Extraordinary Uses

13 Surprising Uses for Coffee
13 Surprising Uses for Coffee

Here's how to use coffee after brewing and give new life to coffee grounds, cans, and the java… >>

6 Smart Uses for Clothespins
6 Smart Uses for Clothespins

These expert tricks and surprising uses for clothespins will simplify your life in one simple clamp. >>

Unstoppable: Quadruple Amputee Taylor Morris
Unstoppable: Quadruple Amputee Taylor Morris

  I didn't want to interrupt the power of these images with words until… >>

Instagram Photos, Now in Cookie Form
Instagram Photos, Now in Cookie Form

I consider the mobile app Instagram to be like magic for photos: I snap a picture of my breakfast… >>

Artist Gives New Life to Old Books
Artist Gives New Life to Old Books

For the folks out there reading the latest Michael Chabon novel on an electronic device… >>

9 Extraordinary Uses for Paper Towels
9 Extraordinary Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels to the rescue! These home tips will have you reaching for the roll every time you're… >>

5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill
5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill

As RD's health editor, I'm always on the lookout for clever home cures for everyday aches and… >>

Iconic Album Covers Made of Socks
Iconic Album Covers Made of Socks

Remember when half the fun of buying new music was checking out the album cover art? If certain… >>

18 Household Fixes We Didn't Think Of
18 Household Fixes We Didn’t Think Of

For thousands of years, our species has been guilty of giving more thought to lofty ideological… >>

15 Secret Pantry Ingredients that Make Your Recipes Better
15 Secret Pantry Ingredients that Make Your Recipes Better

Try these surprising ways to make your favorite recipes taste better, using everyday pantry items. >>

Odd Last Request:
Odd Last Request: “Turn Me Into Music”

We already know about some creative uses for ashes postmortem—crush them into a diamond or… >>

8 Natural Recipes for Amazing Skin...from a Plastic Surgeon
8 Natural Recipes for Amazing Skin…from a Plastic Surgeon

Turn back the clock with these natural anti-aging masks and recipes from ‘The Doctors’ plastic… >>

6 Extraordinary Uses for Dishwashing Soap
6 Extraordinary Uses for Dishwashing Soap

Who knew? Dishwashing soap isn't just for scrubbing plates—see how the liquid can kill ants, beat… >>

7 Extraordinary Uses for Olive Oil
7 Extraordinary Uses for Olive Oil

Take your bottle of olive oil out of the kitchen and find out other surprising uses for it around… >>

Extraordinary Uses for Objects in the Kitchen
Extraordinary Uses for Objects in the Kitchen

Use these tools you have on hand to create the perfect meal. >>

5 Poison Ivy Remedies You Have at Home
5 Poison Ivy Remedies You Have at Home

Solutions for calming the irritations of poison ivy. >>

3 Cleaning Tricks Using Cotton Balls
3 Cleaning Tricks Using Cotton Balls

These bathroom mainstays make manicures and makeup removal a breeze, but guess what else they can… >>

3 Surprising Uses for Jell-O
3 Surprising Uses for Jell-O

Jell-O, the wiggly and jiggly sweet, is the perfect summer dessert or quick snack on the go; but it… >>

13 Ways to Use Edible Bowls
13 Ways to Use Edible Bowls

Tomatoes, eggplant, shredded cheese, and more can be used as edible serving dishes. Try one of… >>

Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art
Yulia Brodskaya: Paper Art

Artist Yulia Brodskaya’s client list includes Starbucks, Hermes, and now, Reader’s Digest. But… >>