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Here Are 30 Brilliant Ways To Use Old Stuff You’re About To Throw Away. #12 Is Pure Genius.

Here Are 30 Brilliant Ways To Use Old Stuff You’re About To Throw Away. #12 Is Pure Genius.

Culture
Before you throw anything away, really think about it. For example, if you've finished burning a candle that comes in a big glass jar, don't waste it. Instead, drain out the leftover wax and use it as storage. This is called "upcycling." Upcycling is "the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value." And it's not just for people who love arts and crafts. These ideas are worth trying (and will make your home a whole lot cooler). 1.) Using an old ladder as a bookshelf. If you don't have a spare ladder handy and would like this piece for yourself, visit the Naturally Cre8tive store on Etsy. 2.)...
These 17 Kitchen Hacks Will Change The Way You Cook. #5 Has Me Drooling To Try It.

These 17 Kitchen Hacks Will Change The Way You Cook. #5 Has Me Drooling To Try It.

Culture
Conquering the kitchen is on most people's to-do list, but it's difficult to ever get around to. Thankfully, there are lots of easy cheats or "hacks" for most of your kitchen and cooking woes. Once you learn these helpful kitchen hacks, you won't know how you lived before (or why you ever bought a funnel in the first place). 1.) Use two plates to cut cherry tomatoes in half. Cosmopolitan 2.) Instead of scooping out ice cream helpings at a party, dip the carton of ice cream in warm water for 15-30 seconds. Then, invert the ice cream container on a plate. Then, cut through the block of ice cream with a knife after running it under hot water. Cosmopolitan 3.) Yo...
These 22 Optical Illusions Are Going To Blow Your Mind. I Can’t Stop Looking At #4.

These 22 Optical Illusions Are Going To Blow Your Mind. I Can’t Stop Looking At #4.

Entertainment
Optical illusions are a fun art form that can completely trick your brain. By using color, light and patterns, images can be created that can be misleading. The stimuli our eyes gather can be altered to create some amazingly deceptive perceptions. The optical illusions you'll see in the animated .gifs below aren't extremely complicated. In fact, sometimes the simplest optical illusion can be the most impressive. Check these out: 1.) And it just keeps going... 2.) These squares aren't what you think. 3.) Is this mask inside out or outside in? 4.) Just don't try to sit in this chair. 5.) ...
The Soul Box Camper Is The Pinnacle Of Glamping, Which Is A Thing Apparently.

The Soul Box Camper Is The Pinnacle Of Glamping, Which Is A Thing Apparently.

Culture
While it’s true, they are “The Great Outdoors,” there’s a certain confidence we all have in the indoors that doesn’t require us to try and build it up in our minds so we can’t help but feel bad for not enjoying it. Everyone loves being indoors. Even if they love going outdoors, you don’t have to do any convincing to get them to come back in--unless it’s a really bad date. With The Soul Box, you can enjoy everything you like about the outdoors without sacrificing the perks of being indoors. Owning one makes for some glamorous camping or “glamping,” as it is actually called. Take a look! 1. The Soul Box by Studio Allergutendinge Studio Allergutendinge 2. Open t...
Here Are 14 Clever Ways To Keep Bugs Out Of Your Yard This Summer

Here Are 14 Clever Ways To Keep Bugs Out Of Your Yard This Summer

Blog
Raise your hand if you hate mosquitoes, ants, ticks, and spiders! Okay, so everyone probably hurt their shoulder throwing their hands up...and we're right there with you!Since it's finally the summer, these pesky pests are about to come out in full force. In an effort to make your time outdoors a little more enjoyable (and bug-free) this season, here are a few awesome tricks to try that will keep the creepy-crawlies at bay. 1. Get rid of pesky ants with this mixture of borax and corn syrup. 2. Spray a wasps' nest with peppermint oil, dish soap, and water to kill them. Natural & Thrifty 3. Slice open a few lemons and push cloves into them. Set them by your food when ...
This Art May Be Gorgeous, But Wait Til You See It From A Step Back. It’s Beyond Amazing.

This Art May Be Gorgeous, But Wait Til You See It From A Step Back. It’s Beyond Amazing.

Life
The amount of beauty in this world can be overwhelming, so it's understandable if you don't notice every fantastic thing there is to be seen on a given day. Fortunately, the most spectacular and miraculous things can happen in your own family. When two people create a life together, it is a truly wonderful thing. The beauty of its simplicity and mystery is incredible. Carrie Preston is an artist who wants to highlight the joy and beauty of every new pregnancy. She paints custom work for expecting parents... and sometimes she paints the expecting parents. The Great Wave off Kanagawa Carrie Preston My Little Joey Carrie Preston The Great Pumpkin ...