Jeremy Mabe

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How to Explore Machu Picchu, Peru

Considered the ultimate backpackers dream trip, Machu Picchu is the rough-and-tumble trek that’s at the top of most adventurers’ bucket lists.<p>A …

South America

This Simple-Stitch Cape Will Keep You So Freaking Warm

Forget Edna's advice: Capes are awesome.<p>* About 4 yards of thick fabric (Fleece or felt are great)<p>* Box cutter or scissors<p>* Fabric glue<p>* Needle<p>* Thread<p>* Button<p>* Sewing machine (optional)<p>View this post on Facebook

5 Things You NEED to Know Before Renovating a Piece of Furniture

Restoration vs. Renovation<p>Restoration means restoring something to its former glory, and in the case of a priceless antique, it can require extensive …

30 Hearty Sandwiches You Can Eat for Dinner

We always hear about breakfast for dinner (of which I am a big fan), but I'm also a fan of lunch for dinner (I guess I just like to mix things up!). …

19 Little Ways To Make Your Apartment Look More Put Together

If you can't change it, hide it.

20 Brilliant Ikea Hacks For Kids

01 of 20<p>DIY Ikea Play Kitchen Hack<p>Ikea's Duktig play kitchen is a popular toy for families with young children as kids love to try to copy their …

IKEA

How a Glass Terrarium Changed the World

The Wardian case made intercontinental plant transport possible—and helped spread empires. An Object Lesson.<p>If you’ve ever eaten a banana, changed a car tire, or accidentally killed an orchid, then you have the Wardian case to thank. Unfortunately, you can probably also blame this small, sealed …

Why we should accept our ecological state for what it is, not what we want it to be

'Inheritors of the Earth' looks at both sides of planetary losses.<p>Ecologist Chris Thomas thinks we should focus on the world as it is instead of …

11 Space-Saving DIY Kids’ Room Storage Ideas that Help Declutter

There are few rooms that demand as much work as the kids’ room. And it is not just about planning for the design of the room, its style, theme and …

Canada Unveils 'Dinosaur Mummy' Found With Skin And Gut Contents Intact

“We don’t just have a skeleton. We have a dinosaur as it would have been.”<p>After more than 110 million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it’s unlike anything they’ve seen before.<p>The remains of an armor-plated …

Why Gay Men Need A Body Positivity Movement, Too

"Too many of us have spent too much of our lives trapped in the closet. May we not spend the rest of them trapped in the gym."<p>The restaurant had been particularly busy that night, and I was starving. At the time, I was working as a server to put myself through grad school in a whimsical little …

New Font Is Dedicated To The Queer Activist Behind The Rainbow Flag

Its creators hope the free font will spread across protest posters everywhere.<p>In June of 1978, artist and activist Gilbert Baker hand-dyed and stitched together eight strips of vibrant fabric, yielding a rainbow flag.<p>Each color signified a certain power: pink stood for sex, red for life, orange for …

DIY Ideas for Reuse and Restyle Your Old Clothes

Nowadays, many people are realizing the benefits of repurposing old clothing. You’ll find there are a number of uses that old clothing can serve, and …

33 DIY Gifts That'll Make People Say "You MADE That?!"

It's the thought that counts, but you may as well make it cute too.

Green building materials 101: The best products to use

California’s leading green building expert offers guidance for buying eco-friendly products<p>Ever wonder if that sheet of plywood or tile sealer that you’re using in your home renovation is bad for the environment or your family? We did the research to assemble a cheat sheet for purchasing more …

Home Improvement

Drink This DIY Tonic to Help Support a Healthy Metabolism

You might be one of those people who bolts out of bed in the morning, ready to take on the day. Or, perhaps your energy peaks mid-morning after a …

An AIDS-Era Musical in an Age of Marriage Equality

In 1992, the musical “Falsettos” arrived on Broadway, bringing to the world’s biggest stage a self-centered nebbish named Marvin, who, having left his wife and son for another man, was nevertheless pining in song for “a tight-knit family” of “kid, wife and lover.” That year, Pat Robertson, at the …

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22 ways to make your small outdoor space look incredible

Here at homify we often talk about how to make the most of what you've got, whether it be fantastic design tips, small renovations, or simply …

What Ghost Stories and Haunted Houses Tell Us About American History

The U.S. may be a relatively young country, but it has its fair share of ghost stories and haunted houses. And according to Colin Dickey, author of</i> …

Science Says Doing This Regularly Could Add 2 Years to Your Life

Choosing the right kind of beach read could be beneficial to your health.<p>Most of us want to live long, healthy lives, full of purpose and vitality. While there is no fountain of youth, there are certain practices everyone knows help extend your time on earth: wearing your seatbelt, eating fruits …

10 DIY Mid-Century Modern Projects to Give Your Home Some Serious Personality

Mid-century modern decor is striking, timeless, and a little funky. Here are some DIYs to try to add some MCM flair to your home. Make and Do Crew1. …

Inspiring Backyard Pond Ideas - Quiet Corner

If you’ve always wanted a backyard pond, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of homeowners already have them and thousands more are installing …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

University of British Columbia

More Than 100 United Methodist Clergy Come Out As LGBT

The religious leaders released their letter on the eve of the church's General Conference.<p>Dozens of Methodist clergy members took a stand for equality on Monday in the hope that their church will re-evaluate discriminatory policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals during …

Searching for Signs of Hannibal’s Route in DNA from Horse Manure

More than two thousand years ago, thirty-seven elephants from heat-shimmering latitudes ascended Europe’s highest mountain range, tramped though snow and across ice, and breathed the thin air of high altitudes. Those that survived the perilous journey met with a bitter winter and war, as the …

How to make Paper Clay

I fell in love with sculpting with paper mache during my first project five years ago. However, I never really found a recipe that was worth the time …

Scientists have discovered a mysterious boiling river in the Amazon rainforest

According to legend, Spanish conquistadors foolishly ventured into the rainforest in search of gold, and the few men that returned told stories of poisoned water, man-eating snakes, and a river that boiled from below.<p>For Peruvian geoscientist, Andrés Ruzo, the myth had fascinated him since …

How Mindful Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

You may have heard Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry talk about "mindfulness meditation," but new research has found it's not just a celebrity buzzword.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> discovered that mindfulness meditation, which focuses on breathing and …