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Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

The rise of Taiwan: Why the world is discovering this overlooked corner of Asia

A vast cartoon dog in glowing 3D illuminates the night sky – along with a luminous giraffe, giant purple orchids, a psychedelic horse and chariot, trains, planes, abstract art, a radiant walk-in temple... and more dogs, many more dogs. It is Chinese Year of the Dog and Taiwan is celebrating, as it …

15 Game-Day Instant Pot Recipes That Take the Stress Out of Entertaining

The Instant Pot seriously does it all. When it comes time to plan the most important part of a game-day party (the food, obviously), do yourself a favor and let your Instant Pot do its pressure-cooking magic. We're planning on making the following tacos, dips, pulled-pork sandwiches, and more …

Crispy, Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Pistachio Pesto Butter

Taste Beyond The Tongue

7 Salmon Seasonings You Can Make Last Minute - Chowhound

Sometimes, preparing a meal isn’t quite as satisfying as actually eating it. After intense labor—shopping, cooking, and setting the table—it’s hard …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

We all have our go-to recipe when we want to whip up a batch of "the best" homemade chocolate chip cookies, but truth be told, there can be only one. …

How to cook perfect rice

Scientists believe millions of people are endangering their health by cooking rice incorrectly. As a result of industrial toxins and pesticides found in soil, rice is contaminated with many chemicals – but research has suggested that the way the rice is cooked could reduce exposure to the toxic …

Kitchens

Spraying Polyurethane Foam over an Existing Roof

The Shoup household has many shades of green. Taya is a landscape architect and Stephen is the principal of buildingLab, a green design-build firm in …

Home Improvement

Airtight Wall and Roof Sheathing

<b>Arguments in favor of exterior air barriers</b><p>In the early 1970s, residential builders knew almost nothing about air tightness. The first residential …

Home Improvement

How to Fix a Sagging Beam

Pboneox1 has been assured by an engineer that a built-up beam made from 2x12s is strong enough for the job, but he’s noticed the beam has deflected …

Woodworking

Blower Doors Have Become Essential Home-Building Tools

<i>by Erik North</i><p>Use one to measure a building’s airtightness, to locate leaks, or to comply with a green building program<p>Blower doors are spoken of in …

Home Improvement

Carpenter’s Introduction to 3D Modelling

<b>Humbled by Design</b><p>I took on an extremely difficult project recently: create a logo for a new website using graphic design software. I downloaded the …

Graphic Design

Stair-side Bookcases

On the other side, a half-wall separates the stairwell from the attic apartment's living room. Had the bookcases faced into the living room, the …

Living Rooms

Best Practices: Methods for Installing Brick or Stone Veneer

I really like masonry-clad buildings. It’s tough to beat the longevity, durablity, and easy maintence of a rock or brick facade.<p>Hugh Jefferson …

Home Improvement

A Step Ahead to Build a Shed

<b>Overview:</b><p>Viewer numbers from my <b>Digital Jobsite Channel on YouTube</b> reflect a great deal of interest in modeling the straightforward shed shown in the …

Woodworking

Home Energy-Efficiency Upgrades for Beginners

Advice for homeowners: Inspect your house for these common energy problems to get a better idea on where your money is best spent<p>Owners of older …

Home Improvement

HVAC Duct Sealing and Leak Testing

<b>Duct sealing experts Eric Wilder and Will D’Arrigo explain how to seal leaks in duct seams and how to conduct a duct leakage test.</b><p><b>(</b><i>Recorded at the</i> …

Home Improvement

A Shortcut for Air-Sealing Houses

Any building scientist worth his energy-modeling software can tell you that uncontrolled air leaks lead to a variety of problems in houses, including …