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How to Seal Granite Countertops: Steps to Protect This Kitchen Surface

Pondering how to seal granite countertops? The best way to seal granite countertops is a bit of knowledge that you'd better have if you're a …

Home Improvement

Ex-Bioshock Devs Take Inspiration From Past Games To Make Arabian Nights Inspired City Of Brass

City of Brass is the latest project from Uppercut Games, a studio founded by a team of artists, designers, and programmers who worked on BioShock and BioShock 2. It's a first-person rogue-lite adventure game. You battle your way through an Arabian Nights-inspired city, finding treasure, collecting …

Bioshock

10 Easy Pieces: Wood Flooring for Decks

Wood flooring is an instant fix. Lay slatted wood tiles in a grid on a flat surface to transform a balcony, deck, or concrete pad into an inviting …

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

How do you revive tired hardwood floors or a piece of antique furniture? Answer: You stain 'em back to their former glory. There's no need to walk …

Woodworking

7 ways to make your window air conditioner work — and look — better

I have a love-hate relationship with my air conditioner; I hate living with it, and I can’t live without it. I, like many who dwell in old apartment buildings and houses, muddle through the summer heat and humidity with window units that not only obstruct views and restrict access to natural light …

Home Improvement

20 easy hacks to keep your home organized, beautiful, and clean

It’s the little things that count the most. Those simple genius little touches that make things cozier or more efficient and add up to make our house …

Hacking

Build a Portable Spray Paint Booth for Your Workshop

If you do a lot of spray painting, this clever box design keeps over-spray from ruining your stuff, helps you avoid nasty paint fumes, and is as easy …

Be Inspired By These DIY Board Gaming Tables

Hardcore board gamers know that a standard kitchen table usually isn't good enough for the more, uh, expansive titles such as Firefly or Arkham …

Geek

22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

DIY

Weekend Workshop: How to build a DIY solar charger out of Altoid tins

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Solar Charging

20+ Plywood Organizer Projects to DIY this Spring

This week we're showing you all the possibilities plywood has to offer. Take your DIY organization to the next level with my roundup of over 20 …

Tutorials

DIY Coca-Cola Minigun

LinkLearn how to build a powerful, and awesome looking minigun made from Coke cans, syringes, wires, nails, hot glue, and cigarette lighters. It …

DIY

How to Build a High Power Air Cannon Out of PVC Pipe That Uses a 2″ PVC Piston

Ben Cusick (a.k.a. “NightHawkInLight“) demonstrates how to build a a high power air cannon out of PVC pipe that uses a 2″ PVC piston that Ben created …

Cool Stuff

How I Added Tank Treads to a Go-Kart

I have always liked tanks (Armored Fighting Vehicles or AFVs for all you fellow purists out there) as they have always held a certain fascination for me. In my opinion, playing with tanks is only second to all things aviation in terms of fun. I have amassed a sizable collection of scale plastic …

Flight Simulators

20+ Plywood Shelving Projects You Can Build

One thing that is always handy is storage space! Shelves are one of the best way to store so many items from books, to baskets full of miscellaneous …

Storage Ideas

32 Products Guaranteed To Give You The Most Organized Kitchen

Everything you need to make your kitchen the most organized room in your home.

7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly -- and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.<p>A pile of little papers on which are written words such as "tax return" "tax audit" "tax advice" …

Retirement

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Programming

5 Indispensable Shop Tools You Can Make Yourself

On Jeremy Fielding’s YouTube channel, he runs through five work-a-day shop tools that he made himself. These stands, filters, jigs and guides save time, space, and make the work go easier and safer. Here is the video tour of the tools followed by each of them broken out and explained.<p>5-in-1 …

Woodworking

20 Essential Products For the Fit Man’s Kitchen | Men's Health

Turn Your Kitchen Into a Muscle Factory<p>20 ways to cut down meal prep time while maximizing your gains<p>Chef’n Twist, Taylor, BearPaws, Black and Decker, Tovolo<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>You already know that preparing your own …

