Kiley Piercy

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars - Natalie's Happy Health

Protein-rich and delicious, No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bars made with all HEALTHY natural ingredients. These bars are vegan, …

Dessert

How To Make A Coffee Table With Hairpin Legs

Ah…coffee tables…they’re so practical and there are so many different designs to choose from it’s pretty much impossible to find someone who has the …

Woodworking

5 Diagonal Photography Composition Tips

The easiest way to make more dynamic, better compositions: integrate more diagonals into your photos.<p>Why diagonal lines?<p>Imagine putting a ball on a …

How To Grind Part 6 - How to Repair a Damaged Edge Without Burning the Steel

In previous blogs we discussed the need for grinding for a variety of reasons. This final reason is the most unfortunate one: you need to repair a …

The 1-Night Challenge That Totally Revolutionized My Relationship

In 2015, people in the United States spent over $9 <i>billion</i> on self-improvement products. That includes self-help books, seminars, videos, personal …

Curries

How to train with a power meter - part five: how to analyse a power training file

IF is calculated by dividing your NP by your FTP – so if your Normalized Power was 150 watts and your FTP is 300 watts, then the IF would be 0.5.<p>IF …

Fantasy-Inspired Portraits of Strong Women in Seattle Woodlands

Enter Kindra Nikole's wild imagination in her dreamy photographs.<p>Inspired by creepy films, fantasy novels, and greats like Neil Gaiman, Hayao Miyazaki, Kurt Vonnegut, and Lewis Carroll, Seattle-based photographer Kindra Nikole takes empowering images of women imbued with Photoshop magic. She turns …

Art

How Does My Camera Work?

These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a person that doesn’t own some sort of camera. But considering the high number of camera owners globally, …

Sloyd Education Theory: Making Things With Your Hands Makes You Smarter

The link between manual skill and cognitive development<p>I love learning, and I hated school. Sitting in a classroom while a teacher drones on and on …

Education

How to Create Realistic Jedi Levitation Portraits

Photographer, weird lens expert, and friend of <i>PetaPixel</i> Mathieu Stern created this very simple and straightforward Photoshop tutorial for anybody out …

Tutorials

Wooden Valet Trays, Part 2: Vertical

Can you stand it<p>In the last entry we looked at your standard valet trays, which sit horizontal. But lately on Etsy there's been a rash of designs …

Apple Watch

Photographing the Supermoon

On Monday we’ll experience the largest supermoon in more than 60 years. That’s not as long as we needed to wait for a Cubs’ World Series win, but …

10 Awesome Woodworking Projects for Every Skill Level

From novice to advanced, these woodworking projects will challenge and delight.<p>Woodworking is an amazing hobby—as well as vocation, that can last a lifetime. These 10 woodworking projects are straight from our editors, and are accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels. Most projects include …

Woodworking

This Guy Turned A Pack Of Colored Pencils Into A Beautiful Ring

Peter Brown, a weekend woodworker from California, created a small and simple but playful creation that has found him more popularity than he can …

Woodworking

Watch This: When Composing An Image, Geometry Matters

Unlike painting or animation, photography can have a lot more variables in terms of composition. We can’t always control the shapes that appear in …

Stanley Kubrick

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Breakfast

De-Grading: Why Do Schools Use Grades That Teach Nothing?

<i>First published in The Hechinger Report</i> A few years ago I was speaking to a group of parents whose children had just started Hampshire College. A father asked a question that was on many minds: "How can your college be rigorous without grading student work?" Before I could respond, another parent …

Pedagogy

6 Signs Your Husband Has Checked Out Of Your Marriage

All too often, husbands who come into marriage therapist Becky Whetstone’s office have already experienced what she calls an “emotional divorce.”<p>“Sometimes, people get so fed up and disgruntled, there’s a disconnection process,” she said. “When that happens, the husband will mostly be apathetic …

Transamerica Chicago Triathlon

Swimming

The Happiest Couples Do These 7 Things Every Day

Every couple is different. While your perfect date night out might be a raucous night on the town, that could be another Netflix-loving couple's nightmare. But no matter your personal tastes and past times, our experts say that the happiest couples do these things every day.<p><b>1. They have leaving and</b> …

Can Power Data Be Reduced to One Number?

A new metric from training-plan startup Today’s Plan promises just that for cyclists training with power<p>You’ve heard it so many times you’re probably tired of it: Training with power is the most effective way to improve on the bike. (Not sure what power is? Read this beginner's guide to riding with …

Cycling

DIY Bee Hotel for a Better Garden - Genius!

Flowers can be finicky—and sometimes, more watering and sunlight don't do the trick. For a healthier garden this season (and the next!), make this …

Gardening

18 No-Bake High-Protein Energy Bites for Easy Fueling

Pre-make these snacks for a handy energy boost.<p>It can be easy to overeat when training for a race: Once you finish with that afternoon run it’s tempting to reach for a bag of cookies or chips, but take a pause. Instead, it may just be perfect moment to indulge in an energy bite—a no-bake ball of …

Dessert

The Killer 8-Minute Kettlebell Workout

In a world of hollow fitness promises, getting a great workout in less than 10 minutes may seem dubious. But we can guarantee that at the end of this …

Learn How To Make These Stunning Side Tables

Brass inlays add some sophistication to a modern set of side tables.<p>Side tables tend to be afterthoughts when it comes to designing a room. These handmade beauties, however, will stand out thanks to their butcher block teak surface and brass inlays.<p>Laura Kampf always adds a bit of flair to her …

14 Tech Tools to Enhance Project-Based Learning

Shares 654<p>Many of these tools can be used to help facilitate PBL and to best meet the needs of students working on projects.<p>At the Buck Institute for …

A Dad’s Influence in Raising Empathetic and Considerate Children

When we think of teaching skills such as consideration for others and empathy, we think more of moms having the greater influence. But new research has shed light on the fact that dad’s engagement in the family has more influence with raising empathetic and considerate children. The researchers …

Parenting

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Self-help

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …