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Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Parenting

The very best news bloopers from April, because we all need a good laugh

We all make mistakes, these are just broadcast live on TV.<p>The good YouTubers over at News Be Funny posted the best news bloopers of April, and the …

Swimming Pools

27 tips, tricks and hacks for creating your very first vegetable garden

Oh, vegetable planting time! Tomatoes, cucumbers, pumpkin, basil and other delicious summer edibles can all be planted now.<p>If you are building your first vegetable garden, here are some tips for success:<p><b>1.</b> Put the garden near your kitchen door. That might not be the most attractive spot for it, but …

Gardening

3 things that brought this woman back from Alzheimer’s

<b>Mom and son created an action plan for dementia; a year later and she's back to her old self.</b><p>Anyone who has experienced Alzheimer’s in a loved one …

Alzheimer's Disease

5 Genius Paint Hacks

Painting a room (or a piece of furniture, or a staircase) is a messy job. And doing it right requires a serious time commitment. But if you’re still …

"Breakthrough" cancer test identifies which of 15 drugs most likely to eradicate tumors

Cancer Breakthrough<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it has approved a “breakthrough device” that has the potential to match …

A Beginner’s Guide to Lightroom: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I explained the basics of how Lightroom works, the best way to import your photos, and the different options you have when …

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Dessert

How to add Bluetooth to an old car

If you want to listen to your own tunes while driving, here are four ways to add Bluetooth to any car.<p>Bluetooth is now a standard feature in practically every modern car. Like with Bluetooth headphones, a Bluetooth-enabled car lets you stream your own tunes or favorite podcasts on your daily …

Audiophile

How do you take and edit pictures with your phone? [Roundtable]

Having a great camera on your phone is a must in 2017. Even so-called budget models phones have a decent camera, and the high-end devices from every …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Make a Bed: Different Ideas with Everyday Bedding

Making a bed is just about the most fundamental part of bedroom maintenance that there is. But sometimes we feel a little inadequate about our …

Home Decorating

This Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken Is Worth the Mess

<b>Pro tip:</b> You can also cover your stovetop around the pot with aluminum foil before frying for an even easier cleanup.<p><b>Salt the chicken:</b> Place the …

Cooking

10 fragrant plants that will make your garden smell amazing

These lovely perfumed plants add another level of enjoyment to your garden.<p>Whether your garden is cosy and cottage-style or manicured and orderly, a …

Here’s how to tell if your web traffic travels through an NSA listening point

If you’ve ever wondered whether the National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring your internet activity at any given moment, there’s now an app for …

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

You won't be able to eat just one.<p><b>Crust</b><p>20 chocolate sandwich cookies<p>¼ cup brown sugar<p>7 tablespoons butter, melted<p><b>Cheesecake</b><p>32 ounces cream cheese, softened<p>4 ounces melted semisweet chocolate<p>1 tablespoon cocoa powder<p>1½ cups sugar<p>2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>4 eggs<p>1 ½ cup heavy cream<p>¼ cup powdered</b> …

Dessert

Southern Biscuits

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:40 minPrep:20 minCook:20 min<p>Yield:1 dozen<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories121Total Fat4.5 …

Food

Quick Bread Is Pretty Much Just Cake and You Should Eat It for Breakfast | MyRecipes

Quick breads should be exactly that, quick. Any idiot can make these things. You’re not an idiot, are you? No, you’re smart, funny, and exceptionally …

Roti, a Recipe Mastered Through Repetition

SAN FERNANDO, Trinidad and Tobago — It is, at a glance, simple and unremarkable: a circle of flatbread as flaccid as a cotton cloth, with a texture not quite as doughy as pita bread, yet fluffier than a tortilla.<p>To a diner unfamiliar with the dish, it may look like an accessory, just a vehicle to …

Bread

5 Grandma-Approved (Non-Chef-y) Baking Tips

I know you watch and emulate the chefs on TV. You have better knife skills (and knives) than your grandma did and probably know how to use a pastry bag. But have you thrown out the baby with the bathwater?<p>I have years of professional baking experience and the skills to match, but some of my best …

Kitchens

How to make buying a TV as easy as possible

I haven't bought a TV in more than five years, and a lot has changed since then. The various options are dizzying: HD; 4K; UHD; HDR; OLED; LED; Smart TVs; Web TVs; Google TV; WiFi; Apps; Remote controls that double as Android tablets; And model names that are impossible to decode. (Looking at you, …

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Medium-density fiberboard is a wood product made from densely packed wood fibers. Full-sized panels are 4 feet by 8 feet and sanded to a smooth finish on both sides. Painted MDF looks good and the factory finish doesn't need extensive sanding before you paint it. The biggest obstacle to painting …

Classic Sourdough Bread (Pain au Levain)

For a classic sourdough bread recipe, we used a mixture of bread flour and whole-wheat flour for complex flavor. Sifting the whole-wheat flour …

Bread