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Seventeen Sneaky Secret Compartments

To celebrate the publication of my little stash project in <i>Make:</i> Volume 34, I’ve rounded up a pseudorandom smattering of some of my favorite secret hiding place posts from our online archives. Some of these link to <i>Make:</i> articles, some to outside content, and a few don’t link anywhere and are just …

Eye Candy: 10 Vegetable Gardens You'll Love to Garden

Vegetable gardens don't have to be anything fancy. A plot of tilled earth in a sunny location--that's about it. Although such spaces do the job, they …

Vegetable Gardens

How to Treat a Sunburn

The sun, tanning lights, or any other source of ultraviolet light can cause a sunburn or reddened, tender skin. Prevention is better than the cure, …

Skin Care

How to Make Safety Survival Gear From Household Products

In an emergency situation, there is no telling what kind of power outages might occur. Hurricanes in countries that are wealthy still manage to knock …

12 Top Internet Slang Terms You Should Know About

While it may seem like just yesterday that we were all getting dial-up connections installed, the internet has been around to produce a language of …

How to Get Toddlers to Sleep Quicker

For parents, trying to get kids to sleep is an eternal problem. Late naps, hunger, playfulness, and excitement are all reasons for kids to avoid …

How to Always Leave a Great First Impression

The importance of a first impression and steps on how to practice delivering consistently great first impressions.

How to Make Your Own Healthy Snack Bars

Set Up a New Laptop With the Ultimate Freeware Apps

Need to find the ultimate freeware apps to set up your computer or laptop. We've found the ones you can trust for you.

Quote of the Day by Martin Luther King, Jr.

How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

These key tips can mean the difference between a successful garage sale, and a garage full of junk you weren't able to sell.

SOSCharger, The Portable Self-Powered Mobile Phone Charger

In situations where you need emergency energy for your smart phone, you can use the SOSCharger to potentially save your life.

5 Essential DIY Kitchen Cleaning Tricks

With baking soda, vinegar, salt, and a bit of elbow grease, you can keep your kitchen sparkling clean.

5 Tips for College Student Spring Cleaning

While everyone has a few things to tidy up during Spring cleaning, college students are particularly challenged in this area. With months of …

7 Ways to Mentally Cope With Moving Abroad

You’ve packed your suitcase, you’ve said goodbye to your loved ones and you’re at the airport; “What am I doing?” you ask yourself “Have I made a …

3 Questions to Ask Before You Quit Your Job

Asking yourself a few questions can mean the difference between thriving and failing in the land of self-employment. Read this before quitting your …

Gmail as Your Primary Mail Client

In this video I take a look at using Gmail as your primary email client. And it stands up surprisingly well!

Daily Quote: The Future Belongs to...

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.<p>Do you have a dream deep in your heart that you want to pursue? If you do, have …

9 Best Google Reader Alternatives in 2013

Google Reader has been given it’s execution date. It’s time for us to say goodbye to cliché and embrace some better RSS readers. We have created a …

10 Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar You Might Not Know About

Though many people keep apple cider vinegar at home for use in salad dressings and marinades, but it actually has several other uses as well. From …

How to Maximize Productivity For The Perpetually Distracted

Most people in 2013 have a nasty habit of placing too much on their to-do lists. Each day, the list grows longer and we struggle to get even half of …

Winter Energy Efficiency Hacks

Spring is just around the corner, but there are plenty of places where winter has not yet receded. Many parts of North America and Europe are still …

How to Get Rid of Ants

It is easy to get rid of ants without harmful chemicals if you follow the steps in this brief tutorial.

Companion Planting 101

Though it’s only the beginning of March, many people are starting to sense the first kiss of spring in the air. Snow is melting, birds are returning …

How to Let Go of Your Stuff for a Better Spring Clean

As the first days of spring creep up upon us, many of us emerge from our winter hiding places, take a good look around us, and decide that it’s time …

Curing the Common Cold:
 The Art of Being Sick

Unless you’ve been living in a hermetically-sealed plastic bubble for the last six months, you know there is a nasty flu spreading. That sound you’re …

How to Make Sure Your Computer Network is Secure

You have a network at home? Are you sure it’s secure? This Lifehack Lesson will go through the main steps to secure your home network and to reduce …

How to Keep Nail Clippings from Flying Across the Room

Using this simple duct tape hack, you can prevent your nail clippings from flying all across your room.

Daily Quote: What Does a Committee Do?

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How to Heal Yourself and Others

Ho’oponopono can balance our emotions and replace them with more positive emotions that leads to healing and accelerated recovery.