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How to Use Commas

Comma rules are the subject of much confusion and even heated debate (such as whether or not to use the Oxford comma). Learning how to use commas …

Linguistics

How to Convert from Decimal to Binary

How do you convert the fractional part of a decimal to a binary?<p>wikiHow Contributor<p>If the decimal number has a fractional part, then the fractional …

ALL HAIR, ALL WEEK!

hair<p>Hosting a party? You’ll probably need a hairstyle that will hold up while you finish prepping the party for your guests. Now before you get …

Colorful Artsy Coasters

• <b>White ceramic tiles</b>• <b><br>Rubbing alcohol</b>• <b><br>Small straw or eyedropper</b>• <b><br>Your favorite Sharpie fine markers</b>• <b><br>Spray fixative</b>

The Seven-Minute Workout Timer Guides You Through a Quick Workout

Last week we told you about the seven minute workout and showed you how to do each exercise. If you don't feel like setting up your own 30 second …

These 12 Videos Show the Proper Form for a 7-Minute Full Workout

Interval training, as we've mentioned before, is one of the most efficient ways to exercise. Yesterday we shared a routine that gives you a full-body …

The Best Chrome Apps You're (Probably) Not Using

The Chrome app store has seen a lot of improvements lately, but a lot of the apps that work inside Google Chrome still go under the radar. With that …

Apps

Rules for life

I’ve made rules that I’m trying to implement in my life. Want to see them? Probably not. But here they are anyway:<p><b>1. Don’t be shitty.</b><p><b>2. Don’t make</b> …

Time Machines

The Problem With Time Machines: [[Character stands holding the lever of a box labeled "Time Machine," with a big on off lever switched to off.]] [[He …

Geek Humor

How to Calculate Probability

Probability is the measure of how likely an event is to occur out of the number of possible outcomes. Calculating probabilities can seem tricky at …

Tie a Scarf

Revamp Old T-shirt into Love-ly One

15 Knee Length Skirt Patterns

How to End a Cover Letter

A weak, halfhearted ending to a cover letter can leave the employer wondering whether you're really the right fit for the job. On the other hand, a …

The Best Way to Cut Up a Whole Chicken

Knowing how to cut up a chicken is a fundamental kitchen skill. Sure, you can buy chicken in pieces, but you pay more per pound to have someone else …

Five Creative Uses for Google Alerts

Google Alerts is one of Google's hidden gems. It's a really powerful tool to keep track of trends, interesting topics, or anything really new that …

spinach and smashed egg toast

What do you make yourself for lunch, if nobody else is around? I bet you’re hoping I’m going to say something ambitious, like “a gently poached …

Know Your Bones

More Life Hacks and Tips

Lacy Bowls

Green Cleaning Recipes

If your shower doors and walls are past the ‘just a cleaning’ stage; Get new! It’s easy – Check out how to install a shower stall on rona.ca<p>Green …

Waterfall Fabric T-shirt Upgrade

Carrot Fries

SMOKY EYE WITH ONLY LINER

makeup<p>post + photography by amy nadine; graphic design by eunice chun<p>This isn’t just a lifesaver in an emergency, creamy chunky liners actually give …

How to Make a Bride Survival Kit

1<p><b>Buy or make a neat hold-all to keep everything inside.</b> Ideally it should be compact and easily carried, so that the bride finds it easy to toss in …

Lips

DIY Dollar Store Custom Stenciled Gift Mugs

Today I have a great guy gift idea for you. This project only cost $1 and took just 5 minutes. Attention procrastinators: easy, cheap last minute guy …

A CHIGNON FOR A FASCINATOR

hair<p>photos/post/design: Kristin Ess<p><b>Fascinators</b> are becoming more and more popular in the US. Many of our most fashionable friends are building small …

5 Cooking Mistakes We All Make, and How to Fix Them

Cleaning your cast iron with soap and water? Squeezing every last bit of ground beef into that pan? Even if you know your way around the kitchen, …

How to Remove Bathroom Mold

Mold can start out as just a small spot and become an unsightly, disgusting sight. In severe cases, it can become a health hazard. Fortunately, you …