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How to Make Your Own Barn Wood

It’s easy to do, looks authentic and saves 
you a fortune!<p>There are a few essential tools for this project. The first is an angle grinder. It doesn’t …

Woodworking

8 Muscle-Building Fast-Food Options!

When you're stuck with fast-food fare, don't use "bulking" as an excuse to eat like crap. We searched your favorite spots and found muscle-building …

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B vs. 3 B+: Which should you buy?

We don't expect to see an all-new model Raspberry Pi until late 2019 according to the company's roadmap, but the Raspberry Pi Foundation released a …

Everything You Need To Use Arduino For Home Automation

One of the great things about home automation is that it’s limitless. Whether you add more smart locks, toss some smart light bulbs into lamps, or add another smart thermostat to your home, it’s simple and easy to control all the products in your house.<p>But if you’re someone who doesn’t like the …

Florida is one of the best places to retire in America — here's exactly how much it costs for a dream retirement in the Sunshine State

Florida is often called the best place to retire in the US. What more could one ask for during their golden years than to bask under the sun, live among the palm trees, and not pay state income taxes?<p>But enjoying such paradise involves a lot of planning. To find out just how much money you need to …

Retirement

4 Simple Ways to Get Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

If you follow these tips, you'll probably have more success in the weight room.<p>Hitting the gym to lift weights and exercise can be a fun hobby, but if you don’t have any definite goals for the outcome of your workout, you’re ultimately wasting your time.<p>You can focus on vague concepts like …

Chris Pratt's Unforgettable Acceptance Speech Reveals 9 Inspiring Rules to Live By

They're powerful words from the prominent actor.<p>Actor Chris Pratt usually isn't the first person that you think about when seeking sage words of wisdom. Although it's true that he's known for often playing a sarcastic role, that didn't stop him from collecting the prestigious Generation Award at …

Want to Radically Improve Your Life? Ask Yourself 3 Powerful Questions Most of Us Have Never Thought of

Research found that the average person has about 60,000 thoughts per day. The bad news? 80 percent of those thoughts are negative and fear-based. Here are three questions to instantly curtail a negative mind.<p>If you're going through the ups and downs of life, maybe thinking about quitting on that …

3 Strength Standards for Men

It’s hard to go a day in the gym without hearing someone ask the inevitable—“What do you bench?” Those four words alone can make some shudder with …

Simple Timber Outdoor Bench

We knew what we wanted in a bench, and this one has it all! Low cost, stylish design, rock-solid, low maintenance and super easy to build.<p>Building …

Smartphone photography tips: 16 handy tricks you should know

Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.<p>Nevertheless, having a great camera is only …

Mobile Photography

The four-word prayer that could change everything in your life

On the days when I get really fearful, I say a tiny prayer. It’s called a breath prayer. During a series my pastor in Connecticut taught on the Beatitudes, he taught us how to say breath prayers — short, gritty prayers that get right to the point. You can say them anywhere and in any posture. You …

10 Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Buy a House In (+ Listings We Love)

1 of 20<p>St. Marys, Georgia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>3 of 20<p>Astoria, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 20<p>Pensacola, …

Convertible Miter Saw Station Plans

A huge work surface when you need it, compact storage when you don't<p>One will form the top of the cabinet and another will form the bottom. The two …

Build your own Arthur satellite dish for tracking the ISS

Construct a 3D paper model of the iconic Arthur satellite dish that notifies you whenever the International Space Station passes …

When you write your will, don’t mess this up

Two chores that most people gladly put off: The first is writing a will—and the second is updating it to reflect changed circumstances. Either way, …

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

30+ Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects in MagPi Magazine Issue 70

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts will be pleased to know that this month’s official Raspberry Pi magazine, MagPi issue 70 is now available to download and …

Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

You don't need to be a pro to sell your photos online

Earn a little cash from stock photography websites.<p>If you have a passion for photography, you don't have to wait for your big break. While you work on your craft, you can earn money by selling your pictures on stock photo sites.<p>This is a great way to get cash from a hobby you already enjoy, but …

Selling

Four Settings Every Photographer Should Know on Their Camera

When it comes to our cameras most of us put a lot of time into researching which camera to purchase. We review websites like Fstoppers, read user …

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

The Difference Between An $800 & $80 Bottle Of Red Wine

You can't put a price on happiness; but can you bottle it? Everyone knows the difference between an $8 and $80 wine, but when it comes to $80 vs. …

Wine

Implanting stem cell ‘patch’ can restore vision

Researchers have developed a specially engineered retinal patch to treat people with sudden, severe sight loss.<p>In July 2015, 86-year-old Douglas …

Rock-solid evidence shows how Earth's eccentric orbit affects climate change

The Earth goes through regular, large-scale cycles of ice ages and warmer periods, driven by a whole range of factors. Some of the main contributors …

The Iran deal is dead -- Iran killed it

The Iran nuclear deal is dead – and the mullahs who rule the Islamic Republic have only themselves to blame.<p>There is no need for President Trump to even announce that the United States is pulling out of the deal. Iran killed the agreement through its own willful actions and blatant lies, even …

The New Science of Psychedelics

Recent studies are finding that drugs such as LSD and psilocybin can help to alleviate depression, anxiety and addiction—and may have profound things to teach us about how the mind works<p>To anyone who lived through the 1960s, the proposition that psychedelic drugs might have a positive contribution …

Mental Health

Here’s what to expect when you try out the new Gmail

Don't let the phrase "Gmail redesign" make you panic.<p>I spend a lot of time staring into the neatly-stacked, never-ending stream of emails that come through my Gmail account every day. There’s a good chance you do, too—the service has more than 1 billion active users. When a service that big gets a …

Apps