VISUAL POLLUTION: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT OUR JUNKED-UP LANDSCAPE?
Of all the countries in the world, ours is well on the way to becoming the ugliest. Our roads are lined with billboards and commercial slums. Litter covers our parks and beaches. Drab, ill-designed housing sprawls ever onward across once-bucolic land.Read Article
College funds for descendants of veterans
Though you may not face college costs until next spring or fall, it's smart to start looking now for financial help. You'll get the jump on the inevitable piles of paperwork, and early application could raise your youngster's chances to get the money he needs.Read Article
100 IDEAS UNDER $100
Whatever your budget, whatever your level of skill, these ideas are meant for you-- from end tables to picnic tables, from wine racks to bookstacks. We supply the instructions and ideas. You provide the labor. Every project costs less than $100, although prices may vary from area to area.Read Article
HOW TO WORK WITH TODAY'S MATERIALS
Which plywood grade makes the best cabinets? Does it take special tools to work with acrylic plastic? How do you color a concrete patio? Here you'll find the answers to these questions, and probably many others you've wondered about. It's a complete guide to today's most popular project materials, plus all the important things you need to know about buymanship, building techniques and finishing methods.Read Article
What happens when you overload your car?
With families traveling more vacation miles and hauling more gear, the family car is becoming a high-speed workhorse. This propensity to load up and hit the road can spell trouble. Every vehicle has a hauling capacity. When you overload, you may be faced with mechanical problems, handling trouble, unexpected expense and danger.Read Article
Want to save money on auto insurance?
Many insurance companies now offer cost-cutting package plans to large businesses and other organizations. These mass-merchandised policy are not yet widespread, but they're worth looking into if available in your state.Read Article
Is your car a fire hazard?
... the things that can go ... with your car, you probably worry least about fire. Yet in 1969 there were more than 400,000 motor vehicle fires in the United States, causing loss or damage estimated at more than 64 million dollars.Read Article
Shopping editor's choice
Discover the fun and convenience of shopping by mail! You can order with complete confidence any of the items shown: each company will refund your money if you're not delighted.Read Article
The man next door
"Young people haven't really changed," Grandma Hillis claims. "They still grow up, leave home and get married-- though these days not always in that order."Read Article