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75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

Healthy Eating

Top 10 Coding Toys For Kids This Christmas

Osmo Coding Game<p>Osmo Genius Kit<p>Ozobot 2.0 Bit, the Educational Toy Robot that Teaches STEM and Coding, Crystal White<p>littleBits Electronics Arduino …

17 Sex Toy Horror Stories That Will Make You Cringe Forever

"During doggie style he had 'poor aim' and pushed the butt plug up inside me."<p>More often than not, sex toys do what they're supposed to do: give you an orgasm. But sometimes fate (and uncontrollable bodily functions) has other plans.<p>Here, seventeen people get *real* with some serious cautionary …

Electric Vehicles

The Most Popular Holiday Toys of the Past 35 Years

From Tamagotchis to Teddy Ruxpin, everyone remembers the most coveted holiday toys from their childhood—the toys that, whether you knew it then or …

Snoop Dogg

Why Every Man Should Do His Genealogy | The Art of Manliness

Up until the 20th century, a man’s roots — his ancestry — formed an important part of his identity. Noble families in ancient Rome displayed wax …

24 Things That Only The Parents Of Small Children Know

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‘Fraud’ Exclusive Trailer: A Collection of Family Home Movies Document a Crime Spree

Danny McBride, Jody Hill and David Gordon Green are executive producers.<p>The new documentary “Fraud” uses amateur videos to tell a story of greed and …

Modern Makers Show Off Artful and Hand-Crafted Wood Furniture

It might have been billed as a “modern makers craft fair,” but it was also an homage to the beauty of hand-crafted wood furniture. Field+Supply, a …

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

The 5 Best Times to Score a Great Deal on a New Car

When it comes to scoring a new set of wheels, most personal finance experts would agree that used is best. However, used is not always an option if …

Kia Motors

A Table Saw Mishap, Japanese vs. Western Hand Planes, How to Make a Marking Knife, Learn to Use a Handsaw and More

Part 2 of this week's Maker's Roundup<p><b>How to Cut a Perfect Through Mortise With a Router</b><p>Jesse de Geest shows how you can easily make a simple jig to …

Woodworking

22 DIY Projects That Only Look Expensive

Want to upgrade your dorm or apartment without having to break the bank? If you answered "yes," we have you covered! These inexpensive and super easy …

Dining Rooms

Soft pumpkin cookies with mascarpone frosting recipe

Soft pumpkin cookies with mascarpone frosting are moist, cake-like cookies and dangerously addictive. The delicious pumpkin puree and spices balance …

Dessert

The Most Addicting Fall Cookie Recipe Ever

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Pumpkin Snickerdoodles<p>Save<p>It’s officially autumn here, and cooler weather brings boots, scarves, and a plethora of pumpkin …

The Shoes of the Famous

"The Nike," the first Nike shoes to bear the now famous Swoosh logo, 1971.<br>Henry Leutwyler<p>1 of 10<p>They say you don’t really know a person until you’ve …

Los Angeles

Drilling and Boring Tools

<b>Need to make a hole in wood? You'll find a wide array of bits suitable for drilling and boring in wood. Here's a look at some of the popular</b> …

20 Cool Connected Tech Products for a Smarter Home

These home gadgets work smarter, not harder.<p>What makes a smart home product? Generally, they're defined by their ability to connect wirelessly, allowing users to interact with them from their smartphones. We've rounded up 20 cool, diverse offerings — from TVs, air conditioners, smoke alarms, and …

Home Automation

6 Handsome Cutting Boards Anyone Can Build

Flex your woodworking muscles with this practical project.<p>Cutting boards are one of the most popular DIY woodworking projects for beginners. They make great gifts and can be customized in a whole host of ways. These DIY cutting board tutorials feature boards that are pretty and pretty easy to …

Woodworking

31 DIY Projects That Will Make Your House Look Amazing

Give your home a mini makeover *without* committing to a huge renovation.

11 Foods That Shouldn't Ever Need An Expiration Date

The expiration date food system is confusing. Not only is there more than one date to try to understand ― best-by, sell-by, etc. ― but a lot of times those dates can be totally off. And consumers aren’t sure how to read them, so a lot of good food gets tossed because of those dates. Often times …

Pancakes

HomeMade Modern EP40 Concrete + Iron Side Table

Make a concrete + iron bar table made from concrete and iron pipe fittings useing grey Quikrete Commercial Grade Countertop Mix cast into a melamine …

Woodworking

3 Tips for Maintaining Your Cast-Iron Skillet + Perfect Summer Cobbler

When it comes to cookware, cast-iron skillets reign supreme in the kitchen. Your grandmother probably used one when you were growing up and for good …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Fix a Broken Air Conditioner

Tips to get your air conditioner up and running without calling a pro.<p>Air conditioners work hard to keep you cool, and you don't realize how much you rely on them until you are stuck in a sweltering room with no relief. If your air conditioner suddenly goes out, there is no need to panic. Follow …

Home Improvement

Tools to Help You Paint Like a Pro

Tons of new painting tools hit the market every year, but many are unnecessary or don't work as advertised, so they quickly fade from stores shelves. The products here offer real benefits and can make your next painting or staining project faster and easier.<p>Graco TrueCoat 360DS paint sprayer<p><b>Price</b>: …

15 easy DIY ideas to make your home more special

We've all got a crafty DIY side to us. If only we could think of some fun and easy home improvement projects to complete in order to zing up our …

Farrow & Ball

9 Ways to Get the Backyard of Your Dreams on a Budget

(Image credit: Marie Claire Maison)<p>You may have plenty of ideas for the backyard of your dreams, but those infinity pools and sunken fire pits and …

Swimming Pools