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20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Language

For True Cyber Security, Using a USB Firewall Is Essential

While trojans and email phishing still feature prominently in hacker toolkits, getting into a system IRL is one of the most effective methods a truly …

9 Genius Hiding Places for All Your Valuables

Just in case you haven't had your fill of troubling news lately, try this: Today's thieves are smarter—and more brazen—than ever. More than half of …

12 Smart Home Lighting Solutions for a Brighter Home

Want to add some extra spark to your indoor lighting solution? There’s nothing better than going for some smart home lighting gadgets. These will not …

How to Make a Coffee Rig From Scratch | Men’s Health

<b>How to Build It:</b><p><b>1. Clean the Metal</b><p>With the utility knife, scrape any labels off the pipes. Then wipe off the oil coating using a rag soaked with mineral spirits. (Wear disposable gloves and do this in a well-ventilated area.)<p><b>2. Paint the Screws</b><p>Twist the short screws and four of the long ones into …

7 ‘apartment-in-a-box’ designs for tiny spaces

Small living, made easy<p>As micro apartments become ever more prevalent in cities around the world, architects and designers seem to have grasped firmly onto one idea: the “all-in-one” furniture solution that combines multiple functions into one module. The premise is simple. By tucking in everything …

20 sensory table activities that offer creative ways to teach kids through play

Are you looking for a more hands-on way to teach your kids that doesn’t involve screens? A “sensory table” is a fun and creative way to teach your …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

Apps

Obama, Feds outline technical, spear phishing details, sanctions vs. Russia over cyber attacks

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI laid out spear phishing techniques so network admins can better thwart what is alleged to be Russian …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Patio Pavers

Are you agonizing over which patio pavers to pick? Good. You should. The hardscape material you put underfoot will set the tone for your garden …

5 Bathroom Cabinet Storage Hacks You Need to Try

When you have a tiny bathroom in your home, you know that how you use your space is of the utmost importance. Unless you're clever about how you …

Hacking

5 Ways To Make Your Home Office Better

<i>Mitchell Parker, Houzz Editorial Staff</i><p>The term “home office” is kind of misleading. It suggests that the room is all about being an extension of a day at the office. Though that can be a part of what happens in them, home offices also are a place to do so much more. This is where people manage …

Home Offices

15 Amazing Bathroom Remodel Ideas, Plus Costs 2017

Updating or remodeling your bathroom can be a great investment of your home improvement dollars, especially if you plan to sell your home in the next …

Home Improvement

How to lay pavers for a patio: Fixing a brick patio yourself

How to lay pavers for a patio: Fixing a brick patio yourself<p>Updated on July 9, 2013<p>Our backyard Paver Patio<p>Repairing your own Paver Patio<p>Six years …

One Room Challenge: Week 2 | DIY Built-In Bunkbeds for Around $700

We’re so excited to share how the shared room for our daughters progressed in just one week! As soon as we hit publish on last week’s ORC (One Room …

Woodworking

Woodshed Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about woodshed plans. If you want to store 1 cord of wood in safe conditions so it dries out properly, you …

Woodworking

9 Ideas For Including Tree Stumps In Your Home Decor

Today we’re sharing 9 tree stumps that have been re-purposed into natural decor pieces that wouldn’t look out of place in your contemporary …

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since we think visual aids are the …

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Get your yellow rubber gloves ready.

Safe from Home Invasion? DIY Security for Your Home

<b>Is Your Family Safe from Home Invasion? How to Safeguard Your Home from Intruders</b><p><b>Civil emergencies and post collapse crime</b> will mean break-ins, …

Pentagon seeks cyberweapons strong enough to deter attacks

The nation that brought the world the mushroom cloud is now hard at work on a new project: coming up with cyberweapons so strong that their very existence would deter foreign governments from attacking U.S. databases and crucial computer systems.<p>The idea is to try to adapt a military concept that …

Cybersecurity

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

Tutorials

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

How To Make Your Own Mosquito Repellent Candles

Mosquito bites can ruin a pleasant vacation or a beautiful night spent outdoors. Summer brings a lot of joy in our lives, as we can enjoy fresh air, …

Candles

4 Butterfly Photograph Tips You Can Try Today

Spring has sprung bringing green grasses, rain showers, perennial flowers, beautiful bees and butterflies. Butterflies brighten our day and our …

Landscape Photography

Technology and Kids - Limit your Child's Screen Time

31 Comments<p>Is your child playing video games instead of doing schoolwork? Is he avoiding social situations—and is his behavior worsening as a result …