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Five Easy, Essential DIY Winter Tuneups

These quick maintenance jobs will keep your bike running smoothly in 2015<p>For cyclists, winter is a time to restore and recharge. But as much as your body needs some TLC, so does your bike. That doesn’t have to mean an exhaustive overhaul. These five quick maintenance jobs are easy enough for any …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

7 Street-Food Eats Not to Miss on Your Next Visit to Bangkok

By Heather Van Deest, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>Thai cuisine is known the world over for its delicious, distinctive flavors. In fact, the phrase …

Flavors

Lucid Design's Full-Size Bike Fits Into a Tiny Circular Backpack!

Lucid Design just unveiled a full-sized bicycle that fits into a tiny backpack! The lightweight bike can be broken down into 21 parts that fit snugly …

40 DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

You’ve got your Father’s Day card picked out, but what about making a handmade gift for your old man? From wine bottle tumblers to homemade beef jerky, here are 40 DIY gift ideas for Father’s Day!<p>1. Shrinky Dink Tie Tacks: When is the last time you thought about shrinky dinks? Seriously. This …

Chemicals

16 Origami Pieces to Buy or DIY for Your Home

Ahh, the magical decorating powers of origami. Who would have thought breathtaking home accessories and art could come together with just some paper and a little elbow grease? Some origami projects take a little patience, but even if you don’t have any of that, we’ve got you covered with some …

Crafting

What's the Carbon Footprint of Your Favorite Food or Activity?

Did you know that the carbon footprint of a diamond necklace is the same as that of drinking 1,333 pints of beer? Or that a mile traveled by a subway …

Sustainability

Help Save the World's Oceans by Supporting the Ocean Cleanup Array!

Plastic waste in the ocean is no joke – there are millions of tons of it out there, wreaking all kinds of havoc on sea life and the ocean’s ecology. …

Pollution

Instagram Has a New App and We Want It ASAP

You guys, Instagram unveiled a new (and free) messaging app for iOS and Android, and if it’s anything like their current offering, it’s going to be a huge hit — and definitely better than Tinder’s latest update. Introducing Bolt, a one-tap messaging app that lets you quickly and casually send a …

Apps

Sear Scallops With Miso Butter | Men's Health

<b>Diver scallop kushi yaki with miso butter and sesame seeds</b><i><br>Recipe by Bruce Bromberg and Eric Bromberg, chefs and owners of Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya in New York City</i><p>What you’ll need:<br>2 Tbsp sesame seeds<br>1 stick unsalted butter<br>4 ½ tsp shiro (also known as “yellow”) miso<br>1 Tbsp vegetable oil<br>1 ½ lb. diver …