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10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japan

It’s no coincidence if Japanese gardens remind you of those scene-in-a-shoebox dioramas you made in grade school.<p>A Japanese garden is a miniature …

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9 years ago, I started a love affair with a supplement that makes me sleep like a baby

In my early years, this process was fraught with frustration and despair: I would lie awake for hours, bored and desperate, staring at the ceiling, wondering why I couldn't shut off my brain. I tried all the hippie methods—meditation, breathing exercises, even goddamn Sleepytime tea—but none of it …

17 Things Every Photographer Should Be Able to Do in 10 Seconds

There are some abilities that should just be second nature to photographers. Here are 17 such things to make you have down pat to keep you prepared …

Photography

The 6 Stretches For Anyone With Tight Hamstrings

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. …

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Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

DIY plywood crossbow

The Lexar 512GB Professional 3500x CFast 2.0 Card Probably Holds More Data Than Your Hard Drive

Lexar has recently launched a new 512GB 3500x CFast 2.0 memory card which has twice the capacity of its predecessor model. Having high capacity and …

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Uneven drywall seams, popping nails, cracks or other defects can all surface after a wall is finished and painted. You can easily fix them, but you're probably going to have to re-prime the wall -- and you'll definitely have to paint it again. You use drywall joint compound for almost all drywall …

Home Improvement

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Easy to Make - Wood side clamps.

Jigsaw Circle Cutting Jig

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Making Circular Saw Crosscut & Miter Jig The MAX CUT 2 | Limited Tools Episode 003

Trim Router Tables for Small Work

Routers

BENCH HOOK / WOOD CLAMP IN ONE for woodworking S2E1

How to make wood Corner Clamps!

Circular Saw Guide

Build a $10 Split-Top Saw Bench for Woodworking (Short Version)

Box Debuts a Revamped App for iPhone and iPad

Yesterday Box launched version 4.0 of its iPhone and iPad app. The update includes a full visual refresh featuring brighter colors and a design that seems to blend better with iOS as a whole.<p>In addition to the fresh coat of paint, the new version of Box focuses on three main goals:<p>Quick access to …

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Buying DSLR Camera Lenses: How to Pick the Lenses That You Need

Buying DSLR Camera Lenses: How to Pick the Lenses That You Need<p>Updated on September 10, 2016<p>Buying a DSLR camera lens is a big decision. Most lenses …

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5 ETFs to Keep You Invested After Retirement

Investing doesn't end when your career does. Retirement can last 30 years or longer, and you have to be smart with your investments to make them work hard even when you stop working. Fortunately, for those retirees who don't want to spend the rest of their lives poring over their portfolios, …

How to make a patio table. This outdoor table is easy to build!

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How to Make Dowels with a Jigsaw

Routing using templates

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Cutting plywood: how to break down sheet goods.

Cheap alternative to a Festool clamp 2

Jigsaw Scribe Base - How to Make and Use One

The simplest bar clamps you can make

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17 ways to have a first-class garden (and not die trying)

How many of us want lovely things but aren't in a place to be able to commit a lot of time or energy to acquiring them? That's how we feel about …

Landscaping

If you're not using burst mode on your camera, you're missing a trick

Image: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport<p>Image: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport<p>THE CAMERAS ON our smartphones are amazing devices. Sure there can be a significant …