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DIY Chicken Coops Even Your Neighbors Will Love ⋆ Handmade Charlotte

The thought alone of a neighbor building a homemade chicken coop in their backyard is enough to make most people cringe. Personally, I love the idea …

Farming

Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Ana White | Collapsible Potting Table - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: DavidTR<p>Author …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Cleaning

How to Remove Set In Oil or Grease Stains from Clothes

Have you ever sat down to fold laundry fresh out of the dryer only to find set in oil stains or grease stains? I have solved the mystery of how to …

Cleaning

GoTenna creates a cell network out of thin air anywhere on Earth

Radio frequency engineering is really hard. It's truly a black art."<p>Daniela Perdomo, GoTenna CEO

In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods</i> …

Pigs

AT&T's Latest Pricing Forces iPhone Buyers to Decide How and When to Pay for Devices

I use my daughters' upgrades at AT&T to keep my iPhone up-to-date. They get the previous generation. My youngest daughter, just graduating from college, was still on an iPhone 4. I went to the AT&T store for the upgrade, but we didn’t have one. No, I didn’t look online first, I just assumed as many …

Freekeh Black Quinoa Cookies

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>These delicate buttery wholegrain cookies, made with ground green spelt berries, …

Taxpayers fund teaching creationism

Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the garden with dinosaurs, and much of modern biology, geology and cosmology is a web of …

Food & Drink Archives

With Independence Day right around the corner, this simple treat is a breeze to throw together with items you likely have already! Read more »<p>We're so gaga over fruit-themed fashion that we just had to make a healthy-ish dessert to go along! Read more »<p>2 Comments<p>We grow them. We flaunt them. Now, …

Missing Malaysia plane: MH370 and the military gaps

<b>The latest information in the riddle of flight MH370 has not only dramatically refocused the investigation and search.</b><p>It has also revived questions about why the Malaysian military did not immediately notice what was happening, and what gaps there might be more generally in military air defences in …

Free pattern: Sexy knit pencil skirt

Remona from The Stitching Scientist shares a free pattern for making a sexy pencil skirt to show off your curves. It’s made from a stretch knit …

How-To: Make a Potluck Dish Cozy from an Old Sweater

Diane of “Make” got this idea from her Mom when she would bring a hot dish to a potluck, she usually wraps it in old towels so it stayed warm during …

Tutorial: Collapsible fabric bowls

Marni from Haberdashery Fun shares a tutorial showing how to make collapsible fabric bowls. You can make them from any cotton print. Velcro in the …

DIY Get Well Kit

10 Spring Purse Tutorials

Is it still super chilly where you are? The weather here in Atlanta has warmed up some, and watching the snow melt has spring on my mind again! Don’t …

DIY Arm Knitting Tutorial - How to knit a scarf in 20 minutes

Moby

Instapainting Turns Your Photos Into Hand-Painted Oil Paintings On The Cheap

Surprise! It’s Valentine’s Day, the stealthiest of all the holidays. Sneaks up on you, doesn’t it?<p>If you’re trying to get a gift today, you… might be a bit short on options. Will you go with the gas station teddy bear? The twice-crushed box of chocolates? A bouquet of acceptable-looking roses for …

Pinterest For iPad Adds Place Pins, iOS And Android Apps Get Animated GIFs

Pinterest isn’t just for elaborate napkin crafts for your book club soiree, or for bragging about inhuman feats of supernatural cupcakery; it also makes a pretty stellar travelogue. A new update for Pinterest for iPad adds Place Pins to the tablet title, as well as animated GIF support for both iOS …

A Nearly-Flourless Chocolate Cake for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, TBH)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Orangette's Winning Hearts and Minds Cake, for anytime you'd like to win hearts and minds -- or for anytime you're tired of wintertime vegetables.</i><p>By our calculations, …

Recipes

Magical, Marvelous, Memorable Cookies

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Shakespeare proclaimed music the food of love, but in our family, it’s cookies. From the time my daughter could climb up on a stool and stir chocolate chips into batter, we baked. We created baking experiments for her science projects, and baked cookies and cakes for dinner parties and …

Recipes

Penne with Parmesan Cream and Prosciutto >> http://bit.ly/1avTF2r It takes only four ingredients to create this rich, sophisticated pasta.

Crab Cakes with Ginger and Lime Recipe

Here’s an Asian inspired spin on a classic crab cake—fresh lump crab meat mixed with lime zest, grated ginger, and spicy sriracha sauce, formed into …

Food

SmartThings Home Automation will integrate everything in your house

Home Automation

Whirlpool imagines a kitchen of the future with a touchscreen stovetop

Whirlpool is showing off a couple of its ideas for the kitchen of the future here at CES 2014, including an interactive touchscreen cooktop that can display recipes, Twitter and Facebook updates, news, weather, and more. If it ever becomes a reality, it could change the kitchen.<p>A simple mockup …

Duracell demos Starbucks-powered phone charging at CES

LAS VEGAS -- How do you solve a problem like wireless charging? For Duracell, the answer may lie at your local Starbucks.<p>Here at CES, the company is demonstrating what the future of its Powermat technology might be. In the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Duracell has installed …

The FLIR ONE Case Gives Your iPhone Thermal Vision

The FLIR ONE iPhone case significantly ups the imaging powers of your iPhone 5 or 5s, making it into a thermal imaging camera that lets you see heat signatures from either live people and animals from up to 100 meters away, or from environmental sources including heating ducts, wall gaps and …

Pressy - the Almighty Android Button!

We would like to thank all our backers who made Pressy a reality! Our Kickstarter campaign is over, but you can still pre-order yours on our …