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7 handy ways to improve your home in 2018

If you let a lot of home improvement projects slip by without taking action in 2017, take heart. 2018 is here! You've now got an entire year to jump on those big household tasks. It's time to seize the day, the month and the year.<p>Not sure what to put next on your to-do list, or do you even have a …

How to Remove Scratches From Your Car Using Products You Have At Home

Another scratch in your car? What a drag. But, get this: using just a few of these ordinary household items could help you get the scratches out, …

This DIY Floating Cooler Means You Never Have To Leave The Pool To Grab A Drink

The only thing more divine than floating around in a pool on a hot summer's day is floating around in a pool with a refreshing beverage. But once …

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

Dyes from St. John’s Wort - DIY

<i>In</i> A Garden to Dye For (St. Lynn’s, 2014), <i>Chris McLaughlin teaches you how to make the most of your garden by harvesting different plants to create</i> …

Gardening

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Your Tight Lower Back Needs This 4-Minute Stretch Session STAT!

If you've been sitting hunched over your computer for hours and just realized that your lower back is so tight, it even hurts to straighten up your torso. Your lower back needs some love! Slowly move onto the floor and do this four-minute stretching routine. It not only targets the lower back, but …

40 Comprehensive Social Security Facts

Anything and everything you've ever wanted to know about America's most important social program.<p>For tens of millions of Americans, there is no …

Retirement

DIY Home Gifts That Only Look Expensive

While some people live for the thrill of the hunt, others dread navigating crowded malls to find the perfect gift. If you're one of the latter, keep …

How to make a snow globe wreath

One of my favorite design elements is simply to change the scale of a traditional item from super-sized to tiny. That’s what I love about this snow …

Learn New Stitches for the New Year

Vickie Howell from <i>The Knit Show with Vickie Howell</i> wants to inspire you to learn some new knitting and crochet skills this year, and she’s taking to …

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Recipe for Knitting a Top Down Hat, Part 1

<i>If you want to knit hats without a pattern and make every hat a one of a kind creation that also fits well (a nice bonus!), I've got a recipe for you.</i><p>…

Curly Toes Elf Slipper Shoes Crochet pattern by Hooked on Patterns

Create fun curly toed slipper shoes for all the family. Sizes given from toddler size all the way up to men's largest standard size! Choose festive …

11 Beginner Knitting Tutorials For When You're Bored On Winter Break

<i>Bustle and Coveteur are working together to bring you the best mix of the season's hottest releases, shopping tips, and gifting ideas in ways that</i> …

Three Books To Power Up Your New Year

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is that I get some breathing room in my calendar. I love to use this time to spend time with friends and family, to work on projects and certainly to catch up on my reading.<p>If you want to take time to read to improve your professional life, there are …

Mission Impossible

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

If CanniMed Is Acquired, This Marijuana Stock Could Be Gobbled Up Next

Merger and acquisition activity is heating up in Canada's cannabis industry.<p>The marijuana industry is budding like a weed, and investors are really …

Cannabis

Inexpensive or Free Homemade Soap Molds

Many of the ingredients to make soap can be found locally or at the grocery store, and even more can be ordered online for quick delivery.<p>But let’s …

Sewing Machine Presser Feet - What Are They and How to Use Them

A presser foot is a very changeable part of your sewing machine which allows you to tackle different tasks with ease. Learn about different presser …

Learn How to Machine Quilt with Our Easy Tutorials

Machine Quilting Tips and Techniques<p>Like any other quilting skill, learning how to machine quilt takes a bit of practice. But you'll find that some …

DIY No-Sew Bench Seat Cushions

Bench seat cushions… without the headache!Hey guys! You know I love a complicated DIY as much the next person (actually more, I would argue), but I …

DIY

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

<i>A DIY project for a permanent garden box to provide a raised bed for your plants and decorate your backyard.</i><p>October 2017<br>By Sara Bendrick<p><i>For those who</i> …

Mind control chips: US military tests AI brain implants on humans that can change someone's mood - IBTimes India

The so-called mind control chips can give researchers access to a person's inner feelings in real time.<p>The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research …

This 'Blue Planet II' footage of an octopus covering itself in shells to evade a shark is incredible

And the prize for the sneakiest thing in the sea goes to...<p>Attenborough documentaries aren't just glorious examples of television, they're useful for …

J Hud Looks Goodt: A Gallery Of Reasons David Otunga Is Going To Desperately Miss His Banshee Bae

(Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)Jennifer Hudson Is BaeWell, it finally happened. Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga finally split and nobody is …

Not Sure About Your Tap Water? Here's How to Test for Contaminants

In the wake of Flint, Michigan's water crisis, you may have begun to wonder: Is my tap water safe? How would I know? To put your mind at ease—or just …

7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free

Did you spend over $1,000 on a new iPhone X and now you don’t have any money left for apps to fill it with? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve …

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than keychain accessories; they can be used to carry essential …

Flash Drives