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TomTato plant grows both tomatoes and potatoes

We've seen a number of innovations that allow for gardening in small spaces, including a ferris wheel-like contraption, a mat that shows you where to …

Gardening

Blizzident "toothbrush" is claimed to clean your teeth in 6 seconds

Before they can receive a Blizzident, users first have to go to their dentist and get an impression made of their teeth. Next, a 3D digital model of …

Stand-alone earbud player puts the bite on music

An mp3 player has a lot going for it. It’s portable, it’s convenient, and you can move your entire music collection in a way that once took a crew of …

Standalone

Enter, Sandman: how lucid dreaming ‘can help you change yourself’

Thomas Peisel will teach you to reign over the witching hour<p>Maybe the vast majority of your recollected dreams involve public speaking in the nude, or repeatedly failing your college chemistry final. Or maybe you don’t recall having any dreams at all. According to Thomas Peisel, both scenarios are …

Jagermeister Shotmeister

Pour ice-cold shots of your favorite anise-flavored liqueur just like they do out at the bar with the Jagermeister Shotmeister ($200). This tap …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

Dessert Upgrade! How to Flavor Your Sugar

We’re big fans of sweet treats, and easy hacks or upgrades here at Brit HQ. What better way to combine them than by making infused or flavored sugars?<p>No matter what you prefer to call them, these sugars can easily take your dessert recipe from boring to brilliant. Just imagine sugar cookies topped …

Picnic Recipes from the Garden

<b>Recipes by Julianna K. Grimes</b><p>We can’t think of a better way to celebrate your garden’s summer bounty than with a delicious picnic lunch or dinner. …

Clean It: How To Make Your Grill Look Brand New

After each use, the grill takes a nasty hit. Grease, grime, and bits of charcoal manage to stick to the outside making it a nasty experience to …

Grilling

How to Make a Backyard Fire Pit for cheap.

My name is Karen and I haven’t lit anything on fire in 5 months. I’m sure I deserve some sort of a chip or something for that.<p>You see … I’m a bit of …

Houseplants

Roundup: 10 Unexpected Things You Can Grill

Grilling season is in full swing, but if you're tired of the same old slab of meat fare--or if you're a vegetarian--you might not be as thrilled with …

DIY HDTV Antenna - Hacked Gadgets – DIY Tech Blog

Holly Mann shows us how to build a DIY HDTV Antenna. You probably have most of the things around the house already so it shouldn’t cost more than …

Roundup: Recipes for the Perfect Picnic Menu

It's picnic season. That means packable food taken to your favorite outdoor spaces and enjoyed under the glistening blue sky or twinkling stars. The …

Food

How to: Make a DIY Outdoor Living Plant Wall

<i>We’re happy to partner with Dremel Weekends, a new DIY website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for all</i> …

Control Garden Pests Organically Without Chemicals

Organic Chemical-Free Insect Pest Control<p>Unwanted insects in your garden are just that: unwanted. Unwanted insects may eat and destroy your crops, …

Gardening

The Ultimate DIY Container Garden

Perhaps you remember I told you I grew up on a farm. Well, big things are happening there this spring (in very small packages).<p>The real brains of our …

Harvesting tomatoes, when to pick tomatoes

Harvesting tomatoes: at last, it’s time to enjoy the fruit of your labor!<p>Nothing tastes like a fresh tomato! Harvesting tomatoes at the right time …

Gardening

Edible Flowers - A Little Known Boost in Taste AND Health

<b>I’m harvesting my garden bounty again</b>, but this time I’m harvesting flowers! No, I’m not going to put them in a vase, <i>I’m going to eat them!</i><p><b>Flowers</b> …

Gardening

How to Throw a Perfect Bonfire Party

Throwing the perfect party can definitely be a challenge. But throwing the perfect bonfire party? That one is pretty doable, actually. Bonfires are …

Decorations

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The Secret Sauce: 5 Common Home Remedies Explained

These days, stores stockpile products that can solve everything from household messes to ant invasions. But there’s something to be said for handling …

Alternative Medicine

Perfect Sweet Tea Recipe - No. 2 Pencil

Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, remove from heat and add tea bags.<p>Let tea steep for about 10 minutes.<p>Remove tea bags and add sugar to hot water.<p>Stir …

Create your Own Stone Walkway for less than $40

Landscaping can sometimes seem like a costly overwhelming project. It doesn't have to be, you can change the look of the front of your home with this …

Tips-n-Tricks: Squirrel Proof the Birdfeeders | How to Keep Squirrels off Birdfeeders

Squirrels are cute, but can quickly empty bird feeders throughout the winter months. Here's a simple remedy to prevent squirrels from getting on your …

MYO Mosquito Repellant | Do It Yourself Mosquito Repellent Recipes

Did you know that Studies have proven that Catnip Repels Mosquitoes More Effectively Than DEET?! Here's a simple way to protect YOUR family …

Mosquitoes

Coconut Oil Rub for Stiff Muscles

I’ve long been a fan of muscle rubs after a day of hard labor. The first time I tried one, I had spent the day mucking out the chicken coop and doing …

Pallet wood outdoor sofa reveal

You might say I have a special place in my heart for pallets these days. This pallet wood outdoor sofa reveal showcases my favorite place to …