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Trending on Remodelista: At Home with a “Girls” Director

This week the Remodelista editors went behind the scenes to visit a “Girls” director’s Upper East Side kitchen and a carriage house on the coast of …

How Farming on Mars May Help Us Farm Earth

In case this week’s report on NASA’s successful experiment growing lettuce on the International Space Station left you wondering what all the fuss was about—consider the implications. Mars One is scheduled to launch four humans to the red planet in 2025–people who will live their remaining days as …

Space Science

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10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Mocha Poke Cake

• 1 Box Duncan Hines Dark Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix<br>• 3.9 oz. Package Jell-O Instant Chocolate Pudding<br>• 1 tbsp Instant Espresso Powder<br>• 4 Eggs<br>• 1 cup Sour Cream<br>• ¾ …

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How the Brain Uses Glucose to Fuel Self-Control

The brain requires tons of energy—and new experiments show how low glucose levels and self-control issues are connected<p>Steam power sets massive, clunky turbines into motion. Horsepower involves explosions of work, with engines hurtling cars down a freeway. Solar power taps the awesome might of the …

Self Control

Couple Quits Day Jobs, Builds Quaint, Tiny Home On Wheels To Travel The Country

When Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard quit their jobs two years ago, they decided to go big -- by going tiny.<p>The two built a 125-square-foot "tiny house" (185 square feet if you count the loft) on a 20-foot-long trailer, latched it onto a pickup truck, and turned North America into their …

North America

10 Tips for a Sensational Satin Stitch

If I had to pick an embroidery stitch that I have mixed feelings about, it’s the satin stitch.I love it – I consider it the Queen of Embroidery …

Sewing

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<i>Note: This post is part of the Prepared Blogger‘s 30 Days of Preparedness series to celebrate National Preparedness Month.</i><p>Day 26: How to Filter and …

Snorkeling

How to Clean and Distill Dirty Water

Welding Plastics: Instructables Robot Nightlight<p>Make a Jacket Warmer Using an Old Sweater<p>DIY Baby Gate<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>one question if you …

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23 Everyday Carry Survival Items You Should Always Have

Everyday carry, otherwise known as EDC, is not the carrying of a full survival kit on your person at all times, contrary to what many people may …

[Campfire Recipes] Bake a Cake in an Orange

Cast Concrete Bench<p>How to Start a Fire Using Flint and Steel<p>Simple Mini Fire Piston<p>Rockets Class<p>This is really cool<p>Thanks, wyattk! Have you tried …

Dessert

Recipe: Iced Green Tea with Mint & Ginger

In a medium-sized pot, combine the water and ginger slices. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, remove from heat and add the tea bags and mint …

Tea

How To Use Fresh Basil in 4 Surprising Ways

I look forward to the time when our basil (<i>Ocimum bacilicum</i>) is ready to begin picking each year. We’re pretty close, so my thoughts have turned to …

Alternative Medicine

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DIY: A Soothing Sunburn Cure (with a Secret Ingredient)

I grew up under the Southern California sun in Orange County, 20 minutes from Huntington Beach, and I spent almost every day of summer ankle-deep in …

Guadalajara Punch

Throughout Jalisco, this refreshing drink is served in large, wide-mouthed clay bowls, called cazuelas. Citrus wedges are eaten or squeezed into the …

Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Reward yourself with pie.

It's Friday. You've made it. Reward yourself with pie! From fresh strawberry to Key lime or coconut, each of these treats comes together in about an hour or less.<p><b>Strawberry pie:</b> Sometimes the best summer fruit pies are the ones in which the fruit isn't cooked at all; it's just piled high in a pie …

Baking

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Homemade Flea Powder

Homemade Flea Powder – Flea, Tick, Ant, Mites, Fly, Mosquito and other Insect Repellent. Ditch the toxic chemical repellents and kill fleas and other …

Insects

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<b>Urban homesteading is much more than just growing your own food, raising backyard chickens and goats, canning, and preserving – it’s a way of life.</b> …

How To Make Stunning Glow Jars For Outdoor Parties

This is a post I had to share. What a cool looking addition to an outdoor party – glow jars.<p>They are easy to make, just like the LED canning jar …

7 Natural Remedies for Mosquito Bites to Instantly Relieve the Itch

Shares 2K<p>I’m always a mosquito magnet during the summer! Not only do they always come after me more than anyone else when I’m out, but I also get …

Alternative Medicine

Garden Visit: The Hobbit Land Next Door

I think I probably would have bought my house in Mill Valley, CA, even if Linda didn’t live next door. Or if she hadn’t been the sort of gardener who …

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

One of the reasons that baked donuts have become so popular is that they are much easier to make than deep fried donuts are. They require less …

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Gorillas Fight Back Against Loathsome Poachers

Finally, some good news from Africa. Gorillas are fighting back against poachers in the bloody 'War Against Nature.'<p><i>Young gorillas learning to dismantle a poacher's snare in the mountains of Rwanda. Photo credit: nationalgeographic.com</i><p>Each year, in the mountains alone, despicable poachers set more …

Dubai to Create the World's First Climate-Controlled City

While some of the planet's richest nations are focused on the issue of climate change and how to lessen humanity's impact on the environment, …