Eric Palmer

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Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Home Improvement

A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

How to tune up your lawn mower (just in time for summer)

Lawn mowers are tough. Like any machine, though, they need regular maintenance to run their best. Worse, neglect can cause a mower to fail completely. So before the summer mowing season really kicks into high gear, prep your mower right. From cleaning it to changing the oil to sharpening and …

Cabinscape Houses In Ontario

The log cabin is an emblem of trailblazing through the unknown. Since the frontier days, log cabins have evolved from utilitarian and unsophisticated …

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

Grand Canyon

Ever buy an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65

Remember when Sony said your PlayStation 3 would be a "computer," not just a game console? Remember when Sony backed up that claim by letting anyone (including the US Air Force) install Linux on the thing? Remember when Sony broke its promises by unceremoniously deleting that "OtherOS" feature with …

Sliding Barn Doors: Not Just for Fans of HGTV's Fixer Upper

Like shiplap and farmhouse sinks, sliding barn doors are one of those trends that seem to have gained in popularity thanks to HGTV's <i>Fixer Upper</i>. …

Here’s Your Ultimate Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of a Bathroom Remodel

Shop a similar look: Sconce | Mirrors | Stools<p>Undertaking a bathroom remodel is both exhilarating and nerve-wracking. For many homeowners, it’s a …

Home Improvement

An exclusive interview with surfer and musician Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson grew up on the North Shore of Oahu, near Pipeline, and started out not as a musician, but as a competitive surfer, entering surf …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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7 types of car maintenance you should be doing yourself

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Performing routine maintenance on your car is the single most important thing you can do to help ensure it continues to get you from point A to point B for years to come …

The Christian Pulisic Blueprint

<b>Christian Pulisic's origin story</b> has many potential starting points, stretching from bucolic Pennsylvania Dutch Country to a hard court in England to Barcelona's famed La Masia youth soccer academy. Bradenton, Florida, wouldn't be a poor opener, nor would Dortmund, Germany.<p>But let's start in …

If you want to sell your home for more money, these are the colors you should paint your walls

(Artazum / Shutterstock.com)<br>When it comes time to sell your home, you might consider making some changes to make it more appealing to …

9 DIY back garden ideas you have to copy (no home improvement skills necessary)!

There is nothing better than relaxing outdoors in the back garden. It's the perfect place for kicking back and spending time with friends and family, …

Landscaping

DIY: Domino Clock from Pallet wood

This time I'll show you, how to make a clock from reclaimed pallet wood and use domino tiles instead of numbers.How I did it - you can check by …

7 Moves That Will Get You Ready for Ski Season

Winter is just around the corner, and if you want to get in ski-season shape by the time snow begins to fall, you need to start training now.<p>No one knows the benefits of off-mountain training better than pro skier Crystal Wright. One month after winning the 2012 Freeskiing World Tour, she broke her …

Laura's Living Room: Ikea Billy Bookshelves Hack

<i>In case you missed the reveal, you can see that here and here.</i><p>Laura’s home already had wonderful, historic bones, but the living space could use a …

How to Frame a Bathroom Mirror

We have been in our house for 2.5 years and our upstairs bathroom was one of the first things I wanted to remodel, and here we are finally finished. …

Raspberry Pi Powered Galaga Arcade Machine Cabinet (video)

If you have ever wanted your very own arcade cabinet, you are sure to be interested in this new project which is being published, providing …

Raspberry Pi

DIY Murphy bed for under $150 – with video & plans

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How to Fix a Broken Air Conditioner

Tips to get your air conditioner up and running without calling a pro.<p>Air conditioners work hard to keep you cool, and you don't realize how much you rely on them until you are stuck in a sweltering room with no relief. If your air conditioner suddenly goes out, there is no need to panic. Follow …

An Apple exec interviews job candidates based on 3 basic personality questions

That places a lot of pressure on her interviewing technique. If she asks the wrong questions, she might end up with employees who don't fit well within an organization that prides itself on operating like a well-oiled machine.<p>In a new LinkedIn posting, Ahrendts walks the reader through a typical …

How to Paint Your Outdoor Woodworking Project - Quiet Corner

Outdoor woodworking projects such as patio or furniture present a problem that isn’t encountered when building projects that will be kept indoors: …

Please Stop Making Margaritas Wrong - Here's How to Do It Right, Just in Time for Summer

Have you hit 90 degrees yet where you live? We have (yep - 92 on May 6 in Minneapolis, crazy), and I loved it. After months of snow and cold and …

What Rain Jacket Should I Buy This Spring?

<i>A:</i><p>You don’t hike in spring without a rain jacket in your pack. But with so many options, it’s hard to know which one to buy. So we put together this quick-and-dirty guide—organized by jacket weights—to walk you through spring shell shopping.<p>Lightweight Jackets<p><b>Pros:</b> The best jackets in the category …

Build Your Own Two-Player Miniature Cocktail Arcade Cabinet

Cocktail cabinets are an excellent way to cram a two-player arcade into a small package. DIYer CircuitBeard shows off his build, which uses a …

Raspberry Pi

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to revamp your outdoor space on …

DIY Engineer Print Frame

This DIY Engineer Print Frame is probably one of the easiest projects I have done and it makes such a huge statement in a room! It also only cost me …

Video Tutorials

Large Wood Framed Gallery Print

Tool Storage Wall Cabinet

By Jamison RantzTool storage is a necessity in any shop. While storage is great, accessible storage is even better. That’s why I designed this tool …