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iOS 8 could feature alternate UI, with different font types

For years Apple has taken the view that you tell customers what they want, rather than waiting for them to ask. In terms of UI, this meant picking out the “right” option for interface elements, as opposed to allowing users the ability to edit them themselves.<p>That may be changing in iOS 8, as the …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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How to Get Unlimited Talk, Text, and Data on an iPhone for $30 a Month

*This post was written by Abdel Ibrahim of The Tech Block, and is shared here with permission. The Tech Block is a site that finds and promotes the …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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Robicelli's Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Cupcakes

<i>All this week, our friends Allison and Matt from Robicelli's will be sharing recipes from their cookbook Robicell's: A Love Story, with Cupcakes, answering our questions, and giving away a book every day.</i><p><i>Today: The Robicellis' inaugural cupcake happens to combine all of our favorite snacktime</i> …

How To Make Bricks Out Of Dirt

Dirt-cheap bricks—just add pressure<p>Bricks are fairly easy to make, but in the developing world, traditional fired bricks are sometimes weak and crumble-prone, while cement ones are often unaffordable. The Vermeer BP714 is the first compressed-earth-block machine that makes strong air-dried bricks …

How to Live Life to the Fullest (28 Plans) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life is made to be explored and it’s content, be reached to the utmost. Limits are no limits when you don’t recognize them. With a burning-desire to …

10 Affordable 3D Printers You Can Get Right Now

When 3D printers was first introduced, it was a marvel everyone wanted a piece of. The problem was, not everyone could afford the hefty price tag it …

Fresh Apple Tea Lights - An apple candle holder tutorial

Ah, Halloween is over, and I sure enjoyed all of the spooky and festive posts. I’m not ready to let go of the fall theme just quite yet though! These …

Make a GIANT Reese's Peanut Butter Cup (Cake!) - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

How to Refinish Outdated Tile (yes, I painted my shower)

(Update – Click here to see how my painted shower is holding up after a year of use!)<p>Who here has outdated tile in their bathroom but doesn’t want to …

How to Wake Up Your Teenager

“<i>There is nothing I love more than waking up a sleepy teenager.</i>”<p>In his latest video, Mr. Forthright shares a few unorthodox tips on “How to Wake Up …

How to Draw a Butt With Just Five Lines

<i>That is a butt, everybody!</i><p>Karl Gude demonstrates how to draw big butts, skinny butts, and other types of butts using just five lines in this funny …

How to Open a Can Without a Can Opener

In this how-to video by CrazyRussianHacker, host Taras Kulakov and guest KGB Survivalist demonstrate a clever method for opening a can without a can …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Build a Simple Solar Air Heater - Renewable Energy

After walking into my workshop one December morning and feeling a bone-chilling 10 degrees, I decided to install a heating system. Given the rising …

How To Retire On Time With No Worries

Frankly speaking, the biggest advantage of any single investor is time. How big an advantage? Big enough to allow an ordinary saver to retire well with no worries.<p>That’s not what happens, of course. Most people do it completely backwards, waiting until their 40s to start thinking about retirement. …

How To Make Your Very Own Legal Drug [Video]

Mike Power, author of Drugs 2.0, explains how simple it was to create a legal high.<p>"You can ban drugs, but you can't ban chemistry," Mike Power, author of <i>Drugs 2.0</i>, explains in this talk at the HIT Hot Topics Conference. And he gives a personal, investigative story to prove it.<p>Governments can …

Building a solar power generator - Green Diary - Green Revolution Guide by Dr Prem

• Fetch a small solar panel from market. The solar panel must be one rated and more than 12 volts. You can find the solar panel in an RV or marine …

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10 Life Hacks You Need to Know for Christmas!

Introduction: 10 Life Hacks You Need to Know for Christmas!<p>About: Random Weekend Projects More About The King of Random »<p>10 amazing tips and tricks, …

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

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Potato Soup with Fried Almonds + Chard Salad

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: A meatless meal that raises the question: is there anything a little bit of olive oil can't do?</i><p>This is the time of year when the …

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30 Minute Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach and Goat Cheese Garlic Butter Pasta.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 9, 2013 102<p>This is my give-me-a-break-from-candy-canes …

How to Make a Wooden Viking-Style Beer Mug

Flanders, Belgium designer bricobart of Yak-Proof demonstrates how to make a Viking-style beer mug out of wood in his step-by-step Instructables …

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