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This Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Cooks in 6 Minutes — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Plants

Installing and getting started with Python

I like experimenting with and learning new things. I'd never looked at Python before, because its syntax put me off, coming from a background of …

Python Programming

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Best Deals of Day One

The Internet Giant once again blesses consumers with a barrage of deals on desirable stuff, the only problem being that there’s simply too much to …

Every Beginners Have To Know These 20 DIY Woodworking Tips

New to woodworking or having trouble with certain projects? Whether you are a beginning woodworker or expert, these tips from the pros will speed up …

Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor to Create Your Dream Home

Here's what you need to know before undergoing a building project with a contractor but no architect.<p>Previously, we covered the best practices for working in tandem with a contractor and architect. If you choose not to employ an architect, here are the steps to take to make sure the process goes as …

Home Improvement

Selecting the Proper Woodworking Screws for Any Project

When it comes to fasteners, Particle Board screws rule as king in the woodworking realm. Typically, these fastening devices are used to connect one …

The Essential Travel Guide to Costa Rica (Infographic)

Costa Rica is home to rainforests, national parks and idyllic coastlines. With a number of beautiful spots and plenty of local dishes to try, it’s no …

Learn How to Use Photoshop's Curves and Why They're So Powerful

One of the most fundamental and powerful features of Photoshop is the Curves tool, and knowing it inside and out is key to all sorts of compelling …

Tutorials

Three Good Places to Find Hands-on STEM Lessons

Like a lot of people, my most memorable moments from elementary school involved hands-on science lessons. One of my favorite experiences was making …

8 Great Street Photography Tips on How to Frame and Compose Images in the City (VIDEO)

If you want to shoot street photography but don’t know quite where to begin, here’s a great tutorial from our friends at COOPH on how to capture your …

Here Is Another Excellent Website to Help Students Learn Coding

Codesters is another excellent website we are adding to our collection of coding resources. Codesters provides students with an easy and simple …

Education Technology

How to Reprofile the Edge on a Dull Knife

Use a knife like you ought to use a knife—that is, often and hard, and sharpened frequently—and you’ll need to reprofile the edge as you hone away …

Woodworking

How to make my mother’s stuffed shells, a 3-cheese crowd pleaser

<i>In</i> <b>Hasty Gourmet</b><i>,</i> The Takeout <i>writers offer reliable recipes that are dinner-party worthy with only a handful of ingredients and a minimum of effort.</i><p>My …

Tutorial and pattern: Plush cat and guinea pig softies

Fluffmonger shares a free pattern and tutorial to make an adorable stuffed cat with a pet guinea pig and includes bonus patterns for making any …

Architectural Technical Drawing 101

Description<p>Technical drawing is the rational, problem solving part of architecture drawing and is the corner stone for developing a strong, capable …

Learning The 555 From The Inside

One way to understand how the 555 timer works and how to use it is by learning what the pins mean and what to connect to them. A far more enjoyable, …

Microcontroller

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: How To Improve Your Photo Composition

In this photography tutorial, Photographer Serge Ramelli beautifully explains how to shoot some cool compositions. Also, he shows some correct and …

Ima's Challah Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I make challah almost every week. After trying about 5 other recipes, I've returned to my mother's tried-and-true version. (Should've known -- mom's always right!) At this point, the recipe is so familiar I practically have it memorized. The original recipe calls for white bread …

Baking

7 Arduino Christmas Projects You Can Make This Year

Maybe you received an Arduino starter kit as a gift recently, or maybe you keep hearing about this awesome hobby for tinkerers and you want to get a …

How Peter McKinnon makes a video - START TO FINISH!

Every Tuesday, Peter McKinnon makes a two minutes video with tips and tricks about photography and cinematography, but today he wants to do something …

How to Shoot a Cinematic Intro

This video is a good example of why you must learn to shoot to edit, which means you always have your edit in mind while shooting so you can make …

Photography Tips

How To Make Sourdough Bread

<b>Make sure your sourdough culture is active:</b> If your sourdough has been in the fridge, take it out 2 to 3 days before you plan to bake. Feed it daily …

Make This Homemade Garden Insect Spray To Keep The Bugs At Bay

Gardeners know all too well that certain bugs just won’t leave the plants alone even when the commonly available pest sprays are applied.<p>That just …

I'm a financial planner — here's how I help clients save an extra $36,000 a year for retirement

You might have read about how anyone could sneak $5,500 a year into a Roth IRA — even if exceeding standard income limitations — through a technique known as the backdoor Roth IRA.<p>But did you know there is an even trickier technique out there that allows some lucky people to contribute up to …

Retirement

24 Shots: A Fun Exercise to Get You Thinking About Your Photography

When I was a kid, I used to shoot a ton of film, so much that I was eventually given a roll a week by my parents to shoot whatever I cared to. But of …

Photography

A 1913 Mexico City Mansion Renovation + a Modern Guest House

Factor Eficiencia and A–G were hired to bring this 1913 neoclassical villa in Colonia Roma, Mexico City, back to life, while adding a new structure, …