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Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

Easy 6-Ingredient Crockpot Recipes to Cook Tonight

No time to cook? No problem. Easy crockpot recipes are the solution to your weeknight dinner dilemma. Just toss a handful of ingredients in your slow …

Lower back pain: causes and prevention for cyclists

Cycling and lower back pain<p>Given how hard your legs work on the bike, it’s natural to assume that when an overuse injury strikes, it’s your knees …

30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

To Celebrate Father's Day, Kick Your Kids out of the House. Permanently

Men's Health Editor Peter Moore sends his son off to adulthood with fond memories of their friendship<p>Last Wednesday night, late, there was a 21-year-old banging around my house. It was his last day as a resident there. The next morning he and his mom flew to Denver, where he was moving to take a …

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Easy Home Bar: 5 Fun 2-Ingredient Drinks

Simplicity's the watchword this week. For many of us who drink, our first forays into boozing came from simple two gunners: Jack and Coke, gin and tonic, vodka-cranberry, Scotch and soda. But there's no reason that simple drinks need to be super-simple in flavor. Today, I'll discuss a few 2-bottle …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

Mediterranean Potato Salad Recipe

How is it that it’s almost Memorial Day already? ‘Splain it to me Lucy! When I was a kid, a week seemed like an eternity.<p>Now, well into …

Food

Giant Skillet Cinnamon Roll and a Fair Trade Giveaway!

You guys. I'm so excited about today's post because there are so many good things to talk about!<p>First of all, Mother's Day is just around the corner, …

6 Simple Tips To Find Free Pallets and Reclaimed Materials

Pallets and reclaimed wood make up the majority of our materials when creating our DIY projects.<p>More often than not – the one question we get hit …

What I Wish I'd Known About Breastfeeding

"Just give it two weeks," my mother told me, as I sat on my bed, desperate and fumbling to get my new baby, Charlie, to latch onto my breast. "I can't do this," I said through tears, worrying that I was going to starve him somehow. I'd learned in a breastfeeding class before his birth that a …

Intensive Gardening

Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are digging into your first urban garden, ditching the plant-by-rows approach and instead adopting …

Gardening

{How to Build} Outdoor Fire Pit

Happy Memorial Day! While we all honored those who have dedicated their lives for fighting for our freedom we wanted to share with you the outdoor …

Here Are 11 Things You Can Put In Mason Jars And Pass Off As Gifts (PHOTOS)

When you need something impersonal enough to give to a third-tier acquaintance but personal enough to pass as, well, personal, there's only one thing to do: PUT EVERYTHING IN A MASON JAR. Ta-da, gift. It's the most Pinterest-y thing to ever hit Pinterest and can obscure your inherent laziness for …

Nutella Liqueur Is the Most Delicious Booze Ever

Nutella makes everything better -even booze. If you want to enjoy enjoy the delicious flavor of hazelnut and chocolate with vodka, you won't want to …

Beet Bellini With Pickled Ginger

Beets might be a vegetable, but they are inherently sweet and lend themselves marvelously to this Bellini. Here, red beetroots are juiced and then mixed with ginger liqueur, fresh ginger juice and Prosecco to make a most dazzling cocktail. The garnish of the pickled ginger only makes this Bellini …

Recipes

The Perfect Book For Every Mood

By Abbe Wright<p>Feeling abandoned? Zestless? In their new book, <i>The Novel Cure</i>, bibliotherapists (yes, really) Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin prescribe skipping the pharmacy and heading to the library instead.<p><b>Ailment: Claustrophobia</b><p><b>The book:</b> Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder<p><b>How it</b> …

Solar Energy Was America's Sole New Power Source in October

Get ready for a photovoltaic building boom.<p>In October, power plants generating 530 megawatts of electricity came online in the United States. And every single electron put on the grid came from the sun, according to a report released today.<p>It’s possible to make too much of the fact that solar …

Boozy Cures for the Common Cold

Steel yourself against cold and flu season with boozy, steaming-hot drinks that double, however arguably, as preventive medicine<p>Feel a cold coming on? Make yourself a drink. When made with flu-fighting ingredients like honey, ginger, herbal tea, and chiles, cocktails can help you beat your winter …

The Only Banana Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>Lauren Salkeld, photo by Lara Ferroni</i><p>There are so many reasons for banana bread's popularity. As a quick bread, it's not only easy to make, but fast. Banana bread is also one of the best possible uses for browning bananas -- you can even freeze your fruit and bake the bread later. There's also the …