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Chachouka Chow Chow: North African Tomato and Pepper Stew [Vegan]

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10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With a Can of Coke

That cola in your fridge is about to get a lot more useful.<p><b>Clean Your Toilet</b><p>Out of toilet cleaner? The phosphoric acid in Coca-Cola can take care of buildup. Pour a 12-ounce can of Coke in the bowl and let it sit for 30 minutes. Scrub the sides of your toilet with a brush, then flush for a sparkle …

How to Love Life

Loving life is one of the most important changes you can make to have a happier and healthier life. It doesn't mean that you won't have hard times or …

The anti-Facebook: one in four American neighborhoods are now using this private social network

Neighborhood gossip and community policing thrive on Nextdoor<p>It was early in the morning when the flooding hit The Knolls, a neighborhood of about 500 homes in Columbus, Ohio. The sewer overflowed, dumping a foot and half of water into Chuck Totten’s basement, where his wife Deb kept around $25,000 …

Want To Go Old School And Build Your Own Camera?

These days everyone is snapping photos with their cell phones. For some folks they get out a digital camera to do a bit of shooting. The die- hards …

The 10 most beautiful bicycles

Alfa Romeo

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Creepy Baby Masks Turn Adults into Big Babies - Technabob

If you think that there’s no way baby masks would be anything but adorable, then think again.<p>That’s what I thought before I saw these masks by artist …

HoodiePillow Pillowcase is a Pillow That You Can Wear... Well, Sort of - Technabob

I once used my hoodie as a pillow when I got to the airport ten minutes too late and missed my flight. That probably didn’t serve as the inspiration …

The Best Free Stock Image Resources on the Web

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Here on the Buffer blog, we think a lot about visual content.<p>We’ve shared our own study on the importance of images in Twitter posts for more social sharing. We’ve explored tools that help anyone create visual content.<p>But there’s one question we get …

8 Decidedly Clever Gadget Hacks From Instructables

Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored by Popular Mechanics and with prizes by Shapeways and Ultimaker. If you've got a great idea, there's still time to submit!<p>Two weeks remain in the Instructables Gadget Hacking and Accessories Content, sponsored …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

The Fun Switcher: Because You're Not Working Anyway

Feeling a little <i>too</i> productive? Here's a website that captures two of life's greatest pleasures: procrastination and the tactile satisfaction of …

How to build a Harley cafe racer

A few weeks ago our article How To Build a Cafe Racer struck a chord with many readers. The response was overwhelmingly positive and it sounds like many of you are now using the article as a guide when modifying your own bikes.<p>However, that guide was good as design <i>theory</i>, and it’s now time for a …

Motorcycles

How to Earn Respect

We all want to be respected by our peers, but it takes a lot of work to earn it. If you want to be successful, happy, and healthy, learning to earn …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Build This DIY Moisture Monitor and Never Kill Another House Plant

Always under-watering or over-watering your plants? Wire up this Arduino-based sensor and save them.<p><b>My perennials always died because I</b> watered them too little or too much, or put them somewhere too dark or too hot. Recently I vowed to keep my plants alive, so I turned to Arduino. I'd been looking …

New Mini Jambox Update Shows That There Is Strength in Numbers

There are lots of ways to listen to music, but Jawbone has just made it a little more social. Available today through a firmware update, users will now be able to pair two Mini Jamboxes together.<p>There are lots of ways to listen to music, but Jawbone has just made it a little more social. Starting …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

How to Feel Loved

Feeling unloved? It can be a raw, hollow feeling to think that nobody loves you in life. However, you may not know how much you are actually loved …

Learning JavaScript Design Patterns

Preface<p>Design patterns are reusable solutions to commonly occurring problems in software design. They are both exciting and a fascinating topic to …

AT-AT DAY AFTERNOON

Better Bash Scripting in 15 Minutes

The tips and tricks below originally appeared as one of Google's "Testing on the Toilet" (TOTT) episodes. <br>This is a revised and augmented …

'Sleep startup' Casper dreams of overturning the mattress racket

"Buying a mattress is one of the worst consumer experiences in the world," says Philip Krim. Yet, few startups have really tried to improve it — perhaps because the mattress business isn’t exactly the sexiest industry around. Buying a mattress will never be like buying an iPhone. The archetypal …

Opinion

Letters to the Editor<p>On this day

How to Set Up Your Photography Blog and Get Noticed

Love it or hate it, the internet these days is ruled by social media. If you don’t share, like, +1 and comment, the chances are, you are not going to …

How to Be Exciting

Whether you feel like your life is just too boring, you're looking to impress a certain someone, or you've been flat-out accused of being about …

It's Bliss: behind the iconic Windows XP photo

<b>"It's because of her that we've got the photograph."</b><p>Although it will forever be associated with Windows XP, <i>Bliss</i> was actually the by-product of a …

Bill Gates

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …