Make A Motion-Triggered Night Light For Under The Bed

If you’re tired of bumping into things when you get out of bed in the middle of the night, this DIY project may be for you. LEDs mounted under the bed turn on when you get up or approach the bed, but only if the room is dark.


How Being A Home Owner Improves Your Sex Life [Infographic]

Buying your first house is one of the most stressful endeavors you’re ever likely to go through. On the plus side, it does help to get you more nooky, if this infographic is to be believed. (How else are you going to install that stripper pole?)


Blanch Corn And Freeze To Store It For Six Months

Corn starts losing its sweetness once it’s picked, so it’s best to eat it fresh. But America’s Test Kitchen has a way to store it for up to six months.


Keep Cats Off The Counter With A 'Yes' For Every 'No'

Cats love to jump up on to things. If you’re having trouble keeping your cats off certain places, you have to train them by positively reinforcing a “yes” area for every “no” area.


Tie A Garbage Bag More Easily By Flipping It A Few Times

When you’re trying to tie a garbage bag, it can be a real pain getting the two ends together. Give the bag a few flips around and it will be much easier.


Scientific Study Reveals How To Make Perfectly Browned Pizza Cheese

Want to bake a perfect-looking pizza — with uniform, golden brown cheese — with a unique flavour kick? Leave it to scientists to detail pizza’s “cheese functionality” and how to get good browning.


Make An Easy Peel-Away Wrapper For Your Sandwich With Paper Towels

If you don’t want to use a plastic container or sandwich bags, this method of folding two paper towels around your sandwich both protects and gives no-mess eating access.


Water Orchids With Ice Cubes For The Perfect Amount Of Hydration

Orchids are gorgeous plants, but they’re not as easy to maintain as hardier plants. An ice cube may be the trick to keeping orchids from dying.


Make Tastier Fried Chicken In A Cast Iron Pan

When you think about making fried chicken, you might imagine using a deep fryer to submerge the chicken pieces in hot oil. A better method, which uses less oil, is to use a large cast iron pan for frying instead.


Today Is National Burger Day! Celebrate With Our Tastiest Hamburger Posts

27 August is National Burger Day (#NationalBurgerDay) in both the US and United Kingdom. This is as good an excuse as any to revisit some of our most decadent burger posts. Whether you want to know how to make your own Big Mac or revisit the colon-throttling horror of the “Colonel’s McWhopper” burger, you’ll find it here.