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Handyman Decor: 8 Ways to Decorate with Tools

Brancusi did it best: tools as sculpture (as a child, he learned to carve wooden farm tools, and later, in his Paris atelier, he lined his wall with the tools of his trade). Here are eight examples …

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5 Home Improvement Items Every College Student Should Own

By Kevin Stevens, Networx I just returned home from a 3000 mile road trip. Part of the preparation for this trip included clearing many tools out of the back of my truck to allow us to use the sp…

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These Chimpanzees Make Tools as Weapons

In Senegal, the recent discovery of a group of woodland chimps sharpening sticks and using them like spears to hunt is rocking the primatology world. First reported by National Geographic Emerging Exp…

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4 Ways to Prepare for Winter

The official start of winter is about a month away, and there are some practical things you can do around your home and yard now to get ready for the cold. Here are a few simple ways to prepare for wi…

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Uses for Rolling Pins

The humble rolling pin is much more than a device for turning out pastry. It can do so much more! I thought I'd roll out the red carpet for this powerful tool. The Pin As Physio Labor coaches …

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10 DIY Spring Garden Projects

"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~ Robin Williams Gardening can be one of the most rewarding eco-hobbies. It provides healthy exercise with nourishing results. My last post prepped…

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Spring Garden Tips To Wake Up The Garden

Are you ready for a new season? March marks the beginning of what we Northeasterners call, Mud Season. The ground is not quite primed for gardening yet, and we’re up to our knees in mud. It is the per…

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Got Weeds? Win These Tools!

Would you like to see these lovely tools in your gardening shed? If you have a good tip for controlling weeds in your garden naturally, the tool kit might be yours. The July monthly contest at The Old…

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April Garden Party Contest

Aren't those some very pretty gardening tools pictured above? They can be yours! It's the second month of The Oldest, Largest Garden Party in America's History--which means the second monthly contest …

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