John Ruge

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Perfect Peanut Butter & Jelly Fudge Will End the Sandwich Debate

<i>Peanut Butter & Jelly Fudge is just like your favorite sandwich from childhood. But this fudge is even better and more decadent!</i><p>There's a huge debate in my family. Or should I call it the great divide. And it all centers on how to properly make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.<p>Here are the main …

Laptop-sized people movers are angling to make walking a thing of the past

Kickstarter has birthed yet another nifty gizmo that treads the line between intriguing and totally unnecessary.<p>The “WalkCar” fancies itself as a small electric vehicle that you can slip in your backpack. It’s about the size of a laptop, and weighs between 4.4 to 6 lbs (2 to 3 kg), depending on …

Walking

For The First Time, Waves Are Adding Power To The U.S. Grid

Hawaii catches a wave<p>The waves of Hawaii are a big draw for tourists and surfers, but now they're also a source of electricity. For the first time in the United States, energy collected from waves is being turned into electricity that is heading onto the grid, and powering homes in Hawaii.<p>The …

Man Spends Four Years Growing a Serene Church Made of Trees

While traveling the world, Barry Cox fell in love with architecture, particularly the design and construction of churches. This fascination inspired him to design a cathedral of his own, except he decided to compose the house of worship entirely out of lush trees. To make this dream a reality, Cox …

A Pen that Lets You Draw with Wine, Beer, Tea and More

The WINKpen dispenses the alternative ink of your choice<p>Industrial designer Jessica Chan was working on a sustainable printer concept when she made …

Industrial Designer

21 Terms Every Whiskey Lover Should Know

The most important whisky jargon, from cooperage to small-batch, defined.<p><b>1. BEER</b><p>Whiskey is made from beer. Boring, sometimes weird beer, but beer nonetheless.<p><b>2. CASK STRENGTH</b><p>Whiskey bottled at the (high) proof at which it came out of the barrel. More expensive, ounce for ounce, but if you're …

Jobscan Helps You Write Better Resumes

If you apply for a position at a large company, there is a chance that a human won’t even look at your resume. Many human resources department now use application tracking software (ATS) to help them sift through hundreds of applications.<p>While this saves them time, it means that promising …

Employment

9 Mexican Recipes Perfect for the Slow Cooker

Between the quick hustle of the food truck and the casual fun of make-your-own taco get togethers, it’s easy to forget that the process behind making …

Everything you need to know about backing up to iCloud

Apple's built-in iCloud service is available for everyone and comes with 5GB of storage for free. With it, you can safely back up your iPhone, iPad, …

Below the Boat - Below the Boat Wood Charts

"It's even better than I expected! Thank you!" - Lindy-Jo "Our chart arrived today; it's extraordinary! Your pictures don't do it justice!" - Jackie …

21 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p><i>(Note: Some of these features may only be available in iOS 8 and higher)</i>

The best project management apps for iPhone

Trying to manage team projects using email alone can be a real challenge. Important messages get missed, team members get overlooked when emails are …

Irresistible Gnocchi Casserole

Gnocchi casserole couldn't be simpler. This comforting dinner is great for any weeknight, and we know the kids will love it!<p>You know, I think it’s pretty clear that I’m from the Midwest. I mean, based on the number of casseroles I make in a week, it’s pretty obvious.<p>You fancy Californians with your …

9 Recipes to Ramp Up Your Chicken Breast Game

<i>Pictured: Easy Thai Grilled Chicken Breasts from CHOW</i>Chicken? It’s a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to its lean white meat status, chicken breast is full of …

Stay inside! Whip up these comfort foods using what's in your pantry

It's chilly out there, so stay inside and whip up these delicious recipes from Bon Appétit editor Dawn Perry. Not only are these dishes perfect for cold weather, but they can also be made using what you most likely already have sitting in your kitchen, so no need to run to the store!<p>Rigatoni with …

Weather

Make These Rainbow Heart Cookies And Prove You're Truly In Love

What is true love? True love is meticulously crafting Rainbow Heart Cookies. Your swain will fall for you all over again, once they see the special gift that calls for butter, confectioners sugar, egg yolks, flour, sprinkles, food coloring, salt, vanilla extract and equal parts love and labor.<p>Yes, …

9 Easy Pork Chop Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

We’ve rounded up nine juicy recipes that will give an extra flavor boost to the weeknight pork chop dinners you usually whip up. The recipes featured …

10 Soup Recipes That'll Make You Go 'MMMMM'

No matter where you live in America, the winter months call for bowls full of soup all day, everyday. Here are ten recipes that will fill you up--and warm you from head to toe.<p><b>ULTIMATE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP</b><p>A little bit of spice and a whole lot of comfort. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>CAULIFLOWER SOUP</b><p>Made with just …

37 Carrot Recipes, for Soups, Salads, Side Dishes, and More

We could eat these veggies every day of the week—and these 24 carrot recipes really sparkle.<p><b>We love carrots for their versatility:</b> These sweet root veggies are perfect in just about everything from soup to raw salads to roasted side dishes. These 37 carrot recipes really…sparkle.

Food

Chamberlain goes from the garage to the front door with Notifi

Chamberlain, a company that’s long been known for garage door openers and is the maker of one of my favorite connected products (the Chamberlain MyQ …

Home Automation

Zipadee-Zip Keeps Baby Sleeping Through The Swaddle Transition

If you have a baby who slept through the night at a very early age, napped well, and didn’t throw a fit the moment you left the room, …

Artist Designs DIY Paper Templates for Adorable 3D Geometric Animals

Germany-based artist Wolfram Kampffmeyer, aka Paperwolf, builds beautiful geometric animal designs that are constructed completely out of paper. The artist studied computer animation in school and eventually realized that, although he enjoys creating virtual 3D models, he much prefers building them …

i(Phone) is for indestructible

Combine Evolutive Labs’ incredible RhinoShield Screen Protector with their latest product, the RhinoShield Crash Guard and your precious iPhone …

Photographer Pays Homage to Childhood by Inserting Star Wars Into Real World Snapshots

If you were like many kids, you probably spent much of your childhood in a hybrid world where reality and imagination fused into an indistinguishable …

The Celeb Guide To Announcing Your Pregnancy

The art of the celebrity pregnancy announcement — well, any announcement, for the matter — became a competitive sport long before Beyoncé won the …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

Stack Overflow

Miscarriage Is A Tragedy That Should Not Be Ignored

The cramping started in the car — sharp pains that felt like the spasms I get when my period is imminent. By the time I got back to our apartment and …

Pregnancy

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Tumblog Uses Google Street View to Show Detroit’s Decline Over the Years

Detroit. Once one of the greatest contributors to the United States GDP and home to 1.8 million people, the Motor City is down to just over 700,000 …