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Prime Rib Primer: The Roast With the Most

<i>Chef Michael Symon's prime rib</i><p>Let us now praise that great behemoth of beef, the rosy-hued, well-marbled, wide-as-a-tree-trunk holiday hero-maker, prime rib.<p>This is the season for grand presentations at the table and slow-cooked things that fill the house with wonderful smells.<p>First the bad news: …

BBQ

Sandia Labs Reveals New Sniper Sight [Video]

The lens borrows from eyeball mechanics for effortless changes in focus.<p>In the tense moments of a long-range gun battle, unnecessary movements can give away a combatant's position, cause them to lose sight of the enemy, and possibly lead to fatalities. For America’s special forces, Sandia National …

Special Forces

Castle 3D Printed With Concrete In Someone’s Yard

For the last two years, Andrey Rudenko has been 3D printing a concrete castle in in his yard, layer by layer. Now, his castle is finally finished.<p>Andrey shared pictures of his process over the past two years to mixed reactions from the 3d printing community. While some may have thought he was …

DREAMers Confronted The Most Hardline Congressman On Immigration And It Was Super Awkward

"Did you know the first person who died in Iraq was undocumented?" "He lied to get into the military. Will you admit that? Will you admit that they he lied to get into the military?"<p>Andiola introduced herself to King, who has advocated getting rid of President Obama's policy of Deferred Action for …

Best Ice Tea Recipe

Perfect Ice Tea<p><b>Texas Tea</b> <i><br>I call sweet tea “Texas tea”</i><br>2 Quarts water<br>5 standard tea bags, I prefer Lipton<br>1/2 cup sugar<br>pinch of Baking Soda …

Healing Boo-Boo Salve - aka Homemade Natural Neosporin

Nov 01<p>Healing ‘Boo-Boo’ Salve, a.k.a Homemade Natural Neosporin<p>Posted by Crystal <i>//</i> 200 Comments »<p>All of us get ‘boo-boos’. <i>Right?</i> Some of us get them …

Former Tennessee players call out 'loser' Derek Dooley

Troy Fleming, Al Wilson and Corey Larkins did not play for the former head coach, but they have strong words anyway.<p>Derek Dooley's stint as Tennessee's head coach is the kind Volunteer fans would very much like to forget. Equal parts short and unsuccessful, Dooley was unable to bring the SEC …

How I Used a Paint Can to Forge a Rugged Knife [Video]

Hackett relies on his ingenuity to turn spring steel into an edged blade.<p>Before bows and arrows, language, and even vertical foreheads, some of our ancestors survived by industriously chipping rocks into sharp tools. Today we take metal knives for granted, yet few are made to survive a world …

Crossbows

Make Your Own DIY Box-Fan Beef Jerky

There's no reason to pay the outlandish store prices for beef jerky—it's the ultimate DIY food.<p>There's no reason to pay the outlandish store prices for beef jerky—it's the ultimate DIY food.

5 Free Apps to Save You Money on Gas

Whether youre planning the road trip of the century or just trying to get to work this summer, gas prices are likely on your mind. Your smartphone can be a powerful tool in your quest to find the cheapest way to fill up your tank and make those prec<p>Whether you're planning the road trip of the …

How to grow your own tea

Sarah Raven takes a sip from a new world of flavour with herbs that are easy to grow, delicious to drink and healthy, too<p>We all know that countless cups of strong coffee and even black tea are not good for us .<p>Keener on the carrot than the stick, I wanted this year to extend my repertoire of herbs …

diy modern and very cool cooler

well, just like last year, and the year before that — we’re throwing ourselves a little birthday picnic for our shared birthday week. so of course i …

DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial

Today’s the day! I have had floods of comments and emails asking for this DIY Wood Scalloped Wall Tutorial and as promised, here it is!!! This wall …

What Herbs Should I Plant in My Garden? Eight Useful Ones to Grow

In some parts of the country at least, the soil is warming up, and it's getting to be time to plant outdoor herb gardens! Whether you plant one in a …

Gardening

Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever

For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the project here.)<p>For <i>Popular Mechanics</i>' 110th …

How to Remove Rusted Bolts

We've all come across a nut that over time has rusted itself solid to the accompanying bolt. The rusted bolt is always tough to take off, but any DIYer with a level head and steady hand can tackle the challenge. The first rule is to invoke the patience of a Bonsai artist. Getting angry will put you …

Plumbing Basics: How to Sweat a Pipe Joint

Preparation, not the flame, is the key to sweating a watertight joint.<p>As a mechanical contractor, I sweat a lot of copper pipe, yet people don't believe me when I say the preparation is more important than the torch work. Even the experienced tend to rush the job — maybe a 3650 F flame is just more …

How to Wash Your Car Like a Pro

There is much more to washing and waxing when it comes to cleaning and protecting your vehicle's paint.<p>If you care about your car's exterior, you'll avoid those quickie car washes with the big brushes that can do more harm than good and do a DIY car wash that will achieve the best results.<p>Most …