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How to Renew Laminate Kitchen Countertops

Feel trapped by your old, dingy laminate kitchen countertops but don’t have the cash to upgrade to natural stone? You don’t have to live in shame of …

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The New Army Fitness Test

See if you are strong enough to pass the Army's new combat test<p>Since the Carter administration, the Army has tested fitness with two minutes of pushups and situps and a 2-mile run. “That test measured endurance but failed to assess strength, power, speed, and agility, all of which are also critical …

Woodworking: 10 easy ways to build your own pergola

Building a pergola is one of the easiest woodworking/DIY tasks out there—so if you're keen to test your skills, this is a good place to …

Woodworking: 13 simple ideas for the backyard or garden

You don't have to spend a fortune or a lot of time on creating a dream backyard or garden. In fact, sometimes it's the most simplest ideas that can …

DIY: build a garden pergola in 5 steps

Believe it or not, it can actually be easy to build your own pergola… you just need a little bit of woodworking enthusiasm and a weekend set aside to …

3 Workouts to Combat Symptoms of Poor Posture

There is nothing worse than a weightlifter with big muscles and terrible posture.<p>We’ve all seen them. You know who I’m talking about.<p>You may even be …

5 Reasons Your Pullup Sucks

The pull-up is one of the best body-weight exercises for adding upper-body mass and strength. But just because you’ve been doing them since P.E. …

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How to Shingle a Roof - DIY Guide for Handy Homeowners - Roofing Calculator - Estimate your Roofing Costs

Basic Planning and Preparation for a Re-Roofing Job<p>Plan the entire job in advance, always plan for 10% roofing materials waste in your calculations, …

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic Erasers. They're known for their effectiveness -- they're great at getting rid of stains or cleaning things other sponges or cleaners can't.<p>However, even at just roughly $1 or £1 each, they're not exactly cheap, …

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The 20-Minute Body-Weight Strength Workout

Gyms are great for building strength and avoiding injury, but you don't have to throw down $100 a month for that. Instead, do a series of body-weight-resistance exercises that target nearly every muscle, like the following four moves from certified strength and conditioning specialist Paul …

We Tried Weightlifting For Six Weeks And Here's What Happened

A three-times-a-week program that even fitness newbies can do.<p>Or, well, we decided we wanted to become at least a <i>little</i> bit stronger. Both of us are pretty fit people (averaging 2-5 workouts per week), but neither of us had any real prior experience with weight training. The free weight area always …

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12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …

A 4-minute workout is blowing up on Pinterest and Instagram — and you can do it anywhere

Since 2015, Pinterest searches for "Tabata workouts" have more than doubled in the past year, and there are over 200,00 Instagram posts tagged #Tabata— and counting.<p>But what is it?<p><b>Tabata is a highly efficient, interval-based workout that is 20 seconds of intense exercise followed by 10 seconds of</b> …

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17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

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Step-by-Step Earthbag Building

Adze From Broken Hammer Head<p>Bubble-Free Resin Casts with Modified Paint Tank<p>Carving a Giant Utility Knife (entirely Out of Wood)<p>PVC Class<p>I'd like to …

How to build an earthbag home for $11.50 per square foot

<b>Are you looking for a DIY construction technique for building an affordable earthquake-, flood-, and bullet-resistant home? Look no further.</b><p>There are …

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Your Next DIY Projects to Get Started This Week

There’s nothing like the satisfaction of making something with your own two hands.<p>“Things you make reflect your personality and have a special meaning. You share a connection with them every time you use them, and you appreciate them in a different way than you do store-bought things. This is why …

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4 Tools to Put a Stop to Time Wasters in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New year, same story: another New Year’s resolution to “stop wasting time at work” that falls by the wayside come late January. The average American spends 8.7 hours physically in the office each day, reports the American Time Use Survey. …

5 weekend jobs I'd do to earn quick cash

The economy is doing pretty well right now and that means you might already have a job. But precisely because the economy is strong, there is huge opportunity for you. The super cool thing is, you can bring in some big stacks of "Benjamins" working just a few hours on the weekend alone if you do it …

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How I Built the Media Center of My Dreams for Under $500

Between the Blu-Ray player, cable box, laptop, and everything else hooked up to your TV, your home theater situation is a mess. Here’s how I rolled …

14 Tried-and-True Ways to Get Lean

1 of 15<p>Get it Done<p>Setting weight loss goals can sometimes be a lost cause. Many of us have the right ideas; we know we should eat right and exercise …

Want To Succeed? Don't Check Your Email - And Work Out At Lunch

David Morken practically sparkles with energy, even over the phone. Morken is Co-founder and CEO of Bandwidth, a 15-year-old company that focuses on IP-based communication technology – and is proud of the fact that they’re “challenging the standards of old telecom” in everything they do. Their …

Playroom Progress: Great Crate Book Storage

Wahoo! We checked another task of the playroom checklist! It's getting closer and closer to being called donzo! Well, as done as any room ever is... …