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Worried someone might intrude on your evil lair? This DIY sonic tripware alarm is easy to build, decently loud, and is perfect for simple hide-and-seek games or establishing a perimeter around whatever you’d like to keep safe.
When was the last time you took a first aid class? The ’80s? ’90s? Like everything in the medical field, first aid is constantly evolving, and what you may have learned to do as a first responder 10 years ago could be completely wrong today. Let’s take a look at some of the biggest changes over the last few years.
Most of us use painter’s tape when painting around windows or window frames, and it works, unless you have an oddly-shaped window or frame (like a circular or cut-glass window.) In that case, a thin layer of lip balm at the edges of the glass lets you paint freely and just wipe away the excess.
Hanging something really heavy, like a mirror, may seem more difficult than hanging a small painting. With the right anchors, though, it’s pretty simple. Here’s a tip to keep your newly-hung mirror from going askew.
Learning to cook usually starts with finding some recipes on the web and trying them out in the kitchen. That’s great, but don’t stop there. Internet recipes are a great starting point, but they have limitations. Here are some of them, and how you can move on from them and get really creative in the kitchen.