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Blackjack Table Etiquette: Unwritten Rules of Casino Play

The live blackjack table can be an intimidating environment for new players. Learn some of the unspoken rules of playing live blackjack in casinos that will help you look like a pro, and create a great experience for you and other players.


Essential Supplies for Book Lovers (A Reader's Survival Manual)

As readers, we rifle through the pages of our favorite books and let our imaginations take us on adventures. But we need more than just books—as your library grows, consider investing in some of these items to enhance your reading hobby!


Step-by-Step Guide to Start a Reading Habit

Starting a reading habit is easy. But sustaining it? Not really. This is a seven-step guide to cultivate a consistent reading habit.


11 Fun Things to Do When You're Stuck Inside During Winter

Winter can be cruel sometimes, but it doesn't mean you should curl up in bed and be lazy. Let me share with you a few ways you can be useful during this chilly winter season.


Mosconi and Fats: The Great Pool Shoot-out

One was a notorious hustler and the other a respected champ. In 1978, billiards legends Minnesota Fats and Willie Mosconi faced off in front of the largest TV viewership ever for a pool match.


How to Overcome "What to Read" Overwhelm

Learn how to find great books that are just the type you love to read over and over again!


How to Make a Non-Firing Replica Winchester Model 1866 Short Rifle for Display

Scratch building a model can be tons of fun. We've all probably experienced seeing something of great interest and saying to ourselves, "I can make that." I make my models from scratch materials, but they're not to perfect scale. Enjoy drawing patterns without the aid of scaling instruments.


Five Free Hobbies to Pick up This Spring

This article showcases five awesome hobbies to get involved in this spring that are free or nearly free.


20 Fun Things to Do When You Are Bored

Do you ever feel like you just keep doing the same things when you are bored? Here are a few ideas to help you switch it up!


What to Do When You're Bored of the Internet

Feeling seriously bored of the internet? Spending too much time browsing Google and scrolling through your social media feeds can get depressing, fast. Here are 17 ideas for escaping the internet-rut and banishing boredom.


Two Techniques for Growing Crystals at Home

Growing crystals is a very easy and fascinating process, especially for children. Learn how to grow crystals at home (and feel like you're Harry Potter)!


Why Are Embroidery Scissors Shaped Like Storks?

Stork scissors weren't always used for embroidery. Learn about the origins of this unique type of scissors.


8 Ball at a Billiards Bar: Rules for Female Pool Players

A guide to navigating the bar pool scene for women.


How the Average Joe Rolls a Joint

Cannabis smoking has evolved from a perceived drug addiction into something mainstream that has touched millions of lives in positive ways.


How to Always Find Time to Read

The excuse "I just don't have time" is a common one when people are talking about reading. But with a few changes, everyone has time to read a little every day.


Crazy Contests in Finland

The English are supposed to be a nation of eccentrics, but the Finns have their share of people doing oddball things; it is, after all, the country that invented the world air-guitar championships.


How to Play Roulette Properly

If you've been tearing your hair out looking for a way to beat Roulette, then you need to read this.


Top 10 Reasons for Book Lovers' Hardcover Passion

Regardless of the technological options available for reading books, true book lovers will always want to read and touch the pages of a real book. This article lists the top 10 reasons for loving real books.


8 Papercraft Websites for Geeks and Hobbyists

Gone are the days of craft books and origami experts. Here are some of the best papercraft websites that offer tutorials, free templates, and information on how to build simple and complex 3D paper toys.


How to Make a Ship in a Bottle: DIY Instructions

A ship in a bottle has been a popular ornament for many years; the old ones are now collectors' pieces, and some of them are quite valuable. It's a great hobby to get into, and it's both fun and rewarding.


150+ Hobby Ideas Broken Down by Interest and Personality

Looking for the perfect hobby? Find out what pastime is right for you in this article that has suggestions for every interest, personality, and price. Take a free quiz to find your ideal hobby!


How to Bind and Trim the E-flite Blade mSR X Helicopter to the Spektrum DX6i Transmitter

Learn how to bind the Blade mSR X to the Spektrum DX6i controller and program Dual Rate and Exponentials to make flying this fun micro helicopter more enjoyable.


Building Matchstick Models

Building matchstick models is becoming an increasingly popular hobby, and it would be even more popular if people knew a little more about it.


Top Tips for Becoming a Better Pool Player

This article will help you get better at English 8 Ball (with the 'old' rules) thanks to these helpful tips and tricks.


How to Hear Meteors on Your FM Radio

Meteor showers are beautiful to watch, but sometimes the cloud cover can inhibit your ability to see them. You can also hear meteors on an FM radio, and it is quite interesting.


How to Build a Catapult

Learn about the different types of catapults, which type suits your needs best, and the steps to build a small catapult.