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Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Global Warming

Camp Mom Activities eBook

What’s on your spring break and summer vacation bucket lists this year? How about the simple goal of entertaining the kids with some good ‘ol fashion …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

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DIY Hot Tub - DIY

I have lived in the Pacific Northwest with its cool, damp winters for more than 20 years, and I always wanted to build a hot tub. I wasn’t interested …

Baby's First Road Trip

The holiday season is here and if you’re a new mom you may be wondering what to expect when it comes to traveling with your infant. Whether it’s just …

Why I Took My Kids' Toys Away | What to Do with Too Many Toys

LOVE YOUR LIFE!<p><b>Ready to face your fears, overcome adversity, and create a life you LOVE? Listen to the Do It Scared® Podcast with Ruth Soukup on</b> …

How To Design A Drone-Proof City

Conceptual artist and law student Asher J. Kohn envisions a gated community as a sanctuary from drones.<p>Humans have always built defenses to match the prevailing threat of the day, from medieval castles to Cold War fallout shelters. In his Shura City concept, Asher J. Kohn speculates on what it …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

Geologists identify trigger for apocalyptic 'super eruptions'

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could ensure humanity meets the same fate as the dinosaurs.<p>Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the …

Roku player software cracked open temporarily, root now to run XBMC later

Roku's line of set-top boxes have been popular thanks to their simple controls, large set of available apps (recently expanded to include YouTube for the new Roku 3) and hardware ranging in price from inexpensive to downright cheap. Still, despite an active and encouraged developer community with …

Camping Guide Books for Parents

Get outdoors and spend some quality time with your kids<p>Planning on going camping with kids? Do you want to brush up or learn how to make your camping …

35 Easy-to-Find Sources of Tinder

May 17, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 4 Comments<p>The ability to start a fire can mean the difference between life or death, but even in the best of …

Transporter Sync turns your external hard drive into a personal, secure cloud locker

The folks at Connected Data made a splash back in May with Transporter v2.0, and they've just announced their second foray into the wonderful world of cloud storage with the Transporter Sync. Like its slightly larger predecessor, Sync offers Dropbox-like functionality without users having to …

Bye Bye Binky! 5 Ways To Get Rid of the Pacifier

<i>Pacifier. Binky. Soothie. Plug. Mute Button.</i> Whatever you call it, this little plastic contraption has become a staple in your little one’s life, …

Parenting

10 tips for egg safety

Collect regularly<p>Collect eggs two to three times a day, especially when weather is especially hot or cold. Discard eggs that are found on the floor, …

Google adds remote lock and password reset features to Android Device Manager

Android users can now remotely lock down a misplaced or stolen device from the web. Google has rolled this critical feature into Android Device Manager, which launched last month with location tracking and remote wipe functionality. Now the web tool lets you lock any Android smartphone running …

Rock Paper Scissors Crafts. 

• Rock crushes Scissors or crushes Lizard<br>• Scissors cuts Paper or decapitates Lizard<br>• Paper covers Rock or disproves Spock<br>• Lizard eats Paper or poisons Spock<br>• Spock vaporizes Rock or smashes Scissors

10 Ways to Make Your Smart Phone Pay for Itself

Twenty years ago, telephones were simple – and relatively cheap, with the average U.S. household spending $57 monthly on landline telephone service. …

21 Cozy Makeshift Reading Nooks

Creating the perfect reading space doesn't require building a window-seat or converting a closet. Sometimes all you need is lots and lots of pillows in your own little corner of the world.

DIY Water Blob - Crafts for Kids

<b>Fold the plastic sheeting in half</b> and tape the three open sides with duct tape. (It helps to have assistance!) Make sure you leave a small hole to …

Crafting

A Giant Bubble Wand

Want to see something that is truly amazing and incredibly beautiful that you can make with just sticks, string and soap?<p>Here's what you need:<p>Bubble …

DIY: Laundry Room Drying Rack | Centsational Style

For a long time, I have really wanted one of those drying racks from Ballard Designs. You’ve seen them. They’re so perfect in the laundry room for …

8 Ways to Protect Your Home Against Tornadoes and Hurricanes

If an EF5 tornado barrels over your home, there's not much you can do about it. But there is a compendium of technology available to prepare your house in case disaster strikes.<p>If an EF5 tornado barrels over your home, there's not much you can do about it. But barring the very worst, there is a …

Fun for Little Ones

Seasonal activities just for parents of kids under 5.<p>Deck out your wee one's Easter basket with a sugar-free, holiday-themed play dough kit.<p>Fill cone-shaped cellophane favor bags (available at craft stores) with orange play dough, then tie the tops with short, curly green ribbon. Place the carrots …

Creating Magical Spaces for Kids at Home

Kids, while they are kids, tend to be highly imaginative beings. I mean, there are only a few short years in which one genuinely believes he is …

Kids

Raising Daughters With High Self-Esteem

How could I raise confident daughters if I didn't get comfortable in my own skin first?<p>Beautiful. That was the word my 8-year-old daughter Chloe used to describe herself. "I am beautiful," she wrote, meticulously underlining the word and then smiling up at me, proud that she'd completed her …