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Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

Gardening

5 Easy Life Hacks to Take the Annoying Out of Common DIY Projects

You wouldn’t hire a professional carpenter to come to your house to hang a simple picture frame, right? And calling a plumber to repair a little …

Building a Smart Home With Apple’s HomeKit

Apple’s HomeKit smart-home platform is a friendly and functional option for anyone who owns an iPhone or iPad and wants to create a DIY smart-home …

5 things every adult should know how to do around the house

Part of being an adult is creating a well-functioning place to call home. If you want to add a personal touch, like artwork on the walls, you need to hang it. If something breaks, you have to be able to fix it — or hire someone to do it, which burns through cash fast. Luckily, the more tasks you …

Home Improvement

The Best Toddler Gifts, 3-Year-Old Edition

When it comes to becoming a grown human, 3 is a big year. “They have real personalities now. They’re real people. Once language comes in, they can …

Kids

Luisa Weiss' recipe for traditional German soft pretzels

Berlin-based cookbook author and food blogger Luisa Weiss has brought back traditional recipes in her recent book "Classic German Baking." Here is …

12 Must-Have Smart Home Products

Can you imagine if you came home from a long day at work and everything in your home worked to make your life easier? The door would automatically …

Best HomeKit products to make your 2017 holidays a smash hit!

HomeKit is Apple's home automation platform and it lets you control any compatible lights, plugs, thermostats, sensors, alarms, locks, and other …

Migrant Influx Tests German Efficiency, Boosts Profits for Some

KIRCHHEIM UNTER TECK, Germany — From beds and mattresses to toiletries, the needs of Europe's historic influx of refugees and migrants are putting Germany's legendary efficiency to the test — and creating business opportunities.<p>Germany is expected to take in more than 1 million asylum seekers this …

North Africa

Eero thinks its tiny box can fix all your WiFi issues

While many of the devices we use every day depend on WiFi -- everything from our smartphones to our TVs -- most home WiFi networks are still woefully slow compared to their wired alternatives. Enter Eero, a small San Francisco startup that aims to bring home WiFi into the future. How? By combining …

A Tiny Mountable Power Bar Fixes Your Outlet's Most Annoying Flaws

No scientist has dedicated their time to the cause yet, but one day research will confirm that most outlets in an empty room will inevitably end up …

B&W ENGINEER PRINTS

We’ll fire up an industrial printer typically used for architectural work to print your photo onto giant paper in halftone black and white ink.

Learn XCode 5 + Objective-C in Over 36 Hours of Training + Build 14 iOS 7 Apps

WHY WE LOVE IT<p>With the proliferation of mobile, internet-connected devices, iOS development is rapidly expanding in popularity. Take this course and …

Interactive Web App Makes Sure You Never Forget a Photoshop or Lightroom Shortcut

When it comes to getting the most out your post-processing applications, you really want to know your shortcuts. The problem is, there’s so many …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Tutorials

With Lightroom 5 is Photoshop Really Necessary? by Sean Bagshaw

The answer to this question, as with so many questions, is it depends.<p>Adobe’s release of Lightroom 1 was way back in 2007, but by that time I had …

Hide Your Messy Nest of Cables In This Neat Wood-Paneled Can

We all have one—that corner in your living room where the modem, the router, the surge protecter and friends live. It's a mess. You can try to hide …