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Build a Rock Wall in Your House  Build a Rock Wall in Your House 

Many parents spend the winter furiously checking Forecast Bar, awaiting that moment in the future when their kids can finally go outside instead of watching that same episode of Peppa Pig for the 18th time or asking you: “Do we have any more glitter? I spilled all of mine on the carpet.” Not Reddit user…

Here's a Cool Way to Teach Kids About Dental Hygiene Here's a Cool Way to Teach Kids About Dental Hygiene

Getting kids to brush their teeth eagerly is a heroic task—goodness, why should they have to do it again if they just did it yesterday? I’m all for a good hack that’ll make children more invested in their oral hygiene, and this one from Agnes Hsu of Hello, Wonderful comes though.

How to Knit 'Evil Eye Gloves,' the Pussyhat of the March For Our Lives Rally   How to Knit 'Evil Eye Gloves,' the Pussyhat of the March For Our Lives Rally  

Last year, a bright pink knitted cap with two little cat ears became the unofficial uniform of the Women’s March on Washington. Though some found the accessory problematic, the vast sea of “pussyhats” aimed to send a collective visual statement of feminism, outrage and resistance—and the phenomenon, as The New Yorker

Upgrade Your Mac With These Accessories Upgrade Your Mac With These Accessories

Apple makes some good-looking computers: they’re made of aluminum, have impressive displays, and always push the envelope in one way or another (for better or worse). That doesn’t mean they’re easy to interact with. Ever try to plug something into an iMac? Yeah. If you want the best experience with your Mac, you’ll…

I Hope This Kid Appreciates How Awesome His Custom-Made Star Wars AT-ST High Chair Is

What’s the age cutoff for using a high chair without looking super awkward? I’m hoping it falls somewhere just north of 40 so that I can retrace Matthew Regonini’s steps and build a larger version of this wonderful AT-ST high chair for use in my office.

Build This Snack Stadium If You Are Insane and Also an Architect Build This Snack Stadium If You Are Insane and Also an Architect

Do you love football? Do you love snacks? Do you you have a 10” double bevel miter saw? Then get ready for a DIY project that’ll delight small children and Super Bowl party guests in equal measure. Because we all know it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, it’s how many layers of dip are under the avocado turf of your…

Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car

Have you ever come across an ad for a used modern car that mentions the vehicle had just received a tune-up? What does “tune-up” even mean in regards to today’s cars? Well, in all likeliness, the seller of the vehicle in said advertisement doesn’t know what they are talking about. They probably just buzzword-bombed…

iOS 11’s Next Update Lets You Control Your iPhone’s Battery Life, But You Probably Shouldn’t iOS 11’s Next Update Lets You Control Your iPhone’s Battery Life, But You Probably Shouldn’t

Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.3 update is bringing a few improvements to its augmented reality software, some new animoji, and, luckily, more granular control over your iPhone’s performance. You’ll be able to choose for yourself whether or not you want to decrease the performance of your iPhone for the sake of boosting…

Get These DIY Tech Toys If You Can’t Wait for Nintendo’s Labo Get These DIY Tech Toys If You Can’t Wait for Nintendo’s Labo

Nintendo’s upcoming Labo series of games is novel in more ways than one: the DIY cardboard construction kits are filled with accessories like fishing rods, pianos, and even a robot-controlling, pulley-powered backpack, paired with games compatible with Nintendo’s portable Switch console. The low-tech hardware paired…

Here's How To Fix Your Broken Electric Door Lock For Free Here's How To Fix Your Broken Electric Door Lock For Free

Unless you’re driving around in some ‘80s econobox, chances are you have electric door locks in your car. As with anything, these electric locks will eventually wear out, leaving you to use a physical key to unlock the door. The horror!

The Truth About Electrical Brain Stimulation

Shocking your scalp using two wet sponges and electrodes is having a bit of a moment. The procedure, called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), has been shown to help you learn math, improve your language skills, and even work out harder for longer. But scientists are split on whether tDCS can really do…

Build Your Kids a LEGO Table With Storage Drawers  Build Your Kids a LEGO Table With Storage Drawers 

If you’ve got kids who love LEGO, you’ve probably shouted in pain after stepping on LEGO bricks. Those things get everywhere. Here’s a DIY solution from The Handyman’s Daughter. Using an IKEA Lack side table, a Trofast bin and some baseplates, you can create a play table with a drawer to keep the pieces contained.

Boost Your Radiators With Aluminum Foil Boost Your Radiators With Aluminum Foil

Whether you’re in the path of the bomb cyclone or anywhere else in the really cold world, you might be wishing your radiators were pumping out a little more heat. If only wishing made it so.

How (and Why) to Replace Your iPhone Battery How (and Why) to Replace Your iPhone Battery

Got an iPhone 6 or 6s? Chances are you’re dealing with a slightly slower smartphone thanks to Apple’s reveal that it was slowing down iOS devices affected by degraded batteries. The company has since announced it will offer battery replacements for iPhone 6 and later devices. But whether or not you’re a victim of some…

How to Make Superior Hot Chocolate Without a Mix How to Make Superior Hot Chocolate Without a Mix

I have good news and I have bad news. The bad news is that you’ve been buying hot chocolate mixes unnecessarily, but the good news is that you’re going to learn two different methods for making rich, drinkable chocolate for cozy cold days, and you’re going to do it with stuff you probably already have in your kitchen.

How to Speed Up Your Old PC How to Speed Up Your Old PC

Christmas is over, and it’s time to start buying for yourself again. Consider treating yourself with a gift that’ll keep giving for years to come: upgraded computer components. These are minor upgrades you can install yourself (no repair shop required) and will save you so much time over when writing, shopping, or…

Here's A Cheap And Easy Way To Give Your Old Car A USB Plug That Actually Looks Good Here's A Cheap And Easy Way To Give Your Old Car A USB Plug That Actually Looks Good

You can buy a USB adapter for your car’s 12 volt cig lighter plug for a couple bucks. But if you spend just a tiny bit more time and money, you can have a charging port that looks clean enough to have come from the factory.

Put a Real Pen Clip on Your Apple Pencil and Thank Me Later Put a Real Pen Clip on Your Apple Pencil and Thank Me Later

For the past week I’ve been writing, swiping, and doodling with Apple’s 10.5-inch iPad Pro. As a fan of my older iPad Air 2, the more capable iPad Pro feels like a step in the right direction, save for one issue: that damn Apple Pencil. In a move that prioritizes form over function, the company made a delightfully…

Make Your Own Golden Syrup for the Best Pecan Pie of Your Life Make Your Own Golden Syrup for the Best Pecan Pie of Your Life

Corn syrup is gross. I guess it’s okay in small quantities—say, to give homemade caramels a bit of chew—but it’s too one-note to be a standalone sweetener. As such, I avoid it when I can.

There's a Better Way to Butter Your Holiday Booze There's a Better Way to Butter Your Holiday Booze

Hot buttered rum is so good in theory, but in practice, it always disappoints. Slurping a film of butter off your top lip is a bit much, even for those of us who would eat a stick of butter like a banana were society ready to accept us.

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