ve seen an epic French braid and gotten super excited. That is, until you realized you’d probably never be able to hold your arms up over your head long enough to actually recreate it yourself. Don’t let French braids seem …

Hairstyling

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

2 easy ways to connect an Android phone to a Mac computer

Your Android smartphone lets you stay connected with friends and family around the world. But what do you do when you want to upload your favorite videos, photos and files to your Mac desktop or laptop?<p>Here are 2 quick and easy ways to make your Mac compatible with all Android smartphones, …

Kinda Must Have: Han Solo In Carbonite Door Decal

This is a Han Solo frozen in carbonite door decal. It costs $140 (although I saw different ones for cheaper -- do your own search, I'm not your …

Photography Accessories

Do You Know These 10 Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop?

When it comes to localized image editing, Photoshop is probably a photographer’s best choice among different post-processing software. The beauty and …

Sixteen Candles Turns 30: Where Are the Stars Now?

It was bracing a few years back, at least for those of us of a certain age, to see Molly Ringwald cast as a grandmother on TV’s <i>The Secret Life of the</i> …

Christiney's Crafts: Family Birthday Chart

Before Christmas, some friends and I made some of these family birthday charts for our mom's. We got the idea from Pinterest of course :-) Sadly, I …

From Wine Bottle to Drinking Glass

One way to recycle a wine bottle is to turn it into a drinking glass, like the above picture from Instructables. According to this how-to, you score …

Potting in DIY Style

I have been wanting a <b>potting bench</b> for quite some time. After all, I am a gardener, and don't we all NEED a handy place to play with dirt in pots? …