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Love Cookie Dough? Here Are 19 Amazing Ways You Can Eat It

As kids, we were punished for doing what only seemed natural…eating cookie dough by the spoonful before it went into the oven. “There are raw eggs in it,” your mom would explain. Annddd…your point? Well, thankfully, now that we’re all a little bit older, we can make our own rules. And those rules include these 19 recipes with cookie dough not just as an ingredient but playing a starring role! Get ready, your dessert repertoire is about […]

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You Can Build A Beautiful Fire Pit In Your Backyard With Stones And Cement Blocks

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); The ability to adapt is key when you’re an avid do-it-yourselfer. While progressing through your build, you may find that something isn’t quite right. Sometimes, you might even be tasked with tackling techniques that you haven’t tried before, such as woodworking or masonry. Luckily for us, there are video tutorials for just about everything online. When alr227 set out to build a fire pit with a patio, he never expected that his project […]

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For Less Than $100, He Transformed Their Backyard Into A Relaxing Oasis

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); At the top of my “if I win a million dollars” list is building my own backyard patio. My yard is where I escape the stress of everyday life and become one with nature (it also doesn’t hurt that the lighting is perfect for an impromptu selfie or two). Now, I don’t need anything fancy, but my mind instantly races with all the possibilities that could occur with an awesome entertainment space. Redditor […]

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Normal Gifs Are Great, But Broken Gifs Are The Stuff Of Nightmares

As if the popularity of gifs didn’t already make you feel like you were behind the times, there’s now a whole new genre of web-based art that takes things to a creepy new level. Like guitarists distort sound with amps and pedals, broken gif enthusiasts distort pixels. Pieces of frames are strategically moved to create an effect that makes it look like the subject’s sense of reality is shattering around them. What I’m telling you is that […]

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These 15 Ridiculous Rules For Women Used To Be Enforced On College Campuses

Most of us think of college as a place where we can finally become independent from our parents’ rules and live how we want. However, before (and during) the 1960s, being in college didn’t exactly mean that people could make their own decisions as adults, especially when it came to women. The term in loco parentis, Latin for “in the place of a parent,” was a doctrine that many universities followed so parents would feel better about […]

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There’s Something Oddly Satisfying About Every Picture On This Instagram Account

Symmetry brings order into a chaotic world. Whether that symmetry is organic or man-made, many people are soothed by things that are perfectly visually arranged. An Instagram account called Symmetrical Monsters knows just that — and every one of their updates is delightfully symmetrical. There’s something so satisfying about structures or scenes that just…make sense. Each Symmetrical Monster photo has some kind of order or pattern. Scrolling through them just makes my brain sigh with relief. It’s […]

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He Started With A Chair Held Together With Tape. Wait ‘Til You See the End Result!

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); Sometimes when I’m shopping, I’ll buy something just because of the name on the label. Just yesterday I was shopping and almost bought a Coach wallet because it was marked down. I finally passed on the offer, because I was only considering it for the name. I have a perfectly acceptable wallet already in my pocket, I remembered. In the DIY world, there are ways to achieve that name brand quality without breaking […]

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While The World Is Fixated On Red Cups, This Girl Creates Starbucks Art

If you don’t live under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the bizarre controversy that Starbucks is dealing with right now. Everyone seems to have an opinion about those red cups, but while Internet commenters are duking it out on social media, one awesome young artist is busy turning Starbucks cups into vibrant works of art. Let Carrah Aldridge help you take a break from all of that tension so you can go back to loving your […]

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Is This The Most Bizarre Historical Coincidence Of All Time?

December 5 might just go down as one of history’s most coincidental days ever. On that date in 1664, a ship sank in the Menai Strait, located off the coast of North Wales. 80 passengers died — there was only one survivor, a man named Hugh Williams. That same day in 1785, another shipwreck occurred in the same strait. Once again, all passengers died except for a man by the name of Hugh Williams. By now it […]

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Home Decorating Can Be Expensive, But This Project Is Inexpensive, Cute, And Simple!

When you’re strapped for cash but you still want to make something adorable for your home, remember this project. With some crayons, a glue gun, and a large wooden letter from your local craft store, you can create a decorative initial to add a personal touch to your space. This project is great if you want to add a pop of color, and if you want to make some crayon letters for the little ones, they can […]

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