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Use a Tape Measure Like a Pro With These Handy Tips

The tape measure is a tried and true tool that every craftsman should have in their toolbox. Whether you’re new to building things or an experienced …

Woodworking

8 Ways to Minimize Mess During Your Home Renovation

A checklist on how to organize your daily routine and protect your home before the remodeling begins.<p>As you prepare for a major renovation, you will …

How to Turn Your Drill Press Into a Disc Sander, Learn the Art of Dumpster Diving, Get Paint to Dry in 10 Seconds & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>How to Make a Drill Press Disc Sander</b><p>Izzy Swan shows you how to turn your drill press into a disc sander, with a …

Woodworking

This DIY Rustic Cooler Made From an Old Fridge Will Be a Hit at Your Summer Parties

With just $40 for supplies, standard tools and a free day or two, you can turn your old fridge into an attractive backyard cooler.<p>Hosting a ton of people in your yard can be a logistical ordeal, with people constantly running in and out of the house, but with this brilliant DIY mega cooler, you can …

Heartwarming Photos of Little Kids and Their Big Dogs

Photographer Andy Seliverstoff over St. Petersburg, Russia, has been working on a heartwarming photo project that will put a smile on your face, …

Dogs

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2016 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

In Defense of the Philistines

The first potential DNA evidence from the Bible’s arch-baddies has been found in Israel—and it may help set the historical record straight on who the …

This 22-Year-Old Might Have Just Identified 4 New Planets

One 22-year-old's obsession with "Star Trek" just helped her make an astronomical discovery.<p>Michelle Kunimoto, while working under University of British Columbia professor Jaymie Matthews, was searching through data from NASA's Kepler Mission in hopes of finding planets other researchers may have …

Astronomy

Scientists may have found world's oldest mechanical computer

When you're trying to fathom a mangled relic of very old hi-tech, it helps to have the manufacturer's instructions.<p>For over a century since its discovery in an ancient shipwreck, the exact function of the Antikythera Mechanism — named after the southern Greek island off which it was found — was a …

Imaging
Archaeology

What is intermittent fasting, and is it healthy?

When you hear the word "fasting," you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling "hangry." But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that later). But before you skip lunch and let …

Holistic Medicine

Awesome Art Picks: Elektra, Wolverine, Harley Quinn, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

15 Motivational Quotes To Help You Keep Going When Times Are Tough

These 15 Motivational Quotes can help you overcome the tough times in your life however you have to know how to use them so they do actually work for …

Another iPhone 7 Leak 'Confirms' Apple Is Eliminating The Headphone Jack

Apple’s iPhone 7 line of smartphones — which are the successors to the iPhone 6S — should be announced in September 2016. But there are many leaks about the iPhone 7 already surfacing, one of which is about the headphone jack being abandoned. And last month this image of an iPhone 7 Plus rendering …

Mobile Technology

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

15 Features That Will Help Your Home Sell Faster

And for more money.<p>Whether you're looking to sell your house or invest in the value of your home, listen up: From 2014 to 2016, Zillow Digs analyzed more than two million for-sale listings, and found that homes with 15 specific features sold the fastest and for the most money — in some cases, …

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Is The Best Marvel Movie, And This Isn’t Hyperbole

About midway through <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, Steve Rogers (played again by Chris Evans) is involved in an impromptu make-out session on the side of a German highway. (I won’t say with whom, as to avoid those dreaded spoilers.) After, he looks back at the beat-up Volkswagen Beetle he’s been …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight | Women's Health

But while bicep curls are nice and all, they're probably not the best choice if you're looking to burn loads of calories, says Perkins. After all, the more muscle fibers you enage, the harder your body has to work—and the more metabolism-revving strength you’ll build.<p>Here, Perkins ranks her five …

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Time Management

10 Things That Abruptly Happen When Real Leadership Shows Up

<i>“There are no bad teams, only bad leaders.”―</i>Jocko Willink<p>What does the environment around you look like?<p>Is it obvious to you and everyone else what …

Motivation

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

Wellness

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Exercise

Alaska volcano spews ash cloud stretching 400 miles, grounding flights

Strong winds have sent an ash cloud from Pavlof volcano soaring, forcing Alaska Airlines to halt flights and delay travel for thousands of passengers<p>One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes has emitted a 37,000ft (11,300-metre) ash cloud that has grounded flights, affecting thousands of travelers and …

Geophysics
Christmas Eve
Maricopa County

This Man’s Hilarious Journey To Weight Loss Should Be An SNL Sketch

This viral video is unlike typical fare because it features a few recognizable faces, but it suitably parodies self-improvement videos across the internet. The short film, directed by Ben Berman, premiered last month at Sundance, and now it’s bursting across YouTube. Current <i>SNL</i> star Beck Bennett …

We Teachers Have Earned Our Breaks

It's Winter Break for us teachers. That means two weeks of unadulterated vacation filled with Netflix, video games, trips, reading and lots of sleep. That also means receiving passive aggressive comments from adults who work in other fields on how lucky we are to have such a long break. If you …

Teaching

The Quad Quake Workout | Men's Health

And it takes even more energy to use those muscles to launch you off the ground.<p>That’s why this new three-exercise, quad-centric routine from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour is such a butt-kicking challenge. Each rep drains some of the juice from these calorie-guzzling muscles.<p>Check it …

Is Soy or Almond Milk Healthier Than Cow's Milk? | Men's Health]

Before we take a critical eye to milk alternatives, let’s look at good old-fashioned cow’s milk.<p>Here are the positives: An 8-ounce glass of whole milk has nearly 8 grams of protein and 149 calories.<p>For comparison, a 4-ounce skinless roasted chicken breast has 35 grams of protein and 186 …