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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Make These Pork Chops in Creamy Garlic Sauce for Dinner

Photos of perfectly cooked porkchops are seriously drool-worthy. With their golden-brown exterior and perfectly seasoned crust, to many they can seem …

Cooking

Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double Your Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space. While carving out extra room in a small …

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinets with Drawers

The typical American kitchen (as of this writing) has a row of upper cabinets and another, deeper row of cabinets under the countertop. The lower …

Kitchens

I Tried Making Instant Pot Yogurt and Can Attest to Its Awesomeness

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Recently I tried making yogurt in the Instant Pot, …

7 Ways to Use Barn Door Hardware All Over the House

Barn doors reached peak popularity in 2017, thanks to HGTV's <i>Fixer Upper</i> — mainly for their rustic good looks that work well in modern farmhouse …

Home Depot

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

No home DIYer should be without a multimeter. Here's why.<p>Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every …

Arduino

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

These 20 Winter Dinners Are as Easy as They Are Comforting

Winter weeknights are just like all other weeknights throughout the rest of the year — busy, busy, busy. Which means the season brings a desire for …

Ukrainian / Russian Basic Sweet Yeast Dough Recipe

This basic sweet yeast dough recipe is known as zdobne drizhdzhove tisto in Ukrainian and sdobnoye drozhzhevoye testo in Russian. It is used to make …

How To Wire Split Outlets

01 of 10<p>How To Wire Split Outlets... Step #1: Turn Off The Circuit Breaker<p>Before you attempt this installation, turn the power off by turning off the …

DIY

Our favorite mesh Wi-Fi system can now boost any router you already have

We absolutely love the AmpliFi HD (High-Density) Home Wi-Fi System, which is by far the fastest and most reliable mesh wireless solution in this …

Wi-Fi

10 things you didn't know you can do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas may be synonymous with neon lights and casinos but there is so much more to experience.<p>Here are ten surprising activities that may change …

Las Vegas

15 garden fences your neighbors will be desperate to copy!

When it comes to choosing the perfect fences for garden areas there are so many things to take into account, not least which styles will make your …

Clever Interior Hacks For Absorbing Unwanted Noise At Home

There’s nothing like feeling the serenity in a home which absorbs noise like a ravenous black hole.<p>Modern interiors that are filled with open-plan …

Rick Bayless's 20-Minute, Mexican-Style Risotto is Made in a Rice Cooker

"Do you have gas up here?"<p>Chicago chef Rick Bayless is looking nervously around the Epicurious test kitchen—on the 35th floor of One World Trade in …

This Japanese Photographer’s House Is a Minimalist’s Dream

FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects has built the ultimate minimalist dream house in Shiga, Japan.<p>Made specifically for a photographer, the house comes …

Architecture

How To Use Picture Ledges in Every Room of the House

This post is dedicated to the versatility and utility of a decor item that doesn't often get top billing: the picture ledge. This diminutive cousin …

Dining Rooms

What's the Difference Between Bread Flour, All-Purpose Flour, Cake Flour, and Pastry Flour? (Phew!)

By Claire Saffitz<p>Yeah, it's kind of a lot. Wondering which of the gazillion flours out there you're supposed to use for what? Let's break it down.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where you, the</i> …

Dessert

Focal Length and Field of View Explained in 4 Steps

Just like our eyes are our windows to the outer world, lenses are the eyes of the camera to the outer world.And just like each person has different …

Landscape Photography

Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut corn kernels from cobs using a sharp knife. Reserve 1 cup corn kernels. Place remaining corn kernels in a 5- to 6-quart slow …

Slow Cookers

This Email From Elon Musk to Tesla Employees Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Tesla, the electric-automobile manufacturer led by famed CEO Elon Musk, has struggled mightily with safety over the past few years. California nonprofit Worksafe, a worker safety advocacy group, recently made headlines when it reported that the injury rate at Tesla's Fremont, California, plant was …

Tesla

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take a look at what …

One-Pan Roasted Veggies 4 Ways

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6 free apps to install on a new MacBook

This six-pack of free apps belongs on your Mac.<p>Congrats on your new MacBook. Apple outfits you with a bounty of preinstalled software, but it doesn't cover everything. Here are six free apps that I installed on my new new MacBook Pro and use regularly, from an uninstaller to a word processor, with …

Apps

Spring Recipe: Baked Risotto with Peas, Asparagus & Pancetta

Preheat oven to 400°F.<p>Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat until very hot but not smoking. Add pancetta and cook, stirring occasionally, …

Roasted Shrimp & Pea Couscous Is Comfort Food for Spring

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Whisk 2 tablespoons of the oil, lemon juice, shallot, dill, Dijon, 1/4 teaspoon of the …

Peas

Fiesta! 18 Recipes For Your Cinco De Mayo Feast

Who doesn’t love Cinco de Mayo? It’s a day dedicated to all our favorite Mexican foods: guac, tacos, enchiladas, salsa, flan, <i>margaritas,</i> and more. Whether you prefer the classic dishes or want to try something new, everything you need for your south-of-the-border spread is on this list.<p>1. Chicken & …