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The Odds of a Tax Audit (And How You Can Reduce Them)

by Beth Davies(photo: Creatas/Creatas/Getty Images)Getting audited by the Internal Revenue Service can be a nightmare. Fortunately, it’s not that …

How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine

Enjoy a DIY sugar high<p>You don’t need to wait for a carnival to satisfy your craving for cotton candy. Instead, build this portable, pocket-size machine to turn granulated sugar into an airy treat.<p>A DIY cotton-candy machine consists of a small metal container, repurposed lighter parts to provide …

Cotton Candy

DIY Dishwasher Tablets Give You Clean Dishes for Only Pennies!

I am not usually known for my frugal grocery shopping skills. I have a tendency to zip through the store way too fast, throwing an assortment of …

Cleaning

DIY Solar Battery Charger

Introduction: DIY Solar Battery Charger<p>About: I try desperately to gain a smidgeon of fame. More About Fission_Chips »<p>When my older brother left on …

Secret Garage Door Remote

Deter thieves without sacrificing convenience.<p>A garage door opener openly displayed inside your car can be an incentive to thieves. Documents from the glove compartment are likely to reveal your home address, and with the remote in hand a thief can help him- or herself to the contents of your …

Weekend Project: Make a Wooden Chair from One Board (for $8!)

At its core, a chair is simply a seat with a back. And while they often have legs and arms and complex joinery for strength, sometimes, a little …

Minimalism

Learn How To Make a Sliding Door For Your Home For Under $40

Doors don’t come cheap, especially sliding ones. But it is a good method of separating two different spaces without the problem of the space a door …

9 Steps to Make Your Smartphone Totally Hacker-Proof

If you use an iPhone, your days of lording its security features over Android users are numbered.<p>When it comes to the seemingly endless head-to-head …

How to Make a Trestle Table

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Furniture<p>How to Make a Trestle Table<p>Corbels and …

20 Ultimate Ways To Use A Disposable Camera

A top 20 list of didn’t-know-you-could-do-that ways to hack, whack, and make the most of a disposable camera! (Find the full guide here!)

Eric Decker Asks Fans to Tweet Why They Love the Jets, Incites Mass Sarcasm

Eric Decker is new to the New York Jets this season and, as such, has yet to develop that hard-bitten cynicism ingrained in many of the Jets faithful.<p>The former Broncos wideout knows the 1-7 franchise is on the ropes, so he tweeted out a challenge to his followers in a harmless effort to raise …

Upcycled Vinyl Lamp Shade

I don’t like to see vinyl records go to waste for the sake of home decor, but if you’ve got a few LPs lying around that are beyond repair, then you might as well cover some naked bulbs with them like designer Sandman did with this handsome upcycled vinyl lamp shade.<p>Sandman has plenty of other …

DIY Painted Wood Spoons and Chalkboard Kitchen Accessories - No. 2 Pencil

I’ve been working on some updates in my kitchen, and I’m excited to share these colorful painted bamboo spoons and chalkboard kitchen accessories. I …

Beef Enchilada Dip Recipe

Be awesome and repin this recipe HERE<p>First off big thanks to my dad for being patient with me while I took the picture 🙂<p>This dip was completely gone …

How to Turn Your Idea Into a Business

You’ve done it! You’ve just figured out -- at least, you think you have -- what the “next big thing” is going to be. Now you just have to get down …

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

5 Easy Tips to Grow Great Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a big part of our garden – and over the years, through both the glory of success – and the agony of failure – we’ve learned a lot of …

rocket stove mass heater

• heat your home with 80% to 90% less wood<br>• exhaust is nearly pure steam and CO2 (a little smoke at the beginning)<br>• the heat from one fire can last for …

How to Choose and Use Primer: Drywall & Paint

Use this excellent problem-solver to fix many wall and wood coating headaches<p>One of the most powerful tools in any pro painter’s arsenal is what goes …

Refrigerator Repair: How to Repair a Refrigerator

Fridge repair: Fix the most common fridge problems yourself—and save the expense of a service call!<p>When an icemaker stops working or produces only …

Paint Pizzazz: Decorative Painting Techniques

From dull to dramatic in one weekend<p>For less than $100, you can transform a room in a single weekend. All it takes is some paint, glaze and masking …

Dishwasher Repair Tips: Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes

Usually, simply cleaning the spray arm, filter and float will solve the problem<p>Remove the spray arm and clean out the holes. This also allows access …

10 Tips to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Richard Diamond's advice will help you to steer clear of encounters with the highway patrol, and to fight that speeding ticket when you get one.<p><b>"The motorist is a source of revenue," says</b> Richard Diamond. And it's become his life's obsession to change that.<p>By day, Diamond is the managing editor at</i> …

United to honor free fares

United Airlines says it will honor tickets it mistakenly sold for as little as $5 on Thursday.<p>Customers on United's website were able to book tickets Thursday for only the cost of airport and security fees before the airline fixed the problem. As a result, a number of lucky travelers snagged …

Patrick Kane wows with stickhandling brilliance in new Bauer commercial (Video)

By now, you know of Patrick Kane's legendary stickhandling skills. The Chicago Blackhawks winger's dangles are the maddest; when it comes to the …

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

Ranking the 5 Toughest Players in Pittsburgh Penguins History

Known for its blue-collar work ethic and toughness, the city of Pittsburgh has always had a soft spot for hard-nosed players.<p>In a town where players like "Mean" Joe Green of the Steelers and Phil "Scrap Iron" Garner of the Pirates are still venerated, Penguins fans still talk of "Battleship" Kelly, …