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Are you the 2014 Honda Fit?

Despite being the oldest model in North America's subcompact sweepstakes, the current Honda Fit remains a paragon in its segment, offering unparalleled packaging, good road manners and robust reliability. In fact, even with far more modern competitors like the Chevrolet Sonic, Ford Fiesta, Hyundai …

75 Clever Hallway Storage Ideas

This is a great idea for a super simple and sleek storage you could build in an entrance hall. Sliding handless doors make this possible.<p>A hallway is …

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Colorful DIY Dressers That Pack a Punch

Dressers are the storage hub of the bedroom. From socks and t-shirts to jewelry, a chest of drawers is an organizing essential in every home. Give …

Beautiful Modern Home In Sharon, Israel Crafted From A Discarded Old Bus

Sustainable homes are all the rave in modern times. They seem to range from eco-friendly homes that are completely carbon neutral to stunning …

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My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns.<p>Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Living In: Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Summer is probably the best time to indulge in some good ol’ B-Movies—especially if it’s outdoors, with a projector under the stars. While any sort …

Hand and Hand Magazine – A “Small Press” Digital Zine

Let’s face it— the digital magazine, whether it be on the web browser or the tablet, has not quite caught on yet. Although print sales are supposedly …

25 Stylish and Fun Hammocks for Lazy Summer Days

The dog days of summer have arrived. A scorching heat wave melted the faces off Northeasterners this week, and record temperatures are being set …

Steampunk Interior Design Ideas: From Cool to Crazy

Thinking of Steampunk, what comes to mind might just be a cosplay chick in a leather corset and crinoline, with pilot goggles and an old-style barrel …

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Applying the Ethos of the Craftsman to Our Everyday Lives | The Art of Manliness

Across cultures and time, the archetype of the craftsman has represented man’s ability to create and has been the mark of mature manhood. He is <i>homo</i> …

10 Reasons Why Everyone Is Protesting

From Egypt to Bulgaria to Brazil to Turkey, growing middle classes are pushing for greater accountability and improved services.<p>A national leader rarely faces a doubly threatened ouster--both by public pressure and a military coup--but that is the situation confronting Egyptian President Mohamad …

Why Egyptians Are So Unhappy With Morsi, in One Chart

A "Morsi Meter" tracks dozens of unfulfilled promises<p>Reuters<p>As Egypt's military and opposition groups prepare to oust President Mohammed Morsi, it's worth taking a look at just why so many Egyptians think a new leader, a military coup -- anything really -- would be better than the president they …

Why a Terrifying Religious Conflict Is Raging in Nigeria

In the country's so-called Middle Belt, 785 people have died in the past two years, and the government is doing little to stop it.<p>As the military's assault against Boko Haram and civilians in northern Nigeria continues, so too does the ongoing and underreported conflict in the villages around Jos, …

The Secret to Finland's Success With Schools, Moms, Kids—and Everything

The country has cheaper medical care, smarter children, happier moms, better working conditions, less-anxious unemployed people, and lower student loan rates than we do. And that probably will never change.<p>It's hard not to get jealous when I talk to my extended family.<p>My cousin's husband gets 36 …

How to Make Chiles Rellenos

<i>Chiles rellenos</i> is a Mexican dish made from chile peppers (usually poblano or Anaheim) that are stuffed, dipped in batter and fried. The name of the …

DIY Mason Jar Crafts, Food in Jars, and Canning Recipes

If your on the look out for the perfect Valentine's Day gift for anyone, look no more! I love mason jars and this cute idea and I'm sure you'll love …

Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent

by <b>Sarah</b> Affiliate linksGreen LivingComments: <b>352</b><p>Flies seem to be everywhere this time of year. I was out at a local farm just yesterday and the flies …

Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Propagation

Ornamental sweet potato vine, <i>Ipomoea batatas</i>, are regular fixtures in many gardens and public plantings all over. Their drought tolerant nature make …

12 More DIY Oil Lantern Ideas

We’ve previously covered how to create a mason jar oil lantern, and we’ve covered how to create a rock candle. Now, for inspiration, let’s check out …

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How To: Beat the Heat for Cheap with These Five DIY Sprinklers

What's better in the summer than playing around in the water? Lounging in the pool, water balloon fights, and playing in the sprinklers helps us …

Homemade Sunscreen: A Simple Natural Recipe that Works Great!

<b>Do you love the sun as much as I do, but hate</b> the chemicals in commercial sunscreen? Then you’ll LOVE this natural homemade sunscreen!<p>My teen years …

DIY vertical axis wind turbine

This vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) uses five 3” PVC pipes cut in half for blades rotating on three kids bicycle wheels to spin an Ametek 38 volt …

A Double-Duty Solar Solution

This simple solar water heater provides both domestic hot water and space heating. You can adjust the size and design to meet the needs of your home. …

Lawn Alternatives

Lawn Alternatives<p>How to reduce your lawn care costs while lessening your yard's environmental impact.<p>Updated June 12, 2018<p>Fuel for power mowers, …

Pergola and Patio Cover Ideas

Pergolas & Patio Covers<p>Get design ideas for backyard shade structures<p><i>Swipe to view slides</i><p>LandPlan’s Landscaping in Pleasanton, CA<p>Terry Design Inc in …