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Here's How To Fix Your Broken Electric Door Lock For Free

Unless you’re driving around in some ‘80s econobox, chances are you have electric door locks in your car. As with anything, these electric locks will …

DIY

Let This Vagabonding Couple Explain How To Budget For The Van Life

Every vanlifer we’ve interviewed (and we have interviewed a <i>lot</i>) is confronted with queries about financing their vagabonding lifestyle. It’s a pressing concern, right? Especially if you’re trying to develop a career from within the confines of a vehicle and keep gas in the tank. There are obvious …

The Three Books That Taught Me How to Survive

Survival doesn’t have to be this ridiculous overblown thing you obsess over: the best way to prepare for it is to build a solid base of fundamental outdoor skills, then to remain calm and confident if you ever do find yourself lost in the woods. Also: it helps to have something sharp with you.<p>Here …

22 Modern Prefab Companies That Every Homebuyer Can Rely On

To put it simply, prefab homes are fabulous. Quick to construct and easy to love, prefabs have historically been a favorite throughout the design community.<p>We believe that working with a company that you trust is imperative when building your dream home. Take a look at 22 top-tier, reliable prefab …

Prefab Homes

How to Build a Garden That Grows Forever

It keeps growing and growing and growing...<p>Connor Stedman, an agroforestry specialist and ecologist at garden design firm AppleSeed Permaculture, uses a farming practice called permaculture that exploits natural relationships between plants to create a long-lasting garden that will grow without …

3 Healthy, Easy, Homemade Soup Recipes

To steal a line from Campbell’s, soup <i>is</i> good food—but homemade soup is the best. In honor of National Homemade Soup Day, Consumer Reports’ test …

The eco guide to house plants

Plants help to purify the air and process out pollutants<p>Breathing is given remarkably little air time. But a comprehensive report on outdoor air quality worldwide emerged from the World Health Organisation recently, linking 3 million deaths a year to air pollution.<p>It’s enough to keep you indoors. …

Houseplants

Houseplants To Improve Indoor Air Quality: NASA Approved!

<i>This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com</i><p>Improve indoor air quality can be quite difficult, especially in winter and summer. Nowadays, there are many artificial products that are giving good results but sill natural way is the healthiest and the best way to provide indoor …

Plants

How To Actually Brake Properly, According To An Expert

Four, three, two, one: How quickly can you learn the basics of braking? Military pilot and temporary racing student Billy Knight takes to the track for his second lesson, while Bondurant Racing School pro driver Andy Lee shows him how to contain the wrath of the Dodge Charger. Watch as braking …

How to Explore the US on a Budget

A vacation in the United States is often associated with epic road trips, the bright lights of Las Vegas, or the magic of NYC during Christmas. But …

8 All-American Drives With Google Maps

Parents teamed up with Google Maps to create family-friendly road trips to some of the app’s most-searched summer destinations and attractions. With low gas prices and loads of fun places to stop, there’s never been a better way to see the country.<p>Each route is a loop, so you can begin at any point …

How to add an always-on display to any Android device

One of the new features that we really enjoy on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 are their unique always-on displays. While the term implies that the …

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

The 10 Best Natural Tinders You Can Find In a Forest, and How to Use Them

Whether you’re lost and cold in the wild, or just need some help starting your campfire, these natural tinder options are what you need.<p>In this video …

Watch a Teen Build a Functional Two-Stroke Engine Entirely From Scratch

YouTube's "MakerJ101" used nothing more than scrap parts, a soldering iron, and a drill press to build this fully functional little engine.<p>What kind of hobbies were you tinkering with as a young college student? Maybe you were consumed by trying to keep a haggard old hand-me-down car running; …

Review: Toyota’s redesigned Prius in the real world

Look for the pretty under the skin, though.<p>How do you change a standard-bearer? Like or not, Toyota's Prius was the first poster car for …

93 Paracord Uses: How Many More Can You Think Of?

Paracord projects are more than just a fun way to pass the time. Paracord is one of the most versatile pieces of survival gear kit you can possibly …

Could You Be a Ferrari Engineer? Take Their Secret Interview Quiz

Hankering for a change of venue? Hungry for a diet of fine Italian cuisine? Like to work for one of the world’s most prestigious carmakers? You’re in luck because Ferrari is recruiting. But before throwing your graduation cap into this big-time ring, bone up with this quiz, which we understand is …

Nine Tips Every Trackday First-Timer Needs to Know

Make this year the year that you hit the track.<p>It seems like yesterday, as Seger sings, but it was long ago. Fifteen years ago this April, I let the clutch out on my BMW 330i Sport and rolled out of pitlane onto a racetrack for the first time in my life. Having been driven out of professional BMX …

Here's how you double clutch

Double clutching: It's one of those terms car enthusiasts often use to describe both what they've done in their own cars and what makes a good clutch.<p>…

The Secret Service's 2010 Guide for Spotting Concealed Weapons

Some light bedtime reading: a guide to spotting the "Characteristics of the Armed Individual."<p>The U.S. Secret Service released a report in 2010 titled "Characteristics of the Armed Individual." The report is a combination of amusing tidbits and useful information—some tips are both—to help law …

Here's What to Do If Both Your Pilots Die on a 737

From the land of weirdo questions comes the best answer possible.<p>Quora is a land of strange questions and straight forward answers, like a high-brow Yahoo Answers with actually helpful answers. So some of the time, the questions end up survival scenarios. So here's what a pilot has to say to the …

Quora

100 Budget Friendly Items for the Frugal Prepper

When times are tight, we tend to want to stop spending money altogether. When you are a frugal prepper, this can pose some obvious difficulty. Being …

Swiss Army Knives

Google Is Once Again Offering 2GB Of Free Drive Space If You Complete The Account Security Checkup

Tomorrow is apparently "Safer Internet Day," which you most likely didn't mark on your calendar. Google remembered Safer Internet Day, though. To …

Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

The Brain

To build a fire

× <b>Caution.</b> Fire is an immensely powerful tool, which if used carelessly can do great damage to irreplaceable natural resources. When practicing the …

Hiking