BEST KITCHEN ADVICE

Quora.com/What-is-your-best-kitchen-advice has dozens of great kitchen tips. Did you know oiling the shells of your eggs will make the eggs last three or four extra weeks? Wrap celery in foil and it will last almost a month. Poke a lemon with a toothpick if you just need a few drops, then seal it up again with tape. The readers’ comments are great.

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HORSE RACING ON THE WEB

HRTV.com has replays of major horse races. Bob was recently looking for the Florida Derby, and couldn’t find it. Joy finally found it by Googling “Florida Derby race replay.” That’s when we found out they had video of many major races including some long past.

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TWELVE OF THE WEIRDEST HOTEL ROOMS

“Twelve of the Weirdest Hotel Rooms.” There’s the Hobbit Hotel in New Zealand, Hotel de Glace in Canada and Marmara in Turkey.

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THE WORLD’S MOST OPULENT BATHTUBS

“The World’s Most Opulent Outdoor Bathtubs”  Bob liked the Bali bathtub, which looks like a private pond. It includes a waterfall and shower. Joy favored the handcrafted tub looking out on the East Vietnam Sea.

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BREATHTAKING FROZEN BUBBLES

“Breathtaking Frozen Bubbles Look like Glass Ornaments” Search on that phrase to find some remarkable bubbles. The creator mixes dish soap with Karo syrup. The bubbles look like etched glass.

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LETTERS OF NOTE

LettersofNote.com has interesting letters from the famous and not, from poet Emily Dickinson to soldiers in World War II.

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UNUSUAL DWELLINGS AND ARTISTIC IDEAS

DwellingGawker.com has tips for turning cheap Ikea products into something more individual. It also has photos of unusual dwellings, including tree houses and condos inside old schools.

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THE STRANGEST UNSOLVED MYSTERIES OF WORLD WAR II

Maker.TV offers videos on beauty, science, health, music, and everything under the sun. Their companion site on YouTube has attracted 42 million people.  We’re a little skeptical of some of these, such as “Ten Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of World War II.” They weren’t all that strange.

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THE CALVIN AND HOBBES SEARCH ENGINE

The “Calvin and Hobbes Search Engine” will bring you the popular Calvin and Hobbes comics from the 1980s. Search on “spaceman” to see Calvin’s space fantasies, or any word you remember from the strip.

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A SCIENTIST’S CURIOSITY CABINET

Bit.ly/scicabinet is a kind of science “curiosity cabinet,” a term used to describe collections of marvels in Renaissance times. This modern cabinet contains videos explaining the wonders of science. We watched videos on the electric motor and cannons. The videos are amateurish, but that doesn’t mean you won’t learn something.

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