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How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

By Elisabeth Leamy<p>, Writer<p>Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious …

Real Estate

How to Make a Cardboard Coin Sorting Machine

The Q channel demonstrates how to make a clever cardboard coin sorting machine with a knife and some glue in their latest DIY tutorial video.

This new startup is doing hydropower right

The Amtrak trip north along the Hudson River from New York City is one of the most stunning train journeys in the U.S. You roll along the river’s …

Build a Bug Hotel

A bug hotel is part garden art and part winter habitat for beneficial insects, the garden army that helps to keep the bad bugs under control. If you …

Habitats

Your Guide To Growing The Most Delicious Blueberries

The first key to blueberry growing success is to pick the right variety for your climate and to give it company. Blueberries produce more and bigger …

Prisoner Workout: Bodyweight Workouts | The Art of Manliness

Besides a few brief stints of freedom, notorious British criminal and troublemaker Charles Salvador (better known as Charles Bronson) has been …

Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at Michigan State University announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators.<p>This technology could mean that one day entire skyscrapers might be able to generate solar power …

How to Build an Adult Slip-n-Slide | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Stratton Lawrence</i>.<p>Before reading another word of an article about how to build a man-sized slip-‘n-slide, …

How Finland Keeps Kids Focused Through Free Play

An American teacher in Helsinki questioned the national practice of giving 15 minute breaks each hour—until he saw the difference it made in his classroom.<p>Like a zombie, Sami—one of my fifth graders—lumbered over to me and hissed, “I think I’m going to explode! I’m not used to this schedule.” And I …

Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts

Many green energy sources only generate power in a narrow range of conditions. Solar panels won't work when it's dark, for instance, and wind turbines are useless when everything is still. If Solar Wind Energy Tower has its way, though, we'll soon get clean electricity around the clock. It recently …

Puzzle Piece’s $19 Tablets Help Children With Autism Learn Social Skills

Almost as soon as the iPad came out, parents and therapists began incorporating apps into autism therapy. The devices have been found to be highly effective for teaching children social skills and helping with schoolwork. Many parents, however, cannot afford to buy a tablet for their child.<p>New …

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

How to Make Bouncing Bubbles That Won’t Pop for Sensory Play - DIY & Crafts

Do your kids love sensory play activities as much as mine? Sensory play is a great way to keep children amused, and it also plays an important role …

6 Children's Bedtime Stories That Inspire a Love of Mother Nature

Reading before bedtime has been an important part of our family's nighttime routine since our oldest was only a few weeks old. Now, almost 6 years …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

10 Easy Pieces: Glass Cloche Terrariums

It might be rare to see vintage oversized French garden cloches protecting delicate winter greens in the outdoor garden, but glass cloches still have …

HOW TO: Make a Miniature Dinosaur Zen Terrarium Garden

My family loves terrariums and succulents. We have several throughout our home including these large recycled glass versions. However, my son really …

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Book series fashions heroes of yesteryear into relatable role models for today's kids

Amelia Earhart and Abraham Lincoln: both of these historical greats are known for what they accomplished as adults, but what happened during their …

7 Teensy Tiny Tumbleweed Homes for Small-Space Living

Have we told you lately how much we <i>lurve</i> Tumbleweed's tiny homes? In case you haven't had a chance to check them out, here are 7 of the latest in …

Paper Plate Aquarium

Shares 61<p>Create a miniature underwater world with a paper plate and colorful paper! A fun project the kids will love.<p>Shares 61<p>Get the instructions …

Anger Management Skills for Kids

Shares 30K<p>“I had that first! I want it now!” my youngest yelled after dinner one evening. His little fists clenched, his face reddened, his eyebrows …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores | The Art of Manliness

Every dad wants his children to grow up to be responsible, contributing members of society. But before they head out on their own and make their mark …

Quick & Easy Cellulite Cream

This quick and easy homemade Cellulite cream main ingredient is coconut oil. Which we all know is capable of marvelous things. Even if you don’t have …