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How To Build Floating Shelves

Customize these amazing floating shelves to suit any room in your house!<p>Overall dimensions: 72″ long x 11″ deep (after scribing 1/8″ off the back) x …

Woodworking

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

32 Grilling Recipes to Release Your Inner Grill Dad This Summer

You'll have to provide your own khaki shorts and Jimmy Buffet shirt.<p>We could wait until Memorial Day or the Fourth of July roll around, but if you want to be a Guy Fieri-level grill master by the time the summer holidays roll around, you’re going to need to start perfecting your technique <i>now</i>. Short …

BBQ

Annuities: What they are and how they can help protect your retirement

When you’re working, you can rely on receiving a regular paycheck. But when it comes to retirement, it’s up to you to figure out how to ensure a …

Retirement

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

Construct A Crash-Resistant Income Portfolio

The stock market volatility is back since the beginning of this month. Most market participants had become complacent during the last one year, as we …

Investing

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

How To Build A Large Roth IRA

Many 401k plans allow their plan participants to make after tax contributions. For some investors, this can be an opportunity to build large Roth IRA …

Retirement

How to Frame a Modern Pergola

If you want to increase the outdoor value of your home, a modern pergola is certainly one way to do just that. Building your own pergola might feel …

Woodworking

5 Problems Kids With Overprotective Parents Are Likely to Experience in Adulthood, According to Science | Inc.com

Helicopter parents are really helpful to their kids in the short-term. They act like personal concierges who assist their kids with everything from sports equipment to science fair projects. They rescue their kids when they forget their soccer cleats and they chauffeur them from one activity to the …

Parenting

Dad-of-two swaps successful sales job for nursery career after 20 years

Robert Robertson decided to change his career path after a two-week volunteering stint with children.<p>After working in manufacturing and sales for 20 …

Parenting

The Secret To The Best Deviled Eggs

You can’t have a covered dish luncheon, a church potluck, or an Easter brunch without them. Deviled eggs are the ever-humble staple of the Southern …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, Find a Wall ASAP, and Do This Amazing Stretch

Tight hips are a common affliction among us desk dwellers. They can lead to lower back pain and tightness in our legs and just make us feel all around uncomfortable. Free your tight hips by finding a wall and doing this life-changing stretch (no really, it's <i>that</i> good!).<p>Known as figure four, you can …

These 5 High-Yield Funds Are Traps For 'Dumb Money'

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) shattered growth records in 2017, with inflows topping $464 billion last year. The global ETF market now boasts more than $4.5 trillion in assets, and a large part of the appeal has been driven by dirt-cheap fees.<p>But many of these fund’s fees are “cheap for a reason.” …

Investing

How to Make a Rubber Band Machine Gun from Cardboard and Wood

This wouldn’t be the first time we saw a machine gun that fires rubber bands, but this time out, we’ve got The Q showing us step-by-step how he built …

Setting up a (Real World) Workshop

I’m in the final stages of setting up a new workshop in Covington., Ky. It’s my seventh (!!) workshop. I could probably write a book on the process, …

Woodworking

Toy Box Plans, Designs And Ideas For Organized Playrooms

Tired of stepping on toys every time you enter your kid’s room? Maybe it’s time you built a toy box. We can’t guarantee it will keep the room neat …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Albertsons Acquires Plated As The Meal Market Recalibrates

The meal kit market is going through a rapid and fascinating period of growth, retrenchment and repositioning.<p>The latest development: Albertsons is buying Plated for an undisclosed price, marking the first purchase of a prepared meals company by a supermarket chain.<p>As the lukewarm reception of Blue …

eCommerce

Preschool Science Experiments

Experiments and Activities for Preschoolers<p>This is a collection of fun, easy and educational science experiments and activities for preschool …

7 Ways to Raise a Resilient Child

You can’t shield kids from all the crappy things in life, but we have seven strategies to help them face challenges with a can-do spirit.<p>When I asked my daughter, Birdy, to think of the time she was proudest of herself, she said, quickly, “The high ropes.” She meant the adventure-challenge obstacle …

Canada's Recreational Marijuana Approach Is Pure Genius, but It Would Never Work in the U.S.

Sales tax is the pathway to success for Canada's recreational weed bill.<p>The legal marijuana industry is seemingly expanding by leaps and bounds these …

Deposed Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Nayaf 'confined to his palace'

The former crown prince of Saudi Arabia, who was deposed last week to make way for the king’s ambitious 31-year-old son, has reportedly been confined to his palace and banned from leaving the country.<p>Mohammed bin Nayaf, a 57-year-old nephew of the king, was the heir to the throne and led the …

Between Two Buns: Dallas' Burger Greats - Chowhound

Texans know our beef, whether it be steak, Texas-style chili (sans beans, of course), sizzling fajitas or the humble hamburger. The state may be big, …

Building a Child Sized Kayak from a Single Sheet of Plywood

There is a beautiful spring fed lake near my sister-in-law’s house where she takes her kids swimming. No powerboats are allowed. I design and build wooden kayaks for a living and I judge all bodies of water by their potential for kayaking. Diamond Lake is a very nice lake.<p>When my oldest nephew was …

Build a Wood Lathe from Scratch and Start Turning

Building your own power tools is a specialized skill, but with the right planning and patience you can DIY everything in your workshop.<p>Wood turning is fast becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers of all skill levels. You can buy your own wood lathe or build your own.<p>Building your own tools is a …

The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio

"Ultimate" isn't a term to toss around lightly. But in this case it fits. I believe the investment portfolio I'm about to describe is the absolute …

Here’s why the Fed — not the market — might be right about a recession

Two major indicators of economic activity that traditionally move together have recently diverged, flashing warning signs about the U.S. economy.<p>The …

The Best Smoked Salmon on Planet Earth

Smoking your own side of salmon is easy. It does not require much work and is a wonderful option, if you’re cooking for a few people. The last time I …

BBQ

Most Popular Solid Wood Garden Furniture

Types of <b>Solid Wood Garden Furniture</b> range from those with high backs to versions with low backrests.<p>Unique Antique Reclaimed Teak Old Wheel Dining …