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Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

The Physics Of Leap Day

Once approximately every four years, the elusive entity that occurs this Monday — February 29th — comes along. The historical origins and urban legends associated with it are incredibly interesting, but the reason there’s any such thing as Leap Day at all is because of the physics of planet Earth. …

Astronomy

39 Books That Prove Your Family's Not So Bad After All

Things could definitely be worse...

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DIY Confetti Bowl for You to Try!

<b>Images Source: sharehomedesign</b><p>Here is a fun project that you can use for your kids activity time. This will not only provide your kids with a fun …

Chemicals

Top tips for binocular stargazing

Whether you’re a beginning stargazer or a veteran of thousands of starry nights, binoculars can be your best friend.<p>You’ve probably got a pair of …

Astronomy

10 Ways To Reduce Chemicals In Your Life with Coconut Oil | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Coconut oil might have been the most-talked-about-oil in 2013, and newsflash: it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Are you trying to reduce harsh …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

3-ingredient Thursday: Easy weeknight recipes starring global flavors

<b>Around</b> the world in three ingredients: Make a one-pan Indian chickpea stew, a fresh spring pasta, a tropical shrimp-and-pineapple dinner, and more using just three items from the pantry or market—not counting salt, pepper or oil.<p><b>Whole-wheat linguine with roasted asparagus and ricotta</b><p>Seek out the …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Life Storage Blog

Create easy and hassle-free access to your belongings with these quick tips to make your storage unit organized.<p>Life Storage<p>Melissa Michaels from The …

DIY: Bottle-Fed Paperwhites

Chilly weather means that I spend a lot more time inside than I’d like to. Happily, I’ve found one January treat that brightens even my most …

Building A Home

To DIY For: 25 Wall Art Gifts You Can Make

If you got excited when you saw this list of 100 wall art DIY projects or couldn’t wait to try our wire wall writing project then you’ll love our latest roundup. These 25 projects are present-perfect and will make any friend or family member thrilled. Not to mention you get the added bonus of …

15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

A breath of fresh air<p>In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in …

Homeowners Maintenance Checklist: Fall Edition

As we get further into the fall months, homeowners must prepare for the inevitable: winter. We’ve created an easy checklist to tackle with your …

40 DIY Home Decor Ideas That Aren't Just For Christmas

The holidays are so ephemeral. These stylish decorating ideas are festive, yet they also work beyond the month of December.

Chemicals

9 Weekend Projects to Try

1 Comments<p>We've been socked in these past couple of weeks with our fair share of fog and the sound of fog horns every night. I actually love this …

DIY: Fun Photo Fridge Magnets You Can Make in Minutes

That’s right, it’s the weekend, and that means we can’t let you start your week off without first taking on a little DIY project. No worries if …

10 Easy Life Hacks for DIY Dummies

Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, with crafting abilities that makes Pinterest users drool with envy. But even if you've been called a crafting …

Small Bedroom Ideas: 5 DIY Wooden Shelves For Tiny Sleeping Spaces

Bedroom not much bigger than a shoebox? Bookmark one of these 5 tiny DIY bedside table ideas for a rainy Sunday afternoon.<p><b>1.</b> Mette at Monsters Circus …

Bedrooms