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Water Heater Maintenance: Extend Water Heater Life

A little preventive maintenance keeps the hot water flowing<p>Place a bucket below the discharge pipe and gently lift the lever on the pressure-relief …

Home Improvement

iPhone Can't Send Text Messages? Here's How to Fix It

Not being able to send text messages from our iPhones makes us feel cut off from friends and family. And what are you supposed to do when your iPhone …

Apple Store

Excel Pop Up Selector Tool With Slicer

Slicers make it easy to select from a list of items, but they take up valuable space on your worksheet. To get the benefits of a Slicer, without the …

Analytics

Taping Drywall Tips: How to Tape Drywall Joints

Get the tape coat just right and you're sure to have smooth drywall joints<p>Mix the setting compound and completely fill all wide gaps. Don’t overfill. …

Woodworking

How to Skim Coat Walls

A new approach for smoothing rough walls that's easy to master<p>If you’re a skilled drywall taper or plasterer, you probably use a hawk and trowel to …

Home Improvement

7 Drywall Installation Mistakes You’ve Probably Made Before

This article walks you through the 'Do's and Don'ts' of drywall installation. It will help you avoid seven common mistakes people make when tackling …

Home Improvement

Toothpaste, binder clips, pool noodles, more: Surprising uses for everyday items

Organizing<p>Shop adorable red, white and blue kitchenware, fashion and decor for the 4th of July<p>03:28<p>Martha Stewart shows how to get your kitchen organized<p>04:53<p>‘Choreplay’: Does seeing your partner do household chores turn you on?<p>01:41<p>Who Knew? about getting organized (including Anne Hathaway’s to-do …

Cleaning

How to Add a Menu Item to Confluence XBMC (Kodi)

<b>Add the function you want to be your new Confluence menu item as a favorite within XBMC (Kodi)</b>. Open XBMC/Kodi > [your item – for me, I’m doing Rom …

The Food Lab's Guide to Inexpensive Steak for the Grill: 5 Cuts You Should Know

All Of The Guides<p><b>Hanger Steak Guide »</b>• <b><br>Skirt Steak Guide »</b>• <b><br>Short Rib Guide »</b>• <b><br>Flap Meat Guide »</b>• <b><br>Tri-Tip Guide »</b><p>More<p>Grilling<p>All the tips and recipes you need for the perfect barbecue.<p>So y'all read about the four high-end steaks you should know—that'd be the strip, the ribeye, the T-bone, and the …

10 Foolproof Ways to Know When Your Meat Is Cooked

Is it done yet? When it comes to grilling or smoking, that's the, er, burning question. Even the most seasoned grillers and smokers sometimes experience a twinge of uncertainty when it comes to gauging the doneness of a particular meat or seafood.<p>One of our missions at BarbecueBible.com is to help …

The correct way to slice an onion: 5 cooking rules explained

In the kitchen there are unwritten rules we follow: never drop potatoes into boiling water, alternate between wet and dry ingredients when mixing …

Braising Recipes to Keep You Warm For Winter - Chowhound

Braising is a cook’s best friend—with a few simple steps, you can make a meal that tastes like it’s straight out of a <i>Michelin</i>-starred restaurant. …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

20 kitchen techniques that guests taught us that we still use today

Over the last two decades, we've learned a lot of essential kitchen techniques from our guests. In celebration of our 600th episode, here are 20 …

Flavors

The Food Lab's Definitive Guide to Grilled Steak

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Summer's here and I've got a brand new backyard to grill in so now seems like as good a time as any to re-examine some of the things we know (or think we know) about grilling beef. Sure, we can all agree …

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Taking the time to make a smooth, thick gravy for this slow-cooked dinner is worth it. As the pot roast cooks, the water and juices from the …

Cooking

5 Self Defence moves everyone should know

How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets

All it takes is two coats of paint!<p>Clean the old paint cabinets thoroughly, prime with a stain-blocking primer, and then paint with a high-quality …

Home Improvement

Best Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

"This is a simple recipe. It is simple to throw together the marinade in the morning before going off to work and come home to an easy dinner to …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

Teach Your Kids to Code with One Hour of Minecraft Puzzles

How much time do your kids (or you!) spend stuck in front of a screen, poking around in some gamespace? Perhaps in one composed entirely of pixelated blocks? Fess up! Time to turn those hours of screen time into <i>making</i> time. I’m here to tell you how my kids’ elementary took on the challenge to …

The 4 personality types of your customers

The driving force<p>“We usually think of ourselves as sitting in the driver’s seat, with ultimate control over the decisions we made and the direction our life takes; but, alas, this perception has more to do with our desires-with how we want to view ourselves-than with reality” ― Dan Ariely, …

Can't Kick a Bad Habit? You're Doing It Wrong

What to do when you just can't quit--no matter how many times you've tried.<p>I had just finished giving a speech on building habits when a woman in the audience exclaimed, "You teach how to create habits, but that's not my problem. I'm fat!" The frustration in her voice echoed throughout the room. …

Self-improvement

The Most Common Cooking Disasters and How To Save Them

Even if you have cooked a dish a hundred times, something can go wrong on the 101st time, whether your food is too spicy or maybe overcooked. Don't …

Pie

Ten Simple Tips to Make Food Taste Better

Sometimes it's the small touches that make the biggest difference when you're in the kitchen. Here are some simple tips from America's Test Kitchen …

Harbin Snow and Ice Fest in Pictures

Gaia

Gaia Staff<p>March 20, 2018<p>Samhain is a time-honored tradition followed by witches, Wiccans, druids and countless...<p>Gaia Staff<p>September 30, 2017<p>Is the …

Ancient History

Survival Skills 101: How To Hold A Semi-Auto Handgun like a Pro!