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Chances are, you’re not using everything in your drawers and cupboards to its full potential! These genius home hacks and do-it-yourself solutions will save you time, money and effort.

The Best Ways to Use Ammonia Around the House

Ammonia often plays second fiddle to bleach, but it’s one of the most powerful cleaning products in your arsenal. Here are 20 smart ways to use it.

I Tried IKEA’s New Air Purifier—Here’s What It’s Like

The new Förnuftig air purifier tackles indoor air pollution to help you breathe easier.


25 Plastic Wrap Hacks That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Learn how to use this versatile tool to its full potential.


The Guide to Using Baking Soda at Home

You've probably got a box of baking soda sitting at the back of your fridge, but this powerful deodorizer has...


No Watch? No Problem! Here’s How to Tell the Time, Anytime

Five back-to-basics ways of gauging the time of day without the aid of modern technology.

Aluminum Foil Hacks to Save You Time

If you're only using aluminum foil to line your cookie sheets, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.


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Genius Flour Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

If you're only using flour in the kitchen, you're tapping just a fraction of its potential.

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12 Everyday Things That Pose Huge Security Risks

Unfortunately, in today's super-connected world, your personal information is at a higher risk than ever. But just tweaking some of...


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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Removing Snow

Don't make winter's most dreaded chore harder than it has to be.


6 Uses for Your Real Christmas Tree After the Holidays

Check out these easy ways to give your Christmas tree a second life.


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9 Purchases You Should Never Buy in Bulk

Don’t fall into the “more is more” trap. These items have a shorter shelf life than you’d think, meaning it...

Why You Shouldn’t Put a Soaked Phone In Rice (And What to Do Instead)

These phone-drying tricks could save you the cost of a replacement.


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Kitchen Appliance Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Not getting the results you want from your blender, mixer and microwave? These hacks will help.


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10 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Probably Don’t Realize You’re Making

The most wonderful time of the year comes with its share of potential dangers. Here's how to reduce the risk...


6 Ways to Outsmart Porch Pirates

Shopping online? Here's how to stop the thieves who are out to plunder the packages left at your front door.


How to See Who Unfollowed You on Facebook

The question is, do you want to know?

Here’s How to Wrap Christmas Presents Like a Pro

Ho, ho, holy cow, that's a good-looking gift! Learn how to wrap Christmas presents like a pro in just a...


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13 Clever Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels to the rescue! These home tips will have you reaching for the roll every time you're in a...


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The Best Temperatures to Set Everything in Your Home

Do touch that dial! Finding the best temperatures to set everything in your home can keep you comfortable and save...


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Genius Toothpaste Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

It turns out the usefulness of toothpaste extends far beyond the bathroom! Check out these clever new ways to put...


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20 Cyber Security Secrets Hackers Don’t Want You to Know

Computer hackers have lots of tools to threaten your internet security, but these tips from cybersecurity experts can help protect...


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I’m a Burglar—Here’s How to Outsmart Me

From burglars' mouths to your ears: Here are the vulnerabilities thieves look for when they're deciding which homes to break...


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7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your Wi-Fi

Having an outside party steal your Wi-Fi can be, at best, inconvenient and frustrating, and at worst, harmful to you...


8 Things to Never Store on Your Smartphone

Using your cell phone as a master archive for your personal information? Please be aware this convenience may come at...

What to Do With Your Pumpkins After Halloween

From feeding birds and butterflies to creating compost, here's what to do with your pumpkins after Halloween.


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13 Things You Didn’t Know About House Fires

Forty years ago, you had an average of 15 to 17 minutes to escape a house fire. Now, you have...


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14 Money-Saving Tricks Using Everyday Items

Everyone enjoys saving money, especially when it comes to improving your home. Check out these handy hints using everyday items.


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$1 Solutions You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Learn how to save a fortune, the old-fashioned nickel-and-dime way.


Why You Need to Stop Commenting on Viral Facebook Memes

Those quizzes may seem like innocent fun, but giving away personal information leaves you vulnerable to hackers.


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Genius Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together at the Last Minute

Everything you need for a last minute Halloween costume is already in your closet!