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Epoxy Grout for Bathrooms

What is epoxy grout and how can you use it in your bathroom alterations and repair work?<p>Epoxy grout is a type of adhesive-like substance that is …

Home Improvement

Good Days, Bad Days and ADHD

On a good day, people with ADHD have symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. ADHD isn’t a mental health condition where we go through …

ADHD

ADHD is Different in Women

Somewhere along the way toward an egalitarian society, we lost sight of the fact that women are different from men. Likewise, recognizing and …

Autism

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Operating Systems

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

Home Improvement

Dropbox for iPad updated with tons of great features

The latest version of Dropbox allows iPad users to move files around with a fingertip. It also works better with long file names.<p>Even though iPad was designed to be controlled with touches, drag-and-drop file management has been slow to come to this tablet. Still, Dropbox is on board.<p>All that’s …

Dropbox

How To: 8 Passcode Tips for Keeping Hackers & Law Enforcement Out of Your iPhone for Good

There has been significant debate over law enforcement's right to access our digital devices in recent years. New tools from Grayshift and Cellebrite …

Information Systems

Tools & Craft #92: How to Choose the Best Dovetail Saw for Yourself

Today I had the opportunity to chat with a customer about dovetail saws, and he asked me the same question that I get all the time: what makes one …

Woodworking

Eating certain raw fruits and vegetables has been linked to better mental health

Raw fruits and vegetables may play a role in improving mental health, according to a new study by the University of Otago.<p>Researchers have found that …

Mental Health

A little sympathy please, parenting a kid with ADHD isn’t easy

<i>First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I have been asked countless times when I first knew my son had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I always laugh, a hard edge creeping onto the end and say, …

Mental Health

This mental exercise doesn't just help with stress — it could also spice up your sex life

I once tried to meditate and three minutes in I had to give up because my mind would not stop chattering. That experience didn't exactly make me jump to try it again, in spite of everything I'd heard about the benefits of a calm mind and deeper inner-understanding. But after finding out about new …

Meditation

Distractions Help?

… still works for me.<p>On Friday I was discussing how I use my distractions to keep me from being too … me.<p>I pointed out that when I am aware that I’m …

Time I

7 Essential Tips For Choosing the Perfect Bathroom Tile

If you’re nervous about diving into the dizzying world of tile, read this guide before tackling your bathroom project.<p>2. Balance Different Tile Types<p>Finally, you’ll want to make sure that you’ve thought about grout—that spreadable, mortar-like mixture that is pushed into the crevices between each …

Home Improvement

Survey finds an 'over-reliance' on medication to treat ADHD

<b>Families of children with ADHD are warning that too often medication is the only option they are offered to manage the condition.</b><p>A survey of parents across Scotland found evidence of delays in diagnosing ADHD and inadequate support afterwards.<p>The Scottish ADHD Coalition also uncovered concerns …

Mental Health

Belly Fat Impacting Your Confidence: Reduce It In a Few Weeks

Maybe you’ve forgotten how to bend down with ease. You feel like belly fat is getting in the way of you being flexible, attractive and most …

Nutrition

How to deal with corrosion on brushed nickel faucets

<i>Q: I have a brushed nickel kitchen faucet that has developed blemishes over the years. What causes these? Can they be removed? Is there any way to prevent them from happening if I were to obtain a new faucet?</i><p><b>Herndon</b><p><b>A:</b> Corrosion is relatively easy to prevent. But it can be difficult or even …

Home Improvement

A Dovetailing Kit for Beginners

Last week I discussed the Zona Razor Saw and how it’s the ideal saw for beginning dovetailers. It’s just $12 to $15 and cuts extremely well. This saw …

Woodworking

Gene That Helps Brain Regions Communicate May Be Linked to ADHD, Study Finds

<i>April 10, 2018</i>New research1 identifies a critical gene, known as ErbB4, as a major factor influencing the attention-related symptoms of attention …

Neuroscience

Superb Wood Floor Inlay Shows Off Computer-Augmented Tools

It’s been a few years since we first started hearing about “tools of the future changing the way we work” but this astounding whole-room floor inlay …

Woodworking

How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets: Bryan Baeumler Breaks it Down

<i>Bryan Baeumler is one of HGTV Canada’s go-to contractors and the host of Bryan Inc., House of Bryan and Leave it to Bryan.</i><p>Updating your kitchen …

Home Improvement

Ph.D. student with ADHD works to change minds

<i>This is the first in a series of profiles showcasing some of Harvard’s stellar graduates.</i>In third grade, Jennifer “Jenna” Kotler was perfectly happy …

Harvard

After growing up with undiagnosed ADHD, I’m discovering a new self-image

<i>First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I feel strange being so open. It leaves me vulnerable. Exposed. Embarrassed. Ashamed.<p>This is the part where I tell you that I live with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity …

Mental Health

The Best Dovetail Saw for Beginners

I get asked all the time about which dovetail saw is best for a beginner. It’s a difficult question because saws now come in a crazy variety of …

Woodworking

ADHD and Guilt for Everyone

ADHD is a disorder that leads to not doing the things you should do. And not doing the things you should do leads to guilt.<p>It’s easy enough to see …

ADHD

Google Keeps a Record of Your Entire Search History—Here’s How to Delete It in 4 Easy Steps

<i>This content originally appeared on Money.</i><p>YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there’s a new hack to worry about.<p>This …

Google

Plain White Vinegar is the Ultimate Dishwashing Hack

Southerners know as well as anyone that greasy, delicious foods don’t just cling to your ribs; they cling to your pots, your pans, your Tupperware, …

Country Lifestyle

7 Expert-Approved Tips for Cleaning Your Wooden Cutting Board

How to keep your board spick, span, and spiffy for years.<p>Not all cutting boards are created equal. Plastic boards, for example, are an economical and …

Woodworking

How to Deal If Your Partner Is a Procrastinator

Procrastination can affect every area of your life. If you’re someone who tends to put things off — or you’re married to someone who does — it can easily create friction in your relationship. But understanding where the other person is coming from can help you work through it.<p>My partner and I are …

Procrastination

How it really feels to be time-blind with ADHD

Our perception of time — or lack thereof — lays the foundation for our biggest struggles. As Dr. Russell Barkley explains it, ADHD “disrupts the …

Self-help