Extraordinary Uses

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… >>