Stephen Knapp

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Woodworking Tips and Tricks: 5 Hacks for Clamps

There are many innovations, modifications and ideas that people develop and employ to make woodworking easier, quicker and more accurate … are are a …

Woodworking

NuDeck by UGL: Concrete Application

<i>Sponsored by UGL</i><p>New concrete is expensive, and new concrete stairs are really expensive. That’s why I was anxious to try NuDECK by UGL—the same folks …

Home Improvement

Why You Should Make Cobbler Instead of Pie

Baking is less about feeding oneself and more about having a hobby, and I tend to gravitate toward dead-simple recipes I can throw together on a …

Baking

Chainless Bike Driveshaft: CeramicSpeed Wows Eurobike

A new kind of drivetrain system debuts at Eurobike, and it’s shaking people’s belief systems.<b>“No chains. No derailleurs.”</b> The future of the bike …

Engineering

Cord cutting is getting pricier, but there's one sure way to keep it cheap

The days of saving money by cutting the cord from cable TV services may be ending.<p>Consider two events from this week. AT&T, which just got approval from the Justice Department to swallow up Time Warner, quietly jacked up the starting rate of its DirecTV Now cable alternative TV service to $40 …

Los Angeles

Butter Piecrust

Preparation<p>Make the dough<p>Cut the butter in quarters lengthwise and then cut each strip into 8 pieces. Pile the butter pieces onto a plate and slide …

Baking

Zucchini Patties Recipe

"These cheesy zucchini patties are an excellent way to use up that abundance of zucchini from the garden. Serve with a bit of tomato sauce or sour …

Recipes

17 Tech Hacks That'll Make You Feel Like a Boss

No one can resist the power of a game-changing secret, especially when it comes to the gadgets and technologies we use on the daily. If you want to know how to keep earphones from getting tangled or what to do with your favorite square Instagram prints, there's a hack for that, and we've rounded …

Hacking

This Is the Most Popular Pasta Recipe on Pinterest

It's got every single thing you want in a go-to pasta dish.<p><i>Courtesy of Julia's Album</i><p>There's a reason comforting dishes will always top our list — …

Cooking

Experts share tips for getting the most out of your genealogy research

When you’re digging into genealogy, keeping a good research log and staying organized help to produce the best results, or at least helps you know …

Genealogy

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world's cities

<b>A new website that lets people delve into data on the world's cities has been launched.</b><p>Dr Robert Muggah from the think-tank Instituto Igarapé showed the BBC some of his favourite maps from EarthTime.

Wakefield

Why This Fluffiest, Puffiest Pancake Is a Brunch Champion

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some gold recipes. Today, we're reminding you of the world's fluffiest, puffiest pancake with our brand new video.</i><p>Flour, milk, eggs—pancakes are an endlessly versatile, super-speedy dish to make …

Breakfast

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

The Best Swim Goggles, According to Instructors, Coaches, and Swimmers

Whether you’re swimming laps in an indoor pool or practicing your strokes on the open water, goggles are essential for seeing underwater and …

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

How to Install Crown Molding the Easy Way

It's easy to install an elaborate cornice when you work in layers, and the end result will add a bold statement to any room.<p>It's easy to install an elaborate cornice when you work in layers, and the end result will add a bold statement to any room.

10 Ground Beef Skillet Recipes — Recipes from the Kitchn

Arm yourself with a pound of ground beef and a skillet, and your dinner possibilities become quite extraordinary. Using ground beef is a smart way to …

21 Western Novels Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

“The western story, in its most usual forms, represents the American version of the ever appealing oldest of man’s legends about himself, that of the …

Books

These 39 Brilliant Gadgets On Amazon Will Be Game-Changers For Practical People

If you’re someone who prefers for products to have a concrete purpose before you spend your hard-earned money on them, you know how hard it is to …

21 Paleo Chicken Recipes So You’re Not Making the Same Thing Every Week

Whether you’re just starting out on Paleo or have been a certified caveman for some time now, you know that the diet involves saying goodbye to …

15 Easy Meals You Can Whip Up With A Can Of Black Beans

It's one of the most versatile grocery store items.

Netflix’s secret genre code list can help you navigate the site

The Netflix secret code list isn’t really a secret anymore, but it might help you get around faster.<p>A quick hack allows you to browse genres that …

Prune, fertilize, provide enough sun: Care strategies for tropical hibiscus

What should I do to improve the growth of the ornamental hibiscus tree that I purchased a couple of years ago? I have been keeping it inside over winter and then putting it outside for the summer. Growth was somewhat thin and less vigorous over the last year. I also remember that the tree’s …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

How to Make a Perfect Key Lime Pie

<i>This article originally appeared on My Recipes.</i><p>Fact: When asked, “What’s your favorite type of pie” approximately 80% of all humans will respond: <b>Key.</b> …

10 Recipes That Prove Anyone Can Make Risotto

I firmly believe any cook, regardless of their skill level, can make an awesome pan of risotto.

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

What to Do With Your Old Laptop

If you've got an old laptop collecting dust in your home, you're not alone. In a survey conducted last spring by the Consumer Reports Survey Group, a …

One Pot Creamy Parmesan Chicken with Mushroom Rice

<i>One Pot Creamy Parmesan Chicken with Mushroom Rice will be one of the best things you will ever eat! All you need is one pot to create an amazingly</i> …

I Can Vouch: West Elm's Faux Plants Look Insanely Real (and They Start at $10)

Whether they are simply an Instagram-fueled design trend spearheaded by urbanites or a subconscious attempt on the behalf of millennials to fill …