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Snapchat’s second-gen Spectacles hit the FCC

After a huge early buzz, Snapchat’s wearables ultimately bellyflopped. The company says it lost $40 million on the device. But that failure wasn’t enough to dissuade the company from giving things another go — and from the sound of it, the second version of Spectacles find the company taking …

Augmented Reality

How to make perfect crispy bacon using one simple ingredient

There’s no denying that bacon is beloved by many across the country.<p>However, the question over the best way to cook bacon is hotly contested. …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

BBQ

10 Home Landscaping Rules You Should Never Break

Your home’s exterior appearance is important, whether you like to admire your garden from your living room window, host regular backyard barbecues or …

10 Easy Dinner Recipes You Can Cook with Your Kids — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a personal rule when it comes to my kids: I always say yes when they ask to help with cooking. I don't always invite them to help with dinner, …

Food

How to Build a Redwood Deck: A Step-by-Step Guide from Start to Finish

One of the best value-adds to your home and quality of life is a deck. If your home already has a deck, wonderful! Enjoy it. If, on the other hand, …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

Interior Designers Spotlight the 4 Best IKEA Products, Period

Interior designers are certainly no strangers to tight budgets. No matter who the client is, there is usually one aspect of the design proposal that …

Here Is How To Prune Your Tomatoes For A Harvest Galore

It is tomato season and you need to pay good attention to your tomato plants! What they need is timely pruning and topping.<p><b>Here are 3 reasons to</b> …

Slow Cooker Beef Stew Turns Any Night into a Sunday Supper

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Tucking into a hearty bowl of tender beef stew is like dinnertime nirvana. Within the rich, beefy broth are creamy chunks …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

How to Buy Olive Oil: A Beginner's Guide

By Claire Saffitz<p>It's a confusing world out there. Here's how to buy olive oil that you can feel great about, without breaking the bank.<p>I used to buy olive oil the way I bought wine—I’d just choose a bottle from the lower-middle price range that had a cool label. (Sort of how I still choose wine, …

Olive Oil

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Gardening 101: Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny, <i>Lysimachia nummularia:</i> “Moneywort”<p>With some plants there is a fine line between friend and foe and lots of ground covers, by their …

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

If you were to describe The Perfect Food, it might go something like this: healthful, delicious, bigger than a morsel and filling enough to fight …

Nutrition

Traditional Spanish Paella

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>To prepare the herb blend, combine the first 4 ingredients, and set aside.<p>Step 2<p>To prepare paella, combine water, saffron, and …

Country Lifestyle

We Asked The Pros: Which Home Improvements Have the Best ROI in 2018

Every homeowner wants to get the biggest impact possible out of their home improvements. Whether you’re looking to make a move in the near future or …

Real Estate

Best-Ever Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare pasta according to package directions for al dente.<p>Step 2<p>Melt butter in a large saucepan over …

Country Lifestyle

9 Secrets Only Contractors Know

Before you even think of working with a renovation pro, consider this insider intel from our panel of expert contractors.<p>Q: What are the most common …

Home Improvement

A Cozy, Dreamy Winter: Affordable and Easy to Build DIY Fire Pits

We had the cheer of Christmas and the joy of New Year to keep us warm till now. Now that the festive frenzy, the endless parties, the long vacation …

Landscaping

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

11 AirPods Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Apple’s wireless earbuds — known as the AirPods — have been highly demanded since it was released. Some of the reasons why the AirPods are popular is that being free of wires while listening to audio is very convenient, it pairs with devices quickly and phone calls sound crystal clear.<p>To pair your …

Tech Trends

Our Best Chicken Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

If there's one thing better than chicken dinner, it's when that chicken dinner is made in the slow cooker. Whether my meal plan includes lean chicken …

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How to Make Perfect Deviled Eggs

Fancy deviled eggs have become something of a trend. It seems that every little bistro and wine bar offers some sort of “elevated” take on the picnic …

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Love

13 Real Ways I Make Money Online

Here's how you can make bank from the web.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose explains 13 ways you can make money online, from podcasting to sponsored content. The internet provides a massive opportunity for …

Business Strategy

18 Last-Minute Party Appetizers That are Beyond Easy

<b>1</b> of <b>18</b><p>Tortellini Skewers<p><p>Festive colours combine for a pasta course and appetizer rolled into one. Switch up the presentation with your favourite …

Fail-Safe Gravy

This is Jamie's tried and trusted gravy recipe using the resting juices from your roast meat - in this case Turkey. From mastering the roast …

The Best House Plans Under 2,000 Square Feet

Because good things come in small packages.<p>When it comes to the perfect home size, we don’t subscribe to the ‘bigger is better’ mentality. In fact, …

Country Lifestyle