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The first time my 6-year-old daughter tried to make a blanket fort, she had the joyful ambition of a child. Unfortunately, she did not have the structural expertise of an engineer because the whole thing collapsed within three minutes and she cried.

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Zippers haven’t changed much since they were first invented, and neither have the problems we all have with them. From stuck zippers to teeth that just won’t clinch, here’s how to fix all the problems you’ll run into with anything that zips.

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I live in suburbia, so I don’t what it’s like to constantly have to navigate big crowds with little kids. But it seems stressful. You only have two hands! You tell me you’re supposed to dedicate at least one of them to preventing your tiny tots from getting swept into a sea of giants all day long?

A Japanese dad named Kentaro Morita is over that life, and has created a clever accessory to make getting from point A to B a little bit easier.

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This summer has been a mixed bag of humidity and drizzle: the perfect breeding ground for various types of mould. If you're currently battling surface fungus, this exhaustive infographic from NeoMam Studios explains how to eradicate the problem. Best of all, most of the solutions involve household items that you probably already own.

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Christmas is over, and it's time to start buying for yourself again. Consider treating yourself with a gift that will keep giving for years to come: upgraded computer components. These are minor upgrades you can install yourself (no repair shop required) and will save you so much time over when writing, shopping, or just waiting for your ageing PC to boot up, you'll wonder why you spent so long with a spinning disk in your computer.

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This guide from the Art of Manliness shows you how to create a gym in your garage for a complete, full-body workout anytime. You won't be able to park your car or store larger items afterwards, but you don't need to dedicate the whole garage to your gym.

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Sandbags are easy to make, but hard to get right. Sand even comes in a bag, if you buy it at the store, but drop that on the ground two or three times and the sand and the bag will part ways. This matters because a durable sandbag is one of the best workout tools you can have.

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Have you ever come across a street entertainer who starts blowing a spectacle bubbles at the park or a festival, and all the kids immediately jump and squeal and lose their minds? And then you try to recreate the same scene at home for your children ... and fall short. Don’t worry — all is not doomed. You just need to get science on your side.