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How to Unclog a Drain With Salt & Boiling Water

Promptly unclog a drain to prevent damaging plumbing pipes.<p>Step 1<p>Scoop any collected water out of the tub, sink basin or shower pan with a bowl. …

Cleaning

Why the "Glycome" Is the Next Big Thing in Health and Medicine

When you think of sugar, you probably think of the sweet, white, crystalline table sugar that you use to make cookies or sweeten your coffee. But did …

Immune System

Breathtaking wonders from the winners of the Travel Photographer of the Year Awards

The impressive contest spans three categories: Nature, Cities and People, with three overall winners chosen from more than 13,000 entries. As well as …

Amazon Is Recruiting People to Start Delivery Businesses. Here's Why I Think Some People Could Get Rich

There's risk in any business. But if you asked me to invest in a business with these built-in advantages, I'd certainly listen.<p>I know a lot of people who have made a ton of money on Amazon.<p>Now, Amazon says it wants to recruit entrepreneurs to build a national network of small, independent delivery …

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10 Places to Visit in Montreal

Restaurant impresarios are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging 
from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. 
— Mark Slutsky

'Oh my, you’ve put on weight!' and other comments you might hear when doing business in China

Want to do business in China? First, Canadian travellers need to learn the basics of how business is conducted there. These tips will help you get the deal done.<p><b>Exchanging business cards is a delicate ritual.</b> Take double the amount of business cards that you think you need, and pay attention when …

Will This Fancy Metallic Glue Kill Soldering?

MesoGlue is here upend an ancient technology.<p>If you want to piss off an electrical engineer, tell them that future electronics might be built using a room-temperature metallic glue instead of conventional soldering techniques. Despite the tedium, burns, bad joins, and dangerous lead fumes, …

I'm a White Man. And I Think Ujjal Dosanjh is Wrong.

Ujjal Dosanjh wants to empower me to speak out.<p>To quote Vancouver journalist Ian Young, forgive me if I don't kow-tow in gratitude.<p>Dosanjh, a former …

See Stunning Photos of Ordos, China’s Creepy Modern Ghost Town

Art World<p>The city's streets await a population that never showed up.<p>,<p>Raphael Olivier, Ordos, Inner Mongolia.<br>Photo: Raphael Olivier.<p>Photographs of the …

Here's How Your Dog Really Feels About You, According To Science

Image: Yaisin Bulut via Getty Images<p>Let’s talk about puppy love. Not youthful romance, but the love between a person and his or her pooch. As every dog lover knows, canine companions make for some of the best friends we could wish for. They play with us, cuddle with us, listen to us and make us …

You’re booking your flights all wrong

Evolving technology and heated competition among the airlines have changed the game when it comes to how you should book your flights — that is if …

Pictures of the day: 29 November 2015 - Telegraph

Close up and personal: Pedro Jarque Krebs's haunting animal portraits - Telegraph

Radiant Floor Heating 101

Radiant floor heating, popular in new construction, has become a viable retrofit option.<p>Photo: Sun Climate<p>Radiant floor heating is arguably the ideal …

"The Beetle" by Janis Straupe (www.straupe.com/#!the-beetle/)

Bamboo Bathtub Caddy From Bambüsi By Belmint

Editor's Rating<p>4.7/5?<p>Michael Cheng<p>Discovered on 2015-08-29<p>Never worry about dropping your book or cell phone while you’re enjoying a relaxing bubble …

Crowd Funding

Woodworking 101

Entering into the world of carpentry and woodworking can seem like a daunting foray to undertake. Whatever the project size, carpentry is one of …

Woodworking

Vancouver couple’s labour of love simply too valuable not to sell

David Dunnison hand-rubbed every piece of dark fir trim in his exquisitely restored 1912 craftsman house that sits on the fringes of First Shaughnessy.<p>Over the past 20 years, he’s torn out bad renovation work, stripped off paint, installed antique stained glass windows and harvested house parts …

Real Estate

Soda and junk foods are not making you fat, study claims

When it comes to healthy eating, there is no silver bullet.<p>Soda, candy and fast-food are often blamed for the rising rates of obesity in America and, …

Great ways retirees can save money on long vacations

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Vacations of any length can be expensive, especially the long trips we want to take as …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Industrial Furniture Collection Made Of Shipping Crates

Repurposing everything is a modern and eco-friendly approach not to waste materials and other resources and this way you needn’t reinvent anything. …

Furniture

Master Craftsman Jimmy DiResta Brings his Bandsaw to Maker Faire

Jimmy DiResta’s video series on Make: is one of our most popular, inspiring viewers by showing the master craftsman create beautiful and clever works of art from largely reclaimed materials.<p>He and his bandsaw are also regulars at our World Maker Faire New York booth every year, and this past …

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