Seth Tompkins

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The Inside of This Tiny Cabin Is a Must-See

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

Ski skills: how to develop leg steering and rotation for better control on steep slopes

When you turn using your hips and upper body it is impossible to edge your skis says Telegraph Ski and Snowboard ski technique editor and coach for Channel 4's The Jump, Warren Smith. Leg or thigh steering describes how we rotate our legs within our sockets. This allows us to ski more efficiently …

The big surprise I found in my marriage -- after nine years

I had been sitting on the edge of my bed for about 20 minutes when my wife, Raquel, walked in. I didn’t even look up.<p>“I can’t do this,” I said. “I can’t do it, I can’t do it, I can’t do it.”<p>Raquel walked over and sat next to me.<p>“I’m sorry,” she said, putting her hand on my back. “I hate to see you …

Alzheimer's Disease

Healdsburg Home

Healdsburg, California<p>This project was for a couple with an extensive relationship to the timber of the forest. The house was designed to incorporate the stunning surrounding views into their everyday life, and to take advantage of some fallen redwood trees that they had saved for several years – …

Architecture

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Them!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Family gives elderly man with intellectual disabilities 'best years of his life'

Homer Williams, 69, long dreamed of a family to love him. He finally got a forever home this fall.<p>Homer Williams was born with intellectual disabilities and lived with his mom until she died in 1987. After she passed away, he moved into an institution for 22 years where the other residents teased …

Disability

The Best Pumpkin Muffins

Moist and tender with a deep orange hue, these pumpkin muffins are the perfect canvas for all your cinnamon-spiced adventures. The base recipe is …

These solar-powered homes push the limits of sustainable living

Impressive!<p>Since 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy has hosted the Solar Decathlon, a collegiate international competition that challenges students to build full-size, solar-powered houses. As the residential solar industry matures, with constant innovation in home batteries, energy-generating …

We’ve Found the Tiny Home of Our Dreams (and It’s for Sale!)

The location alone would make us swoon. Set on a western-facing clifftop on Washington’s San Juan Island and surrounded by rugged vegetation, this …

Pacific Northwest

Bripe - Coffee Brew Pipe

Story<p><b>Fresh brewed coffee—anywhere, anytime</b><p>The Bripe, winner of the Innovation Award at 2017’s Outdoor Retailer tradeshow, is unlike any portable …

These Healthy Baked Oatmeal Cups Are a Breakfast Savior

When you're having one of <i>those</i> mornings — you know, the frantic ones when you oversleep and forgot to set the coffee the night before and can't find …

Breakfast

10 Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Prep Right Now

When it comes to meal prep, you usually focus first on dinner and then maybe lunch. That means all too often breakfast gets the shaft. Maybe you …

Breakfast

Chicken Gyro Salad With Tzatziki Dressing

• Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol 224mg<br>• Fiber 3g<br>• Protein 49g<br>• Carbohydrate 17g<br>• Sodium 1350mg<br>• Sugar 5g<p>Calories 463<br>• Fat 22g<br>• Sat fat 5g<br>• Cholesterol …

1-acre permaculture farm in Australia feeds 50 families

This family in Australia completely shifted the way they source their food – with remarkable success. When wife Nici suffered an illness, the Coopers …

Permaculture

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Recipe on Pinterest

"It tastes like chicken." This has to be one of the most common phrases uttered in the world. Mothers say it to children who won't try food. New …

Cooking

How to Epoxy Voids in Wood, Make Your Own Kitchen Knife, Pour a Concrete Coffee Table and More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Kitchen Knife</b><p>Jimmy DiResta needs a new kitchen knife. He could go buy one, or he could make one—from scratch. The …

Woodworking

Cheese Stuffed Garlic Pull-Apart Bread

This Cheesy Garlic Pull-Apart Bread is stuffed with mozzarella cheese and coated in herb butter. I’ve partnered with Fleischmann’s® Yeast for this …

Garlic

Vegan No-Bake Protein Bars For When Hangry Isn't An Option

If you're a clean eater, you know how hard it is to find a good healthy protein bar these days. Most contain some type of added junk your body just …

Meal Prep: 5 Healthy Recipes To End January On A High Note

<i>Every week we bring you Meal Prep to help you lay out healthy weekly meals. Do your shopping, spend a few hours cooking on the weekend, and enjoy the fruits of your labor all week long. A lot of thought goes into curating them, ensuring there’s a good balance of nutrition and delicious fun.</i><p>We have …

Healthy Eating

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake for True Chocoholics

When you're celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day, you need to pull out all the stops. Sure, a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would …

Dessert

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

It's been saved almost 600,000 times.<p>When you think of slow cooker recipes you probably imagine pulled pork, stews and other kinds of soup, right? Turns out the most popular one on Pinterest right now isn't any of those things. In fact, it's something much closer to a dish you'd order at Chipotle — …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

Bill Gates

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

Maple Chicken and Goat Cheese Salad

It's been another busy week in the Doughmamma household, on top of our normal craziness, we had the lovely addition of our washing machine overflowing, which wouldn't have been so bad, had it not been on the second floor. Luckily we were home and caught it in time, requiring only minimal …

Cheese

Meal Prep: 4 Muscle-Building Bowl Recipes to Make for Lunch or Dinner

Instead of eating off a plate (how common!), the hot new restaurant trend is plopping everything into—wait for it—a bowl.<p>What, not revolutionary …

Mini Hash Brown Quiches

Ingredients<p>1 (20 ounce) bag Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns<br>• 1 cup grape tomatoes, some halved and some quartered<br>• 0.25 tsp black pepper<br>• 0.25 tsp salt<br>• 0.5 cup cheddar cheese<br>• 0.67 cup Swiss cheese<br>• 0.33 cup milk<br>• 0.75 cup heavy whipping cream<br>• 7 eggs<br>• 1 Tbsp butter<br>• 0.33 cup onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 Tbsp butter, …

Breakfast

The Power of a Weekly Marriage Meeting | The Art of Manliness

The institution of marriage arguably carries a heavier weight of pressures and expectations in the present age than it has in any time previous. …

Camping Food Ideas: Packing It In - Real Food

Let's face it: gourmet backpacking is an oxymoron. When you're bereft of running water, four-burner stove, refrigerator and Cuisinart, when …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …