The greatest examples from history of human ingenuity and invention have come from some kind of need. This need provided the incentive that inspired true creativity. Every Halloween, a new need arises. People cry out, “What are we to do with this abundance of candy we have recently received!?” One man, a Redditor named Deric Peace, has answered the people’s cry.  What he did makes him a hero and a genius. Halloween = costumes + a whole bunch of delicious candy. Sarah_Ackerman As exciting as having a copious amount of Halloween candy is, it is also daunting (some might say “haunting.” Bad [More]
When I finish a bottle of wine, the only thing on my mind is finding the time to go to the liquor store and buy more. One thing I’ve never quite understood about some of my fellow winos is their obsession with saving the corks. Besides using them as a reminder that you might want to seek professional help or as an element in some pretty amazing crafts, I’ve been unable to find a practical use for the little things…until now, that is. Thanks to the brilliant minds over at 5-Minute Crafts, my wine cork dreams have been answered. These [More]
Winter is a very dreary time for people with green thumbs, what with almost all the vegetation that grows outside dead or dying. But fear not, amateur botanists! Here is an awesome way to make an indoor garden that should tide you over until spring. It’s incredibly easy to make and quite aesthetically pleasing. Check out that beautiful, indoor vertical garden! Don’t you want to make one of your own now? You absolutely should! That lady has enough character and charisma to inspire all of us to start gardening. Read more:
With summer right around the corner, it’s almost time to break out the grill and plan those BBQs. And if you’re anything like me, that means meat, beer, and everyone’s favorite — corn on the cob. But this season, instead of boiling your corn in just water, consider this epic cooking trick… All you need is some milk, butter, and corn. More butter is always better in my book. Read more:
They say that scent is closely tied to memory, and if you ever find yourself drifting back to childhood when there are brownies in the oven, you probably believe it. There’s something so satisfying about standing in a kitchen that’s full of chocolatey promise. While brownies are amazing at any age, this recipe is about to catapult those childhood memories right into adulthood. If chocolate stout brownies sound like something you’d be into, check out the recipe below! Sorry, kids. We’re not sharing these. Read more:
Next time you’re sitting at home with your kids looking for something to do, think of this DIY video! The super-quick art project just requires some glue, a plastic container lid, food coloring, a paintbrush, and a ribbon. In just minutes, your kids can make adorably easy and awesomely groovy sun catchers. Check it out below. Your kids will love that they can each have their own unique piece. Our suggestion? Put this project in your back pocket for a rainy day when you can’t send the kids outside to play. It’s the perfect distraction! Read more:
Growing up, it’s absolutely amazing how many bandages you use. From elbows to fingers, knees to feet, we were all basically walking mummies when we were kids! But as it turns out, we probably could’ve healed way faster if we knew these amazing tricks. These bandage hacks are completely genius. Whether you’re patching yourself up after a kitchen accident or taking care of a little one’s scrapes, you’ll definitely want to add these tricks to your arsenal. These will help you heal in no time! With a little bit of tweaking, you can have totally customizable bandages that will take [More]
Everyone’s experienced a bit of shrinkage in their lives… You find that beloved sweater, t-shirt, or pair of pants mixed in with a load of laundry that you dried on high. Somehow, you managed to shrink it down to a size fit for a toddler. Instead of crying over the passing of a silky-soft friend, learn how to fix it with these simple steps, brought to you by the Queen of Clean! So, you ready to resurrect that old sweater you’ve been saving for a miracle cure just like this?! Read more:
The invention of the “Man Cave” was a game changer for men. It gave men the excuse to devote a place in the house exclusively to enjoying all things manly. They could watch sports, play video games…do whatever they wanted. But why should guys get to have all the fun? After seeing how awesome man caves were, women have started making their own versions known as “She Sheds.” One woman was exploring new property when she found a tiny cabin. What she did with it was amazing. (via Wimp) It’s awesome and beneficial for everyone to have a place to [More]
If you’ve ever felt defeated by the almighty tie, listen up! This tip is about to save you your next morning-prep headache. Whether you’re a struggling prom date or a businessman who has to wear a tie every day, fumbling around with this accessory is pretty much universally hated by dapper dudes everywhere. Fortunately, this video is here to save the day. Watch what happens when he starts looping the tie around his hand. Pure genius. Easy as pie, folks! I don’t know about you, but I’ll be incorporating this into my routine (and showing every other guy I know). [More]