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Securing Your Home When You’re Away

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Do you have a tried-and-true routine you follow when you get ready to leave your house for an extended period of time — over the …

Smart Homes

20 of the best Android apps and games this month

Top new Android apps of May 2016 include Dark Sky, Spaces and Sleepcast, while games include Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Bushido Bear<p>April was another strong month for new Android apps and games: from hyper-local weather forecasts and clever alarm-clock apps to fraternal adventures and ninja …

Apps

Tasty Recipes For The Start Of Grilling Season This Memorial Day Weekend

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — It’s time to get out the hot dogs and hamburgers because it’s the start of grilling season.<p>Many people will be cooking on the …

3 handy Netflix tricks you'll use time and time again

I admit it. I binge-watched Netflix’s <i>House of Cards</i> and fell down the “just one more episode” rabbit hole. With a slew of new shows and movies hitting the service’s 81 million customers, here are three tips to remember the next time that you decide to take up residence on your couch for the weekend.<p>…

Road-trip time: A guide to southwest Michigan's booming brewery scene

Nick Kuhn and I sat on the front porch of the brewery he opened last summer in a pastoral slice of southwest Michigan hugged by farms and trees.<p>A two-lane road sat at the end of his curving driveway, but there wasn't a car in sight — just a handful of beer sippers on a languid Friday afternoon and …

Indiana University

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something.<p>DISCOVER THE QUIRKY<p>Consult Roadside America's database of offbeat tourist …

Apps

Of course someone's made a Keurig for weed

We knew technology would come to this: There’s now a Keurig for marijuana in the works.<p>CannaKorp is building a machine that lets you put weed pods into a device, and vaporizes it for your consumption. There will be a selection of pods available with different pre-measured marijuana types, and …

Base Camp Off-Road Trailer

Whether you are looking for a go-to trailer for your regular camping trips or are hoping for something you can use in an emergency situation – the …

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What Is The Difference Between Indica and Sativa Marijuana Plants

The Big Business of Marijuana Might Be Infrastructure

The Big Business of Marijuana Might Be Infrastructure<p>Boom time continues for the Marijuana Industry<p><b>According to Fortune Magazine</b><p>Just how big is the …

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

The Fastest, Easiest Way to Check Your Download Speeds

This new tool from Netflix is lightning fast even if your internet isn't.<p>Does your internet connection feel unusually slow? It only takes a second to see if it actually is, thanks to this new, dead-simple speed test tool from Netflix, which you can find at the easily memorizable Fast.com.<p>Built as a …

Make This Go-Anywhere Armrest Drink Holder and Never Spill Another Beer

This DIY armrest drink holder provides a flat platform to rest your favorite beverage.<p>Side tables are nice for holding drinks, but they take up valuable floor space. A sofa armrest is the ideal spot to place your beverage, but usually they are curved and unsuitable for balancing a drink. Now …

Woodworking Techniques: From Basic Tips to Advanced Projects

Woodworking

Wash Your Bicycle

<b>WHILE THERE ARE SOME OVERZEALOUS ODDBALLS</b> out there who meticulously polish their headset spacers with Q-tips, most of us treat bike cleaning as a quick chore—if we do it at all.<p>But in your rush to get the job done, you can make mistakes that could hurt everything from your ego to the life span of …

Cleaning

Building Adirondack Chairs

DIY Sandblasting Cabinet and Etching Glass<p>Wooden Gordian Knot<p>Wood and Acrylic Knife Box<p>PVC Class<p>a must have piece of Americana<p>I would like to see the …

Woodworking

How to Build This DIY Workbench

Smart design. Solid construction. On this workbench, you can build anything.<p>A DIY workbench can be utilitarian and thrown together or it can be beautifully handcrafted. Both can function about the same, but it's more likely the latter example will be a pleasure to use and to own.<p>When <i>Popular</i> …

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

How to delete Gmail account - here are the best ways to handle it

A Google account gives you access to all of Google’s services, including Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Drive, and more. But what if you’ve had enough and want out? Can you delete Gmail account information? Yep, you can absolutely delete Gmail account info forever.<p>Before you go shutting things down, keep …

The Best Accessories for Your Guns

Written by Guest Contributor on The Prepper Journal.Whether you’re interested in home protection or looking to stay safe while hunting, you’re going …