Jake Castro

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How I Transformed Sewage Into Fresh Water [Video]

A little DIY distilling<p>Say the apocalypse happens tomorrow. The good news: You survive! No more credit card debt or miserable commutes. The bad news? Infrastructure has collapsed and there’s no clean drinking water. Most people can’t last a few days without it, so what we need is a reliable way to …

DIY

Top 10 teen movies

When you grow up, your heart dies – or so they say. Here's the proof: from Heathers to Juno, the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the 10 best teen movies<p>• Top 10 action movies • Top 10 crime movies • Top 10 arthouse movies • Top 10 family movies • Top 10 war movies • More Guardian and Observer …

How-To: DIY Cat Tree

Turn an a-frame bookshelf into a kitty-approved playground with this DIY cat tree tutorial on the Coletterie.<p>Hooray for happy cats and cat furniture that’s totally NOT ugly!<p>Head over to the Coletterie to see how it’s done.

Grilled Chicken Tacos

4 Servings<p>These chicken tacos are made with thighs, which are more flavorful than chicken breasts; plus, they're less expensive. Put them to work in any fast weeknight preparation, starting with these spiced tacos.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, cut into wedges, keeping root intact<p>2 garlic …

There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

How-To: Icy Lemon Smoothie

Here in Texas, we’re already hitting temps in the mid-90s, and refreshing beverages like this icy lemon smoothie from Cheeky Kitchen are a perfect afternoon treat. I could also see “spiking” them and rimming the glass with sugar for an adult drink for summer cocktail parties …

Food

Honey & Chili Chicken Thighs, Arugula Pesto Pasta, Italian Salad Dressing, Summer Berry Pavlovas, & Sparkling Sweet Tea Cocktail

This week, it felt like summer finally arrived — both with temperature creeping up and in our kitchens. Don't these chicken thighs glazed in honey …

Arugula

July 4th Red, White and Blue Cheesecake

While drops of food coloring will enhance the layers of this <b>patriotic July 4th cheesecake</b>, its stripes are tinted naturally with seasonal flavors: <b>red</b> …

Serious Entertaining: An Italian Picnic

I know the French like picnics, and if <i>The Sound Of Music</i> taught me anything, Austrians like picnics so long as there is music and matching outfits. But do Italians like picnics? They must, right?<p>I've never been to an Italian picnic, but I imagine that a real one would consist of plenty of great …

Vanilla Pana Cotta with Champagne Berries & Lavender Cookies

Playin’ Around: 10 Outdoor Games Perfect for a Long Weekend

The first three-day weekend and the unofficial start of summer is almost here. Get ready for those BBQs, picnics, and pool parties with these 10 games that you can buy or DIY.<p>1. DIY Lawn Bananagrams: Word nerds rejoice! These jumbo Bananagrams tiles just require some cardboard and paint or a poster …

Landscaping

Hit the Snooze Button with 20 DIY Headboards

When it comes to the home, we believe that the two most important rooms are definitely the kitchen and the bedroom. Our bedrooms are where we recharge each night and begin each day, and its essential to create a peaceful space that is both restful and revitalizing. Here are 20 creative …

Decorations

100 DIY Ideas for the 3-Day Weekend

It's the start of the first three day weekend of the summer, so in keeping with (and expanding upon!) recent Apartment Therapy tradition, we put …

Framing

Bathroom DIY Magazine Rack {tutorial}

Shares 37K<p>I will start right off by saying I am not a fan of magazines in the bathroom. Icky and gross. However, it exists in our home. So, in an …

DIY Candle Holders {tutorial}

Shares 51K<p>Last week I shared a few spaces in the model homes that I have been decorating. One of the center pieces I used in the dining room …

Father's Day Roundup: 25 Awesome DIY Gifts to Make for Dad!

Father's Day is right around the corner (June 16th, mark your calendars!). If you're planning on making your old man a gift this year, here are 25 …

Sunday Supper: Roasted Chicken With Tomato-Mint Panzanella

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Summer and panzanella go hand-in-hand. It's a great way to use up juicy, sweet tomatoes and garden herbs. It's pretty interchangeable, too, which adds to …

Worthy Burgers, from Bushwick to NoHo to Staten Island

Brooklyn Fire Proof is chiefly a place for making and sharing art, but it turns out some visitors are also there for the hamburgers. BFP East, the …

Betty Crocker 20 Best Brownie Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Betty Crocker<p><b>Explore the World of Brownies</b> <b>Photo of Every Recipe</b><br>Brownies are comfort food at their best – and these 20 delightful recipes open up new brownie ideas everyone will love. Try S’Mores Brownies or Dulce-Frosted Chipotle brownies to add pizazz to your everyday treat. Want to dazzle …

Betty Crocker 20 Best Chocolate Cookie Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Betty Crocker<p><b>Dive into Chocolate Heaven with these Enticing Cookies</b><p><b>Photo of Every Recipe</b><p>Don’t you wish every cookie was chocolate? Now your wish can come true with these 20 delicious recipes. Enjoy Chocolate-Mallow Cookie Pies, Outrageous Double Chocolate-White Chocolate Chunk Cookies or …

Nick Ross and the myth of the self-guiding penis

Two years ago Naomi Wolf wrote an essay for CNN.com headlined: "Is pornography driving men crazy?" She declared that men are making poorer decisions …

Consciousness; it's a science thing | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

TEDxCERN was a lot of fun. The speakers were amazing, covering cosmology, cancer cures, underwater earthquakes, gender politics, ignoble bras, the …

17 Hybrid Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind

Dominique Ansel has blessed us with the Cronut, a croissant-doughnut crossbreed. If such a wonderful thing exists, what other hybrid pastry possibilities are there?

Make Homemade Silly String!

White House releases Benghazi e-mails

The White House on Wednesday released 100 pages of e-mails documenting the correspondence and revisions made to the talking points about the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya.<p>The e-mails show that after an interagency meeting at the White House, Obama administration officials crossed out sections of …

Recipe: Creamy Green Garlic & Avocado Pesto Over Gnocchi

Creamy Avocado Pesto Gnocchi with Green Garlic<p>Serves 4-6<p>1 ripe avocado, pit removed and flesh scraped from the skin<p>3 bulbs of green garlic, with a …

Italian Food