How to Do the Single-Arm Dumbbell Snatch | Men's Health

To maintain and increase your power, he recommends incorporating explosive movements into your workouts. A great one: the single-arm dumbbell snatch.<p>“This generates hip and shoulder power, as well as strength,” he says.<p>Just be sure you start and finish the move in the same quarter-squat position, …

How to Grow and Maintain a Beard | Men's Health

Examine Your Facial Hair<p>If you have a mustache, trim it down while you let your beard come in for a few days.<p>Depending on your growth rate, it will probably take less than a week for your mustache and beard to eventually match in texture and length, says Craig.<p>While you let your beard grow in, take …

11 Track Drills to Improve Your Speed, Quickness, and Acceleration

<b>Directions:</b><p>Perform at least 4 of these exercises to warm up. Do 2 sets of 30 yards each.<p>A-skip<br>• B-skip<br>• Straight legs<br>• High knees<br>• Fast legs<br>• Power skips<br>• Backward running<br>• Single-leg bounding<p>Perform each of these 3 exercises. Do 2 sets of 20 yards each.<p>Pushup start<br>• Mountain climber start<br>• Rolling start

Celebrate National Hot Toddy Day With This Recipe | Men's Health

To ease your wintry symptoms this season, try <i>Men’s Health</i>’s favorite recipe:<p><b>Whiskey Ginger Tea Toddy</b> <i><br>Recipe by Chef David Myers of Comme Ca</i><p><b>What you’ll need:</b><br>2 oz bourbon whiskey<br>¾ oz lemon juice<br>¾ oz simple syrup<br>1 slice lemon<br>1 clove<br>1 ginger tea bag<br>1 swizzle stick<p><b>How to make it:</b><br>Steep the ginger tea in …

Good Luck Walking Tomorrow After This Leg Workout | Men's Health

(For more metabolic bodybuilding routines like this, check out the new METASHRED EXTREME transformation program from <i>Men’s Health</i>.)<p><b>Directions:</b><p>Perform the following exercises for the prescribed amount of time in the order shown:<p>Miniband lower pulse squat, 30 seconds<br>• Miniband upper pulse squat, 30 …

How to Do a Pistol Squat | Men's Health

But that’s not all: You also need the right <i>balance</i> of strength, stability, and mobility. Too much of one or too little of another, and you’re landing on your butt.<p>That’s why mastering the pistol squat places you in an elite fit club that few men can join. Want to become a member? Then follow this …

I Tried Foam Rolling For a Month. Here’s What Happened | Men's Health

“I’ve seen people bruise themselves because they go too far,” he said, suggesting that, as a foam rolling rookie, I should start with about one to two minutes per muscle group. “It’s important to listen to your body and since you’re new to foam rolling, start out slowly and work your way up to …

Man Performs Turkish Getup with 210-Pound Barbell | Men’s Health

Watch This Russian Football Player Perform a Turkish Get Up With a 210-Pound Barbell<p>You probably shouldn’t attempt this crazy move at home<p>instagram.com/guiltykilla<p>Today we learned about a man named Alexander Khokhlov, who based on our research is a Russian football player and also very possibly an …

Ultimate Beastmaster Might Be the Fittest Show on Netflix | Men's Health

Of all the creature-mouth entrances you would have to walk through to begin an obstacle course, a dragon would definitely be one of the most intimidating. Alternatives would include walking into the mouth of a shark, the mouth of a snake, or the mouth of Sylvester Stallone himself.<p><b>There are lots of</b> …

This Simple 4-Move Workout Is Your Ticket To GAINZville | Men's Health

This circuit is different. It’s not a race, and the ultimate goal is perfect form.<p>By cranking out a total of 165 reps of three heavy, compound barbell lifts—and 55 pullups—that hit your upper body in different planes of movement, you elicit both muscle growth <i>and</i> fat loss. It’s a true beast maker. …