Jaime Layman

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back

Sometimes simpler is better. That’s certainly the case with these old-fashioned pies, which have been unjustly relegated to the back of the recipe …

This Antenna Could Triple Your Phone's Texting Range

Since it started shipping last fall, GoTenna has been in the business of letting you stay connected with others even when there's no network to …

First Look: REI Upgrades 'Quarter Dome’ Tent For 2017

Among the most popular tents on the market, REI’s Quarter Dome offers a solid shelter that’s light and reasonably priced. We got a first look at the …

The 6 Hottest Mountain Bikes of 2017

Photo: Stephen Lam<p>From a featherlight race 29er to a fattie that pedals like a normal steed, these were some of the coolest and most promising new rides we saw at Interbike. Just starting out? Learn everything you need to know about buying your first mountain bike.<p><b>Photo: Otso Voytek</b><p>Otso is a new …

Copper Pipe As A Camping And Survival Tool

Every person that is into camping and survival looks for equipment that offers a multitude of useful features, and it is quite unfortunate that often …

Camping

Mediterranean diet could prevent 20,000 deaths in Britain each year

Some 20,000 lives could be saved each year if Britons switched to a Mediterranean diet, according to a new study.<p>The Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cambridge University followed nearly 24,000 people in the UK for up to 17 years to see how their diet affected the health of their heart.<p>They …

New Wind Turbines Could Power Japan for 50 Years After a Single Typhoon

Typhoons are generally associated with mass destruction, but a Japanese engineer has developed a wind turbine that can harness the tremendous power …

Tiny house offers huge views in 136 square feet

The Vista Go is smaller than the original, but keeps all the big windows<p>Major tiny house builder Escape Homes has been busy: on top of unveiling the Vintage, a new model offering more traditional flair, the Wisconsin-based company also made updates to its existing lineup. The Vista, for example, a …

50 Cat Halloween Costumes That Are Purr-fect

Remember those funny Halloween costumes we’ve been laughing about for days? Well, we’ve discovered something even better: pretty much <i>any</i> costume on a cat. Halloween isn’t only about creepy or clever costumes, face-transforming makeup and all that fake gore. It’s also about some of the warm and …

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Every Backyard Deserves a Solid DIY Shed

YouTube's mad scientist walks us through his personal build.<p>Every backyard deserves a good shed to give you loads of room to store a bunch of supplies. But buying a shed can be pricey. Moreover, it's a cop-out. It's much better if you build your own.<p>If you haven't already built your own shed from …

Syria peace deal: US and Russia agree plan to reduce violence and lead to 'political transition'

The US and Russia have agreed a peace deal for Syria, with a nationwide ceasefire between government forces and rebel groups set to begin early next …

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

My online business earned $67,000 in 5 days, and it was much simpler than you'd think

I had no idea what it would take to make that kind of money so quickly. Honestly, I didn't think it was possible. It seemed like the type of thing that would happen to someone else, not me.<p>At the very least I thought it would require:<p>After all, that's what I saw other people doing.<p>But I'm happy to …

Online Life

This Puppy Has To Have A Special Chair To Help Him Eat

Eli is a very special pup.<p>She said that his amazing recovery is thanks to the huge amount of support from the Ada Animal Hospital and WestVet Emergency and Referral Center staff; Dan Sherwin, who built the chair; and his "mom," Savannah. Sherwin said, "She never gave up on him. Thanks to her, he is …

This New Social Network Promises Almost-Total Free Speech To Its Users

It doesn’t have Twitter’s hundreds of millions of users or Facebook 1.7 billion, but Gab.ai is attracting conservatives as an alternate social platform.<p>Upstart social network Gab.ai is just over three weeks old, but it's adding thousands of people to its waitlist every day by promising them almost …

The sweet, summertime favorite fruit that works as a natural probiotic

Between popping a daily probiotic pill, loading up on the sauerkraut, and spritzing your home with bacteria boosted sprays, you may think you have …

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Healthy Homemade Potato Salad

Tuesdays are my <i>super</i> early days at the studio, and by super early I mean I’m up around 3:45 and out the door by 4:15. So currently being in my 15th …

Your dog understands what you're saying, sort of

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you ever wonder whether Fido really understands what you're saying?<p>He might be catching on to more than you think -- and your intonation when saying certain words is just as important to him as the words themselves, according to a small study published in the journal Science on …

13 Controversial Questions For Cat Lovers

Beware, cat lovers. There are some hard truths in here that you will need to come to terms with.

These Are The Best Cities for Homeowners

You can afford to buy -- and stay -- in these cities.<p>Hipsters flock to Portland, Oregon for its thriving arts scene and local coffee houses and …

23 photographs that prove America is already great

Parents Are Relating So Much To This Mom Who Lost It In A Grocery Store

Note to everyone: Stop judging parents.<p>She'd taken the boys on an early morning grocery run for milk, but Bentley and Levi were definitely not in the mood.<p>"We got to the store and they really just didn’t want to be there," said Brothers.<p>Levi didn't want to sit in the cart and started throwing …

If Planet 9 exists, it could spell disaster for other planets in the solar system

A scientist in the UK has calculated that in the very far future, when our Sun is dying, the existence of Planet Nine could pose a danger to other planets in our stellar neighborhood - and may ultimately eject one or more from the Solar System.<p>Earlier this year, astronomers announced evidence of a …

Astronomy

8 Websites That Will Change the Way You Book Travel

Photo courtesy Pexels.com<p>These tools are what the pros use to stretch their miles, find deals, and have the best airport experiences possible.<p>For …