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How to Sew a Button 2 Different Ways

There are two methods that will help keep a button in place longer, with a minimum of tangled thread and wrinkled fabric: the shank technique, which is better suited to heavier textiles, and the flat technique, preferable for thin or delicate fabrics. Here, we provide the step-by-step guide on how …

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

No more soggy veg: how to keep your food fresher for longer

With the amount of wasted food in the UK reaching shocking new highs, Sue Quinn tells us how to keep our food fresh and waste less<p>The figures are hard to swallow. Every year, we throw out 15 million tonnes of food in the UK – and half of it comes from our homes. But why do we bin so much? One major …

New brain implants are so microscopic, you won't even know that you've been implanted

(NaturalNews) The cult of "science" has a fetish for trying to amalgamate humanity with machine. And its latest endeavor in this pursuit has taken …

A Seaweed Superfood That Tastes Like Bacon

Researchers from the Hatfield Marine Science Center at Oregon State University have created a new type of seaweed, dulse, which apparently has twice …

Pasta Recipe: Creamy Penne Florentine With Mushrooms and Spinach

Pasta is one of those dishes we never tire of. There are so many possible variations, you’ll never run out of ideas and you can still be wow-ed with …

The Sacral Chakra: The Key to Creativity and Sexuality

Creativity

7 Totally Amazing Brownie Hacks

A brownie needs nothing extra to be amazing, it just has to be a brownie. Hacking the batter, however, with additions as seemingly extraneous but as …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in Times Square. But aside from making me shun …

A secret option in your Android phone can help make it work faster

It involves enabling a secret menu reserved for developers and changing some settings.<p>But don't worry, it's extremely easy to do and completely reversible, harmless to your device, and it should take all of two minutes.<p>This will work with most Android phones running the latest version of Android …

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9 common behaviors that hurt your chances of success

But there are also certain qualities that predict a lack of personal and professional fulfillment.<p>To pinpoint what those are, we looked through the Quora thread, "Which personality traits often lead to failure?," and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>If you happen to recognize some of these …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

A picture is worth a thousand words. Must read: 15 signs you are succeeding in your life even if you aren’t Less is the new more: One secret no one …

Rare Steaks: the Spider/Oyster

A series exploring the lesser known steaks – because there’s more to a steer than a rib eye and a tenderloin.It’s not always easy to track down rare …

The Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza

GalleryThe Pizza Lab: Foolproof Pan Pizza<p>I've got a confession to make: <b>I love pan pizza.</b><p>I'm not talking deep-dish Chicago-style, with its crisp crust and rivers of cheese and sauce. I'm talking thick-crusted, fried-on-the-bottom, puffy, cheesy, focaccia-esque pan pizza of the kind that you might …

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Here's the scoop: Homemade ice cream is the ultimate treat and not hard to make. Try one of our classic recipes.<p>Rich, creamy, and custardy, this is the real deal, made with vanilla beans and heavy cream.

Easiest Summer Ever: Tomato, Bacon, Mayonnaise, and an English Muffin

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>Breakfast at the beginning of this Easiest Summer Ever was easy. There is a plum tree in my backyard that seems to keep bearing despite the combined best efforts of me, my dogs, and the sparrows to quash its …

Breakfast

How to Make the Crispiest Shredded Hash Browns

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Like every red-blooded American, I love hash browns. What's not to adore about a heaping plate of golden-brown, extra-crispy potatoes? The answer is <i>nothing</i>. I've yet to encounter …

The secret to incredible burgers is shockingly simple

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

These Ridiculous Meatballs Are Stuffed With Cheese And WRAPPED IN BACON

Beer Can Chicken

Prepare a kettle grill with charcoal off to one side for indirect grilling and add the soaked apple wood or mesquite wood chips over the coals. …

Recipes

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

From Pizza To Pastries...Homemade Dough In Under 30 Minutes!

30-Minute Homemade Dough<p>For carb-lovers, this recipe is a godsend. We love making our own bread, pizzas, and pastries, but it’s such a hassle making …

How To Transfer Prints To Wood

4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 2

In the three months since these 4 words first occurred to me, I've yet to find a problem they can't solve.<p>Be present, be positive.<p>In 4 Words to Solve Anything -- Part 1, I wrote about the power of these words as well as how challenging it is for us to remember such wisdom in our busy, nonstop lives.<p>…

Dry Ice Makes Scary Good Soft Serve Ice Cream

<i>This post was written by Julianne Adams and originally appeared on Pixable.</i><p>Dry ice is often pulled out for its smokey, show-stopping appearance rather than its actual functionality. This soft serve dry ice tutorial from Chef Steps puts solid carbon dioxide right in the mix of things for a tasty …

Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes

<b>Strawberry Filling:</b><p>Blend the strawberries, water and sugar in a blender until smooth. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice and cornstarch for …

The 5 Pastas You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

<i>Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry -- and should be in yours, too.</i><p>When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about cilantro.<p>"I HATE cilantro," he told us in his thick …