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Forge Your Own Knife From a Railroad Spike

Start blacksmithing in your garage and build your own forge for making projects like this railroad spike knife.<p>Blacksmithing can be done from home if you have the right setup and tools. The first thing you need is a forge to heat steel, and even that you can DIY.<p>YouTuber RetroWeld starts his …

Build a See-Through Cyclone Dust Separator for Your Shop Vac

Capture the mess before it’s made, with a DIY dust collection system<p>Here’s a rewarding weekend project that turns an ordinary shop vacuum into a capable mini dust collector. It creates a swirling vortex of airflow to spin out all the big chips and sawdust particles, so that only the finest of fines …

This Mom's Homemade Toy Kitchen Puts Every Other DIY Project to Shame

You won't believe the before and after photos of this mom's cardboard creation for her daughter.<p>So this one time my daughters and I built a clubhouse out of a big cardboard box. We cut out a door, and the girls decorated the inside with stickers and drawings. I thought we were badass. Um, yeah; a …

Parenting

Oatmeal Water Diet: What is it and How Can it Help You Lose Weight

When you’re planning to lose weight, there is no better food than oatmeal. Not only does it reinvigorate you, it also suppresses hunger and revs up …

3 Steps to Quickly Start Making Money With an Online Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While 99 percent of the population is going to work every day, trading their time for money...there’s a special group of “in the know” people who are waking up to a world of financial potential that most people don’t know is …

Online

HugeDomains.com - OurGardenClub.com is for sale (Our Garden Club)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Make These Freezer-Friendly Breakfast Sandwiches for an Easy Start to the Workday

We’ve long loved the idea of pre-making things like breakfast sandwiches, delicious wraps, and burritos and keeping them in the freezer until the …

Breakfast

Hillary Clinton has a race problem — and it’s resurfacing at a dangerous time

A brittle reaction to Black Lives Matter protester on eve of South Carolina refocuses voters on problematic record<p>According to a Feb. 16 CNN/ORC poll, a whopping 65 percent of South Carolinian black voters are planning to support Hillary Clinton in Saturday’s primary, while only 28 percent are …

Government

These 3 tax breaks could put thousands of dollars in your pocket if you make less than $50,000 per year

<b>The government will pay you to save for retirement</b> <br>It's a well-known fact that many contributions to retirement accounts can reduce your taxable income. For example, most people can get a deduction for traditional IRA contributions.<p>However, did you know that there is a tax credit designed to help …

Retirement

20 Chicken Recipes To Make Every Meal Healthy And Fulfilling

These chicken recipes are family friendly, easy to make and obviously delicious! Pin this to your board to you can use whenever you like!

How to make the perfect beef pho

The first thing you need to know about pho is that it doesn’t tend to rhyme with “know”. Most Vietnamese will pronounce it “fuh”, rather like the French word for “fire”, which is unsurprising, since the name is generally thought to come from the pot au feu casserole brought over by the French – …

Time I

10 best foods to make from scratch and save money

<b>1 Yoghurt</b><p>If we start from the perspective that milk, in terms of flavour, nutritional value and animal welfare, is one of the things you shouldn’t skimp on, it follows that your yoghurt should be made with good milk. Organic, natural yoghurt costs about £1.50 for 500g (Yeo Valley), and organic, …

Food

4 Laid-Back Latin American Beach Towns Where You Can Live Inexpensively

Did you ever dream about moving to Hawaii or some South Sea island where you could lazily stroll the beach and spend moonlit evenings luxuriating in …

How to Make The Chickpea Snack Càlia e Simenza | Men's Health

Try the recipe below from Sicilian writer Andrea Camilleri. Yes, the three-stage cooking process may seem time consuming, but this snack is worth the wait. You can skip re-hydrating the chickpeas, if you’re strapped for time. But know that in doing so you’ll lose extra flavor and texture. Serve …

23 Easy Peasy Packed Lunch Ideas

Shop-bought lunches are SO 2015.

Opinion: 10 biotech stocks to buy at ‘silly’ cheap prices

If you watched biotechnology stocks rally for the past few years without enjoying the ride, now’s the time to make up for lost ground.<p>The sector has …

Biotechnology

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast

It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new …

Healthy Eating

11 Slow Cooker Recipes That Will Save You Money In The New Year

The New Year is an ideal time to reset your budget and get creative with ways to save money. By utilizing your trusty slow cooker, you'll get more bang for your buck, ultimately saving time and money in the short-and long-term. Not to mention, the delicious possibilities to experiment with from …

Cooking

8 New Year's style resolutions every guy should make

"New year, new you," as the oft-repeated saying goes. But that doesn't just mean reading more and finally making use of your gym membership.<p>The new year is also a great time to take a second look at your wardrobe. Here are eight style resolutions every guy should make — and keep — in 2016.

Hair Care

Want to Lose Weight? Try This Surprising Food

Next time you eat a banana, you might want to hang on to the peel<p>Besides the annoyance of searching out a trash can at a charity ride rest stop, we're guessing you seldom spend much time thinking about banana peels, let alone consider eating them. But this overlooked "food waste," a culinary staple …

Nutrition

Why SolarCity Plans to Ditch Nevada

The largest solar installer in the U.S., SolarCity, said on Wednesday that it will stop selling and installing solar panels on rooftops across Nevada …

Solar Power

13 Healthy Smoothies to Get You Back on Track After the Holidays

When the holidays inevitably come to a close, we’re all left feeling a bit… blah. Maybe it’s all the salt from the perfect ham or the mounds of sugar from the dozens of Christmas cookies we inhaled (no judgement here!). What you really need to conquer that feeling is a smoothie to get back to your …

Breakfast

Crock-Pot Christmas! 10 slow-cooker recipes to try

From easy cocktail meatballs to gooey chocolate brownies, put your Crock-Pot to work this holiday season with these 10 easy Christmas slow-cooker recipes for appetizers, mains, sides and desserts.<p>Slow-Cooker Cider Ham<p>Anyone who's cooked a 7-pound ham knows that it takes up the whole oven! Take a …

Cooking

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes

Sometimes you need a simple dinner, but simple doesn't mean you have to sacrifice flavor. These chicken slow cooker recipes are hearty, delicious, …

Cooking

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship