Pat Glass

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Killer Homemade Cleaners Made From Vinegar, Baking Soda And Lemon

Store-bought cleaning products can be harsh on your skin and they’re not as natural as they want to seem. So why not make your own cleaners? It’s …

Cleaning

The Appeal of Checkerboard Floors

There’s something timeless and classic about a checkerboard floor. Despite how it covers the largest open space in a room with a bold geometric …

Brain Game | Lumosity and Crossword Puzzles - Consumer Reports News

Worried about losing your memory? If you want to exercise your brain, you might think that there’s nothing better than crossword puzzles. Not so, …

Spring Cleaning Supplies | Closet Organizers and More - Consumer Reports News

The trick to spring cleaning is not to cram it all into one weekend. Make a plan, either room-by-room or task-by-task, and work your way through the …

Designer Kitchen For Less | Budget Kitchen Remodel - Consumer Reports News

Many of the hottest kitchen-design trends—bright colors, sleek shelving, focal point lighting and chic finishes—are easy to replicate even on a small …

Make Small Appliances Last | Maintenance Tips - Consumer Reports News

Once you’ve gone to the effort of finding the perfect coffeemaker, toaster, stand mixer, or other countertop appliance, you want to make sure it …

Best Blues

A Sea of Blue

Wildflower Road

Wildflower HIll

Bluebonnet Bokeh

Under Texas Skies

Found: The Most Potentially Life-Friendly Exoplanet So Far

Kepler 186f is the most Earth-like exoplanet we've ever discovered, but it's so far away that details will remain scarce for a long time.<p>Five hundred light-years away, Earth has a cousin. Kepler data has revealed there's rocky planet out there that's similar in size to Earth and may have the right …

A Homemade Crossbow Designed To Impale A Car Door [Video]

Watch out, Katniss<p>English philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that men living in anarchy would lead “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short” lives. So as much as I’d enjoy rebuilding civilization from piles of trash after an apocalypse, I’d first worry about a way to send petrol-marauding punk …

An Invisible Barn And Other Amazing Images From This Week

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

The Most Famous Brand From Every State

Today's map shows the corporation or brand that best represents each state. Designer Steve Lovelace explained his criteria: "In each case, I picked a …

6 Insane Moments of Foreshadowing in Futurama

<i>Futurama</i> is renowned for its hidden Easter eggs, some that even diehard fans couldn't have picked up on upon first viewing. That's because these …

5 Tech-Savvy Tricks to Help You Get a Good Night's Sleep

<b>By Chris Gayomali</b><p>Have trouble getting shut-eye? You aren't alone. An estimated 50 million to 70 million U.S. adults suffer from sleep or wakefulness …

Milky Way's Structure Mapped in Unprecedented Detail

Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like.<p>It may seem odd that a comprehensive …