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9 Nutritionist-Approved Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Dessert is part of the food pyramid, right? These healthy desserts can cure your sweet tooth and not ruin your diet.<p>If you’ve got a mean sweet tooth, you know the struggle of trying to eat a balanced diet and wanting <i>all</i> the ice cream, all the time. While we’re all trying to cut down on processed …

Garden of Ease: The Art of the Succulent Garden

Ever desired a gorgeous, colorful garden, but lack the skill or space to grow one? You should totally try out one of these easy to grow succulent …

Plants

How to Fertilize Your Lawn

Image courtesy of Ben Rollins.<p>Fertilize during the lawn's most active growth periods: spring and fall in cool climates and early and late summer in …

Gardening

1 million people are now connecting to Facebook without leaving a digital trail

In a Facebook note, software engineer Alec Muffett said the number of Facebook over Tor users over an average 30-day period has about doubled in less than a year, now hitting 1 million.<p>"This growth is a reflection of the choices that people make to use Facebook over Tor, and the value that it …

Make a Fun, Diving Spudmarine

<i>Editor’s Note: Bob Knetzger has been making fun stuff all his life — first as a kid with his trusty Vac•U•Form and Thingmaker toys, then as a professional toy designer at Mattel, and for the last 35 years as an independent toy inventor. He’s been sharing playful projects with Make: in the Toy</i> …

Kids

3 Most Environmentally Damaging Habits You Might Be Able to Change

<i>Homo sapiens</i> means "wise person." But considering our behaviors that are putting the Earth's ecosystems at risk, we haven't been very wise at all. …

3tags.org

Tequila Agave May Combat Osteoporosis

Researchers say the plant promotes new bone formation.<p>The agave plant, that spiky succulent with fleshy leaves, is most famous for being the star …

Backyard Projects for Kids: DIY Race Car Track

Playing outside is a crucial part of development for any human beings. With urban landscape taking much of space reserved for unrestricted play, the …

DIY

Crispy Hash Brown Haystacks

Crispy Hash Brown Haystacks<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>35 mins<p>Total time<p>50 mins<p>7-ingredient crispy hash brown haystacks with corn and fresh parsley. …

How to make the cheese that squeaks

When I’m asked why I make my own jam, pickles, cheese or bacon, the first reason that comes to mind is: It’s more delicious. But it’s also plain old fun, and a little bit of magic.<p>The sleight of hand with which I convert a bottle of milk into a round of cheese never fails to thrill me. I certainly …

Kitchens

This Software Creates Vivid Color Pictures From Black-and-White Photos

Want to inject some color to your photographs in a hurry? Well, new software can take an alarmingly good guess at what a color version of your …

The Raindrop Cake Is Coming To America. Is This The Next Cronut?

We can thank Japan for this bit of magic.<p>It's not every day you get to take a bite out of a raindrop. But evidently, friends, that day has come.<p>Behold the Raindrop Cake. This shiny, transparent dessert uses mineral water and agar, a vegan alternative to gelatin, to achieve a creation that basically …

Doughnuts

Weekend Project: Listen to Weird Sounds from Electromagnetic Fields

Elektrosluch is an open-source device for electromagnetic listening. It allows one to discover the sonic worlds of electromagnetic fields, surrounding our every step. At the end of this project you will have a working version of Elektrosluch, ready for your headphones to be plugged in. Consequently …

21 Delicious Veggie Noodles To Make With Your Spiralizer

Every zucchini is just a bowl of zoodles waiting to be set free.

Healthy Eating

Fluffy Cake Doughnuts Recipe

"This recipe is very quick and easy to make. I have a donut pan, which is like a muffin pan, but has donut shaped holes rather than muffin shaped …

Old Vintage Photos Turned Into Strange And Unsettling Animations

Spend more than a few minutes on Tumblr and it''s easy to sucked into and then promptly lost in the vortex of reblogged GIFs and endless pop culture …

Vintage

A death-themed animated short so powerful it'll stick with you all day

When an animation manages to clock up more than 20 international film awards and an Oscar shortlist nomination you can be fairly sure it’s going to …

What You Can Do About Your Children's Stress

<i>By Becky Karush</i><p>We know that stress levels can run high regardless of your job or background. But what about your age? New research shows that while kids may not have stacks of bills or problems at work to worry about, they bear a heavy burden of stress.<p>The recent study, covered in a New York <i>Times</i> …

These coffee doughnut muffins are everything you want for breakfast, and more

Think of these coffee doughnut muffins as your favorite breakfast hits all rolled into one. First, there's the cake, rich with butter, a hint of freshly brewed coffee and the subtle tang of buttermilk. The muffins are basted with more butter while they're still warm, then rolled in a mixture of …

Dessert

Artist Spotlight: Martine Johanna – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

Italian Food Fans Will Go Crazy for This Tuscan Angel Hair Pasta

Teaser: There's chicken and bacon.<p>Whether I'm cooking a classic carbonara or spicy ragu, I mean business when it comes to pasta. Plus, I'm part Italian; I grew up shoveling my grandma's red sauce into my mouth as quickly as possible. This latest recipe was actually inspired for Valentine's Day date …

DIY Irish cream is easy, better than store-bought

Irish cream sometimes gets a bad rap from the mixology set. Thick and sweet, it’s not the easiest ingredient to use, with bartenders relegating it to Irish coffees or martinis straight out of early-era "Sex and the City."<p>That said, when it's made well, a nip of this silky whiskey-based liquor is …

Creating Motion Graphics templates

Retain stylistic control of your lower-third titles, brand identities, and other motion graphics by creating Motion Graphics templates in the …

EQ For Beginners Part 2: How To EQ Absolutely Anything

How The Pro’s Use EQNow you have an understanding of what EQ does and an awareness of the frequency spectrum, you can put this knowledge into …

Music Production

IKEA is introducing a new indoor gardening series

IKEA is making it easier to grow your own leafy greens and herbs in your home, with the introduction of a new series named KRYDDA/VÄXER.<p>The …

The One Nutrient-Dense Vegetable That Can (Nearly) Feed Your Family For An Entire Year

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>It can be hard to decide on crops for sustenance farming, but growing beans is an easy decision. Beans have a long tradition …

Someone Has Made Another Mash-Up of Every Nightclub Scene in Cinema History

It's the night out...from hell.<p>Depending on how good your memory is, you may or may not remember that we ran a story a little while ago on an amazing video that had appeared on Youtube. It was a smoothly edited, strangely gripping supercut of just about every time a nightclub—or somewhere …