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How to Build a Passive Solar Water Heater - Green Homes

<i>Follow these guidelines to build an easy and affordable solar hot water heater. Explore the various types of solar water heaters. Learn how a passive</i> …

27 S'mores Treats Perfect For National S'mores Day

Did you know today is National S'mores Day? Here at Neatorama, this is a real holiday with a lot of clout -which means celebrating the day to its …

How to Use Your Cat to Hack Your Neighbors' Wi-Fi

(Photo: Gene Bransfield)<p>Pictured above is Coco, a cat and a computer hacker. She probably doesn't know about that last part. Gene Bransfield, a …

How To Make Your Own Hanging Table

If you have been looking for an idea to make your own side table, but want something original and out of the box, this is just for you! I am …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …


Here is an easy and excellent tutorial to realize this creative and original “pendant table“ made from an irregular piece …

Just before a shark breaks the surface tension of the water. http://t.co/NoBT1sL1i6

This is an awesome shot of a whale underwater. http://t.co/fBFJ8A9Qn3

This is just an ordinary Caucasian Mountain Dog! http://t.co/T7xr5RAUhy

Massive 1011.5lb alligator caught in Hilton Head, AL: http://t.co/6X8WOI5yDO

This is what a cat looks like under the table: http://t.co/pjrinsz4ou

Thought of the day: http://t.co/4Dk7KYwsP7

The sun is smiling and it's kind of terrifying: http://t.co/x8et3iHM7B

Clever doggy: http://t.co/3qmVqraXPf

Respect: http://t.co/8tAXq26K5Z

Perfect Wolf Cloud. http://t.co/2xfxWeyExU


Community Picks -- Berries

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Berries contest!<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the …


Cantaloupe and Black Pepper Granita

8 Servings<p>A grown-up shaved ice, with a welcome hit of spice from the pepper.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds cantaloupe, rind and seeds removed, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup sugar<p>¼ cup Muscat de Beaumes de Venise or other sweet dessert wine<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus coarsely ground …

How to Make a Watermelon Keg in 7 Steps

Here's a nifty video from Household Hacker on how to turn <b>a watermelon into a keg</b>. They use a <b>3D printed tap</b> but also offer up suggestions for people who doesn't have access to that technology (basically everyone). Steps include carving out all the fruit, which is best saved for eating later, and …

The Sandwich Cookie Argentineans Love More Than Steak

Argentina is known the world over for the quality of its steaks, and having spent four months studying Spanish there when I was fresh out of law school, I can attest that Argentinians are obsessed with meat.<p>Their steaks weigh over two pounds each, and grown men are ridiculed if they so much as …


Too Many Cooks: Your "Colorful" Family Recipes

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at FOOD52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>Stephanie: My nana made a tuna salad with lettuce, potato chips, and mayo. It was more lettuce than anything else, and it's still tasty to …

4 Foods You Should Grill Wrapped in Bacon Now

In celebration of National Bacon Month, here are some of my favorite foods to grill wrapped in bacon. Use the following ideas as a springboard for your own imagination. Sweetbreads? Asparagus? Pears? The possibilities are endless.<p>In the best of all worlds you'd use homemade bacon, or a good …

Salt-and-Pepper Biscuits

Makes 8 Servings<p>Adding sour cream to the dough imparts richness and a bit of tang, and doesn’t thin it out too much.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup sour cream<p>4 tablespoons heavy cream, divided<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon sugar<p>½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper …


Salted Butter Caramels

Makes about 60 caramels<p>Put the evening over the top by setting out these easy, impressive caramels after dessert. Or set out wax-paper bags so friends can take them home for the next day.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>⅔ cup heavy cream<p>1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise<p>2 cups …


The water is so clear it looks like the boat is hovering. Bora Pearl Beach: http://t.co/hLhLKZi990

Brain Test: http://t.co/51eppyeyOa


Rainbow meets tornado: http://t.co/OnxwluWRw8

This is trippy: http://t.co/YALh4jtYwg