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The 4 Best Sleeping Pads

Getting a decent night’s sleep is important no matter where you are and having one of the best sleeping pads will help make that a reality. Whether …

Backpacking

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Prefab Homes

So you want a kitchen island?

Here’s what to consider first<p>Kitchen islands have been rising in popularity over the last decade and for good reason. If the space allows it, an island can be an effective way to add surface area and storage while creating a modern family room of sorts for daily living and entertaining.<p>But an …

Kitchens

This Is the Best Barbecue Joint in Every U.S. State

Yelp reviewers pick their favorite brisket, ribs, pork shoulder, and more.<p>Beef or pork? Wet or dry? Vinegar- or tomato-based sauce? No matter the …

Kansas City

13 Silent Signs Your Home Is an Unhealthy Place to Live

These innocent-seeming habits could be making you and your family sick—really sick.<p>While moisture in the home is normal—bathing, cooking, and even …

Cleaning

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

30 Home Inspection Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Make sure you understand the nature of home inspections<p>The job of the home inspector is to check on the safety of the home and identify potential …

Real Estate

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

Best Sci-Fi Books of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so sweet.<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Volkswagen makes van life bigger with production California XXL camper van

Even before VW's official announcement today, all stars seemed to be aligning for a production version of the 2017 California XXL concept. After …

The Intersection of Fraction Talks and Clothesline Math: Formative Assessment and the 5 Practices

<i>By Jenna Laib</i><p>My sixth graders are weary of pre-assessments.<p>No matter how many times we discuss the goal of a pre-assessment–for me to learn more …

What Can I Yield From One Pot Plant? • High Times

Dear Dan,<br>What is a realistic expectation of dried weight per plant? — Rogue Maple<p>Dear Rogue,<br>There are so many factors that will determine how much …

Plants

10 Bonkers-Gorgeous Kitchen Island Ideas You Haven’t Seen Before

Some folks call the couch the heart of the home. But as anyone who’s ever cooked dinner whilst simultaneously meal prepping <i>and</i> helping the kids with …

3 Good Lesson Planners for Teachers

After posting about lesson plan resources for teachers, we received a request from one of our readers asking about lesson planners, so we decided to …

Where Entrepreneurs, Lawyers And Caregivers Can Learn About The Cannabis Industry

With Cannabis newly legal in some fashion in most of the United States, an entire entrepreneurial and medical industry is growing up around it. But where can business people, lawyers, growers and others who are interested in learning more about the ecosystem go to expand their knowledge on the …

Cannabis

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

These Tiny Camping Pods Could Be the Next Glamping Trend

If you're anything like me, your Instagram feed over Memorial Day Weekend was filled with FOMO-inducing photos of friends camping out in nature's …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

21 DIY Wind Turbine Designs To Generate Off Grid Power

A DIY wind turbine is an easy and inexpensive way to convert wind power into electricity. Due to high cost of electricity many people are looking for …

Tips From a Couple Who Has 95 Plants in 300 Square Feet

It's impressive enough that Samantha and Brendan Binger were able to fit their stuff, three dogs, and two cats in their home RV... and make the space …

NODE by Wittman Estes Architecture + Landscape

NODE is a flexible, modular prefab dwelling system with the smallest possible footprint. Co-founded in 2016 by Matt Wittman, NODE was conceived as a …

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

This Service Will Land You the Campsite of Your Dreams, Last Minute

Unlike staying at a hotel, camping is about making a purposeful journey into the unknown and uncertain. Will the rain fly endure the storm? Will the …

Camping

This Insane 8-Month Cruise Takes You to 59 Countries and 113 Port Cities

Much like buying entire islands and launching private space companies, circumnavigating the globe on a luxurious ship is one of those things you …

Get enlightened: Here are the best smart light bulbs of 2018

Remember the days when we thought The Clapper was the most high-tech way to turn on lights? Thankfully, that didn’t last long, and now we have eco- …

Killing Workload: how schools can save 20 hours of teacher time per week, every week, starting tomorrow

<b>1. Introduce a departmental or whole school detention system</b><p><b>Context:</b> The process of issuing and administering a detention can be hellish. It might …