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The House that Cleans Itself, Part 2: Once-a-Month Cleaning Chores

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)<p>In the weekly cleaning schedule dubbed "The House That Cleans Itself" that we shared about a month ago, I specified …

Vacuums

The Kitchn

5 Types of Employees Bosses Hate (and How to Fix the Problem) | Inc.com

Do your employees drive you up the proverbial wall? When you go home, do you inundate your spouse with stories of how awful they are? If so, you'll probably recognize these employees, and appreciate our solutions on how to fix the problems:<p><b>1. Doesn't respect your time.</b> This employee comes in late …

Employment

T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool looks mean, but is made to help

Yes, it does indeed look like the freaky love-child of an Uzi and a Bowie knife, but the T3 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool is actually designed to <i>save</i> …

New York City

An emergency lantern that works for 30 days – The Gadgeteer

What with all the Arctic temperatures and snow this winter, I find my thoughts turning to power outages and emergency preparedness. This 30-Day …

13 Uses For Baking Soda Any Survivalist Should Know

<b>Please Share This Page:</b><p>Baking soda has so many more purposes in an emergency situation than you might think. In fact, it’s every survivalist’s dream …

Alternative Medicine

Bang Bang Solar-Powered Tent

Colorful four-person tents that come with a 5W solar panel, a lithium-ion battery and charging cables. The idea is to charge the battery at home then …

Survival

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Running A House From A Generator

This is my set up to run my house from a generator in a power outage. The entire set-up – generator and electrician – probably cost about $1200. …

Solarpad. Finally, A Proper Solar Charger For Hikers And Bikers

At an RRP of $200, the Solarpad isn’t the cheapest solar charger for your iPhone, but it does aim to be the best. Every detail has been tweaked to squeeze the last drop of juice from the Sun’s photons, from the battery itself (the same kind as Tesla uses in its cars apparently), through the …

How to Survive Falling Through the Ice: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

If you live in a place where snowy and icy winters are the norm, you know the dangers of falling through the ice. And this guide is especially …

Cook Without Fire Using Water-Activated Packets That Look Like Tea Bags

Cook without fire. That’s the simple premise of a new heating system from Korea.<p>The Baro Cook system heats food using small packets that resemble tea …

Sea Level

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …

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Star

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Cooking For Geeks

If you´re an innovative type of person looking for action in the kitchen, then check out Cooking for Geeks, a book on real science, great hacks, and …

Food

Use This Shortcut to Add Content to Your Magazines From Your Mobile Devices

MagMaker / January 30, 2014<p>You’re active. You’re mobile. You’re on the go, on the town and on your way. You’re reading via the web browser on your …

88 Books That Teach Important Lessons

A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Picture Book Biography) by David A. Adler tells readers that we are all different with different abilities but are …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Before & After: Grandma's Bedroom Set Revealed

(Image credit: Luann Mitchell )<p>A friend of Luann's recently asked if she could "do anything" with his Grandma's old bedroom set. He needed to fill an …

Grandparents

Stylish Storage: 10 Ways To Organize Under Your Sink

• <b>Suspend Spray Bottles</b> Since my goal is to have every possible cleaning product in a pretty spray bottle, this tip from Martha Stewart is</b> …

Martha Stewart

Cheapest DIY Rain Barrel (that works better than most) - Urban Backyard Greenhouse

So I found a way to build an effective rain collection barrel for around $40. All parts were purchased at the local Ace Hardware store.<p>I used a trash …

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Potting in DIY Style

I have been wanting a <b>potting bench</b> for quite some time. After all, I am a gardener, and don't we all NEED a handy place to play with dirt in pots? …